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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

El Paso, Texas Metro Area

MSA: El Paso, TX
counties: El Paso, Hudspeth
Population (2016 estimate): 842,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 5.1%
NFP Employment (2016): 310,000
Average Earnings (2016): $32,470

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 8,060 27.1 0.5 $88,440
Business and Financial Operations 10,700 36.0 0.7 $58,740
IT and Mathematical 4,320 14.5 0.5 $56,290
Architecture and Engineering 2,590 8.7 0.5 $60,670
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,120 3.8 0.5 $57,070
Community and Social Services 3,580 12.0 0.8 $43,050
Legal and Judicial 1,490 5.0 0.7 $76,740
Education, Training, and Library 23,660 79.5 1.3 $46,250
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 2,540 8.5 0.6 $35,100
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 16,460 55.3 0.9 $57,990
Healthcare Support 8,530 28.7 1.0 $23,160
Protective Services 11,010 37.0 1.5 $40,410
Food Preparation and Serving Related 31,780 106.8 1.2 $18,560
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 8,770 29.5 0.9 $20,190
Personal Care and Services 14,000 47.0 1.5 $18,130
Sales and Related 36,250 121.8 1.2 $21,200
Office and Administrative Support 53,450 179.6 1.1 $27,320
Construction and Extraction 11,200 37.6 1.0 $29,560
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 11,610 39.0 1.0 $33,760
Production 14,880 50.0 0.8 $23,480
Transportation and Material Moving 21,220 71.3 1.0 $25,940

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