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

Elizabethtown, Kentucky Metro Area

MSA: Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY
counties: Hardin, Larue, Meade
Population (2016 estimate): 150,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 5.4%
NFP Employment (2016): 57,000
Average Earnings (2016): $33,560

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 2,210 41.6 0.8 $79,800
Business and Financial Operations 3,240 61.0 1.2 $61,220
IT and Mathematical 1,550 29.1 1.0 $73,370
Architecture and Engineering 480 9.1 0.5 $62,910
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 210 3.9 0.5 $63,200
Community and Social Services 870 16.3 1.1 $37,080
Legal and Judicial 240 4.4 0.6 $51,460
Education, Training, and Library 2,890 54.3 0.9 $47,370
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 360 6.8 0.5 $35,560
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 2,500 46.9 0.8 $56,160
Healthcare Support 1,590 30.0 1.0 $30,290
Protective Services 950 17.9 0.7 $39,100
Food Preparation and Serving Related 5,350 100.5 1.1 $18,610
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,330 25.0 0.8 $23,620
Personal Care and Services 1,760 33.1 1.0 $19,460
Sales and Related 5,700 107.2 1.0 $20,580
Office and Administrative Support 8,520 160.1 1.0 $30,260
Construction and Extraction 1,480 27.7 0.7 $40,960
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,420 45.4 1.2 $40,710
Production 6,180 116.1 1.8 $40,490
Transportation and Material Moving 3,350 62.9 0.9 $28,330

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