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

Elkhart, Indiana Metro Area

MSA: Elkhart-Goshen, IN
county: Elkhart
Population (2016 estimate): 204,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 2.5%
NFP Employment (2016): 131,000
Average Earnings (2016): $40,550

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 5,330 42.0 0.8 $83,080
Business and Financial Operations 3,390 26.7 0.5 $56,180
IT and Mathematical 1,030 8.1 0.3 $57,630
Architecture and Engineering 1,850 14.6 0.8 $59,760
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 240 1.9 0.2 $50,610
Community and Social Services 980 7.7 0.5 $38,800
Legal and Judicial 460 3.6 0.5 $40,500
Education, Training, and Library 4,540 35.8 0.6 $38,950
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 770 6.0 0.5 $41,240
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 4,350 34.3 0.6 $53,770
Healthcare Support 1,660 13.1 0.5 $26,330
Protective Services 1,210 9.6 0.4 $35,750
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,290 57.5 0.6 $19,600
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,240 17.7 0.6 $24,770
Personal Care and Services 1,820 14.4 0.5 $21,850
Sales and Related 8,990 70.9 0.7 $29,920
Office and Administrative Support 15,650 123.5 0.8 $32,370
Construction and Extraction 3,470 27.4 0.7 $42,690
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 5,850 46.2 1.2 $39,040
Production 45,530 359.3 5.5 $32,610
Transportation and Material Moving 9,980 78.8 1.1 $30,480

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