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

Fayetteville, Arkansas Metro Area

MSA: Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO
counties: Benton (AR), Madison (AR), Washington (AR), McDonald (MO)
Population (2016 estimate): 525,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 2.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 245,000
Average Earnings (2016): $36,800

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 13,500 57.9 1.2 $97,260
Business and Financial Operations 15,900 68.2 1.3 $63,320
IT and Mathematical 8,120 34.9 1.2 $71,960
Architecture and Engineering 2,160 9.3 0.5 $59,760
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,190 5.1 0.6 $39,360
Community and Social Services 1,510 6.5 0.5 $40,380
Legal and Judicial 1,270 5.4 0.7 $63,590
Education, Training, and Library 14,470 62.1 1.0 $45,840
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 2,170 9.3 0.7 $35,180
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 10,910 46.8 0.8 $52,670
Healthcare Support 4,730 20.3 0.7 $23,760
Protective Services 3,370 14.5 0.6 $36,360
Food Preparation and Serving Related 20,680 88.7 1.0 $18,950
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 6,650 28.5 0.9 $22,820
Personal Care and Services 6,080 26.1 0.8 $20,150
Sales and Related 26,600 114.1 1.1 $24,040
Office and Administrative Support 33,300 142.9 0.9 $30,470
Construction and Extraction 8,050 34.5 0.9 $34,460
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 7,950 34.1 0.9 $38,000
Production 21,080 90.4 1.4 $27,180
Transportation and Material Moving 22,440 96.3 1.4 $32,950

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