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

Florence, Alabama Metro Area

MSA: Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL
counties: Colbert, Lauderdale
Population (2016 estimate): 147,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.6%
NFP Employment (2016): 57,000
Average Earnings (2016): $30,980

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 1,720 32.3 0.6 $84,900
Business and Financial Operations 1,170 22.0 0.4 $53,770
IT and Mathematical 190 3.6 0.1 $52,680
Architecture and Engineering 660 12.3 0.7 $68,570
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 100 1.9 0.2 $49,360
Community and Social Services 520 9.9 0.7 $42,510
Legal and Judicial 150 2.9 0.4 $67,190
Education, Training, and Library 2,980 56.0 0.9 $45,980
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 300 5.7 0.4 $28,410
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 3,750 70.5 1.2 $43,860
Healthcare Support 1,400 26.3 0.9 $22,740
Protective Services 620 11.7 0.5 $33,670
Food Preparation and Serving Related 5,600 105.2 1.1 $18,660
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,650 31.0 1.0 $21,100
Personal Care and Services 1,200 22.5 0.7 $18,680
Sales and Related 6,750 126.9 1.2 $21,510
Office and Administrative Support 8,260 155.2 1.0 $27,670
Construction and Extraction 2,480 46.6 1.2 $35,780
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,500 47.0 1.2 $40,460
Production 7,170 134.7 2.1 $30,300
Transportation and Material Moving 3,950 74.2 1.1 $26,070

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