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

Gainesville, Florida Metro Area

MSA: Gainesville, FL
counties: Alachua, Gilchrist
Population (2016 estimate): 281,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 3.9%
NFP Employment (2016): 139,000
Average Earnings (2016): $39,940

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 3,610 28.3 0.6 $96,610
Business and Financial Operations 6,820 53.4 1.0 $55,730
IT and Mathematical 3,280 25.7 0.9 $58,430
Architecture and Engineering 1,510 11.8 0.7 $61,310
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,610 12.6 1.5 $49,340
Community and Social Services 2,070 16.2 1.1 $38,900
Legal and Judicial 990 7.7 1.0 $56,250
Education, Training, and Library 16,500 129.2 2.1 $45,000
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,420 11.1 0.8 $46,860
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 13,890 108.7 1.8 $61,250
Healthcare Support 4,500 35.3 1.2 $25,210
Protective Services 2,750 21.5 0.9 $39,180
Food Preparation and Serving Related 13,010 101.9 1.1 $19,470
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 5,470 42.8 1.4 $21,970
Personal Care and Services 3,190 24.9 0.8 $22,660
Sales and Related 12,670 99.1 1.0 $22,940
Office and Administrative Support 17,830 139.6 0.9 $30,900
Construction and Extraction 3,770 29.5 0.7 $35,040
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 4,170 32.6 0.8 $37,200
Production 2,980 23.3 0.4 $31,400
Transportation and Material Moving 5,540 43.3 0.6 $26,780

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