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

Grand Island, Nebraska Metro Area

MSA: Grand Island, NE
counties: Hall, Hamilton, Howard, Merrick
Population (2016 estimate): 85,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 2.5%
NFP Employment (2016): 42,000
Average Earnings (2016): $33,170

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 1,320 32.0 0.6 $74,750
Business and Financial Operations 1,470 35.7 0.7 $53,830
IT and Mathematical 300 7.4 0.3 $56,570
Architecture and Engineering 340 8.2 0.5 $55,730
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 130 3.1 0.4 $59,050
Community and Social Services 540 13.0 0.9 $36,400
Legal and Judicial 130 3.3 0.4 N/A
Education, Training, and Library 2,150 52.0 0.8 $47,750
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 300 7.2 0.5 $31,570
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 2,270 55.0 0.9 $54,680
Healthcare Support 1,370 33.3 1.2 $26,170
Protective Services 510 12.3 0.5 $45,100
Food Preparation and Serving Related 3,590 86.9 0.9 $20,110
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,430 34.5 1.1 $23,230
Personal Care and Services 690 16.6 0.5 $19,960
Sales and Related 4,820 116.7 1.1 $23,630
Office and Administrative Support 5,940 143.9 0.9 $29,270
Construction and Extraction 1,680 40.7 1.0 $33,410
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,260 54.7 1.4 $38,510
Production 5,960 144.3 2.2 $32,560
Transportation and Material Moving 3,790 91.9 1.3 $29,910

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