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

Greensboro, North Carolina Metro Area

MSA: Greensboro-High Point, NC
counties: Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham
Population (2016 estimate): 756,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 4.2%
NFP Employment (2016): 358,000
Average Earnings (2016): $41,000

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 14,580 40.9 0.8 $104,220
Business and Financial Operations 15,540 43.6 0.8 $58,970
IT and Mathematical 6,550 18.4 0.6 $71,300
Architecture and Engineering 4,790 13.4 0.8 $67,890
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,970 5.5 0.7 $58,250
Community and Social Services 2,980 8.3 0.6 $43,110
Legal and Judicial 1,180 3.3 0.4 $58,760
Education, Training, and Library 18,600 52.1 0.9 $44,270
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 3,020 8.5 0.6 $42,660
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 18,280 51.2 0.9 $58,580
Healthcare Support 11,460 32.1 1.1 $23,900
Protective Services 8,060 22.6 0.9 $32,830
Food Preparation and Serving Related 30,700 86.0 0.9 $18,770
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 11,380 31.9 1.0 $20,010
Personal Care and Services 9,050 25.3 0.8 $20,140
Sales and Related 35,720 100.1 1.0 $25,980
Office and Administrative Support 59,200 165.9 1.1 $32,750
Construction and Extraction 11,670 32.7 0.8 $35,850
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 16,120 45.2 1.2 $43,250
Production 42,150 118.1 1.8 $29,420
Transportation and Material Moving 33,700 94.4 1.4 $27,700

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