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

Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi Metro Area

MSA: Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS
counties: Hancock, Harrison, Jackson
Population (2016 estimate): 391,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 6.0%
NFP Employment (2016): 155,000
Average Earnings (2016): $41,260

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 7,520 50.3 1.0 $72,840
Business and Financial Operations 5,340 35.7 0.7 $59,360
IT and Mathematical 2,410 16.1 0.5 $64,210
Architecture and Engineering 3,320 22.2 1.3 $80,880
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,350 9.0 1.1 $71,840
Community and Social Services 1,700 11.4 0.8 $35,040
Legal and Judicial 720 4.8 0.6 $58,220
Education, Training, and Library 8,200 54.8 0.9 $42,150
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 760 5.1 0.4 $34,370
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 9,720 65.0 1.1 $52,610
Healthcare Support 3,390 22.6 0.8 $24,990
Protective Services 5,170 34.5 1.4 $31,560
Food Preparation and Serving Related 18,310 122.4 1.3 $18,860
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 5,630 37.6 1.2 $20,060
Personal Care and Services 5,160 34.5 1.1 $19,230
Sales and Related 14,540 97.2 0.9 $22,850
Office and Administrative Support 20,960 140.1 0.9 $31,050
Construction and Extraction 9,500 63.5 1.6 $46,170
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 6,940 46.4 1.2 $42,150
Production 11,210 74.9 1.2 $49,680
Transportation and Material Moving 7,670 51.2 0.7 $26,930

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