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

Hammond, Louisiana Metro Area

MSA: Hammond, LA
parish: Tangipahoa
Population (2016 estimate): 131,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 6.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 45,000
Average Earnings (2016): $27,390

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 1,580 38.1 0.8 $66,260
Business and Financial Operations 1,090 26.2 0.5 $50,500
IT and Mathematical 440 10.5 0.4 $48,710
Architecture and Engineering 170 4.0 0.2 $55,320
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences N/A N/A N/A $57,330
Community and Social Services 690 16.6 1.2 $39,880
Legal and Judicial N/A N/A N/A $52,290
Education, Training, and Library 3,390 81.5 1.3 $44,750
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 210 5.0 0.4 $35,680
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 3,260 78.4 1.3 $54,760
Healthcare Support 1,170 28.1 1.0 $22,860
Protective Services 1,160 28.0 1.2 $25,710
Food Preparation and Serving Related 4,650 111.9 1.2 $18,500
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 930 22.3 0.7 $21,690
Personal Care and Services 2,890 69.5 2.2 $18,600
Sales and Related 6,110 146.9 1.4 $20,380
Office and Administrative Support 5,880 141.5 0.9 $27,040
Construction and Extraction 830 20.1 0.5 $34,590
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 1,580 38.1 1.0 $37,720
Production 2,180 52.5 0.8 $27,960
Transportation and Material Moving 3,030 72.8 1.1 $26,070

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