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

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Metro Area

MSA: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA
counties: Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry
Population (2016 estimate): 568,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 338,000
Average Earnings (2016): $44,960

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 13,830 43.3 0.9 $97,430
Business and Financial Operations 20,840 65.3 1.3 $60,730
IT and Mathematical 12,390 38.8 1.3 $72,500
Architecture and Engineering 4,530 14.2 0.8 $69,160
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 2,070 6.5 0.8 $61,780
Community and Social Services 5,750 18.0 1.3 $43,710
Legal and Judicial 3,230 10.1 1.3 $88,700
Education, Training, and Library 17,040 53.4 0.9 $51,650
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 3,550 11.1 0.8 $43,720
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 20,100 63.0 1.1 $62,460
Healthcare Support 9,010 28.2 1.0 $29,370
Protective Services 7,190 22.5 0.9 $36,060
Food Preparation and Serving Related 25,800 80.8 0.9 $19,860
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 8,690 27.2 0.9 $23,360
Personal Care and Services 10,900 34.2 1.1 $23,110
Sales and Related 27,740 86.9 0.8 $25,520
Office and Administrative Support 58,240 182.5 1.2 $34,820
Construction and Extraction 8,390 26.3 0.7 $44,410
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 11,820 37.0 1.0 $41,970
Production 15,600 48.9 0.8 $33,680
Transportation and Material Moving 32,240 101.0 1.5 $32,290

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