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

Harrisonburg, Virginia Metro Area

MSA: Harrisonburg, VA
county: Rockingham, Harrisonburg
Population (2016 estimate): 133,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.5%
NFP Employment (2016): 67,000
Average Earnings (2016): $38,380

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 1,700 27.7 0.6 $88,470
Business and Financial Operations 1,980 32.3 0.6 $51,860
IT and Mathematical 1,000 16.2 0.6 $54,580
Architecture and Engineering 450 7.3 0.4 $62,320
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 360 5.8 0.7 $55,130
Community and Social Services 590 9.6 0.7 $44,000
Legal and Judicial 220 3.6 0.5 $49,390
Education, Training, and Library 4,280 69.8 1.1 $48,250
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 820 13.4 1.0 $40,490
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 3,020 49.2 0.8 $53,290
Healthcare Support 1,600 26.1 0.9 $27,080
Protective Services 920 15.0 0.6 $37,930
Food Preparation and Serving Related 6,260 102.1 1.1 $19,500
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,650 43.2 1.4 $22,780
Personal Care and Services 2,020 32.8 1.0 $20,510
Sales and Related 6,070 98.9 1.0 $25,030
Office and Administrative Support 8,610 140.4 0.9 $30,130
Construction and Extraction 2,660 43.4 1.1 $36,260
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,140 51.2 1.3 $40,010
Production 6,760 110.2 1.7 $29,410
Transportation and Material Moving 5,750 93.7 1.4 $33,420

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