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

Houma, Louisiana Metro Area

MSA: Houma-Thibodaux, LA
parishes: Lafourche, Terrebonne
Population (2016 estimate): 212,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 5.5%
NFP Employment (2016): 89,000
Average Earnings (2016): $45,180

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 3,750 41.7 0.8 $83,540
Business and Financial Operations N/A N/A N/A $52,760
IT and Mathematical 410 4.6 0.2 $52,720
Architecture and Engineering 1,780 19.8 1.1 $73,050
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 410 4.6 0.6 $51,610
Community and Social Services 1,230 13.7 1.0 $39,920
Legal and Judicial 270 2.9 0.4 $61,320
Education, Training, and Library 3,750 41.7 0.7 $44,700
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 390 4.3 0.3 $32,840
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 5,260 58.5 1.0 $52,290
Healthcare Support 2,040 22.6 0.8 $21,810
Protective Services 1,680 18.6 0.8 $33,860
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,270 80.9 0.9 $18,710
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,030 22.6 0.7 $21,260
Personal Care and Services 1,690 18.8 0.6 $18,700
Sales and Related 9,390 104.4 1.0 $23,650
Office and Administrative Support 12,430 138.2 0.9 $28,370
Construction and Extraction 5,900 65.6 1.7 $41,630
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 6,230 69.3 1.8 $39,340
Production 7,760 86.4 1.3 $40,690
Transportation and Material Moving 12,610 140.2 2.0 $39,230

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