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

Huntsville, Alabama Metro Area

MSA: Huntsville, AL
counties: Limestone, Madison
Population (2016 estimate): 450,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 4.6%
NFP Employment (2016): 226,000
Average Earnings (2016): $52,540

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 9,440 43.3 0.9 $117,670
Business and Financial Operations 15,560 71.3 1.4 $81,910
IT and Mathematical 13,450 61.6 2.1 $89,610
Architecture and Engineering 18,130 83.1 4.7 $100,640
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,620 7.4 0.9 $82,540
Community and Social Services 1,390 6.4 0.4 $41,270
Legal and Judicial 790 3.6 0.5 $68,260
Education, Training, and Library 9,450 43.3 0.7 $44,870
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 2,400 11.0 0.8 $40,740
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 12,390 56.8 1.0 $53,520
Healthcare Support 5,080 23.3 0.8 $24,270
Protective Services 3,990 18.3 0.8 $35,760
Food Preparation and Serving Related 17,030 78.0 0.8 $18,910
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 7,140 32.7 1.0 $21,690
Personal Care and Services 4,910 22.5 0.7 $19,020
Sales and Related 22,750 104.2 1.0 $22,910
Office and Administrative Support 29,320 134.3 0.9 $31,200
Construction and Extraction 5,840 26.8 0.7 $36,890
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 8,570 39.3 1.0 $43,310
Production 17,050 78.1 1.2 $32,160
Transportation and Material Moving 11,850 54.3 0.8 $25,560

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