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

Indianapolis, Indiana Metro Area

MSA: Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN
counties: Boone, Brown, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan, Putnam, Shelby
Population (2016 estimate): 2.0 million
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.4%
NFP Employment (2016): 1.0 million
Average Earnings (2016): $48,280

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 56,710 55.9 1.1 $85,580
Business and Financial Operations 57,580 56.7 1.1 $60,000
IT and Mathematical 31,540 31.1 1.1 $72,550
Architecture and Engineering 14,120 13.9 0.8 $70,000
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 10,230 10.1 1.2 $55,680
Community and Social Services 11,550 11.4 0.8 $40,220
Legal and Judicial 7,080 7.0 0.9 $68,830
Education, Training, and Library 42,100 41.5 0.7 $42,870
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 13,370 13.2 1.0 $37,460
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 70,170 69.1 1.2 $61,480
Healthcare Support 25,210 24.8 0.9 $27,750
Protective Services 23,290 23.0 1.0 $32,750
Food Preparation and Serving Related 93,760 92.4 1.0 $19,410
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 29,070 28.6 0.9 $23,590
Personal Care and Services 25,090 24.7 0.8 $21,720
Sales and Related 103,640 102.1 1.0 $26,360
Office and Administrative Support 152,400 150.2 1.0 $33,520
Construction and Extraction 37,970 37.4 0.9 $46,130
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 40,320 39.7 1.0 $42,670
Production 66,390 65.4 1.0 $31,990
Transportation and Material Moving 102,460 101.0 1.5 $29,640

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