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

Iowa City, Iowa Metro Area

MSA: Iowa City, IA
counties: Johnson, Washington
Population (2016 estimate): 169,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 2.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 101,000
Average Earnings (2016): $37,080

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 4,700 51.9 1.0 $81,240
Business and Financial Operations 3,480 38.4 0.7 $58,270
IT and Mathematical 2,360 26.1 0.9 $67,940
Architecture and Engineering 840 9.2 0.5 $68,320
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 2,060 22.7 2.8 $56,410
Community and Social Services 1,360 15.1 1.1 $44,090
Legal and Judicial 300 3.3 0.4 $61,570
Education, Training, and Library 8,280 91.4 1.5 $52,420
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,080 11.9 0.9 $43,410
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 8,050 88.9 1.5 $61,910
Healthcare Support 2,870 31.6 1.1 $31,270
Protective Services 1,430 15.8 0.7 $42,900
Food Preparation and Serving Related 9,340 103.0 1.1 $19,420
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,730 30.2 1.0 $29,830
Personal Care and Services 3,780 41.7 1.3 $23,150
Sales and Related 7,950 87.7 0.9 $23,810
Office and Administrative Support 12,950 142.9 0.9 $35,410
Construction and Extraction 3,220 35.5 0.9 $42,230
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,430 26.8 0.7 $42,640
Production 5,050 55.7 0.9 $33,080
Transportation and Material Moving 6,260 69.1 1.0 $32,720

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