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

Jacksonville, North Carolina Metro Area

MSA: Jacksonville, NC
county: Onslow
Population (2016 estimate): 187,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 5.2%
NFP Employment (2016): 49,000
Average Earnings (2016): $28,160

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 1,230 27.2 0.5 $75,750
Business and Financial Operations 1,520 33.7 0.7 $61,230
IT and Mathematical 450 10.0 0.3 $63,100
Architecture and Engineering 310 6.9 0.4 $64,910
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 270 6.1 0.7 N/A
Community and Social Services 500 11.0 0.8 $45,900
Legal and Judicial 230 5.1 0.7 $48,960
Education, Training, and Library 3,790 83.8 1.4 $39,630
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 240 5.4 0.4 $38,120
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 2,110 46.7 0.8 $56,020
Healthcare Support 1,310 29.0 1.0 $23,040
Protective Services 1,170 25.8 1.1 $42,700
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,420 164.2 1.8 $18,630
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,720 38.0 1.2 $22,160
Personal Care and Services 1,190 26.3 0.8 $19,850
Sales and Related 6,240 138.0 1.3 $22,610
Office and Administrative Support 8,000 177.1 1.1 $26,100
Construction and Extraction 2,030 45.0 1.1 $34,370
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 1,720 38.1 1.0 $37,520
Production 1,110 24.6 0.4 $34,600
Transportation and Material Moving 2,600 57.4 0.8 $25,640

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