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

Jefferson City, Missouri Metro Area

MSA: Jefferson City, MO
counties: Callaway, Cole, Moniteau, Osage
Population (2016 estimate): 151,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 3.6%
NFP Employment (2016): 77,000
Average Earnings (2016): $37,180

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 3,850 53.4 1.1 $65,400
Business and Financial Operations 4,610 63.9 1.2 $47,490
IT and Mathematical 2,570 35.6 1.2 $52,780
Architecture and Engineering 1,080 15.0 0.8 $61,910
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 670 9.2 1.1 $47,420
Community and Social Services 1,560 21.6 1.5 $36,500
Legal and Judicial 840 11.6 1.5 $47,990
Education, Training, and Library 3,090 42.9 0.7 $37,430
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 970 13.4 1.0 $35,140
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 3,950 54.7 0.9 $48,710
Healthcare Support 2,780 38.5 1.3 $29,030
Protective Services 2,740 38.0 1.6 $31,380
Food Preparation and Serving Related 5,430 75.3 0.8 $18,980
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,990 27.6 0.9 $21,430
Personal Care and Services 1,930 26.8 0.8 $21,060
Sales and Related 5,450 75.5 0.7 $22,130
Office and Administrative Support 13,600 188.5 1.2 $29,660
Construction and Extraction 2,820 39.0 1.0 $42,930
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,320 46.0 1.2 $39,370
Production 5,000 69.3 1.1 $32,080
Transportation and Material Moving 3,800 52.6 0.8 $26,280

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