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

Joplin, Missouri Metro Area

MSA: Joplin, MO
counties: Jasper, Newton
Population (2016 estimate): 178,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.1%
NFP Employment (2016): 81,000
Average Earnings (2016): $33,660

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 2,710 35.2 0.7 $74,140
Business and Financial Operations 2,230 29.0 0.6 $54,140
IT and Mathematical 800 10.4 0.4 $63,180
Architecture and Engineering 710 9.2 0.5 $60,740
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 200 2.6 0.3 $44,940
Community and Social Services 1,110 14.4 1.0 $35,220
Legal and Judicial 180 2.3 0.3 $62,240
Education, Training, and Library 4,260 55.3 0.9 $39,350
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 590 7.7 0.6 $37,210
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 5,350 69.4 1.2 $52,040
Healthcare Support 2,120 27.6 1.0 $22,980
Protective Services 1,070 13.9 0.6 $30,100
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,200 93.5 1.0 $18,640
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,890 24.6 0.8 $21,830
Personal Care and Services 2,270 29.4 0.9 $19,210
Sales and Related 8,760 113.8 1.1 $23,690
Office and Administrative Support 12,080 157.0 1.0 $27,190
Construction and Extraction 2,390 31.1 0.8 $38,120
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,400 44.2 1.1 $37,060
Production 8,480 110.1 1.7 $31,760
Transportation and Material Moving 8,950 116.3 1.7 $34,750

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