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

Kennewick, Washington Metro Area

MSA: Kennewick-Richland, WA
counties: Benton, Franklin
Population (2016 estimate): 284,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 110,000
Average Earnings (2016): $52,220

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 5,150 48.0 1.0 $112,870
Business and Financial Operations 4,730 44.1 0.9 $73,710
IT and Mathematical 1,920 17.9 0.6 $83,310
Architecture and Engineering 5,070 47.3 2.7 $101,410
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 2,430 22.7 2.8 $86,960
Community and Social Services 1,200 11.2 0.8 $48,500
Legal and Judicial 290 2.7 0.4 $62,840
Education, Training, and Library 7,070 65.9 1.1 $44,000
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,010 9.4 0.7 $41,190
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 5,430 50.6 0.9 $72,230
Healthcare Support 2,380 22.2 0.8 $31,620
Protective Services 2,590 24.1 1.0 $53,030
Food Preparation and Serving Related 9,420 87.7 1.0 $23,520
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 3,130 29.2 0.9 $28,200
Personal Care and Services 3,260 30.4 1.0 $24,820
Sales and Related 10,190 95.0 0.9 $26,150
Office and Administrative Support 14,940 139.2 0.9 $36,180
Construction and Extraction 6,690 62.3 1.6 $52,170
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 4,300 40.1 1.0 $47,880
Production 5,060 47.2 0.7 $36,840
Transportation and Material Moving 8,410 78.3 1.1 $32,460

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