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

Kingsport, Tennessee Metro Area

MSA: Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA
Population (2016 estimate): 306,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.5%
NFP Employment (2016): 122,000
Average Earnings (2016): $33,710

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 43.5 0.9 $77,830
Business and Financial Operations 3,420 28.9 0.6 $57,930
IT and Mathematical 1,370 11.5 0.4 $66,310
Architecture and Engineering 2,800 23.6 1.3 $77,690
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 870 7.3 0.9 $61,550
Community and Social Services 1,320 11.1 0.8 $38,460
Legal and Judicial 650 5.5 0.7 $57,770
Education, Training, and Library 6,260 52.8 0.9 $43,050
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 810 6.9 0.5 $34,710
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 9,440 79.7 1.3 $48,120
Healthcare Support 3,860 32.6 1.1 $23,460
Protective Services 2,690 22.7 0.9 $36,330
Food Preparation and Serving Related 11,730 99.0 1.1 $18,860
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 3,210 27.1 0.9 $20,520
Personal Care and Services 2,440 20.6 0.6 $18,710
Sales and Related 12,580 106.2 1.0 $21,870
Office and Administrative Support 18,160 153.3 1.0 $28,920
Construction and Extraction 4,900 41.3 1.0 $36,040
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 6,100 51.5 1.3 $42,350
Production 12,440 105.0 1.6 $35,950
Transportation and Material Moving 8,170 69.0 1.0 $27,920

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