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

Knoxville, Tennessee Metro Area

MSA: Knoxville, TN
counties: Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Grainger, Knox, Loudon, Morgan, Roane, Union
Population (2016 estimate): 869,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 2.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 393,000
Average Earnings (2016): $45,760

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 21,710 56.8 1.1 $79,430
Business and Financial Operations 15,080 39.4 0.8 $55,760
IT and Mathematical 7,390 19.3 0.7 $64,850
Architecture and Engineering 8,110 21.2 1.2 $80,290
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 3,030 7.9 1.0 $54,980
Community and Social Services 4,380 11.5 0.8 $36,020
Legal and Judicial 1,990 5.2 0.7 $73,770
Education, Training, and Library 19,340 50.6 0.8 $43,670
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 3,660 9.6 0.7 $36,620
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 26,540 69.4 1.2 $51,820
Healthcare Support 10,090 26.4 0.9 $25,360
Protective Services 8,420 22.0 0.9 $36,120
Food Preparation and Serving Related 35,600 93.1 1.0 $18,870
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 14,000 36.6 1.2 $22,330
Personal Care and Services 10,350 27.1 0.8 $19,680
Sales and Related 40,170 105.1 1.0 $24,230
Office and Administrative Support 63,690 166.6 1.1 $30,180
Construction and Extraction 13,220 34.6 0.9 $36,540
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 17,290 45.2 1.2 $39,860
Production 27,160 71.1 1.1 $31,380
Transportation and Material Moving 30,470 79.7 1.2 $28,510

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