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

La Crosse, Wisconsin Metro Area

MSA: La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
counties: La Crosse (WI), Houston (MN)
Population (2016 estimate): 137,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 3.2%
NFP Employment (2016): 79,000
Average Earnings (2016): $41,570

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 2,660 36.7 0.7 $80,630
Business and Financial Operations 2,530 34.9 0.7 $52,170
IT and Mathematical 1,240 17.2 0.6 $57,960
Architecture and Engineering 700 9.6 0.5 $61,640
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 620 8.5 1.0 $53,770
Community and Social Services 1,450 20.0 1.4 $43,130
Legal and Judicial 290 3.9 0.5 $52,180
Education, Training, and Library 4,430 61.1 1.0 $47,480
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 880 12.1 0.9 $34,150
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 6,790 93.7 1.6 $62,080
Healthcare Support 2,450 33.8 1.2 $29,820
Protective Services 940 13.0 0.5 $34,630
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,330 101.1 1.1 $19,030
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,150 29.6 0.9 $26,720
Personal Care and Services 2,980 41.2 1.3 $21,840
Sales and Related 7,880 108.6 1.1 $24,720
Office and Administrative Support 11,060 152.5 1.0 $32,380
Construction and Extraction 2,180 30.1 0.8 $45,530
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,960 40.8 1.1 $41,230
Production 5,510 76.1 1.2 $32,540
Transportation and Material Moving 5,440 75.1 1.1 $33,680

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