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

Lancaster, Pennsylvania Metro Area

MSA: Lancaster, PA
county: Lancaster
Population (2016 estimate): 539,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 250,000
Average Earnings (2016): $42,320

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 8,490 36.2 0.7 $95,690
Business and Financial Operations 7,910 33.8 0.7 $59,230
IT and Mathematical 3,690 15.8 0.5 $66,810
Architecture and Engineering 3,880 16.5 0.9 $65,930
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,580 6.7 0.8 $51,260
Community and Social Services 3,720 15.9 1.1 $37,270
Legal and Judicial 910 3.9 0.5 $50,450
Education, Training, and Library 10,770 46.0 0.8 $50,070
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 2,450 10.4 0.8 $40,450
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 13,880 59.2 1.0 $58,490
Healthcare Support 7,650 32.7 1.1 $29,430
Protective Services 2,320 9.9 0.4 $34,480
Food Preparation and Serving Related 22,050 94.1 1.0 $20,190
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 6,520 27.9 0.9 $26,460
Personal Care and Services 7,720 33.0 1.0 $22,670
Sales and Related 23,740 101.3 1.0 $27,250
Office and Administrative Support 36,730 156.8 1.0 $32,080
Construction and Extraction 12,410 53.0 1.3 $41,420
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 10,750 45.9 1.2 $42,840
Production 24,740 105.6 1.6 $35,840
Transportation and Material Moving 21,500 91.8 1.3 $31,250

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