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

Lawrence, Kansas Metro Area

MSA: Lawrence, KS
county: Douglas
Population (2016 estimate): 119,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 3.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 54,000
Average Earnings (2016): $28,000

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 2,340 47.3 0.9 $79,380
Business and Financial Operations N/A N/A N/A $57,640
IT and Mathematical 1,770 35.8 1.2 $79,930
Architecture and Engineering 960 19.4 1.1 $80,160
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 340 6.9 0.8 $57,850
Community and Social Services 530 10.7 0.7 $38,400
Legal and Judicial 210 4.2 0.6 N/A
Education, Training, and Library 4,770 96.4 1.6 $45,280
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 960 19.4 1.4 $33,120
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 2,250 45.5 0.8 $57,580
Healthcare Support 990 20.0 0.7 $25,240
Protective Services 910 18.4 0.8 $38,040
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,050 142.4 1.5 $19,190
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,550 31.3 1.0 $24,480
Personal Care and Services 2,380 48.0 1.5 $19,580
Sales and Related 5,220 105.5 1.0 $21,670
Office and Administrative Support 7,090 143.2 0.9 $31,530
Construction and Extraction 1,380 28.0 0.7 $40,370
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 1,750 35.3 0.9 $43,570
Production 2,890 58.4 0.9 $31,950
Transportation and Material Moving 1,940 39.3 0.6 $28,830

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