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

Longview, Texas Metro Area

MSA: Longview, TX
counties: Gregg, Rusk, Upshur
Population (2016 estimate): 217,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 5.6%
NFP Employment (2016): 97,000
Average Earnings (2016): $40,690

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 3,130 32.7 0.7 $88,360
Business and Financial Operations 2,250 23.5 0.5 $60,950
IT and Mathematical 730 7.7 0.3 $59,790
Architecture and Engineering 1,540 16.0 0.9 $69,030
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 410 4.2 0.5 $64,350
Community and Social Services 970 10.2 0.7 $37,590
Legal and Judicial 410 4.3 0.6 $60,250
Education, Training, and Library 5,510 57.5 0.9 $41,600
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 710 7.5 0.6 $29,750
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 5,750 60.0 1.0 $53,840
Healthcare Support 2,940 30.7 1.1 $25,200
Protective Services 2,020 21.1 0.9 $34,400
Food Preparation and Serving Related 8,440 88.1 1.0 $19,070
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,290 24.0 0.8 $21,780
Personal Care and Services 3,130 32.7 1.0 $18,850
Sales and Related 9,980 104.2 1.0 $24,900
Office and Administrative Support 14,560 152.0 1.0 $30,530
Construction and Extraction 10,150 106.0 2.7 $35,420
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 5,230 54.6 1.4 $42,740
Production 8,500 88.7 1.4 $37,950
Transportation and Material Moving 7,010 73.2 1.1 $32,870