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

Los Angeles Metro Area

MSA: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
counties: Los Angeles, Orange
Population (2016 estimate): 13.3 million
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 4.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 6.0 million
Average Earnings (2016): $50,200

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 330,970 57.2 1.1 $110,850
Business and Financial Operations 352,020 60.9 1.2 $71,950
IT and Mathematical 161,410 27.9 0.9 $88,710
Architecture and Engineering 100,720 17.4 1.0 $89,850
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 47,570 8.2 1.0 $69,930
Community and Social Services 85,010 14.7 1.0 $50,920
Legal and Judicial 51,820 9.0 1.2 $103,200
Education, Training, and Library 332,170 57.4 0.9 $54,890
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 185,700 32.1 2.4 $62,880
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 287,320 49.7 0.8 $78,390
Healthcare Support 130,730 22.6 0.8 $31,720
Protective Services 137,760 23.8 1.0 $39,720
Food Preparation and Serving Related 548,250 94.8 1.0 $23,320
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 155,910 27.0 0.9 $26,560
Personal Care and Services 178,540 30.9 1.0 $24,300
Sales and Related 595,200 102.9 1.0 $29,040
Office and Administrative Support 982,470 169.9 1.1 $36,920
Construction and Extraction 179,070 31.0 0.8 $51,060
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 172,220 29.8 0.8 $47,430
Production 369,990 64.0 1.0 $28,780
Transportation and Material Moving 393,430 68.0 1.0 $28,180

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