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

Louisville, Kentucky Metro Area

MSA: Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
counties: Bullitt (KY), Henry (KY), Jefferson (KY), Oldham (KY), Shelby (KY), Spencer (KY), Trimble (KY), Clark (IN), Floyd (IN), Harrison (IN), Scott (IN), Washington (IN)
Population (2016 estimate): 1.3 million
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 4.6%
NFP Employment (2016): 660,000
Average Earnings (2016): $41,120

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 29,690 46.1 0.9 $85,230
Business and Financial Operations 27,520 42.7 0.8 $56,640
IT and Mathematical 13,860 21.5 0.7 $70,010
Architecture and Engineering 7,620 11.8 0.7 $66,020
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 2,240 3.5 0.4 $55,230
Community and Social Services 7,490 11.6 0.8 $40,140
Legal and Judicial 3,540 5.5 0.7 $59,750
Education, Training, and Library 28,320 44.0 0.7 $49,450
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 6,730 10.5 0.8 $38,550
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 43,300 67.3 1.1 $58,920
Healthcare Support 16,140 25.1 0.9 $28,540
Protective Services 13,140 20.4 0.9 $31,450
Food Preparation and Serving Related 59,980 93.2 1.0 $19,040
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 16,610 25.8 0.8 $23,960
Personal Care and Services 19,540 30.3 0.9 $21,630
Sales and Related 61,530 95.6 0.9 $25,060
Office and Administrative Support 102,630 159.4 1.0 $33,410
Construction and Extraction 22,400 34.8 0.9 $42,000
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 27,070 42.0 1.1 $42,330
Production 67,460 104.8 1.6 $34,500
Transportation and Material Moving 66,340 103.0 1.5 $30,680

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