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

Lubbock, Texas Metro Area

MSA: Lubbock, TX
counties: Crosby, Lubbock, Lynn
Population (2016 estimate): 315,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 2.9%
NFP Employment (2016): 145,000
Average Earnings (2016): $34,910

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 4,480 32.0 0.6 $84,590
Business and Financial Operations 4,200 29.9 0.6 $59,040
IT and Mathematical 2,320 16.5 0.6 $52,590
Architecture and Engineering 1,350 9.6 0.5 $57,380
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 990 7.1 0.9 $45,930
Community and Social Services 1,910 13.7 1.0 $40,630
Legal and Judicial 1,010 7.2 0.9 $66,080
Education, Training, and Library 9,540 68.0 1.1 $46,700
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,480 10.6 0.8 $38,950
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 11,300 80.6 1.4 $55,720
Healthcare Support 4,260 30.4 1.1 $24,820
Protective Services 2,990 21.3 0.9 $41,950
Food Preparation and Serving Related 17,050 121.6 1.3 $18,890
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 4,110 29.3 0.9 $22,220
Personal Care and Services 5,730 40.8 1.3 $18,890
Sales and Related 16,270 116.0 1.1 $25,430
Office and Administrative Support 24,410 174.1 1.1 $29,810
Construction and Extraction 4,870 34.8 0.9 $33,920
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 6,740 48.1 1.2 $38,780
Production 4,900 35.0 0.5 $28,360
Transportation and Material Moving 9,710 69.2 1.0 $26,650

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