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

Lynchburg, Virginia Metro Area

MSA: Lynchburg, VA
Population (2016 estimate): 260,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 4.2%
NFP Employment (2016): 104,000
Average Earnings (2016): $38,290

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 3,360 34.0 0.7 $90,200
Business and Financial Operations 3,760 38.1 0.7 $55,320
IT and Mathematical 1,970 20.0 0.7 $73,050
Architecture and Engineering 2,230 22.6 1.3 $72,350
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 520 5.3 0.6 $58,660
Community and Social Services 2,090 21.2 1.5 $36,270
Legal and Judicial 380 3.9 0.5 $48,160
Education, Training, and Library 5,940 60.2 1.0 $41,540
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 880 8.9 0.7 $36,730
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 6,480 65.7 1.1 $51,890
Healthcare Support 3,360 34.0 1.2 $23,820
Protective Services 1,740 17.7 0.7 $41,780
Food Preparation and Serving Related 9,160 92.8 1.0 $18,720
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,920 29.6 0.9 $22,420
Personal Care and Services 3,660 37.1 1.2 $18,860
Sales and Related 10,810 109.5 1.1 $22,590
Office and Administrative Support 14,760 149.6 1.0 $28,570
Construction and Extraction 4,040 40.9 1.0 $32,930
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 4,520 45.8 1.2 $38,560
Production 9,680 98.0 1.5 $33,670
Transportation and Material Moving 6,150 62.3 0.9 $27,020

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