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

Macon, Georgia Metro Area

MSA: Macon, GA
counties: Bibb, Crawford, Jones, Monroe, Twiggs
Population (2016 estimate): 229,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 4.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 103,000
Average Earnings (2016): $38,690

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 4,570 46.7 0.9 $79,060
Business and Financial Operations 5,240 53.6 1.0 $48,970
IT and Mathematical 1,560 15.9 0.5 $62,450
Architecture and Engineering 660 6.7 0.4 $64,240
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 240 2.5 0.3 $56,110
Community and Social Services 1,710 17.5 1.2 $38,430
Legal and Judicial 640 6.5 0.9 $55,740
Education, Training, and Library 5,800 59.3 1.0 $44,690
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 740 7.6 0.6 $39,490
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 7,730 79.0 1.3 $51,710
Healthcare Support 3,630 37.1 1.3 $23,680
Protective Services 2,700 27.6 1.1 $33,930
Food Preparation and Serving Related 9,190 94.0 1.0 $18,510
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 3,280 33.5 1.1 $19,070
Personal Care and Services 2,340 23.9 0.7 $18,860
Sales and Related 10,520 107.6 1.0 $23,140
Office and Administrative Support 17,840 182.3 1.2 $30,070
Construction and Extraction 2,860 29.3 0.7 $31,980
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 4,310 44.1 1.1 $37,150
Production 5,520 56.5 0.9 $32,400
Transportation and Material Moving 6,450 65.9 1.0 $24,080

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