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

Madison, Wisconsin Metro Area

MSA: Madison, WI
counties: Columbia, Dane, Green, Iowa
Population (2016 estimate): 649,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 2.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 397,000
Average Earnings (2016): $48,530

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 20,700 54.2 1.1 $97,350
Business and Financial Operations 26,840 70.3 1.4 $60,900
IT and Mathematical 23,750 62.2 2.1 $74,340
Architecture and Engineering 7,750 20.3 1.1 $70,080
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 7,180 18.8 2.3 $58,260
Community and Social Services 6,090 16.0 1.1 $43,210
Legal and Judicial 2,680 7.0 0.9 $79,520
Education, Training, and Library 25,520 66.8 1.1 $46,610
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 6,460 16.9 1.3 $45,740
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 22,700 59.4 1.0 $68,400
Healthcare Support 8,580 22.5 0.8 $32,540
Protective Services 6,720 17.6 0.7 $34,560
Food Preparation and Serving Related 30,880 80.9 0.9 $21,340
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 11,410 29.9 1.0 $24,310
Personal Care and Services 11,870 31.1 1.0 $23,080
Sales and Related 33,240 87.0 0.8 $28,290
Office and Administrative Support 56,150 147.0 0.9 $35,590
Construction and Extraction 13,510 35.4 0.9 $52,510
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 12,270 32.1 0.8 $44,530
Production 26,830 70.3 1.1 $34,280
Transportation and Material Moving 20,240 53.0 0.8 $32,870

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