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

McAllen, Texas Metro Area

MSA: McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
county: Hidalgo
Population (2016 estimate): 850,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 6.9%
NFP Employment (2016): 253,000
Average Earnings (2016): $26,640

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 6,010 24.1 0.5 $85,000
Business and Financial Operations 5,740 23.0 0.4 $54,970
IT and Mathematical 1,810 7.2 0.2 $46,810
Architecture and Engineering 990 3.9 0.2 $51,980
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,010 4.1 0.5 $40,090
Community and Social Services 2,600 10.4 0.7 $48,370
Legal and Judicial 1,240 5.0 0.7 N/A
Education, Training, and Library 25,960 104.0 1.7 $48,070
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,540 6.2 0.5 $32,180
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 16,240 65.0 1.1 $56,520
Healthcare Support 15,330 61.4 2.1 $18,880
Protective Services 6,990 28.0 1.2 $39,450
Food Preparation and Serving Related 23,150 92.7 1.0 $19,030
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 6,030 24.1 0.8 $21,220
Personal Care and Services 24,140 96.7 3.0 $18,190
Sales and Related 29,350 117.5 1.1 $21,990
Office and Administrative Support 41,630 166.7 1.1 $25,070
Construction and Extraction 5,480 22.0 0.6 $29,050
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 8,240 33.0 0.9 $29,360
Production 6,450 25.8 0.4 $25,320
Transportation and Material Moving 18,840 75.4 1.1 $23,750

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