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

Midland, Texas Metro Area

MSA: Midland, TX
counties: Martin, Midland
Population (2016 estimate): 168,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 2.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 87,000
Average Earnings (2016): $55,250

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 3,720 43.1 0.9 $111,880
Business and Financial Operations 3,850 44.5 0.9 $66,950
IT and Mathematical 840 9.7 0.3 $72,030
Architecture and Engineering 2,870 33.2 1.9 $94,700
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,660 19.1 2.3 $63,770
Community and Social Services 590 6.8 0.5 $42,140
Education, Training, and Library 3,530 40.8 0.7 $47,240
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 990 11.5 0.9 $44,660
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 3,420 39.5 0.7 $57,480
Healthcare Support N/A N/A N/A $23,540
Protective Services 1,120 13.0 0.5 $46,060
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,970 92.2 1.0 $20,880
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,150 24.9 0.8 $24,390
Personal Care and Services 1,490 17.2 0.5 $23,520
Sales and Related 9,450 109.4 1.1 $30,640
Office and Administrative Support 12,390 143.3 0.9 $35,320
Construction and Extraction 8,790 101.6 2.6 $42,720
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 4,940 57.1 1.5 $46,100
Production 4,700 54.4 0.8 $40,640
Transportation and Material Moving 8,520 98.5 1.4 $39,900