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

Milwaukee, Wisconsin Metro Area

MSA: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI
counties: Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, Waukesha
Population (2016 estimate): 1.6 million
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 3.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 862,000
Average Earnings (2016): $46,490

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 44,370 52.8 1.0 $101,280
Business and Financial Operations 47,260 56.2 1.1 $62,720
IT and Mathematical 25,930 30.8 1.0 $72,840
Architecture and Engineering 16,790 20.0 1.1 $68,610
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 4,070 4.8 0.6 $57,820
Community and Social Services 13,050 15.5 1.1 $40,090
Legal and Judicial 6,370 7.6 1.0 $61,380
Education, Training, and Library 47,280 56.2 0.9 $46,690
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 12,430 14.8 1.1 $41,640
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 52,620 62.6 1.1 $65,930
Healthcare Support 20,420 24.3 0.8 $29,840
Protective Services 15,430 18.4 0.8 $37,530
Food Preparation and Serving Related 70,390 83.7 0.9 $19,330
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 24,580 29.2 0.9 $23,240
Personal Care and Services 44,550 53.0 1.7 $22,910
Sales and Related 80,590 95.8 0.9 $30,820
Office and Administrative Support 125,240 148.9 1.0 $35,940
Construction and Extraction 24,930 29.6 0.8 $54,620
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 27,420 32.6 0.8 $45,730
Production 84,500 100.5 1.6 $36,350
Transportation and Material Moving 51,900 61.7 0.9 $32,740

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