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

Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota Metro Area

MSA: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
counties: Anoka (MN), Carver (MN), Chisago (MN), Dakota (MN), Hennepin (MN), Isanti (MN), Le Sueur (MN), Mille Lacs (MN), Ramsey (MN), Scott (MN), Sherburne (MN), Sibley (MN), Washington (MN), Wright (MN), Pierce (WI), St. Croix (WI)
Population (2016 estimate): 3.6 million
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 2.9%
NFP Employment (2016): 2.0 million
Average Earnings (2016): $49,980

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 125,970 65.9 1.3 $108,230
Business and Financial Operations 134,070 70.2 1.4 $66,890
IT and Mathematical 82,440 43.2 1.5 $83,570
Architecture and Engineering 42,510 22.3 1.3 $75,870
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 17,220 9.0 1.1 $65,890
Community and Social Services 34,090 17.8 1.2 $44,630
Legal and Judicial 15,500 8.1 1.1 $88,920
Education, Training, and Library 108,390 56.7 0.9 $49,270
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 28,500 14.9 1.1 $49,100
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 105,520 55.2 0.9 $73,090
Healthcare Support 50,460 26.4 0.9 $32,300
Protective Services 29,160 15.3 0.6 $38,650
Food Preparation and Serving Related 157,860 82.6 0.9 $20,790
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 52,620 27.5 0.9 $28,830
Personal Care and Services 89,250 46.7 1.5 $24,040
Sales and Related 187,750 98.3 1.0 $30,730
Office and Administrative Support 278,610 145.9 0.9 $38,830
Construction and Extraction 60,630 31.7 0.8 $60,000
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 58,730 30.7 0.8 $48,180
Production 135,150 70.8 1.1 $36,170
Transportation and Material Moving 114,630 60.0 0.9 $34,970

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