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

Mobile, Alabama Metro Area

MSA: Mobile, AL
county: Mobile
Population (2016 estimate): 415,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 4.0%
NFP Employment (2016): 179,000
Average Earnings (2016): $42,000

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 6,640 38.4 0.8 $95,040
Business and Financial Operations 5,400 31.2 0.6 $59,110
IT and Mathematical 2,440 14.1 0.5 $56,830
Architecture and Engineering 3,680 21.3 1.2 $78,690
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 900 5.2 0.6 $56,050
Community and Social Services 1,780 10.3 0.7 $38,070
Legal and Judicial 1,130 6.5 0.9 $63,380
Education, Training, and Library 7,760 44.8 0.7 $47,430
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,510 8.7 0.6 $35,250
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 12,670 73.2 1.2 $51,060
Healthcare Support 4,670 27.0 0.9 $22,860
Protective Services 3,240 18.7 0.8 $30,880
Food Preparation and Serving Related 15,070 87.0 0.9 $18,570
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 5,710 33.0 1.1 $20,840
Personal Care and Services 4,420 25.5 0.8 $19,240
Sales and Related 20,070 115.9 1.1 $24,680
Office and Administrative Support 28,460 164.4 1.1 $29,960
Construction and Extraction 10,170 58.8 1.5 $37,530
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 9,340 53.9 1.4 $41,550
Production 14,470 83.6 1.3 $42,580
Transportation and Material Moving 13,520 78.1 1.1 $28,960

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