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

Modesto, California Metro Area

MSA: Modesto, CA
county: Stanislaus
Population (2016 estimate): 542,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 8.0%
NFP Employment (2016): 172,000
Average Earnings (2016): $40,800

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 7,290 42.3 0.8 $87,470
Business and Financial Operations 4,340 25.2 0.5 $57,510
IT and Mathematical 1,570 9.1 0.3 $68,380
Architecture and Engineering 1,180 6.9 0.4 $69,890
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,010 5.9 0.7 $58,850
Community and Social Services 3,550 20.6 1.4 $42,930
Legal and Judicial 710 4.1 0.5 $58,450
Education, Training, and Library 13,590 78.9 1.3 $49,500
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,320 7.7 0.6 $37,250
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 10,680 62.0 1.1 $87,970
Healthcare Support 5,120 29.7 1.0 $32,230
Protective Services 2,610 15.1 0.6 $48,160
Food Preparation and Serving Related 16,390 95.1 1.0 $22,630
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 4,690 27.2 0.9 $29,950
Personal Care and Services 4,900 28.4 0.9 $23,260
Sales and Related 18,770 108.9 1.1 $24,570
Office and Administrative Support 26,540 153.9 1.0 $34,340
Construction and Extraction 6,670 38.7 1.0 $44,160
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 6,690 38.8 1.0 $44,580
Production 12,570 72.9 1.1 $33,950
Transportation and Material Moving 15,840 91.9 1.3 $31,480

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