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

Monroe, Louisiana Metro Area

MSA: Monroe, LA
parishes: Ouachita, Union
Population (2016 estimate): 179,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 5.4%
NFP Employment (2016): 79,000
Average Earnings (2016): $35,800

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 2,880 37.4 0.7 $72,840
Business and Financial Operations 2,980 38.8 0.8 $55,340
IT and Mathematical 1,000 13.0 0.4 $54,480
Architecture and Engineering 1,020 13.2 0.7 $60,920
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 160 2.0 0.3 $54,560
Community and Social Services 1,350 17.6 1.2 $38,760
Legal and Judicial 570 7.5 1.0 $54,210
Education, Training, and Library 4,650 60.5 1.0 $46,040
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 520 6.8 0.5 $35,460
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 5,880 76.6 1.3 $48,260
Healthcare Support 3,300 42.9 1.5 $21,570
Protective Services 1,380 18.0 0.8 $31,350
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,230 94.1 1.0 $18,620
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,610 33.9 1.1 $19,310
Personal Care and Services 3,510 45.7 1.4 $18,320
Sales and Related 8,600 112.0 1.1 $22,900
Office and Administrative Support 11,910 155.1 1.0 $29,130
Construction and Extraction 2,680 34.8 0.9 $32,050
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,810 49.6 1.3 $36,720
Production 4,220 55.0 0.9 $31,840
Transportation and Material Moving 6,310 82.2 1.2 $24,440

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