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

Montgomery, Alabama Metro Area

MSA: Montgomery, AL
counties: Autauga, Elmore, Lowndes, Montgomery
Population (2016 estimate): 374,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.9%
NFP Employment (2016): 173,000
Average Earnings (2016): $37,820

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 6,090 36.9 0.7 $92,990
Business and Financial Operations 7,650 46.4 0.9 $59,250
IT and Mathematical 3,990 24.2 0.8 $73,190
Architecture and Engineering 2,810 17.1 1.0 $63,240
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,150 7.0 0.9 $54,000
Community and Social Services 1,920 11.6 0.8 $47,320
Legal and Judicial 1,540 9.3 1.2 $80,480
Education, Training, and Library 8,990 54.5 0.9 $44,000
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,780 10.8 0.8 $37,730
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 9,340 56.6 1.0 $50,420
Healthcare Support 3,740 22.7 0.8 $23,810
Protective Services 5,240 31.7 1.3 $35,220
Food Preparation and Serving Related 14,630 88.7 1.0 $18,730
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 5,780 35.0 1.1 $21,920
Personal Care and Services 5,470 33.1 1.0 $19,310
Sales and Related 17,160 104.0 1.0 $23,540
Office and Administrative Support 25,770 156.2 1.0 $30,890
Construction and Extraction 4,890 29.6 0.8 $34,380
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 7,040 42.6 1.1 $42,930
Production 16,800 101.8 1.6 $31,710
Transportation and Material Moving 12,710 77.0 1.1 $24,270

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