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

Morgantown, West Virginia Metro Area

MSA: Morgantown, WV
counties: Monongalia, Preston
Population (2016 estimate): 138,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.4%
NFP Employment (2016): 70,000
Average Earnings (2016): $41,460

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 3,100 48.5 1.0 $85,250
Business and Financial Operations 2,060 32.1 0.6 $53,730
IT and Mathematical 1,340 20.9 0.7 $66,660
Architecture and Engineering 980 15.4 0.9 $68,810
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 820 12.8 1.6 $52,050
Community and Social Services 870 13.7 1.0 $36,910
Legal and Judicial 520 8.1 1.1 $53,140
Education, Training, and Library 5,450 85.2 1.4 $51,520
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 590 9.1 0.7 $40,360
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 6,970 108.9 1.8 $56,620
Healthcare Support N/A N/A N/A $26,700
Protective Services 1,510 23.7 1.0 $39,860
Food Preparation and Serving Related 6,730 105.2 1.1 $19,680
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,100 32.9 1.0 $20,710
Personal Care and Services 1,510 23.5 0.7 $19,600
Sales and Related 5,340 83.5 0.8 $19,980
Office and Administrative Support 8,700 135.9 0.9 $29,070
Construction and Extraction 2,630 41.1 1.0 $44,180
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,410 53.3 1.4 $32,340
Production 3,250 50.8 0.8 $32,420
Transportation and Material Moving 3,610 56.3 0.8 $24,030

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