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

New York City Metro Area

MSA: New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
counties: Bronx (NY), Dutchess (NY), Kings (NY), Nassau (NY), New York (NY), Orange (NY), Putnam (NY), Queens (NY), Richmond (NY), Rockland (NY), Suffolk (NY), Westchester (NY), Bergen (NJ), Essex (NJ), Hudson (NJ), Hunterdon (NJ), Middlesex (NJ), Monmouth (NJ), Morris (NJ), Ocean (NJ), Passaic (NJ), Somerset (NJ), Sussex (NJ), Union (NJ), Pike (PA)
Population (2016 estimate): 20.2 million
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 9.5 million
Average Earnings (2016): $53,890

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 506,340 55.2 1.1 $138,410
Business and Financial Operations 571,030 62.3 1.2 $80,130
IT and Mathematical 289,130 31.5 1.1 $92,320
Architecture and Engineering 99,710 10.9 0.6 $82,200
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 70,660 7.7 0.9 $73,520
Community and Social Services 157,970 17.2 1.2 $49,840
Legal and Judicial 109,720 12.0 1.6 $110,360
Education, Training, and Library 678,140 74.0 1.2 $58,830
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 201,760 22.0 1.6 $62,870
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 511,460 55.8 0.9 $81,810
Healthcare Support 388,090 42.3 1.5 $27,810
Protective Services 294,230 32.1 1.3 $41,430
Food Preparation and Serving Related 697,580 76.1 0.8 $22,950
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 311,200 33.9 1.1 $30,910
Personal Care and Services 343,480 37.5 1.2 $25,030
Sales and Related 954,760 104.1 1.0 $30,760
Office and Administrative Support 1,527,120 166.5 1.1 $39,250
Construction and Extraction 311,030 33.9 0.9 $60,650
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 286,520 31.2 0.8 $50,750
Production 299,130 32.6 0.5 $32,500
Transportation and Material Moving 558,500 60.9 0.9 $32,920

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