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

Odessa, Texas Metro Area

MSA: Odessa, TX
county: Ector
Population (2016 estimate): 157,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 70,000
Average Earnings (2016): $49,900

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 2,310 34.0 0.7 $109,720
Business and Financial Operations 1,670 24.6 0.5 $62,100
IT and Mathematical 410 6.0 0.2 $59,600
Architecture and Engineering 890 13.1 0.7 $84,770
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 300 4.5 0.5 $52,520
Community and Social Services 510 7.6 0.5 $44,180
Legal and Judicial 260 3.8 0.5 $59,720
Education, Training, and Library 3,570 52.6 0.9 $49,570
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 540 7.9 0.6 $41,290
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 3,180 46.8 0.8 $57,060
Healthcare Support 1,190 17.6 0.6 $30,060
Protective Services 840 12.4 0.5 $46,530
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,290 107.3 1.2 $21,770
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,410 20.8 0.7 $24,720
Personal Care and Services 1,400 20.6 0.6 $19,300
Sales and Related 7,820 115.0 1.1 $30,190
Office and Administrative Support 10,130 149.0 1.0 $33,570
Construction and Extraction 8,270 121.7 3.1 $42,690
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 4,380 64.4 1.7 $44,240
Production 5,220 76.7 1.2 $39,790
Transportation and Material Moving 6,330 93.1 1.3 $38,220

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