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

Port St. Lucie, Florida Metro Area

MSA: Port St. Lucie, FL
counties: Martin, St. Lucie
Population (2016 estimate): 465,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.9%
NFP Employment (2016): 143,000
Average Earnings (2016): $37,640

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 3,950 28.9 0.6 $92,690
Business and Financial Operations 5,100 37.3 0.7 $54,310
IT and Mathematical 1,150 8.4 0.3 $57,380
Architecture and Engineering 1,380 10.1 0.6 $62,010
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 780 5.7 0.7 $53,200
Community and Social Services 1,960 14.3 1.0 $37,750
Legal and Judicial 1,050 7.7 1.0 $62,090
Education, Training, and Library 7,650 55.9 0.9 $42,800
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,070 7.8 0.6 $38,770
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 10,730 78.4 1.3 $53,100
Healthcare Support 4,770 34.8 1.2 $27,420
Protective Services 2,590 18.9 0.8 $35,680
Food Preparation and Serving Related 15,830 115.7 1.3 $20,770
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 6,900 50.4 1.6 $25,010
Personal Care and Services 4,470 32.7 1.0 $22,850
Sales and Related 17,790 130.0 1.3 $24,690
Office and Administrative Support 21,550 157.5 1.0 $30,530
Construction and Extraction 7,240 52.9 1.3 $36,050
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 6,270 45.8 1.2 $37,340
Production 5,790 42.3 0.7 $32,710
Transportation and Material Moving 8,230 60.1 0.9 $25,160

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