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

Rochester, Minnesota Metro Area

MSA: Rochester, MN
counties: Dodge, Fillmore, Olmsted, Wabasha
Population (2016 estimate): 216,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 2.9%
NFP Employment (2016): 119,000
Average Earnings (2016): $60,410

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 5,290 46.2 0.9 $92,240
Business and Financial Operations 4,130 36.0 0.7 $61,810
IT and Mathematical 4,150 36.2 1.2 $86,250
Architecture and Engineering 1,700 14.8 0.8 $82,120
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,380 12.1 1.5 $61,880
Community and Social Services 1,940 17.0 1.2 $49,980
Legal and Judicial 380 3.3 0.4 $64,710
Education, Training, and Library 5,670 49.5 0.8 $48,100
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,320 11.5 0.9 $41,990
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 19,940 173.9 2.9 $62,750
Healthcare Support 5,710 49.9 1.7 $35,020
Protective Services 1,250 10.9 0.5 $48,520
Food Preparation and Serving Related 9,900 86.3 0.9 $20,410
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 3,170 27.7 0.9 $27,100
Personal Care and Services 4,440 38.7 1.2 $23,210
Sales and Related 8,450 73.7 0.7 $24,970
Office and Administrative Support 15,390 134.2 0.9 $37,030
Construction and Extraction 4,040 35.3 0.9 $53,560
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,570 31.2 0.8 $42,520
Production 6,280 54.8 0.8 $38,720
Transportation and Material Moving 6,400 55.8 0.8 $32,180

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