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

Rochester, New York Metro Area

MSA: Rochester, NY
counties: Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Wayne, Yates
Population (2016 estimate): 1.1 million
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 4.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 533,000
Average Earnings (2016): $40,630

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 23,770 46.4 0.9 $101,080
Business and Financial Operations 22,460 43.9 0.9 $63,420
IT and Mathematical 17,390 34.0 1.1 $68,730
Architecture and Engineering 11,200 21.9 1.2 $73,160
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 3,230 6.3 0.8 $57,100
Community and Social Services 10,470 20.5 1.4 $44,300
Legal and Judicial 3,460 6.8 0.9 $75,780
Education, Training, and Library 44,490 86.9 1.4 $51,740
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 7,080 13.8 1.0 $46,050
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 33,160 64.8 1.1 $58,400
Healthcare Support 14,740 28.8 1.0 $28,390
Protective Services 10,810 21.1 0.9 $48,720
Food Preparation and Serving Related 43,070 84.1 0.9 $21,650
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 16,440 32.1 1.0 $25,750
Personal Care and Services 18,330 35.8 1.1 $23,410
Sales and Related 52,670 102.9 1.0 $25,460
Office and Administrative Support 83,910 163.9 1.0 $34,630
Construction and Extraction 16,980 33.2 0.8 $46,230
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 18,390 35.9 0.9 $42,970
Production 33,760 65.9 1.0 $35,040
Transportation and Material Moving 25,900 50.6 0.7 $30,170

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