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

Sacramento, California Metro Area

MSA: Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA
counties: El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Yolo
Population (2016 estimate): 2.3 million
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 5.2%
NFP Employment (2016): 950,000
Average Earnings (2016): $46,070

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 50,320 55.1 1.1 $102,050
Business and Financial Operations 73,830 80.9 1.6 $69,680
IT and Mathematical 34,550 37.8 1.3 $84,500
Architecture and Engineering 19,310 21.1 1.2 $94,420
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 12,980 14.2 1.7 $73,510
Community and Social Services 14,590 16.0 1.1 $45,780
Legal and Judicial 8,180 9.0 1.2 $95,080
Education, Training, and Library 55,970 61.3 1.0 $47,750
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 9,810 10.7 0.8 $48,300
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 49,760 54.5 0.9 $96,540
Healthcare Support 19,700 21.6 0.8 $36,940
Protective Services 24,290 26.6 1.1 $41,000
Food Preparation and Serving Related 82,080 89.9 1.0 $23,200
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 27,180 29.8 0.9 $28,480
Personal Care and Services 33,040 36.2 1.1 $23,280
Sales and Related 87,990 96.4 0.9 $28,340
Office and Administrative Support 151,450 165.9 1.1 $37,920
Construction and Extraction 39,970 43.8 1.1 $51,080
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 30,000 32.9 0.9 $47,140
Production 31,890 34.9 0.5 $31,760
Transportation and Material Moving 52,970 58.0 0.8 $31,280

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