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

Salisbury, Maryland Metro Area

MSA: Salisbury, MD-DE
counties: Somerset (MD), Wicomico (MD), Worcester (MD), Sussex (DE)
Population (2016 estimate): 400,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 156,000
Average Earnings (2016): $36,690

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 5,340 34.5 0.7 $89,460
Business and Financial Operations 3,840 24.8 0.5 $58,360
IT and Mathematical 1,390 9.0 0.3 $69,560
Architecture and Engineering 980 6.3 0.4 $66,700
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 650 4.2 0.5 $51,140
Community and Social Services 2,770 17.8 1.2 $38,110
Legal and Judicial 850 5.5 0.7 $58,250
Education, Training, and Library 10,310 66.5 1.1 $50,190
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 930 6.0 0.4 $36,420
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 10,870 70.1 1.2 $61,320
Healthcare Support 4,980 32.1 1.1 $27,480
Protective Services 3,880 25.0 1.0 $44,580
Food Preparation and Serving Related 20,890 134.7 1.5 $19,810
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 6,980 45.0 1.4 $24,190
Personal Care and Services 5,440 35.1 1.1 $22,890
Sales and Related 19,260 124.2 1.2 $24,770
Office and Administrative Support 22,930 147.9 0.9 $31,250
Construction and Extraction 5,330 34.4 0.9 $37,520
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 7,230 46.6 1.2 $40,070
Production 10,560 68.1 1.1 $27,530
Transportation and Material Moving 8,930 57.6 0.8 $29,120

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