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

San Jose, California Metro Area

MSA: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
counties: San Benito, Santa Clara
Population (2016 estimate): 2.0 million
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 3.6%
NFP Employment (2016): 1.1 million
Average Earnings (2016): $75,910

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 85,040 81.3 1.6 $156,570
Business and Financial Operations 75,890 72.6 1.4 $90,370
IT and Mathematical 130,550 124.9 4.2 $121,280
Architecture and Engineering 56,740 54.3 3.1 $112,090
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 11,800 11.3 1.4 $81,630
Community and Social Services 10,570 10.1 0.7 $51,560
Legal and Judicial 7,790 7.4 1.0 $142,100
Education, Training, and Library 58,110 55.6 0.9 $60,880
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 14,640 14.0 1.0 $61,900
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 42,390 40.6 0.7 $103,390
Healthcare Support 17,440 16.7 0.6 $38,790
Protective Services 17,260 16.5 0.7 $41,470
Food Preparation and Serving Related 77,990 74.6 0.8 $25,050
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 27,920 26.7 0.9 $28,330
Personal Care and Services 26,990 25.8 0.8 $25,150
Sales and Related 96,390 92.2 0.9 $38,820
Office and Administrative Support 130,540 124.9 0.8 $45,270
Construction and Extraction 36,450 34.9 0.9 $60,290
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 26,700 25.5 0.7 $53,750
Production 52,300 50.0 0.8 $37,210
Transportation and Material Moving 38,680 37.0 0.5 $33,640

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