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

San Luis Obispo, California Metro Area

MSA: San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA
county: San Luis Obispo
Population (2016 estimate): 283,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.2%
NFP Employment (2016): 114,000
Average Earnings (2016): $41,200

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 5,790 51.2 1.0 $86,840
Business and Financial Operations N/A N/A N/A $64,200
IT and Mathematical 2,230 19.8 0.7 $74,750
Architecture and Engineering 2,000 17.8 1.0 $93,400
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,050 9.3 1.1 $69,320
Community and Social Services 1,460 13.0 0.9 $44,100
Legal and Judicial 460 4.1 0.5 $60,630
Education, Training, and Library 7,730 68.5 1.1 $48,770
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,030 9.2 0.7 $42,680
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 6,770 60.0 1.0 $73,360
Healthcare Support 2,590 22.9 0.8 $30,820
Protective Services 3,320 29.4 1.2 $70,260
Food Preparation and Serving Related 13,590 120.3 1.3 $24,370
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 4,950 43.9 1.4 $25,420
Personal Care and Services 5,470 48.4 1.5 $24,020
Sales and Related 11,940 105.8 1.0 $28,230
Office and Administrative Support 16,670 147.7 0.9 $32,910
Construction and Extraction 5,520 48.9 1.2 $52,960
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,620 32.1 0.8 $40,260
Production 4,860 43.1 0.7 $36,560
Transportation and Material Moving 4,730 41.9 0.6 $31,260

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