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

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, California Metro Area

MSA: Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA
county: Santa Barbara
Population (2016 estimate): 446,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 4.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 181,000
Average Earnings (2016): $47,840

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 10,140 55.6 1.1 $105,200
Business and Financial Operations 7,630 41.9 0.8 $72,740
IT and Mathematical 5,040 27.6 0.9 $89,330
Architecture and Engineering 4,510 24.7 1.4 $93,640
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 2,010 11.0 1.3 $70,420
Community and Social Services 2,650 14.5 1.0 $45,510
Legal and Judicial 800 4.4 0.6 $80,550
Education, Training, and Library 12,310 67.5 1.1 $55,090
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 2,710 14.9 1.1 $48,750
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 8,270 45.4 0.8 $89,850
Healthcare Support 4,240 23.3 0.8 $35,050
Protective Services 3,490 19.1 0.8 $54,670
Food Preparation and Serving Related 20,940 114.9 1.2 $23,900
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 7,780 42.7 1.4 $27,680
Personal Care and Services 7,210 39.5 1.2 $24,420
Sales and Related 18,590 101.9 1.0 $27,240
Office and Administrative Support 26,910 147.6 0.9 $37,840
Construction and Extraction 6,680 36.6 0.9 $50,210
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 5,550 30.4 0.8 $45,070
Production 9,290 51.0 0.8 $33,070
Transportation and Material Moving 8,030 44.0 0.6 $29,950

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