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

San Francisco Metro Area

MSA: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA
counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo
Population (2016 estimate): 4.7 million
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 3.6%
NFP Employment (2016): 2.3 million
Average Earnings (2016): $63,710

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 162,760 71.9 1.4 $134,000
Business and Financial Operations 177,570 78.5 1.5 $84,480
IT and Mathematical 135,380 59.8 2.0 $111,330
Architecture and Engineering 52,030 23.0 1.3 $96,080
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 41,040 18.1 2.2 $85,470
Community and Social Services 32,290 14.3 1.0 $51,830
Legal and Judicial 24,380 10.8 1.4 $123,280
Education, Training, and Library 125,180 55.3 0.9 $54,710
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 46,950 20.7 1.5 $60,740
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 104,720 46.3 0.8 $102,920
Healthcare Support 43,570 19.3 0.7 $38,230
Protective Services 45,340 20.0 0.8 $45,090
Food Preparation and Serving Related 210,310 92.9 1.0 $26,710
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 72,980 32.2 1.0 $32,940
Personal Care and Services 71,630 31.7 1.0 $27,580
Sales and Related 213,270 94.2 0.9 $35,370
Office and Administrative Support 332,300 146.8 0.9 $44,400
Construction and Extraction 89,500 39.5 1.0 $61,730
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 62,770 27.7 0.7 $55,960
Production 91,780 40.6 0.6 $35,580
Transportation and Material Moving 126,020 55.7 0.8 $36,600

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