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

Shreveport, Louisiana Metro Area

MSA: Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
parishes: Bossier, Caddo, De Soto, Webster
Population (2016 estimate): 442,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 6.0%
NFP Employment (2016): 181,000
Average Earnings (2016): $33,980

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 7,050 39.6 0.8 $77,040
Business and Financial Operations 5,650 31.7 0.6 $52,830
IT and Mathematical 1,370 7.7 0.3 $58,880
Architecture and Engineering 1,630 9.1 0.5 $63,840
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 760 4.3 0.5 $60,390
Community and Social Services 2,170 12.2 0.9 $43,270
Legal and Judicial 1,020 5.7 0.8 $50,480
Education, Training, and Library 10,760 60.5 1.0 $46,970
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,160 6.5 0.5 $34,730
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 15,470 86.9 1.5 $50,170
Healthcare Support 6,540 36.7 1.3 $23,210
Protective Services 4,540 25.5 1.1 $33,640
Food Preparation and Serving Related 17,920 100.7 1.1 $18,550
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 6,510 36.6 1.2 $19,570
Personal Care and Services 7,820 43.9 1.4 $18,670
Sales and Related 22,380 125.7 1.2 $23,130
Office and Administrative Support 26,710 150.1 1.0 $28,730
Construction and Extraction 8,140 45.7 1.2 $35,240
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 8,750 49.1 1.3 $35,540
Production 9,490 53.3 0.8 $34,540
Transportation and Material Moving 12,040 67.7 1.0 $26,740

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