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

Sioux City, Iowa Metro Area

MSA: Sioux City, IA-NE-SD
counties: Plymouth (IA), Woodbury (IA), Dakota (NE), Dixon (NE), Union (SD)
Population (2016 estimate): 169,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 3.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 89,000
Average Earnings (2016): $35,820

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 3,780 44.2 0.9 $77,080
Business and Financial Operations 2,690 31.5 0.6 $57,100
IT and Mathematical 820 9.6 0.3 $61,070
Architecture and Engineering 640 7.5 0.4 $64,900
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 370 4.3 0.5 $46,820
Community and Social Services 1,370 16.0 1.1 $37,270
Legal and Judicial 320 3.8 0.5 $57,070
Education, Training, and Library 4,890 57.1 0.9 $44,900
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 820 9.6 0.7 $30,660
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 4,660 54.5 0.9 $49,940
Healthcare Support 1,870 21.9 0.8 $27,210
Protective Services 1,240 14.5 0.6 $39,580
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,740 90.5 1.0 $19,460
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,640 30.9 1.0 $24,720
Personal Care and Services 2,240 26.1 0.8 $23,500
Sales and Related 9,460 110.6 1.1 $24,410
Office and Administrative Support 11,390 133.2 0.9 $31,140
Construction and Extraction 4,970 58.2 1.5 $40,950
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 4,110 48.1 1.2 $41,050
Production 11,020 128.8 2.0 $30,810
Transportation and Material Moving 8,160 95.4 1.4 $32,820

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