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

South Bend, Indiana Metro Area

MSA: South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI
counties: St. Joseph (IN), Cass (MI)
Population (2016 estimate): 321,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 3.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 141,000
Average Earnings (2016): $41,090

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 6,630 50.0 1.0 $73,690
Business and Financial Operations 4,680 35.3 0.7 $54,160
IT and Mathematical 2,190 16.5 0.6 $55,360
Architecture and Engineering 1,470 11.1 0.6 $68,990
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 670 5.1 0.6 $47,200
Community and Social Services 1,830 13.8 1.0 $40,000
Legal and Judicial 560 4.3 0.6 N/A
Education, Training, and Library 12,230 92.2 1.5 $46,910
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,580 11.9 0.9 $33,890
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 8,230 62.1 1.1 $56,640
Healthcare Support 4,340 32.7 1.1 $26,680
Protective Services 2,730 20.6 0.9 $36,250
Food Preparation and Serving Related 12,920 97.4 1.1 $19,520
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 4,430 33.4 1.1 $24,600
Personal Care and Services 3,640 27.4 0.9 $20,690
Sales and Related 12,760 96.2 0.9 $24,940
Office and Administrative Support 19,190 144.7 0.9 $31,040
Construction and Extraction 4,560 34.4 0.9 $43,350
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 6,320 47.6 1.2 $37,230
Production 12,300 92.7 1.4 $31,670
Transportation and Material Moving 9,190 69.3 1.0 $29,560

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