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

Springfield, Illinois Metro Area

MSA: Springfield, IL
counties: Menard, Sangamon
Population (2016 estimate): 210,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 4.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 115,000
Average Earnings (2016): $42,010

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 N/A N/A N/A $85,860
Business and Financial Operations 6,870 64.6 1.2 $62,060
IT and Mathematical 3,080 29.0 1.0 $82,500
Architecture and Engineering 1,340 12.6 0.7 $80,640
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 560 5.3 0.6 $79,860
Community and Social Services 1,940 18.2 1.3 $45,450
Legal and Judicial 990 9.3 1.2 $65,450
Education, Training, and Library 6,240 58.6 1.0 $46,140
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,060 10.0 0.7 $36,600
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 9,550 89.8 1.5 $58,910
Healthcare Support 3,570 33.5 1.2 $26,450
Protective Services 2,610 24.5 1.0 $53,970
Food Preparation and Serving Related 10,210 96.0 1.0 $19,990
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,980 28.0 0.9 $23,770
Personal Care and Services 2,450 23.0 0.7 $23,280
Sales and Related 9,690 91.0 0.9 $24,660
Office and Administrative Support 21,100 198.3 1.3 $35,210
Construction and Extraction 3,770 35.4 0.9 $60,840
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,280 30.9 0.8 $41,450
Production 2,890 27.2 0.4 $31,970
Transportation and Material Moving 4,360 40.9 0.6 $29,110

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