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

Springfield, Missouri Metro Area

MSA: Springfield, MO
counties: Christian, Dallas, Greene, Polk, Webster
Population (2016 estimate): 459,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 3.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 210,000
Average Earnings (2016): $35,470

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 7,650 38.0 0.8 $80,020
Business and Financial Operations 7,310 36.3 0.7 $51,100
IT and Mathematical 4,430 22.0 0.7 $54,070
Architecture and Engineering 1,710 8.5 0.5 $52,110
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 930 4.6 0.6 $48,390
Community and Social Services 3,390 16.8 1.2 $33,840
Legal and Judicial 1,080 5.4 0.7 $58,110
Education, Training, and Library 11,720 58.3 1.0 $43,180
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 2,180 10.8 0.8 $35,860
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 15,420 76.6 1.3 $50,160
Healthcare Support 7,020 34.9 1.2 $23,830
Protective Services 3,960 19.7 0.8 $32,960
Food Preparation and Serving Related 19,790 98.3 1.1 $18,920
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 5,740 28.5 0.9 $23,380
Personal Care and Services 7,120 35.4 1.1 $19,160
Sales and Related 22,600 112.3 1.1 $23,950
Office and Administrative Support 33,400 165.9 1.1 $29,310
Construction and Extraction 7,190 35.7 0.9 $39,510
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 8,830 43.9 1.1 $37,770
Production 11,740 58.3 0.9 $32,250
Transportation and Material Moving 17,960 89.2 1.3 $31,180

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