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

State College, Pennsylvania Metro Area

MSA: State College, PA
county: Centre
Population (2016 estimate): 161,000
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.4%
NFP Employment (2016): 77,000
Average Earnings (2016): $33,800

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 2,870 41.9 0.8 $93,090
Business and Financial Operations 2,890 42.2 0.8 $59,400
IT and Mathematical 2,580 37.8 1.3 $70,110
Architecture and Engineering 1,620 23.7 1.3 $67,840
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 570 8.4 1.0 $60,240
Community and Social Services 1,080 15.9 1.1 $42,730
Legal and Judicial 270 4.0 0.5 $56,450
Education, Training, and Library 6,860 100.3 1.6 $56,400
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 720 10.5 0.8 $41,320
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 3,810 55.7 0.9 $56,120
Healthcare Support 1,310 19.2 0.7 $27,290
Protective Services 1,470 21.4 0.9 $44,330
Food Preparation and Serving Related 6,900 100.9 1.1 $20,250
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,230 32.6 1.0 $25,610
Personal Care and Services 2,150 31.4 1.0 $22,490
Sales and Related 6,440 94.2 0.9 $23,500
Office and Administrative Support 12,200 178.4 1.1 $31,280
Construction and Extraction 2,880 42.1 1.1 $40,790
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,220 47.1 1.2 $37,890
Production 2,800 40.9 0.6 $32,810
Transportation and Material Moving 3,330 48.6 0.7 $28,530