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

Tampa, Florida Metro Area

MSA: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
counties: Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas
Population (2016 estimate): 3.0 million
Unemployment Rate (July 2017): 4.1%
NFP Employment (2016): 1.3 million
Average Earnings (2016): $43,160

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 45,250 35.8 0.7 $102,990
Business and Financial Operations 79,780 63.1 1.2 $61,220
IT and Mathematical 41,230 32.6 1.1 $70,900
Architecture and Engineering 17,050 13.5 0.8 $63,620
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 6,760 5.3 0.7 $58,290
Community and Social Services 12,830 10.1 0.7 $40,620
Legal and Judicial 14,010 11.1 1.5 $64,130
Education, Training, and Library 62,240 49.2 0.8 $43,580
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 14,500 11.5 0.9 $43,010
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 82,660 65.4 1.1 $61,030
Healthcare Support 38,510 30.5 1.1 $27,150
Protective Services 30,820 24.4 1.0 $34,480
Food Preparation and Serving Related 126,710 100.2 1.1 $19,990
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 36,450 28.8 0.9 $22,560
Personal Care and Services 34,780 27.5 0.9 $21,180
Sales and Related 153,570 121.4 1.2 $26,810
Office and Administrative Support 243,250 192.3 1.2 $31,320
Construction and Extraction 50,590 40.0 1.0 $34,850
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 51,050 40.4 1.0 $37,710
Production 55,400 43.8 0.7 $29,950
Transportation and Material Moving 65,550 51.8 0.8 $27,120

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