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

Trenton, New Jersey Metro Area

MSA: Trenton, NJ
county: Mercer
Population (2016 estimate): 371,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 3.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 265,000
Average Earnings (2016): $57,710

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 13,590 60.2 1.2 $125,600
Business and Financial Operations 22,420 99.2 1.9 $76,040
IT and Mathematical 12,540 55.5 1.9 $93,050
Architecture and Engineering 3,800 16.8 1.0 $86,890
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 5,320 23.5 2.9 $87,970
Community and Social Services 5,200 23.0 1.6 $54,520
Legal and Judicial 2,840 12.6 1.6 $89,630
Education, Training, and Library 17,910 79.3 1.3 $59,080
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 3,660 16.2 1.2 $58,760
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 11,800 52.2 0.9 $72,540
Healthcare Support 7,300 32.3 1.1 $29,150
Protective Services 7,660 33.9 1.4 $45,360
Food Preparation and Serving Related 14,300 63.3 0.7 $21,340
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 6,740 29.8 1.0 $28,110
Personal Care and Services 4,770 21.1 0.7 $26,010
Sales and Related 18,770 83.1 0.8 $27,370
Office and Administrative Support 39,240 173.7 1.1 $41,570
Construction and Extraction 4,580 20.3 0.5 $56,580
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 5,900 26.1 0.7 $50,370
Production 5,030 22.2 0.3 $36,540
Transportation and Material Moving 12,460 55.1 0.8 $30,790

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