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

Tuscaloosa, Alabama Metro Area

MSA: Tuscaloosa, AL
counties: Hale, Pickens, Tuscaloosa
Population (2016 estimate): 241,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.1%
NFP Employment (2016): 105,000
Average Earnings (2016): $37,570

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 3,060 30.7 0.6 $91,770
Business and Financial Operations 2,510 25.1 0.5 $59,830
IT and Mathematical 1,180 11.9 0.4 $62,750
Architecture and Engineering 1,280 12.8 0.7 $70,580
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 510 5.1 0.6 $51,980
Community and Social Services 1,360 13.6 1.0 $39,050
Legal and Judicial 370 3.7 0.5 $50,650
Education, Training, and Library 6,350 63.7 1.0 $45,470
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 880 8.8 0.7 $38,470
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 6,710 67.2 1.1 $49,420
Healthcare Support 3,520 35.2 1.2 $24,640
Protective Services 1,900 19.1 0.8 $43,920
Food Preparation and Serving Related 9,910 99.3 1.1 $18,700
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 3,010 30.1 1.0 $24,540
Personal Care and Services 2,180 21.8 0.7 $18,880
Sales and Related 9,460 94.8 0.9 $22,180
Office and Administrative Support 13,430 134.6 0.9 $30,100
Construction and Extraction 4,900 49.1 1.2 $37,780
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 4,510 45.2 1.2 $44,220
Production 14,740 147.7 2.3 $37,770
Transportation and Material Moving 7,790 78.1 1.1 $26,360

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