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

Waco, Texas Metro Area

MSA: Waco, TX
counties: Falls, McLennan
Population (2016 estimate): 265,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 119,000
Average Earnings (2016): $39,080

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 3,490 30.9 0.6 $82,340
Business and Financial Operations 4,200 37.2 0.7 $59,310
IT and Mathematical 1,830 16.2 0.5 $63,740
Architecture and Engineering 1,690 15.0 0.8 $65,080
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 660 5.9 0.7 $53,850
Community and Social Services 1,620 14.4 1.0 $43,130
Legal and Judicial 560 4.9 0.6 $71,450
Education, Training, and Library 8,220 72.7 1.2 $46,330
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,110 9.8 0.7 $38,070
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 5,870 51.9 0.9 $60,430
Healthcare Support 2,810 24.8 0.9 $27,310
Protective Services 2,700 23.9 1.0 $41,710
Food Preparation and Serving Related 10,580 93.6 1.0 $18,840
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 3,750 33.2 1.1 $21,780
Personal Care and Services 3,860 34.1 1.1 $18,530
Sales and Related 11,560 102.3 1.0 $24,150
Office and Administrative Support 20,420 180.7 1.2 $30,610
Construction and Extraction 5,380 47.6 1.2 $34,130
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 5,230 46.2 1.2 $37,700
Production 10,570 93.6 1.4 $30,810
Transportation and Material Moving 6,650 58.8 0.9 $29,040

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