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

Waterloo, Iowa Metro Area

MSA: Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA
counties: Black Hawk, Bremer, Grundy
Population (2016 estimate): 170,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 3.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 91,000
Average Earnings (2016): $45,800

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 4,510 51.1 1.0 $75,980
Business and Financial Operations 3,120 35.3 0.7 $54,170
IT and Mathematical 1,210 13.7 0.5 $63,460
Architecture and Engineering 1,430 16.2 0.9 $69,870
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 300 3.4 0.4 $51,510
Community and Social Services 1,250 14.1 1.0 $35,410
Legal and Judicial 440 4.9 0.7 $50,730
Education, Training, and Library 5,740 65.0 1.1 $46,210
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 960 10.9 0.8 $32,530
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 5,020 56.8 1.0 $52,800
Healthcare Support 2,320 26.2 0.9 $27,850
Protective Services 1,230 13.9 0.6 $35,160
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,750 87.6 1.0 $18,880
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,730 30.8 1.0 $23,920
Personal Care and Services 2,630 29.7 0.9 $20,950
Sales and Related 9,040 102.3 1.0 $23,830
Office and Administrative Support 13,330 150.7 1.0 $31,850
Construction and Extraction 3,030 34.3 0.9 $39,080
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,620 40.9 1.1 $43,380
Production 11,510 130.2 2.0 $34,580
Transportation and Material Moving 7,050 79.7 1.2 $34,060

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