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

Wausau, Wisconsin Metro Area

MSA: Wausau, WI
county: Marathon
Population (2016 estimate): 136,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 2.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 72,000
Average Earnings (2016): $38,230

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 2,640 37.9 0.8 $87,010
Business and Financial Operations 3,140 45.2 0.9 $54,960
IT and Mathematical 1,570 22.6 0.8 $66,650
Architecture and Engineering 1,190 17.1 1.0 $60,850
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 280 4.0 0.5 $53,650
Community and Social Services 810 11.6 0.8 $45,900
Legal and Judicial 330 4.7 0.6 $53,010
Education, Training, and Library 3,130 45.0 0.7 $46,510
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 590 8.5 0.6 $36,090
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 4,360 62.6 1.1 $58,070
Healthcare Support 1,820 26.1 0.9 $30,050
Protective Services 1,110 15.9 0.7 $32,430
Food Preparation and Serving Related 4,830 69.4 0.8 $19,360
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,030 29.1 0.9 $22,630
Personal Care and Services 2,070 29.8 0.9 $22,120
Sales and Related 6,340 91.2 0.9 $24,800
Office and Administrative Support 10,690 153.6 1.0 $32,030
Construction and Extraction 2,140 30.8 0.8 $46,900
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,960 42.6 1.1 $42,680
Production 11,220 161.3 2.5 $36,370
Transportation and Material Moving 6,200 89.2 1.3 $34,500

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