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

Wheeling, West Virginia Metro Area

MSA: Wheeling, WV-OH
counties: Marshall (WV), Ohio (WV), Belmont (OH)
Population (2016 estimate): 143,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 4.8%
NFP Employment (2016): 67,000
Average Earnings (2016): $36,310

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 2,280 36.3 0.7 $72,530
Business and Financial Operations 1,810 28.9 0.6 $49,750
IT and Mathematical 730 11.6 0.4 $56,010
Architecture and Engineering 470 7.5 0.4 $72,750
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 230 3.6 0.4 $51,900
Community and Social Services 1,090 17.5 1.2 $32,750
Legal and Judicial 540 8.6 1.1 $70,130
Education, Training, and Library 3,340 53.3 0.9 $40,300
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 490 7.8 0.6 $37,230
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 5,080 81.1 1.4 $51,470
Healthcare Support 2,430 38.8 1.4 $23,640
Protective Services 1,920 30.7 1.3 $34,710
Food Preparation and Serving Related 6,590 105.2 1.1 $19,350
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,140 34.2 1.1 $21,170
Personal Care and Services 2,090 33.3 1.0 $19,500
Sales and Related 6,710 107.1 1.0 $21,720
Office and Administrative Support 10,440 166.8 1.1 $27,650
Construction and Extraction 4,500 71.9 1.8 $49,350
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,060 48.9 1.3 $35,430
Production 2,290 36.5 0.6 $37,190
Transportation and Material Moving 4,390 70.2 1.0 $29,720

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