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

Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area

MSA: Winston-Salem, NC
counties: Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Stokes, Yadkin
Population (2016 estimate): 662,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 4.1%
NFP Employment (2016): 261,000
Average Earnings (2016): $41,830

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 9,690 37.4 0.7 $106,840
Business and Financial Operations 11,200 43.3 0.8 $62,370
IT and Mathematical 4,740 18.3 0.6 $73,300
Architecture and Engineering 2,550 9.9 0.6 $70,110
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,460 5.6 0.7 $50,400
Community and Social Services 2,610 10.1 0.7 $42,240
Legal and Judicial 2,090 8.1 1.1 N/A
Education, Training, and Library 17,890 69.1 1.1 $42,340
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 1,870 7.2 0.5 $44,170
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 20,770 80.3 1.4 $58,280
Healthcare Support 11,090 42.8 1.5 $24,870
Protective Services 4,600 17.8 0.7 $33,840
Food Preparation and Serving Related 22,900 88.5 1.0 $18,850
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 7,980 30.8 1.0 $20,790
Personal Care and Services 6,590 25.5 0.8 $20,980
Sales and Related 24,800 95.8 0.9 $23,240
Office and Administrative Support 38,700 149.5 1.0 $32,520
Construction and Extraction 7,520 29.1 0.7 $35,090
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 9,860 38.1 1.0 $40,490
Production 27,740 107.2 1.7 $30,710
Transportation and Material Moving 22,110 85.4 1.2 $27,120

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