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

Yakima, Washington Metro Area

MSA: Yakima, WA
county: Yakima
Population (2016 estimate): 250,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 4.5%
NFP Employment (2016): 84,000
Average Earnings (2016): $40,580

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 2,790 32.8 0.7 $90,730
Business and Financial Operations 2,210 26.0 0.5 $56,420
IT and Mathematical 750 8.8 0.3 $61,100
Architecture and Engineering 530 6.2 0.4 $62,660
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 600 7.0 0.9 $54,620
Community and Social Services 1,660 19.5 1.4 $41,970
Legal and Judicial 470 5.5 0.7 $55,000
Education, Training, and Library 7,220 84.9 1.4 $41,400
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 630 7.4 0.5 $39,650
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 4,560 53.5 0.9 $67,570
Healthcare Support 2,440 28.7 1.0 $29,260
Protective Services 1,700 20.0 0.8 $43,780
Food Preparation and Serving Related 7,160 84.2 0.9 $23,690
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 2,560 30.1 1.0 $26,520
Personal Care and Services 2,980 35.1 1.1 $24,940
Sales and Related 8,310 97.6 0.9 $27,130
Office and Administrative Support 11,360 133.5 0.9 $34,530
Construction and Extraction 3,150 37.1 0.9 $43,970
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 3,860 45.3 1.2 $41,820
Production 7,400 87.0 1.3 $31,600
Transportation and Material Moving 7,520 88.3 1.3 $31,510

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