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


Annual Earnings
National 19,380 1.0 $101,050Explore the national job market for Economists

data source:Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top job markets for Economists ranked by
concentration (left) and median earnings (right):

Metro areas with populations over 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
DC Metro Area 21.2
Boston Metro Area 3.4
SF Metro Area 1.6
Hartford, CT 1.5
Sacramento, CA 1.5
Metro Area Median Earnings
LA Metro Area $128,960
Houston, TX $120,350
NYC Metro Area $119,020
DC Metro Area $116,150
SF Metro Area $114,340

Metro areas with populations of 500,000 to 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Harrisburg, PA 3.9
Madison, WI 3.6
Little Rock, AR 1.8
Columbia, SC 1.2
Albany, NY 1.2
Metro Area Median Earnings
Bridgeport, CT $172,980
Madison, WI $82,230
Albany, NY $78,410
Lexington, KY $78,210
Des Moines, IA $76,290

Metro areas with populations of 200,000 to 500,000

Metro Area Location Quotient
Lansing, MI 2.7
Trenton, NJ 2.3
Tallahassee, FL 2.1
Ann Arbor, MI 1.7
Metro Area Median Earnings
Ann Arbor, MI $92,760
Trenton, NJ $78,150
Tallahassee, FL $61,620
Lansing, MI $50,730

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Primastep LLC - Arlington,VA
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ETrade - Arlington,VA
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