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


Annual Earnings
National 53,670 1.0 $23,470Explore the national job market for Legislators

data source:Bureau of Labor Statistics

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

Metro areas with populations over 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Rochester, NY 2.9
Cleveland, OH 2.0
Birmingham, AL 1.8
Buffalo, NY 1.8
St. Louis, MO 1.5
Metro Area Median Earnings
Sacramento, CA $98,050
Buffalo, NY $90,300
Rochester, NY $89,810
NYC Metro Area $63,380
LA Metro Area $63,270

Metro areas with populations of 500,000 to 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Des Moines, IA 5.6
Albany, NY 4.7
Syracuse, NY 3.3
Boise, ID 2.1
Springfield, MA 1.6
Metro Area Median Earnings
Des Moines, IA $111,710
Syracuse, NY $91,730
Albany, NY $91,710
Spokane, WA $91,280
Fresno, CA $71,330

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

Metro Area Location Quotient
Utica, NY 5.9
Springfield, IL 5.8
Binghamton, NY 4.6
Olympia, WA 3.9
Fort Smith, AR 2.5
Metro Area Median Earnings
Boulder, CO $99,050
Kennewick, WA $93,890
Binghamton, NY $90,390
Utica, NY $90,250
Springfield, IL $68,670

National - Job Listings

E*Trade - Arlington,VA
Monitor legislative and regulatory developments in the areas of privacy and data protection.... Full Description

Alliance Defending Freedom - Ashburn,VA
Please visit our careers page to view our Statement of Faith and Doctrinal Distinctives.Legal Counsel, Director of Legislative AffairsAlliance Defendi... Full Description

Sri Tech Solutions - Sterling,VA
Sound knowledge of local and relevant employment legislation.... Full Description

Ivy Exec - Manassas,VA
Stays current on legislative issues, statutes, decisions, laws, regulations and ordinances.... Full Description

Federal Acquisition Strategies - Springfield,VA
Provide advisory assistance to develop, review and track legislative packages, Congressional requests for information and similar queries.... Full Description

MetroStar Systems - Reston,VA
. * You have working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (DFAR) and related federal and state le... Full Description

Confidential - Rosslyn,VA
This Global Privacy Compliance Program Manager will use subject matter expertise to lead Raytheon s privacy compliance to various global regulations, ... Full Description

Raytheon - Merrifield,VA
. * Knowledge of risk analysis and information security * Knowledge of data privacy and security under NIST, ISO 27001/2, PCI, CIS CSC, RMM and other ... Full Description

Department of the Treasury - Vienna,VA
. * Provide technical tax law advice on newly enacted legislation, complex tax law issues, referrals, changes in regulations and policies.... Full Description

American Immigration Lawyers Association - Arlington,VA
The Government Relations team advocates for immigration-related legislative, regulatory, and policy reforms before Congress and the agencies, consiste... Full Description

Job Openings

E*Trade - Arlington,VA
Alliance Defending Freedom - Ashburn,VA
Sri Tech Solutions - Sterling,VA
Ivy Exec - Manassas,VA
Federal Acquisition Strategies - Springfield,VA
MetroStar Systems - Reston,VA