7 County Region Labor Force

Labor Force
Labor Market (1)
Labor Force Employment Unemployed % unemployed
2003 1,030,444 966,983 63,461 6.2
2004 1,023,813 967,835 55,978 5.5
2005 1,024,575 972,014 52,561 5.1
2006
 1,037,987  986,630  51,357 4.9
2007
 1,049,397  996,807  52,590  5.0
2008
 1,047,595  994,805  52,790  5.0
2009
1,050,813 953,993 96,820 9.2
2010
1,039,907 944,550 95,357 9.2
2011
1,038,092 953,925 85,167  8.2
2012
1,036,030 957,243 78,787  7.6
2013
1,039,764 962,526
77,238 7.4
         
Payroll Employment by Industry (2)
2000 2010 2013 % dist. (13)
Total 1,007,037 931,564 960,510 100.0





Goods Producing 254,032 176,522 184,602 19.2
Natural resource & mining 1,978 2,002 2,086 0.2
Construction 41,486 30,510 29,296 3.1
Manufacturing 210,570 144,008 153,220 16.0
         
Service providing 753,005 755,042 775,908 80.8
Trade, transportation & utilities 191,943 169,349 172,121 17.9
   Wholesale trade 49,920 41,968 42,415 4.4
   Retail trade 104,163 95,146 98,094 10.2
   Transp., ware-
   housing & utilities
37,860 32,235 31,612 3.3
Information 22,115 16,612 15,599 1.6
Financial activities 61,764 58,690 56,033 5.8
   Finance & insurance 49,843 47,652 44,796 4.7
   Real estate, rental &
   leasing
11,921 11,038 11,239 1.2
Professional & business services 122,257 120,792 133,936 13.9
   Professional &
   technical services
42,609 39,594 41,998 4.4
   Management of
   companies
12,233 23,328 27,117 2.8
   Administrative &
   waste services
67,415 57,871 64,823 6.7
Educational & health services 133,301 161,555 166,953 17.4
   Educational services 14,844 22,181 22,875 2.4
   Health care & social
   assistance
118,456 139,374 144,080 15.0
Leisure & hospitality 82,501 87,171 93,394 9.7
   Arts, entertainment
   & recreation
13,813 14,001 14,844 1.5
   Accommodation &
   food services
68,687 73,169 78,552 8.2
Other services, excluding public 31,953 32,350 33,380 3.5
Government 107,148 108,454 104,471 10.9





Employment by Occupation (3)
2009-2013 % dist.

Employed population 16 years and over 976,884 100.0

Management occupations 92,969 9.4

Business & financial operations occupations 50,702 5.2

Computer & mathematical occupations 24,641 2.5

Architecture & engineering occupations 20,504 2.1

Life, physical & social science occupations 6,964 0.7

Community & social services occupations 15,494 1.6

Legal occupations 9,941 1.0

Education, training & library occupations 59,144 6.1

Arts, design, entertain., sports, & media occ. 16,724 1.7

Healthcare practitioner & technical occupations 58,185 5.9

Healthcare support occupations 27,079 2.7

Protective service occupations 19,039 1.9

Food preparation & serving related occupations 54,195 5.4

Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance occ. 31,329 3.2

Personal care & service occupations 33,263 3.3

Sales & related occupations 103,476 10.6

Office & administrative support occupations 141,261 14.7

Farming, fishing & forestry occupations 4,189 0.5

Construction & extractive occupations 36,522 3.9

Installation, maintenance & repair occupations 28,877 2.9

Production occupations 86,413 9.0

Transportation & material moving occupations 55,973 5.8






Worker Earnings by Industry - 2013 (2)
Employment Wages
(000)
Annual
average
earnings
Average
weekly
earnings
Total 960,510 $44,498,508 $46,328 $891





Goods Producing 184,602 11,061,918 59,923 1,152
Natural resource & mining 2,086 71,019 34,046 655
Construction 29,296 1,646,437 56,200 1,081
Manufacturing 153,220 9,344,462 60,987 1,173
         
Service providing 775,908 33,436,590 43,093 829
Trade, transportation & utilities 172,121 6,640,867 38,583 742
   Wholesale trade 42,415 2,703,567 63,741 1,226
   Retail trade 98,094 2,394,734 24,413 469
   Transp., warehousing
   & utilities
31,612 1,542,566 48,797 930
Information 15,599 994,398 63,748 1,226
Financial activities 56,033 3,845,244 68,625 1,320
   Finance & insurance 44,796 3,445,277 76,910 1,479
   Real estate, rental &
   leasing
11,239 399,969 35,588 684
Professional & business services 133,936 7,207,608 53,814 1,035
   Professional &
   technical services
41,998 2,885,478 68,705 1,321
   Management of 
   companies
27,117 2,581,734 95,207 1,831
   Administrative &
   waste services
64,823 1,740,400 26,848 516
Educational & health services 166,953 7,286,129 43,642 839
   Educational services 22,875 1,206,593 52,747 1,014
   Health care & social
   assistance
144,080 6,079,537 42,196 811
Leisure & hospitality 93,394 1,575,590 16,870 324
   Arts, entertainment 
   & recreation
14,844 452,204 30,464 586
   Accommodation &
   food services
78,552 1,123,385 14,301 275
Other services, excluding public 33,380 851,665 25,514 491
Government 104,471 5,034,697 48,192 927
Notes & Sources
(1) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS), www.bls.gov/lau/home.htm
(2) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages (QCEW), www.bls.gov/cew/home.htm
(3) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics (OES), www.bls.gov/oes/home.htm