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Average Salary by Occupation


WORKFORCE COSTS FOR PRODUCTION-RELATED OCCUPATIONS

METRO

NO. WORKERS

AVG. HOURLY WAGE

UNIONIZATION RATE

Atlanta

90,113

$15.60

3.1%

Greenville

35,274

$16.07

1.3%

Indianapolis

46,383

$16.18

4.9%

Greensboro

22,455

$16.44

0.8%

Columbus

39,319

$16.99

3.1%

Nashville

47,010

$17.06

2.0%

Chicago

195,377

$17.09

9.6%

Charlotte

47,208

$17.16

2.1%
Louisville 43,974 $17.62 10.4%
Birmingham 16,646 $17.94 11.2%
Detroit 119,530 $19.47 10.3%
Charleston 10,523 $20.66 0.3%

Source: EMSI Analyst, 2016; Unionstats, 2015



WORKFORCE COSTS FOR TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIAL MOVING OCCUPATIONS
METRO AREA NO. WORKERS AVERAGE HOURLY WAGE
Columbus 76,251 $14.71
Memphis 89,711 $15.54
Dallas 243,874 $15.68
Indianapolis 92,259 $16.37
Los Angeles 388,394 $16.55
Kansas City 66,711 $16.61
Pittsburgh 68,162 $16.61
Harrisburg 32,709 $16.69
Chicago 356,300 $17.22
Louisville 64,138 $17.25
Atlanta 212,282 $17.70
New York 536,248 $18.47

Source: EMSI Analyst, 2016



WORKFORCE COSTS FOR BUSINESS SERVICES OCCUPATIONS
METRO NO. WORKERS AVG. HOURLY WAGE
Orlando 232,832 $21.62
Phoenix 440,265 $24.63
Columbus 222,441 $24.79
Indianapolis 198,203 $24.85
Nashville 210,498 $25.13
Kansas City 229,764 $25.29
Dallas 766,994 $25.56
Atlanta 553,696 $28.00
Charlotte 235,050 $28.05
Denver 282,875 $28.60
Chicago 962,239 $28.82
New York 2,026,734 $32.64
San Francisco 513,905 $36.58
Source: EMSI Analyst, 2016


WORKFORCE COSTS FOR SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND IT OCCUPATIONS
METRO NO. WORKERS AVG. HOURLY WAGE
Indianapolis 54,167 $34.36
Pittsburgh 64,896 $34.46
Columbus 62,416 $35.98
Raleigh 51,795 $37.42
Chicago 226,578 $38.13
Austin 91,395 $38.51
Boston 221,795 $44.29
Seattle 195,796 $46.77
Washington, D.C. 350,319 $48.24
San Francisco 229,945 $48.77

Source: EMSI Analyst, 2016








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