Labor Statistics

Wage Summary


In 2018, the average weekly wage in the Lynchburg MSA was $791. This would be equivalent to $19.80 per hour or $41,143 per year, assuming a 40-hour work week for 52-weeks.

Average Weekly Wage Statistics (1st Quarter, 2018)


Industry Group Establishments Employees
Manufacturing 299 14,859
Retail Trade 879 13,386
Construction 726 6,651
Health Care & Social Assistance 1580 18,010
Accommodation & Food Services 483 9,341
Administrative and Waste Services 329 5,208
Wholesale Trade 253 3,447
Transportation & Warehousing 177 2,774
Public Administration 159 3,291
Professional &Technical Services 620 5,508
Finance & Insurance 368 3,282
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1015 5,755
Information 76 1,138
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation 93 1,498
Real Estate & Rental/Leasing 307 1,389
Utilities 22 365
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting 75 1,607
Management of Companies & Enterprises 46 1,233
Educational Services 73 8,909