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Fort Smith Employment

Employment and Industries in the Fort Smith, Arkansas Area

Fort Smith has for years been a prominent regional manufacturing center. However, a large number of the manufacturing jobs have been relocated overseas. Fort Smith has been ranked number six in the nation regarding the lowest cost of doing business cities. The important elements of the economy are manufacturing, trucking, healthcare, food-processing, tourism, recreation and conventions. A variety of products are produced in Fort Smith including appliances, food products, wood and paper products, composite building materials and air conditioning systems.

The most popular jobs in Fort Smith which are typically filled by college graduates are registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, accountant and auditors and social and human service assistants. Some of the high paying jobs in the region are physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, truck drivers, heavy and tractor trailers; sales managers, purchasing managers and lawyers.

Notable information about Fort Smith: Fort Smith has been mentioned by Forbes as having the lowest cost of living in the nation. For the population over 25 years of age, about 18% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In addition, the daytime population increases by about 35% due to commuters from the surrounding area.

In association with the Arkansas Department of Economic Development, the city offers various types of investment and job creation incentives in order to attract new companies and retain flourishing businesses. Tax Back, InvestArk and Advantage Arkansas are a few of the incentives that are available to businesses. The Arkansas Construction Education Foundation Training Program provides classroom and real-world experience via apprenticeship programs. In addition, the University of Arkansas Fort Smith's Center for Business and Professional Development partners with local businesses with the objective of developing the skills of employees.

The major employers in Fort Smith are:

  • Baldor Electric Company
  • Fort Smith Public Schools
  • O.K. Industries
  • City of Fort Smith
  • Whirlpool
  • Rheem Manufacturing Company
  • Sparks Health System
  • Arkansas Best Corporation
  • University of Arkansas Fort Smith
  • Golden Living
  • St. Edward Mercy Medical Center
  • Hiram Walker
  • Bost
  • Owens-Corning
  • Cooper Clinic
  • Area Agency on Aging
  • Gerber Products
  • Kraft-Planters
  • MacSteel
  • Riverside Furniture
  • The Trane Company
  • Twin Rivers

The list shown below displays the major industries for employment in Fort Smith:

  • Manufacturing
  • Trade, transportation and public utilities
  • Education and health services
  • Government
  • Professional and business services
  • Construction
  • Financial activities

Business organizations offering assistance to Fort Smith companies:

The Times Record is an excellent publication to help individuals keep up-to-date with the business activities in the Fort Smith area.

Most Popular Jobs in Fort Smith, Arkansas Metro Area (2008 data)

Where the Majority of Workers Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Registered nurses 2,470 $51,900 $35,320 - 74,640 24% 56%
2 Elementary school teachers, except special education 1,480 $41,440 $32,740 - 53,080 14% 95%
3 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 1,340 $49,830 $27,420 - 80,960 8% 51%
4 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,150 $44,810 $33,260 - 61,220 6% 96%
5 Teachers and instructors, all other 650 $34,420 $14,260 - 60,640 9% 54%
6 Accountants and auditors 540 $46,390 $29,230 - 67,990 18% 79%
7 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 530 $41,940 $33,160 - 52,970 11% 95%
8 Financial managers 310 $88,160 $37,740 - 153,260 13% 60%
9 Lawyers 270 $118,100 $34,440 - 11% 99%
10 Chief executives 260 $111,780 $43,300 - 2% 65%
11 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 230 $70,150 $54,880 - 89,430 8% 78%
12 Pharmacists 220 $99,090 $74,790 - 128,090 22% 97%
13 Network and computer systems administrators 210 $54,900 $30,170 - 90,580 27% 50%
14 Social and human service assistants 190 $24,720 $17,350 - 33,940 34% 58%
15 Sales managers 180 $90,880 $46,930 - 158,960 10% 69%
16 Medical and health services managers 180 $67,740 $42,150 - 103,480 16% 57%
17 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 180 $59,480 $27,110 - 99,520 12% 51%
18 Librarians 180 $44,770 $32,370 - 60,880 4% 85%
19 Speech-language pathologists 160 $64,400 $42,480 - 101,270 11% 98%
20 Management analysts 160 $59,230 $33,740 - 81,500 22% 78%
21 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 160 $52,200 $35,690 - 67,710 13% 73%
22 Child, family, and school social workers 160 $31,070 $17,550 - 40,560 19% 77%
23 Industrial engineers 150 $73,400 $44,660 - 104,970 20% 74%
24 Mechanical engineers 150 $67,130 $45,730 - 87,620 4% 78%
25 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 150 $43,610 $34,400 - 54,140 12% 51%
26 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 140 $46,510 $34,740 - 61,290 -5% 96%
27 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 130 $44,310 $25,780 - 64,260 5% 58%
28 Computer software engineers, applications 120 $60,650 $44,200 - 81,170 45% 85%
29 Special education teachers, secondary school 120 $45,970 $34,910 - 59,680 9% 87%
30 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 120 $39,130 $15,480 - 60,480 14% 54%
31 Advertising sales agents 120 $34,160 $15,100 - 57,700 20% 56%
32 Legislators 120 $31,250 $13,240 - 77,390 1% 65%
33 Computer systems analysts 110 $43,010 $28,660 - 61,270 29% 68%
34 Self-enrichment education teachers 110 $40,550 $19,630 - 54,030 23% 54%
35 Physical therapists 100 $78,270 $49,750 - 106,560 27% 89%
36 Managers, all other 100 $66,470 $34,990 - 116,650 7% 55%
37 Training and development specialists 100 $43,500 $27,720 - 67,500 18% 56%
38 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 100 $41,270 $31,610 - 52,120 20% 87%
39 Coaches and scouts 100 $37,160 $14,960 - 59,820 15% 60%
40 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 100 $36,770 $23,110 - 55,180 18% 56%
41 Personal financial advisors 90 $69,460 $26,490 - 135,750 41% 81%
42 Social and community service managers 90 $31,720 $17,870 - 52,320 25% 72%
43 Graphic designers 90 $31,380 $16,580 - 60,120 10% 55%
44 Market research analysts 80 $49,060 $30,690 - 67,230 20% 82%
45 Medical and public health social workers 80 $38,280 $18,400 - 55,300 24% 77%
46 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 80 $31,990 $20,230 - 47,510 15% 51%
47 Engineering managers 70 $87,730 $54,300 - 128,190 7% 84%
48 Marketing managers 70 $82,570 $41,310 - 14% 69%
49 Electrical engineers 70 $61,990 $39,370 - 79,840 6% 81%
50 Instructional coordinators 70 $58,370 $34,260 - 81,890 23% 79%
51 Mental health counselors 70 $48,990 $30,200 - 67,170 30% 73%
52 Public relations specialists 70 $39,300 $28,160 - 54,040 18% 81%
53 Purchasing managers 60 $111,470 $56,420 - 3% 57%
54 Computer and information systems managers 60 $101,770 $61,900 - 136,160 16% 73%
55 Occupational therapists 60 $72,480 $42,390 - 107,930 23% 90%
56 Civil engineers 60 $67,790 $44,630 - 98,260 18% 87%
57 Detectives and criminal investigators 60 $51,320 $27,550 - 93,170 17% 54%
58 Occupational health and safety specialists 60 $41,380 $22,180 - 75,480 8% 72%
59 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 60 $37,690 $24,310 - 54,000 18% 56%
60 Editors 60 $37,290 $26,960 - 50,840 2% 81%
61 Surveyors 60 $35,600 $20,280 - 54,370 24% 82%
62 Human resources managers, all other 50 $81,190 $45,890 - 126,750 11% 58%
63 Postmasters and mail superintendents 50 $58,310 $41,020 - 77,460 -1% 55%
64 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 50 $45,060 $28,850 - 65,250 17% 56%
65 Special education teachers, middle school 50 $41,680 $34,750 - 50,390 16% 87%
66 Tax preparers 50 $24,350 $17,280 - 36,720 -8% 54%
67 Floral designers 50 $19,240 $14,260 - 24,740 -9% 55%
68 Database administrators 40 $65,530 $36,090 - 97,360 29% 72%
69 Veterinarians 40 $63,260 $41,500 - 81,560 35% 100%
70 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 40 $57,450 $38,100 - 84,530 16% 99%
71 Network systems and data communications analysts 40 $53,460 $35,260 - 74,020 53% 57%
72 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 40 $50,420 $27,550 - 64,680 25% 67%
73 Dietitians and nutritionists 40 $47,360 $26,720 - 80,830 9% 72%
74 Financial analysts 40 $44,060 $27,790 - 73,210 34% 87%
75 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 40 $35,820 $20,490 - 54,790 34% 73%
76 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 40 $33,050 $21,420 - 59,450 24% 78%
77 Optometrists 30 $61,370 $26,280 - 123,780 11% 100%
78 Producers and directors 30 $50,420 $20,420 - 74,840 11% 75%
79 Architects, except landscape and naval 30 $50,130 $34,000 - 66,100 18% 88%
80 Credit analysts 30 $50,010 $22,410 - 83,940 2% 60%
81 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 30 $34,510 $18,800 - 51,170 30% 77%
82 Financial specialists, all other 30 $32,020 $21,360 - 61,830 12% 50%
83 Social workers, all other 30 $30,690 $15,050 - 49,020 18% 77%

Where the Majority of Workers Do Not Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 5,090 $39,410 $26,000 - 62,430 10% 4%
2 Retail salespersons 3,690 $21,900 $14,160 - 32,920 12% 25%
3 Cashiers 3,300 $16,270 $13,480 - 20,600 -3% 10%
4 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 2,520 $22,230 $15,550 - 32,230 2% 5%
5 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 2,310 $14,890 $13,310 - 16,600 18% 5%
6 Team assemblers 2,070 $25,440 $17,120 - 38,260 0% 5%
7 Helpers--production workers 1,980 $21,850 $16,380 - 34,330 -1% 4%
8 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,910 $20,320 $14,820 - 29,430 15% 4%
9 Office clerks, general 1,880 $22,060 $14,890 - 31,500 13% 19%
10 Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers 1,880 $18,960 $15,800 - 23,770 11% 2%
11 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 1,800 $19,380 $16,200 - 24,400 18% 7%
12 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 1,770 $27,080 $17,010 - 38,050 13% 16%
13 Waiters and waitresses 1,620 $17,480 $13,840 - 26,480 11% 14%
14 Stock clerks and order fillers 1,460 $20,500 $14,440 - 29,740 -8% 8%
15 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 1,440 $24,240 $14,860 - 34,280 1% 18%
16 Maintenance and repair workers, general 1,370 $30,700 $18,170 - 47,340 10% 6%
17 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 1,260 $33,160 $18,790 - 53,740 4% 25%
18 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,210 $33,160 $25,640 - 40,830 14% 7%
19 General and operations managers 1,200 $88,360 $37,190 - 161,930 2% 48%
20 Cooks, fast food 1,150 $15,840 $13,820 - 19,330 8% 5%
21 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 1,120 $38,240 $20,900 - 59,890 6% 29%
22 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 1,060 $23,210 $14,650 - 37,930 -5% 5%
23 Customer service representatives 1,010 $25,090 $15,810 - 35,950 25% 22%
24 Industrial truck and tractor operators 990 $27,740 $18,160 - 38,970 -2% 2%
25 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 900 $43,850 $27,510 - 64,290 -5% 15%
26 Home health aides 870 $16,670 $13,340 - 21,770 49% 7%
27 Child care workers 850 $16,130 $13,880 - 19,550 18% 15%
28 Personal and home care aides 830 $18,040 $14,800 - 21,430 51% 10%
29 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 810 $28,120 $17,890 - 41,980 -7% 14%
30 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 800 $57,680 $32,500 - 102,910 9% 10%
31 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 740 $30,380 $21,210 - 40,640 5% 2%
32 Receptionists and information clerks 740 $20,760 $14,600 - 28,690 17% 13%
33 Teacher assistants 720 $17,740 $13,460 - 24,240 10% 18%
34 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 710 $26,290 $17,700 - 37,570 11% 14%
35 Tellers 710 $21,360 $16,240 - 28,780 14% 16%
36 Cooks, restaurant 680 $19,400 $14,820 - 25,090 12% 5%
37 Food preparation workers 670 $17,130 $13,800 - 22,020 15% 7%
38 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 660 $16,800 $13,850 - 20,660 13% 5%
39 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 650 $18,380 $13,930 - 25,630 11% 5%
40 Rotary drill operators, oil and gas 640 $50,630 $30,980 - 78,660 -5% 0%
41 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 640 $24,350 $16,080 - 38,320 8% 4%
42 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 630 $33,070 $17,870 - 53,510 11% 33%
43 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 620 $30,150 $17,670 - 45,630 14% 4%
44 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 610 $33,180 $23,350 - 45,690 8% 3%
45 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 590 $36,140 $22,880 - 58,570 15% 18%
46 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 570 $28,010 $20,020 - 37,670 4% 6%
47 Carpenters 550 $29,440 $20,180 - 40,420 10% 6%
48 Security guards 550 $20,180 $15,300 - 26,700 17% 13%
49 Industrial machinery mechanics 530 $39,710 $25,280 - 59,610 9% 5%
50 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 510 $24,950 $17,070 - 33,820 -15% 0%
51 Business operations specialists, all other 490 $54,060 $27,050 - 80,040 21% 49%
52 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 490 $52,720 $34,570 - 80,270 7% 13%
53 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 490 $19,360 $14,420 - 25,790 18% 6%
54 Counter and rental clerks 450 $20,570 $13,760 - 32,680 23% 16%
55 Dishwashers 430 $15,980 $13,700 - 19,910 10% 3%
56 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 410 $32,000 $20,340 - 42,860 12% 3%
57 Derrick operators, oil and gas 380 $40,430 $29,240 - 59,020 -6% 0%
58 Service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining 380 $39,470 $26,060 - 73,500 -5% 0%
59 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 380 $33,340 $22,250 - 43,400 11% 4%
60 Fire fighters 380 $30,460 $17,050 - 44,860 12% 18%
61 Bill and account collectors 380 $25,110 $16,360 - 35,160 23% 13%
62 Electricians 370 $41,320 $28,870 - 51,370 7% 7%
63 Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 370 $31,970 $22,770 - 39,250 -13% 0%
64 Administrative services managers 340 $52,040 $25,110 - 89,090 12% 40%
65 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 330 $25,460 $17,790 - 34,920 4% 15%
66 Loan officers 320 $49,490 $24,950 - 85,400 12% 49%
67 Bus drivers, school 320 $20,970 $13,660 - 32,760 9% 4%
68 Kindergarten teachers, except special education 310 $41,260 $31,870 - 52,390 16% 43%
69 Insurance sales agents 310 $0 $ - 13% 45%
70 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 300 $37,970 $26,800 - 50,720 4% 30%
71 Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 300 $0 $ - -8% 0%
72 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 290 $30,830 $18,820 - 44,760 2% 11%
73 Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 290 $29,710 $20,940 - 39,610 -18% 0%
74 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 290 $15,810 $13,720 - 19,120 10% 8%
75 Postal service mail carriers 290 $0 $ - 1% 11%
76 Machine feeders and offbearers 280 $27,910 $18,150 - 37,560 -15% 0%
77 Dental assistants 280 $25,790 $19,130 - 32,400 29% 9%
78 Recreation workers 280 $18,750 $13,900 - 24,630 13% 47%
79 Food batchmakers 270 $25,130 $16,210 - 38,040 11% 5%
80 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 270 $21,060 $15,550 - 27,450 14% 3%
81 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 260 $46,410 $25,660 - 68,640 10% 17%
82 Correctional officers and jailers 260 $22,620 $17,430 - 31,900 17% 11%
83 Computer support specialists 250 $35,410 $22,980 - 49,570 13% 43%
84 Machinists 250 $32,180 $22,860 - 39,940 -3% 3%
85 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 250 $31,960 $17,830 - 41,820 9% 3%
86 Cement masons and concrete finishers 250 $31,650 $22,490 - 47,720 11% 2%
87 Parts salespersons 250 $26,330 $16,890 - 39,250 -2% 6%
88 Printing machine operators 240 $36,710 $22,640 - 49,220 -6% 6%
89 Driver/sales workers 240 $27,240 $18,190 - 38,360 -5% 4%
90 Sheet metal workers 230 $28,020 $17,670 - 40,110 7% 4%
91 Food cooking machine operators and tenders 230 $27,990 $16,170 - 39,160 -5% 0%
92 Pharmacy technicians 230 $25,250 $18,260 - 33,310 32% 16%
93 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 230 $22,300 $16,920 - 30,100 10% 24%
94 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 230 $16,800 $13,650 - 22,710 17% 14%
95 Industrial production managers 220 $79,020 $40,830 - 113,890 -6% 43%
96 Medical secretaries 220 $25,480 $18,660 - 36,800 17% 18%
97 Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 220 $17,470 $13,820 - 23,800 10% 5%
98 Property, real estate, and community association managers 210 $45,690 $18,000 - 119,750 15% 36%
99 Office and administrative support workers, all other 210 $42,460 $29,040 - 53,200 -9% 32%
100 Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 210 $36,140 $27,510 - 46,390 12% 3%
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Jobs More Common Near Fort Smith Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Rock splitters, quarry 23,210 130 440.6
Rotary drill operators, oil and gas 50,630 640 57.7
Derrick operators, oil and gas 40,430 380 46.7
Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers 18,960 1,880 34.4
Wellhead pumpers 38,240 100 25.1
Service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining 39,470 380 22.4
Farmworkers, farm and ranch animals 21,210 190 16.3
Food cooking machine operators and tenders 27,990 230 11.2
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 0 300 6.5
Meter readers, utilities 25,930 170 6.2
Conveyor operators and tenders 26,540 100 5.7
Helpers--production workers 21,850 1,980 5.5
Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood 22,050 100 5.3
Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 29,710 290 4.4
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 27,050 170 4.3
Food batchmakers 25,130 270 4.2
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 23,210 1,060 4
Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door 42,880 100 3.9
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 39,410 5,090 3.9
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 31,970 370 3.9
Machine feeders and offbearers 27,910 280 3.4
Legislators 31,250 120 3.3
Prepress technicians and workers 31,810 140 2.9
Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 24,950 510 2.9
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 39,130 120 2.9
Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders 26,200 190 2.8
Health technologists and technicians, all other 24,820 150 2.7
Cooks, fast food 15,840 1,150 2.7
Cargo and freight agents 37,760 180 2.6
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 30,380 740 2.6
Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators 28,890 190 2.6
Industrial machinery mechanics 39,710 530 2.5
Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping 26,520 130 2.5
Team assemblers 25,440 2,070 2.5
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 46,510 140 2.4
Tool and die makers 38,170 150 2.4
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 18,380 650 2.4
Kindergarten teachers, except special education 41,260 310 2.4
Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 27,590 130 2.2
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 28,120 810 2.2
Personal and home care aides 18,040 830 2.2
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 36,140 210 2.2
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 50,080 140 2.2
Physical therapist assistants 50,440 100 2.1
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 33,160 1,210 2.1
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 33,180 610 2.1
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 32,000 410 2.1
Butchers and meat cutters 21,050 190 2
Industrial truck and tractor operators 27,740 990 2
Maintenance workers, machinery 30,860 100 2

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Fort Smith, Arkansas Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Office and administrative support workers, all other 42,460 1.37 210
Food cooking machine operators and tenders 27,990 1.15 230
Lawyers 118,100 1.15 270
Preschool teachers, except special education 29,320 1.15 160
Family and general practitioners 184,930 1.12 150
Printing machine operators 36,710 1.12 240
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 31,970 1.09 370
Machine feeders and offbearers 27,910 1.08 280
Self-enrichment education teachers 40,550 1.06 110
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 39,410 1.05 5,090
Driver/sales workers 27,240 1.04 240
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 25,870 1.03 130
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 52,200 1.01 160
Industrial engineers 73,400 1.01 150
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 21,060 1 270
Service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining 39,470 1 380
Speech-language pathologists 64,400 1 160
Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 17,300 0.99 140
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 57,680 0.99 800
Automotive body and related repairers 38,710 0.98 120
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 28,010 0.98 570
Rotary drill operators, oil and gas 50,630 0.98 640
Food batchmakers 25,130 0.98 270
Cargo and freight agents 37,760 0.97 180
Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 17,200 0.97 180
Derrick operators, oil and gas 40,430 0.96 380
All other information and record clerks 31,580 0.96 150
Financial managers 88,160 0.95 310
Pharmacists 99,090 0.94 220
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 65,710 0.94 180
Waiters and waitresses 17,480 0.93 1,620
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 36,140 0.93 590
Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 29,710 0.93 290
Team assemblers 25,440 0.93 2,070
Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 49,300 0.93 130
Dishwashers 15,980 0.93 430
Production, planning, and expediting clerks 37,970 0.93 300
First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 52,720 0.93 490
Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping 26,520 0.93 130
Helpers--production workers 21,850 0.92 1,980
Sales managers 90,880 0.92 180
Industrial truck and tractor operators 27,740 0.92 990
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 22,230 0.92 2,520
Business operations specialists, all other 54,060 0.92 490
General and operations managers 88,360 0.92 1,200
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 50,080 0.91 140
Farmworkers, farm and ranch animals 21,210 0.91 190
Cooks, fast food 15,840 0.91 1,150
First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 39,110 0.91 200
Mechanical engineers 67,130 0.91 150

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