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Boulder Employment

Employment and Industries in the Boulder, Colorado Area

Science and technology are the major industries in Boulder. The city is also known for its economic diversity and academic resources. The area has developed prominent high-technology, aerospace and electronic industries with the assistance of the research performed at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The university and the numerous technology and research-oriented companies attract many college graduates and professionals into Boulder's labor market.

The economy is bolstered by the numerous defense contractors, satellite and communication firms and research centers. The flourishing technology sector has also increased Boulder's manufacturing sector. In addition, the economy is also powered by healthcare, education and the government.

Boulder includes a developing renewable energy sector. In addition, the municipality is expected to have a large impact on environmental sustainability and other global issues.

Jobs that are more common in the Boulder area when compared to most cities are atmospheric and space scientists, computer hardware engineers, physicists, social scientists and related workers, chemists, electronic engineers, chemical technicians, chemical engineers, aerospace engineers and environmental scientists and specialists, including health.

The major non-agricultural sectors for jobs in Boulder are shown below:

  • Government
  • Professional and business services
  • Trade, transportation and utilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Leisure and hospitality
  • Information
  • Finance

Boulder's Economic Vitality Program offers a variety of assistance. The program's objective is to attract new companies and help existing companies expand. The program supports numerous industry clusters including bioscience, software, natural and organic food, sustainable technologies and creative services. In addition, the Colorado FIRST/Existing Industry Customized Training Programs fund employee training for transferable jobs skills in order to enhance a company's ability to compete in the marketplace and to enhance long-term job opportunities of employees.

Notable data about Boulder: The percentage of Boulder residents over the age of 25 that hold a bachelor's degree or higher is substantially higher than the nation's average. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 117.5. The nation's average is 100. In 2007 the estimated median household income was $52,000.

Shown below is a list of the major employers in the Boulder area:

  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • IBM Corp
  • Boulder Valley School District
  • Sun Microsystems Inc
  • Storage Technology Corp
  • Ball Corp
  • St. Vrain School District
  • Electronic Data Systems Corp
  • Boulder Community Hospital
  • Level 3 Communications Inc
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Covidien
  • City of Boulder
  • National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • Amgen
  • Micro Motion
  • Crispin Porter + Bogusky
  • Crocs
  • Polycom
  • Qualcom
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Celestial Seasonings
  • Medtronic
  • Digital Globe
  • Pangea Organics
  • Rally Software Development Corp

Boulder companies have access to business organizations such as:

The Daily Camera.com offers up-to-date information regarding the business activities in Boulder.

Most Popular Jobs in Boulder, Colorado 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 Computer software engineers, applications 2,790 $98,500 $57,620 - 148,780 45% 85%
2 Computer software engineers, systems software 2,720 $110,130 $68,300 - 163,840 28% 85%
3 Registered nurses 2,610 $68,120 $47,700 - 92,840 24% 56%
4 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 2,010 $61,750 $25,210 - 121,580 8% 51%
5 Accountants and auditors 1,950 $71,530 $41,040 - 116,930 18% 79%
6 Computer systems analysts 1,880 $89,290 $51,160 - 130,990 29% 68%
7 Computer hardware engineers 1,850 $112,840 $70,650 - 158,980 5% 70%
8 Elementary school teachers, except special education 1,720 $49,940 $34,670 - 67,910 14% 95%
9 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 1,320 $99,540 $40,200 - 12% 51%
10 Computer programmers 1,210 $89,920 $37,070 - 157,190 -4% 73%
11 Electronics engineers, except computer 1,160 $97,540 $57,900 - 136,760 4% 81%
12 Mechanical engineers 950 $96,650 $57,310 - 146,750 4% 78%
13 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 940 $52,270 $35,460 - 68,970 6% 96%
14 Computer specialists, all other 910 $75,630 $41,540 - 123,560 15% 68%
15 Atmospheric and space scientists 860 $92,610 $56,910 - 134,050 11% 85%
16 Management analysts 840 $100,040 $37,180 - 22% 78%
17 Network and computer systems administrators 820 $78,430 $49,550 - 110,830 27% 50%
18 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 760 $0 $ - 11% 95%
19 Chemists 710 $90,190 $51,880 - 137,210 9% 93%
20 Public relations specialists 700 $72,500 $34,980 - 135,170 18% 81%
21 Engineering managers 680 $152,340 $97,740 - 7% 84%
22 Database administrators 640 $71,130 $50,730 - 98,230 29% 72%
23 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 620 $78,140 $46,420 - 119,350 25% 93%
24 Lawyers 610 $105,630 $51,400 - 160,750 11% 99%
25 Teachers and instructors, all other 610 $58,020 $26,890 - 150,510 9% 54%
26 Computer and information systems managers 600 $131,960 $90,790 - 16% 73%
27 Industrial engineers 580 $87,950 $57,640 - 124,610 20% 74%
28 Rehabilitation counselors 520 $34,280 $23,890 - 43,910 23% 73%
29 Electrical engineers 480 $90,040 $55,810 - 131,920 6% 81%
30 Network systems and data communications analysts 470 $78,490 $34,440 - 127,670 53% 57%
31 Managers, all other 440 $120,950 $67,560 - 7% 55%
32 Coaches and scouts 430 $35,540 $17,770 - 52,550 15% 60%
33 Financial analysts 420 $105,680 $37,640 - 34% 87%
34 Architects, except landscape and naval 400 $60,680 $22,190 - 99,090 18% 88%
35 Physical therapists 390 $58,650 $44,040 - 73,290 27% 89%
36 Graphic designers 390 $49,660 $31,360 - 73,250 10% 55%
37 Self-enrichment education teachers 380 $38,830 $16,930 - 62,320 23% 54%
38 Social and human service assistants 370 $31,620 $23,040 - 44,060 34% 58%
39 Engineers, all other 360 $104,360 $60,870 - 148,520 6% 82%
40 Aerospace engineers 350 $94,150 $54,930 - 141,630 10% 87%
41 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 340 $75,090 $25,180 - 25% 67%
42 Editors 320 $54,930 $31,480 - 85,240 2% 81%
43 Physicists 320 $0 $ - 7% 95%
44 Sales engineers 310 $84,270 $51,460 - 127,920 9% 79%
45 Financial managers 300 $129,310 $75,270 - 13% 60%
46 Marketing managers 290 $110,790 $38,210 - 14% 69%
47 Pharmacists 290 $108,750 $88,480 - 136,810 22% 97%
48 Social scientists and related workers, all other 280 $75,000 $53,830 - 101,550 5% 90%
49 Sales managers 260 $117,510 $49,040 - 10% 69%
50 Training and development specialists 260 $65,430 $36,490 - 100,470 18% 56%
51 Advertising sales agents 260 $48,360 $17,770 - 83,370 20% 56%
52 Civil engineers 250 $78,230 $50,380 - 116,900 18% 87%
53 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 250 $47,420 $24,660 - 71,910 13% 73%
54 Medical and health services managers 220 $88,080 $47,670 - 120,650 16% 57%
55 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 220 $85,900 $70,970 - 106,260 8% 78%
56 Chemical engineers 220 $79,510 $53,890 - 115,030 8% 91%
57 Environmental engineers 210 $78,530 $43,590 - 128,390 25% 86%
58 Child, family, and school social workers 210 $54,050 $37,590 - 71,090 19% 77%
59 Sales and related workers, all other 210 $50,230 $27,340 - 84,560 14% 62%
60 Dentists, general 180 $165,490 $89,480 - 9% 100%
61 Occupational therapists 180 $62,030 $48,390 - 79,480 23% 90%
62 Librarians 180 $61,490 $40,420 - 84,860 4% 85%
63 Natural sciences managers 170 $145,170 $88,950 - 11% 93%
64 Personal financial advisors 170 $70,670 $32,790 - 104,680 41% 81%
65 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 170 $54,630 $35,770 - 77,890 20% 87%
66 Community and social service specialists, all other 170 $45,300 $33,680 - 63,270 25% 58%
67 Chief executives 160 $188,780 $95,510 - 2% 65%
68 Veterinarians 160 $91,070 $57,180 - 106,510 35% 100%
69 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 160 $74,630 $44,610 - 109,210 17% 56%
70 Technical writers 160 $73,330 $44,310 - 99,950 20% 74%
71 Speech-language pathologists 160 $66,870 $47,140 - 86,690 11% 98%
72 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 160 $61,830 $36,110 - 97,240 18% 56%
73 Instructional coordinators 160 $60,620 $34,430 - 102,350 23% 79%
74 Mental health counselors 160 $39,050 $21,760 - 62,740 30% 73%
75 Umpires, referees, and other sports officials 160 $29,350 $16,950 - 43,420 16% 60%
76 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 160 $28,800 $20,920 - 36,920 30% 77%
77 Education administrators, postsecondary 150 $97,130 $46,360 - 14% 78%
78 Biochemists and biophysicists 150 $93,590 $44,670 - 143,430 16% 95%
79 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 150 $71,420 $39,140 - 114,750 5% 58%
80 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 130 $76,470 $36,260 - 149,390 18% 56%
81 Physician assistants 130 $70,360 $41,310 - 106,390 27% 67%
82 Medical and public health social workers 130 $42,600 $28,860 - 59,940 24% 77%
83 Urban and regional planners 120 $69,160 $43,890 - 98,240 15% 92%
84 Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 110 $76,330 $44,670 - 123,150 22% 93%
85 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 110 $69,060 $26,630 - 101,720 16% 99%
86 Public relations managers 100 $99,090 $48,740 - 17% 75%
87 Psychologists, all other 90 $81,920 $39,300 - 106,380 8% 99%
88 Social and community service managers 90 $68,530 $43,820 - 101,500 25% 72%
89 Art directors 90 $62,320 $33,920 - 98,340 9% 58%
90 Optometrists 90 $60,030 $37,140 - 116,520 11% 100%
91 Film and video editors 90 $58,180 $28,190 - 97,420 13% 58%
92 Purchasing managers 80 $110,900 $86,910 - 137,100 3% 57%
93 Computer and information scientists, research 80 $110,140 $61,440 - 162,620 22% 68%
94 Credit analysts 80 $60,810 $37,340 - 88,920 2% 60%
95 Commercial and industrial designers 80 $58,830 $36,540 - 80,930 7% 55%
96 Cartographers and photogrammetrists 80 $57,970 $37,890 - 84,180 20% 82%
97 Chiropractors 80 $45,060 $22,490 - 64,830 14% 98%
98 Meeting and convention planners 80 $42,630 $23,250 - 66,810 20% 67%
99 Advertising and promotions managers 70 $127,350 $45,970 - 6% 76%
100 Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes 70 $76,200 $28,670 - 127,060 10% 59%

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 Retail salespersons 5,070 $27,120 $15,950 - 46,380 12% 25%
2 Cashiers 3,310 $22,630 $16,120 - 35,120 -3% 10%
3 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 3,060 $46,800 $29,950 - 69,370 15% 18%
4 Waiters and waitresses 2,970 $20,840 $14,960 - 30,970 11% 14%
5 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 2,950 $18,480 $15,240 - 23,430 18% 5%
6 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 2,730 $32,380 $21,570 - 46,550 1% 18%
7 General and operations managers 2,720 $117,770 $50,710 - 2% 48%
8 Business operations specialists, all other 2,680 $80,460 $41,330 - 130,190 21% 49%
9 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 2,170 $35,430 $21,900 - 49,810 13% 16%
10 Stock clerks and order fillers 2,110 $26,420 $17,120 - 39,090 -8% 8%
11 Receptionists and information clerks 2,080 $27,350 $18,230 - 37,850 17% 13%
12 Office clerks, general 1,860 $29,640 $19,890 - 41,100 13% 19%
13 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,800 $28,360 $19,290 - 40,890 15% 4%
14 Customer service representatives 1,700 $33,820 $20,910 - 50,230 25% 22%
15 Cooks, restaurant 1,580 $24,150 $18,770 - 30,990 12% 5%
16 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 1,500 $24,660 $16,980 - 33,090 2% 5%
17 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 1,450 $29,750 $21,960 - 38,880 18% 7%
18 Teacher assistants 1,400 $25,950 $19,530 - 33,220 10% 18%
19 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 1,360 $25,990 $18,430 - 37,040 18% 6%
20 Computer support specialists 1,200 $48,200 $26,660 - 75,280 13% 43%
21 Maintenance and repair workers, general 1,140 $38,750 $25,620 - 55,040 10% 6%
22 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 1,120 $50,090 $29,970 - 71,120 6% 29%
23 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 1,030 $43,830 $24,640 - 68,710 4% 25%
24 Food preparation workers 920 $21,110 $15,580 - 27,140 15% 7%
25 Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 910 $32,520 $18,990 - 49,870 -27% 6%
26 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 870 $34,610 $21,560 - 52,570 11% 14%
27 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 820 $39,740 $18,200 - 63,570 27% 47%
28 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 790 $40,010 $20,760 - 74,100 14% 4%
29 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 790 $19,240 $15,570 - 24,090 10% 17%
30 Bartenders 750 $19,140 $14,960 - 27,240 11% 17%
31 Sales representatives, services, all other 740 $60,110 $27,540 - 117,330 28% 48%
32 Carpenters 730 $43,230 $29,900 - 61,990 10% 6%
33 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 730 $20,440 $15,630 - 29,800 13% 5%
34 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 720 $30,050 $21,070 - 40,430 4% 6%
35 Preschool teachers, except special education 720 $27,750 $17,760 - 39,500 26% 43%
36 Office and administrative support workers, all other 700 $41,260 $24,030 - 53,160 -9% 32%
37 Personal and home care aides 700 $20,550 $16,940 - 25,240 51% 10%
38 Packers and packagers, hand 690 $21,600 $15,050 - 32,760 -12% 3%
39 Counter and rental clerks 660 $29,800 $16,580 - 52,560 23% 16%
40 Team assemblers 650 $27,210 $17,160 - 40,230 0% 5%
41 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 640 $62,660 $36,000 - 95,950 0% 42%
42 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 640 $33,910 $20,700 - 53,590 8% 4%
43 Construction laborers 640 $30,070 $20,570 - 39,540 11% 5%
44 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 640 $21,450 $15,190 - 32,060 12% 6%
45 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 620 $28,180 $15,510 - 49,390 12% 6%
46 Medical assistants 600 $32,920 $25,580 - 41,720 35% 10%
47 Tellers 600 $27,650 $21,180 - 36,430 14% 16%
48 Dishwashers 590 $18,760 $15,480 - 23,820 10% 3%
49 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 580 $64,240 $49,330 - 81,610 11% 33%
50 Child care workers 580 $25,170 $16,560 - 38,040 18% 15%
51 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 520 $23,960 $16,130 - 38,420 10% 24%
52 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 500 $55,660 $34,860 - 80,780 -5% 15%
53 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 500 $34,900 $23,360 - 48,860 10% 4%
54 Chemical technicians 500 $0 $ - 6% 37%
55 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 490 $54,020 $31,610 - 81,160 9% 10%
56 Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 480 $57,790 $36,400 - 86,810 4% 18%
57 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 480 $40,940 $26,520 - 57,890 -7% 14%
58 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 470 $42,490 $31,100 - 53,050 14% 7%
59 Postal service mail carriers 470 $0 $ - 1% 11%
60 Food servers, nonrestaurant 460 $23,650 $15,840 - 32,080 16% 9%
61 Security guards 460 $23,180 $15,890 - 37,260 17% 13%
62 Cost estimators 440 $67,390 $39,300 - 127,320 19% 32%
63 Electricians 440 $54,120 $32,430 - 70,750 7% 7%
64 Home health aides 430 $25,630 $20,850 - 31,960 49% 7%
65 Cooks, fast food 430 $18,910 $15,720 - 24,220 8% 5%
66 Printing machine operators 410 $32,090 $21,870 - 46,760 -6% 6%
67 Bus drivers, school 410 $31,570 $23,630 - 40,210 9% 4%
68 Dental assistants 380 $37,220 $23,190 - 58,970 29% 9%
69 Loan officers 370 $67,650 $22,800 - 109,010 12% 49%
70 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 350 $64,900 $29,910 - 103,240 7% 13%
71 All other information and record clerks 340 $36,790 $26,580 - 51,210 -13% 21%
72 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 340 $21,270 $16,050 - 28,690 17% 14%
73 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 330 $48,800 $33,180 - 70,790 4% 30%
74 Driver/sales workers 330 $19,020 $15,010 - 28,380 -5% 4%
75 Fire fighters 310 $49,930 $31,570 - 68,500 12% 18%
76 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 310 $33,140 $26,400 - 42,290 4% 15%
77 Industrial truck and tractor operators 310 $28,660 $20,730 - 39,900 -2% 2%
78 Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators 300 $42,870 $29,750 - 62,250 14% 8%
79 File clerks 300 $28,690 $21,180 - 39,610 -41% 20%
80 Telemarketers 300 $28,440 $16,610 - 51,920 -10% 14%
81 Architectural and civil drafters 290 $46,010 $33,200 - 60,220 6% 25%
82 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 280 $78,560 $37,630 - 132,640 4% 38%
83 Medical secretaries 280 $30,000 $20,450 - 41,760 17% 18%
84 Data entry keyers 280 $27,310 $16,060 - 38,820 -5% 18%
85 Dental hygienists 270 $82,970 $61,250 - 103,440 30% 33%
86 Radiologic technologists and technicians 270 $57,820 $42,510 - 78,380 15% 25%
87 Bus drivers, transit and intercity 270 $34,130 $27,420 - 41,050 13% 4%
88 Machinists 260 $55,930 $41,500 - 69,810 -3% 3%
89 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 260 $24,410 $16,990 - 35,640 -5% 5%
90 Nonfarm animal caretakers 260 $24,170 $16,830 - 35,440 18% 16%
91 Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers 260 $19,530 $16,370 - 23,990 19% 31%
92 Paralegals and legal assistants 250 $46,870 $30,030 - 71,010 22% 45%
93 Library technicians 250 $40,280 $26,450 - 55,000 9% 27%
94 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 250 $28,120 $20,570 - 36,380 11% 5%
95 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 240 $48,010 $35,260 - 67,730 9% 3%
96 Industrial machinery mechanics 240 $46,340 $27,680 - 70,000 9% 5%
97 Cement masons and concrete finishers 240 $34,350 $26,700 - 42,260 11% 2%
98 Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 240 $32,960 $21,620 - 47,600 0% 3%
99 Recreation workers 240 $25,780 $17,580 - 35,560 13% 47%
100 Amusement and recreation attendants 240 $20,930 $15,680 - 26,070 24% 22%
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Jobs More Common Near Boulder Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Atmospheric and space scientists 92,610 860 192.5
Bicycle repairers 22,880 180 64.1
Computer hardware engineers 112,840 1,850 26.2
Physicists 0 320 25
Umpires, referees, and other sports officials 29,350 160 23.3
Social scientists and related workers, all other 75,000 280 9.9
Chemists 90,190 710 7.4
Electronics engineers, except computer 97,540 1,160 7.1
Chemical technicians 0 500 7.1
Chemical engineers 79,510 220 7
Ophthalmic laboratory technicians 45,450 180 7
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 78,140 620 6.8
Aerospace engineers 94,150 350 6.7
Biochemists and biophysicists 93,590 150 6.3
Computer software engineers, systems software 110,130 2,720 5.6
Media and communication workers, all other 70,460 110 5.3
Rehabilitation counselors 34,280 520 4.8
Database administrators 71,130 640 4.5
Computer software engineers, applications 98,500 2,790 4.3
Computer specialists, all other 75,630 910 3.9
Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 32,520 910 3.9
Mechanical engineers 96,650 950 3.6
Environmental engineers 78,530 210 3.6
Natural sciences managers 145,170 170 3.5
Massage therapists 34,970 190 3.5
Sales engineers 84,270 310 3.5
Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 76,330 110 3.3
Engineering managers 152,340 680 3.1
Urban and regional planners 69,160 120 3.1
Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 32,960 240 3
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 39,740 820 3
Computer systems analysts 89,290 1,880 2.9
Technical writers 73,330 160 2.9
Architects, except landscape and naval 60,680 400 2.9
Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators 42,870 300 2.9
Veterinarians 91,070 160 2.8
Electrical engineers 90,040 480 2.6
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 99,540 1,320 2.6
Industrial engineering technicians 52,780 180 2.5
Brokerage clerks 34,190 200 2.5
Editors 54,930 320 2.5
Industrial engineers 87,950 580 2.5
Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 57,790 480 2.5
Mechanical engineering technicians 58,190 110 2.5
Office and administrative support workers, all other 41,260 700 2.4
Computer programmers 89,920 1,210 2.4
Public relations specialists 72,500 700 2.3
Coaches and scouts 35,540 430 2.3
Travel agents 38,950 220 2.3
Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers 19,530 260 2.2

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Boulder, Colorado Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Automotive body and related repairers 63,210 1.61 140
Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 76,470 1.6 130
Ophthalmic laboratory technicians 45,450 1.57 180
Media and communication workers, all other 70,460 1.56 110
Teachers and instructors, all other 58,020 1.53 610
Machinists 55,930 1.51 260
Financial analysts 105,680 1.48 420
Managers, all other 120,950 1.46 440
Public relations specialists 72,500 1.44 700
Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 71,420 1.42 150
Computer programmers 89,920 1.4 1,210
Financial managers 129,310 1.39 300
Engineering managers 152,340 1.39 680
Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 74,630 1.38 160
Chemists 90,190 1.37 710
Business operations specialists, all other 80,460 1.37 2,680
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 99,540 1.37 1,320
Library technicians 40,280 1.36 250
Management analysts 100,040 1.36 840
Parts salespersons 40,930 1.34 180
Office and administrative support workers, all other 41,260 1.33 700
Child, family, and school social workers 54,050 1.33 210
Administrative services managers 96,640 1.33 130
Police and sheriff's patrol officers 64,240 1.33 580
Computer software engineers, systems software 110,130 1.32 2,720
Natural sciences managers 145,170 1.32 170
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 39,740 1.32 820
Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers 48,920 1.32 200
First-line supervisors/managers of personal service workers 46,700 1.31 110
Dental hygienists 82,970 1.31 270
Child care workers 25,170 1.31 580
Computer and information systems managers 131,960 1.3 600
Mechanical engineers 96,650 1.3 950
Protective service workers, all other 40,420 1.3 140
Training and development specialists 65,430 1.3 260
Computer systems analysts 89,290 1.3 1,880
Engineers, all other 104,360 1.3 360
Legal secretaries 46,460 1.29 180
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 78,140 1.29 620
Counter and rental clerks 29,800 1.28 660
Sales and related workers, all other 50,230 1.28 210
Network and computer systems administrators 78,430 1.28 820
Computer software engineers, applications 98,500 1.28 2,790
Computer operators 44,670 1.27 210
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 64,260 1.26 150
Order clerks 35,340 1.26 230
Chief executives 188,780 1.25 160
Computer hardware engineers 112,840 1.25 1,850
Technical writers 73,330 1.24 160
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 29,750 1.24 1,450

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