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Bridgeport Employment

Employment and Industries in the Bridgeport, Connecticut Area

Manufacturing and trade have long been the core of Bridgeport's economy, however service-producing sectors, especially business and health services have also become significant factors for the local economy. Bridgeport is trying to expand it's manufacturing sector into the international marketplace. In addition, Bridgeport is regarded as one of the most prominent financial centers in New England.

Bridgeport produces numerous goods including machinery and machine tools, transportation equipment, fabricated metals and electrical supplies. Wholesale and retail trade are typically flourishing due to the city's port, the convenient crossroads of highways and being a prominent railroad center. In addition employment opportunities are provided by the county's numerous Fortune 500 companies.

In descending order Bridgeport's largest sectors for employment are provided below:

  • Trade, transportation and utilities
  • Professional and business services
  • Education and healthcare
  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial
  • Leisure and hospitality

The Bridgeport Economic Resource Center provides new job opportunities for workers. The majority of the new jobs are in small start-up companies such as retail and restaurants. The center also collaborates with businesses to utilize workforce development programs. Bridgeport Regional Business Council provides education, training programs, loan packaging assistance and technical and management help. In addition, the Connecticut Department of Labor provides employment training grants and on-the-job training assistance.

Notable data regarding Bridgeport: About 41% of the city's workforce are college graduates. Bridgeport has been included in Money Magazine's "Best places to live" list. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 142.6. The nation's average is 100.

The largest employers in Bridgeport are shown below:

  • Peoples Bank
  • Bridgeport Hospital
  • St. Vincent Medical Center
  • City of Bridgeport
  • Lacey Manufacturing Company Inc
  • Bridgeport ISD
  • Devon Energy
  • University of Bridgeport
  • Derecktor Shipyard
  • Trinity Care Center
  • Bridgeport Tank Trucks
  • The GEO Group
  • Hanson Corp
  • Bridgeport Stone TXI
  • DSI Inspections

Bridgeport companies have access to business associations such as:

The ConnPost.com offers current information about the business activities in the Bridgeport area.

Most Popular Jobs in Bridgeport, Connecticut 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 7,830 $69,630 $50,900 - 89,060 24% 56%
2 Accountants and auditors 7,240 $81,580 $45,040 - 129,350 18% 79%
3 Elementary school teachers, except special education 5,360 $66,820 $45,270 - 95,760 14% 95%
4 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 5,300 $162,000 $60,000 - 25% 67%
5 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 5,290 $71,510 $34,220 - 125,660 8% 51%
6 Financial managers 4,700 $129,800 $64,810 - 13% 60%
7 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 4,190 $70,010 $44,050 - 98,810 6% 96%
8 Financial analysts 3,360 $114,290 $50,970 - 34% 87%
9 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 3,220 $68,290 $47,450 - 96,330 11% 95%
10 Management analysts 2,600 $115,040 $51,820 - 22% 78%
11 Lawyers 2,530 $123,440 $51,480 - 11% 99%
12 Computer software engineers, applications 2,380 $95,500 $60,560 - 134,780 45% 85%
13 Sales managers 2,350 $128,530 $59,440 - 10% 69%
14 Marketing managers 2,110 $120,990 $56,770 - 14% 69%
15 Computer and information systems managers 2,050 $129,420 $71,880 - 16% 73%
16 Computer programmers 2,010 $88,370 $48,840 - 135,200 -4% 73%
17 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 1,970 $91,960 $49,290 - 149,700 12% 51%
18 Computer systems analysts 1,940 $95,040 $59,220 - 142,400 29% 68%
19 Social and human service assistants 1,760 $41,870 $30,340 - 51,260 34% 58%
20 Personal financial advisors 1,730 $122,690 $48,470 - 41% 81%
21 Computer software engineers, systems software 1,670 $102,420 $62,430 - 151,770 28% 85%
22 Market research analysts 1,430 $76,540 $40,830 - 126,970 20% 82%
23 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 1,420 $71,690 $34,910 - 114,720 18% 56%
24 Network and computer systems administrators 1,260 $81,290 $47,650 - 119,360 27% 50%
25 Teachers and instructors, all other 1,210 $59,640 $35,360 - 97,000 9% 54%
26 Graphic designers 1,160 $62,810 $34,690 - 100,500 10% 55%
27 Chief executives 1,100 $204,210 $111,490 - 2% 65%
28 Engineers, all other 1,030 $81,030 $53,040 - 111,960 6% 82%
29 Network systems and data communications analysts 1,020 $80,250 $54,730 - 118,900 53% 57%
30 Database administrators 960 $71,150 $39,530 - 110,480 29% 72%
31 Self-enrichment education teachers 920 $53,630 $28,290 - 90,140 23% 54%
32 Engineering managers 900 $125,770 $81,790 - 7% 84%
33 Industrial engineers 880 $76,850 $54,060 - 102,390 20% 74%
34 Training and development specialists 880 $60,980 $35,570 - 86,260 18% 56%
35 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 870 $110,120 $64,030 - 145,340 8% 78%
36 Coaches and scouts 840 $39,110 $16,440 - 73,090 15% 60%
37 Child, family, and school social workers 830 $62,070 $39,890 - 86,760 19% 77%
38 Special education teachers, secondary school 820 $74,370 $53,630 - 99,200 9% 87%
39 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 760 $64,910 $44,430 - 90,880 20% 87%
40 Mechanical engineers 720 $73,500 $52,520 - 102,380 4% 78%
41 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 720 $63,740 $32,410 - 97,880 13% 73%
42 Managers, all other 710 $101,840 $52,220 - 7% 55%
43 Medical and health services managers 700 $87,330 $53,820 - 129,600 16% 57%
44 Social and community service managers 690 $73,340 $40,020 - 122,490 25% 72%
45 Public relations specialists 680 $54,330 $30,240 - 83,350 18% 81%
46 Rehabilitation counselors 670 $42,760 $24,410 - 69,930 23% 73%
47 Advertising sales agents 660 $93,500 $36,370 - 20% 56%
48 Physical therapists 660 $0 $ - 27% 89%
49 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 640 $88,270 $47,030 - 163,380 5% 58%
50 Electrical engineers 620 $80,450 $55,330 - 105,580 6% 81%
51 Pharmacists 580 $111,000 $89,150 - 133,270 22% 97%
52 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 520 $49,370 $32,730 - 67,640 30% 77%
53 Insurance underwriters 510 $0 $ - 6% 53%
54 Librarians 500 $65,240 $43,940 - 93,150 4% 85%
55 Occupational therapists 490 $74,640 $40,450 - 127,350 23% 90%
56 Editors 480 $57,280 $32,830 - 83,740 2% 81%
57 Community and social service specialists, all other 480 $43,740 $26,540 - 68,390 25% 58%
58 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 470 $70,680 $45,360 - 100,180 17% 56%
59 Civil engineers 460 $78,720 $52,500 - 103,860 18% 87%
60 Human resources managers, all other 450 $126,670 $65,990 - 11% 58%
61 Purchasing managers 420 $99,490 $53,300 - 134,430 3% 57%
62 Mental health counselors 420 $42,140 $27,020 - 61,570 30% 73%
63 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 410 $74,760 $43,490 - 102,850 16% 99%
64 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 410 $51,300 $34,500 - 76,590 15% 51%
65 Electronics engineers, except computer 390 $84,500 $54,930 - 119,910 4% 81%
66 Operations research analysts 390 $73,080 $46,500 - 102,260 11% 71%
67 Special education teachers, middle school 390 $70,930 $47,350 - 98,700 16% 87%
68 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 390 $66,620 $35,780 - 103,710 18% 56%
69 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 390 $63,880 $39,950 - 86,370 -5% 96%
70 Public relations managers 370 $115,320 $53,030 - 17% 75%
71 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 370 $64,440 $44,360 - 84,470 12% 51%
72 Speech-language pathologists 340 $79,470 $47,520 - 123,830 11% 98%
73 Medical and public health social workers 340 $60,560 $41,420 - 85,760 24% 77%
74 Natural sciences managers 330 $147,750 $78,040 - 11% 93%
75 Compensation and benefits managers 300 $99,260 $52,870 - 160,730 12% 58%
76 Architects, except landscape and naval 290 $100,690 $56,110 - 18% 88%
77 Education administrators, postsecondary 290 $78,280 $41,500 - 122,670 14% 78%
78 Credit analysts 290 $67,260 $39,090 - 101,400 2% 60%
79 Interior designers 290 $53,040 $23,870 - 89,380 20% 55%
80 Art directors 280 $84,730 $44,130 - 152,590 9% 58%
81 Instructional coordinators 280 $72,270 $34,320 - 116,690 23% 79%
82 Meeting and convention planners 280 $64,180 $41,530 - 89,750 20% 67%
83 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 280 $40,590 $26,370 - 61,680 34% 73%
84 Physician assistants 260 $97,120 $68,180 - 125,630 27% 67%
85 Floral designers 250 $30,440 $20,060 - 40,550 -9% 55%
86 Chemists 230 $0 $ - 9% 93%
87 Writers and authors 220 $69,310 $34,140 - 99,310 13% 84%
88 Detectives and criminal investigators 220 $69,290 $55,130 - 94,960 17% 54%
89 Training and development managers 210 $93,690 $55,830 - 137,260 16% 58%
90 Financial examiners 210 $87,940 $56,630 - 128,480 11% 76%
91 Landscape architects 210 $73,420 $37,790 - 120,360 16% 88%
92 Advertising and promotions managers 200 $104,640 $48,660 - 6% 76%
93 Commercial and industrial designers 200 $74,160 $43,730 - 102,670 7% 55%
94 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 200 $48,570 $29,830 - 72,630 24% 78%
95 Veterinarians 190 $136,570 $63,220 - 35% 100%
96 Actuaries 190 $104,700 $54,180 - 24% 99%
97 Sales and related workers, all other 190 $66,170 $26,170 - 161,910 14% 62%
98 Athletes and sports competitors 180 $54,280 $30,590 - 109,450 19% 60%
99 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 180 $40,950 $16,760 - 69,160 14% 54%
100 Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers 170 $111,280 $61,670 - 159,510 13% 74%

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 16,310 $29,750 $17,200 - 50,390 12% 25%
2 Cashiers 10,570 $21,330 $16,390 - 29,400 -3% 10%
3 General and operations managers 9,170 $151,360 $62,760 - 2% 48%
4 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 8,560 $28,940 $17,190 - 47,850 15% 4%
5 Office clerks, general 7,990 $31,320 $19,000 - 45,080 13% 19%
6 Customer service representatives 7,650 $40,620 $24,490 - 62,810 25% 22%
7 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 7,310 $42,530 $27,190 - 61,770 13% 16%
8 Waiters and waitresses 6,930 $21,290 $15,920 - 33,860 11% 14%
9 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 6,750 $50,280 $31,400 - 72,600 15% 18%
10 Teacher assistants 6,690 $29,190 $17,420 - 40,830 10% 18%
11 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 6,640 $36,560 $23,390 - 51,050 1% 18%
12 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 6,460 $52,720 $32,200 - 79,130 6% 29%
13 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 5,310 $30,580 $23,650 - 38,890 18% 7%
14 Receptionists and information clerks 4,940 $30,870 $20,550 - 42,560 17% 13%
15 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 4,840 $27,800 $17,970 - 42,340 2% 5%
16 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 4,560 $29,600 $18,450 - 41,660 18% 6%
17 Stock clerks and order fillers 4,430 $25,530 $17,360 - 39,280 -8% 8%
18 Security guards 4,400 $27,570 $18,880 - 40,900 17% 13%
19 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 4,130 $46,320 $24,350 - 77,210 4% 25%
20 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 3,960 $20,660 $16,720 - 25,830 18% 5%
21 Food preparation workers 3,560 $23,080 $17,020 - 31,140 15% 7%
22 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 3,070 $32,550 $17,780 - 56,880 8% 4%
23 Packers and packagers, hand 2,360 $22,640 $16,720 - 31,880 -12% 3%
24 Maintenance and repair workers, general 2,300 $42,130 $23,810 - 61,500 10% 6%
25 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 2,300 $30,870 $19,520 - 44,770 4% 6%
26 Team assemblers 2,120 $28,480 $17,910 - 42,830 0% 5%
27 Preschool teachers, except special education 2,100 $31,580 $19,200 - 50,140 26% 43%
28 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 2,090 $44,170 $28,840 - 61,290 10% 4%
29 Construction laborers 2,090 $38,960 $25,140 - 55,040 11% 5%
30 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 2,080 $58,350 $42,740 - 75,620 11% 33%
31 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 2,040 $33,160 $16,640 - 61,080 12% 6%
32 Cooks, restaurant 2,030 $31,590 $21,750 - 42,880 12% 5%
33 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 2,020 $45,440 $25,540 - 70,740 14% 4%
34 Carpenters 1,980 $50,020 $33,790 - 69,920 10% 6%
35 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,980 $22,820 $17,260 - 30,240 13% 5%
36 Computer support specialists 1,920 $55,080 $34,220 - 80,370 13% 43%
37 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 1,910 $20,750 $16,700 - 27,590 10% 8%
38 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,880 $39,040 $26,940 - 52,790 4% 15%
39 Child care workers 1,810 $23,900 $17,490 - 31,210 18% 15%
40 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,800 $54,630 $43,660 - 65,540 14% 7%
41 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,770 $61,390 $31,490 - 94,470 -5% 15%
42 Helpers--production workers 1,750 $22,780 $17,010 - 30,760 -1% 4%
43 Recreation workers 1,740 $29,010 $17,200 - 51,940 13% 47%
44 Home health aides 1,740 $28,530 $21,910 - 38,840 49% 7%
45 Sales representatives, services, all other 1,680 $80,410 $31,640 - 151,660 28% 48%
46 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 1,660 $42,240 $21,280 - 64,960 -7% 14%
47 Bartenders 1,620 $20,970 $15,920 - 30,660 11% 17%
48 Bus drivers, school 1,610 $33,420 $25,590 - 41,810 9% 4%
49 Machinists 1,560 $40,380 $21,640 - 61,890 -3% 3%
50 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 1,560 $40,200 $24,970 - 61,470 11% 14%
51 Tellers 1,540 $28,920 $22,240 - 37,670 14% 16%
52 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 1,480 $46,680 $21,940 - 81,970 27% 47%
53 Dishwashers 1,480 $20,180 $16,450 - 24,760 10% 3%
54 Postal service mail carriers 1,370 $0 $ - 1% 11%
55 Telemarketers 1,340 $27,600 $17,750 - 38,580 -10% 14%
56 Administrative services managers 1,290 $85,070 $40,090 - 142,630 12% 40%
57 Medical assistants 1,280 $35,030 $26,050 - 44,850 35% 10%
58 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 1,270 $56,890 $31,590 - 81,300 11% 4%
59 Electricians 1,260 $54,230 $30,940 - 79,530 7% 7%
60 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 1,250 $33,110 $22,370 - 47,420 10% 24%
61 Business operations specialists, all other 1,230 $70,830 $30,360 - 108,750 21% 49%
62 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 1,210 $50,730 $32,200 - 73,480 4% 30%
63 Paralegals and legal assistants 1,200 $50,450 $32,750 - 67,600 22% 45%
64 Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 1,200 $35,950 $20,520 - 59,840 13% 15%
65 Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 1,150 $29,780 $19,510 - 42,990 -27% 6%
66 Parking lot attendants 1,150 $22,790 $17,170 - 30,690 12% 14%
67 Cooks, fast food 1,150 $21,070 $16,620 - 32,440 8% 5%
68 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,130 $70,830 $39,300 - 101,900 9% 10%
69 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 1,090 $66,590 $39,780 - 97,890 0% 42%
70 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,080 $73,290 $42,550 - 102,720 7% 13%
71 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 1,050 $86,650 $48,280 - 151,300 4% 38%
72 Bill and account collectors 1,040 $42,550 $30,110 - 56,820 23% 13%
73 Order clerks 1,030 $30,680 $19,240 - 42,420 -24% 16%
74 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 1,030 $30,010 $17,100 - 43,760 -5% 5%
75 Personal and home care aides 1,000 $21,480 $17,020 - 28,320 51% 10%
76 Insurance sales agents 990 $91,510 $41,320 - 13% 45%
77 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 960 $53,770 $31,730 - 76,050 9% 3%
78 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 930 $63,720 $43,780 - 83,720 9% 47%
79 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 930 $22,900 $16,730 - 31,720 14% 3%
80 Loan officers 920 $81,500 $39,190 - 137,180 12% 49%
81 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 920 $45,720 $24,770 - 63,600 2% 11%
82 Counter and rental clerks 910 $24,360 $16,710 - 41,190 23% 16%
83 Postsecondary teachers, all other 890 $64,930 $44,770 - 92,410 0% 0%
84 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 870 $20,210 $15,910 - 29,170 12% 6%
85 Dental assistants 860 $39,300 $28,480 - 50,900 29% 9%
86 Industrial production managers 820 $100,010 $68,600 - 133,370 -6% 43%
87 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 820 $31,110 $18,400 - 44,060 11% 5%
88 Dental hygienists 780 $74,850 $52,800 - 96,900 30% 33%
89 Fire fighters 780 $54,690 $16,740 - 69,640 12% 18%
90 Industrial truck and tractor operators 760 $33,290 $22,090 - 47,770 -2% 2%
91 Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers 760 $24,260 $16,880 - 37,980 19% 31%
92 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 740 $40,260 $27,630 - 53,250 -1% 22%
93 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 720 $62,490 $41,530 - 89,080 8% 3%
94 Electromechanical equipment assemblers 720 $32,310 $19,100 - 43,640 -9% 6%
95 Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 700 $38,950 $23,730 - 56,160 8% 9%
96 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 690 $30,770 $19,810 - 45,710 -15% 0%
97 Cooks, short order 690 $22,490 $16,840 - 30,660 5% 5%
98 Construction managers 680 $104,910 $53,560 - 16% 29%
99 Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 670 $33,070 $21,050 - 50,110 12% 0%
100 Data entry keyers 670 $30,250 $19,840 - 41,650 -5% 18%
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Jobs More Common Near Bridgeport Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Medical appliance technicians 36,670 270 15.7
Choreographers 34,410 240 13.1
Avionics technicians 58,990 390 10.7
Aerospace engineering and operations technicians 63,890 120 9.1
Athletes and sports competitors 54,280 180 8.6
Grounds maintenance workers, all other 35,480 130 8.2
Etchers and engravers 36,860 100 6.8
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 162,000 5,300 5.5
Stonemasons 48,730 150 5
Electromechanical equipment assemblers 32,310 720 4.7
Cooks, all other 32,970 130 4.4
Proofreaders and copy markers 30,240 170 4.1
Financial analysts 114,290 3,360 3.9
Landscape architects 73,420 210 3.9
Vocational education teachers, middle school 64,440 100 3.9
Tree trimmers and pruners 42,250 120 3.8
Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 35,680 270 3.7
Manicurists and pedicurists 24,380 450 3.7
Actuaries 104,700 190 3.6
Marketing managers 120,990 2,110 3.6
Motorboat mechanics 41,830 100 3.4
Outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics 36,820 150 3.4
Personal financial advisors 122,690 1,730 3.3
Obstetricians and gynecologists 214,680 130 3.2
Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 42,580 180 3.1
Personal care and service workers, all other 24,490 550 3.1
Service station attendants 21,430 590 2.8
Art directors 84,730 280 2.8
Psychiatric technicians 46,610 260 2.8
Recreational therapists 40,240 160 2.7
Financial managers 129,800 4,700 2.7
Financial examiners 87,940 210 2.6
Survey researchers 32,160 140 2.6
Parking lot attendants 22,790 1,150 2.5
Brokerage clerks 44,360 560 2.5
Locksmiths and safe repairers 51,530 100 2.5
First-line supervisors/managers of fire fighting and prevention workers 72,630 340 2.5
Natural sciences managers 147,750 330 2.4
Compensation and benefits managers 99,260 300 2.4
Database administrators 71,150 960 2.4
Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers 24,260 760 2.3
Heat treating equipment setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 37,040 120 2.3
Training and development managers 93,690 210 2.2
Human resources managers, all other 126,670 450 2.2
Rehabilitation counselors 42,760 670 2.2
Internists, general 191,710 280 2.2
Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 35,950 1,200 2.2
Public relations managers 115,320 370 2.1
Funeral directors 0 110 2.1
Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials 22,500 390 2.1

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Bridgeport, Connecticut Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 162,000 2.05 5,300
Advertising sales agents 93,500 2 660
Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 88,270 1.75 640
Sales and related workers, all other 66,170 1.68 190
Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 35,950 1.66 1,200
Opticians, dispensing 56,330 1.66 120
Insurance sales agents 91,510 1.63 990
Financial analysts 114,290 1.61 3,360
Veterinarians 136,570 1.58 190
General and operations managers 151,360 1.57 9,170
Teachers and instructors, all other 59,640 1.57 1,210
Producers and directors 88,850 1.57 140
Management analysts 115,040 1.56 2,600
Graphic designers 62,810 1.56 1,160
Sales representatives, services, all other 80,410 1.55 1,680
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 46,680 1.55 1,480
Personal financial advisors 122,690 1.54 1,730
Cargo and freight agents 59,450 1.53 200
Child, family, and school social workers 62,070 1.53 830
Cement masons and concrete finishers 56,340 1.52 220
Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 71,690 1.5 1,420
Psychiatric technicians 46,610 1.48 260
Social and human service assistants 41,870 1.48 1,760
Meeting and convention planners 64,180 1.47 280
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 62,490 1.46 720
Cooks, restaurant 31,590 1.46 2,030
Special education teachers, secondary school 74,370 1.44 820
Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 51,300 1.44 410
Driver/sales workers 37,580 1.44 630
Eligibility interviewers, government programs 53,360 1.42 140
Butchers and meat cutters 42,390 1.41 220
Chefs and head cooks 56,800 1.4 460
Self-enrichment education teachers 53,630 1.4 920
Financial managers 129,800 1.4 4,700
First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers 58,820 1.39 520
Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents 77,520 1.39 200
Prepress technicians and workers 49,000 1.39 200
Special education teachers, middle school 70,930 1.39 390
Architects, except landscape and naval 100,690 1.39 290
Computer systems analysts 95,040 1.38 1,940
Bill and account collectors 42,550 1.38 1,040
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 54,630 1.38 1,800
Loan officers 81,500 1.38 920
Computer programmers 88,370 1.37 2,010
Highway maintenance workers 48,160 1.37 560
Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 70,010 1.37 4,190
Customer service representatives 40,620 1.37 7,650
Accountants and auditors 81,580 1.37 7,240
Court, municipal, and license clerks 45,150 1.36 330
Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse 29,190 1.36 180

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