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Lakeland Employment

Employment and Industries in the Lakeland, Florida Area

The Lakeland region's economy is primarily based on phosphate mining, tourism and the citrus industry. There are numerous industries in the region which rely on and support the phosphate mining industry. Mosaic is one of the world's largest fertilizer manufacturers and is a prominent employer in the area. The counties thriving citrus industry employs about 8,000 workers. The beef and dairy cattle industries are also significant factors for the region's economy.

About 26% of the jobs in Lakeland are in management, professional and related occupations. Lakeland includes jobs in food processing, trucking and manufacturing industries such as automotive parts, tile and packaging. In addition, the local economy is bolstered by the city being a popular winter resort and recreational area.

The region's major employment sectors are:

  • Phosphate mining
  • Agriculture
  • Tourism
  • Healthcare
  • Construction
  • Government
  • Finance
  • Manufacturing

Some of the occupations more common in Lakeland when compared to most cities are agricultural inspectors; food scientists and technologists; graders and sorters of agricultural products; farm workers and laborers, crop, nursery and greenhouse; first-line supervisors/managers of farming, fishing and forestry workers; outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics; and farm equipment mechanics.

The major employers in the Lakeland region are:

  • Lakeland Regional Medical Center - Hospital
  • Polk County Public Schools
  • Florida Zephyrhills
  • Publix Supermarkets - Supermarkets (stores & warehouse)
  • GEICO - Insurance
  • Watson Clinic - Medical clinic
  • GC Services - Teleservices
  • Rooms to Go - Furniture Distributor
  • FedEx National LTL - Trucking
  • Saddle Creek Corporation - Trucking & Logistics
  • Summit Consulting - Insurance
  • ICT Group - Teleservices
  • Walmart - Retail
  • Mosaic - Phosphates
  • Winterhaven Hospital - Hospital
  • Florida Natural Growers - Citrus Processing

Noteworthy information about Lakeland: In 2009 the average salary in Lakeland was $29,000. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 84.5 which is less than the nation's average of 100. The estimated household income in 2007 was $42,000. About 21% of the residents over the age of 25 hold a bachelor's degree or better.

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Most Popular Jobs in Lakeland, Florida 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 3,680 $57,260 $43,500 - 74,400 24% 56%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 2,320 $65,870 $26,160 - 122,400 8% 51%
3 Accountants and auditors 1,460 $61,290 $35,990 - 100,370 18% 79%
4 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,380 $55,070 $38,230 - 77,470 6% 96%
5 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 1,030 $70,650 $30,430 - 104,570 12% 51%
6 Lawyers 660 $107,330 $36,740 - 11% 99%
7 Network systems and data communications analysts 660 $66,590 $40,940 - 101,510 53% 57%
8 Chief executives 480 $166,450 $87,070 - 2% 65%
9 Pharmacists 470 $107,740 $84,440 - 132,510 22% 97%
10 Industrial engineers 430 $62,260 $29,400 - 103,350 20% 74%
11 Managers, all other 370 $89,230 $41,750 - 145,940 7% 55%
12 Sales managers 360 $126,280 $51,420 - 10% 69%
13 Insurance underwriters 360 $44,940 $33,680 - 61,590 6% 53%
14 Physical therapists 310 $63,590 $29,800 - 88,630 27% 89%
15 Management analysts 310 $62,000 $35,000 - 92,220 22% 78%
16 Training and development specialists 310 $49,940 $32,920 - 72,960 18% 56%
17 Financial managers 300 $100,450 $48,820 - 13% 60%
18 Computer programmers 280 $67,230 $37,690 - 100,820 -4% 73%
19 Sales and related workers, all other 280 $34,200 $15,830 - 46,230 14% 62%
20 Civil engineers 270 $74,840 $44,360 - 105,500 18% 87%
21 Coaches and scouts 270 $34,110 $16,620 - 61,100 15% 60%
22 Computer systems analysts 260 $63,380 $44,120 - 84,970 29% 68%
23 Self-enrichment education teachers 260 $45,920 $26,860 - 67,340 23% 54%
24 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 250 $54,640 $43,200 - 68,310 12% 51%
25 Detectives and criminal investigators 240 $49,190 $38,510 - 63,070 17% 54%
26 Graphic designers 240 $36,900 $24,650 - 51,100 10% 55%
27 Public relations specialists 230 $51,570 $30,410 - 76,130 18% 81%
28 Engineers, all other 220 $0 $ - 6% 82%
29 Education, training, and library workers, all other 210 $0 $ - 11% 79%
30 Librarians 200 $58,060 $38,120 - 79,420 4% 85%
31 Network and computer systems administrators 190 $61,950 $40,700 - 84,710 27% 50%
32 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 190 $52,920 $36,430 - 75,120 17% 56%
33 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 180 $91,570 $35,410 - 25% 67%
34 Advertising sales agents 180 $46,950 $27,740 - 53,660 20% 56%
35 Social and human service assistants 180 $29,880 $22,050 - 39,610 34% 58%
36 Computer software engineers, applications 170 $71,490 $41,100 - 112,580 45% 85%
37 Community and social service specialists, all other 170 $35,850 $21,010 - 51,310 25% 58%
38 Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other 150 $61,260 $23,990 - 97,770 12% 94%
39 Child, family, and school social workers 150 $34,100 $22,850 - 60,090 19% 77%
40 Instructional coordinators 140 $58,020 $37,900 - 79,800 23% 79%
41 Dentists, general 130 $148,770 $39,670 - 9% 100%
42 Medical and health services managers 130 $100,580 $58,290 - 16% 57%
43 Database administrators 130 $61,960 $45,010 - 81,420 29% 72%
44 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 130 $46,120 $28,790 - 72,030 5% 58%
45 Athletes and sports competitors 130 $21,680 $14,830 - 24,500 19% 60%
46 Surveyors 120 $60,300 $27,190 - 97,900 24% 82%
47 Financial specialists, all other 120 $55,550 $33,500 - 81,140 12% 50%
48 Operations research analysts 120 $47,980 $28,950 - 65,460 11% 71%
49 Medical and public health social workers 120 $41,020 $30,320 - 51,960 24% 77%
50 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 120 $30,120 $21,850 - 44,950 15% 51%
51 Mechanical engineers 100 $71,470 $37,740 - 102,550 4% 78%
52 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 100 $47,490 $34,130 - 67,550 25% 93%
53 Food scientists and technologists 100 $40,390 $24,300 - 64,940 10% 82%
54 Engineering managers 90 $111,190 $79,480 - 158,490 7% 84%
55 Electrical engineers 90 $77,720 $55,920 - 103,580 6% 81%
56 Architects, except landscape and naval 90 $73,620 $37,120 - 113,530 18% 88%
57 Editors 90 $65,040 $34,590 - 120,040 2% 81%
58 Speech-language pathologists 90 $63,640 $44,230 - 83,850 11% 98%
59 Clergy 90 $38,650 $26,960 - 55,460 19% 75%
60 Computer and information systems managers 80 $113,930 $63,220 - 16% 73%
61 Veterinarians 80 $95,240 $60,770 - 128,740 35% 100%
62 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 80 $68,730 $47,520 - 83,560 16% 99%
63 Personal financial advisors 80 $53,950 $27,510 - 100,460 41% 81%
64 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 80 $44,640 $29,200 - 62,830 18% 56%
65 Private detectives and investigators 70 $42,690 $15,910 - 63,900 18% 52%
66 Rehabilitation counselors 70 $30,450 $22,990 - 40,100 23% 73%
67 Purchasing managers 60 $105,930 $59,680 - 163,980 3% 57%
68 Marketing managers 60 $102,810 $64,990 - 159,330 14% 69%
69 Chemists 60 $71,960 $35,880 - 118,530 9% 93%
70 Financial analysts 60 $68,530 $45,380 - 99,210 34% 87%
71 Market research analysts 60 $67,030 $32,510 - 100,860 20% 82%
72 Occupational health and safety specialists 60 $61,190 $36,630 - 93,060 8% 72%
73 Dietitians and nutritionists 60 $54,340 $42,140 - 64,310 9% 72%
74 Marriage and family therapists 60 $41,300 $34,020 - 54,400 30% 73%
75 Computer specialists, all other 60 $31,930 $18,570 - 53,270 15% 68%
76 Floral designers 60 $25,420 $15,320 - 37,060 -9% 55%
77 Optometrists 50 $136,060 $114,350 - 11% 100%
78 Computer software engineers, systems software 50 $75,570 $41,740 - 103,930 28% 85%
79 Occupational therapists 50 $75,260 $59,560 - 96,970 23% 90%
80 Urban and regional planners 50 $57,130 $41,080 - 76,100 15% 92%
81 Biological scientists, all other 50 $45,130 $30,130 - 72,100 4% 95%
82 Legislators 50 $38,390 $24,830 - 76,890 1% 65%
83 Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 50 $31,630 $18,000 - 56,730 11% 55%
84 Human resources managers, all other 40 $91,210 $55,080 - 133,150 11% 58%
85 Compensation and benefits managers 40 $88,660 $58,840 - 126,660 12% 58%
86 Physician assistants 40 $87,030 $71,650 - 105,330 27% 67%
87 Training and development managers 40 $86,990 $60,560 - 121,420 16% 58%
88 Education administrators, postsecondary 40 $85,430 $48,070 - 117,760 14% 78%
89 Chemical engineers 40 $73,090 $53,300 - 100,910 8% 91%
90 Social and community service managers 40 $69,610 $53,780 - 97,010 25% 72%
91 Sales engineers 40 $67,730 $42,650 - 103,270 9% 79%
92 Credit analysts 40 $54,010 $35,920 - 75,720 2% 60%
93 Writers and authors 40 $53,780 $40,200 - 67,310 13% 84%
94 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 40 $40,960 $29,790 - 58,450 30% 77%
95 Biological technicians 40 $37,440 $25,370 - 49,600 16% 60%
96 Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 30 $74,160 $45,980 - 105,200 22% 93%
97 Budget analysts 30 $56,940 $43,140 - 69,800 7% 78%
98 Health educators 30 $48,390 $28,100 - 66,650 26% 58%

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 6,690 $28,880 $16,000 - 53,530 12% 25%
2 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 6,180 $16,630 $14,520 - 20,130 18% 5%
3 Cashiers 6,110 $17,620 $14,680 - 21,740 -3% 10%
4 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 5,630 $39,080 $25,290 - 55,280 10% 4%
5 Stock clerks and order fillers 5,080 $22,760 $15,220 - 32,080 -8% 8%
6 Office clerks, general 4,390 $24,770 $15,320 - 36,580 13% 19%
7 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 4,000 $24,990 $15,810 - 36,480 2% 5%
8 Customer service representatives 3,850 $26,460 $17,090 - 37,240 25% 22%
9 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 3,710 $25,610 $17,060 - 34,380 1% 18%
10 Waiters and waitresses 3,090 $19,980 $14,960 - 25,740 11% 14%
11 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 2,970 $22,290 $16,160 - 29,630 18% 7%
12 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 2,970 $21,950 $15,870 - 30,630 15% 4%
13 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 2,800 $29,520 $20,290 - 39,790 13% 16%
14 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 2,480 $22,190 $15,430 - 31,140 18% 6%
15 Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse 2,460 $18,860 $15,240 - 24,500 -3% 4%
16 Maintenance and repair workers, general 2,320 $33,840 $19,520 - 50,640 10% 6%
17 Sales representatives, services, all other 2,300 $55,140 $29,000 - 83,630 28% 48%
18 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 2,110 $35,350 $25,760 - 47,780 14% 7%
19 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 1,990 $40,390 $21,060 - 62,660 6% 29%
20 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 1,940 $39,790 $23,160 - 62,160 4% 25%
21 Business operations specialists, all other 1,780 $58,770 $32,980 - 83,190 21% 49%
22 Receptionists and information clerks 1,770 $21,690 $15,600 - 29,130 17% 13%
23 Carpenters 1,710 $31,480 $17,660 - 46,330 10% 6%
24 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 1,690 $36,360 $24,150 - 51,880 15% 18%
25 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 1,510 $28,580 $16,090 - 45,310 8% 4%
26 Team assemblers 1,470 $23,470 $15,600 - 31,680 0% 5%
27 Construction laborers 1,460 $23,770 $16,520 - 31,430 11% 5%
28 General and operations managers 1,450 $108,860 $47,510 - 2% 48%
29 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,450 $18,830 $14,850 - 24,230 13% 5%
30 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 1,390 $34,570 $19,060 - 50,850 14% 4%
31 Office and administrative support workers, all other 1,300 $30,400 $15,770 - 51,790 -9% 32%
32 Cooks, restaurant 1,300 $20,390 $16,300 - 25,950 12% 5%
33 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 1,270 $52,060 $32,360 - 77,500 9% 47%
34 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,270 $50,180 $30,710 - 76,240 9% 10%
35 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 1,260 $27,580 $18,170 - 38,810 4% 6%
36 Industrial truck and tractor operators 1,220 $29,280 $19,150 - 39,380 -2% 2%
37 Insurance sales agents 1,150 $49,020 $28,810 - 81,090 13% 45%
38 Electricians 1,150 $39,330 $26,790 - 55,160 7% 7%
39 Telemarketers 1,090 $25,350 $17,780 - 35,390 -10% 14%
40 Child care workers 1,080 $18,070 $14,880 - 21,730 18% 15%
41 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 1,060 $31,060 $23,680 - 41,050 9% 3%
42 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 1,030 $34,180 $22,130 - 46,790 5% 2%
43 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 1,020 $42,990 $31,310 - 56,260 11% 33%
44 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,000 $58,490 $34,450 - 83,750 -5% 15%
45 Security guards 940 $21,310 $15,900 - 28,410 17% 13%
46 Food preparation workers 840 $19,730 $14,860 - 26,810 15% 7%
47 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 830 $28,630 $17,620 - 39,990 11% 14%
48 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 800 $31,440 $22,570 - 42,450 8% 3%
49 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 780 $59,950 $38,990 - 86,840 7% 13%
50 Helpers--production workers 770 $24,300 $17,230 - 35,920 -1% 4%
51 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 770 $23,590 $15,520 - 30,640 -5% 5%
52 Medical assistants 750 $24,750 $18,680 - 31,810 35% 10%
53 Amusement and recreation attendants 750 $16,400 $14,560 - 19,060 24% 22%
54 Production workers, all other 740 $23,680 $15,020 - 32,270 2% 5%
55 Order clerks 720 $26,030 $16,300 - 38,370 -24% 16%
56 Tellers 720 $24,170 $18,840 - 30,850 14% 16%
57 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 720 $23,150 $17,220 - 31,260 10% 24%
58 Dishwashers 700 $16,060 $14,460 - 19,330 10% 3%
59 Medical secretaries 680 $26,290 $20,320 - 36,610 17% 18%
60 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 630 $73,440 $32,940 - 123,710 4% 38%
61 Machine feeders and offbearers 630 $33,100 $23,870 - 39,640 -15% 0%
62 File clerks 620 $22,680 $15,860 - 31,630 -41% 20%
63 Postal service mail carriers 610 $0 $ - 1% 11%
64 Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 600 $33,720 $20,900 - 47,830 -5% 4%
65 Cooks, fast food 600 $17,250 $14,770 - 20,450 8% 5%
66 Home health aides 570 $19,360 $14,560 - 27,600 49% 7%
67 Recreation workers 550 $21,090 $15,280 - 30,260 13% 47%
68 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 550 $16,870 $14,630 - 20,030 10% 17%
69 Industrial machinery mechanics 540 $38,690 $26,830 - 51,150 9% 5%
70 Counter and rental clerks 540 $27,690 $15,310 - 40,730 23% 16%
71 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 530 $23,100 $16,970 - 31,110 14% 3%
72 Driver/sales workers 520 $27,760 $19,590 - 43,640 -5% 4%
73 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 510 $53,910 $33,530 - 79,540 10% 17%
74 Real estate sales agents 510 $39,130 $19,570 - 56,560 11% 45%
75 Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 490 $58,550 $35,180 - 86,570 -0% 36%
76 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 490 $40,930 $29,200 - 52,250 12% 3%
77 Loan officers 470 $52,510 $30,490 - 76,030 12% 49%
78 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 470 $29,150 $20,240 - 39,970 4% 15%
79 Pharmacy technicians 470 $26,460 $19,470 - 34,470 32% 16%
80 Radiologic technologists and technicians 450 $47,870 $30,430 - 64,110 15% 25%
81 Paralegals and legal assistants 440 $36,450 $22,750 - 53,400 22% 45%
82 Painters, construction and maintenance 440 $29,990 $23,500 - 38,630 12% 6%
83 Computer support specialists 430 $39,120 $25,380 - 56,180 13% 43%
84 Parts salespersons 420 $25,740 $16,540 - 37,140 -2% 6%
85 Cement masons and concrete finishers 410 $30,080 $21,730 - 39,790 11% 2%
86 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 400 $37,890 $22,960 - 64,230 2% 11%
87 Construction managers 390 $104,350 $45,670 - 16% 29%
88 First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 390 $43,700 $27,470 - 64,580 13% 17%
89 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 370 $29,680 $18,850 - 40,020 -7% 14%
90 Bartenders 370 $18,370 $14,520 - 25,320 11% 17%
91 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 370 $17,030 $14,590 - 22,710 12% 6%
92 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 360 $30,180 $20,530 - 45,040 12% 6%
93 Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 360 $30,040 $19,150 - 46,120 8% 9%
94 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 360 $19,360 $15,550 - 24,900 17% 14%
95 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 350 $49,420 $30,830 - 67,960 0% 42%
96 Tire repairers and changers 350 $22,900 $16,790 - 29,100 20% 6%
97 Cost estimators 340 $58,470 $37,220 - 82,570 19% 32%
98 Fire fighters 330 $35,080 $22,890 - 55,790 12% 18%
99 Construction and related workers, all other 330 $34,340 $21,530 - 53,470 9% 4%
100 Loan interviewers and clerks 330 $30,930 $21,510 - 40,460 -1% 24%
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Jobs More Common Near Lakeland Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Agricultural inspectors 40,830 100 18.4
Food scientists and technologists 40,390 100 15.1
Athletes and sports competitors 21,680 130 14.4
Graders and sorters, agricultural products 17,000 260 9.6
Cleaning, washing, and metal pickling equipment operators and tenders 26,190 110 8.6
Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse 18,860 2,460 7.1
First-line supervisors/managers of farming, fishing, and forestry workers 51,370 120 7
Outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics 30,880 130 6.8
Farm equipment mechanics 26,590 100 6.7
Reinforcing iron and rebar workers 33,970 150 6.2
Construction and related workers, all other 34,340 330 6.2
Insulation workers, floor, ceiling, and wall 27,310 100 5.4
Power plant operators 47,580 110 4.8
Machine feeders and offbearers 33,100 630 4.5
Separating, filtering, clarifying, precipitating, and still machine setters, operators, and tenders 33,080 140 4.5
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other 61,260 150 4.2
Medical equipment preparers 23,400 220 4
Office and administrative support workers, all other 30,400 1,300 3.7
Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders 32,740 130 3.5
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 33,720 600 3.5
Helpers--brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, and tile and marble setters 27,610 210 3.3
Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic 28,030 120 3.1
Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 52,060 1,270 3.1
Tire repairers and changers 22,900 350 2.9
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 31,060 1,060 2.9
Personal care and service workers, all other 18,960 220 2.9
Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 46,120 280 2.8
Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers 29,190 110 2.8
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 31,900 180 2.7
Surveying and mapping technicians 37,700 260 2.7
Sales representatives, services, all other 55,140 2,300 2.7
Chemical equipment operators and tenders 39,170 130 2.6
Insurance underwriters 44,940 360 2.6
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 39,080 5,630 2.6
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 58,550 490 2.5
Insurance sales agents 49,020 1,150 2.4
Telemarketers 25,350 1,090 2.4
Production workers, all other 23,680 740 2.4
Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators 39,700 300 2.4
Meter readers, utilities 30,280 110 2.4
Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 23,150 720 2.4
Pest control workers 34,150 200 2.4
Residential advisors 22,580 130 2.3
Amusement and recreation attendants 16,400 750 2.2
English language and literature teachers, postsecondary 57,900 150 2.2
Opticians, dispensing 37,020 170 2.2
Protective service workers, all other 29,980 230 2.2
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 35,350 2,110 2.2
Real estate sales agents 39,130 510 2.2
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 34,180 1,030 2.1

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Lakeland, Florida Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Sales managers 126,280 1.28 360
Machine feeders and offbearers 33,100 1.28 630
Administrative services managers 91,960 1.26 200
Construction managers 104,350 1.24 390
Industrial production managers 108,870 1.23 150
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 30,180 1.2 360
Self-enrichment education teachers 45,920 1.2 260
Medical and health services managers 100,580 1.19 130
Counter and rental clerks 27,690 1.19 540
Retail salespersons 28,880 1.18 6,690
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 65,870 1.17 2,320
Nonfarm animal caretakers 24,080 1.17 130
First-line supervisors/managers of farming, fishing, and forestry workers 51,370 1.17 120
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 91,570 1.16 180
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 58,550 1.15 490
Food batchmakers 29,110 1.13 120
General and operations managers 108,860 1.13 1,450
Automotive body and related repairers 43,620 1.11 130
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 58,490 1.11 1,000
Chief executives 166,450 1.1 480
Librarians 58,060 1.1 200
Surveyors 60,300 1.1 120
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 23,100 1.1 530
Pest control workers 34,150 1.09 200
Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 37,890 1.09 400
Opticians, dispensing 37,020 1.09 170
Personal and home care aides 21,610 1.08 290
Financial managers 100,450 1.08 300
Managers, all other 89,230 1.08 370
Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 55,070 1.08 1,380
Waiters and waitresses 19,980 1.07 3,090
Sales representatives, services, all other 55,140 1.06 2,300
Preschool teachers, except special education 27,020 1.06 270
Driver/sales workers 27,760 1.06 520
First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 59,950 1.05 780
Helpers--electricians 28,110 1.05 150
Social and human service assistants 29,880 1.05 180
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 73,440 1.05 630
Lawyers 107,330 1.05 660
Computer programmers 67,230 1.05 280
Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders 32,740 1.04 130
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 33,720 1.04 600
Cost estimators 58,470 1.04 340
Computer operators 36,650 1.04 110
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 39,080 1.04 5,630
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 40,930 1.04 490
First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 36,290 1.04 110
First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 53,910 1.04 510
Physicians and surgeons, all other 184,900 1.04 320
Maintenance workers, machinery 39,050 1.04 180

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These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.
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