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Augusta Employment

Employment and Industries in the Augusta, Georgia Area

Augusta is a center for biotechnology, medicine and the military. Agricultural industries are also important to the economy. The Medical College of Georgia, a public science graduate university, employs a vast number of workers. The medical district of Augusts employees more than 25,000 people and has a major impact on the economy.

The Southern Business & Development Magazine named Augusta as one of the "Top ten places in the south with plenty of talented labor." Also, the large Augusta Corporate Park was named by Southern Business & Development Magazine as one of the "Top ten supersites in the south."

The Development Authority of Richmond County recruits new distribution, manufacturing, assembly and related industrial companies to Augusta. The organization also helps the existing industries expand. Also, Augusta-Richmond County offers employers free employee recruiting, screening and training.

The major employers in Augusta are provided below:

  • Savannah River Site
  • U.S. Army Signal Center & Ft. Gordon
  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Richmond County School System
  • University Hospital
  • Columbia County School System
  • Augusta Richmond County
  • VA Medical Center
  • E-Z-GO Textron
  • Gracewood State School & Hospital
  • CareSouth
  • T-Mobile
  • Automatic Data Processing
  • Solo Cup Company
  • NutraSweet
  • International Paper
  • Club Car
  • Elanco
  • Procter & Gamble
  • John Deere
  • Kellogg's
  • Thermal Ceramics
  • PCS Nitrogen
  • General Chemical
  • Solway Advanced Polymers
  • Monsanto
  • Weychem
  • CRL Warehouse & Logistics
  • Finnchem
  • DSM

The major manufacturing industries for employment in Augusta are shown below:

  • Transportation equipment
  • Food
  • Paper
  • Chemical
  • Fabricated Metal
  • Nonmetallic mineral products
  • Wood products
  • Textile mills
  • Machinery

Notable information regarding Augusta: The cost of living index in 2008 was 79.2 which is low when compared to the national average of 100. Approximately 21% of the population has a bachelor's degree or better. In 2009 the average salary in Augusta was $26,000.

The major employment sectors in Augusta are:

  • Medical
  • Education
  • Military
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Management, professional and related occupations

Augusta companies have access to business organizations such as:

The Augusta Chronicle offers up-to-date information regarding the business activities in Augusta.

Most Popular Jobs in Augusta, Georgia 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 5,500 $61,240 $43,400 - 79,970 24% 56%
2 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 2,080 $49,730 $32,600 - 72,760 6% 96%
3 Elementary school teachers, except special education 1,860 $47,130 $32,510 - 63,890 14% 95%
4 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,670 $55,290 $35,870 - 81,520 11% 95%
5 Accountants and auditors 1,320 $63,330 $36,450 - 100,480 18% 79%
6 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 1,250 $53,580 $25,360 - 96,430 8% 51%
7 Civil engineers 840 $86,910 $57,130 - 118,770 18% 87%
8 Medical and health services managers 810 $81,080 $53,400 - 121,770 16% 57%
9 Teachers and instructors, all other 710 $36,570 $15,830 - 70,070 9% 54%
10 Social and human service assistants 710 $25,020 $16,580 - 34,170 34% 58%
11 Training and development specialists 630 $56,300 $30,980 - 83,670 18% 56%
12 Pharmacists 570 $109,630 $88,800 - 130,690 22% 97%
13 Chief executives 530 $131,550 $62,150 - 2% 65%
14 Sales managers 490 $95,890 $49,690 - 10% 69%
15 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 490 $43,550 $21,500 - 61,740 12% 51%
16 Financial managers 460 $85,450 $47,040 - 136,860 13% 60%
17 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 430 $104,290 $65,910 - 161,100 8% 78%
18 Engineering managers 400 $120,380 $84,660 - 163,980 7% 84%
19 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 400 $48,970 $35,080 - 67,200 -5% 96%
20 Management analysts 380 $81,440 $41,270 - 148,260 22% 78%
21 Computer systems analysts 370 $61,910 $34,530 - 94,610 29% 68%
22 Nuclear engineers 360 $94,680 $68,080 - 128,940 7% 82%
23 Industrial engineers 350 $82,880 $51,360 - 127,850 20% 74%
24 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 350 $34,740 $21,110 - 52,550 15% 51%
25 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 340 $58,980 $30,710 - 84,790 13% 73%
26 Child, family, and school social workers 340 $36,490 $20,430 - 54,190 19% 77%
27 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 320 $0 $ - 5% 58%
28 Special education teachers, secondary school 300 $50,970 $34,890 - 68,720 9% 87%
29 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 290 $0 $ - 25% 67%
30 Medical and public health social workers 280 $39,030 $26,920 - 52,050 24% 77%
31 Lawyers 270 $103,100 $46,750 - 11% 99%
32 Mechanical engineers 270 $81,650 $55,630 - 108,620 4% 78%
33 Physical therapists 270 $77,320 $56,090 - 106,940 27% 89%
34 Electrical engineers 260 $80,370 $59,570 - 103,660 6% 81%
35 Self-enrichment education teachers 260 $49,950 $19,290 - 96,130 23% 54%
36 Computer software engineers, applications 250 $69,010 $36,710 - 105,830 45% 85%
37 Network and computer systems administrators 250 $59,110 $36,700 - 80,970 27% 50%
38 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 240 $65,630 $28,950 - 126,370 12% 51%
39 Community and social service specialists, all other 240 $25,690 $18,080 - 36,250 25% 58%
40 Instructional coordinators 230 $61,880 $32,140 - 94,450 23% 79%
41 Dentists, general 220 $146,210 $71,640 - 9% 100%
42 Chemists 220 $87,240 $47,700 - 133,190 9% 93%
43 Managers, all other 220 $80,890 $45,280 - 124,400 7% 55%
44 Advertising sales agents 220 $32,220 $21,590 - 45,660 20% 56%
45 Special education teachers, middle school 210 $56,550 $40,510 - 84,580 16% 87%
46 Occupational health and safety specialists 200 $67,970 $36,810 - 87,510 8% 72%
47 Computer programmers 200 $66,440 $39,740 - 103,760 -4% 73%
48 Librarians 200 $55,690 $37,970 - 72,710 4% 85%
49 Graphic designers 200 $40,260 $22,990 - 69,940 10% 55%
50 Physician assistants 190 $76,200 $59,920 - 98,230 27% 67%
51 Computer specialists, all other 190 $66,750 $50,250 - 91,870 15% 68%
52 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 190 $57,140 $27,550 - 90,380 17% 56%
53 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 190 $49,090 $34,860 - 64,410 20% 87%
54 Detectives and criminal investigators 190 $48,990 $30,980 - 77,090 17% 54%
55 Education administrators, postsecondary 190 $0 $ - 14% 78%
56 Computer and information systems managers 180 $97,810 $61,170 - 139,430 16% 73%
57 Occupational therapists 180 $64,550 $33,480 - 87,560 23% 90%
58 Computer software engineers, systems software 170 $75,340 $42,360 - 109,110 28% 85%
59 Public relations specialists 170 $53,380 $29,530 - 84,030 18% 81%
60 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 170 $38,100 $25,670 - 58,710 18% 56%
61 Coaches and scouts 170 $34,900 $13,960 - 60,160 15% 60%
62 Engineers, all other 160 $99,030 $66,170 - 130,600 6% 82%
63 Environmental engineers 160 $60,400 $37,320 - 94,340 25% 86%
64 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 140 $37,920 $29,120 - 49,740 34% 73%
65 Network systems and data communications analysts 130 $70,220 $45,390 - 86,750 53% 57%
66 Social and community service managers 130 $50,390 $24,850 - 75,210 25% 72%
67 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 130 $48,260 $28,470 - 69,650 18% 56%
68 Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 130 $36,460 $27,160 - 48,200 11% 58%
69 Education, training, and library workers, all other 130 $29,680 $18,790 - 42,680 11% 79%
70 Speech-language pathologists 120 $67,600 $44,930 - 97,060 11% 98%
71 Dietitians and nutritionists 120 $41,630 $15,540 - 60,750 9% 72%
72 Marketing managers 110 $83,940 $44,470 - 124,680 14% 69%
73 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 110 $73,010 $36,950 - 119,020 16% 99%
74 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 110 $41,060 $26,850 - 77,400 24% 78%
75 Rehabilitation counselors 100 $30,510 $18,620 - 45,570 23% 73%
76 Financial analysts 90 $83,530 $41,720 - 140,370 34% 87%
77 Veterinarians 90 $80,560 $38,370 - 125,290 35% 100%
78 Social scientists and related workers, all other 90 $71,800 $53,190 - 94,740 5% 90%
79 Editors 90 $49,330 $24,110 - 108,130 2% 81%
80 Tax preparers 90 $35,720 $15,820 - 58,480 -8% 54%
81 Floral designers 90 $22,110 $15,430 - 28,850 -9% 55%
82 Technical writers 80 $65,760 $43,700 - 83,930 20% 74%
83 Budget analysts 80 $65,510 $42,470 - 95,850 7% 78%
84 Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates 70 $73,040 $35,800 - 121,770 5% 99%
85 Database administrators 70 $59,210 $42,030 - 79,210 29% 72%
86 Producers and directors 70 $50,940 $22,870 - 111,690 11% 75%
87 Market research analysts 70 $42,070 $23,600 - 60,000 20% 82%
88 Legislators 70 $14,570 $12,810 - 16,170 1% 65%
89 Purchasing managers 60 $109,690 $58,070 - 3% 57%
90 Chemical engineers 60 $81,220 $62,030 - 102,510 8% 91%
91 Vocational education teachers, middle school 60 $59,290 $41,070 - 77,490 -5% 95%
92 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 60 $58,750 $32,580 - 97,910 25% 93%
93 Commercial pilots 60 $56,490 $29,310 - 97,350 13% 74%
94 Health educators 60 $48,020 $24,460 - 73,120 26% 58%
95 Surveyors 60 $41,100 $22,800 - 62,100 24% 82%
96 Sales and related workers, all other 60 $16,770 $12,860 - 22,570 14% 62%
97 Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 50 $65,290 $27,500 - 132,570 15% 72%
98 Reporters and correspondents 50 $38,520 $19,140 - 60,570 1% 85%
99 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 50 $34,970 $24,370 - 48,630 30% 77%
100 Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 50 $23,470 $18,100 - 31,030 11% 55%

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 7,430 $21,750 $13,350 - 34,050 12% 25%
2 Cashiers 5,800 $16,310 $12,910 - 20,880 -3% 10%
3 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 5,090 $15,260 $12,800 - 18,720 18% 5%
4 Office clerks, general 4,290 $24,380 $15,040 - 35,180 13% 19%
5 Customer service representatives 4,250 $23,930 $16,040 - 36,080 25% 22%
6 Waiters and waitresses 3,730 $15,890 $12,850 - 20,090 11% 14%
7 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 3,480 $18,990 $13,370 - 26,380 15% 4%
8 Teacher assistants 3,330 $16,810 $12,980 - 22,450 10% 18%
9 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 3,320 $26,110 $15,720 - 38,760 1% 18%
10 General and operations managers 3,310 $90,150 $40,380 - 157,470 2% 48%
11 Maintenance and repair workers, general 3,070 $40,030 $21,600 - 62,730 10% 6%
12 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 2,990 $20,300 $14,820 - 27,190 18% 7%
13 Team assemblers 2,930 $25,860 $14,700 - 39,820 0% 5%
14 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 2,710 $29,460 $19,850 - 41,650 13% 16%
15 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 2,700 $22,400 $14,250 - 33,430 2% 5%
16 Stock clerks and order fillers 2,590 $21,470 $14,170 - 30,950 -8% 8%
17 Security guards 2,330 $30,670 $14,320 - 54,140 17% 13%
18 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 2,270 $44,200 $25,840 - 65,530 6% 29%
19 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 2,270 $39,850 $24,790 - 63,520 15% 18%
20 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 2,270 $34,480 $20,500 - 53,250 4% 25%
21 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 2,220 $34,410 $26,570 - 43,820 14% 7%
22 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 1,990 $33,820 $22,420 - 49,740 10% 4%
23 Cooks, restaurant 1,750 $19,360 $13,850 - 25,320 12% 5%
24 Construction laborers 1,720 $27,300 $15,880 - 44,330 11% 5%
25 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 1,550 $19,620 $14,650 - 25,830 18% 6%
26 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 1,500 $26,280 $14,950 - 43,590 8% 4%
27 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,420 $15,730 $12,880 - 20,090 13% 5%
28 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 1,400 $28,820 $18,380 - 40,480 11% 14%
29 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,350 $57,030 $33,160 - 83,040 -5% 15%
30 Receptionists and information clerks 1,350 $23,480 $15,890 - 32,430 17% 13%
31 Cooks, fast food 1,350 $15,920 $12,920 - 19,970 8% 5%
32 Helpers--production workers 1,290 $24,770 $17,220 - 36,160 -1% 4%
33 Correctional officers and jailers 1,230 $31,610 $23,880 - 45,050 17% 11%
34 Medical assistants 1,190 $27,180 $20,810 - 34,250 35% 10%
35 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 1,180 $33,960 $16,870 - 55,730 14% 4%
36 Child care workers 1,130 $15,390 $12,820 - 19,780 18% 15%
37 Tellers 1,040 $23,250 $17,940 - 29,890 14% 16%
38 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,010 $52,690 $31,930 - 80,750 7% 13%
39 Industrial truck and tractor operators 1,000 $26,510 $18,090 - 36,180 -2% 2%
40 Home health aides 1,000 $17,520 $14,030 - 20,760 49% 7%
41 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 950 $27,500 $17,910 - 39,320 4% 6%
42 Food preparation workers 890 $17,770 $13,220 - 23,830 15% 7%
43 Packers and packagers, hand 870 $19,090 $13,190 - 29,450 -12% 3%
44 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 840 $32,840 $22,080 - 46,830 11% 4%
45 Dishwashers 830 $15,050 $12,830 - 18,780 10% 3%
46 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 820 $47,960 $30,310 - 65,410 9% 10%
47 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 810 $14,450 $12,760 - 16,160 10% 8%
48 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 780 $35,110 $23,600 - 49,230 11% 33%
49 Carpenters 760 $36,770 $23,880 - 49,820 10% 6%
50 Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 750 $45,480 $30,100 - 57,090 -18% 0%
51 Pharmacy technicians 750 $25,560 $17,520 - 34,800 32% 16%
52 Electricians 740 $37,430 $25,940 - 50,380 7% 7%
53 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 740 $27,440 $18,830 - 37,440 4% 15%
54 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 710 $29,260 $17,530 - 45,260 -7% 14%
55 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 700 $21,430 $13,680 - 31,080 11% 5%
56 Bus drivers, school 700 $20,270 $13,190 - 30,690 9% 4%
57 Medical secretaries 680 $28,930 $21,880 - 38,010 17% 18%
58 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 670 $29,600 $17,400 - 52,990 -5% 5%
59 Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 670 $27,710 $15,290 - 55,430 12% 0%
60 Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders 650 $23,830 $17,700 - 30,380 -24% 0%
61 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 650 $19,300 $13,640 - 24,270 12% 6%
62 Business operations specialists, all other 640 $60,700 $33,700 - 93,920 21% 49%
63 Computer support specialists 640 $39,980 $23,700 - 60,970 13% 43%
64 Slaughterers and meat packers 610 $0 $ - 13% 2%
65 Driver/sales workers 600 $26,570 $14,160 - 41,290 -5% 4%
66 Counter and rental clerks 600 $21,740 $14,020 - 32,210 23% 16%
67 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 600 $15,010 $12,840 - 17,610 10% 17%
68 Bill and account collectors 590 $26,450 $18,940 - 36,620 23% 13%
69 Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 580 $30,070 $19,660 - 43,650 19% 14%
70 Bartenders 570 $17,650 $12,900 - 29,170 11% 17%
71 Industrial machinery mechanics 550 $42,690 $28,120 - 61,180 9% 5%
72 Sales representatives, services, all other 550 $38,220 $26,930 - 51,990 28% 48%
73 Preschool teachers, except special education 550 $29,110 $14,170 - 51,670 26% 43%
74 Dental assistants 550 $28,680 $21,750 - 37,960 29% 9%
75 Machine feeders and offbearers 550 $25,810 $19,850 - 32,470 -15% 0%
76 Postal service mail carriers 550 $0 $ - 1% 11%
77 Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 520 $26,140 $20,830 - 31,890 -13% 0%
78 All other information and record clerks 490 $35,500 $25,680 - 47,250 -13% 21%
79 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 490 $34,490 $25,490 - 47,930 5% 2%
80 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 480 $52,940 $24,490 - 82,280 4% 30%
81 Fire fighters 480 $33,920 $17,640 - 51,430 12% 18%
82 Insurance sales agents 470 $61,330 $23,770 - 134,750 13% 45%
83 Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers 470 $32,530 $27,380 - 39,440 -18% 10%
84 Brokerage clerks 470 $28,540 $23,100 - 33,590 20% 31%
85 Chemical plant and system operators 440 $51,550 $42,310 - 63,450 -15% 7%
86 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 440 $36,950 $23,000 - 55,720 8% 3%
87 Amusement and recreation attendants 430 $17,820 $13,040 - 25,560 24% 22%
88 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 420 $28,870 $18,320 - 42,950 9% 3%
89 Legal secretaries 410 $33,200 $22,860 - 47,910 12% 18%
90 Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders 410 $27,890 $25,510 - 31,030 -31% 0%
91 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 400 $61,330 $36,510 - 90,260 0% 42%
92 Helpers--electricians 400 $27,270 $17,130 - 41,670 7% 3%
93 Dental hygienists 390 $55,290 $42,460 - 67,190 30% 33%
94 Data entry keyers 390 $25,010 $16,710 - 37,300 -5% 18%
95 Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 390 $23,590 $16,680 - 32,380 12% 3%
96 Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping 380 $30,840 $22,320 - 39,920 11% 29%
97 Administrative services managers 370 $66,910 $34,410 - 112,960 12% 40%
98 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 370 $18,820 $13,350 - 25,320 14% 3%
99 Cooks, short order 370 $15,690 $12,940 - 19,460 5% 5%
100 Painters, construction and maintenance 360 $28,700 $20,120 - 39,960 12% 6%
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Jobs More Common Near Augusta Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers 32,530 470 62.7
Nuclear engineers 94,680 360 42.1
Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders 23,830 650 23.8
Slaughterers and meat packers 0 610 16.7
Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders 27,890 410 16.4
Chemical plant and system operators 51,550 440 10.2
Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 45,480 750 6.3
Brokerage clerks 28,540 470 4.5
Correctional officers and jailers 31,610 1,230 4.2
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 48,970 400 3.9
Insulation workers, mechanical 34,910 120 3.8
Machine feeders and offbearers 25,810 550 3.7
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 23,590 390 3.7
Education teachers, postsecondary 30,050 220 3.7
First-line supervisors/managers, protective service workers, all other 66,120 230 3.2
Funeral attendants 19,450 100 3.1
Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 27,710 670 3.1
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 26,140 520 3
Psychology teachers, postsecondary 0 100 2.8
Occupational health and safety specialists 67,970 200 2.8
Tire repairers and changers 19,330 350 2.8
Structural iron and steel workers 41,990 230 2.7
Millwrights 41,940 120 2.7
Medical equipment repairers 47,240 120 2.7
Home appliance repairers 32,280 110 2.7
Protective service workers, all other 21,380 290 2.6
Helpers--electricians 27,270 400 2.6
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 30,070 580 2.3
Internists, general 184,900 130 2.2
Pest control workers 28,200 200 2.2
Respiratory therapists 48,290 320 2.2
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 34,410 2,220 2.2
Environmental engineers 60,400 160 2.1
Medical and health services managers 81,080 810 2.1
Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary 53,310 100 2
Civil engineers 86,910 840 2
Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 43,550 490 2
Helpers--production workers 24,770 1,290 2
Team assemblers 25,860 2,930 2
Welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders 26,660 100 2
Surveying and mapping technicians 32,340 200 2
Training and development specialists 56,300 630 1.9
Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 36,460 130 1.9
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 51,580 220 1.9
Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 33,060 340 1.9
Teacher assistants 16,810 3,330 1.9
Physician assistants 76,200 190 1.8
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 29,660 130 1.8
Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 55,290 1,670 1.8
Procurement clerks 32,200 210 1.8

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Augusta, Georgia Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Industrial engineering technicians 76,920 1.59 150
Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 45,480 1.43 750
First-line supervisors/managers, protective service workers, all other 66,120 1.41 230
Chemists 87,240 1.32 220
Chemical technicians 54,850 1.31 130
Self-enrichment education teachers 49,950 1.3 260
Production, planning, and expediting clerks 52,940 1.29 480
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 41,260 1.28 160
Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 104,290 1.28 430
Engineers, all other 99,030 1.23 160
Healthcare support workers, all other 35,810 1.23 280
Security guards 30,670 1.22 2,330
Food service managers 58,040 1.2 140
Civil engineers 86,910 1.19 840
Maintenance and repair workers, general 40,030 1.17 3,070
Construction managers 97,910 1.16 290
Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 61,330 1.16 400
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 58,980 1.14 340
Preschool teachers, except special education 29,110 1.14 550
Industrial engineers 82,880 1.14 350
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 29,600 1.13 670
Civil engineering technicians 50,810 1.13 140
Family and general practitioners 184,810 1.12 190
Training and development specialists 56,300 1.12 630
Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 27,710 1.12 670
Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 58,190 1.12 190
Architectural and civil drafters 48,680 1.11 190
Occupational health and safety specialists 67,970 1.11 200
Special education teachers, middle school 56,550 1.11 210
Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 19,300 1.11 650
Industrial production managers 97,800 1.11 290
Management analysts 81,440 1.11 380
Mechanical engineers 81,650 1.1 270
Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 55,290 1.1 1,670
Engineering managers 120,380 1.1 400
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 73,010 1.1 110
Printing machine operators 35,770 1.09 200
Insurance sales agents 61,330 1.09 470
Network systems and data communications analysts 70,220 1.09 130
Nonfarm animal caretakers 22,410 1.08 250
Medical equipment repairers 47,240 1.08 120
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 57,030 1.08 1,350
Instructional coordinators 61,880 1.07 230
All other information and record clerks 35,500 1.07 490
Parts salespersons 32,750 1.07 260
Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping 30,620 1.07 110
Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders 27,890 1.07 410
Machinists 39,390 1.07 200
Accountants and auditors 63,330 1.06 1,320
Librarians 55,690 1.06 200

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