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Honolulu Employment

Employment and Industries in the Honolulu, Hawaii Area

Honolulu serves as the business and trading center for the Hawaiian Islands. The Honolulu economy is powered by tourism, military, the defense contracting industry, manufacturing and research and development. Tourism typically contributes 10 billion dollars a year to Honolulu. Agriculture and aqua-culture are also significant economic factors. The Marine Base Kaneohe, the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and the Schofield Barracks also add to the economy.

The economy is diversifying into other sectors such as alternative energy, information and communications technologies, science-biotech, astronomy and space sciences, marine sciences and defense-dual use technologies. In addition, the Kapolei region includes one of Hawaii's largest industrial parks. Also, the Honolulu Harbor has a prominent Foreign Trade Zone. Numerous major shipping companies serve the port.

The One-Stop Workforce Assistance Centers are managed by the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. The centers include job placement and training systems to assist people find jobs and employers find qualified employees. The centers also offer the Employment Training Fund which offers a job skills upgrade program for current workers.

The largest employers in Honolulu are provided below:

  • Schofield Barracks
  • Bank of Hawaii
  • Queen's Medical Center
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
  • Honolulu Police Department
  • St Francis Hospital
  • Aloha Airlines
  • Kapiolani Medical Center
  • Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach
  • Straub Clinic & Hospital
  • Honolulu Intl Airport - HNL
  • Oahu Transit SVC
  • Kuakini Emergency SVC
  • Kuakini Health System
  • Adjutant General
  • Polynesian Cultural Center
  • Sheraton
  • HMSA Hawaii Medical SVC
  • Castle Medical Center
  • Honolulu Environmental SVC
  • Servco Pacific Inc
  • Royal Hawaiian Hotel
  • Honolulu Advertiser
  • Del Monte Foods
  • Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort

Honolulu's major employment sectors are:

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

Notable information about Honolulu: In 2008 the cost of living index was at 181.5 which is very high when compared to the national average of 100. In 2007 the estimated median household income was $55,000. Approximately 31% of the residents of Honolulu have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Honolulu companies have access to helpful business organizations including:

The Hawaii Business Magazine offers current information about the business endeavors in Honolulu.

Most Popular Jobs in Honolulu, Hawaii 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 6,490 $79,920 $56,780 - 102,350 24% 56%
2 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 6,310 $47,460 $31,370 - 68,990 6% 96%
3 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 4,330 $47,380 $18,930 - 81,060 8% 51%
4 Accountants and auditors 4,260 $55,420 $32,940 - 82,580 18% 79%
5 Teachers and instructors, all other 1,930 $52,830 $26,650 - 89,510 9% 54%
6 Lawyers 1,920 $98,350 $52,540 - 11% 99%
7 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 1,820 $47,160 $22,910 - 77,560 5% 58%
8 Financial managers 1,730 $84,220 $44,660 - 129,780 13% 60%
9 Civil engineers 1,500 $75,260 $52,820 - 101,260 18% 87%
10 Sales managers 1,400 $86,040 $36,740 - 158,650 10% 69%
11 Social and human service assistants 1,370 $34,210 $22,670 - 46,970 34% 58%
12 Public relations specialists 1,280 $54,850 $32,540 - 89,190 18% 81%
13 Managers, all other 1,270 $79,100 $40,030 - 124,970 7% 55%
14 Self-enrichment education teachers 1,220 $44,800 $22,870 - 76,650 23% 54%
15 Management analysts 1,210 $67,890 $44,230 - 97,650 22% 78%
16 Chief executives 1,140 $157,990 $78,350 - 2% 65%
17 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 1,130 $53,750 $34,430 - 75,630 13% 73%
18 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,130 $38,730 $17,590 - 69,040 11% 95%
19 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 1,080 $47,920 $29,130 - 67,190 20% 87%
20 Community and social service specialists, all other 1,070 $46,970 $30,070 - 63,490 25% 58%
21 Network systems and data communications analysts 1,030 $65,450 $43,040 - 93,620 53% 57%
22 Computer programmers 1,020 $62,910 $31,480 - 96,340 -4% 73%
23 Computer specialists, all other 1,010 $71,340 $44,320 - 98,350 15% 68%
24 Computer systems analysts 980 $65,610 $43,470 - 93,930 29% 68%
25 Physical therapists 850 $52,770 $29,180 - 83,890 27% 89%
26 Pharmacists 810 $101,960 $85,220 - 127,910 22% 97%
27 Network and computer systems administrators 790 $64,700 $38,370 - 91,890 27% 50%
28 Medical and health services managers 770 $99,150 $59,260 - 138,850 16% 57%
29 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 770 $71,530 $27,170 - 25% 67%
30 Child, family, and school social workers 760 $48,010 $29,990 - 64,640 19% 77%
31 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 690 $89,990 $57,580 - 131,290 8% 78%
32 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 690 $58,780 $36,280 - 91,000 18% 56%
33 Computer software engineers, applications 670 $73,580 $38,820 - 105,820 45% 85%
34 Clergy 640 $39,950 $16,660 - 70,540 19% 75%
35 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 630 $66,870 $39,030 - 103,730 25% 93%
36 Instructional coordinators 620 $53,660 $34,930 - 83,850 23% 79%
37 Computer and information systems managers 590 $101,370 $65,670 - 147,600 16% 73%
38 Electrical engineers 570 $73,480 $38,870 - 102,020 6% 81%
39 Education, training, and library workers, all other 570 $36,980 $22,610 - 50,920 11% 79%
40 Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers 560 $87,900 $48,740 - 130,640 13% 74%
41 Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 560 $27,790 $20,150 - 40,060 11% 55%
42 Librarians 550 $59,720 $42,290 - 80,500 4% 85%
43 Architects, except landscape and naval 540 $70,630 $47,980 - 97,520 18% 88%
44 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 530 $50,870 $32,230 - 78,510 30% 77%
45 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 520 $56,770 $24,540 - 102,540 12% 51%
46 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 520 $41,060 $28,910 - 54,940 15% 51%
47 Financial specialists, all other 500 $62,980 $37,130 - 95,260 12% 50%
48 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 500 $59,850 $44,010 - 75,960 12% 51%
49 Mechanical engineers 480 $83,810 $42,470 - 106,660 4% 78%
50 Electronics engineers, except computer 480 $80,440 $56,770 - 103,030 4% 81%
51 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 480 $65,600 $34,480 - 96,450 16% 99%
52 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 480 $60,430 $38,040 - 88,970 17% 56%
53 Training and development specialists 470 $50,010 $28,540 - 78,060 18% 56%
54 Graphic designers 460 $47,770 $25,790 - 79,700 10% 55%
55 Social and community service managers 450 $64,060 $31,940 - 98,250 25% 72%
56 Engineers, all other 430 $80,440 $44,580 - 108,680 6% 82%
57 Engineering managers 420 $105,770 $75,150 - 136,910 7% 84%
58 Marketing managers 410 $75,510 $39,640 - 116,460 14% 69%
59 Financial analysts 400 $75,580 $42,960 - 119,410 34% 87%
60 Detectives and criminal investigators 390 $75,320 $54,670 - 98,410 17% 54%
61 Budget analysts 380 $66,170 $46,420 - 92,350 7% 78%
62 Dentists, general 370 $134,310 $78,140 - 9% 100%
63 Social scientists and related workers, all other 370 $69,960 $45,460 - 97,020 5% 90%
64 Computer software engineers, systems software 360 $86,500 $54,370 - 126,100 28% 85%
65 Medical and public health social workers 360 $61,340 $38,770 - 90,740 24% 77%
66 Mental health counselors 330 $35,670 $22,450 - 56,510 30% 73%
67 Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 320 $61,350 $43,000 - 81,440 20% 99%
68 Advertising sales agents 320 $49,940 $28,110 - 79,610 20% 56%
69 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 300 $45,170 $41,230 - 50,710 14% 54%
70 Coaches and scouts 290 $35,980 $22,990 - 51,670 15% 60%
71 Personal financial advisors 280 $62,750 $15,960 - 144,510 41% 81%
72 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 280 $46,850 $31,500 - 61,690 34% 73%
73 Occupational health and safety specialists 270 $69,880 $50,140 - 95,660 8% 72%
74 Health educators 270 $55,350 $29,040 - 84,040 26% 58%
75 Biological technicians 270 $34,860 $26,040 - 50,310 16% 60%
76 Urban and regional planners 260 $65,180 $44,120 - 91,610 15% 92%
77 Musicians and singers 260 $0 $ - 10% 53%
78 Public relations managers 250 $65,400 $37,290 - 102,740 17% 75%
79 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 250 $51,800 $33,820 - 76,720 18% 56%
80 Insurance underwriters 250 $50,940 $29,360 - 76,430 6% 53%
81 Optometrists 240 $87,440 $55,650 - 130,000 11% 100%
82 Rehabilitation counselors 240 $37,620 $27,110 - 58,960 23% 73%
83 Editors 230 $53,650 $23,260 - 83,420 2% 81%
84 Education administrators, postsecondary 220 $109,780 $36,800 - 14% 78%
85 Anthropologists and archeologists 220 $64,070 $33,440 - 102,310 15% 90%
86 Database administrators 220 $60,720 $39,190 - 85,870 29% 72%
87 Market research analysts 220 $59,190 $36,210 - 89,870 20% 82%
88 Human resources managers, all other 190 $82,000 $53,670 - 116,450 11% 58%
89 Physician assistants 190 $76,860 $53,300 - 108,260 27% 67%
90 Advertising and promotions managers 190 $73,250 $41,920 - 116,770 6% 76%
91 Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 190 $72,700 $45,350 - 108,870 22% 93%
92 Biological scientists, all other 190 $71,070 $53,260 - 92,820 4% 95%
93 Occupational therapists 190 $66,070 $50,070 - 82,860 23% 90%
94 Commercial pilots 180 $106,550 $58,460 - 13% 74%
95 Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other 180 $66,270 $19,100 - 115,200 12% 94%
96 Producers and directors 180 $48,160 $21,990 - 81,190 11% 75%
97 Environmental engineers 170 $85,340 $64,620 - 102,130 25% 86%
98 Dietitians and nutritionists 170 $58,690 $42,950 - 78,220 9% 72%
99 Surveyors 170 $45,160 $24,890 - 77,260 24% 82%
100 Purchasing managers 160 $74,210 $46,600 - 109,850 3% 57%

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 18,410 $24,110 $15,960 - 33,210 12% 25%
2 Office clerks, general 10,940 $27,700 $16,380 - 40,370 13% 19%
3 Waiters and waitresses 10,250 $24,980 $15,590 - 42,290 11% 14%
4 Security guards 8,900 $25,050 $17,310 - 35,450 17% 13%
5 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 8,830 $23,670 $15,760 - 32,130 15% 4%
6 Cashiers 8,420 $20,850 $16,040 - 28,390 -3% 10%
7 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 7,900 $18,900 $15,780 - 23,550 18% 5%
8 General and operations managers 6,550 $102,380 $43,370 - 2% 48%
9 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 6,380 $29,870 $16,640 - 56,400 2% 5%
10 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 5,920 $34,030 $21,090 - 48,480 13% 16%
11 Customer service representatives 5,920 $32,020 $20,360 - 47,640 25% 22%
12 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 5,490 $34,760 $22,020 - 49,190 1% 18%
13 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 5,480 $48,810 $28,430 - 72,430 6% 29%
14 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 5,340 $26,970 $19,140 - 32,920 13% 5%
15 Stock clerks and order fillers 5,310 $24,170 $16,590 - 36,330 -8% 8%
16 Food preparation workers 4,820 $19,960 $15,860 - 27,680 15% 7%
17 Carpenters 4,650 $63,770 $35,330 - 87,230 10% 6%
18 Business operations specialists, all other 4,620 $59,080 $26,030 - 96,170 21% 49%
19 Teacher assistants 4,170 $24,320 $17,440 - 31,220 10% 18%
20 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 4,150 $40,960 $23,340 - 63,360 4% 25%
21 Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks 4,110 $31,190 $17,960 - 47,880 1% 29%
22 Maintenance and repair workers, general 4,040 $38,380 $21,410 - 59,530 10% 6%
23 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 3,920 $28,180 $18,480 - 39,730 18% 6%
24 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 3,890 $45,000 $29,100 - 64,080 15% 18%
25 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 3,750 $29,520 $22,120 - 40,030 18% 7%
26 Cooks, restaurant 3,510 $26,440 $17,110 - 39,790 12% 5%
27 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 3,500 $32,360 $19,910 - 49,590 11% 14%
28 Construction laborers 3,440 $49,110 $25,790 - 76,000 11% 5%
29 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 3,210 $28,310 $17,370 - 42,560 8% 4%
30 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 3,120 $19,280 $15,770 - 24,770 10% 8%
31 Receptionists and information clerks 3,040 $27,420 $18,080 - 38,560 17% 13%
32 Cooks, fast food 2,770 $18,900 $15,830 - 24,670 8% 5%
33 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 2,460 $40,320 $27,470 - 59,850 10% 4%
34 Dishwashers 2,460 $20,350 $15,850 - 30,480 10% 3%
35 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 2,370 $22,310 $15,720 - 33,200 12% 6%
36 Sales representatives, services, all other 2,360 $57,750 $24,120 - 98,710 28% 48%
37 Personal and home care aides 2,160 $18,990 $15,770 - 25,240 51% 10%
38 Medical assistants 2,110 $30,850 $23,080 - 40,270 35% 10%
39 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 2,100 $49,870 $41,370 - 62,380 11% 33%
40 Word processors and typists 2,100 $29,420 $22,760 - 37,730 -12% 19%
41 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 2,050 $29,090 $17,810 - 43,770 4% 6%
42 Bus drivers, transit and intercity 1,970 $37,260 $22,880 - 50,050 13% 4%
43 Bartenders 1,970 $26,930 $15,580 - 43,260 11% 17%
44 Electricians 1,930 $58,850 $36,020 - 80,190 7% 7%
45 Office and administrative support workers, all other 1,830 $31,490 $15,660 - 47,320 -9% 32%
46 Packers and packagers, hand 1,830 $21,740 $15,730 - 31,310 -12% 3%
47 Preschool teachers, except special education 1,820 $28,880 $17,950 - 40,590 26% 43%
48 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 1,700 $53,460 $33,820 - 78,530 11% 4%
49 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 1,680 $39,670 $26,940 - 53,520 14% 4%
50 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,630 $66,980 $41,170 - 97,160 7% 13%
51 Driver/sales workers 1,530 $29,150 $17,340 - 41,510 -5% 4%
52 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,490 $33,170 $23,290 - 44,810 4% 15%
53 Counter and rental clerks 1,490 $23,350 $16,160 - 34,360 23% 16%
54 Tellers 1,480 $23,740 $16,350 - 31,380 14% 16%
55 Painters, construction and maintenance 1,440 $52,610 $28,480 - 81,800 12% 6%
56 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,420 $78,690 $46,550 - 111,130 9% 10%
57 Child care workers 1,400 $18,120 $15,460 - 22,390 18% 15%
58 Tour guides and escorts 1,380 $24,080 $16,050 - 32,170 21% 29%
59 Home health aides 1,370 $27,000 $20,400 - 33,280 49% 7%
60 Property, real estate, and community association managers 1,360 $48,770 $25,820 - 82,700 15% 36%
61 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 1,280 $71,130 $48,780 - 88,730 8% 3%
62 Flight attendants 1,260 $28,270 $19,260 - 32,820 11% 31%
63 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 1,220 $31,510 $21,430 - 40,250 17% 14%
64 Parking lot attendants 1,220 $19,060 $15,680 - 25,150 12% 14%
65 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 1,200 $20,970 $15,460 - 31,640 10% 17%
66 Fire fighters 1,180 $49,270 $40,750 - 61,820 12% 18%
67 Dental assistants 1,180 $28,560 $16,610 - 39,780 29% 9%
68 Recreation workers 1,140 $29,600 $16,430 - 51,010 13% 47%
69 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,110 $44,410 $34,870 - 52,700 14% 7%
70 Correctional officers and jailers 1,100 $46,110 $38,950 - 54,530 17% 11%
71 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 1,100 $22,850 $16,640 - 31,900 14% 3%
72 Healthcare support workers, all other 1,070 $29,030 $15,410 - 42,520 16% 10%
73 Bakers 1,040 $27,680 $16,700 - 46,490 10% 8%
74 Computer support specialists 1,000 $44,870 $28,330 - 65,010 13% 43%
75 Bill and account collectors 1,000 $35,000 $22,440 - 49,270 23% 13%
76 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 960 $53,510 $24,730 - 89,460 -5% 15%
77 Medical secretaries 960 $32,700 $22,850 - 44,520 17% 18%
78 Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping 940 $36,990 $26,940 - 49,410 11% 29%
79 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 930 $50,490 $26,580 - 81,550 9% 47%
80 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 920 $58,340 $19,840 - 93,600 4% 38%
81 Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 920 $41,370 $21,420 - 64,570 -0% 36%
82 Food service managers 900 $50,240 $31,450 - 76,870 5% 24%
83 Industrial truck and tractor operators 890 $36,360 $22,190 - 57,690 -2% 2%
84 Postal service mail carriers 880 $0 $ - 1% 11%
85 Cement masons and concrete finishers 850 $57,460 $35,700 - 83,100 11% 2%
86 All other information and record clerks 850 $38,420 $25,880 - 50,170 -13% 21%
87 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 830 $40,920 $15,940 - 74,590 12% 6%
88 Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 820 $24,500 $16,270 - 37,480 13% 15%
89 Construction managers 810 $95,420 $50,800 - 143,130 16% 29%
90 Transportation workers, all other 810 $36,260 $17,260 - 53,250 13% 7%
91 First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 810 $35,960 $22,450 - 51,500 13% 11%
92 First-line supervisors/managers of personal service workers 810 $35,380 $18,430 - 58,830 16% 26%
93 Cooks, short order 800 $23,780 $16,900 - 35,110 5% 5%
94 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 790 $62,450 $35,590 - 95,670 0% 42%
95 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 790 $31,030 $17,910 - 47,560 2% 11%
96 Drywall and ceiling tile installers 780 $61,410 $33,770 - 84,610 7% 2%
97 Administrative services managers 770 $72,310 $36,250 - 115,360 12% 40%
98 Data entry keyers 770 $27,970 $18,690 - 40,130 -5% 18%
99 Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 760 $50,710 $32,930 - 68,750 8% 9%
100 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 750 $45,520 $27,100 - 68,100 4% 30%
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Jobs More Common Near Honolulu Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Anthropologists and archeologists 64,070 220 37.5
Tour guides and escorts 24,080 1,380 18.2
Dancers 0 430 16.6
Atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers, postsecondary 0 160 13.9
Transportation workers, all other 36,260 810 9.4
Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks 31,190 4,110 9.3
Marine engineers and naval architects 71,400 110 8.6
Elevator installers and repairers 81,170 390 7
Flight attendants 28,270 1,260 7
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other 41,000 110 6.2
Agricultural and food science technicians 36,490 150 5.9
Word processors and typists 29,420 2,100 5.3
Helpers--painters, paperhangers, plasterers, and stucco masons 27,700 230 5.2
Floor layers, except carpet, wood, and hard tiles 49,520 100 5.2
Tree trimmers and pruners 32,150 160 5.1
Air traffic controllers 89,920 200 5.1
Clergy 39,950 640 5
Foreign language and literature teachers, postsecondary 57,260 300 5
Media and communication equipment workers, all other 60,680 200 4.9
Zoologists and wildlife biologists 63,390 140 4.9
Anesthesiologists 187,460 290 4.8
Music directors and composers 38,150 100 4.7
Social scientists and related workers, all other 69,960 370 4.7
Skin care specialists 0 300 4.6
Biological science teachers, postsecondary 97,240 500 4.5
Insurance appraisers, auto damage 56,420 100 4.5
Baggage porters and bellhops 25,370 590 4.4
Education teachers, postsecondary 63,630 560 4.3
Bus drivers, transit and intercity 37,260 1,970 4.1
Stonemasons 58,280 120 4
Optometrists 87,440 240 3.9
Concierges 32,820 230 3.6
Obstetricians and gynecologists 0 150 3.6
History teachers, postsecondary 70,530 160 3.5
Psychology teachers, postsecondary 72,990 270 3.5
Personal care and service workers, all other 21,970 620 3.5
Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 27,790 560 3.4
Carpet installers 41,520 270 3.4
Power plant operators 63,480 180 3.4
Community and social service specialists, all other 46,970 1,070 3.3
Sociology teachers, postsecondary 70,210 110 3.3
Glaziers 50,130 390 3.3
Media and communication workers, all other 45,780 190 3.2
Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials 19,090 590 3.2
Philosophy and religion teachers, postsecondary 65,920 140 3.1
Commercial pilots 106,550 180 3.1
Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers 87,900 560 3
Transportation attendants, except flight attendants and baggage porters 24,390 160 3
Tapers 66,060 280 2.9
Tile and marble setters 56,580 420 2.9

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Honolulu, Hawaii Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Real estate sales agents 91,740 1.95 430
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 65,800 1.82 130
Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers 32,470 1.68 330
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 71,130 1.66 1,280
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 40,920 1.63 830
Carpenters 63,770 1.63 4,650
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 31,510 1.62 1,220
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 61,410 1.59 780
Construction laborers 49,110 1.58 3,440
Motor vehicle operators, all other 44,140 1.56 280
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 48,780 1.56 270
Cement masons and concrete finishers 57,460 1.55 850
Painters, construction and maintenance 52,610 1.53 1,440
Commercial pilots 106,550 1.52 180
Food servers, nonrestaurant 30,360 1.51 380
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other 41,000 1.5 110
Nonfarm animal caretakers 30,840 1.49 150
Helpers--carpenters 38,610 1.49 370
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 51,600 1.47 590
Plasterers and stucco masons 57,520 1.45 160
Crane and tower operators 65,650 1.44 110
Roofers 50,640 1.44 540
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 47,850 1.43 330
Tapers 66,060 1.42 280
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 26,970 1.41 5,340
Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 50,710 1.4 760
Teachers and instructors, all other 52,830 1.39 1,930
Bartenders 26,930 1.39 1,970
Helpers--electricians 37,020 1.39 360
Tile and marble setters 56,580 1.37 420
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 58,840 1.37 210
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 78,690 1.35 1,420
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 31,890 1.35 720
Waiters and waitresses 24,980 1.34 10,250
Medical and public health social workers 61,340 1.33 360
Social workers, all other 62,940 1.33 160
Machinists 49,060 1.33 360
Biological science teachers, postsecondary 97,240 1.32 500
Insulation workers, mechanical 54,650 1.32 150
Sheet metal workers 55,140 1.32 610
Stonemasons 58,280 1.32 120
Material moving workers, all other 45,040 1.31 220
Medical records and health information technicians 41,450 1.31 510
Registered nurses 79,920 1.3 6,490
Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 63,560 1.3 390
Butchers and meat cutters 38,900 1.29 320
Tax preparers 45,230 1.29 140
Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 22,310 1.28 2,370
Mental health and substance abuse social workers 50,870 1.28 530
Medical transcriptionists 41,070 1.27 120

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