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Cedar Rapids Employment

Employment and Industries in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa Area

Cedar Rapids is located in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Technology Corridor and is a prominent economic center in the state of Iowa. The city is home to numerous large companies including Cargill, General Mills, Allient Energy, Quaker Oats, Rockwell Collins, GE Commercial Finance and Archer Daniels Midland. Rockwell Collins is the region's largest employer. The company produces aviation electronic and communication technology for the government, airline customers and aircraft manufacturers.

Numerous high-tech industries are situated in the area's Technology Corridor. The Technology Corridor is one of the primary centers in the nation for the defense electronics industry. The city also has more than 275 manufacturing facilities. Agribusiness as well as food manufacturing and processing are integral parts of the economy. Telecommunications and telemarketing also provide a significant number of jobs. Local firms are involved in electronic design and consultation, equipment manufacturing and systems planning.

A combination of research and development facilities, a mid-nation location and an educated and productive workforce has attracted new companies and industries. The productivity rate of the workforce is considerably above the nation's average. In addition, the city has ties with companies from all over the world including France, Canada, Ireland, Germany, Japan, Korea, Switzerland, Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Cedar Rapids top employers are:

  • Rockwell Collins, Inc
  • Cedar Rapids Community School District
  • AEGON USA, Inc
  • St. Luke's Hospital
  • Maytag Appliances
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Hy-Vee Food Stores
  • City of Cedar Rapids
  • MCI, Inc
  • McLeod USA Incorporated
  • Kirkwood Community College
  • Alliant Energy
  • Amana Refrigeration Products
  • Linn County Offices
  • Walmart Stores, Inc
  • Nash Finch Company
  • Linn-Mar Community Schools
  • General Mills Inc
  • Gazette Communications

The primary manufacturing employers in the Cedar Rapids area:

  • Maytag
  • Gazette
  • PMX Industries
  • Cargill Inc
  • Schneider Electric
  • ADM-Corn Processing Division
  • Cryovac Division, Sealed Air Corporation
  • Cedar Rapids Inc
  • Cedar River Paper
  • H.J. Heinz Company

Cedar Rapids top non-agricultural job providing sectors are:

  • Trade, transportation and utilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Education and health services
  • Government
  • Professional and business services
  • Finance
  • Information

Pertinent data about Cedar Rapids: In 2008 the cost of living index in the city was 78.8 which is low when compared to the country's average of 100. About 28% of the adult population has achieved a bachelor's degree or better. In 2007 the estimated median household income in Cedar Rapids was $47,000.

Cedar Rapids businesses collaborate with organizations including:

The GazetteOnline.com provides information about local businesses and industries.

Most Popular Jobs in Cedar Rapids, Iowa 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 2,600 $50,000 $34,940 - 65,590 24% 56%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 2,230 $58,450 $28,980 - 101,900 8% 51%
3 Computer software engineers, applications 1,630 $74,530 $56,130 - 100,820 45% 85%
4 Computer software engineers, systems software 1,370 $75,910 $55,080 - 102,860 28% 85%
5 Elementary school teachers, except special education 1,290 $39,620 $27,490 - 54,660 14% 95%
6 Accountants and auditors 1,250 $56,220 $35,350 - 83,790 18% 79%
7 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,250 $38,890 $27,310 - 54,120 6% 96%
8 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 610 $72,100 $32,770 - 117,840 12% 51%
9 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 610 $42,290 $28,190 - 64,300 11% 95%
10 Financial managers 560 $101,360 $53,940 - 13% 60%
11 Computer and information systems managers 530 $109,070 $78,080 - 136,430 16% 73%
12 Computer programmers 530 $58,620 $38,130 - 82,060 -4% 73%
13 Managers, all other 510 $79,540 $38,240 - 126,880 7% 55%
14 Computer systems analysts 490 $65,370 $42,090 - 88,730 29% 68%
15 Engineering managers 480 $113,780 $87,390 - 140,920 7% 84%
16 Pharmacists 440 $93,880 $82,580 - 111,450 22% 97%
17 Child, family, and school social workers 410 $38,890 $25,160 - 58,580 19% 77%
18 Rehabilitation counselors 410 $25,770 $16,860 - 48,790 23% 73%
19 Network systems and data communications analysts 400 $58,930 $31,910 - 84,650 53% 57%
20 Industrial engineers 380 $70,860 $48,260 - 96,730 20% 74%
21 Special education teachers, secondary school 350 $41,050 $28,120 - 57,380 9% 87%
22 Network and computer systems administrators 340 $61,730 $40,290 - 83,340 27% 50%
23 Management analysts 330 $71,240 $43,430 - 107,690 22% 78%
24 Graphic designers 330 $40,770 $27,250 - 58,090 10% 55%
25 Market research analysts 310 $66,810 $32,140 - 116,070 20% 82%
26 Medical and health services managers 300 $72,060 $45,740 - 103,170 16% 57%
27 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 300 $47,820 $15,800 - 78,020 17% 56%
28 Training and development specialists 300 $47,600 $26,160 - 76,580 18% 56%
29 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 300 $41,990 $27,490 - 61,720 20% 87%
30 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 300 $35,310 $27,330 - 49,400 18% 56%
31 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 290 $76,530 $31,130 - 125,720 25% 67%
32 Financial analysts 260 $64,500 $43,480 - 83,600 34% 87%
33 Advertising sales agents 260 $45,560 $19,050 - 79,750 20% 56%
34 Sales managers 250 $100,720 $53,290 - 160,950 10% 69%
35 Public relations specialists 250 $44,300 $27,340 - 63,540 18% 81%
36 Chief executives 240 $166,150 $79,630 - 2% 65%
37 Lawyers 240 $78,830 $38,370 - 137,180 11% 99%
38 Mechanical engineers 240 $73,890 $54,030 - 104,660 4% 78%
39 Coaches and scouts 230 $22,510 $15,470 - 34,400 15% 60%
40 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 210 $47,260 $28,380 - 75,630 5% 58%
41 Community and social service specialists, all other 210 $30,470 $19,110 - 49,080 25% 58%
42 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 200 $44,910 $28,860 - 59,400 18% 56%
43 Editors 200 $40,640 $19,480 - 67,000 2% 81%
44 Civil engineers 180 $76,590 $45,350 - 120,460 18% 87%
45 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 180 $44,140 $30,050 - 62,800 13% 73%
46 Marketing managers 170 $89,440 $38,280 - 149,730 14% 69%
47 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 160 $78,410 $50,420 - 104,750 8% 78%
48 Sales and related workers, all other 160 $38,160 $19,050 - 64,720 14% 62%
49 Physical therapists 140 $65,370 $45,890 - 85,710 27% 89%
50 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 140 $41,710 $27,100 - 62,540 -5% 96%
51 Insurance underwriters 130 $65,030 $40,670 - 93,980 6% 53%
52 Social and community service managers 130 $57,940 $34,410 - 84,140 25% 72%
53 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 130 $32,740 $23,140 - 46,100 15% 51%
54 Reporters and correspondents 130 $31,260 $21,320 - 44,700 1% 85%
55 Electronics engineers, except computer 120 $76,100 $51,580 - 107,040 4% 81%
56 Architects, except landscape and naval 120 $73,140 $44,500 - 111,710 18% 88%
57 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 120 $49,470 $37,860 - 64,280 12% 51%
58 Special education teachers, middle school 120 $44,440 $31,820 - 60,570 16% 87%
59 Education administrators, postsecondary 110 $65,250 $38,480 - 101,170 14% 78%
60 Purchasing managers 100 $91,920 $61,020 - 125,190 3% 57%
61 Technical writers 100 $55,640 $34,040 - 79,360 20% 74%
62 Librarians 100 $47,640 $31,190 - 63,420 4% 85%
63 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 90 $36,100 $22,080 - 54,160 34% 73%
64 Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 90 $29,880 $21,690 - 32,480 15% 72%
65 Legislators 90 $20,790 $15,200 - 25,090 1% 65%
66 Database administrators 80 $67,320 $38,850 - 96,480 29% 72%
67 Instructional coordinators 80 $55,310 $38,350 - 67,850 23% 79%
68 Occupational therapists 80 $55,220 $30,500 - 78,810 23% 90%
69 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 80 $39,280 $25,060 - 55,380 24% 78%
70 Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 80 $25,020 $15,340 - 40,060 11% 55%
71 Human resources managers, all other 70 $109,670 $69,350 - 11% 58%
72 Public relations managers 70 $71,560 $42,970 - 115,320 17% 75%
73 Operations research analysts 70 $54,500 $41,300 - 75,430 11% 71%
74 Medical and public health social workers 70 $44,570 $33,810 - 64,190 24% 77%
75 Sales engineers 60 $85,880 $46,780 - 145,650 9% 79%
76 Financial examiners 60 $76,790 $39,590 - 116,230 11% 76%
77 Materials engineers 60 $72,620 $44,450 - 104,290 4% 77%
78 Engineers, all other 60 $56,180 $28,650 - 90,710 6% 82%
79 Financial specialists, all other 60 $38,710 $28,520 - 53,400 12% 50%
80 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 60 $31,460 $22,670 - 42,010 30% 77%
81 Dentists, general 50 $144,130 $90,560 - 9% 100%
82 Personal financial advisors 50 $92,410 $45,520 - 41% 81%
83 Compensation and benefits managers 50 $84,110 $43,970 - 159,370 12% 58%
84 Credit analysts 50 $80,650 $32,290 - 2% 60%
85 Advertising and promotions managers 50 $71,160 $44,800 - 88,130 6% 76%
86 Education administrators, all other 50 $67,170 $43,320 - 105,890 13% 78%
87 Physician assistants 40 $77,130 $57,980 - 99,380 27% 67%
88 Chemists 40 $74,960 $44,960 - 123,460 9% 93%
89 Computer hardware engineers 40 $72,030 $47,230 - 109,850 5% 70%
90 Postmasters and mail superintendents 40 $58,960 $40,040 - 78,780 -1% 55%
91 Dietitians and nutritionists 40 $47,780 $37,810 - 59,540 9% 72%
92 Education, training, and library workers, all other 40 $46,520 $32,640 - 63,180 11% 79%
93 Writers and authors 40 $43,890 $25,130 - 63,280 13% 84%
94 Interior designers 40 $35,760 $23,380 - 54,880 20% 55%
95 Recreational therapists 40 $33,860 $27,140 - 43,680 4% 77%
96 Floral designers 40 $23,480 $16,880 - 31,140 -9% 55%
97 Detectives and criminal investigators 40 $0 $ - 17% 54%
98 Training and development managers 30 $74,390 $49,030 - 102,890 16% 58%
99 Producers and directors 30 $69,100 $27,440 - 100,980 11% 75%

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 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 5,030 $41,330 $23,780 - 52,550 10% 4%
2 Retail salespersons 3,960 $25,900 $15,680 - 44,460 12% 25%
3 Cashiers 3,760 $18,230 $15,340 - 23,420 -3% 10%
4 Customer service representatives 3,390 $29,750 $20,390 - 40,380 25% 22%
5 Office clerks, general 2,930 $27,290 $17,060 - 38,770 13% 19%
6 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 2,330 $18,240 $15,250 - 24,310 18% 5%
7 Waiters and waitresses 2,010 $18,860 $15,230 - 29,260 11% 14%
8 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 1,840 $27,450 $18,060 - 37,430 2% 5%
9 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 1,830 $30,180 $19,360 - 41,170 13% 16%
10 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,830 $22,320 $15,260 - 33,290 15% 4%
11 Team assemblers 1,820 $30,550 $17,330 - 48,230 0% 5%
12 Stock clerks and order fillers 1,630 $22,620 $15,700 - 34,440 -8% 8%
13 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 1,380 $27,540 $18,640 - 38,390 1% 18%
14 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 1,240 $37,260 $26,210 - 51,040 15% 18%
15 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 1,220 $39,300 $22,880 - 64,600 4% 25%
16 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 1,220 $24,910 $19,910 - 31,440 18% 7%
17 Business operations specialists, all other 1,210 $55,960 $32,000 - 85,970 21% 49%
18 Teacher assistants 1,190 $24,250 $15,770 - 31,680 10% 18%
19 Carpenters 1,120 $34,320 $22,340 - 50,360 10% 6%
20 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 1,090 $46,690 $29,100 - 68,340 6% 29%
21 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 980 $17,160 $15,330 - 19,860 10% 8%
22 Maintenance and repair workers, general 970 $32,930 $20,530 - 48,990 10% 6%
23 Telemarketers 970 $23,510 $16,350 - 31,460 -10% 14%
24 Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 950 $51,520 $41,740 - 65,450 4% 18%
25 Receptionists and information clerks 890 $24,360 $16,310 - 31,550 17% 13%
26 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 870 $22,320 $15,520 - 31,460 18% 6%
27 Child care workers 870 $19,650 $15,520 - 24,540 18% 15%
28 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 860 $19,750 $16,380 - 24,550 13% 5%
29 Industrial truck and tractor operators 850 $31,520 $21,170 - 40,320 -2% 2%
30 General and operations managers 840 $103,700 $44,540 - 2% 48%
31 Cooks, restaurant 830 $19,500 $15,580 - 25,810 12% 5%
32 Electricians 820 $49,150 $34,690 - 65,010 7% 7%
33 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 820 $36,530 $16,600 - 61,370 -5% 5%
34 Food preparation workers 800 $18,640 $15,420 - 24,130 15% 7%
35 Sales representatives, services, all other 780 $71,130 $27,100 - 159,830 28% 48%
36 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 770 $28,230 $18,810 - 39,130 11% 14%
37 Security guards 750 $21,530 $16,720 - 28,060 17% 13%
38 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 730 $59,720 $33,680 - 92,900 -5% 15%
39 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 730 $33,870 $18,380 - 50,550 14% 4%
40 Bartenders 700 $19,060 $15,350 - 26,660 11% 17%
41 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 690 $29,230 $15,940 - 52,350 8% 4%
42 Order clerks 680 $30,210 $24,020 - 38,030 -24% 16%
43 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 680 $28,390 $17,920 - 40,990 4% 6%
44 Packers and packagers, hand 650 $23,430 $16,290 - 31,210 -12% 3%
45 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 640 $42,980 $25,690 - 65,520 11% 4%
46 Construction laborers 640 $33,460 $22,110 - 46,220 11% 5%
47 Home health aides 640 $22,970 $16,400 - 30,490 49% 7%
48 Industrial machinery mechanics 580 $52,900 $36,730 - 69,850 9% 5%
49 Tellers 560 $24,180 $19,450 - 31,230 14% 16%
50 Industrial production managers 530 $110,830 $75,160 - 150,470 -6% 43%
51 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 500 $30,810 $22,630 - 40,560 4% 15%
52 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 490 $22,220 $15,550 - 29,950 11% 5%
53 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 470 $22,690 $16,640 - 30,490 14% 3%
54 Computer support specialists 460 $48,920 $28,660 - 81,280 13% 43%
55 Insurance sales agents 460 $45,230 $23,870 - 86,000 13% 45%
56 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 460 $38,190 $28,690 - 49,370 14% 7%
57 Printing machine operators 460 $34,650 $23,150 - 47,540 -6% 6%
58 Machinists 410 $37,240 $26,530 - 51,480 -3% 3%
59 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 410 $32,220 $25,880 - 39,680 5% 2%
60 Preschool teachers, except special education 410 $21,720 $15,750 - 32,100 26% 43%
61 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 400 $41,490 $28,720 - 54,550 8% 3%
62 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 390 $66,160 $37,060 - 98,870 9% 10%
63 Administrative services managers 380 $79,000 $30,490 - 134,710 12% 40%
64 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 380 $59,360 $31,490 - 84,310 7% 13%
65 Loan officers 380 $58,200 $36,190 - 87,240 12% 49%
66 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 380 $47,370 $34,680 - 63,920 11% 33%
67 Driver/sales workers 380 $32,300 $15,800 - 49,850 -5% 4%
68 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 360 $41,240 $22,260 - 61,540 9% 3%
69 Sheet metal workers 350 $45,780 $24,460 - 65,500 7% 4%
70 Cement masons and concrete finishers 350 $37,620 $16,720 - 50,980 11% 2%
71 Cooks, fast food 350 $17,590 $15,240 - 23,130 8% 5%
72 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 340 $40,040 $25,470 - 57,400 4% 30%
73 Pharmacy technicians 330 $27,940 $20,820 - 37,660 32% 16%
74 Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers 320 $49,350 $30,560 - 64,310 3% 13%
75 Postal service mail carriers 320 $0 $ - 1% 11%
76 Dishwashers 310 $18,660 $15,280 - 27,340 10% 3%
77 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 310 $17,500 $15,260 - 21,710 10% 17%
78 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 300 $35,240 $18,710 - 50,640 -7% 14%
79 Medical assistants 300 $29,080 $21,930 - 38,350 35% 10%
80 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 290 $47,020 $26,470 - 72,510 0% 42%
81 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 290 $31,500 $22,990 - 41,910 -1% 22%
82 Correctional officers and jailers 290 $0 $ - 17% 11%
83 Medical secretaries 280 $27,020 $15,440 - 37,860 17% 18%
84 Millwrights 270 $47,720 $30,300 - 64,890 6% 0%
85 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 270 $37,260 $25,120 - 49,710 12% 3%
86 Dental assistants 270 $35,910 $27,180 - 45,400 29% 9%
87 Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 270 $32,270 $20,760 - 44,740 8% 9%
88 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 260 $61,060 $29,770 - 104,030 4% 38%
89 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 250 $51,260 $30,680 - 77,560 9% 47%
90 Highway maintenance workers 240 $38,220 $30,500 - 48,130 9% 5%
91 Painters, construction and maintenance 240 $37,930 $22,900 - 50,970 12% 6%
92 Assemblers and fabricators, all other 240 $29,630 $18,420 - 40,420 -9% 5%
93 Switchboard operators, including answering service 240 $21,820 $16,040 - 28,160 -8% 10%
94 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 240 $19,450 $15,420 - 24,970 12% 6%
95 Electrical power-line installers and repairers 230 $61,170 $48,620 - 75,580 7% 6%
96 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 230 $49,580 $33,210 - 66,610 10% 17%
97 Paralegals and legal assistants 230 $40,550 $29,550 - 51,470 22% 45%
98 Food batchmakers 230 $26,540 $17,300 - 38,440 11% 5%
99 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 230 $22,020 $15,470 - 32,640 27% 47%
100 Personal and home care aides 230 $19,100 $16,520 - 21,490 51% 10%
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Jobs More Common Near Cedar Rapids Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Millwrights 47,720 270 9.5
Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 33,150 130 7.6
Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 51,520 950 5.9
Rehabilitation counselors 25,770 410 4.6
Dental laboratory technicians 33,950 140 4.1
Industrial production managers 110,830 530 3.8
Reporters and correspondents 31,260 130 3.5
Structural iron and steel workers 44,520 190 3.5
Computer software engineers, systems software 75,910 1,370 3.4
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 41,330 5,030 3.4
Telemarketers 23,510 970 3.1
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 61,170 230 3.1
Food batchmakers 26,540 230 3.1
Computer software engineers, applications 74,530 1,630 3
Order clerks 30,210 680 2.9
Highway maintenance workers 38,220 240 2.8
Special education teachers, secondary school 41,050 350 2.8
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 36,530 820 2.7
Engineering managers 113,780 480 2.6
Appraisers and assessors of real estate 54,310 140 2.5
Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 35,310 300 2.5
Printing machine operators 34,650 460 2.5
Excavating and loading machine and dragline operators 31,080 100 2.4
Industrial machinery mechanics 52,900 580 2.4
Mechanical drafters 53,680 160 2.4
Sheet metal workers 45,780 350 2.4
Technical writers 55,640 100 2.2
Community and social service specialists, all other 30,470 210 2.2
Medical transcriptionists 29,860 160 2.1
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 41,710 140 2.1
Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 32,270 270 2.1
Industrial engineers 70,860 380 2
Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 17,160 980 1.9
Opticians, dispensing 24,170 100 1.9
Team assemblers 30,550 1,820 1.9
Editors 40,640 200 1.9
Library technicians 23,940 180 1.8
Cement masons and concrete finishers 37,620 350 1.8
Computer and information systems managers 109,070 530 1.8
Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers 49,350 320 1.8
Pharmacists 93,880 440 1.7
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 46,930 200 1.7
Brickmasons and blockmasons 39,040 160 1.7
Network systems and data communications analysts 58,930 400 1.7
Child, family, and school social workers 38,890 410 1.6
Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers 33,100 200 1.6
Advertising sales agents 45,560 260 1.6
Switchboard operators, including answering service 21,820 240 1.6
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 22,220 490 1.6
Butchers and meat cutters 23,320 170 1.6

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 46,930 1.45 200
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 36,530 1.4 820
Sales representatives, services, all other 71,130 1.37 780
Construction managers 113,760 1.35 160
Industrial production managers 110,830 1.26 530
Driver/sales workers 32,300 1.23 380
Industrial machinery mechanics 52,900 1.19 580
Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 34,940 1.18 170
Computer support specialists 48,920 1.17 460
Helpers--production workers 27,530 1.16 220
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 58,470 1.15 160
First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 40,180 1.15 120
Packers and packagers, hand 23,430 1.15 650
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 66,160 1.14 390
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 27,450 1.14 1,840
Market research analysts 66,810 1.14 310
Mechanical drafters 53,680 1.13 160
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 59,720 1.13 730
Insurance underwriters 65,030 1.12 130
Assemblers and fabricators, all other 29,630 1.12 240
Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 19,450 1.12 240
Team assemblers 30,550 1.12 1,820
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 61,170 1.12 230
Dental assistants 35,910 1.11 270
Painters, construction and maintenance 37,930 1.11 240
Chief executives 166,150 1.1 240
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 41,330 1.1 5,030
Sheet metal workers 45,780 1.1 350
Financial managers 101,360 1.09 560
Teacher assistants 24,250 1.09 1,190
Highway maintenance workers 38,220 1.09 240
Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 31,690 1.09 190
Administrative services managers 79,000 1.08 380
Dishwashers 18,660 1.08 310
Home health aides 22,970 1.08 640
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 22,690 1.08 470
Computer and information systems managers 109,070 1.08 530
Construction laborers 33,460 1.08 640
General and operations managers 103,700 1.08 840
Order clerks 30,210 1.07 680
Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 21,330 1.07 210
Office clerks, general 27,290 1.07 2,930
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 41,000 1.06 160
Retail salespersons 25,900 1.06 3,960
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 18,240 1.06 2,330
Printing machine operators 34,650 1.06 460
Appraisers and assessors of real estate 54,310 1.05 140
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 35,240 1.05 300
Industrial truck and tractor operators 31,520 1.05 850
Electricians 49,150 1.05 820

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