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Topeka Employment

Employment and Industries in the Topeka, Kansas Area

Over 50% of Topeka's economy is based on government and services. About 25% of the workforce is employed by state, city and county governments. The state of Kansas is the city's largest employer. More than 30% of the labor force is working in services industries. Other significant industries that provide employment include printing and publishing, flour mills, food processing and iron foundries.

Fortune 500 companies which have manufacturing or distribution facilities in the city include Frito-Lay Inc, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, Payless Shoe Source, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Hallmark Cards and Hill's Pet Nutrition.

The Kansas Industrial Training program, provides pre-employment training and on-the-job training for new and expanding companies. The Kansas Industrial Retraining Program works with companies that are restructuring where existing employees might be displaced due to obsolete job skills.

Some of the occupations more prevalent in Topeka than most other cities include first-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers; merchandise displayers and window trimmers; legislators, correctional officers and jailers; healthcare practitioners and technical workers; civil engineering technicians; environmental scientists and specialists, including health; and personal and home care aides.

The following is a list of Topeka's largest employers:

  • The state of Kansas
  • Stormont-Vail Health Care
  • Unified School District #501
  • Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Kansas
  • St. Francis Hospital & Medical center
  • Payless Shoe Store
  • Goodyear Tire and Rubber
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway
  • Washburn University
  • U.S. Government
  • Shawnee County
  • Jostens Printing and Publishing
  • Colmery-O'Neil VA Hospital
  • Walmart
  • Hill's Pet Nutrition
  • Frito-Lay, Inc
  • Hallmark Cards, Inc
  • Reser's Fine Foods
  • Westar Energy
  • Midwest Health

Topeka's top non-agricultural employment sectors are shown below:

  • Government
  • Services
  • Trade, transportation and utilities
  • Education and health services
  • Leisure and hospitality
  • Professional and business services
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial activities
  • Arts, entertainment and recreation

Noteworthy data regarding Topeka Kansas: In 2007 the estimated median household income was $42,000. About 25% of the adult population has earned a bachelor's degree or better. The cost of living index in Topeka in 2008 was 76.7 which is low when compared to the national average of 100.

Some of the helpful business organizations for local companies are:

Topeka's newspaper the Topeka Capital-Journal is a good resource for local business and industry news.

Most Popular Jobs in Topeka, Kansas 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 2,530 $55,390 $42,090 - 71,260 24% 56%
2 Elementary school teachers, except special education 1,360 $41,580 $23,100 - 61,550 14% 95%
3 Accountants and auditors 1,320 $53,300 $34,550 - 76,820 18% 79%
4 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,280 $44,570 $22,230 - 70,600 6% 96%
5 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 880 $44,260 $23,450 - 65,710 11% 95%
6 Lawyers 760 $77,270 $45,840 - 125,830 11% 99%
7 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 760 $52,240 $20,360 - 79,850 8% 51%
8 Chief executives 710 $111,330 $14,690 - 2% 65%
9 Management analysts 480 $57,330 $42,890 - 72,760 22% 78%
10 Financial managers 460 $76,690 $46,060 - 120,120 13% 60%
11 Computer programmers 460 $63,240 $47,070 - 81,880 -4% 73%
12 Managers, all other 330 $87,610 $45,980 - 134,030 7% 55%
13 Computer systems analysts 330 $66,260 $44,490 - 90,750 29% 68%
14 Social and human service assistants 330 $29,620 $20,840 - 40,360 34% 58%
15 Network and computer systems administrators 320 $55,690 $35,220 - 79,020 27% 50%
16 Public relations specialists 310 $56,530 $31,110 - 88,680 18% 81%
17 Coaches and scouts 310 $21,380 $13,040 - 31,390 15% 60%
18 Medical and health services managers 290 $74,230 $44,210 - 113,960 16% 57%
19 Civil engineers 290 $70,670 $53,910 - 92,390 18% 87%
20 Pharmacists 280 $91,880 $58,340 - 119,390 22% 97%
21 Computer software engineers, applications 230 $78,190 $52,410 - 114,720 45% 85%
22 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 230 $60,020 $49,210 - 75,300 25% 93%
23 Network systems and data communications analysts 230 $49,610 $28,980 - 76,140 53% 57%
24 Computer and information systems managers 220 $85,190 $61,890 - 117,290 16% 73%
25 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 220 $54,390 $36,620 - 76,720 17% 56%
26 Training and development specialists 220 $49,540 $31,360 - 65,360 18% 56%
27 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 220 $28,720 $22,090 - 38,450 15% 51%
28 Market research analysts 210 $60,660 $39,820 - 90,490 20% 82%
29 Graphic designers 210 $35,540 $22,420 - 50,790 10% 55%
30 Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 210 $19,670 $16,170 - 25,930 11% 55%
31 Physical therapists 200 $56,120 $30,320 - 78,710 27% 89%
32 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 200 $46,790 $33,490 - 65,820 20% 87%
33 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 170 $72,810 $57,960 - 89,360 8% 78%
34 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 170 $56,060 $37,800 - 79,300 5% 58%
35 Special education teachers, secondary school 170 $55,990 $38,070 - 76,420 9% 87%
36 Librarians 170 $52,350 $35,110 - 73,510 4% 85%
37 Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 170 $47,640 $20,540 - 87,860 15% 72%
38 Legislators 170 $35,710 $22,910 - 49,610 1% 65%
39 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 160 $55,830 $42,650 - 67,810 12% 51%
40 Detectives and criminal investigators 160 $52,040 $35,750 - 74,200 17% 54%
41 Insurance underwriters 160 $48,640 $23,630 - 77,400 6% 53%
42 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 160 $35,310 $27,260 - 47,610 30% 77%
43 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 150 $67,510 $37,490 - 117,540 12% 51%
44 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 150 $40,280 $27,070 - 64,030 18% 56%
45 Instructional coordinators 150 $0 $ - 23% 79%
46 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 140 $85,380 $39,280 - 144,000 25% 67%
47 Sales managers 140 $66,890 $33,810 - 117,030 10% 69%
48 Computer software engineers, systems software 130 $71,780 $54,790 - 96,310 28% 85%
49 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 130 $57,650 $34,010 - 77,060 16% 99%
50 Mental health counselors 130 $28,520 $21,470 - 37,740 30% 73%
51 Financial analysts 120 $65,500 $43,300 - 98,010 34% 87%
52 Database administrators 120 $62,730 $43,450 - 84,260 29% 72%
53 Child, family, and school social workers 120 $43,670 $26,960 - 71,630 19% 77%
54 Medical and public health social workers 120 $40,640 $32,300 - 53,610 24% 77%
55 Computer specialists, all other 110 $72,140 $52,520 - 96,910 15% 68%
56 Social and community service managers 110 $54,070 $32,970 - 81,460 25% 72%
57 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 110 $51,020 $37,020 - 64,940 13% 73%
58 Speech-language pathologists 100 $61,430 $44,000 - 80,680 11% 98%
59 Occupational health and safety specialists 100 $57,230 $39,740 - 77,480 8% 72%
60 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 100 $47,380 $31,640 - 80,520 18% 56%
61 Advertising sales agents 100 $40,400 $19,780 - 55,360 20% 56%
62 Personal financial advisors 90 $79,730 $30,210 - 41% 81%
63 Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 90 $40,890 $27,500 - 55,180 11% 58%
64 Self-enrichment education teachers 90 $36,340 $25,700 - 50,410 23% 54%
65 Occupational therapists 80 $65,460 $46,570 - 82,710 23% 90%
66 Social workers, all other 80 $50,810 $34,290 - 74,190 18% 77%
67 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 80 $48,490 $35,890 - 66,830 -5% 96%
68 Community and social service specialists, all other 80 $38,000 $18,620 - 62,840 25% 58%
69 Public relations managers 70 $101,600 $54,670 - 17% 75%
70 Mechanical engineers 70 $93,510 $46,730 - 141,120 4% 78%
71 Veterinarians 70 $58,560 $38,760 - 79,130 35% 100%
72 Health educators 70 $42,470 $26,840 - 61,020 26% 58%
73 Physician assistants 60 $85,440 $70,720 - 104,840 27% 67%
74 Human resources managers, all other 60 $84,890 $54,640 - 115,010 11% 58%
75 Purchasing managers 60 $73,880 $46,960 - 105,030 3% 57%
76 Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates 50 $134,890 $60,110 - 5% 99%
77 Optometrists 50 $110,040 $84,530 - 134,440 11% 100%
78 Electrical engineers 50 $83,240 $46,380 - 107,060 6% 81%
79 Engineers, all other 50 $81,970 $60,120 - 105,540 6% 82%
80 Industrial engineers 50 $68,710 $46,140 - 97,930 20% 74%
81 Editors 50 $57,480 $27,670 - 83,440 2% 81%
82 Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 50 $54,880 $43,040 - 65,370 22% 93%
83 Surveyors 50 $42,710 $23,550 - 65,820 24% 82%
84 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 50 $35,890 $27,340 - 43,980 34% 73%
85 Sales and related workers, all other 50 $31,890 $13,680 - 49,020 14% 62%
86 Dentists, general 40 $151,890 $73,270 - 9% 100%
87 Engineering managers 40 $92,760 $63,400 - 129,920 7% 84%
88 Electronics engineers, except computer 40 $70,020 $55,570 - 93,440 4% 81%
89 Budget analysts 40 $68,980 $45,260 - 99,600 7% 78%
90 Financial specialists, all other 40 $62,370 $32,210 - 89,830 12% 50%
91 Postmasters and mail superintendents 40 $55,010 $33,720 - 76,150 -1% 55%
92 Dietitians and nutritionists 40 $51,570 $37,360 - 67,070 9% 72%
93 Special education teachers, middle school 40 $42,690 $32,770 - 55,740 16% 87%
94 Recreational therapists 40 $41,660 $21,120 - 71,350 4% 77%
95 Interior designers 40 $41,520 $28,920 - 55,750 20% 55%
96 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 40 $40,150 $27,400 - 65,900 14% 54%
97 Athletic trainers 40 $33,490 $24,100 - 55,760 24% 72%
98 Floral designers 40 $20,270 $13,820 - 28,360 -9% 55%
99 Architects, except landscape and naval 30 $67,680 $44,780 - 90,500 18% 88%
100 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 30 $36,040 $19,750 - 52,380 24% 78%

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 Cashiers 2,780 $16,690 $12,890 - 22,710 -3% 10%
2 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 2,510 $34,160 $25,010 - 47,830 15% 18%
3 Retail salespersons 2,420 $24,800 $13,850 - 39,800 12% 25%
4 General and operations managers 2,160 $80,110 $41,610 - 123,670 2% 48%
5 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 2,130 $21,460 $14,130 - 30,170 15% 4%
6 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 2,020 $24,560 $18,470 - 31,370 18% 7%
7 Office clerks, general 2,000 $24,660 $16,030 - 33,830 13% 19%
8 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 1,770 $15,750 $12,880 - 20,150 18% 5%
9 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 1,730 $25,020 $15,090 - 37,300 2% 5%
10 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 1,720 $29,890 $18,420 - 41,830 13% 16%
11 Teacher assistants 1,620 $19,350 $13,730 - 25,410 10% 18%
12 Waiters and waitresses 1,480 $16,110 $12,920 - 20,330 11% 14%
13 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 1,460 $25,320 $16,050 - 34,350 1% 18%
14 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 1,430 $39,830 $24,670 - 60,460 6% 29%
15 Stock clerks and order fillers 1,400 $20,890 $13,900 - 30,170 -8% 8%
16 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 1,330 $33,090 $18,480 - 50,790 4% 25%
17 Customer service representatives 1,290 $29,980 $18,520 - 44,580 25% 22%
18 Personal and home care aides 1,210 $18,770 $14,960 - 23,680 51% 10%
19 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 1,100 $29,980 $20,990 - 46,390 10% 4%
20 Business operations specialists, all other 1,060 $54,040 $37,030 - 78,120 21% 49%
21 Construction laborers 1,030 $29,660 $21,470 - 39,760 11% 5%
22 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,020 $36,140 $28,600 - 43,780 14% 7%
23 Food preparation workers 960 $17,500 $13,270 - 23,350 15% 7%
24 Maintenance and repair workers, general 940 $32,200 $19,760 - 48,340 10% 6%
25 Receptionists and information clerks 850 $23,040 $15,610 - 31,660 17% 13%
26 Correctional officers and jailers 760 $31,280 $23,690 - 40,670 17% 11%
27 Cooks, fast food 750 $15,500 $12,930 - 19,370 8% 5%
28 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 710 $38,750 $27,830 - 53,380 8% 3%
29 Packers and packagers, hand 690 $28,120 $14,990 - 42,300 -12% 3%
30 Carpenters 650 $35,430 $23,340 - 47,730 10% 6%
31 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 650 $16,390 $13,010 - 20,710 13% 5%
32 Tellers 630 $20,980 $16,950 - 26,370 14% 16%
33 Cooks, restaurant 620 $18,790 $13,580 - 26,240 12% 5%
34 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 600 $26,190 $17,350 - 37,320 11% 14%
35 Home health aides 600 $20,340 $16,750 - 25,780 49% 7%
36 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 560 $52,710 $32,810 - 75,980 9% 10%
37 Bus drivers, school 530 $25,990 $16,860 - 38,890 9% 4%
38 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 500 $58,730 $28,700 - 119,020 9% 47%
39 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 500 $34,710 $21,430 - 49,410 14% 4%
40 Computer support specialists 490 $43,130 $26,000 - 61,480 13% 43%
41 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 480 $29,630 $16,000 - 55,520 8% 4%
42 All other information and record clerks 480 $28,970 $14,400 - 43,780 -13% 21%
43 Counter and rental clerks 470 $21,600 $13,460 - 31,920 23% 16%
44 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 460 $22,200 $16,570 - 30,840 18% 6%
45 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 450 $55,460 $33,720 - 81,180 7% 13%
46 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 440 $37,850 $23,850 - 54,300 11% 33%
47 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 430 $51,560 $31,130 - 78,610 -5% 15%
48 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 430 $22,180 $16,440 - 29,170 11% 5%
49 Child care workers 430 $18,730 $14,160 - 24,240 18% 15%
50 Electricians 410 $44,520 $27,060 - 63,490 7% 7%
51 Recreation workers 410 $24,890 $14,050 - 34,120 13% 47%
52 Industrial truck and tractor operators 400 $29,790 $18,370 - 39,360 -2% 2%
53 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 390 $28,850 $22,010 - 36,760 4% 15%
54 Pharmacy technicians 390 $25,360 $19,230 - 33,580 32% 16%
55 Sales representatives, services, all other 380 $38,160 $17,750 - 61,510 28% 48%
56 Bartenders 370 $16,040 $12,770 - 20,500 11% 17%
57 Dishwashers 370 $15,500 $12,920 - 19,240 10% 3%
58 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 350 $53,030 $29,270 - 75,500 11% 4%
59 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 350 $23,380 $13,870 - 31,940 27% 47%
60 Medical secretaries 340 $26,170 $20,990 - 32,550 17% 18%
61 Security guards 320 $28,840 $18,310 - 41,300 17% 13%
62 Postal service mail carriers 320 $0 $ - 1% 11%
63 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 310 $31,740 $16,270 - 53,270 4% 6%
64 Team assemblers 310 $28,720 $15,750 - 39,830 0% 5%
65 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 300 $21,970 $16,140 - 31,310 14% 3%
66 Loan officers 290 $52,980 $28,840 - 110,470 12% 49%
67 Civil engineering technicians 280 $42,890 $32,310 - 58,810 10% 18%
68 Paralegals and legal assistants 260 $39,470 $29,190 - 53,860 22% 45%
69 Dental assistants 260 $28,650 $18,560 - 39,970 29% 9%
70 Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers 250 $46,170 $30,330 - 59,380 3% 13%
71 Preschool teachers, except special education 250 $29,990 $18,530 - 56,880 26% 43%
72 Driver/sales workers 250 $25,180 $15,890 - 38,950 -5% 4%
73 Legal secretaries 250 $24,980 $17,460 - 32,520 12% 18%
74 Medical assistants 250 $24,610 $18,450 - 32,010 35% 10%
75 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 250 $23,660 $13,430 - 43,040 12% 6%
76 Data entry keyers 250 $23,450 $17,750 - 31,790 -5% 18%
77 Insurance sales agents 240 $41,940 $27,110 - 66,560 13% 45%
78 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 240 $29,650 $22,340 - 40,350 -1% 22%
79 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 240 $26,950 $21,970 - 32,500 10% 24%
80 Electrical power-line installers and repairers 230 $55,170 $39,030 - 80,030 7% 6%
81 Printing machine operators 230 $34,730 $20,370 - 49,490 -6% 6%
82 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 230 $27,970 $21,110 - 38,200 5% 2%
83 Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service 220 $26,090 $17,790 - 37,110 -12% 9%
84 Cooks, short order 220 $17,400 $13,990 - 20,960 5% 5%
85 Family and general practitioners 210 $200,600 $132,180 - 0% 0%
86 Industrial machinery mechanics 210 $40,200 $27,080 - 59,360 9% 5%
87 Payroll and timekeeping clerks 210 $34,840 $24,130 - 46,440 3% 18%
88 Couriers and messengers 210 $20,580 $16,670 - 25,750 -0% 12%
89 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 210 $17,140 $13,280 - 20,880 10% 8%
90 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 210 $17,070 $13,130 - 23,210 12% 6%
91 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 200 $60,300 $35,340 - 92,120 0% 42%
92 Parts salespersons 200 $26,150 $15,200 - 40,730 -2% 6%
93 Medical records and health information technicians 190 $31,040 $21,810 - 42,920 18% 12%
94 Bill and account collectors 190 $28,230 $18,840 - 39,230 23% 13%
95 Administrative services managers 170 $68,560 $43,320 - 100,090 12% 40%
96 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 170 $52,150 $29,870 - 75,830 10% 17%
97 Painters, construction and maintenance 170 $43,250 $27,540 - 59,990 12% 6%
98 Computer operators 170 $32,540 $18,600 - 47,030 -25% 27%
99 First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 170 $32,500 $19,480 - 44,610 13% 11%
100 File clerks 170 $23,090 $14,880 - 31,530 -41% 20%
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Jobs More Common Near Topeka Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
First-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers 45,300 120 9.2
Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 19,670 210 5.4
Legislators 35,710 170 5
Correctional officers and jailers 31,280 760 5
Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 47,640 170 4.4
Civil engineering technicians 42,890 280 4.3
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 55,170 230 3.8
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 60,020 230 3.8
Appraisers and assessors of real estate 51,750 160 3.6
Personal and home care aides 18,770 1,210 3.5
Prepress technicians and workers 34,320 150 3.3
Chief executives 111,330 710 3.2
Physical therapist assistants 42,370 130 3
Family and general practitioners 200,600 210 2.9
All other information and record clerks 28,970 480 2.8
Couriers and messengers 20,580 210 2.8
Occupational health and safety specialists 57,230 100 2.7
Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers 19,300 130 2.6
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 38,750 710 2.6
Opticians, dispensing 23,710 110 2.6
Bindery workers 26,380 110 2.6
Coaches and scouts 21,380 310 2.4
Detectives and criminal investigators 52,040 160 2.4
First-line supervisors/managers of police and detectives 61,250 140 2.4
Photographers 26,410 110 2.4
Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 58,730 500 2.2
Computer operators 32,540 170 2.1
Insurance underwriters 48,640 160 2.1
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 34,160 2,510 2.1
Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service 26,090 220 2
Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers 29,260 130 2
Recreation workers 24,890 410 1.9
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 36,140 1,020 1.9
Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 28,720 220 1.9
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 24,560 2,020 1.9
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 23,380 350 1.9
Cooks, short order 17,400 220 1.9
Cooks, fast food 15,500 750 1.9
Mechanical drafters 38,430 100 1.9
Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 44,260 880 1.9
Library assistants, clerical 24,040 150 1.8
Tire repairers and changers 21,060 120 1.8
Refuse and recyclable material collectors 24,670 150 1.8
Teacher assistants 19,350 1,620 1.8
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 57,650 130 1.8
Mental health and substance abuse social workers 35,310 160 1.7
Mental health counselors 28,520 130 1.7
Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 44,570 1,280 1.7
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 22,180 430 1.7
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 32,330 160 1.7

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Topeka, Kansas Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Packers and packagers, hand 28,120 1.38 690
Healthcare support workers, all other 38,400 1.32 110
Painters, construction and maintenance 43,250 1.26 170
Family and general practitioners 200,600 1.22 210
Telecommunications line installers and repairers 54,410 1.19 110
Preschool teachers, except special education 29,990 1.18 250
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 53,030 1.15 350
Security guards 28,840 1.14 320
Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 60,300 1.14 200
Brickmasons and blockmasons 51,070 1.12 110
Cement masons and concrete finishers 41,460 1.12 130
Dental hygienists 71,140 1.12 140
Public relations specialists 56,530 1.12 310
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 31,740 1.11 310
Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 56,060 1.11 170
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 36,920 1.1 130
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 44,980 1.1 130
Special education teachers, secondary school 55,990 1.09 170
Assemblers and fabricators, all other 28,710 1.08 160
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 85,380 1.08 140
Library technicians 31,840 1.08 120
Production, planning, and expediting clerks 44,040 1.08 140
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 53,510 1.08 120
Child, family, and school social workers 43,670 1.07 120
Physicians and surgeons, all other 190,900 1.07 120
Computer specialists, all other 72,140 1.07 110
Printing machine operators 34,730 1.06 230
Managers, all other 87,610 1.06 330
Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 21,010 1.06 160
Team assemblers 28,720 1.05 310
Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 58,730 1.05 500
Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 55,830 1.05 160
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 21,970 1.05 300
Social and human service assistants 29,620 1.04 330
Payroll and timekeeping clerks 34,840 1.04 210
Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping 36,130 1.04 130
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 25,020 1.04 1,730
Market research analysts 60,660 1.03 210
Recreation workers 24,890 1.03 410
Computer support specialists 43,130 1.03 490
Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service 26,090 1.03 220
Truck drivers, light or delivery services 29,630 1.02 480
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 24,560 1.02 2,020
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 40,120 1.02 150
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 71,000 1.02 140
Sheet metal workers 42,410 1.02 140
Retail salespersons 24,800 1.02 2,420
Computer software engineers, applications 78,190 1.01 230
First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 43,550 1.01 130
Customer service representatives 29,980 1.01 1,290

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