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Baton Rouge Employment

Employment and Industries in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana Area

Baton Rouge includes one of the country's largest deep-water ports. The area served by the port flourishes due to the large chemical and industrial complexes. A variety of items are shipped through the port. Petrochemicals is Baton Rouge's largest industry. The Exxon Mobil refinery, situated in the Baton Rouge area, is one of the nation's largest refineries. In addition, the Greater Baton Rouge area includes a significant natural resource basin.

Some of the items produced in Baton Rouge include petrochemicals, plastics, rubber, paper products, wood, concrete, food and scientific instruments.

The major job providing sectors in Baton Rouge are government, tourism, healthcare, professional and business services, education, and finance and insurance. The government is the largest employer.

The Job Training Partnership Act helps companies select applicants, offers training for specific job skills and reimburses industry up to 50% for wages paid.

The following employers are the largest in the Baton Rouge region:

  • BASF Wyandotte Corporation
  • Baton Rouge General Medical Center
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • Entergy/Gulf States Utilities
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Georgia Gulf Corporation
  • Harmony Corporation
  • The Shaw Group
  • East Baton Rouge Paris
  • Jacobs
  • International Maintenance Corporation
  • J.E. Merit Construction, Inc
  • Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center
  • Bank One
  • South Central Bell Telephone
  • Turner Industries
  • Baton Rouge City Parish Government
  • Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital
  • East Baton Rouge Parish School Board
  • Louisiana State Government
  • Louisiana State Penitentiary
  • Louisiana State University
  • Southern University
  • United States Post Office
  • NanYa Plastics

Some of the most popular jobs in Baton Rouge which are primarily filled by those with college degrees are registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, computer systems analysts, managers, educational, vocational and school counselors; lawyers, engineers and financial managers.

Notable information regarding Baton Rouge Louisiana: The estimated median household income in 2007 was $33,000. Regarding the population over the age of 25, about 32% have earned a bachelor's degree or higher. The cost of living index in Baton Rouge in 2008 was at 87.8 and the country's average is 100.

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, businesses have opportunities to work with helpful associations such as:

Those interested in staying current on Baton Rouge business and industry activities can read the Baton Rouge Business Report.

Most Popular Jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana 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 7,040 $56,710 $40,890 - 78,180 24% 56%
2 Elementary school teachers, except special education 4,830 $43,170 $34,980 - 52,870 14% 95%
3 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 4,650 $52,270 $29,030 - 79,170 8% 51%
4 Accountants and auditors 2,510 $54,900 $36,340 - 76,480 18% 79%
5 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 2,050 $44,500 $35,070 - 55,500 6% 96%
6 Computer systems analysts 1,840 $52,230 $32,420 - 76,760 29% 68%
7 Managers, all other 1,820 $71,100 $41,480 - 109,270 7% 55%
8 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 1,530 $48,200 $33,660 - 65,880 13% 73%
9 Lawyers 1,500 $83,530 $43,480 - 136,360 11% 99%
10 Special education teachers, secondary school 1,400 $45,050 $35,670 - 55,090 9% 87%
11 Civil engineers 1,370 $99,060 $62,960 - 148,590 18% 87%
12 Engineers, all other 1,370 $77,630 $48,150 - 109,100 6% 82%
13 Financial managers 1,330 $76,370 $43,130 - 115,020 13% 60%
14 Social and human service assistants 1,070 $31,820 $18,350 - 49,320 34% 58%
15 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 1,000 $42,830 $26,860 - 64,260 5% 58%
16 Teachers and instructors, all other 890 $40,270 $19,560 - 60,610 9% 54%
17 Mechanical engineers 860 $84,780 $57,620 - 120,370 4% 78%
18 Computer programmers 860 $52,720 $34,020 - 76,360 -4% 73%
19 Public relations specialists 850 $44,680 $30,500 - 64,610 18% 81%
20 Sales managers 800 $86,690 $43,240 - 139,730 10% 69%
21 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 730 $52,580 $34,390 - 78,710 25% 93%
22 Medical and health services managers 720 $75,670 $43,370 - 113,230 16% 57%
23 Pharmacists 670 $100,030 $76,980 - 127,490 22% 97%
24 Electrical engineers 640 $91,360 $65,850 - 127,020 6% 81%
25 Industrial engineers 610 $66,080 $29,680 - 117,750 20% 74%
26 Community and social service specialists, all other 580 $33,140 $15,590 - 53,070 25% 58%
27 Management analysts 570 $65,580 $37,310 - 112,430 22% 78%
28 Child, family, and school social workers 560 $45,970 $27,240 - 68,830 19% 77%
29 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 540 $64,720 $51,730 - 81,410 8% 78%
30 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 530 $31,260 $18,990 - 48,430 15% 51%
31 Chemical engineers 500 $96,360 $65,210 - 132,040 8% 91%
32 Engineering managers 490 $113,560 $60,680 - 166,380 7% 84%
33 Social and community service managers 490 $57,990 $36,840 - 82,910 25% 72%
34 Self-enrichment education teachers 490 $41,860 $34,200 - 54,200 23% 54%
35 Education administrators, postsecondary 460 $93,680 $48,670 - 157,750 14% 78%
36 Training and development specialists 460 $45,500 $27,300 - 65,970 18% 56%
37 Chief executives 450 $149,870 $70,860 - 2% 65%
38 Librarians 450 $46,200 $35,080 - 59,180 4% 85%
39 Graphic designers 450 $33,760 $21,650 - 48,410 10% 55%
40 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 440 $69,170 $35,540 - 113,310 12% 51%
41 Physical therapists 430 $78,560 $54,660 - 109,250 27% 89%
42 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 420 $41,450 $28,150 - 53,770 18% 56%
43 Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 410 $29,530 $16,920 - 61,480 15% 72%
44 Coaches and scouts 400 $44,680 $13,920 - 81,940 15% 60%
45 Education, training, and library workers, all other 400 $42,730 $26,950 - 65,380 11% 79%
46 Computer software engineers, applications 390 $68,280 $44,320 - 97,540 45% 85%
47 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 390 $48,490 $31,790 - 63,960 12% 51%
48 Chemists 370 $67,880 $40,190 - 89,310 9% 93%
49 Computer and information systems managers 340 $83,900 $50,190 - 121,820 16% 73%
50 Instructional coordinators 340 $45,210 $22,200 - 66,000 23% 79%
51 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 310 $41,440 $21,050 - 53,590 20% 87%
52 Computer specialists, all other 300 $51,400 $25,730 - 76,690 15% 68%
53 Medical and public health social workers 300 $42,990 $28,320 - 59,290 24% 77%
54 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 290 $50,960 $34,060 - 67,950 17% 56%
55 Social workers, all other 290 $45,700 $31,890 - 63,690 18% 77%
56 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 290 $42,250 $25,050 - 64,410 18% 56%
57 Network systems and data communications analysts 280 $51,930 $27,780 - 80,370 53% 57%
58 Marketing managers 270 $77,860 $42,040 - 141,800 14% 69%
59 Occupational therapists 270 $70,160 $46,380 - 97,540 23% 90%
60 Network and computer systems administrators 270 $52,370 $33,450 - 73,240 27% 50%
61 Computer software engineers, systems software 260 $68,890 $45,750 - 102,620 28% 85%
62 Detectives and criminal investigators 260 $50,940 $30,590 - 89,750 17% 54%
63 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 260 $42,490 $27,000 - 63,060 30% 77%
64 Architects, except landscape and naval 240 $65,010 $38,180 - 87,220 18% 88%
65 Insurance underwriters 240 $48,180 $29,200 - 65,390 6% 53%
66 Advertising sales agents 240 $46,530 $19,490 - 99,760 20% 56%
67 Occupational health and safety specialists 230 $69,430 $42,400 - 101,060 8% 72%
68 Purchasing managers 200 $68,790 $42,840 - 103,600 3% 57%
69 Speech-language pathologists 200 $58,260 $37,860 - 83,860 11% 98%
70 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 200 $48,340 $36,900 - 62,180 -5% 96%
71 Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors 190 $67,190 $28,810 - 105,520 10% 74%
72 Sales and related workers, all other 190 $33,020 $17,480 - 54,670 14% 62%
73 Tax preparers 190 $25,030 $13,990 - 37,860 -8% 54%
74 Computer and information scientists, research 180 $77,010 $69,160 - 87,400 22% 68%
75 Human resources managers, all other 170 $70,140 $38,990 - 100,970 11% 58%
76 Financial specialists, all other 170 $68,750 $41,080 - 114,540 12% 50%
77 Financial analysts 170 $67,580 $37,200 - 98,630 34% 87%
78 Surveyors 170 $55,670 $23,350 - 91,550 24% 82%
79 Environmental engineers 160 $66,850 $44,960 - 95,530 25% 86%
80 Budget analysts 150 $61,180 $34,390 - 113,620 7% 78%
81 Market research analysts 150 $49,460 $32,430 - 82,550 20% 82%
82 Dentists, general 140 $152,610 $74,260 - 9% 100%
83 Physician assistants 140 $74,840 $43,260 - 117,310 27% 67%
84 Athletes and sports competitors 140 $74,690 $27,790 - 19% 60%
85 Counselors, all other 140 $39,330 $26,890 - 52,760 17% 73%
86 Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 140 $0 $ - 11% 58%
87 Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 130 $65,060 $36,790 - 94,420 22% 93%
88 Editors 130 $49,730 $23,950 - 76,900 2% 81%
89 Vocational education teachers, middle school 130 $45,370 $36,930 - 53,630 -5% 95%
90 Rehabilitation counselors 130 $35,590 $26,250 - 47,770 23% 73%
91 Legislators 130 $20,860 $12,870 - 19,890 1% 65%
92 Dietitians and nutritionists 120 $47,220 $34,050 - 69,300 9% 72%
93 Commercial and industrial designers 120 $44,130 $27,910 - 64,190 7% 55%
94 Reporters and correspondents 120 $40,180 $24,020 - 49,900 1% 85%
95 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 120 $37,040 $24,590 - 51,360 34% 73%
96 Recreational therapists 120 $32,320 $22,730 - 44,230 4% 77%
97 Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 120 $26,950 $19,330 - 32,340 11% 55%
98 Floral designers 120 $25,770 $18,500 - 33,980 -9% 55%
99 Compensation and benefits managers 110 $65,990 $43,060 - 89,710 12% 58%
100 Commercial pilots 100 $65,700 $44,280 - 83,990 13% 74%

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 10,880 $16,270 $12,910 - 21,140 -3% 10%
2 Retail salespersons 10,480 $21,760 $13,440 - 32,900 12% 25%
3 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 8,010 $21,950 $14,800 - 31,760 2% 5%
4 Office clerks, general 7,330 $20,420 $13,610 - 30,170 13% 19%
5 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 6,360 $26,890 $18,090 - 38,090 1% 18%
6 General and operations managers 6,330 $93,630 $44,130 - 164,400 2% 48%
7 Waiters and waitresses 6,110 $18,460 $12,970 - 33,350 11% 14%
8 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 5,890 $18,050 $13,090 - 24,770 15% 4%
9 Customer service representatives 5,560 $26,660 $17,910 - 36,770 25% 22%
10 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 5,470 $36,240 $22,190 - 53,400 6% 29%
11 Food preparation workers 5,460 $15,710 $12,850 - 20,230 15% 7%
12 Maintenance and repair workers, general 5,450 $33,530 $18,980 - 51,440 10% 6%
13 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 5,190 $31,500 $21,040 - 42,020 13% 16%
14 Security guards 4,460 $23,120 $14,630 - 32,080 17% 13%
15 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 4,410 $47,300 $31,640 - 63,140 11% 4%
16 Stock clerks and order fillers 4,220 $21,620 $14,210 - 31,050 -8% 8%
17 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 4,130 $36,000 $22,340 - 57,560 10% 4%
18 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 3,890 $35,050 $22,380 - 50,290 15% 18%
19 Construction laborers 3,800 $26,060 $15,950 - 38,170 11% 5%
20 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 3,610 $18,580 $13,730 - 24,700 18% 7%
21 Carpenters 3,530 $38,720 $26,380 - 54,250 10% 6%
22 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 3,460 $34,040 $21,390 - 49,480 4% 25%
23 Receptionists and information clerks 3,240 $21,900 $14,900 - 31,060 17% 13%
24 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 3,130 $15,150 $12,780 - 18,980 18% 5%
25 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 3,120 $36,490 $27,540 - 48,330 14% 7%
26 Correctional officers and jailers 3,020 $32,500 $22,780 - 45,790 17% 11%
27 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 2,860 $26,940 $17,960 - 38,110 11% 14%
28 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 2,750 $26,750 $16,280 - 41,250 8% 4%
29 Teacher assistants 2,640 $17,170 $13,130 - 21,250 10% 18%
30 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 2,630 $43,580 $27,300 - 61,190 5% 2%
31 Business operations specialists, all other 2,620 $51,260 $28,790 - 79,590 21% 49%
32 Electricians 2,580 $42,950 $30,190 - 57,150 7% 7%
33 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 2,490 $53,880 $37,730 - 75,000 9% 10%
34 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 2,210 $22,310 $14,550 - 30,890 18% 6%
35 Personal and home care aides 2,200 $16,940 $13,310 - 20,640 51% 10%
36 Bus drivers, school 2,050 $16,010 $12,930 - 19,680 9% 4%
37 Cooks, fast food 2,050 $15,240 $12,840 - 19,000 8% 5%
38 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,990 $16,530 $12,990 - 22,230 13% 5%
39 Tellers 1,970 $21,520 $16,830 - 28,120 14% 16%
40 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 1,960 $16,770 $13,100 - 21,050 11% 5%
41 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,780 $50,400 $31,410 - 73,560 7% 13%
42 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 1,760 $35,700 $22,680 - 51,410 8% 3%
43 Insulation workers, mechanical 1,750 $36,650 $24,920 - 59,820 9% 0%
44 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 1,750 $34,150 $18,220 - 54,830 14% 4%
45 Helpers--production workers 1,750 $25,320 $16,070 - 36,020 -1% 4%
46 Cooks, restaurant 1,750 $21,360 $15,610 - 29,070 12% 5%
47 Chemical plant and system operators 1,720 $60,480 $48,460 - 77,070 -15% 7%
48 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,690 $59,400 $33,570 - 95,770 -5% 15%
49 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 1,590 $37,970 $22,180 - 59,810 -7% 14%
50 Home health aides 1,510 $18,070 $13,100 - 27,630 49% 7%
51 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 1,450 $35,900 $24,100 - 50,070 11% 33%
52 Painters, construction and maintenance 1,370 $30,610 $24,020 - 38,870 12% 6%
53 Child care workers 1,320 $17,280 $13,010 - 24,850 18% 15%
54 Chemical equipment operators and tenders 1,310 $54,850 $43,010 - 65,600 -4% 14%
55 Sales representatives, services, all other 1,310 $45,340 $24,290 - 76,630 28% 48%
56 Industrial truck and tractor operators 1,240 $28,010 $19,950 - 36,760 -2% 2%
57 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 1,230 $27,360 $16,530 - 39,720 4% 6%
58 Insurance sales agents 1,170 $44,090 $26,770 - 66,720 13% 45%
59 Sailors and marine oilers 1,110 $34,560 $22,430 - 50,330 16% 17%
60 Construction managers 1,100 $67,720 $44,470 - 98,880 16% 29%
61 Industrial machinery mechanics 1,100 $46,990 $29,300 - 67,230 9% 5%
62 Maintenance workers, machinery 1,090 $40,680 $22,390 - 58,570 -1% 0%
63 Dishwashers 1,040 $15,620 $12,950 - 19,460 10% 3%
64 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 1,020 $46,220 $29,690 - 65,390 9% 47%
65 Chemical technicians 1,010 $52,790 $35,570 - 70,430 6% 37%
66 Loan officers 1,010 $40,600 $25,720 - 66,010 12% 49%
67 Preschool teachers, except special education 1,000 $18,310 $13,180 - 26,260 26% 43%
68 Machinists 980 $42,040 $28,760 - 57,890 -3% 3%
69 Computer support specialists 960 $45,470 $24,420 - 75,770 13% 43%
70 Production workers, all other 950 $26,850 $18,070 - 38,370 2% 5%
71 Structural iron and steel workers 930 $40,400 $27,400 - 52,180 6% 4%
72 Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 930 $33,910 $22,850 - 47,760 12% 3%
73 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 920 $15,550 $12,840 - 19,600 10% 17%
74 All other information and record clerks 900 $28,070 $17,760 - 40,550 -13% 21%
75 Postsecondary teachers, all other 890 $52,390 $34,340 - 75,580 0% 0%
76 Helpers--electricians 890 $26,460 $20,310 - 32,400 7% 3%
77 Medical assistants 890 $25,090 $17,200 - 36,010 35% 10%
78 Data entry keyers 890 $23,700 $17,200 - 31,200 -5% 18%
79 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 880 $28,620 $21,130 - 37,430 4% 15%
80 Bill and account collectors 870 $30,040 $20,640 - 41,690 23% 13%
81 Telecommunications line installers and repairers 860 $36,040 $19,310 - 60,950 5% 8%
82 Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 850 $52,560 $31,590 - 86,730 4% 18%
83 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 850 $33,560 $17,360 - 54,740 2% 11%
84 Helpers--carpenters 850 $20,750 $13,630 - 30,110 12% 3%
85 Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 850 $15,680 $12,880 - 19,310 10% 5%
86 Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 820 $25,600 $16,760 - 33,930 12% 0%
87 Counter and rental clerks 820 $22,090 $13,540 - 32,430 23% 16%
88 Bartenders 820 $15,680 $12,880 - 20,560 11% 17%
89 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 790 $36,900 $25,520 - 50,530 9% 3%
90 Driver/sales workers 780 $32,020 $18,020 - 49,640 -5% 4%
91 Parts salespersons 780 $26,290 $15,860 - 40,400 -2% 6%
92 Pharmacy technicians 770 $25,940 $18,800 - 32,740 32% 16%
93 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 770 $15,090 $12,850 - 18,610 10% 8%
94 Postal service mail carriers 770 $0 $ - 1% 11%
95 Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 720 $45,800 $34,560 - 61,500 12% 3%
96 Cooks, short order 720 $15,110 $12,780 - 19,030 5% 5%
97 Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers 700 $48,660 $26,520 - 64,220 3% 13%
98 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 700 $24,120 $16,490 - 34,070 -5% 5%
99 Legal secretaries 690 $32,660 $21,910 - 47,460 12% 18%
100 Dental assistants 690 $27,550 $20,260 - 34,620 29% 9%
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Jobs More Common Near Baton Rouge Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Insulation workers, mechanical 36,650 1,750 30.4
Chemical plant and system operators 60,480 1,720 21.8
Sailors and marine oilers 34,560 1,110 15.9
First-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers 50,900 680 14.8
Pile-driver operators 38,830 110 14.8
Reinforcing iron and rebar workers 41,480 650 13.8
Riggers 46,570 260 13.5
Chemical equipment operators and tenders 54,850 1,310 13.4
Boilermakers 51,330 300 11.1
Athletes and sports competitors 74,690 140 8
Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels 80,320 480 7
Helpers, construction trades, all other 25,520 350 6.9
Drafters, all other 47,770 270 6.8
Chemical engineers 96,360 500 6.8
Maintenance workers, machinery 40,680 1,090 6.5
Chemical technicians 52,790 1,010 6
Vocational education teachers, middle school 45,370 130 6
Structural iron and steel workers 40,400 930 6
Correctional officers and jailers 32,500 3,020 5.6
Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers 36,230 190 5.3
Helpers--painters, paperhangers, plasterers, and stucco masons 26,120 180 4.9
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 33,910 930 4.8
Psychiatric aides 23,630 450 4.7
Personal care and service workers, all other 19,600 690 4.6
Helpers--carpenters 20,750 850 4.5
Cooks, all other 20,360 110 4.4
Meter readers, utilities 32,950 370 4.1
Food preparation and serving related workers, all other 15,440 450 4.1
Special education teachers, secondary school 45,050 1,400 3.9
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 47,300 4,410 3.6
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 52,580 730 3.4
Metal workers and plastic workers, all other 43,150 230 3.3
Home appliance repairers 35,470 240 3.2
Helpers--electricians 26,460 890 3.1
Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors 67,190 190 3.1
Engineers, all other 77,630 1,370 3.1
Electrical and electronics drafters 54,780 260 3
Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 29,530 410 3
Crane and tower operators 36,740 250 3
Hazardous materials removal workers 38,490 290 3
Computer and information scientists, research 77,010 180 2.8
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 43,580 2,630 2.8
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 45,340 560 2.6
Entertainment attendants and related workers, all other 21,530 160 2.6
Environmental engineering technicians 43,690 110 2.4
Recreational therapists 32,320 120 2.4
Counselors, all other 39,330 140 2.4
Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders 42,050 170 2.4
Law clerks 29,450 180 2.4
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 48,200 1,530 2.3

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 73,600 1.45 390
Civil engineers 99,060 1.35 1,370
Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders 42,050 1.34 170
Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels 80,320 1.33 480
Chemical equipment operators and tenders 54,850 1.29 1,310
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 33,910 1.28 930
Chemical technicians 52,790 1.26 1,010
Coaches and scouts 44,680 1.25 400
Metal workers and plastic workers, all other 43,150 1.25 230
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 43,580 1.24 2,630
Driver/sales workers 32,020 1.22 780
Financial specialists, all other 68,750 1.2 170
Chemical plant and system operators 60,480 1.2 1,720
Industrial production managers 105,420 1.19 560
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 36,490 1.16 180
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 24,340 1.16 580
Mechanical engineers 84,780 1.14 860
Electrical engineers 91,360 1.14 640
Machinists 42,040 1.14 980
Occupational health and safety specialists 69,430 1.13 230
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 37,970 1.13 1,590
Child, family, and school social workers 45,970 1.13 560
Chemical engineers 96,360 1.13 500
Structural metal fabricators and fitters 37,900 1.12 460
Graduate teaching assistants 37,070 1.12 120
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 59,400 1.12 1,690
Social and human service assistants 31,820 1.12 1,070
Architectural and civil drafters 48,230 1.1 480
Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 54,170 1.1 310
Vocational education teachers, postsecondary 53,560 1.1 350
Athletes and sports competitors 74,690 1.1 140
Self-enrichment education teachers 41,860 1.09 490
Computer support specialists 45,470 1.08 960
Maintenance workers, machinery 40,680 1.08 1,090
Helpers--painters, paperhangers, plasterers, and stucco masons 26,120 1.08 180
Physicians and surgeons, all other 191,420 1.07 490
Procurement clerks 37,070 1.07 150
Industrial engineering technicians 51,850 1.07 140
Helpers--production workers 25,320 1.07 1,750
Physical therapists 78,560 1.07 430
Riggers 46,570 1.07 260
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 38,550 1.07 160
Cost estimators 59,740 1.07 590
Floral designers 25,770 1.07 120
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 45,800 1.07 720
Mental health and substance abuse social workers 42,490 1.07 260
Teachers and instructors, all other 40,270 1.06 890
Production, planning, and expediting clerks 43,320 1.06 560
Industrial machinery mechanics 46,990 1.06 1,100
Education administrators, postsecondary 93,680 1.05 460

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