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Lafayette Employment

Employment and Industries in the Lafayette, Louisiana Area

Lafayette is regarded as the economic and retail center of the Acadiana area. The petroleum and gas industry is a major factor for the economy. Lafayette also has a prominent tourism industry. Lafayette's largest job providing sectors are healthcare, education, oil and gas, social assistance; arts, entertainment and recreation; professional, scientific and technical services; and accommodation and food services.

About 35% of the labor force is comprised of management, professional and related workers. About 26% of the labor force is found in sales and office occupations.

Some of the most common jobs where the majority of the workers are college graduates are registered nurses, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, lawyers, sales managers, financial managers, petroleum engineers, pharmacists, mechanical engineers and educational, vocational and school counselors.

The following is a list of the top employers in the Lafayette region:

  • School Board Lafayette Parish - Education
  • Lafayette Consolidated Government - Government
  • Univ of La Lafayette - Education
  • Lafayette General Medical CTR - Healthcare
  • Walmart Stores Inc - Retail trade
  • Island Operating Company - Oil and gas
  • Stuller Inc - Manufacturing
  • Halliburton Energy SVC - Oil and gas
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Reg Med CT - Healthcare
  • Cingular Wireless - Telecommunications
  • University Medical CTR - Healthcare
  • Omni Energy Services, Corp - Oil and gas
  • Mac-Laff Inc - Service
  • Moncla Well Service Inc - Oil and gas
  • Acadian Ambulance & Air Med Services Inc - Healthcare/transportation
  • ESS Support Services Worldwide - Retail Trade
  • The Ace Group - Transportation
  • Frank's Casing Crew - Oil and gas
  • Women's & Children's Hospital - Healthcare
  • Lafayette Parish government - Government

Pertinent data about Lafayette, Louisiana: Approximately 31% of the residents over the age of 25 have earned a bachelor's degree or better. In 2009 the average earnings in Lafayette was $35,000. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 85.9 which is less than the nation's average of 100.

Lafayette companies are able to collaborate with helpful associations including:

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Most Popular Jobs in Lafayette, 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 2,850 $63,580 $40,170 - 108,790 24% 56%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 2,050 $56,130 $28,310 - 97,170 8% 51%
3 Accountants and auditors 840 $54,700 $35,540 - 82,280 18% 79%
4 Lawyers 630 $103,400 $45,670 - 11% 99%
5 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 580 $44,710 $35,580 - 54,430 6% 96%
6 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 550 $74,640 $34,600 - 119,300 12% 51%
7 Sales managers 520 $74,810 $40,050 - 118,540 10% 69%
8 Managers, all other 510 $74,430 $38,790 - 107,070 7% 55%
9 Teachers and instructors, all other 480 $42,870 $20,380 - 57,150 9% 54%
10 Financial managers 350 $80,500 $42,670 - 128,890 13% 60%
11 Petroleum engineers 340 $97,700 $62,750 - 150,540 5% 80%
12 Pharmacists 320 $101,380 $64,970 - 131,370 22% 97%
13 Mechanical engineers 320 $72,700 $51,180 - 100,880 4% 78%
14 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 280 $49,750 $34,610 - 72,600 13% 73%
15 Social and human service assistants 270 $31,060 $17,930 - 47,780 34% 58%
16 Civil engineers 240 $89,080 $55,480 - 138,400 18% 87%
17 Engineers, all other 240 $0 $ - 6% 82%
18 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 230 $46,270 $30,590 - 68,410 5% 58%
19 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 230 $36,760 $25,580 - 56,280 15% 51%
20 Instructional coordinators 210 $43,250 $29,870 - 56,020 23% 79%
21 Self-enrichment education teachers 210 $40,850 $25,290 - 52,530 23% 54%
22 Medical and health services managers 200 $72,790 $48,590 - 99,730 16% 57%
23 Surveyors 200 $45,780 $24,400 - 69,100 24% 82%
24 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 200 $42,170 $18,310 - 61,640 12% 51%
25 Management analysts 190 $67,520 $37,700 - 96,110 22% 78%
26 Training and development specialists 190 $54,940 $26,350 - 89,590 18% 56%
27 Computer programmers 190 $49,550 $31,400 - 76,310 -4% 73%
28 Child, family, and school social workers 170 $45,230 $26,880 - 64,730 19% 77%
29 Graphic designers 160 $35,720 $22,590 - 56,440 10% 55%
30 Community and social service specialists, all other 160 $32,400 $14,270 - 56,240 25% 58%
31 Medical and public health social workers 150 $46,310 $31,860 - 64,090 24% 77%
32 Electrical engineers 140 $70,870 $41,010 - 106,520 6% 81%
33 Computer systems analysts 140 $57,630 $38,050 - 82,610 29% 68%
34 Librarians 140 $47,450 $35,710 - 61,130 4% 85%
35 Advertising sales agents 140 $47,140 $20,420 - 80,370 20% 56%
36 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 140 $43,420 $23,480 - 63,720 18% 56%
37 Engineering managers 130 $103,200 $61,930 - 148,100 7% 84%
38 Physical therapists 130 $76,170 $53,250 - 104,940 27% 89%
39 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 120 $49,910 $30,390 - 74,890 17% 56%
40 Social and community service managers 110 $49,490 $29,630 - 72,220 25% 72%
41 Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors 110 $42,430 $33,510 - 61,450 10% 74%
42 Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 110 $35,800 $18,860 - 55,180 11% 58%
43 Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 100 $69,110 $47,750 - 101,670 22% 93%
44 Network and computer systems administrators 100 $56,120 $32,900 - 87,780 27% 50%
45 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 100 $37,200 $17,060 - 51,180 20% 87%
46 Computer and information systems managers 90 $72,380 $48,020 - 102,410 16% 73%
47 Industrial engineers 80 $93,180 $52,830 - 139,510 20% 74%
48 Architects, except landscape and naval 80 $63,890 $37,470 - 98,770 18% 88%
49 Computer software engineers, applications 80 $53,180 $32,480 - 79,240 45% 85%
50 Athletic trainers 80 $41,920 $23,180 - 58,970 24% 72%
51 Interior designers 80 $34,430 $23,740 - 41,980 20% 55%
52 Market research analysts 70 $50,950 $29,790 - 91,200 20% 82%
53 Occupational health and safety technicians 70 $42,340 $15,090 - 77,400 15% 72%
54 Floral designers 70 $23,190 $15,210 - 30,350 -9% 55%
55 Marketing managers 60 $79,830 $43,790 - 134,130 14% 69%
56 Financial analysts 60 $74,370 $35,220 - 135,060 34% 87%
57 Occupational therapists 60 $73,020 $50,870 - 98,780 23% 90%
58 Purchasing managers 60 $56,940 $33,190 - 94,760 3% 57%
59 Network systems and data communications analysts 60 $55,050 $38,880 - 72,710 53% 57%
60 Occupational health and safety specialists 60 $52,720 $37,270 - 75,410 8% 72%
61 Speech-language pathologists 60 $52,150 $35,490 - 72,810 11% 98%
62 Sales and related workers, all other 60 $39,040 $17,340 - 74,670 14% 62%
63 Producers and directors 60 $26,510 $17,570 - 38,300 11% 75%
64 Chief executives 50 $166,620 $61,050 - 2% 65%
65 Chemists 50 $51,840 $31,090 - 79,110 9% 93%
66 Dietitians and nutritionists 50 $49,800 $34,740 - 69,400 9% 72%
67 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 50 $49,270 $30,190 - 75,500 25% 93%
68 Training and development managers 50 $47,940 $28,790 - 78,300 16% 58%
69 Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 50 $45,220 $19,420 - 70,940 15% 72%
70 Public relations specialists 50 $42,430 $28,200 - 62,990 18% 81%
71 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 50 $29,690 $23,300 - 37,620 34% 73%
72 Computer specialists, all other 50 $0 $ - 15% 68%
73 Environmental engineers 40 $69,600 $52,120 - 92,580 25% 86%
74 Advertising and promotions managers 40 $65,160 $38,300 - 88,360 6% 76%
75 Human resources managers, all other 40 $59,570 $41,030 - 79,000 11% 58%
76 Electronics engineers, except computer 40 $57,610 $39,820 - 89,460 4% 81%
77 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 40 $47,130 $26,700 - 74,710 30% 77%
78 Social workers, all other 40 $45,050 $29,740 - 63,250 18% 77%
79 Private detectives and investigators 40 $38,770 $24,870 - 51,400 18% 52%
80 Reporters and correspondents 40 $31,010 $22,460 - 40,640 1% 85%
81 Legislators 40 $20,300 $13,080 - 24,590 1% 65%
82 Veterinarians 30 $73,770 $57,270 - 108,220 35% 100%
83 Database administrators 30 $50,730 $29,450 - 81,970 29% 72%
84 Social scientists and related workers, all other 30 $50,080 $20,060 - 86,400 5% 90%
85 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 30 $41,030 $28,760 - 52,930 18% 56%
86 Chiropractors 30 $0 $ - 14% 98%

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 4,900 $15,790 $12,830 - 20,000 -3% 10%
2 Retail salespersons 4,450 $25,130 $13,570 - 43,770 12% 25%
3 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 3,480 $21,330 $14,270 - 30,270 2% 5%
4 Office clerks, general 3,070 $21,760 $14,120 - 31,120 13% 19%
5 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 3,060 $24,990 $16,680 - 34,310 1% 18%
6 General and operations managers 2,940 $93,940 $44,370 - 2% 48%
7 Maintenance and repair workers, general 2,940 $36,160 $19,460 - 57,700 10% 6%
8 Customer service representatives 2,830 $26,350 $18,140 - 35,240 25% 22%
9 Waiters and waitresses 2,780 $16,530 $12,950 - 22,940 11% 14%
10 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 2,610 $31,100 $21,270 - 43,170 13% 16%
11 Food preparation workers 2,590 $14,900 $12,780 - 18,160 15% 7%
12 Wellhead pumpers 2,320 $36,620 $27,070 - 46,910 -12% 0%
13 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 2,080 $33,740 $21,270 - 49,850 10% 4%
14 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 1,840 $38,670 $25,190 - 56,700 6% 29%
15 Receptionists and information clerks 1,830 $20,850 $14,180 - 28,710 17% 13%
16 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,770 $18,700 $13,310 - 26,150 15% 4%
17 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 1,640 $24,370 $14,260 - 38,180 8% 4%
18 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 1,620 $33,320 $21,170 - 48,450 4% 25%
19 Service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining 1,550 $37,790 $26,450 - 55,840 -5% 0%
20 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 1,530 $18,370 $13,510 - 24,180 18% 7%
21 Stock clerks and order fillers 1,510 $20,250 $13,520 - 30,750 -8% 8%
22 Home health aides 1,390 $18,000 $13,260 - 24,570 49% 7%
23 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 1,360 $32,250 $22,900 - 42,480 15% 18%
24 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,300 $37,130 $27,430 - 51,010 14% 7%
25 Machinists 1,200 $36,480 $25,540 - 50,010 -3% 3%
26 Industrial machinery mechanics 1,130 $39,540 $27,430 - 60,490 9% 5%
27 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 1,040 $38,280 $24,200 - 52,170 5% 2%
28 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 1,010 $43,720 $21,550 - 74,530 -7% 14%
29 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 980 $28,100 $19,320 - 39,830 11% 14%
30 Business operations specialists, all other 950 $58,400 $32,690 - 101,940 21% 49%
31 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 940 $54,860 $33,370 - 82,420 -5% 15%
32 Personal and home care aides 920 $16,660 $13,110 - 20,450 51% 10%
33 Teacher assistants 860 $16,870 $13,100 - 23,080 10% 18%
34 Cooks, restaurant 840 $19,730 $14,970 - 25,780 12% 5%
35 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 830 $52,330 $36,300 - 74,850 7% 13%
36 Tellers 810 $21,250 $16,700 - 27,710 14% 16%
37 Roustabouts, oil and gas 790 $34,620 $22,500 - 49,750 -3% 0%
38 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 760 $59,150 $35,860 - 85,570 9% 10%
39 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 760 $15,560 $12,950 - 19,280 13% 5%
40 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 760 $15,250 $12,870 - 19,060 18% 5%
41 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 750 $38,110 $17,930 - 51,690 2% 11%
42 Electricians 750 $37,140 $26,720 - 52,550 7% 7%
43 Production workers, all other 720 $31,400 $16,730 - 50,540 2% 5%
44 Construction laborers 700 $25,910 $18,200 - 34,350 11% 5%
45 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 670 $38,290 $22,910 - 63,780 14% 4%
46 Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers 660 $49,450 $30,690 - 64,940 -13% 7%
47 Counter and rental clerks 660 $22,790 $13,430 - 36,240 23% 16%
48 Bartenders 660 $15,930 $12,810 - 21,950 11% 17%
49 Security guards 650 $19,420 $13,310 - 30,720 17% 13%
50 Bus drivers, school 650 $17,490 $13,340 - 22,570 9% 4%
51 Cooks, fast food 650 $14,470 $12,770 - 16,320 8% 5%
52 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 640 $33,440 $19,440 - 49,880 8% 3%
53 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 640 $17,680 $13,130 - 24,560 11% 5%
54 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 620 $26,320 $15,930 - 40,860 4% 6%
55 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 620 $14,750 $12,710 - 17,390 10% 8%
56 Carpenters 610 $31,970 $22,030 - 42,700 10% 6%
57 Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 600 $24,240 $14,820 - 34,580 12% 0%
58 Telemarketers 560 $22,520 $20,510 - 24,760 -10% 14%
59 Computer support specialists 550 $40,870 $25,050 - 64,210 13% 43%
60 Physicians and surgeons, all other 520 $185,800 $114,260 - 0% 0%
61 Preschool teachers, except special education 510 $18,000 $13,350 - 25,120 26% 43%
62 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 510 $16,010 $12,970 - 20,540 14% 3%
63 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 490 $37,530 $26,160 - 50,400 11% 4%
64 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 480 $27,310 $17,260 - 37,450 4% 15%
65 Dishwashers 480 $15,480 $12,890 - 19,580 10% 3%
66 Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 470 $50,720 $28,810 - 66,040 11% 11%
67 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 440 $15,870 $12,880 - 20,000 12% 6%
68 Paralegals and legal assistants 430 $37,070 $26,490 - 50,580 22% 45%
69 Insurance sales agents 410 $47,350 $25,940 - 86,660 13% 45%
70 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 410 $38,090 $25,720 - 50,340 11% 33%
71 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 410 $15,720 $12,950 - 19,600 10% 17%
72 Rotary drill operators, oil and gas 400 $53,860 $33,500 - 78,530 -5% 0%
73 Legal secretaries 390 $34,140 $26,960 - 45,560 12% 18%
74 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 390 $22,820 $14,020 - 34,350 18% 6%
75 Driver/sales workers 380 $27,000 $15,100 - 40,040 -5% 4%
76 Data entry keyers 380 $22,840 $15,740 - 31,450 -5% 18%
77 Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 370 $33,310 $20,950 - 51,590 8% 9%
78 Surveying and mapping technicians 360 $39,620 $26,110 - 66,210 19% 7%
79 Helpers--production workers 360 $22,290 $14,090 - 31,370 -1% 4%
80 Geological and petroleum technicians 350 $45,650 $23,820 - 73,850 9% 32%
81 Helpers--extraction workers 350 $31,060 $18,600 - 49,600 -0% 0%
82 Industrial truck and tractor operators 350 $26,320 $18,650 - 36,550 -2% 2%
83 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 350 $20,180 $14,880 - 27,160 12% 6%
84 Child care workers 350 $16,060 $12,900 - 20,670 18% 15%
85 Maintenance workers, machinery 340 $38,150 $20,750 - 58,100 -1% 0%
86 Telecommunications line installers and repairers 340 $35,670 $23,290 - 47,350 5% 8%
87 Team assemblers 340 $27,010 $18,270 - 37,730 0% 5%
88 Pharmacy technicians 330 $24,670 $18,000 - 32,280 32% 16%
89 Switchboard operators, including answering service 330 $22,450 $14,250 - 31,350 -8% 10%
90 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 320 $48,050 $27,240 - 70,900 0% 42%
91 Painters, construction and maintenance 320 $31,990 $22,940 - 41,580 12% 6%
92 Correctional officers and jailers 320 $0 $ - 17% 11%
93 Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 310 $40,610 $26,890 - 61,950 12% 3%
94 Payroll and timekeeping clerks 300 $31,460 $23,270 - 40,120 3% 18%
95 Dental assistants 300 $25,200 $17,660 - 33,200 29% 9%
96 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 290 $17,920 $13,250 - 24,280 17% 14%
97 File clerks 280 $18,390 $13,390 - 27,050 -41% 20%
98 Butchers and meat cutters 270 $23,650 $15,050 - 32,390 2% 2%
99 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 260 $51,980 $29,690 - 77,810 4% 38%
100 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 260 $50,780 $36,770 - 70,520 10% 17%
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Jobs More Common Near Lafayette Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Wellhead pumpers 36,620 2,320 468
Mining machine operators, all other 39,890 150 200.5
Helpers--extraction workers 31,060 350 76.7
Service unit operators, oil, gas, and mining 37,790 1,550 73.4
Pump operators, except wellhead pumpers 0 120 40.8
Geological and petroleum technicians 45,650 350 37.1
Plant and system operators, all other 30,750 220 36.6
Roustabouts, oil and gas 34,620 790 35.8
Rotary drill operators, oil and gas 53,860 400 28.9
Derrick operators, oil and gas 40,630 230 22.7
Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers 49,450 660 21.6
Petroleum engineers 97,700 340 19
Avionics technicians 43,930 170 14.7
Drafters, all other 37,700 160 10.7
Sailors and marine oilers 40,080 250 9.5
Crane and tower operators 56,830 190 6.1
Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels 63,260 140 5.4
Maintenance workers, machinery 38,150 340 5.3
Surveying and mapping technicians 39,620 360 5.1
Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic 27,290 140 5
Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors 42,430 110 4.8
Entertainment attendants and related workers, all other 19,930 110 4.7
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 50,720 470 4.4
Industrial machinery mechanics 39,540 1,130 4.3
Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 24,240 600 4
Life, physical, and social science technicians, all other 33,790 190 3.8
Surveyors 45,780 200 3.7
Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 38,110 750 3.7
Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 69,110 100 3.3
Personal care and service workers, all other 17,460 180 3.2
Production workers, all other 31,400 720 3.2
Physical therapist aides 19,040 120 3.1
Machinists 36,480 1,200 3
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 38,280 1,040 3
Food preparation workers 14,900 2,590 2.9
Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 33,310 370 2.7
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 40,610 310 2.6
Structural iron and steel workers 0 150 2.6
Veterinary technologists and technicians 21,870 200 2.5
Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 35,800 110 2.3
Butchers and meat cutters 23,650 270 2.3
Maintenance and repair workers, general 36,160 2,940 2.2
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 43,720 1,010 2.2
Telecommunications line installers and repairers 35,670 340 2.1
Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials 18,040 120 2
Switchboard operators, including answering service 22,450 330 2
Food batchmakers 22,840 160 2
Personal and home care aides 16,660 920 2
Mechanical drafters 37,390 140 1.9
Tire repairers and changers 22,090 170 1.9

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 43,720 1.3 1,010
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 39,290 1.3 130
Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 27,250 1.26 230
Crane and tower operators 56,830 1.25 190
Civil engineers 89,080 1.22 240
Industrial production managers 105,310 1.19 120
Sailors and marine oilers 40,080 1.16 250
Teachers and instructors, all other 42,870 1.13 480
Child, family, and school social workers 45,230 1.11 170
Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 38,110 1.1 750
Social and human service assistants 31,060 1.09 270
Roustabouts, oil and gas 34,620 1.09 790
Training and development specialists 54,940 1.09 190
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 38,280 1.09 1,040
Production workers, all other 31,400 1.08 720
Self-enrichment education teachers 40,850 1.07 210
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 38,290 1.06 670
Maintenance and repair workers, general 36,160 1.05 2,940
Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels 63,260 1.05 140
Surveying and mapping technicians 39,620 1.04 360
Physicians and surgeons, all other 185,800 1.04 520
Rotary drill operators, oil and gas 53,860 1.04 400
Physical therapists 76,170 1.04 130
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 54,860 1.04 940
Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 36,760 1.03 230
Driver/sales workers 27,000 1.03 380
Registered nurses 63,580 1.03 2,850
Retail salespersons 25,130 1.03 4,450
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 74,640 1.02 550
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 50,720 1.02 470
Parts salespersons 31,090 1.02 240
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 59,150 1.02 760
Maintenance workers, machinery 38,150 1.01 340
Lawyers 103,400 1.01 630
Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 29,390 1.01 120
Advertising sales agents 47,140 1.01 140
Medical and public health social workers 46,310 1.01 150
Food service managers 48,720 1 120
Cost estimators 55,740 1 150
Medical records and health information technicians 31,420 0.99 150
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 56,130 0.99 2,050
Business operations specialists, all other 58,400 0.99 950
Team assemblers 27,010 0.99 340
Machinists 36,480 0.99 1,200
Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 28,000 0.99 120
Mechanical engineers 72,700 0.98 320
Counter and rental clerks 22,790 0.98 660
Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 24,240 0.98 600
First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 50,780 0.98 260
Pest control workers 30,420 0.97 110

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