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Bethesda Employment

Employment and Industries in the Bethesda, Maryland Area

Bethesda is home to the corporate headquarters of notable companies such as Lockheed Martin, Marriott International, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., and Coventry Health Care. Numerous financial companies also have operations in Bethesda including Wachovia, PNC, Chevy Chase Bank, Charles Schwab and Fidelity.

The city is regarded as one of the most affluent and highly educated places in the nation. Forbes Magazine has ranked Bethesda #1 in a list America's most educated small towns. The city has also been ranked #11 on CNNMoney.com's list of top-earning American towns.

A large number of the residents work in professional, scientific and technical services occupations. Other popular segments for jobs include government, finance and insurance, education and healthcare. The city includes numerous lawyers, computer specialists, business operations specialists and life and physical scientists. About 25% of the workforce is employed by the government.

Occupations that are more prevalent in Bethesda, Maryland when compared to most other cities are health diagnosing and treating practitioners, biological scientists, microbiologists, physical scientists, life scientists, survey researchers, statisticians, computer and information research scientists, natural science managers and chemists.

Some of the notable employers in the Bethesda region are:

  • Broadpoint
  • Cardiocore
  • Coventry Healthcare
  • Hallmark Windows and Siding
  • Marriott International
  • Immune Tolerance Network
  • Radio Shack
  • Lockheed Martin
  • National Institute of Health
  • National Naval Medical Center
  • Calvert Social Investment Foundation
  • Catapult Technology
  • Host Hotels & Resorts
  • USEC
  • Northrop Grumman
  • General Dynamics
  • Raytheon
  • SAIC

Noteworthy information about Bethesda Maryland: In 2008 the cost of living index in Bethesda was at 131.9 which is high when compared to the country's average of 100. For the population over the age of 25, about 79% have earned a bachelor's degree or higher. In 2009 the average earnings in Bethesda Maryland was $71,000.

Some of the helpful organizations for local businesses include:

Gazette.net is a good resource for keeping current with Bethesda business and industry news.

Most Popular Jobs in Bethesda, Maryland 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 9,460 $79,910 $53,170 - 105,980 24% 56%
2 Accountants and auditors 7,430 $82,640 $44,460 - 130,880 18% 79%
3 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 6,900 $59,450 $39,240 - 83,450 6% 96%
4 Management analysts 5,670 $86,290 $46,150 - 131,390 22% 78%
5 Computer systems analysts 5,570 $89,550 $53,930 - 129,610 29% 68%
6 Elementary school teachers, except special education 5,270 $68,500 $37,550 - 113,590 14% 95%
7 Computer software engineers, systems software 4,750 $96,030 $60,840 - 134,100 28% 85%
8 Computer software engineers, applications 4,400 $99,100 $66,030 - 139,500 45% 85%
9 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 4,080 $69,350 $27,980 - 122,760 8% 51%
10 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 4,000 $73,250 $41,620 - 107,000 11% 95%
11 Network and computer systems administrators 3,160 $85,010 $52,200 - 125,250 27% 50%
12 Network systems and data communications analysts 2,980 $86,940 $54,370 - 125,890 53% 57%
13 Financial managers 2,880 $117,350 $60,740 - 13% 60%
14 Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other 2,850 $114,060 $71,950 - 154,710 12% 94%
15 Computer programmers 2,780 $80,910 $53,380 - 118,690 -4% 73%
16 Computer specialists, all other 2,740 $91,850 $54,290 - 126,450 15% 68%
17 Lawyers 2,720 $128,540 $57,260 - 11% 99%
18 Computer and information systems managers 2,570 $133,290 $81,870 - 16% 73%
19 Biological scientists, all other 2,400 $88,280 $54,200 - 136,410 4% 95%
20 Managers, all other 2,390 $113,840 $68,070 - 159,340 7% 55%
21 Market research analysts 2,180 $64,880 $35,330 - 116,330 20% 82%
22 Engineers, all other 2,030 $101,280 $55,430 - 151,260 6% 82%
23 Chemists 1,940 $103,460 $60,230 - 151,750 9% 93%
24 Teachers and instructors, all other 1,930 $49,070 $22,170 - 80,670 9% 54%
25 Civil engineers 1,900 $85,880 $49,790 - 132,300 18% 87%
26 Medical and health services managers 1,770 $102,020 $66,630 - 151,270 16% 57%
27 Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 1,610 $95,330 $53,100 - 136,390 20% 99%
28 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 1,600 $94,730 $41,180 - 141,450 12% 51%
29 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 1,570 $74,790 $44,750 - 111,130 17% 56%
30 Financial analysts 1,550 $74,150 $41,900 - 112,700 34% 87%
31 Sales managers 1,410 $128,770 $59,930 - 10% 69%
32 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 1,320 $103,890 $73,810 - 138,970 8% 78%
33 Engineering managers 1,280 $135,420 $94,170 - 7% 84%
34 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 1,260 $66,350 $25,520 - 107,410 13% 73%
35 Mechanical engineers 1,220 $89,860 $51,580 - 128,950 4% 78%
36 Librarians 1,200 $72,950 $44,260 - 102,250 4% 85%
37 Social and human service assistants 1,200 $37,460 $21,500 - 56,380 34% 58%
38 Natural sciences managers 1,150 $131,040 $87,620 - 11% 93%
39 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 1,150 $73,080 $46,210 - 100,860 5% 58%
40 Graphic designers 1,150 $57,510 $28,730 - 92,630 10% 55%
41 Biological technicians 1,120 $48,370 $27,810 - 74,030 16% 60%
42 Electrical engineers 1,110 $94,870 $60,100 - 133,350 6% 81%
43 Health educators 1,090 $91,340 $54,980 - 129,100 26% 58%
44 Self-enrichment education teachers 1,060 $38,540 $18,800 - 57,600 23% 54%
45 Training and development specialists 1,040 $64,310 $34,570 - 100,090 18% 56%
46 Pharmacists 1,020 $98,240 $55,450 - 128,630 22% 97%
47 Chief executives 1,010 $173,770 $83,380 - 2% 65%
48 Database administrators 990 $83,350 $48,040 - 123,550 29% 72%
49 Physical therapists 990 $80,930 $54,820 - 104,770 27% 89%
50 Editors 960 $66,030 $39,930 - 111,770 2% 81%
51 Marketing managers 950 $122,260 $62,710 - 14% 69%
52 Physical scientists, all other 940 $108,700 $65,510 - 155,980 6% 98%
53 Microbiologists 940 $101,140 $58,290 - 150,990 11% 95%
54 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 920 $67,840 $36,120 - 113,820 18% 56%
55 Rehabilitation counselors 900 $30,210 $21,120 - 44,640 23% 73%
56 Technical writers 890 $69,330 $41,430 - 99,270 20% 74%
57 Public relations specialists 880 $72,150 $37,620 - 119,680 18% 81%
58 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 840 $51,090 $41,300 - 62,890 14% 54%
59 Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 830 $88,880 $52,790 - 122,550 15% 72%
60 Survey researchers 820 $75,480 $53,470 - 110,150 16% 82%
61 Financial specialists, all other 820 $74,020 $44,450 - 109,290 12% 50%
62 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 780 $65,010 $45,910 - 83,720 12% 51%
63 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 770 $91,230 $28,850 - 25% 67%
64 Computer and information scientists, research 740 $103,240 $49,070 - 156,110 22% 68%
65 Special education teachers, middle school 730 $69,510 $43,200 - 100,670 16% 87%
66 Electronics engineers, except computer 710 $100,360 $62,300 - 139,790 4% 81%
67 Child, family, and school social workers 710 $52,890 $34,070 - 79,640 19% 77%
68 Statisticians 700 $102,930 $67,930 - 131,610 9% 93%
69 Coaches and scouts 680 $45,000 $18,040 - 76,590 15% 60%
70 Architects, except landscape and naval 670 $89,100 $52,350 - 126,980 18% 88%
71 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 660 $78,210 $43,810 - 115,290 20% 87%
72 Operations research analysts 640 $82,270 $41,830 - 140,950 11% 71%
73 Special education teachers, secondary school 640 $61,440 $41,770 - 84,750 9% 87%
74 Insurance underwriters 630 $74,300 $43,950 - 113,390 6% 53%
75 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 630 $64,480 $41,610 - 94,180 18% 56%
76 Personal financial advisors 610 $80,110 $35,290 - 136,570 41% 81%
77 Budget analysts 610 $73,050 $23,390 - 110,180 7% 78%
78 Medical and public health social workers 610 $57,130 $39,440 - 78,410 24% 77%
79 Computer hardware engineers 600 $103,780 $72,740 - 135,590 5% 70%
80 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 590 $49,500 $32,620 - 65,510 15% 51%
81 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 580 $82,680 $38,760 - 130,640 25% 93%
82 Instructional coordinators 580 $68,210 $35,080 - 101,870 23% 79%
83 Industrial engineers 530 $75,910 $43,570 - 110,420 20% 74%
84 Environmental engineers 510 $93,080 $57,230 - 138,100 25% 86%
85 Meeting and convention planners 510 $53,610 $30,890 - 82,350 20% 67%
86 Physicists 500 $114,640 $62,490 - 158,910 7% 95%
87 Tax preparers 500 $39,010 $21,570 - 74,010 -8% 54%
88 Dentists, general 470 $123,310 $61,280 - 9% 100%
89 Social scientists and related workers, all other 470 $63,300 $38,040 - 105,460 5% 90%
90 Advertising sales agents 470 $54,650 $19,190 - 82,010 20% 56%
91 Sales and related workers, all other 470 $40,140 $17,860 - 77,300 14% 62%
92 Life scientists, all other 460 $71,130 $36,280 - 120,060 15% 99%
93 Purchasing managers 440 $113,250 $73,970 - 152,440 3% 57%
94 Sales engineers 420 $78,540 $42,910 - 115,630 9% 79%
95 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 410 $63,000 $22,090 - 94,460 16% 99%
96 Speech-language pathologists 400 $83,360 $55,900 - 124,420 11% 98%
97 Human resources managers, all other 380 $124,010 $75,920 - 11% 58%
98 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 380 $49,570 $30,020 - 66,290 24% 78%
99 Community and social service specialists, all other 380 $40,540 $17,910 - 54,600 25% 58%
100 Floral designers 380 $24,720 $14,680 - 37,060 -9% 55%

Where the Majority of Workers Do Not Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Retail salespersons 18,790 $26,020 $14,790 - 42,070 12% 25%
2 Cashiers 14,400 $21,890 $14,550 - 34,930 -3% 10%
3 Office clerks, general 13,520 $32,670 $17,260 - 49,990 13% 19%
4 General and operations managers 12,660 $130,360 $56,690 - 2% 48%
5 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 11,940 $22,140 $14,640 - 33,910 15% 4%
6 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 8,710 $18,700 $14,030 - 26,190 18% 5%
7 Customer service representatives 8,440 $34,730 $18,560 - 51,970 25% 22%
8 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 8,360 $37,500 $22,710 - 51,900 1% 18%
9 Waiters and waitresses 8,270 $20,410 $14,050 - 31,140 11% 14%
10 Business operations specialists, all other 8,140 $78,110 $44,360 - 123,270 21% 49%
11 Receptionists and information clerks 6,420 $28,850 $17,220 - 42,360 17% 13%
12 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 5,970 $41,900 $26,380 - 60,710 13% 16%
13 Maintenance and repair workers, general 5,750 $40,260 $24,850 - 60,270 10% 6%
14 Stock clerks and order fillers 5,720 $24,410 $16,430 - 37,450 -8% 8%
15 Construction laborers 5,710 $32,030 $21,790 - 44,960 11% 5%
16 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 5,700 $54,440 $32,780 - 80,400 6% 29%
17 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 5,550 $26,520 $17,020 - 38,640 2% 5%
18 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 5,520 $51,720 $35,250 - 70,890 15% 18%
19 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 5,160 $30,560 $21,830 - 44,430 18% 7%
20 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 5,060 $26,190 $17,820 - 37,150 18% 6%
21 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 4,980 $45,650 $26,460 - 73,330 4% 25%
22 Carpenters 4,760 $47,230 $29,960 - 63,150 10% 6%
23 Physicians and surgeons, all other 4,670 $143,820 $63,430 - 0% 0%
24 Security guards 4,430 $32,300 $20,720 - 48,360 17% 13%
25 Teacher assistants 4,430 $25,970 $16,970 - 35,030 10% 18%
26 Food preparation workers 3,540 $21,360 $14,460 - 30,700 15% 7%
27 Computer support specialists 3,470 $51,510 $32,080 - 76,090 13% 43%
28 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 3,260 $62,050 $35,950 - 87,570 9% 10%
29 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 3,080 $31,660 $16,500 - 48,770 8% 4%
30 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 3,010 $22,840 $16,770 - 32,470 13% 5%
31 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 2,990 $38,200 $23,410 - 54,830 11% 14%
32 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 2,890 $33,740 $14,480 - 58,270 12% 6%
33 Cooks, restaurant 2,860 $27,010 $20,200 - 35,550 12% 5%
34 Home health aides 2,830 $22,360 $16,810 - 29,480 49% 7%
35 Sales representatives, services, all other 2,820 $64,070 $30,230 - 104,340 28% 48%
36 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 2,820 $49,820 $26,160 - 73,700 14% 4%
37 All other information and record clerks 2,750 $42,350 $26,550 - 59,920 -13% 21%
38 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 2,640 $49,080 $32,370 - 73,390 11% 4%
39 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 2,570 $19,530 $14,510 - 26,180 10% 8%
40 Tellers 2,270 $26,600 $21,060 - 33,470 14% 16%
41 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 2,190 $47,050 $26,070 - 63,430 14% 7%
42 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 2,180 $39,200 $27,040 - 51,020 10% 4%
43 Dishwashers 2,170 $19,000 $14,250 - 24,600 10% 3%
44 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 2,160 $63,480 $45,000 - 85,270 11% 33%
45 Medical secretaries 2,160 $33,790 $22,780 - 46,080 17% 18%
46 Loan officers 2,150 $69,070 $24,490 - 125,140 12% 49%
47 Preschool teachers, except special education 2,090 $29,360 $20,170 - 42,390 26% 43%
48 Counter and rental clerks 2,080 $27,330 $14,680 - 45,410 23% 16%
49 Electricians 2,050 $51,490 $31,290 - 75,350 7% 7%
50 Child care workers 1,900 $22,960 $15,120 - 32,590 18% 15%
51 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 1,860 $19,070 $13,980 - 28,600 12% 6%
52 Construction managers 1,830 $91,560 $56,640 - 135,040 16% 29%
53 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 1,830 $69,040 $43,820 - 101,310 0% 42%
54 Medical assistants 1,780 $32,330 $25,770 - 42,150 35% 10%
55 Cooks, fast food 1,730 $20,080 $14,770 - 28,310 8% 5%
56 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,720 $37,010 $25,290 - 51,360 4% 15%
57 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 1,720 $29,420 $19,400 - 41,540 4% 6%
58 Bill and account collectors 1,700 $37,760 $27,110 - 50,800 23% 13%
59 Fire fighters 1,630 $54,340 $37,270 - 80,190 12% 18%
60 Painters, construction and maintenance 1,620 $35,000 $24,870 - 47,450 12% 6%
61 Postal service mail carriers 1,590 $0 $ - 1% 11%
62 Real estate sales agents 1,560 $60,590 $29,000 - 96,520 11% 45%
63 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,430 $62,510 $38,600 - 93,460 7% 13%
64 Paralegals and legal assistants 1,430 $47,100 $27,390 - 72,510 22% 45%
65 First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 1,430 $35,130 $23,460 - 56,040 13% 11%
66 Insurance sales agents 1,410 $69,990 $34,930 - 144,110 13% 45%
67 Data entry keyers 1,370 $28,500 $17,740 - 40,970 -5% 18%
68 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 1,370 $18,480 $14,090 - 24,550 10% 17%
69 Bartenders 1,350 $23,680 $14,600 - 36,740 11% 17%
70 Loan interviewers and clerks 1,330 $35,640 $17,360 - 52,490 -1% 24%
71 Personal and home care aides 1,280 $21,360 $16,680 - 25,290 51% 10%
72 Dental assistants 1,260 $36,380 $22,260 - 50,170 29% 9%
73 Cost estimators 1,220 $66,940 $36,850 - 103,730 19% 32%
74 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 1,190 $34,410 $16,190 - 62,040 27% 47%
75 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 1,170 $45,480 $28,770 - 63,110 9% 3%
76 Administrative services managers 1,140 $83,840 $43,350 - 142,200 12% 40%
77 Office and administrative support workers, all other 1,140 $44,330 $28,230 - 62,560 -9% 32%
78 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,130 $59,220 $36,630 - 94,110 -5% 15%
79 Word processors and typists 1,080 $32,520 $22,140 - 49,050 -12% 19%
80 Team assemblers 1,080 $29,380 $19,010 - 43,980 0% 5%
81 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 1,070 $30,020 $19,130 - 42,370 -5% 5%
82 Driver/sales workers 1,070 $25,240 $14,060 - 49,480 -5% 4%
83 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 1,060 $29,990 $20,200 - 41,260 10% 24%
84 Property, real estate, and community association managers 1,040 $87,260 $38,380 - 15% 36%
85 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 1,010 $44,860 $31,450 - 62,750 8% 3%
86 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 1,000 $78,000 $39,230 - 131,920 4% 38%
87 Radiologic technologists and technicians 990 $69,130 $52,910 - 88,100 15% 25%
88 Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 990 $58,850 $42,350 - 81,400 4% 18%
89 Computer operators 980 $40,940 $23,520 - 60,600 -25% 27%
90 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 970 $23,810 $16,430 - 37,810 14% 3%
91 First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers 950 $46,000 $27,280 - 71,000 18% 15%
92 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 940 $47,760 $28,740 - 65,460 4% 30%
93 Pharmacy technicians 940 $32,340 $20,080 - 48,480 32% 16%
94 Drywall and ceiling tile installers 930 $45,980 $29,670 - 64,290 7% 2%
95 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 920 $29,480 $21,610 - 39,720 11% 5%
96 Recreation workers 900 $30,530 $16,120 - 51,560 13% 47%
97 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 880 $62,050 $37,680 - 93,930 9% 47%
98 Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators 870 $0 $ - -8% 12%
99 Bus drivers, transit and intercity 820 $40,460 $26,960 - 59,610 13% 4%
100 Refuse and recyclable material collectors 810 $33,560 $23,080 - 47,630 7% 3%
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Jobs More Common Near Bethesda Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Musical instrument repairers and tuners 39,120 120 34.5
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other 114,060 2,850 26.5
Biological scientists, all other 88,280 2,400 26.4
Mathematicians 115,340 130 24.2
Microbiologists 101,140 940 17.5
Floor sanders and finishers 43,820 240 17.1
Physical scientists, all other 108,700 940 15.3
Life scientists, all other 71,130 460 14
Survey researchers 75,480 820 11.6
Physicists 114,640 500 10.5
Cartographers and photogrammetrists 80,300 330 9.4
Statisticians 102,930 700 8.3
Shampooers 18,200 390 7.6
Computer and information scientists, research 103,240 740 7.4
Natural sciences managers 131,040 1,150 6.5
Biomedical engineers 87,990 240 5.5
Chemists 103,460 1,940 5.4
Biological technicians 48,370 1,120 4.7
Artists and related workers, all other 84,360 100 4.6
Social scientists and related workers, all other 63,300 470 4.5
Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 95,330 1,610 4.4
Insurance appraisers, auto damage 56,840 130 4.4
Technical writers 69,330 890 4.4
Health educators 91,340 1,090 4.3
Social science research assistants 53,910 190 4.2
Camera operators, television, video, and motion picture 51,000 220 4.1
Physicians and surgeons, all other 143,820 4,670 4.1
Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 88,880 830 3.9
Dietetic technicians 35,610 300 3.9
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 51,090 840 3.9
Materials scientists 84,420 100 3.8
Podiatrists 178,470 110 3.7
Athletes and sports competitors 43,170 100 3.6
Anesthesiologists 0 290 3.6
Sound engineering technicians 42,750 160 3.3
Reinforcing iron and rebar workers 44,570 240 3.3
Economists 114,380 160 3.2
Media and communication equipment workers, all other 84,610 170 3.2
Computer specialists, all other 91,850 2,740 3.1
Residential advisors 27,560 540 3.1
Insulation workers, mechanical 34,130 270 3
Engineering technicians, except drafters, all other 61,100 790 3
Engineers, all other 101,280 2,030 2.9
All other information and record clerks 42,350 2,750 2.9
Actors 0 170 2.9
Biochemists and biophysicists 61,470 250 2.8
Life, physical, and social science technicians, all other 56,090 590 2.8
Interpreters and translators 42,220 390 2.8
Psychiatrists 0 200 2.8
Actuaries 77,910 190 2.8

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Bethesda, Maryland Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Health educators 91,340 1.99 1,090
Survey researchers 75,480 1.77 820
Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 88,880 1.76 830
Property, real estate, and community association managers 87,260 1.63 1,040
Dietitians and nutritionists 83,320 1.62 110
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other 114,060 1.6 2,850
Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers 59,390 1.6 480
Chemists 103,460 1.57 1,940
Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 78,210 1.56 660
Microbiologists 101,140 1.54 940
Media and communication equipment workers, all other 84,610 1.5 170
Medical transcriptionists 47,930 1.49 150
Demonstrators and product promoters 38,000 1.48 640
Statisticians 102,930 1.47 700
Cartographers and photogrammetrists 80,300 1.46 330
Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers 32,360 1.46 630
Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 73,250 1.46 4,000
Health technologists and technicians, all other 59,240 1.45 240
Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 73,080 1.45 1,150
Office and administrative support workers, all other 44,330 1.43 1,140
Public relations specialists 72,150 1.43 880
Graphic designers 57,510 1.43 1,150
Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 67,840 1.42 920
English language and literature teachers, postsecondary 86,480 1.42 300
Surgical technologists 55,260 1.42 310
Podiatrists 178,470 1.39 110
Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 49,500 1.39 590
Librarians 72,950 1.39 1,200
Respiratory therapists 71,640 1.39 210
Network and computer systems administrators 85,010 1.38 3,160
Accountants and auditors 82,640 1.38 7,430
Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 101,070 1.38 120
Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 74,790 1.38 1,570
Managers, all other 113,840 1.38 2,390
Elementary school teachers, except special education 68,500 1.37 5,270
Economists 114,380 1.37 160
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 49,820 1.37 2,820
Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 29,540 1.37 630
Special education teachers, middle school 69,510 1.36 730
Library technicians 40,220 1.36 750
Medical records and health information technicians 43,010 1.36 400
Computer specialists, all other 91,850 1.36 2,740
Public relations managers 117,750 1.36 260
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 82,680 1.36 580
Veterinarians 117,110 1.36 350
Radiologic technologists and technicians 69,130 1.35 990
General and operations managers 130,360 1.35 12,660
Network systems and data communications analysts 86,940 1.35 2,980
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 33,740 1.34 2,890
Nuclear medicine technologists 90,420 1.34 120

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