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Springfield Employment

Employment and Industries in the Springfield, Massachusetts Area

Springfield is regarded as the economic center for the western portion of Massachusetts. The Springfield region is a prominent retail area and provides a large number of retail jobs. Other leading industries in Springfield include healthcare, educational services and social assistance.

Springfield includes one of the largest Fortune 500 companies located in Massachusetts, Baystate Health, which also is the largest employer in the city. Due to the medical centers and institutions of higher learning, Springfield includes a noteworthy biotech industry. In collaboration with Hartford, Connecticut, the Springfield - Hartford region is known as New England's "Knowledge Corridor," which is the second largest concentration of higher learning institutions in New England. The corridor adds to the region's economy.

Springfield's leading employment sectors include retail, healthcare, education, social services and the government. Service occupations comprise 22% of the jobs in Springfield. Management, professional and related occupations provide another 22% of the jobs. Sales and office occupations comprise 19% of the labor force.

Shown below is a list of notable companies located in the Springfield, Massachusetts area:

  • Baystate Health
  • Breck Shampoo
  • Friendly Ice Cream Corporation
  • Health New England
  • Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
  • Merriam-Webster
  • TD Banknorth
  • Milton Bradley Company
  • Smith & Wesson
  • Indian Manufacturing Company
  • NAI Samuel D. Plotkin & Associates
  • W.F. Young, Inc
  • Peter Pan Bus Lines
  • American Hockey League
  • United Health Group
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Itech Solutions

Some of the most popular occupations in Springfield, Massachusetts filled by college graduates are registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives; social and human service assistants, financial managers, management analysts; child, family and school social workers; computer applications software engineers; and medical and health services managers.

Pertinent information about Springfield, Massachusetts: Regarding the population over the age of 25, about 15% have achieved a bachelor's degree or better. The cost of living index in 2008 was at 117.7 which is higher than the country's average of 100. The estimated median household income in Springfield in 2007 was $33,000.

Associations that offer assistance to local businesses include:

Those interested in staying up-to-date with Springfield business and industry news may want to visit Republican - MassLive.com.

Most Popular Jobs in Springfield, Massachusetts 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 6,600 $66,630 $48,090 - 86,520 24% 56%
2 Elementary school teachers, except special education 3,860 $53,660 $36,940 - 67,780 14% 95%
3 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 2,960 $55,440 $39,080 - 72,130 6% 96%
4 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 2,690 $59,130 $32,080 - 98,610 8% 51%
5 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 2,220 $54,590 $38,510 - 69,890 11% 95%
6 Accountants and auditors 1,760 $61,330 $37,720 - 87,920 18% 79%
7 Social and human service assistants 1,700 $33,480 $20,950 - 55,420 34% 58%
8 Chief executives 1,380 $131,500 $58,000 - 2% 65%
9 Financial managers 1,210 $93,370 $47,610 - 154,690 13% 60%
10 Management analysts 1,150 $75,500 $47,490 - 117,560 22% 78%
11 Child, family, and school social workers 1,020 $51,180 $31,750 - 65,240 19% 77%
12 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 980 $51,120 $36,170 - 66,240 20% 87%
13 Mental health counselors 950 $38,790 $23,590 - 73,720 30% 73%
14 Computer software engineers, applications 880 $78,040 $53,010 - 106,260 45% 85%
15 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 790 $44,420 $27,480 - 74,500 5% 58%
16 Lawyers 750 $90,140 $53,910 - 134,540 11% 99%
17 Medical and health services managers 720 $105,990 $54,800 - 16% 57%
18 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 720 $70,750 $40,430 - 116,840 12% 51%
19 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 720 $53,150 $32,260 - 69,240 13% 73%
20 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 670 $81,690 $58,370 - 106,250 8% 78%
21 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 640 $80,560 $31,070 - 129,600 16% 99%
22 Sales managers 630 $91,900 $46,010 - 152,110 10% 69%
23 Education administrators, postsecondary 580 $91,940 $52,800 - 148,160 14% 78%
24 Physical therapists 560 $72,540 $51,400 - 95,370 27% 89%
25 Medical and public health social workers 550 $45,220 $28,530 - 69,860 24% 77%
26 Network and computer systems administrators 540 $63,160 $41,760 - 85,670 27% 50%
27 Special education teachers, middle school 540 $51,790 $37,220 - 66,430 16% 87%
28 Special education teachers, secondary school 530 $52,990 $38,000 - 67,260 9% 87%
29 Mechanical engineers 520 $70,550 $49,780 - 96,360 4% 78%
30 Computer systems analysts 510 $74,800 $49,060 - 104,970 29% 68%
31 Industrial engineers 510 $66,790 $44,440 - 92,260 20% 74%
32 Social and community service managers 500 $58,440 $35,170 - 96,960 25% 72%
33 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 500 $48,030 $31,600 - 74,430 18% 56%
34 Public relations specialists 450 $47,770 $28,960 - 75,740 18% 81%
35 Training and development specialists 430 $52,940 $29,520 - 80,310 18% 56%
36 Pharmacists 420 $93,860 $37,640 - 127,990 22% 97%
37 Computer and information systems managers 420 $93,790 $50,460 - 135,980 16% 73%
38 Coaches and scouts 420 $30,930 $16,620 - 60,770 15% 60%
39 Computer software engineers, systems software 410 $75,060 $47,250 - 112,030 28% 85%
40 Rehabilitation counselors 410 $35,620 $24,040 - 59,240 23% 73%
41 Graphic designers 400 $51,210 $28,890 - 76,130 10% 55%
42 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 400 $46,040 $30,810 - 71,180 30% 77%
43 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 380 $65,110 $32,100 - 116,010 17% 56%
44 Librarians 380 $50,760 $28,670 - 71,790 4% 85%
45 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 370 $95,730 $35,610 - 25% 67%
46 Engineering managers 370 $93,770 $56,810 - 132,260 7% 84%
47 Civil engineers 360 $71,110 $52,670 - 98,380 18% 87%
48 Teachers and instructors, all other 360 $37,040 $21,760 - 57,030 9% 54%
49 Financial analysts 350 $88,360 $49,820 - 147,430 34% 87%
50 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 350 $58,120 $43,290 - 74,790 12% 51%
51 Managers, all other 340 $85,680 $51,370 - 133,950 7% 55%
52 Occupational therapists 340 $62,590 $42,310 - 84,850 23% 90%
53 Self-enrichment education teachers 340 $34,880 $18,700 - 50,880 23% 54%
54 Computer programmers 300 $72,840 $50,260 - 104,800 -4% 73%
55 Market research analysts 280 $61,250 $35,190 - 96,530 20% 82%
56 Physician assistants 270 $90,500 $66,570 - 120,570 27% 67%
57 Network systems and data communications analysts 270 $62,540 $25,240 - 93,400 53% 57%
58 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 270 $48,310 $32,910 - 79,880 14% 54%
59 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 270 $42,130 $28,540 - 59,180 34% 73%
60 Community and social service specialists, all other 270 $38,930 $27,260 - 61,630 25% 58%
61 Speech-language pathologists 250 $62,530 $36,050 - 86,790 11% 98%
62 Marketing managers 230 $110,980 $49,080 - 14% 69%
63 Purchasing managers 230 $78,800 $50,870 - 110,600 3% 57%
64 Reporters and correspondents 230 $32,770 $25,870 - 45,280 1% 85%
65 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 220 $60,450 $41,550 - 89,490 18% 56%
66 Floral designers 220 $24,430 $17,760 - 32,900 -9% 55%
67 Personal financial advisors 210 $94,480 $29,310 - 41% 81%
68 Instructional coordinators 210 $62,420 $30,330 - 87,770 23% 79%
69 Sales engineers 200 $101,290 $54,940 - 9% 79%
70 Aerospace engineers 190 $79,220 $56,260 - 106,540 10% 87%
71 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 190 $74,620 $46,710 - 106,710 25% 93%
72 Advertising sales agents 190 $53,820 $23,250 - 98,150 20% 56%
73 Health educators 190 $45,880 $33,110 - 64,220 26% 58%
74 Editors 190 $42,000 $20,240 - 72,980 2% 81%
75 Electrical engineers 180 $80,410 $55,110 - 110,690 6% 81%
76 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 180 $55,960 $41,770 - 68,740 -5% 96%
77 Dentists, general 170 $145,280 $58,700 - 9% 100%
78 Database administrators 160 $71,660 $40,750 - 109,140 29% 72%
79 Occupational health and safety specialists 160 $64,700 $28,130 - 97,710 8% 72%
80 Education, training, and library workers, all other 150 $58,230 $35,020 - 90,550 11% 79%
81 Producers and directors 150 $49,190 $24,620 - 81,020 11% 75%
82 Sales and related workers, all other 150 $37,800 $19,700 - 60,870 14% 62%
83 Recreational therapists 150 $37,480 $20,510 - 53,510 4% 77%
84 Compensation and benefits managers 140 $97,310 $47,470 - 161,120 12% 58%
85 Computer specialists, all other 140 $69,360 $38,170 - 104,570 15% 68%
86 Chemists 140 $57,450 $35,510 - 90,630 9% 93%
87 Veterinarians 130 $96,250 $70,910 - 144,190 35% 100%
88 Dietitians and nutritionists 130 $57,630 $36,540 - 80,280 9% 72%
89 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 130 $44,400 $34,700 - 53,980 24% 78%
90 Financial specialists, all other 120 $60,220 $35,070 - 96,450 12% 50%
91 Human resources managers, all other 100 $88,340 $48,460 - 149,880 11% 58%
92 Credit analysts 100 $56,240 $34,530 - 82,040 2% 60%
93 Public relations managers 90 $98,380 $41,370 - 17% 75%
94 Tax preparers 90 $44,290 $23,460 - 71,530 -8% 54%
95 Natural sciences managers 80 $99,910 $56,900 - 146,610 11% 93%
96 Education administrators, all other 80 $76,080 $44,320 - 115,930 13% 78%
97 Urban and regional planners 80 $63,900 $44,440 - 86,830 15% 92%
98 Meeting and convention planners 80 $53,550 $35,200 - 74,250 20% 67%
99 Financial examiners 70 $101,580 $62,850 - 139,470 11% 76%
100 Architects, except landscape and naval 70 $88,770 $71,290 - 108,520 18% 88%

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 10,400 $24,780 $17,040 - 36,980 12% 25%
2 Cashiers 7,830 $19,990 $16,640 - 24,870 -3% 10%
3 Office clerks, general 6,140 $29,840 $19,010 - 42,760 13% 19%
4 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 5,330 $19,680 $16,750 - 24,550 18% 5%
5 Waiters and waitresses 4,790 $22,300 $16,640 - 32,140 11% 14%
6 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 4,700 $26,240 $17,270 - 39,440 15% 4%
7 Stock clerks and order fillers 4,610 $25,360 $17,310 - 37,900 -8% 8%
8 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 4,540 $26,410 $20,060 - 33,890 18% 7%
9 Customer service representatives 4,330 $34,010 $19,900 - 50,310 25% 22%
10 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 4,290 $41,870 $28,010 - 59,900 10% 4%
11 Teacher assistants 4,290 $23,170 $17,030 - 31,830 10% 18%
12 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 4,210 $35,740 $21,950 - 51,060 13% 16%
13 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 4,060 $32,580 $20,060 - 45,440 1% 18%
14 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 3,950 $27,710 $18,450 - 39,750 2% 5%
15 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 3,640 $46,720 $29,870 - 67,680 6% 29%
16 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 3,330 $38,040 $22,770 - 57,380 4% 25%
17 General and operations managers 3,000 $101,310 $48,910 - 2% 48%
18 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 2,670 $33,160 $18,130 - 50,650 8% 4%
19 Packers and packagers, hand 2,250 $25,210 $16,640 - 38,190 -12% 3%
20 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 2,220 $41,490 $27,590 - 57,490 15% 18%
21 Receptionists and information clerks 2,160 $27,390 $19,280 - 37,610 17% 13%
22 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 2,140 $31,720 $20,560 - 42,790 4% 6%
23 Personal and home care aides 2,130 $24,320 $20,180 - 30,730 51% 10%
24 Maintenance and repair workers, general 2,120 $39,000 $23,430 - 56,050 10% 6%
25 Food preparation workers 2,100 $21,620 $16,840 - 28,860 15% 7%
26 Machinists 2,070 $41,530 $26,950 - 56,290 -3% 3%
27 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 1,940 $51,550 $36,990 - 71,300 11% 33%
28 Team assemblers 1,930 $28,620 $18,710 - 40,280 0% 5%
29 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 1,920 $19,480 $16,640 - 24,580 10% 8%
30 Cooks, restaurant 1,850 $24,930 $18,050 - 31,650 12% 5%
31 Home health aides 1,830 $24,440 $19,910 - 30,760 49% 7%
32 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,800 $55,100 $35,520 - 80,800 -5% 15%
33 Bus drivers, school 1,800 $34,590 $21,650 - 49,260 9% 4%
34 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,770 $49,370 $37,890 - 63,400 14% 7%
35 Bartenders 1,730 $21,230 $16,700 - 29,910 11% 17%
36 Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators 1,720 $0 $ - -8% 12%
37 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 1,670 $28,080 $19,900 - 38,490 18% 6%
38 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 1,630 $38,510 $22,600 - 59,010 14% 4%
39 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 1,610 $33,140 $22,730 - 49,420 11% 14%
40 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,580 $20,800 $17,180 - 27,410 13% 5%
41 Correctional officers and jailers 1,560 $44,670 $36,750 - 50,640 17% 11%
42 Security guards 1,520 $24,270 $17,460 - 36,300 17% 13%
43 Medical secretaries 1,490 $33,620 $23,950 - 46,400 17% 18%
44 Construction laborers 1,460 $39,050 $22,100 - 62,850 11% 5%
45 Tellers 1,400 $25,670 $20,730 - 32,650 14% 16%
46 Medical assistants 1,360 $31,860 $22,230 - 41,660 35% 10%
47 Child care workers 1,350 $20,600 $17,090 - 26,930 18% 15%
48 Helpers--production workers 1,340 $24,340 $17,830 - 31,640 -1% 4%
49 Parking lot attendants 1,290 $21,580 $16,730 - 32,190 12% 14%
50 Dishwashers 1,240 $19,180 $16,670 - 23,120 10% 3%
51 Fire fighters 1,200 $46,920 $32,840 - 58,630 12% 18%
52 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 1,200 $36,870 $24,920 - 53,610 -7% 14%
53 Psychiatric aides 1,180 $31,490 $25,530 - 38,970 -0% 7%
54 Preschool teachers, except special education 1,140 $28,820 $18,940 - 42,940 26% 43%
55 Electricians 1,110 $50,670 $32,570 - 66,880 7% 7%
56 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,060 $59,340 $38,280 - 83,790 7% 13%
57 Computer support specialists 1,060 $44,960 $30,180 - 63,010 13% 43%
58 Carpenters 1,050 $42,630 $29,070 - 62,840 10% 6%
59 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,040 $32,590 $23,190 - 42,580 4% 15%
60 Business operations specialists, all other 1,030 $59,350 $31,050 - 86,590 21% 49%
61 Industrial truck and tractor operators 1,010 $34,000 $23,060 - 46,320 -2% 2%
62 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 940 $29,860 $17,820 - 42,340 12% 6%
63 Postal service mail carriers 940 $0 $ - 1% 11%
64 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 920 $18,800 $16,640 - 23,220 12% 6%
65 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 910 $53,320 $28,520 - 80,680 11% 4%
66 Driver/sales workers 880 $30,900 $18,610 - 45,500 -5% 4%
67 Counter and rental clerks 880 $25,570 $16,640 - 39,750 23% 16%
68 Sales representatives, services, all other 860 $64,580 $25,700 - 148,040 28% 48%
69 Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks 860 $39,430 $23,370 - 51,380 1% 29%
70 Cooks, fast food 850 $20,210 $16,850 - 25,370 8% 5%
71 Recreation workers 840 $26,710 $16,740 - 41,040 13% 47%
72 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 830 $29,490 $19,690 - 39,580 -5% 5%
73 Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 800 $33,830 $23,020 - 46,940 -18% 0%
74 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 780 $44,280 $31,550 - 61,230 4% 30%
75 Printing machine operators 770 $37,040 $26,040 - 51,500 -6% 6%
76 Physicians and surgeons, all other 740 $185,070 $60,280 - 0% 0%
77 Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 740 $54,750 $40,920 - 75,520 11% 11%
78 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 710 $43,900 $31,270 - 58,740 12% 3%
79 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 700 $64,150 $37,540 - 96,890 0% 42%
80 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 700 $20,400 $16,640 - 25,770 10% 17%
81 Order clerks 690 $30,130 $20,130 - 41,820 -24% 16%
82 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 680 $62,980 $43,970 - 85,120 9% 10%
83 Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 680 $30,170 $19,640 - 42,980 -8% 0%
84 Pharmacy technicians 670 $28,010 $20,170 - 38,850 32% 16%
85 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 660 $52,880 $35,800 - 79,770 9% 47%
86 Dental hygienists 640 $67,780 $56,280 - 82,640 30% 33%
87 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 640 $61,840 $38,670 - 84,970 10% 17%
88 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 640 $48,030 $32,240 - 63,780 9% 3%
89 Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 640 $37,280 $21,550 - 50,720 -3% 6%
90 Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 620 $36,120 $24,300 - 54,380 -7% 0%
91 Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 620 $23,410 $17,290 - 31,740 13% 15%
92 Administrative services managers 600 $69,000 $41,650 - 98,650 12% 40%
93 Radiologic technologists and technicians 600 $59,300 $39,320 - 79,300 15% 25%
94 Paralegals and legal assistants 600 $46,210 $28,770 - 65,050 22% 45%
95 Dental assistants 600 $35,470 $23,950 - 47,410 29% 9%
96 Parts salespersons 600 $31,530 $20,630 - 47,000 -2% 6%
97 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 600 $27,680 $19,630 - 36,770 11% 5%
98 Insurance sales agents 590 $74,600 $33,530 - 122,310 13% 45%
99 Healthcare support workers, all other 570 $35,780 $23,820 - 49,990 16% 10%
100 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 530 $68,840 $36,730 - 104,630 4% 38%
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Jobs More Common Near Springfield Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Psychiatric aides 31,490 1,180 15.1
Choreographers 41,360 150 12.1
Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 25,950 220 5.6
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 30,170 680 5.5
Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay 61,820 140 5.1
Dietetic technicians 25,750 200 5.1
Sociology teachers, postsecondary 64,090 110 4.8
Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 33,830 800 4.5
Mental health counselors 38,790 950 4.4
Parking lot attendants 21,580 1,290 4.2
Foreign language and literature teachers, postsecondary 0 170 4.2
Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 36,120 620 4
Internists, general 152,330 340 3.9
Cutters and trimmers, hand 28,570 130 3.9
Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators 0 1,720 3.9
Recreational therapists 37,480 150 3.7
History teachers, postsecondary 0 110 3.6
Correctional officers and jailers 44,670 1,560 3.6
Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 33,350 350 3.6
Plating and coating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 35,870 260 3.5
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 54,750 740 3.3
Education administrators, postsecondary 91,940 580 3.2
Millwrights 44,730 200 3
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 80,560 640 3
Skin care specialists 28,390 130 2.9
Psychology teachers, postsecondary 71,250 150 2.9
Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks 39,430 860 2.9
Food batchmakers 34,490 480 2.8
Cutting and slicing machine setters, operators, and tenders 33,720 340 2.7
Reporters and correspondents 32,770 230 2.7
Education teachers, postsecondary 61,320 240 2.7
Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 34,600 450 2.7
Special education teachers, middle school 51,790 540 2.7
Anesthesiologists 163,000 110 2.7
Opticians, dispensing 42,830 320 2.7
Computer science teachers, postsecondary 79,920 140 2.6
Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders 33,530 480 2.6
Tool and die makers 40,140 420 2.5
Social and human service assistants 33,480 1,700 2.5
English language and literature teachers, postsecondary 0 260 2.5
Machinists 41,530 2,070 2.4
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 48,310 270 2.4
Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 37,280 640 2.4
Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary 64,810 320 2.4
Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 27,440 360 2.4
Funeral attendants 21,970 110 2.3
Surgeons 192,050 210 2.2
Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 51,120 980 2.2
Fire fighters 46,920 1,200 2.2
Chief executives 131,500 1,380 2.2

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Springfield, Massachusetts Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Telemarketers 36,460 1.47 280
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 30,060 1.43 330
Education, training, and library workers, all other 58,230 1.42 150
Loan officers 82,960 1.4 320
Butchers and meat cutters 41,390 1.38 120
Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks 39,430 1.36 860
Court, municipal, and license clerks 44,540 1.34 300
Food batchmakers 34,490 1.34 480
Insurance sales agents 74,600 1.33 590
Bus drivers, school 34,590 1.32 1,800
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 56,260 1.31 300
Data entry keyers 33,750 1.3 470
Cardiovascular technologists and technicians 62,020 1.28 110
Crossing guards 29,390 1.28 250
Business teachers, postsecondary 93,650 1.27 140
Graphic designers 51,210 1.27 400
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 40,880 1.27 240
Child, family, and school social workers 51,180 1.26 1,020
Opticians, dispensing 42,830 1.26 320
Construction laborers 39,050 1.26 1,460
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 45,210 1.25 110
Medical and health services managers 105,990 1.25 720
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 49,370 1.25 1,770
Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 35,340 1.25 370
Sales representatives, services, all other 64,580 1.24 860
Financial analysts 88,360 1.24 350
Packers and packagers, hand 25,210 1.24 2,250
Sales engineers 101,290 1.23 200
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 74,620 1.23 190
Healthcare support workers, all other 35,780 1.23 570
Personal and home care aides 24,320 1.22 2,130
Nonfarm animal caretakers 25,100 1.22 200
Telecommunications line installers and repairers 55,490 1.21 390
Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 64,150 1.21 700
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 95,730 1.21 370
First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 42,280 1.21 460
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 80,560 1.21 640
Bakers 28,880 1.2 310
Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 65,110 1.2 380
Painters, construction and maintenance 41,180 1.2 330
Highway maintenance workers 41,870 1.19 390
Waiters and waitresses 22,300 1.19 4,790
First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 61,840 1.19 640
Machine feeders and offbearers 30,870 1.19 300
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 29,860 1.19 940
Personal financial advisors 94,480 1.18 210
Correctional officers and jailers 44,670 1.18 1,560
Plating and coating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 35,870 1.18 260
Driver/sales workers 30,900 1.18 880
Social and human service assistants 33,480 1.18 1,700

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