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Newark Employment

Employment and Industries in the Newark, New Jersey Area

Newark is situated at the core of the New York/New Jersey area industrial economy. Newark is an important location for transportation including air, road, sea and rail. Transportation-related sectors and the telecommunications industry are the leading economic elements. Newark also includes a highly active international port. Newark is a major distribution and retail trade center in the mid-Atlantic region. In addition, it's one of the country's major centers regarding the wholesale trade of machinery and chemicals.

Newark is one of the nation's largest insurance centers and home to the headquarters of the insurance companies Mutual Benefit and Prudential Insurance Companies. It also includes the headquarters of numerous major banks and savings and loan associations. The headquarters of International Discount Telecommunications is also situated in Newark.

The manufacturing industries are significant parts of the economy. Employment is provided by companies that produce items such as electrical products, polymers, machinery, leather, electronic equipment, jewelry, chemicals, cosmetics, paint, varnish, perfume and cosmetics, foodstuffs and paper boxes.

Workforce New Jersey helps employers find and train new employees. The organization also assists employees with exploring careers, education and searching for jobs. The New Jersey Institute of Technology provides help to new companies, small manufactures and defense contractors via specialized programs.

Details about Newark, New Jersey: In 2009 the average earnings in the city was $31,000. The cost of living index in 2008 was at 140.7 which is very high when compared to the national average of 100. In Newark, 9% of the adult residents have achieved a bachelor's degree or higher.

The Newark region's top job providers:

  • Newark Liberty International Airport
  • Verizon Communications
  • Prudential Financial, Inc
  • University of Medicine/Dentistry
  • Continental Airlines
  • Public Service Enterprise Group
  • City of Newark
  • Prudential Insurance
  • Horizon Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NJ
  • The New Jersey Transit Corporation
  • New Jersey Transit Bus Operations Inc
  • IDT Telecom Inc
  • University Health Plans, Inc
  • Columbus Hospital, Inc
  • Housing Authority of the City of Newark
  • Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission
  • Broadview Networks Inc
  • Visiting Nurse Association of Essex Valley Inc

The primary employment segments in Newark:

  • Trade, transportation and utilities
  • Professional and business services
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial activities
  • Leisure and hospitality

Newark businesses have opportunities to team up with helpful organizations such as:

The Star-Ledger is a good resource for people interested in the local business community.

Most Popular Jobs in Newark, New Jersey 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 19,540 $75,890 $55,890 - 100,470 24% 56%
2 Elementary school teachers, except special education 13,080 $61,640 $43,270 - 90,740 14% 95%
3 Accountants and auditors 11,640 $79,940 $45,920 - 123,660 18% 79%
4 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 10,040 $69,730 $31,630 - 119,920 8% 51%
5 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 8,910 $65,150 $44,120 - 95,940 6% 96%
6 Lawyers 7,100 $127,640 $62,820 - 11% 99%
7 Teachers and instructors, all other 6,540 $44,110 $24,110 - 81,330 9% 54%
8 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 6,170 $62,680 $43,550 - 91,330 11% 95%
9 Financial managers 6,010 $132,940 $67,550 - 13% 60%
10 Managers, all other 5,250 $101,910 $51,800 - 161,590 7% 55%
11 Computer software engineers, applications 5,050 $90,360 $56,080 - 133,360 45% 85%
12 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 4,740 $54,980 $29,880 - 88,110 5% 58%
13 Computer systems analysts 4,710 $96,360 $59,320 - 133,890 29% 68%
14 Management analysts 4,620 $90,640 $53,430 - 133,820 22% 78%
15 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 3,600 $94,620 $38,330 - 165,260 12% 51%
16 Sales managers 3,430 $130,350 $59,610 - 10% 69%
17 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 3,270 $93,640 $31,640 - 25% 67%
18 Computer and information systems managers 3,010 $135,680 $89,930 - 16% 73%
19 Computer programmers 2,990 $82,800 $47,110 - 125,500 -4% 73%
20 Chemists 2,970 $72,670 $43,610 - 108,090 9% 93%
21 Computer software engineers, systems software 2,950 $101,640 $68,320 - 138,480 28% 85%
22 Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 2,500 $106,210 $66,000 - 154,040 20% 99%
23 Child, family, and school social workers 2,480 $57,880 $28,840 - 96,000 19% 77%
24 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 2,340 $62,250 $43,300 - 94,290 20% 87%
25 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 2,210 $110,310 $78,680 - 141,230 8% 78%
26 Financial analysts 2,170 $82,730 $46,840 - 122,320 34% 87%
27 Network and computer systems administrators 2,160 $78,000 $48,240 - 110,950 27% 50%
28 Pharmacists 2,130 $98,410 $77,890 - 126,960 22% 97%
29 Medical and health services managers 2,110 $105,160 $70,920 - 153,110 16% 57%
30 Social and human service assistants 2,050 $30,180 $18,780 - 43,580 34% 58%
31 Self-enrichment education teachers 2,040 $52,830 $28,370 - 77,000 23% 54%
32 Computer specialists, all other 2,010 $94,210 $39,560 - 15% 68%
33 Mechanical engineers 1,920 $87,550 $54,530 - 131,530 4% 78%
34 Sales and related workers, all other 1,890 $56,740 $22,320 - 104,850 14% 62%
35 Marketing managers 1,830 $143,740 $83,450 - 14% 69%
36 Network systems and data communications analysts 1,810 $93,240 $64,930 - 128,850 53% 57%
37 Insurance underwriters 1,750 $74,670 $46,970 - 116,890 6% 53%
38 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 1,690 $72,410 $44,720 - 102,390 13% 73%
39 Civil engineers 1,650 $82,730 $54,950 - 120,430 18% 87%
40 Rehabilitation counselors 1,640 $40,060 $22,200 - 69,010 23% 73%
41 Market research analysts 1,620 $82,230 $44,880 - 123,970 20% 82%
42 Training and development specialists 1,590 $66,400 $43,080 - 96,970 18% 56%
43 Graphic designers 1,540 $55,640 $33,070 - 85,130 10% 55%
44 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 1,510 $64,610 $30,140 - 107,290 18% 56%
45 Public relations specialists 1,490 $57,990 $29,890 - 93,990 18% 81%
46 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 1,470 $70,280 $47,190 - 99,540 17% 56%
47 Engineering managers 1,460 $132,740 $85,130 - 7% 84%
48 Financial specialists, all other 1,440 $68,420 $45,520 - 95,700 12% 50%
49 Community and social service specialists, all other 1,370 $41,320 $27,130 - 59,070 25% 58%
50 Natural sciences managers 1,350 $175,130 $103,200 - 11% 93%
51 Engineers, all other 1,320 $104,070 $59,980 - 148,630 6% 82%
52 Coaches and scouts 1,310 $35,440 $16,320 - 64,970 15% 60%
53 Electronics engineers, except computer 1,200 $104,030 $60,960 - 156,130 4% 81%
54 Social and community service managers 1,170 $72,690 $44,110 - 105,330 25% 72%
55 Librarians 1,160 $62,300 $37,430 - 93,500 4% 85%
56 Education, training, and library workers, all other 1,160 $57,470 $21,220 - 87,890 11% 79%
57 Special education teachers, secondary school 1,130 $68,580 $47,190 - 97,210 9% 87%
58 Physical therapists 1,120 $85,620 $60,130 - 126,670 27% 89%
59 Industrial engineers 1,120 $78,540 $51,020 - 113,860 20% 74%
60 Detectives and criminal investigators 1,060 $82,080 $53,250 - 106,810 17% 54%
61 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 1,060 $61,650 $47,750 - 78,900 12% 51%
62 Electrical engineers 1,050 $80,110 $50,930 - 110,280 6% 81%
63 Database administrators 1,020 $76,880 $44,000 - 117,290 29% 72%
64 Mental health counselors 1,020 $40,750 $27,770 - 63,320 30% 73%
65 Special education teachers, middle school 990 $59,090 $42,090 - 84,660 16% 87%
66 Biochemists and biophysicists 950 $117,860 $60,040 - 16% 95%
67 Personal financial advisors 950 $85,760 $37,360 - 41% 81%
68 Marriage and family therapists 950 $56,050 $42,730 - 77,950 30% 73%
69 Advertising sales agents 920 $67,590 $19,370 - 149,490 20% 56%
70 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 900 $85,250 $51,310 - 126,260 16% 99%
71 Speech-language pathologists 800 $80,250 $51,290 - 124,000 11% 98%
72 Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 740 $58,590 $37,830 - 79,380 11% 58%
73 Architects, except landscape and naval 730 $82,020 $50,790 - 138,610 18% 88%
74 Environmental engineers 710 $79,080 $48,460 - 106,630 25% 86%
75 Chemical engineers 690 $98,210 $58,250 - 148,320 8% 91%
76 Counselors, all other 690 $46,500 $28,800 - 64,280 17% 73%
77 Dentists, general 680 $165,510 $79,750 - 9% 100%
78 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 660 $59,790 $36,720 - 82,450 25% 93%
79 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 660 $49,070 $28,960 - 75,910 24% 78%
80 Public relations managers 640 $118,270 $46,400 - 17% 75%
81 Instructional coordinators 640 $63,120 $33,940 - 97,500 23% 79%
82 Biological technicians 640 $42,500 $27,640 - 60,890 16% 60%
83 Human resources managers, all other 630 $129,140 $73,050 - 11% 58%
84 Legislators 630 $35,140 $15,420 - 75,440 1% 65%
85 Editors 620 $65,120 $29,510 - 106,950 2% 81%
86 Purchasing managers 610 $113,660 $71,060 - 164,030 3% 57%
87 Sales engineers 610 $95,740 $55,880 - 144,930 9% 79%
88 Medical and public health social workers 610 $54,920 $39,750 - 69,590 24% 77%
89 Occupational therapists 580 $80,500 $55,920 - 108,890 23% 90%
90 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 570 $66,030 $45,620 - 90,250 18% 56%
91 Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 570 $32,380 $18,180 - 47,030 11% 55%
92 Interior designers 550 $59,420 $25,670 - 86,220 20% 55%
93 Operations research analysts 530 $94,000 $57,090 - 136,410 11% 71%
94 Education administrators, postsecondary 500 $106,400 $55,080 - 14% 78%
95 Computer hardware engineers 470 $94,430 $58,900 - 131,880 5% 70%
96 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 470 $47,150 $29,750 - 63,880 15% 51%
97 Occupational health and safety specialists 450 $72,280 $51,980 - 98,940 8% 72%
98 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 440 $48,940 $21,830 - 76,210 14% 54%
99 Social workers, all other 430 $78,420 $42,010 - 154,740 18% 77%
100 Surveyors 410 $66,380 $44,680 - 83,810 24% 82%

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 27,110 $25,950 $15,770 - 42,040 12% 25%
2 Cashiers 22,520 $19,970 $15,620 - 26,720 -3% 10%
3 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 21,820 $25,600 $16,040 - 41,390 15% 4%
4 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 20,630 $35,300 $23,070 - 49,260 1% 18%
5 Office clerks, general 18,500 $28,730 $16,100 - 45,030 13% 19%
6 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 16,010 $28,100 $16,650 - 42,740 2% 5%
7 Stock clerks and order fillers 15,170 $23,740 $15,850 - 37,420 -8% 8%
8 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 14,970 $39,020 $24,740 - 53,390 13% 16%
9 Security guards 14,710 $30,600 $18,120 - 48,600 17% 13%
10 Customer service representatives 14,560 $35,330 $21,550 - 50,890 25% 22%
11 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 13,290 $19,170 $15,440 - 26,500 18% 5%
12 Business operations specialists, all other 12,170 $70,830 $41,390 - 106,410 21% 49%
13 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 11,660 $42,890 $28,420 - 58,710 10% 4%
14 Teacher assistants 11,660 $24,520 $16,200 - 33,450 10% 18%
15 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 11,510 $54,380 $34,080 - 78,000 6% 29%
16 Waiters and waitresses 11,280 $23,280 $15,760 - 34,230 11% 14%
17 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 10,880 $25,810 $19,790 - 32,890 18% 7%
18 Receptionists and information clerks 10,470 $26,100 $17,540 - 35,830 17% 13%
19 General and operations managers 9,840 $151,760 $68,240 - 2% 48%
20 Maintenance and repair workers, general 9,150 $38,010 $22,560 - 56,460 10% 6%
21 Sales representatives, services, all other 8,120 $74,590 $33,210 - 126,870 28% 48%
22 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 7,980 $28,220 $18,900 - 41,040 18% 6%
23 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 6,860 $53,120 $38,350 - 70,690 15% 18%
24 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 6,840 $47,660 $24,720 - 77,270 4% 25%
25 Child care workers 6,640 $23,030 $16,160 - 32,050 18% 15%
26 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 6,520 $33,180 $17,870 - 50,040 8% 4%
27 Home health aides 6,200 $22,930 $17,790 - 27,570 49% 7%
28 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 6,190 $23,700 $17,240 - 32,600 13% 5%
29 Medical secretaries 6,070 $36,520 $26,710 - 50,340 17% 18%
30 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 5,880 $37,230 $26,140 - 51,350 4% 15%
31 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 5,880 $33,300 $20,820 - 49,740 4% 6%
32 Packers and packagers, hand 5,800 $20,800 $15,650 - 30,230 -12% 3%
33 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 5,400 $75,320 $47,870 - 101,340 11% 33%
34 Carpenters 5,180 $53,360 $28,310 - 83,690 10% 6%
35 Food preparation workers 5,010 $22,090 $15,760 - 33,230 15% 7%
36 Legal secretaries 4,840 $45,970 $29,640 - 62,570 12% 18%
37 Construction laborers 4,800 $46,770 $25,710 - 68,000 11% 5%
38 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 4,740 $37,300 $23,260 - 57,020 11% 14%
39 Tellers 4,550 $25,610 $18,770 - 33,570 14% 16%
40 Electricians 4,490 $64,390 $35,520 - 102,410 7% 7%
41 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 4,400 $61,520 $38,290 - 90,600 -5% 15%
42 Industrial truck and tractor operators 4,160 $35,020 $22,170 - 49,630 -2% 2%
43 Computer support specialists 4,070 $49,450 $34,040 - 67,680 13% 43%
44 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 4,050 $29,730 $17,930 - 42,000 12% 6%
45 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 4,040 $39,810 $21,720 - 62,280 14% 4%
46 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 3,920 $69,060 $44,360 - 100,340 9% 47%
47 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 3,850 $23,910 $15,910 - 37,220 -5% 5%
48 Cooks, restaurant 3,720 $27,000 $16,420 - 41,050 12% 5%
49 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 3,710 $67,160 $44,660 - 93,830 7% 13%
50 Bus drivers, school 3,680 $33,520 $21,210 - 48,310 9% 4%
51 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 3,660 $50,490 $39,040 - 63,740 14% 7%
52 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 3,530 $20,970 $15,550 - 31,130 10% 8%
53 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 3,450 $36,410 $25,690 - 49,000 -1% 22%
54 Preschool teachers, except special education 3,340 $38,830 $21,970 - 63,150 26% 43%
55 Helpers--production workers 3,300 $21,450 $15,600 - 31,360 -1% 4%
56 Medical assistants 3,230 $34,230 $25,040 - 47,000 35% 10%
57 Counter and rental clerks 3,170 $30,520 $16,740 - 51,980 23% 16%
58 Correctional officers and jailers 3,140 $60,430 $36,060 - 80,680 17% 11%
59 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 2,960 $74,730 $49,670 - 109,050 9% 10%
60 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 2,950 $104,130 $54,070 - 4% 38%
61 Postal service mail carriers 2,950 $0 $ - 1% 11%
62 Bartenders 2,930 $23,190 $15,720 - 35,220 11% 17%
63 Postsecondary teachers, all other 2,890 $64,430 $39,470 - 117,490 0% 0%
64 Word processors and typists 2,890 $35,640 $26,230 - 48,490 -12% 19%
65 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 2,850 $19,970 $15,700 - 28,600 14% 3%
66 Physicians and surgeons, all other 2,790 $141,340 $47,250 - 0% 0%
67 Dental assistants 2,740 $37,530 $22,100 - 53,550 29% 9%
68 Office and administrative support workers, all other 2,740 $31,330 $16,000 - 50,360 -9% 32%
69 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 2,710 $50,740 $30,670 - 76,690 9% 3%
70 Insurance sales agents 2,650 $69,340 $35,840 - 105,380 13% 45%
71 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 2,620 $55,930 $31,810 - 92,220 11% 4%
72 Food servers, nonrestaurant 2,620 $22,830 $17,330 - 30,190 16% 9%
73 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 2,590 $50,750 $34,700 - 68,060 12% 3%
74 Team assemblers 2,580 $22,930 $15,460 - 36,350 0% 5%
75 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 2,520 $36,630 $19,680 - 57,520 -7% 14%
76 Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 2,480 $25,990 $17,260 - 38,190 13% 15%
77 Administrative services managers 2,470 $104,970 $56,390 - 12% 40%
78 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 2,370 $57,880 $33,660 - 84,670 10% 17%
79 Cooks, fast food 2,270 $18,000 $15,280 - 22,910 8% 5%
80 Bill and account collectors 2,260 $37,080 $25,950 - 53,800 23% 13%
81 Telemarketers 2,250 $29,910 $20,620 - 47,890 -10% 14%
82 Paralegals and legal assistants 2,230 $51,160 $31,510 - 69,660 22% 45%
83 Pharmacy technicians 2,230 $29,120 $20,610 - 39,310 32% 16%
84 Machinists 2,180 $42,420 $21,590 - 64,120 -3% 3%
85 File clerks 2,180 $26,110 $16,860 - 36,730 -41% 20%
86 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 2,170 $42,450 $17,910 - 70,980 27% 47%
87 Parking lot attendants 2,170 $21,760 $16,210 - 30,540 12% 14%
88 Order clerks 2,160 $34,520 $18,690 - 52,130 -24% 16%
89 First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 2,020 $46,700 $28,210 - 72,330 13% 17%
90 Cargo and freight agents 2,000 $41,190 $23,680 - 60,700 17% 16%
91 Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 1,980 $59,080 $31,400 - 82,900 11% 11%
92 Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 1,950 $31,310 $15,940 - 49,660 -5% 4%
93 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 1,950 $19,550 $15,520 - 27,450 12% 6%
94 Data entry keyers 1,940 $31,380 $20,450 - 46,950 -5% 18%
95 Recreation workers 1,920 $24,220 $16,580 - 33,110 13% 47%
96 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 1,880 $30,900 $25,180 - 38,890 10% 24%
97 Printing machine operators 1,870 $37,890 $18,840 - 58,390 -6% 6%
98 Driver/sales workers 1,860 $29,070 $15,920 - 45,100 -5% 4%
99 Telecommunications line installers and repairers 1,840 $53,820 $33,200 - 74,400 5% 8%
100 Service station attendants 1,830 $17,870 $15,670 - 20,730 13% 6%
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Jobs More Common Near Newark Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons 159,830 130 17.2
Marriage and family therapists 56,050 950 7.8
Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment 45,800 340 7.7
Insurance appraisers, auto damage 52,570 400 7.6
Biochemists and biophysicists 117,860 950 6.1
Medical appliance technicians 47,340 190 4.7
Chemists 72,670 2,970 4.7
Chemical plant and system operators 48,230 970 4.4
Natural sciences managers 175,130 1,350 4.3
Counselors, all other 46,500 690 4.3
Transportation attendants, except flight attendants and baggage porters 19,790 490 3.9
Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 106,210 2,500 3.9
Fire inspectors and investigators 52,570 260 3.8
Service station attendants 17,870 1,830 3.7
Cooks, all other 23,180 250 3.6
Law teachers, postsecondary 118,380 120 3.4
Emergency management specialists 52,500 190 3.4
Transportation workers, all other 36,290 680 3.4
Chemical equipment operators and tenders 42,940 920 3.4
Chemical engineers 98,210 690 3.4
Food scientists and technologists 75,580 120 3.4
Designers, all other 42,900 180 3.4
Psychology teachers, postsecondary 81,190 600 3.3
Crossing guards 29,290 1,450 3.2
Cargo and freight agents 41,190 2,000 3.2
Mechanical door repairers 34,940 140 3.1
Word processors and typists 35,640 2,890 3.1
Actuaries 92,920 380 3.1
Motion picture projectionists 24,390 130 3.1
Administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers 99,400 130 3
Manicurists and pedicurists 23,290 830 2.9
Chemical technicians 42,400 1,320 2.8
Sociology teachers, postsecondary 69,190 220 2.8
Psychiatric aides 35,480 740 2.8
Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates 119,090 260 2.7
Cutters and trimmers, hand 22,600 300 2.6
Shampooers 19,800 240 2.6
Internists, general 165,040 770 2.6
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 59,080 1,980 2.5
Parking enforcement workers 39,580 100 2.5
Psychiatrists 172,900 320 2.5
Statisticians 81,460 370 2.5
English language and literature teachers, postsecondary 73,550 900 2.5
Precision instrument and equipment repairers, all other 53,590 100 2.5
Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 54,980 4,740 2.4
Economics teachers, postsecondary 100,350 140 2.4
Transportation inspectors 67,920 250 2.4
Elevator installers and repairers 70,800 310 2.4
Legal secretaries 45,970 4,840 2.4
Actors 0 250 2.4

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Newark, New Jersey Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Producers and directors 114,350 2.01 280
Fire fighters 77,440 1.84 1,540
Carpet installers 69,850 1.66 220
Social workers, all other 78,420 1.66 430
Media and communication workers, all other 72,690 1.61 150
Correctional officers and jailers 60,430 1.6 3,140
Natural sciences managers 175,130 1.59 1,350
General and operations managers 151,760 1.57 9,840
Floral designers 37,800 1.56 250
Police and sheriff's patrol officers 75,320 1.55 5,400
Preschool teachers, except special education 38,830 1.52 3,340
Funeral directors 88,890 1.52 190
Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 76,580 1.51 130
Construction laborers 46,770 1.5 4,800
First-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers 83,330 1.5 220
First-line supervisors/managers of fire fighting and prevention workers 99,830 1.5 480
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 104,130 1.49 2,950
Veterinarians 128,700 1.49 210
Advertising and promotions managers 122,040 1.45 270
Sales and related workers, all other 56,740 1.44 1,890
Advertising sales agents 67,590 1.44 920
Network systems and data communications analysts 93,240 1.44 1,810
Administrative services managers 104,970 1.44 2,470
Sales representatives, services, all other 74,590 1.44 8,120
Financial managers 132,940 1.43 6,010
Opticians, dispensing 48,740 1.43 360
Child, family, and school social workers 57,880 1.42 2,480
Helpers--roofers 35,440 1.42 120
Biochemists and biophysicists 117,860 1.42 950
Food service managers 68,610 1.41 820
Marketing managers 143,740 1.41 1,830
Mental health and substance abuse social workers 56,180 1.41 340
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 42,450 1.41 2,170
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 72,410 1.4 1,690
Computer systems analysts 96,360 1.4 4,710
Market research analysts 82,230 1.4 1,620
Education, training, and library workers, all other 57,470 1.4 1,160
Computer specialists, all other 94,210 1.4 2,010
Meter readers, utilities 49,190 1.39 140
Lodging managers 72,300 1.39 170
Graphic designers 55,640 1.38 1,540
Pipelayers 50,570 1.38 210
Self-enrichment education teachers 52,830 1.38 2,040
Electricians 64,390 1.37 4,490
Private detectives and investigators 62,690 1.37 370
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 53,120 1.37 6,860
Public relations managers 118,270 1.37 640
Carpenters 53,360 1.36 5,180
Human resources managers, all other 129,140 1.36 630
Tax preparers 47,720 1.36 390

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