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Vineland Employment

Employment and Industries in the Vineland, New Jersey Area

Agriculture still has a major role in the region's economy. Vineland is a market center for the region's farming and poultry sectors. The largest employer in the area is South Jersey Healthcare. Part of the workforce is employed in industries that produce items such as chemicals, glass and clothing. Parts of Vineland are located in an Urban Enterprise Zone. The city also includes a Federal Empowerment Zone.

The primary job providing segments in Vineland are healthcare, educational services, finance and insurance, nonmetallic mineral products, government, manufacturing, accommodation and food services and social assistance. Management, professional and related occupations (23% of the workforce). Sales and office occupations (22% of the labor force). Production, transportation and material moving jobs (17% of the workforce).

Details about Vineland, New Jersey: The estimated median household income in Vineland in 2007 was $49,000. The cost of living index in 2008 in the city was near the nation's average. In Vineland 14% of the adult population has earned a bachelor's degree or better.

The leading employers in the Vineland region:

  • South Jersey Healthcare
  • Training School at Vineland
  • Kimball Glass Company
  • General Mills
  • Sun National Bank
  • Casa Di Bertacchi
  • Chemglass
  • DeRossi & Son Co
  • Gerresheimer Glass
  • Alcan

Vineland has numerous popular occupations that are primarily filled by those with a college degree including registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, education administrators, financial managers, child, family and school social workers; educational and school counselors, and pharmacists.

Associations providing help to Vineland companies include:

Those interested in learning about the business activities in Vineland may want to read the Daily Journal.

Most Popular Jobs in Vineland, 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 1,270 $65,750 $52,990 - 80,360 24% 56%
2 Elementary school teachers, except special education 1,020 $55,620 $37,780 - 81,140 14% 95%
3 Teachers and instructors, all other 540 $30,710 $22,490 - 35,770 9% 54%
4 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 460 $58,170 $41,480 - 80,740 11% 95%
5 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 420 $64,600 $28,670 - 105,040 8% 51%
6 Accountants and auditors 310 $61,790 $37,600 - 87,380 18% 79%
7 Lawyers 190 $85,180 $56,920 - 121,450 11% 99%
8 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 170 $96,970 $51,460 - 132,210 8% 78%
9 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 170 $56,710 $42,810 - 78,080 20% 87%
10 Financial managers 150 $118,980 $60,130 - 13% 60%
11 Managers, all other 140 $88,310 $54,690 - 125,410 7% 55%
12 Child, family, and school social workers 140 $49,080 $23,430 - 79,230 19% 77%
13 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 130 $63,550 $41,130 - 86,610 13% 73%
14 Pharmacists 120 $103,780 $87,150 - 127,370 22% 97%
15 Sales managers 110 $98,520 $49,590 - 162,430 10% 69%
16 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 110 $57,160 $34,570 - 79,730 5% 58%
17 Medical and health services managers 100 $97,980 $70,630 - 132,570 16% 57%
18 Special education teachers, middle school 100 $58,170 $43,430 - 79,100 16% 87%
19 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 100 $40,320 $28,510 - 56,480 34% 73%
20 Rehabilitation counselors 90 $30,840 $22,430 - 44,100 23% 73%
21 Legislators 80 $0 $ - 1% 65%
22 Speech-language pathologists 70 $85,720 $48,340 - 132,010 11% 98%
23 Self-enrichment education teachers 70 $37,580 $22,000 - 66,540 23% 54%
24 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 60 $82,090 $25,810 - 25% 67%
25 Physical therapists 60 $80,040 $60,220 - 103,190 27% 89%
26 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 60 $67,250 $44,690 - 112,470 17% 56%
27 Medical and public health social workers 60 $56,190 $39,060 - 73,740 24% 77%
28 Marketing managers 50 $126,450 $74,700 - 14% 69%
29 Social and community service managers 50 $81,350 $48,180 - 123,850 25% 72%
30 Industrial engineers 50 $77,180 $55,250 - 100,690 20% 74%
31 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 50 $74,750 $53,410 - 98,230 16% 99%
32 Financial specialists, all other 50 $69,780 $44,820 - 107,330 12% 50%
33 Librarians 50 $59,300 $40,500 - 80,100 4% 85%
34 Dietitians and nutritionists 50 $57,550 $48,270 - 66,610 9% 72%
35 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 50 $53,430 $34,360 - 79,590 18% 56%
36 Editors 50 $38,330 $28,170 - 46,210 2% 81%
37 Graphic designers 50 $33,850 $21,830 - 51,950 10% 55%
38 Computer software engineers, applications 40 $81,690 $66,140 - 108,820 45% 85%
39 Architects, except landscape and naval 40 $75,560 $51,990 - 97,740 18% 88%
40 Mental health counselors 40 $57,990 $32,490 - 78,340 30% 73%
41 Training and development specialists 40 $56,980 $33,020 - 78,480 18% 56%
42 Sales and related workers, all other 40 $33,600 $15,520 - 60,030 14% 62%
43 Instructional coordinators 30 $81,300 $53,090 - 114,890 23% 79%
44 Computer systems analysts 30 $79,790 $49,070 - 119,690 29% 68%
45 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 30 $65,150 $34,550 - 102,540 24% 78%
46 Computer programmers 30 $63,960 $36,940 - 100,410 -4% 73%

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 1,980 $18,480 $15,420 - 23,610 -3% 10%
2 Retail salespersons 1,490 $25,700 $15,880 - 40,630 12% 25%
3 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 1,350 $25,180 $19,000 - 31,800 18% 7%
4 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 1,310 $45,750 $29,120 - 64,910 10% 4%
5 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 1,290 $20,690 $15,730 - 32,520 18% 5%
6 Packers and packagers, hand 1,140 $21,150 $15,570 - 29,600 -12% 3%
7 Stock clerks and order fillers 1,120 $22,260 $15,670 - 34,960 -8% 8%
8 Teacher assistants 990 $23,190 $16,050 - 31,260 10% 18%
9 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 960 $32,260 $21,360 - 47,500 1% 18%
10 Office clerks, general 960 $25,630 $16,040 - 39,230 13% 19%
11 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 950 $24,020 $16,660 - 36,070 15% 4%
12 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 920 $24,100 $16,530 - 34,250 2% 5%
13 Customer service representatives 690 $32,150 $19,750 - 43,520 25% 22%
14 Industrial truck and tractor operators 650 $29,840 $20,650 - 39,940 -2% 2%
15 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 610 $35,070 $22,070 - 50,770 13% 16%
16 Waiters and waitresses 610 $21,330 $15,930 - 29,660 11% 14%
17 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 600 $39,820 $22,490 - 59,760 4% 25%
18 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 590 $47,820 $28,930 - 71,320 6% 29%
19 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 580 $44,640 $36,440 - 51,560 14% 7%
20 Receptionists and information clerks 580 $25,040 $17,140 - 33,690 17% 13%
21 Child care workers 580 $18,630 $15,300 - 25,510 18% 15%
22 Maintenance and repair workers, general 560 $35,660 $23,240 - 50,040 10% 6%
23 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 510 $58,530 $36,080 - 82,430 -5% 15%
24 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 500 $25,610 $17,320 - 38,530 -5% 5%
25 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 470 $30,840 $19,910 - 40,580 -7% 14%
26 General and operations managers 450 $126,910 $51,300 - 2% 48%
27 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 420 $65,480 $37,920 - 95,360 11% 33%
28 Industrial machinery mechanics 420 $44,820 $33,920 - 62,120 9% 5%
29 Security guards 410 $22,150 $16,900 - 28,940 17% 13%
30 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 400 $28,340 $15,620 - 50,140 8% 4%
31 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 390 $26,080 $16,480 - 35,570 13% 5%
32 Word processors and typists 380 $30,610 $21,380 - 43,570 -12% 19%
33 Home health aides 360 $35,530 $21,650 - 49,330 49% 7%
34 Business operations specialists, all other 330 $58,650 $34,770 - 88,440 21% 49%
35 Carpenters 330 $40,110 $25,400 - 63,950 10% 6%
36 Personal and home care aides 330 $36,710 $25,940 - 48,830 51% 10%
37 Electricians 320 $45,990 $28,150 - 89,290 7% 7%
38 Medical secretaries 320 $32,660 $25,090 - 40,010 17% 18%
39 Tellers 320 $22,720 $17,620 - 30,610 14% 16%
40 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 310 $35,740 $21,610 - 58,200 11% 14%
41 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 300 $34,220 $20,170 - 49,040 14% 4%
42 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 290 $57,340 $37,380 - 79,820 7% 13%
43 Production workers, all other 290 $29,700 $15,850 - 46,120 2% 5%
44 Helpers--production workers 290 $19,640 $15,810 - 24,740 -1% 4%
45 Counter and rental clerks 280 $22,070 $15,700 - 34,230 23% 16%
46 Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic 270 $39,430 $30,630 - 52,190 1% 10%
47 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 270 $31,410 $22,140 - 41,400 4% 15%
48 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 260 $23,250 $16,170 - 36,490 14% 3%
49 Sewing machine operators 250 $20,830 $15,430 - 28,600 -27% 5%
50 Medical assistants 240 $29,270 $20,590 - 39,120 35% 10%
51 Cooks, short order 240 $16,680 $15,780 - 18,100 5% 5%
52 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 230 $64,440 $39,920 - 95,740 9% 10%
53 Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 230 $34,180 $26,880 - 48,020 -8% 0%
54 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 230 $29,860 $19,720 - 42,580 4% 6%
55 Team assemblers 230 $24,900 $16,890 - 36,490 0% 5%
56 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 220 $25,370 $17,750 - 34,910 18% 6%
57 Food preparation workers 220 $20,160 $15,380 - 28,210 15% 7%
58 Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 210 $33,290 $23,990 - 39,890 -5% 4%
59 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 200 $53,010 $25,420 - 77,600 8% 3%
60 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 200 $27,360 $17,710 - 37,650 12% 6%
61 Construction laborers 190 $44,030 $24,320 - 63,080 11% 5%
62 Court, municipal, and license clerks 190 $37,520 $26,500 - 50,720 9% 24%
63 Dental assistants 190 $36,330 $24,350 - 49,340 29% 9%
64 Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders 190 $33,960 $26,480 - 47,090 -12% 4%
65 Food servers, nonrestaurant 190 $21,550 $16,170 - 29,200 16% 9%
66 Service station attendants 190 $17,970 $15,860 - 20,250 13% 6%
67 Sales representatives, services, all other 180 $59,410 $26,250 - 105,310 28% 48%
68 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 180 $42,800 $29,490 - 56,200 12% 3%
69 Cost estimators 170 $72,970 $37,580 - 118,070 19% 32%
70 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 170 $51,120 $31,440 - 76,430 15% 18%
71 Preschool teachers, except special education 170 $48,920 $38,820 - 63,810 26% 43%
72 First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 170 $45,800 $22,940 - 75,380 13% 17%
73 First-line supervisors/managers of personal service workers 160 $42,330 $25,160 - 51,400 16% 26%
74 Cement masons and concrete finishers 160 $29,540 $21,230 - 41,260 11% 2%
75 Cooks, restaurant 160 $22,360 $16,600 - 30,310 12% 5%
76 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 150 $64,510 $40,290 - 84,130 10% 17%
77 Radiologic technologists and technicians 150 $59,040 $46,560 - 75,020 15% 25%
78 Bartenders 150 $22,440 $15,930 - 30,810 11% 17%
79 Postal service mail carriers 150 $0 $ - 1% 11%
80 Industrial production managers 140 $91,100 $51,160 - 133,870 -6% 43%
81 Kindergarten teachers, except special education 140 $55,490 $41,380 - 79,590 16% 43%
82 Paralegals and legal assistants 130 $40,840 $32,890 - 51,450 22% 45%
83 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 130 $35,790 $16,290 - 60,530 2% 11%
84 File clerks 130 $20,380 $15,790 - 28,170 -41% 20%
85 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 120 $41,060 $30,600 - 50,800 4% 30%
86 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 120 $28,920 $18,510 - 38,880 11% 5%
87 Cutting and slicing machine setters, operators, and tenders 120 $26,260 $16,860 - 37,780 -9% 3%
88 Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 120 $23,960 $16,630 - 34,890 12% 0%
89 Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators 110 $50,650 $37,930 - 63,990 14% 8%
90 Brickmasons and blockmasons 110 $50,330 $26,260 - 78,150 10% 3%
91 Machinists 110 $41,620 $28,700 - 56,990 -3% 3%
92 Legal secretaries 110 $34,720 $27,550 - 47,760 12% 18%
93 Healthcare support workers, all other 110 $32,000 $25,790 - 39,010 16% 10%
94 Construction managers 100 $95,610 $60,510 - 133,300 16% 29%
95 Stationary engineers and boiler operators 100 $48,470 $38,900 - 61,600 3% 10%
96 Parts salespersons 100 $34,040 $16,590 - 57,170 -2% 6%
97 Cooks, fast food 100 $17,180 $15,610 - 19,660 8% 5%
98 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 90 $44,040 $28,350 - 61,630 9% 3%
99 Computer support specialists 90 $39,500 $24,790 - 56,830 13% 43%
100 Office and administrative support workers, all other 90 $36,880 $25,410 - 48,900 -9% 32%
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Jobs More Common Near Vineland Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic 39,430 270 26.2
Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders 33,960 190 19.2
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 34,180 230 10.9
Word processors and typists 30,610 380 8.2
Stationary engineers and boiler operators 48,470 100 8.1
Service station attendants 17,970 190 7.7
Court, municipal, and license clerks 37,520 190 5.6
Cutting and slicing machine setters, operators, and tenders 26,260 120 5.6
Sewing machine operators 20,830 250 5
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 33,290 210 4.6
Industrial machinery mechanics 44,820 420 4.4
Cooks, short order 16,680 240 4.3
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 25,610 500 4.1
Packers and packagers, hand 21,150 1,140 4
Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 40,320 100 3.9
Production workers, all other 29,700 290 3.5
Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators 50,650 110 3.2
First-line supervisors/managers of personal service workers 42,330 160 3.2
Teachers and instructors, all other 30,710 540 2.9
Brickmasons and blockmasons 50,330 110 2.9
Industrial truck and tractor operators 29,840 650 2.9
Special education teachers, middle school 58,170 100 2.9
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 30,840 470 2.8
Food servers, nonrestaurant 21,550 190 2.7
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 25,180 1,350 2.6
Child care workers 18,630 580 2.6
Industrial production managers 91,100 140 2.5
First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 45,800 170 2.4
Kindergarten teachers, except special education 55,490 140 2.3
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 44,640 580 2.2
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 45,750 1,310 2.2
Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 56,710 170 2.2
Teacher assistants 23,190 990 2.2
Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 23,960 120 2.2
Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 96,970 170 2.2
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 58,530 510 2.2
Cement masons and concrete finishers 29,540 160 2.1
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 23,250 260 2.1
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 42,800 180 2
Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 58,170 460 2
Elementary school teachers, except special education 55,620 1,020 2
Personal and home care aides 36,710 330 1.9
Cost estimators 72,970 170 1.9
Radiologic technologists and technicians 59,040 150 1.9
First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 64,510 150 1.8
Police and sheriff's patrol officers 65,480 420 1.8
Medical secretaries 32,660 320 1.8
Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 35,790 130 1.8
Helpers--production workers 19,640 290 1.7
First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 57,340 290 1.7

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Preschool teachers, except special education 48,920 1.92 170
Personal and home care aides 36,710 1.84 330
Home health aides 35,530 1.67 360
Construction laborers 44,030 1.42 190
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 26,080 1.36 390
Police and sheriff's patrol officers 65,480 1.35 420
Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic 39,430 1.35 270
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 51,120 1.32 170
General and operations managers 126,910 1.32 450
Cost estimators 72,970 1.3 170
Financial managers 118,980 1.28 150
Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators 50,650 1.24 110
First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 64,510 1.24 150
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 53,010 1.24 200
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 63,550 1.23 130
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 28,920 1.22 120
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 45,750 1.22 1,310
Child, family, and school social workers 49,080 1.21 140
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 20,690 1.2 1,290
Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 96,970 1.19 170
First-line supervisors/managers of personal service workers 42,330 1.19 160
First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 35,740 1.18 310
Kindergarten teachers, except special education 55,490 1.17 140
Bartenders 22,440 1.16 150
Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 58,170 1.16 460
Radiologic technologists and technicians 59,040 1.15 150
Sales representatives, services, all other 59,410 1.15 180
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 64,600 1.14 420
Waiters and waitresses 21,330 1.14 610
Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 56,710 1.13 170
Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 57,160 1.13 110
Court, municipal, and license clerks 37,520 1.13 190
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 44,640 1.13 580
Machinists 41,620 1.13 110
Dental assistants 36,330 1.13 190
Medical secretaries 32,660 1.13 320
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 34,180 1.12 230
Elementary school teachers, except special education 55,620 1.12 1,020
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 64,440 1.11 230
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 23,250 1.11 260
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 32,260 1.11 960
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 58,530 1.11 510
Brickmasons and blockmasons 50,330 1.1 110
Healthcare support workers, all other 32,000 1.1 110
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 35,070 1.1 610
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 27,360 1.09 200
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 42,800 1.09 180
Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders 33,960 1.08 190
Customer service representatives 32,150 1.08 690
Food servers, nonrestaurant 21,550 1.07 190

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