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Buffalo Employment

Employment and Industries in the Buffalo, New York Area

The Buffalo region's economy is based on a mix of industry, light manufacturing, life science research, service-oriented companies and high technology. Manufacturing has declined but it's still a significant part of the economy. Education, health services and finances have become more prominent in the economy. In addition, the region's "Byte Belt" includes about 700 high-tech firms which provide a large number of jobs.

Employment is provided in industries such as chemicals, pharmaceuticals, automotive components, plastics and polymers, food and food products, fabricated metals, medical instruments, aerospace and defense technology.

Buffalo has increasingly become a hub for bioinformatics and human genome research. Some of the research is being performed at the University at Buffalo and the Rosewell Park Cancer Institute. The University at Buffalo's technological resources are provided to private industry. The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus includes a number of organizations and companies.

Buffalo includes the headquarters of M&T Bank and facilities for HSBC Bank USA, Bank of America and KeyBank. Merchants Insurance Group is also located in the city. Buffalo is also home to Rich Products, one of the largest family-owned food manufactures in the world. Labatt and New Era Cap Company also have their headquarters in the city. In addition, Ford has a plant in Buffalo.

The Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Development Consortium, Inc., offers numerous local programs for training and retraining employees. The Business Services Division of the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Development Consortium is available to customize training programs for companies, coordinate on-the-job training and help transition displaced workers.

Buffalo's top employers:

  • HSBC Bank USA
  • Rosewell Park Cancer Institute
  • American Axle & Manufacturing
  • Buffalo General Hospital
  • M & T Bank
  • Verizon
  • Ingram Micro
  • Ford Motor Co
  • National Fuel Gas Co
  • Univera Health Care
  • ClientLogic
  • Niagara Mohawk Power Corp
  • Catholic Health System, Inc
  • New York Department of Transportation
  • Erie County Medical Center, Corporation
  • HSBC North America Inc
  • Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
  • Healthnow New York Inc
  • R E Rich Family Holding Corporation
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital of Buffalo, New York

The leading nonagricultural employment sectors in Buffalo:

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

Local businesses are provided assistance by useful associations such as:

People interested in staying current with local business and industry activities may want to read the Buffalo News.

Most Popular Jobs in Buffalo, New York 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 11,470 $58,570 $39,330 - 79,870 24% 56%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 7,070 $61,290 $28,950 - 102,660 8% 51%
3 Elementary school teachers, except special education 6,030 $54,990 $32,660 - 86,040 14% 95%
4 Accountants and auditors 5,010 $64,790 $40,870 - 93,950 18% 79%
5 Teachers and instructors, all other 4,160 $27,270 $19,880 - 35,480 9% 54%
6 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 3,590 $57,310 $37,210 - 83,180 6% 96%
7 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 2,920 $56,040 $36,250 - 82,370 11% 95%
8 Lawyers 2,320 $106,620 $55,690 - 11% 99%
9 Financial managers 2,230 $105,270 $53,410 - 13% 60%
10 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 2,000 $59,850 $36,720 - 86,230 20% 87%
11 Computer programmers 1,790 $59,160 $37,380 - 82,010 -4% 73%
12 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 1,730 $51,630 $30,900 - 75,890 5% 58%
13 Financial analysts 1,350 $60,550 $36,830 - 87,870 34% 87%
14 Computer systems analysts 1,310 $72,050 $43,490 - 104,680 29% 68%
15 Pharmacists 1,290 $100,020 $72,230 - 127,030 22% 97%
16 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 1,270 $53,610 $33,490 - 80,020 13% 73%
17 Computer software engineers, applications 1,260 $72,140 $43,900 - 108,640 45% 85%
18 Social and human service assistants 1,180 $27,170 $16,630 - 41,660 34% 58%
19 Medical and health services managers 1,170 $96,250 $57,440 - 153,910 16% 57%
20 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 1,170 $57,320 $33,520 - 85,000 12% 51%
21 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 1,150 $44,130 $15,710 - 78,160 17% 56%
22 Child, family, and school social workers 1,120 $47,210 $25,770 - 74,720 19% 77%
23 Industrial engineers 1,010 $73,590 $49,250 - 103,000 20% 74%
24 Physical therapists 1,000 $62,450 $45,180 - 83,220 27% 89%
25 Management analysts 970 $69,950 $43,410 - 106,460 22% 78%
26 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 940 $0 $ - 25% 67%
27 Social workers, all other 930 $47,100 $34,540 - 63,860 18% 77%
28 Market research analysts 920 $61,780 $35,170 - 97,150 20% 82%
29 Chief executives 910 $152,900 $77,420 - 2% 65%
30 Clergy 860 $48,180 $24,350 - 79,020 19% 75%
31 Speech-language pathologists 810 $62,400 $40,770 - 89,720 11% 98%
32 Network and computer systems administrators 810 $62,190 $40,020 - 85,980 27% 50%
33 Sales managers 800 $113,070 $57,290 - 10% 69%
34 Training and development specialists 800 $54,540 $32,710 - 78,450 18% 56%
35 Occupational therapists 800 $52,080 $30,200 - 76,190 23% 90%
36 Mechanical engineers 790 $66,230 $45,020 - 90,620 4% 78%
37 Self-enrichment education teachers 790 $39,180 $16,390 - 59,970 23% 54%
38 Computer and information systems managers 770 $110,680 $69,070 - 160,790 16% 73%
39 Network systems and data communications analysts 760 $69,410 $38,950 - 102,840 53% 57%
40 Financial specialists, all other 760 $62,950 $30,570 - 93,090 12% 50%
41 Civil engineers 750 $76,390 $49,750 - 104,770 18% 87%
42 Community and social service specialists, all other 730 $42,520 $28,120 - 55,490 25% 58%
43 Special education teachers, secondary school 710 $62,530 $39,970 - 91,090 9% 87%
44 Graphic designers 710 $40,960 $24,330 - 60,880 10% 55%
45 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 680 $85,960 $46,680 - 121,000 8% 78%
46 Managers, all other 680 $75,570 $39,270 - 122,050 7% 55%
47 Librarians 670 $55,410 $33,360 - 80,920 4% 85%
48 Medical and public health social workers 670 $43,920 $23,050 - 72,980 24% 77%
49 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 670 $35,680 $24,520 - 50,860 34% 73%
50 Computer software engineers, systems software 660 $80,650 $48,230 - 112,200 28% 85%
51 Detectives and criminal investigators 660 $66,750 $46,830 - 94,870 17% 54%
52 Public relations specialists 650 $47,210 $30,480 - 70,970 18% 81%
53 Coaches and scouts 650 $38,220 $16,050 - 59,860 15% 60%
54 Personal financial advisors 640 $77,790 $31,800 - 159,880 41% 81%
55 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 600 $58,760 $36,930 - 89,040 -5% 96%
56 Biological technicians 580 $36,230 $19,690 - 51,580 16% 60%
57 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 550 $47,780 $32,610 - 66,020 18% 56%
58 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 510 $53,200 $33,800 - 76,590 18% 56%
59 Instructional coordinators 480 $65,730 $36,840 - 97,430 23% 79%
60 Engineering managers 470 $103,250 $74,400 - 139,480 7% 84%
61 Social and community service managers 460 $67,070 $42,650 - 100,210 25% 72%
62 Mental health counselors 450 $30,410 $23,670 - 37,550 30% 73%
63 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 440 $40,040 $28,530 - 58,050 30% 77%
64 Marketing managers 430 $122,300 $69,260 - 14% 69%
65 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 430 $67,830 $39,870 - 97,930 16% 99%
66 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 420 $49,480 $27,150 - 69,800 14% 54%
67 Electronics engineers, except computer 410 $66,750 $36,880 - 101,990 4% 81%
68 Database administrators 400 $65,160 $36,470 - 98,840 29% 72%
69 Architects, except landscape and naval 400 $60,860 $37,770 - 83,070 18% 88%
70 Special education teachers, middle school 400 $59,260 $35,890 - 86,930 16% 87%
71 Dentists, general 390 $156,880 $106,100 - 9% 100%
72 Electrical engineers 380 $71,310 $43,540 - 103,090 6% 81%
73 Health educators 380 $49,220 $23,150 - 74,470 26% 58%
74 Insurance underwriters 370 $65,020 $32,700 - 117,040 6% 53%
75 Advertising sales agents 360 $37,520 $20,910 - 59,290 20% 56%
76 Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 350 $74,660 $44,090 - 123,020 20% 99%
77 Education administrators, postsecondary 340 $92,750 $42,980 - 158,580 14% 78%
78 Legislators 340 $76,740 $55,010 - 106,140 1% 65%
79 Physician assistants 330 $81,650 $61,760 - 103,290 27% 67%
80 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 330 $49,960 $35,600 - 64,800 12% 51%
81 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 330 $40,480 $28,340 - 51,970 15% 51%
82 Floral designers 330 $24,730 $16,800 - 34,550 -9% 55%
83 Tax preparers 300 $27,870 $20,090 - 41,450 -8% 54%
84 Musicians and singers 290 $0 $ - 10% 53%
85 Chemists 280 $65,370 $34,650 - 103,060 9% 93%
86 Sales engineers 270 $78,440 $44,670 - 124,460 9% 79%
87 Public relations managers 260 $72,360 $36,340 - 125,460 17% 75%
88 Editors 260 $53,420 $23,650 - 85,640 2% 81%
89 Dietitians and nutritionists 260 $49,720 $33,630 - 66,280 9% 72%
90 Environmental engineers 250 $73,360 $48,900 - 100,210 25% 86%
91 Sales and related workers, all other 240 $41,120 $22,070 - 61,390 14% 62%
92 Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 230 $26,760 $19,850 - 39,680 11% 55%
93 Directors, religious activities and education 210 $31,190 $17,790 - 50,970 20% 64%
94 Purchasing managers 190 $92,420 $56,490 - 131,590 3% 57%
95 Occupational health and safety specialists 190 $61,170 $43,870 - 85,300 8% 72%
96 Private detectives and investigators 190 $37,000 $25,620 - 45,390 18% 52%
97 Chemical engineers 180 $90,190 $55,550 - 131,880 8% 91%
98 Reporters and correspondents 180 $57,440 $25,010 - 93,220 1% 85%
99 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 180 $56,810 $34,760 - 79,400 25% 93%
100 Compensation and benefits managers 170 $95,200 $58,200 - 137,130 12% 58%

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 17,830 $24,000 $15,550 - 39,740 12% 25%
2 Cashiers 15,000 $18,670 $15,370 - 24,800 -3% 10%
3 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 11,210 $28,570 $19,960 - 39,120 1% 18%
4 Waiters and waitresses 10,660 $20,540 $15,400 - 29,470 11% 14%
5 Office clerks, general 10,420 $24,820 $15,860 - 35,420 13% 19%
6 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 9,970 $23,600 $16,060 - 34,400 15% 4%
7 Customer service representatives 9,930 $29,830 $18,070 - 43,140 25% 22%
8 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 8,490 $32,500 $22,070 - 45,280 13% 16%
9 Stock clerks and order fillers 8,490 $21,960 $15,550 - 32,190 -8% 8%
10 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 7,690 $17,320 $15,400 - 20,490 18% 5%
11 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 7,340 $25,460 $15,940 - 41,170 2% 5%
12 Teacher assistants 7,060 $25,040 $15,870 - 36,940 10% 18%
13 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 6,700 $25,330 $19,210 - 31,940 18% 7%
14 Home health aides 6,420 $23,080 $16,890 - 33,140 49% 7%
15 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 6,110 $41,290 $26,940 - 60,230 15% 18%
16 General and operations managers 6,080 $101,910 $47,890 - 2% 48%
17 Food preparation workers 6,050 $18,980 $15,540 - 24,810 15% 7%
18 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 6,000 $48,200 $30,100 - 71,210 6% 29%
19 Bill and account collectors 5,720 $31,360 $18,800 - 48,830 23% 13%
20 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 5,190 $39,310 $25,580 - 54,550 10% 4%
21 Maintenance and repair workers, general 5,120 $36,170 $20,710 - 52,160 10% 6%
22 Postsecondary teachers, all other 4,960 $77,820 $46,420 - 122,940 0% 0%
23 Receptionists and information clerks 4,930 $24,710 $17,560 - 32,900 17% 13%
24 Bus drivers, school 4,180 $30,910 $21,500 - 45,440 9% 4%
25 Team assemblers 4,130 $27,320 $16,730 - 38,830 0% 5%
26 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 4,090 $35,820 $27,130 - 45,040 14% 7%
27 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 3,750 $27,560 $17,330 - 42,160 11% 14%
28 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 3,650 $17,290 $15,450 - 20,310 10% 8%
29 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 3,640 $32,680 $17,470 - 49,570 14% 4%
30 Child care workers 3,610 $19,860 $15,520 - 28,410 18% 15%
31 Security guards 3,580 $24,000 $15,800 - 34,980 17% 13%
32 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 3,490 $40,090 $24,220 - 59,030 4% 25%
33 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 3,270 $26,680 $16,380 - 38,840 4% 6%
34 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 3,140 $20,700 $15,900 - 27,580 13% 5%
35 Construction laborers 3,120 $36,860 $21,790 - 55,960 11% 5%
36 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 3,110 $28,390 $16,000 - 48,690 8% 4%
37 Dishwashers 3,020 $16,940 $15,470 - 19,670 10% 3%
38 Cooks, fast food 2,940 $18,480 $15,380 - 24,000 8% 5%
39 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 2,760 $24,950 $16,300 - 38,550 18% 6%
40 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 2,670 $55,720 $35,220 - 81,320 -5% 15%
41 Bartenders 2,560 $19,190 $15,250 - 25,840 11% 17%
42 Cooks, restaurant 2,530 $23,700 $17,430 - 31,140 12% 5%
43 Carpenters 2,520 $40,930 $25,130 - 61,320 10% 6%
44 Helpers--production workers 2,490 $23,940 $16,070 - 38,350 -1% 4%
45 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 2,400 $30,120 $22,050 - 39,590 4% 15%
46 Word processors and typists 2,330 $30,630 $22,210 - 40,170 -12% 19%
47 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 2,260 $55,700 $38,600 - 68,370 11% 33%
48 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 2,190 $38,140 $21,740 - 60,530 -7% 14%
49 Industrial truck and tractor operators 2,140 $36,290 $22,040 - 59,460 -2% 2%
50 Electricians 2,070 $49,140 $22,980 - 80,660 7% 7%
51 Computer support specialists 2,040 $42,920 $26,230 - 63,000 13% 43%
52 Sales representatives, services, all other 2,020 $51,200 $24,060 - 75,800 28% 48%
53 Machinists 1,940 $40,080 $23,470 - 59,380 -3% 3%
54 Recreation workers 1,930 $21,950 $15,760 - 32,310 13% 47%
55 Tellers 1,920 $25,380 $18,060 - 32,600 14% 16%
56 Preschool teachers, except special education 1,900 $26,540 $16,170 - 47,180 26% 43%
57 Packers and packagers, hand 1,800 $20,640 $15,860 - 28,530 -12% 3%
58 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 1,770 $55,040 $31,170 - 80,570 9% 47%
59 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 1,710 $40,020 $23,240 - 64,110 5% 2%
60 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 1,700 $25,050 $15,460 - 36,970 12% 6%
61 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,660 $61,080 $39,800 - 86,660 9% 10%
62 Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 1,660 $28,710 $18,250 - 42,160 -27% 6%
63 Postal service mail carriers 1,610 $0 $ - 1% 11%
64 Personal and home care aides 1,520 $20,120 $15,830 - 27,730 51% 10%
65 Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 1,510 $38,340 $22,460 - 53,140 -5% 4%
66 Legal secretaries 1,490 $33,760 $23,380 - 45,980 12% 18%
67 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 1,430 $48,360 $24,340 - 68,530 11% 4%
68 Healthcare support workers, all other 1,420 $32,110 $23,900 - 42,290 16% 10%
69 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,400 $58,550 $36,040 - 84,120 7% 13%
70 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 1,380 $17,850 $15,470 - 21,420 12% 6%
71 Insurance sales agents 1,370 $66,040 $31,760 - 105,830 13% 45%
72 Office and administrative support workers, all other 1,370 $44,880 $27,270 - 67,170 -9% 32%
73 Physicians and surgeons, all other 1,340 $187,800 $88,970 - 0% 0%
74 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 1,330 $28,460 $16,580 - 47,890 -5% 5%
75 Telemarketers 1,300 $24,630 $16,360 - 43,160 -10% 14%
76 Paralegals and legal assistants 1,270 $46,020 $29,590 - 65,550 22% 45%
77 Loan interviewers and clerks 1,240 $35,810 $25,740 - 50,010 -1% 24%
78 Business operations specialists, all other 1,220 $64,070 $36,140 - 97,150 21% 49%
79 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 1,190 $81,700 $42,250 - 131,850 4% 38%
80 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 1,190 $43,980 $27,310 - 64,420 4% 30%
81 Highway maintenance workers 1,170 $38,120 $28,330 - 50,010 9% 5%
82 Counter and rental clerks 1,130 $27,950 $16,030 - 46,960 23% 16%
83 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 1,130 $24,310 $16,140 - 35,950 11% 5%
84 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 1,130 $21,170 $15,580 - 26,840 14% 3%
85 Pharmacy technicians 1,120 $26,450 $18,290 - 36,180 32% 16%
86 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 1,100 $31,360 $17,020 - 49,710 2% 11%
87 Medical assistants 1,090 $29,010 $22,540 - 37,160 35% 10%
88 Dental assistants 1,080 $31,040 $23,250 - 40,530 29% 9%
89 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 1,070 $18,270 $15,610 - 22,870 10% 17%
90 Industrial machinery mechanics 1,060 $50,340 $32,630 - 73,190 9% 5%
91 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 1,040 $32,510 $23,380 - 42,530 -1% 22%
92 Printing machine operators 1,030 $35,930 $22,200 - 49,030 -6% 6%
93 Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 1,010 $20,130 $15,440 - 28,640 10% 5%
94 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 980 $51,910 $32,240 - 76,850 0% 42%
95 Data entry keyers 980 $26,790 $17,330 - 39,420 -5% 18%
96 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 970 $49,510 $28,120 - 70,370 8% 3%
97 Radiologic technologists and technicians 950 $48,950 $36,650 - 63,050 15% 25%
98 Switchboard operators, including answering service 950 $22,680 $15,770 - 32,200 -8% 10%
99 Administrative services managers 930 $81,020 $54,010 - 115,310 12% 40%
100 Loan officers 930 $50,450 $31,390 - 71,210 12% 49%
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Jobs More Common Near Buffalo Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Postsecondary teachers, all other 77,820 4,960 7.3
Food scientists and technologists 76,980 130 6.9
Aerospace engineering and operations technicians 49,560 110 6.8
Music directors and composers 0 160 6.1
Clergy 48,180 860 5.4
Word processors and typists 30,630 2,330 4.8
Medical appliance technicians 21,830 100 4.7
Directors, religious activities and education 31,190 210 4.5
Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, and kettle operators and tenders 32,310 170 4.1
Numerical tool and process control programmers 37,520 200 4.1
Vocational education teachers, middle school 55,280 130 4.1
Rolling machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 48,010 360 3.8
Social workers, all other 47,100 930 3.8
Metal workers and plastic workers, all other 62,600 380 3.7
Stationary engineers and boiler operators 44,570 470 3.6
Occupational therapist assistants 35,420 300 3.5
Tile and marble setters 52,430 620 3.5
Agricultural and food science technicians 46,250 110 3.5
Proofreaders and copy markers 33,500 170 3.3
Bill and account collectors 31,360 5,720 3.3
Highway maintenance workers 38,120 1,170 3.3
Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door 52,210 400 3.2
Life, physical, and social science technicians, all other 39,190 620 3.2
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 38,340 1,510 3.1
Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates 117,580 160 3.1
Hazardous materials removal workers 48,610 430 3
Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 0 780 2.8
Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders 34,540 290 2.8
Outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics 33,150 150 2.7
Conveyor operators and tenders 28,660 230 2.7
Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 31,890 190 2.7
Bindery workers 29,780 590 2.6
Chemical technicians 40,050 650 2.6
Helpers--roofers 22,700 120 2.6
Dental laboratory technicians 30,370 370 2.6
Bus drivers, school 30,910 4,180 2.6
Biological technicians 36,230 580 2.6
Bailiffs 40,280 110 2.6
Medical equipment repairers 41,780 300 2.5
Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 59,850 2,000 2.4
Funeral attendants 22,960 210 2.4
Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 35,680 670 2.4
Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay 59,090 120 2.4
Food batchmakers 27,200 750 2.4
Engine and other machine assemblers 32,880 150 2.4
Grinding and polishing workers, hand 23,990 270 2.3
Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic 27,270 250 2.3
Private detectives and investigators 37,000 190 2.3
Metal-refining furnace operators and tenders 36,380 100 2.3
First-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers 69,570 150 2.2

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Buffalo, New York Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Legislators 76,740 2.16 340
Metal workers and plastic workers, all other 62,600 1.82 380
Production workers, all other 42,060 1.45 240
Office and administrative support workers, all other 44,880 1.45 1,370
Construction managers 119,840 1.42 500
Rolling machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 48,010 1.41 360
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 43,030 1.41 290
Reporters and correspondents 57,440 1.4 180
Millwrights 68,540 1.37 240
Property, real estate, and community association managers 71,060 1.33 150
Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 38,650 1.33 760
Painters, construction and maintenance 45,210 1.32 830
Vocational education teachers, postsecondary 62,570 1.29 320
Tile and marble setters 52,430 1.27 620
Hazardous materials removal workers 48,610 1.26 430
Dietetic technicians 35,920 1.26 110
Agricultural and food science technicians 46,250 1.26 110
Postsecondary teachers, all other 77,820 1.26 4,960
First-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers 69,570 1.25 150
Telecommunications line installers and repairers 56,340 1.23 360
Advertising and promotions managers 103,410 1.23 120
Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers 21,930 1.22 200
Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates 117,580 1.22 160
Special education teachers, secondary school 62,530 1.21 710
Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service 30,820 1.21 440
Industrial truck and tractor operators 36,290 1.21 2,140
Writers and authors 64,510 1.2 130
Tool and die makers 54,640 1.2 530
Residential advisors 30,700 1.2 190
Marketing managers 122,300 1.2 430
Opticians, dispensing 40,830 1.2 300
Counter and rental clerks 27,950 1.2 1,130
Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 59,850 1.2 2,000
Food scientists and technologists 76,980 1.2 130
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 35,090 1.2 600
Kindergarten teachers, except special education 56,740 1.19 740
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 38,340 1.19 1,510
Maintenance workers, machinery 44,730 1.19 220
Construction laborers 36,860 1.19 3,120
Sheet metal workers 49,380 1.18 400
Bus drivers, school 30,910 1.18 4,180
Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders 35,070 1.18 320
Brickmasons and blockmasons 53,760 1.18 600
First-line supervisors/managers of personal service workers 41,990 1.18 520
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 59,780 1.18 440
Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers 35,890 1.18 230
Social and community service managers 67,070 1.18 460
Insurance sales agents 66,040 1.17 1,370
Food servers, nonrestaurant 23,640 1.17 750
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 81,700 1.17 1,190

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Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.
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