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Syracuse Employment

Employment and Industries in the Syracuse, New York Area

Syracuse is a major Northeast industrial, commercial and transportation center. Although industrial companies have left the area, manufacturing is still a significant economic component. Manufacturing industries providing jobs include air conditioning and heating equipment, pharmaceuticals, automotive components, medical instruments, telecommunications devices, specialty metals and military electronics.

The service sector has experienced significant growth, especially sectors such as finance, call centers, retail trade and education services.

New York's Empire State Development Corporation offers up to half of the cost for a workforce training project. The agency offers reimbursement for training programs that produce or retain at least 300 jobs.

Notable information regarding Syracuse New York: Syracuse has been placed among the top 50 cities in the nation for business relocation and expansion by Expansion Magazine. The Syracuse Technology Garden is an incubator for high-tech new companies. The cost of doing business in Syracuse has been ranked as the sixth lowest in the country. In 2009 the average earnings in Syracuse was $31,000. In 2008 the cost of living index was 85.8 (country's average: 100). Regarding the adult population, 23% have earned a bachelor's degree or better.

The leading job providers in Syracuse:

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Syracuse University
  • Wegmans
  • New Process Gear Inc
  • St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center
  • P&C Food Markets
  • Crouse Hospital
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Niagara Mohawk A National Grid Co
  • Loretto
  • Agway, Inc
  • Staff Leasing of Central New York Inc
  • Pyramid Management Group, Inc
  • Excellus Health Plan, Inc
  • Community General Hospital of Greater Syracuse
  • City of Syracuse
  • Magma International
  • National Grid USA

Syracuse's top employment segments:

  • Trade, transportation and utilities
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Professional and business services
  • Manufacturing

Syracuse companies can team up with useful associations including:

Those interested in learning about local business and industry endeavors may want to read the local newspaper the Post-Standard.

Most Popular Jobs in Syracuse, 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 5,730 $56,110 $40,370 - 75,550 24% 56%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 4,290 $60,300 $27,480 - 100,820 8% 51%
3 Elementary school teachers, except special education 3,610 $56,090 $37,070 - 79,660 14% 95%
4 Accountants and auditors 2,480 $68,210 $42,540 - 97,960 18% 79%
5 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 2,470 $55,810 $41,820 - 76,150 6% 96%
6 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,810 $56,790 $40,080 - 78,330 11% 95%
7 Teachers and instructors, all other 1,780 $31,110 $21,300 - 39,280 9% 54%
8 Social and human service assistants 1,360 $0 $ - 34% 58%
9 Lawyers 1,200 $108,060 $61,640 - 11% 99%
10 Financial managers 1,050 $109,670 $59,870 - 13% 60%
11 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 990 $56,990 $43,380 - 75,340 20% 87%
12 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 930 $48,990 $23,180 - 73,800 13% 73%
13 Computer programmers 900 $61,920 $36,460 - 92,200 -4% 73%
14 Child, family, and school social workers 750 $44,260 $27,470 - 65,650 19% 77%
15 Rehabilitation counselors 750 $23,730 $17,450 - 31,770 23% 73%
16 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 710 $73,840 $36,950 - 105,280 12% 51%
17 Management analysts 690 $66,430 $41,020 - 100,150 22% 78%
18 Medical and health services managers 680 $89,780 $57,400 - 133,830 16% 57%
19 Computer software engineers, applications 680 $82,240 $51,160 - 120,560 45% 85%
20 Social workers, all other 660 $44,750 $27,650 - 63,130 18% 77%
21 Industrial engineers 640 $67,520 $44,600 - 89,130 20% 74%
22 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 630 $108,520 $34,000 - 25% 67%
23 Electrical engineers 630 $80,600 $41,460 - 120,510 6% 81%
24 Civil engineers 630 $69,120 $41,410 - 101,080 18% 87%
25 Self-enrichment education teachers 630 $33,630 $17,560 - 62,600 23% 54%
26 Pharmacists 600 $103,350 $79,230 - 130,470 22% 97%
27 Special education teachers, secondary school 600 $60,250 $44,830 - 80,700 9% 87%
28 Chief executives 590 $144,070 $81,410 - 2% 65%
29 Computer systems analysts 580 $68,610 $47,630 - 90,630 29% 68%
30 Insurance underwriters 570 $64,380 $41,530 - 100,430 6% 53%
31 Network and computer systems administrators 560 $59,920 $37,030 - 85,740 27% 50%
32 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 540 $46,230 $28,490 - 68,490 5% 58%
33 Mechanical engineers 530 $75,190 $47,300 - 105,120 4% 78%
34 Physical therapists 530 $61,800 $48,240 - 78,560 27% 89%
35 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 520 $46,950 $15,730 - 81,600 17% 56%
36 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 510 $33,650 $21,240 - 50,890 34% 73%
37 Market research analysts 500 $56,310 $34,420 - 96,410 20% 82%
38 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 490 $87,710 $66,620 - 116,080 8% 78%
39 Managers, all other 490 $73,200 $43,140 - 116,840 7% 55%
40 Engineering managers 480 $112,760 $69,570 - 156,600 7% 84%
41 Sales managers 470 $112,020 $57,240 - 10% 69%
42 Financial analysts 460 $81,690 $50,040 - 114,490 34% 87%
43 Librarians 450 $55,950 $41,530 - 70,570 4% 85%
44 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 420 $61,900 $44,610 - 83,180 -5% 96%
45 Graphic designers 420 $45,460 $19,200 - 79,520 10% 55%
46 Instructional coordinators 410 $57,030 $34,660 - 86,870 23% 79%
47 Clergy 410 $45,680 $23,170 - 71,800 19% 75%
48 Legislators 390 $76,200 $56,500 - 91,810 1% 65%
49 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 380 $51,460 $36,880 - 65,560 12% 51%
50 Public relations specialists 370 $48,050 $29,130 - 72,940 18% 81%
51 Computer and information systems managers 360 $96,580 $70,300 - 131,800 16% 73%
52 Network systems and data communications analysts 360 $62,610 $31,950 - 96,480 53% 57%
53 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 360 $61,670 $38,520 - 87,510 16% 99%
54 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 360 $47,920 $30,490 - 70,280 18% 56%
55 Physician assistants 350 $77,870 $59,740 - 101,750 27% 67%
56 Architects, except landscape and naval 340 $74,720 $44,910 - 105,900 18% 88%
57 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 330 $52,040 $34,590 - 72,370 18% 56%
58 Training and development specialists 330 $52,010 $34,500 - 76,750 18% 56%
59 Computer software engineers, systems software 320 $93,400 $56,980 - 137,040 28% 85%
60 Advertising sales agents 310 $50,870 $22,170 - 81,750 20% 56%
61 Special education teachers, middle school 290 $55,500 $38,990 - 74,210 16% 87%
62 Personal financial advisors 280 $85,770 $30,600 - 41% 81%
63 Social and community service managers 280 $63,130 $40,790 - 89,610 25% 72%
64 Medical and public health social workers 280 $41,620 $30,390 - 55,630 24% 77%
65 Education administrators, postsecondary 270 $100,790 $61,090 - 146,450 14% 78%
66 Occupational therapists 270 $63,890 $42,880 - 97,390 23% 90%
67 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 270 $38,450 $26,490 - 54,070 15% 51%
68 Environmental engineers 260 $74,830 $48,890 - 119,420 25% 86%
69 Dentists, general 250 $159,680 $91,820 - 9% 100%
70 Financial specialists, all other 250 $47,090 $27,920 - 65,430 12% 50%
71 Electronics engineers, except computer 240 $69,700 $46,570 - 96,470 4% 81%
72 Speech-language pathologists 240 $60,670 $46,130 - 84,670 11% 98%
73 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 240 $44,300 $31,000 - 63,020 30% 77%
74 Health educators 230 $48,400 $33,580 - 62,340 26% 58%
75 Community and social service specialists, all other 230 $40,310 $23,300 - 63,760 25% 58%
76 Coaches and scouts 230 $39,100 $18,130 - 66,250 15% 60%
77 Sales engineers 200 $82,280 $52,340 - 123,560 9% 79%
78 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 200 $56,980 $29,160 - 81,100 14% 54%
79 Marketing managers 170 $138,080 $49,790 - 14% 69%
80 Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates 170 $123,570 $105,630 - 155,800 5% 99%
81 Detectives and criminal investigators 170 $67,520 $46,220 - 95,690 17% 54%
82 Editors 170 $44,320 $27,100 - 62,270 2% 81%
83 Floral designers 170 $25,970 $17,710 - 37,130 -9% 55%
84 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 160 $51,380 $30,720 - 78,020 25% 93%
85 Dietitians and nutritionists 140 $53,810 $35,960 - 72,420 9% 72%
86 Purchasing managers 130 $81,100 $47,620 - 125,290 3% 57%
87 Sales and related workers, all other 130 $45,420 $21,050 - 73,750 14% 62%
88 Producers and directors 130 $42,110 $15,630 - 79,660 11% 75%
89 Writers and authors 120 $0 $ - 13% 84%
90 Occupational health and safety specialists 110 $60,810 $43,890 - 82,750 8% 72%
91 Commercial and industrial designers 110 $57,850 $39,270 - 79,040 7% 55%
92 Surveyors 110 $53,450 $37,800 - 75,780 24% 82%
93 Actuaries 100 $79,760 $39,970 - 152,660 24% 99%
94 Database administrators 100 $70,810 $42,730 - 101,360 29% 72%
95 Credit analysts 100 $53,410 $29,020 - 84,980 2% 60%
96 Chemists 100 $46,130 $26,120 - 65,850 9% 93%
97 Recreational therapists 100 $40,120 $27,820 - 57,010 4% 77%
98 Music directors and composers 100 $36,920 $16,660 - 91,540 13% 53%
99 Optometrists 90 $115,690 $86,180 - 152,410 11% 100%
100 Human resources managers, all other 90 $87,520 $54,860 - 125,360 11% 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 Cashiers 8,690 $17,780 $15,380 - 21,570 -3% 10%
2 Retail salespersons 8,420 $24,130 $15,670 - 38,700 12% 25%
3 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 6,420 $24,900 $15,790 - 37,570 15% 4%
4 Office clerks, general 5,960 $24,640 $15,810 - 36,720 13% 19%
5 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 5,620 $28,770 $18,920 - 40,210 1% 18%
6 Customer service representatives 5,440 $30,300 $17,950 - 44,730 25% 22%
7 Teacher assistants 5,440 $21,880 $16,090 - 30,060 10% 18%
8 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 5,300 $32,860 $21,800 - 45,330 13% 16%
9 Stock clerks and order fillers 4,930 $21,380 $15,710 - 32,000 -8% 8%
10 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 4,730 $17,640 $15,330 - 21,190 18% 5%
11 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 4,580 $39,280 $26,630 - 54,440 10% 4%
12 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 4,380 $25,390 $17,060 - 36,110 2% 5%
13 Waiters and waitresses 4,120 $20,250 $15,400 - 31,230 11% 14%
14 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 4,090 $41,260 $27,570 - 58,230 15% 18%
15 Postsecondary teachers, all other 3,710 $96,720 $51,950 - 159,870 0% 0%
16 Team assemblers 3,710 $25,510 $16,820 - 37,360 0% 5%
17 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 3,630 $24,310 $17,560 - 32,080 18% 7%
18 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 3,430 $49,130 $30,350 - 72,570 6% 29%
19 Maintenance and repair workers, general 3,290 $33,430 $20,700 - 48,780 10% 6%
20 General and operations managers 3,230 $108,540 $48,550 - 2% 48%
21 Receptionists and information clerks 2,870 $24,450 $17,100 - 31,950 17% 13%
22 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 2,770 $34,600 $27,080 - 45,050 14% 7%
23 Food preparation workers 2,760 $20,380 $15,560 - 30,250 15% 7%
24 Security guards 2,400 $28,170 $16,600 - 52,800 17% 13%
25 Home health aides 2,380 $24,880 $17,400 - 37,660 49% 7%
26 Carpenters 2,220 $37,400 $23,670 - 52,810 10% 6%
27 Construction laborers 2,220 $36,640 $22,370 - 52,000 11% 5%
28 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 2,040 $34,380 $19,980 - 51,590 14% 4%
29 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 1,980 $29,700 $18,020 - 49,820 8% 4%
30 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 1,920 $39,280 $22,830 - 57,510 4% 25%
31 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 1,880 $27,140 $17,000 - 43,240 11% 14%
32 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,860 $20,070 $15,490 - 26,400 13% 5%
33 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 1,790 $23,540 $15,470 - 33,630 18% 6%
34 Bus drivers, school 1,720 $35,950 $21,750 - 52,200 9% 4%
35 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 1,680 $17,150 $15,390 - 20,470 10% 8%
36 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 1,630 $27,750 $18,330 - 38,950 4% 6%
37 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,570 $49,920 $31,400 - 71,680 -5% 15%
38 Child care workers 1,550 $20,760 $15,780 - 28,890 18% 15%
39 Dishwashers 1,550 $16,570 $15,370 - 19,150 10% 3%
40 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 1,450 $48,330 $34,040 - 63,550 11% 33%
41 Packers and packagers, hand 1,430 $24,460 $15,720 - 37,780 -12% 3%
42 Word processors and typists 1,380 $31,410 $22,250 - 41,680 -12% 19%
43 Bartenders 1,330 $17,870 $15,370 - 25,410 11% 17%
44 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,310 $30,790 $22,660 - 40,980 4% 15%
45 Cooks, restaurant 1,310 $21,710 $15,540 - 29,760 12% 5%
46 Cooks, fast food 1,280 $17,800 $15,280 - 21,370 8% 5%
47 Computer support specialists 1,240 $42,930 $27,000 - 64,000 13% 43%
48 Industrial truck and tractor operators 1,240 $31,330 $22,250 - 40,330 -2% 2%
49 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 1,170 $54,740 $34,160 - 78,460 9% 47%
50 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,150 $58,130 $37,040 - 83,690 9% 10%
51 Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 1,150 $27,310 $16,390 - 43,130 -27% 6%
52 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 1,130 $32,550 $21,210 - 49,830 -7% 14%
53 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 1,090 $24,680 $16,700 - 36,600 -5% 5%
54 Tellers 1,090 $23,650 $18,430 - 30,720 14% 16%
55 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,080 $57,830 $36,610 - 84,270 7% 13%
56 Highway maintenance workers 1,080 $34,870 $27,630 - 42,070 9% 5%
57 Helpers--production workers 1,060 $22,540 $15,800 - 33,430 -1% 4%
58 Health specialties teachers, postsecondary 1,030 $0 $ - 0% 0%
59 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 1,000 $40,920 $27,060 - 61,760 11% 4%
60 Personal and home care aides 970 $20,040 $16,010 - 25,380 51% 10%
61 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 960 $21,750 $15,880 - 31,630 12% 6%
62 Machinists 950 $34,240 $22,990 - 48,570 -3% 3%
63 Preschool teachers, except special education 920 $23,840 $17,260 - 34,280 26% 43%
64 Electricians 900 $48,870 $32,110 - 67,460 7% 7%
65 Driver/sales workers 900 $20,420 $15,090 - 33,490 -5% 4%
66 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 880 $21,910 $15,750 - 31,100 14% 3%
67 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 870 $32,150 $25,590 - 40,650 -1% 22%
68 Postal service mail carriers 860 $0 $ - 1% 11%
69 Physicians and surgeons, all other 840 $170,340 $45,360 - 0% 0%
70 Counter and rental clerks 830 $24,690 $15,930 - 38,940 23% 16%
71 Industrial machinery mechanics 810 $44,050 $25,600 - 67,330 9% 5%
72 Legal secretaries 810 $34,770 $24,160 - 47,310 12% 18%
73 Telecommunications line installers and repairers 800 $56,160 $29,670 - 79,630 5% 8%
74 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 800 $17,080 $15,300 - 20,080 12% 6%
75 Insurance sales agents 760 $65,270 $31,420 - 116,180 13% 45%
76 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 750 $80,000 $43,240 - 133,780 4% 38%
77 Cost estimators 690 $50,770 $29,860 - 72,300 19% 32%
78 Sales representatives, services, all other 650 $51,830 $33,270 - 70,270 28% 48%
79 Printing machine operators 650 $34,240 $22,430 - 47,960 -6% 6%
80 Dental assistants 640 $30,220 $22,940 - 38,830 29% 9%
81 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 630 $35,070 $25,570 - 42,100 5% 2%
82 Radiologic technologists and technicians 620 $57,050 $42,060 - 76,790 15% 25%
83 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 620 $52,170 $33,910 - 75,150 0% 42%
84 Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 620 $38,260 $20,670 - 51,110 -18% 0%
85 Bill and account collectors 610 $33,950 $23,550 - 48,140 23% 13%
86 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 600 $44,260 $23,620 - 64,130 9% 3%
87 Data entry keyers 600 $28,430 $20,890 - 38,440 -5% 18%
88 Taxi drivers and chauffeurs 600 $20,160 $15,610 - 25,820 13% 15%
89 Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 590 $18,370 $15,410 - 22,900 10% 5%
90 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 580 $44,050 $28,330 - 62,240 4% 30%
91 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 580 $26,150 $17,050 - 38,420 11% 5%
92 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 570 $49,020 $32,070 - 67,430 8% 3%
93 Medical records and health information technicians 570 $37,190 $22,290 - 52,870 18% 12%
94 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 570 $30,390 $21,040 - 39,820 -15% 0%
95 Medical assistants 560 $28,070 $20,020 - 40,050 35% 10%
96 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 550 $51,450 $33,410 - 71,690 10% 17%
97 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 550 $40,950 $16,110 - 72,730 27% 47%
98 Order clerks 550 $29,310 $20,220 - 39,300 -24% 16%
99 Pharmacy technicians 540 $27,050 $19,480 - 37,100 32% 16%
100 First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 530 $40,480 $26,850 - 55,950 13% 11%
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Jobs More Common Near Syracuse Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay 70,980 280 9.8
Postsecondary teachers, all other 96,720 3,710 9.5
Music directors and composers 36,920 100 6.7
Health specialties teachers, postsecondary 0 1,030 6.4
Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates 123,570 170 5.8
Power plant operators 65,360 200 5.3
Highway maintenance workers 34,870 1,080 5.3
Hazardous materials removal workers 43,970 420 5.2
Word processors and typists 31,410 1,380 4.9
Bailiffs 36,290 120 4.9
Social workers, all other 44,750 660 4.7
Clergy 45,680 410 4.6
Plating and coating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 25,310 300 3.9
Legislators 76,200 390 3.9
Funeral directors 52,250 140 3.8
Rehabilitation counselors 23,730 750 3.5
Radio and television announcers 36,900 160 3.4
Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 38,260 620 3.4
Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 33,650 510 3.3
Graduate teaching assistants 30,690 270 3.2
Pharmacy aides 22,220 280 3.1
Security and fire alarm systems installers 32,210 370 2.8
Ophthalmic laboratory technicians 29,890 140 2.7
Actuaries 79,760 100 2.7
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 61,900 420 2.7
Electrical and electronics drafters 56,360 190 2.7
Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 31,680 410 2.6
Elevator installers and repairers 71,090 100 2.6
Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders 28,920 150 2.5
Millwrights 43,050 170 2.5
Insurance underwriters 64,380 570 2.5
Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 27,310 1,150 2.5
Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door 60,270 170 2.4
Recreational therapists 40,120 100 2.4
Eligibility interviewers, government programs 40,160 420 2.3
Environmental engineers 74,830 260 2.2
Telecommunications line installers and repairers 56,160 800 2.2
Physician assistants 77,870 350 2.2
Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 30,430 220 2.2
Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 56,990 990 2.1
Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 27,440 360 2.1
Special education teachers, secondary school 60,250 600 2
Teacher assistants 21,880 5,440 2
Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers 21,330 300 2
Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 34,620 100 1.9
Residential advisors 25,070 180 1.9
New accounts clerks 31,100 350 1.9
Library assistants, clerical 22,970 460 1.9
Baggage porters and bellhops 21,380 180 1.9
Food batchmakers 22,280 340 1.9

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Legislators 76,200 2.14 390
Postsecondary teachers, all other 96,720 1.56 3,710
Bus drivers, school 35,950 1.37 1,720
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 108,520 1.37 630
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 40,950 1.36 550
Marketing managers 138,080 1.35 170
Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door 60,270 1.31 170
Opticians, dispensing 43,790 1.29 110
Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates 123,570 1.28 170
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 56,980 1.26 200
Maintenance workers, machinery 46,580 1.24 190
Telecommunications line installers and repairers 56,160 1.23 800
Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials 24,190 1.22 160
Family and general practitioners 200,310 1.22 180
Crane and tower operators 54,890 1.21 130
Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 38,260 1.2 620
Packers and packagers, hand 24,460 1.2 1,430
Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay 70,980 1.2 280
Butchers and meat cutters 35,930 1.19 210
Motor vehicle operators, all other 33,670 1.19 150
Amusement and recreation attendants 21,870 1.18 230
Financial managers 109,670 1.18 1,050
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 61,900 1.18 420
Construction laborers 36,640 1.18 2,220
Medical records and health information technicians 37,190 1.18 570
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 22,840 1.17 330
Home health aides 24,880 1.17 2,380
All other information and record clerks 38,690 1.17 290
Special education teachers, secondary school 60,250 1.17 600
Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 33,000 1.16 510
Insurance sales agents 65,270 1.16 760
First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 40,480 1.16 530
Sales and related workers, all other 45,420 1.16 130
Business teachers, postsecondary 85,080 1.16 210
Correctional officers and jailers 43,540 1.15 310
Administrative services managers 83,960 1.15 490
Financial analysts 81,690 1.15 460
Parts salespersons 35,010 1.15 460
Cooks, short order 22,910 1.15 250
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 80,000 1.15 750
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 49,020 1.15 570
Hazardous materials removal workers 43,970 1.14 420
Accountants and auditors 68,210 1.14 2,480
Cement masons and concrete finishers 42,240 1.14 150
Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 56,990 1.14 990
Sales managers 112,020 1.14 470
Property, real estate, and community association managers 60,820 1.14 150
Construction managers 95,550 1.13 490
Education administrators, postsecondary 100,790 1.13 270
Graphic designers 45,460 1.13 420

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