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Asheville Employment

Employment and Industries in the Asheville, North Carolina Area

Asheville is the economic hub for the western part of North Carolina. Asheville's economy includes manufacturing industries such as furniture, textiles, electrical products and printed products. Other sectors playing important roles for the economy include healthcare, tourism, and the government. The developing technology sector has also been adding jobs in the city.

The major fields of employment in Asheville are healthcare, education, construction, professional, scientific and technical services; social assistance, and accommodation and food services. Management, professional and related occupations comprise 36% of the workforce. Sales and office occupations comprise 21% of the labor force.

Praise for Asheville: The city has been ranked as the #1 place to live by Relocate-America.com. Rated the 7th best place to live in the nation in Frommer's "Cities Ranked and Rated" list. Ranked 23rd out of 200 metro areas for business and careers by Forbes.

Facts about Asheville, North Carolina: Regarding the adult residents, 30% have earned a bachelor's degree or higher. In 2008 the cost of living index was 91.3 (nation's average: 100). In 2009 the average salary in Asheville was $30,000.

The Asheville region's primary employers are provided below:

  • Mission-St. Joseph's Health System
  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Drexel Heritage
  • Cone Mills Corp
  • Champion International
  • Ingles Markets Inc
  • ITT Automotive, Sterling Diagnostic Imaging, Inc
  • General Electric Lighting Systems
  • Grove Park Inn Resort
  • Pillowtex Corp., Sonopress, Inc
  • Eaton Culter Hammer
  • J. Crew Group
  • Biltmore Estate
  • Collins & Aikman
  • Wilsonart International
  • VA Hospital
  • American Thread Co
  • Ecusta Division of P.H. Glatfelter Co

Helpful organizations offering to work with local businesses include:

The Citizen-Times is a good resource for keeping up-to-date regarding Asheville business and industry news.

Most Popular Jobs in Asheville, North Carolina 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 4,870 $58,560 $43,770 - 79,080 24% 56%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 1,590 $42,800 $21,510 - 75,160 8% 51%
3 Elementary school teachers, except special education 1,410 $42,210 $29,680 - 57,260 14% 95%
4 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,180 $43,500 $30,250 - 59,620 6% 96%
5 Accountants and auditors 1,060 $58,110 $34,740 - 85,580 18% 79%
6 Social and human service assistants 1,020 $30,730 $19,620 - 40,070 34% 58%
7 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 760 $42,470 $30,330 - 55,480 11% 95%
8 Sales managers 570 $85,940 $42,610 - 135,050 10% 69%
9 Medical and health services managers 510 $85,850 $58,960 - 122,690 16% 57%
10 Child, family, and school social workers 470 $41,580 $31,480 - 52,550 19% 77%
11 Financial managers 450 $88,050 $49,210 - 137,860 13% 60%
12 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 370 $74,770 $27,020 - 159,410 18% 56%
13 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 370 $66,510 $42,370 - 98,210 8% 78%
14 Coaches and scouts 350 $31,830 $18,090 - 50,330 15% 60%
15 Pharmacists 340 $99,500 $71,610 - 129,810 22% 97%
16 Lawyers 330 $83,960 $45,980 - 135,900 11% 99%
17 Industrial engineers 330 $75,470 $48,830 - 136,000 20% 74%
18 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 300 $57,240 $32,640 - 94,500 12% 51%
19 Medical and public health social workers 290 $43,150 $34,180 - 52,840 24% 77%
20 Computer programmers 290 $0 $ - -4% 73%
21 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 280 $44,000 $32,080 - 59,190 20% 87%
22 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 270 $49,860 $33,880 - 65,300 -5% 96%
23 Physical therapists 260 $68,070 $54,530 - 87,290 27% 89%
24 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 250 $47,120 $26,530 - 69,760 14% 54%
25 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 250 $43,860 $30,190 - 61,040 13% 73%
26 Self-enrichment education teachers 240 $33,840 $26,400 - 44,160 23% 54%
27 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 230 $37,180 $27,180 - 57,270 30% 77%
28 Graphic designers 230 $35,800 $23,000 - 56,930 10% 55%
29 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 210 $97,300 $45,340 - 25% 67%
30 Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 210 $35,940 $26,430 - 48,410 15% 72%
31 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 210 $33,960 $23,840 - 46,460 15% 51%
32 Civil engineers 200 $61,930 $43,200 - 81,860 18% 87%
33 Librarians 200 $46,910 $35,180 - 62,830 4% 85%
34 Computer systems analysts 190 $63,170 $37,900 - 96,030 29% 68%
35 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 190 $49,100 $36,590 - 63,370 12% 51%
36 Network systems and data communications analysts 180 $46,210 $27,850 - 74,280 53% 57%
37 Public relations specialists 180 $39,870 $23,150 - 64,540 18% 81%
38 Advertising sales agents 180 $39,220 $18,100 - 66,240 20% 56%
39 Occupational therapists 170 $68,950 $53,770 - 92,920 23% 90%
40 Special education teachers, secondary school 170 $45,030 $30,950 - 60,830 9% 87%
41 Computer software engineers, applications 160 $54,520 $36,040 - 84,510 45% 85%
42 Network and computer systems administrators 160 $53,630 $36,890 - 76,380 27% 50%
43 Financial specialists, all other 160 $44,870 $31,740 - 71,790 12% 50%
44 Managers, all other 150 $77,770 $46,190 - 118,040 7% 55%
45 Speech-language pathologists 150 $67,580 $47,430 - 100,380 11% 98%
46 Training and development specialists 150 $41,550 $25,340 - 61,140 18% 56%
47 Dentists, general 140 $211,580 $120,460 - 9% 100%
48 Physician assistants 140 $82,300 $61,640 - 103,070 27% 67%
49 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 140 $44,550 $28,020 - 66,090 25% 93%
50 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 140 $42,750 $27,820 - 69,810 5% 58%
51 Engineering managers 130 $93,780 $65,750 - 128,950 7% 84%
52 Sales engineers 130 $80,720 $48,590 - 113,550 9% 79%
53 Management analysts 130 $66,110 $36,970 - 103,430 22% 78%
54 Mechanical engineers 130 $63,460 $38,170 - 82,760 4% 78%
55 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 130 $61,070 $38,290 - 84,520 17% 56%
56 Education administrators, postsecondary 130 $58,460 $33,000 - 101,080 14% 78%
57 Detectives and criminal investigators 130 $46,510 $34,360 - 69,000 17% 54%
58 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 130 $45,460 $30,950 - 66,640 18% 56%
59 Community and social service specialists, all other 130 $37,410 $22,140 - 54,380 25% 58%
60 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 120 $75,610 $38,550 - 159,940 16% 99%
61 Electrical engineers 120 $68,560 $47,130 - 96,970 6% 81%
62 Producers and directors 120 $43,880 $14,760 - 67,380 11% 75%
63 Floral designers 120 $21,680 $14,320 - 30,060 -9% 55%
64 Personal financial advisors 110 $75,760 $57,300 - 98,730 41% 81%
65 Social and community service managers 110 $58,420 $41,380 - 79,300 25% 72%
66 Editors 110 $50,810 $19,270 - 92,580 2% 81%
67 Interior designers 110 $44,930 $16,600 - 63,800 20% 55%
68 Sales and related workers, all other 110 $35,440 $20,150 - 50,430 14% 62%
69 Computer specialists, all other 100 $84,280 $60,920 - 114,680 15% 68%
70 Computer and information systems managers 100 $77,750 $50,640 - 104,610 16% 73%
71 Urban and regional planners 100 $47,470 $32,000 - 64,200 15% 92%
72 Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 100 $36,880 $32,470 - 42,780 11% 58%
73 Health educators 90 $46,250 $32,160 - 62,950 26% 58%
74 Special education teachers, middle school 90 $42,790 $32,080 - 56,040 16% 87%
75 Mental health counselors 90 $40,240 $30,610 - 51,300 30% 73%
76 Rehabilitation counselors 90 $34,830 $23,070 - 50,280 23% 73%
77 Marketing managers 90 $0 $ - 14% 69%
78 Insurance underwriters 80 $49,490 $32,170 - 87,550 6% 53%
79 Dietitians and nutritionists 80 $46,900 $35,030 - 60,570 9% 72%
80 Meeting and convention planners 80 $40,230 $27,700 - 57,380 20% 67%
81 Reporters and correspondents 80 $31,850 $18,560 - 47,080 1% 85%
82 Tax preparers 80 $23,620 $16,610 - 30,990 -8% 54%
83 Chief executives 70 $169,580 $95,840 - 2% 65%
84 Musicians and singers 70 $0 $ - 10% 53%
85 Chiropractors 60 $96,760 $57,280 - 14% 98%
86 Atmospheric and space scientists 60 $87,220 $58,830 - 119,580 11% 85%
87 Commercial and industrial designers 60 $63,240 $46,470 - 89,300 7% 55%
88 Electronics engineers, except computer 60 $60,130 $36,690 - 81,950 4% 81%
89 Surveyors 60 $54,770 $42,680 - 79,320 24% 82%
90 Vocational education teachers, middle school 60 $41,520 $29,070 - 54,640 -5% 95%
91 Purchasing managers 50 $75,520 $46,110 - 105,710 3% 57%
92 Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors 50 $55,080 $33,630 - 79,050 10% 74%
93 Clergy 50 $48,330 $34,940 - 66,790 19% 75%
94 Database administrators 50 $47,070 $31,400 - 69,710 29% 72%
95 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 50 $46,520 $29,980 - 76,370 24% 78%
96 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 50 $33,680 $22,060 - 47,100 34% 73%
97 Optometrists 40 $150,920 $71,610 - 11% 100%
98 Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other 40 $86,340 $44,300 - 12% 94%
99 Advertising and promotions managers 40 $77,210 $37,650 - 136,420 6% 76%
100 Compensation and benefits managers 40 $70,890 $52,650 - 107,240 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 6,800 $23,770 $14,450 - 37,100 12% 25%
2 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 5,260 $16,820 $13,760 - 21,430 18% 5%
3 Cashiers 5,120 $17,570 $13,860 - 21,730 -3% 10%
4 Waiters and waitresses 4,730 $17,910 $13,590 - 25,330 11% 14%
5 Home health aides 3,590 $21,990 $16,950 - 27,520 49% 7%
6 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 3,000 $24,080 $15,880 - 34,800 2% 5%
7 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 2,860 $27,940 $19,160 - 37,890 1% 18%
8 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 2,580 $20,380 $14,770 - 26,210 15% 4%
9 Office clerks, general 2,510 $23,570 $15,010 - 33,190 13% 19%
10 Stock clerks and order fillers 2,470 $22,600 $16,030 - 31,380 -8% 8%
11 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 2,330 $35,210 $20,950 - 52,020 4% 25%
12 Team assemblers 2,310 $28,300 $17,850 - 46,850 0% 5%
13 General and operations managers 2,230 $100,750 $48,470 - 2% 48%
14 Customer service representatives 2,220 $27,600 $17,740 - 40,040 25% 22%
15 Cooks, restaurant 2,190 $21,460 $14,690 - 29,520 12% 5%
16 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 2,040 $30,960 $20,580 - 42,090 13% 16%
17 Maintenance and repair workers, general 2,020 $33,220 $21,100 - 48,630 10% 6%
18 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 1,910 $37,100 $25,030 - 55,060 10% 4%
19 Teacher assistants 1,880 $20,020 $16,210 - 25,020 10% 18%
20 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,850 $18,300 $14,380 - 23,260 13% 5%
21 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 1,770 $34,390 $24,220 - 48,510 15% 18%
22 Receptionists and information clerks 1,760 $23,730 $16,910 - 31,540 17% 13%
23 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 1,640 $42,540 $27,330 - 62,220 6% 29%
24 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 1,540 $30,310 $18,700 - 47,140 8% 4%
25 Construction laborers 1,470 $26,330 $18,890 - 35,300 11% 5%
26 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 1,420 $30,440 $20,040 - 44,690 11% 14%
27 Packers and packagers, hand 1,420 $20,780 $14,220 - 33,300 -12% 3%
28 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 1,410 $23,790 $18,260 - 30,940 18% 6%
29 Food preparation workers 1,330 $18,490 $14,300 - 23,980 15% 7%
30 Carpenters 1,310 $32,150 $23,190 - 42,100 10% 6%
31 Machinists 1,300 $34,170 $22,870 - 43,350 -3% 3%
32 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,210 $46,830 $29,030 - 65,850 9% 10%
33 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,160 $40,590 $31,790 - 50,680 14% 7%
34 Dishwashers 1,080 $17,540 $14,010 - 21,370 10% 3%
35 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,040 $47,160 $28,350 - 67,990 -5% 15%
36 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 1,000 $24,670 $19,160 - 31,820 18% 7%
37 Security guards 980 $22,930 $16,840 - 31,670 17% 13%
38 Industrial truck and tractor operators 890 $28,720 $19,040 - 39,160 -2% 2%
39 Business operations specialists, all other 810 $60,750 $30,920 - 101,570 21% 49%
40 Medical assistants 810 $27,200 $21,720 - 33,460 35% 10%
41 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 800 $28,160 $18,440 - 41,930 -7% 14%
42 Child care workers 800 $19,540 $14,600 - 24,940 18% 15%
43 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 790 $26,920 $17,730 - 38,180 4% 6%
44 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 790 $16,870 $13,760 - 20,730 10% 17%
45 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 780 $37,800 $24,240 - 53,200 14% 4%
46 Healthcare support workers, all other 760 $25,200 $18,050 - 33,060 16% 10%
47 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 740 $51,630 $34,050 - 71,640 7% 13%
48 Driver/sales workers 730 $24,600 $13,970 - 44,200 -5% 4%
49 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 720 $38,120 $27,640 - 57,300 11% 33%
50 Electricians 710 $37,510 $28,510 - 48,580 7% 7%
51 Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 700 $28,970 $20,910 - 39,440 -27% 6%
52 Tellers 690 $24,480 $20,380 - 30,820 14% 16%
53 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 670 $29,120 $22,170 - 37,000 4% 15%
54 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 630 $21,080 $16,050 - 27,560 17% 14%
55 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 620 $31,910 $24,150 - 40,320 8% 3%
56 Paralegals and legal assistants 580 $35,650 $26,970 - 49,590 22% 45%
57 Preschool teachers, except special education 570 $23,100 $16,470 - 34,860 26% 43%
58 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 570 $22,170 $14,670 - 35,130 -5% 5%
59 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 560 $16,350 $13,610 - 20,170 10% 8%
60 Construction managers 550 $95,620 $59,640 - 135,670 16% 29%
61 Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 550 $41,740 $30,130 - 51,330 -3% 6%
62 Fire fighters 540 $29,280 $18,280 - 40,610 12% 18%
63 Pharmacy technicians 530 $26,660 $18,280 - 33,820 32% 16%
64 Switchboard operators, including answering service 530 $20,840 $16,630 - 27,620 -8% 10%
65 Parts salespersons 510 $28,930 $19,880 - 41,610 -2% 6%
66 Postal service mail carriers 510 $0 $ - 1% 11%
67 Radiologic technologists and technicians 500 $48,600 $35,840 - 65,600 15% 25%
68 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 500 $38,490 $26,720 - 56,090 11% 4%
69 Counter and rental clerks 490 $23,060 $14,560 - 36,040 23% 16%
70 Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 480 $32,410 $20,560 - 42,360 19% 14%
71 Computer support specialists 470 $36,860 $25,020 - 54,430 13% 43%
72 Insurance sales agents 460 $47,490 $26,100 - 75,050 13% 45%
73 Loan officers 460 $43,420 $28,450 - 69,200 12% 49%
74 Medical secretaries 450 $27,640 $21,750 - 34,840 17% 18%
75 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 450 $21,550 $13,750 - 34,360 12% 6%
76 Sales representatives, services, all other 440 $47,120 $26,410 - 89,820 28% 48%
77 Dental assistants 440 $32,430 $23,410 - 40,850 29% 9%
78 Bartenders 430 $21,820 $14,050 - 33,160 11% 17%
79 Bus drivers, school 420 $24,500 $20,190 - 30,960 9% 4%
80 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 410 $22,100 $16,260 - 29,970 11% 5%
81 Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 410 $18,320 $14,510 - 23,590 10% 5%
82 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 410 $17,200 $14,020 - 20,520 12% 6%
83 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 400 $47,320 $29,460 - 69,670 10% 17%
84 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 400 $37,620 $27,110 - 55,320 9% 3%
85 Physicians and surgeons, all other 390 $184,120 $103,090 - 0% 0%
86 Correctional officers and jailers 390 $30,400 $25,930 - 37,010 17% 11%
87 Helpers--production workers 390 $21,940 $16,720 - 29,510 -1% 4%
88 Medical records and health information technicians 370 $27,680 $21,570 - 38,570 18% 12%
89 First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 360 $28,920 $18,270 - 42,530 13% 11%
90 Helpers--electricians 360 $24,430 $18,510 - 31,300 7% 3%
91 Bill and account collectors 350 $30,630 $22,340 - 40,500 23% 13%
92 Assemblers and fabricators, all other 350 $20,980 $15,920 - 28,520 -9% 5%
93 Eligibility interviewers, government programs 330 $33,700 $27,110 - 42,150 3% 38%
94 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 320 $31,860 $20,620 - 41,840 5% 2%
95 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 310 $27,220 $14,860 - 43,270 -15% 0%
96 Recreation workers 310 $26,640 $17,670 - 38,380 13% 47%
97 First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 300 $41,440 $26,220 - 61,880 13% 17%
98 Family and general practitioners 290 $159,470 $112,460 - 0% 0%
99 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 290 $47,440 $29,340 - 77,430 0% 42%
100 Vocational education teachers, postsecondary 290 $41,450 $26,970 - 56,920 0% 0%
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Jobs More Common Near Asheville Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders 34,900 240 11.1
Coil winders, tapers, and finishers 33,930 130 9.4
Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders 24,120 130 8.5
Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 30,580 180 7.9
Engine and other machine assemblers 34,420 130 6.5
Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 34,820 260 4.5
Funeral attendants 21,440 120 4.3
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 47,120 250 3.8
Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 41,740 550 3.6
Lodging managers 43,290 110 3.3
Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 35,940 210 3.3
Eligibility interviewers, government programs 33,700 330 3.3
Home health aides 21,990 3,590 3.2
Real estate brokers 41,850 180 3.2
Healthcare support workers, all other 25,200 760 3.2
Dental laboratory technicians 41,190 140 3.1
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 49,860 270 3
Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 28,490 260 2.9
Motor vehicle operators, all other 29,810 260 2.9
Surveying and mapping technicians 36,570 250 2.8
Helpers--carpenters 24,460 250 2.8
Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers 24,890 230 2.8
Helpers--electricians 24,430 360 2.7
Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 28,970 700 2.7
Machinists 34,170 1,300 2.6
Switchboard operators, including answering service 20,840 530 2.6
Social and human service assistants 30,730 1,020 2.5
Tool and die makers 40,320 240 2.5
Cutting and slicing machine setters, operators, and tenders 25,850 180 2.5
Family and general practitioners 159,470 290 2.4
Vocational education teachers, postsecondary 41,450 290 2.3
Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary 44,280 180 2.3
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 21,080 630 2.3
Urban and regional planners 47,470 100 2.3
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 27,550 210 2.3
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 32,410 480 2.2
Diagnostic medical sonographers 56,440 120 2
Civil engineering technicians 36,830 220 2
First-line supervisors/managers of fire fighting and prevention workers 54,640 110 2
Excavating and loading machine and dragline operators 28,410 110 2
Massage therapists 33,670 120 2
Medical transcriptionists 30,770 200 2
Medical equipment preparers 28,250 100 2
Surgeons 0 110 2
Cooks, restaurant 21,460 2,190 1.9
Radiologic technologists and technicians 48,600 500 1.9
Parts salespersons 28,930 510 1.8
Construction managers 95,620 550 1.8
Postal service clerks 0 170 1.8
Floral designers 21,680 120 1.8

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Asheville, North Carolina Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 74,770 1.57 370
Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 87,410 1.56 120
Cooks, short order 28,980 1.45 160
Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders 34,900 1.34 240
Dentists, general 211,580 1.31 140
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 97,300 1.23 210
Food service managers 59,290 1.22 280
Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 41,740 1.2 550
Coil winders, tapers, and finishers 33,930 1.17 130
Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 36,580 1.16 110
Computer operators 40,390 1.15 140
Construction managers 95,620 1.14 550
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 75,610 1.14 120
Dental laboratory technicians 41,190 1.13 140
Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 61,070 1.13 130
Bartenders 21,820 1.12 430
Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers 24,890 1.12 230
Health technologists and technicians, all other 45,830 1.12 140
Recreation workers 26,640 1.1 310
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 32,290 1.1 250
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 21,080 1.08 630
Social and human service assistants 30,730 1.08 1,020
Motor vehicle operators, all other 29,810 1.05 260
Speech-language pathologists 67,580 1.05 150
Truck drivers, light or delivery services 30,310 1.05 1,540
General and operations managers 100,750 1.05 2,230
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 37,800 1.04 780
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 47,120 1.04 250
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 72,460 1.04 270
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 27,550 1.04 210
Industrial engineers 75,470 1.04 330
Team assemblers 28,300 1.04 2,310
Home health aides 21,990 1.04 3,590
All other information and record clerks 34,200 1.03 230
Tellers 24,480 1.03 690
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 32,410 1.03 480
Physicians and surgeons, all other 184,120 1.03 390
Business operations specialists, all other 60,750 1.03 810
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 24,670 1.03 1,000
Order clerks 28,840 1.03 260
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 40,590 1.03 1,160
Occupational therapists 68,950 1.03 170
Editors 50,810 1.03 110
Social and community service managers 58,420 1.02 110
Child, family, and school social workers 41,580 1.02 470
Lathe and turning machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 34,820 1.02 260
Packers and packagers, hand 20,780 1.02 1,420
Dishwashers 17,540 1.02 1,080
Medical and health services managers 85,850 1.01 510
Child care workers 19,540 1.01 800

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