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Greensboro Employment

Employment and Industries in the Greensboro, North Carolina Area

Greensboro, North Carolina serves as a financial, retail and business hub for the region. Manufacturing is a major economic component. Industries such as furniture, textiles and tobacco have important roles in Greensboro's economy. Wholesale trade and the finance and insurance industries are also important to the economy.

Jobs are also provided by electronics companies such as AMP Inc., Analog Devices and RF Micro Devices. Workers are also employed in industries making products such as textiles, apparel, tobacco products, furniture, chemicals and electronic equipment. In addition, Proctor & Gamble makes numerous products in Greensboro.

Prominent companies headquartered in Greensboro include VF Corporation, International Textile Group, Lorillard Tobacco Company, Honda Aircraft Company, Mack Trucks, New Bridge Bank and Biscuitville. Foreign companies are also providing jobs in Greensboro such as Fuji Foods of Japan, Switzerland's Novartis, Sweden's Volvo Truck Corp., and Japan's Konica Manufacturing USA, Inc.

The following is a list of the major employers in Greensboro, North Carolina:

  • Guliford County Public Schools
  • Moses H. Cone Health System & Affiliates
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Guliford County
  • American Express
  • City of Greensboro
  • Volvo Trucks North America
  • Bank of America, N A
  • United Parcel Service
  • Lorillard Tobacco
  • Biscuitville
  • Coca-Cola Bottling Co
  • Columbia Forest Products
  • Cone Mills Corporation
  • International Textile Group
  • Koury Corporation
  • Mid-Atlantic Freight
  • No Nonsense
  • The Fresh Market Inc
  • Unifi, Inc

The top nonagricultural job providing sectors:

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

Noteworthy information about Greensboro, North Carolina: For the population 25 years of age and older, 34% have achieved a bachelor's degree or better. In 2007 the estimated median household income in the city was $40,000. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 84.5 (national average: 100).

Businesses located in Greensboro, North Carolina may obtain information and assistance from organizations such as:

The News-Record.com is a good resource for staying current with the local business community.

Most Popular Jobs in Greensboro, 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 6,210 $57,910 $43,980 - 76,730 24% 56%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 5,450 $53,870 $21,670 - 95,690 8% 51%
3 Elementary school teachers, except special education 2,390 $42,280 $29,750 - 57,770 14% 95%
4 Accountants and auditors 2,310 $60,400 $39,080 - 87,890 18% 79%
5 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 2,070 $41,450 $29,580 - 53,950 11% 95%
6 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,460 $44,360 $30,980 - 60,450 6% 96%
7 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 1,440 $60,310 $32,810 - 100,350 12% 51%
8 Financial managers 1,430 $100,080 $56,760 - 162,510 13% 60%
9 Sales managers 1,390 $99,290 $41,580 - 10% 69%
10 Computer systems analysts 1,220 $81,630 $45,610 - 116,510 29% 68%
11 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 930 $42,480 $29,690 - 58,090 20% 87%
12 Computer programmers 810 $73,710 $44,640 - 107,180 -4% 73%
13 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 750 $53,430 $38,350 - 76,970 17% 56%
14 Computer software engineers, applications 740 $85,890 $57,330 - 118,100 45% 85%
15 Child, family, and school social workers 730 $44,380 $33,420 - 59,450 19% 77%
16 Computer and information systems managers 680 $102,480 $56,230 - 153,500 16% 73%
17 Electronics engineers, except computer 680 $84,700 $56,660 - 120,650 4% 81%
18 Management analysts 660 $69,400 $40,770 - 111,720 22% 78%
19 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 630 $73,040 $47,540 - 103,020 8% 78%
20 Industrial engineers 630 $72,570 $45,020 - 103,900 20% 74%
21 Social and human service assistants 630 $26,650 $20,470 - 33,510 34% 58%
22 Lawyers 620 $109,850 $56,250 - 11% 99%
23 Advertising sales agents 620 $57,000 $27,330 - 96,230 20% 56%
24 Pharmacists 590 $109,750 $88,150 - 133,620 22% 97%
25 Managers, all other 590 $101,490 $50,890 - 7% 55%
26 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 580 $39,210 $24,830 - 57,340 15% 51%
27 Graphic designers 550 $43,200 $28,640 - 63,520 10% 55%
28 Medical and health services managers 540 $80,710 $56,820 - 114,590 16% 57%
29 Network and computer systems administrators 530 $65,660 $39,800 - 96,720 27% 50%
30 Special education teachers, middle school 530 $40,210 $28,430 - 56,820 16% 87%
31 Market research analysts 520 $53,290 $28,300 - 92,520 20% 82%
32 Coaches and scouts 520 $31,290 $16,670 - 49,670 15% 60%
33 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 490 $40,570 $27,960 - 60,400 14% 54%
34 Marketing managers 480 $125,700 $64,880 - 14% 69%
35 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 470 $44,710 $32,170 - 60,010 -5% 96%
36 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 450 $45,950 $33,950 - 61,490 13% 73%
37 Personal financial advisors 440 $69,050 $44,270 - 100,320 41% 81%
38 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 440 $44,710 $23,920 - 76,280 18% 56%
39 Chemists 430 $68,600 $39,180 - 101,130 9% 93%
40 Chief executives 420 $189,620 $108,420 - 2% 65%
41 Civil engineers 420 $61,170 $36,460 - 95,240 18% 87%
42 Librarians 420 $49,100 $34,190 - 64,500 4% 85%
43 Engineering managers 410 $109,400 $70,800 - 157,990 7% 84%
44 Speech-language pathologists 400 $74,900 $47,060 - 109,490 11% 98%
45 Training and development specialists 400 $48,490 $27,050 - 76,980 18% 56%
46 Computer software engineers, systems software 390 $88,600 $48,850 - 128,060 28% 85%
47 Education administrators, postsecondary 390 $86,090 $45,310 - 137,380 14% 78%
48 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 380 $50,070 $28,740 - 88,740 5% 58%
49 Physician assistants 360 $81,520 $68,300 - 101,980 27% 67%
50 Mechanical engineers 360 $74,240 $49,810 - 103,080 4% 78%
51 Instructional coordinators 350 $54,760 $34,620 - 78,520 23% 79%
52 Network systems and data communications analysts 330 $66,410 $35,900 - 99,120 53% 57%
53 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 320 $83,470 $34,200 - 153,770 25% 67%
54 Special education teachers, secondary school 320 $39,830 $29,490 - 51,860 9% 87%
55 Physical therapists 310 $78,610 $56,760 - 102,560 27% 89%
56 Database administrators 290 $73,050 $42,150 - 106,190 29% 72%
57 Education, training, and library workers, all other 290 $43,620 $22,470 - 69,040 11% 79%
58 Financial specialists, all other 270 $69,750 $39,340 - 108,600 12% 50%
59 Detectives and criminal investigators 270 $50,330 $29,540 - 87,300 17% 54%
60 Insurance underwriters 270 $44,450 $27,940 - 68,230 6% 53%
61 Rehabilitation counselors 270 $32,250 $17,730 - 47,430 23% 73%
62 Natural sciences managers 260 $130,610 $69,430 - 11% 93%
63 Financial analysts 260 $67,050 $46,050 - 88,010 34% 87%
64 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 260 $54,410 $32,890 - 79,650 18% 56%
65 Interior designers 260 $43,320 $27,380 - 73,230 20% 55%
66 Self-enrichment education teachers 260 $33,890 $21,990 - 48,350 23% 54%
67 Medical and public health social workers 240 $43,010 $32,840 - 55,690 24% 77%
68 Sales and related workers, all other 230 $44,640 $28,850 - 71,320 14% 62%
69 Dentists, general 220 $166,280 $100,720 - 9% 100%
70 Vocational education teachers, middle school 220 $40,450 $28,540 - 53,640 -5% 95%
71 Purchasing managers 210 $85,590 $46,600 - 132,400 3% 57%
72 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 210 $50,360 $34,820 - 66,920 12% 51%
73 Public relations specialists 210 $48,140 $28,940 - 74,580 18% 81%
74 Electrical engineers 200 $77,010 $49,210 - 106,520 6% 81%
75 Community and social service specialists, all other 200 $37,990 $22,210 - 55,320 25% 58%
76 Editors 190 $51,910 $31,730 - 77,870 2% 81%
77 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 190 $43,060 $28,180 - 61,130 30% 77%
78 Floral designers 190 $23,830 $14,440 - 31,880 -9% 55%
79 Materials scientists 180 $73,720 $45,710 - 104,090 9% 93%
80 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 180 $52,400 $35,330 - 74,360 16% 99%
81 Veterinarians 160 $95,440 $46,330 - 149,350 35% 100%
82 Sales engineers 160 $70,480 $43,300 - 100,070 9% 79%
83 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 160 $64,350 $41,670 - 102,800 25% 93%
84 Commercial and industrial designers 150 $86,650 $36,060 - 7% 55%
85 Occupational therapists 150 $77,660 $54,900 - 101,340 23% 90%
86 Social and community service managers 150 $57,080 $32,150 - 93,720 25% 72%
87 Producers and directors 130 $45,660 $28,300 - 64,360 11% 75%
88 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 130 $36,520 $27,530 - 45,710 24% 78%
89 Operations research analysts 120 $67,460 $48,250 - 93,640 11% 71%
90 Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 120 $40,730 $26,430 - 63,070 15% 72%
91 Reporters and correspondents 120 $39,900 $25,410 - 60,290 1% 85%
92 Compensation and benefits managers 110 $103,580 $54,710 - 12% 58%
93 Public relations managers 100 $91,320 $56,270 - 132,570 17% 75%
94 Human resources managers, all other 100 $87,600 $53,630 - 124,950 11% 58%
95 Engineers, all other 100 $77,850 $50,210 - 105,430 6% 82%
96 Architects, except landscape and naval 100 $63,890 $43,170 - 97,480 18% 88%
97 Dietitians and nutritionists 100 $47,170 $34,680 - 62,680 9% 72%
98 Health and safety engineers, except mining safety engineers and inspectors 90 $67,850 $47,650 - 96,410 10% 74%
99 Chemical engineers 80 $74,290 $42,850 - 109,510 8% 91%
100 Computer specialists, all other 80 $72,710 $37,140 - 110,780 15% 68%

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 Customer service representatives 11,860 $29,880 $20,510 - 41,740 25% 22%
2 Retail salespersons 11,730 $24,890 $14,500 - 39,740 12% 25%
3 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 9,870 $24,100 $16,390 - 33,920 2% 5%
4 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 9,230 $15,830 $13,500 - 19,580 18% 5%
5 Cashiers 7,700 $17,000 $13,650 - 21,050 -3% 10%
6 Team assemblers 7,440 $27,870 $17,010 - 44,200 0% 5%
7 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 6,560 $38,040 $26,450 - 52,680 10% 4%
8 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 6,160 $19,960 $14,190 - 26,840 15% 4%
9 Home health aides 6,040 $20,410 $16,630 - 25,130 49% 7%
10 Waiters and waitresses 5,940 $16,720 $13,560 - 22,210 11% 14%
11 General and operations managers 5,600 $113,820 $51,910 - 2% 48%
12 Office clerks, general 5,340 $25,980 $16,360 - 37,470 13% 19%
13 Stock clerks and order fillers 5,030 $23,690 $15,120 - 33,610 -8% 8%
14 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 4,810 $28,840 $20,700 - 38,840 1% 18%
15 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 4,600 $31,300 $21,540 - 41,970 13% 16%
16 Maintenance and repair workers, general 4,540 $36,810 $23,630 - 52,210 10% 6%
17 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 4,220 $45,920 $29,970 - 65,870 6% 29%
18 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 3,950 $37,420 $26,400 - 51,400 15% 18%
19 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 3,820 $37,120 $19,890 - 58,590 4% 25%
20 Packers and packagers, hand 3,190 $20,180 $15,110 - 26,920 -12% 3%
21 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 3,010 $29,180 $18,320 - 43,490 8% 4%
22 Receptionists and information clerks 2,990 $23,890 $16,380 - 32,020 17% 13%
23 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 2,920 $31,410 $17,200 - 54,120 -5% 5%
24 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 2,910 $48,120 $28,900 - 71,430 -5% 15%
25 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 2,870 $29,380 $18,130 - 41,560 4% 6%
26 Teacher assistants 2,790 $19,650 $14,650 - 25,780 10% 18%
27 Construction laborers 2,770 $25,350 $16,460 - 34,870 11% 5%
28 Food preparation workers 2,760 $17,340 $13,630 - 23,080 15% 7%
29 Bill and account collectors 2,690 $31,250 $21,690 - 40,960 23% 13%
30 Security guards 2,600 $21,790 $16,960 - 30,050 17% 13%
31 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 2,560 $30,620 $18,860 - 45,190 11% 14%
32 Business operations specialists, all other 2,430 $57,280 $32,130 - 93,310 21% 49%
33 Helpers--production workers 2,430 $22,750 $15,880 - 32,210 -1% 4%
34 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 2,380 $29,480 $18,730 - 45,390 -7% 14%
35 Cooks, restaurant 2,320 $20,240 $14,160 - 28,950 12% 5%
36 Industrial truck and tractor operators 2,180 $30,340 $19,150 - 46,610 -2% 2%
37 Sewing machine operators 2,170 $23,560 $16,400 - 33,590 -27% 5%
38 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,950 $51,320 $36,850 - 67,070 9% 10%
39 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,920 $17,580 $13,800 - 23,150 13% 5%
40 Carpenters 1,830 $32,830 $24,610 - 42,150 10% 6%
41 Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders 1,760 $24,880 $20,690 - 31,210 -24% 0%
42 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,700 $56,930 $37,110 - 79,590 7% 13%
43 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 1,700 $22,430 $15,300 - 30,790 18% 6%
44 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 1,680 $23,320 $17,530 - 30,480 18% 7%
45 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 1,640 $37,970 $23,230 - 51,930 14% 4%
46 Electricians 1,630 $36,430 $27,290 - 48,900 7% 7%
47 Computer support specialists 1,470 $44,540 $27,810 - 63,530 13% 43%
48 Tellers 1,390 $23,990 $19,630 - 30,560 14% 16%
49 Counter and rental clerks 1,390 $21,350 $14,070 - 31,680 23% 16%
50 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 1,370 $42,970 $29,000 - 57,170 11% 33%
51 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,370 $30,660 $21,940 - 40,340 4% 15%
52 Sales representatives, services, all other 1,310 $52,650 $15,670 - 103,180 28% 48%
53 Upholsterers 1,310 $32,340 $21,500 - 47,330 -9% 0%
54 Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators 1,230 $0 $ - -8% 12%
55 Bus drivers, school 1,220 $23,890 $18,940 - 30,570 9% 4%
56 Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders 1,200 $26,030 $19,100 - 35,230 -31% 0%
57 Driver/sales workers 1,200 $23,610 $14,040 - 40,140 -5% 4%
58 Personal and home care aides 1,190 $17,960 $14,490 - 21,330 51% 10%
59 Machinists 1,180 $35,360 $21,960 - 48,680 -3% 3%
60 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 1,170 $30,160 $18,070 - 45,440 -15% 0%
61 Dishwashers 1,110 $16,100 $13,570 - 19,900 10% 3%
62 Medical assistants 1,100 $29,460 $23,150 - 37,430 35% 10%
63 Preschool teachers, except special education 1,070 $21,890 $14,390 - 32,880 26% 43%
64 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,050 $40,300 $31,730 - 50,610 14% 7%
65 Industrial machinery mechanics 1,020 $39,720 $26,430 - 59,170 9% 5%
66 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 1,000 $30,960 $22,200 - 43,070 -1% 22%
67 Printing machine operators 970 $34,050 $21,260 - 49,450 -6% 6%
68 First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 950 $41,570 $25,940 - 61,500 13% 17%
69 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 940 $36,630 $27,020 - 50,280 5% 2%
70 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 930 $72,030 $29,330 - 128,490 4% 38%
71 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 920 $38,040 $28,630 - 48,890 11% 4%
72 Child care workers 920 $21,170 $14,050 - 43,930 18% 15%
73 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 910 $56,820 $33,050 - 87,920 0% 42%
74 Healthcare support workers, all other 910 $26,190 $20,200 - 33,930 16% 10%
75 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 900 $16,650 $13,730 - 20,290 10% 17%
76 Postal service mail carriers 900 $0 $ - 1% 11%
77 Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 890 $36,020 $22,490 - 50,620 -5% 4%
78 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 890 $19,590 $13,870 - 28,030 14% 3%
79 Insurance sales agents 870 $57,240 $26,660 - 88,630 13% 45%
80 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 870 $38,830 $24,030 - 58,470 4% 30%
81 Data entry keyers 860 $26,330 $18,370 - 33,520 -5% 18%
82 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 850 $17,380 $13,820 - 22,800 10% 8%
83 Loan officers 830 $47,290 $28,960 - 76,740 12% 49%
84 Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing 830 $26,460 $19,070 - 35,950 6% 0%
85 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 820 $52,340 $30,400 - 78,630 10% 17%
86 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 800 $39,500 $25,520 - 58,430 9% 3%
87 Postsecondary teachers, all other 770 $69,850 $45,640 - 102,780 0% 0%
88 Parts salespersons 770 $28,810 $17,950 - 43,880 -2% 6%
89 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 760 $39,420 $28,760 - 51,170 12% 3%
90 Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 760 $28,640 $18,100 - 43,990 -13% 0%
91 Industrial production managers 750 $80,390 $48,710 - 123,310 -6% 43%
92 Eligibility interviewers, government programs 730 $33,830 $26,200 - 44,360 3% 38%
93 Sheet metal workers 730 $33,210 $24,170 - 44,230 7% 4%
94 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 730 $24,330 $18,070 - 33,280 10% 24%
95 Bartenders 720 $18,040 $13,680 - 24,570 11% 17%
96 Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 710 $37,450 $25,860 - 50,240 -27% 6%
97 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 700 $33,850 $24,310 - 46,040 8% 3%
98 Fire fighters 700 $30,650 $20,320 - 40,810 12% 18%
99 Pharmacy technicians 700 $25,010 $17,140 - 32,510 32% 16%
100 Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 680 $26,480 $17,490 - 40,430 12% 0%
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Jobs More Common Near Greensboro Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders 24,880 1,760 34.8
Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders 26,030 1,200 25.9
Textile bleaching and dyeing machine operators and tenders 26,510 470 22.2
Upholsterers 32,340 1,310 20.5
Fabric and apparel patternmakers 28,650 160 16.1
Materials scientists 73,720 180 10.7
Vocational education teachers, middle school 40,450 220 10
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other 23,430 150 10
Cutters and trimmers, hand 26,350 410 9.9
Earth drillers, except oil and gas 37,770 130 9.7
Furniture finishers 26,560 330 8.4
Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary 52,570 120 8.3
Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders 29,320 240 7.3
Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood 22,750 410 6.6
Sewing machine operators 23,560 2,170 6
Cementing and gluing machine operators and tenders 26,210 170 5.9
Plating and coating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 30,370 540 5.8
Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing 26,460 830 5.6
Photographic process workers 35,320 170 4.6
Avionics technicians 44,750 130 4.2
Real estate brokers 50,510 470 3.9
Insulation workers, floor, ceiling, and wall 41,020 140 3.8
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 40,570 490 3.5
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 27,950 530 3.4
Pressers, textile, garment, and related materials 19,230 540 3.4
Funeral directors 43,390 150 3.4
Eligibility interviewers, government programs 33,830 730 3.4
Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers 33,260 260 3.4
Maintenance workers, machinery 35,730 570 3.3
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 31,410 2,920 3.3
Transportation inspectors 67,970 110 2.9
Chemical plant and system operators 41,600 220 2.8
Helpers--carpenters 23,630 520 2.7
Team assemblers 27,870 7,440 2.7
Hazardous materials removal workers 23,690 260 2.7
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 36,020 890 2.7
Cutting and slicing machine setters, operators, and tenders 30,390 400 2.6
Home health aides 20,410 6,040 2.5
Painting, coating, and decorating workers 24,970 160 2.5
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 44,710 470 2.5
Forging machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 19,900 110 2.4
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 26,340 470 2.4
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 28,640 760 2.4
Bindery workers 23,610 360 2.4
Helpers--electricians 26,810 650 2.3
Natural sciences managers 130,610 260 2.3
Vocational education teachers, postsecondary 45,820 600 2.3
Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks 30,420 370 2.3
Bill and account collectors 31,250 2,690 2.3
Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators 0 1,230 2.2

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Commercial and industrial designers 86,650 1.49 150
Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks 37,790 1.3 350
Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 37,450 1.27 710
Chief executives 189,620 1.26 420
Mechanical engineering technicians 60,660 1.24 120
Cargo and freight agents 48,400 1.24 170
Photographic process workers 35,320 1.24 170
Marketing managers 125,700 1.23 480
Structural metal fabricators and fitters 41,450 1.23 210
Managers, all other 101,490 1.23 590
Advertising sales agents 57,000 1.22 620
Financial specialists, all other 69,750 1.22 270
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 31,410 1.2 2,920
Protective service workers, all other 36,960 1.19 140
Computer systems analysts 81,630 1.19 1,220
Natural sciences managers 130,610 1.19 260
Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders 29,320 1.18 240
General and operations managers 113,820 1.18 5,600
Insulation workers, floor, ceiling, and wall 41,020 1.17 140
Family and general practitioners 192,270 1.17 480
Cardiovascular technologists and technicians 56,490 1.17 140
Speech-language pathologists 74,900 1.16 400
Photographic processing machine operators 25,790 1.16 130
Mechanical drafters 54,950 1.16 150
Occupational therapists 77,660 1.15 150
Compensation and benefits managers 103,580 1.15 110
Food service managers 55,720 1.15 540
Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers 58,680 1.15 380
Computer programmers 73,710 1.15 810
New accounts clerks 34,850 1.14 190
Sales and related workers, all other 44,640 1.14 230
Order clerks 31,770 1.13 590
Postsecondary teachers, all other 69,850 1.13 770
Administrative services managers 81,450 1.12 390
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 36,020 1.12 890
Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers 41,390 1.11 330
Database administrators 73,050 1.11 290
Computer software engineers, applications 85,890 1.11 740
Procurement clerks 38,370 1.11 180
Computer operators 38,930 1.11 230
Construction and building inspectors 54,330 1.11 200
Veterinarians 95,440 1.1 160
Internists, general 200,170 1.1 130
Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 39,210 1.1 580
Child care workers 21,170 1.1 920
Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers 24,320 1.1 170
Real estate sales agents 51,560 1.1 360
Physical therapist assistants 50,160 1.1 200
Veterinary technologists and technicians 31,480 1.1 110
Child, family, and school social workers 44,380 1.09 730

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