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Raleigh Employment

Employment and Industries in the Raleigh, North Carolina Area

Due to Raleigh being the capital of North Carolina, state government is the city's largest employer. Raleigh is part of the prominent Research Triangle which includes high-tech and biotech research and advanced textile development. The Research Triangle Park is one of the nation's leading centers for high-technology research and development. The park includes numerous academic, corporate and government agencies which together employ a vast number of people.

Due to the local colleges, the Raleigh-Durham region has attracted a number of high-technology and medical corporations. The city's industrial base includes sectors such as medical, electrical, electronic and telecommunications equipment, pharmaceuticals, paper products and clothing. The city includes numerous highly specialized manufacturing companies that produce intricate machinery and electronic components.

Notable information about Raleigh, North Carolina: Raleigh was ranked #5 in a list of the "top 25 cities for your career" by WomenCo. In 2007 the estimated median household income in Raleigh was $51,000. In 2008 the cost of living index in the city was 86.7. The national average is 100. Regarding the adult population, 45% have a bachelor's degree or higher.

The leading job providers located in Raleigh, North Carolina:

  • State of North Carolina
  • IBM Corporation
  • North Carolina State University
  • Wakemed
  • Rex Hospital, Inc
  • Rex Health Care
  • North Carolina Department of Transportation
  • Carolina Power & Light Company
  • New Apple Inc
  • Progress Energy Inc
  • Wachovia Mortgage Corporation
  • Wake County Public School System
  • North Carolina Dept of Correction
  • The News & Observer Publishing Co
  • General Electric Capital Corporation
  • Allied Security, LLC
  • Campbell Alliance
  • Coastal Federal Credit Union
  • Golden Corral
  • Martin Marietta Materials
  • Red Hat
  • Asea Brown Boveri

The significant nonagricultural employment segments in Raleigh:

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

Raleigh businesses can team up with helpful associations such as:

The Triangle Business Journal is a good resource for people interested in learning about local business endeavors.

Most Popular Jobs in Raleigh, 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 8,230 $61,650 $44,510 - 81,990 24% 56%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 5,870 $56,920 $28,120 - 97,060 8% 51%
3 Elementary school teachers, except special education 4,810 $42,030 $30,000 - 56,750 14% 95%
4 Accountants and auditors 4,480 $62,270 $40,370 - 86,130 18% 79%
5 Computer software engineers, applications 4,390 $85,760 $53,360 - 122,720 45% 85%
6 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 3,490 $68,530 $32,420 - 116,980 12% 51%
7 Computer programmers 2,840 $72,940 $37,570 - 106,910 -4% 73%
8 Computer systems analysts 2,730 $73,870 $46,090 - 107,950 29% 68%
9 Computer software engineers, systems software 2,610 $85,450 $53,740 - 125,820 28% 85%
10 Financial managers 2,390 $95,920 $58,360 - 145,380 13% 60%
11 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 2,310 $44,780 $31,380 - 62,630 6% 96%
12 Civil engineers 2,260 $71,550 $48,780 - 100,680 18% 87%
13 Lawyers 2,180 $124,790 $57,480 - 11% 99%
14 Social and human service assistants 2,110 $26,340 $17,360 - 37,770 34% 58%
15 Computer and information systems managers 2,090 $113,330 $70,020 - 16% 73%
16 Teachers and instructors, all other 1,930 $27,650 $19,270 - 45,940 9% 54%
17 Managers, all other 1,840 $85,210 $47,150 - 130,780 7% 55%
18 Education administrators, postsecondary 1,790 $91,050 $43,940 - 157,760 14% 78%
19 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,680 $43,010 $30,990 - 59,680 11% 95%
20 Network and computer systems administrators 1,640 $62,700 $37,750 - 95,110 27% 50%
21 Sales managers 1,550 $101,390 $46,470 - 10% 69%
22 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 1,500 $72,360 $49,330 - 99,610 8% 78%
23 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 1,420 $53,320 $30,650 - 85,270 18% 56%
24 Management analysts 1,410 $71,210 $41,350 - 104,430 22% 78%
25 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 1,250 $47,820 $34,840 - 63,830 20% 87%
26 Child, family, and school social workers 1,110 $46,580 $32,280 - 66,130 19% 77%
27 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 1,100 $54,580 $37,030 - 78,380 25% 93%
28 Training and development specialists 1,090 $55,870 $32,940 - 80,780 18% 56%
29 Market research analysts 1,080 $63,720 $32,900 - 107,270 20% 82%
30 Engineering managers 1,050 $108,010 $73,030 - 145,350 7% 84%
31 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 1,010 $51,960 $30,140 - 84,210 5% 58%
32 Instructional coordinators 960 $55,260 $38,470 - 77,600 23% 79%
33 Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 940 $68,090 $36,390 - 119,340 20% 99%
34 Electronics engineers, except computer 920 $81,600 $55,600 - 114,760 4% 81%
35 Chemists 920 $61,580 $40,540 - 93,770 9% 93%
36 Pharmacists 910 $105,160 $86,540 - 130,070 22% 97%
37 Electrical engineers 900 $87,460 $57,490 - 126,250 6% 81%
38 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 880 $50,780 $33,600 - 75,030 18% 56%
39 Coaches and scouts 870 $39,480 $18,110 - 66,240 15% 60%
40 Self-enrichment education teachers 860 $49,250 $27,950 - 67,890 23% 54%
41 Medical and health services managers 850 $87,150 $55,080 - 131,100 16% 57%
42 Mechanical engineers 840 $69,420 $46,180 - 100,280 4% 78%
43 Graphic designers 820 $42,060 $24,230 - 62,690 10% 55%
44 Public relations specialists 790 $51,870 $31,310 - 79,720 18% 81%
45 Marketing managers 760 $112,250 $62,240 - 165,680 14% 69%
46 Computer specialists, all other 720 $72,010 $41,260 - 100,120 15% 68%
47 Financial analysts 720 $71,000 $45,740 - 101,860 34% 87%
48 Industrial engineers 710 $72,800 $49,110 - 101,770 20% 74%
49 Sales and related workers, all other 660 $37,400 $18,130 - 60,810 14% 62%
50 Operations research analysts 650 $68,380 $47,990 - 90,290 11% 71%
51 Education, training, and library workers, all other 650 $55,740 $25,450 - 82,400 11% 79%
52 Environmental engineers 640 $66,780 $45,800 - 90,580 25% 86%
53 Librarians 640 $53,100 $37,230 - 72,010 4% 85%
54 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 640 $48,690 $33,660 - 66,120 13% 73%
55 Physical therapists 610 $75,150 $49,980 - 119,970 27% 89%
56 Architects, except landscape and naval 590 $73,130 $38,130 - 141,410 18% 88%
57 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 540 $76,210 $45,710 - 104,830 16% 99%
58 Speech-language pathologists 540 $59,520 $46,030 - 76,130 11% 98%
59 Financial specialists, all other 540 $54,830 $33,580 - 81,820 12% 50%
60 Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 530 $40,860 $27,680 - 51,920 15% 72%
61 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 520 $50,860 $36,010 - 64,950 12% 51%
62 Mental health counselors 510 $40,700 $22,040 - 62,890 30% 73%
63 Sales engineers 500 $75,350 $39,390 - 115,680 9% 79%
64 Insurance underwriters 490 $54,970 $31,770 - 85,040 6% 53%
65 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 480 $38,030 $28,540 - 50,170 30% 77%
66 Rehabilitation counselors 480 $32,390 $25,100 - 42,360 23% 73%
67 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 470 $90,910 $44,350 - 25% 67%
68 Personal financial advisors 470 $52,840 $31,230 - 72,870 41% 81%
69 Social and community service managers 460 $56,370 $31,720 - 86,150 25% 72%
70 Advertising sales agents 450 $51,450 $24,650 - 101,170 20% 56%
71 Database administrators 440 $73,580 $42,190 - 103,130 29% 72%
72 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 430 $60,570 $38,910 - 87,380 17% 56%
73 Editors 420 $51,680 $30,090 - 67,720 2% 81%
74 Special education teachers, secondary school 420 $46,830 $31,100 - 64,390 9% 87%
75 Medical and public health social workers 420 $42,650 $29,970 - 57,700 24% 77%
76 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 410 $48,100 $35,360 - 64,750 -5% 96%
77 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 410 $38,750 $27,390 - 55,910 24% 78%
78 Detectives and criminal investigators 390 $58,570 $38,630 - 87,820 17% 54%
79 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 390 $55,450 $41,850 - 64,450 14% 54%
80 Dentists, general 380 $181,140 $82,570 - 9% 100%
81 Multi-media artists and animators 370 $52,880 $29,220 - 81,020 26% 58%
82 Chief executives 360 $181,770 $100,760 - 2% 65%
83 Community and social service specialists, all other 360 $40,920 $17,720 - 62,910 25% 58%
84 Natural sciences managers 350 $130,610 $70,760 - 11% 93%
85 Veterinarians 350 $107,000 $54,530 - 35% 100%
86 Farm and home management advisors 320 $70,480 $42,430 - 103,170 5% 79%
87 Occupational therapists 320 $61,370 $43,270 - 82,550 23% 90%
88 Special education teachers, middle school 310 $45,790 $32,670 - 61,890 16% 87%
89 Private detectives and investigators 310 $42,590 $26,280 - 62,760 18% 52%
90 Purchasing managers 300 $90,560 $54,560 - 139,130 3% 57%
91 Biological technicians 300 $44,110 $26,040 - 70,700 16% 60%
92 Technical writers 290 $69,920 $45,320 - 96,990 20% 74%
93 Credit analysts 290 $58,600 $32,790 - 97,390 2% 60%
94 Urban and regional planners 260 $53,430 $37,010 - 77,200 15% 92%
95 Public relations managers 250 $92,830 $54,110 - 143,850 17% 75%
96 Physician assistants 240 $82,040 $66,780 - 102,620 27% 67%
97 Interior designers 240 $40,780 $28,450 - 60,290 20% 55%
98 Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 240 $37,590 $32,530 - 46,610 11% 58%
99 Floral designers 240 $26,300 $16,500 - 36,250 -9% 55%
100 Engineers, all other 230 $81,150 $49,180 - 111,590 6% 82%

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 18,660 $23,580 $14,580 - 37,130 12% 25%
2 Cashiers 11,260 $17,970 $14,090 - 22,960 -3% 10%
3 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 10,930 $16,540 $13,630 - 20,750 18% 5%
4 Waiters and waitresses 10,010 $19,000 $13,650 - 28,750 11% 14%
5 Customer service representatives 9,340 $31,110 $19,430 - 45,550 25% 22%
6 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 9,100 $22,380 $15,400 - 31,240 2% 5%
7 General and operations managers 8,280 $119,510 $56,940 - 2% 48%
8 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 8,120 $38,410 $26,600 - 51,780 15% 18%
9 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 7,770 $30,960 $22,010 - 41,240 1% 18%
10 Office clerks, general 7,430 $25,950 $16,860 - 36,540 13% 19%
11 Home health aides 7,210 $21,890 $17,220 - 27,730 49% 7%
12 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 6,720 $33,850 $21,860 - 47,970 13% 16%
13 Stock clerks and order fillers 6,370 $22,860 $16,030 - 32,300 -8% 8%
14 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 6,110 $37,470 $21,810 - 60,670 4% 25%
15 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 5,820 $20,870 $14,570 - 28,920 15% 4%
16 Team assemblers 5,810 $26,240 $15,570 - 39,220 0% 5%
17 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 5,510 $44,500 $28,110 - 63,440 6% 29%
18 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 5,230 $21,520 $15,300 - 29,780 18% 6%
19 Receptionists and information clerks 4,880 $26,190 $16,080 - 36,380 17% 13%
20 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 4,860 $52,780 $34,610 - 77,730 9% 10%
21 Security guards 4,510 $23,740 $16,990 - 31,920 17% 13%
22 Business operations specialists, all other 4,500 $62,040 $33,950 - 101,070 21% 49%
23 Construction laborers 4,470 $27,000 $17,930 - 38,510 11% 5%
24 Maintenance and repair workers, general 4,430 $36,350 $21,800 - 53,840 10% 6%
25 Teacher assistants 4,330 $19,280 $15,420 - 24,320 10% 18%
26 Cooks, restaurant 3,980 $22,380 $15,290 - 30,500 12% 5%
27 Preschool teachers, except special education 3,810 $22,410 $15,810 - 30,710 26% 43%
28 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 3,800 $37,860 $26,700 - 55,730 10% 4%
29 Food preparation workers 3,670 $18,630 $14,100 - 24,870 15% 7%
30 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 3,460 $30,290 $18,920 - 48,590 8% 4%
31 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 3,430 $31,440 $19,390 - 46,680 11% 14%
32 Computer support specialists 3,050 $49,680 $31,620 - 74,500 13% 43%
33 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 2,800 $18,950 $14,370 - 24,710 13% 5%
34 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 2,380 $32,740 $17,410 - 48,820 -5% 5%
35 Carpenters 2,380 $32,540 $22,450 - 43,030 10% 6%
36 Sales representatives, services, all other 2,340 $65,420 $31,820 - 107,070 28% 48%
37 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 2,190 $28,400 $17,950 - 40,230 4% 6%
38 Driver/sales workers 2,180 $20,910 $13,610 - 37,290 -5% 4%
39 Amusement and recreation attendants 2,170 $18,180 $14,340 - 22,990 24% 22%
40 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 2,160 $55,680 $35,990 - 82,060 7% 13%
41 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 2,080 $40,100 $23,190 - 62,540 14% 4%
42 Packers and packagers, hand 2,050 $20,910 $14,900 - 30,800 -12% 3%
43 Counter and rental clerks 1,850 $23,390 $14,290 - 36,720 23% 16%
44 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,820 $38,810 $27,990 - 50,060 14% 7%
45 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 1,820 $16,980 $13,830 - 20,400 10% 17%
46 Recreation workers 1,790 $22,720 $14,000 - 37,030 13% 47%
47 Tellers 1,770 $24,570 $19,780 - 31,490 14% 16%
48 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,760 $52,730 $33,590 - 78,740 -5% 15%
49 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 1,740 $25,650 $20,830 - 32,060 18% 7%
50 Construction managers 1,670 $82,450 $55,920 - 113,820 16% 29%
51 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 1,620 $33,000 $24,760 - 43,360 8% 3%
52 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 1,590 $44,530 $31,680 - 61,760 11% 33%
53 Dishwashers 1,570 $18,360 $14,240 - 23,700 10% 3%
54 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 1,560 $21,120 $14,080 - 27,240 14% 3%
55 Loan officers 1,500 $54,090 $35,030 - 81,920 12% 49%
56 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,500 $32,740 $24,710 - 44,090 4% 15%
57 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 1,470 $40,550 $28,280 - 53,700 11% 4%
58 Paralegals and legal assistants 1,440 $44,760 $26,690 - 64,360 22% 45%
59 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 1,430 $83,210 $37,890 - 143,240 4% 38%
60 Personal and home care aides 1,420 $19,930 $15,570 - 25,580 51% 10%
61 Food service managers 1,360 $55,880 $34,200 - 81,320 5% 24%
62 Bartenders 1,360 $20,650 $13,740 - 31,000 11% 17%
63 Industrial truck and tractor operators 1,350 $27,240 $18,580 - 37,540 -2% 2%
64 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 1,350 $18,450 $13,850 - 25,640 12% 6%
65 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 1,300 $33,820 $14,390 - 75,390 12% 6%
66 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 1,290 $32,490 $20,940 - 44,100 -7% 14%
67 Civil engineering technicians 1,280 $41,740 $27,330 - 59,650 10% 18%
68 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 1,270 $43,300 $29,110 - 60,820 9% 3%
69 Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 1,260 $29,540 $18,840 - 41,600 -27% 6%
70 Postal service mail carriers 1,260 $0 $ - 1% 11%
71 Real estate sales agents 1,210 $69,850 $26,200 - 129,010 11% 45%
72 Bus drivers, school 1,210 $23,430 $17,150 - 30,850 9% 4%
73 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 1,200 $35,240 $21,080 - 54,690 27% 47%
74 Helpers--production workers 1,200 $25,400 $16,830 - 36,380 -1% 4%
75 Child care workers 1,190 $19,620 $13,930 - 27,890 18% 15%
76 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 1,190 $18,360 $14,000 - 24,540 10% 8%
77 Bill and account collectors 1,160 $35,000 $23,860 - 41,900 23% 13%
78 Insurance sales agents 1,150 $56,130 $23,050 - 113,200 13% 45%
79 Painters, construction and maintenance 1,070 $28,640 $20,860 - 35,920 12% 6%
80 Helpers--electricians 1,060 $27,480 $19,900 - 38,380 7% 3%
81 Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers 1,040 $21,580 $14,850 - 32,180 16% 10%
82 Pharmacy technicians 1,020 $26,500 $18,630 - 35,470 32% 16%
83 Parts salespersons 1,010 $29,940 $19,800 - 42,320 -2% 6%
84 Dental assistants 990 $38,600 $27,510 - 49,880 29% 9%
85 Fire fighters 990 $33,860 $18,130 - 48,830 12% 18%
86 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 980 $60,880 $38,110 - 88,530 9% 47%
87 Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks 970 $37,640 $21,270 - 50,480 1% 29%
88 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 970 $32,540 $20,180 - 43,080 -1% 22%
89 Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 940 $25,010 $16,990 - 36,070 12% 3%
90 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 920 $53,650 $33,410 - 81,060 0% 42%
91 First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 920 $39,370 $25,740 - 55,560 13% 17%
92 Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers 910 $35,690 $25,130 - 49,470 3% 25%
93 Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 910 $29,660 $21,640 - 40,720 19% 14%
94 Motor vehicle operators, all other 910 $23,360 $15,320 - 30,950 11% 0%
95 Real estate brokers 900 $52,370 $23,430 - 97,360 11% 45%
96 Machinists 900 $33,670 $21,340 - 49,100 -3% 3%
97 Loan interviewers and clerks 900 $32,890 $25,670 - 43,290 -1% 24%
98 Medical assistants 900 $29,590 $22,460 - 38,570 35% 10%
99 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 890 $33,440 $26,080 - 41,540 5% 2%
100 Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers 880 $48,630 $29,520 - 65,710 3% 13%
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Jobs More Common Near Raleigh Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Farm and home management advisors 70,480 320 38.7
Tree trimmers and pruners 28,370 550 15
Food scientists and technologists 46,420 210 11.7
Forensic science technicians 37,670 270 10
Nuclear engineers 80,170 200 9.1
Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary 57,470 140 7
Curators 38,580 180 6.9
Insurance appraisers, auto damage 55,510 180 6.8
Education administrators, postsecondary 91,050 1,790 5.7
Real estate brokers 52,370 900 5.4
Recreation and fitness studies teachers, postsecondary 57,670 180 5.1
Environmental science and protection technicians, including health 35,230 550 5
Pipelayers 30,030 880 4.9
Chemical equipment operators and tenders 40,670 650 4.7
Photographic process workers 20,160 230 4.5
Engineering teachers, postsecondary 116,740 220 4.4
Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers 21,580 1,040 4.2
Chemistry teachers, postsecondary 99,120 210 4.1
Physics teachers, postsecondary 111,300 100 4
Civil engineering technicians 41,740 1,280 4
Multi-media artists and animators 52,880 370 4
Private detectives and investigators 42,590 310 3.9
Logging equipment operators 26,380 100 3.8
Separating, filtering, clarifying, precipitating, and still machine setters, operators, and tenders 40,590 310 3.7
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 54,580 1,100 3.6
Emergency management specialists 42,900 100 3.5
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 25,010 940 3.5
Motor vehicle operators, all other 23,360 910 3.4
Environmental engineers 66,780 640 3.3
Vocational education teachers, middle school 47,460 100 3.3
Sociology teachers, postsecondary 66,170 120 3
Computer science teachers, postsecondary 89,310 280 3
Zoologists and wildlife biologists 74,480 100 3
Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 68,090 940 2.9
Helpers--brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, and tile and marble setters 23,060 500 2.9
Chemists 61,580 920 2.9
Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 40,860 530 2.8
Commercial pilots 60,450 190 2.8
Helpers--electricians 27,480 1,060 2.7
Statisticians 70,990 200 2.7
Anesthesiologists 0 190 2.7
History teachers, postsecondary 61,540 140 2.6
Operations research analysts 68,380 650 2.6
Surveying and mapping technicians 36,520 680 2.6
Excavating and loading machine and dragline operators 30,850 420 2.6
Preschool teachers, except special education 22,410 3,810 2.5
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 0 510 2.4
Amusement and recreation attendants 18,180 2,170 2.4
Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary 86,160 300 2.4
Education, training, and library workers, all other 55,740 650 2.3

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Farm and home management advisors 70,480 1.61 320
Production workers, all other 43,250 1.49 280
Real estate sales agents 69,850 1.48 1,210
Baggage porters and bellhops 30,470 1.47 170
Chemistry teachers, postsecondary 99,120 1.37 210
Education, training, and library workers, all other 55,740 1.36 650
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 33,820 1.35 1,300
Engineering teachers, postsecondary 116,740 1.31 220
Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary 86,160 1.3 300
Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks 37,640 1.3 970
Biological science teachers, postsecondary 94,410 1.29 230
Self-enrichment education teachers 49,250 1.28 860
Legal secretaries 45,550 1.27 730
Sales representatives, services, all other 65,420 1.26 2,340
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 32,740 1.25 2,380
Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers 38,110 1.25 150
Health technologists and technicians, all other 50,880 1.25 270
Computer science teachers, postsecondary 89,310 1.24 280
General and operations managers 119,510 1.24 8,280
Veterinarians 107,000 1.24 350
Business teachers, postsecondary 90,660 1.23 240
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 55,450 1.22 390
Lawyers 124,790 1.22 2,180
Producers and directors 68,800 1.21 230
Couriers and messengers 29,190 1.21 310
Chief executives 181,770 1.21 360
Audio and video equipment technicians 45,400 1.21 220
Massage therapists 47,010 1.2 250
Dental assistants 38,600 1.2 990
Construction and building inspectors 58,760 1.2 480
Office machine operators, except computer 31,810 1.19 230
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 83,210 1.19 1,430
Natural sciences managers 130,610 1.19 350
Property, real estate, and community association managers 63,360 1.18 470
Computer support specialists 49,680 1.18 3,050
Travel agents 37,190 1.18 230
Technical writers 69,920 1.18 290
Industrial engineering technicians 57,110 1.18 290
All other information and record clerks 39,030 1.18 750
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 35,240 1.17 1,200
Food service managers 55,880 1.15 1,360
Compensation and benefits managers 103,330 1.15 220
Biological technicians 44,110 1.15 300
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 90,910 1.15 470
Child, family, and school social workers 46,580 1.15 1,110
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 76,210 1.14 540
Opticians, dispensing 38,880 1.14 270
Education teachers, postsecondary 67,890 1.14 190
Bill and account collectors 35,000 1.14 1,160
Computer programmers 72,940 1.13 2,840

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