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Columbus Employment

Employment and Industries in the Columbus, Ohio Area

Columbus's diversified economy primarily consists of government, trade, banking, insurance, research, data processing, manufacturing telecommunications, education and healthcare. The city is home to more than 70 insurance companies. The city is among the major insurance centers in the nation. Large financial intuitions also significantly contribute to the economy.

Columbus is the corporate headquarters for nationwide companies including Banc One Corporation, Nationwide Insurance, American Electric Power, The Limited, Inc., Consolidated Stores Corporation, Wendy's International, Borden Inc and Ashland Chemicals.

Although manufacturing has declined in Columbus it still contributes to the economy. The primary manufacturing industries are fabricated metal, machinery, food processing, auto parts, telephone components, appliances, coated fabrics and glass.

Due to Columbus being the capital of Ohio, the state of Ohio is the largest employer in the city. The Ohio State University is the second largest employer. The U.S. Government is the city's third largest job provider. The U.S. Government operates the Defense Supply Center that ships a vast number of items on a daily basis to military facilities located all over the world.

The largest job providers in Columbus:

  • State of Ohio
  • The Ohio State University
  • The U.S. Government
  • Limited Brands
  • Banc One Corporation
  • Ohio Health
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Safelite Solutions, Inc
  • Chase Manhattan Mortgage Company
  • Defense Finance & Accounting Service
  • Abbot Laboratories
  • MWH Americas, Inc
  • Mount Carmel Health System Foundation
  • Ohio Power Company
  • Sterling Commerce
  • Expesite
  • American Electric Power
  • National City Bank
  • Citigroup
  • Columbus Steel Castings
  • Hexion Specialty Chemicals
  • Ashland Inc

Noteworthy details regarding Columbus, Ohio: In 2007 the estimated median household income in the city was $42,000. Regarding the adult population, 29% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In 2008 the cost of living index in Columbus was at 82.1 (national average: 100).

Columbus's significant nonagricultural job providing sectors:

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

Helpful associations providing assistance to local companies include:

People interested in what is taking place in the Columbus business community may want to read the daily newspaper the Columbus Dispatch.

Most Popular Jobs in Columbus, Ohio 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 16,750 $59,950 $43,140 - 79,790 24% 56%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 11,820 $63,330 $30,770 - 105,350 8% 51%
3 Accountants and auditors 9,420 $58,840 $35,030 - 88,680 18% 79%
4 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 8,610 $56,750 $37,000 - 80,020 6% 96%
5 Elementary school teachers, except special education 7,070 $56,510 $37,190 - 79,090 14% 95%
6 Computer software engineers, applications 7,000 $81,320 $51,240 - 114,570 45% 85%
7 Management analysts 5,230 $68,270 $43,580 - 99,130 22% 78%
8 Computer programmers 5,090 $71,140 $44,100 - 102,970 -4% 73%
9 Computer systems analysts 4,770 $80,210 $52,140 - 106,690 29% 68%
10 Network and computer systems administrators 3,930 $64,990 $40,960 - 93,700 27% 50%
11 Network systems and data communications analysts 3,400 $71,400 $47,220 - 101,780 53% 57%
12 Computer software engineers, systems software 3,350 $81,450 $55,930 - 106,940 28% 85%
13 Lawyers 3,190 $91,190 $40,410 - 150,550 11% 99%
14 Financial managers 3,000 $119,910 $67,870 - 13% 60%
15 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 2,950 $82,500 $30,320 - 152,570 12% 51%
16 Computer and information systems managers 2,910 $113,910 $73,330 - 161,550 16% 73%
17 Training and development specialists 2,780 $54,140 $30,120 - 80,140 18% 56%
18 Managers, all other 2,700 $95,740 $55,050 - 143,700 7% 55%
19 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 2,700 $53,670 $28,870 - 84,240 17% 56%
20 Pharmacists 2,630 $92,590 $49,100 - 120,890 22% 97%
21 Industrial engineers 2,570 $71,760 $47,630 - 97,620 20% 74%
22 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 2,450 $55,000 $28,930 - 83,230 5% 58%
23 Teachers and instructors, all other 2,430 $47,960 $24,060 - 76,370 9% 54%
24 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 2,200 $59,030 $39,070 - 81,930 11% 95%
25 Financial analysts 2,170 $72,990 $40,960 - 115,260 34% 87%
26 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 2,160 $78,280 $27,370 - 25% 67%
27 Sales managers 2,070 $114,120 $54,910 - 10% 69%
28 Computer specialists, all other 1,890 $80,250 $47,220 - 104,310 15% 68%
29 Chief executives 1,850 $164,280 $84,300 - 2% 65%
30 Medical and health services managers 1,830 $82,420 $54,730 - 114,980 16% 57%
31 Market research analysts 1,820 $66,730 $33,400 - 115,430 20% 82%
32 Public relations specialists 1,760 $59,050 $34,800 - 90,160 18% 81%
33 Graphic designers 1,750 $45,850 $28,300 - 66,370 10% 55%
34 Sales and related workers, all other 1,680 $42,830 $18,540 - 81,500 14% 62%
35 Civil engineers 1,660 $70,670 $46,240 - 100,330 18% 87%
36 Mechanical engineers 1,650 $66,720 $40,550 - 94,150 4% 78%
37 Special education teachers, secondary school 1,620 $57,650 $37,480 - 82,080 9% 87%
38 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 1,570 $47,000 $27,560 - 75,590 18% 56%
39 Social and human service assistants 1,570 $28,260 $17,650 - 41,060 34% 58%
40 Insurance underwriters 1,540 $60,810 $38,390 - 85,760 6% 53%
41 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 1,470 $59,960 $36,500 - 84,950 13% 73%
42 Coaches and scouts 1,380 $35,320 $15,740 - 60,690 15% 60%
43 Child, family, and school social workers 1,320 $39,170 $27,630 - 54,250 19% 77%
44 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 1,310 $54,740 $35,790 - 78,080 20% 87%
45 Database administrators 1,270 $73,840 $43,190 - 103,610 29% 72%
46 Instructional coordinators 1,240 $64,880 $34,630 - 97,860 23% 79%
47 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 1,230 $93,260 $71,030 - 123,070 8% 78%
48 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 1,110 $63,810 $43,870 - 86,630 -5% 96%
49 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 1,070 $50,720 $36,390 - 65,440 12% 51%
50 Librarians 1,060 $56,450 $38,850 - 79,280 4% 85%
51 Editors 1,030 $41,140 $27,980 - 59,450 2% 81%
52 Physical therapists 1,010 $73,440 $51,280 - 101,660 27% 89%
53 Architects, except landscape and naval 960 $73,020 $43,590 - 114,890 18% 88%
54 Marketing managers 940 $110,880 $64,420 - 14% 69%
55 Engineering managers 940 $102,960 $67,680 - 147,930 7% 84%
56 Budget analysts 940 $66,360 $43,930 - 93,580 7% 78%
57 Special education teachers, middle school 940 $56,100 $37,100 - 78,820 16% 87%
58 Advertising sales agents 900 $41,090 $22,340 - 68,830 20% 56%
59 Self-enrichment education teachers 880 $52,710 $25,960 - 70,420 23% 54%
60 Social workers, all other 840 $41,550 $28,030 - 59,990 18% 77%
61 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 840 $37,830 $26,900 - 50,030 15% 51%
62 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 830 $69,620 $43,290 - 82,070 25% 93%
63 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 830 $53,120 $34,890 - 78,420 18% 56%
64 Personal financial advisors 810 $84,810 $29,270 - 41% 81%
65 Community and social service specialists, all other 810 $41,340 $18,960 - 66,740 25% 58%
66 Education, training, and library workers, all other 790 $32,460 $21,360 - 40,830 11% 79%
67 Engineers, all other 770 $80,620 $39,610 - 122,980 6% 82%
68 Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 760 $52,040 $29,240 - 80,810 20% 99%
69 Speech-language pathologists 740 $81,090 $49,840 - 117,420 11% 98%
70 Electrical engineers 740 $74,920 $47,420 - 108,960 6% 81%
71 Medical and public health social workers 740 $46,000 $33,620 - 63,380 24% 77%
72 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 700 $34,740 $25,920 - 47,900 30% 77%
73 Detectives and criminal investigators 680 $57,470 $30,550 - 83,080 17% 54%
74 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 670 $82,480 $39,960 - 125,260 16% 99%
75 Social and community service managers 670 $67,070 $35,910 - 104,200 25% 72%
76 Legislators 660 $85,570 $15,330 - 1% 65%
77 Occupational therapists 650 $66,630 $44,870 - 95,750 23% 90%
78 Chemists 650 $61,300 $40,400 - 84,840 9% 93%
79 Education administrators, postsecondary 640 $115,700 $46,940 - 14% 78%
80 Electronics engineers, except computer 630 $72,020 $45,420 - 102,190 4% 81%
81 Dentists, general 600 $167,540 $89,060 - 9% 100%
82 Rehabilitation counselors 600 $45,470 $24,190 - 73,020 23% 73%
83 Mental health counselors 530 $44,890 $29,840 - 62,680 30% 73%
84 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 500 $60,430 $34,790 - 89,430 14% 54%
85 Veterinarians 450 $106,790 $56,720 - 35% 100%
86 Human resources managers, all other 450 $104,250 $66,830 - 154,170 11% 58%
87 Actuaries 450 $86,740 $54,030 - 130,660 24% 99%
88 Purchasing managers 440 $87,780 $47,180 - 131,140 3% 57%
89 Financial examiners 430 $74,230 $41,520 - 106,800 11% 76%
90 Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 430 $47,850 $30,010 - 68,580 11% 58%
91 Fashion designers 420 $58,430 $27,990 - 97,180 5% 55%
92 Dietitians and nutritionists 410 $51,990 $40,120 - 65,110 9% 72%
93 Musicians and singers 400 $0 $ - 10% 53%
94 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 390 $44,080 $28,140 - 68,510 24% 78%
95 Credit analysts 380 $60,260 $34,740 - 97,610 2% 60%
96 Occupational health and safety specialists 370 $88,450 $42,780 - 8% 72%
97 Operations research analysts 370 $68,050 $36,090 - 106,040 11% 71%
98 Interior designers 370 $48,610 $32,330 - 70,390 20% 55%
99 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 370 $40,780 $28,610 - 56,320 34% 73%
100 Reporters and correspondents 360 $35,480 $20,740 - 54,970 1% 85%

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 25,850 $24,130 $15,580 - 37,120 12% 25%
2 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 25,400 $28,600 $16,150 - 54,110 2% 5%
3 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 23,780 $17,040 $14,890 - 20,610 18% 5%
4 Cashiers 22,270 $18,710 $14,990 - 24,950 -3% 10%
5 Customer service representatives 20,660 $31,670 $20,210 - 47,010 25% 22%
6 Office clerks, general 19,400 $31,070 $16,820 - 47,890 13% 19%
7 Waiters and waitresses 17,830 $18,400 $14,920 - 26,330 11% 14%
8 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 14,810 $23,940 $16,380 - 38,400 15% 4%
9 Stock clerks and order fillers 14,320 $23,510 $15,610 - 34,410 -8% 8%
10 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 12,550 $33,940 $23,540 - 46,630 13% 16%
11 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 12,140 $38,590 $27,210 - 51,860 10% 4%
12 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 11,580 $43,090 $28,350 - 61,810 15% 18%
13 Home health aides 11,280 $21,100 $16,710 - 25,800 49% 7%
14 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 10,270 $32,800 $21,830 - 44,920 1% 18%
15 Packers and packagers, hand 9,720 $21,750 $15,320 - 31,280 -12% 3%
16 Business operations specialists, all other 9,710 $57,680 $29,350 - 89,040 21% 49%
17 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 9,460 $49,260 $30,860 - 70,850 6% 29%
18 Team assemblers 8,740 $30,460 $17,540 - 48,490 0% 5%
19 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 8,580 $24,910 $19,010 - 31,940 18% 7%
20 Maintenance and repair workers, general 8,250 $35,330 $21,190 - 50,890 10% 6%
21 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 7,800 $30,230 $20,290 - 42,380 4% 6%
22 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 7,090 $39,950 $23,000 - 61,430 4% 25%
23 General and operations managers 7,050 $109,630 $51,400 - 2% 48%
24 Cooks, restaurant 6,970 $21,370 $16,840 - 27,020 12% 5%
25 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 6,930 $31,450 $16,660 - 51,370 8% 4%
26 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 6,650 $23,850 $16,490 - 34,850 18% 6%
27 Computer support specialists 6,560 $40,020 $18,220 - 64,270 13% 43%
28 Industrial truck and tractor operators 5,920 $28,210 $20,440 - 39,260 -2% 2%
29 Food preparation workers 5,670 $20,310 $15,220 - 29,380 15% 7%
30 Teacher assistants 5,470 $28,150 $18,200 - 38,460 10% 18%
31 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 5,370 $42,060 $33,660 - 53,000 14% 7%
32 Receptionists and information clerks 5,360 $24,820 $17,080 - 32,880 17% 13%
33 Security guards 5,230 $27,880 $18,270 - 40,890 17% 13%
34 Medical secretaries 4,880 $29,460 $21,870 - 39,540 17% 18%
35 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 4,700 $32,980 $20,760 - 48,030 11% 14%
36 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 4,570 $19,060 $15,450 - 24,290 13% 5%
37 Bill and account collectors 4,480 $30,910 $22,400 - 41,530 23% 13%
38 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 4,470 $56,420 $40,770 - 68,190 11% 33%
39 Assemblers and fabricators, all other 4,190 $29,280 $17,360 - 55,070 -9% 5%
40 Telemarketers 4,070 $22,610 $15,760 - 31,230 -10% 14%
41 Carpenters 4,060 $41,460 $27,420 - 58,440 10% 6%
42 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 4,020 $51,840 $33,020 - 76,950 -5% 15%
43 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 3,990 $31,300 $22,630 - 40,580 4% 15%
44 Electricians 3,940 $45,210 $25,920 - 65,100 7% 7%
45 Fire fighters 3,900 $47,240 $22,030 - 67,070 12% 18%
46 Data entry keyers 3,840 $26,480 $19,220 - 36,390 -5% 18%
47 Helpers--production workers 3,770 $24,520 $16,840 - 36,780 -1% 4%
48 Production workers, all other 3,590 $31,630 $20,010 - 48,480 2% 5%
49 Medical assistants 3,570 $28,570 $20,630 - 38,410 35% 10%
50 Child care workers 3,520 $21,660 $15,280 - 31,960 18% 15%
51 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 3,500 $37,430 $21,330 - 56,680 14% 4%
52 Cooks, fast food 3,490 $18,960 $15,260 - 24,540 8% 5%
53 Construction laborers 3,380 $36,120 $22,470 - 56,810 11% 5%
54 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 3,340 $33,360 $20,550 - 46,120 -1% 22%
55 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 3,330 $60,910 $38,900 - 82,950 9% 10%
56 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 3,310 $17,470 $14,980 - 20,920 10% 17%
57 Preschool teachers, except special education 3,280 $22,460 $16,430 - 31,250 26% 43%
58 Driver/sales workers 3,260 $24,060 $15,020 - 45,750 -5% 4%
59 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 3,010 $28,030 $19,410 - 38,340 11% 5%
60 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 2,920 $57,980 $36,360 - 82,760 7% 13%
61 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 2,920 $33,160 $20,000 - 49,170 -7% 14%
62 Bartenders 2,920 $18,490 $14,930 - 25,390 11% 17%
63 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 2,900 $59,820 $37,780 - 82,860 0% 42%
64 Sales representatives, services, all other 2,730 $54,300 $28,490 - 82,480 28% 48%
65 Insurance sales agents 2,730 $50,950 $27,920 - 94,900 13% 45%
66 Personal and home care aides 2,690 $21,220 $16,520 - 25,610 51% 10%
67 Counter and rental clerks 2,570 $24,970 $16,930 - 37,040 23% 16%
68 Tellers 2,520 $24,360 $19,110 - 31,350 14% 16%
69 Dishwashers 2,450 $18,520 $15,380 - 22,910 10% 3%
70 Pharmacy technicians 2,430 $26,220 $18,330 - 35,540 32% 16%
71 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 2,390 $23,790 $15,050 - 38,410 12% 6%
72 All other information and record clerks 2,370 $36,410 $25,730 - 49,120 -13% 21%
73 Order clerks 2,370 $27,730 $18,680 - 34,190 -24% 16%
74 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 2,360 $40,100 $23,980 - 59,080 4% 30%
75 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 2,210 $32,750 $19,070 - 46,730 -5% 5%
76 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 2,190 $56,520 $34,850 - 81,040 9% 47%
77 Recreation workers 2,180 $23,640 $16,760 - 37,650 13% 47%
78 Postal service mail carriers 2,120 $0 $ - 1% 11%
79 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 2,080 $28,150 $18,680 - 39,080 -15% 0%
80 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 2,070 $46,140 $29,010 - 67,720 11% 4%
81 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 2,010 $44,290 $27,880 - 64,380 9% 3%
82 Health specialties teachers, postsecondary 1,990 $88,930 $35,050 - 156,200 0% 0%
83 Healthcare support workers, all other 1,990 $28,840 $20,920 - 39,500 16% 10%
84 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 1,990 $17,780 $14,900 - 23,710 12% 6%
85 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 1,980 $78,540 $38,890 - 130,170 4% 38%
86 First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 1,950 $45,560 $30,940 - 64,230 13% 17%
87 Cost estimators 1,930 $61,390 $34,400 - 88,640 19% 32%
88 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 1,850 $40,750 $28,760 - 54,110 12% 3%
89 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 1,840 $53,510 $33,660 - 79,260 10% 17%
90 Administrative services managers 1,820 $96,230 $53,760 - 160,820 12% 40%
91 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 1,820 $21,400 $15,510 - 29,570 14% 3%
92 Industrial machinery mechanics 1,750 $51,220 $29,810 - 75,080 9% 5%
93 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 1,730 $32,450 $21,300 - 43,240 5% 2%
94 Food service managers 1,680 $48,110 $30,830 - 70,670 5% 24%
95 Machinists 1,680 $35,230 $24,010 - 47,280 -3% 3%
96 Loan interviewers and clerks 1,620 $31,570 $16,440 - 44,790 -1% 24%
97 Dental assistants 1,570 $35,240 $27,080 - 47,990 29% 9%
98 Food servers, nonrestaurant 1,570 $19,290 $15,320 - 24,780 16% 9%
99 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 1,550 $20,880 $15,100 - 30,010 10% 8%
100 Mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service 1,540 $26,740 $17,430 - 41,290 -12% 9%
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Jobs More Common Near Columbus Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Animal breeders 41,890 100 115.7
Woodworkers, all other 25,270 320 12.9
Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers 32,210 270 7.6
Agricultural and food science technicians 36,160 330 6
Social work teachers, postsecondary 77,050 130 5.4
Grounds maintenance workers, all other 29,720 180 5.2
Pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation 25,170 350 5.1
Fashion designers 58,430 420 4.9
Atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers, postsecondary 98,710 120 4.8
Audio-visual collections specialists 60,360 130 4.6
Food scientists and technologists 70,250 150 4.5
Health specialties teachers, postsecondary 88,930 1,990 4
Actuaries 86,740 450 4
Correspondence clerks 36,660 270 3.9
Metal workers and plastic workers, all other 33,440 640 3.5
Engineering teachers, postsecondary 107,260 310 3.4
Emergency management specialists 62,500 170 3.3
Cooks, all other 23,470 200 3.1
Medical appliance technicians 38,010 110 3
Farm equipment mechanics 31,540 220 3
Precision instrument and equipment repairers, all other 47,560 110 2.9
Bailiffs 40,500 220 2.9
Physics teachers, postsecondary 101,790 130 2.8
Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks 31,050 1,180 2.8
Court reporters 48,260 220 2.8
Job printers 31,490 660 2.8
Welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders 33,000 660 2.7
Pediatricians, general 161,750 380 2.6
Zoologists and wildlife biologists 47,070 160 2.6
Survey researchers 45,690 290 2.5
Financial examiners 74,230 430 2.5
Foreign language and literature teachers, postsecondary 73,980 310 2.4
Assemblers and fabricators, all other 29,280 4,190 2.4
Production workers, all other 31,630 3,590 2.3
Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators 0 100 2.3
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 63,810 1,110 2.3
Statistical assistants 42,570 180 2.3
Forging machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 30,650 260 2.3
Insulation workers, floor, ceiling, and wall 30,290 210 2.3
Obstetricians and gynecologists 200,780 200 2.2
Fire fighters 47,240 3,900 2.2
Insurance underwriters 60,810 1,540 2.2
Budget analysts 66,360 940 2.2
Legislators 85,570 660 2.1
Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers 36,900 750 2.1
Political science teachers, postsecondary 88,190 130 2.1
History teachers, postsecondary 82,350 200 2.1
Internists, general 167,050 560 2
Pourers and casters, metal 34,200 110 2
Biological science teachers, postsecondary 90,780 480 2

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Columbus, Ohio Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Legislators 85,570 2.41 660
Occupational health and safety specialists 88,450 1.44 370
Self-enrichment education teachers 52,710 1.37 880
Art directors 96,300 1.34 320
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 60,430 1.34 500
Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary 87,650 1.32 360
Administrative services managers 96,230 1.32 1,820
Bus drivers, transit and intercity 39,760 1.31 1,180
Food batchmakers 33,440 1.3 460
Audio-visual collections specialists 60,360 1.3 130
Education administrators, postsecondary 115,700 1.3 640
Home appliance repairers 46,410 1.3 270
English language and literature teachers, postsecondary 78,840 1.29 400
Financial managers 119,910 1.29 3,000
Psychology teachers, postsecondary 87,110 1.28 170
Teacher assistants 28,150 1.26 5,470
Teachers and instructors, all other 47,960 1.26 2,430
Rehabilitation counselors 45,470 1.26 600
Speech-language pathologists 81,090 1.26 740
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 32,750 1.25 2,210
Real estate brokers 89,170 1.25 200
Education administrators, all other 95,530 1.25 260
Communications teachers, postsecondary 77,300 1.25 210
Atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers, postsecondary 98,710 1.25 120
Physics teachers, postsecondary 101,790 1.24 130
History teachers, postsecondary 82,350 1.24 200
Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 82,480 1.24 670
Chiropractors 97,260 1.24 210
Veterinarians 106,790 1.24 450
Biological science teachers, postsecondary 90,780 1.24 480
Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 39,040 1.24 330
Office clerks, general 31,070 1.22 19,400
Dietetic technicians 34,810 1.22 180
Computer science teachers, postsecondary 87,690 1.22 160
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 63,810 1.22 1,110
Foreign language and literature teachers, postsecondary 73,980 1.21 310
Plating and coating machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 36,740 1.21 240
Chemistry teachers, postsecondary 87,210 1.21 160
Property, real estate, and community association managers 64,470 1.21 710
Engineering teachers, postsecondary 107,260 1.2 310
Couriers and messengers 28,970 1.2 320
Dental laboratory technicians 43,570 1.19 180
Computer specialists, all other 80,250 1.19 1,890
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 28,030 1.19 3,010
Grinding and polishing workers, hand 32,990 1.19 340
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 28,600 1.18 25,400
Postsecondary teachers, all other 73,220 1.18 700
Technical writers 70,000 1.18 230
Social work teachers, postsecondary 77,050 1.18 130
Residential advisors 30,050 1.18 450

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