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Mansfield Employment

Employment and Industries in the Mansfield, Ohio Area

As with many cities located in the rust belt, Mansfield has experienced a strong decline in the manufacturing base. The remaining manufacturers include Newman Technology Incorporated, AK Steel, Therm-O-Disc, Hyundai Ideal Electric Company, The Carousel Works, Crane Plumbing and the Gorman-Rupp Company.

The economy has become more service oriented, with healthcare and education becoming more important to the economy. The healthcare sector includes the city's largest employer, MedCentral Health System. The city also includes jobs at three prominent food companies, Isaly Dairy Company, Stewart's Drive-In and Jones Potato Chip Company.

Mansfield's top employment segments include healthcare, education, transportation equipment, accommodation and food services, metal and metal products, manufacturing and the government. Production, transportation and material moving occupations (24% of the jobs). Sales and office occupations (22% of the jobs). Management, Professional and related occupations (22% of the workforce).

Details about Mansfield, Ohio: 2008 cost of living index: 78.0 (U.S. average is 100). Adult population holding a bachelor's degree or higher - 14%. Average salary in 2009 - $26,000.

The major job providers situated in Mansfield Ohio:

  • MedCentral Health System
  • Therm-O-Disc, Incorporated
  • Newman Technology, Inc
  • Gorman-Rupp Company
  • Stoneridge, Inc
  • AK Steel Corporation
  • United States Postal Service
  • Jay Industries, Inc
  • Richland County
  • AK Mansfield
  • Shilo Corporation
  • Outsource Partners Inc
  • Walmart Stores, Inc
  • Richland Newhope Industries
  • Adena Corporation
  • Ohio Valley Manufacturing Inc
  • DMP Mfg Inc

Organizations providing information and assistance to local companies include:

Information regarding the local business community is available at mansfieldnewsjournal.com.

Most Popular Jobs in Mansfield, 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 1,120 $60,710 $43,140 - 74,260 24% 56%
2 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 890 $49,840 $33,870 - 65,080 6% 96%
3 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 550 $59,500 $34,160 - 94,640 8% 51%
4 Elementary school teachers, except special education 470 $45,150 $29,330 - 62,300 14% 95%
5 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 280 $48,000 $35,480 - 63,110 11% 95%
6 Accountants and auditors 230 $64,010 $34,900 - 114,080 18% 79%
7 Industrial engineers 200 $60,040 $39,140 - 85,380 20% 74%
8 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 200 $53,820 $42,200 - 66,380 -5% 96%
9 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 170 $51,610 $15,130 - 110,810 17% 56%
10 Special education teachers, secondary school 140 $47,310 $32,120 - 63,420 9% 87%
11 Social workers, all other 140 $46,990 $22,480 - 73,020 18% 77%
12 Rehabilitation counselors 140 $33,650 $19,180 - 51,860 23% 73%
13 Mechanical engineers 120 $61,670 $41,250 - 103,100 4% 78%
14 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 120 $56,780 $36,250 - 72,820 13% 73%
15 Special education teachers, middle school 120 $46,060 $29,530 - 63,020 16% 87%
16 Sales and related workers, all other 120 $32,690 $15,510 - 57,030 14% 62%
17 Teachers and instructors, all other 110 $50,620 $38,090 - 64,600 9% 54%
18 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 110 $45,090 $23,700 - 65,570 20% 87%
19 Sales managers 100 $93,590 $45,960 - 146,810 10% 69%
20 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 100 $77,820 $64,750 - 99,640 8% 78%
21 Medical and health services managers 100 $75,200 $46,270 - 104,530 16% 57%
22 Pharmacists 90 $101,400 $87,120 - 128,450 22% 97%
23 Managers, all other 90 $77,880 $26,150 - 137,330 7% 55%
24 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 90 $31,940 $26,650 - 44,290 34% 73%
25 Chief executives 80 $139,000 $55,800 - 2% 65%
26 Engineering managers 80 $88,890 $60,400 - 128,950 7% 84%
27 Financial managers 80 $72,840 $38,620 - 104,680 13% 60%
28 Lawyers 80 $64,660 $30,190 - 110,880 11% 99%
29 Computer programmers 80 $62,630 $35,150 - 96,670 -4% 73%
30 Network and computer systems administrators 70 $48,740 $27,790 - 72,290 27% 50%
31 Speech-language pathologists 60 $57,150 $35,920 - 78,150 11% 98%
32 Training and development specialists 60 $43,880 $28,700 - 61,540 18% 56%
33 Education, training, and library workers, all other 60 $31,320 $21,430 - 58,420 11% 79%
34 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 60 $0 $ - 25% 67%
35 Dentists, general 50 $204,450 $127,330 - 9% 100%
36 Computer software engineers, applications 50 $90,490 $54,470 - 124,540 45% 85%
37 Computer systems analysts 50 $63,850 $46,810 - 86,750 29% 68%
38 Medical and public health social workers 50 $45,490 $30,670 - 61,410 24% 77%
39 Community and social service specialists, all other 50 $38,560 $22,450 - 66,110 25% 58%
40 Advertising sales agents 50 $37,170 $19,340 - 65,440 20% 56%
41 Graphic designers 50 $33,570 $25,860 - 46,910 10% 55%
42 Social and human service assistants 50 $24,310 $15,360 - 33,670 34% 58%
43 Legislators 40 $98,050 $14,950 - 1% 65%
44 Physician assistants 40 $95,630 $79,650 - 109,700 27% 67%
45 Management analysts 40 $78,560 $44,890 - 154,960 22% 78%
46 Purchasing managers 40 $77,670 $47,680 - 113,800 3% 57%
47 Surveyors 40 $69,590 $48,080 - 84,180 24% 82%
48 Occupational therapists 40 $68,990 $56,110 - 83,740 23% 90%
49 Electrical engineers 40 $67,120 $44,050 - 99,050 6% 81%
50 Physical therapists 40 $65,300 $40,450 - 83,550 27% 89%
51 Sales engineers 40 $64,800 $44,830 - 98,340 9% 79%
52 Instructional coordinators 40 $63,590 $47,430 - 85,450 23% 79%
53 Social and community service managers 40 $59,660 $44,980 - 81,800 25% 72%
54 Librarians 40 $53,320 $35,180 - 68,770 4% 85%
55 Computer and information systems managers 30 $89,100 $54,740 - 129,600 16% 73%
56 Civil engineers 30 $88,180 $53,830 - 18% 87%
57 Engineers, all other 30 $63,660 $35,910 - 97,820 6% 82%
58 Floral designers 30 $20,710 $17,270 - 25,350 -9% 55%

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 1,890 $21,350 $15,020 - 32,070 12% 25%
2 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 1,660 $16,330 $14,830 - 19,020 18% 5%
3 Cashiers 1,570 $17,340 $14,810 - 22,550 -3% 10%
4 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 1,210 $23,580 $15,410 - 37,240 2% 5%
5 Team assemblers 1,170 $24,510 $16,520 - 32,600 0% 5%
6 Waiters and waitresses 980 $16,400 $14,870 - 19,200 11% 14%
7 Office clerks, general 970 $24,440 $15,510 - 39,280 13% 19%
8 Stock clerks and order fillers 940 $21,510 $15,250 - 32,140 -8% 8%
9 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 860 $23,950 $15,440 - 35,970 15% 4%
10 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 750 $39,220 $18,170 - 64,460 -15% 0%
11 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 690 $21,200 $16,970 - 25,840 18% 7%
12 Home health aides 660 $19,380 $16,700 - 23,700 49% 7%
13 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 610 $46,650 $29,430 - 66,980 -5% 15%
14 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 590 $36,630 $30,310 - 42,250 14% 7%
15 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 570 $42,380 $25,710 - 63,470 10% 4%
16 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 570 $28,030 $17,520 - 38,490 1% 18%
17 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 560 $38,480 $19,630 - 60,210 4% 25%
18 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 550 $30,780 $20,460 - 43,340 13% 16%
19 Maintenance and repair workers, general 520 $35,980 $21,970 - 52,760 10% 6%
20 Customer service representatives 520 $30,910 $18,850 - 46,020 25% 22%
21 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 500 $33,340 $18,590 - 58,560 8% 4%
22 Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 470 $37,020 $33,930 - 41,690 0% 3%
23 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 460 $43,480 $22,960 - 70,260 6% 29%
24 Industrial truck and tractor operators 460 $0 $ - -2% 2%
25 Helpers--production workers 450 $31,630 $19,180 - 39,440 -1% 4%
26 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 440 $37,080 $25,240 - 51,930 15% 18%
27 Packers and packagers, hand 430 $19,210 $14,900 - 25,990 -12% 3%
28 Medical secretaries 380 $26,300 $19,290 - 33,040 17% 18%
29 Cooks, restaurant 350 $20,700 $16,090 - 25,980 12% 5%
30 General and operations managers 340 $100,040 $39,480 - 2% 48%
31 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 340 $24,160 $15,660 - 37,300 12% 6%
32 Food preparation workers 340 $19,040 $14,920 - 28,580 15% 7%
33 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 320 $31,880 $18,160 - 43,480 14% 4%
34 Driver/sales workers 320 $22,290 $14,980 - 39,350 -5% 4%
35 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 310 $30,170 $17,170 - 45,840 11% 14%
36 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 310 $28,980 $20,080 - 40,600 4% 6%
37 Tellers 310 $22,980 $17,510 - 31,300 14% 16%
38 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 300 $19,340 $15,170 - 25,030 13% 5%
39 Carpenters 290 $44,220 $29,060 - 54,030 10% 6%
40 Teacher assistants 280 $23,300 $16,500 - 30,990 10% 18%
41 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 280 $21,940 $15,670 - 30,990 18% 6%
42 Child care workers 280 $21,070 $14,990 - 30,580 18% 15%
43 Cooks, fast food 280 $16,560 $14,910 - 19,730 8% 5%
44 Construction laborers 270 $37,820 $22,570 - 62,130 11% 5%
45 Receptionists and information clerks 270 $21,260 $15,190 - 29,540 17% 13%
46 Electricians 260 $53,710 $29,640 - 83,610 7% 7%
47 Business operations specialists, all other 260 $51,760 $16,500 - 85,320 21% 49%
48 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 260 $23,250 $17,130 - 30,940 11% 5%
49 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 250 $35,150 $23,630 - 52,720 -7% 14%
50 Machinists 230 $31,030 $18,340 - 45,590 -3% 3%
51 Dishwashers 220 $15,960 $14,830 - 18,240 10% 3%
52 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 200 $57,080 $32,200 - 82,140 7% 13%
53 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 200 $33,350 $21,530 - 49,880 5% 2%
54 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 190 $34,970 $19,180 - 58,810 11% 33%
55 Security guards 190 $22,550 $16,800 - 32,830 17% 13%
56 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 180 $29,060 $21,770 - 38,080 4% 15%
57 Industrial production managers 170 $70,590 $42,810 - 98,980 -6% 43%
58 Bartenders 170 $16,840 $14,860 - 20,210 11% 17%
59 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 170 $16,400 $14,880 - 19,540 10% 17%
60 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 160 $57,770 $35,710 - 80,930 11% 4%
61 Postal service mail carriers 160 $0 $ - 1% 11%
62 Computer support specialists 150 $39,500 $26,970 - 59,540 13% 43%
63 Highway maintenance workers 150 $33,250 $23,530 - 44,930 9% 5%
64 Pharmacy technicians 150 $25,040 $18,290 - 31,730 32% 16%
65 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 140 $42,610 $27,260 - 59,760 4% 30%
66 Dental assistants 140 $34,390 $27,400 - 46,980 29% 9%
67 Medical assistants 140 $28,220 $19,890 - 41,450 35% 10%
68 Counter and rental clerks 140 $22,140 $15,130 - 31,390 23% 16%
69 Recreation workers 140 $18,710 $14,750 - 28,180 13% 47%
70 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 140 $15,910 $14,830 - 17,990 12% 6%
71 Insurance sales agents 130 $65,430 $28,010 - 133,930 13% 45%
72 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 130 $64,410 $39,780 - 92,950 9% 10%
73 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 130 $47,820 $30,370 - 63,050 8% 3%
74 Parts salespersons 130 $26,090 $16,860 - 38,930 -2% 6%
75 Cost estimators 120 $53,040 $34,040 - 79,240 19% 32%
76 Crane and tower operators 120 $34,870 $26,820 - 40,360 3% 0%
77 Assemblers and fabricators, all other 120 $34,710 $24,700 - 41,540 -9% 5%
78 Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 120 $29,330 $17,120 - 60,070 -13% 0%
79 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 120 $18,930 $14,920 - 24,590 10% 8%
80 Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators 120 $0 $ - -8% 12%
81 Food service managers 110 $44,330 $28,290 - 63,580 5% 24%
82 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 110 $28,490 $15,170 - 63,010 14% 3%
83 Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 110 $23,960 $15,690 - 35,820 19% 14%
84 Sales representatives, services, all other 100 $36,430 $16,420 - 62,510 28% 48%
85 Bill and account collectors 100 $27,330 $21,860 - 33,320 23% 13%
86 Personal and home care aides 100 $20,740 $16,650 - 26,850 51% 10%
87 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 90 $77,090 $41,310 - 125,080 4% 38%
88 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 90 $27,150 $21,420 - 32,860 10% 24%
89 Data entry keyers 90 $23,450 $17,630 - 31,050 -5% 18%
90 Dental hygienists 80 $63,580 $55,180 - 79,120 30% 33%
91 Loan officers 80 $50,190 $31,340 - 78,570 12% 49%
92 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 80 $44,610 $33,680 - 59,210 0% 42%
93 Respiratory therapists 80 $44,420 $36,010 - 52,120 23% 28%
94 First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 80 $44,100 $30,090 - 64,740 13% 17%
95 Cement masons and concrete finishers 80 $40,220 $29,860 - 51,480 11% 2%
96 Paper goods machine setters, operators, and tenders 80 $31,070 $22,190 - 39,470 -18% 0%
97 Medical records and health information technicians 80 $29,920 $21,900 - 39,770 18% 12%
98 Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers 80 $27,770 $20,560 - 38,300 3% 25%
99 Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 80 $17,560 $14,920 - 23,310 10% 5%
100 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 80 $17,100 $14,990 - 20,050 17% 14%
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Jobs More Common Near Mansfield Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 37,020 470 20.1
Crane and tower operators 34,870 120 11.6
Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 39,220 750 10.3
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 53,820 200 8.5
Social workers, all other 46,990 140 6.8
Highway maintenance workers 33,250 150 5
Rehabilitation counselors 33,650 140 4.4
Special education teachers, middle school 46,060 120 3.9
Team assemblers 24,510 1,170 3.4
Industrial production managers 70,590 170 3.4
Special education teachers, secondary school 47,310 140 3.2
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 29,330 120 3
Helpers--production workers 31,630 450 3
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 46,650 610 2.9
Industrial engineers 60,040 200 2.9
Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 49,840 890 2.7
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 24,160 340 2.7
Driver/sales workers 22,290 320 2.6
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 36,630 590 2.5
Sales and related workers, all other 32,690 120 2.4
Medical secretaries 26,300 380 2.4
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 23,250 260 2.4
Industrial truck and tractor operators 0 460 2.3
Home health aides 19,380 660 2.2
Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 51,610 170 2.2
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 23,960 110 1.9
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 16,330 1,660 1.8
Parts salespersons 26,090 130 1.8
Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators 0 120 1.8
Machinists 31,030 230 1.8
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 33,350 200 1.7
Packers and packagers, hand 19,210 430 1.7
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 35,150 250 1.7
Food service managers 44,330 110 1.6
Truck drivers, light or delivery services 33,340 500 1.6
Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 45,090 110 1.6
Tellers 22,980 310 1.6
Cooks, fast food 16,560 280 1.6
Mechanical engineers 61,670 120 1.6
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 23,580 1,210 1.5
Cost estimators 53,040 120 1.5
Recreation workers 18,710 140 1.5
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 21,200 690 1.5
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 56,780 120 1.5
Production, planning, and expediting clerks 42,610 140 1.5
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 31,880 320 1.4
Stock clerks and order fillers 21,510 940 1.4
Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 77,820 100 1.4
Assemblers and fabricators, all other 34,710 120 1.4
Child care workers 21,070 280 1.4

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 28,490 1.36 110
Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 39,220 1.35 750
Helpers--production workers 31,630 1.34 450
Teachers and instructors, all other 50,620 1.33 110
Assemblers and fabricators, all other 34,710 1.31 120
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 57,770 1.25 160
Construction laborers 37,820 1.22 270
Multiple machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 37,020 1.17 470
Insurance sales agents 65,430 1.16 130
Truck drivers, light or delivery services 33,340 1.15 500
Electricians 53,710 1.15 260
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 42,380 1.13 570
Carpenters 44,220 1.13 290
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 47,820 1.12 130
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 64,410 1.11 130
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 56,780 1.1 120
Child care workers 21,070 1.09 280
Accountants and auditors 64,010 1.07 230
Dental assistants 34,390 1.07 140
Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 18,930 1.06 120
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 59,500 1.05 550
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 35,150 1.05 250
Maintenance and repair workers, general 35,980 1.05 520
Teacher assistants 23,300 1.05 280
Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 23,950 1.05 860
Customer service representatives 30,910 1.04 520
Production, planning, and expediting clerks 42,610 1.04 140
General and operations managers 100,040 1.04 340
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 53,820 1.03 200
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 28,980 1.02 310
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 19,340 1.01 300
Medical assistants 28,220 1.01 140
First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 57,080 1 200
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 29,330 1 120
First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 30,170 1 310
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 38,480 0.99 560
Social workers, all other 46,990 0.99 140
Food preparation workers 19,040 0.99 340
Registered nurses 60,710 0.98 1,120
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 23,250 0.98 260
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 23,580 0.98 1,210
Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 49,840 0.98 890
Tellers 22,980 0.97 310
First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 43,480 0.96 460
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 24,160 0.96 340
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 30,780 0.96 550
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 28,030 0.96 570
Office clerks, general 24,440 0.96 970
Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 29,060 0.96 180
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 37,080 0.96 440

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