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Charleston Employment

Employment and Industries in the Charleston, South Carolina Area

The Charleston region is a center of finance, industry, distribution and retail trade. The region's transportation systems are a major economic asset. Healthcare, finance, automotive, professional services, telecommunications and tourism are important economic sectors for Charleston.

For years the chemical industry has been a major economic component for the region. Chemical companies in the area include Monsanto, Union Carbide Corporation, FMC, Clearon Corp and E.I. du Pont de Nemours. Other industries having significant roles in the region's economy are glass manufacturing, steel fabricating and energy development.

The Business and Industrial Development Corporation provides a variety of services to new and existing businesses. The organization provides assistance with worker training, financing, engineering services, professional economic development and site selection.

In Charleston the sectors providing the most jobs are trade, transportation and utilities; government, healthcare, education, professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, financial activities and manufacturing.

Approximately 38% of the jobs are provided by management, professional and related occupations. About 25% of the workers have sale and office jobs. About 17% of the labor force is working in service jobs.

Top employers in the Charleston metro area:

  • US Navy C/O Naval Weapons Station
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Charleston Air Force Base
  • Charleston County School District
  • Roper St. Francis Healthcare
  • Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co Inc
  • Robert Bosch Corporation
  • Charleston County Local Government
  • Walmart
  • Force Protection Inc
  • Trident Medical Center
  • City of Charleston
  • Santee Cooper Electric Utility
  • Bi-Lo Stores
  • MeadWestvaco Corporation
  • US Postal Service
  • College of Charleston
  • Eagan McAllister Associates, Inc
  • Giant Cement Company
  • Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center

Notable facts about Charleston, South Carolina: Average earnings in 2009: $34,000. The cost of living index in 2008: 94.0 (U.S. average: 100). Adult residents holding a bachelor's degree: 38%.

Some of the helpful organizations that provide assistance to local businesses are:

The Charleston Regional Business Journal provides news regarding business and the economy in Charleston, South Carolina.

Most Popular Jobs in Charleston, South 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 8,490 $60,420 $43,540 - 79,300 24% 56%
2 Elementary school teachers, except special education 3,210 $43,920 $29,460 - 61,850 14% 95%
3 Accountants and auditors 2,420 $59,840 $34,850 - 91,230 18% 79%
4 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 2,140 $46,950 $32,730 - 64,280 6% 96%
5 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 2,030 $49,770 $28,430 - 76,970 8% 51%
6 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,470 $43,650 $30,930 - 61,360 11% 95%
7 Computer programmers 1,290 $55,620 $36,100 - 80,900 -4% 73%
8 Management analysts 1,260 $63,200 $37,790 - 91,660 22% 78%
9 Chief executives 1,150 $161,660 $89,530 - 2% 65%
10 Financial managers 990 $87,290 $46,320 - 138,180 13% 60%
11 Pharmacists 840 $100,820 $83,380 - 127,130 22% 97%
12 Lawyers 830 $111,080 $55,740 - 11% 99%
13 Computer systems analysts 810 $61,570 $40,650 - 90,240 29% 68%
14 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 780 $47,580 $28,970 - 72,440 5% 58%
15 Social and human service assistants 780 $23,230 $16,370 - 35,910 34% 58%
16 Sales managers 670 $95,860 $53,370 - 153,860 10% 69%
17 Medical and health services managers 670 $83,610 $55,540 - 119,610 16% 57%
18 Child, family, and school social workers 670 $35,350 $22,250 - 51,460 19% 77%
19 Computer software engineers, systems software 650 $65,680 $43,090 - 100,950 28% 85%
20 Electronics engineers, except computer 640 $82,270 $54,610 - 109,520 4% 81%
21 Network and computer systems administrators 630 $55,970 $38,550 - 80,340 27% 50%
22 Civil engineers 600 $71,690 $46,130 - 99,400 18% 87%
23 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 540 $51,700 $37,000 - 66,990 12% 51%
24 Mechanical engineers 520 $75,610 $52,890 - 101,170 4% 78%
25 Network systems and data communications analysts 500 $64,560 $42,840 - 90,490 53% 57%
26 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 490 $62,470 $30,820 - 97,630 12% 51%
27 Social workers, all other 490 $38,920 $26,450 - 60,580 18% 77%
28 Physical therapists 480 $69,640 $50,070 - 91,910 27% 89%
29 Industrial engineers 470 $68,550 $45,210 - 94,950 20% 74%
30 Computer and information systems managers 460 $98,830 $70,290 - 136,590 16% 73%
31 Teachers and instructors, all other 450 $33,140 $13,450 - 63,570 9% 54%
32 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 440 $74,890 $53,120 - 98,070 8% 78%
33 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 430 $47,390 $26,550 - 67,580 13% 73%
34 Graphic designers 430 $38,240 $24,300 - 52,640 10% 55%
35 Self-enrichment education teachers 430 $33,270 $17,060 - 52,980 23% 54%
36 Rehabilitation counselors 420 $29,240 $17,680 - 41,980 23% 73%
37 Public relations specialists 410 $44,070 $27,280 - 64,800 18% 81%
38 Architects, except landscape and naval 390 $81,220 $40,810 - 18% 88%
39 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 380 $82,070 $26,670 - 25% 67%
40 Librarians 370 $47,370 $32,920 - 64,510 4% 85%
41 Producers and directors 350 $0 $ - 11% 75%
42 Engineering managers 340 $100,850 $67,740 - 141,760 7% 84%
43 Electrical engineers 340 $80,000 $51,230 - 108,400 6% 81%
44 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 340 $33,140 $18,820 - 46,780 15% 51%
45 Sales and related workers, all other 340 $0 $ - 14% 62%
46 Training and development specialists 330 $46,440 $25,490 - 65,100 18% 56%
47 Medical and public health social workers 320 $42,600 $27,900 - 61,170 24% 77%
48 Computer software engineers, applications 310 $73,060 $45,910 - 102,250 45% 85%
49 Tax preparers 290 $30,310 $18,390 - 52,980 -8% 54%
50 Database administrators 280 $59,540 $36,390 - 101,520 29% 72%
51 Advertising sales agents 280 $42,820 $15,950 - 78,840 20% 56%
52 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 280 $39,410 $26,790 - 54,260 18% 56%
53 Computer hardware engineers 270 $72,350 $51,180 - 98,700 5% 70%
54 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 270 $52,400 $30,870 - 80,030 17% 56%
55 Instructional coordinators 270 $52,390 $26,840 - 79,720 23% 79%
56 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 260 $44,440 $19,200 - 63,830 20% 87%
57 Special education teachers, secondary school 260 $38,370 $18,870 - 58,280 9% 87%
58 Marketing managers 250 $94,980 $53,110 - 158,970 14% 69%
59 Computer specialists, all other 250 $75,250 $31,310 - 101,760 15% 68%
60 Legislators 250 $15,040 $12,860 - 16,440 1% 65%
61 Musicians and singers 240 $0 $ - 10% 53%
62 Managers, all other 230 $75,330 $44,700 - 124,180 7% 55%
63 Personal financial advisors 230 $69,170 $30,590 - 103,070 41% 81%
64 Coaches and scouts 210 $46,330 $23,850 - 76,810 15% 60%
65 Floral designers 210 $23,510 $16,780 - 31,050 -9% 55%
66 Surveyors 200 $49,890 $30,510 - 73,730 24% 82%
67 Dentists, general 190 $169,950 $66,540 - 9% 100%
68 Public relations managers 190 $76,090 $49,680 - 103,390 17% 75%
69 Commercial pilots 190 $60,080 $43,610 - 79,950 13% 74%
70 Occupational therapists 190 $59,280 $43,830 - 77,660 23% 90%
71 Market research analysts 180 $54,500 $35,520 - 77,540 20% 82%
72 Financial specialists, all other 170 $73,520 $46,200 - 101,670 12% 50%
73 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 160 $45,030 $33,230 - 61,950 18% 56%
74 Computer and information scientists, research 150 $81,180 $57,330 - 101,960 22% 68%
75 Environmental engineers 150 $71,980 $40,310 - 99,880 25% 86%
76 Engineers, all other 150 $70,810 $29,630 - 102,410 6% 82%
77 Reporters and correspondents 150 $35,850 $23,410 - 53,200 1% 85%
78 Education administrators, postsecondary 140 $85,310 $46,070 - 143,210 14% 78%
79 Chemists 140 $65,400 $42,120 - 95,070 9% 93%
80 Interior designers 140 $33,990 $19,040 - 50,990 20% 55%
81 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 130 $63,560 $39,010 - 78,580 16% 99%
82 Social and community service managers 130 $61,640 $35,080 - 95,320 25% 72%
83 Editors 130 $57,900 $35,290 - 81,040 2% 81%
84 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 130 $50,530 $34,500 - 66,740 -5% 96%
85 Dietitians and nutritionists 130 $46,870 $30,290 - 62,510 9% 72%
86 Special education teachers, middle school 130 $45,610 $30,050 - 64,800 16% 87%
87 Meeting and convention planners 130 $39,560 $27,410 - 57,560 20% 67%
88 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 130 $34,860 $15,990 - 54,040 14% 54%
89 Speech-language pathologists 120 $57,450 $40,810 - 76,920 11% 98%
90 Occupational health and safety specialists 120 $51,240 $30,600 - 78,240 8% 72%
91 Community and social service specialists, all other 120 $25,720 $18,110 - 33,480 25% 58%
92 Chiropractors 110 $86,220 $42,700 - 155,360 14% 98%
93 Purchasing managers 110 $84,970 $49,850 - 113,880 3% 57%
94 Detectives and criminal investigators 110 $69,950 $37,540 - 99,100 17% 54%
95 Operations research analysts 110 $65,090 $38,140 - 101,190 11% 71%
96 Biological technicians 110 $38,770 $22,520 - 55,880 16% 60%
97 Camera operators, television, video, and motion picture 110 $26,640 $17,760 - 37,620 12% 58%
98 Veterinarians 110 $0 $ - 35% 100%
99 Physician assistants 100 $78,750 $55,370 - 108,210 27% 67%
100 Biological scientists, all other 100 $68,190 $41,610 - 98,710 4% 95%

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 9,950 $25,530 $14,930 - 39,580 12% 25%
2 Cashiers 9,100 $16,850 $13,040 - 21,740 -3% 10%
3 Office clerks, general 6,320 $24,620 $15,350 - 35,210 13% 19%
4 Waiters and waitresses 6,320 $18,100 $12,910 - 30,240 11% 14%
5 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 5,700 $16,010 $12,870 - 20,700 18% 5%
6 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 5,450 $22,510 $15,240 - 32,640 2% 5%
7 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 4,890 $19,850 $13,490 - 31,060 15% 4%
8 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 4,300 $31,030 $22,570 - 40,430 1% 18%
9 Customer service representatives 4,070 $29,370 $18,430 - 40,950 25% 22%
10 Stock clerks and order fillers 4,070 $22,500 $14,780 - 33,170 -8% 8%
11 General and operations managers 3,980 $93,170 $46,330 - 154,460 2% 48%
12 Maintenance and repair workers, general 3,800 $33,480 $18,730 - 51,670 10% 6%
13 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 3,610 $44,400 $27,510 - 64,460 6% 29%
14 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 3,590 $31,880 $21,610 - 43,660 13% 16%
15 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 3,200 $41,480 $22,890 - 64,110 4% 25%
16 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 3,200 $35,780 $26,080 - 48,240 10% 4%
17 Team assemblers 2,880 $31,360 $17,760 - 57,480 0% 5%
18 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 2,880 $21,850 $16,640 - 28,320 18% 6%
19 Construction laborers 2,670 $28,470 $17,580 - 42,910 11% 5%
20 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 2,540 $18,440 $13,410 - 25,140 13% 5%
21 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 2,500 $31,060 $20,060 - 45,660 11% 14%
22 Food preparation workers 2,430 $16,930 $13,100 - 21,930 15% 7%
23 Receptionists and information clerks 2,330 $24,280 $17,300 - 31,700 17% 13%
24 Carpenters 2,270 $34,100 $22,820 - 45,650 10% 6%
25 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 2,270 $25,810 $14,930 - 42,400 8% 4%
26 Cooks, restaurant 2,230 $22,780 $15,200 - 31,350 12% 5%
27 Bill and account collectors 2,090 $25,980 $20,750 - 34,310 23% 13%
28 Teacher assistants 2,090 $21,070 $14,300 - 28,650 10% 18%
29 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 2,060 $22,910 $17,270 - 30,430 18% 7%
30 Security guards 2,020 $25,700 $16,150 - 43,290 17% 13%
31 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,920 $53,670 $36,680 - 75,380 9% 10%
32 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 1,880 $40,520 $28,300 - 55,860 15% 18%
33 Medical assistants 1,860 $26,330 $20,150 - 33,510 35% 10%
34 Cooks, fast food 1,850 $16,470 $13,100 - 20,120 8% 5%
35 Electricians 1,810 $39,710 $27,860 - 52,210 7% 7%
36 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 1,690 $37,810 $28,440 - 49,530 11% 33%
37 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 1,690 $28,910 $17,130 - 45,590 4% 6%
38 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 1,610 $35,870 $17,030 - 55,610 14% 4%
39 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 1,570 $16,080 $13,000 - 20,200 10% 8%
40 Child care workers 1,550 $17,450 $13,300 - 22,680 18% 15%
41 Home health aides 1,540 $21,010 $16,530 - 26,500 49% 7%
42 Packers and packagers, hand 1,500 $18,650 $13,450 - 25,430 -12% 3%
43 Industrial truck and tractor operators 1,430 $34,000 $21,190 - 56,290 -2% 2%
44 Bartenders 1,390 $18,240 $13,050 - 30,210 11% 17%
45 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,330 $54,440 $35,680 - 76,830 7% 13%
46 Dishwashers 1,320 $16,120 $13,000 - 20,150 10% 3%
47 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,310 $54,040 $34,420 - 78,050 -5% 15%
48 Tellers 1,240 $25,780 $20,750 - 31,820 14% 16%
49 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 1,120 $36,550 $26,280 - 52,770 -7% 14%
50 Insurance sales agents 1,090 $39,020 $21,070 - 70,230 13% 45%
51 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,090 $39,000 $29,390 - 50,570 14% 7%
52 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 1,080 $30,340 $15,170 - 53,880 12% 6%
53 Fire fighters 1,070 $30,070 $19,530 - 45,760 12% 18%
54 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 1,060 $16,780 $13,130 - 21,430 10% 17%
55 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,050 $30,270 $21,630 - 42,170 4% 15%
56 Helpers--production workers 1,040 $27,490 $16,390 - 48,790 -1% 4%
57 Amusement and recreation attendants 1,020 $17,370 $13,080 - 24,400 24% 22%
58 Counter and rental clerks 1,010 $23,670 $15,440 - 33,290 23% 16%
59 Pharmacy technicians 1,000 $27,350 $18,300 - 36,810 32% 16%
60 Medical secretaries 990 $31,990 $21,690 - 43,920 17% 18%
61 Industrial machinery mechanics 980 $43,090 $32,170 - 51,670 9% 5%
62 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 980 $34,890 $26,480 - 42,440 11% 4%
63 Bus drivers, school 970 $19,810 $13,070 - 28,500 9% 4%
64 Paralegals and legal assistants 940 $42,220 $29,350 - 55,550 22% 45%
65 Personal and home care aides 930 $19,740 $16,160 - 25,400 51% 10%
66 Painters, construction and maintenance 920 $31,730 $23,370 - 41,740 12% 6%
67 Business operations specialists, all other 900 $59,590 $25,990 - 93,630 21% 49%
68 Sales representatives, services, all other 900 $44,190 $26,330 - 63,340 28% 48%
69 Switchboard operators, including answering service 850 $21,470 $17,130 - 25,370 -8% 10%
70 Cooks, short order 850 $18,740 $13,530 - 25,080 5% 5%
71 Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 830 $61,190 $37,960 - 90,530 4% 18%
72 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 820 $33,750 $24,320 - 43,970 5% 2%
73 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 810 $38,070 $26,580 - 50,460 9% 3%
74 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 770 $15,860 $12,840 - 19,560 12% 6%
75 Construction managers 760 $82,690 $51,550 - 122,250 16% 29%
76 Machinists 760 $34,710 $22,850 - 50,600 -3% 3%
77 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 760 $19,410 $13,440 - 26,970 11% 5%
78 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 750 $21,420 $16,600 - 27,010 17% 14%
79 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 740 $28,020 $22,090 - 34,780 10% 24%
80 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 740 $19,550 $13,230 - 31,050 14% 3%
81 Helpers--electricians 700 $23,580 $14,570 - 31,530 7% 3%
82 Preschool teachers, except special education 670 $25,440 $14,720 - 45,560 26% 43%
83 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 650 $36,270 $25,940 - 48,420 12% 3%
84 Postal service mail carriers 640 $0 $ - 1% 11%
85 Cost estimators 620 $53,400 $33,160 - 89,500 19% 32%
86 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 610 $33,360 $23,570 - 44,170 8% 3%
87 File clerks 600 $19,180 $13,120 - 29,070 -41% 20%
88 Legal secretaries 590 $33,030 $26,620 - 40,110 12% 18%
89 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 580 $76,780 $40,510 - 123,440 4% 38%
90 Food service managers 580 $49,530 $32,860 - 72,310 5% 24%
91 Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 570 $37,290 $22,350 - 51,760 2% 11%
92 Dental assistants 570 $31,400 $18,060 - 41,910 29% 9%
93 Driver/sales workers 570 $26,840 $13,760 - 41,090 -5% 4%
94 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 540 $55,630 $34,040 - 85,310 0% 42%
95 First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 540 $31,880 $21,240 - 47,530 13% 11%
96 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 530 $50,660 $30,320 - 71,090 10% 17%
97 Data entry keyers 530 $26,120 $18,690 - 33,920 -5% 18%
98 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 500 $34,550 $17,540 - 58,790 27% 47%
99 Refuse and recyclable material collectors 500 $26,580 $20,050 - 37,970 7% 3%
100 Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 490 $34,950 $21,650 - 47,880 19% 14%
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Jobs More Common Near Charleston Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Motorboat operators 0 320 175.7
Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers 35,030 110 10.2
Pourers and casters, metal 46,270 150 9
Tour guides and escorts 23,010 380 7.6
Material moving workers, all other 45,840 460 7
Gaming and sports book writers and runners 16,830 110 7
Metal-refining furnace operators and tenders 47,150 150 6.3
Crane and tower operators 42,290 370 5.7
Power plant operators 42,960 200 5.7
Locksmiths and safe repairers 25,280 150 5.6
Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders 29,490 180 5
Commercial pilots 60,080 190 4.9
Camera operators, television, video, and motion picture 26,640 110 4.1
Chemical plant and system operators 45,290 240 3.9
Social workers, all other 38,920 490 3.7
Real estate brokers 0 340 3.6
Radio and television announcers 41,620 160 3.6
Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels 40,800 190 3.5
Desktop publishers 32,560 140 3.4
Musicians and singers 0 240 3.4
Manicurists and pedicurists 20,610 260 3.2
Helpers--electricians 23,580 700 3.1
Milling and planing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 32,180 120 3.1
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 25,860 460 3
Computer and information scientists, research 81,180 150 3
Pipelayers 30,300 300 3
Medical equipment repairers 34,740 180 2.8
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 32,920 330 2.8
Tax preparers 30,310 290 2.7
Cooks, short order 18,740 850 2.7
Legislators 15,040 250 2.7
Producers and directors 0 350 2.5
Switchboard operators, including answering service 21,470 850 2.5
Chiropractors 86,220 110 2.5
Pest control workers 31,830 310 2.4
Separating, filtering, clarifying, precipitating, and still machine setters, operators, and tenders 30,870 110 2.3
Respiratory therapists 52,920 480 2.3
Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 61,190 830 2.3
Bill and account collectors 25,980 2,090 2.3
Biological scientists, all other 68,190 100 2.2
Lodging managers 57,930 120 2.2
Helpers--carpenters 25,760 320 2.2
Refuse and recyclable material collectors 26,580 500 2.1
Cardiovascular technologists and technicians 50,510 200 2.1
Electronics engineers, except computer 82,270 640 2.1
Rehabilitation counselors 29,240 420 2.1
Computer hardware engineers 72,350 270 2.1
Amusement and recreation attendants 17,370 1,020 2
Structural metal fabricators and fitters 40,580 430 2
Fire fighters 30,070 1,070 2

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Charleston, South Carolina Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Pourers and casters, metal 46,270 1.46 150
Real estate sales agents 63,780 1.36 410
Massage therapists 52,870 1.35 120
Material moving workers, all other 45,840 1.34 460
Sewing machine operators 29,830 1.33 230
Coaches and scouts 46,330 1.3 210
Financial specialists, all other 73,520 1.28 170
Metal-refining furnace operators and tenders 47,150 1.28 150
Veterinary technologists and technicians 34,750 1.21 210
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 30,340 1.21 1,080
Loan officers 71,420 1.21 430
Structural metal fabricators and fitters 40,580 1.2 430
Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 61,190 1.18 830
Editors 57,900 1.17 130
Helpers--production workers 27,490 1.16 1,040
Internists, general 210,810 1.16 110
Detectives and criminal investigators 69,950 1.16 110
Team assemblers 31,360 1.15 2,880
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 34,550 1.15 500
Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping 32,810 1.14 220
Industrial truck and tractor operators 34,000 1.13 1,430
Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders 29,490 1.13 180
Architectural and civil drafters 48,870 1.12 300
Architects, except landscape and naval 81,220 1.12 390
Computer specialists, all other 75,250 1.12 250
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 34,950 1.11 490
Lodging managers 57,930 1.11 120
Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 32,310 1.11 330
Medical secretaries 31,990 1.1 990
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 21,420 1.1 750
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 28,750 1.1 420
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 76,780 1.1 580
Chiropractors 86,220 1.1 110
Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks 36,300 1.09 150
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 36,550 1.09 1,120
Tellers 25,780 1.09 1,240
Parts salespersons 33,150 1.09 400
Lawyers 111,080 1.08 830
Social and community service managers 61,640 1.08 130
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 32,920 1.08 330
Chief executives 161,660 1.07 1,150
Dispatchers, except police, fire, and ambulance 37,290 1.07 570
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 41,480 1.07 3,200
Painters, transportation equipment 42,780 1.07 130
Radio and television announcers 41,620 1.07 160
Residential advisors 27,220 1.07 160
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 31,030 1.06 4,300
Physical therapist aides 26,330 1.06 110
Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers 35,030 1.06 110
Family and general practitioners 173,050 1.05 240

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