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Columbia Employment

Employment and Industries in the Columbia, South Carolina Area

Columbia has a diversified economy. Some of the major employers are state government, Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC, the University of South Carolina and the Palmetto Health hospital system. In addition, Fort Jackson, the U.S. Army's second largest training facility, is located in Columbia.

Columbia also includes the headquarters of the Fortune 500 company SCANA. Other companies with headquarters in Columbia include Colonial Supplemental Insurance, a major supplemental insurance company, Collexis Holdings Inc, a software development firm, Spectrum Medical, an international medical software company, Nelson Mullins a major national law firm and First Citizens bank, one of the largest state-based banks.

Major manufacturers with facilities in Columbia include CMC Steel, Square D, Michelin, Spirax Sacro, Honeywell, Westinghouse Electric, International Paper, Trane, Bose Corporation Technology, Pirelli Cables, Harsco Track Tech and Solectron. The region also includes more than 70 foreign affiliated firms.

Accolades for Columbia, South Carolina: Forbes named Columbia as a "Best Small Place to do Business". Entrepreneur.com, Inc., ranked Columbia #8 for midsize metropolitan areas in its hot cities for entrepreneurs list. Columbia was named as one of America's 50 hottest cities for corporate expansion and relocation by Expansion Management.

The following is a list of the major employers in the greater Columbia area:

  • Palmetto Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Richland School System
  • SCE&G
  • UPS
  • Wachovia Bank, N.A.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company
  • City of Columbia
  • Santee Cooper
  • Papa John's Pizza
  • Bank of America
  • Richland County
  • Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals
  • Michelin North America
  • Bell South
  • Babcock Center, Inc
  • Piggly Wiggly, Inc
  • SC State Dept., of Education
  • Bose Corporation

The major job providing segments in Columbia, South Carolina:

  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Manufacturing
  • Social assistance
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Financial activities
  • Government

Notable details regarding Columbia, South Carolina: Estimated median household income in 2007: $35,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 87.5. Population 25 years and older holding a bachelor's degree or better: 36%.

Columbia businesses can contact the following helpful associations:

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Most Popular Jobs in Columbia, 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 7,400 $57,930 $40,750 - 78,780 24% 56%
2 Elementary school teachers, except special education 4,450 $45,960 $32,550 - 62,650 14% 95%
3 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 3,720 $59,150 $28,170 - 104,070 8% 51%
4 Accountants and auditors 3,360 $56,330 $32,830 - 82,090 18% 79%
5 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 2,600 $49,140 $34,400 - 65,740 6% 96%
6 Management analysts 2,180 $63,030 $40,130 - 90,690 22% 78%
7 Teachers and instructors, all other 1,860 $46,260 $17,910 - 123,070 9% 54%
8 Lawyers 1,610 $107,050 $48,010 - 11% 99%
9 Computer systems analysts 1,520 $61,550 $39,650 - 91,510 29% 68%
10 Financial managers 1,370 $91,290 $48,930 - 142,740 13% 60%
11 Chief executives 1,200 $165,700 $89,950 - 2% 65%
12 Computer programmers 1,200 $63,270 $37,260 - 88,960 -4% 73%
13 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,150 $47,180 $33,450 - 63,860 11% 95%
14 Sales managers 990 $92,800 $46,580 - 150,460 10% 69%
15 Child, family, and school social workers 930 $33,790 $25,090 - 45,240 19% 77%
16 Computer and information systems managers 920 $90,390 $57,510 - 128,020 16% 73%
17 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 880 $45,420 $27,650 - 68,050 13% 73%
18 Pharmacists 860 $101,690 $84,100 - 128,420 22% 97%
19 Civil engineers 850 $65,590 $42,940 - 95,270 18% 87%
20 Social and human service assistants 850 $26,060 $18,290 - 35,120 34% 58%
21 Industrial engineers 790 $73,550 $52,890 - 99,710 20% 74%
22 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 790 $72,800 $41,090 - 103,870 12% 51%
23 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 770 $44,890 $28,850 - 67,290 5% 58%
24 Medical and health services managers 740 $76,060 $45,980 - 112,810 16% 57%
25 Network systems and data communications analysts 670 $58,700 $35,010 - 93,430 53% 57%
26 Managers, all other 660 $65,910 $40,470 - 103,080 7% 55%
27 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 630 $49,050 $34,590 - 65,710 12% 51%
28 Training and development specialists 620 $46,890 $30,500 - 67,360 18% 56%
29 Mechanical engineers 610 $72,800 $50,600 - 99,800 4% 78%
30 Network and computer systems administrators 600 $58,080 $36,620 - 85,470 27% 50%
31 Computer software engineers, systems software 590 $84,040 $43,990 - 122,110 28% 85%
32 Public relations specialists 590 $42,800 $29,770 - 55,120 18% 81%
33 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 560 $74,970 $54,430 - 100,380 8% 78%
34 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 560 $32,240 $20,880 - 48,840 15% 51%
35 Database administrators 550 $59,540 $38,840 - 86,610 29% 72%
36 Self-enrichment education teachers 540 $39,340 $20,190 - 62,870 23% 54%
37 Computer software engineers, applications 510 $74,690 $54,890 - 99,900 45% 85%
38 Electrical engineers 460 $83,150 $59,790 - 106,730 6% 81%
39 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 460 $40,440 $26,960 - 55,030 18% 56%
40 Marketing managers 450 $86,400 $45,760 - 146,220 14% 69%
41 Librarians 450 $52,700 $36,500 - 70,070 4% 85%
42 Advertising sales agents 450 $45,740 $23,380 - 72,790 20% 56%
43 Instructional coordinators 440 $63,360 $38,830 - 83,450 23% 79%
44 Engineering managers 410 $106,110 $64,630 - 160,130 7% 84%
45 Personal financial advisors 410 $75,560 $33,700 - 153,900 41% 81%
46 Financial specialists, all other 410 $65,460 $38,640 - 97,160 12% 50%
47 Medical and public health social workers 410 $43,040 $28,390 - 58,570 24% 77%
48 Occupational health and safety specialists 400 $41,910 $28,070 - 61,710 8% 72%
49 Coaches and scouts 390 $48,130 $14,260 - 86,980 15% 60%
50 Environmental engineers 370 $56,480 $36,410 - 80,220 25% 86%
51 Physical therapists 330 $74,650 $48,470 - 100,560 27% 89%
52 Financial analysts 330 $56,300 $36,140 - 80,310 34% 87%
53 Health educators 330 $41,360 $27,010 - 65,500 26% 58%
54 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 320 $45,860 $31,860 - 63,300 20% 87%
55 Graphic designers 320 $39,520 $25,110 - 51,400 10% 55%
56 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 310 $52,990 $34,010 - 80,080 17% 56%
57 Insurance underwriters 310 $42,890 $30,590 - 63,300 6% 53%
58 Education administrators, all other 300 $54,980 $34,230 - 81,790 13% 78%
59 Human resources managers, all other 290 $69,700 $40,340 - 114,680 11% 58%
60 Speech-language pathologists 290 $62,270 $38,490 - 95,230 11% 98%
61 Social workers, all other 290 $43,040 $27,800 - 63,430 18% 77%
62 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 280 $96,490 $38,420 - 25% 67%
63 Public relations managers 280 $68,930 $45,390 - 94,380 17% 75%
64 Social and community service managers 280 $50,090 $35,240 - 68,710 25% 72%
65 Computer specialists, all other 270 $54,950 $29,020 - 81,850 15% 68%
66 Sales and related workers, all other 260 $26,490 $12,790 - 50,510 14% 62%
67 Detectives and criminal investigators 250 $53,920 $34,360 - 86,530 17% 54%
68 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 240 $49,290 $33,050 - 72,850 18% 56%
69 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 230 $54,000 $43,250 - 69,740 14% 54%
70 Rehabilitation counselors 230 $41,570 $29,190 - 54,640 23% 73%
71 Architects, except landscape and naval 220 $78,080 $46,080 - 119,720 18% 88%
72 Occupational therapists 220 $74,590 $54,520 - 101,260 23% 90%
73 Operations research analysts 210 $61,730 $34,990 - 92,100 11% 71%
74 Market research analysts 210 $56,920 $33,610 - 91,280 20% 82%
75 Special education teachers, secondary school 210 $47,900 $32,340 - 64,650 9% 87%
76 Compensation and benefits managers 200 $66,120 $43,210 - 102,130 12% 58%
77 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 200 $64,330 $43,490 - 106,020 16% 99%
78 Dietitians and nutritionists 200 $54,440 $32,030 - 81,740 9% 72%
79 Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 190 $37,650 $26,560 - 50,670 11% 58%
80 Legislators 190 $16,690 $12,920 - 19,760 1% 65%
81 Purchasing managers 180 $73,440 $48,240 - 101,460 3% 57%
82 Credit analysts 180 $55,760 $33,980 - 80,080 2% 60%
83 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 180 $42,220 $27,550 - 64,640 25% 93%
84 Education administrators, postsecondary 160 $99,700 $44,630 - 14% 78%
85 Chemical engineers 160 $79,190 $52,950 - 106,550 8% 91%
86 Surveyors 160 $49,390 $27,920 - 67,080 24% 82%
87 Community and social service specialists, all other 160 $26,690 $19,590 - 35,140 25% 58%
88 Veterinarians 150 $78,700 $31,640 - 111,140 35% 100%
89 Interior designers 150 $60,450 $30,260 - 148,100 20% 55%
90 Mental health counselors 150 $47,010 $25,350 - 82,930 30% 73%
91 Special education teachers, middle school 140 $43,140 $30,030 - 62,050 16% 87%
92 Reporters and correspondents 140 $38,100 $21,760 - 69,890 1% 85%
93 Producers and directors 140 $31,940 $14,550 - 55,740 11% 75%
94 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 130 $38,430 $29,080 - 52,020 34% 73%
95 Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers 130 $37,100 $24,410 - 50,370 22% 93%
96 Dentists, general 120 $160,700 $77,510 - 9% 100%
97 Electronics engineers, except computer 120 $78,660 $52,230 - 112,560 4% 81%
98 Budget analysts 120 $59,610 $44,180 - 78,960 7% 78%
99 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 120 $50,160 $37,030 - 66,310 -5% 96%
100 Multi-media artists and animators 120 $34,640 $22,470 - 59,200 26% 58%

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 10,930 $24,390 $14,350 - 38,440 12% 25%
2 Office clerks, general 10,300 $25,950 $17,050 - 36,040 13% 19%
3 Cashiers 10,030 $16,660 $12,970 - 21,760 -3% 10%
4 Customer service representatives 7,240 $29,120 $18,280 - 40,770 25% 22%
5 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 6,650 $22,980 $16,020 - 33,460 2% 5%
6 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 6,040 $42,180 $27,820 - 59,820 6% 29%
7 General and operations managers 5,220 $97,800 $47,500 - 163,020 2% 48%
8 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 5,210 $19,440 $13,410 - 27,310 15% 4%
9 Waiters and waitresses 4,990 $15,020 $12,750 - 17,150 11% 14%
10 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 4,760 $30,610 $20,280 - 41,460 13% 16%
11 Maintenance and repair workers, general 4,430 $34,440 $19,710 - 51,440 10% 6%
12 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 4,350 $20,330 $14,340 - 26,470 18% 7%
13 Stock clerks and order fillers 4,290 $22,190 $14,010 - 33,370 -8% 8%
14 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 4,140 $15,410 $12,870 - 19,240 18% 5%
15 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 4,090 $28,910 $19,420 - 39,150 1% 18%
16 Team assemblers 3,860 $31,190 $18,920 - 46,800 0% 5%
17 Food preparation workers 3,500 $16,290 $12,940 - 20,890 15% 7%
18 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 3,440 $39,440 $23,360 - 55,100 4% 25%
19 Security guards 3,420 $24,880 $16,340 - 35,970 17% 13%
20 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 3,060 $37,410 $26,320 - 51,870 10% 4%
21 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 3,050 $38,200 $26,160 - 51,410 15% 18%
22 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 2,910 $28,150 $15,700 - 43,880 8% 4%
23 Receptionists and information clerks 2,750 $24,860 $17,190 - 32,660 17% 13%
24 Home health aides 2,670 $19,160 $16,060 - 24,040 49% 7%
25 Teacher assistants 2,570 $18,070 $13,430 - 23,900 10% 18%
26 Cooks, fast food 2,430 $15,370 $12,840 - 19,350 8% 5%
27 Cooks, restaurant 2,340 $20,510 $15,700 - 26,100 12% 5%
28 Carpenters 2,180 $33,260 $23,330 - 44,710 10% 6%
29 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 2,140 $47,560 $34,010 - 64,470 9% 10%
30 Correctional officers and jailers 2,120 $29,530 $22,850 - 37,610 17% 11%
31 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 2,070 $38,290 $28,630 - 49,530 14% 7%
32 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,980 $51,990 $33,240 - 76,920 7% 13%
33 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 1,980 $33,770 $18,480 - 52,790 14% 4%
34 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 1,910 $28,480 $19,940 - 40,210 11% 14%
35 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 1,890 $41,380 $28,820 - 57,330 11% 33%
36 Tellers 1,880 $23,590 $19,810 - 29,510 14% 16%
37 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,820 $16,740 $13,150 - 20,700 13% 5%
38 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 1,800 $26,680 $16,980 - 38,870 4% 6%
39 Construction laborers 1,740 $23,290 $17,410 - 30,400 11% 5%
40 Dishwashers 1,740 $17,160 $13,730 - 20,190 10% 3%
41 Child care workers 1,680 $16,800 $13,070 - 21,850 18% 15%
42 Electricians 1,670 $36,550 $24,400 - 51,590 7% 7%
43 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,620 $55,030 $33,100 - 80,620 -5% 15%
44 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 1,620 $23,240 $16,820 - 32,570 18% 6%
45 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,570 $29,270 $22,200 - 37,530 4% 15%
46 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 1,490 $36,760 $27,480 - 46,800 11% 4%
47 Bill and account collectors 1,390 $28,810 $20,680 - 38,890 23% 13%
48 Business operations specialists, all other 1,380 $69,490 $32,800 - 102,560 21% 49%
49 Insurance sales agents 1,380 $51,690 $27,090 - 86,090 13% 45%
50 Industrial truck and tractor operators 1,380 $29,210 $20,430 - 39,440 -2% 2%
51 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 1,350 $35,130 $21,470 - 50,030 -7% 14%
52 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 1,290 $20,200 $13,740 - 26,040 11% 5%
53 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 1,240 $34,110 $26,300 - 42,190 5% 2%
54 Data entry keyers 1,220 $24,500 $17,520 - 33,960 -5% 18%
55 Computer support specialists 1,200 $41,720 $29,760 - 58,520 13% 43%
56 Construction managers 1,170 $76,040 $36,650 - 117,650 16% 29%
57 Paralegals and legal assistants 1,130 $40,940 $27,600 - 56,540 22% 45%
58 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 1,130 $31,200 $22,620 - 40,890 8% 3%
59 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 1,110 $33,980 $23,080 - 48,940 9% 3%
60 Bus drivers, school 1,110 $16,750 $12,950 - 22,340 9% 4%
61 Helpers--production workers 1,100 $21,240 $15,250 - 28,000 -1% 4%
62 Packers and packagers, hand 1,090 $20,060 $13,730 - 31,160 -12% 3%
63 Counter and rental clerks 1,070 $22,890 $14,320 - 35,370 23% 16%
64 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 1,020 $66,970 $36,710 - 103,790 4% 38%
65 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 1,000 $52,280 $33,160 - 76,550 9% 47%
66 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 1,000 $15,830 $13,000 - 19,300 10% 17%
67 Pharmacy technicians 970 $25,070 $16,020 - 33,300 32% 16%
68 Medical assistants 960 $29,330 $22,060 - 38,330 35% 10%
69 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 950 $18,490 $13,230 - 26,700 14% 3%
70 Administrative services managers 920 $65,250 $40,610 - 97,350 12% 40%
71 Bartenders 920 $15,310 $12,820 - 18,980 11% 17%
72 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 890 $30,610 $22,830 - 40,170 -1% 22%
73 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 860 $16,910 $13,210 - 20,630 12% 6%
74 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 850 $23,640 $13,250 - 36,550 12% 6%
75 Personal and home care aides 840 $18,120 $16,230 - 20,340 51% 10%
76 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 830 $15,130 $12,830 - 18,760 10% 8%
77 Legal secretaries 810 $36,420 $27,230 - 48,000 12% 18%
78 Postal service mail carriers 810 $0 $ - 1% 11%
79 Physicians and surgeons, all other 800 $141,410 $45,500 - 0% 0%
80 Industrial machinery mechanics 800 $48,340 $33,370 - 71,410 9% 5%
81 Chemical plant and system operators 800 $44,830 $31,360 - 60,440 -15% 7%
82 Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 790 $20,780 $14,200 - 30,080 12% 0%
83 Healthcare support workers, all other 750 $30,710 $21,900 - 41,830 16% 10%
84 Vocational education teachers, postsecondary 740 $37,030 $26,760 - 57,560 0% 0%
85 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 730 $49,020 $29,990 - 72,260 0% 42%
86 File clerks 720 $21,570 $14,260 - 30,460 -41% 20%
87 Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping 690 $33,190 $23,740 - 45,140 11% 29%
88 Parts salespersons 690 $30,870 $18,640 - 43,010 -2% 6%
89 Driver/sales workers 690 $24,510 $13,900 - 36,420 -5% 4%
90 Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 680 $32,120 $20,290 - 44,420 19% 14%
91 Loan officers 670 $61,580 $33,720 - 102,690 12% 49%
92 Dental assistants 670 $31,440 $25,910 - 39,290 29% 9%
93 Drywall and ceiling tile installers 670 $29,860 $24,760 - 34,840 7% 2%
94 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 670 $27,660 $21,530 - 35,220 10% 24%
95 Slaughterers and meat packers 670 $17,370 $13,480 - 21,850 13% 2%
96 Cooks, short order 670 $16,190 $12,970 - 20,510 5% 5%
97 Machinists 660 $34,590 $24,170 - 47,090 -3% 3%
98 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 650 $28,630 $18,300 - 39,780 -15% 0%
99 Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers 630 $46,270 $25,000 - 66,820 3% 13%
100 Sales representatives, services, all other 610 $45,380 $27,890 - 72,910 28% 48%
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Jobs More Common Near Columbia Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Fallers 22,600 100 54.8
Choreographers 35,170 170 11.6
Grounds maintenance workers, all other 18,820 140 11
Chemical plant and system operators 44,830 800 10.6
Slaughterers and meat packers 17,370 670 10.5
Telephone operators 25,440 190 8.5
Hydrologists 56,220 100 8.1
Court reporters 38,590 220 7.6
Textile cutting machine setters, operators, and tenders 20,020 190 6.1
Insurance appraisers, auto damage 49,470 110 6.1
Loan counselors 35,370 370 5.5
Education administrators, all other 54,980 300 4.9
Insulation workers, mechanical 31,520 260 4.7
Cartographers and photogrammetrists 47,940 100 4.7
Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door 55,800 360 4.5
Correctional officers and jailers 29,530 2,120 4.1
Rolling machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 34,380 250 4.1
Outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics 28,130 140 3.9
Helpers, construction trades, all other 20,860 180 3.7
Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders 29,060 160 3.7
Home appliance repairers 28,550 260 3.6
Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders 27,880 170 3.6
Occupational health and safety specialists 41,910 400 3.2
Helpers--painters, paperhangers, plasterers, and stucco masons 21,820 110 3.1
Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood 22,310 180 3.1
Real estate brokers 52,760 340 3
Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates 78,860 100 3
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 29,030 370 3
Vocational education teachers, postsecondary 37,030 740 3
Metal workers and plastic workers, all other 27,520 190 2.8
Procurement clerks 32,990 570 2.8
Environmental engineers 56,480 370 2.8
Environmental engineering technicians 43,090 110 2.5
Business teachers, postsecondary 80,130 360 2.4
Crane and tower operators 32,010 190 2.4
Recreational therapists 28,880 110 2.3
Painting, coating, and decorating workers 24,600 140 2.3
Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 23,590 420 2.3
Chemical engineers 79,190 160 2.3
Radio and television announcers 48,180 120 2.3
Pipelayers 34,020 270 2.2
Helpers--carpenters 22,850 400 2.2
Computer operators 32,150 600 2.2
Health educators 41,360 330 2.2
Dietetic technicians 23,520 100 2.1
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 29,860 670 2.1
Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 20,780 790 2.1
Chemical equipment operators and tenders 41,690 190 2
Compensation and benefits managers 66,120 200 2
Food cooking machine operators and tenders 25,950 130 2

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Property, real estate, and community association managers 74,800 1.4 220
Coaches and scouts 48,130 1.35 390
Interior designers 60,450 1.28 150
Radiologic technologists and technicians 63,930 1.25 560
Radio and television announcers 48,180 1.24 120
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 96,490 1.22 280
Teachers and instructors, all other 46,260 1.22 1,860
Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door 55,800 1.21 360
Medical equipment preparers 34,980 1.21 120
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 54,000 1.19 230
Business operations specialists, all other 69,490 1.18 1,380
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 34,910 1.16 550
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 35,360 1.16 200
Mental health counselors 47,010 1.15 150
Rehabilitation counselors 41,570 1.15 230
Financial specialists, all other 65,460 1.14 410
Team assemblers 31,190 1.14 3,860
Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers 33,670 1.14 440
Loan interviewers and clerks 35,900 1.13 310
Electromechanical equipment assemblers 35,320 1.12 180
Education administrators, postsecondary 99,700 1.12 160
Physical therapist assistants 51,010 1.11 150
Textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders 29,060 1.11 160
Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders 27,880 1.11 170
Occupational therapists 74,590 1.11 220
Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary 72,990 1.1 120
Chief executives 165,700 1.1 1,200
Instructional coordinators 63,360 1.1 440
Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 35,390 1.1 400
Education teachers, postsecondary 65,220 1.09 190
Chemical technicians 45,720 1.09 140
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 31,970 1.09 380
Business teachers, postsecondary 80,130 1.09 360
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 55,280 1.09 220
Industrial machinery mechanics 48,340 1.09 800
Architects, except landscape and naval 78,080 1.07 220
Family and general practitioners 176,550 1.07 300
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 46,010 1.07 510
Food cooking machine operators and tenders 25,950 1.07 130
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 20,730 1.07 510
Motor vehicle operators, all other 30,160 1.06 170
Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 38,350 1.06 160
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 27,730 1.06 470
Automotive body and related repairers 41,620 1.06 230
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians 52,700 1.06 170
Dietitians and nutritionists 54,440 1.06 200
Healthcare support workers, all other 30,710 1.05 750
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 35,130 1.05 1,350
Crossing guards 24,130 1.05 110
Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 31,890 1.05 180

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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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