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Knoxville Employment

Employment and Industries in the Knoxville, Tennessee Area

Knoxville is at the center of the Tennessee Valley Corridor, which is known for its high-tech industry. Knoxville has a diversified economy. The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, the nearby U.S. Department of Energy facility, and the Tennessee Valley Authority headquarters have important economic roles for the region. These institutions participate in a technology transfer program that has led to the creation of numerous businesses. The region also includes an unusually high number of incubator facilities.

Knoxville is the home of numerous manufacturing firms, distribution and warehousing companies and several telemarketing divisions of large companies. Knoxville also includes a thriving tourist industry due to being near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and other attractions. Other significant economic factors are zinc and coal mining, tobacco, livestock and dairy products and food crops. The professional, scientific and technical services sector and the food services industry are growing sectors for the economy.

Employment is provided by companies producing items such as manufactured housing, motor vehicle supplies, clothing, aluminum products, processed foods, plastics and pleasure boats.

Tennessee's FastTrack Training Services Program offers financial assistance for new and expanding companies and industry training. The program's representatives work with companies to create customized training programs.

The Knoxville region's largest employers:

  • Covenant Health
  • The University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • Knox County Public School System
  • Walmart Stores
  • St. Mary's Health System
  • Baptists Health System of East Tennessee
  • City of Knoxville
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center
  • Clayton Homes
  • State of Tennessee Regional Offices
  • Aluminum Company of America
  • Denso Manufacturing Tennessee
  • Food City
  • Blount Memorial Hospital
  • Kroger Company
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Sea Ray Boats
  • DeRoyal Industries
  • East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Knoxville's primary nonagricultural job providing sectors:

  • Trade, transportation and utilities
  • Government
  • Leisure and hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional and business services
  • Health services
  • Educational services

Noteworthy information about Knoxville, Tennessee: Estimated median household income in 2007: $34,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 82.5 (U.S. average: 100). Adult population which has earned a bachelor's degree or higher: 25%.

Local companies have access to useful associations including:

Local business and economic news is provided by the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Most Popular Jobs in Knoxville, Tennessee 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 7,730 $54,880 $38,020 - 74,330 24% 56%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 3,210 $58,540 $30,280 - 100,000 8% 51%
3 Elementary school teachers, except special education 2,990 $44,520 $33,460 - 59,730 14% 95%
4 Accountants and auditors 2,040 $55,980 $33,020 - 87,150 18% 79%
5 Financial managers 1,810 $79,670 $42,480 - 141,900 13% 60%
6 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,590 $45,430 $33,430 - 61,540 6% 96%
7 Chief executives 1,510 $151,810 $62,840 - 2% 65%
8 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 1,400 $65,110 $36,590 - 94,090 12% 51%
9 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,240 $45,600 $33,590 - 61,940 11% 95%
10 Managers, all other 990 $65,960 $28,810 - 124,440 7% 55%
11 Lawyers 900 $98,690 $38,380 - 162,130 11% 99%
12 Engineers, all other 890 $100,610 $54,140 - 155,850 6% 82%
13 Computer systems analysts 890 $65,010 $32,240 - 104,290 29% 68%
14 Management analysts 850 $80,040 $31,350 - 144,630 22% 78%
15 Medical and health services managers 850 $69,370 $37,010 - 107,010 16% 57%
16 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 830 $32,400 $20,340 - 50,020 15% 51%
17 Pharmacists 810 $102,650 $81,970 - 129,650 22% 97%
18 Sales managers 790 $90,780 $37,370 - 10% 69%
19 Child, family, and school social workers 790 $32,260 $22,210 - 42,050 19% 77%
20 Computer and information systems managers 720 $83,300 $42,090 - 130,880 16% 73%
21 Industrial engineers 700 $76,270 $49,390 - 110,350 20% 74%
22 Training and development specialists 680 $46,990 $24,580 - 72,270 18% 56%
23 Mechanical engineers 670 $78,170 $51,040 - 109,450 4% 78%
24 Computer programmers 670 $60,000 $37,250 - 83,670 -4% 73%
25 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 640 $48,560 $31,840 - 64,210 12% 51%
26 Network and computer systems administrators 590 $57,570 $36,040 - 84,340 27% 50%
27 Teachers and instructors, all other 580 $46,520 $22,330 - 73,170 9% 54%
28 Engineering managers 570 $96,830 $52,010 - 135,060 7% 84%
29 Graphic designers 530 $42,850 $24,780 - 70,480 10% 55%
30 Computer software engineers, applications 510 $71,320 $38,510 - 108,340 45% 85%
31 Civil engineers 510 $70,420 $44,090 - 102,890 18% 87%
32 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 500 $52,160 $26,280 - 86,480 5% 58%
33 Physical therapists 480 $69,880 $52,780 - 93,190 27% 89%
34 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 470 $56,910 $35,810 - 83,730 8% 78%
35 Marketing managers 450 $83,620 $38,650 - 140,830 14% 69%
36 Social and human service assistants 450 $23,300 $16,590 - 33,930 34% 58%
37 Computer software engineers, systems software 440 $94,080 $42,650 - 28% 85%
38 Electrical engineers 430 $88,910 $58,750 - 124,600 6% 81%
39 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 430 $44,710 $32,330 - 64,510 13% 73%
40 Public relations specialists 400 $47,440 $24,600 - 77,660 18% 81%
41 Network systems and data communications analysts 390 $72,620 $35,670 - 123,120 53% 57%
42 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 370 $44,190 $32,970 - 59,040 20% 87%
43 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 350 $45,480 $34,520 - 60,470 -5% 96%
44 Librarians 350 $42,390 $24,250 - 61,760 4% 85%
45 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 330 $55,980 $29,080 - 87,610 17% 56%
46 Instructional coordinators 310 $55,910 $32,660 - 98,100 23% 79%
47 Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 290 $44,640 $20,190 - 76,590 15% 72%
48 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 290 $43,650 $27,130 - 72,040 18% 56%
49 Coaches and scouts 290 $42,860 $16,000 - 101,240 15% 60%
50 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 280 $63,080 $35,440 - 96,180 25% 93%
51 Database administrators 270 $64,720 $35,740 - 95,940 29% 72%
52 Financial analysts 260 $65,550 $37,230 - 104,200 34% 87%
53 Private detectives and investigators 260 $0 $ - 18% 52%
54 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 260 $0 $ - 25% 67%
55 Physician assistants 250 $83,020 $65,690 - 118,550 27% 67%
56 Purchasing managers 250 $76,260 $37,020 - 125,840 3% 57%
57 Special education teachers, middle school 250 $46,350 $33,240 - 62,570 16% 87%
58 Market research analysts 250 $46,190 $26,980 - 83,570 20% 82%
59 Social and community service managers 250 $43,420 $28,410 - 64,640 25% 72%
60 Medical and public health social workers 250 $40,470 $21,930 - 59,610 24% 77%
61 Speech-language pathologists 240 $51,620 $34,730 - 72,340 11% 98%
62 Computer specialists, all other 230 $52,430 $22,140 - 91,810 15% 68%
63 Financial specialists, all other 230 $51,210 $23,760 - 83,550 12% 50%
64 Advertising sales agents 230 $40,520 $16,400 - 81,150 20% 56%
65 Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 220 $32,920 $23,570 - 44,240 11% 58%
66 Education administrators, postsecondary 210 $79,390 $39,670 - 150,650 14% 78%
67 Architects, except landscape and naval 210 $72,500 $41,450 - 114,650 18% 88%
68 Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 210 $48,400 $30,990 - 69,870 20% 99%
69 Chemists 200 $82,660 $45,970 - 127,570 9% 93%
70 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 200 $35,290 $22,230 - 48,990 30% 77%
71 Environmental engineers 190 $76,430 $44,720 - 108,050 25% 86%
72 Special education teachers, secondary school 190 $44,440 $34,190 - 59,400 9% 87%
73 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 190 $30,690 $22,060 - 41,650 34% 73%
74 Clergy 180 $48,390 $34,710 - 68,020 19% 75%
75 Chemical engineers 170 $93,990 $64,180 - 129,510 8% 91%
76 Occupational health and safety specialists 170 $90,210 $56,520 - 111,770 8% 72%
77 Editors 170 $44,420 $22,550 - 69,740 2% 81%
78 Legislators 170 $18,960 $12,850 - 38,860 1% 65%
79 Computer and information scientists, research 160 $84,020 $54,240 - 124,100 22% 68%
80 Compensation and benefits managers 160 $64,670 $34,300 - 98,720 12% 58%
81 Writers and authors 160 $45,910 $25,560 - 67,610 13% 84%
82 Sales and related workers, all other 160 $45,690 $20,840 - 79,760 14% 62%
83 Personal financial advisors 150 $74,020 $22,570 - 129,710 41% 81%
84 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 150 $66,130 $43,480 - 97,570 16% 99%
85 Occupational therapists 150 $65,670 $52,710 - 82,080 23% 90%
86 Detectives and criminal investigators 150 $61,470 $37,360 - 95,440 17% 54%
87 Veterinarians 150 $58,600 $37,350 - 68,700 35% 100%
88 Dietitians and nutritionists 150 $44,130 $32,970 - 55,960 9% 72%
89 Self-enrichment education teachers 150 $42,110 $23,780 - 61,700 23% 54%
90 Health educators 150 $37,490 $26,120 - 54,300 26% 58%
91 Nuclear engineers 140 $104,050 $63,960 - 144,400 7% 82%
92 Public relations managers 140 $63,270 $36,760 - 93,000 17% 75%
93 Training and development managers 130 $64,850 $39,720 - 103,900 16% 58%
94 Surveyors 130 $39,650 $22,710 - 62,540 24% 82%
95 Producers and directors 120 $59,120 $27,800 - 118,790 11% 75%
96 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 120 $49,710 $31,570 - 73,670 18% 56%
97 Reporters and correspondents 120 $36,320 $21,120 - 50,970 1% 85%
98 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 120 $32,040 $21,990 - 40,110 24% 78%
99 Technical writers 110 $61,310 $40,060 - 84,460 20% 74%
100 Social scientists and related workers, all other 110 $47,920 $29,010 - 77,560 5% 90%

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 10,660 $23,930 $13,900 - 38,490 12% 25%
2 Cashiers 9,320 $16,890 $13,020 - 21,110 -3% 10%
3 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 9,270 $15,850 $12,880 - 20,410 18% 5%
4 Office clerks, general 9,090 $26,850 $16,100 - 40,110 13% 19%
5 Waiters and waitresses 8,120 $16,340 $12,810 - 23,680 11% 14%
6 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 7,040 $23,850 $15,980 - 35,100 2% 5%
7 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 6,920 $37,430 $22,350 - 53,450 10% 4%
8 Customer service representatives 6,420 $28,320 $18,460 - 41,730 25% 22%
9 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 6,390 $19,220 $14,280 - 26,930 15% 4%
10 Stock clerks and order fillers 6,020 $21,310 $14,040 - 30,930 -8% 8%
11 General and operations managers 5,710 $84,340 $36,840 - 147,930 2% 48%
12 Team assemblers 5,670 $28,230 $19,400 - 38,140 0% 5%
13 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 5,030 $26,820 $17,040 - 37,980 1% 18%
14 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 3,800 $42,380 $25,220 - 64,450 6% 29%
15 Maintenance and repair workers, general 3,790 $32,000 $20,440 - 47,840 10% 6%
16 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 3,740 $30,140 $19,800 - 43,100 13% 16%
17 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 3,570 $37,600 $20,460 - 60,770 4% 25%
18 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 3,450 $33,600 $23,450 - 46,980 15% 18%
19 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 3,230 $21,810 $17,220 - 27,080 18% 7%
20 Construction laborers 3,170 $25,490 $18,600 - 32,640 11% 5%
21 Teacher assistants 2,940 $16,790 $12,960 - 23,000 10% 18%
22 Cooks, restaurant 2,910 $21,790 $16,740 - 30,850 12% 5%
23 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 2,750 $28,390 $17,000 - 45,290 8% 4%
24 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 2,510 $32,510 $25,740 - 40,040 14% 7%
25 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 2,480 $17,770 $13,380 - 23,480 13% 5%
26 Security guards 2,440 $21,980 $14,200 - 33,610 17% 13%
27 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 2,380 $24,200 $16,500 - 34,900 11% 14%
28 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 2,370 $25,790 $16,540 - 36,960 4% 6%
29 Receptionists and information clerks 2,240 $23,020 $16,200 - 30,780 17% 13%
30 Electricians 2,110 $38,590 $24,800 - 52,590 7% 7%
31 Packers and packagers, hand 2,060 $17,740 $13,140 - 25,350 -12% 3%
32 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 1,890 $32,760 $17,170 - 52,140 14% 4%
33 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 1,890 $22,640 $15,560 - 31,130 18% 6%
34 Business operations specialists, all other 1,880 $62,390 $31,250 - 108,130 21% 49%
35 Food preparation workers 1,870 $19,980 $14,930 - 26,100 15% 7%
36 Carpenters 1,840 $33,680 $22,460 - 45,160 10% 6%
37 Assemblers and fabricators, all other 1,760 $29,010 $20,840 - 39,160 -9% 5%
38 Bill and account collectors 1,730 $27,040 $19,990 - 35,890 23% 13%
39 Home health aides 1,640 $20,950 $16,880 - 25,100 49% 7%
40 Industrial truck and tractor operators 1,540 $27,300 $17,080 - 37,620 -2% 2%
41 Tellers 1,540 $24,130 $18,200 - 33,150 14% 16%
42 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,400 $50,260 $31,850 - 70,720 -5% 15%
43 Child care workers 1,400 $15,890 $12,930 - 19,980 18% 15%
44 Driver/sales workers 1,300 $22,220 $12,990 - 38,590 -5% 4%
45 Sales representatives, services, all other 1,290 $45,260 $18,510 - 80,140 28% 48%
46 Medical assistants 1,290 $26,550 $20,870 - 33,760 35% 10%
47 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,260 $49,490 $30,100 - 74,610 9% 10%
48 Order clerks 1,250 $20,460 $16,640 - 27,340 -24% 16%
49 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 1,240 $22,290 $16,910 - 29,420 11% 5%
50 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 1,230 $49,070 $22,020 - 79,730 7% 13%
51 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,210 $28,490 $21,400 - 39,490 4% 15%
52 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 1,210 $16,670 $13,150 - 20,230 10% 17%
53 Parts salespersons 1,200 $32,210 $19,940 - 48,010 -2% 6%
54 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 1,180 $33,150 $23,400 - 41,670 5% 2%
55 Pharmacy technicians 1,180 $27,700 $19,210 - 34,640 32% 16%
56 Dishwashers 1,160 $17,780 $13,510 - 22,850 10% 3%
57 Cooks, fast food 1,070 $15,250 $12,890 - 19,140 8% 5%
58 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 1,040 $33,800 $21,780 - 52,340 9% 3%
59 Food service managers 1,030 $42,090 $24,340 - 62,370 5% 24%
60 Counter and rental clerks 990 $21,490 $13,200 - 31,570 23% 16%
61 Administrative services managers 980 $58,620 $27,090 - 92,030 12% 40%
62 Production workers, all other 950 $25,320 $17,760 - 33,190 2% 5%
63 Preschool teachers, except special education 900 $21,930 $13,900 - 39,750 26% 43%
64 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 880 $36,620 $27,820 - 47,600 11% 33%
65 Bartenders 880 $16,790 $12,810 - 22,110 11% 17%
66 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 870 $34,400 $22,910 - 50,010 11% 4%
67 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 870 $32,410 $17,920 - 48,440 -7% 14%
68 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 850 $31,240 $17,660 - 55,960 12% 6%
69 Radiologic technologists and technicians 840 $49,150 $34,270 - 64,690 15% 25%
70 Computer support specialists 830 $40,880 $24,880 - 62,630 13% 43%
71 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 810 $16,610 $13,010 - 21,130 12% 6%
72 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 800 $33,210 $25,090 - 41,400 8% 3%
73 Construction managers 780 $56,380 $33,780 - 86,730 16% 29%
74 Electrical power-line installers and repairers 780 $46,140 $32,820 - 63,580 7% 6%
75 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 760 $34,290 $14,800 - 47,710 27% 47%
76 Postal service mail carriers 760 $0 $ - 1% 11%
77 Automotive body and related repairers 750 $39,430 $27,060 - 60,870 12% 3%
78 Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 750 $28,130 $19,140 - 40,250 19% 14%
79 Medical secretaries 750 $28,070 $21,390 - 36,170 17% 18%
80 Personal and home care aides 750 $19,940 $15,660 - 24,790 51% 10%
81 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 730 $70,420 $33,160 - 129,100 4% 38%
82 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 730 $18,630 $13,260 - 24,810 14% 3%
83 Dental assistants 720 $31,790 $24,060 - 40,000 29% 9%
84 Helpers--production workers 710 $27,060 $16,780 - 39,670 -1% 4%
85 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 700 $36,750 $23,670 - 51,180 12% 3%
86 Machinists 700 $35,170 $21,880 - 50,680 -3% 3%
87 Bus drivers, school 680 $18,390 $13,000 - 29,880 9% 4%
88 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 670 $28,540 $19,520 - 38,450 -15% 0%
89 Cost estimators 660 $58,200 $35,180 - 83,820 19% 32%
90 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 660 $45,570 $26,650 - 65,620 10% 17%
91 Industrial machinery mechanics 660 $41,380 $27,200 - 56,040 9% 5%
92 Data entry keyers 660 $24,110 $17,630 - 32,900 -5% 18%
93 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 660 $17,730 $14,240 - 21,100 17% 14%
94 Tree trimmers and pruners 650 $26,600 $20,750 - 35,600 11% 6%
95 Loan officers 620 $56,190 $26,720 - 116,110 12% 49%
96 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 610 $24,930 $16,980 - 37,590 -5% 5%
97 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 600 $52,490 $31,750 - 81,340 0% 42%
98 Paralegals and legal assistants 580 $40,830 $24,050 - 68,630 22% 45%
99 First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers 580 $27,460 $17,310 - 41,780 13% 11%
100 Bus drivers, transit and intercity 580 $25,660 $16,140 - 43,270 13% 4%
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Jobs More Common Near Knoxville Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Tree trimmers and pruners 26,600 650 27.3
Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, and kettle operators and tenders 37,920 390 15.5
Pourers and casters, metal 38,890 210 11
Nuclear engineers 104,050 140 9.8
Fiberglass laminators and fabricators 29,730 290 8.5
Extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers 31,770 100 8
Elevator installers and repairers 68,790 280 6.6
Emergency management specialists 73,160 120 6.6
Metal-refining furnace operators and tenders 36,530 170 6.2
Funeral directors 41,330 220 5.5
Private detectives and investigators 0 260 5.1
Environmental science and protection technicians, including health 57,600 350 4.9
Radio and television announcers 28,870 240 4.7
Hazardous materials removal workers 44,120 410 4.7
Anesthesiologists 167,400 190 4.1
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 46,140 780 4.1
Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles 32,290 120 4
Residential advisors 19,570 370 3.7
History teachers, postsecondary 0 110 3.2
Pipelayers 37,540 340 2.9
Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood 23,310 160 2.9
Assemblers and fabricators, all other 29,010 1,760 2.8
Communications teachers, postsecondary 0 110 2.8
Computer and information scientists, research 84,020 160 2.8
Forging machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 26,780 110 2.7
Chemical engineers 93,990 170 2.5
Broadcast technicians 33,330 180 2.5
Environmental engineering technicians 50,960 100 2.4
Surgeons 0 260 2.4
Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other 44,640 290 2.4
Team assemblers 28,230 5,670 2.3
Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 32,400 830 2.3
Parts salespersons 32,210 1,200 2.2
Engineers, all other 100,610 890 2.2
Lodging managers 49,990 140 2.2
Foreign language and literature teachers, postsecondary 0 100 2.2
Drilling and boring machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 29,650 120 2.2
Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters 28,890 560 2.2
Surgical technologists 34,440 460 2.1
Diagnostic medical sonographers 51,850 240 2.1
Chief executives 151,810 1,510 2.1
Food service managers 42,090 1,030 2.1
Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary 53,780 170 2.1
Automotive body and related repairers 39,430 750 2.1
Order clerks 20,460 1,250 2.1
Statisticians 78,590 100 2.1
Vocational education teachers, secondary school 45,480 350 2
Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators 28,040 240 2
Crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders 29,500 130 2
Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 32,920 220 2

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Knoxville, Tennessee Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Occupational health and safety specialists 90,210 1.47 170
Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 41,670 1.36 210
Environmental science and protection technicians, including health 57,600 1.35 350
Health technologists and technicians, all other 52,260 1.28 120
Emergency management specialists 73,160 1.25 120
Chemists 82,660 1.25 200
Engineers, all other 100,610 1.25 890
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 31,240 1.24 850
Pourers and casters, metal 38,890 1.23 210
Teachers and instructors, all other 46,520 1.22 580
Coaches and scouts 42,860 1.2 290
Biological science teachers, postsecondary 87,220 1.19 150
Loan interviewers and clerks 37,550 1.18 520
Sales and related workers, all other 45,690 1.16 160
First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 49,460 1.15 420
Hazardous materials removal workers 44,120 1.15 410
Helpers--production workers 27,060 1.15 710
Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 28,290 1.14 410
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 34,290 1.14 760
Massage therapists 44,320 1.13 120
Furnace, kiln, oven, drier, and kettle operators and tenders 37,920 1.13 390
Computer software engineers, systems software 94,080 1.13 440
Demonstrators and product promoters 28,900 1.13 110
Network systems and data communications analysts 72,620 1.12 390
Telecommunications line installers and repairers 51,150 1.12 310
Electrical engineers 88,910 1.11 430
Chemical technicians 46,510 1.11 250
Legal secretaries 39,950 1.11 120
Chemical engineers 93,990 1.1 170
Self-enrichment education teachers 42,110 1.1 150
Maintenance workers, machinery 41,320 1.1 170
Assemblers and fabricators, all other 29,010 1.1 1,760
Management analysts 80,040 1.09 850
Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 60,880 1.09 410
Clergy 48,390 1.07 180
Graphic designers 42,850 1.06 530
Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles 32,290 1.06 120
Food servers, nonrestaurant 21,410 1.06 150
Business operations specialists, all other 62,390 1.06 1,880
Office clerks, general 26,850 1.06 9,090
Parts salespersons 32,210 1.06 1,200
Mechanical engineers 78,170 1.05 670
Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers 53,800 1.05 410
Industrial engineers 76,270 1.05 700
Producers and directors 59,120 1.04 120
Food preparation workers 19,980 1.04 1,870
Cost estimators 58,200 1.04 660
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 63,080 1.04 280
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 58,540 1.04 3,210
Technical writers 61,310 1.04 110

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