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Logan Employment

Employment and Industries in the Logan, Utah Area

The Logan economy has a focus on healthcare, manufacturing, education, food processing and business services. Utah State University, Icon Health and Fitness, Swift Beef Company, Convergys and Logan Regional Hospital are some of the largest employers.

The leading fields of employment in the city are educational services, healthcare, manufacturing, accommodation and food services, and professional, scientific and technical services. Management, professional and related occupations (31% of the labor force). Sales and office occupations (24% of the jobs).

Noteworthy information about Logan Utah: Adult population which has earned a bachelor's degree or higher: 35%. Cost of living index in 2008: 85.9 (national average: 100). Average salary in 2009: $23,000.

Notable companies headquartered in Logan:

  • Icon Health and Fitness - Developer, manufacturer and marketer of fitness equipment
  • Campbell Scientific - Scientific instrumentation
  • New Dawn Technologies - Software development
  • Con Service - Software development
  • Cafe Ibis - Coffee roasting company
  • S&S Power - Amusement park ride manufacturer
  • Hogi Yogi - Fast food restaurant chain
  • Utah Festival Opera -
  • Gossner Foods
  • Cache Valley Brewing Company

Logan's largest employers:

  • Utah State University
  • Icon Health and Fitness
  • Cache County School District
  • Swift Beef Company
  • Convergys
  • Logan Regional Hospital
  • Logan School District
  • Moore Wallace
  • Logan City
  • Thermo-Fisher Laboratories
  • Pepperidge Farms
  • Schreiber Foods
  • Sunshine Terrace Foundation
  • Presto Products
  • Gossner Foods
  • Walmart
  • Space Dynamics Laboratory
  • Cache County
  • Huclone Laboratories
  • Weather Shield Mfg Inc

Associations offering assistance to Logan businesses include:

Those interested in staying current with the local business community may want to read the Herald Journal.

Most Popular Jobs in Logan, Utah 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 Elementary school teachers, except special education 1,110 $43,310 $26,650 - 64,340 14% 95%
2 Registered nurses 520 $55,340 $42,340 - 76,100 24% 56%
3 Accountants and auditors 360 $54,720 $33,890 - 89,700 18% 79%
4 Survey researchers 340 $23,470 $13,670 - 45,490 16% 82%
5 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 330 $59,310 $20,870 - 98,050 8% 51%
6 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 330 $45,090 $31,160 - 62,010 6% 96%
7 Special education teachers, secondary school 170 $31,820 $19,140 - 55,460 9% 87%
8 Social and human service assistants 150 $27,960 $17,920 - 40,330 34% 58%
9 Computer programmers 140 $50,320 $31,820 - 70,240 -4% 73%
10 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 140 $41,400 $29,260 - 57,600 13% 73%
11 Graphic designers 120 $31,040 $18,240 - 48,520 10% 55%
12 Chief executives 110 $118,750 $35,710 - 2% 65%
13 Managers, all other 110 $66,530 $35,830 - 136,900 7% 55%
14 Financial managers 90 $86,280 $51,830 - 126,430 13% 60%
15 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 90 $67,760 $31,880 - 103,670 12% 51%
16 Network and computer systems administrators 90 $52,700 $35,440 - 75,080 27% 50%
17 Computer systems analysts 80 $55,090 $41,230 - 73,430 29% 68%
18 Computer software engineers, applications 80 $52,720 $25,690 - 84,690 45% 85%
19 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 80 $43,590 $29,440 - 63,080 20% 87%
20 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 70 $65,900 $53,370 - 89,880 8% 78%
21 Training and development specialists 70 $45,040 $28,160 - 68,910 18% 56%
22 Public relations specialists 70 $43,710 $23,190 - 65,500 18% 81%
23 Sales managers 60 $105,260 $56,410 - 161,280 10% 69%
24 Dentists, general 60 $103,920 $30,970 - 9% 100%
25 Pharmacists 60 $97,680 $70,580 - 127,910 22% 97%
26 Physical therapists 60 $76,230 $49,670 - 116,470 27% 89%
27 Industrial engineers 60 $63,150 $42,130 - 103,980 20% 74%
28 Mechanical engineers 60 $62,270 $43,750 - 94,690 4% 78%
29 Electrical engineers 60 $61,760 $38,200 - 84,710 6% 81%
30 Legislators 60 $17,160 $12,810 - 16,010 1% 65%
31 Lawyers 50 $121,300 $34,050 - 11% 99%
32 Architects, except landscape and naval 50 $110,320 $51,100 - 18% 88%
33 Medical and health services managers 50 $89,890 $56,010 - 152,300 16% 57%
34 Engineering managers 50 $89,310 $50,980 - 132,600 7% 84%
35 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 50 $53,340 $27,870 - 95,410 25% 67%
36 Social and community service managers 50 $50,890 $28,480 - 81,410 25% 72%
37 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 50 $45,040 $30,080 - 70,030 17% 56%
38 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 40 $76,280 $37,040 - 106,810 16% 99%
39 Network systems and data communications analysts 40 $47,120 $29,480 - 67,710 53% 57%
40 Computer and information systems managers 30 $79,700 $48,970 - 103,880 16% 73%
41 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 30 $69,850 $42,170 - 117,500 5% 58%
42 Surveyors 30 $56,240 $22,130 - 81,330 24% 82%
43 Medical and public health social workers 30 $44,370 $33,040 - 63,680 24% 77%
44 Electronics engineers, except computer 30 $0 $ - 4% 81%
45 Advertising sales agents 30 $0 $ - 20% 56%

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 1,970 $22,110 $13,880 - 32,060 12% 25%
2 Cashiers 1,450 $16,940 $13,090 - 22,630 -3% 10%
3 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 1,340 $16,180 $12,910 - 21,570 18% 5%
4 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 1,110 $25,310 $16,740 - 36,620 1% 18%
5 Office clerks, general 1,010 $22,660 $14,830 - 31,700 13% 19%
6 Teacher assistants 970 $22,850 $16,190 - 31,800 10% 18%
7 Slaughterers and meat packers 850 $28,580 $21,260 - 37,190 13% 2%
8 Telemarketers 830 $18,930 $16,050 - 23,850 -10% 14%
9 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 780 $19,650 $13,750 - 27,300 15% 4%
10 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 700 $23,940 $17,260 - 32,650 2% 5%
11 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 650 $37,600 $20,550 - 54,680 10% 4%
12 Stock clerks and order fillers 650 $20,560 $14,100 - 29,030 -8% 8%
13 General and operations managers 640 $75,300 $29,660 - 137,610 2% 48%
14 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 590 $26,890 $15,980 - 38,970 13% 16%
15 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 560 $21,730 $17,360 - 27,060 18% 7%
16 Team assemblers 540 $22,620 $17,640 - 28,180 0% 5%
17 Carpenters 510 $38,110 $22,310 - 56,470 10% 6%
18 Construction laborers 500 $24,860 $16,660 - 35,580 11% 5%
19 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 470 $41,910 $27,100 - 64,370 6% 29%
20 Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 460 $18,410 $13,140 - 26,930 10% 24%
21 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 440 $44,010 $28,810 - 62,710 -5% 15%
22 Receptionists and information clerks 440 $19,300 $13,610 - 25,590 17% 13%
23 Cooks, fast food 420 $14,840 $12,650 - 18,450 8% 5%
24 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 410 $33,380 $22,690 - 45,970 4% 25%
25 Industrial truck and tractor operators 400 $27,480 $20,860 - 38,460 -2% 2%
26 Waiters and waitresses 390 $25,130 $14,400 - 33,420 11% 14%
27 Customer service representatives 390 $23,680 $16,490 - 37,270 25% 22%
28 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 380 $26,130 $14,130 - 38,880 -7% 14%
29 Order clerks 340 $23,970 $17,680 - 31,750 -24% 16%
30 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 340 $20,460 $14,550 - 29,510 18% 6%
31 Helpers--production workers 340 $19,270 $13,880 - 25,010 -1% 4%
32 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 320 $24,430 $16,780 - 38,360 11% 14%
33 Packers and packagers, hand 320 $16,950 $13,200 - 21,650 -12% 3%
34 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 310 $48,960 $32,150 - 67,330 9% 10%
35 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 300 $33,840 $19,860 - 50,560 14% 4%
36 Tellers 300 $22,400 $17,470 - 27,890 14% 16%
37 Food preparation workers 290 $15,680 $13,050 - 19,140 15% 7%
38 Medical secretaries 270 $23,400 $13,500 - 33,590 17% 18%
39 Loan officers 260 $36,520 $17,070 - 66,850 12% 49%
40 Machinists 250 $34,660 $24,230 - 49,960 -3% 3%
41 Electricians 240 $34,230 $22,450 - 48,380 7% 7%
42 Maintenance and repair workers, general 240 $29,340 $16,520 - 44,080 10% 6%
43 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 230 $26,080 $17,190 - 44,500 8% 4%
44 Home health aides 230 $20,430 $17,040 - 24,790 49% 7%
45 Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters 220 $25,410 $17,940 - 33,410 3% 4%
46 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 210 $36,920 $22,670 - 52,990 15% 18%
47 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 210 $17,870 $13,900 - 21,500 13% 5%
48 Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 200 $37,710 $19,750 - 57,880 4% 18%
49 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 200 $26,130 $19,140 - 34,290 4% 6%
50 Dental assistants 190 $21,790 $16,610 - 32,480 29% 9%
51 Child care workers 190 $17,650 $13,240 - 24,590 18% 15%
52 Drywall and ceiling tile installers 180 $39,530 $30,780 - 52,390 7% 2%
53 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 180 $38,670 $20,410 - 61,610 11% 4%
54 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 180 $29,810 $21,960 - 40,170 4% 30%
55 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 180 $24,370 $16,310 - 35,220 -5% 5%
56 Assemblers and fabricators, all other 180 $21,920 $16,540 - 27,630 -9% 5%
57 Business operations specialists, all other 170 $46,910 $27,810 - 72,160 21% 49%
58 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 160 $31,240 $26,030 - 38,680 5% 2%
59 Computer support specialists 130 $35,360 $20,700 - 64,300 13% 43%
60 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 130 $35,020 $24,290 - 42,930 9% 3%
61 Insurance sales agents 130 $34,250 $16,250 - 43,700 13% 45%
62 Cement masons and concrete finishers 130 $32,510 $23,920 - 40,770 11% 2%
63 Printing machine operators 130 $28,880 $16,940 - 45,260 -6% 6%
64 Painters, construction and maintenance 130 $27,490 $14,980 - 39,130 12% 6%
65 Helpers--carpenters 130 $20,780 $16,390 - 27,770 12% 3%
66 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 130 $16,520 $13,200 - 20,340 17% 14%
67 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 120 $44,940 $24,670 - 66,780 0% 42%
68 Medical assistants 120 $23,650 $17,720 - 31,250 35% 10%
69 Automotive body and related repairers 110 $35,080 $17,940 - 52,020 12% 3%
70 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 110 $33,140 $27,830 - 41,420 8% 3%
71 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 110 $32,760 $25,230 - 44,680 14% 7%
72 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 100 $51,920 $29,920 - 71,770 7% 13%
73 Sales representatives, services, all other 100 $50,000 $19,460 - 96,280 28% 48%
74 Pharmacy technicians 100 $28,550 $21,940 - 36,990 32% 16%
75 Counter and rental clerks 100 $22,810 $13,940 - 33,360 23% 16%
76 Parts salespersons 90 $27,170 $16,930 - 39,360 -2% 6%
77 Postal service mail carriers 90 $0 $ - 1% 11%
78 Excavating and loading machine and dragline operators 80 $32,600 $21,370 - 49,830 8% 4%
79 Structural metal fabricators and fitters 80 $22,900 $17,280 - 30,260 -0% 0%
80 Service station attendants 80 $19,180 $13,510 - 24,620 13% 6%
81 Tire repairers and changers 80 $18,620 $13,290 - 25,520 20% 6%
82 Sewing machine operators 80 $18,430 $14,820 - 22,760 -27% 5%
83 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 80 $16,460 $13,000 - 23,050 10% 8%
84 Architectural and civil drafters 70 $39,140 $25,290 - 57,490 6% 25%
85 Extruding, forming, pressing, and compacting machine setters, operators, and tenders 70 $32,850 $26,480 - 41,530 -8% 0%
86 Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders 70 $32,440 $20,830 - 39,900 -5% 4%
87 Welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders 70 $30,810 $23,630 - 38,560 3% 2%
88 Cutting, punching, and press machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 70 $28,140 $21,810 - 36,260 -15% 0%
89 Loan interviewers and clerks 70 $25,670 $19,560 - 36,230 -1% 24%
90 Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 70 $23,070 $17,670 - 30,190 -7% 0%
91 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 70 $20,990 $15,870 - 27,640 14% 3%
92 Fire fighters 70 $0 $ - 12% 18%
93 Industrial production managers 60 $82,140 $56,020 - 117,590 -6% 43%
94 Construction managers 60 $81,650 $41,300 - 160,390 16% 29%
95 Maintenance workers, machinery 60 $40,420 $27,350 - 50,770 -1% 0%
96 Property, real estate, and community association managers 60 $39,000 $23,320 - 50,820 15% 36%
97 Mechanical engineering technicians 60 $38,420 $26,360 - 56,240 6% 18%
98 First-line supervisors/managers of helpers, laborers, and material movers, hand 60 $37,230 $26,990 - 57,990 13% 17%
99 Industrial machinery mechanics 60 $37,040 $27,630 - 48,440 9% 5%
100 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 60 $36,920 $27,240 - 48,530 12% 3%
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Jobs More Common Near Logan Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Slaughterers and meat packers 28,580 850 117
Survey researchers 23,470 340 69.4
Telemarketers 18,930 830 8.7
Interviewers, except eligibility and loan 18,410 460 7.1
Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters 25,410 220 7.1
Helpers--carpenters 20,780 130 6.3
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 39,530 180 5
Order clerks 23,970 340 4.7
Special education teachers, secondary school 31,820 170 4.4
Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 37,710 200 4
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 26,130 380 2.9
Teacher assistants 22,850 970 2.8
Elementary school teachers, except special education 43,310 1,110 2.7
Cooks, fast food 14,840 420 2.7
Loan officers 36,520 260 2.7
Helpers--production workers 19,270 340 2.6
Automotive body and related repairers 35,080 110 2.5
Assemblers and fabricators, all other 21,920 180 2.4
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 44,010 440 2.4
Printing machine operators 28,880 130 2.3
Industrial truck and tractor operators 27,480 400 2.3
Cement masons and concrete finishers 32,510 130 2.2
Machinists 34,660 250 2.2
Production, planning, and expediting clerks 29,810 180 2.1
Dental assistants 21,790 190 2.1
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 16,520 130 2.1
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 25,310 1,110 2
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 41,400 140 2
Medical secretaries 23,400 270 2
Carpenters 38,110 510 1.9
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 24,370 180 1.9
Graphic designers 31,040 120 1.8
Team assemblers 22,620 540 1.8
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 48,960 310 1.8
Tellers 22,400 300 1.8
Painters, construction and maintenance 27,490 130 1.7
Construction laborers 24,860 500 1.7
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 35,020 130 1.7
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 16,180 1,340 1.7
Social and human service assistants 27,960 150 1.6
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 31,240 160 1.6
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 33,840 300 1.6
Retail salespersons 22,110 1,970 1.5
Packers and packagers, hand 16,950 320 1.4
Cashiers 16,940 1,450 1.4
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 37,600 650 1.4
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 21,730 560 1.4
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 38,670 180 1.4
Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 44,940 120 1.3
First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 24,430 320 1.3

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Logan, Utah Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Waiters and waitresses 25,130 1.34 390
Slaughterers and meat packers 28,580 1.27 850
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 59,310 1.05 330
Teacher assistants 22,850 1.03 970
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 39,530 1.03 180
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 37,600 1 650
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 23,940 0.99 700
Social and human service assistants 27,960 0.99 150
Carpenters 38,110 0.97 510
Home health aides 20,430 0.96 230
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 36,920 0.95 210
Tellers 22,400 0.95 300
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 16,180 0.94 1,340
Machinists 34,660 0.94 250
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 17,870 0.93 210
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 24,370 0.93 180
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 33,840 0.93 300
First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 41,910 0.93 470
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 26,130 0.92 200
Accountants and auditors 54,720 0.92 360
Child care workers 17,650 0.92 190
Industrial truck and tractor operators 27,480 0.91 400
Cashiers 16,940 0.91 1,450
Retail salespersons 22,110 0.91 1,970
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 21,730 0.9 560
Stock clerks and order fillers 20,560 0.9 650
Truck drivers, light or delivery services 26,080 0.9 230
Registered nurses 55,340 0.9 520
Automotive body and related repairers 35,080 0.89 110
Office clerks, general 22,660 0.89 1,010
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 31,240 0.89 160
Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 45,090 0.88 330
Printing machine operators 28,880 0.88 130
Cement masons and concrete finishers 32,510 0.88 130
Elementary school teachers, except special education 43,310 0.87 1,110
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 25,310 0.87 1,110
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 33,380 0.86 410
Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 19,650 0.86 780
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 35,020 0.85 130
Maintenance and repair workers, general 29,340 0.85 240
Cooks, fast food 14,840 0.85 420
Order clerks 23,970 0.85 340
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 16,520 0.85 130
Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 44,940 0.85 120
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 20,460 0.84 340
Computer support specialists 35,360 0.84 130
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 48,960 0.84 310
Medical assistants 23,650 0.84 120
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 26,890 0.84 590
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 38,670 0.84 180

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