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Virginia Beach Employment

Employment and Industries in the Virginia Beach, Virginia Area

The Virginia Beach economy includes a thriving tourism industry and a notable military presence due to having four military bases. Agriculture also has a significant impact on the local economy.

Tourism has created a large number of service jobs. Retail and wholesale businesses provide approximately one-third of the jobs in Virginia Beach. Jobs are also provided by businesses that produce items such as furniture, power tools, welding equipment, coated abrasives and recreational products.

The area includes numerous international companies. Virginia Beach has the North American headquarters for Stihl and the headquarters for Lillian Vernon.

Noteworthy facts regarding Virginian Beach, Virginia: Estimated median household income in 2007: $61,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 89.2 (U.S. average: 100). Adult residents holding a bachelor's degree or higher: 28%.

Virginia Beach's largest private employers:

  • American Systems Engineering
  • Amerigroup
  • Manpower
  • Geico Direct
  • Gold Key Resorts
  • Stihl
  • Christian Broadcasting Network
  • Virginian-Pilot Production Plant
  • Lillian Vernon Corporation
  • UPS

Virginia Beach's primary nonagricultural employment sectors:

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

Virginia Beach, Virginia has numerous popular jobs which are mostly filled by those with college degrees including registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, management analysts, computer systems analysts, computer applications software engineers, mechanical engineers, and child, family and school social workers.

Virginia Beach businesses are invited to work with the following associations:

Information about local business and industry is offered at HamptonRoads.com/PilotOnline.com.

Most Popular Jobs in Virginia Beach, Virginia 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 12,280 $58,860 $42,810 - 77,500 24% 56%
2 Elementary school teachers, except special education 8,290 $52,030 $35,180 - 72,140 14% 95%
3 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 6,400 $58,640 $29,420 - 96,770 8% 51%
4 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 5,600 $51,990 $35,020 - 73,190 6% 96%
5 Teachers and instructors, all other 5,490 $38,110 $21,150 - 65,910 9% 54%
6 Accountants and auditors 5,470 $62,600 $36,520 - 98,860 18% 79%
7 Management analysts 5,080 $80,110 $46,300 - 113,760 22% 78%
8 Computer systems analysts 3,280 $69,150 $45,800 - 98,620 29% 68%
9 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 3,200 $51,050 $35,320 - 69,410 11% 95%
10 Computer software engineers, applications 3,150 $77,690 $48,030 - 112,480 45% 85%
11 Mechanical engineers 2,440 $77,420 $47,260 - 109,320 4% 78%
12 Child, family, and school social workers 2,270 $41,090 $26,020 - 59,340 19% 77%
13 Civil engineers 2,150 $77,070 $49,040 - 113,740 18% 87%
14 Network and computer systems administrators 2,100 $61,820 $35,900 - 88,810 27% 50%
15 Computer software engineers, systems software 1,820 $85,940 $57,530 - 118,860 28% 85%
16 Lawyers 1,770 $124,900 $58,160 - 11% 99%
17 Training and development specialists 1,660 $53,270 $29,210 - 82,280 18% 56%
18 Computer specialists, all other 1,550 $79,200 $59,040 - 101,210 15% 68%
19 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 1,470 $59,630 $37,250 - 89,570 17% 56%
20 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 1,470 $52,800 $31,010 - 77,760 13% 73%
21 Computer programmers 1,460 $63,300 $40,290 - 101,280 -4% 73%
22 Financial managers 1,430 $96,050 $52,320 - 145,920 13% 60%
23 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 1,370 $49,150 $29,060 - 78,290 5% 58%
24 Electrical engineers 1,300 $71,720 $47,040 - 102,900 6% 81%
25 Pharmacists 1,290 $105,570 $85,240 - 129,730 22% 97%
26 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 1,270 $73,790 $46,720 - 102,560 8% 78%
27 Network systems and data communications analysts 1,220 $65,210 $40,800 - 97,160 53% 57%
28 Rehabilitation counselors 1,220 $30,940 $19,780 - 44,640 23% 73%
29 Marine engineers and naval architects 1,190 $70,110 $48,800 - 97,590 11% 78%
30 Managers, all other 1,170 $86,600 $49,410 - 127,000 7% 55%
31 Financial specialists, all other 1,120 $62,070 $34,730 - 96,050 12% 50%
32 Public relations specialists 1,120 $54,170 $30,180 - 91,960 18% 81%
33 Chief executives 1,110 $154,150 $72,290 - 2% 65%
34 Engineers, all other 1,110 $88,360 $42,040 - 128,280 6% 82%
35 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 1,110 $64,410 $23,210 - 118,780 25% 67%
36 Sales managers 1,100 $86,910 $39,730 - 161,410 10% 69%
37 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 1,000 $50,280 $36,490 - 64,100 12% 51%
38 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 1,000 $46,860 $35,250 - 60,490 20% 87%
39 Social and human service assistants 970 $27,700 $17,480 - 38,510 34% 58%
40 Medical and health services managers 950 $78,380 $44,460 - 119,010 16% 57%
41 Computer and information systems managers 940 $105,690 $70,020 - 149,600 16% 73%
42 Special education teachers, secondary school 930 $48,910 $35,600 - 63,700 9% 87%
43 Mental health counselors 930 $42,410 $20,540 - 61,890 30% 73%
44 Market research analysts 920 $51,850 $27,840 - 84,660 20% 82%
45 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 900 $40,470 $23,060 - 62,440 18% 56%
46 Librarians 860 $54,860 $37,860 - 77,240 4% 85%
47 Aerospace engineers 840 $102,930 $66,910 - 140,400 10% 87%
48 Graphic designers 840 $44,850 $26,030 - 70,120 10% 55%
49 Coaches and scouts 830 $31,150 $14,880 - 51,840 15% 60%
50 Engineering managers 810 $107,380 $75,050 - 140,910 7% 84%
51 Instructional coordinators 800 $61,820 $32,420 - 89,570 23% 79%
52 Advertising sales agents 800 $45,470 $14,280 - 81,670 20% 56%
53 Physical therapists 770 $74,690 $52,170 - 102,040 27% 89%
54 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 760 $35,710 $24,390 - 48,200 15% 51%
55 Nuclear engineers 750 $81,400 $60,860 - 102,510 7% 82%
56 Electronics engineers, except computer 740 $82,010 $55,700 - 105,790 4% 81%
57 Industrial engineers 740 $67,400 $45,010 - 95,920 20% 74%
58 Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 730 $43,330 $24,260 - 62,920 11% 58%
59 Database administrators 720 $60,780 $36,160 - 87,550 29% 72%
60 Editors 720 $40,040 $27,330 - 61,340 2% 81%
61 Education administrators, postsecondary 710 $90,310 $46,450 - 151,570 14% 78%
62 Special education teachers, middle school 640 $45,420 $33,090 - 59,200 16% 87%
63 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 610 $75,590 $31,060 - 127,450 12% 51%
64 Occupational health and safety specialists 550 $63,820 $38,880 - 92,950 8% 72%
65 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 550 $48,820 $32,890 - 71,260 18% 56%
66 Architects, except landscape and naval 540 $77,200 $45,490 - 108,510 18% 88%
67 Speech-language pathologists 540 $70,740 $40,490 - 126,260 11% 98%
68 Budget analysts 470 $64,490 $44,900 - 84,990 7% 78%
69 Producers and directors 470 $50,960 $28,160 - 82,010 11% 75%
70 Financial analysts 450 $60,870 $41,150 - 86,450 34% 87%
71 Dietitians and nutritionists 450 $49,130 $41,310 - 62,050 9% 72%
72 Dentists, general 440 $145,120 $37,590 - 9% 100%
73 Detectives and criminal investigators 430 $65,400 $40,010 - 94,640 17% 54%
74 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 430 $59,880 $37,480 - 88,970 25% 93%
75 Operations research analysts 420 $77,430 $40,920 - 115,470 11% 71%
76 Technical writers 420 $73,250 $40,050 - 137,780 20% 74%
77 Occupational therapists 420 $72,470 $43,190 - 109,870 23% 90%
78 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 420 $62,270 $37,470 - 97,330 16% 99%
79 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 420 $44,790 $26,630 - 62,630 -5% 96%
80 Social scientists and related workers, all other 410 $78,740 $54,910 - 103,850 5% 90%
81 Social and community service managers 410 $68,110 $46,060 - 97,560 25% 72%
82 Environmental engineers 390 $83,620 $57,050 - 115,120 25% 86%
83 Physician assistants 380 $64,710 $44,780 - 90,380 27% 67%
84 Personal financial advisors 370 $69,560 $34,270 - 126,180 41% 81%
85 Education, training, and library workers, all other 370 $45,610 $30,490 - 74,270 11% 79%
86 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 370 $37,360 $20,380 - 57,160 30% 77%
87 Tax preparers 370 $23,050 $17,490 - 31,180 -8% 54%
88 Computer and information scientists, research 360 $80,820 $59,870 - 102,420 22% 68%
89 Medical and public health social workers 360 $43,300 $30,190 - 60,830 24% 77%
90 Marketing managers 350 $95,360 $56,450 - 149,410 14% 69%
91 Veterinarians 340 $96,810 $57,590 - 35% 100%
92 Reporters and correspondents 340 $48,980 $23,710 - 82,130 1% 85%
93 Community and social service specialists, all other 340 $37,710 $18,840 - 62,570 25% 58%
94 Health educators 330 $41,280 $25,040 - 55,950 26% 58%
95 Interior designers 330 $39,810 $16,260 - 66,550 20% 55%
96 Urban and regional planners 310 $57,790 $39,320 - 82,740 15% 92%
97 Meeting and convention planners 310 $42,640 $28,350 - 63,900 20% 67%
98 Chemists 300 $71,030 $45,920 - 90,690 9% 93%
99 Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program 290 $38,390 $24,950 - 57,980 24% 78%
100 Sales and related workers, all other 280 $38,960 $17,180 - 78,310 14% 62%

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 28,060 $22,970 $13,700 - 36,480 12% 25%
2 Office clerks, general 27,010 $26,280 $16,180 - 38,130 13% 19%
3 Cashiers 22,770 $16,810 $13,030 - 21,770 -3% 10%
4 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 21,250 $17,200 $13,100 - 22,890 18% 5%
5 Waiters and waitresses 14,970 $19,120 $13,390 - 28,350 11% 14%
6 Customer service representatives 14,070 $28,000 $18,360 - 39,250 25% 22%
7 Stock clerks and order fillers 11,460 $22,760 $14,580 - 34,200 -8% 8%
8 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 11,410 $20,090 $13,700 - 28,880 15% 4%
9 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 10,190 $23,440 $14,900 - 35,720 2% 5%
10 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 9,170 $33,430 $22,090 - 46,930 13% 16%
11 Maintenance and repair workers, general 8,550 $32,930 $20,500 - 48,320 10% 6%
12 Teacher assistants 7,600 $20,900 $13,730 - 30,620 10% 18%
13 Business operations specialists, all other 7,580 $63,870 $32,140 - 98,850 21% 49%
14 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 7,470 $21,460 $16,810 - 26,380 18% 7%
15 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 7,390 $47,320 $27,850 - 70,740 6% 29%
16 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 7,060 $34,880 $22,980 - 50,360 10% 4%
17 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 7,020 $39,070 $22,320 - 60,950 4% 25%
18 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 6,780 $18,580 $13,870 - 24,360 13% 5%
19 Construction laborers 6,500 $24,640 $17,300 - 33,360 11% 5%
20 Cooks, restaurant 6,020 $21,740 $15,660 - 28,440 12% 5%
21 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 5,990 $26,290 $14,450 - 46,450 8% 4%
22 Security guards 5,990 $24,980 $15,760 - 39,030 17% 13%
23 Carpenters 5,980 $35,400 $22,100 - 50,060 10% 6%
24 Receptionists and information clerks 5,940 $23,500 $16,480 - 32,050 17% 13%
25 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 5,240 $23,740 $16,780 - 31,980 18% 6%
26 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 5,210 $32,570 $20,060 - 47,270 11% 14%
27 Electricians 5,150 $40,880 $25,200 - 55,160 7% 7%
28 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 4,960 $40,160 $27,650 - 52,370 11% 4%
29 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 4,540 $57,280 $37,430 - 79,670 9% 10%
30 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 4,180 $45,910 $34,870 - 63,060 11% 33%
31 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 4,170 $35,790 $27,990 - 43,400 14% 7%
32 Bill and account collectors 4,050 $30,000 $22,390 - 39,210 23% 13%
33 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 4,010 $39,480 $20,050 - 61,650 14% 4%
34 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 3,920 $31,450 $20,940 - 45,150 1% 18%
35 Packers and packagers, hand 3,870 $20,160 $13,570 - 30,380 -12% 3%
36 Dishwashers 3,700 $16,880 $13,050 - 21,080 10% 3%
37 Industrial truck and tractor operators 3,610 $28,240 $18,640 - 39,330 -2% 2%
38 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 3,570 $15,540 $12,880 - 20,060 12% 6%
39 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 3,500 $38,880 $25,840 - 52,900 15% 18%
40 Sales representatives, services, all other 3,270 $55,190 $27,060 - 99,190 28% 48%
41 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 3,200 $30,010 $21,830 - 39,890 4% 15%
42 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 3,200 $28,760 $17,610 - 42,280 4% 6%
43 Team assemblers 3,160 $25,550 $15,690 - 39,650 0% 5%
44 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 3,130 $55,580 $33,630 - 84,330 -5% 15%
45 Medical assistants 3,070 $26,110 $20,330 - 33,860 35% 10%
46 Computer support specialists 3,060 $41,800 $27,800 - 60,240 13% 43%
47 Sailors and marine oilers 3,040 $39,470 $23,660 - 56,360 16% 17%
48 Real estate sales agents 3,030 $49,730 $20,750 - 91,640 11% 45%
49 Tellers 3,030 $22,390 $17,050 - 28,770 14% 16%
50 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 2,960 $57,600 $36,370 - 81,520 7% 13%
51 Home health aides 2,900 $19,230 $15,100 - 24,520 49% 7%
52 Fire fighters 2,880 $41,810 $29,170 - 56,500 12% 18%
53 Food preparation workers 2,850 $20,260 $14,640 - 27,150 15% 7%
54 Helpers--production workers 2,830 $20,150 $14,100 - 27,000 -1% 4%
55 Counter and rental clerks 2,690 $25,710 $14,350 - 44,880 23% 16%
56 Recreation workers 2,670 $24,280 $14,130 - 39,290 13% 47%
57 Personal and home care aides 2,670 $15,920 $13,000 - 19,940 51% 10%
58 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 2,660 $40,490 $28,330 - 52,050 5% 2%
59 Cooks, fast food 2,620 $16,630 $13,090 - 22,140 8% 5%
60 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 2,490 $26,310 $13,780 - 43,620 12% 6%
61 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 2,450 $49,030 $28,040 - 71,220 4% 30%
62 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 2,430 $57,690 $34,010 - 89,880 0% 42%
63 Driver/sales workers 2,430 $25,090 $14,180 - 38,680 -5% 4%
64 Bus drivers, school 2,380 $22,520 $13,390 - 33,170 9% 4%
65 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 2,360 $37,310 $22,400 - 54,390 9% 3%
66 Preschool teachers, except special education 2,360 $24,040 $13,980 - 43,550 26% 43%
67 Telemarketers 2,330 $22,090 $15,060 - 30,810 -10% 14%
68 Child care workers 2,310 $18,250 $13,210 - 25,200 18% 15%
69 Painters, construction and maintenance 2,280 $34,530 $24,480 - 48,010 12% 6%
70 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 2,200 $38,780 $21,620 - 56,370 -7% 14%
71 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 2,200 $17,630 $13,470 - 23,030 10% 17%
72 Machinists 2,090 $40,180 $28,120 - 51,750 -3% 3%
73 Correctional officers and jailers 2,040 $38,930 $29,500 - 53,830 17% 11%
74 Amusement and recreation attendants 2,040 $17,300 $13,180 - 23,450 24% 22%
75 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 2,010 $17,250 $13,250 - 22,300 10% 8%
76 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 1,970 $36,220 $25,860 - 50,290 8% 3%
77 All other information and record clerks 1,960 $32,840 $18,540 - 48,000 -13% 21%
78 Insurance sales agents 1,920 $47,460 $27,190 - 64,880 13% 45%
79 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 1,910 $18,970 $14,680 - 24,750 17% 14%
80 Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels 1,890 $78,310 $35,840 - 149,820 18% 21%
81 Sheet metal workers 1,810 $39,290 $26,370 - 51,820 7% 4%
82 Pharmacy technicians 1,790 $27,350 $19,190 - 36,510 32% 16%
83 Cost estimators 1,780 $58,600 $32,560 - 88,640 19% 32%
84 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 1,770 $26,250 $16,960 - 38,940 11% 5%
85 Data entry keyers 1,770 $24,840 $16,800 - 32,980 -5% 18%
86 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 1,760 $49,930 $27,820 - 77,520 9% 47%
87 Bartenders 1,710 $21,350 $13,540 - 33,260 11% 17%
88 Dental assistants 1,700 $32,360 $22,690 - 41,340 29% 9%
89 Ship engineers 1,690 $71,090 $33,820 - 141,240 14% 17%
90 Engineering technicians, except drafters, all other 1,690 $69,530 $52,070 - 91,810 2% 18%
91 Postal service mail carriers 1,670 $0 $ - 1% 11%
92 Industrial machinery mechanics 1,640 $41,110 $26,360 - 55,070 9% 5%
93 Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers 1,620 $18,500 $13,930 - 24,060 19% 31%
94 Order clerks 1,610 $25,170 $16,960 - 37,220 -24% 16%
95 Physicians and surgeons, all other 1,590 $155,130 $46,800 - 0% 0%
96 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 1,590 $23,720 $14,550 - 37,320 14% 3%
97 Telecommunications line installers and repairers 1,580 $45,100 $27,030 - 64,930 5% 8%
98 Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 1,530 $60,860 $37,460 - 88,670 4% 18%
99 Construction managers 1,450 $84,380 $47,630 - 128,730 16% 29%
100 Laundry and dry-cleaning workers 1,450 $19,200 $14,000 - 24,860 10% 5%
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Jobs More Common Near Virginia Beach Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Radio mechanics 44,900 410 57.7
Marine engineers and naval architects 70,110 1,190 53.2
Ship engineers 71,090 1,690 39.8
Travel guides 23,990 120 25
Nuclear engineers 81,400 750 23
Riggers 42,680 870 21.8
Sailors and marine oilers 39,470 3,040 21
Lay-out workers, metal and plastic 42,250 430 19.9
Barbers 18,060 260 15.2
Pile-driver operators 40,600 230 14.9
Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels 78,310 1,890 13.3
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers, all other 26,760 270 8.8
Law teachers, postsecondary 94,960 170 6.5
Insulation workers, mechanical 38,150 750 6.3
Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment 45,310 200 6.1
Photographic process workers 24,150 450 6
Door-to-door sales workers, news and street vendors, and related workers 23,520 120 5.6
Ophthalmic laboratory technicians 21,410 690 5.5
Engineering technicians, except drafters, all other 69,530 1,690 4.8
Slaughterers and meat packers 21,180 630 4.5
Engine and other machine assemblers 31,210 380 4.3
Tree trimmers and pruners 40,750 230 4.2
Funeral attendants 20,920 510 4.2
Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood 42,880 530 4.1
Pesticide handlers, sprayers, and applicators, vegetation 32,030 220 4
Physicists 87,700 250 4
Media and communication equipment workers, all other 62,310 280 3.9
Recreation and fitness studies teachers, postsecondary 53,570 200 3.8
Cartographers and photogrammetrists 54,790 170 3.6
Tour guides and escorts 26,000 480 3.6
Social science research assistants 32,340 220 3.6
Tailors, dressmakers, and custom sewers 24,290 420 3.6
Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles 27,020 240 3.5
Shampooers 14,820 230 3.4
Helpers, construction trades, all other 24,030 350 3.3
Computer science teachers, postsecondary 78,240 460 3.3
Mechanical door repairers 27,690 110 3.3
Fence erectors 28,870 160 3.3
Aerospace engineers 102,930 840 3.3
Real estate sales agents 49,730 3,030 3.2
Boilermakers 47,840 180 3.2
Curators 53,490 120 3.1
Museum technicians and conservators 37,400 130 3.1
Psychiatric technicians 28,200 500 3.1
Social scientists and related workers, all other 78,740 410 3
Crane and tower operators 45,340 500 2.9
Emergency management specialists 57,640 120 2.9
Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers 18,500 1,620 2.8
Probation officers and correctional treatment specialists 43,330 730 2.8
Welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders 42,110 550 2.8

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Virginia Beach, Virginia Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood 42,880 1.61 530
Property, real estate, and community association managers 79,380 1.48 350
Grinding and polishing workers, hand 39,510 1.42 230
Interpreters and translators 54,590 1.35 210
Metal workers and plastic workers, all other 46,450 1.35 290
Automotive body and related repairers 51,520 1.31 750
Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels 78,310 1.3 1,890
Painters, transportation equipment 51,750 1.29 480
Business teachers, postsecondary 94,990 1.29 680
Engineering technicians, except drafters, all other 69,530 1.29 1,690
Radio and television announcers 49,990 1.28 150
Welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders 42,110 1.27 550
Life, physical, and social science technicians, all other 54,760 1.27 460
Real estate brokers 89,550 1.26 330
Coating, painting, and spraying machine setters, operators, and tenders 37,080 1.25 410
Travel agents 39,040 1.24 480
Physical therapist assistants 56,740 1.24 310
Technical writers 73,250 1.24 420
Tree trimmers and pruners 40,750 1.23 230
Lawyers 124,900 1.22 1,770
Surveyors 66,000 1.21 220
Production, planning, and expediting clerks 49,030 1.2 2,450
First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 83,580 1.2 1,230
Reporters and correspondents 48,980 1.2 340
Postsecondary teachers, all other 73,980 1.2 770
Social and community service managers 68,110 1.19 410
Appraisers and assessors of real estate 61,300 1.19 410
Social scientists and related workers, all other 78,740 1.18 410
Computer specialists, all other 79,200 1.17 1,550
Electrical and electronic engineering technicians 60,860 1.17 1,530
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 38,780 1.16 2,200
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 40,490 1.15 2,660
Sailors and marine oilers 39,470 1.15 3,040
Education teachers, postsecondary 68,080 1.14 290
Materials engineers 92,070 1.14 130
Cutting and slicing machine setters, operators, and tenders 34,490 1.14 180
First-line supervisors/managers of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers 48,080 1.14 560
Lodging managers 59,170 1.14 250
Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 39,530 1.14 350
Tool and die makers 51,350 1.13 120
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 23,720 1.13 1,590
Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing 29,820 1.12 350
Environmental engineers 83,620 1.12 390
Veterinarians 96,810 1.12 340
Aerospace engineers 102,930 1.12 840
Office and administrative support workers, all other 34,720 1.12 1,330
Graphic designers 44,850 1.11 840
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 26,250 1.11 1,770
Opticians, dispensing 37,800 1.11 320
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics 34,820 1.11 730

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