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Tacoma Employment

Employment and Industries in the Tacoma, Washington Area

The Tacoma economy is bolstered by a large number of high-technology companies. Major economic forces in Tacoma include manufacturing, agriculture and forest products, financial services, healthcare and professional services. The region is also a major flower bulb producer. Tourism is also a significant economic factor.

The McChord U.S. Air Force Base and the Fort Lewis Army Post are located in the area and have a significant economic impact. Tacoma also has a busy container handling port. The Port of Tacoma is a major gateway for international trade and the port activities provide a vast number of jobs.

Tacoma, Washington includes notable sectors such as Internet and computer services, automated fingerprint and radio frequency identification systems and satellite imaging.

The top nonagricultural job providing segments in Tacoma, Washington are the government; trade, transportation and utilities; healthcare, education, leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, and manufacturing.

Details about Tacoma, Washington: Average salary in 2009: $39,000. Adult residents holding a bachelor's degree or better: 20%. Cost of living index in 2008: 112.7 (U.S. average: 100).

Tacoma's largest job providers:

  • Fort Lewis Army Post
  • McChord Air Force Base
  • Washington State
  • Multicare Health System
  • Tacoma Public Schools
  • Franciscan Health System
  • Pierce County Government
  • U.S. Army Madigan Hospital
  • City of Tacoma
  • Fred Meyer Stores
  • Walmart
  • Emerald Queen Casino
  • Boeing
  • Safeway Stores, Inc
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Tacoma Public Utilities
  • State Farm Insurance Companies
  • Costco
  • Intel Corporation

Businesses situated in Tacoma have access to helpful organizations including:

The News Tribune provides details about the local business community.

Most Popular Jobs in Tacoma, Washington 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 6,370 $72,780 $52,630 - 98,280 24% 56%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 3,270 $59,610 $28,160 - 109,170 8% 51%
3 Elementary school teachers, except special education 3,090 $55,150 $38,690 - 73,950 14% 95%
4 Teachers and instructors, all other 1,920 $39,300 $28,390 - 62,900 9% 54%
5 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,800 $56,910 $40,360 - 76,890 6% 96%
6 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 1,400 $55,370 $40,250 - 74,840 11% 95%
7 Accountants and auditors 1,260 $63,000 $43,690 - 84,380 18% 79%
8 Mental health counselors 1,210 $39,000 $26,940 - 55,450 30% 73%
9 Social and human service assistants 1,040 $35,250 $21,190 - 50,630 34% 58%
10 Civil engineers 760 $77,100 $55,850 - 103,730 18% 87%
11 Financial managers 750 $103,290 $63,070 - 13% 60%
12 Computer systems analysts 620 $69,650 $42,130 - 100,390 29% 68%
13 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 600 $67,740 $43,920 - 114,470 17% 56%
14 Lawyers 590 $90,900 $52,860 - 133,640 11% 99%
15 Computer programmers 570 $78,880 $54,910 - 107,700 -4% 73%
16 Pharmacists 540 $102,740 $87,740 - 127,570 22% 97%
17 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 540 $56,500 $42,340 - 77,480 13% 73%
18 Sales managers 520 $108,920 $61,950 - 10% 69%
19 Management analysts 510 $67,020 $45,390 - 91,870 22% 78%
20 Coaches and scouts 500 $33,210 $19,210 - 57,680 15% 60%
21 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 490 $93,650 $75,130 - 111,510 8% 78%
22 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 490 $71,450 $34,360 - 119,330 25% 67%
23 Network systems and data communications analysts 430 $68,920 $44,460 - 103,610 53% 57%
24 Medical and clinical laboratory technologists 430 $60,290 $44,700 - 78,790 12% 51%
25 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 430 $0 $ - 12% 51%
26 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 420 $54,320 $37,630 - 74,880 20% 87%
27 Computer software engineers, applications 390 $75,320 $48,670 - 105,250 45% 85%
28 Network and computer systems administrators 390 $69,120 $47,350 - 95,730 27% 50%
29 Financial analysts 380 $87,790 $48,690 - 137,210 34% 87%
30 Physical therapists 380 $66,830 $44,220 - 85,890 27% 89%
31 Self-enrichment education teachers 380 $36,690 $19,540 - 48,780 23% 54%
32 Computer specialists, all other 370 $63,090 $35,690 - 89,720 15% 68%
33 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 360 $48,850 $33,860 - 67,820 14% 54%
34 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 340 $69,280 $49,820 - 91,630 16% 99%
35 Education, training, and library workers, all other 340 $48,320 $29,410 - 73,970 11% 79%
36 Sales and related workers, all other 340 $43,940 $22,730 - 78,960 14% 62%
37 Market research analysts 330 $70,980 $42,100 - 117,370 20% 82%
38 Instructional coordinators 310 $69,550 $42,730 - 102,200 23% 79%
39 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 310 $56,340 $40,060 - 75,290 -5% 96%
40 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 300 $50,210 $28,960 - 69,300 5% 58%
41 Dentists, general 290 $199,330 $115,550 - 9% 100%
42 Financial specialists, all other 290 $52,360 $25,580 - 83,230 12% 50%
43 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 290 $44,900 $27,440 - 69,490 18% 56%
44 Public relations specialists 280 $56,690 $34,600 - 83,220 18% 81%
45 Child, family, and school social workers 280 $53,960 $42,700 - 64,410 19% 77%
46 Mechanical engineers 270 $81,880 $53,040 - 115,560 4% 78%
47 Occupational therapists 270 $63,610 $45,570 - 81,640 23% 90%
48 Medical and health services managers 260 $110,430 $54,300 - 166,190 16% 57%
49 Speech-language pathologists 260 $62,370 $45,140 - 80,740 11% 98%
50 Librarians 260 $61,250 $44,290 - 80,330 4% 85%
51 Managers, all other 250 $96,630 $57,140 - 134,950 7% 55%
52 Medical and public health social workers 250 $52,370 $34,440 - 68,580 24% 77%
53 Computer and information systems managers 240 $105,330 $69,350 - 152,790 16% 73%
54 Engineering managers 230 $112,600 $78,790 - 148,640 7% 84%
55 Occupational health and safety specialists 230 $67,740 $46,600 - 96,180 8% 72%
56 Medical and clinical laboratory technicians 230 $39,590 $28,870 - 53,160 15% 51%
57 Social and community service managers 220 $75,940 $43,700 - 107,680 25% 72%
58 Architects, except landscape and naval 220 $73,090 $46,990 - 99,290 18% 88%
59 Training and development specialists 220 $56,730 $34,830 - 80,370 18% 56%
60 Physician assistants 200 $108,580 $68,650 - 27% 67%
61 Special education teachers, middle school 190 $55,520 $39,060 - 75,280 16% 87%
62 Special education teachers, secondary school 190 $55,220 $38,000 - 76,060 9% 87%
63 Health educators 190 $44,280 $20,000 - 63,590 26% 58%
64 Education administrators, postsecondary 180 $78,580 $49,350 - 108,720 14% 78%
65 Detectives and criminal investigators 180 $74,450 $57,160 - 91,910 17% 54%
66 Budget analysts 180 $59,820 $40,730 - 80,590 7% 78%
67 Advertising sales agents 180 $55,330 $34,030 - 106,940 20% 56%
68 Graphic designers 180 $47,510 $29,280 - 67,440 10% 55%
69 Biological technicians 180 $39,370 $27,430 - 51,210 16% 60%
70 Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates 170 $96,920 $66,560 - 135,070 5% 99%
71 Industrial engineers 160 $78,990 $55,510 - 106,760 20% 74%
72 Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 160 $29,050 $18,630 - 40,790 11% 55%
73 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 150 $63,240 $46,630 - 82,620 25% 93%
74 Dietitians and nutritionists 150 $58,690 $39,810 - 78,670 9% 72%
75 Social workers, all other 150 $58,050 $37,060 - 78,580 18% 77%
76 Musicians and singers 150 $0 $ - 10% 53%
77 Veterinarians 140 $92,590 $50,060 - 35% 100%
78 Urban and regional planners 140 $65,730 $43,960 - 85,250 15% 92%
79 Electrical engineers 130 $84,780 $59,260 - 113,340 6% 81%
80 Private detectives and investigators 130 $44,870 $36,390 - 52,100 18% 52%
81 Chief executives 120 $169,390 $113,820 - 2% 65%
82 Marketing managers 120 $99,870 $54,450 - 14% 69%
83 Public relations managers 100 $93,020 $58,160 - 150,830 17% 75%
84 Database administrators 100 $72,760 $48,190 - 100,470 29% 72%
85 Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors 100 $37,760 $25,600 - 53,330 34% 73%
86 Floral designers 100 $30,190 $20,590 - 40,000 -9% 55%
87 Human resources managers, all other 90 $92,780 $58,150 - 130,030 11% 58%
88 Electronics engineers, except computer 90 $82,690 $56,380 - 112,110 4% 81%
89 Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists 90 $58,950 $42,780 - 86,540 18% 56%
90 Purchasing managers 80 $83,790 $55,130 - 113,390 3% 57%
91 Psychologists, all other 80 $76,600 $45,880 - 104,170 8% 99%
92 Social scientists and related workers, all other 80 $69,750 $47,540 - 96,230 5% 90%
93 Credit analysts 80 $53,740 $38,050 - 91,470 2% 60%
94 Chiropractors 80 $0 $ - 14% 98%
95 Health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other 70 $85,760 $55,880 - 125,330 12% 94%
96 Operations research analysts 70 $56,750 $36,340 - 94,970 11% 71%
97 Clergy 70 $50,080 $30,760 - 68,480 19% 75%
98 Marriage and family therapists 60 $49,150 $39,230 - 63,270 30% 73%
99 Meeting and convention planners 60 $47,920 $33,260 - 65,130 20% 67%
100 Optometrists 50 $123,130 $56,310 - 11% 100%

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 8,360 $27,560 $17,660 - 45,320 12% 25%
2 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 8,180 $20,700 $17,270 - 24,790 18% 5%
3 Cashiers 7,470 $23,060 $17,310 - 35,540 -3% 10%
4 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 5,720 $27,360 $18,160 - 39,330 2% 5%
5 Office clerks, general 5,460 $28,600 $19,480 - 39,350 13% 19%
6 Waiters and waitresses 4,480 $30,670 $18,440 - 42,740 11% 14%
7 Stock clerks and order fillers 4,470 $25,780 $17,700 - 38,470 -8% 8%
8 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 4,220 $26,960 $18,780 - 37,770 15% 4%
9 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 3,950 $37,850 $26,510 - 50,830 13% 16%
10 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 3,720 $43,100 $28,460 - 58,520 10% 4%
11 Carpenters 3,640 $45,790 $28,240 - 66,500 10% 6%
12 Teacher assistants 3,320 $28,700 $19,050 - 38,320 10% 18%
13 Customer service representatives 3,290 $31,740 $22,850 - 43,720 25% 22%
14 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 3,150 $35,710 $25,820 - 48,750 1% 18%
15 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 2,920 $51,930 $34,300 - 75,510 6% 29%
16 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 2,770 $20,940 $17,410 - 26,590 10% 8%
17 Receptionists and information clerks 2,390 $26,070 $18,450 - 35,400 17% 13%
18 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 2,270 $44,890 $24,510 - 72,200 4% 25%
19 Maintenance and repair workers, general 2,240 $40,020 $24,310 - 59,290 10% 6%
20 Counter and rental clerks 2,230 $26,480 $17,790 - 41,110 23% 16%
21 Construction laborers 2,220 $40,540 $24,670 - 62,160 11% 5%
22 Cooks, restaurant 2,180 $25,270 $19,000 - 31,280 12% 5%
23 Electricians 2,170 $56,180 $31,130 - 78,580 7% 7%
24 Industrial truck and tractor operators 2,110 $38,830 $23,100 - 66,770 -2% 2%
25 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 2,110 $31,880 $20,390 - 47,450 8% 4%
26 Business operations specialists, all other 2,050 $65,230 $43,190 - 94,870 21% 49%
27 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 2,020 $28,420 $20,450 - 38,950 18% 7%
28 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 1,970 $42,940 $34,060 - 52,050 14% 7%
29 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 1,880 $29,500 $20,570 - 40,610 18% 6%
30 Medical secretaries 1,870 $34,490 $26,440 - 46,040 17% 18%
31 Security guards 1,830 $30,540 $21,590 - 41,400 17% 13%
32 Packers and packagers, hand 1,820 $24,630 $17,610 - 35,960 -12% 3%
33 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 1,770 $32,870 $20,620 - 48,820 4% 6%
34 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 1,700 $74,340 $45,770 - 103,430 9% 10%
35 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 1,580 $43,820 $29,020 - 62,740 15% 18%
36 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 1,490 $38,150 $27,380 - 50,480 11% 14%
37 General and operations managers 1,460 $129,290 $63,600 - 2% 48%
38 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,460 $23,220 $17,660 - 32,000 13% 5%
39 Tellers 1,450 $25,650 $20,710 - 32,280 14% 16%
40 Medical assistants 1,330 $33,300 $25,440 - 43,600 35% 10%
41 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 1,270 $42,120 $22,840 - 61,820 14% 4%
42 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 1,250 $57,490 $29,610 - 93,700 11% 4%
43 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 1,230 $60,150 $44,190 - 79,020 8% 3%
44 Bus drivers, school 1,230 $34,550 $27,870 - 40,260 9% 4%
45 Food preparation workers 1,230 $22,870 $17,880 - 30,820 15% 7%
46 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 1,160 $21,180 $17,490 - 25,740 12% 6%
47 Dental assistants 1,130 $37,010 $28,400 - 47,630 29% 9%
48 All other information and record clerks 1,110 $35,140 $24,980 - 47,580 -13% 21%
49 Child care workers 1,100 $20,910 $17,210 - 27,930 18% 15%
50 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 1,080 $60,170 $40,000 - 88,250 -5% 15%
51 Fire fighters 1,060 $60,010 $41,210 - 81,640 12% 18%
52 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 1,060 $34,340 $26,010 - 46,460 4% 15%
53 Dishwashers 1,030 $19,350 $17,050 - 21,030 10% 3%
54 Bartenders 1,000 $28,200 $18,040 - 38,560 11% 17%
55 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 990 $67,370 $43,190 - 96,830 7% 13%
56 Office and administrative support workers, all other 990 $32,170 $21,310 - 44,540 -9% 32%
57 First-line supervisors/managers of transportation and material-moving machine and vehicle operators 940 $63,820 $41,010 - 90,230 10% 17%
58 Drywall and ceiling tile installers 940 $54,650 $22,810 - 78,230 7% 2%
59 Helpers--production workers 920 $27,850 $19,790 - 39,110 -1% 4%
60 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 910 $62,580 $50,810 - 79,810 11% 33%
61 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 900 $25,500 $17,760 - 40,870 27% 47%
62 Parts salespersons 890 $26,740 $17,940 - 39,290 -2% 6%
63 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 890 $22,850 $17,430 - 35,870 14% 3%
64 Painters, construction and maintenance 870 $39,260 $22,550 - 56,310 12% 6%
65 Vocational education teachers, postsecondary 850 $51,220 $29,190 - 77,530 0% 0%
66 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 850 $29,590 $20,800 - 41,780 11% 5%
67 Team assemblers 850 $28,970 $19,670 - 39,460 0% 5%
68 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 820 $40,690 $29,540 - 51,660 5% 2%
69 Driver/sales workers 800 $32,960 $27,050 - 44,430 -5% 4%
70 Postal service mail carriers 790 $0 $ - 1% 11%
71 Computer support specialists 780 $45,170 $29,240 - 62,820 13% 43%
72 Bus drivers, transit and intercity 760 $44,010 $34,930 - 51,860 13% 4%
73 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 760 $40,870 $18,800 - 73,070 -7% 14%
74 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 740 $28,510 $17,840 - 46,530 12% 6%
75 Gaming dealers 730 $28,300 $16,790 - 48,670 24% 11%
76 Roofers 720 $43,510 $24,870 - 66,880 14% 3%
77 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 710 $50,930 $34,820 - 67,070 9% 3%
78 Insurance claims and policy processing clerks 680 $35,130 $27,010 - 46,290 -1% 22%
79 Preschool teachers, except special education 670 $24,120 $17,820 - 32,960 26% 43%
80 Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 660 $59,890 $39,710 - 80,250 12% 3%
81 Paralegals and legal assistants 650 $42,500 $26,250 - 60,260 22% 45%
82 Loan officers 640 $66,740 $36,170 - 103,360 12% 49%
83 Bill and account collectors 630 $37,930 $25,990 - 52,650 23% 13%
84 Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop 630 $19,760 $17,250 - 24,270 10% 17%
85 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 620 $73,620 $33,980 - 111,340 4% 38%
86 Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators 620 $53,190 $36,720 - 71,580 9% 47%
87 Pharmacy technicians 620 $38,440 $29,500 - 49,130 32% 16%
88 Cost estimators 610 $57,400 $37,900 - 84,940 19% 32%
89 Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters 610 $32,750 $22,600 - 45,100 3% 4%
90 Electrical power-line installers and repairers 580 $63,960 $38,810 - 83,040 7% 6%
91 Recreation workers 580 $25,990 $17,050 - 45,280 13% 47%
92 Tapers 570 $44,370 $17,170 - 66,430 7% 2%
93 Sales representatives, services, all other 560 $49,700 $27,020 - 82,660 28% 48%
94 Industrial machinery mechanics 550 $54,600 $36,420 - 76,240 9% 5%
95 Cooks, fast food 540 $19,470 $17,280 - 21,980 8% 5%
96 Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products 530 $52,100 $30,520 - 76,980 0% 42%
97 Physicians and surgeons, all other 520 $190,350 $117,580 - 0% 0%
98 Court, municipal, and license clerks 520 $44,940 $32,990 - 56,710 9% 24%
99 Order clerks 520 $29,350 $21,230 - 39,370 -24% 16%
100 Telemarketers 520 $26,360 $17,680 - 42,120 -10% 14%
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Jobs More Common Near Tacoma Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Rail car repairers 37,110 130 18.4
Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment 44,790 140 12.2
Cementing and gluing machine operators and tenders 44,000 210 10.2
Tapers 44,370 570 9.9
Emergency management specialists 56,450 110 7.5
Judges, magistrate judges, and magistrates 96,920 170 6.7
Mental health counselors 39,000 1,210 6.3
Motorboat mechanics 36,880 110 6.2
Transportation workers, all other 55,810 320 6.1
Cooks, all other 22,390 100 5.6
Gaming dealers 28,300 730 5.5
Painting, coating, and decorating workers 26,810 210 4.5
Septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners 44,130 120 4.5
Vocational education teachers, postsecondary 51,220 850 4.5
Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic 28,620 230 4.3
Numerical tool and process control programmers 63,130 100 4.2
Psychiatrists 174,730 130 3.9
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 54,650 940 3.9
Service station attendants 29,170 490 3.8
Electrical power-line installers and repairers 63,960 580 3.8
Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 48,850 360 3.6
Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood 33,260 160 3.6
Helpers, construction trades, all other 26,630 130 3.6
Drafters, all other 49,370 100 3.5
Coin, vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers 33,500 230 3.5
Gaming supervisors 43,030 150 3.5
Private detectives and investigators 44,870 130 3.2
First-line supervisors/managers of fire fighting and prevention workers 84,100 260 3.1
Roofers 43,510 720 3.1
Millwrights 57,120 180 3.1
Court, municipal, and license clerks 44,940 520 3
Cabinetmakers and bench carpenters 32,750 610 2.9
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 59,890 660 2.9
Woodworking machine setters, operators, and tenders, except sawing 31,470 300 2.8
Crane and tower operators 64,140 170 2.8
Chemical plant and system operators 51,170 160 2.8
Extruding and drawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 28,990 380 2.7
Foreign language and literature teachers, postsecondary 59,310 100 2.7
Protective service workers, all other 35,920 390 2.7
Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 20,940 2,770 2.6
Bus drivers, transit and intercity 44,010 760 2.6
Crossing guards 29,650 300 2.6
All other information and record clerks 35,140 1,110 2.5
Pipelayers 53,560 230 2.5
Counter and rental clerks 26,480 2,230 2.5
Occupational health and safety specialists 67,740 230 2.4
Education, training, and library workers, all other 48,320 340 2.4
Metal workers and plastic workers, all other 55,020 120 2.3
Internists, general 200,260 180 2.3
Hazardous materials removal workers 38,330 160 2.3

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Tacoma, Washington Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Transportation workers, all other 55,810 1.7 320
Computer-controlled machine tool operators, metal and plastic 58,130 1.67 300
Waiters and waitresses 30,670 1.64 4,480
Metal workers and plastic workers, all other 55,020 1.6 120
Excavating and loading machine and dragline operators 60,840 1.57 110
Motor vehicle operators, all other 43,770 1.55 280
Cementing and gluing machine operators and tenders 44,000 1.52 210
Refuse and recyclable material collectors 44,350 1.47 300
Butchers and meat cutters 44,080 1.46 170
Pipelayers 53,560 1.46 230
Bartenders 28,200 1.45 1,000
Bus drivers, transit and intercity 44,010 1.45 760
Cement masons and concrete finishers 53,240 1.44 410
Cargo and freight agents 55,650 1.43 170
Fire fighters 60,010 1.43 1,060
Service station attendants 29,170 1.42 490
Bakers 34,080 1.42 260
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 54,650 1.42 940
Crane and tower operators 64,140 1.41 170
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 60,150 1.41 1,230
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 59,890 1.39 660
Highway maintenance workers 48,730 1.39 250
Pharmacy technicians 38,440 1.37 620
Sheet metal workers 56,890 1.36 470
Court, municipal, and license clerks 44,940 1.36 520
General and operations managers 129,290 1.34 1,460
Dental hygienists 85,020 1.34 490
Construction managers 112,400 1.33 420
Social and community service managers 75,940 1.33 220
Physician assistants 108,580 1.33 200
Child, family, and school social workers 53,960 1.33 280
Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators 54,090 1.33 160
Structural iron and steel workers 60,290 1.32 160
Bus drivers, school 34,550 1.32 1,230
Printing machine operators 43,000 1.31 230
Maintenance workers, machinery 49,270 1.31 160
Gaming dealers 28,300 1.3 730
Medical and health services managers 110,430 1.3 260
Construction laborers 40,540 1.3 2,220
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 50,920 1.29 480
Industrial truck and tractor operators 38,830 1.29 2,110
Police and sheriff's patrol officers 62,580 1.29 910
Teacher assistants 28,700 1.29 3,320
Crossing guards 29,650 1.29 300
Construction and building inspectors 62,960 1.28 300
Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment 62,810 1.28 160
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 74,340 1.28 1,700
Installation, maintenance, and repair workers, all other 45,820 1.27 270
First-line supervisors/managers of fire fighting and prevention workers 84,100 1.26 260
First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 38,150 1.26 1,490

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