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Anderson Employment

Employment and Industries in the Anderson, Indiana Area

Anderson is home to a variety of industries including advanced manufacturing, alternative energy, technology and distribution. Anderson is home to facilities of prominent companies such as Northstar Aerospace, Nestle, Muhlen Sohn and HDP Home Products. The call centers of AT&T and Affiliated Computer Services also provide jobs. The region is also home to a large IBM call center. In addition, Anderson includes jobs for metal and plastic workers and assemblers and fabricators.

The major employment sectors in Anderson Indiana include healthcare, education, accommodation and food services, manufacturing and construction. About 25% of the workforce is employed in sales and office jobs. About 21% of the workforce is employed in management, professional and related occupations.

A list of the largest employers in Anderson Indiana is shown below:

  • Remy Worldwide Holdings Inc
  • Remy International Inc
  • Reman Holdings LLC
  • Vista Corporation of Saint John's
  • Anderson Community School Corporation
  • Community Hospital of Anderson and Madison County
  • St John Hospital
  • City of Anderson
  • Madison County
  • E & B Paving Inc
  • Park Hossier L P
  • Community Ltd Inc
  • Frankton-Lapel School Building Corporation
  • Carter Logistics LLC
  • Resin Partners
  • Star Financial Bank
  • JP Holdings
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Baxter International

Some of the most popular jobs filled by college graduates in Anderson include registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, medical and health services managers, pharmacists, lawyers, industrial engineers and medical and clinical laboratory technicians.

Notable information regarding Anderson Indiana: The Flagship Enterprise Center acts as a small business incubator as well as a growth stage business accelerator. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 77.1 which is low when compared to the national average of 100. The estimated median household income in 2007 was $36,000. Regarding the adult population, about 14% have a bachelor's degree or better.

Business organizations offering assistance to Anderson companies include:

The Herald Bulletin offers up-to-date information regarding the business endeavors in Anderson Indiana.

Jobs in Anderson

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 1014780 $46840 $22.52 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 152400 $36440 $17.52 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 103640 $42110 $20.25 10.15
4 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 102460 $34290 $16.48 6.45
5 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 93760 $21980 $10.57 8.3
6 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 70170 $79190 $38.07 5.75
7 Production Occupations 66390 $35540 $17.09 5.85
8 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 57580 $65860 $31.66 5.05
9 Management Occupations 56710 $99960 $48.06 6.05
10 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 42100 $48150 $23.15 6.15
11 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 40320 $45350 $21.8 3.8
12 Construction and Extraction Occupations 37970 $48420 $23.28 4.4
13 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 34190 $28630 $13.77 1.6
14 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 31540 $74930 $36.03 2.8
15 Retail Salespersons 30250 $24960 $12 3.1
16 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 29070 $25760 $12.38 3.7
17 Healthcare Support Occupations 25210 $30550 $14.69 3.05
18 Personal Care and Service Occupations 25090 $23990 $11.53 4.1
19 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 23890 $18530 $8.91 2.15
20 Registered Nurses 23640 $63340 $30.45 1.9
21 Protective Service Occupations 23290 $38160 $18.34 2.25
22 Cashiers 22760 $19670 $9.46 2.25
23 Customer Service Representatives 22470 $37350 $17.96 1.75
24 Waiters and Waitresses 18900 $22240 $10.69 1.6
25 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 18730 $48970 $23.54 1.2
26 Office Clerks, General 18490 $32770 $15.76 2
27 General and Operations Managers 17600 $107990 $51.92 1.4
28 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 14660 $24630 $11.84 1.6
29 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 14120 $72260 $34.74 1.65
30 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 13370 $47050 $22.62 1.7
31 Team Assemblers 13100 $27770 $13.35 0.75
32 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 12490 $35060 $16.86 1.6
33 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 12350 $26400 $12.69 1.2
34 Community and Social Service Occupations 11550 $44580 $21.43 1.65
35 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 11370 $72680 $34.94 1
36 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 10570 $40450 $19.45 1.1
37 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 10430 $56880 $27.35 1
38 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 10230 $77050 $37.05 0.9
39 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 10000 $39200 $18.85 0.9
40 Packers and Packagers, Hand 9910 $22880 $11 0.45
41 Accountants and Auditors 9200 $69420 $33.37 0.9
42 Cooks, Restaurant 8820 $23590 $11.34 0.75
43 Nursing Assistants 8770 $26130 $12.56 1.05
44 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 8390 $43130 $20.73 1
45 Personal Care Aides 8250 $21210 $10.2 1.3
46 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 8120 $28700 $13.8 0.4
47 Food Preparation Workers 8100 $20540 $9.88 0.6
48 Security Guards 8060 $25200 $12.12 0.7
49 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 7240 $32790 $15.76 0.6
50 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 7230 $58450 $28.1 0.6
51 Legal Occupations 7080 $87600 $42.12 0.8
52 Management Analysts 6740 $76030 $36.55 0.5
53 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 6690 $64360 $30.94 0.7
54 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 6550 $33410 $16.06 0.6
55 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 6090 $32740 $15.74 0.35
56 Receptionists and Information Clerks 6020 $29280 $14.08 0.7
57 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 5760 $21410 $10.29 1
58 Managers, All Other 5690 $73400 $35.29 0.65
59 Software Developers, Applications 5470 $83530 $40.16 0.5
60 Driver/Sales Workers 5460 $23790 $11.44 0.3
61 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 5410 $25530 $12.27 0.3
62 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 5380 $26170 $12.58 0.8
63 Construction Laborers 5300 $38990 $18.75 0.8
64 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 5250 $215140 $103.43 0.2
65 Human Resources Specialists 5200 $57360 $27.58 0.3
66 Home Health Aides 5190 $23360 $11.23 0.7
67 Carpenters 4980 $44490 $21.39 0.6
68 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 4880 $42690 $20.53 0.5
69 Computer User Support Specialists 4850 $54400 $26.16 0.4
70 Computer Systems Analysts 4600 $81850 $39.35 0.4
71 Electricians 4550 $53340 $25.64 0.4
72 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 4320 $45650 $21.95 0.5
73 Medical Assistants 4260 $32540 $15.64 0.45
74 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 4260 $58980 $28.36 0.35
75 Insurance Sales Agents 4200 $62150 $29.88 0.3
76 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 4160 $59460 $28.59 0.4
77 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 4090 $66760 $32.09 0.4
78 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 4050 $101790 $48.94 0.2
79 Bartenders 3940 $25130 $12.08 0.4
80 Medical Secretaries 3850 $34240 $16.46 0.4
81 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 3760 $51350 $24.69 0.3
82 Childcare Workers 3760 $20980 $10.08 0.8
83 Lawyers 3750 $116900 $56.2 0.5
84 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 3710 $23690 $11.39 0.3
85 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 3660 $40960 $19.69 0.3
86 Counter and Rental Clerks 3600 $30330 $14.58 0.3
87 Pharmacy Technicians 3580 $31120 $14.96 0.25
88 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 3560 $61200 $29.42 0.3
89 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 3560 $57420 $27.61 0.45
90 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 3550 $78530 $37.75 0.3
91 Billing and Posting Clerks 3430 $37430 $17.99 0.35
92 Machinists 3370 $43100 $20.72 0.3
93 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 3350 $31250 $15.03 0.1
94 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 3350 $49840 $23.96 0.5
95 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 3330 $18120 $8.71 0.3
96 Financial Managers 3260 $127790 $61.44 0.4
97 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 3070 $19320 $9.29 0.25
98 Firefighters 3070 $49610 $23.85 0.2
99 Cooks, Fast Food 3030 $19340 $9.3 0.3
100 Dishwashers 3000 $19590 $9.42 0.3
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Jobs More Common Near Anderson Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 46,840 1,014,780
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 36,440 152,400
Sales and Related Occupations 42,110 103,640
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 34,290 102,460
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 21,980 93,760
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 79,190 70,170
Production Occupations 35,540 66,390
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 65,860 57,580
Management Occupations 99,960 56,710
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 48,150 42,100
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 45,350 40,320
Construction and Extraction Occupations 48,420 37,970
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,630 34,190
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 74,930 31,540
Retail Salespersons 24,960 30,250
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 25,760 29,070
Healthcare Support Occupations 30,550 25,210
Personal Care and Service Occupations 23,990 25,090
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 18,530 23,890
Registered Nurses 63,340 23,640
Protective Service Occupations 38,160 23,290
Cashiers 19,670 22,760
Customer Service Representatives 37,350 22,470
Waiters and Waitresses 22,240 18,900
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 48,970 18,730
Office Clerks, General 32,770 18,490
General and Operations Managers 107,990 17,600
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 24,630 14,660
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 72,260 14,120
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 47,050 13,370
Team Assemblers 27,770 13,100
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,060 12,490
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 26,400 12,350
Community and Social Service Occupations 44,580 11,550
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 72,680 11,370
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 40,450 10,570
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 56,880 10,430
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 77,050 10,230
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 39,200 10,000
Packers and Packagers, Hand 22,880 9,910
Accountants and Auditors 69,420 9,200
Cooks, Restaurant 23,590 8,820
Nursing Assistants 26,130 8,770
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 43,130 8,390
Personal Care Aides 21,210 8,250
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 28,700 8,120
Food Preparation Workers 20,540 8,100
Security Guards 25,200 8,060
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 32,790 7,240
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 58,450 7,230

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Anderson, Indiana Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 46,840 1,014,780
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 36,440 152,400
Sales and Related Occupations 42,110 103,640
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 34,290 102,460
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 79,190 70,170
Production Occupations 35,540 66,390
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 65,860 57,580
Management Occupations 99,960 56,710
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 48,150 42,100
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 45,350 40,320
Construction and Extraction Occupations 48,420 37,970
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,630 34,190
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 74,930 31,540
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 25,760 29,070
Healthcare Support Occupations 30,550 25,210
Registered Nurses 63,340 23,640
Protective Service Occupations 38,160 23,290
Customer Service Representatives 37,350 22,470
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 48,970 18,730
Office Clerks, General 32,770 18,490
General and Operations Managers 107,990 17,600
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 72,260 14,120
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 47,050 13,370
Team Assemblers 27,770 13,100
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,060 12,490
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 26,400 12,350
Community and Social Service Occupations 44,580 11,550
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 72,680 11,370
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 40,450 10,570
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 56,880 10,430
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 77,050 10,230
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 39,200 10,000
Accountants and Auditors 69,420 9,200
Nursing Assistants 26,130 8,770
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 43,130 8,390
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 28,700 8,120
Security Guards 25,200 8,060
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 32,790 7,240
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 58,450 7,230
Legal Occupations 87,600 7,080
Management Analysts 76,030 6,740
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 64,360 6,690
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 33,410 6,550
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 32,740 6,090
Receptionists and Information Clerks 29,280 6,020
Managers, All Other 73,400 5,690
Software Developers, Applications 83,530 5,470
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 25,530 5,410
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 26,170 5,380
Construction Laborers 38,990 5,300

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