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Bloomington Employment

Employment and Industries in the Bloomington, Indiana Area

The major employment sectors in Bloomington Indiana are educational services, healthcare, social services, tourism, manufacturing, accommodation and food services and professional scientific and technical services. Approximately 32% of the workforce is employed in management, professional and related occupations. The region's two largest employers are Crane Naval Base and Indiana University.

Shown below is a list of the largest employers in the Bloomington area:

  • Indiana University (Bloomington)
  • Crane Naval Base
  • International Outsourcing Services LLC
  • Bloomington Hospital Inc
  • Cook Incorporated
  • Monroe County Community School Corporation
  • City of Bloomington
  • County of Monroe
  • Cardon & Associates
  • Stone Belt Arc, Inc
  • Motion Control Industries, Inc
  • PTS Corporation
  • Hoosier Times
  • Beef Corporation of America
  • Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative Inc
  • T I S Incorporated
  • Sunrise Publications, Inc
  • Cook Group Incorporated
  • Baxter BioPharma Solutions
  • Otis Elevator
  • General Electric

Some of the most popular jobs in Bloomington Indiana where the majority of the workers are college graduates are registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, accountants and auditors, public relations specialists, medical and clinical laboratory technicians, graphic designers, lawyers and mechanical engineers.

Noteworthy data about Bloomington Indiana: Regarding the adult population, about 54% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 92.2. The nation's average is 100. The average salary in 2009 was $34,000.

Bloomington Indiana companies have access to helpful business organizations including:

Herald Times Online.com offers current information regarding the business activities in Bloomington Indiana.

Jobs in Bloomington

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations68210$42,670$20.51100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations8790$33,590$16.1514.35
3Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations8260$21,970$10.568.55
4Sales and Related Occupations6550$32,670$15.719.9
5Production Occupations5330$35,860$17.245.7
6Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations4030$74,900$36.015.8
7Transportation and Material Moving Occupations3590$32,050$15.416.55
8Management Occupations3300$92,900$44.676.15
9Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2440$41,700$20.053.8
10Personal Care and Service Occupations2370$24,320$11.694.3
11Business and Financial Operations Occupations2250$59,790$28.745.25
12Retail Salespersons2200$25,910$12.462.85
13Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations2030$40,240$19.350.8
14Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations2010$28,320$13.623.65
15Construction and Extraction Occupations1980$49,230$23.674.45
16Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1950$17,960$8.632.3
17Office Clerks, General1800$31,290$15.041.9
18Waiters and Waitresses1800$22,890$11.011.7
19Cashiers1680$19,870$9.552.2
20Healthcare Support Occupations1650$28,850$13.873
21Computer and Mathematical Occupations1620$65,560$31.522.9
22Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers1390$31,900$15.340
23Registered Nurses1380$58,510$28.131.95
24Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1290$30,310$14.571.7
25Protective Service Occupations1290$36,570$17.582.2
26Architecture and Engineering Occupations1150$64,730$31.121.7
27Community and Social Service Occupations1090$44,670$21.481.65
28Personal Care Aides1080$22,240$10.691.5
29Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1040$26,680$12.821.55
30Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations1000$50,620$24.341.8
31General and Operations Managers980$84,750$40.741.5
32Stock Clerks and Order Fillers940$23,500$11.31.3
33Cooks, Restaurant810$22,660$10.90.8
34First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers790$33,220$15.970.6
35Maintenance and Repair Workers, General730$38,250$18.390.9
36Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks710$36,710$17.651.05
37First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers640$49,890$23.990.95
38Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers640$39,740$19.111.2
39Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products630$55,300$26.590.9
40Customer Service Representatives620$32,570$15.661.75
41First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers600$38,520$18.521
42Security Guards590$25,290$12.160.7
43Receptionists and Information Clerks560$28,190$13.550.7
44Food Preparation Workers530$22,690$10.910.6
45Nursing Assistants530$24,930$11.981
46Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop520$18,200$8.750.3
47Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive520$33,410$16.061.5
48Substitute Teachers490$21,120$10.150
49Industrial Engineers440$72,570$34.890.2
50Legal Occupations440$69,480$33.40.8
51Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers410$30,150$14.50.6
52Insurance Sales Agents380$38,500$18.510.3
53Computer User Support Specialists370$50,550$24.30.4
54Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers370$30,920$14.870.8
55Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks370$33,360$16.040.4
56Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners350$21,650$10.410.9
57Computer Programmers340$61,790$29.710.2
58Bartenders330$22,330$10.730.4
59Construction Laborers330$38,950$18.730.8
60Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses330$39,520$190.5
61Driver/Sales Workers320$20,360$9.790.3
62First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers310$56,450$27.140.4
63Accountants and Auditors290$68,400$32.890.9
64Medical Assistants280$31,260$15.030.45
65Sales Representatives, Services, All Other280$48,500$23.320.6
66Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop270$18,210$8.760.3
67Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers270$43,250$20.790.3
68Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders260$34,720$16.690.2
69Lawyers250$88,490$42.540.5
70Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics240$39,400$18.940.5
71Childcare Workers240$19,090$9.180.8
72Cooks, Fast Food240$20,560$9.890.3
73Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria240$22,060$10.610.3
74First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers240$62,790$30.190.4
75First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers230$56,150$26.990.3
76Pharmacy Technicians230$28,540$13.720.3
77Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters230$55,390$26.630.3
78Postal Service Mail Carriers230$49,200$23.650.2
79Computer Systems Analysts220$72,260$34.740.4
80Computer and Information Systems Managers220$106,470$51.190.2
81Dishwashers220$19,300$9.280.3
82Human Resources Specialists220$57,660$27.720.35
83Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers220$50,900$24.470.4
84Public Relations Specialists220$61,550$29.590.2
85Business Operations Specialists, All Other210$61,390$29.520.7
86Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education210$27,610$13.280.3
87Counter and Rental Clerks200$30,100$14.470.3
88Carpenters190$43,760$21.040.7
89Financial Managers190$108,840$52.330.4
90Management Analysts190$74,940$36.030.5
91Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators180$59,770$28.740.2
92Tellers180$24,570$11.810.3
93Dental Assistants170$38,850$18.680.2
94Electricians170$55,520$26.690.4
95First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers170$30,230$14.540.2
96Machinists170$40,920$19.670.25
97Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment160$21,230$10.210.2
98Compliance Officers160$52,770$25.370.2
99Cooks, Short Order160$18,430$8.860.1
100Firefighters160$42,060$20.220.2
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Jobs More Common Near Bloomington Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$42,67068,210
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$33,5908,790
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$21,9708,260
Sales and Related Occupations$32,6706,550
Production Occupations$35,8605,330
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$74,9004,030
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$32,0503,590
Management Occupations$92,9003,300
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$41,7002,440
Personal Care and Service Occupations$24,3202,370
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$59,7902,250
Retail Salespersons$25,9102,200
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$40,2402,030
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$28,3202,010
Construction and Extraction Occupations$49,2301,980
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$17,9601,950
Office Clerks, General$31,2901,800
Waiters and Waitresses$22,8901,800
Cashiers$19,8701,680
Healthcare Support Occupations$28,8501,650
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$65,5601,620
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$31,9001,390
Registered Nurses$58,5101,380
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$30,3101,290
Protective Service Occupations$36,5701,290
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$64,7301,150
Community and Social Service Occupations$44,6701,090
Personal Care Aides$22,2401,080
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,6801,040
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$50,6201,000
General and Operations Managers$84,750980
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$23,500940
Cooks, Restaurant$22,660810
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$33,220790
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$38,250730
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$36,710710
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$49,890640
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$39,740640
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$55,300630
Customer Service Representatives$32,570620
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$38,520600
Security Guards$25,290590
Receptionists and Information Clerks$28,190560
Food Preparation Workers$22,690530
Nursing Assistants$24,930530
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop$18,200520
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$33,410520
Substitute Teachers$21,120490
Industrial Engineers$72,570440
Legal Occupations$69,480440

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$42,67068,210
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$33,5908,790
Sales and Related Occupations$32,6706,550
Production Occupations$35,8605,330
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$74,9004,030
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$32,0503,590
Management Occupations$92,9003,300
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$41,7002,440
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$59,7902,250
Retail Salespersons$25,9102,200
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$40,2402,030
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$28,3202,010
Construction and Extraction Occupations$49,2301,980
Office Clerks, General$31,2901,800
Healthcare Support Occupations$28,8501,650
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$65,5601,620
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$31,9001,390
Registered Nurses$58,5101,380
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$30,3101,290
Protective Service Occupations$36,5701,290
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$64,7301,150
Community and Social Service Occupations$44,6701,090
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,6801,040
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$50,6201,000
General and Operations Managers$84,750980
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$33,220790
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$38,250730
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$36,710710
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$49,890640
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$39,740640
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$55,300630
Customer Service Representatives$32,570620
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$38,520600
Security Guards$25,290590
Receptionists and Information Clerks$28,190560
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$33,410520
Industrial Engineers$72,570440
Legal Occupations$69,480440
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$30,150410
Insurance Sales Agents$38,500380
Computer User Support Specialists$50,550370
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$30,920370
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$33,360370
Computer Programmers$61,790340
Construction Laborers$38,950330
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$39,520330
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$56,450310
Accountants and Auditors$68,400290
Medical Assistants$31,260280
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$48,500280

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