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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

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 67450 $42830 $20.59 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9120 $34210 $16.45 14.8
3 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 7980 $21090 $10.14 8.3
4 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 6850 $54390 $26.15 6.15
5 Sales and Related Occupations 6550 $32140 $15.45 10.15
6 Production Occupations 4860 $33490 $16.1 5.85
7 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 3910 $69230 $33.28 5.75
8 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 3530 $30830 $14.82 6.45
9 Management Occupations 3300 $92850 $44.64 6.05
10 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2450 $41390 $19.9 3.8
11 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2440 $60360 $29.02 5.05
12 Retail Salespersons 2360 $25580 $12.3 3.1
13 Personal Care and Service Occupations 2160 $23610 $11.35 4.1
14 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 2140 $17900 $8.61 2.15
15 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1940 $53890 $25.91 0.9
16 Healthcare Support Occupations 1910 $28510 $13.71 3.05
17 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1910 $29090 $13.99 3.7
18 Construction and Extraction Occupations 1850 $47050 $22.62 4.4
19 Waiters and Waitresses 1830 $21570 $10.37 1.6
20 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1690 $67360 $32.38 2.8
21 Cashiers 1660 $19570 $9.41 2.25
22 Office Clerks, General 1630 $32050 $15.41 2
23 Registered Nurses 1390 $56570 $27.2 1.9
24 Team Assemblers 1290 $27900 $13.41 0.75
25 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1270 $65130 $31.31 1.65
26 Protective Service Occupations 1250 $34720 $16.69 2.25
27 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1220 $28580 $13.74 1.6
28 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1060 $23520 $11.31 1.2
29 Community and Social Service Occupations 1020 $47400 $22.79 1.65
30 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 970 $55280 $26.58 1.7
31 Personal Care Aides 950 $20760 $9.98 1.3
32 General and Operations Managers 880 $83370 $40.08 1.4
33 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 850 $30750 $14.78 1.6
34 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 820 $36280 $17.44 1.1
35 Cooks, Restaurant 760 $20980 $10.09 0.75
36 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 760 $31040 $14.93 0.6
37 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 740 $35930 $17.27 0.9
38 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 720 $35940 $17.28 1.6
39 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 670 $52280 $25.14 1
40 Customer Service Representatives 610 $30560 $14.69 1.75
41 Receptionists and Information Clerks 590 $30700 $14.76 0.7
42 Computer Systems Analysts 580 $64400 $30.96 0.4
43 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 580 $39250 $18.87 1
44 Security Guards 570 $24120 $11.6 0.7
45 Nursing Assistants 560 $23330 $11.22 1.05
46 Substitute Teachers 560 $21660 $10.42 0
47 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 530 $38440 $18.48 1.2
48 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 470 $20960 $10.08 1
49 Food Preparation Workers 470 $22570 $10.85 0.6
50 Insurance Sales Agents 460 $42350 $20.36 0.3
51 Legal Occupations 420 $68300 $32.84 0.8
52 Accountants and Auditors 400 $67730 $32.56 0.9
53 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 380 $28690 $13.8 0.8
54 Bartenders 380 $22410 $10.77 0.4
55 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 370 $33010 $15.87 0.4
56 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 370 $30660 $14.74 0.6
57 Industrial Engineers 360 $75600 $36.35 0.2
58 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 360 $17550 $8.44 0.3
59 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 360 $37070 $17.82 0.5
60 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 350 $52140 $25.07 1
61 Driver/Sales Workers 320 $18830 $9.05 0.3
62 Medical Secretaries 310 $34310 $16.5 0.4
63 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 310 $64680 $31.1 0.2
64 Counter and Rental Clerks 290 $27120 $13.04 0.3
65 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 280 $47520 $22.85 0.6
66 Human Resources Specialists 270 $54880 $26.38 0.3
67 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 270 $38350 $18.44 0.5
68 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 260 $57600 $27.69 0.4
69 Construction Laborers 260 $39740 $19.11 0.8
70 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 260 $75280 $36.19 0.3
71 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 260 $57860 $27.82 0.7
72 Financial Managers 240 $113200 $54.42 0.4
73 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 240 $20870 $10.04 0.3
74 Computer and Information Systems Managers 240 $120810 $58.08 0.25
75 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 240 $45270 $21.77 0.35
76 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 240 $61260 $29.45 0.4
77 Childcare Workers 230 $18030 $8.67 0.8
78 Public Relations Specialists 230 $67400 $32.4 0.2
79 Carpenters 220 $40650 $19.54 0.6
80 Medical Assistants 220 $28990 $13.94 0.45
81 Dental Assistants 210 $38010 $18.27 0.2
82 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 210 $22240 $10.69 0.2
83 Pharmacy Technicians 210 $28250 $13.58 0.25
84 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 200 $17750 $8.53 0.25
85 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 200 $54560 $26.23 0.3
86 Postal Service Mail Carriers 200 $51540 $24.78 0.15
87 Cooks, Fast Food 200 $18240 $8.77 0.3
88 Computer Programmers 190 $70800 $34.04 0.2
89 Billing and Posting Clerks 190 $34370 $16.53 0.35
90 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 190 $55430 $26.65 0.2
91 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 190 $50960 $24.5 0.45
92 Lawyers 190 $97930 $47.08 0.5
93 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 180 $69980 $33.64 0.2
94 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 180 $22670 $10.9 0.3
95 Tellers 180 $25120 $12.07 0.3
96 Computer User Support Specialists 180 $47350 $22.77 0.4
97 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 170 $46270 $22.25 0.5
98 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 170 $33010 $15.87 0.25
99 Financial Specialists, All Other 170 $64490 $31.01 0.1
100 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 170 $45770 $22.01 0.2
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Jobs More Common Near Bloomington Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,830 67,450
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 34,210 9,120
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 21,090 7,980
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 54,390 6,850
Sales and Related Occupations 32,140 6,550
Production Occupations 33,490 4,860
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 69,230 3,910
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 30,830 3,530
Management Occupations 92,850 3,300
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 41,390 2,450
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 60,360 2,440
Retail Salespersons 25,580 2,360
Personal Care and Service Occupations 23,610 2,160
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 17,900 2,140
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 53,890 1,940
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,510 1,910
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 29,090 1,910
Construction and Extraction Occupations 47,050 1,850
Waiters and Waitresses 21,570 1,830
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 67,360 1,690
Cashiers 19,570 1,660
Office Clerks, General 32,050 1,630
Registered Nurses 56,570 1,390
Team Assemblers 27,900 1,290
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 65,130 1,270
Protective Service Occupations 34,720 1,250
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,580 1,220
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 23,520 1,060
Community and Social Service Occupations 47,400 1,020
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 55,280 970
Personal Care Aides 20,760 950
General and Operations Managers 83,370 880
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 30,750 850
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,280 820
Cooks, Restaurant 20,980 760
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 31,040 760
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,930 740
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,940 720
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 52,280 670
Customer Service Representatives 30,560 610
Receptionists and Information Clerks 30,700 590
Computer Systems Analysts 64,400 580
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,250 580
Security Guards 24,120 570
Nursing Assistants 23,330 560
Substitute Teachers 21,660 560
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 38,440 530
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 20,960 470
Food Preparation Workers 22,570 470
Insurance Sales Agents 42,350 460

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,830 67,450
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 34,210 9,120
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 54,390 6,850
Sales and Related Occupations 32,140 6,550
Production Occupations 33,490 4,860
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 69,230 3,910
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 30,830 3,530
Management Occupations 92,850 3,300
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 41,390 2,450
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 60,360 2,440
Retail Salespersons 25,580 2,360
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 53,890 1,940
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,510 1,910
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 29,090 1,910
Construction and Extraction Occupations 47,050 1,850
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 67,360 1,690
Office Clerks, General 32,050 1,630
Registered Nurses 56,570 1,390
Team Assemblers 27,900 1,290
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 65,130 1,270
Protective Service Occupations 34,720 1,250
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,580 1,220
Community and Social Service Occupations 47,400 1,020
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 55,280 970
General and Operations Managers 83,370 880
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 30,750 850
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,280 820
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 31,040 760
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,930 740
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,940 720
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 52,280 670
Customer Service Representatives 30,560 610
Receptionists and Information Clerks 30,700 590
Computer Systems Analysts 64,400 580
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,250 580
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 38,440 530
Insurance Sales Agents 42,350 460
Legal Occupations 68,300 420
Accountants and Auditors 67,730 400
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 28,690 380
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 33,010 370
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 30,660 370
Industrial Engineers 75,600 360
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 37,070 360
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 52,140 350
Medical Secretaries 34,310 310
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 64,680 310
Counter and Rental Clerks 27,120 290
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 47,520 280
Human Resources Specialists 54,880 270

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