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Evansville Employment

Employment and Industries in the Evansville, Indiana Area

The tables here illustrate essential information about work and employment in the area. Information includes:

  • A table of the most numerous types of work found here, both for jobs generally requiring college degrees and jobs not requiring college degrees.
  • A table listing those careers significantly more common in Evansville than in other US cities; this is useful both for career planning and for understanding the nature of Evansville.
  • A list of the highest-paying jobs in Evansville.
  • A list of any large public companies in Evansville.

Jobs in Evansville

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 153010 $42660 $20.51 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 20640 $33650 $16.18 14.8
3 Production Occupations 16250 $36350 $17.48 5.85
4 Sales and Related Occupations 15670 $34540 $16.6 10.15
5 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 14410 $20740 $9.97 8.3
6 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 12900 $32010 $15.39 6.45
7 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 11640 $75620 $36.36 5.75
8 Construction and Extraction Occupations 7870 $50370 $24.21 4.4
9 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7540 $43690 $21.01 3.8
10 Management Occupations 7290 $95800 $46.06 6.05
11 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 6890 $45030 $21.65 6.15
12 Retail Salespersons 5480 $26620 $12.8 3.1
13 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 5090 $61090 $29.37 5.05
14 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 4880 $18530 $8.91 2.15
15 Personal Care and Service Occupations 4800 $21700 $10.43 4.1
16 Healthcare Support Occupations 4760 $29270 $14.07 3.05
17 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 4300 $26570 $12.77 3.7
18 Registered Nurses 4110 $55660 $26.76 1.9
19 Office Clerks, General 3500 $29820 $14.34 2
20 Cashiers 3410 $19080 $9.17 2.25
21 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 3320 $26690 $12.83 1.6
22 Waiters and Waitresses 2870 $21520 $10.35 1.6
23 General and Operations Managers 2620 $94630 $45.5 1.4
24 Protective Service Occupations 2610 $38440 $18.48 2.25
25 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 2520 $71580 $34.41 1.65
26 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 2230 $27590 $13.26 1.6
27 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 2150 $34680 $16.67 0.35
28 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 2130 $66700 $32.07 2.8
29 Nursing Assistants 2120 $26120 $12.56 1.05
30 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 1960 $41690 $20.04 1.2
31 Community and Social Service Occupations 1920 $40860 $19.65 1.65
32 Customer Service Representatives 1890 $34670 $16.67 1.75
33 Personal Care Aides 1830 $20330 $9.78 1.3
34 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1820 $27810 $13.37 1.2
35 Cooks, Restaurant 1660 $21590 $10.38 0.75
36 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1620 $30940 $14.88 0.1
37 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1590 $32460 $15.61 1.6
38 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1550 $35880 $17.25 1
39 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1530 $34320 $16.5 1.1
40 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1500 $36000 $17.31 1.7
41 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1490 $35920 $17.27 0.9
42 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1310 $65730 $31.6 0.9
43 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1240 $51720 $24.87 1
44 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 1210 $58780 $28.26 0.4
45 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 1210 $60470 $29.07 1
46 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1180 $34400 $16.54 0.1
47 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 1120 $49770 $23.93 0.2
48 Construction Laborers 1060 $40270 $19.36 0.8
49 Packers and Packagers, Hand 1040 $20860 $10.03 0.45
50 Receptionists and Information Clerks 990 $25670 $12.34 0.7
51 Accountants and Auditors 970 $60950 $29.3 0.9
52 Electricians 970 $62890 $30.24 0.4
53 Team Assemblers 960 $30210 $14.52 0.75
54 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 930 $42120 $20.25 0.5
55 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 920 $29680 $14.27 0.6
56 Food Preparation Workers 910 $21280 $10.23 0.6
57 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 900 $19980 $9.61 1
58 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 890 $57500 $27.65 0.3
59 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 850 $32470 $15.61 0.4
60 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 840 $50950 $24.49 0.6
61 Medical Secretaries 830 $35320 $16.98 0.4
62 Security Guards 800 $28820 $13.86 0.7
63 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 790 $36600 $17.6 0.3
64 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 760 $42460 $20.41 0.5
65 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 720 $253890 $122.06 0.2
66 Legal Occupations 720 $79210 $38.08 0.8
67 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 710 $32400 $15.57 0.6
68 Carpenters 690 $39170 $18.83 0.6
69 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 670 $23690 $11.39 0.8
70 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 670 $63140 $30.36 0.4
71 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 670 $24970 $12.01 0.2
72 Medical Assistants 670 $30530 $14.68 0.45
73 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 660 $62760 $30.17 0.3
74 Childcare Workers 640 $19040 $9.16 0.8
75 Cooks, Fast Food 640 $18280 $8.79 0.3
76 Counter and Rental Clerks 630 $29500 $14.18 0.3
77 Machinists 620 $40710 $19.57 0.3
78 Billing and Posting Clerks 580 $34500 $16.58 0.35
79 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 560 $40220 $19.34 0.1
80 Financial Managers 550 $116240 $55.88 0.4
81 Tellers 550 $25640 $12.33 0.3
82 Substitute Teachers 540 $23740 $11.41 0
83 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 540 $29830 $14.34 0.3
84 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 520 $40500 $19.47 0.2
85 Production Workers, All Other 520 $28700 $13.8 0.2
86 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 510 $38570 $18.54 0.2
87 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 500 $65450 $31.46 0
88 Helpers--Production Workers 500 $25380 $12.2 0.3
89 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 490 $36880 $17.73 0
90 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 490 $46770 $22.49 0.5
91 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 490 $22330 $10.73 0.3
92 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 480 $56600 $27.21 0.2
93 Bartenders 470 $22110 $10.63 0.4
94 Human Resources Specialists 470 $47780 $22.97 0.3
95 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 470 $26660 $12.82 0.3
96 Pharmacy Technicians 460 $30180 $14.51 0.25
97 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 450 $38580 $18.55 0.3
98 Telemarketers 430 $23590 $11.34 0.15
99 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 420 $33740 $16.22 0.25
100 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 390 $50150 $24.11 0.7
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Jobs More Common Near Evansville Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,660 153,010
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,650 20,640
Production Occupations 36,350 16,250
Sales and Related Occupations 34,540 15,670
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 20,740 14,410
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 32,010 12,900
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 75,620 11,640
Construction and Extraction Occupations 50,370 7,870
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 43,690 7,540
Management Occupations 95,800 7,290
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 45,030 6,890
Retail Salespersons 26,620 5,480
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 61,090 5,090
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 18,530 4,880
Personal Care and Service Occupations 21,700 4,800
Healthcare Support Occupations 29,270 4,760
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,570 4,300
Registered Nurses 55,660 4,110
Office Clerks, General 29,820 3,500
Cashiers 19,080 3,410
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 26,690 3,320
Waiters and Waitresses 21,520 2,870
General and Operations Managers 94,630 2,620
Protective Service Occupations 38,440 2,610
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 71,580 2,520
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 27,590 2,230
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 34,680 2,150
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 66,700 2,130
Nursing Assistants 26,120 2,120
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 41,690 1,960
Community and Social Service Occupations 40,860 1,920
Customer Service Representatives 34,670 1,890
Personal Care Aides 20,330 1,830
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 27,810 1,820
Cooks, Restaurant 21,590 1,660
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 30,940 1,620
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,460 1,590
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 35,880 1,550
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 34,320 1,530
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 36,000 1,500
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,920 1,490
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 65,730 1,310
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 51,720 1,240
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 58,780 1,210
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 60,470 1,210
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 34,400 1,180
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 49,770 1,120
Construction Laborers 40,270 1,060
Packers and Packagers, Hand 20,860 1,040
Receptionists and Information Clerks 25,670 990

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,660 153,010
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,650 20,640
Production Occupations 36,350 16,250
Sales and Related Occupations 34,540 15,670
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 32,010 12,900
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 75,620 11,640
Construction and Extraction Occupations 50,370 7,870
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 43,690 7,540
Management Occupations 95,800 7,290
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 45,030 6,890
Retail Salespersons 26,620 5,480
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 61,090 5,090
Healthcare Support Occupations 29,270 4,760
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,570 4,300
Registered Nurses 55,660 4,110
Office Clerks, General 29,820 3,500
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 26,690 3,320
General and Operations Managers 94,630 2,620
Protective Service Occupations 38,440 2,610
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 71,580 2,520
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 27,590 2,230
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 34,680 2,150
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 66,700 2,130
Nursing Assistants 26,120 2,120
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 41,690 1,960
Community and Social Service Occupations 40,860 1,920
Customer Service Representatives 34,670 1,890
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 27,810 1,820
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 30,940 1,620
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,460 1,590
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 35,880 1,550
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 34,320 1,530
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 36,000 1,500
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,920 1,490
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 65,730 1,310
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 51,720 1,240
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 58,780 1,210
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 60,470 1,210
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 34,400 1,180
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 49,770 1,120
Construction Laborers 40,270 1,060
Receptionists and Information Clerks 25,670 990
Accountants and Auditors 60,950 970
Electricians 62,890 970
Team Assemblers 30,210 960
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 42,120 930
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 29,680 920
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 57,500 890
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 32,470 850
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 50,950 840

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