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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

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations153740$43,360$20.85100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations21830$34,260$16.4714.35
3Production Occupations16580$37,870$18.215.7
4Sales and Related Occupations15010$35,170$16.919.9
5Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations13850$21,980$10.578.55
6Transportation and Material Moving Occupations12250$33,460$16.096.55
7Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations11850$76,120$36.65.8
8Construction and Extraction Occupations7860$51,080$24.564.45
9Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations7610$44,770$21.523.8
10Management Occupations7190$93,850$45.126.15
11Education, Training, and Library Occupations7060$45,730$21.986.05
12Retail Salespersons5430$26,440$12.712.85
13Healthcare Support Occupations5300$30,340$14.593
14Business and Financial Operations Occupations5190$59,520$28.625.25
15Personal Care and Service Occupations4740$23,050$11.084.3
16Registered Nurses4450$59,600$28.661.95
17Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations4400$27,810$13.373.65
18Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food4230$19,390$9.322.3
19Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand3780$28,540$13.721.7
20Office Clerks, General3470$31,030$14.921.9
21General and Operations Managers3210$91,100$43.81.5
22Cashiers3120$19,870$9.552.2
23Waiters and Waitresses2840$21,140$10.161.7
24Protective Service Occupations2590$36,790$17.692.2
25Stock Clerks and Order Fillers2490$30,270$14.551.3
26Customer Service Representatives2390$34,370$16.521.75
27Architecture and Engineering Occupations2370$70,570$33.931.7
28Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners2360$29,090$13.991.55
29Nursing Assistants2310$26,750$12.861
30Community and Social Service Occupations2240$40,360$19.411.65
31Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers2110$32,760$15.750
32Computer and Mathematical Occupations2110$66,570$322.9
33Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers2090$43,620$20.971.2
34Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic1810$31,420$15.110.1
35Maintenance and Repair Workers, General1750$38,520$18.520.9
36Personal Care Aides1740$21,550$10.361.5
37Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations1680$44,710$21.51.8
38Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive1580$30,850$14.831.5
39Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks1530$35,140$16.891.05
40First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers1510$36,210$17.411
41Cooks, Restaurant1440$25,590$12.310.8
42First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers1430$54,730$26.310.95
43Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products1320$61,360$29.50.9
44Construction Laborers1300$39,420$18.950.8
45First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers1240$62,190$29.90.4
46Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks1200$32,550$15.650.4
47Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations1180$65,120$31.310.8
48Receptionists and Information Clerks1170$25,730$12.370.7
49Electricians1110$59,310$28.520.4
50First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers1060$32,960$15.840.6
51Packers and Packagers, Hand1030$26,140$12.570.45
52Accountants and Auditors1020$60,780$29.220.9
53Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers1000$32,070$15.420.6
54Medical Assistants1000$32,730$15.740.45
55Industrial Machinery Mechanics980$49,820$23.950.2
56Security Guards950$29,700$14.280.7
57Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic880$34,120$16.40.1
58Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses860$42,630$20.50.5
59Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators830$35,960$17.290.35
60Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers820$38,440$18.480.3
61Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters790$61,090$29.370.3
62Sales Representatives, Services, All Other780$53,640$25.790.6
63Food Preparation Workers770$22,520$10.830.6
64First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers720$62,760$30.170.3
65Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers710$23,550$11.320.8
66Legal Occupations700$85,130$40.930.8
67Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners700$20,850$10.020.9
68Childcare Workers680$19,640$9.440.8
69Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics660$42,470$20.420.5
70Human Resources Specialists660$49,900$23.990.35
71Substitute Teachers640$23,720$11.40
72Physicians and Surgeons, All Other630$240,800$115.770.25
73Carpenters620$44,880$21.580.7
74Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders600$35,300$16.970.2
75Cooks, Fast Food590$18,870$9.070.3
76Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers590$40,800$19.610.3
77First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers580$62,270$29.940.4
78Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers570$50,580$24.320.4
79Medical Secretaries560$32,260$15.510.4
80Tellers560$26,410$12.70.3
81Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment550$23,050$11.080.2
82Machinists550$43,010$20.680.25
83Billing and Posting Clerks540$34,130$16.410.3
84Helpers--Production Workers540$27,280$13.120.3
85Pharmacy Technicians540$31,300$15.050.3
86Child, Family, and School Social Workers520$38,920$18.710.2
87Bus Drivers, School or Special Client510$30,310$14.570.3
88Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders500$40,450$19.450.1
89Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators500$56,830$27.320.2
90Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria490$23,520$11.310.3
91Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop490$19,730$9.490.3
92Production Workers, All Other480$27,820$13.380.2
93Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic470$37,980$18.260
94Parts Salespersons470$34,760$16.710.2
95Bartenders440$19,800$9.520.4
96Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists440$39,340$18.910.2
97Computer User Support Specialists440$43,880$21.10.4
98Insurance Sales Agents440$65,310$31.40.3
99First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors430$54,680$26.290
100Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop430$21,670$10.420.3
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Jobs More Common Near Evansville Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$43,360153,740
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,26021,830
Production Occupations$37,87016,580
Sales and Related Occupations$35,17015,010
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$21,98013,850
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$33,46012,250
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$76,12011,850
Construction and Extraction Occupations$51,0807,860
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$44,7707,610
Management Occupations$93,8507,190
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$45,7307,060
Retail Salespersons$26,4405,430
Healthcare Support Occupations$30,3405,300
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$59,5205,190
Personal Care and Service Occupations$23,0504,740
Registered Nurses$59,6004,450
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$27,8104,400
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$19,3904,230
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$28,5403,780
Office Clerks, General$31,0303,470
General and Operations Managers$91,1003,210
Cashiers$19,8703,120
Waiters and Waitresses$21,1402,840
Protective Service Occupations$36,7902,590
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$30,2702,490
Customer Service Representatives$34,3702,390
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$70,5702,370
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$29,0902,360
Nursing Assistants$26,7502,310
Community and Social Service Occupations$40,3602,240
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$32,7602,110
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$66,5702,110
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$43,6202,090
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic$31,4201,810
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$38,5201,750
Personal Care Aides$21,5501,740
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$44,7101,680
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$30,8501,580
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$35,1401,530
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$36,2101,510
Cooks, Restaurant$25,5901,440
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$54,7301,430
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$61,3601,320
Construction Laborers$39,4201,300
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$62,1901,240
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$32,5501,200
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$65,1201,180
Receptionists and Information Clerks$25,7301,170
Electricians$59,3101,110
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$32,9601,060

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$43,360153,740
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,26021,830
Production Occupations$37,87016,580
Sales and Related Occupations$35,17015,010
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$33,46012,250
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$76,12011,850
Construction and Extraction Occupations$51,0807,860
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$44,7707,610
Management Occupations$93,8507,190
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$45,7307,060
Retail Salespersons$26,4405,430
Healthcare Support Occupations$30,3405,300
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$59,5205,190
Registered Nurses$59,6004,450
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$27,8104,400
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$28,5403,780
Office Clerks, General$31,0303,470
General and Operations Managers$91,1003,210
Protective Service Occupations$36,7902,590
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$30,2702,490
Customer Service Representatives$34,3702,390
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$70,5702,370
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$29,0902,360
Nursing Assistants$26,7502,310
Community and Social Service Occupations$40,3602,240
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$32,7602,110
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$66,5702,110
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$43,6202,090
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic$31,4201,810
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$38,5201,750
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$44,7101,680
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$30,8501,580
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$35,1401,530
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$36,2101,510
Cooks, Restaurant$25,5901,440
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$54,7301,430
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$61,3601,320
Construction Laborers$39,4201,300
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$62,1901,240
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$32,5501,200
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$65,1201,180
Receptionists and Information Clerks$25,7301,170
Electricians$59,3101,110
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$32,9601,060
Packers and Packagers, Hand$26,1401,030
Accountants and Auditors$60,7801,020
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$32,0701,000
Medical Assistants$32,7301,000
Industrial Machinery Mechanics$49,820980
Security Guards$29,700950

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