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Elizabethtown Employment

Employment and Industries in the Elizabethtown, Kentucky Area

Elizabethtown has a developing industrial and commercial economy. A variety of products are manufactured in Elizabethtown. The Fort Knox Military Installation is a major part of the region's economy. The city's major employment sectors are healthcare, education, construction, accommodation and food services, manufacturing, social services and the government.

About 32% of the labor force is found in management, professional and related occupations. Sales and office occupations comprise about 25% of the workforce. Production, transportation and material moving jobs provide about 17% of the jobs in Elizabethtown.

A list of Elizabethtown's largest job providers is shown below:

  • Hardin County Board of Education
  • Akebono Brake Corporation
  • The Hardin Memorial Hospital Foundation Inc
  • J P L Management, Inc
  • Elizabethtown Ind Sch Dist
  • Superior Maintenance Co
  • Fort Knox National Company
  • City of Elizabethtown
  • First Financial Services Corporation
  • Harry Owen Trucking Inc
  • County of Hardin
  • Bluegrass Cellular Inc
  • PKDM Holdings, Inc
  • The Keyboard Corporation
  • North American Heritage Services, Inc
  • First Federal Savings Bank of Elizabethtown, Inc
  • Affordable Heating and Cooling
  • Howard W Pence, Inc
  • Hardin Moving and Delivery, Inc

Some of the most common jobs in Elizabethtown where the majority of the workers are college graduates are registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives; child family and school social workers; human resources training and labor relations specialists; financial managers, management analysts; and industrial engineers.

Pertinent data about Elizabethtown Kentucky: In 2009 the average salary in the city was $28,000. The cost of living index in 2008 was 82.2. The country's average is 100. About 21% of the residents over the age of 25 have achieved a bachelor's degree or better.

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Jobs in Elizabethtown

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations53810$41,810$20.1100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations8450$33,550$16.1314.35
3Production Occupations6300$41,260$19.845.7
4Sales and Related Occupations5540$29,140$14.019.9
5Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations5380$20,450$9.838.55
6Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations3240$69,030$33.195.8
7Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers3180$42,340$20.350
8Business and Financial Operations Occupations3180$65,450$31.475.25
9Transportation and Material Moving Occupations3160$31,940$15.366.55
10Education, Training, and Library Occupations3000$46,790$22.56.05
11Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2400$42,180$20.283.8
12Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food2250$18,890$9.082.3
13Management Occupations2200$90,050$43.36.15
14Construction and Extraction Occupations1870$45,190$21.734.45
15Cashiers1850$20,300$9.762.2
16Retail Salespersons1790$25,310$12.172.85
17Personal Care and Service Occupations1700$21,810$10.484.3
18Healthcare Support Occupations1460$30,540$14.683
19Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1430$26,680$12.833.65
20Computer and Mathematical Occupations1280$75,120$36.112.9
21Registered Nurses1160$60,600$29.141.95
22Customer Service Representatives1130$29,400$14.141.75
23Protective Service Occupations1090$45,870$22.052.2
24Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive950$32,220$15.491.5
25Waiters and Waitresses920$18,370$8.831.7
26Human Resources Specialists890$67,550$32.480.35
27Community and Social Service Occupations880$42,110$20.251.65
28Stock Clerks and Order Fillers850$27,880$13.411.3
29Office Clerks, General760$29,430$14.151.9
30Maintenance and Repair Workers, General750$39,660$19.070.9
31Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners710$27,210$13.081.55
32General and Operations Managers690$89,130$42.851.5
33Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand670$26,150$12.571.7
34Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks630$35,130$16.891.05
35First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers610$48,540$23.340.95
36Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers610$40,540$19.491.2
37Personal Care Aides610$23,130$11.121.5
38First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers580$34,920$16.791
39Business Operations Specialists, All Other570$70,690$33.990.7
40Computer Occupations, All Other540$85,710$41.210.2
41First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers540$27,320$13.140.6
42Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers530$39,760$19.120.3
43Bus Drivers, School or Special Client520$34,530$16.60.3
44Nursing Assistants490$27,240$13.11
45Receptionists and Information Clerks490$26,210$12.60.7
46Architecture and Engineering Occupations480$70,330$33.811.7
47Cooks, Restaurant470$22,000$10.580.8
48First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers470$55,670$26.760.4
49Childcare Workers450$18,530$8.910.8
50Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers450$49,320$23.710.4
51Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters430$54,480$26.190.3
52Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping410$45,050$21.660.1
53Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners370$20,930$10.060.9
54Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics360$33,180$15.950.5
55Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria360$24,080$11.580.3
56Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations340$44,560$21.431.8
57Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses310$41,750$20.070.5
58Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers310$26,680$12.830.6
59Accountants and Auditors300$57,860$27.820.9
60Medical Assistants300$29,310$14.090.45
61Tellers300$25,150$12.090.3
62Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products290$61,140$29.390.9
63Child, Family, and School Social Workers260$41,100$19.760.2
64Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers260$29,520$14.190.8
65Billing and Posting Clerks250$34,100$16.40.3
66Counter and Rental Clerks240$22,670$10.90.3
67Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop230$17,910$8.610.3
68Computer User Support Specialists220$45,820$22.030.4
69First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers220$59,730$28.710.3
70Legal Occupations220$67,490$32.450.8
71Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations220$65,420$31.450.8
72Industrial Machinery Mechanics210$47,000$22.60.2
73Management Analysts210$72,370$34.790.5
74Pharmacy Technicians200$30,960$14.880.3
75Carpenters190$41,290$19.850.7
76Construction Laborers190$37,720$18.130.8
77Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers190$41,010$19.720.3
78Loan Officers190$71,320$34.290.2
79Medical Records and Health Information Technicians190$41,390$19.90.1
80Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators190$40,980$19.70.2
81Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment180$23,100$11.110.2
82Electricians180$50,320$24.190.4
83Sales Representatives, Services, All Other180$47,650$22.910.6
84Medical Secretaries170$28,770$13.830.4
85Real Estate Sales Agents170$33,830$16.260.2
86Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors170$33,820$16.260
87Education Administrators, All Other160$83,240$40.020
88Medical Transcriptionists160$33,220$15.970
89Postal Service Mail Carriers160$50,480$24.270.2
90Training and Development Specialists160$56,160$270.2
91Dental Assistants150$32,660$15.70.2
92Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks150$36,730$17.660.4
93Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other140$44,420$21.360.1
94Food Preparation Workers140$22,190$10.670.6
95Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators140$31,280$15.040.35
96Information and Record Clerks, All Other140$44,940$21.60.1
97Parts Salespersons140$27,490$13.220.2
98Social and Human Service Assistants140$26,110$12.550.25
99Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic130$34,080$16.390.1
100Financial Managers130$103,800$49.910.4
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Jobs More Common Near Elizabethtown Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$41,81053,810
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$33,5508,450
Production Occupations$41,2606,300
Sales and Related Occupations$29,1405,540
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$20,4505,380
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$69,0303,240
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$42,3403,180
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$65,4503,180
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$31,9403,160
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$46,7903,000
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$42,1802,400
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$18,8902,250
Management Occupations$90,0502,200
Construction and Extraction Occupations$45,1901,870
Cashiers$20,3001,850
Retail Salespersons$25,3101,790
Personal Care and Service Occupations$21,8101,700
Healthcare Support Occupations$30,5401,460
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$26,6801,430
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$75,1201,280
Registered Nurses$60,6001,160
Customer Service Representatives$29,4001,130
Protective Service Occupations$45,8701,090
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$32,220950
Waiters and Waitresses$18,370920
Human Resources Specialists$67,550890
Community and Social Service Occupations$42,110880
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$27,880850
Office Clerks, General$29,430760
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$39,660750
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$27,210710
General and Operations Managers$89,130690
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$26,150670
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$35,130630
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$48,540610
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$40,540610
Personal Care Aides$23,130610
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$34,920580
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$70,690570
Computer Occupations, All Other$85,710540
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$27,320540
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers$39,760530
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client$34,530520
Nursing Assistants$27,240490
Receptionists and Information Clerks$26,210490
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$70,330480
Cooks, Restaurant$22,000470
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$55,670470
Childcare Workers$18,530450
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$49,320450

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Elizabethtown, Kentucky Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$41,81053,810
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$33,5508,450
Production Occupations$41,2606,300
Sales and Related Occupations$29,1405,540
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$69,0303,240
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$42,3403,180
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$65,4503,180
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$31,9403,160
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$46,7903,000
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$42,1802,400
Management Occupations$90,0502,200
Construction and Extraction Occupations$45,1901,870
Retail Salespersons$25,3101,790
Healthcare Support Occupations$30,5401,460
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$26,6801,430
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$75,1201,280
Registered Nurses$60,6001,160
Customer Service Representatives$29,4001,130
Protective Service Occupations$45,8701,090
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$32,220950
Human Resources Specialists$67,550890
Community and Social Service Occupations$42,110880
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$27,880850
Office Clerks, General$29,430760
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$39,660750
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$27,210710
General and Operations Managers$89,130690
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$26,150670
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$35,130630
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$48,540610
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$40,540610
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$34,920580
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$70,690570
Computer Occupations, All Other$85,710540
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$27,320540
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers$39,760530
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client$34,530520
Nursing Assistants$27,240490
Receptionists and Information Clerks$26,210490
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$70,330480
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$55,670470
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$49,320450
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters$54,480430
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping$45,050410
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$33,180360
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$44,560340
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$41,750310
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$26,680310
Accountants and Auditors$57,860300
Medical Assistants$29,310300

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