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Cumberland Employment

Employment and Industries in the Cumberland, Maryland Area

Cumberland, Maryland is regarded as a regional business and commercial center. Western Maryland Health System is the largest employer in Cumberland. Coal mining, manufacturing and outdoor recreation are significant economic factors in the Cumberland area.

Cumberland's significant job providing segments include healthcare, government, social services, accommodation and food services, education, finance and insurance, and manufacturing. Sales and office occupations comprise approximately 27% of the labor force. Management, professional and related jobs comprise about 23% of the workforce. About 18% of the jobs are provided by the government.

Some of the most popular occupations filled by those with a college degree are registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, probation officers and correctional treatment specialists; pharmacists; child, family and school social workers; education administrators, physical therapists, and education training and library workers.

The Cumberland region's significant employers include:

  • Western Maryland Health System
  • Allegany County Government
  • CSX
  • Allegany College of Maryland
  • City of Cumberland
  • CBIZ Accounting, Tax & Advisory of Maryland
  • Hunter Douglas
  • American Woodmark
  • Biederlack of America
  • Western Correctional Institution
  • The Kelly Springfield Tire Company
  • Board of Education of Allegany County
  • Schwab Company, Incorporated
  • Carl Belt Inc
  • Cbiz Insurance Services, Inc
  • Beverly Enterprises-Maryland Inc
  • Richlen Company LLC
  • Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission, Inc

Pertinent data about Cumberland, Maryland: In 2009 the average earnings in Cumberland was $25,000. The cost of living index in Cumberland in 2008 was 77.3 which is lower than the country's average of 100. For the population 25 years of age and older, about 13% have achieved a bachelor's degree or better.

Cumberland companies have opportunities to work with useful organizations such as:

Cumberland Times News provides information regarding Cumberland business and industry activities.

Jobs in Cumberland

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 36210 $42750 $20.55 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 5740 $32540 $15.64 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 3960 $34480 $16.58 10.15
4 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 3690 $22100 $10.63 8.3
5 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 3010 $73580 $35.37 5.75
6 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 2820 $56720 $27.27 6.15
7 Production Occupations 2490 $38210 $18.37 5.85
8 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 1870 $33920 $16.31 6.45
9 Personal Care and Service Occupations 1680 $24640 $11.84 4.1
10 Construction and Extraction Occupations 1640 $44830 $21.55 4.4
11 Protective Service Occupations 1460 $49310 $23.71 2.25
12 Cashiers 1420 $19680 $9.46 2.25
13 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 1320 $40370 $19.41 3.8
14 Healthcare Support Occupations 1290 $34100 $16.4 3.05
15 Registered Nurses 1140 $60740 $29.2 1.9
16 Management Occupations 1080 $96410 $46.35 6.05
17 Retail Salespersons 1050 $22920 $11.02 3.1
18 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1010 $19020 $9.14 2.15
19 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1000 $26030 $12.51 3.7
20 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 970 $61180 $29.41 5.05
21 Customer Service Representatives 870 $29410 $14.14 1.75
22 Community and Social Service Occupations 830 $43060 $20.7 1.65
23 Personal Care Aides 810 $20480 $9.85 1.3
24 Correctional Officers and Jailers 790 $47400 $22.79 0.3
25 Office Clerks, General 770 $26880 $12.92 2
26 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 750 $33710 $16.2 1.6
27 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 740 $23450 $11.27 1.2
28 Nursing Assistants 550 $27100 $13.03 1.05
29 Waiters and Waitresses 510 $20740 $9.97 1.6
30 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 510 $47880 $23.02 1
31 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 480 $28450 $13.68 1.6
32 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 440 $40690 $19.56 1.2
33 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 440 $26490 $12.74 1.6
34 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 440 $82720 $39.77 1.65
35 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 430 $39940 $19.2 1
36 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 420 $68010 $32.7 2.8
37 Bartenders 410 $22860 $10.99 0.4
38 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 360 $23700 $11.4 1
39 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 350 $28430 $13.67 0.6
40 Cooks, Restaurant 330 $21470 $10.32 0.75
41 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 320 $33860 $16.28 0.9
42 General and Operations Managers 320 $92440 $44.44 1.4
43 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 300 $41730 $20.06 0.5
44 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 270 $36970 $17.78 1.1
45 Medical Secretaries 270 $30950 $14.88 0.4
46 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 260 $37080 $17.83 0.5
47 Construction Laborers 250 $32490 $15.62 0.8
48 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 240 $38600 $18.56 0.6
49 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 230 $40740 $19.58 0.2
50 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 230 $50350 $24.21 0.45
51 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 220 $61020 $29.34 0.4
52 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 210 $29940 $14.39 0.3
53 Social and Human Service Assistants 200 $32360 $15.56 0.3
54 Tellers 200 $25340 $12.18 0.3
55 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 190 $28030 $13.48 0.4
56 Medical Assistants 190 $31050 $14.93 0.45
57 Accountants and Auditors 190 $62920 $30.25 0.9
58 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 180 $39990 $19.23 1.7
59 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 180 $22270 $10.71 0.2
60 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 180 $66350 $31.9 0.9
61 Carpenters 170 $43910 $21.11 0.6
62 Electricians 170 $56770 $27.29 0.4
63 Driver/Sales Workers 170 $28770 $13.83 0.3
64 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 160 $55250 $26.56 0.3
65 Childcare Workers 160 $21650 $10.41 0.8
66 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 160 $26340 $12.66 0.3
67 Physical Therapists 150 $81080 $38.98 0.15
68 Receptionists and Information Clerks 150 $27140 $13.05 0.7
69 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 150 $56530 $27.18 1
70 Dishwashers 140 $19040 $9.16 0.3
71 Billing and Posting Clerks 140 $31480 $15.13 0.35
72 Legal Occupations 130 $70240 $33.77 0.8
73 Postal Service Mail Carriers 120 $49420 $23.76 0.15
74 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 120 $24400 $11.73 0.8
75 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 120 $284290 $136.68 0.2
76 Physical Therapist Assistants 120 $63560 $30.56 0.1
77 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 120 $60550 $29.11 0.3
78 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 120 $47330 $22.76 0.3
79 Food Preparation Workers 120 $23520 $11.31 0.6
80 Residential Advisors 120 $36460 $17.53 0.1
81 Pharmacy Technicians 120 $26920 $12.94 0.25
82 Machinists 120 $51190 $24.61 0.3
83 Computer Occupations, All Other 110 $86850 $41.76 0.2
84 Human Resources Specialists 110 $53110 $25.53 0.3
85 Compliance Officers 110 $69460 $33.39 0.2
86 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 110 $75270 $36.19 0.7
87 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 110 $39500 $18.99 0.1
88 Medical and Health Services Managers 110 $99670 $47.92 0.2
89 Recreation Workers 100 $24690 $11.87 0.3
90 Highway Maintenance Workers 100 $38580 $18.55 0.1
91 Security Guards 100 $31830 $15.3 0.7
92 Radiologic Technologists 100 $60440 $29.06 0.1
93 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 100 $58340 $28.05 0.4
94 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 100 $24780 $11.91 0.1
95 Occupational Therapists 90 $89570 $43.06 0.1
96 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 90 $36940 $17.76 0.2
97 Computer User Support Specialists 80 $33720 $16.21 0.4
98 Psychiatric Technicians 80 $28290 $13.6 0
99 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 80 $47290 $22.74 0.5
100 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 80 $69300 $33.32 0.3
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Jobs More Common Near Cumberland Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,750 36,210
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 32,540 5,740
Sales and Related Occupations 34,480 3,960
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 22,100 3,690
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 73,580 3,010
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 56,720 2,820
Production Occupations 38,210 2,490
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,920 1,870
Personal Care and Service Occupations 24,640 1,680
Construction and Extraction Occupations 44,830 1,640
Protective Service Occupations 49,310 1,460
Cashiers 19,680 1,420
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 40,370 1,320
Healthcare Support Occupations 34,100 1,290
Registered Nurses 60,740 1,140
Management Occupations 96,410 1,080
Retail Salespersons 22,920 1,050
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 19,020 1,010
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,030 1,000
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 61,180 970
Customer Service Representatives 29,410 870
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,060 830
Personal Care Aides 20,480 810
Correctional Officers and Jailers 47,400 790
Office Clerks, General 26,880 770
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 33,710 750
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 23,450 740
Nursing Assistants 27,100 550
Waiters and Waitresses 20,740 510
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 47,880 510
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,450 480
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 40,690 440
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,490 440
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 82,720 440
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,940 430
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 68,010 420
Bartenders 22,860 410
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 23,700 360
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 28,430 350
Cooks, Restaurant 21,470 330
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 33,860 320
General and Operations Managers 92,440 320
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 41,730 300
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,970 270
Medical Secretaries 30,950 270
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 37,080 260
Construction Laborers 32,490 250
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 38,600 240
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 40,740 230
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 50,350 230

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Cumberland, Maryland Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,750 36,210
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 32,540 5,740
Sales and Related Occupations 34,480 3,960
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 73,580 3,010
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 56,720 2,820
Production Occupations 38,210 2,490
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,920 1,870
Construction and Extraction Occupations 44,830 1,640
Protective Service Occupations 49,310 1,460
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 40,370 1,320
Healthcare Support Occupations 34,100 1,290
Registered Nurses 60,740 1,140
Management Occupations 96,410 1,080
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,030 1,000
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 61,180 970
Customer Service Representatives 29,410 870
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,060 830
Correctional Officers and Jailers 47,400 790
Office Clerks, General 26,880 770
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 33,710 750
Nursing Assistants 27,100 550
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 47,880 510
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,450 480
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 40,690 440
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,490 440
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 82,720 440
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,940 430
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 68,010 420
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 28,430 350
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 33,860 320
General and Operations Managers 92,440 320
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 41,730 300
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,970 270
Medical Secretaries 30,950 270
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 37,080 260
Construction Laborers 32,490 250
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 38,600 240
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 40,740 230
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 50,350 230
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 61,020 220
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 29,940 210
Social and Human Service Assistants 32,360 200
Tellers 25,340 200
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 28,030 190
Medical Assistants 31,050 190
Accountants and Auditors 62,920 190
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 39,990 180
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 66,350 180
Carpenters 43,910 170
Electricians 56,770 170

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