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Leominster Employment

Employment and Industries in the Leominster, Massachusetts Area

Leominster's economy is primarily based on manufacturing, services and trade. The significant employment sectors in Leominster are healthcare, plastics and rubber products, educational services, social services, computer and electronic products, government, and finance and insurance. Management, professional and related occupations provide approximately 32% of the jobs in Leominster. About 26% of the workers are employed in sales and office jobs and about 17% of the labor force is comprised of production, transportation and material moving workers.

The major employers in the Leominster region are provided below:

  • Healthalliance Hospitals, Inc
  • Central New England Healthalliance Inc
  • City of Leominster
  • Plastican, Inc
  • Peterborough Oil, Co, Inc
  • Alphagary Corporation
  • Quebecor World Eusey Press Inc
  • Claremont Flock Corporation
  • Aero Housewares, LLC
  • Medstar Ambulance, Inc
  • Holiday Housewares Inc
  • Fosta-Tek Optics, Inc
  • Leominster News, Inc
  • Howland Jon Enterprises Inc
  • Pferd Inc
  • Simplex Grinnell LP
  • Georgia-Pacific Corp
  • Hannaford Supermarket

Some of the most common occupations in Leominster filled by those with college degrees are registered nurses, teachers, social and human service assistants, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, financial managers; educational, vocational and school counselors; pharmacists, medical and health services managers; rehabilitation counselors and mechanical engineers.

Pertinent data regarding Leominster, Massachusetts: In 2008 the cost of living index in the city was at 117.9 which is higher than the country's average of 100. In 2009 the average earnings in Leominster was $36,000. Approximately 22% of the adult population has earned a bachelor's degree or higher.

Lawrence businesses have opportunities to work in partnership with helpful organizations including:

The Sentinel & Enterprise is a good resource for those interested in learning about local business and industry activities.

Jobs in Leominster

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 50140 $48700 $23.41 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 6920 $38160 $18.34 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 5670 $36390 $17.5 10.15
4 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 5590 $25210 $12.12 8.3
5 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 4410 $66240 $31.85 6.15
6 Production Occupations 4090 $36670 $17.63 5.85
7 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 3670 $80350 $38.63 5.75
8 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 3200 $33470 $16.09 6.45
9 Management Occupations 3050 $107790 $51.82 6.05
10 Retail Salespersons 2390 $27070 $13.01 3.1
11 Personal Care and Service Occupations 1690 $29950 $14.4 4.1
12 Construction and Extraction Occupations 1640 $53530 $25.73 4.4
13 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 1600 $46290 $22.26 3.8
14 Healthcare Support Occupations 1480 $34480 $16.58 3.05
15 Community and Social Service Occupations 1460 $44610 $21.45 1.65
16 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 1430 $73360 $35.27 5.05
17 Cashiers 1350 $23720 $11.4 2.25
18 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1320 $24380 $11.72 2.15
19 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1210 $30830 $14.82 3.7
20 Protective Service Occupations 1190 $55020 $26.45 2.25
21 Waiters and Waitresses 1070 $23510 $11.3 1.6
22 Office Clerks, General 920 $32300 $15.53 2
23 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 900 $29450 $14.16 1.2
24 General and Operations Managers 890 $103020 $49.53 1.4
25 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 860 $42030 $20.21 1
26 Personal Care Aides 660 $27000 $12.98 1.3
27 Customer Service Representatives 660 $36990 $17.79 1.75
28 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 640 $50670 $24.36 1
29 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 600 $43310 $20.82 1.6
30 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 580 $43390 $20.86 1.2
31 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 580 $39900 $19.18 1.1
32 Nursing Assistants 570 $30450 $14.64 1.05
33 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 560 $68230 $32.81 2.8
34 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 520 $77330 $37.18 1.65
35 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 490 $29930 $14.39 1.6
36 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 470 $32050 $15.41 0.6
37 Packers and Packagers, Hand 430 $24740 $11.89 0.45
38 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 410 $43140 $20.74 0.9
39 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 400 $31760 $15.27 0.2
40 Receptionists and Information Clerks 390 $31230 $15.01 0.7
41 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 390 $29010 $13.95 1.6
42 Medical and Health Services Managers 380 $130890 $62.93 0.2
43 Team Assemblers 380 $28350 $13.63 0.75
44 Bartenders 360 $25290 $12.16 0.4
45 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 360 $43760 $21.04 1.7
46 Food Preparation Workers 350 $23950 $11.51 0.6
47 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 340 $30670 $14.75 0.8
48 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 340 $36790 $17.69 0.5
49 Accountants and Auditors 330 $82040 $39.44 0.9
50 Medical Secretaries 330 $41250 $19.83 0.4
51 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 320 $55530 $26.7 0.4
52 Childcare Workers 320 $26890 $12.93 0.8
53 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 300 $22930 $11.03 0.3
54 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 300 $66000 $31.73 0.45
55 Social and Human Service Assistants 300 $35280 $16.96 0.3
56 Healthcare Social Workers 300 $50770 $24.41 0.1
57 Construction Laborers 290 $53480 $25.71 0.8
58 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 290 $79660 $38.3 1
59 Medical Assistants 290 $36360 $17.48 0.45
60 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 280 $33010 $15.87 0.4
61 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 280 $52940 $25.45 0.5
62 Printing Press Operators 280 $34450 $16.56 0.1
63 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 260 $34490 $16.58 0.6
64 Dishwashers 250 $21660 $10.41 0.3
65 Carpenters 250 $45620 $21.94 0.6
66 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 240 $50600 $24.33 0.5
67 Financial Managers 240 $98820 $47.51 0.4
68 Human Resources Specialists 240 $70520 $33.9 0.3
69 Machinists 230 $46580 $22.4 0.3
70 Driver/Sales Workers 230 $29710 $14.28 0.3
71 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 230 $24920 $11.98 1
72 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 230 $25340 $12.18 0.25
73 Tellers 220 $29890 $14.37 0.3
74 Helpers--Production Workers 220 $27540 $13.24 0.3
75 Firefighters 210 $45280 $21.77 0.2
76 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 210 $28100 $13.51 0.3
77 Home Health Aides 210 $27940 $13.43 0.7
78 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 210 $33120 $15.92 0.2
79 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 200 $36320 $17.46 0.1
80 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 180 $67060 $32.24 0.9
81 Billing and Posting Clerks 180 $39940 $19.2 0.35
82 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 170 $24110 $11.59 0.25
83 Pharmacists 170 $125520 $60.35 0.2
84 Legal Occupations 170 $76560 $36.81 0.8
85 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 170 $44700 $21.49 0.2
86 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 160 $71090 $34.18 0.2
87 Postal Service Mail Carriers 160 $52200 $25.1 0.15
88 Industrial Production Managers 160 $88640 $42.61 0.1
89 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 160 $34240 $16.46 0.3
90 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 160 $35030 $16.84 0.2
91 Counter and Rental Clerks 160 $30180 $14.51 0.3
92 Security Guards 160 $29550 $14.21 0.7
93 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 160 $32490 $15.62 0.3
94 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 160 $34720 $16.69 0.1
95 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 150 $63350 $30.46 0.3
96 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 150 $37400 $17.98 0.1
97 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 150 $36150 $17.38 0.1
98 Parts Salespersons 150 $37240 $17.9 0.2
99 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 140 $71210 $34.24 0.3
100 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 140 $68530 $32.95 0.4
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Jobs More Common Near Leominster Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 48,700 50,140
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 38,160 6,920
Sales and Related Occupations 36,390 5,670
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 25,210 5,590
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 66,240 4,410
Production Occupations 36,670 4,090
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 80,350 3,670
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,470 3,200
Management Occupations 107,790 3,050
Retail Salespersons 27,070 2,390
Personal Care and Service Occupations 29,950 1,690
Construction and Extraction Occupations 53,530 1,640
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 46,290 1,600
Healthcare Support Occupations 34,480 1,480
Community and Social Service Occupations 44,610 1,460
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 73,360 1,430
Cashiers 23,720 1,350
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 24,380 1,320
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 30,830 1,210
Protective Service Occupations 55,020 1,190
Waiters and Waitresses 23,510 1,070
Office Clerks, General 32,300 920
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 29,450 900
General and Operations Managers 103,020 890
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 42,030 860
Personal Care Aides 27,000 660
Customer Service Representatives 36,990 660
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 50,670 640
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 43,310 600
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 43,390 580
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 39,900 580
Nursing Assistants 30,450 570
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 68,230 560
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 77,330 520
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 29,930 490
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 32,050 470
Packers and Packagers, Hand 24,740 430
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 43,140 410
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 31,760 400
Receptionists and Information Clerks 31,230 390
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 29,010 390
Medical and Health Services Managers 130,890 380
Team Assemblers 28,350 380
Bartenders 25,290 360
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 43,760 360
Food Preparation Workers 23,950 350
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 30,670 340
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 36,790 340
Accountants and Auditors 82,040 330
Medical Secretaries 41,250 330

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Leominster, Massachusetts Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 48,700 50,140
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 38,160 6,920
Sales and Related Occupations 36,390 5,670
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 25,210 5,590
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 66,240 4,410
Production Occupations 36,670 4,090
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 80,350 3,670
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,470 3,200
Management Occupations 107,790 3,050
Retail Salespersons 27,070 2,390
Personal Care and Service Occupations 29,950 1,690
Construction and Extraction Occupations 53,530 1,640
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 46,290 1,600
Healthcare Support Occupations 34,480 1,480
Community and Social Service Occupations 44,610 1,460
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 73,360 1,430
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 30,830 1,210
Protective Service Occupations 55,020 1,190
Office Clerks, General 32,300 920
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 29,450 900
General and Operations Managers 103,020 890
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 42,030 860
Personal Care Aides 27,000 660
Customer Service Representatives 36,990 660
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 50,670 640
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 43,310 600
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 43,390 580
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 39,900 580
Nursing Assistants 30,450 570
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 68,230 560
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 77,330 520
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 29,930 490
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 32,050 470
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 43,140 410
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 31,760 400
Receptionists and Information Clerks 31,230 390
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 29,010 390
Medical and Health Services Managers 130,890 380
Team Assemblers 28,350 380
Bartenders 25,290 360
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 43,760 360
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 30,670 340
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 36,790 340
Accountants and Auditors 82,040 330
Medical Secretaries 41,250 330
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 55,530 320
Childcare Workers 26,890 320
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 66,000 300
Social and Human Service Assistants 35,280 300
Healthcare Social Workers 50,770 300

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