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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

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations50600$48,820$23.47100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations7170$39,540$19.0114.35
3Sales and Related Occupations5540$35,700$17.169.9
4Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations5410$27,120$13.048.55
5Education, Training, and Library Occupations4550$67,360$32.386.05
6Production Occupations4060$37,440$185.7
7Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations3540$83,620$40.25.8
8Transportation and Material Moving Occupations3230$34,660$16.666.55
9Management Occupations2960$102,780$49.416.15
10Retail Salespersons2490$26,870$12.922.85
11Personal Care and Service Occupations2440$30,230$14.534.3
12Construction and Extraction Occupations1670$56,510$27.174.45
13Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations1650$48,230$23.193.8
14Healthcare Support Occupations1480$36,070$17.343
15Community and Social Service Occupations1470$43,960$21.131.65
16Personal Care Aides1450$28,030$13.481.5
17Cashiers1300$24,960$122.2
18Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1290$31,670$15.233.65
19Registered Nurses1290$75,680$36.391.95
20Business and Financial Operations Occupations1260$69,380$33.355.25
21Protective Service Occupations1250$52,090$25.052.2
22Waiters and Waitresses1240$24,890$11.971.7
23Office Clerks, General1020$35,420$17.031.9
24Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1000$25,270$12.152.3
25Stock Clerks and Order Fillers990$30,130$14.491.3
26General and Operations Managers910$104,910$50.441.5
27First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers770$42,540$20.451
28First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers650$51,910$24.960.95
29Customer Service Representatives640$38,960$18.731.75
30Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive610$43,420$20.881.5
31Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners590$30,550$14.691.55
32Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks580$41,400$19.911.05
33Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand560$30,530$14.681.7
34Nursing Assistants560$31,540$15.161
35Architecture and Engineering Occupations550$76,940$36.991.7
36Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers510$28,580$13.740
37Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers500$45,900$22.071.2
38Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop480$23,950$11.510.3
39Food Preparation Workers480$26,710$12.840.6
40Maintenance and Repair Workers, General470$41,680$20.040.9
41Packers and Packagers, Hand470$25,990$12.50.45
42Computer and Mathematical Occupations420$76,840$36.942.9
43Medical Secretaries380$40,850$19.640.4
44Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses370$53,520$25.730.5
45Bartenders360$26,160$12.580.4
46Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers350$32,510$15.630.8
47Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs340$32,510$15.630.2
48First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers330$38,440$18.480.6
49Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers330$67,930$32.660.4
50Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics310$39,730$19.10.5
51Accountants and Auditors300$76,250$36.660.9
52Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers300$32,740$15.740.6
53Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products300$78,870$37.920.9
54Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations290$43,900$21.111.8
55Construction Laborers290$51,260$24.640.8
56First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers290$57,940$27.860.4
57Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks290$37,140$17.850.4
58Receptionists and Information Clerks280$33,520$16.120.7
59Carpenters270$46,830$22.510.7
60Financial Managers270$93,160$44.790.4
61Medical Assistants260$38,150$18.340.45
62Firefighters250$44,080$21.190.2
63Social and Human Service Assistants250$35,940$17.280.25
64Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors250$42,760$20.560
65Tellers250$30,870$14.840.3
66Healthcare Social Workers240$46,990$22.590.1
67Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop240$26,140$12.570.3
68Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners230$26,310$12.650.9
69Security Guards230$29,200$14.040.7
70Helpers--Production Workers220$31,030$14.920.3
71Billing and Posting Clerks200$41,000$19.710.3
72Medical and Health Services Managers200$96,550$46.420.25
73Dishwashers190$24,090$11.580.3
74Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants190$55,680$26.770.35
75Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers190$35,530$17.080.3
76Pharmacists190$128,830$61.940.2
77Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers190$36,000$17.310.3
78First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers180$66,580$32.010.3
79Home Health Aides180$30,090$14.470.7
80Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations180$68,160$32.770.8
81Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders180$34,590$16.630.1
82Industrial Production Managers170$89,880$43.210.1
83Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic170$35,530$17.080.1
84Administrative Services Managers160$84,740$40.740.2
85Human Resources Specialists160$59,090$28.410.35
86Parts Salespersons160$36,550$17.570.2
87Postal Service Mail Carriers160$51,630$24.820.2
88Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education160$40,530$19.490.3
89Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic150$34,900$16.780
90Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors150$45,920$22.080.2
91Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators150$59,370$28.540.2
92Physical Therapists150$91,560$44.020.2
93Substitute Teachers150$32,180$15.470
94Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists140$54,770$26.330.2
95Childcare Workers140$27,040$130.8
96Dental Assistants140$45,050$21.660.2
97Legal Occupations140$76,920$36.980.8
98Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers140$33,470$16.090.1
99Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders140$32,980$15.860.1
100Occupational Therapists140$79,230$38.090.1
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Jobs More Common Near Leominster Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$48,82050,600
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$39,5407,170
Sales and Related Occupations$35,7005,540
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$27,1205,410
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$67,3604,550
Production Occupations$37,4404,060
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$83,6203,540
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$34,6603,230
Management Occupations$102,7802,960
Retail Salespersons$26,8702,490
Personal Care and Service Occupations$30,2302,440
Construction and Extraction Occupations$56,5101,670
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$48,2301,650
Healthcare Support Occupations$36,0701,480
Community and Social Service Occupations$43,9601,470
Personal Care Aides$28,0301,450
Cashiers$24,9601,300
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$31,6701,290
Registered Nurses$75,6801,290
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$69,3801,260
Protective Service Occupations$52,0901,250
Waiters and Waitresses$24,8901,240
Office Clerks, General$35,4201,020
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$25,2701,000
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$30,130990
General and Operations Managers$104,910910
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$42,540770
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$51,910650
Customer Service Representatives$38,960640
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$43,420610
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$30,550590
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$41,400580
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$30,530560
Nursing Assistants$31,540560
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$76,940550
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$28,580510
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$45,900500
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop$23,950480
Food Preparation Workers$26,710480
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$41,680470
Packers and Packagers, Hand$25,990470
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$76,840420
Medical Secretaries$40,850380
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$53,520370
Bartenders$26,160360
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$32,510350
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs$32,510340
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$38,440330
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$67,930330
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$39,730310

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$48,82050,600
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$39,5407,170
Sales and Related Occupations$35,7005,540
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$27,1205,410
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$67,3604,550
Production Occupations$37,4404,060
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$83,6203,540
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$34,6603,230
Management Occupations$102,7802,960
Retail Salespersons$26,8702,490
Personal Care and Service Occupations$30,2302,440
Construction and Extraction Occupations$56,5101,670
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$48,2301,650
Healthcare Support Occupations$36,0701,480
Community and Social Service Occupations$43,9601,470
Personal Care Aides$28,0301,450
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$31,6701,290
Registered Nurses$75,6801,290
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$69,3801,260
Protective Service Occupations$52,0901,250
Office Clerks, General$35,4201,020
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$25,2701,000
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$30,130990
General and Operations Managers$104,910910
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$42,540770
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$51,910650
Customer Service Representatives$38,960640
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$43,420610
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$30,550590
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$41,400580
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$30,530560
Nursing Assistants$31,540560
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$76,940550
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$28,580510
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$45,900500
Food Preparation Workers$26,710480
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$41,680470
Packers and Packagers, Hand$25,990470
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$76,840420
Medical Secretaries$40,850380
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$53,520370
Bartenders$26,160360
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$32,510350
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs$32,510340
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$38,440330
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$67,930330
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$39,730310
Accountants and Auditors$76,250300
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$32,740300
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$78,870300

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