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Mansfield Employment

Employment and Industries in the Mansfield, Ohio Area

As with many cities located in the rust belt, Mansfield has experienced a strong decline in the manufacturing base. The remaining manufacturers include Newman Technology Incorporated, AK Steel, Therm-O-Disc, Hyundai Ideal Electric Company, The Carousel Works, Crane Plumbing and the Gorman-Rupp Company.

The economy has become more service oriented, with healthcare and education becoming more important to the economy. The healthcare sector includes the city's largest employer, MedCentral Health System. The city also includes jobs at three prominent food companies, Isaly Dairy Company, Stewart's Drive-In and Jones Potato Chip Company.

Mansfield's top employment segments include healthcare, education, transportation equipment, accommodation and food services, metal and metal products, manufacturing and the government. Production, transportation and material moving occupations (24% of the jobs). Sales and office occupations (22% of the jobs). Management, Professional and related occupations (22% of the workforce).

Details about Mansfield, Ohio: 2008 cost of living index: 78.0 (U.S. average is 100). Adult population holding a bachelor's degree or higher - 14%. Average salary in 2009 - $26,000.

The major job providers situated in Mansfield Ohio:

  • MedCentral Health System
  • Therm-O-Disc, Incorporated
  • Newman Technology, Inc
  • Gorman-Rupp Company
  • Stoneridge, Inc
  • AK Steel Corporation
  • United States Postal Service
  • Jay Industries, Inc
  • Richland County
  • AK Mansfield
  • Shilo Corporation
  • Outsource Partners Inc
  • Walmart Stores, Inc
  • Richland Newhope Industries
  • Adena Corporation
  • Ohio Valley Manufacturing Inc
  • DMP Mfg Inc

Organizations providing information and assistance to local companies include:

Information regarding the local business community is available at mansfieldnewsjournal.com.

Jobs in Mansfield

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations49970$39,150$18.82100
2Production Occupations7460$32,730$15.745.7
3Office and Administrative Support Occupations7280$33,240$15.9814.35
4Sales and Related Occupations5310$32,560$15.669.9
5Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations4890$21,130$10.168.55
6Transportation and Material Moving Occupations3190$34,320$16.56.55
7Education, Training, and Library Occupations3130$48,560$23.356.05
8Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations3090$68,400$32.885.8
9Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2080$42,410$20.393.8
10Construction and Extraction Occupations1680$47,400$22.794.45
11Management Occupations1680$84,380$40.576.15
12Protective Service Occupations1630$41,340$19.872.2
13Healthcare Support Occupations1590$26,990$12.983
14Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1580$19,930$9.582.3
15Retail Salespersons1570$25,480$12.252.85
16Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1550$26,330$12.663.65
17Cashiers1350$21,380$10.282.2
18Business and Financial Operations Occupations1230$62,960$30.275.25
19Personal Care and Service Occupations1170$23,480$11.294.3
20Registered Nurses1150$60,370$29.031.95
21Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers1020$26,590$12.790
22Community and Social Service Occupations1000$41,340$19.881.65
23Waiters and Waitresses920$19,580$9.411.7
24Office Clerks, General910$29,740$14.31.9
25Stock Clerks and Order Fillers850$26,310$12.651.3
26Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners840$27,010$12.991.55
27Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic820$36,180$17.40.1
28Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive810$31,370$15.081.5
29Customer Service Representatives790$32,140$15.451.75
30Architecture and Engineering Occupations780$63,470$30.521.7
31Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand660$30,470$14.651.7
32Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic630$26,710$12.840.1
33First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers620$33,150$15.941
34Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers590$41,900$20.140.6
35Maintenance and Repair Workers, General560$38,690$18.60.9
36General and Operations Managers520$81,610$39.231.5
37Nursing Assistants520$22,420$10.781
38Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers520$42,610$20.491.2
39Home Health Aides490$22,420$10.780.7
40First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers490$51,780$24.90.4
41Computer and Mathematical Occupations480$64,110$30.822.9
42Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks440$37,110$17.841.05
43Cooks, Restaurant430$22,270$10.710.8
44Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses410$38,890$18.70.5
45First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers410$50,370$24.220.95
46Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers400$34,190$16.440.3
47Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products400$58,550$28.150.9
48Construction Laborers380$41,280$19.850.8
49Medical Secretaries360$31,970$15.370.4
50Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics360$36,940$17.760.5
51Packers and Packagers, Hand360$20,590$9.90.45
52Helpers--Production Workers340$27,760$13.350.3
53Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers330$23,790$11.440.8
54Tellers330$27,530$13.230.3
55Personal Care Aides320$21,450$10.311.5
56First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers290$30,340$14.590.6
57Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks290$35,070$16.860.4
58Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations290$38,060$18.31.8
59Industrial Engineers290$59,370$28.540.2
60Sales Representatives, Services, All Other280$46,740$22.470.6
61Legal Occupations280$58,630$28.190.8
62Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners250$21,530$10.350.9
63Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists250$23,850$11.470.4
64Accountants and Auditors250$65,970$31.720.9
65Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers250$35,010$16.830.3
66Cooks, Fast Food240$20,960$10.080.3
67Receptionists and Information Clerks230$25,280$12.160.7
68Food Preparation Workers230$22,880$110.6
69Dishwashers230$19,930$9.580.3
70Parts Salespersons230$36,750$17.670.2
71Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers210$54,170$26.050.4
72Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks210$43,630$20.980.2
73Social and Human Service Assistants210$29,990$14.420.25
74Carpenters210$47,960$23.060.7
75Firefighters210$40,180$19.320.2
76Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators210$30,950$14.880.35
77Security Guards200$24,100$11.590.7
78Childcare Workers200$20,480$9.850.8
79Driver/Sales Workers200$31,520$15.150.3
80First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers180$60,770$29.220.3
81Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic180$28,230$13.570.1
82Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators180$57,750$27.760.2
83Electricians180$47,000$22.590.4
84Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria170$25,870$12.440.3
85Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers170$21,310$10.240.3
86Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop170$19,510$9.380.3
87Industrial Production Managers170$79,260$38.10.1
88Bartenders160$18,580$8.930.4
89Postal Service Mail Carriers150$48,910$23.510.2
90Medical and Health Services Managers150$105,560$50.750.25
91Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers150$31,430$15.110
92Pharmacy Technicians150$27,750$13.340.3
93Healthcare Social Workers150$47,860$23.010.1
94Machinists150$41,530$19.960.25
95Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers140$39,730$19.10.15
96Medical Assistants140$29,780$14.320.45
97Industrial Machinery Mechanics130$45,510$21.880.2
98Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics130$28,900$13.890.2
99Business Operations Specialists, All Other130$63,750$30.650.7
100Dental Assistants130$33,020$15.880.2
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Jobs More Common Near Mansfield Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$39,15049,970
Production Occupations$32,7307,460
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$33,2407,280
Sales and Related Occupations$32,5605,310
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$21,1304,890
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$34,3203,190
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$48,5603,130
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$68,4003,090
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$42,4102,080
Construction and Extraction Occupations$47,4001,680
Management Occupations$84,3801,680
Protective Service Occupations$41,3401,630
Healthcare Support Occupations$26,9901,590
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$19,9301,580
Retail Salespersons$25,4801,570
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$26,3301,550
Cashiers$21,3801,350
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$62,9601,230
Personal Care and Service Occupations$23,4801,170
Registered Nurses$60,3701,150
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$26,5901,020
Community and Social Service Occupations$41,3401,000
Waiters and Waitresses$19,580920
Office Clerks, General$29,740910
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$26,310850
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$27,010840
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic$36,180820
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$31,370810
Customer Service Representatives$32,140790
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$63,470780
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$30,470660
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic$26,710630
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$33,150620
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$41,900590
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$38,690560
General and Operations Managers$81,610520
Nursing Assistants$22,420520
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$42,610520
Home Health Aides$22,420490
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$51,780490
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$64,110480
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$37,110440
Cooks, Restaurant$22,270430
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$38,890410
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$50,370410
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$34,190400
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$58,550400
Construction Laborers$41,280380
Medical Secretaries$31,970360
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$36,940360

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Mansfield, Ohio Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$39,15049,970
Production Occupations$32,7307,460
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$33,2407,280
Sales and Related Occupations$32,5605,310
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$34,3203,190
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$48,5603,130
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$68,4003,090
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$42,4102,080
Construction and Extraction Occupations$47,4001,680
Management Occupations$84,3801,680
Protective Service Occupations$41,3401,630
Healthcare Support Occupations$26,9901,590
Retail Salespersons$25,4801,570
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$26,3301,550
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$62,9601,230
Registered Nurses$60,3701,150
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$26,5901,020
Community and Social Service Occupations$41,3401,000
Office Clerks, General$29,740910
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$26,310850
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$27,010840
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic$36,180820
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$31,370810
Customer Service Representatives$32,140790
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$63,470780
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$30,470660
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic$26,710630
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$33,150620
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$41,900590
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$38,690560
General and Operations Managers$81,610520
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$42,610520
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$51,780490
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$64,110480
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$37,110440
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$38,890410
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$50,370410
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$34,190400
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$58,550400
Construction Laborers$41,280380
Medical Secretaries$31,970360
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$36,940360
Helpers--Production Workers$27,760340
Tellers$27,530330
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$30,340290
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$35,070290
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$38,060290
Industrial Engineers$59,370290
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$46,740280
Legal Occupations$58,630280

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