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Toledo Employment

Employment and Industries in the Toledo, Ohio Area

Although the manufacturing industries in Toledo have declined significantly, manufacturing is still an important economic component of the local economy. General Motors and Chrysler have facilities in the Toledo area. The Jeep vehicle is produced in the city.

Toledo is a notable Northwestern Ohio banking and finance center. In addition, medical devices and instrument companies and technology firms are significant forces in the economy. The metals, steel and plastic industries are also important to the city. In addition, agriculture is important to the region.

Fortune 500 companies, Owens Corning and Dana Corporation are situated in Toledo. The Fortune 1000 company, HCR Manor Care is headquartered in Toledo. The notable company Faurecia Exhaust Systems is also located in the city.

The largest employer in the city is the University of Toledo. The healthcare industry now employs more residents than the manufacturing industries and is the city's largest employment sector. In addition, Toledo has produced a number of "green jobs" due to economic development pertaining to solar energy.

Toledo is known as "Glass city" due to its long history of innovation in the glass industry. Employment is provided by notable glass producing firms such as Owens-Corning, Pilkington North America, Therma-Tru and Libbey Glass. Employment is also provided by a number of glass related companies. The major fiberglass company Johns Manville is also located in the area.

The largest employers in Toledo:

  • The University of Toledo
  • The Toledo Hospital
  • Promedica Health Systems, Inc
  • St Vincent Hospital and Medical Center of Toledo
  • The University of Toledo
  • Chrysler LLC
  • TSL LTD
  • Job 1 USA
  • GM Corp. Powertrain Div. Corp
  • Libbey Glass Inc
  • Dana Corporation
  • Owens Corning
  • Faurecia Automotive Holdings Inc
  • Toledo Building Services Co Inc
  • Fifth Third Bank of Northwestern Ohio, NA
  • Saint Anne Mercy Hospital
  • Toledo Clinic, Inc
  • Manor Care, Inc
  • Heitman Steel Products
  • Sterling Pipe & Tube, Inc

The prominent employment fields in Toledo:

  • Trade, transportation and utilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Professional and business services

Noteworthy facts about Toledo, Ohio: Estimated median household income in 2007: $35,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 78.8 (U.S. average: 100). Adult population holding a bachelor's degree: 17%.

Local companies have access to helpful associations such as:

The Toledo Blade is a good resource for people interested in learning about local business endeavors.

Jobs in Toledo

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 300940 $43430 $20.88 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 43750 $34030 $16.36 14.8
3 Production Occupations 35140 $39360 $18.92 5.85
4 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 29390 $22030 $10.59 8.3
5 Sales and Related Occupations 27820 $38450 $18.48 10.15
6 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 25170 $32240 $15.5 6.45
7 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 22850 $73160 $35.18 5.75
8 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 17950 $50370 $24.22 6.15
9 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 12930 $44810 $21.54 3.8
10 Management Occupations 11940 $100400 $48.27 6.05
11 Healthcare Support Occupations 11330 $28670 $13.78 3.05
12 Construction and Extraction Occupations 11120 $52140 $25.07 4.4
13 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 10060 $62790 $30.19 5.05
14 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 9840 $20000 $9.62 2.15
15 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 9190 $25450 $12.24 3.7
16 Retail Salespersons 8830 $29840 $14.34 3.1
17 Registered Nurses 7830 $63280 $30.43 1.9
18 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 7160 $26480 $12.73 1.6
19 Cashiers 7100 $21220 $10.2 2.25
20 Personal Care and Service Occupations 6460 $24610 $11.83 4.1
21 Protective Service Occupations 6310 $42120 $20.25 2.25
22 Waiters and Waitresses 5770 $23660 $11.37 1.6
23 Office Clerks, General 5160 $30260 $14.55 2
24 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 5150 $25430 $12.22 1.6
25 Community and Social Service Occupations 5110 $42300 $20.34 1.65
26 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 4870 $26020 $12.51 1.2
27 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 4720 $43570 $20.95 1.2
28 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 4490 $70970 $34.12 1.65
29 Customer Service Representatives 4420 $31520 $15.16 1.75
30 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 4140 $34040 $16.37 1.6
31 Team Assemblers 3650 $41420 $19.91 0.75
32 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 3630 $66460 $31.95 2.8
33 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 3450 $37550 $18.05 1.1
34 General and Operations Managers 3380 $110450 $53.1 1.4
35 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 3290 $37910 $18.23 1.7
36 Nursing Assistants 3240 $25780 $12.39 1.05
37 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 3190 $40440 $19.44 0.9
38 Packers and Packagers, Hand 3100 $26340 $12.66 0.45
39 Home Health Aides 3000 $21040 $10.11 0.7
40 Medical Secretaries 2860 $31360 $15.08 0.4
41 Machinists 2840 $49980 $24.03 0.3
42 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 2730 $35900 $17.26 0.2
43 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 2620 $53450 $25.7 1
44 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 2560 $61780 $29.7 1
45 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 2310 $41840 $20.11 1
46 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 2200 $30190 $14.52 0.6
47 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 2070 $42670 $20.51 0.5
48 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 1940 $38430 $18.47 0.3
49 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 1930 $33260 $15.99 0.6
50 Medical Assistants 1920 $28980 $13.93 0.45
51 Helpers--Production Workers 1910 $30010 $14.43 0.3
52 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 1900 $24750 $11.9 0.8
53 Accountants and Auditors 1870 $74760 $35.94 0.9
54 Bartenders 1810 $19600 $9.42 0.4
55 Security Guards 1790 $26030 $12.52 0.7
56 Cooks, Restaurant 1730 $23150 $11.13 0.75
57 Electricians 1710 $61540 $29.59 0.4
58 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 1700 $62200 $29.9 0.4
59 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 1700 $31880 $15.33 0.35
60 Personal Care Aides 1700 $22240 $10.69 1.3
61 Carpenters 1690 $44720 $21.5 0.6
62 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 1670 $58460 $28.11 0.6
63 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 1640 $54950 $26.42 0.45
64 Construction Laborers 1630 $39390 $18.94 0.8
65 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1580 $21220 $10.2 1
66 Food Preparation Workers 1580 $20600 $9.9 0.6
67 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1560 $59950 $28.82 0.9
68 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 1560 $38280 $18.4 0.5
69 Driver/Sales Workers 1530 $28500 $13.7 0.3
70 Billing and Posting Clerks 1410 $37080 $17.83 0.35
71 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 1410 $32030 $15.4 0.4
72 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1330 $25020 $12.03 0.7
73 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 1310 $51760 $24.88 0.2
74 Legal Occupations 1300 $91570 $44.03 0.8
75 Social and Human Service Assistants 1210 $34540 $16.6 0.3
76 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1210 $31600 $15.19 0.1
77 Pharmacy Technicians 1160 $28320 $13.62 0.25
78 Childcare Workers 1130 $22850 $10.99 0.8
79 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 1100 $64030 $30.79 0.3
80 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 1100 $31400 $15.09 0.1
81 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 1070 $19120 $9.19 0.25
82 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 1060 $20480 $9.85 0.2
83 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 1040 $62500 $30.05 0.7
84 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1030 $67580 $32.49 0.3
85 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 1030 $19940 $9.59 0.3
86 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 1030 $64270 $30.9 0.35
87 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 1020 $31240 $15.02 0
88 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 980 $154970 $74.51 0.2
89 Counter and Rental Clerks 980 $23450 $11.28 0.3
90 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 970 $33840 $16.27 0.25
91 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 960 $50010 $24.04 0.5
92 Pharmacists 940 $113120 $54.39 0.2
93 Firefighters 920 $47200 $22.69 0.2
94 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 910 $60460 $29.07 0.4
95 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 900 $39860 $19.16 0.1
96 Tellers 890 $25700 $12.36 0.3
97 Financial Managers 860 $106360 $51.13 0.4
98 Industrial Engineers 850 $76570 $36.81 0.2
99 Medical and Health Services Managers 840 $104390 $50.19 0.2
100 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 820 $39070 $18.78 0.1
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Jobs More Common Near Toledo Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,430 300,940
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 34,030 43,750
Production Occupations 39,360 35,140
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 22,030 29,390
Sales and Related Occupations 38,450 27,820
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 32,240 25,170
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 73,160 22,850
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 50,370 17,950
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,810 12,930
Management Occupations 100,400 11,940
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,670 11,330
Construction and Extraction Occupations 52,140 11,120
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 62,790 10,060
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 20,000 9,840
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 25,450 9,190
Retail Salespersons 29,840 8,830
Registered Nurses 63,280 7,830
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 26,480 7,160
Cashiers 21,220 7,100
Personal Care and Service Occupations 24,610 6,460
Protective Service Occupations 42,120 6,310
Waiters and Waitresses 23,660 5,770
Office Clerks, General 30,260 5,160
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,430 5,150
Community and Social Service Occupations 42,300 5,110
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 26,020 4,870
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 43,570 4,720
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 70,970 4,490
Customer Service Representatives 31,520 4,420
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 34,040 4,140
Team Assemblers 41,420 3,650
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 66,460 3,630
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 37,550 3,450
General and Operations Managers 110,450 3,380
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 37,910 3,290
Nursing Assistants 25,780 3,240
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 40,440 3,190
Packers and Packagers, Hand 26,340 3,100
Home Health Aides 21,040 3,000
Medical Secretaries 31,360 2,860
Machinists 49,980 2,840
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 35,900 2,730
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 53,450 2,620
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 61,780 2,560
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 41,840 2,310
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 30,190 2,200
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 42,670 2,070
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 38,430 1,940
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 33,260 1,930
Medical Assistants 28,980 1,920

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,430 300,940
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 34,030 43,750
Production Occupations 39,360 35,140
Sales and Related Occupations 38,450 27,820
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 32,240 25,170
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 73,160 22,850
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 50,370 17,950
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,810 12,930
Management Occupations 100,400 11,940
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,670 11,330
Construction and Extraction Occupations 52,140 11,120
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 62,790 10,060
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 25,450 9,190
Retail Salespersons 29,840 8,830
Registered Nurses 63,280 7,830
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 26,480 7,160
Protective Service Occupations 42,120 6,310
Office Clerks, General 30,260 5,160
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,430 5,150
Community and Social Service Occupations 42,300 5,110
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 26,020 4,870
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 43,570 4,720
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 70,970 4,490
Customer Service Representatives 31,520 4,420
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 34,040 4,140
Team Assemblers 41,420 3,650
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 66,460 3,630
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 37,550 3,450
General and Operations Managers 110,450 3,380
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 37,910 3,290
Nursing Assistants 25,780 3,240
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 40,440 3,190
Packers and Packagers, Hand 26,340 3,100
Medical Secretaries 31,360 2,860
Machinists 49,980 2,840
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 35,900 2,730
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 53,450 2,620
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 61,780 2,560
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 41,840 2,310
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 30,190 2,200
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 42,670 2,070
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 38,430 1,940
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 33,260 1,930
Medical Assistants 28,980 1,920
Helpers--Production Workers 30,010 1,910
Accountants and Auditors 74,760 1,870
Security Guards 26,030 1,790
Electricians 61,540 1,710
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 62,200 1,700
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 31,880 1,700

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