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Youngstown Employment

Employment and Industries in the Youngstown, Ohio Area

Some of the prominent companies with facilities in the Youngstown region include Delphi, WCI Steel Plant, Packard Electric Systems, Exal Corporation and V&M Star Steel Company. Although the steel industry in Youngstown is not as significant as it was in the past, the city is the site of several steel and metalworking facilities. A nearby General Motor's plant is the region's largest industrial employer. In addition, Youngstown is the site of the prominent Turning Technologies, a notable software company.

Facts about Youngstown, Ohio: Regarding the adult residents, 10% have a bachelor's degree or higher. The estimated median household income in 2007 was $25,000. In 2008 the cost of living index in the city was at 74.9 (national average: 100).

The city's primary employers:

  • Youngstown State University
  • Humility of Mary Health Partners
  • Forge Industries, Inc
  • Forum Health
  • V&M Star Steel Company
  • Schwebel Baking Company
  • Corrections Corporation of America
  • Infocision Management Corporation
  • North Star Steel Ohio
  • JC Penney Corporation, Inc
  • Exal Corporation
  • Roth Bros, Inc
  • Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services
  • Bomaine Corporation
  • Electronic Data Systems Corporation
  • United States Postal Service
  • B J Alan Company
  • Delphi
  • Packard Electric Systems
  • WCI Steel Plant

The leading fields of employment in Youngstown:

  • Healthcare
  • Metal and metal products
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Government
  • Educational services
  • Social assistance

Youngstown includes a number of occupations which are mostly filled by those with college degrees including registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, human resources, training and labor relations specialists; medical and public health social workers; social and human service assistants, medical and health services managers and physical therapists.

Local companies looking for assistance can contact these helpful associations:

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Jobs in Youngstown

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 216850 $40440 $19.44 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 31820 $32020 $15.4 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 27100 $32040 $15.4 10.15
4 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 24410 $20700 $9.95 8.3
5 Production Occupations 19500 $36980 $17.78 5.85
6 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 16500 $33370 $16.04 6.45
7 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 15100 $70220 $33.76 5.75
8 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 12940 $63850 $30.7 6.15
9 Retail Salespersons 9040 $23550 $11.32 3.1
10 Healthcare Support Occupations 9020 $26910 $12.94 3.05
11 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 8890 $42580 $20.47 3.8
12 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 8400 $19220 $9.24 2.15
13 Management Occupations 7750 $92260 $44.36 6.05
14 Construction and Extraction Occupations 7650 $47550 $22.86 4.4
15 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 6520 $25140 $12.09 3.7
16 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 6330 $59120 $28.42 5.05
17 Cashiers 5990 $20390 $9.8 2.25
18 Personal Care and Service Occupations 5890 $23210 $11.16 4.1
19 Protective Service Occupations 5840 $40180 $19.32 2.25
20 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 5170 $27880 $13.4 1.6
21 Registered Nurses 4710 $57460 $27.63 1.9
22 Waiters and Waitresses 4650 $20120 $9.67 1.6
23 Office Clerks, General 4430 $28740 $13.82 2
24 Community and Social Service Occupations 4120 $39520 $19 1.65
25 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 4070 $31350 $15.07 1.6
26 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 3550 $43550 $20.94 1.2
27 Nursing Assistants 3470 $24050 $11.56 1.05
28 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3250 $25280 $12.16 1.2
29 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 3220 $26620 $12.8 1.6
30 Telemarketers 2850 $21730 $10.45 0.15
31 Customer Service Representatives 2550 $32170 $15.47 1.75
32 General and Operations Managers 2550 $97340 $46.8 1.4
33 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 2540 $72290 $34.76 1.65
34 Home Health Aides 2420 $21160 $10.18 0.7
35 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 2330 $36400 $17.5 0.9
36 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 2310 $38230 $18.38 1
37 Medical Secretaries 2260 $28350 $13.63 0.4
38 Personal Care Aides 2160 $20990 $10.09 1.3
39 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2120 $35320 $16.98 1.1
40 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 2050 $61220 $29.43 1
41 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 2000 $36670 $17.63 0.5
42 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1830 $62030 $29.82 2.8
43 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1710 $35640 $17.14 1.7
44 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1690 $49300 $23.7 1
45 Cooks, Restaurant 1660 $22370 $10.75 0.75
46 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 1620 $30180 $14.51 0.6
47 Security Guards 1610 $29040 $13.96 0.7
48 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 1570 $60260 $28.97 0.4
49 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1530 $20040 $9.63 1
50 Team Assemblers 1490 $31600 $15.19 0.75
51 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 1420 $32370 $15.56 0.6
52 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 1380 $31290 $15.04 0.4
53 Bartenders 1380 $19160 $9.21 0.4
54 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 1340 $45230 $21.75 0.45
55 Accountants and Auditors 1340 $62280 $29.94 0.9
56 Construction Laborers 1280 $36450 $17.52 0.8
57 Electricians 1250 $57540 $27.66 0.4
58 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 1230 $24460 $11.76 0.8
59 Medical Assistants 1200 $27640 $13.29 0.45
60 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 1180 $36020 $17.32 0.5
61 Food Preparation Workers 1180 $20790 $10 0.6
62 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 1170 $48070 $23.11 0.6
63 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1090 $36530 $17.57 0.1
64 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 1090 $40400 $19.42 0.3
65 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1060 $23480 $11.29 0.7
66 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 1050 $28390 $13.65 0.2
67 Tellers 1020 $26640 $12.81 0.3
68 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 960 $36940 $17.76 0.3
69 Packers and Packagers, Hand 950 $23900 $11.49 0.45
70 Machinists 920 $41900 $20.14 0.3
71 Billing and Posting Clerks 910 $30500 $14.66 0.35
72 Legal Occupations 890 $67140 $32.28 0.8
73 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 880 $19000 $9.13 0.25
74 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 840 $18230 $8.76 0.3
75 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 830 $33960 $16.33 0.35
76 Firefighters 830 $37120 $17.85 0.2
77 Cooks, Fast Food 820 $18760 $9.02 0.3
78 Social and Human Service Assistants 820 $28560 $13.73 0.3
79 Dishwashers 810 $18650 $8.97 0.3
80 Pharmacy Technicians 800 $27000 $12.98 0.25
81 Carpenters 780 $46370 $22.29 0.6
82 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 760 $46480 $22.35 0.2
83 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 760 $29730 $14.29 0.3
84 Insurance Sales Agents 740 $63850 $30.7 0.3
85 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 740 $20340 $9.78 0.2
86 Childcare Workers 740 $21950 $10.55 0.8
87 Industrial Engineers 730 $83450 $40.12 0.2
88 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 730 $67390 $32.4 0.3
89 Postal Service Mail Carriers 720 $49120 $23.62 0.15
90 Helpers--Production Workers 710 $28140 $13.53 0.3
91 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 700 $22870 $11 0.4
92 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 700 $37720 $18.13 0.2
93 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 680 $23120 $11.12 0.3
94 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 640 $40070 $19.27 0.2
95 Counter and Rental Clerks 630 $25020 $12.03 0.3
96 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 630 $54480 $26.19 0.2
97 Medical and Health Services Managers 620 $83960 $40.36 0.2
98 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 610 $35830 $17.23 0.1
99 Human Resources Specialists 550 $51950 $24.98 0.3
100 Substitute Teachers 540 $22610 $10.87 0
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Jobs More Common Near Youngstown Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 40,440 216,850
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 32,020 31,820
Sales and Related Occupations 32,040 27,100
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 20,700 24,410
Production Occupations 36,980 19,500
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,370 16,500
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 70,220 15,100
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 63,850 12,940
Retail Salespersons 23,550 9,040
Healthcare Support Occupations 26,910 9,020
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 42,580 8,890
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 19,220 8,400
Management Occupations 92,260 7,750
Construction and Extraction Occupations 47,550 7,650
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 25,140 6,520
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 59,120 6,330
Cashiers 20,390 5,990
Personal Care and Service Occupations 23,210 5,890
Protective Service Occupations 40,180 5,840
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 27,880 5,170
Registered Nurses 57,460 4,710
Waiters and Waitresses 20,120 4,650
Office Clerks, General 28,740 4,430
Community and Social Service Occupations 39,520 4,120
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 31,350 4,070
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 43,550 3,550
Nursing Assistants 24,050 3,470
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 25,280 3,250
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,620 3,220
Telemarketers 21,730 2,850
Customer Service Representatives 32,170 2,550
General and Operations Managers 97,340 2,550
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 72,290 2,540
Home Health Aides 21,160 2,420
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 36,400 2,330
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 38,230 2,310
Medical Secretaries 28,350 2,260
Personal Care Aides 20,990 2,160
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 35,320 2,120
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 61,220 2,050
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 36,670 2,000
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 62,030 1,830
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 35,640 1,710
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 49,300 1,690
Cooks, Restaurant 22,370 1,660
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 30,180 1,620
Security Guards 29,040 1,610
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 60,260 1,570
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 20,040 1,530
Team Assemblers 31,600 1,490

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 40,440 216,850
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 32,020 31,820
Sales and Related Occupations 32,040 27,100
Production Occupations 36,980 19,500
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,370 16,500
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 70,220 15,100
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 63,850 12,940
Healthcare Support Occupations 26,910 9,020
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 42,580 8,890
Management Occupations 92,260 7,750
Construction and Extraction Occupations 47,550 7,650
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 25,140 6,520
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 59,120 6,330
Protective Service Occupations 40,180 5,840
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 27,880 5,170
Registered Nurses 57,460 4,710
Office Clerks, General 28,740 4,430
Community and Social Service Occupations 39,520 4,120
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 31,350 4,070
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 43,550 3,550
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 25,280 3,250
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,620 3,220
Customer Service Representatives 32,170 2,550
General and Operations Managers 97,340 2,550
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 72,290 2,540
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 36,400 2,330
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 38,230 2,310
Medical Secretaries 28,350 2,260
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 35,320 2,120
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 61,220 2,050
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 36,670 2,000
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 62,030 1,830
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 35,640 1,710
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 49,300 1,690
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 30,180 1,620
Security Guards 29,040 1,610
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 60,260 1,570
Team Assemblers 31,600 1,490
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 32,370 1,420
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 31,290 1,380
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 45,230 1,340
Accountants and Auditors 62,280 1,340
Construction Laborers 36,450 1,280
Electricians 57,540 1,250
Medical Assistants 27,640 1,200
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 36,020 1,180
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 48,070 1,170
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 36,530 1,090
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 40,400 1,090
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 28,390 1,050

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