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Bend Employment

Employment and Industries in the Bend, Oregon Area

The tables here illustrate essential information about work and employment in the area. Information includes:

  • A table of the most numerous types of work found here, both for jobs generally requiring college degrees and jobs not requiring college degrees.
  • A table listing those careers significantly more common in Bend than in other US cities; this is useful both for career planning and for understanding the nature of Bend.
  • A list of the highest-paying jobs in Bend.
  • A list of any large public companies in Bend.

Jobs in Bend

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations78520$46,330$22.27100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations12970$36,600$17.5914.35
3Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations9370$26,460$12.728.55
4Sales and Related Occupations8820$38,940$18.729.9
5Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations5070$94,060$45.225.8
6Construction and Extraction Occupations4690$44,360$21.334.45
7Management Occupations4440$88,800$42.696.15
8Transportation and Material Moving Occupations4270$35,110$16.886.55
9Education, Training, and Library Occupations4060$52,280$25.136.05
10Retail Salespersons3850$31,010$14.912.85
11Production Occupations3350$35,630$17.135.7
12Personal Care and Service Occupations3190$27,660$13.34.3
13Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations3180$30,310$14.573.65
14Business and Financial Operations Occupations2640$60,760$29.215.25
15Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2580$46,700$22.453.8
16Healthcare Support Occupations2290$35,910$17.263
17Waiters and Waitresses1940$29,110$141.7
18Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1890$22,830$10.972.3
19Office Clerks, General1820$33,170$15.951.9
20Customer Service Representatives1790$33,180$15.951.75
21Registered Nurses1750$90,610$43.561.95
22General and Operations Managers1620$90,400$43.461.5
23Cashiers1590$25,950$12.482.2
24Computer and Mathematical Occupations1560$67,100$32.262.9
25Community and Social Service Occupations1360$47,570$22.871.65
26Cooks, Restaurant1320$28,370$13.640.8
27Carpenters1230$40,570$19.510.7
28Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks1220$39,870$19.171.05
29Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1210$25,230$12.130.9
30Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers1170$34,260$16.470.6
31Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations1110$44,520$21.411.8
32Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive1110$35,450$17.041.5
33Protective Service Occupations1080$59,250$28.482.2
34Architecture and Engineering Occupations1020$74,000$35.581.7
35Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers1000$30,760$14.790.8
36Personal Care Aides970$23,740$11.411.5
37Stock Clerks and Order Fillers940$31,810$15.291.3
38Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations910$63,850$30.70.8
39First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers830$40,350$19.41
40Medical Secretaries790$38,580$18.550.4
41First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers730$55,620$26.740.95
42Receptionists and Information Clerks730$31,480$15.140.7
43Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand720$27,460$13.21.7
44Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop710$24,210$11.640.3
45Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners700$31,980$15.381.55
46First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers670$30,620$14.720.6
47Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers670$48,720$23.421.2
48Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other630$34,410$16.540.1
49Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products630$65,960$31.710.9
50Business Operations Specialists, All Other590$62,070$29.840.7
51Food Preparation Workers580$25,420$12.220.6
52Medical Assistants580$36,790$17.690.45
53Construction Laborers560$36,930$17.760.8
54Bartenders550$27,620$13.280.4
55Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers520$41,270$19.840.6
56Driver/Sales Workers510$30,310$14.570.3
57Maintenance and Repair Workers, General510$36,470$17.540.9
58Dishwashers470$22,620$10.880.3
59Legal Occupations430$99,150$47.670.8
60Substitute Teachers420$41,330$19.870
61Home Health Aides410$24,670$11.860.7
62Nursing Assistants410$31,900$15.341
63Bus Drivers, School or Special Client390$27,080$13.020.3
64Computer User Support Specialists390$48,760$23.440.4
65Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers360$34,210$16.450
66Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other360$30,430$14.630.1
67Sales Representatives, Services, All Other360$52,320$25.160.6
68Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop350$22,600$10.870.3
69Amusement and Recreation Attendants340$23,110$11.110.2
70Construction Managers330$79,360$38.150.3
71Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks330$24,210$11.640.2
72Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists330$51,010$24.530.4
73Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education330$29,470$14.170.3
74Accountants and Auditors320$63,940$30.740.9
75Electricians310$58,810$28.280.4
76Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators310$54,890$26.390.2
77Painters, Construction and Maintenance310$36,450$17.520.2
78Software Developers, Applications310$79,560$38.250.55
79Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics300$45,990$22.110.5
80Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors300$38,740$18.630.2
81Food Service Managers300$48,630$23.380.2
82Packers and Packagers, Hand290$27,320$13.130.45
83Lawyers280$119,400$57.410.5
84Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment270$23,850$11.470.2
85Physical Therapists260$75,700$36.390.2
86Recreation Workers260$27,740$13.340.25
87Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks260$25,310$12.170.1
88Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks260$36,210$17.410.4
89Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers250$39,090$18.790.1
90Dental Assistants250$46,550$22.380.2
91Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants240$23,330$11.220.1
92Human Resources Specialists240$59,970$28.830.35
93Medical and Health Services Managers240$99,800$47.980.25
94Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers240$71,750$34.50.4
95Counter and Rental Clerks230$31,510$15.150.3
96Financial Managers230$98,450$47.330.4
97First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers230$66,370$31.910.4
98First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers230$59,730$28.710.3
99Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents230$56,870$27.340.2
100Pharmacy Technicians210$39,740$19.110.3
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Jobs More Common Near Bend Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$46,33078,520
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$36,60012,970
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$26,4609,370
Sales and Related Occupations$38,9408,820
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$94,0605,070
Construction and Extraction Occupations$44,3604,690
Management Occupations$88,8004,440
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$35,1104,270
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$52,2804,060
Retail Salespersons$31,0103,850
Production Occupations$35,6303,350
Personal Care and Service Occupations$27,6603,190
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$30,3103,180
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$60,7602,640
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$46,7002,580
Healthcare Support Occupations$35,9102,290
Waiters and Waitresses$29,1101,940
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$22,8301,890
Office Clerks, General$33,1701,820
Customer Service Representatives$33,1801,790
Registered Nurses$90,6101,750
General and Operations Managers$90,4001,620
Cashiers$25,9501,590
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$67,1001,560
Community and Social Service Occupations$47,5701,360
Cooks, Restaurant$28,3701,320
Carpenters$40,5701,230
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$39,8701,220
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,2301,210
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$34,2601,170
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$44,5201,110
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$35,4501,110
Protective Service Occupations$59,2501,080
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$74,0001,020
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$30,7601,000
Personal Care Aides$23,740970
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$31,810940
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$63,850910
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$40,350830
Medical Secretaries$38,580790
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$55,620730
Receptionists and Information Clerks$31,480730
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$27,460720
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop$24,210710
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$31,980700
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$30,620670
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$48,720670
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other$34,410630
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$65,960630
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$62,070590

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Bend, Oregon Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$46,33078,520
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$36,60012,970
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$26,4609,370
Sales and Related Occupations$38,9408,820
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$94,0605,070
Construction and Extraction Occupations$44,3604,690
Management Occupations$88,8004,440
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$35,1104,270
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$52,2804,060
Retail Salespersons$31,0103,850
Production Occupations$35,6303,350
Personal Care and Service Occupations$27,6603,190
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$30,3103,180
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$60,7602,640
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$46,7002,580
Healthcare Support Occupations$35,9102,290
Waiters and Waitresses$29,1101,940
Office Clerks, General$33,1701,820
Customer Service Representatives$33,1801,790
Registered Nurses$90,6101,750
General and Operations Managers$90,4001,620
Cashiers$25,9501,590
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$67,1001,560
Community and Social Service Occupations$47,5701,360
Cooks, Restaurant$28,3701,320
Carpenters$40,5701,230
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$39,8701,220
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,2301,210
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$34,2601,170
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$44,5201,110
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$35,4501,110
Protective Service Occupations$59,2501,080
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$74,0001,020
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$30,7601,000
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$31,810940
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$63,850910
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$40,350830
Medical Secretaries$38,580790
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$55,620730
Receptionists and Information Clerks$31,480730
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$27,460720
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$31,980700
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$30,620670
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$48,720670
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other$34,410630
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$65,960630
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$62,070590
Food Preparation Workers$25,420580
Medical Assistants$36,790580
Construction Laborers$36,930560

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