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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

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 75070 $45140 $21.7 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 12490 $36090 $17.35 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 9070 $38020 $18.28 10.15
4 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 8900 $25950 $12.48 8.3
5 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 4920 $95160 $45.75 5.75
6 Construction and Extraction Occupations 4260 $41330 $19.87 4.4
7 Management Occupations 4140 $87630 $42.13 6.05
8 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 4030 $51320 $24.67 6.15
9 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 3880 $34900 $16.78 6.45
10 Retail Salespersons 3670 $30320 $14.58 3.1
11 Production Occupations 3360 $34300 $16.49 5.85
12 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 3160 $28780 $13.84 3.7
13 Personal Care and Service Occupations 3000 $27120 $13.04 4.1
14 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2490 $47240 $22.71 3.8
15 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2440 $58830 $28.29 5.05
16 Waiters and Waitresses 2170 $29530 $14.2 1.6
17 Cashiers 2010 $24140 $11.6 2.25
18 Healthcare Support Occupations 1930 $35110 $16.88 3.05
19 Customer Service Representatives 1800 $33440 $16.08 1.75
20 Registered Nurses 1660 $87890 $42.26 1.9
21 Office Clerks, General 1570 $31200 $15 2
22 General and Operations Managers 1570 $83900 $40.34 1.4
23 Cooks, Restaurant 1440 $26640 $12.81 0.75
24 Community and Social Service Occupations 1340 $45670 $21.96 1.65
25 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1270 $22250 $10.7 2.15
26 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1270 $62380 $29.99 2.8
27 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1210 $38970 $18.74 1.1
28 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1150 $23780 $11.44 1
29 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1080 $35350 $17 1.6
30 Protective Service Occupations 1050 $56610 $27.22 2.25
31 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 1040 $29670 $14.26 0.8
32 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 990 $33610 $16.16 0.6
33 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 990 $40420 $19.43 1.7
34 Carpenters 970 $39870 $19.17 0.6
35 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 880 $69730 $33.53 1.65
36 Personal Care Aides 850 $22630 $10.88 1.3
37 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 850 $59330 $28.53 0.9
38 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 830 $39570 $19.03 1
39 Medical Secretaries 760 $37330 $17.95 0.4
40 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 760 $55690 $26.78 1
41 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 760 $31190 $15 1.2
42 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 760 $47960 $23.06 1.2
43 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 740 $22490 $10.81 0.3
44 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 720 $29580 $14.22 1.6
45 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 670 $56160 $27 1
46 Receptionists and Information Clerks 620 $30430 $14.63 0.7
47 Food Preparation Workers 620 $23700 $11.4 0.6
48 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 580 $42410 $20.39 0.1
49 Dishwashers 560 $21690 $10.43 0.3
50 Medical Assistants 550 $37000 $17.79 0.45
51 Construction Laborers 540 $34530 $16.6 0.8
52 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 510 $25260 $12.15 0.3
53 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 500 $29360 $14.12 0.6
54 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 500 $26750 $12.86 1.6
55 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 480 $56960 $27.39 0.7
56 Legal Occupations 460 $84060 $40.41 0.8
57 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 460 $37440 $18 0.6
58 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 430 $37850 $18.2 0.9
59 Bartenders 430 $29180 $14.03 0.4
60 Driver/Sales Workers 390 $30640 $14.73 0.3
61 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 390 $34020 $16.35 0.2
62 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 390 $30040 $14.44 0.1
63 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 380 $60650 $29.16 0.6
64 Computer User Support Specialists 350 $46880 $22.54 0.4
65 Nursing Assistants 350 $30420 $14.62 1.05
66 Home Health Aides 340 $23980 $11.53 0.7
67 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 330 $42570 $20.47 0.5
68 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 320 $37850 $18.2 0.1
69 Accountants and Auditors 320 $60200 $28.94 0.9
70 Cooks, Fast Food 310 $21870 $10.51 0.3
71 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 300 $33710 $16.21 0.4
72 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 290 $46540 $22.37 0.2
73 Packers and Packagers, Hand 290 $25130 $12.08 0.45
74 Lawyers 280 $100390 $48.27 0.5
75 Electricians 280 $54890 $26.39 0.4
76 Recreation Workers 270 $26250 $12.62 0.3
77 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 270 $40430 $19.44 0.2
78 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 260 $23720 $11.41 0.2
79 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 260 $22090 $10.62 0.25
80 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 260 $34460 $16.57 0.2
81 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 260 $24650 $11.85 0.1
82 Physical Therapists 260 $74360 $35.75 0.15
83 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 250 $30900 $14.86 0.3
84 Construction Managers 250 $86340 $41.51 0.2
85 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 250 $22830 $10.98 0.1
86 Tellers 250 $27370 $13.16 0.3
87 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 240 $24830 $11.94 0.2
88 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 240 $49780 $23.93 0.35
89 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 230 $34680 $16.67 0.3
90 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 230 $23810 $11.45 0.2
91 Pharmacy Technicians 230 $39130 $18.81 0.25
92 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 230 $221950 $106.71 0.2
93 Human Resources Specialists 220 $56920 $27.36 0.3
94 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 220 $60600 $29.13 0.4
95 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 210 $59630 $28.67 0.3
96 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 210 $59060 $28.4 0.2
97 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 210 $50710 $24.38 0.4
98 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 210 $70980 $34.12 0.45
99 Financial Managers 210 $100090 $48.12 0.4
100 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 210 $38200 $18.36 0.1
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Jobs More Common Near Bend Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 45,140 75,070
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 36,090 12,490
Sales and Related Occupations 38,020 9,070
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 25,950 8,900
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 95,160 4,920
Construction and Extraction Occupations 41,330 4,260
Management Occupations 87,630 4,140
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 51,320 4,030
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 34,900 3,880
Retail Salespersons 30,320 3,670
Production Occupations 34,300 3,360
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,780 3,160
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,120 3,000
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 47,240 2,490
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 58,830 2,440
Waiters and Waitresses 29,530 2,170
Cashiers 24,140 2,010
Healthcare Support Occupations 35,110 1,930
Customer Service Representatives 33,440 1,800
Registered Nurses 87,890 1,660
Office Clerks, General 31,200 1,570
General and Operations Managers 83,900 1,570
Cooks, Restaurant 26,640 1,440
Community and Social Service Occupations 45,670 1,340
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 22,250 1,270
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 62,380 1,270
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 38,970 1,210
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 23,780 1,150
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,350 1,080
Protective Service Occupations 56,610 1,050
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 29,670 1,040
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 33,610 990
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 40,420 990
Carpenters 39,870 970
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 69,730 880
Personal Care Aides 22,630 850
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 59,330 850
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,570 830
Medical Secretaries 37,330 760
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 55,690 760
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 31,190 760
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 47,960 760
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 22,490 740
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 29,580 720
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 56,160 670
Receptionists and Information Clerks 30,430 620
Food Preparation Workers 23,700 620
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 42,410 580
Dishwashers 21,690 560
Medical Assistants 37,000 550

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 45,140 75,070
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 36,090 12,490
Sales and Related Occupations 38,020 9,070
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 25,950 8,900
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 95,160 4,920
Construction and Extraction Occupations 41,330 4,260
Management Occupations 87,630 4,140
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 51,320 4,030
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 34,900 3,880
Retail Salespersons 30,320 3,670
Production Occupations 34,300 3,360
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,780 3,160
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,120 3,000
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 47,240 2,490
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 58,830 2,440
Waiters and Waitresses 29,530 2,170
Healthcare Support Occupations 35,110 1,930
Customer Service Representatives 33,440 1,800
Registered Nurses 87,890 1,660
Office Clerks, General 31,200 1,570
General and Operations Managers 83,900 1,570
Cooks, Restaurant 26,640 1,440
Community and Social Service Occupations 45,670 1,340
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 62,380 1,270
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 38,970 1,210
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,350 1,080
Protective Service Occupations 56,610 1,050
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 29,670 1,040
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 33,610 990
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 40,420 990
Carpenters 39,870 970
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 69,730 880
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 59,330 850
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,570 830
Medical Secretaries 37,330 760
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 55,690 760
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 31,190 760
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 47,960 760
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 29,580 720
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 56,160 670
Receptionists and Information Clerks 30,430 620
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 42,410 580
Medical Assistants 37,000 550
Construction Laborers 34,530 540
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 25,260 510
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 29,360 500
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 26,750 500
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 56,960 480
Legal Occupations 84,060 460
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 37,440 460

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