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Corvallis Employment

Employment and Industries in the Corvallis, 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 Corvallis than in other US cities; this is useful both for career planning and for understanding the nature of Corvallis.
  • A list of the highest-paying jobs in Corvallis.
  • A list of any large public companies in Corvallis.

Jobs in Corvallis

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 32930 $50680 $24.36 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 4360 $35350 $17 14.8
3 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 3880 $24140 $11.61 8.3
4 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 3190 $57710 $27.74 6.15
5 Sales and Related Occupations 2540 $34390 $16.53 10.15
6 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 2430 $98330 $47.27 5.75
7 Management Occupations 1790 $99270 $47.73 6.05
8 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1510 $78060 $37.53 2.8
9 Personal Care and Service Occupations 1350 $27760 $13.35 4.1
10 Production Occupations 1330 $42480 $20.42 5.85
11 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 1330 $62480 $30.04 5.05
12 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1220 $62640 $30.11 0.9
13 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1190 $29560 $14.21 3.7
14 Healthcare Support Occupations 1180 $31650 $15.22 3.05
15 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1160 $22280 $10.71 2.15
16 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 1020 $35110 $16.88 6.45
17 Retail Salespersons 930 $30750 $14.79 3.1
18 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 870 $84190 $40.47 1.65
19 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 850 $45400 $21.83 3.8
20 Construction and Extraction Occupations 830 $50290 $24.18 4.4
21 Cashiers 760 $24250 $11.66 2.25
22 Community and Social Service Occupations 660 $48910 $23.52 1.65
23 Office Clerks, General 640 $30720 $14.77 2
24 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 640 $28030 $13.48 1.6
25 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 620 $37240 $17.9 1.6
26 Waiters and Waitresses 610 $25780 $12.39 1.6
27 General and Operations Managers 470 $80510 $38.71 1.4
28 Medical Secretaries 470 $36020 $17.32 0.4
29 Cooks, Fast Food 470 $21760 $10.46 0.3
30 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 460 $51120 $24.58 1.7
31 Personal Care Aides 420 $24110 $11.59 1.3
32 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 410 $37230 $17.9 1.1
33 Nursing Assistants 350 $29700 $14.28 1.05
34 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 330 $38740 $18.63 0.1
35 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 330 $27110 $13.03 0.6
36 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 310 $60060 $28.88 0.7
37 Software Developers, Applications 310 $77550 $37.28 0.5
38 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 290 $39370 $18.93 1
39 Cooks, Restaurant 280 $23030 $11.07 0.75
40 Bartenders 280 $28020 $13.47 0.4
41 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 270 $44100 $21.2 0.6
42 Food Preparation Workers 270 $24400 $11.73 0.6
43 Software Developers, Systems Software 270 $103330 $49.68 0.3
44 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 260 $25270 $12.15 1
45 Biological Technicians 250 $40590 $19.51 0.1
46 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 250 $27100 $13.03 1.2
47 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 230 $56260 $27.05 1
48 Medical Assistants 230 $36940 $17.76 0.45
49 Receptionists and Information Clerks 220 $27760 $13.35 0.7
50 Computer Hardware Engineers 220 $109470 $52.63 0.05
51 Accountants and Auditors 220 $64030 $30.78 0.9
52 Customer Service Representatives 220 $31860 $15.32 1.75
53 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 210 $250270 $120.32 0.2
54 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 200 $49960 $24.02 1.2
55 Carpenters 200 $55860 $26.86 0.6
56 Computer User Support Specialists 190 $59120 $28.42 0.4
57 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 190 $30600 $14.71 1.6
58 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 190 $28660 $13.78 0.1
59 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 170 $35000 $16.83 0.8
60 Social and Human Service Assistants 170 $31440 $15.12 0.3
61 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 170 $28160 $13.54 0.1
62 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 160 $39270 $18.88 0.9
63 Counter and Rental Clerks 150 $25070 $12.05 0.3
64 Packers and Packagers, Hand 140 $30330 $14.58 0.45
65 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 140 $42210 $20.3 0.5
66 Computer Occupations, All Other 140 $76820 $36.93 0.2
67 Managers, All Other 130 $92620 $44.53 0.65
68 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 130 $33220 $15.97 0.4
69 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 130 $27120 $13.04 0.2
70 Human Resources Specialists 130 $56840 $27.33 0.3
71 Construction Laborers 130 $36060 $17.33 0.8
72 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 130 $27490 $13.22 0.3
73 Recreation Workers 130 $24100 $11.59 0.3
74 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 120 $67750 $32.57 0
75 Pharmacists 120 $121860 $58.59 0.2
76 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 120 $63040 $30.31 0.4
77 Medical and Health Services Managers 120 $102530 $49.3 0.2
78 Pharmacy Technicians 120 $38340 $18.43 0.25
79 Childcare Workers 110 $21300 $10.24 0.8
80 Public Relations Specialists 110 $63010 $30.29 0.2
81 Dishwashers 110 $21870 $10.51 0.3
82 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 100 $27410 $13.18 0.3
83 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 100 $49690 $23.89 0.2
84 Dental Assistants 100 $43510 $20.92 0.2
85 Dental Hygienists 100 $93770 $45.08 0.1
86 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 100 $47670 $22.92 0.6
87 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 90 $34000 $16.35 0.2
88 Architectural and Engineering Managers 90 $144310 $69.38 0.1
89 Financial Managers 90 $118590 $57.01 0.4
90 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 90 $61030 $29.34 0.2
91 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 80 $38660 $18.58 0.1
92 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 80 $35110 $16.88 0.25
93 Compliance Officers 80 $60830 $29.24 0.2
94 Radiologic Technologists 80 $70530 $33.91 0.1
95 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 80 $56250 $27.04 0.5
96 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 80 $62000 $29.81 0.4
97 Food Service Managers 80 $42040 $20.21 0.2
98 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 80 $39390 $18.94 0.1
99 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 80 $45010 $21.64 0.2
100 Natural Sciences Managers 80 $119810 $57.6 0
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Jobs More Common Near Corvallis Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 50,680 32,930
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,350 4,360
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 24,140 3,880
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 57,710 3,190
Sales and Related Occupations 34,390 2,540
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 98,330 2,430
Management Occupations 99,270 1,790
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 78,060 1,510
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,760 1,350
Production Occupations 42,480 1,330
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 62,480 1,330
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 62,640 1,220
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 29,560 1,190
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,650 1,180
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 22,280 1,160
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 35,110 1,020
Retail Salespersons 30,750 930
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 84,190 870
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 45,400 850
Construction and Extraction Occupations 50,290 830
Cashiers 24,250 760
Community and Social Service Occupations 48,910 660
Office Clerks, General 30,720 640
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 28,030 640
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 37,240 620
Waiters and Waitresses 25,780 610
General and Operations Managers 80,510 470
Medical Secretaries 36,020 470
Cooks, Fast Food 21,760 470
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 51,120 460
Personal Care Aides 24,110 420
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 37,230 410
Nursing Assistants 29,700 350
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 38,740 330
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 27,110 330
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 60,060 310
Software Developers, Applications 77,550 310
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,370 290
Cooks, Restaurant 23,030 280
Bartenders 28,020 280
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 44,100 270
Food Preparation Workers 24,400 270
Software Developers, Systems Software 103,330 270
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,270 260
Biological Technicians 40,590 250
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 27,100 250
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 56,260 230
Medical Assistants 36,940 230
Receptionists and Information Clerks 27,760 220
Computer Hardware Engineers 109,470 220

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 50,680 32,930
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,350 4,360
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 57,710 3,190
Sales and Related Occupations 34,390 2,540
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 98,330 2,430
Management Occupations 99,270 1,790
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 78,060 1,510
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,760 1,350
Production Occupations 42,480 1,330
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 62,480 1,330
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 62,640 1,220
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 29,560 1,190
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,650 1,180
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 35,110 1,020
Retail Salespersons 30,750 930
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 84,190 870
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 45,400 850
Construction and Extraction Occupations 50,290 830
Community and Social Service Occupations 48,910 660
Office Clerks, General 30,720 640
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 28,030 640
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 37,240 620
Waiters and Waitresses 25,780 610
General and Operations Managers 80,510 470
Medical Secretaries 36,020 470
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 51,120 460
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 37,230 410
Nursing Assistants 29,700 350
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 38,740 330
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 27,110 330
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 60,060 310
Software Developers, Applications 77,550 310
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,370 290
Bartenders 28,020 280
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 44,100 270
Software Developers, Systems Software 103,330 270
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,270 260
Biological Technicians 40,590 250
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 27,100 250
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 56,260 230
Medical Assistants 36,940 230
Receptionists and Information Clerks 27,760 220
Computer Hardware Engineers 109,470 220
Accountants and Auditors 64,030 220
Customer Service Representatives 31,860 220
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 250,270 210
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 49,960 200
Carpenters 55,860 200
Computer User Support Specialists 59,120 190
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 30,600 190

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