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Eugene Employment

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

Jobs in Eugene

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations152110$46,210$22.22100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations23870$35,760$17.1914.35
3Sales and Related Occupations17060$37,310$17.949.9
4Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations14420$25,160$12.18.55
5Education, Training, and Library Occupations10910$53,810$25.876.05
6Transportation and Material Moving Occupations10150$35,660$17.156.55
7Production Occupations8790$37,370$17.975.7
8Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations8430$95,250$45.795.8
9Management Occupations8010$91,160$43.836.15
10Personal Care and Service Occupations6350$28,680$13.794.3
11Retail Salespersons5990$31,720$15.252.85
12Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations5910$45,890$22.063.8
13Business and Financial Operations Occupations5570$60,270$28.985.25
14Healthcare Support Occupations5460$35,240$16.943
15Construction and Extraction Occupations5290$47,390$22.794.45
16Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations4720$30,440$14.633.65
17Cashiers4280$24,380$11.722.2
18Community and Social Service Occupations3690$44,420$21.361.65
19Computer and Mathematical Occupations3390$70,730$342.9
20Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food3230$23,600$11.342.3
21Office Clerks, General2950$34,170$16.431.9
22Registered Nurses2900$88,190$42.41.95
23Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive2740$36,930$17.761.5
24Waiters and Waitresses2620$25,230$12.131.7
25General and Operations Managers2510$94,260$45.321.5
26Protective Service Occupations2350$52,730$25.352.2
27Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks2210$37,700$18.121.05
28Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners2150$27,110$13.031.55
29Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers2100$46,060$22.141.2
30Stock Clerks and Order Fillers2050$28,540$13.721.3
31Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations2040$62,880$30.230.8
32Personal Care Aides1990$24,610$11.831.5
33Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations1960$47,050$22.621.8
34Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other1780$29,710$14.290.1
35Architecture and Engineering Occupations1590$70,060$33.691.7
36Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1580$29,160$14.021.7
37Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products1570$62,190$29.90.9
38Cooks, Restaurant1550$27,340$13.150.8
39Customer Service Representatives1550$32,390$15.571.75
40First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers1540$45,750$221
41Maintenance and Repair Workers, General1410$37,610$18.080.9
42Medical Secretaries1410$36,440$17.520.4
43Nursing Assistants1310$32,160$15.461
44Food Preparation Workers1270$24,200$11.630.6
45Medical Assistants1190$36,250$17.430.45
46First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers1160$49,570$23.830.95
47Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1140$25,710$12.360.9
48Driver/Sales Workers1090$27,580$13.260.3
49Legal Occupations1080$79,080$38.020.8
50Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations1070$43,460$20.890.65
51Business Operations Specialists, All Other1060$59,960$28.830.7
52Receptionists and Information Clerks1010$29,530$14.20.7
53Software Developers, Applications930$82,020$39.430.55
54First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers920$31,310$15.060.6
55Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop910$23,980$11.530.3
56Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers850$34,470$16.570.8
57Social and Human Service Assistants850$33,500$16.10.25
58Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education840$25,930$12.460.3
59Accountants and Auditors830$63,220$30.390.9
60Carpenters830$48,660$23.390.7
61Construction Laborers820$34,110$16.40.8
62Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers780$35,660$17.140.6
63Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators760$39,120$18.810.35
64Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks750$31,610$15.20.4
65First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers740$51,060$24.550.4
66Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan730$29,780$14.320.1
67Home Health Aides700$24,000$11.540.7
68Cooks, Fast Food660$23,400$11.250.3
69Managers, All Other660$82,640$39.730.6
70Substitute Teachers660$44,990$21.630
71Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria640$27,360$13.160.3
72Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers630$32,050$15.410
73Sales Representatives, Services, All Other620$48,720$23.420.6
74Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics600$43,500$20.910.5
75Bartenders590$23,590$11.340.4
76Computer Occupations, All Other590$65,100$31.30.2
77Dental Assistants590$38,590$18.550.2
78Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other580$37,370$17.960.2
79Security Guards580$30,750$14.780.7
80Dishwashers570$22,660$10.890.3
81Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers570$67,920$32.650.4
82Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors560$42,860$20.610.2
83Lawyers550$103,840$49.920.5
84Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors550$48,850$23.490
85Human Resources Specialists540$50,390$24.230.35
86Computer User Support Specialists530$50,340$24.20.4
87Counter and Rental Clerks530$30,620$14.720.3
88Financial Managers510$104,890$50.430.4
89Information and Record Clerks, All Other510$33,280$160.1
90Packers and Packagers, Hand500$26,270$12.630.45
91Electricians490$63,780$30.660.4
92Bus Drivers, School or Special Client480$30,340$14.590.3
93Childcare Workers480$24,000$11.540.8
94Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment470$27,290$13.120.2
95Industrial Machinery Mechanics470$49,110$23.610.2
96Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists440$47,560$22.860.2
97Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants440$50,550$24.30.35
98Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists440$24,830$11.940.4
99Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses440$50,500$24.280.5
100Pharmacy Technicians430$39,270$18.880.3
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Jobs More Common Near Eugene Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$46,210152,110
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$35,76023,870
Sales and Related Occupations$37,31017,060
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$25,16014,420
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$53,81010,910
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$35,66010,150
Production Occupations$37,3708,790
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$95,2508,430
Management Occupations$91,1608,010
Personal Care and Service Occupations$28,6806,350
Retail Salespersons$31,7205,990
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$45,8905,910
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$60,2705,570
Healthcare Support Occupations$35,2405,460
Construction and Extraction Occupations$47,3905,290
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$30,4404,720
Cashiers$24,3804,280
Community and Social Service Occupations$44,4203,690
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$70,7303,390
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$23,6003,230
Office Clerks, General$34,1702,950
Registered Nurses$88,1902,900
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$36,9302,740
Waiters and Waitresses$25,2302,620
General and Operations Managers$94,2602,510
Protective Service Occupations$52,7302,350
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$37,7002,210
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$27,1102,150
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$46,0602,100
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$28,5402,050
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$62,8802,040
Personal Care Aides$24,6101,990
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$47,0501,960
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other$29,7101,780
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$70,0601,590
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$29,1601,580
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$62,1901,570
Cooks, Restaurant$27,3401,550
Customer Service Representatives$32,3901,550
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$45,7501,540
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$37,6101,410
Medical Secretaries$36,4401,410
Nursing Assistants$32,1601,310
Food Preparation Workers$24,2001,270
Medical Assistants$36,2501,190
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$49,5701,160
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,7101,140
Driver/Sales Workers$27,5801,090
Legal Occupations$79,0801,080
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations$43,4601,070

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$46,210152,110
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$35,76023,870
Sales and Related Occupations$37,31017,060
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$25,16014,420
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$53,81010,910
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$35,66010,150
Production Occupations$37,3708,790
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$95,2508,430
Management Occupations$91,1608,010
Personal Care and Service Occupations$28,6806,350
Retail Salespersons$31,7205,990
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$45,8905,910
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$60,2705,570
Healthcare Support Occupations$35,2405,460
Construction and Extraction Occupations$47,3905,290
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$30,4404,720
Community and Social Service Occupations$44,4203,690
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$70,7303,390
Office Clerks, General$34,1702,950
Registered Nurses$88,1902,900
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$36,9302,740
Waiters and Waitresses$25,2302,620
General and Operations Managers$94,2602,510
Protective Service Occupations$52,7302,350
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$37,7002,210
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$27,1102,150
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$46,0602,100
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$28,5402,050
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$62,8802,040
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$47,0501,960
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other$29,7101,780
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$70,0601,590
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$29,1601,580
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$62,1901,570
Cooks, Restaurant$27,3401,550
Customer Service Representatives$32,3901,550
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$45,7501,540
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$37,6101,410
Medical Secretaries$36,4401,410
Nursing Assistants$32,1601,310
Medical Assistants$36,2501,190
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$49,5701,160
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,7101,140
Driver/Sales Workers$27,5801,090
Legal Occupations$79,0801,080
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations$43,4601,070
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$59,9601,060
Receptionists and Information Clerks$29,5301,010
Software Developers, Applications$82,020930
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$31,310920

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