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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

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 145740 $43850 $21.08 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 22380 $35100 $16.88 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 17180 $36090 $17.35 10.15
4 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 14490 $23890 $11.49 8.3
5 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 10090 $34640 $16.66 6.45
6 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 9640 $50510 $24.29 6.15
7 Production Occupations 9390 $35540 $17.09 5.85
8 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 8110 $89340 $42.95 5.75
9 Management Occupations 7370 $87060 $41.85 6.05
10 Personal Care and Service Occupations 6810 $27430 $13.19 4.1
11 Retail Salespersons 6280 $31440 $15.12 3.1
12 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5420 $44670 $21.48 3.8
13 Construction and Extraction Occupations 5150 $47380 $22.78 4.4
14 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 5020 $59000 $28.37 5.05
15 Healthcare Support Occupations 4950 $32920 $15.83 3.05
16 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 4560 $28260 $13.59 3.7
17 Cashiers 4000 $23790 $11.44 2.25
18 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 3220 $22700 $10.91 2.15
19 Community and Social Service Occupations 3010 $41930 $20.16 1.65
20 Registered Nurses 2830 $83630 $40.21 1.9
21 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 2650 $68110 $32.74 2.8
22 Office Clerks, General 2640 $32330 $15.54 2
23 General and Operations Managers 2410 $92120 $44.29 1.4
24 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2380 $35390 $17.01 1.6
25 Waiters and Waitresses 2310 $23700 $11.39 1.6
26 Protective Service Occupations 2240 $49050 $23.58 2.25
27 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 2210 $26030 $12.51 1.6
28 Personal Care Aides 2170 $23730 $11.41 1.3
29 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 2030 $42960 $20.65 1.2
30 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1990 $37710 $18.13 1.1
31 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1910 $62790 $30.19 0.9
32 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1830 $47500 $22.84 1.7
33 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 1660 $54720 $26.31 1
34 Cooks, Restaurant 1630 $26060 $12.53 0.75
35 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1630 $28090 $13.5 1.6
36 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 1580 $29470 $14.17 0.1
37 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1560 $29190 $14.03 1.2
38 Customer Service Representatives 1540 $33180 $15.95 1.75
39 Food Preparation Workers 1530 $22980 $11.05 0.6
40 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1520 $68220 $32.8 1.65
41 Medical Secretaries 1440 $36030 $17.32 0.4
42 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1440 $41380 $19.9 1
43 Nursing Assistants 1290 $30450 $14.64 1.05
44 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1270 $37000 $17.79 0.9
45 Medical Assistants 1140 $33390 $16.05 0.45
46 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1110 $24100 $11.59 1
47 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 1100 $22190 $10.67 0.3
48 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 1090 $38790 $18.65 0.6
49 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1080 $50230 $24.15 1
50 Substitute Teachers 1010 $45440 $21.85 0
51 Receptionists and Information Clerks 950 $29400 $14.13 0.7
52 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 920 $29820 $14.33 0.6
53 Legal Occupations 920 $76170 $36.62 0.8
54 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 910 $61820 $29.72 0.7
55 Construction Laborers 860 $33090 $15.91 0.8
56 Cooks, Fast Food 840 $21910 $10.54 0.3
57 Carpenters 830 $50300 $24.19 0.6
58 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 810 $38620 $18.57 0.35
59 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 760 $30520 $14.67 0.8
60 Driver/Sales Workers 730 $27790 $13.36 0.3
61 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 720 $46860 $22.53 0.6
62 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 710 $29390 $14.13 0.1
63 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 710 $31390 $15.09 0.4
64 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 710 $32440 $15.6 0.6
65 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 700 $38490 $18.51 0.2
66 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 670 $27770 $13.35 0.3
67 Dishwashers 660 $21810 $10.49 0.3
68 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 650 $28850 $13.87 0.1
69 Accountants and Auditors 650 $62390 $30 0.9
70 Social and Human Service Assistants 620 $32450 $15.6 0.3
71 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 620 $50040 $24.06 0.4
72 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 620 $26610 $12.8 0.3
73 Security Guards 600 $27000 $12.98 0.7
74 Lawyers 590 $85920 $41.31 0.5
75 Bartenders 580 $22630 $10.88 0.4
76 Packers and Packagers, Hand 580 $24480 $11.77 0.45
77 Electricians 580 $61720 $29.67 0.4
78 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 570 $35100 $16.88 0.2
79 Dental Assistants 540 $39400 $18.94 0.2
80 Home Health Aides 530 $23680 $11.39 0.7
81 Software Developers, Applications 530 $78820 $37.9 0.5
82 Financial Managers 520 $95150 $45.75 0.4
83 Computer User Support Specialists 510 $44980 $21.63 0.4
84 Childcare Workers 500 $22940 $11.03 0.8
85 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 490 $46020 $22.12 0.2
86 Counter and Rental Clerks 490 $29340 $14.11 0.3
87 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 480 $44480 $21.38 0.5
88 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 470 $27030 $13 0.2
89 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 470 $24610 $11.83 0.1
90 Managers, All Other 460 $83890 $40.33 0.65
91 Tellers 450 $26410 $12.7 0.3
92 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 450 $69000 $33.17 0.45
93 Billing and Posting Clerks 450 $36730 $17.66 0.35
94 Parts Salespersons 440 $34980 $16.82 0.2
95 Human Resources Specialists 440 $46500 $22.35 0.3
96 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 440 $38740 $18.62 0.1
97 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 430 $31820 $15.3 0.2
98 Computer Occupations, All Other 420 $62180 $29.89 0.2
99 Sales Managers 410 $104840 $50.4 0.2
100 Production Workers, All Other 410 $30090 $14.47 0.2
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Jobs More Common Near Eugene Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,850 145,740
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,100 22,380
Sales and Related Occupations 36,090 17,180
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 23,890 14,490
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 34,640 10,090
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 50,510 9,640
Production Occupations 35,540 9,390
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 89,340 8,110
Management Occupations 87,060 7,370
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,430 6,810
Retail Salespersons 31,440 6,280
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,670 5,420
Construction and Extraction Occupations 47,380 5,150
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 59,000 5,020
Healthcare Support Occupations 32,920 4,950
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,260 4,560
Cashiers 23,790 4,000
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 22,700 3,220
Community and Social Service Occupations 41,930 3,010
Registered Nurses 83,630 2,830
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 68,110 2,650
Office Clerks, General 32,330 2,640
General and Operations Managers 92,120 2,410
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,390 2,380
Waiters and Waitresses 23,700 2,310
Protective Service Occupations 49,050 2,240
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,030 2,210
Personal Care Aides 23,730 2,170
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 42,960 2,030
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 37,710 1,990
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 62,790 1,910
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 47,500 1,830
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 54,720 1,660
Cooks, Restaurant 26,060 1,630
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,090 1,630
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 29,470 1,580
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 29,190 1,560
Customer Service Representatives 33,180 1,540
Food Preparation Workers 22,980 1,530
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 68,220 1,520
Medical Secretaries 36,030 1,440
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 41,380 1,440
Nursing Assistants 30,450 1,290
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 37,000 1,270
Medical Assistants 33,390 1,140
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 24,100 1,110
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 22,190 1,100
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 38,790 1,090
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 50,230 1,080
Substitute Teachers 45,440 1,010

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,850 145,740
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,100 22,380
Sales and Related Occupations 36,090 17,180
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 34,640 10,090
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 50,510 9,640
Production Occupations 35,540 9,390
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 89,340 8,110
Management Occupations 87,060 7,370
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,430 6,810
Retail Salespersons 31,440 6,280
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,670 5,420
Construction and Extraction Occupations 47,380 5,150
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 59,000 5,020
Healthcare Support Occupations 32,920 4,950
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,260 4,560
Community and Social Service Occupations 41,930 3,010
Registered Nurses 83,630 2,830
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 68,110 2,650
Office Clerks, General 32,330 2,640
General and Operations Managers 92,120 2,410
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,390 2,380
Protective Service Occupations 49,050 2,240
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,030 2,210
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 42,960 2,030
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 37,710 1,990
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 62,790 1,910
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 47,500 1,830
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 54,720 1,660
Cooks, Restaurant 26,060 1,630
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,090 1,630
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 29,470 1,580
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 29,190 1,560
Customer Service Representatives 33,180 1,540
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 68,220 1,520
Medical Secretaries 36,030 1,440
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 41,380 1,440
Nursing Assistants 30,450 1,290
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 37,000 1,270
Medical Assistants 33,390 1,140
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 38,790 1,090
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 50,230 1,080
Substitute Teachers 45,440 1,010
Receptionists and Information Clerks 29,400 950
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 29,820 920
Legal Occupations 76,170 920
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 61,820 910
Construction Laborers 33,090 860
Carpenters 50,300 830
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 38,620 810
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 30,520 760

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