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Medford Employment

Employment and Industries in the Medford, Oregon Area

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

  • A table of the types of occupations that can be found in Medford and the average wages for those jobs. The list includes jobs that generally require college degrees and jobs that do not require college degrees.
  • A table listing those careers significantly more common in Medford than in other US cities; this is useful both for career planning and for understanding the nature of Medford.

Jobs in Medford

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations84240$44,340$21.32100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations13180$35,330$16.9814.35
3Sales and Related Occupations9700$34,520$16.599.9
4Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations8970$26,260$12.628.55
5Transportation and Material Moving Occupations7000$37,150$17.866.55
6Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations5430$91,590$44.045.8
7Production Occupations5070$35,070$16.865.7
8Education, Training, and Library Occupations4860$52,200$25.16.05
9Management Occupations4200$88,160$42.396.15
10Construction and Extraction Occupations3460$46,530$22.374.45
11Personal Care and Service Occupations3280$28,430$13.674.3
12Retail Salespersons3270$29,710$14.282.85
13Healthcare Support Occupations3180$35,270$16.963
14Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations3030$29,790$14.323.65
15Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2860$43,710$21.013.8
16Cashiers2830$23,590$11.342.2
17Business and Financial Operations Occupations2460$65,690$31.585.25
18Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food2170$23,390$11.252.3
19Registered Nurses2000$84,460$40.611.95
20Waiters and Waitresses1910$27,270$13.111.7
21Community and Social Service Occupations1890$44,740$21.511.65
22Office Clerks, General1730$33,630$16.171.9
23General and Operations Managers1460$90,670$43.591.5
24Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers1450$42,630$20.491.2
25Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1430$27,840$13.391.7
26Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations1250$43,140$20.741.8
27Personal Care Aides1230$25,280$12.151.5
28Protective Service Occupations1200$52,080$25.042.2
29Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks1160$37,200$17.891.05
30Cooks, Restaurant1150$29,240$14.060.8
31Computer and Mathematical Occupations1140$61,850$29.732.9
32Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive1100$34,360$16.521.5
33Stock Clerks and Order Fillers1070$28,720$13.811.3
34Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1000$25,740$12.380.9
35Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners970$29,660$14.261.55
36Medical Secretaries960$35,800$17.210.4
37First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers890$38,580$18.551
38Customer Service Representatives830$31,500$15.151.75
39Medical Assistants820$36,680$17.640.45
40Nursing Assistants780$32,060$15.411
41Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other770$29,510$14.190.1
42Food Preparation Workers740$24,470$11.760.6
43Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers710$30,290$14.560.8
44Carpenters680$42,830$20.590.7
45Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations670$59,990$28.840.8
46Receptionists and Information Clerks670$30,760$14.790.7
47Maintenance and Repair Workers, General660$36,140$17.380.9
48Architecture and Engineering Occupations650$61,520$29.581.7
49Packers and Packagers, Hand620$27,800$13.360.45
50Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers610$31,960$15.360.6
51First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers600$52,250$25.120.95
52Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers590$29,780$14.320
53Construction Laborers590$32,320$15.540.8
54Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators570$37,070$17.820.35
55Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products570$57,620$27.70.9
56Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop520$23,900$11.490.3
57First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers520$35,080$16.860.6
58Electricians470$60,800$29.230.4
59Accountants and Auditors460$67,030$32.220.9
60Home Health Aides460$25,150$12.090.7
61Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks430$34,720$16.690.4
62Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other420$32,840$15.790.2
63Production Workers, All Other410$31,550$15.170.2
64Business Operations Specialists, All Other400$58,030$27.90.7
65Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations390$37,650$18.10.65
66Legal Occupations370$91,630$44.060.8
67Parts Salespersons370$37,780$18.160.2
68Information and Record Clerks, All Other360$29,970$14.410.1
69Social and Human Service Assistants360$38,650$18.580.25
70Dishwashers350$22,950$11.030.3
71Dental Assistants340$43,850$21.080.2
72First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers340$51,130$24.580.4
73Computer User Support Specialists330$47,330$22.750.4
74Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment320$25,540$12.280.2
75Machine Feeders and Offbearers320$32,570$15.660.1
76Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics310$41,750$20.070.5
77Dental Hygienists310$86,970$41.810.1
78Driver/Sales Workers310$34,780$16.720.3
79Sales Representatives, Services, All Other310$74,180$35.670.6
80Billing and Posting Clerks300$37,360$17.960.3
81First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors300$38,980$18.740
82Security Guards300$28,080$13.50.7
83Bartenders290$27,500$13.220.4
84Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop290$23,440$11.270.3
85Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks290$35,810$17.210.2
86Tellers290$28,410$13.660.3
87Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers280$35,560$17.10.3
88Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers280$69,010$33.180.4
89Food Servers, Nonrestaurant270$25,670$12.340.2
90Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders270$29,280$14.080.2
91Clergy260$45,090$21.680.2
92Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria260$27,610$13.270.3
93Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists260$33,430$16.070.4
94Medical and Health Services Managers260$105,270$50.610.25
95Physicians and Surgeons, All Other250$273,910$131.690.25
96Financial Managers240$117,070$56.280.4
97Human Resources Specialists240$56,500$27.160.35
98Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers230$22,770$10.950.3
99Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks230$24,900$11.970.2
100Insurance Sales Agents230$53,190$25.570.3
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Jobs More Common Near Medford Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$44,34084,240
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$35,33013,180
Sales and Related Occupations$34,5209,700
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$26,2608,970
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$37,1507,000
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$91,5905,430
Production Occupations$35,0705,070
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$52,2004,860
Management Occupations$88,1604,200
Construction and Extraction Occupations$46,5303,460
Personal Care and Service Occupations$28,4303,280
Retail Salespersons$29,7103,270
Healthcare Support Occupations$35,2703,180
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$29,7903,030
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$43,7102,860
Cashiers$23,5902,830
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$65,6902,460
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$23,3902,170
Registered Nurses$84,4602,000
Waiters and Waitresses$27,2701,910
Community and Social Service Occupations$44,7401,890
Office Clerks, General$33,6301,730
General and Operations Managers$90,6701,460
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$42,6301,450
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$27,8401,430
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$43,1401,250
Personal Care Aides$25,2801,230
Protective Service Occupations$52,0801,200
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$37,2001,160
Cooks, Restaurant$29,2401,150
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$61,8501,140
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$34,3601,100
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$28,7201,070
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,7401,000
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$29,660970
Medical Secretaries$35,800960
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$38,580890
Customer Service Representatives$31,500830
Medical Assistants$36,680820
Nursing Assistants$32,060780
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other$29,510770
Food Preparation Workers$24,470740
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$30,290710
Carpenters$42,830680
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$59,990670
Receptionists and Information Clerks$30,760670
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$36,140660
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$61,520650
Packers and Packagers, Hand$27,800620
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$31,960610

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$44,34084,240
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$35,33013,180
Sales and Related Occupations$34,5209,700
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$26,2608,970
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$37,1507,000
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$91,5905,430
Production Occupations$35,0705,070
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$52,2004,860
Management Occupations$88,1604,200
Construction and Extraction Occupations$46,5303,460
Personal Care and Service Occupations$28,4303,280
Retail Salespersons$29,7103,270
Healthcare Support Occupations$35,2703,180
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$29,7903,030
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$43,7102,860
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$65,6902,460
Registered Nurses$84,4602,000
Waiters and Waitresses$27,2701,910
Community and Social Service Occupations$44,7401,890
Office Clerks, General$33,6301,730
General and Operations Managers$90,6701,460
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$42,6301,450
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$27,8401,430
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$43,1401,250
Personal Care Aides$25,2801,230
Protective Service Occupations$52,0801,200
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$37,2001,160
Cooks, Restaurant$29,2401,150
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$61,8501,140
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$34,3601,100
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$28,7201,070
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,7401,000
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$29,660970
Medical Secretaries$35,800960
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$38,580890
Customer Service Representatives$31,500830
Medical Assistants$36,680820
Nursing Assistants$32,060780
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other$29,510770
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$30,290710
Carpenters$42,830680
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$59,990670
Receptionists and Information Clerks$30,760670
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$36,140660
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$61,520650
Packers and Packagers, Hand$27,800620
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$31,960610
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$52,250600
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$29,780590
Construction Laborers$32,320590

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