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

Jobs in Medford

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 82180 $43890 $21.1 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 12780 $34550 $16.61 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 9240 $35770 $17.2 10.15
4 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 8800 $24880 $11.96 8.3
5 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6270 $33510 $16.11 6.45
6 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 5310 $92300 $44.38 5.75
7 Production Occupations 5290 $34960 $16.81 5.85
8 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 5010 $52940 $25.45 6.15
9 Management Occupations 4010 $87090 $41.87 6.05
10 Construction and Extraction Occupations 3270 $47240 $22.71 4.4
11 Personal Care and Service Occupations 3250 $27190 $13.07 4.1
12 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2960 $44060 $21.18 3.8
13 Healthcare Support Occupations 2940 $34530 $16.6 3.05
14 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 2920 $28430 $13.67 3.7
15 Cashiers 2920 $25320 $12.17 2.25
16 Retail Salespersons 2910 $30350 $14.59 3.1
17 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2460 $63850 $30.7 5.05
18 Registered Nurses 1960 $83290 $40.04 1.9
19 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1900 $22730 $10.93 2.15
20 Office Clerks, General 1840 $33230 $15.98 2
21 Community and Social Service Occupations 1670 $45160 $21.71 1.65
22 Waiters and Waitresses 1590 $26020 $12.51 1.6
23 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1490 $25550 $12.29 1.6
24 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 1400 $43770 $21.04 1.2
25 General and Operations Managers 1380 $89240 $42.91 1.4
26 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1280 $46290 $22.25 1.7
27 Personal Care Aides 1220 $23300 $11.2 1.3
28 Protective Service Occupations 1180 $53860 $25.89 2.25
29 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1170 $36130 $17.37 1.1
30 Cooks, Restaurant 1150 $27560 $13.25 0.75
31 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1120 $63920 $30.73 2.8
32 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1060 $34110 $16.4 1.6
33 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 980 $25030 $12.03 1
34 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 970 $27580 $13.26 1.6
35 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 880 $39290 $18.89 1
36 Medical Secretaries 870 $35280 $16.96 0.4
37 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 840 $28670 $13.78 1.2
38 Food Preparation Workers 840 $23930 $11.5 0.6
39 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 800 $29370 $14.12 0.1
40 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 760 $30060 $14.45 0.6
41 Customer Service Representatives 760 $31150 $14.98 1.75
42 Nursing Assistants 750 $30990 $14.9 1.05
43 Receptionists and Information Clerks 690 $29400 $14.13 0.7
44 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 660 $57760 $27.77 0.9
45 Carpenters 650 $45070 $21.67 0.6
46 Medical Assistants 620 $34990 $16.82 0.45
47 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 620 $29150 $14.01 0.8
48 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 610 $63520 $30.54 1.65
49 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 610 $36160 $17.39 0.35
50 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 600 $51450 $24.74 1
51 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 570 $35380 $17.01 0.9
52 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 540 $34100 $16.39 0.6
53 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 530 $24990 $12.01 0.25
54 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 530 $60060 $28.88 1
55 Construction Laborers 500 $31320 $15.06 0.8
56 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 480 $20850 $10.03 0.3
57 Electricians 480 $61890 $29.75 0.4
58 Accountants and Auditors 440 $69550 $33.44 0.9
59 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 430 $55760 $26.81 0.4
60 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 420 $22460 $10.8 0.3
61 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 420 $32420 $15.59 0.6
62 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 410 $71870 $34.55 0.6
63 Packers and Packagers, Hand 400 $24260 $11.66 0.45
64 Home Health Aides 390 $23670 $11.38 0.7
65 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 390 $34600 $16.64 0.4
66 Dishwashers 380 $22440 $10.79 0.3
67 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 380 $232670 $111.86 0.2
68 Legal Occupations 370 $85890 $41.29 0.8
69 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 370 $32510 $15.63 0.2
70 Dental Assistants 360 $42520 $20.44 0.2
71 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 360 $30840 $14.82 0.1
72 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 360 $57260 $27.53 0.7
73 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 360 $39220 $18.86 0.5
74 Substitute Teachers 350 $44100 $21.2 0
75 Social and Human Service Assistants 350 $36740 $17.67 0.3
76 Bartenders 340 $27220 $13.09 0.4
77 Parts Salespersons 330 $35830 $17.22 0.2
78 Computer User Support Specialists 330 $45920 $22.08 0.4
79 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 330 $24150 $11.61 0.1
80 Tellers 320 $27880 $13.41 0.3
81 Production Workers, All Other 310 $28320 $13.62 0.2
82 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 310 $52850 $25.41 0.2
83 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 310 $21330 $10.25 0.25
84 Billing and Posting Clerks 300 $35340 $16.99 0.35
85 Security Guards 290 $27850 $13.39 0.7
86 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 270 $66150 $31.8 0.45
87 Driver/Sales Workers 270 $32710 $15.73 0.3
88 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 270 $27530 $13.24 0.3
89 Dental Hygienists 270 $85220 $40.97 0.1
90 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 250 $35720 $17.17 0.2
91 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 250 $71320 $34.29 0.3
92 Medical and Health Services Managers 250 $100180 $48.17 0.2
93 Clergy 250 $46090 $22.16 0.2
94 Human Resources Specialists 240 $53660 $25.8 0.3
95 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 240 $26870 $12.92 0.3
96 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 240 $31060 $14.93 0.2
97 Insurance Sales Agents 240 $53590 $25.76 0.3
98 Bakers 230 $30170 $14.5 0.1
99 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 230 $61370 $29.5 0.4
100 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 230 $62010 $29.81 0.3
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Jobs More Common Near Medford Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,890 82,180
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 34,550 12,780
Sales and Related Occupations 35,770 9,240
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 24,880 8,800
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,510 6,270
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 92,300 5,310
Production Occupations 34,960 5,290
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 52,940 5,010
Management Occupations 87,090 4,010
Construction and Extraction Occupations 47,240 3,270
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,190 3,250
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,060 2,960
Healthcare Support Occupations 34,530 2,940
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,430 2,920
Cashiers 25,320 2,920
Retail Salespersons 30,350 2,910
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 63,850 2,460
Registered Nurses 83,290 1,960
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 22,730 1,900
Office Clerks, General 33,230 1,840
Community and Social Service Occupations 45,160 1,670
Waiters and Waitresses 26,020 1,590
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 25,550 1,490
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 43,770 1,400
General and Operations Managers 89,240 1,380
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 46,290 1,280
Personal Care Aides 23,300 1,220
Protective Service Occupations 53,860 1,180
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,130 1,170
Cooks, Restaurant 27,560 1,150
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 63,920 1,120
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 34,110 1,060
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,030 980
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 27,580 970
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,290 880
Medical Secretaries 35,280 870
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 28,670 840
Food Preparation Workers 23,930 840
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 29,370 800
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 30,060 760
Customer Service Representatives 31,150 760
Nursing Assistants 30,990 750
Receptionists and Information Clerks 29,400 690
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 57,760 660
Carpenters 45,070 650
Medical Assistants 34,990 620
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 29,150 620
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 63,520 610
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 36,160 610
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 51,450 600

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,890 82,180
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 34,550 12,780
Sales and Related Occupations 35,770 9,240
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,510 6,270
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 92,300 5,310
Production Occupations 34,960 5,290
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 52,940 5,010
Management Occupations 87,090 4,010
Construction and Extraction Occupations 47,240 3,270
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,190 3,250
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,060 2,960
Healthcare Support Occupations 34,530 2,940
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 28,430 2,920
Cashiers 25,320 2,920
Retail Salespersons 30,350 2,910
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 63,850 2,460
Registered Nurses 83,290 1,960
Office Clerks, General 33,230 1,840
Community and Social Service Occupations 45,160 1,670
Waiters and Waitresses 26,020 1,590
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 25,550 1,490
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 43,770 1,400
General and Operations Managers 89,240 1,380
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 46,290 1,280
Protective Service Occupations 53,860 1,180
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,130 1,170
Cooks, Restaurant 27,560 1,150
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 63,920 1,120
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 34,110 1,060
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,030 980
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 27,580 970
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,290 880
Medical Secretaries 35,280 870
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 28,670 840
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 29,370 800
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 30,060 760
Customer Service Representatives 31,150 760
Nursing Assistants 30,990 750
Receptionists and Information Clerks 29,400 690
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 57,760 660
Carpenters 45,070 650
Medical Assistants 34,990 620
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 29,150 620
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 63,520 610
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 36,160 610
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 51,450 600
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,380 570
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 34,100 540
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 60,060 530
Construction Laborers 31,320 500

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