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Longview Employment

Employment and Industries in the Longview, Texas Area

Longview is a business, manufacturing and professional regional center. Some of Longview's significant economic assets are the East Texas Oil Field, technology and manufacturing.

The leading fields of employment in Longview, Texas are healthcare, educational services, construction, accommodation and food services, manufacturing, finance and insurance, and chemicals. Sales and office occupations (26% of the jobs). Management, professional and related occupations (24% of the labor force). Service occupations (21% of the labor force).

The city's leading employers are shown below:

  • Good Shepherd Medical Center - Medical Services
  • Eastman Chemical - Chemicals
  • Longview Independent School District - Education
  • US Steel Tubular Products, Inc - Steel & pipe mfg
  • Walmart - Retail
  • Le Tourneau Technologies - Heavy equipment
  • City of Longview - Government
  • Pine Tree Independent School District - Education
  • Longview Regional Medical Center - Medical services
  • Le Tourneau University - Education
  • Trinity Rail, LLC - Railway cars
  • Gregg County - Government
  • TCIM - Telecommunications
  • Convergys - Telecommunications
  • SITEL - Telecommunications
  • Neiman Marcus National Service Center
  • AAON Coil Products - Heat transfer coils
  • Crosby Group/Lebus Manufacturing Co - Forged load binders
  • Stemco, LLC - Truck equipment
  • Dana Corporation - Automotive supplier

Longview has numerous popular occupations where the majority of the workers have a college degree including registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives; child, family and school social workers; financial managers, petroleum engineers, occupational health and safety specialists, and instructional coordinators.

Noteworthy data about Longview, Texas: Adult population which has achieved a bachelor's degree or better: 21%. Average earnings in 2009: $30,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 80.7 (U.S. average: 100).

Longview companies are invited to collaborate with organizations such as:

People interested in Longview business and industry endeavors can read the News-Journal.com.

Jobs in Longview

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 95770 $41290 $19.85 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 14560 $33310 $16.01 14.8
3 Construction and Extraction Occupations 10150 $39480 $18.98 4.4
4 Sales and Related Occupations 9980 $36350 $17.48 10.15
5 Production Occupations 8500 $42690 $20.52 5.85
6 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 8440 $22000 $10.58 8.3
7 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 7010 $36740 $17.66 6.45
8 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 5750 $64150 $30.84 5.75
9 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 5510 $41370 $19.89 6.15
10 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5230 $45630 $21.94 3.8
11 Retail Salespersons 3370 $26390 $12.69 3.1
12 Management Occupations 3130 $103070 $49.55 6.05
13 Personal Care and Service Occupations 3130 $20820 $10.01 4.1
14 Healthcare Support Occupations 2940 $29230 $14.06 3.05
15 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 2890 $18870 $9.07 2.15
16 Office Clerks, General 2780 $33820 $16.26 2
17 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 2290 $24250 $11.66 3.7
18 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2250 $70550 $33.92 5.05
19 Cashiers 2230 $19830 $9.53 2.25
20 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 2120 $46630 $22.42 1.2
21 Registered Nurses 2080 $62290 $29.95 1.9
22 Protective Service Occupations 2020 $39160 $18.83 2.25
23 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1930 $51580 $24.8 0.3
24 Personal Care Aides 1790 $18520 $8.91 1.3
25 Waiters and Waitresses 1660 $24840 $11.94 1.6
26 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1540 $76000 $36.54 1.65
27 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1530 $26650 $12.81 1.2
28 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1500 $28880 $13.88 1.6
29 General and Operations Managers 1430 $115300 $55.43 1.4
30 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1200 $41030 $19.72 1.1
31 Nursing Assistants 1120 $23520 $11.31 1.05
32 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1070 $24480 $11.77 1.6
33 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1060 $25440 $12.23 1.6
34 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 980 $63820 $30.68 0.4
35 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 980 $65140 $31.32 1
36 Community and Social Service Occupations 970 $41480 $19.94 1.65
37 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 950 $42510 $20.44 0.5
38 Customer Service Representatives 950 $29040 $13.96 1.75
39 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 920 $48580 $23.36 1
40 Medical Secretaries 890 $28700 $13.8 0.4
41 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 820 $37070 $17.82 0.3
42 Construction Laborers 770 $29810 $14.33 0.8
43 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 770 $38140 $18.34 0.9
44 Cooks, Restaurant 770 $22170 $10.66 0.75
45 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 730 $55470 $26.67 1
46 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 730 $67300 $32.36 2.8
47 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 720 $55560 $26.71 0.6
48 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 710 $35510 $17.07 1.7
49 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 690 $45040 $21.66 0
50 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 650 $68870 $33.11 0.4
51 Team Assemblers 630 $28570 $13.74 0.75
52 Electricians 620 $46370 $22.29 0.4
53 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 580 $36090 $17.35 0.6
54 Accountants and Auditors 580 $78220 $37.6 0.9
55 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 570 $30950 $14.88 0.6
56 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 540 $31910 $15.34 0.35
57 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 520 $50640 $24.35 0.45
58 Tellers 510 $26160 $12.58 0.3
59 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 510 $34350 $16.51 0.1
60 Receptionists and Information Clerks 510 $25460 $12.24 0.7
61 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 490 $43550 $20.94 0.5
62 Medical Assistants 490 $28080 $13.5 0.45
63 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 480 $31980 $15.37 0.4
64 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 480 $18240 $8.77 1
65 Food Preparation Workers 470 $20020 $9.63 0.6
66 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 470 $38360 $18.44 0.2
67 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 460 $43410 $20.87 0.3
68 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 450 $23900 $11.49 0.8
69 Cooks, Fast Food 440 $18850 $9.06 0.3
70 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 440 $62770 $30.18 0.3
71 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 430 $49150 $23.63 0.2
72 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 410 $67560 $32.48 0.9
73 Legal Occupations 410 $85920 $41.31 0.8
74 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 390 $48050 $23.1 0.2
75 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 390 $55360 $26.61 0.1
76 Substitute Teachers 380 $21200 $10.19 0
77 Childcare Workers 370 $18290 $8.79 0.8
78 Machinists 370 $44950 $21.61 0.3
79 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 350 $21740 $10.45 0.3
80 Billing and Posting Clerks 350 $32600 $15.67 0.35
81 Security Guards 320 $29600 $14.23 0.7
82 Parts Salespersons 310 $32870 $15.8 0.2
83 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 310 $66280 $31.87 0.1
84 Counter and Rental Clerks 310 $27650 $13.29 0.3
85 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 290 $31820 $15.3 0.1
86 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 290 $22670 $10.9 0.2
87 Firefighters 280 $53620 $25.78 0.2
88 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 280 $24260 $11.66 0.3
89 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 270 $18680 $8.98 0.2
90 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 260 $46240 $22.23 0.1
91 Helpers--Production Workers 250 $26440 $12.71 0.3
92 Pharmacy Technicians 250 $29950 $14.4 0.25
93 Insurance Sales Agents 250 $42110 $20.25 0.3
94 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 250 $19660 $9.45 0.2
95 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 240 $62800 $30.19 0.7
96 Dishwashers 240 $18230 $8.77 0.3
97 Postal Service Mail Carriers 240 $51510 $24.76 0.15
98 Construction Managers 240 $80650 $38.78 0.2
99 Dental Assistants 230 $36400 $17.5 0.2
100 Medical and Health Services Managers 230 $94350 $45.36 0.2
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Jobs More Common Near Longview Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 41,290 95,770
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,310 14,560
Construction and Extraction Occupations 39,480 10,150
Sales and Related Occupations 36,350 9,980
Production Occupations 42,690 8,500
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 22,000 8,440
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 36,740 7,010
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 64,150 5,750
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 41,370 5,510
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 45,630 5,230
Retail Salespersons 26,390 3,370
Management Occupations 103,070 3,130
Personal Care and Service Occupations 20,820 3,130
Healthcare Support Occupations 29,230 2,940
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 18,870 2,890
Office Clerks, General 33,820 2,780
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 24,250 2,290
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 70,550 2,250
Cashiers 19,830 2,230
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 46,630 2,120
Registered Nurses 62,290 2,080
Protective Service Occupations 39,160 2,020
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 51,580 1,930
Personal Care Aides 18,520 1,790
Waiters and Waitresses 24,840 1,660
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 76,000 1,540
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 26,650 1,530
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 28,880 1,500
General and Operations Managers 115,300 1,430
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 41,030 1,200
Nursing Assistants 23,520 1,120
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 24,480 1,070
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 25,440 1,060
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 63,820 980
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 65,140 980
Community and Social Service Occupations 41,480 970
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 42,510 950
Customer Service Representatives 29,040 950
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 48,580 920
Medical Secretaries 28,700 890
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 37,070 820
Construction Laborers 29,810 770
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 38,140 770
Cooks, Restaurant 22,170 770
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 55,470 730
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 67,300 730
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 55,560 720
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 35,510 710
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 45,040 690
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 68,870 650

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Longview, Texas Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 41,290 95,770
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,310 14,560
Construction and Extraction Occupations 39,480 10,150
Sales and Related Occupations 36,350 9,980
Production Occupations 42,690 8,500
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 36,740 7,010
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 64,150 5,750
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 41,370 5,510
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 45,630 5,230
Retail Salespersons 26,390 3,370
Management Occupations 103,070 3,130
Healthcare Support Occupations 29,230 2,940
Office Clerks, General 33,820 2,780
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 70,550 2,250
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 46,630 2,120
Registered Nurses 62,290 2,080
Protective Service Occupations 39,160 2,020
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 51,580 1,930
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 76,000 1,540
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 26,650 1,530
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 28,880 1,500
General and Operations Managers 115,300 1,430
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 41,030 1,200
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 25,440 1,060
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 63,820 980
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 65,140 980
Community and Social Service Occupations 41,480 970
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 42,510 950
Customer Service Representatives 29,040 950
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 48,580 920
Medical Secretaries 28,700 890
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 37,070 820
Construction Laborers 29,810 770
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 38,140 770
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 55,470 730
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 67,300 730
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 55,560 720
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 35,510 710
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 45,040 690
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 68,870 650
Team Assemblers 28,570 630
Electricians 46,370 620
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 36,090 580
Accountants and Auditors 78,220 580
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 30,950 570
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 31,910 540
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 50,640 520
Tellers 26,160 510
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 34,350 510
Receptionists and Information Clerks 25,460 510

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