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San Angelo Employment

Employment and Industries in the San Angelo, Texas Area

San Angelo is home to the Goodfellow Air Force base, which is the city's largest employer. The telecommunication sector also provides a large number of jobs. Sitel has one of its largest call centers in the world in San Angelo. Verizon also employs a large number of workers in its call center. In addition, the prominent Town & Country Food Stores is headquartered in San Angelo.

The manufacturing sector has experienced a significant decline, however numerous large employers remain including Conner Steel, Ethicon and Hirschfeld Steel. Martifer, a Portuguese conglomerate, is constructing a wind-turbine tower manufacturing facility in San Angelo.

The agriculture industry has a large impact on the city. The "Producer's Livestock Auction" is the largest auction for sheep and lambs in the nation. San Angelo is also included in the nation's top five for cattle auctions. The prominent wool and mohair market adds to the economy. The cattle and lamb meat processing industry provides a large number of jobs. In addition, numerous workers are employed in agriculture supporting roles.

Noteworthy information about San Angelo, Texas: San Angelo has often been included in a list of "Best Places for Business and Careers" by Forbes Magazine. Average earnings in 2009: $29,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 78.0 (U.S. average: 100). Adult population holding a bachelor's degree or better: 20%.

The San Angelo area's top job providers:

  • Goodfellow Air Force Base
  • Shannon Health System
  • San Angelo ISD
  • Angelo State University
  • Verizon, Inc
  • SITEL, Inc
  • City of San Angelo
  • San Angelo Community Medical Center
  • Ethicon
  • Torn Green County
  • San Angelo State School
  • Hirschfeld Steel
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Town & Country Food Stores
  • Baptist Memorials
  • Lone Star Beef Processors
  • San Angelo Packing
  • Reece Albert, Inc
  • West Texas Medical Associates
  • Conner Steel Products, Inc

The leading fields of employment in San Angelo:

  • Educational services
  • Healthcare
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications
  • Construction
  • Government

Associations offering assistance to San Angelo companies include:

Standard-Times is a good resource regarding local business and industry news.

Jobs in San Angelo

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations45990$39,470$18.98100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations8080$33,820$16.2614.35
3Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations5490$21,610$10.398.55
4Sales and Related Occupations5410$32,920$15.839.9
5Education, Training, and Library Occupations3310$42,690$20.526.05
6Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations3090$68,250$32.815.8
7Transportation and Material Moving Occupations2760$34,730$16.76.55
8Construction and Extraction Occupations2220$39,650$19.064.45
9Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2190$40,100$19.283.8
10Production Occupations2190$35,660$17.145.7
11Personal Care and Service Occupations1930$21,590$10.384.3
12Retail Salespersons1770$25,010$12.022.85
13Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1580$20,180$9.72.3
14Business and Financial Operations Occupations1440$62,660$30.125.25
15Office Clerks, General1410$32,330$15.541.9
16Healthcare Support Occupations1390$27,640$13.293
17Management Occupations1380$95,840$46.086.15
18Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1350$24,050$11.563.65
19Cashiers1190$21,050$10.122.2
20Waiters and Waitresses1160$19,950$9.591.7
21Personal Care Aides1140$19,430$9.341.5
22Customer Service Representatives1070$26,660$12.821.75
23Protective Service Occupations1040$46,500$22.362.2
24Registered Nurses990$63,480$30.521.95
25Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive720$30,650$14.731.5
26Community and Social Service Occupations660$45,700$21.971.65
27Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers660$44,330$21.311.2
28General and Operations Managers650$94,380$45.381.5
29Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners650$23,170$11.141.55
30Stock Clerks and Order Fillers610$27,510$13.231.3
31Sales Representatives, Services, All Other550$44,910$21.590.6
32Computer and Mathematical Occupations540$60,580$29.122.9
33Maintenance and Repair Workers, General540$32,070$15.420.9
34First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers530$58,680$28.210.95
35First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers500$41,770$20.081
36Medical Secretaries500$34,440$16.560.4
37Architecture and Engineering Occupations490$80,020$38.471.7
38Nursing Assistants470$25,330$12.181
39Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks460$35,840$17.231.05
40Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses450$44,520$21.40.5
41Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand430$27,080$13.021.7
42Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations370$61,800$29.710.8
43Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers360$18,770$9.020.3
44Cooks, Restaurant350$20,890$10.040.8
45Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners350$20,120$9.670.9
46Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers350$54,500$26.20.4
47Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations340$44,770$21.521.8
48Construction Laborers340$26,640$12.810.8
49Counter and Rental Clerks340$21,500$10.340.3
50First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers340$39,590$19.030.6
51Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products330$54,360$26.140.9
52Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers320$31,540$15.160.6
53Tellers300$24,860$11.950.3
54Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics290$40,960$19.690.5
55Childcare Workers270$18,980$9.120.8
56Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers270$25,800$12.40.8
57Cooks, Fast Food260$18,860$9.070.3
58First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers250$70,570$33.930.4
59Receptionists and Information Clerks250$24,980$12.010.7
60Bus Drivers, School or Special Client240$24,850$11.950.3
61Legal Occupations230$76,150$36.610.8
62Accountants and Auditors220$71,670$34.460.9
63Bartenders210$23,500$11.30.4
64Food Preparation Workers210$22,310$10.730.6
65Insurance Sales Agents210$43,030$20.690.3
66Roustabouts, Oil and Gas210$34,000$16.350
67Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria200$25,670$12.340.3
68Packers and Packagers, Hand200$26,290$12.640.45
69Electricians190$46,070$22.150.4
70Business Operations Specialists, All Other170$64,930$31.220.7
71Correctional Officers and Jailers170$37,880$18.210.25
72Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators170$38,750$18.630.2
73Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers170$44,250$21.270.3
74Medical Assistants160$28,840$13.870.45
75Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment150$24,410$11.740.2
76Pharmacy Technicians150$33,970$16.330.3
77Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining150$42,690$20.530
78Carpenters140$32,570$15.660.7
79Child, Family, and School Social Workers140$42,310$20.340.2
80Dishwashers140$20,940$10.070.3
81First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers140$65,040$31.270.3
82Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers140$39,900$19.180.3
83Radiologic Technologists140$55,640$26.750.1
84Billing and Posting Clerks130$30,600$14.710.3
85Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers130$44,490$21.390.2
86Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers120$43,930$21.120
87Dental Assistants120$32,490$15.620.2
88Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors120$52,280$25.140.2
89Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop120$19,400$9.330.3
90Human Resources Specialists120$54,700$26.30.35
91Loan Interviewers and Clerks120$40,310$19.380.15
92Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks120$29,360$14.120.4
93Computer User Support Specialists110$41,270$19.840.4
94Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers110$38,770$18.640.1
95Medical Records and Health Information Technicians110$48,720$23.420.1
96Medical and Health Services Managers110$103,200$49.610.25
97Social and Human Service Assistants110$35,580$17.110.25
98Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists100$45,500$21.870.2
99Court, Municipal, and License Clerks100$31,140$14.970.1
100Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations100$33,880$16.290.65
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Jobs More Common Near San Angelo Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$39,47045,990
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$33,8208,080
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$21,6105,490
Sales and Related Occupations$32,9205,410
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$42,6903,310
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$68,2503,090
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$34,7302,760
Construction and Extraction Occupations$39,6502,220
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$40,1002,190
Production Occupations$35,6602,190
Personal Care and Service Occupations$21,5901,930
Retail Salespersons$25,0101,770
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$20,1801,580
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$62,6601,440
Office Clerks, General$32,3301,410
Healthcare Support Occupations$27,6401,390
Management Occupations$95,8401,380
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$24,0501,350
Cashiers$21,0501,190
Waiters and Waitresses$19,9501,160
Personal Care Aides$19,4301,140
Customer Service Representatives$26,6601,070
Protective Service Occupations$46,5001,040
Registered Nurses$63,480990
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$30,650720
Community and Social Service Occupations$45,700660
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$44,330660
General and Operations Managers$94,380650
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$23,170650
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$27,510610
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$44,910550
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$60,580540
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$32,070540
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$58,680530
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$41,770500
Medical Secretaries$34,440500
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$80,020490
Nursing Assistants$25,330470
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$35,840460
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$44,520450
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$27,080430
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$61,800370
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers$18,770360
Cooks, Restaurant$20,890350
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$20,120350
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$54,500350
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$44,770340
Construction Laborers$26,640340
Counter and Rental Clerks$21,500340
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$39,590340

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$39,47045,990
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$33,8208,080
Sales and Related Occupations$32,9205,410
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$42,6903,310
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$68,2503,090
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$34,7302,760
Construction and Extraction Occupations$39,6502,220
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$40,1002,190
Production Occupations$35,6602,190
Retail Salespersons$25,0101,770
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$62,6601,440
Office Clerks, General$32,3301,410
Healthcare Support Occupations$27,6401,390
Management Occupations$95,8401,380
Customer Service Representatives$26,6601,070
Protective Service Occupations$46,5001,040
Registered Nurses$63,480990
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$30,650720
Community and Social Service Occupations$45,700660
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$44,330660
General and Operations Managers$94,380650
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$27,510610
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$44,910550
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$60,580540
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$32,070540
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$58,680530
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$41,770500
Medical Secretaries$34,440500
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$80,020490
Nursing Assistants$25,330470
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$35,840460
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$44,520450
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$27,080430
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$61,800370
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$54,500350
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$44,770340
Construction Laborers$26,640340
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$39,590340
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$54,360330
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$31,540320
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$40,960290
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$25,800270
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$70,570250
Legal Occupations$76,150230
Accountants and Auditors$71,670220
Insurance Sales Agents$43,030210
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas$34,000210
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria$25,670200
Packers and Packagers, Hand$26,290200
Electricians$46,070190

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