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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

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 46870 $38350 $18.44 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8460 $32610 $15.68 14.8
3 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 5480 $21320 $10.25 8.3
4 Sales and Related Occupations 5420 $32630 $15.69 10.15
5 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 3170 $40260 $19.36 6.15
6 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 2970 $67590 $32.5 5.75
7 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2530 $39640 $19.06 3.8
8 Production Occupations 2520 $33420 $16.07 5.85
9 Construction and Extraction Occupations 2390 $40160 $19.31 4.4
10 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 2330 $32820 $15.78 6.45
11 Personal Care and Service Occupations 2090 $20920 $10.06 4.1
12 Retail Salespersons 2040 $24660 $11.86 3.1
13 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 1520 $60120 $28.9 5.05
14 Office Clerks, General 1510 $29900 $14.38 2
15 Healthcare Support Occupations 1500 $27350 $13.15 3.05
16 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1440 $19160 $9.21 2.15
17 Management Occupations 1420 $93610 $45.01 6.05
18 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1420 $23470 $11.28 3.7
19 Personal Care Aides 1290 $18850 $9.06 1.3
20 Cashiers 1290 $20250 $9.74 2.25
21 Customer Service Representatives 1170 $27250 $13.1 1.75
22 Protective Service Occupations 1140 $45230 $21.74 2.25
23 Registered Nurses 1010 $57680 $27.73 1.9
24 Waiters and Waitresses 1000 $21120 $10.16 1.6
25 General and Operations Managers 740 $94930 $45.64 1.4
26 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 720 $28760 $13.83 1.6
27 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 710 $22640 $10.89 1.6
28 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 650 $25240 $12.14 1.2
29 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 590 $30260 $14.55 0.9
30 Nursing Assistants 560 $24150 $11.61 1.05
31 Community and Social Service Occupations 560 $44740 $21.51 1.65
32 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 550 $43670 $21 1
33 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 520 $35770 $17.2 1.1
34 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 520 $40820 $19.63 1.2
35 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 490 $62840 $30.21 2.8
36 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 490 $55550 $26.71 1
37 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 480 $79240 $38.1 1.65
38 Medical Secretaries 470 $32850 $15.79 0.4
39 Substitute Teachers 460 $22960 $11.04 0
40 Cooks, Restaurant 430 $20600 $9.9 0.75
41 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 430 $46630 $22.42 0.6
42 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 420 $43560 $20.94 0.5
43 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 390 $52990 $25.48 0.45
44 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 380 $18310 $8.8 0.3
45 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 370 $26510 $12.74 1.6
46 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 360 $36560 $17.58 0.6
47 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 340 $19050 $9.16 1
48 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 340 $64760 $31.14 0.9
49 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 330 $38690 $18.6 0.5
50 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 330 $42800 $20.58 1.7
51 Construction Laborers 310 $25360 $12.19 0.8
52 Childcare Workers 310 $18640 $8.96 0.8
53 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 300 $29950 $14.4 0.6
54 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 290 $25650 $12.33 0.8
55 Tellers 280 $24670 $11.86 0.3
56 Accountants and Auditors 260 $71050 $34.16 0.9
57 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 260 $23660 $11.37 0.3
58 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 260 $62980 $30.28 1
59 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 250 $49990 $24.04 0
60 Receptionists and Information Clerks 250 $25340 $12.18 0.7
61 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 240 $38440 $18.48 0.3
62 Bartenders 240 $27020 $12.99 0.4
63 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 240 $67410 $32.41 0.4
64 Counter and Rental Clerks 240 $23800 $11.44 0.3
65 Carpenters 240 $30020 $14.43 0.6
66 Legal Occupations 210 $78360 $37.68 0.8
67 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 190 $36920 $17.75 0.2
68 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 190 $40930 $19.68 0.3
69 Correctional Officers and Jailers 190 $36950 $17.76 0.3
70 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 180 $35800 $17.21 0.2
71 Medical Assistants 180 $28540 $13.72 0.45
72 Driver/Sales Workers 180 $31350 $15.07 0.3
73 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 170 $41500 $19.95 0.2
74 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 170 $63110 $30.34 0.3
75 Food Preparation Workers 170 $20840 $10.02 0.6
76 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 170 $62670 $30.13 0.7
77 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 160 $36960 $17.77 0.1
78 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 150 $20020 $9.62 0.2
79 Pharmacy Technicians 150 $33530 $16.12 0.25
80 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 150 $26070 $12.53 0.3
81 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 150 $29320 $14.09 0.4
82 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 140 $41660 $20.03 0.2
83 Dental Assistants 130 $31070 $14.94 0.2
84 Billing and Posting Clerks 130 $29810 $14.33 0.35
85 Human Resources Specialists 120 $54560 $26.23 0.3
86 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 120 $36250 $17.43 0.1
87 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 120 $50140 $24.1 0.2
88 Training and Development Specialists 110 $40660 $19.55 0.2
89 Computer User Support Specialists 110 $43860 $21.09 0.4
90 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 110 $30480 $14.65 0.1
91 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 110 $40250 $19.35 0.3
92 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 110 $54790 $26.34 0.5
93 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 110 $36680 $17.63 0
94 Medical and Health Services Managers 110 $95410 $45.87 0.2
95 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 110 $18330 $8.81 0.25
96 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 110 $44300 $21.3 0.2
97 Packers and Packagers, Hand 110 $24480 $11.77 0.45
98 Management Analysts 110 $50140 $24.11 0.5
99 Lawyers 110 $92020 $44.24 0.5
100 Petroleum Engineers 100 $105430 $50.69 0
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Jobs More Common Near San Angelo Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 38,350 46,870
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 32,610 8,460
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 21,320 5,480
Sales and Related Occupations 32,630 5,420
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 40,260 3,170
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 67,590 2,970
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 39,640 2,530
Production Occupations 33,420 2,520
Construction and Extraction Occupations 40,160 2,390
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 32,820 2,330
Personal Care and Service Occupations 20,920 2,090
Retail Salespersons 24,660 2,040
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 60,120 1,520
Office Clerks, General 29,900 1,510
Healthcare Support Occupations 27,350 1,500
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 19,160 1,440
Management Occupations 93,610 1,420
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 23,470 1,420
Personal Care Aides 18,850 1,290
Cashiers 20,250 1,290
Customer Service Representatives 27,250 1,170
Protective Service Occupations 45,230 1,140
Registered Nurses 57,680 1,010
Waiters and Waitresses 21,120 1,000
General and Operations Managers 94,930 740
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 28,760 720
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 22,640 710
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 25,240 650
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 30,260 590
Nursing Assistants 24,150 560
Community and Social Service Occupations 44,740 560
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 43,670 550
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 35,770 520
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 40,820 520
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 62,840 490
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 55,550 490
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 79,240 480
Medical Secretaries 32,850 470
Substitute Teachers 22,960 460
Cooks, Restaurant 20,600 430
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 46,630 430
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 43,560 420
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 52,990 390
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 18,310 380
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 26,510 370
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 36,560 360
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 19,050 340
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 64,760 340
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 38,690 330
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 42,800 330

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 38,350 46,870
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 32,610 8,460
Sales and Related Occupations 32,630 5,420
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 40,260 3,170
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 67,590 2,970
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 39,640 2,530
Production Occupations 33,420 2,520
Construction and Extraction Occupations 40,160 2,390
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 32,820 2,330
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 60,120 1,520
Office Clerks, General 29,900 1,510
Healthcare Support Occupations 27,350 1,500
Management Occupations 93,610 1,420
Customer Service Representatives 27,250 1,170
Protective Service Occupations 45,230 1,140
Registered Nurses 57,680 1,010
General and Operations Managers 94,930 740
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 28,760 720
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 25,240 650
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 30,260 590
Community and Social Service Occupations 44,740 560
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 43,670 550
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 35,770 520
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 40,820 520
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 62,840 490
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 55,550 490
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 79,240 480
Medical Secretaries 32,850 470
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 46,630 430
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 43,560 420
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 52,990 390
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 26,510 370
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 36,560 360
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 64,760 340
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 38,690 330
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 42,800 330
Construction Laborers 25,360 310
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 29,950 300
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 25,650 290
Accountants and Auditors 71,050 260
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 62,980 260
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 49,990 250
Receptionists and Information Clerks 25,340 250
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 38,440 240
Bartenders 27,020 240
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 67,410 240
Carpenters 30,020 240
Legal Occupations 78,360 210
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 36,920 190
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 40,930 190

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