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Sherman Employment

Employment and Industries in the Sherman, Texas Area

Sherman is an industrial and retail hub. Manufacturing is a major segment of the economy. Several national companies have facilities in Sherman including Procter & Gamble, Texas Instruments, Raytheon and Johnson & Johnson. Some of the major employers are Tyson Fresh Meats, Wilson N.Jones Hospital, Texas Instruments and MEMC Southwest.

Sherman's primary fields of employment are healthcare, educational services, construction, computer and electronic products, government, manufacturing, leisure and hospitality, metal and metal products, and finance and insurance. Management, professional and related occupations (29% of the jobs). Sales and office occupations (26% of the labor force).

Details about Sherman, Texas: Cost of living index in 2008: 79.1 (U.S. average: 100). Adult population holding a bachelor's degree or higher: 20%. Average salary in 2009: $28,000.

The city's largest employers:

  • Tyson Fresh Meats
  • Wilson N.Jones Hospital
  • Sherman Independent School District
  • Texas Instruments
  • City of Sherman
  • Grayson County
  • MEMC Southwest
  • Copper B-Line
  • West Asset Management
  • Progress Rail Services
  • Austin College
  • Folgers Coffee Company
  • Fisher Controls
  • Sunny Delight Beverages Co
  • Verizon
  • GCEC
  • GlobiTech
  • Plyler Construction
  • Starr Aircraft
  • Presco Products

In Sherman there are a number of popular jobs primarily filled by those with college degrees including registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, physical therapists, financial managers, medical and health services managers, pharmacists, and educational, vocational and school counselors.

Local companies have opportunities to work with helpful organizations such as:

Those interested in Sherman business and economic news may want to read the Herald Democrat.

Jobs in Sherman

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations45050$41,150$19.78100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations7940$34,030$16.3614.35
3Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations5040$21,520$10.358.55
4Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations4620$65,010$31.265.8
5Sales and Related Occupations4420$37,710$18.139.9
6Production Occupations3440$36,370$17.495.7
7Education, Training, and Library Occupations3130$50,710$24.386.05
8Transportation and Material Moving Occupations2670$31,680$15.236.55
9Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2080$41,570$19.993.8
10Healthcare Support Occupations1980$29,300$14.093
11Construction and Extraction Occupations1940$40,270$19.364.45
12Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1920$18,920$9.12.3
13Registered Nurses1860$64,130$30.831.95
14Retail Salespersons1630$35,550$17.092.85
15Personal Care and Service Occupations1470$20,320$9.774.3
16Management Occupations1340$92,760$44.66.15
17Office Clerks, General1220$31,490$15.141.9
18Customer Service Representatives1210$33,860$16.281.75
19Personal Care Aides1130$19,260$9.261.5
20Cashiers1120$19,500$9.382.2
21Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1080$24,630$11.843.65
22Waiters and Waitresses1080$21,320$10.251.7
23Business and Financial Operations Occupations1030$67,920$32.665.25
24Protective Service Occupations770$45,110$21.692.2
25Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses740$41,040$19.730.5
26Home Health Aides700$27,360$13.150.7
27Stock Clerks and Order Fillers690$25,100$12.071.3
28Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand610$27,830$13.381.7
29Nursing Assistants600$26,360$12.671
30Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive600$30,420$14.621.5
31Architecture and Engineering Occupations580$76,100$36.591.7
32Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners520$24,330$11.71.55
33Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers510$31,760$15.270
34General and Operations Managers500$89,390$42.981.5
35Medical Secretaries500$35,460$17.050.4
36Maintenance and Repair Workers, General480$34,620$16.650.9
37Community and Social Service Occupations470$50,700$24.381.65
38First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers450$54,370$26.141
39First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers430$52,290$25.140.95
40Computer and Mathematical Occupations410$68,960$33.162.9
41Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers350$37,860$18.20.6
42Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners340$20,800$100.9
43Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products330$62,230$29.920.9
44Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers320$34,100$16.391.2
45Medical Assistants320$30,660$14.740.45
46Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks310$32,280$15.521.05
47Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment310$26,160$12.580.2
48Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks310$37,190$17.880.2
49Substitute Teachers300$22,850$10.990
50First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers290$36,210$17.410.6
51Tellers290$29,560$14.210.3
52Cooks, Restaurant280$24,730$11.890.8
53Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations270$42,440$20.41.8
54Legal Occupations260$68,150$32.760.8
55Cooks, Fast Food250$19,160$9.210.3
56Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters250$36,870$17.730.3
57Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers250$43,290$20.810.3
58Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics240$41,850$20.120.5
59Construction Laborers230$28,060$13.490.8
60First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers230$56,560$27.190.3
61Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers230$55,130$26.510.4
62Accountants and Auditors220$76,650$36.850.9
63First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers220$61,140$29.390.4
64Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria210$22,760$10.940.3
65First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers210$64,170$30.850.4
66Machinists190$46,110$22.170.25
67Pharmacy Technicians180$29,860$14.360.3
68Electricians170$49,580$23.840.4
69Receptionists and Information Clerks170$25,680$12.350.7
70Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks170$32,150$15.460.4
71Speech-Language Pathologists170$75,500$36.30.1
72Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics160$31,670$15.220.2
73Food Preparation Workers160$22,340$10.740.6
74Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers160$26,640$12.810.8
75Medical and Health Services Managers160$88,630$42.610.25
76Sales Representatives, Services, All Other160$50,660$24.360.6
77Billing and Posting Clerks150$32,500$15.620.3
78Bus Drivers, School or Special Client150$29,820$14.340.3
79Industrial Machinery Mechanics150$50,940$24.490.2
80Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers150$45,110$21.690.3
81Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic140$33,480$16.10.1
82Dental Assistants140$34,590$16.630.2
83Insurance Sales Agents140$55,000$26.440.3
84Postal Service Mail Carriers140$50,930$24.480.2
85Carpenters130$40,030$19.240.7
86Computer User Support Specialists130$42,810$20.580.4
87Parts Salespersons130$32,930$15.830.2
88Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks130$40,340$19.390.2
89Security Guards130$32,510$15.630.7
90Bartenders120$24,790$11.920.4
91Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic120$32,620$15.680.1
92Pharmacists120$131,110$63.040.2
93Childcare Workers110$18,800$9.040.8
94Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers110$20,080$9.650.3
95First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors110$52,370$25.180
96Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers110$48,460$23.30.2
97Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators110$31,790$15.280.35
98Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators110$36,240$17.420.2
99Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants100$21,130$10.160.1
100Business Operations Specialists, All Other100$56,750$27.280.7
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Jobs More Common Near Sherman Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$41,15045,050
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,0307,940
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$21,5205,040
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$65,0104,620
Sales and Related Occupations$37,7104,420
Production Occupations$36,3703,440
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$50,7103,130
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$31,6802,670
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$41,5702,080
Healthcare Support Occupations$29,3001,980
Construction and Extraction Occupations$40,2701,940
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$18,9201,920
Registered Nurses$64,1301,860
Retail Salespersons$35,5501,630
Personal Care and Service Occupations$20,3201,470
Management Occupations$92,7601,340
Office Clerks, General$31,4901,220
Customer Service Representatives$33,8601,210
Personal Care Aides$19,2601,130
Cashiers$19,5001,120
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$24,6301,080
Waiters and Waitresses$21,3201,080
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$67,9201,030
Protective Service Occupations$45,110770
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$41,040740
Home Health Aides$27,360700
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$25,100690
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$27,830610
Nursing Assistants$26,360600
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$30,420600
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$76,100580
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$24,330520
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$31,760510
General and Operations Managers$89,390500
Medical Secretaries$35,460500
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$34,620480
Community and Social Service Occupations$50,700470
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$54,370450
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$52,290430
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$68,960410
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$37,860350
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$20,800340
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$62,230330
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$34,100320
Medical Assistants$30,660320
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$32,280310
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment$26,160310
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks$37,190310
Substitute Teachers$22,850300
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$36,210290

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$41,15045,050
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,0307,940
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$65,0104,620
Sales and Related Occupations$37,7104,420
Production Occupations$36,3703,440
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$50,7103,130
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$31,6802,670
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$41,5702,080
Healthcare Support Occupations$29,3001,980
Construction and Extraction Occupations$40,2701,940
Registered Nurses$64,1301,860
Retail Salespersons$35,5501,630
Management Occupations$92,7601,340
Office Clerks, General$31,4901,220
Customer Service Representatives$33,8601,210
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$67,9201,030
Protective Service Occupations$45,110770
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$41,040740
Home Health Aides$27,360700
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$25,100690
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$27,830610
Nursing Assistants$26,360600
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$30,420600
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$76,100580
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$31,760510
General and Operations Managers$89,390500
Medical Secretaries$35,460500
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$34,620480
Community and Social Service Occupations$50,700470
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$54,370450
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$52,290430
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$68,960410
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$37,860350
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$62,230330
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$34,100320
Medical Assistants$30,660320
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$32,280310
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment$26,160310
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks$37,190310
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$36,210290
Tellers$29,560290
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$42,440270
Legal Occupations$68,150260
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters$36,870250
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers$43,290250
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$41,850240
Construction Laborers$28,060230
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers$56,560230
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$55,130230
Accountants and Auditors$76,650220

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