dcsimg

Tyler Employment

Employment and Industries in the Tyler, Texas Area

Tyler, Texas is known as the "Rose Capital of America" due to its large role in the rose growing industry. The Tyler region produces approximately 20% of the commercial rose bushes produced in the country and over half of the rose bushes are packaged and shipped from the region.

Tyler is the headquarters of the prominent Brookshire Grocery Company. The notable Adams Engineering also has its headquarters in Tyler. Notable manufacturing firms include Tyler Pipe, Trane, Carrier, Ferguson Beauregard, Vesuvius USA and Cavender's Boot City. Tyler also has small high-tech firms including Group M7, Synthesizers.com, CBI, Arrick Robotics and Power-Up.

The major fields of employment in Tyler are healthcare, educational services, construction, accommodation and food services, professional, scientific and technical services; and machinery. Management, professional and related occupations (28% of the labor force). Sales and office occupations (24% of the jobs).

The major job providers in the city are:

  • East Texas Medical Center
  • Trinity Mother Frances Health System
  • Tyler Independent School District
  • Brookshire Grocery Company
  • Trane Company
  • Walmart
  • Carrier Corporation
  • SuddenLink
  • Tyler Junior College
  • The University of Texas at Tyler
  • Tyler Pipe Company
  • Mcwane Inc
  • Cequel Communications, LLC
  • Universal Cable Holdings Inc
  • Helping Hands Homecare, Inc
  • Blacksheep, Inc
  • Mehling & Associates, Inc
  • United States Postal Services
  • Mid-South Health Enterprises, Inc

Details about Tyler, Texas: Adult population which has earned a bachelor's degree or better: 28%. Average salary in 2009: $31,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 82.0.

Tyler businesses can receive assistance from the following associations:

People looking for local business and economic news can read the TylerMorning Telegraph.

Jobs in Tyler

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations100780$41,840$20.12100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations15810$33,080$15.914.35
3Sales and Related Occupations11930$36,110$17.369.9
4Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations10350$22,030$10.598.55
5Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations9750$71,460$34.365.8
6Transportation and Material Moving Occupations7060$36,460$17.536.55
7Education, Training, and Library Occupations6410$47,240$22.716.05
8Healthcare Support Occupations5050$31,140$14.973
9Personal Care and Service Occupations4670$22,020$10.584.3
10Production Occupations4500$32,420$15.595.7
11Retail Salespersons3960$27,290$13.122.85
12Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food3960$19,360$9.312.3
13Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations3940$41,660$20.033.8
14Construction and Extraction Occupations3890$41,870$20.134.45
15Registered Nurses3510$62,110$29.861.95
16Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations3390$22,890$113.65
17Business and Financial Operations Occupations3120$68,120$32.755.25
18Office Clerks, General3030$32,390$15.571.9
19Management Occupations2990$105,680$50.816.15
20Cashiers2720$20,050$9.642.2
21Personal Care Aides2660$19,220$9.241.5
22Waiters and Waitresses1860$22,300$10.721.7
23Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1840$33,990$16.341.7
24Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive1740$30,780$14.81.5
25Protective Service Occupations1680$45,450$21.852.2
26Medical Secretaries1520$30,400$14.620.4
27Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers1500$42,320$20.351.2
28Stock Clerks and Order Fillers1450$23,490$11.291.3
29Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1430$21,640$10.41.55
30Architecture and Engineering Occupations1380$72,520$34.871.7
31Community and Social Service Occupations1350$42,350$20.361.65
32Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses1280$42,290$20.330.5
33Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products1280$59,510$28.610.9
34General and Operations Managers1280$116,790$56.151.5
35Nursing Assistants1270$38,410$18.471
36Customer Service Representatives1220$30,320$14.581.75
37Computer and Mathematical Occupations1150$67,270$32.342.9
38First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers1080$43,380$20.851
39Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers1070$27,480$13.210.6
40Maintenance and Repair Workers, General1070$34,690$16.680.9
41Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks950$37,340$17.951.05
42Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners930$20,000$9.620.9
43Legal Occupations900$62,790$30.190.8
44Sales Representatives, Services, All Other870$45,870$22.050.6
45First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers840$56,980$27.390.95
46Cooks, Restaurant770$23,440$11.270.8
47Substitute Teachers770$34,330$16.510
48Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers770$24,460$11.760.8
49Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations750$45,970$22.11.8
50Medical Assistants730$29,140$14.010.45
51Tellers650$28,860$13.880.3
52First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers610$39,000$18.750.6
53Accountants and Auditors590$74,490$35.810.9
54Construction Laborers570$29,420$14.140.8
55First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers560$72,630$34.920.4
56Childcare Workers520$19,480$9.370.8
57Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks520$31,310$15.050.4
58Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations500$62,990$30.280.8
59Receptionists and Information Clerks500$25,350$12.190.7
60Cooks, Fast Food480$17,940$8.620.3
61Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics480$39,310$18.90.5
62Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers470$57,880$27.830.4
63Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria470$24,030$11.550.3
64Recreation Workers460$24,000$11.540.25
65Business Operations Specialists, All Other430$74,090$35.620.7
66Counter and Rental Clerks410$27,120$13.040.3
67Dental Assistants400$33,310$16.010.2
68Paralegals and Legal Assistants400$39,580$19.030.2
69Pharmacy Technicians380$33,980$16.340.3
70Food Preparation Workers380$20,600$9.90.6
71Billing and Posting Clerks380$37,470$18.010.3
72Security Guards370$29,330$14.10.7
73Lawyers370$85,080$40.910.5
74Packers and Packagers, Hand360$31,570$15.180.45
75Physicians and Surgeons, All Other350$190,270$91.480.25
76Computer User Support Specialists340$45,990$22.110.4
77First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers340$61,910$29.770.4
78Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop330$18,050$8.680.3
79Insurance Sales Agents330$41,650$20.020.3
80Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment330$21,530$10.350.2
81First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors330$64,240$30.880
82Pharmacists310$160,320$77.080.2
83Firefighters310$49,360$23.730.2
84Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop310$19,730$9.480.3
85Human Resources Specialists290$54,370$26.140.35
86Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers290$33,740$16.220.3
87Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators290$34,960$16.810.35
88Medical and Health Services Managers280$109,760$52.770.25
89Bus Drivers, School or Special Client280$27,350$13.150.3
90Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters280$39,040$18.770.3
91Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents280$73,470$35.320.2
92First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers270$73,220$35.20.3
93Parts Salespersons270$33,690$16.20.2
94Bartenders270$28,610$13.750.4
95Electricians260$45,970$22.10.4
96Driver/Sales Workers260$40,150$19.30.3
97Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers260$19,470$9.360.3
98Postal Service Mail Carriers260$49,360$23.730.2
99Dental Hygienists260$69,690$33.510.1
100Medical Records and Health Information Technicians250$38,560$18.540.1
You are visiting:

Additional Details

Tyler Colleges
Tyler colleges and trade schools.

Jobs More Common Near Tyler Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$41,840100,780
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$33,08015,810
Sales and Related Occupations$36,11011,930
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$22,03010,350
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$71,4609,750
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$36,4607,060
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$47,2406,410
Healthcare Support Occupations$31,1405,050
Personal Care and Service Occupations$22,0204,670
Production Occupations$32,4204,500
Retail Salespersons$27,2903,960
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$19,3603,960
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$41,6603,940
Construction and Extraction Occupations$41,8703,890
Registered Nurses$62,1103,510
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$22,8903,390
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$68,1203,120
Office Clerks, General$32,3903,030
Management Occupations$105,6802,990
Cashiers$20,0502,720
Personal Care Aides$19,2202,660
Waiters and Waitresses$22,3001,860
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$33,9901,840
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$30,7801,740
Protective Service Occupations$45,4501,680
Medical Secretaries$30,4001,520
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$42,3201,500
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$23,4901,450
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$21,6401,430
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$72,5201,380
Community and Social Service Occupations$42,3501,350
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$42,2901,280
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$59,5101,280
General and Operations Managers$116,7901,280
Nursing Assistants$38,4101,270
Customer Service Representatives$30,3201,220
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$67,2701,150
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$43,3801,080
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$27,4801,070
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$34,6901,070
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$37,340950
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$20,000930
Legal Occupations$62,790900
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$45,870870
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$56,980840
Cooks, Restaurant$23,440770
Substitute Teachers$34,330770
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$24,460770
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$45,970750
Medical Assistants$29,140730

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$41,840100,780
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$33,08015,810
Sales and Related Occupations$36,11011,930
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$71,4609,750
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$36,4607,060
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$47,2406,410
Healthcare Support Occupations$31,1405,050
Production Occupations$32,4204,500
Retail Salespersons$27,2903,960
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$41,6603,940
Construction and Extraction Occupations$41,8703,890
Registered Nurses$62,1103,510
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$68,1203,120
Office Clerks, General$32,3903,030
Management Occupations$105,6802,990
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$33,9901,840
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$30,7801,740
Protective Service Occupations$45,4501,680
Medical Secretaries$30,4001,520
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$42,3201,500
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$72,5201,380
Community and Social Service Occupations$42,3501,350
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses$42,2901,280
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$59,5101,280
General and Operations Managers$116,7901,280
Nursing Assistants$38,4101,270
Customer Service Representatives$30,3201,220
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$67,2701,150
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$43,3801,080
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$27,4801,070
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$34,6901,070
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$37,340950
Legal Occupations$62,790900
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$45,870870
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$56,980840
Substitute Teachers$34,330770
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$45,970750
Medical Assistants$29,140730
Tellers$28,860650
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$39,000610
Accountants and Auditors$74,490590
Construction Laborers$29,420570
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$72,630560
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$31,310520
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$62,990500
Receptionists and Information Clerks$25,350500
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$39,310480
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$57,880470
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$74,090430
Counter and Rental Clerks$27,120410

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.