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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

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 99150 $42050 $20.21 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 16130 $32620 $15.68 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 10920 $36860 $17.72 10.15
4 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 10110 $20830 $10.01 8.3
5 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 9840 $72300 $34.76 5.75
6 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6770 $33710 $16.21 6.45
7 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 6220 $46070 $22.15 6.15
8 Production Occupations 5180 $36180 $17.39 5.85
9 Healthcare Support Occupations 4510 $31820 $15.3 3.05
10 Personal Care and Service Occupations 4290 $21320 $10.25 4.1
11 Retail Salespersons 4080 $27220 $13.09 3.1
12 Construction and Extraction Occupations 3940 $39020 $18.76 4.4
13 Registered Nurses 3760 $60060 $28.87 1.9
14 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 3570 $42570 $20.47 3.8
15 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 3440 $18360 $8.83 2.15
16 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 3370 $21810 $10.49 3.7
17 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 3370 $68220 $32.8 5.05
18 Office Clerks, General 3120 $32120 $15.44 2
19 Management Occupations 2930 $113380 $54.51 6.05
20 Personal Care Aides 2680 $19340 $9.3 1.3
21 Cashiers 2240 $20080 $9.65 2.25
22 Protective Service Occupations 1870 $42690 $20.52 2.25
23 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1780 $30880 $14.84 1.6
24 Waiters and Waitresses 1720 $19850 $9.54 1.6
25 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 1610 $38540 $18.53 1.2
26 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1600 $31590 $15.19 1.6
27 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1530 $22980 $11.05 1.2
28 Customer Service Representatives 1490 $27860 $13.4 1.75
29 Medical Secretaries 1410 $30260 $14.55 0.4
30 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1380 $73140 $35.16 1.65
31 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1320 $41780 $20.08 0.5
32 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1300 $21620 $10.4 1.6
33 General and Operations Managers 1290 $127410 $61.26 1.4
34 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1250 $64890 $31.2 2.8
35 Community and Social Service Occupations 1230 $42580 $20.47 1.65
36 Nursing Assistants 1200 $37040 $17.81 1.05
37 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1110 $18880 $9.08 1
38 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 1080 $65490 $31.49 1
39 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1010 $37740 $18.14 1.1
40 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 940 $47160 $22.67 1
41 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 910 $26230 $12.61 0.6
42 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 890 $35340 $16.99 0.9
43 Legal Occupations 860 $66160 $31.81 0.8
44 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 850 $56390 $27.11 1
45 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 840 $44330 $21.31 1.7
46 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 790 $44510 $21.4 0.6
47 Cooks, Restaurant 700 $22520 $10.83 0.75
48 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 700 $23110 $11.11 0.8
49 Accountants and Auditors 690 $74500 $35.82 0.9
50 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 650 $35220 $16.93 0.6
51 Tellers 640 $28050 $13.49 0.3
52 Medical Assistants 640 $28830 $13.86 0.45
53 Construction Laborers 620 $27100 $13.03 0.8
54 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 570 $18140 $8.72 0.3
55 Receptionists and Information Clerks 550 $24550 $11.8 0.7
56 Cooks, Fast Food 550 $17270 $8.3 0.3
57 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 540 $62060 $29.84 0.4
58 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 510 $55970 $26.91 0.45
59 Childcare Workers 510 $18920 $9.1 0.8
60 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 480 $58380 $28.07 0.9
61 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 480 $39580 $19.03 0.5
62 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 470 $66870 $32.15 0.4
63 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 460 $24370 $11.72 0.3
64 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 450 $73120 $35.16 0.7
65 Security Guards 440 $27370 $13.16 0.7
66 Packers and Packagers, Hand 430 $23300 $11.2 0.45
67 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 420 $43890 $21.1 0.2
68 Dental Assistants 400 $33760 $16.23 0.2
69 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 400 $36690 $17.64 0.3
70 Food Preparation Workers 380 $20050 $9.64 0.6
71 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 380 $18650 $8.97 0.25
72 Counter and Rental Clerks 380 $24880 $11.96 0.3
73 Pharmacy Technicians 360 $30570 $14.7 0.25
74 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 350 $27400 $13.18 0.3
75 Firefighters 340 $47270 $22.72 0.2
76 Human Resources Specialists 340 $52280 $25.14 0.3
77 Computer User Support Specialists 330 $42860 $20.61 0.4
78 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 320 $32360 $15.56 0.35
79 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 320 $28310 $13.61 0.4
80 Medical and Health Services Managers 310 $103940 $49.97 0.2
81 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 310 $187590 $90.19 0.2
82 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 310 $18690 $8.98 0.3
83 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 310 $39820 $19.14 0.1
84 Lawyers 300 $98750 $47.48 0.5
85 Billing and Posting Clerks 300 $35720 $17.17 0.35
86 Insurance Sales Agents 300 $38730 $18.62 0.3
87 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 280 $49180 $23.64 0
88 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 280 $22520 $10.83 0.2
89 Bartenders 260 $26510 $12.74 0.4
90 Postal Service Mail Carriers 250 $50410 $24.24 0.15
91 Radiologic Technologists 250 $52290 $25.14 0.1
92 Pharmacists 240 $136080 $65.43 0.2
93 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 240 $68380 $32.88 0.3
94 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 240 $37240 $17.91 0.1
95 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 230 $36620 $17.6 0.25
96 Driver/Sales Workers 230 $34640 $16.65 0.3
97 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 230 $51480 $24.75 0.5
98 Surveying and Mapping Technicians 230 $35830 $17.23 0
99 Electricians 220 $41480 $19.94 0.4
100 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 220 $82890 $39.85 0.2
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Jobs More Common Near Tyler Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,050 99,150
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 32,620 16,130
Sales and Related Occupations 36,860 10,920
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 20,830 10,110
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 72,300 9,840
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,710 6,770
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 46,070 6,220
Production Occupations 36,180 5,180
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,820 4,510
Personal Care and Service Occupations 21,320 4,290
Retail Salespersons 27,220 4,080
Construction and Extraction Occupations 39,020 3,940
Registered Nurses 60,060 3,760
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 42,570 3,570
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 18,360 3,440
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 21,810 3,370
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 68,220 3,370
Office Clerks, General 32,120 3,120
Management Occupations 113,380 2,930
Personal Care Aides 19,340 2,680
Cashiers 20,080 2,240
Protective Service Occupations 42,690 1,870
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 30,880 1,780
Waiters and Waitresses 19,850 1,720
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 38,540 1,610
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 31,590 1,600
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 22,980 1,530
Customer Service Representatives 27,860 1,490
Medical Secretaries 30,260 1,410
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 73,140 1,380
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 41,780 1,320
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 21,620 1,300
General and Operations Managers 127,410 1,290
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 64,890 1,250
Community and Social Service Occupations 42,580 1,230
Nursing Assistants 37,040 1,200
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 18,880 1,110
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 65,490 1,080
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 37,740 1,010
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 47,160 940
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 26,230 910
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,340 890
Legal Occupations 66,160 860
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 56,390 850
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 44,330 840
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 44,510 790
Cooks, Restaurant 22,520 700
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 23,110 700
Accountants and Auditors 74,500 690
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 35,220 650

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,050 99,150
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 32,620 16,130
Sales and Related Occupations 36,860 10,920
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 72,300 9,840
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,710 6,770
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 46,070 6,220
Production Occupations 36,180 5,180
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,820 4,510
Retail Salespersons 27,220 4,080
Construction and Extraction Occupations 39,020 3,940
Registered Nurses 60,060 3,760
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 42,570 3,570
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 68,220 3,370
Office Clerks, General 32,120 3,120
Management Occupations 113,380 2,930
Protective Service Occupations 42,690 1,870
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 30,880 1,780
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 38,540 1,610
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 31,590 1,600
Customer Service Representatives 27,860 1,490
Medical Secretaries 30,260 1,410
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 73,140 1,380
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 41,780 1,320
General and Operations Managers 127,410 1,290
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 64,890 1,250
Community and Social Service Occupations 42,580 1,230
Nursing Assistants 37,040 1,200
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 65,490 1,080
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 37,740 1,010
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 47,160 940
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 26,230 910
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,340 890
Legal Occupations 66,160 860
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 56,390 850
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 44,330 840
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 44,510 790
Accountants and Auditors 74,500 690
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 35,220 650
Tellers 28,050 640
Medical Assistants 28,830 640
Construction Laborers 27,100 620
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 62,060 540
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 55,970 510
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 58,380 480
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 39,580 480
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 66,870 470
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 73,120 450
Security Guards 27,370 440
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 43,890 420
Dental Assistants 33,760 400

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