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Ogden Employment

Employment and Industries in the Ogden, Utah Area

Ogden, Utah is a regional business center. Ogden's primary economic assets are manufacturing, transportation, aircraft industries and income-tax processing. The major manufacturing industries are clothing, pharmaceuticals and transportation equipment. In addition, Ogden is a prominent recreational hub. Numerous major businesses in the ski and winter sports sector have relocated their operations to Ogden.

Big-D Construction is one of the largest construction companies in Utah. The corporate office of Flying J is located in Ogden. Marketstar is a sales and marketing outsourcing firm for some of the world's prominent companies. ATK provides conventional and advanced weapon systems for the US military. Autoliv is a leading company in the automotive safety industry.

Ogden/Weber County is home to three major industrial parks and several other industrial areas. The city also includes a notable aerospace cluster.

Some of the notable manufacturers situated in the Ogden region are Bourns Sensors and Controls, Chromalox, Fresenius Medical Care, GSC Foundries, Jetway, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Levelor, Parker Hannifin and Western Zirconium.

The Hill Air Force Base includes a large aircraft maintenance facility which provides jobs for thousands of civilians. Ogden includes a regional tax processing center for the Internal Revenue Service and employs a large number of people. The US Forest Service maintains a regional office in the city and is a notable employer.

Ogden's major private employers:

  • McKay Dee Hospital Center
  • Autoliv
  • Convergys
  • Fresenius USA Manufacturing Inc
  • America Online
  • America First Credit Union
  • Associated Food Stores
  • Ogden Regional Medical Center
  • Flying J
  • Marketstar Corporation

The city's primary fields of employment:

  • Healthcare
  • Government
  • Educational services
  • Construction
  • Transportation equipment
  • Accommodation and food services

Estimated median household income in 2007: $39,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 83.4 (U.S. average: 100). Adult population which has earned a bachelor's degree or better: 17%.

Organizations offering assistance to local companies include:

Those interested in news about the local business community may want to read the StandardNet.

Jobs in Ogden

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations249250$44,540$21.41100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations39700$34,110$16.414.35
3Production Occupations22930$37,980$18.265.7
4Sales and Related Occupations21600$36,090$17.359.9
5Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations19900$21,920$10.548.55
6Transportation and Material Moving Occupations17070$34,510$16.596.55
7Construction and Extraction Occupations15820$43,370$20.854.45
8Education, Training, and Library Occupations14840$42,700$20.536.05
9Business and Financial Operations Occupations14590$65,290$31.395.25
10Management Occupations13870$87,450$42.056.15
11Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations11480$47,880$23.023.8
12Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations11070$75,160$36.145.8
13Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food9550$19,180$9.222.3
14Personal Care and Service Occupations8100$23,900$11.494.3
15Retail Salespersons7800$26,370$12.682.85
16Customer Service Representatives7410$30,220$14.531.75
17Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations7000$27,540$13.243.65
18Architecture and Engineering Occupations6780$82,310$39.571.7
19Computer and Mathematical Occupations6610$81,060$38.972.9
20Healthcare Support Occupations6540$29,980$14.423
21General and Operations Managers6230$77,160$37.11.5
22Cashiers5270$22,230$10.692.2
23Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive4600$32,660$15.71.5
24Office Clerks, General4540$31,590$15.191.9
25Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers4460$43,050$20.71.2
26Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers4240$32,640$15.690
27Stock Clerks and Order Fillers4030$29,490$14.181.3
28Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand3930$30,700$14.761.7
29Protective Service Occupations3730$38,750$18.632.2
30Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners3650$26,840$12.911.55
31Substitute Teachers3430$33,790$16.250
32Registered Nurses3140$61,720$29.681.95
33Community and Social Service Occupations2730$42,850$20.61.65
34Business Operations Specialists, All Other2630$74,130$35.640.7
35Construction Laborers2520$32,660$15.70.8
36Maintenance and Repair Workers, General2420$38,780$18.640.9
37Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations2330$49,960$24.021.8
38Waiters and Waitresses2300$25,380$12.21.7
39Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products2290$69,720$33.520.9
40Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks2270$38,060$18.31.05
41Receptionists and Information Clerks2260$25,870$12.440.7
42Personal Care Aides2170$23,860$11.471.5
43First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers1970$50,650$24.350.95
44Medical Assistants1900$31,300$15.050.45
45Carpenters1870$42,050$20.220.7
46Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks1750$34,950$16.80.4
47First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers1690$39,800$19.131
48Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents1650$49,060$23.590
49Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers1620$39,300$18.90.3
50Accountants and Auditors1570$69,770$33.540.9
51Electricians1570$50,580$24.320.4
52Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers1560$29,920$14.380.6
53Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics1550$44,100$21.20.5
54Nursing Assistants1540$24,270$11.671
55Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers1530$28,110$13.520.8
56Tellers1530$25,950$12.470.3
57First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers1430$30,210$14.530.6
58First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers1390$60,830$29.240.4
59Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers1360$50,370$24.220.3
60Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations1350$64,350$30.940.8
61Helpers--Production Workers1320$23,870$11.480.3
62Logisticians1320$75,390$36.250.1
63Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters1290$50,750$24.40.3
64First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers1280$63,840$30.690.4
65Cooks, Restaurant1240$26,830$12.90.8
66Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators1240$34,630$16.650.35
67Computer Occupations, All Other1230$86,030$41.360.2
68Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1220$23,430$11.270.9
69Packers and Packagers, Hand1220$24,150$11.610.45
70Machinists1210$50,440$24.250.25
71Dental Assistants1180$32,220$15.490.2
72Childcare Workers1140$18,860$9.070.8
73Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks1140$49,950$24.020.2
74Sales Representatives, Services, All Other1080$52,050$25.030.6
75Computer User Support Specialists1040$55,650$26.760.4
76Bus Drivers, School or Special Client1030$32,960$15.850.3
77Management Analysts1020$89,010$42.790.5
78Legal Occupations1000$63,270$30.420.8
79Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders1000$31,690$15.240.2
80Mechanical Engineers980$84,540$40.640.2
81Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs960$45,300$21.780.1
82Sheet Metal Workers930$50,960$24.50.1
83Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians920$55,950$26.90.1
84Electronics Engineers, Except Computer920$92,100$44.280.1
85Human Resources Specialists900$57,940$27.860.35
86Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers880$38,130$18.330.1
87Recreation Workers880$22,230$10.690.25
88Amusement and Recreation Attendants870$19,810$9.530.2
89First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers870$70,930$34.10.3
90Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers850$48,230$23.190.4
91Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop810$20,700$9.950.3
92Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders810$40,990$19.710.1
93Financial Managers790$98,390$47.30.4
94Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment770$24,190$11.630.2
95Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators770$48,710$23.420.2
96Social and Human Service Assistants770$27,510$13.230.25
97Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic750$40,520$19.480.1
98Pharmacy Technicians740$36,330$17.470.3
99Software Developers, Applications740$97,400$46.830.55
100Loan Officers730$44,590$21.440.2
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Jobs More Common Near Ogden Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$44,540249,250
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,11039,700
Production Occupations$37,98022,930
Sales and Related Occupations$36,09021,600
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$21,92019,900
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$34,51017,070
Construction and Extraction Occupations$43,37015,820
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$42,70014,840
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$65,29014,590
Management Occupations$87,45013,870
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$47,88011,480
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$75,16011,070
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$19,1809,550
Personal Care and Service Occupations$23,9008,100
Retail Salespersons$26,3707,800
Customer Service Representatives$30,2207,410
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$27,5407,000
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$82,3106,780
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$81,0606,610
Healthcare Support Occupations$29,9806,540
General and Operations Managers$77,1606,230
Cashiers$22,2305,270
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$32,6604,600
Office Clerks, General$31,5904,540
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$43,0504,460
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$32,6404,240
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$29,4904,030
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$30,7003,930
Protective Service Occupations$38,7503,730
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,8403,650
Substitute Teachers$33,7903,430
Registered Nurses$61,7203,140
Community and Social Service Occupations$42,8502,730
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$74,1302,630
Construction Laborers$32,6602,520
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$38,7802,420
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$49,9602,330
Waiters and Waitresses$25,3802,300
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$69,7202,290
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$38,0602,270
Receptionists and Information Clerks$25,8702,260
Personal Care Aides$23,8602,170
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$50,6501,970
Medical Assistants$31,3001,900
Carpenters$42,0501,870
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$34,9501,750
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$39,8001,690
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents$49,0601,650
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$39,3001,620
Accountants and Auditors$69,7701,570

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Ogden, Utah Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$44,540249,250
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,11039,700
Production Occupations$37,98022,930
Sales and Related Occupations$36,09021,600
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$34,51017,070
Construction and Extraction Occupations$43,37015,820
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$42,70014,840
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$65,29014,590
Management Occupations$87,45013,870
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$47,88011,480
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$75,16011,070
Retail Salespersons$26,3707,800
Customer Service Representatives$30,2207,410
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$27,5407,000
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$82,3106,780
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$81,0606,610
Healthcare Support Occupations$29,9806,540
General and Operations Managers$77,1606,230
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$32,6604,600
Office Clerks, General$31,5904,540
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$43,0504,460
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$32,6404,240
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$29,4904,030
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$30,7003,930
Protective Service Occupations$38,7503,730
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,8403,650
Substitute Teachers$33,7903,430
Registered Nurses$61,7203,140
Community and Social Service Occupations$42,8502,730
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$74,1302,630
Construction Laborers$32,6602,520
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$38,7802,420
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$49,9602,330
Waiters and Waitresses$25,3802,300
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$69,7202,290
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$38,0602,270
Receptionists and Information Clerks$25,8702,260
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$50,6501,970
Medical Assistants$31,3001,900
Carpenters$42,0501,870
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$34,9501,750
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$39,8001,690
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents$49,0601,650
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$39,3001,620
Accountants and Auditors$69,7701,570
Electricians$50,5801,570
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$29,9201,560
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$44,1001,550
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$28,1101,530
Tellers$25,9501,530

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