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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

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 243190 $43260 $20.8 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 39130 $33770 $16.24 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 22620 $36840 $17.71 10.15
4 Production Occupations 21910 $37370 $17.97 5.85
5 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 19680 $20980 $10.09 8.3
6 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 15720 $34210 $16.45 6.45
7 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 15110 $63210 $30.39 5.05
8 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 14940 $45160 $21.71 6.15
9 Construction and Extraction Occupations 14720 $41360 $19.88 4.4
10 Management Occupations 12240 $85170 $40.95 6.05
11 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 11340 $47060 $22.63 3.8
12 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 10320 $73430 $35.3 5.75
13 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 9290 $18970 $9.12 2.15
14 Personal Care and Service Occupations 7960 $25020 $12.03 4.1
15 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 7750 $26950 $12.96 3.7
16 Retail Salespersons 7340 $27690 $13.31 3.1
17 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 6600 $79720 $38.32 1.65
18 Healthcare Support Occupations 6230 $28890 $13.89 3.05
19 Customer Service Representatives 6210 $29270 $14.07 1.75
20 General and Operations Managers 5720 $75640 $36.37 1.4
21 Cashiers 5510 $21340 $10.26 2.25
22 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 5370 $76110 $36.59 2.8
23 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 5320 $32180 $15.47 1.6
24 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 4150 $27580 $13.26 1.6
25 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 4000 $44810 $21.54 1.2
26 Office Clerks, General 4000 $31090 $14.95 2
27 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 3930 $30360 $14.6 1.6
28 Team Assemblers 3900 $32210 $15.48 0.75
29 Protective Service Occupations 3860 $37830 $18.19 2.25
30 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3820 $29610 $14.23 1.2
31 Registered Nurses 2960 $60000 $28.85 1.9
32 Community and Social Service Occupations 2710 $40270 $19.36 1.65
33 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 2610 $72380 $34.8 0.7
34 Construction Laborers 2570 $30530 $14.68 0.8
35 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 2520 $43900 $21.11 1.7
36 Waiters and Waitresses 2360 $22770 $10.95 1.6
37 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 2320 $38130 $18.33 0.9
38 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2290 $36560 $17.58 1.1
39 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 2180 $67460 $32.43 1
40 Receptionists and Information Clerks 2110 $25220 $12.13 0.7
41 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 2070 $51090 $24.56 1
42 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 1970 $33030 $15.88 0.4
43 Nursing Assistants 1890 $23100 $11.11 1.05
44 Personal Care Aides 1870 $22980 $11.05 1.3
45 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 1760 $47880 $23.02 0
46 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1740 $39260 $18.88 1
47 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 1710 $50770 $24.41 0.6
48 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 1710 $25200 $12.11 0.8
49 Carpenters 1680 $37950 $18.25 0.6
50 Substitute Teachers 1620 $36400 $17.5 0
51 Accountants and Auditors 1620 $70980 $34.13 0.9
52 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 1610 $29660 $14.26 0.6
53 Medical Assistants 1590 $31690 $15.23 0.45
54 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 1540 $26860 $12.91 0.6
55 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 1450 $39210 $18.85 0.3
56 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1430 $48480 $23.31 0.3
57 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 1410 $28950 $13.92 0.2
58 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 1410 $46580 $22.39 0.2
59 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 1370 $57080 $27.44 0.4
60 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 1370 $46250 $22.24 0.5
61 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 1330 $62580 $30.09 0.4
62 Logisticians 1320 $73680 $35.42 0.1
63 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1300 $57410 $27.6 0.9
64 Cooks, Restaurant 1270 $25730 $12.37 0.75
65 Management Analysts 1270 $78120 $37.56 0.5
66 Childcare Workers 1270 $18850 $9.06 0.8
67 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1260 $21820 $10.49 1
68 Electricians 1260 $49460 $23.78 0.4
69 Helpers--Production Workers 1250 $23990 $11.53 0.3
70 Packers and Packagers, Hand 1210 $23340 $11.22 0.45
71 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 1160 $29910 $14.38 0.25
72 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1120 $54110 $26.01 0.3
73 Tellers 1120 $24690 $11.87 0.3
74 Dental Assistants 1100 $30530 $14.68 0.2
75 Computer Occupations, All Other 1090 $84270 $40.51 0.2
76 Machinists 1070 $50850 $24.45 0.3
77 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1010 $89240 $42.9 0.1
78 Mechanical Engineers 1010 $83020 $39.92 0.2
79 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 1000 $36220 $17.42 0.1
80 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 930 $54000 $25.96 0.1
81 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 910 $68630 $33 0.3
82 Legal Occupations 910 $59870 $28.79 0.8
83 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 900 $31650 $15.22 0.35
84 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs 890 $45630 $21.94 0.1
85 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 870 $45670 $21.96 0.45
86 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 850 $29700 $14.28 0.1
87 Computer User Support Specialists 830 $46960 $22.58 0.4
88 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 830 $75020 $36.07 0.2
89 Sheet Metal Workers 820 $48020 $23.09 0.1
90 Loan Officers 810 $49850 $23.97 0.2
91 Dishwashers 800 $18570 $8.93 0.3
92 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 790 $36840 $17.71 0.1
93 Training and Development Specialists 770 $44620 $21.45 0.2
94 Recreation Workers 770 $22150 $10.65 0.3
95 Social and Human Service Assistants 770 $27040 $13 0.3
96 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 760 $55110 $26.5 0.35
97 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 740 $26110 $12.55 0.2
98 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 740 $39250 $18.87 0.1
99 Human Resources Specialists 730 $59260 $28.49 0.3
100 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 720 $45020 $21.64 0.2
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Jobs More Common Near Ogden Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,260 243,190
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,770 39,130
Sales and Related Occupations 36,840 22,620
Production Occupations 37,370 21,910
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 20,980 19,680
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 34,210 15,720
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 63,210 15,110
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 45,160 14,940
Construction and Extraction Occupations 41,360 14,720
Management Occupations 85,170 12,240
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 47,060 11,340
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 73,430 10,320
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 18,970 9,290
Personal Care and Service Occupations 25,020 7,960
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,950 7,750
Retail Salespersons 27,690 7,340
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 79,720 6,600
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,890 6,230
Customer Service Representatives 29,270 6,210
General and Operations Managers 75,640 5,720
Cashiers 21,340 5,510
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 76,110 5,370
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,180 5,320
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 27,580 4,150
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 44,810 4,000
Office Clerks, General 31,090 4,000
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 30,360 3,930
Team Assemblers 32,210 3,900
Protective Service Occupations 37,830 3,860
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 29,610 3,820
Registered Nurses 60,000 2,960
Community and Social Service Occupations 40,270 2,710
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 72,380 2,610
Construction Laborers 30,530 2,570
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 43,900 2,520
Waiters and Waitresses 22,770 2,360
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 38,130 2,320
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,560 2,290
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 67,460 2,180
Receptionists and Information Clerks 25,220 2,110
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 51,090 2,070
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 33,030 1,970
Nursing Assistants 23,100 1,890
Personal Care Aides 22,980 1,870
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 47,880 1,760
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,260 1,740
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 50,770 1,710
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 25,200 1,710
Carpenters 37,950 1,680
Substitute Teachers 36,400 1,620

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,260 243,190
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,770 39,130
Sales and Related Occupations 36,840 22,620
Production Occupations 37,370 21,910
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 34,210 15,720
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 63,210 15,110
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 45,160 14,940
Construction and Extraction Occupations 41,360 14,720
Management Occupations 85,170 12,240
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 47,060 11,340
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 73,430 10,320
Personal Care and Service Occupations 25,020 7,960
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,950 7,750
Retail Salespersons 27,690 7,340
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 79,720 6,600
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,890 6,230
Customer Service Representatives 29,270 6,210
General and Operations Managers 75,640 5,720
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 76,110 5,370
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,180 5,320
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 27,580 4,150
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 44,810 4,000
Office Clerks, General 31,090 4,000
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 30,360 3,930
Team Assemblers 32,210 3,900
Protective Service Occupations 37,830 3,860
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 29,610 3,820
Registered Nurses 60,000 2,960
Community and Social Service Occupations 40,270 2,710
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 72,380 2,610
Construction Laborers 30,530 2,570
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 43,900 2,520
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 38,130 2,320
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,560 2,290
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 67,460 2,180
Receptionists and Information Clerks 25,220 2,110
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 51,090 2,070
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 33,030 1,970
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 47,880 1,760
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,260 1,740
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 50,770 1,710
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 25,200 1,710
Carpenters 37,950 1,680
Substitute Teachers 36,400 1,620
Accountants and Auditors 70,980 1,620
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 29,660 1,610
Medical Assistants 31,690 1,590
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 26,860 1,540
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 39,210 1,450
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 48,480 1,430

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