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Winchester Employment

Employment and Industries in the Winchester, Virginia Area

The major industries in Winchester, Virginia are education, health and social services, and manufacturing. Winchester also has a large cluster of food processing manufacturers which includes companies such as Kraft Foods, H.P. Hood, New World Pasta and Miller Milling. Winchester has facilities for Home Depot Distribution, Ford Distribution and Kohl's Distribution. Jobs are provided by businesses that manufacture items including plastics, rubber goods, textiles and tin cans.

Notable information regarding Winchester, Virginia: Cost of living in 2008: 91.4. (national average: 100). Estimated median household income in 2007: $42,000. Adult population which has earned a bachelor's degree or better: 24%.

The major fields of employment in Winchester, Virginia are educational services, construction, healthcare, accommodation and food services, and plastics and rubber products. Management, professional and related occupations (28% of the workforce). Sales and office occupations (25% of the labor force). Production, transportation and material moving occupations (19% of the workforce).

Winchester's major job providers:

  • Winchester Medical Center
  • Rubbermaid Commercial Products LLC
  • Grafton School Incorporated
  • Walmart
  • General Electric Company
  • O'Sullivan Films, Inc
  • Federal-Mogul Products Inc
  • World Wide Automotive LLC
  • Midwesco Filter Resources, Inc
  • The Henkel-Harris Company Inc
  • HP Hood LLC
  • Kraft Foods Global, Inc
  • Shockey Brothers Inc
  • Kohl's Department Stores, Inc
  • Crown Cork & Seal Company Inc
  • American Woodmark Corporation
  • Valley Health System
  • Melnor, Inc
  • Schenck Foods Company, Incorporated
  • Valley Regional Enterprises, Inc

Some of the most popular jobs where the majority of the workers are college graduates are registered nurses, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, teachers, financial managers, child, family and school social workers; management analysts, medical and health services managers; and civil engineers.

Shown below are some of the associations offering assistance to Winchester businesses:

Winchester Star includes local business and industry news.

Jobs in Winchester

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations58160$44,480$21.38100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations9660$35,720$17.1714.35
3Sales and Related Occupations6350$33,980$16.349.9
4Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations5060$23,540$11.328.55
5Transportation and Material Moving Occupations4890$34,720$16.696.55
6Production Occupations4330$38,210$18.375.7
7Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations4240$80,680$38.795.8
8Education, Training, and Library Occupations4030$50,020$24.056.05
9Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2690$44,410$21.353.8
10Business and Financial Operations Occupations2520$70,500$33.895.25
11Construction and Extraction Occupations2380$42,850$20.64.45
12Cashiers2060$19,940$9.592.2
13Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations2050$26,570$12.783.65
14Personal Care and Service Occupations1970$25,820$12.414.3
15Customer Service Representatives1900$37,470$18.021.75
16Management Occupations1850$114,050$54.836.15
17Retail Salespersons1850$29,500$14.182.85
18Healthcare Support Occupations1750$29,760$14.313
19Registered Nurses1560$66,130$31.791.95
20Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1480$29,020$13.951.7
21Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1390$19,720$9.482.3
22Stock Clerks and Order Fillers1380$27,080$13.021.3
23Waiters and Waitresses1130$25,970$12.481.7
24Office Clerks, General1120$30,700$14.761.9
25Protective Service Occupations1100$43,640$20.982.2
26Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers1090$41,200$19.811.2
27Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1090$26,080$12.541.55
28Personal Care Aides1010$21,790$10.471.5
29Community and Social Service Occupations900$46,210$22.221.65
30Computer and Mathematical Occupations880$82,250$39.542.9
31Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive770$35,080$16.871.5
32Nursing Assistants730$27,250$13.11
33First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers680$44,410$21.351
34First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers670$55,510$26.690.95
35Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers620$33,230$15.980
36Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks620$38,590$18.551.05
37Architecture and Engineering Occupations600$80,850$38.871.7
38General and Operations Managers600$110,670$53.211.5
39Maintenance and Repair Workers, General600$37,650$18.10.9
40Receptionists and Information Clerks590$27,450$13.20.7
41Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products550$58,090$27.930.9
42Cooks, Restaurant540$23,500$11.30.8
43Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers510$26,230$12.610.6
44Business Operations Specialists, All Other500$73,390$35.280.7
45Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders460$43,530$20.930.2
46Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers420$29,660$14.260.8
47Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators400$36,050$17.330.35
48Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks390$36,450$17.530.4
49Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations380$41,080$19.751.8
50Construction Laborers380$31,480$15.140.8
51Accountants and Auditors370$74,870$360.9
52Industrial Machinery Mechanics370$50,390$24.230.2
53First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers360$34,180$16.430.6
54Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners360$20,390$9.80.9
55Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics340$42,340$20.350.5
56Carpenters320$40,660$19.550.7
57Correctional Officers and Jailers320$38,540$18.530.25
58Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses310$39,700$19.090.5
59Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations300$65,490$31.490.8
60Medical Assistants300$31,370$15.080.45
61First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers290$60,690$29.180.4
62Dishwashers280$19,260$9.260.3
63Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors280$44,970$21.620
64Counter and Rental Clerks260$30,340$14.590.3
65Human Resources Specialists250$69,290$33.310.35
66Billing and Posting Clerks240$36,110$17.360.3
67First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers240$65,390$31.440.4
68Helpers--Production Workers220$28,460$13.680.3
69Management Analysts220$83,660$40.220.5
70Sales Representatives, Services, All Other220$69,220$33.280.6
71Bartenders210$30,380$14.60.4
72Cooks, Fast Food210$18,370$8.830.3
73First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors210$59,830$28.760
74Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists200$44,990$21.630.2
75Computer Occupations, All Other200$90,160$43.350.2
76Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers200$54,040$25.980.4
77Security Guards200$29,130$140.7
78First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers190$67,950$32.670.3
79Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers190$40,230$19.340.3
80Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria180$26,760$12.870.3
81Parts Salespersons180$31,570$15.180.2
82Pharmacists170$108,630$52.230.2
83Physicians and Surgeons, All Other170$219,910$105.730.25
84Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education170$28,830$13.860.3
85Recreation Workers170$29,580$14.220.25
86Tellers170$28,400$13.650.3
87Cost Estimators160$69,440$33.390.1
88Electricians160$50,280$24.180.4
89Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers160$43,510$20.920.2
90Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators160$45,510$21.880.2
91Loan Officers150$67,550$32.470.2
92Pharmacy Technicians150$28,900$13.890.3
93Computer User Support Specialists140$48,900$23.510.4
94Bus Drivers, School or Special Client130$29,940$14.390.3
95Civil Engineers130$95,550$45.940.2
96Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic130$49,580$23.840
97Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors130$42,250$20.310.2
98Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters130$34,360$16.520
99Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers130$42,370$20.370.3
100Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment120$26,430$12.710.2
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Jobs More Common Near Winchester Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$44,48058,160
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$35,7209,660
Sales and Related Occupations$33,9806,350
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$23,5405,060
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$34,7204,890
Production Occupations$38,2104,330
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$80,6804,240
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$50,0204,030
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$44,4102,690
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$70,5002,520
Construction and Extraction Occupations$42,8502,380
Cashiers$19,9402,060
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$26,5702,050
Personal Care and Service Occupations$25,8201,970
Customer Service Representatives$37,4701,900
Management Occupations$114,0501,850
Retail Salespersons$29,5001,850
Healthcare Support Occupations$29,7601,750
Registered Nurses$66,1301,560
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$29,0201,480
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$19,7201,390
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$27,0801,380
Waiters and Waitresses$25,9701,130
Office Clerks, General$30,7001,120
Protective Service Occupations$43,6401,100
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$41,2001,090
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,0801,090
Personal Care Aides$21,7901,010
Community and Social Service Occupations$46,210900
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$82,250880
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$35,080770
Nursing Assistants$27,250730
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$44,410680
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$55,510670
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$33,230620
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$38,590620
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$80,850600
General and Operations Managers$110,670600
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$37,650600
Receptionists and Information Clerks$27,450590
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$58,090550
Cooks, Restaurant$23,500540
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$26,230510
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$73,390500
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders$43,530460
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$29,660420
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators$36,050400
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$36,450390
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$41,080380
Construction Laborers$31,480380

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Winchester, Virginia Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$44,48058,160
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$35,7209,660
Sales and Related Occupations$33,9806,350
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$34,7204,890
Production Occupations$38,2104,330
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$80,6804,240
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$50,0204,030
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$44,4102,690
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$70,5002,520
Construction and Extraction Occupations$42,8502,380
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$26,5702,050
Personal Care and Service Occupations$25,8201,970
Customer Service Representatives$37,4701,900
Management Occupations$114,0501,850
Retail Salespersons$29,5001,850
Healthcare Support Occupations$29,7601,750
Registered Nurses$66,1301,560
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$29,0201,480
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$27,0801,380
Waiters and Waitresses$25,9701,130
Office Clerks, General$30,7001,120
Protective Service Occupations$43,6401,100
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$41,2001,090
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,0801,090
Community and Social Service Occupations$46,210900
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$82,250880
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$35,080770
Nursing Assistants$27,250730
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$44,410680
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$55,510670
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$33,230620
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$38,590620
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$80,850600
General and Operations Managers$110,670600
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$37,650600
Receptionists and Information Clerks$27,450590
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$58,090550
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$26,230510
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$73,390500
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders$43,530460
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$29,660420
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators$36,050400
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$36,450390
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$41,080380
Construction Laborers$31,480380
Accountants and Auditors$74,870370
Industrial Machinery Mechanics$50,390370
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$34,180360
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$42,340340
Carpenters$40,660320

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