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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

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 56650 $43560 $20.94 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9050 $35040 $16.84 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 6400 $35330 $16.99 10.15
4 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 5100 $33880 $16.29 6.45
5 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 5090 $22530 $10.83 8.3
6 Production Occupations 4340 $37580 $18.07 5.85
7 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 4010 $75400 $36.25 5.75
8 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 3800 $49870 $23.98 6.15
9 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2610 $44030 $21.17 3.8
10 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2450 $71700 $34.47 5.05
11 Construction and Extraction Occupations 2220 $41660 $20.03 4.4
12 Cashiers 2020 $19780 $9.51 2.25
13 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1980 $26390 $12.69 3.7
14 Management Occupations 1940 $110220 $52.99 6.05
15 Retail Salespersons 1920 $30370 $14.6 3.1
16 Personal Care and Service Occupations 1920 $25340 $12.18 4.1
17 Healthcare Support Occupations 1860 $28530 $13.72 3.05
18 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1740 $27410 $13.18 1.6
19 Customer Service Representatives 1710 $36600 $17.59 1.75
20 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1460 $19010 $9.14 2.15
21 Registered Nurses 1330 $54180 $26.05 1.9
22 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1250 $25500 $12.26 1.2
23 Waiters and Waitresses 1250 $24700 $11.88 1.6
24 Office Clerks, General 1170 $30720 $14.77 2
25 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 1140 $41030 $19.73 1.2
26 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1020 $27370 $13.16 1.6
27 Protective Service Occupations 930 $44530 $21.41 2.25
28 Nursing Assistants 860 $24550 $11.8 1.05
29 Personal Care Aides 840 $20410 $9.81 1.3
30 Community and Social Service Occupations 840 $44930 $21.6 1.65
31 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 760 $80680 $38.79 2.8
32 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 740 $34490 $16.58 1.6
33 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 710 $46830 $22.51 1
34 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 680 $53570 $25.76 1
35 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 650 $39480 $18.98 1.1
36 General and Operations Managers 640 $108180 $52.01 1.4
37 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 610 $35820 $17.22 0.9
38 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 550 $59330 $28.52 1
39 Receptionists and Information Clerks 530 $27010 $12.98 0.7
40 Team Assemblers 530 $32190 $15.48 0.75
41 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 520 $77950 $37.47 1.65
42 Substitute Teachers 510 $28780 $13.84 0
43 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 490 $38310 $18.42 0.25
44 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 490 $70920 $34.1 0.7
45 Cooks, Restaurant 480 $22320 $10.73 0.75
46 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 450 $26690 $12.83 0.6
47 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 430 $19420 $9.34 1
48 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 420 $34490 $16.58 0.35
49 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 400 $31130 $14.97 0.6
50 Accountants and Auditors 390 $72100 $34.66 0.9
51 Construction Laborers 380 $31460 $15.12 0.8
52 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 360 $29140 $14.01 0.8
53 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 350 $36250 $17.43 0.4
54 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 320 $40010 $19.24 0.5
55 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 320 $39800 $19.13 0.5
56 Counter and Rental Clerks 320 $30140 $14.49 0.3
57 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 310 $53190 $25.57 0.2
58 Carpenters 290 $40330 $19.39 0.6
59 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 280 $43710 $21.01 1.7
60 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 270 $60030 $28.86 0.9
61 Food Preparation Workers 250 $21530 $10.35 0.6
62 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 250 $59250 $28.49 0.4
63 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 250 $57910 $27.84 0.4
64 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 240 $39080 $18.79 0.1
65 Legal Occupations 230 $90220 $43.38 0.8
66 Correctional Officers and Jailers 230 $41200 $19.81 0.3
67 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 220 $62930 $30.25 0.6
68 Medical Assistants 220 $31300 $15.05 0.45
69 Childcare Workers 220 $21590 $10.38 0.8
70 Management Analysts 220 $89190 $42.88 0.5
71 Mental Health Counselors 200 $41700 $20.05 0.1
72 Human Resources Specialists 200 $67070 $32.25 0.3
73 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 200 $43510 $20.92 0.2
74 Helpers--Production Workers 200 $26660 $12.82 0.3
75 Tellers 200 $29620 $14.24 0.3
76 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 200 $68610 $32.99 0.3
77 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 190 $52590 $25.28 0.45
78 Security Guards 180 $30690 $14.75 0.7
79 Electricians 180 $50950 $24.5 0.4
80 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 180 $25690 $12.35 0.3
81 Parts Salespersons 180 $33170 $15.95 0.2
82 Computer Occupations, All Other 170 $91120 $43.81 0.2
83 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 160 $22860 $10.99 0.2
84 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 160 $46980 $22.58 0.2
85 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 160 $251300 $120.82 0.2
86 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 160 $20540 $9.88 0.25
87 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 150 $42250 $20.31 0.2
88 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 150 $43350 $20.84 0.2
89 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 150 $29360 $14.12 0.1
90 Pharmacists 150 $107880 $51.87 0.2
91 Computer User Support Specialists 150 $45410 $21.83 0.4
92 Loan Officers 150 $76620 $36.83 0.2
93 Recreation Workers 140 $28600 $13.75 0.3
94 Food Batchmakers 140 $31390 $15.09 0.1
95 Dishwashers 140 $20580 $9.9 0.3
96 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 140 $44090 $21.2 0.3
97 Cost Estimators 130 $73590 $35.38 0.1
98 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 130 $43140 $20.74 0.2
99 Pharmacy Technicians 130 $31070 $14.94 0.25
100 Financial Managers 130 $140610 $67.6 0.4
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Jobs More Common Near Winchester Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,560 56,650
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,040 9,050
Sales and Related Occupations 35,330 6,400
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,880 5,100
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 22,530 5,090
Production Occupations 37,580 4,340
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 75,400 4,010
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 49,870 3,800
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,030 2,610
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 71,700 2,450
Construction and Extraction Occupations 41,660 2,220
Cashiers 19,780 2,020
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,390 1,980
Management Occupations 110,220 1,940
Retail Salespersons 30,370 1,920
Personal Care and Service Occupations 25,340 1,920
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,530 1,860
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 27,410 1,740
Customer Service Representatives 36,600 1,710
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 19,010 1,460
Registered Nurses 54,180 1,330
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 25,500 1,250
Waiters and Waitresses 24,700 1,250
Office Clerks, General 30,720 1,170
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 41,030 1,140
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 27,370 1,020
Protective Service Occupations 44,530 930
Nursing Assistants 24,550 860
Personal Care Aides 20,410 840
Community and Social Service Occupations 44,930 840
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 80,680 760
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 34,490 740
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 46,830 710
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 53,570 680
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 39,480 650
General and Operations Managers 108,180 640
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,820 610
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 59,330 550
Receptionists and Information Clerks 27,010 530
Team Assemblers 32,190 530
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 77,950 520
Substitute Teachers 28,780 510
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 38,310 490
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 70,920 490
Cooks, Restaurant 22,320 480
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 26,690 450
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 19,420 430
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 34,490 420
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 31,130 400
Accountants and Auditors 72,100 390

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,560 56,650
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,040 9,050
Sales and Related Occupations 35,330 6,400
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,880 5,100
Production Occupations 37,580 4,340
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 75,400 4,010
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 49,870 3,800
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,030 2,610
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 71,700 2,450
Construction and Extraction Occupations 41,660 2,220
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,390 1,980
Management Occupations 110,220 1,940
Retail Salespersons 30,370 1,920
Personal Care and Service Occupations 25,340 1,920
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,530 1,860
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 27,410 1,740
Customer Service Representatives 36,600 1,710
Registered Nurses 54,180 1,330
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 25,500 1,250
Office Clerks, General 30,720 1,170
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 41,030 1,140
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 27,370 1,020
Protective Service Occupations 44,530 930
Community and Social Service Occupations 44,930 840
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 80,680 760
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 34,490 740
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 46,830 710
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 53,570 680
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 39,480 650
General and Operations Managers 108,180 640
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 35,820 610
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 59,330 550
Receptionists and Information Clerks 27,010 530
Team Assemblers 32,190 530
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 77,950 520
Substitute Teachers 28,780 510
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 38,310 490
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 70,920 490
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 26,690 450
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 34,490 420
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 31,130 400
Accountants and Auditors 72,100 390
Construction Laborers 31,460 380
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 29,140 360
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 36,250 350
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 40,010 320
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 39,800 320
Counter and Rental Clerks 30,140 320
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 53,190 310
Carpenters 40,330 290

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