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Mount Vernon Employment

Employment and Industries in the Mount Vernon, Washington Area

The top industries in Mount Vernon, Washington are educational services, healthcare, manufacturing and agriculture. Jobs are also provided in sectors such as wood products, marine, and aerospace. The region's notable tulip industry also contributes to the economy.

The region's Janicki Industries specializes in producing large milled patterns, plugs, molds and tooling for aerospace, transportation and marine applications and provides numerous jobs. The nearby Dakota Creek Industries is one of the local marine industry's primary companies.

The major employment segments in Mount Vernon, Washington are healthcare, educational services, construction; agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting; transportation equipment, and accommodation and food services. Sales and office occupations (24% of the workforce). Management, professional and related occupations (23% of the labor force).

The top employers in Mount Vernon, Washington:

  • Public Hospital District
  • Draper Valley Holdings LLC
  • Skagit Valley Medical Center, Inc P S
  • Hulbert Farms Inc
  • Walmart Stores, Inc
  • Skagit Valley Publishing Company
  • Paccar Inc
  • Dynacare Laboratories Inc
  • Lowe's Home Centers, Inc
  • Alf Christianson Seed Co
  • Dynacare Northwest, Inc
  • Mira Vista Corporation
  • Cascade Ag Services, Inc
  • Life Care Center of Mount Vernon Inc
  • Brown Line, LLC
  • Food Services, Inc
  • Pallet Services, Inc
  • Hansell Mitzel, LLC

Details about Mount Vernon, Washington: Average salary in 2009: $30,000. Cost of living in 2008: 94.1 (U.S. average: 100). Adult residents holding a bachelor's degree or better: 19%.

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Jobs in Mount Vernon

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations46650$48,490$23.31100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations6220$40,280$19.3714.35
3Sales and Related Occupations5260$36,400$17.59.9
4Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations5040$30,960$14.898.55
5Production Occupations3660$45,290$21.775.7
6Transportation and Material Moving Occupations3340$39,700$19.096.55
7Education, Training, and Library Occupations2910$49,230$23.676.05
8Construction and Extraction Occupations2860$59,600$28.664.45
9Retail Salespersons2460$30,190$14.522.85
10Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations2450$84,010$40.395.8
11Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2340$48,160$23.153.8
12Management Occupations1880$103,870$49.946.15
13Business and Financial Operations Occupations1700$66,040$31.755.25
14Personal Care and Service Occupations1670$29,730$14.294.3
15Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1440$32,230$15.53.65
16Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1440$26,070$12.532.3
17Healthcare Support Occupations1290$36,730$17.663
18Cashiers1050$29,630$14.252.2
19Office Clerks, General1050$39,010$18.761.9
20Architecture and Engineering Occupations940$80,050$38.491.7
21Protective Service Occupations910$56,950$27.382.2
22Personal Care Aides870$26,760$12.871.5
23Registered Nurses740$72,660$34.931.95
24Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers700$51,610$24.811.2
25Waiters and Waitresses700$43,210$20.771.7
26Maintenance and Repair Workers, General660$44,000$21.150.9
27General and Operations Managers650$107,610$51.741.5
28Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks640$44,210$21.251.05
29Community and Social Service Occupations630$50,240$24.151.65
30Construction Laborers620$49,650$23.870.8
31Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand610$32,580$15.661.7
32Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations580$62,250$29.930.8
33Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive580$40,710$19.571.5
34Computer and Mathematical Occupations540$75,090$36.12.9
35Stock Clerks and Order Fillers510$34,490$16.581.3
36Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners500$37,760$18.151.55
37Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations480$44,320$21.311.8
38Cooks, Restaurant470$29,190$14.030.8
39Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers470$33,560$16.130.6
40Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners470$25,300$12.160.9
41Nursing Assistants460$29,490$14.181
42Receptionists and Information Clerks460$35,020$16.830.7
43First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers450$48,430$23.281
44Customer Service Representatives440$32,520$15.631.75
45First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers430$57,600$27.690.95
46Electricians420$65,260$31.370.4
47First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers410$38,420$18.470.6
48Packers and Packagers, Hand390$28,580$13.740.45
49Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers380$30,590$14.710.8
50Carpenters370$53,800$25.860.7
51First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers350$80,410$38.660.4
52Substitute Teachers350$35,320$16.980
53Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers320$56,820$27.320.3
54Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop310$27,190$13.070.3
55Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products310$66,780$32.10.9
56Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers300$39,080$18.790
57Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations300$41,800$20.10.65
58First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers290$90,280$43.40.4
59Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics280$44,410$21.350.5
60Food Preparation Workers280$31,420$15.110.6
61Business Operations Specialists, All Other270$66,080$31.770.7
62Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop260$25,650$12.330.3
63Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers260$30,830$14.820.1
64Tellers260$29,680$14.270.3
65Accountants and Auditors250$68,930$33.140.9
66Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment240$27,900$13.410.2
67Medical Assistants240$39,190$18.840.45
68Bus Drivers, School or Special Client220$41,270$19.840.3
69Dishwashers220$24,830$11.940.3
70Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators220$44,250$21.270.35
71Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters220$62,200$29.90.3
72Counter and Rental Clerks210$30,480$14.650.3
73Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators210$54,500$26.20.2
74Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria200$33,390$16.050.3
75Food Servers, Nonrestaurant200$25,510$12.270.2
76Legal Occupations200$66,790$32.110.8
77Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers200$76,370$36.720.4
78Bartenders190$34,140$16.410.4
79Billing and Posting Clerks180$40,870$19.650.3
80Construction Managers180$102,280$49.170.3
81Firefighters180$51,110$24.570.2
82First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers180$75,580$36.330.3
83Human Resources Specialists180$53,290$25.620.35
84Industrial Machinery Mechanics170$51,750$24.880.2
85Machinists160$47,770$22.970.25
86Computer User Support Specialists150$56,870$27.340.4
87Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers150$28,030$13.480.3
88Financial Managers150$98,770$47.480.4
89Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks150$26,130$12.560.2
90Insurance Sales Agents150$37,630$18.090.3
91Self-Enrichment Education Teachers150$41,100$19.760.2
92Dental Assistants140$41,150$19.780.2
93Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers140$44,600$21.440.3
94Parts Salespersons140$39,470$18.980.2
95Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists130$49,230$23.670.2
96Food Batchmakers130$31,650$15.220.1
97Loan Officers130$58,910$28.320.2
98Medical Secretaries130$38,920$18.710.4
99Postal Service Mail Carriers130$50,230$24.150.2
100Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents130$46,400$22.310.2
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Jobs More Common Near Mount Vernon Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$48,49046,650
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$40,2806,220
Sales and Related Occupations$36,4005,260
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$30,9605,040
Production Occupations$45,2903,660
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$39,7003,340
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$49,2302,910
Construction and Extraction Occupations$59,6002,860
Retail Salespersons$30,1902,460
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$84,0102,450
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$48,1602,340
Management Occupations$103,8701,880
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$66,0401,700
Personal Care and Service Occupations$29,7301,670
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$32,2301,440
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$26,0701,440
Healthcare Support Occupations$36,7301,290
Cashiers$29,6301,050
Office Clerks, General$39,0101,050
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$80,050940
Protective Service Occupations$56,950910
Personal Care Aides$26,760870
Registered Nurses$72,660740
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$51,610700
Waiters and Waitresses$43,210700
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$44,000660
General and Operations Managers$107,610650
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$44,210640
Community and Social Service Occupations$50,240630
Construction Laborers$49,650620
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$32,580610
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$62,250580
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$40,710580
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$75,090540
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$34,490510
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$37,760500
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$44,320480
Cooks, Restaurant$29,190470
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$33,560470
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,300470
Nursing Assistants$29,490460
Receptionists and Information Clerks$35,020460
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$48,430450
Customer Service Representatives$32,520440
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$57,600430
Electricians$65,260420
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$38,420410
Packers and Packagers, Hand$28,580390
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$30,590380
Carpenters$53,800370

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Mount Vernon, Washington Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$48,49046,650
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$40,2806,220
Sales and Related Occupations$36,4005,260
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$30,9605,040
Production Occupations$45,2903,660
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$39,7003,340
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$49,2302,910
Construction and Extraction Occupations$59,6002,860
Retail Salespersons$30,1902,460
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$84,0102,450
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$48,1602,340
Management Occupations$103,8701,880
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$66,0401,700
Personal Care and Service Occupations$29,7301,670
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$32,2301,440
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$26,0701,440
Healthcare Support Occupations$36,7301,290
Cashiers$29,6301,050
Office Clerks, General$39,0101,050
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$80,050940
Protective Service Occupations$56,950910
Personal Care Aides$26,760870
Registered Nurses$72,660740
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$51,610700
Waiters and Waitresses$43,210700
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$44,000660
General and Operations Managers$107,610650
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$44,210640
Community and Social Service Occupations$50,240630
Construction Laborers$49,650620
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$32,580610
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$62,250580
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$40,710580
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$75,090540
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$34,490510
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$37,760500
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$44,320480
Cooks, Restaurant$29,190470
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$33,560470
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,300470
Nursing Assistants$29,490460
Receptionists and Information Clerks$35,020460
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$48,430450
Customer Service Representatives$32,520440
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$57,600430
Electricians$65,260420
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$38,420410
Packers and Packagers, Hand$28,580390
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$30,590380
Carpenters$53,800370

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