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Green Bay Employment

Employment and Industries in the Green Bay, Wisconsin Area

The leading industries in Green Bay, Wisconsin are healthcare, manufacturing, educational services; arts, entertainment and recreation; and accommodation and food services. Companies in the paper industry and related businesses are integral parts of the economy. Meat packing plants are also economic assets.

The majority of the jobs in Green Bay are provided by the service sectors. Other important job providing sectors are manufacturing, trade, transportation and utilities; healthcare, educational services and the government. A large number of the manufacturing jobs are from or related to the paper industry. The professional football team, the Green Bay Packers provide numerous full and part-time jobs.

Jobs are provided by industries that produce items such as cheese, lumber, woodwork, awnings, food products, paper products, steel furniture, fertilizers and auto parts.

The top employers in the Green Bay area:

  • Humana
  • Schneider National Inc
  • Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin
  • Georgia Pacific Corporation
  • Bellin Health
  • Aurora Healthcare
  • St. Vincent Hospital
  • American Foods Group
  • United Health Group
  • Wisconsin Public Service
  • ShopKo Stores
  • JBSPackerland
  • Associated Banc-Corp
  • Prevea Clinic
  • KI
  • Walmart
  • Procter & Gamble Paper Products
  • Green Bay Packing, Inc
  • Paper Converting Machine Company

Details regarding Green Bay Wisconsin: Average salary in 2009: $35,000. Adult population holding a bachelor's degree or higher: 19%. Cost of living index in 2008: 79.8 (U.S. average: 100).

Local businesses have access to helpful associations such as:

Green Bay Press-Gazette provides current information about local business activities.

Jobs in Green Bay

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 170880 $43620 $20.97 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 27330 $35240 $16.94 14.8
3 Production Occupations 18520 $37280 $17.92 5.85
4 Sales and Related Occupations 16790 $39750 $19.11 10.15
5 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 14260 $20660 $9.93 8.3
6 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 13850 $36100 $17.35 6.45
7 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 9780 $75310 $36.21 5.75
8 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 9280 $47430 $22.8 6.15
9 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 8550 $56850 $27.33 5.05
10 Management Occupations 7620 $95550 $45.94 6.05
11 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6930 $45150 $21.71 3.8
12 Construction and Extraction Occupations 6630 $50090 $24.08 4.4
13 Personal Care and Service Occupations 6340 $23610 $11.35 4.1
14 Customer Service Representatives 5120 $36160 $17.39 1.75
15 Office Clerks, General 5110 $33110 $15.92 2
16 Retail Salespersons 4610 $24510 $11.78 3.1
17 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 4510 $44270 $21.29 1.2
18 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 4500 $69000 $33.17 2.8
19 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 4200 $26440 $12.71 3.7
20 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 4080 $18470 $8.88 2.15
21 Healthcare Support Occupations 3920 $31210 $15 3.05
22 Cashiers 3640 $19980 $9.61 2.25
23 Registered Nurses 3620 $61280 $29.46 1.9
24 Protective Service Occupations 3500 $39730 $19.1 2.25
25 Personal Care Aides 2950 $22860 $10.99 1.3
26 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 2780 $65340 $31.41 1.65
27 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 2530 $30740 $14.78 1.6
28 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 2460 $63410 $30.49 1
29 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 2360 $41880 $20.13 1.7
30 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2360 $35780 $17.2 1.1
31 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2250 $22640 $10.89 1.2
32 Waiters and Waitresses 2220 $20870 $10.03 1.6
33 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 2070 $27470 $13.21 1.6
34 Community and Social Service Occupations 2050 $43310 $20.82 1.65
35 Nursing Assistants 1920 $28160 $13.54 1.05
36 Bartenders 1920 $19110 $9.19 0.4
37 General and Operations Managers 1910 $106720 $51.31 1.4
38 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1810 $52070 $25.03 1
39 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1750 $39790 $19.13 0.9
40 Team Assemblers 1550 $30370 $14.6 0.75
41 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 1390 $55620 $26.74 0.4
42 Cooks, Restaurant 1370 $21740 $10.45 0.75
43 Carpenters 1330 $52580 $25.28 0.6
44 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1320 $40030 $19.24 0.1
45 Accountants and Auditors 1260 $58180 $27.97 0.9
46 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 1240 $51120 $24.58 0.6
47 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 1220 $33140 $15.93 0.25
48 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 1200 $33370 $16.04 0.6
49 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 1190 $34290 $16.49 0.35
50 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 1110 $25950 $12.48 0.3
51 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1100 $21590 $10.38 1
52 Security Guards 1070 $26780 $12.88 0.7
53 Packers and Packagers, Hand 1060 $25310 $12.17 0.45
54 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1040 $36730 $17.66 1
55 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 1030 $49580 $23.84 0.2
56 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1020 $28080 $13.5 0.7
57 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1020 $58190 $27.98 0.9
58 Printing Press Operators 950 $38070 $18.3 0.1
59 Food Preparation Workers 900 $21520 $10.35 0.6
60 Construction Laborers 900 $40470 $19.46 0.8
61 Computer User Support Specialists 890 $48410 $23.28 0.4
62 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 880 $35270 $16.96 1.6
63 Helpers--Production Workers 880 $34050 $16.37 0.3
64 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 790 $33650 $16.18 0.4
65 Insurance Sales Agents 780 $64150 $30.84 0.3
66 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 770 $28140 $13.53 0.6
67 Tellers 760 $28250 $13.58 0.3
68 Telemarketers 750 $48760 $23.44 0.15
69 Computer Systems Analysts 740 $80670 $38.79 0.4
70 Managers, All Other 730 $82300 $39.57 0.65
71 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 730 $26600 $12.79 0.8
72 Machinists 730 $44780 $21.53 0.3
73 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 730 $28200 $13.56 0.3
74 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 700 $37200 $17.88 0.3
75 Billing and Posting Clerks 700 $36950 $17.76 0.35
76 Electricians 680 $53440 $25.69 0.4
77 Human Resources Specialists 680 $53480 $25.71 0.3
78 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 670 $42020 $20.2 0.5
79 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 660 $29360 $14.12 0.1
80 Food Batchmakers 650 $35550 $17.09 0.1
81 Driver/Sales Workers 650 $33360 $16.04 0.3
82 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 640 $19060 $9.17 0.2
83 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 630 $38170 $18.35 0.2
84 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 630 $40810 $19.62 0.3
85 Medical Assistants 620 $32980 $15.86 0.45
86 Software Developers, Applications 610 $76950 $36.99 0.5
87 Recreation Workers 610 $21420 $10.3 0.3
88 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 610 $55960 $26.9 0.7
89 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 590 $33450 $16.08 0.3
90 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 570 $51610 $24.81 0.2
91 Firefighters 560 $42370 $20.37 0.2
92 Dishwashers 560 $17700 $8.51 0.3
93 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 560 $56510 $27.17 0.35
94 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 550 $61910 $29.76 0.45
95 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 540 $40730 $19.58 0.5
96 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 530 $44490 $21.39 0.2
97 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 520 $24050 $11.56 0.2
98 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 520 $61620 $29.62 0.3
99 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 520 $42610 $20.48 0.2
100 Medical and Health Services Managers 510 $87930 $42.28 0.2
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Jobs More Common Near Green Bay Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,620 170,880
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,240 27,330
Production Occupations 37,280 18,520
Sales and Related Occupations 39,750 16,790
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 20,660 14,260
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 36,100 13,850
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 75,310 9,780
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 47,430 9,280
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 56,850 8,550
Management Occupations 95,550 7,620
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 45,150 6,930
Construction and Extraction Occupations 50,090 6,630
Personal Care and Service Occupations 23,610 6,340
Customer Service Representatives 36,160 5,120
Office Clerks, General 33,110 5,110
Retail Salespersons 24,510 4,610
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 44,270 4,510
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 69,000 4,500
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,440 4,200
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 18,470 4,080
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,210 3,920
Cashiers 19,980 3,640
Registered Nurses 61,280 3,620
Protective Service Occupations 39,730 3,500
Personal Care Aides 22,860 2,950
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 65,340 2,780
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 30,740 2,530
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 63,410 2,460
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 41,880 2,360
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 35,780 2,360
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 22,640 2,250
Waiters and Waitresses 20,870 2,220
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 27,470 2,070
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,310 2,050
Nursing Assistants 28,160 1,920
Bartenders 19,110 1,920
General and Operations Managers 106,720 1,910
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 52,070 1,810
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 39,790 1,750
Team Assemblers 30,370 1,550
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 55,620 1,390
Cooks, Restaurant 21,740 1,370
Carpenters 52,580 1,330
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 40,030 1,320
Accountants and Auditors 58,180 1,260
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 51,120 1,240
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 33,140 1,220
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 33,370 1,200
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 34,290 1,190
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 25,950 1,110

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Green Bay, Wisconsin Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,620 170,880
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,240 27,330
Production Occupations 37,280 18,520
Sales and Related Occupations 39,750 16,790
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 36,100 13,850
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 75,310 9,780
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 47,430 9,280
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 56,850 8,550
Management Occupations 95,550 7,620
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 45,150 6,930
Construction and Extraction Occupations 50,090 6,630
Customer Service Representatives 36,160 5,120
Office Clerks, General 33,110 5,110
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 44,270 4,510
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 69,000 4,500
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,440 4,200
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,210 3,920
Registered Nurses 61,280 3,620
Protective Service Occupations 39,730 3,500
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 65,340 2,780
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 30,740 2,530
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 63,410 2,460
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 41,880 2,360
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 35,780 2,360
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 27,470 2,070
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,310 2,050
Nursing Assistants 28,160 1,920
General and Operations Managers 106,720 1,910
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 52,070 1,810
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 39,790 1,750
Team Assemblers 30,370 1,550
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 55,620 1,390
Carpenters 52,580 1,330
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 40,030 1,320
Accountants and Auditors 58,180 1,260
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 51,120 1,240
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 33,140 1,220
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 33,370 1,200
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 34,290 1,190
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 25,950 1,110
Security Guards 26,780 1,070
Packers and Packagers, Hand 25,310 1,060
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 36,730 1,040
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 49,580 1,030
Receptionists and Information Clerks 28,080 1,020
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 58,190 1,020
Printing Press Operators 38,070 950
Construction Laborers 40,470 900
Computer User Support Specialists 48,410 890
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 35,270 880

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