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Janesville Employment

Employment and Industries in the Janesville, Wisconsin Area

In Janesville, Wisconsin the leading industries are manufacturing, educational services, healthcare, and accommodation and food services. Janesville is a major commercial center for the area. Mercy Health System is the city's largest employer. Other primary employers are SSI Technologies, Lab Safety Supply and Simmons Bedding Company.

In Janesville, the leading employment sectors are healthcare, construction, educational services, accommodation and food services, metal and metal products, and finance and insurance. Management, professional and related occupations comprise about 25% of the jobs in Janesville. Approximately 25% of the workers are employed in production, transportation and material moving occupations. About 24% of the labor force is employed in sales and office occupations.

Notable data about Janesville, Wisconsin: The average earnings in 2009: $34,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 80.6 (national average: 100). Adult residents holding a bachelor's degree or higher: 19%.

The major job providers in Janesville, Wisconsin are shown below:

  • Mercy Health System Corporation
  • Janesville School District
  • Lab Safety Supply, Inc
  • Lemans Corporation
  • Prent Corporation
  • Walmart Stores, Inc
  • County of Rock
  • SSI Technologies, Inc
  • JP Cullen & Sons, Inc
  • Simmons Bedding Company
  • Home Depot USA Inc
  • Bliss Communications, Inc
  • Allied Systems, LTD (LP)
  • Swing-N-Slide Corp
  • Morgan Trailer MHG Co
  • Sam Van Galder Inc
  • Hufcor

Janesville has numerous popular occupations that are mostly filled by college graduates such as wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, registered nurses, teachers, industrial engineers, sales managers, child, family and school social workers; social and human service assistants; financial managers and mechanical engineers.

Associations providing assistance to Janesville companies include:

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Jobs in Janesville

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 64830 $43050 $20.7 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9340 $33930 $16.31 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 7160 $34130 $16.41 10.15
4 Production Occupations 6820 $36790 $17.69 5.85
5 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6270 $34930 $16.79 6.45
6 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 6110 $19640 $9.44 8.3
7 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 4480 $52130 $25.06 6.15
8 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 4050 $84590 $40.67 5.75
9 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2930 $44000 $21.16 3.8
10 Management Occupations 2820 $100560 $48.35 6.05
11 Retail Salespersons 2560 $25730 $12.37 3.1
12 Construction and Extraction Occupations 2420 $49410 $23.75 4.4
13 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2200 $56390 $27.11 5.05
14 Personal Care and Service Occupations 2060 $22920 $11.02 4.1
15 Cashiers 2040 $20930 $10.06 2.25
16 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1900 $18430 $8.86 2.15
17 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1850 $28050 $13.48 1.6
18 Healthcare Support Occupations 1740 $29920 $14.38 3.05
19 Office Clerks, General 1730 $32380 $15.57 2
20 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1710 $26570 $12.78 3.7
21 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 1580 $43770 $21.04 1.2
22 Registered Nurses 1290 $65180 $31.34 1.9
23 Customer Service Representatives 1090 $34950 $16.81 1.75
24 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1090 $64120 $30.83 2.8
25 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1000 $25790 $12.4 1.6
26 Waiters and Waitresses 1000 $18180 $8.74 1.6
27 Personal Care Aides 970 $20480 $9.85 1.3
28 Protective Service Occupations 960 $45360 $21.81 2.25
29 Team Assemblers 950 $30360 $14.6 0.75
30 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 920 $66810 $32.12 1
31 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 920 $33430 $16.07 1.1
32 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 910 $22880 $11 1.2
33 Nursing Assistants 880 $26290 $12.64 1.05
34 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 840 $71800 $34.52 1.65
35 Community and Social Service Occupations 790 $43000 $20.67 1.65
36 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 660 $33910 $16.3 0.9
37 Bartenders 620 $18920 $9.09 0.4
38 General and Operations Managers 620 $103750 $49.88 1.4
39 Packers and Packagers, Hand 620 $30810 $14.81 0.45
40 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 600 $33540 $16.13 0.35
41 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 600 $51130 $24.58 1
42 Receptionists and Information Clerks 570 $27940 $13.43 0.7
43 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 530 $40540 $19.49 1
44 Cooks, Restaurant 510 $20770 $9.98 0.75
45 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 500 $61120 $29.38 0.4
46 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 470 $43620 $20.97 1.7
47 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 470 $39370 $18.93 0.3
48 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 460 $36650 $17.62 0.6
49 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 450 $36110 $17.36 0.4
50 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 440 $32740 $15.74 1.6
51 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 420 $25250 $12.14 0.6
52 Carpenters 420 $42190 $20.29 0.6
53 Machinists 410 $38540 $18.53 0.3
54 Accountants and Auditors 400 $62740 $30.16 0.9
55 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 390 $256890 $123.51 0.2
56 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 380 $32590 $15.67 0.3
57 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 370 $39860 $19.16 0.5
58 Medical Assistants 370 $33330 $16.02 0.45
59 Construction Laborers 340 $43490 $20.91 0.8
60 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 330 $28380 $13.65 0.8
61 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 310 $36390 $17.5 0.25
62 Electricians 310 $59260 $28.49 0.4
63 Tellers 310 $25270 $12.15 0.3
64 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 290 $60680 $29.17 0.45
65 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 290 $19960 $9.6 1
66 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 290 $64120 $30.83 0.9
67 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 280 $63380 $30.47 0.4
68 Human Resources Specialists 270 $55190 $26.53 0.3
69 Managers, All Other 270 $91200 $43.85 0.65
70 Driver/Sales Workers 260 $25810 $12.41 0.3
71 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 260 $33510 $16.11 0
72 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 250 $43440 $20.89 0.1
73 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 250 $23380 $11.24 0.3
74 Computer User Support Specialists 240 $48480 $23.31 0.4
75 Social and Human Service Assistants 240 $43390 $20.86 0.3
76 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 240 $70930 $34.1 0.3
77 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 240 $23080 $11.1 0.4
78 Counter and Rental Clerks 230 $23510 $11.3 0.3
79 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 230 $46880 $22.54 0.2
80 Recreation Workers 220 $24410 $11.74 0.3
81 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 220 $29360 $14.11 0.3
82 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 220 $51080 $24.56 0.2
83 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 210 $48700 $23.41 0.35
84 Dishwashers 210 $17710 $8.51 0.3
85 Legal Occupations 210 $67820 $32.61 0.8
86 Food Preparation Workers 210 $19510 $9.38 0.6
87 Software Developers, Applications 200 $76220 $36.64 0.5
88 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 200 $49930 $24.01 0.6
89 Pharmacy Technicians 200 $29560 $14.21 0.25
90 Medical and Health Services Managers 200 $103390 $49.71 0.2
91 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 200 $33310 $16.01 0
92 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 190 $17340 $8.34 0.25
93 Sales Managers 190 $116320 $55.93 0.2
94 Firefighters 190 $33420 $16.07 0.2
95 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 180 $60120 $28.91 0.2
96 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 180 $46300 $22.26 0.1
97 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 180 $26390 $12.69 0.2
98 Postal Service Mail Carriers 170 $50560 $24.31 0.15
99 Computer Systems Analysts 170 $75900 $36.49 0.4
100 Training and Development Specialists 170 $44570 $21.43 0.2
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Jobs More Common Near Janesville Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,050 64,830
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,930 9,340
Sales and Related Occupations 34,130 7,160
Production Occupations 36,790 6,820
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 34,930 6,270
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 19,640 6,110
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 52,130 4,480
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 84,590 4,050
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,000 2,930
Management Occupations 100,560 2,820
Retail Salespersons 25,730 2,560
Construction and Extraction Occupations 49,410 2,420
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 56,390 2,200
Personal Care and Service Occupations 22,920 2,060
Cashiers 20,930 2,040
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 18,430 1,900
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,050 1,850
Healthcare Support Occupations 29,920 1,740
Office Clerks, General 32,380 1,730
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,570 1,710
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 43,770 1,580
Registered Nurses 65,180 1,290
Customer Service Representatives 34,950 1,090
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 64,120 1,090
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,790 1,000
Waiters and Waitresses 18,180 1,000
Personal Care Aides 20,480 970
Protective Service Occupations 45,360 960
Team Assemblers 30,360 950
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 66,810 920
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 33,430 920
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 22,880 910
Nursing Assistants 26,290 880
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 71,800 840
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,000 790
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 33,910 660
Bartenders 18,920 620
General and Operations Managers 103,750 620
Packers and Packagers, Hand 30,810 620
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 33,540 600
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 51,130 600
Receptionists and Information Clerks 27,940 570
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 40,540 530
Cooks, Restaurant 20,770 510
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 61,120 500
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 43,620 470
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 39,370 470
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 36,650 460
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 36,110 450
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,740 440

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 43,050 64,830
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,930 9,340
Sales and Related Occupations 34,130 7,160
Production Occupations 36,790 6,820
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 34,930 6,270
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 52,130 4,480
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 84,590 4,050
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 44,000 2,930
Management Occupations 100,560 2,820
Retail Salespersons 25,730 2,560
Construction and Extraction Occupations 49,410 2,420
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 56,390 2,200
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 28,050 1,850
Healthcare Support Occupations 29,920 1,740
Office Clerks, General 32,380 1,730
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,570 1,710
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 43,770 1,580
Registered Nurses 65,180 1,290
Customer Service Representatives 34,950 1,090
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 64,120 1,090
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,790 1,000
Protective Service Occupations 45,360 960
Team Assemblers 30,360 950
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 66,810 920
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 33,430 920
Nursing Assistants 26,290 880
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 71,800 840
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,000 790
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 33,910 660
General and Operations Managers 103,750 620
Packers and Packagers, Hand 30,810 620
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 33,540 600
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 51,130 600
Receptionists and Information Clerks 27,940 570
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 40,540 530
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 61,120 500
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 43,620 470
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 39,370 470
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 36,650 460
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 36,110 450
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 32,740 440
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 25,250 420
Carpenters 42,190 420
Machinists 38,540 410
Accountants and Auditors 62,740 400
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 256,890 390
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 32,590 380
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 39,860 370
Medical Assistants 33,330 370
Construction Laborers 43,490 340

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