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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

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations64560$44,670$21.47100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations10040$34,820$16.7414.35
3Sales and Related Occupations6800$38,720$18.619.9
4Production Occupations6590$37,780$18.175.7
5Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations6320$21,240$10.218.55
6Transportation and Material Moving Occupations5420$35,020$16.846.55
7Education, Training, and Library Occupations4360$54,330$26.126.05
8Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations4340$84,970$40.855.8
9Management Occupations2800$103,720$49.866.15
10Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2760$44,220$21.263.8
11Construction and Extraction Occupations2470$52,170$25.084.45
12Business and Financial Operations Occupations2330$58,060$27.915.25
13Personal Care and Service Occupations2200$22,440$10.794.3
14Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food2020$21,140$10.172.3
15Retail Salespersons1990$25,710$12.362.85
16Customer Service Representatives1950$36,640$17.621.75
17Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1720$27,500$13.223.65
18Healthcare Support Occupations1700$31,640$15.213
19Cashiers1660$20,420$9.822.2
20Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1630$29,150$14.011.7
21Office Clerks, General1540$34,060$16.371.9
22Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers1480$44,020$21.171.2
23Registered Nurses1310$66,950$32.191.95
24Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products1170$63,350$30.460.9
25Computer and Mathematical Occupations1030$63,590$30.572.9
26Stock Clerks and Order Fillers1020$24,030$11.551.3
27Personal Care Aides1000$20,570$9.891.5
28Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers990$30,850$14.830
29Protective Service Occupations980$49,610$23.852.2
30Waiters and Waitresses980$18,850$9.061.7
31Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks960$34,460$16.571.05
32Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners930$27,100$13.031.55
33Community and Social Service Occupations840$43,970$21.141.65
34Nursing Assistants830$27,570$13.261
35Architecture and Engineering Occupations790$71,170$34.221.7
36Receptionists and Information Clerks710$28,590$13.740.7
37Maintenance and Repair Workers, General680$35,500$17.070.9
38First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers670$52,260$25.130.95
39General and Operations Managers660$110,390$53.071.5
40Bartenders630$18,510$8.90.4
41First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers630$25,890$12.450.6
42Sales Representatives, Services, All Other610$58,860$28.30.6
43Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations480$43,880$21.11.8
44First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers470$61,580$29.610.4
45Cooks, Restaurant460$22,310$10.730.8
46Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators460$34,750$16.710.35
47Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks460$37,120$17.850.4
48Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers460$42,110$20.240.3
49Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive440$34,970$16.811.5
50Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers430$25,740$12.380
51Accountants and Auditors410$67,340$32.370.9
52Physicians and Surgeons, All Other410$260,310$125.150.25
53Carpenters400$47,930$23.050.7
54First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers400$38,760$18.631
55Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers400$32,170$15.470.3
56Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers400$27,540$13.240.8
57Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers380$30,320$14.570.6
58Packers and Packagers, Hand360$29,640$14.250.45
59Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics340$40,060$19.260.5
60Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations340$65,350$31.420.8
61Machinists330$44,060$21.180.25
62Substitute Teachers330$34,660$16.670
63Construction Laborers320$47,810$22.990.8
64Electricians320$53,880$25.910.4
65Medical Assistants320$35,800$17.210.45
66Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders320$38,110$18.320.2
67Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers310$63,030$30.30.4
68Tellers310$26,140$12.570.3
69Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment300$27,060$13.010.2
70Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic300$37,350$17.960.1
71Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists290$22,540$10.840.4
72Human Resources Specialists290$56,770$27.290.35
73Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners290$20,180$9.70.9
74Managers, All Other290$91,590$44.040.6
75Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education280$22,640$10.880.3
76Social and Human Service Assistants270$45,220$21.740.25
77Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria250$29,680$14.270.3
78Food Preparation Workers250$23,830$11.460.6
79Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators250$63,950$30.750.2
80Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists240$52,130$25.060.2
81Firefighters240$38,210$18.370.2
82Recreation Workers240$23,710$11.40.25
83Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic230$44,060$21.180.1
84Computer User Support Specialists220$45,480$21.870.4
85Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists220$53,660$25.80.4
86Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop210$17,900$8.610.3
87Industrial Machinery Mechanics210$54,850$26.370.2
88Legal Occupations210$67,980$32.680.8
89Pharmacy Technicians210$31,520$15.150.3
90Dishwashers200$18,300$8.80.3
91Driver/Sales Workers200$26,970$12.970.3
92Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic200$29,600$14.230
93First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers200$68,030$32.710.3
94Mechanical Engineers200$74,880$360.2
95First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers190$64,300$30.910.4
96Medical and Health Services Managers190$101,690$48.890.25
97Postal Service Mail Carriers180$48,800$23.460.2
98Printing Press Operators180$25,830$12.420.1
99Computer Systems Analysts170$65,020$31.260.4
100First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors170$58,980$28.360
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Jobs More Common Near Janesville Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$44,67064,560
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,82010,040
Sales and Related Occupations$38,7206,800
Production Occupations$37,7806,590
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$21,2406,320
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$35,0205,420
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$54,3304,360
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$84,9704,340
Management Occupations$103,7202,800
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$44,2202,760
Construction and Extraction Occupations$52,1702,470
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$58,0602,330
Personal Care and Service Occupations$22,4402,200
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$21,1402,020
Retail Salespersons$25,7101,990
Customer Service Representatives$36,6401,950
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$27,5001,720
Healthcare Support Occupations$31,6401,700
Cashiers$20,4201,660
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$29,1501,630
Office Clerks, General$34,0601,540
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$44,0201,480
Registered Nurses$66,9501,310
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$63,3501,170
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$63,5901,030
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$24,0301,020
Personal Care Aides$20,5701,000
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$30,850990
Protective Service Occupations$49,610980
Waiters and Waitresses$18,850980
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$34,460960
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$27,100930
Community and Social Service Occupations$43,970840
Nursing Assistants$27,570830
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$71,170790
Receptionists and Information Clerks$28,590710
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$35,500680
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$52,260670
General and Operations Managers$110,390660
Bartenders$18,510630
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$25,890630
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$58,860610
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$43,880480
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$61,580470
Cooks, Restaurant$22,310460
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators$34,750460
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$37,120460
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers$42,110460
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$34,970440
Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers$25,740430

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$44,67064,560
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,82010,040
Sales and Related Occupations$38,7206,800
Production Occupations$37,7806,590
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$35,0205,420
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$54,3304,360
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$84,9704,340
Management Occupations$103,7202,800
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$44,2202,760
Construction and Extraction Occupations$52,1702,470
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$58,0602,330
Retail Salespersons$25,7101,990
Customer Service Representatives$36,6401,950
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$27,5001,720
Healthcare Support Occupations$31,6401,700
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$29,1501,630
Office Clerks, General$34,0601,540
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$44,0201,480
Registered Nurses$66,9501,310
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$63,3501,170
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$63,5901,030
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$30,850990
Protective Service Occupations$49,610980
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$34,460960
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$27,100930
Community and Social Service Occupations$43,970840
Nursing Assistants$27,570830
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$71,170790
Receptionists and Information Clerks$28,590710
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$35,500680
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$52,260670
General and Operations Managers$110,390660
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$25,890630
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$58,860610
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$43,880480
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$61,580470
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators$34,750460
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$37,120460
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers$42,110460
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$34,970440
Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers$25,740430
Accountants and Auditors$67,340410
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other$260,310410
Carpenters$47,930400
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$38,760400
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$32,170400
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$27,540400
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$30,320380
Packers and Packagers, Hand$29,640360
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$40,060340

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