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Top 100 Popular Jobs in Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

What professions have the highest employment in Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC? In this article we show the top 100 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC. We note that the total employment in Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC is 204,390. The most popular job is the retail salesperson profession, which employs 7,450 people (3.64 percent of the total employment in Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC). The second most common job is the cashier profession which employs 6,160 people (3.01 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 100 Most Popular Jobs in Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
204,390
100.00% $31,140
2 Retail Salespersons
7,450
3.64% $19,770
3 Cashiers
6,160
3.01% $18,140
4 Registered Nurses
5,860
2.87% $64,810
5 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
4,920
2.41% $17,780
6 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
4,640
2.27% $22,060
7 Office Clerks, General
4,540
2.22% $23,750
8 Customer Service Representatives
4,440
2.17% $24,860
9 Waiters and Waitresses
3,880
1.90% $18,170
10 General and Operations Managers
3,160
1.55% $74,530
11 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
2,910
1.42% $19,190
12 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
2,860
1.40% $30,990
13 Team Assemblers
2,710
1.33% $26,290
14 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
2,670
1.31% $34,090
15 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
2,570
1.26% $20,260
16 Nursing Assistants
2,500
1.22% $22,490
17 Teacher Assistants
2,430
1.19% $17,720
18 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
2,260
1.11% $53,430
19 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
2,170
1.06% $35,950
20 Security Guards
2,160
1.06% $31,590
21 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
2,150
1.05% $32,670
22 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
2,030
0.99% $39,420
23 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
1,950
0.95% $17,920
24 Construction Laborers
1,860
0.91% $26,820
25 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
1,860
0.91% $38,090
26 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
1,760
0.86% $43,080
27 Receptionists and Information Clerks
1,730
0.85% $24,630
28 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
1,720
0.84% $25,970
29 Restaurant Cooks
1,670
0.82% $20,830
30 Fast Food Cooks
1,670
0.82% $17,760
31 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
1,670
0.82% $52,360
32 Personal Care Aides
1,550
0.76% $18,180
33 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
1,510
0.74% $46,130
34 Substitute Teachers
1,420
0.69% $17,530
35 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
1,360
0.67% $26,090
36 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
1,270
0.62% $61,110
37 Mechanical Engineers
1,260
0.62% $97,920
38 Food Preparation Workers
1,240
0.61% $18,220
39 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
1,210
0.59% $39,320
40 Accountants and Auditors
1,200
0.59% $58,920
41 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
1,110
0.54% $33,620
42 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
1,090
0.53% $21,110
43 Medical Assistants
1,080
0.53% $28,200
44 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
1,060
0.52% $35,690
45 Other Physicians and Surgeons
1,060
0.52% $168,730
46 Carpenters
1,050
0.51% $45,920
47 Correctional Officers and Jailers
1,050
0.51% $28,340
48 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
1,040
0.51% $34,530
49 Other Business Operations Specialists
1,040
0.51% $57,240
50 Driver/Sales Workers
940
0.46% $19,190
51 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
930
0.46% $19,060
52 Home Health Aides
930
0.46% $18,960
53 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
910
0.45% $51,550
54 Childcare Workers
900
0.44% $17,820
55 Civil Engineers
890
0.44% $92,730
56 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
880
0.43% $28,570
57 Packers and Packagers
870
0.43% $19,130
58 Other Sales Representatives
840
0.41% $40,620
59 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
830
0.41% $48,510
60 Pharmacy Technicians
810
0.40% $28,780
61 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
770
0.38% $38,780
62 Tellers
770
0.38% $25,660
63 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
750
0.37% $26,710
64 Recreation Workers
750
0.37% $40,100
65 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
730
0.36% $51,230
66 Electricians
730
0.36% $41,800
67 Billing and Posting Clerks
710
0.35% $28,300
68 Computer User Support Specialists
690
0.34% $37,380
69 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
680
0.33% $30,020
70 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
650
0.32% $56,580
71 Firefighters
640
0.31% n/a
72 Helpers--Production Workers
630
0.31% $19,820
73 Dishwashers
630
0.31% $18,610
74 Dental Assistants
630
0.31% $30,760
75 Human Resources Specialists
610
0.30% $50,170
76 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
590
0.29% $36,390
77 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
580
0.28% $17,810
78 Pharmacists
580
0.28% $113,650
79 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
570
0.28% $18,570
80 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
560
0.27% $18,160
81 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
560
0.27% $40,180
82 Sewing Machine Operators
560
0.27% $18,760
83 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
560
0.27% $33,910
84 Medical Secretaries
540
0.26% $32,770
85 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
530
0.26% $37,070
86 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
530
0.26% $44,230
87 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
530
0.26% $18,650
88 Short Order Cooks
530
0.26% $18,940
89 Management Analysts
530
0.26% $76,440
90 Bill and Account Collectors
520
0.25% $29,120
91 Postal Service Mail Carriers
510
0.25% $55,960
92 Bartenders
510
0.25% $18,450
93 Medical and Health Services Managers
510
0.25% $85,700
94 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
490
0.24% $80,750
95 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
480
0.23% $24,480
96 Unknown
480
0.23% $65,710
97 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
470
0.23% $32,630
98 Financial Managers
450
0.22% $82,920
99 Insurance Sales Agents
440
0.22% $33,840
100 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
440
0.22% $33,100

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