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Top 100 Popular Jobs in New Haven, CT

What professions have the highest employment in New Haven, CT? In this article we show the top 100 jobs that employ the highest number of people in New Haven, CT. We note that the total employment in New Haven, CT is 275,450. The most popular job is the retail salesperson profession, which employs 8,210 people (2.98 percent of the total employment in New Haven, CT). The second most common job is the registered nurses profession which employs 7,460 people (2.71 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in New Haven, CT is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 100 Most Popular Jobs in New Haven, CT

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
275,450
100.00% $42,850
2 Retail Salespersons
8,210
2.98% $22,490
3 Registered Nurses
7,460
2.71% $77,930
4 Cashiers
6,430
2.33% $19,910
5 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
5,840
2.12% $38,600
6 Waiters and Waitresses
5,240
1.90% $19,330
7 Office Clerks, General
4,800
1.74% $35,330
8 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
4,750
1.72% $28,840
9 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
4,710
1.71% $59,840
10 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
4,710
1.71% $20,850
11 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
4,130
1.50% $28,630
12 Customer Service Representatives
4,040
1.47% $37,760
13 Nursing Assistants
4,030
1.46% $31,420
14 General and Operations Managers
3,820
1.39% $129,210
15 Teacher Assistants
3,770
1.37% $26,120
16 Personal Care Aides
3,340
1.21% $26,050
17 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
3,170
1.15% $24,380
18 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
3,160
1.15% $45,880
19 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
3,150
1.14% $42,770
20 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
2,760
1.00% $42,640
21 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
2,390
0.87% $55,370
22 Receptionists and Information Clerks
2,370
0.86% $30,180
23 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
2,360
0.86% $72,300
24 Home Health Aides
2,340
0.85% $26,560
25 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
2,250
0.82% $71,960
26 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
2,230
0.81% $60,440
27 Accountants and Auditors
1,970
0.72% $69,230
28 Food Preparation Workers
1,920
0.70% $22,920
29 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
1,820
0.66% $33,720
30 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
1,810
0.66% $43,840
31 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
1,800
0.65% $31,050
32 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
1,800
0.65% $74,100
33 Restaurant Cooks
1,770
0.64% $24,210
34 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
1,740
0.63% $24,280
35 Other Sales Representatives
1,720
0.62% $54,010
36 Substitute Teachers
1,610
0.58% $27,180
37 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
1,560
0.57% $33,570
38 Team Assemblers
1,530
0.56% $28,210
39 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
1,500
0.54% $28,770
40 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
1,480
0.54% $55,560
41 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
1,440
0.52% $60,950
42 Security Guards
1,430
0.52% $29,850
43 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
1,420
0.52% $66,450
44 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
1,390
0.50% $31,130
45 Financial Managers
1,390
0.50% $114,940
46 Construction Laborers
1,380
0.50% $42,990
47 Social and Human Service Assistants
1,370
0.50% $35,200
48 Machinists
1,350
0.49% $36,510
49 Lawyers
1,270
0.46% $109,500
50 Billing and Posting Clerks
1,220
0.44% $41,950
51 Childcare Workers
1,210
0.44% $22,100
52 Computer User Support Specialists
1,210
0.44% $54,080
53 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
1,200
0.44% $20,650
54 Bartenders
1,200
0.44% $19,210
55 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
1,200
0.44% $30,020
56 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
1,170
0.42% $38,430
57 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
1,160
0.42% $38,020
58 Medical and Health Services Managers
1,150
0.42% $107,340
59 Medical Assistants
1,120
0.41% $33,900
60 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
1,100
0.40% $75,480
61 Recreation Workers
1,090
0.40% $25,550
62 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
1,070
0.39% $30,540
63 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
990
0.36% $70,720
64 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
980
0.36% $60,390
65 Packers and Packagers
970
0.35% $23,740
66 Carpenters
960
0.35% $50,850
67 Industrial Engineers
930
0.34% $82,670
68 Applications Software Developers
920
0.33% $90,740
69 Other Business Operations Specialists
910
0.33% $75,920
70 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
900
0.33% $68,920
71 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
900
0.33% $72,420
72 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
890
0.32% $43,660
73 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
870
0.32% $64,900
74 Counter and Rental Clerks
870
0.32% $25,590
75 Computer and Information Systems Managers
850
0.31% $109,950
76 Human Resources Specialists
830
0.30% $65,380
77 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
820
0.30% $28,080
78 Electricians
820
0.30% $58,530
79 Physical Therapists
820
0.30% $87,760
80 Sales Managers
810
0.29% $118,950
81 Tellers
800
0.29% $27,940
82 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
800
0.29% $41,310
83 Administrative Services Managers
800
0.29% $87,550
84 Computer Systems Analysts
780
0.28% $91,660
85 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
770
0.28% $63,970
86 Other Physicians and Surgeons
760
0.28% $182,010
87 Coaches and Scouts
760
0.28% $37,040
88 Dishwashers
750
0.27% $20,540
89 Management Analysts
730
0.27% $78,630
90 Chemists
720
0.26% $90,380
91 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
710
0.26% $24,260
92 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
700
0.25% $64,340
93 Fast Food Cooks
700
0.25% $23,210
94 Dental Hygienists
690
0.25% $80,690
95 Postsecondary Education Administrators
690
0.25% n/a
96 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
670
0.24% n/a
97 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
670
0.24% $33,080
98 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
660
0.24% $32,860
99 Medical Secretaries
650
0.24% $38,480
100 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
650
0.24% $49,690

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