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Top 200 Popular Jobs in Delaware

What professions have the highest employment in Delaware? In this article we show the top 200 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Delaware. We note that the total employment in Delaware is 424,330. The most popular job is the retail salesperson profession, which employs 17,990 people (4.24 percent of the total employment in Delaware). The second most common job is the combined food preparation and serving worker, including fast food profession which employs 11,650 people (2.75 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Delaware is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Most Popular Jobs in Delaware

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
424,330
100.00% $37,490
2 Retail Salespersons
17,990
4.24% $21,120
3 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
11,650
2.75% $18,240
4 Cashiers
10,620
2.50% $19,070
5 Registered Nurses
10,090
2.38% $69,890
6 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
7,940
1.87% $23,790
7 Waiters and Waitresses
7,570
1.78% $20,090
8 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
7,330
1.73% $24,040
9 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
7,150
1.69% $35,660
10 Office Clerks, General
6,700
1.58% $27,050
11 Customer Service Representatives
6,520
1.54% $34,280
12 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
6,240
1.47% $41,160
13 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
5,970
1.41% $22,580
14 Nursing Assistants
5,520
1.30% $27,580
15 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
4,930
1.16% $53,520
16 Accountants and Auditors
4,700
1.11% $68,420
17 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
4,540
1.07% $56,810
18 General and Operations Managers
4,320
1.02% $121,680
19 Medical Secretaries
4,270
1.01% $33,470
20 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
4,010
0.95% $44,340
21 Restaurant Cooks
3,980
0.94% $23,850
22 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
3,760
0.89% $41,110
23 Security Guards
3,730
0.88% $23,160
24 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
3,520
0.83% $23,370
25 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
3,450
0.81% $38,110
26 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
3,390
0.80% $58,050
27 Chemists
3,380
0.80% $90,310
28 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
3,190
0.75% $24,260
29 Computer Systems Analysts
3,160
0.74% $89,420
30 Teacher Assistants
3,100
0.73% $26,380
31 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
3,090
0.73% $57,520
32 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
2,950
0.70% $36,510
33 Lawyers
2,880
0.68% $128,810
34 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
2,820
0.66% $20,120
35 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
2,730
0.64% $29,130
36 Financial Analysts
2,730
0.64% $74,700
37 Home Health Aides
2,720
0.64% $24,120
38 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
2,570
0.61% $26,620
39 Applications Software Developers
2,500
0.59% $96,380
40 Receptionists and Information Clerks
2,460
0.58% $24,150
41 Other Sales Representatives
2,420
0.57% $50,640
42 Billing and Posting Clerks
2,360
0.56% $34,590
43 Construction Laborers
2,320
0.55% $31,370
44 Financial Managers
2,210
0.52% $140,200
45 Tellers
2,200
0.52% $26,140
46 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
2,150
0.51% $32,040
47 Food Preparation Workers
2,090
0.49% $19,690
48 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
2,090
0.49% $56,890
49 Electricians
2,080
0.49% $50,380
50 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
2,020
0.48% $47,300
51 Carpenters
1,980
0.47% $43,030
52 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
1,940
0.46% $30,380
53 Medical Assistants
1,900
0.45% $31,200
54 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
1,890
0.45% $51,040
55 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
1,880
0.44% $23,280
56 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
1,850
0.44% $37,680
57 Dishwashers
1,850
0.44% $19,140
58 Management Analysts
1,850
0.44% $76,120
59 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
1,820
0.43% $72,050
60 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
1,750
0.41% $29,320
61 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
1,750
0.41% $64,400
62 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
1,710
0.40% $18,360
63 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
1,630
0.38% $74,850
64 Human Resources Specialists
1,590
0.37% $59,950
65 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
1,530
0.36% $65,620
66 Driver/Sales Workers
1,520
0.36% $18,980
67 Packers and Packagers
1,460
0.34% $21,220
68 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
1,430
0.34% $68,760
69 Counter and Rental Clerks
1,380
0.33% $29,150
70 Bartenders
1,370
0.32% $19,470
71 Childcare Workers
1,340
0.32% $20,210
72 Other Physicians and Surgeons
1,340
0.32% n/a
73 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
1,310
0.31% $34,630
74 Legal Secretaries
1,290
0.30% $49,780
75 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
1,290
0.30% $101,790
76 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
1,280
0.30% $59,330
77 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
1,280
0.30% $52,480
78 Computer User Support Specialists
1,260
0.30% $52,790
79 Other Business Operations Specialists
1,240
0.29% $68,310
80 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
1,210
0.29% $61,200
81 Computer Programmers
1,210
0.29% $76,680
82 Cost Estimators
1,190
0.28% $66,490
83 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
1,170
0.28% $33,550
84 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
1,160
0.27% $56,170
85 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
1,150
0.27% $39,040
86 Personal Care Aides
1,140
0.27% $25,080
87 Credit Analysts
1,140
0.27% $53,370
88 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
1,120
0.26% $37,330
89 Bill and Account Collectors
1,110
0.26% n/a
90 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
1,100
0.26% $68,400
91 Computer and Information Systems Managers
1,090
0.26% $146,810
92 Insurance Sales Agents
1,060
0.25% $45,060
93 Loan Officers
1,050
0.25% $60,190
94 Compliance Officers
1,050
0.25% $68,820
95 Pharmacy Technicians
1,020
0.24% $28,000
96 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
1,010
0.24% $35,230
97 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
1,000
0.24% $29,950
98 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
990
0.23% $32,960
99 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
990
0.23% $61,280
100 Postal Service Mail Carriers
980
0.23% $56,990
101 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
960
0.23% $19,110
102 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
940
0.22% $55,480
103 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
920
0.22% $19,290
104 Chemical Technicians
920
0.22% $66,490
105 All Other Managers
920
0.22% $127,320
106 Personal Financial Advisors
910
0.21% $78,560
107 Civil Engineers
880
0.21% $81,540
108 Training and Development Specialists
880
0.21% $65,960
109 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
870
0.21% $51,360
110 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
870
0.21% $18,900
111 Recreation Workers
850
0.20% $24,730
112 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
830
0.20% $33,930
113 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
820
0.19% $52,570
114 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
810
0.19% $42,450
115 Marketing Managers
810
0.19% $140,040
116 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
800
0.19% $20,020
117 Pharmacists
790
0.19% $118,990
118 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
770
0.18% $18,140
119 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
770
0.18% $111,180
120 Social and Community Service Managers
760
0.18% $62,210
121 Sales Managers
760
0.18% $150,800
122 Dental Assistants
750
0.18% $38,320
123 Instructional Coordinators
750
0.18% $68,020
124 Real Estate Sales Agents
730
0.17% $48,040
125 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
730
0.17% $63,890
126 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
710
0.17% $55,830
127 Parts Salespersons
710
0.17% $31,380
128 Dental Hygienists
710
0.17% $71,660
129 Mechanical Engineers
710
0.17% $90,620
130 Medical and Health Services Managers
710
0.17% $98,610
131 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
690
0.16% n/a
132 Chemical Engineers
690
0.16% $129,610
133 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
680
0.16% $37,580
134 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
680
0.16% $63,570
135 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
660
0.16% $34,890
136 Coaches and Scouts
660
0.16% $26,560
137 Administrative Services Managers
660
0.16% $100,230
138 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
650
0.15% $19,230
139 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
650
0.15% $42,040
140 Other Financial Specialists
650
0.15% $65,090
141 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
630
0.15% $22,520
142 Physical Therapists
630
0.15% $79,060
143 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
620
0.15% $21,640
144 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
600
0.14% $29,880
145 Radiologic Technologists
600
0.14% $57,730
146 Computer Network Architects
590
0.14% $104,900
147 File Clerks
580
0.14% $28,640
148 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
580
0.14% $85,620
149 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
560
0.13% $42,250
150 Natural Sciences Managers
560
0.13% $171,410
151 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
550
0.13% $49,010
152 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Helpers
550
0.13% $23,270
153 Family and General Practitioners
550
0.13% $151,220
154 Mental Health Counselors
550
0.13% $39,950
155 Operations Research Analysts
550
0.13% $78,430
156 Construction and Building Inspectors
540
0.13% $54,340
157 Other Assemblers and Fabricators
530
0.12% $26,630
158 Public Relations Specialists
530
0.12% $58,950
159 Industrial Engineers
520
0.12% $87,460
160 Bakers
510
0.12% $25,780
161 Sheet Metal Workers
510
0.12% $52,370
162 Office Machine Operators (Except Computer)
510
0.12% $29,660
163 Nurse Practitioners
510
0.12% $93,670
164 Unknown
510
0.12% $33,850
165 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
510
0.12% $35,760
166 Healthcare Social Workers
500
0.12% $47,530
167 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
490
0.12% $47,820
168 Librarians
490
0.12% $67,650
169 Machinists
480
0.11% $54,600
170 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
480
0.11% $48,290
171 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
480
0.11% $37,840
172 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
480
0.11% $37,110
173 Social and Human Service Assistants
480
0.11% $29,590
174 Computer Network Support Specialists
480
0.11% $54,760
175 Architectural and Engineering Managers
480
0.11% $141,240
176 Parking Lot Attendants
470
0.11% $19,630
177 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
470
0.11% $25,700
178 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators (Except Postal Service)
470
0.11% $25,300
179 Phlebotomists
470
0.11% $35,550
180 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
470
0.11% $58,110
181 Library Assistants, Clerical
460
0.11% $21,620
182 Electrical Engineers
460
0.11% $91,780
183 Database Administrators
460
0.11% $87,050
184 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
450
0.11% $57,770
185 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
450
0.11% $35,500
186 Order Clerks
450
0.11% $34,860
187 Civil Engineering Technicians
450
0.11% $42,620
188 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
440
0.10% $22,400
189 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
440
0.10% $37,320
190 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
440
0.10% $26,420
191 Construction Managers
440
0.10% $106,080
192 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
430
0.10% $35,760
193 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
430
0.10% $43,660
194 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
430
0.10% $36,110
195 Graphic Designers
430
0.10% $49,990
196 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
430
0.10% n/a
197 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors
420
0.10% $38,340
198 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
420
0.10% $68,680
199 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
420
0.10% $71,650
200 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
420
0.10% $64,860

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