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Top 200 Popular Jobs in Idaho

What professions have the highest employment in Idaho? In this article we show the top 200 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Idaho. We note that the total employment in Idaho is 628,140. The most popular job is the retail salesperson profession, which employs 21,800 people (3.47 percent of the total employment in Idaho). The second most common job is the customer service representative profession which employs 16,370 people (2.61 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Idaho is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Most Popular Jobs in Idaho

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
628,140
100.00% $31,060
2 Retail Salespersons
21,800
3.47% $21,350
3 Customer Service Representatives
16,370
2.61% $26,430
4 Cashiers
15,340
2.44% $18,930
5 Office Clerks, General
14,100
2.24% $27,000
6 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
12,080
1.92% $35,920
7 Registered Nurses
11,890
1.89% $59,890
8 Waiters and Waitresses
11,450
1.82% $18,020
9 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
11,430
1.82% $17,980
10 General and Operations Managers
11,060
1.76% $69,020
11 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
10,660
1.70% $28,450
12 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
8,740
1.39% $21,090
13 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
8,560
1.36% $25,140
14 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
8,530
1.36% $32,470
15 Personal Care Aides
8,050
1.28% $19,050
16 Nursing Assistants
7,160
1.14% $22,010
17 Teacher Assistants
7,150
1.14% $22,180
18 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
6,920
1.10% $44,680
19 Team Assemblers
6,750
1.07% $25,500
20 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
6,700
1.07% $42,390
21 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
6,230
0.99% $33,870
22 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
6,070
0.97% $48,660
23 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
6,050
0.96% $22,430
24 Substitute Teachers
5,730
0.91% $19,070
25 Restaurant Cooks
5,590
0.89% $20,850
26 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
5,440
0.87% $32,730
27 Receptionists and Information Clerks
5,230
0.83% $26,270
28 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
4,870
0.78% $25,160
29 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
4,640
0.74% $20,450
30 Fast Food Cooks
4,520
0.72% $17,740
31 Construction Laborers
4,500
0.72% $27,600
32 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
4,260
0.68% $44,480
33 Carpenters
4,120
0.66% $35,260
34 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
3,790
0.60% $23,980
35 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
3,650
0.58% $27,550
36 Accountants and Auditors
3,470
0.55% $60,250
37 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
3,260
0.52% $37,170
38 Tellers
3,170
0.50% $23,790
39 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
3,090
0.49% $18,020
40 Electricians
3,060
0.49% $45,360
41 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
3,010
0.48% $47,970
42 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
2,920
0.46% $20,930
43 Food Preparation Workers
2,890
0.46% $18,380
44 Bartenders
2,800
0.45% $18,390
45 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
2,680
0.43% $47,340
46 Medical Assistants
2,660
0.42% $29,330
47 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
2,660
0.42% $44,500
48 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
2,650
0.42% $38,850
49 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
2,630
0.42% $30,800
50 Driver/Sales Workers
2,590
0.41% $25,930
51 Home Health Aides
2,580
0.41% $19,250
52 Rehabilitation Counselors
2,580
0.41% $38,250
53 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
2,560
0.41% $26,370
54 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
2,530
0.40% $51,830
55 Billing and Posting Clerks
2,520
0.40% $32,010
56 Social and Human Service Assistants
2,490
0.40% $33,340
57 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
2,440
0.39% $29,670
58 Other Sales Representatives
2,430
0.39% $41,350
59 Security Guards
2,430
0.39% $26,940
60 Other Business Operations Specialists
2,390
0.38% $61,120
61 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
2,300
0.37% $55,570
62 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
2,290
0.36% $34,200
63 Forest and Conservation Technicians
2,260
0.36% $31,630
64 Computer User Support Specialists
2,250
0.36% $38,670
65 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
2,190
0.35% $42,530
66 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
2,160
0.34% $22,950
67 Childcare Workers
2,140
0.34% $17,950
68 Lawyers
2,140
0.34% $79,740
69 Dishwashers
2,080
0.33% $17,880
70 Firefighters
2,040
0.32% $38,140
71 Dental Assistants
1,910
0.30% $33,190
72 Packers and Packagers
1,900
0.30% $19,020
73 Financial Managers
1,870
0.30% $81,780
74 Correctional Officers and Jailers
1,860
0.30% $30,460
75 Medical and Health Services Managers
1,860
0.30% $72,760
76 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
1,780
0.28% $47,380
77 Applications Software Developers
1,760
0.28% $68,310
78 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
1,740
0.28% $19,470
79 Counter and Rental Clerks
1,730
0.28% $21,200
80 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
1,720
0.27% $21,950
81 Loan Officers
1,710
0.27% $48,120
82 Coaches and Scouts
1,680
0.27% $18,800
83 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
1,660
0.26% $54,370
84 Telemarketers
1,640
0.26% $21,830
85 Food Batchmakers
1,620
0.26% $27,930
86 Parts Salespersons
1,620
0.26% $32,340
87 Recreation Workers
1,620
0.26% $20,460
88 Sales Managers
1,620
0.26% $81,810
89 Management Analysts
1,610
0.26% $60,960
90 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
1,560
0.25% $42,900
91 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
1,560
0.25% $36,510
92 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
1,550
0.25% $33,480
93 Bill and Account Collectors
1,540
0.25% $33,270
94 Human Resources Specialists
1,540
0.25% $48,350
95 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
1,530
0.24% $37,460
96 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
1,500
0.24% $20,180
97 Pharmacy Technicians
1,500
0.24% $31,070
98 Administrative Services Managers
1,500
0.24% $60,960
99 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
1,490
0.24% $18,220
100 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
1,460
0.23% $40,550
101 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
1,460
0.23% $44,390
102 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
1,450
0.23% $40,130
103 Helpers--Production Workers
1,430
0.23% $25,970
104 Postal Service Mail Carriers
1,410
0.22% $55,290
105 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
1,410
0.22% $52,680
106 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
1,380
0.22% $27,710
107 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
1,380
0.22% $29,680
108 Highway Maintenance Workers
1,370
0.22% $35,640
109 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
1,370
0.22% $32,130
110 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
1,370
0.22% $18,120
111 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
1,360
0.22% $18,520
112 Property, Real Estate Managers
1,340
0.21% $27,340
113 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
1,330
0.21% $48,980
114 Insurance Sales Agents
1,320
0.21% $39,770
115 Civil Engineers
1,310
0.21% $73,130
116 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
1,300
0.21% $17,720
117 Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
1,290
0.21% $26,550
118 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
1,270
0.20% $28,270
119 Electrical Engineers
1,270
0.20% $91,410
120 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
1,260
0.20% $36,110
121 Dental Hygienists
1,260
0.20% $72,170
122 Pharmacists
1,250
0.20% $115,040
123 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
1,230
0.20% $20,020
124 Short Order Cooks
1,230
0.20% $18,680
125 Machinists
1,220
0.19% $38,850
126 Order Clerks
1,220
0.19% $34,450
127 Construction Managers
1,210
0.19% $65,270
128 Medical Secretaries
1,170
0.19% $29,070
129 Compliance Officers
1,120
0.18% $54,690
130 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
1,110
0.18% $59,590
131 Mechanical Engineers
1,090
0.17% $78,990
132 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
1,080
0.17% $76,080
133 Computer Systems Analysts
1,070
0.17% $75,850
134 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
1,070
0.17% $51,850
135 Other Physicians and Surgeons
1,030
0.16% n/a
136 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
1,030
0.16% $75,940
137 Cost Estimators
1,030
0.16% $49,870
138 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
1,020
0.16% $45,320
139 Physical Therapists
1,020
0.16% $78,960
140 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
1,010
0.16% $37,650
141 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
990
0.16% $19,070
142 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
990
0.16% $62,520
143 All Other Managers
990
0.16% $77,470
144 Food Service Managers
980
0.16% $35,980
145 Tire Repairers and Changers
970
0.15% $25,240
146 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
970
0.15% $35,200
147 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
970
0.15% $30,390
148 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
940
0.15% $40,750
149 Graphic Designers
930
0.15% $38,740
150 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
920
0.15% $39,420
151 Architectural and Engineering Managers
920
0.15% $129,670
152 Legislators
920
0.15% $17,950
153 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
890
0.14% $34,850
154 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
880
0.14% $22,590
155 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
880
0.14% $54,470
156 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
860
0.14% $35,190
157 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
850
0.14% $33,110
158 Training and Development Specialists
850
0.14% $48,620
159 Computer and Information Systems Managers
850
0.14% $97,640
160 Sheet Metal Workers
840
0.13% $42,250
161 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
840
0.13% $30,740
162 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
830
0.13% $23,340
163 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
820
0.13% $32,590
164 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
810
0.13% $35,620
165 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
810
0.13% $18,740
166 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
810
0.13% $40,250
167 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
800
0.13% $19,870
168 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
790
0.13% $47,090
169 Real Estate Sales Agents
790
0.13% $27,880
170 Personal Financial Advisors
790
0.13% $63,060
171 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
780
0.12% $38,070
172 Radiologic Technologists
780
0.12% $50,430
173 Library Technicians
780
0.12% $24,600
174 Web Developers
780
0.12% $39,720
175 Social and Community Service Managers
780
0.12% $46,280
176 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
770
0.12% $28,960
177 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
770
0.12% $42,710
178 Postsecondary Education Administrators
770
0.12% $77,350
179 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
760
0.12% $40,690
180 Bakers
760
0.12% $22,650
181 Mental Health Counselors
760
0.12% $44,270
182 Industrial Engineers
760
0.12% $87,820
183 Legal Secretaries
750
0.12% $34,730
184 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
750
0.12% $25,520
185 Data Entry Keyers
740
0.12% $28,270
186 Sewing Machine Operators
730
0.12% $22,080
187 Biological Technicians
730
0.12% $31,130
188 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
720
0.11% $30,130
189 Surgical Technologists
720
0.11% $40,250
190 Butchers and Meat Cutters
710
0.11% $31,690
191 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
710
0.11% $37,430
192 File Clerks
710
0.11% $26,210
193 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
700
0.11% $33,400
194 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
700
0.11% $18,040
195 Chefs and Head Cooks
700
0.11% $29,160
196 Healthcare Social Workers
700
0.11% $48,670
197 Chief Executives
700
0.11% $105,900
198 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
690
0.11% $81,130
199 Other Computer Occupations
690
0.11% $78,760
200 Computer Programmers
690
0.11% $63,480

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