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Top 200 Popular Jobs in Maryland

What professions have the highest employment in Maryland? In this article we show the top 200 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Maryland. We note that the total employment in Maryland is 2,557,510. The most popular job is the cashier profession, which employs 78,110 people (3.05 percent of the total employment in Maryland). The second most common job is the retail salesperson profession which employs 71,720 people (2.80 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Maryland is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Most Popular Jobs in Maryland

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
2,557,510
100.00% $40,830
2 Cashiers
78,110
3.05% $18,850
3 Retail Salespersons
71,720
2.80% $21,040
4 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
61,670
2.41% $37,460
5 Registered Nurses
47,790
1.87% $71,350
6 General and Operations Managers
47,410
1.85% $113,450
7 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
46,060
1.80% $18,150
8 Customer Service Representatives
44,070
1.72% $33,340
9 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
43,400
1.70% $23,380
10 Waiters and Waitresses
42,440
1.66% $18,370
11 Office Clerks, General
41,440
1.62% $29,980
12 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
37,050
1.45% $24,770
13 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
36,670
1.43% $22,300
14 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
33,210
1.30% $56,000
15 Security Guards
29,630
1.16% $28,760
16 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
26,940
1.05% $61,120
17 Nursing Assistants
26,520
1.04% $27,560
18 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
26,350
1.03% $40,720
19 Other Business Operations Specialists
26,210
1.02% $79,750
20 Accountants and Auditors
25,900
1.01% $71,950
21 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
24,400
0.95% $42,210
22 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
22,260
0.87% $38,750
23 Receptionists and Information Clerks
21,030
0.82% $26,770
24 Other Sales Representatives
20,430
0.80% $59,470
25 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
19,660
0.77% $60,520
26 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
19,630
0.77% $41,400
27 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
18,830
0.74% $34,300
28 Management Analysts
17,780
0.70% $92,930
29 Construction Laborers
17,700
0.69% $30,540
30 Teacher Assistants
17,560
0.69% $25,240
31 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
17,210
0.67% $25,920
32 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
16,680
0.65% $59,600
33 Food Preparation Workers
16,380
0.64% $21,010
34 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
16,130
0.63% $34,380
35 Restaurant Cooks
15,210
0.59% $24,050
36 Personal Care Aides
15,120
0.59% $22,710
37 Systems Software Developers
14,540
0.57% $111,230
38 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
14,190
0.55% $21,800
39 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
14,130
0.55% $63,300
40 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
13,990
0.55% $58,520
41 Other Computer Occupations
13,480
0.53% $104,900
42 Computer Systems Analysts
13,430
0.53% $86,570
43 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
13,390
0.52% $43,070
44 Medical Secretaries
13,330
0.52% $33,900
45 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
12,970
0.51% $61,750
46 Applications Software Developers
12,940
0.51% $104,680
47 Substitute Teachers
12,900
0.50% $31,420
48 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
12,280
0.48% $63,790
49 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
12,080
0.47% $92,250
50 Carpenters
12,050
0.47% $43,700
51 Computer User Support Specialists
11,990
0.47% $50,530
52 Electricians
11,970
0.47% $51,920
53 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
11,270
0.44% $50,030
54 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
11,170
0.44% $54,300
55 Lawyers
11,170
0.44% $107,290
56 Other Physicians and Surgeons
11,060
0.43% $165,740
57 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
10,560
0.41% $34,900
58 Dishwashers
10,560
0.41% $18,060
59 Medical Assistants
10,410
0.41% $31,980
60 All Other Managers
10,380
0.41% $120,820
61 Human Resources Specialists
10,080
0.39% $69,450
62 Childcare Workers
9,950
0.39% $20,500
63 Financial Managers
9,920
0.39% $124,460
64 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
9,820
0.38% $18,610
65 Medical and Health Services Managers
9,780
0.38% $98,300
66 Fast Food Cooks
9,600
0.38% $19,350
67 Bartenders
9,570
0.37% $18,640
68 Home Health Aides
9,550
0.37% $23,570
69 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
9,340
0.37% $32,240
70 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
9,320
0.36% $19,120
71 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
9,170
0.36% $23,610
72 Computer and Information Systems Managers
9,070
0.35% $138,150
73 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
8,950
0.35% $63,950
74 Driver/Sales Workers
8,920
0.35% $27,430
75 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
8,450
0.33% $59,720
76 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
8,240
0.32% $35,390
77 Tellers
7,960
0.31% $28,240
78 Counter and Rental Clerks
7,720
0.30% $28,320
79 Computer Network Support Specialists
7,230
0.28% $63,300
80 Correctional Officers and Jailers
7,170
0.28% $43,120
81 Civil Engineers
7,160
0.28% $77,560
82 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
6,940
0.27% $18,150
83 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
6,930
0.27% $28,330
84 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
6,850
0.27% $18,560
85 Training and Development Specialists
6,800
0.27% $62,630
86 Compliance Officers
6,780
0.27% $66,460
87 Billing and Posting Clerks
6,620
0.26% $36,850
88 Insurance Sales Agents
6,620
0.26% $48,300
89 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
6,570
0.26% $60,130
90 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
6,300
0.25% $75,620
91 Packers and Packagers
6,240
0.24% $19,640
92 Pharmacy Technicians
6,210
0.24% $31,870
93 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
6,100
0.24% $69,200
94 Postal Service Mail Carriers
6,060
0.24% $57,200
95 Financial Analysts
5,940
0.23% $76,070
96 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
5,930
0.23% $51,110
97 Computer Programmers
5,910
0.23% n/a
98 Social and Human Service Assistants
5,870
0.23% $29,160
99 Administrative Services Managers
5,830
0.23% $93,380
100 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
5,810
0.23% $103,140
101 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
5,780
0.23% $20,130
102 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
5,730
0.22% $51,920
103 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
5,720
0.22% $46,550
104 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
5,700
0.22% $37,000
105 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
5,570
0.22% $34,480
106 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
5,520
0.22% $57,320
107 Pharmacists
5,510
0.22% $122,570
108 Computer Network Architects
5,430
0.21% $113,300
109 Dental Assistants
5,410
0.21% $38,570
110 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
5,370
0.21% $76,350
111 Residential Advisors
5,340
0.21% $25,560
112 Construction Managers
5,230
0.20% $91,100
113 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
5,210
0.20% $83,660
114 Sales Managers
5,200
0.20% $122,820
115 Cost Estimators
5,160
0.20% $67,410
116 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
5,140
0.20% $24,250
117 Graduate Teaching Assistants
5,140
0.20% $39,670
118 Mechanical Engineers
5,140
0.20% $90,930
119 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
5,120
0.20% $21,010
120 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
5,110
0.20% $45,350
121 Bill and Account Collectors
4,940
0.19% $37,080
122 Short Order Cooks
4,890
0.19% $21,960
123 Unknown
4,840
0.19% $58,940
124 Instructional Coordinators
4,830
0.19% $65,200
125 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
4,810
0.19% $46,760
126 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
4,770
0.19% $28,290
127 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
4,690
0.18% $36,280
128 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
4,690
0.18% $111,600
129 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
4,680
0.18% $37,280
130 Engineers, All Other
4,670
0.18% $118,760
131 Logisticians
4,640
0.18% $85,720
132 Loan Officers
4,630
0.18% $58,140
133 Other Financial Specialists
4,590
0.18% $64,300
134 Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
4,520
0.18% $127,520
135 Electrical Engineers
4,520
0.18% $94,480
136 Data Entry Keyers
4,490
0.18% $30,400
137 Personal Financial Advisors
4,400
0.17% $79,320
138 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
4,390
0.17% $42,410
139 Computer Hardware Engineers
4,390
0.17% $116,800
140 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
4,330
0.17% $30,270
141 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
4,290
0.17% $34,460
142 Architectural and Engineering Managers
4,290
0.17% $138,150
143 Recreation Workers
4,240
0.17% $23,020
144 Physical Therapists
4,220
0.17% $86,760
145 Firefighters
4,140
0.16% $55,420
146 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
4,100
0.16% $75,420
147 Radiologic Technologists
4,090
0.16% $62,830
148 Team Assemblers
4,060
0.16% $29,900
149 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
4,050
0.16% $20,150
150 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
4,050
0.16% $49,350
151 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
4,040
0.16% $39,350
152 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Helpers
3,990
0.16% $24,950
153 Web Developers
3,960
0.15% $66,260
154 Helpers--Production Workers
3,920
0.15% $29,620
155 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
3,890
0.15% $42,840
156 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
3,840
0.15% $67,360
157 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
3,790
0.15% $43,700
158 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
3,770
0.15% $58,740
159 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
3,760
0.15% $34,890
160 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
3,730
0.15% $57,240
161 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
3,720
0.15% $38,240
162 Graphic Designers
3,650
0.14% $53,880
163 Legal Secretaries
3,640
0.14% $41,510
164 Middle School Special Education Teachers
3,590
0.14% $64,360
165 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
3,580
0.14% $63,060
166 Public Relations Specialists
3,570
0.14% $58,120
167 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
3,530
0.14% $83,890
168 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
3,500
0.14% $45,990
169 Other Biological Scientists
3,490
0.14% $89,940
170 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
3,480
0.14% $33,410
171 Parts Salespersons
3,480
0.14% $31,700
172 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
3,480
0.14% $60,120
173 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
3,480
0.14% $50,630
174 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
3,470
0.14% $21,530
175 Biological Technicians
3,470
0.14% $44,220
176 Database Administrators
3,460
0.14% $87,200
177 Healthcare Social Workers
3,430
0.13% $55,380
178 Bakers
3,420
0.13% $25,700
179 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
3,380
0.13% $37,200
180 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
3,380
0.13% $23,210
181 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
3,370
0.13% $36,780
182 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
3,320
0.13% $26,630
183 Other Healthcare Support Workers
3,320
0.13% $29,770
184 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
3,280
0.13% $46,970
185 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
3,280
0.13% $63,500
186 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
3,230
0.13% $50,150
187 Librarians
3,140
0.12% $64,270
188 Chemists
3,130
0.12% $106,260
189 Marketing Managers
3,100
0.12% $122,070
190 Operations Research Analysts
3,090
0.12% $89,060
191 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
3,070
0.12% $54,520
192 Property, Real Estate Managers
3,060
0.12% $70,960
193 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
3,050
0.12% $21,280
194 Information Security Analysts
3,020
0.12% $97,160
195 Dental Hygienists
3,000
0.12% $84,390
196 Real Estate Sales Agents
2,980
0.12% $41,370
197 Coaches and Scouts
2,970
0.12% $35,230
198 Statisticians
2,910
0.11% $98,310
199 Other Personal Care and Service Workers
2,900
0.11% $28,460
200 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
2,850
0.11% $41,500

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