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Top 200 Popular Jobs in Oklahoma

What professions have the highest employment in Oklahoma? In this article we show the top 200 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Oklahoma. We note that the total employment in Oklahoma is 1,577,330. The most popular job is the retail salesperson profession, which employs 49,940 people (3.17 percent of the total employment in Oklahoma). The second most common job is the cashier profession which employs 41,770 people (2.65 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Oklahoma is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Most Popular Jobs in Oklahoma

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
1,577,330
100.00% $31,550
2 Retail Salespersons
49,940
3.17% $20,600
3 Cashiers
41,770
2.65% $18,370
4 Office Clerks, General
36,720
2.33% $25,530
5 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
31,050
1.97% $17,830
6 Customer Service Representatives
29,380
1.86% $27,890
7 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
27,660
1.75% $23,880
8 Waiters and Waitresses
27,630
1.75% $18,230
9 Registered Nurses
26,390
1.67% $57,330
10 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
25,410
1.61% $31,500
11 General and Operations Managers
24,560
1.56% $80,910
12 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
24,340
1.54% $37,930
13 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
22,210
1.41% $28,340
14 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
22,090
1.40% $20,280
15 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
19,080
1.21% $21,880
16 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
18,510
1.17% $43,970
17 Nursing Assistants
18,450
1.17% $21,800
18 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
17,730
1.12% $33,280
19 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
17,470
1.11% $40,440
20 Fast Food Cooks
16,150
1.02% $17,680
21 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
15,580
0.99% $31,800
22 Accountants and Auditors
14,620
0.93% $55,730
23 Personal Care Aides
12,710
0.81% $18,340
24 Construction Laborers
12,360
0.78% $27,810
25 Teacher Assistants
12,090
0.77% $18,500
26 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
12,040
0.76% $23,790
27 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
12,030
0.76% $37,570
28 Restaurant Cooks
11,960
0.76% $20,650
29 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
11,670
0.74% $42,490
30 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
11,520
0.73% $47,680
31 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
11,250
0.71% $18,430
32 Security Guards
10,940
0.69% $25,290
33 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
10,540
0.67% $36,780
34 Team Assemblers
10,380
0.66% $28,740
35 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
9,490
0.60% $18,860
36 Food Preparation Workers
8,870
0.56% $18,480
37 Receptionists and Information Clerks
8,810
0.56% $25,260
38 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
8,150
0.52% $52,970
39 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
8,060
0.51% $27,800
40 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
8,020
0.51% $42,270
41 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
7,990
0.51% $40,330
42 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
7,970
0.51% $56,620
43 Medical Assistants
7,730
0.49% $27,310
44 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
7,570
0.48% $42,280
45 Tellers
7,510
0.48% $23,150
46 Helpers--Production Workers
7,390
0.47% $25,550
47 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
7,380
0.47% $22,720
48 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
7,280
0.46% $34,740
49 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
7,250
0.46% $17,760
50 Childcare Workers
7,170
0.45% $18,580
51 Medical Secretaries
7,100
0.45% $28,170
52 Lawyers
7,070
0.45% $88,130
53 Computer User Support Specialists
7,070
0.45% $39,370
54 Home Health Aides
7,030
0.45% $20,680
55 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
6,900
0.44% $38,270
56 Machinists
6,830
0.43% $36,380
57 Other Sales Representatives
6,790
0.43% $43,490
58 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
6,510
0.41% $29,450
59 Substitute Teachers
6,390
0.41% $18,170
60 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
6,300
0.40% $35,980
61 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
6,220
0.39% $30,760
62 Correctional Officers and Jailers
6,120
0.39% $30,670
63 Electricians
6,000
0.38% $47,870
64 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
5,990
0.38% $59,520
65 Financial Managers
5,840
0.37% $86,450
66 Chief Executives
5,780
0.37% $131,160
67 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
5,710
0.36% $33,160
68 Pharmacy Technicians
5,600
0.36% $27,790
69 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
5,500
0.35% $57,440
70 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas
5,380
0.34% $34,950
71 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
5,370
0.34% $40,720
72 Medical and Health Services Managers
5,330
0.34% $75,460
73 Administrative Services Managers
5,320
0.34% $60,660
74 Driver/Sales Workers
5,160
0.33% $24,070
75 Bill and Account Collectors
4,930
0.31% $30,270
76 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
4,900
0.31% $49,180
77 Management Analysts
4,820
0.31% $63,360
78 Bartenders
4,750
0.30% $18,270
79 Telemarketers
4,710
0.30% $20,090
80 Other Business Operations Specialists
4,700
0.30% $65,720
81 Human Resources Specialists
4,660
0.30% $47,920
82 Carpenters
4,560
0.29% $34,080
83 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
4,530
0.29% $19,560
84 Dishwashers
4,510
0.29% $18,230
85 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
4,370
0.28% $29,400
86 Billing and Posting Clerks
4,340
0.28% $31,600
87 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
4,290
0.27% $46,010
88 Insurance Sales Agents
4,250
0.27% $40,800
89 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining
4,220
0.27% $42,100
90 Loan Officers
4,200
0.27% $51,870
91 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
4,150
0.26% $17,900
92 Dental Assistants
4,150
0.26% $30,850
93 Sales Managers
4,130
0.26% $85,310
94 Applications Software Developers
4,030
0.26% $73,400
95 Compliance Officers
3,940
0.25% $44,270
96 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
3,920
0.25% $21,310
97 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
3,890
0.25% $18,770
98 Pharmacists
3,890
0.25% $112,420
99 Construction Managers
3,800
0.24% $67,600
100 Packers and Packagers
3,790
0.24% $20,240
101 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
3,790
0.24% $41,680
102 Sheet Metal Workers
3,730
0.24% $49,730
103 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
3,720
0.24% $50,920
104 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
3,690
0.23% $32,350
105 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
3,690
0.23% $31,210
106 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
3,680
0.23% $38,450
107 Petroleum Engineers
3,670
0.23% $131,930
108 Unknown
3,650
0.23% $28,990
109 Postal Service Mail Carriers
3,630
0.23% $55,510
110 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
3,540
0.22% $51,370
111 Family and General Practitioners
3,460
0.22% $77,810
112 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
3,440
0.22% $42,380
113 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
3,410
0.22% $55,860
114 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
3,360
0.21% $29,470
115 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
3,350
0.21% $28,920
116 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
3,180
0.20% $39,870
117 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
3,170
0.20% $18,350
118 Parts Salespersons
3,130
0.20% $29,760
119 Real Estate Sales Agents
3,120
0.20% $42,990
120 Industrial Production Managers
3,020
0.19% $85,090
121 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
2,970
0.19% $50,790
122 Other Physicians and Surgeons
2,970
0.19% n/a
123 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
2,970
0.19% $73,990
124 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
2,960
0.19% $70,810
125 Counter and Rental Clerks
2,950
0.19% $21,350
126 Gaming Dealers
2,900
0.18% $18,150
127 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
2,890
0.18% $18,130
128 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
2,880
0.18% $34,720
129 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
2,870
0.18% $28,760
130 Computer and Information Systems Managers
2,850
0.18% $93,310
131 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Helpers
2,810
0.18% $25,110
132 Computer Systems Analysts
2,810
0.18% $70,510
133 Training and Development Specialists
2,810
0.18% $54,310
134 Social and Human Service Assistants
2,790
0.18% $25,030
135 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
2,780
0.18% $51,700
136 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
2,780
0.18% $23,640
137 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
2,770
0.18% $35,730
138 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
2,730
0.17% $18,930
139 Firefighters
2,650
0.17% $37,510
140 Property, Real Estate Managers
2,650
0.17% $46,590
141 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
2,600
0.16% $32,380
142 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
2,580
0.16% $46,230
143 Civil Engineers
2,520
0.16% $73,070
144 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
2,500
0.16% $61,350
145 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
2,480
0.16% $20,350
146 Mechanical Engineers
2,480
0.16% $78,770
147 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
2,410
0.15% $49,860
148 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
2,370
0.15% $34,440
149 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
2,350
0.15% $38,870
150 Computer Programmers
2,250
0.14% $60,030
151 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
2,240
0.14% $33,920
152 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
2,210
0.14% $52,530
153 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
2,200
0.14% $38,710
154 Radiologic Technologists
2,200
0.14% $49,400
155 Coaches and Scouts
2,190
0.14% $27,480
156 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
2,180
0.14% $49,000
157 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
2,170
0.14% $39,830
158 Data Entry Keyers
2,170
0.14% $25,430
159 Highway Maintenance Workers
2,120
0.13% $31,050
160 Other Computer Occupations
2,120
0.13% $73,910
161 Healthcare Social Workers
2,080
0.13% $41,750
162 Logisticians
2,080
0.13% $70,980
163 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
2,070
0.13% $20,780
164 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
2,070
0.13% $31,050
165 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas
2,030
0.13% $46,630
166 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
2,010
0.13% $29,910
167 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
1,960
0.12% $42,500
168 Tire Repairers and Changers
1,950
0.12% $21,840
169 Recreation Workers
1,950
0.12% $22,130
170 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
1,950
0.12% $40,630
171 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
1,940
0.12% $31,140
172 Order Clerks
1,940
0.12% $25,380
173 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
1,940
0.12% $32,910
174 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
1,930
0.12% $52,630
175 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
1,880
0.12% $30,730
176 Bakers
1,870
0.12% $20,210
177 All Other Managers
1,860
0.12% $80,860
178 Electricians Helpers
1,840
0.12% $28,990
179 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
1,830
0.12% $60,410
180 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
1,800
0.11% $56,690
181 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
1,790
0.11% $40,890
182 Systems Software Developers
1,790
0.11% $72,220
183 Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
1,780
0.11% $34,300
184 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
1,770
0.11% $51,070
185 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
1,740
0.11% $28,390
186 File Clerks
1,740
0.11% $24,930
187 Dental Hygienists
1,740
0.11% $68,130
188 Industrial Engineers
1,740
0.11% $78,500
189 Cost Estimators
1,740
0.11% $53,980
190 Rehabilitation Counselors
1,720
0.11% $29,620
191 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
1,710
0.11% $58,540
192 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
1,700
0.11% $28,630
193 Librarians
1,700
0.11% $43,030
194 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
1,680
0.11% $34,200
195 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
1,660
0.11% $33,110
196 Architectural and Engineering Managers
1,660
0.11% $116,050
197 Legal Secretaries
1,640
0.10% $36,080
198 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
1,640
0.10% $40,700
199 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
1,640
0.10% $61,800
200 Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and SteamfittersHelpers
1,620
0.10% $25,880

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