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Top 200 Popular Jobs in Oregon

What professions have the highest employment in Oregon? In this article we show the top 200 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Oregon. We note that the total employment in Oregon is 1,683,470. The most popular job is the retail salesperson profession, which employs 62,300 people (3.70 percent of the total employment in Oregon). The second most common job is the cashier profession which employs 37,760 people (2.24 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Oregon is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Most Popular Jobs in Oregon

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
1,683,470
100.00% $36,400
2 Retail Salespersons
62,300
3.70% $23,220
3 Cashiers
37,760
2.24% $21,650
4 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
32,330
1.92% $19,450
5 Office Clerks, General
31,910
1.90% $31,290
6 Registered Nurses
31,050
1.84% $83,650
7 Waiters and Waitresses
28,180
1.67% $19,350
8 General and Operations Managers
27,020
1.61% $79,410
9 Customer Service Representatives
26,120
1.55% $32,940
10 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
24,620
1.46% $24,790
11 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
24,130
1.43% $33,660
12 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
22,940
1.36% $26,300
13 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
22,560
1.34% $36,540
14 Restaurant Cooks
21,920
1.30% $22,530
15 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
21,330
1.27% $38,650
16 Personal Care Aides
17,560
1.04% $22,390
17 Teacher Assistants
17,110
1.02% $29,100
18 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
16,930
1.01% $27,340
19 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
15,590
0.93% $51,540
20 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
14,320
0.85% $36,160
21 Medical Secretaries
14,080
0.84% $34,400
22 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
14,020
0.83% $48,080
23 Food Preparation Workers
13,740
0.82% $20,820
24 Other Business Operations Specialists
13,630
0.81% $59,210
25 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
12,370
0.73% $37,560
26 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
12,000
0.71% $57,020
27 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
11,750
0.70% $21,790
28 Substitute Teachers
11,540
0.69% $44,220
29 Nursing Assistants
11,390
0.68% $28,130
30 Accountants and Auditors
11,120
0.66% $61,140
31 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
10,740
0.64% $26,820
32 Carpenters
10,700
0.64% $40,910
33 Bartenders
10,410
0.62% $19,460
34 Construction Laborers
10,290
0.61% $33,910
35 Receptionists and Information Clerks
9,870
0.59% $27,100
36 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
9,590
0.57% $26,340
37 Medical Assistants
9,380
0.56% $34,300
38 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
9,140
0.54% $34,270
39 Other Production Workers
8,910
0.53% $28,750
40 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
8,600
0.51% $57,610
41 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
8,290
0.49% $33,740
42 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
8,090
0.48% $19,740
43 Electricians
7,940
0.47% $69,340
44 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
7,770
0.46% $30,060
45 Computer User Support Specialists
7,670
0.46% $46,280
46 Fast Food Cooks
7,510
0.45% $19,460
47 Packers and Packagers
7,410
0.44% $20,680
48 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
7,350
0.44% $30,180
49 Applications Software Developers
7,350
0.44% $89,240
50 Security Guards
7,160
0.43% $26,670
51 Other Sales Representatives
7,080
0.42% $47,560
52 All Other Managers
6,990
0.42% $86,470
53 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
6,920
0.41% $31,510
54 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
6,840
0.41% $39,290
55 Social and Human Service Assistants
6,800
0.40% $30,240
56 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
6,720
0.40% $30,810
57 Other Education, Training, and Library Workers
6,580
0.39% $37,070
58 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
6,550
0.39% $21,280
59 Lawyers
6,490
0.39% $104,310
60 Driver/Sales Workers
6,460
0.38% $27,600
61 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
6,330
0.38% $52,370
62 Dishwashers
6,300
0.37% $19,460
63 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
6,180
0.37% $48,430
64 Financial Managers
6,130
0.36% $95,350
65 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
6,040
0.36% $26,080
66 Billing and Posting Clerks
5,950
0.35% $35,740
67 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
5,830
0.35% $19,540
68 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
5,680
0.34% $24,710
69 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
5,680
0.34% $58,460
70 Sales Managers
5,560
0.33% $96,480
71 Other Physicians and Surgeons
5,520
0.33% n/a
72 Human Resources Specialists
5,520
0.33% $54,630
73 Other Computer Occupations
5,460
0.32% $75,700
74 Tellers
5,450
0.32% $26,340
75 Order Clerks
5,350
0.32% $30,920
76 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
5,190
0.31% $26,370
77 Childcare Workers
5,100
0.30% $20,850
78 Management Analysts
5,000
0.30% $73,590
79 Team Assemblers
4,950
0.29% $28,130
80 Home Health Aides
4,920
0.29% $22,520
81 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
4,910
0.29% $65,970
82 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
4,870
0.29% $71,690
83 Counter and Rental Clerks
4,840
0.29% $24,400
84 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
4,810
0.29% $39,940
85 Pharmacy Technicians
4,780
0.28% $36,130
86 Other Assemblers and Fabricators
4,760
0.28% $28,760
87 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
4,750
0.28% $34,750
88 Systems Software Developers
4,690
0.28% $102,280
89 Computer Systems Analysts
4,660
0.28% $82,650
90 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
4,630
0.28% $58,390
91 Dental Assistants
4,570
0.27% $39,560
92 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
4,510
0.27% $56,860
93 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
4,480
0.27% $39,180
94 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
4,460
0.26% $69,010
95 Computer and Information Systems Managers
4,380
0.26% $108,370
96 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
4,370
0.26% $64,540
97 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
4,360
0.26% $53,330
98 Civil Engineers
4,340
0.26% $75,960
99 Clergy
4,310
0.26% $41,550
100 Construction Managers
4,300
0.26% $84,900
101 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
4,180
0.25% $19,310
102 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
4,100
0.24% $23,080
103 Insurance Sales Agents
4,090
0.24% $54,760
104 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
4,080
0.24% $29,780
105 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
4,070
0.24% $49,870
106 Marketing Managers
3,970
0.24% $94,250
107 Dental Hygienists
3,930
0.23% $76,680
108 Bill and Account Collectors
3,870
0.23% $34,860
109 Medical and Health Services Managers
3,850
0.23% $96,320
110 Correctional Officers and Jailers
3,800
0.23% $53,810
111 Parts Salespersons
3,790
0.23% $32,510
112 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
3,730
0.22% $69,740
113 Unknown
3,660
0.22% $36,130
114 Cost Estimators
3,660
0.22% $59,380
115 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
3,640
0.22% $46,330
116 Food Service Managers
3,640
0.22% $44,780
117 Loan Officers
3,630
0.22% $66,800
118 Pharmacists
3,590
0.21% $126,440
119 Industrial Engineers
3,500
0.21% $98,480
120 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
3,440
0.20% $21,800
121 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
3,410
0.20% $19,350
122 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
3,380
0.20% $31,770
123 Postal Service Mail Carriers
3,380
0.20% $56,340
124 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
3,330
0.20% $43,950
125 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
3,270
0.19% $45,960
126 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
3,270
0.19% $56,360
127 Machinists
3,230
0.19% $46,430
128 Firefighters
3,220
0.19% $63,630
129 Training and Development Specialists
3,220
0.19% $53,650
130 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
3,150
0.19% $69,250
131 Administrative Services Managers
3,150
0.19% $72,780
132 Helpers--Production Workers
3,090
0.18% $28,460
133 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
3,060
0.18% $40,490
134 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
3,040
0.18% $44,250
135 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
3,020
0.18% $34,560
136 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
2,970
0.18% $19,670
137 Architectural and Engineering Managers
2,970
0.18% $132,150
138 Social and Community Service Managers
2,940
0.17% $58,130
139 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
2,890
0.17% $98,010
140 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
2,880
0.17% $19,530
141 Coaches and Scouts
2,880
0.17% $30,740
142 Web Developers
2,880
0.17% $63,060
143 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
2,870
0.17% $34,710
144 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
2,850
0.17% $60,330
145 Computer Programmers
2,840
0.17% $69,960
146 Sales and Related Workers, All Other
2,830
0.17% $27,470
147 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
2,810
0.17% $48,250
148 Legal Secretaries
2,790
0.17% $43,860
149 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
2,770
0.16% $23,800
150 Graphic Designers
2,760
0.16% $44,160
151 Sheet Metal Workers
2,750
0.16% $53,820
152 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
2,740
0.16% $55,680
153 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
2,720
0.16% $45,120
154 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
2,690
0.16% $62,790
155 Mechanical Engineers
2,680
0.16% $79,170
156 Chief Executives
2,650
0.16% $167,130
157 Industrial Production Managers
2,640
0.16% $82,870
158 Compliance Officers
2,620
0.16% $62,150
159 Forest and Conservation Technicians
2,590
0.15% $32,690
160 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
2,550
0.15% $31,360
161 Physical Therapists
2,550
0.15% $79,890
162 Data Entry Keyers
2,530
0.15% $28,520
163 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
2,490
0.15% $35,480
164 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
2,470
0.15% $21,040
165 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
2,430
0.14% $36,800
166 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
2,400
0.14% $53,380
167 Biological Technicians
2,390
0.14% $36,180
168 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
2,380
0.14% $34,120
169 Mental Health Counselors
2,370
0.14% $50,450
170 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
2,350
0.14% $54,180
171 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
2,330
0.14% $39,240
172 Food Batchmakers
2,310
0.14% $26,320
173 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
2,310
0.14% $48,000
174 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
2,300
0.14% $119,770
175 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
2,270
0.13% $36,350
176 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
2,260
0.13% $58,190
177 Property, Real Estate Managers
2,250
0.13% $56,780
178 Bakers
2,240
0.13% $26,970
179 Other Motor Vehicle Operators
2,230
0.13% $21,980
180 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
2,200
0.13% $38,020
181 Roofers
2,180
0.13% $35,620
182 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
2,170
0.13% $22,210
183 Engineers, All Other
2,170
0.13% $93,270
184 Financial Analysts
2,160
0.13% $79,730
185 Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
2,140
0.13% $34,130
186 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
2,140
0.13% $32,530
187 Public Relations Specialists
2,130
0.13% $55,530
188 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
2,090
0.12% $22,410
189 Telemarketers
2,080
0.12% $22,970
190 Logging Equipment Operators
2,070
0.12% $42,420
191 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
2,070
0.12% $67,570
192 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
2,040
0.12% $35,930
193 Library Technicians
1,990
0.12% $35,100
194 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
1,990
0.12% $41,670
195 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
1,970
0.12% $41,800
196 Radiologic Technologists
1,950
0.12% $65,600
197 Human Resources Managers
1,940
0.12% $88,220
198 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
1,890
0.11% $72,830
199 Other Social Workers
1,890
0.11% $48,150
200 Massage Therapists
1,880
0.11% $51,930

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