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Top 200 Popular Jobs in Utah

What professions have the highest employment in Utah? In this article we show the top 200 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Utah. We note that the total employment in Utah is 1,280,660. The most popular job is the retail salesperson profession, which employs 43,140 people (3.37 percent of the total employment in Utah). The second most common job is the customer service representative profession which employs 40,470 people (3.16 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Utah is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Most Popular Jobs in Utah

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
1,280,660
100.00% $33,690
2 Retail Salespersons
43,140
3.37% $21,560
3 Customer Service Representatives
40,470
3.16% $27,980
4 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
34,310
2.68% $18,010
5 Cashiers
29,010
2.27% $18,640
6 General and Operations Managers
26,450
2.07% $72,600
7 Office Clerks, General
26,380
2.06% $25,730
8 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
25,390
1.98% $31,110
9 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
20,420
1.59% $41,860
10 Registered Nurses
19,550
1.53% $59,720
11 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
18,740
1.46% $19,290
12 Waiters and Waitresses
17,220
1.34% $19,530
13 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
16,780
1.31% $24,720
14 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
15,660
1.22% $51,770
15 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
15,310
1.20% $23,350
16 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
14,930
1.17% $45,040
17 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
14,230
1.11% $56,620
18 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
14,030
1.10% $33,890
19 Other Sales Representatives
12,750
1.00% $43,240
20 Teacher Assistants
12,290
0.96% $23,720
21 Team Assemblers
12,100
0.94% $27,690
22 Construction Laborers
11,770
0.92% $28,810
23 Receptionists and Information Clerks
11,000
0.86% $24,430
24 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
10,580
0.83% $34,580
25 Nursing Assistants
10,080
0.79% $23,200
26 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
9,990
0.78% $33,610
27 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
9,900
0.77% $23,090
28 Accountants and Auditors
9,810
0.77% $62,320
29 Carpenters
8,730
0.68% $35,440
30 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
8,610
0.67% $18,930
31 Applications Software Developers
7,750
0.61% $87,190
32 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
7,490
0.58% $26,960
33 Food Preparation Workers
7,470
0.58% $18,760
34 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
7,450
0.58% $27,650
35 Medical Assistants
7,410
0.58% $28,450
36 Restaurant Cooks
7,290
0.57% $22,730
37 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
7,190
0.56% $55,080
38 Substitute Teachers
7,170
0.56% $23,390
39 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
7,170
0.56% $54,560
40 Other Business Operations Specialists
6,930
0.54% $63,780
41 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
6,880
0.54% $26,450
42 Computer User Support Specialists
6,870
0.54% $40,860
43 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
6,830
0.53% $36,100
44 Electricians
6,610
0.52% $46,710
45 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
6,200
0.48% $53,280
46 Packers and Packagers
5,950
0.46% $20,670
47 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
5,850
0.46% $44,780
48 Childcare Workers
5,640
0.44% $19,540
49 Social and Human Service Assistants
5,570
0.43% $25,550
50 Telemarketers
5,560
0.43% $22,960
51 Medical Secretaries
5,430
0.42% $29,800
52 Tellers
5,320
0.42% $23,060
53 Management Analysts
5,270
0.41% $72,220
54 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
5,250
0.41% $54,040
55 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
5,010
0.39% $35,540
56 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
4,990
0.39% $40,500
57 Personal Care Aides
4,980
0.39% $20,010
58 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
4,960
0.39% $24,520
59 Security Guards
4,950
0.39% $27,710
60 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
4,940
0.39% $49,730
61 Dental Assistants
4,910
0.38% $28,050
62 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
4,760
0.37% $36,870
63 Human Resources Specialists
4,730
0.37% $52,310
64 Lawyers
4,710
0.37% $101,730
65 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
4,550
0.36% $62,370
66 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
4,520
0.35% $46,570
67 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
4,510
0.35% $27,010
68 Loan Officers
4,470
0.35% $52,350
69 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
4,390
0.34% $77,640
70 Dishwashers
4,300
0.34% $18,060
71 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
4,290
0.33% $52,590
72 Financial Managers
4,230
0.33% $95,480
73 Billing and Posting Clerks
4,130
0.32% $30,870
74 Computer Programmers
4,060
0.32% $79,720
75 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
4,050
0.32% $18,810
76 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
3,880
0.30% $33,960
77 Fast Food Cooks
3,850
0.30% $18,310
78 Machinists
3,830
0.30% $45,080
79 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
3,760
0.29% $24,000
80 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
3,740
0.29% $20,830
81 Computer Systems Analysts
3,640
0.28% $71,420
82 Training and Development Specialists
3,610
0.28% $46,780
83 Bill and Account Collectors
3,580
0.28% $31,350
84 Mechanical Engineers
3,500
0.27% $76,450
85 Pharmacy Technicians
3,450
0.27% $33,400
86 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
3,430
0.27% $70,220
87 Home Health Aides
3,420
0.27% $22,280
88 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
3,320
0.26% $51,590
89 Driver/Sales Workers
3,290
0.26% $21,810
90 Civil Engineers
3,220
0.25% $74,820
91 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
3,210
0.25% $42,000
92 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
3,200
0.25% $18,010
93 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
3,160
0.25% $18,330
94 Insurance Sales Agents
3,140
0.25% $38,750
95 Systems Software Developers
3,140
0.25% $92,180
96 Data Entry Keyers
3,050
0.24% $29,130
97 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
3,000
0.23% $35,630
98 Counter and Rental Clerks
2,980
0.23% $22,180
99 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
2,970
0.23% $18,340
100 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
2,930
0.23% $41,810
101 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
2,880
0.22% $19,990
102 Food Batchmakers
2,860
0.22% $26,520
103 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
2,860
0.22% $34,170
104 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
2,860
0.22% $37,610
105 Computer and Information Systems Managers
2,850
0.22% $113,140
106 Sales Managers
2,810
0.22% $96,360
107 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
2,750
0.21% $24,830
108 Recreation Workers
2,730
0.21% $20,670
109 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
2,720
0.21% $34,530
110 Firefighters
2,720
0.21% $37,000
111 All Other Managers
2,720
0.21% $88,490
112 Bartenders
2,690
0.21% $20,700
113 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
2,650
0.21% $60,940
114 Correctional Officers and Jailers
2,580
0.20% $38,200
115 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
2,560
0.20% $51,660
116 Graphic Designers
2,540
0.20% $42,880
117 Helpers--Production Workers
2,530
0.20% $23,760
118 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
2,500
0.20% $33,350
119 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
2,500
0.20% $27,190
120 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
2,500
0.20% $39,480
121 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
2,470
0.19% $117,660
122 Real Estate Sales Agents
2,440
0.19% $39,090
123 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
2,440
0.19% $48,090
124 Dental Hygienists
2,420
0.19% $69,580
125 Pharmacists
2,380
0.19% $123,060
126 Medical and Health Services Managers
2,380
0.19% $85,330
127 Cost Estimators
2,320
0.18% $59,340
128 Coaches and Scouts
2,300
0.18% $27,550
129 Compliance Officers
2,290
0.18% $56,300
130 Sheet Metal Workers
2,270
0.18% $42,250
131 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
2,270
0.18% $38,240
132 Other Computer Occupations
2,250
0.18% $67,920
133 Parts Salespersons
2,230
0.17% $31,100
134 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
2,210
0.17% $31,780
135 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
2,200
0.17% $31,850
136 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
2,200
0.17% $49,400
137 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
2,170
0.17% $71,540
138 Property, Real Estate Managers
2,160
0.17% $42,800
139 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers
2,140
0.17% $43,690
140 Unknown
2,130
0.17% $27,380
141 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
2,120
0.17% $33,140
142 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
2,060
0.16% $45,730
143 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
2,050
0.16% $34,210
144 Construction Managers
2,040
0.16% $77,580
145 Bakers
2,030
0.16% $23,490
146 Industrial Engineers
2,030
0.16% $76,300
147 Postal Service Mail Carriers
2,010
0.16% $57,200
148 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
2,000
0.16% $17,830
149 Web Developers
2,000
0.16% $53,370
150 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
2,000
0.16% $45,830
151 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
1,980
0.15% $42,610
152 Logisticians
1,960
0.15% $71,530
153 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
1,950
0.15% $61,590
154 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
1,940
0.15% $38,320
155 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
1,930
0.15% $18,300
156 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
1,880
0.15% $83,400
157 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
1,870
0.15% $19,800
158 Administrative Services Managers
1,860
0.15% $71,800
159 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
1,830
0.14% $29,630
160 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
1,820
0.14% $27,430
161 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
1,810
0.14% $31,540
162 Architectural and Civil Drafters
1,810
0.14% $45,880
163 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
1,790
0.14% $42,690
164 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
1,790
0.14% $29,510
165 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators (Except Postal Service)
1,790
0.14% $26,940
166 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
1,790
0.14% $38,940
167 Order Clerks
1,780
0.14% $27,700
168 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
1,770
0.14% $85,870
169 Industrial Production Managers
1,760
0.14% $90,150
170 Crossing Guards
1,720
0.13% $18,940
171 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
1,710
0.13% $32,470
172 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
1,700
0.13% $52,030
173 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
1,690
0.13% $40,590
174 Printing Press Operators
1,680
0.13% $30,360
175 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
1,670
0.13% $31,640
176 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
1,670
0.13% $38,110
177 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
1,670
0.13% $41,790
178 Financial Analysts
1,670
0.13% $72,690
179 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
1,650
0.13% $55,980
180 Legal Secretaries
1,640
0.13% $36,870
181 Electrical Engineers
1,610
0.13% $86,320
182 Other Physicians and Surgeons
1,600
0.12% n/a
183 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
1,580
0.12% $27,400
184 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas
1,580
0.12% $38,610
185 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
1,570
0.12% $33,980
186 Computer Network Support Specialists
1,550
0.12% $55,350
187 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
1,530
0.12% $57,690
188 Physical Therapists
1,510
0.12% $79,490
189 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
1,510
0.12% $58,320
190 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
1,500
0.12% $35,800
191 Marketing Managers
1,500
0.12% $113,010
192 Food Service Managers
1,490
0.12% $47,010
193 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
1,480
0.12% $37,370
194 Automotive Body and Related Repairers
1,470
0.11% $44,940
195 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
1,450
0.11% $31,510
196 Public Relations Specialists
1,450
0.11% $53,640
197 Architectural and Engineering Managers
1,450
0.11% $115,100
198 Other Assemblers and Fabricators
1,440
0.11% $22,660
199 Nurse Practitioners
1,440
0.11% $91,840
200 Radiologic Technologists
1,420
0.11% $51,230

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