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Top 200 Popular Jobs in Vermont

What professions have the highest employment in Vermont? In this article we show the top 200 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Vermont. We note that the total employment in Vermont is 301,050. The most popular job is the cashier profession, which employs 9,510 people (3.16 percent of the total employment in Vermont). The second most common job is the retail salesperson profession which employs 8,510 people (2.83 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Vermont is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 200 Most Popular Jobs in Vermont

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
301,050
100.00% $36,170
2 Cashiers
9,510
3.16% $20,240
3 Retail Salespersons
8,510
2.83% $23,700
4 Registered Nurses
6,540
2.17% $60,960
5 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
5,830
1.94% $33,030
6 Teacher Assistants
5,490
1.82% $28,480
7 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
5,430
1.80% $19,740
8 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
5,380
1.79% $36,850
9 Waiters and Waitresses
5,020
1.67% $26,020
10 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
4,630
1.54% $25,260
11 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
3,880
1.29% $38,960
12 Customer Service Representatives
3,420
1.14% $30,880
13 Nursing Assistants
3,360
1.12% $26,440
14 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
3,230
1.07% $53,770
15 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
3,210
1.07% $52,480
16 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
3,190
1.06% $23,520
17 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
3,000
1.00% $36,100
18 Substitute Teachers
2,980
0.99% $24,010
19 General and Operations Managers
2,850
0.95% $91,840
20 Carpenters
2,790
0.93% $40,370
21 Accountants and Auditors
2,780
0.92% $63,660
22 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
2,590
0.86% $22,160
23 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
2,570
0.85% $42,390
24 Social and Human Service Assistants
2,420
0.80% $29,990
25 Receptionists and Information Clerks
2,310
0.77% $28,470
26 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
2,270
0.75% $26,920
27 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
2,270
0.75% $47,290
28 Compliance Officers
2,220
0.74% $62,310
29 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
2,190
0.73% $28,910
30 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
2,180
0.72% $55,010
31 Restaurant Cooks
2,160
0.72% $25,810
32 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
2,130
0.71% $51,410
33 Food Preparation Workers
2,070
0.69% $22,170
34 Office Clerks, General
2,000
0.66% $29,770
35 Bartenders
1,980
0.66% $24,230
36 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
1,800
0.60% $37,170
37 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
1,780
0.59% $36,030
38 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
1,680
0.56% $55,830
39 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
1,660
0.55% $29,170
40 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
1,540
0.51% $69,160
41 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
1,470
0.49% $33,840
42 Dishwashers
1,470
0.49% $19,910
43 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
1,470
0.49% $44,060
44 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
1,470
0.49% $49,620
45 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
1,460
0.48% $29,920
46 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
1,460
0.48% $30,380
47 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
1,430
0.48% $55,320
48 Construction Laborers
1,410
0.47% $30,900
49 Team Assemblers
1,360
0.45% $28,720
50 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
1,350
0.45% $27,370
51 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
1,350
0.45% $38,480
52 Computer User Support Specialists
1,280
0.43% $46,670
53 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
1,270
0.42% $59,140
54 Highway Maintenance Workers
1,250
0.42% $37,440
55 Security Guards
1,240
0.41% $26,300
56 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
1,240
0.41% $54,470
57 Childcare Workers
1,230
0.41% $23,050
58 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
1,220
0.41% $37,090
59 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
1,210
0.40% $43,850
60 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
1,210
0.40% $28,670
61 Tellers
1,200
0.40% $26,950
62 Coaches and Scouts
1,200
0.40% $30,500
63 Electricians
1,110
0.37% $44,260
64 Recreation Workers
1,100
0.37% $28,380
65 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
1,090
0.36% $54,050
66 Lawyers
1,070
0.36% $78,540
67 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
1,030
0.34% $19,630
68 Driver/Sales Workers
1,010
0.34% $28,330
69 Other Business Operations Specialists
980
0.33% $63,690
70 Packers and Packagers
970
0.32% $22,750
71 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
950
0.32% $34,520
72 Other Sales Representatives
910
0.30% $47,230
73 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
900
0.30% $23,140
74 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
880
0.29% $46,330
75 Training and Development Specialists
870
0.29% $46,090
76 Human Resources Specialists
870
0.29% $56,210
77 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
860
0.29% $34,200
78 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
850
0.28% $84,470
79 Counter and Rental Clerks
840
0.28% $28,520
80 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
820
0.27% $19,740
81 Fast Food Cooks
820
0.27% $19,340
82 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
820
0.27% $48,510
83 Applications Software Developers
820
0.27% $76,040
84 Medical Secretaries
810
0.27% $36,410
85 Billing and Posting Clerks
810
0.27% $34,520
86 Public Relations Specialists
810
0.27% $51,180
87 Short Order Cooks
790
0.26% $25,370
88 Secondary School Special Education Teachers
790
0.26% $51,770
89 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
760
0.25% $51,070
90 Order Clerks
750
0.25% $32,080
91 Postal Service Mail Carriers
740
0.25% $52,400
92 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
740
0.25% $37,310
93 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
730
0.24% $34,480
94 Medical Assistants
730
0.24% $33,170
95 Financial Managers
730
0.24% $102,990
96 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
720
0.24% $24,360
97 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
710
0.24% $57,270
98 Machinists
710
0.24% $40,070
99 Insurance Sales Agents
700
0.23% $51,690
100 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
690
0.23% $46,260
101 Medical and Health Services Managers
690
0.23% $81,060
102 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
680
0.23% $21,670
103 Physical Therapists
660
0.22% $73,610
104 Librarians
650
0.22% $48,770
105 Helpers--Production Workers
640
0.21% $27,910
106 Rehabilitation Counselors
640
0.21% $37,930
107 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
630
0.21% $36,460
108 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
630
0.21% $36,750
109 Bakers
620
0.21% $25,300
110 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
620
0.21% $44,350
111 Management Analysts
620
0.21% $71,640
112 All Other Managers
620
0.21% $99,340
113 Mental Health Counselors
610
0.20% $36,770
114 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
600
0.20% $41,300
115 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
600
0.20% $65,440
116 Parts Salespersons
600
0.20% $29,260
117 Correctional Officers and Jailers
600
0.20% $38,900
118 Electrical Engineers
600
0.20% $80,690
119 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
590
0.20% $41,340
120 Dental Hygienists
590
0.20% $63,080
121 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
580
0.19% $67,200
122 Civil Engineers
580
0.19% $69,270
123 Food Batchmakers
570
0.19% $31,540
124 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
570
0.19% $47,920
125 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
570
0.19% $40,790
126 Loan Officers
570
0.19% $66,510
127 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
560
0.19% $42,020
128 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
560
0.19% $35,730
129 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
550
0.18% $37,030
130 Pharmacy Technicians
550
0.18% $32,010
131 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
550
0.18% $53,390
132 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors
530
0.18% $33,650
133 Dental Assistants
530
0.18% $38,060
134 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
530
0.18% $30,450
135 Graphic Designers
530
0.18% $42,080
136 Systems Software Developers
530
0.18% $103,470
137 Construction Managers
530
0.18% $81,680
138 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
520
0.17% n/a
139 Mechanical Engineers
520
0.17% $77,260
140 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
500
0.17% $28,500
141 Data Entry Keyers
500
0.17% $32,370
142 Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers
500
0.17% $48,260
143 Social and Community Service Managers
500
0.17% $64,230
144 Pharmacists
490
0.16% $130,490
145 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
480
0.16% $22,940
146 Bill and Account Collectors
480
0.16% $36,700
147 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
470
0.16% $23,150
148 Automotive Body and Related Repairers
470
0.16% $42,060
149 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
470
0.16% $58,740
150 Instructional Coordinators
470
0.16% $52,980
151 Web Developers
470
0.16% $64,620
152 File Clerks
460
0.15% $32,700
153 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
460
0.15% $38,250
154 Nurse Practitioners
460
0.15% $91,040
155 Postsecondary Education Administrators
460
0.15% $75,950
156 Home Health Aides
450
0.15% $25,820
157 Other Production Workers
440
0.15% $22,490
158 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
430
0.14% $32,570
159 Library Technicians
430
0.14% $28,830
160 Marketing Managers
430
0.14% $102,830
161 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers
410
0.14% n/a
162 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
410
0.14% $21,600
163 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
410
0.14% $32,230
164 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
410
0.14% $79,630
165 Family and General Practitioners
410
0.14% $142,100
166 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
410
0.14% $51,360
167 Cost Estimators
410
0.14% $57,220
168 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
400
0.13% $27,060
169 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
400
0.13% $38,090
170 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
400
0.13% $32,510
171 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers
400
0.13% $61,390
172 Fundraisers
400
0.13% $46,440
173 Sales Managers
400
0.13% $92,930
174 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
390
0.13% $34,170
175 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
390
0.13% $22,810
176 Crossing Guards
390
0.13% $23,780
177 Radiologic Technologists
390
0.13% $55,590
178 Healthcare Social Workers
390
0.13% n/a
179 Architectural and Engineering Managers
390
0.13% $110,080
180 Residential Advisors
380
0.13% $27,170
181 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
380
0.13% $56,340
182 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
380
0.13% $57,940
183 Property, Real Estate Managers
380
0.13% $59,450
184 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
370
0.12% $70,060
185 Library Assistants, Clerical
370
0.12% $23,470
186 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
370
0.12% $20,950
187 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
370
0.12% $38,490
188 Speech-Language Pathologists
370
0.12% $62,500
189 Massage Therapists
360
0.12% $52,300
190 Other Physicians and Surgeons
360
0.12% n/a
191 Computer Systems Analysts
360
0.12% $77,040
192 Computer and Information Systems Managers
360
0.12% $122,150
193 Other Assemblers and Fabricators
350
0.12% $25,730
194 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
350
0.12% $52,650
195 Industrial Production Managers
350
0.12% $89,050
196 Physician Assistants
340
0.11% $100,860
197 Computer Programmers
340
0.11% $64,350
198 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
340
0.11% $44,840
199 Food Service Managers
340
0.11% $48,850
200 Couriers and Messengers
330
0.11% $22,520

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