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Top 100 Popular Jobs in Tallahassee, FL

What professions have the highest employment in Tallahassee, FL? In this article we show the top 100 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Tallahassee, FL. We note that the total employment in Tallahassee, FL is 158,760. The most popular job is the retail salesperson profession, which employs 6,150 people (3.87 percent of the total employment in Tallahassee, FL). The second most common job is the combined food preparation and serving worker, including fast food profession which employs 5,150 people (3.24 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Tallahassee, FL is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 100 Most Popular Jobs in Tallahassee, FL

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
158,760
100.00% $32,570
2 Retail Salespersons
6,150
3.87% $19,120
3 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
5,150
3.24% $18,200
4 Management Analysts
4,680
2.95% $48,140
5 Cashiers
4,490
2.83% $18,690
6 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
4,200
2.65% $28,570
7 Office Clerks, General
3,170
2.00% $23,220
8 Waiters and Waitresses
3,110
1.96% $18,970
9 Registered Nurses
3,010
1.90% $57,220
10 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
2,930
1.85% $19,490
11 Customer Service Representatives
2,850
1.80% $27,340
12 Accountants and Auditors
2,730
1.72% $47,200
13 Other Business Operations Specialists
2,240
1.41% $60,970
14 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
2,180
1.37% $36,430
15 Lawyers
2,070
1.30% $84,040
16 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
1,880
1.18% $21,230
17 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
1,580
1.00% $37,530
18 General and Operations Managers
1,520
0.96% $102,220
19 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
1,490
0.94% $30,410
20 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
1,490
0.94% $32,290
21 Compliance Officers
1,450
0.91% $34,630
22 Restaurant Cooks
1,430
0.90% $21,960
23 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
1,410
0.89% $45,840
24 Receptionists and Information Clerks
1,320
0.83% $23,240
25 Teacher Assistants
1,310
0.83% $24,380
26 Other Sales Representatives
1,290
0.81% $43,800
27 Nursing Assistants
1,250
0.79% $22,330
28 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
1,240
0.78% $18,390
29 Computer Network Architects
1,230
0.77% $54,230
30 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
1,160
0.73% $30,170
31 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
1,150
0.72% $42,430
32 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
1,120
0.71% $18,550
33 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
1,090
0.69% $21,910
34 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
1,020
0.64% $45,020
35 Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
1,000
0.63% $33,510
36 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
990
0.62% $31,630
37 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
990
0.62% $21,710
38 Security Guards
860
0.54% $23,510
39 Home Health Aides
850
0.54% $19,450
40 Food Preparation Workers
840
0.53% $18,910
41 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
840
0.53% $42,580
42 Computer Systems Analysts
840
0.53% $78,890
43 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
770
0.49% $32,370
44 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
770
0.49% $43,480
45 Human Resources Specialists
770
0.49% $48,010
46 Computer User Support Specialists
740
0.47% $36,270
47 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
720
0.45% $27,340
48 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
710
0.45% $40,070
49 Environmental Scientists and Health Specialists
710
0.45% $47,880
50 Applications Software Developers
660
0.42% $75,170
51 Psychiatric Technicians
650
0.41% $26,030
52 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
640
0.40% $43,960
53 Data Entry Keyers
630
0.40% $26,020
54 Recreation Workers
630
0.40% $20,170
55 Public Relations Specialists
630
0.40% n/a
56 Operations Research Analysts
600
0.38% $43,440
57 Computer Programmers
600
0.38% $57,570
58 Medical Assistants
590
0.37% $28,240
59 Tellers
580
0.37% $25,860
60 Driver/Sales Workers
570
0.36% $19,930
61 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
560
0.35% $47,710
62 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
550
0.35% $52,110
63 Construction Laborers
540
0.34% $23,710
64 Unknown
540
0.34% $26,050
65 Insurance Sales Agents
530
0.33% $46,490
66 Counter and Rental Clerks
530
0.33% $24,530
67 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
530
0.33% $67,050
68 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
520
0.33% $43,260
69 Civil Engineers
520
0.33% $76,010
70 All Other Managers
520
0.33% $75,200
71 Billing and Posting Clerks
510
0.32% $31,450
72 Other Postsecondary Teachers
510
0.32% $65,720
73 Instructional Coordinators
490
0.31% $46,570
74 File Clerks
480
0.30% $25,780
75 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
480
0.30% $49,490
76 Childcare Workers
470
0.30% $19,220
77 Bartenders
460
0.29% $20,740
78 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
450
0.28% $26,590
79 Carpenters
440
0.28% $37,110
80 Legal Secretaries
440
0.28% $36,430
81 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
440
0.28% $45,930
82 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
430
0.27% $18,540
83 Electricians
410
0.26% $38,860
84 Personal Care Aides
410
0.26% $19,410
85 Other Community and Social Service Specialists
410
0.26% $41,410
86 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
400
0.25% $35,330
87 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
390
0.25% $26,350
88 Dishwashers
390
0.25% $18,370
89 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
390
0.25% $29,400
90 Training and Development Specialists
390
0.25% $46,510
91 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
380
0.24% $18,600
92 Pharmacy Technicians
380
0.24% $28,380
93 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
370
0.23% $35,050
94 Real Estate Sales Agents
370
0.23% $34,110
95 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
370
0.23% $84,610
96 Packers and Packagers
360
0.23% $18,790
97 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
360
0.23% $23,650
98 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
360
0.23% $22,200
99 Substitute Teachers
360
0.23% $20,740
100 Construction Managers
350
0.22% $62,510

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