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Top 100 Popular Jobs in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

What professions have the highest employment in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI? In this article we show the top 100 jobs that employ the highest number of people in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI. We note that the total employment in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI is 821,010. The most popular job is the office clerk, general profession, which employs 24,540 people (2.99 percent of the total employment in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI). The second most common job is the retail salesperson profession which employs 24,490 people (2.98 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI is computed from data published by BLS in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. 100 Most Popular Jobs in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
821,010
100.00% $36,510
2 Office Clerks, General
24,540
2.99% $32,140
3 Retail Salespersons
24,490
2.98% $20,550
4 Personal Care Aides
21,120
2.57% $21,170
5 Customer Service Representatives
19,030
2.32% $34,430
6 Registered Nurses
18,940
2.31% $66,970
7 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
17,870
2.18% $17,860
8 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
17,450
2.13% $24,750
9 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
13,360
1.63% $59,490
10 Waiters and Waitresses
12,790
1.56% $18,150
11 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
12,300
1.50% $20,810
12 General and Operations Managers
10,490
1.28% $96,510
13 Team Assemblers
10,230
1.25% $30,870
14 Nursing Assistants
9,930
1.21% $26,160
15 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
9,350
1.14% $21,270
16 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
8,910
1.09% $38,140
17 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
8,000
0.97% $50,540
18 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
7,690
0.94% $36,650
19 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
7,540
0.92% $37,560
20 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
6,940
0.85% $38,700
21 Accountants and Auditors
6,550
0.80% $64,330
22 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
6,120
0.75% $57,700
23 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
6,100
0.74% $58,800
24 Teacher Assistants
5,810
0.71% $27,910
25 Restaurant Cooks
5,690
0.69% $21,800
26 Machinists
5,670
0.69% $41,450
27 Bartenders
5,620
0.68% $18,480
28 Other Sales Representatives
5,590
0.68% $51,540
29 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
5,390
0.66% $59,120
30 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
5,220
0.64% $25,990
31 Security Guards
5,180
0.63% $23,440
32 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
5,090
0.62% $21,200
33 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
5,070
0.62% $28,960
34 Substitute Teachers
5,070
0.62% $27,630
35 Packers and Packagers
4,930
0.60% $20,820
36 Receptionists and Information Clerks
4,920
0.60% $27,850
37 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
4,750
0.58% $31,850
38 Other Business Operations Specialists
4,520
0.55% $64,190
39 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
4,450
0.54% $37,640
40 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
4,150
0.51% $30,140
41 Applications Software Developers
4,150
0.51% $80,890
42 Computer Systems Analysts
4,110
0.50% $76,260
43 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
4,010
0.49% $39,690
44 Home Health Aides
3,960
0.48% $22,350
45 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
3,870
0.47% $55,210
46 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
3,840
0.47% $28,760
47 Management Analysts
3,790
0.46% $76,780
48 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
3,740
0.46% $36,400
49 Childcare Workers
3,710
0.45% $20,420
50 Lawyers
3,570
0.43% $85,350
51 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
3,430
0.42% $23,100
52 Financial Managers
3,410
0.42% $106,470
53 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
3,360
0.41% $38,510
54 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
3,360
0.41% $48,040
55 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
3,340
0.41% $28,500
56 Mechanical Engineers
3,340
0.41% $71,730
57 Social and Human Service Assistants
3,320
0.40% $31,140
58 Computer User Support Specialists
3,250
0.40% $47,630
59 Human Resources Specialists
3,220
0.39% $54,880
60 Construction Laborers
3,170
0.39% $43,080
61 Medical Assistants
3,170
0.39% $32,480
62 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
3,110
0.38% $34,280
63 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
3,110
0.38% $67,620
64 Tellers
3,040
0.37% $24,470
65 All Other Managers
3,040
0.37% $95,980
66 Medical Secretaries
2,960
0.36% $33,650
67 Electricians
2,930
0.36% $63,820
68 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
2,910
0.35% $36,850
69 Food Preparation Workers
2,870
0.35% $19,150
70 Industrial Engineers
2,840
0.35% $73,070
71 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
2,830
0.34% $49,810
72 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
2,790
0.34% $48,430
73 Sales Managers
2,760
0.34% $109,820
74 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
2,750
0.33% $70,510
75 Driver/Sales Workers
2,730
0.33% $19,080
76 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
2,720
0.33% $46,360
77 Billing and Posting Clerks
2,700
0.33% $34,930
78 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
2,700
0.33% $117,890
79 Helpers--Production Workers
2,680
0.33% $26,720
80 Counter and Rental Clerks
2,610
0.32% $23,550
81 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
2,530
0.31% $18,200
82 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
2,530
0.31% $24,450
83 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
2,520
0.31% $57,880
84 Pharmacy Technicians
2,500
0.30% $29,440
85 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
2,490
0.30% $22,870
86 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
2,440
0.30% $56,590
87 Computer and Information Systems Managers
2,420
0.29% $113,910
88 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
2,350
0.29% $17,740
89 Computer Programmers
2,350
0.29% $69,120
90 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
2,340
0.29% $33,120
91 Insurance Sales Agents
2,290
0.28% $59,060
92 Carpenters
2,260
0.28% $47,660
93 Dishwashers
2,260
0.28% $18,910
94 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
2,250
0.27% $31,240
95 Medical and Health Services Managers
2,210
0.27% $86,410
96 Printing Press Operators
2,190
0.27% $39,880
97 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
2,170
0.26% $17,930
98 Financial Analysts
2,160
0.26% $70,480
99 Other Assemblers and Fabricators
2,140
0.26% $24,010
100 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
2,130
0.26% $79,880

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