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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 1,886,090. The most popular job is the retail salesperson profession, which employs 57,530 people (3.05 percent of the total employment in Oregon). The second most common job is the cashier profession which employs 43,660 people (2.31 percent of the total employment). The employment and salary information in Oregon is computed from data published by BLS in April 2019 [1].

Table 1. 200 most popular jobs in Oregon (2018 survey)

Job Description # of
Empl. i
% of    
Empl. i
Average
Salary i
1 All Occupations
1,886,090
100.00% $39,580
2 Retail Salespersons
57,530
3.05% $26,490
3 Cashiers
43,660
2.31% $24,270
4 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
39,850
2.11% $23,820
5 Registered Nurses
36,020
1.91% $91,220
6 Office Clerks, General
34,900
1.85% $35,140
7 Waiters and Waitresses
33,390
1.77% $24,130
8 General and Operations Managers
32,960
1.75% $85,290
9 Personal Care Aides
31,510
1.67% $26,370
10 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
29,620
1.57% $38,310
11 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
27,430
1.45% $29,290
12 Customer Service Representatives
27,070
1.44% $35,330
13 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
25,660
1.36% $29,840
14 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
23,960
1.27% $40,590
15 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
23,950
1.27% $27,900
16 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
23,300
1.24% $45,780
17 Restaurant Cooks
22,470
1.19% $28,540
18 Teacher Assistants
20,430
1.08% $32,140
19 Other Personal Care and Service Workers
17,830
0.95% $29,670
20 Other Business Operations Specialists
16,730
0.89% $64,190
21 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
16,710
0.89% $38,940
22 Wholesale and Manufacturing (Except Technical and Scientific Products) Sales Representatives
16,660
0.88% $57,260
23 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
15,820
0.84% $37,090
24 Applications Software Developers
15,610
0.83% $100,080
25 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
15,430
0.82% $66,220
26 Carpenters
15,270
0.81% $45,590
27 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
14,370
0.76% $25,110
28 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
14,310
0.76% $56,360
29 Food Preparation Workers
14,110
0.75% $25,730
30 Receptionists and Information Clerks
13,720
0.73% $30,610
31 Medical Secretaries
13,580
0.72% $38,520
32 Medical Assistants
12,960
0.69% $38,200
33 Nursing Assistants
12,880
0.68% $32,350
34 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
12,870
0.68% $31,800
35 All other assemblers and fabricators
12,430
0.66% $32,660
36 Construction Laborers
12,390
0.66% $38,010
37 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
11,990
0.64% $24,420
38 Accountants and Auditors
11,890
0.63% $65,760
39 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
11,880
0.63% $32,110
40 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
10,940
0.58% $34,300
41 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
10,390
0.55% $71,910
42 Bartenders
9,580
0.51% $23,960
43 Other Sales Representatives
9,290
0.49% $51,680
44 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
9,120
0.48% $36,490
45 Electricians
8,800
0.47% $70,970
46 Security Guards
8,740
0.46% $26,840
47 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
8,120
0.43% $34,590
48 Dishwashers
8,060
0.43% $24,100
49 Computer User Support Specialists
7,980
0.42% $50,790
50 All Other Managers
7,850
0.42% $89,200
51 Financial Managers
7,830
0.42% $109,460
52 Management Analysts
7,560
0.40% $78,760
53 Home Health Aides
7,310
0.39% $24,930
54 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
7,240
0.38% $62,950
55 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
7,230
0.38% $56,700
56 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
7,100
0.38% $29,020
57 Driver/Sales Workers
6,910
0.37% $30,580
58 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
6,880
0.36% $35,470
59 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
6,840
0.36% $43,530
60 Human Resources Specialists
6,790
0.36% $58,760
61 Packers and Packagers
6,760
0.36% $26,220
62 Childcare Workers
6,720
0.36% $24,680
63 Social and Human Service Assistants
6,630
0.35% $37,340
64 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers
6,520
0.35% $36,750
65 School or Special Client Bus Drivers
6,520
0.35% $34,990
66 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
6,470
0.34% $70,180
67 Other Production Workers
6,450
0.34% $31,190
68 Lawyers
6,320
0.34% $107,560
69 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
6,300
0.33% $74,790
70 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
6,230
0.33% $26,300
71 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
6,010
0.32% $24,250
72 Other Computer Occupations
6,000
0.32% $77,540
73 Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
5,950
0.32% $30,710
74 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
5,940
0.31% $40,500
75 Sales Managers
5,840
0.31% $112,250
76 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
5,770
0.31% $73,120
77 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
5,750
0.30% $24,900
78 Computer Systems Analysts
5,660
0.30% $88,630
79 Other Physicians and Surgeons
5,650
0.30% $199,960
80 Construction Managers
5,590
0.30% $92,100
81 Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
5,480
0.29% $86,520
82 Fast Food Cooks
5,440
0.29% $25,400
83 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
5,410
0.29% $23,710
84 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
5,400
0.29% $29,640
85 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
5,390
0.29% $71,670
86 Computer and Information Systems Managers
5,370
0.28% $123,960
87 Other Education, Training, and Library Workers
5,340
0.28% $35,600
88 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
5,310
0.28% $55,570
89 Buyers and Purchasing Agents
5,200
0.28% $58,890
90 Counter and Rental Clerks
5,130
0.27% $29,910
91 Substitute Teachers
5,090
0.27% $46,160
92 Parts Salespersons
5,070
0.27% $32,540
93 Electrical, electronic, and electromechanical assemblers
5,070
0.27% $33,510
94 Dental Assistants
5,040
0.27% $43,990
95 Pharmacy Technicians
5,020
0.27% $41,160
96 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
4,950
0.26% $55,210
97 Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors
4,880
0.26% $51,830
98 Tellers
4,820
0.26% $30,190
99 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
4,810
0.26% $35,550
100 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
4,750
0.25% $25,330
101 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
4,750
0.25% $35,920
102 First-line supervisors of transportation moving workers
4,750
0.25% $53,630
103 Medical and Health Services Managers
4,680
0.25% $105,690
104 Recreation Workers
4,670
0.25% $27,770
105 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
4,670
0.25% $44,310
106 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
4,590
0.24% $67,350
107 Billing and Posting Clerks
4,550
0.24% $40,020
108 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
4,520
0.24% $24,050
109 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
4,510
0.24% $54,290
110 Marketing Managers
4,500
0.24% $109,990
111 Clergy
4,430
0.23% $48,340
112 Coaches and Scouts
4,420
0.23% $30,250
113 Loan Officers
4,410
0.23% $64,610
114 Pharmacists
4,360
0.23% $137,620
115 Correctional Officers and Jailers
4,200
0.22% $61,090
116 Administrative Services Managers
4,130
0.22% $89,490
117 Mechanical Engineers
4,090
0.22% $82,680
118 Civil Engineers
4,080
0.22% $85,860
119 Insurance Sales Agents
4,070
0.22% $48,570
120 Paralegals and Legal Assistants
4,060
0.22% $53,020
121 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
4,030
0.21% $47,570
122 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
3,980
0.21% $80,510
123 Industrial Engineers
3,970
0.21% $88,640
124 Social and Community Service Managers
3,950
0.21% $59,430
125 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
3,950
0.21% $36,630
126 Semiconductor Processors
3,900
0.21% $37,200
127 Helpers--Production Workers
3,870
0.21% $30,930
128 Postal Service Mail Carriers
3,760
0.20% $46,520
129 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
3,720
0.20% $50,460
130 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
3,720
0.20% $53,680
131 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
3,680
0.20% $50,120
132 Postsecondary Health Specialties Teachers
3,660
0.19% $122,630
133 Food Batchmakers
3,650
0.19% $27,230
134 Dental Hygienists
3,630
0.19% $86,160
135 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
3,600
0.19% $47,810
136 Architectural and Engineering Managers
3,580
0.19% $129,510
137 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
3,580
0.19% $25,650
138 Training and Development Specialists
3,550
0.19% $60,670
139 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
3,550
0.19% $43,050
140 Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators
3,520
0.19% $107,690
141 Graphic Designers
3,510
0.19% $53,900
142 All Other Teachers and Instructors Except Substitute Teachers
3,490
0.19% $42,980
143 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
3,460
0.18% $62,750
144 Roofers
3,430
0.18% $37,950
145 Firefighters
3,410
0.18% $67,820
146 Machinists
3,360
0.18% $47,410
147 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
3,350
0.18% $24,290
148 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
3,270
0.17% $66,690
149 Public Relations Specialists
3,210
0.17% $61,550
150 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
3,200
0.17% $46,970
151 Food Service Managers
3,180
0.17% $48,730
152 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
3,160
0.17% $62,520
153 Sales and Related Workers, All Other
3,130
0.17% $36,840
154 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
3,030
0.16% $62,620
155 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
3,010
0.16% $30,350
156 Cost Estimators
2,980
0.16% $68,590
157 Transit and Intercity Bus Drivers
2,950
0.16% $50,870
158 Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales Representatives
2,940
0.16% $77,140
159 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
2,910
0.15% $47,030
160 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
2,880
0.15% $57,100
161 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
2,870
0.15% $41,020
162 Compliance Officers
2,860
0.15% $68,250
163 Physical Therapists
2,850
0.15% $85,480
164 Industrial Production Managers
2,840
0.15% $90,070
165 Property, Real Estate Managers
2,840
0.15% $52,770
166 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
2,800
0.15% $40,960
167 Engineers, All Other
2,760
0.15% $87,070
168 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
2,760
0.15% $24,810
169 Bakers
2,750
0.15% $28,920
170 Biological Technicians
2,740
0.15% $39,610
171 Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
2,700
0.14% $34,540
172 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
2,680
0.14% $40,080
173 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
2,670
0.14% $42,650
174 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
2,660
0.14% $35,170
175 Sheet Metal Workers
2,660
0.14% $51,720
176 Forest and Conservation Technicians
2,580
0.14% $35,630
177 Computer Programmers
2,570
0.14% $81,260
178 Systems Software Developers
2,560
0.14% $105,870
179 Electrical Engineers
2,550
0.14% $88,880
180 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
2,470
0.13% $41,440
181 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
2,450
0.13% $46,740
182 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
2,430
0.13% $52,250
183 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
2,410
0.13% $29,440
184 Financial Analysts
2,390
0.13% $84,300
185 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
2,370
0.13% $34,580
186 Human Resources Managers
2,290
0.12% $97,030
187 Massage Therapists
2,290
0.12% $62,780
188 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
2,290
0.12% $41,250
189 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
2,280
0.12% $60,410
190 Other Social Workers
2,270
0.12% $51,650
191 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors
2,250
0.12% $44,980
192 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
2,230
0.12% $85,260
193 Crossing Guards
2,210
0.12% $29,720
194 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
2,170
0.12% $45,020
195 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
2,130
0.11% $35,110
196 Radiologic Technologists
2,110
0.11% $73,220
197 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
2,110
0.11% $27,210
198 Logisticians
2,100
0.11% $70,100
199 Tire Repairers and Changers
2,100
0.11% $33,300
200 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
2,090
0.11% $46,270

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