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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Table 2. Occupations with the highest concentration of employment in metropolitan areas, May 2009
Occupation Total occupational employment Percent of total occupational employment in metropolitan areas

Subway and streetcar operators

6,040 99.8

Flight attendants

94,710 98.9

Political scientists

3,920 98.7

Semiconductor processors

25,320 98.3

Biochemists and biophysicists

22,320 97.6

Shampooers

15,770 97.5

Computer hardware engineers

63,790 97.5

Actuaries

17,480 97.4

Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers

72,460 97.4

Medical scientists, except epidemiologists

99,030 97.3

Insurance appraisers, auto damage

10,650 97.2

Computer software engineers, systems software

373,880 97.1

Financial analysts

228,170 97.0

Prosthodontists

640 97.0

Manicurists and pedicurists

51,320 96.8

Parking lot attendants

125,800 96.8

Brokerage clerks

60,450 96.8

Sociologists

4,280 96.6

Computer software engineers, applications

478,300 96.5

Industrial-organizational psychologists

1,650 96.5

 

Last Modified Date: December 14, 2010