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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Largest Occupations in Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

542,060

Firefighters

274,930

Office Clerks, General

191,580

Correctional Officers and Jailers

159,250

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

106,050

Recreation Workers

104,810

Highway Maintenance Workers

103,060

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

98,700

Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

89,020

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

85,100
Largest Occupations in State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Correctional Officers and Jailers

248,920

Office Clerks, General

74,920

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

63,030

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

61,290

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

58,340

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

51,770

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

50,020

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

48,700

Social and Human Service Assistants

44,490

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

43,310
Largest Occupations in Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

174,370

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

80,510

Computer Occupations, All Other*

72,370

Registered Nurses*

68,270

Managers, All Other

59,030

Management Analysts

56,390

Compliance Officers

51,590

Transportation Security Screeners* (federal only)

45,320

Detectives and Criminal Investigators

44,210

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

43,980
Largest Occupations in Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other*

55,340

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

35,050

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

27,160

Office Clerks, General

22,970

General and Operations Managers

20,790

Public Relations Specialists

19,440

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

15,880

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

15,170

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

13,420

Customer Service Representatives

11,110
Largest Occupations in Civic and Social Organizations, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Bartenders

43,320

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

35,260

Recreation Workers

31,070

Childcare Workers

30,800

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

21,140

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

14,230

Office Clerks, General

14,020

Waiters and Waitresses

12,070

Customer Service Representatives

9,350

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

8,460
Largest Occupations in Social Advocacy Organizations, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Social and Human Service Assistants

13,730

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

9,600

Personal Care Aides

9,290

General and Operations Managers

7,920

Office Clerks, General

7,890

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other*

7,610

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

6,680

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

6,480

Public Relations Specialists

6,380

Social and Community Service Managers

6,240
Largest Occupations in Grantmaking and Giving Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales and Related Workers, All Other*

11,480

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

8,550

Office Clerks, General

7,590

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

7,280

Public Relations Specialists

6,790

General and Operations Managers

6,430

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

5,490

Social and Human Service Assistants

3,680

Social and Community Service Managers

3,540

Accountants and Auditors

3,500
Largest Occupations in Religious Organizations, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Clergy

22,520

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

15,240

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

13,490

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

11,960

Office Clerks, General

9,110

Childcare Workers

8,030

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

7,980

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

7,720

Musicians and Singers

7,310

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

6,300
Largest Occupations in Other Personal Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Parking Lot Attendants

78,110

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

52,330

Cashiers

11,980

Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

6,590

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

5,270

Office Clerks, General

5,240

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

5,020

Customer Service Representatives

4,550

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

4,210

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

4,030
Largest Occupations in Drycleaning and Laundry Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

103,910

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

44,250

Counter and Rental Clerks

40,530

Driver/Sales Workers

16,610

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

12,410

Cashiers

7,310

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

7,150

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

5,680

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

4,310

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

4,130
Largest Occupations in Death Care Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Funeral Attendants

30,820

Funeral Service Managers, Directors, Morticians, and Undertakers

29,220

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

15,830

Office Clerks, General

8,390

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

8,220

Embalmers

6,290

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

4,050

Receptionists and Information Clerks

3,440

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

3,420

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

2,460
Largest Occupations in Personal Care Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

317,360

Manicurists and Pedicurists

53,550

Receptionists and Information Clerks

50,340

Massage Therapists

28,670

Skincare Specialists

22,460

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

18,130

Counter and Rental Clerks

17,250

Shampooers

13,220

Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

12,160

Barbers

10,020
Largest Occupations in Personal and Household Goods Repair and Maintenance, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Home Appliance Repairers

11,180

Upholsterers

6,960

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

3,830

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

3,190

Office Clerks, General

3,190

Furniture Finishers

2,490

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

2,240

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

2,110

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

1,800

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

1,680
Largest Occupations in Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

32,420

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

14,540

Office Clerks, General

7,500

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

7,310

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

6,710

Machinists

6,160

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

5,800

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

5,570

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

4,940

General and Operations Managers

4,860
Largest Occupations in Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

16,900

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

6,800

Medical Equipment Repairers

6,050

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

4,780

Office Clerks, General

3,640

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

3,580

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment

3,520

Computer Support Specialists

3,120

Customer Service Representatives

2,710

General and Operations Managers

2,680
Largest Occupations in Automotive Repair and Maintenance, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

220,740

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

115,800

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

92,970

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

41,630

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

36,820

Office Clerks, General

32,850

Painters, Transportation Equipment

22,140

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

18,780

Counter and Rental Clerks

17,500

Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

17,120
Largest Occupations in Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Bartenders

153,870

Waiters and Waitresses

63,540

Security Guards

19,750

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

18,990

Cooks, Short Order

16,320

Cooks, Restaurant

12,350

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

9,590

Dishwashers

5,370

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

4,940

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

4,760
Largest Occupations in Special Food Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

104,280

Waiters and Waitresses

51,710

Food Preparation Workers

46,030

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

43,520

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

39,890

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

31,500

Dishwashers

28,060

Cashiers

25,810

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

24,680

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

21,450
Largest Occupations in Limited-Service Eating Places, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

2,118,090

Cooks, Fast Food

438,310

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

349,670

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

217,840

Cashiers

190,230

Food Preparation Workers

160,080

Waiters and Waitresses

120,320

Driver/Sales Workers

118,960

Food Service Managers

62,740

Cooks, Restaurant

53,370
Largest Occupations in Full-Service Restaurants, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Waiters and Waitresses

1,761,250

Cooks, Restaurant

762,000

Dishwashers

329,090

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

280,810

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

228,850

Bartenders

207,740

Food Preparation Workers

205,360

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

201,900

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

108,360

Cooks, Short Order

72,070
Largest Occupations in Rooming and Boarding Houses, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

2,030

Residential Advisors

1,080

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

1,040

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

800

Cooks, All Other

740

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

440

Food Preparation Workers

420

Waiters and Waitresses

380

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

370

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

340
Largest Occupations in RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

5,450

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

5,370

Recreation Workers

4,260

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

3,640

Office Clerks, General

2,290

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

2,060

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

2,020

General and Operations Managers

1,180

Security Guards

1,050

Cashiers

990
Largest Occupations in Traveler Accommodation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

409,450

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

210,910

Waiters and Waitresses

127,350

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

68,180

Cooks, Restaurant

56,610

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

45,810

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

41,580

Bartenders

35,290

Gaming Dealers

34,110

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

33,480
Largest Occupations in Other Amusement and Recreation Industries, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

153,930

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

120,450

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

89,140

Waiters and Waitresses

64,330

Coaches and Scouts

33,990

Childcare Workers

33,620

Receptionists and Information Clerks

28,630

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

28,020

Cashiers

26,570

Recreation Workers

26,200
Largest Occupations in Gambling Industries, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Gaming Dealers

24,480

Waiters and Waitresses

7,780

Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers

7,360

Security Guards

6,980

Cashiers

5,740

Gaming Supervisors

5,450

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

4,340

Gaming Cage Workers

4,170

Cooks, Restaurant

4,030

Bartenders

3,720
Largest Occupations in Amusement Parks and Arcades, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

38,790

Cashiers

9,400

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

7,730

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

6,160

Waiters and Waitresses

6,150

Retail Salespersons

5,860

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

5,670

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

5,420

Security Guards

4,230

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

3,350
Largest Occupations in Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Tour Guides and Escorts

12,380

Security Guards

6,720

Cashiers

5,940

Curators

5,680

Retail Salespersons

4,480

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

4,270

Museum Technicians and Conservators

4,040

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

3,900

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

3,830

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

3,440
Largest Occupations in Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators

4,290

Actors

4,080

Producers and Directors

2,980

Writers and Authors

2,610

Office Clerks, General

2,030

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

1,980

Musicians and Singers

1,910

Craft Artists

1,860

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

1,710

Public Address System and Other Announcers

1,700
Largest Occupations in Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes

7,470

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

2,400

Office Clerks, General

1,270

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

680

General and Operations Managers

680

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

470

Accountants and Auditors

360

Receptionists and Information Clerks

300

Coaches and Scouts

270

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

260
Largest Occupations in Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

17,810

Security Guards

6,700

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

5,300

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

4,960

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

4,440

Cashiers

2,830

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

2,730

Office Clerks, General

2,690

Musicians and Singers

2,540

General and Operations Managers

2,170
Largest Occupations in Spectator Sports, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

8,920

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

8,920

Athletes and Sports Competitors

8,710

Security Guards

6,400

Coaches and Scouts

5,330

Cashiers

4,130

Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners

3,360

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

3,350

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

3,000

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

2,500
Largest Occupations in Performing Arts Companies, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Musicians and Singers

23,310

Actors

8,800

Dancers

5,040

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

4,850

Producers and Directors

4,650

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

3,310

Cashiers

3,100

Waiters and Waitresses

3,050

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

3,050

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

2,860
Largest Occupations in Child Day Care Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Childcare Workers

286,250

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education

230,910

Teacher Assistants

103,060

Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program

32,610

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

18,770

Office Clerks, General

12,820

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

12,520

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education

8,700

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

6,790

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

6,550
Largest Occupations in Vocational Rehabilitation Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Personal Care Aides

38,750

Rehabilitation Counselors

32,540

Social and Human Service Assistants

25,090

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

15,370

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

11,760

Home Health Aides

10,820

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

9,490

Office Clerks, General

8,680

Retail Salespersons

7,540

Social and Community Service Managers

6,220
Largest Occupations in Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Social and Human Service Assistants

17,320

Social and Community Service Managers

6,790

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

6,590

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other*

6,230

Office Clerks, General

5,560

Residential Advisors

5,540

General and Operations Managers

3,660

Childcare Workers

3,560

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

3,200

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

3,170
Largest Occupations in Individual and Family Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Personal Care Aides

349,000

Home Health Aides

137,310

Social and Human Service Assistants

82,930

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

60,150

Social and Community Service Managers

30,150

Office Clerks, General

28,400

Recreation Workers

22,710

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

22,190

Mental Health Counselors

21,150

Childcare Workers

20,350
Largest Occupations in Other Residential Care Facilities, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Childcare Workers

28,610

Home Health Aides

16,910

Social and Human Service Assistants

11,610

Residential Advisors

10,850

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

10,010

Personal Care Aides

6,110

Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants*

4,940

Social and Community Service Managers

3,050

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

2,970

Mental Health Counselors

2,750
Largest Occupations in Community Care Facilities for the Elderly, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants*

168,720

Home Health Aides

130,700

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

42,920

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

39,660

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

34,820

Personal Care Aides

33,380

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

32,430

Registered Nurses*

29,690

Recreation Workers

16,110

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

15,090
Largest Occupations in Residential Mental Retardation, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Home Health Aides

166,200

Personal Care Aides

50,400

Social and Human Service Assistants

42,030

Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants*

31,000

Mental Health Counselors

20,140

Residential Advisors

19,980

Psychiatric Aides

17,960

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

16,140

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

14,980

Rehabilitation Counselors

13,920
Largest Occupations in Nursing Care Facilities, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants*

627,370

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

215,270

Registered Nurses*

138,080

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

80,260

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

48,880

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

46,680

Home Health Aides

39,840

Food Preparation Workers

37,250

Recreation Workers

34,830

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

30,170
Largest Occupations in Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Registered Nurses*

51,150

Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants*

18,920

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

7,950

Physical Therapists

6,570

Respiratory Therapists

5,420

Occupational Therapists

5,100

Medical and Health Services Managers

4,570

Medical Secretaries

4,300

Office Clerks, General

3,950

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

3,230
Largest Occupations in Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Registered Nurses*

34,810

Psychiatric Aides

27,290

Psychiatric Technicians

23,830

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

10,880

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

9,320

Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants*

7,670

Mental Health Counselors

6,290

Social and Human Service Assistants

5,070

Medical and Health Services Managers

4,240

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

4,080
Largest Occupations in General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Registered Nurses*

1,556,930

Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants*

384,100

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

136,190

Medical Secretaries

132,350

Radiologic Technologists and Technicians*

131,400

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

113,250

Medical and Health Services Managers

110,220

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

95,880

Office Clerks, General

92,440

Respiratory Therapists

87,520
Largest Occupations in Other Ambulatory Health Care Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

110,330

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other*

19,700

Registered Nurses*

11,090

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

10,250

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

7,090

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

6,030

Medical and Health Services Managers

4,450

General and Operations Managers

4,250

Office Clerks, General

3,920

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

3,760
Largest Occupations in Home Health Care Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Home Health Aides

338,650

Personal Care Aides

250,140

Registered Nurses*

156,730

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

73,760

Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants*

52,820

Office Clerks, General

23,130

Physical Therapists

22,010

Medical and Health Services Managers

16,940

Healthcare Social Workers

15,050

General and Operations Managers

9,390
Largest Occupations in Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Healthcare Support Workers, All Other*

29,180

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

26,490

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

26,290

Radiologic Technologists and Technicians*

18,730

Couriers and Messengers

10,230

Customer Service Representatives

8,040

Receptionists and Information Clerks

6,290

Medical Secretaries

6,250

Billing and Posting Clerks

5,890

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

5,170
Largest Occupations in Outpatient Care Centers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Registered Nurses*

95,180

Medical Assistants

32,360

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

23,050

Mental Health Counselors

22,520

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other*

21,300

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

18,640

Medical Secretaries

18,000

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

17,700

Social and Human Service Assistants

17,580

Receptionists and Information Clerks

17,030
Largest Occupations in Offices of Other Health Practitioners, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Physical Therapists

63,910

Medical Assistants

55,920

Receptionists and Information Clerks

49,870

Medical Secretaries

43,050

Office Clerks, General

31,960

Physical Therapist Assistants

27,000

Chiropractors

25,770

Opticians, Dispensing

25,250

Physical Therapist Aides

25,020

Occupational Therapists

24,320
Largest Occupations in Offices of Dentists, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Dental Assistants

273,320

Dental Hygienists

176,670

Dentists, General

81,910

Medical Secretaries

74,840

Receptionists and Information Clerks

67,040

Office Clerks, General

32,090

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

21,170

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

20,740

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

11,420

Billing and Posting Clerks

10,420
Largest Occupations in Offices of Physicians, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Medical Assistants

325,420

Registered Nurses*

235,710

Medical Secretaries

184,890

Receptionists and Information Clerks

183,010

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

151,900

Billing and Posting Clerks

93,330

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

89,740

Office Clerks, General

82,020

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

73,960

Family and General Practitioners

67,760
Largest Occupations in Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Teacher Assistants

11,680

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

11,170

Instructional Coordinators

9,430

Office Clerks, General

6,050

Customer Service Representatives

4,980

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

4,840

Childcare Workers

4,680

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

4,580

Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other

4,570

General and Operations Managers

4,020
Largest Occupations in Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

75,980

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

57,250

Coaches and Scouts

39,710

Office Clerks, General

14,800

Teacher Assistants

14,780

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

9,920

Choreographers

9,470

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

8,930

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

7,760

General and Operations Managers

7,050
Largest Occupations in Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

50,350

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

5,280

Office Clerks, General

5,250

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

4,810

Commercial Pilots

4,540

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

4,340

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

4,010

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

3,780

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

3,640

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

3,490
Largest Occupations in Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

6,950

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

5,300

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

5,110

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

4,270

Training and Development Specialists

4,180

Office Clerks, General

4,100

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

2,920

Instructional Coordinators

2,900

General and Operations Managers

2,760

Computer Support Specialists

1,950
Largest Occupations in Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Office Clerks, General

149,620

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

120,150

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

119,230

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

107,050

Graduate Teaching Assistants

107,040

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

83,520

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

78,000

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

70,570

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

64,220

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

56,910
Largest Occupations in Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

57,150

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

48,740

Office Clerks, General

37,680

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary

29,930

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

26,110

Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary

25,100

Business Teachers, Postsecondary

23,100

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

21,830

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

20,930

Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

20,770
Largest Occupations in Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

1,404,490

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

994,870

Teacher Assistants

963,420

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

639,320

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

590,160

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

336,330

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

224,290

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

221,030

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

218,230

Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School*

205,130
Largest Occupations in Remediation and Other Waste Management Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

22,880

Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners

13,940

Construction Laborers

8,560

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

6,430

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

5,900

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

5,880

General and Operations Managers

3,880

Office Clerks, General

3,820

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

3,120

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

3,100
Largest Occupations in Waste Treatment and Disposal, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

14,730

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

11,000

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

4,810

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

4,210

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

4,100

General and Operations Managers

2,960

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

2,390

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

2,170

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2,140

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

2,120
Largest Occupations in Waste Collection, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

50,780

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

27,840

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

9,240

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

5,260

Office Clerks, General

4,080

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

3,980

General and Operations Managers

3,390

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

2,640

Customer Service Representatives

2,430

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

2,010
Largest Occupations in Other Support Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

18,900

Packers and Packagers, Hand

13,170

Customer Service Representatives

12,920

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

12,110

Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

11,810

Firefighters

11,180

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

9,250

Office Clerks, General

8,140

Crossing Guards

7,720

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

7,580
Largest Occupations in Services to Buildings and Dwellings, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

749,400

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

438,200

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

93,520

Pest Control Workers

59,000

First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

56,040

First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers

52,830

Tree Trimmers and Pruners

32,200

General and Operations Managers

30,610

Office Clerks, General

30,250

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

24,690
Largest Occupations in Investigation and Security Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Security Guards

592,550

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

32,380

First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other

20,000

Private Detectives and Investigators

12,210

Locksmiths and Safe Repairers

11,190

General and Operations Managers

9,630

Office Clerks, General

7,620

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

6,660

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

6,120

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

5,240
Largest Occupations in Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Travel Agents

63,500

Customer Service Representatives

15,960

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

15,610

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

8,910

General and Operations Managers

5,420

First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers

5,100

Tour Guides and Escorts

4,760

Office Clerks, General

4,600

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

4,490

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

3,930
Largest Occupations in Business Support Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

195,620

Telemarketers

136,180

Bill and Account Collectors

104,060

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

32,230

Office Clerks, General

20,980

Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service

19,670

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

19,100

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

18,360

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

15,950

General and Operations Managers

14,970
Largest Occupations in Employment Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

337,540

Office Clerks, General

158,330

Team Assemblers

152,040

Helpers--Production Workers

124,700

Packers and Packagers, Hand

111,930

Customer Service Representatives

92,000

Construction Laborers

76,110

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

68,240

Registered Nurses*

67,610

Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other*

66,240
Largest Occupations in Facilities Support Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Correctional Officers and Jailers

22,870

Security Guards

13,350

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

12,070

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

7,460

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

4,490

Office Clerks, General

2,690

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

2,240

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,990

General and Operations Managers

1,940

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

1,830
Largest Occupations in Office Administrative Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

30,600

Office Clerks, General

25,870

General and Operations Managers

23,640

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

23,450

Accountants and Auditors

18,880

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

15,630

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

14,150

Billing and Posting Clerks

12,440

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

12,350

Management Analysts

9,710
Largest Occupations in Management of Companies and Enterprises, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

81,090

Accountants and Auditors

78,040

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

76,910

General and Operations Managers

72,800

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

58,280

Office Clerks, General

51,320

Financial Managers

51,120

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

44,700

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

43,190

Computer Systems Analysts

38,750
Largest Occupations in Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

72,080

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

62,090

Veterinarians

50,900

Receptionists and Information Clerks

41,700

Photographers

37,230

Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

36,600

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

27,650

Office Clerks, General

21,920

Customer Service Representatives

17,910

Interpreters and Translators

15,080
Largest Occupations in Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Advertising Sales Agents

52,300

Public Relations Specialists

30,830

Demonstrators and Product Promoters

21,290

Graphic Designers

21,180

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service

14,510

General and Operations Managers

13,790

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*

13,720

Office Clerks, General

12,700

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

12,690

Art Directors

10,070
Largest Occupations in Scientific Research and Development Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

38,370

Biological Technicians

20,200

Chemists

16,540

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

15,770

Software Developers, Systems Software

15,470

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

15,160

General and Operations Managers

14,600

Software Developers, Applications

13,400

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

13,210

Biochemists and Biophysicists

11,960
Largest Occupations in Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Management Analysts

144,350

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

43,490

General and Operations Managers

41,630

Office Clerks, General

41,040

Customer Service Representatives

37,690

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*

34,500

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

30,780

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

29,930

Accountants and Auditors

26,030

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

25,710
Largest Occupations in Computer Systems Design and Related Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Software Developers, Applications

182,170

Computer Systems Analysts

135,060

Software Developers, Systems Software

124,280

Computer Support Specialists

122,990

Computer Programmers

115,010

Information Security Analysts, Web Developers, and Computer Network Architects

64,670

Computer and Information Systems Managers

58,190

Network and Computer Systems Administrators*

51,960

General and Operations Managers

43,350

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

34,060
Largest Occupations in Specialized Design Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Graphic Designers

25,050

Interior Designers

15,640

Office Clerks, General

5,090

General and Operations Managers

4,390

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

3,680

Commercial and Industrial Designers

3,200

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

3,160

Art Directors

2,870

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

2,840

Retail Salespersons

2,360
Largest Occupations in Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Civil Engineers

129,350

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

71,460

Architectural and Civil Drafters

66,290

Mechanical Engineers

52,660

Architectural and Engineering Managers

40,890

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

35,630

General and Operations Managers

35,550

Electrical Engineers

34,930

Civil Engineering Technicians

32,950

Office Clerks, General

30,810
Largest Occupations in Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Accountants and Auditors

284,070

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

96,260

Tax Preparers

57,820

Billing and Posting Clerks

38,990

Office Clerks, General

37,070

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

36,340

Customer Service Representatives

17,500

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

16,990

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

16,030

Financial Managers

15,810
Largest Occupations in Legal Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Lawyers

372,030

Legal Secretaries

191,400

Paralegals and Legal Assistants*

183,240

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

50,150

Office Clerks, General

47,260

Receptionists and Information Clerks

29,060

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

25,030

Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers

22,870

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

18,200

File Clerks

17,100
Largest Occupations in Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

1,810

General and Operations Managers

1,620

Office Clerks, General

1,170

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

1,100

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

1,040

Management Analysts

1,010

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

980

Accountants and Auditors

910

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*

880

Customer Service Representatives

840
Largest Occupations in Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Counter and Rental Clerks

9,800

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

7,610

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

7,330

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

6,540

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

6,030

General and Operations Managers

4,660

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

4,630

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

4,190

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

3,900

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

3,580
Largest Occupations in General Rental Centers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Counter and Rental Clerks

8,550

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

4,360

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

3,490

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2,170

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

1,600

General and Operations Managers

1,530

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

1,510

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

1,130

Retail Salespersons

940

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

910
Largest Occupations in Consumer Goods Rental, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Counter and Rental Clerks

42,450

Cashiers

25,270

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

15,390

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

14,520

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

10,910

Customer Service Representatives

8,360

Retail Salespersons

8,180

General and Operations Managers

3,960

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

2,960

Office Clerks, General

2,850
Largest Occupations in Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Counter and Rental Clerks

49,270

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

15,690

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

9,540

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

8,900

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

6,940

Customer Service Representatives

6,160

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

5,830

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

5,180

Office Clerks, General

3,560

Parking Lot Attendants

3,300
Largest Occupations in Activities Related to Real Estate, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

97,240

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

57,800

Real Estate Sales Agents

33,640

Office Clerks, General

30,150

Counter and Rental Clerks

28,780

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

28,310

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

24,970

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

22,860

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

21,890

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

15,680
Largest Occupations in Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Real Estate Sales Agents

60,240

Office Clerks, General

31,490

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

31,210

Real Estate Brokers

21,590

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

15,720

Receptionists and Information Clerks

13,020

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

12,100

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

11,550

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

7,890

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

5,680
Largest Occupations in Lessors of Real Estate, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

127,580

Counter and Rental Clerks

51,280

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

45,670

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

45,120

Real Estate Sales Agents

37,370

Office Clerks, General

29,240

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

18,380

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

17,030

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

15,390

Security Guards

14,940
Largest Occupations in Other Investment Pools and Funds, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

3,520

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

2,830

Accountants and Auditors

2,770

Financial Analysts

2,190

Personal Financial Advisors

2,020

Customer Service Representatives

1,940

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

1,350

Office Clerks, General

1,310

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

1,180

Brokerage Clerks

1,180
Largest Occupations in Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

3,620

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

3,090

Office Clerks, General

2,080

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

1,860

Financial Analysts

1,730

Accountants and Auditors

1,700

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

1,670

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

1,650

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

1,410

General and Operations Managers

1,400
Largest Occupations in Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Insurance Sales Agents

231,940

Customer Service Representatives

121,340

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

85,620

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

63,930

Office Clerks, General

50,370

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

39,860

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

20,660

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

19,910

General and Operations Managers

18,600

Insurance Underwriters

18,450
Largest Occupations in Insurance Carriers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

125,730

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

120,720

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

109,200

Insurance Sales Agents

76,380

Insurance Underwriters

65,060

Computer Systems Analysts

33,460

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

32,010

Management Analysts

29,780

Office Clerks, General

27,670

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

25,440
Largest Occupations in Other Financial Investment Activities, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Personal Financial Advisors

55,820

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

35,670

Financial Analysts

34,560

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

17,870

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

17,470

Accountants and Auditors

17,290

Office Clerks, General

16,150

Customer Service Representatives

13,600

Financial Managers

11,860

General and Operations Managers

10,290
Largest Occupations in Securities and Commodity Exchanges, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

1,110

Financial Analysts

450

Financial Managers

420

General and Operations Managers

320

Brokerage Clerks

310

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

200

Network and Computer Systems Administrators*

200

Office Clerks, General

190

Computer Support Specialists

190

Computer Programmers

180
Largest Occupations in Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

136,350

Personal Financial Advisors

40,660

Brokerage Clerks

40,230

Office Clerks, General

25,450

Financial Analysts

18,330

Customer Service Representatives

18,110

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

15,560

Financial Managers

14,040

Software Developers, Applications

8,970

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

8,790
Largest Occupations in Activities Related to Credit Intermediation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Loan Officers

36,020

Customer Service Representatives

29,430

Tellers

23,130

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

20,370

Bill and Account Collectors

13,250

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

12,980

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

7,870

Cashiers

7,560

Office Clerks, General

7,210

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

4,880
Largest Occupations in Nondepository Credit Intermediation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Loan Officers

79,790

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

61,800

Customer Service Representatives

51,280

Bill and Account Collectors

45,150

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

25,390

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

17,990

Office Clerks, General

15,690

Financial Managers

15,680

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

12,740

Tellers

12,470
Largest Occupations in Depository Credit Intermediation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Tellers

493,380

Loan Officers

132,370

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

126,380

Customer Service Representatives

110,080

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

84,040

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

74,280

Financial Managers

69,180

New Accounts Clerks

55,330

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

52,210

Personal Financial Advisors

36,520
Largest Occupations in Monetary Authorities-Central Bank, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Financial Examiners

1,540

Security Guards

1,290

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

1,130

Tellers

850

Financial Analysts

830

Management Analysts

800

General and Operations Managers

700

Customer Service Representatives

640

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

610

Computer Support Specialists

590
Largest Occupations in Other Information Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Software Developers, Applications

9,780

Library Assistants, Clerical

7,520

Customer Service Representatives

6,660

Information Security Analysts, Web Developers, and Computer Network Architects

6,390

Library Technicians

6,120

Librarians

6,030

Editors

5,440

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

4,950

Computer Support Specialists

4,220

General and Operations Managers

4,020
Largest Occupations in Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

19,310

Computer Systems Analysts

16,920

Computer Support Specialists

16,130

Software Developers, Applications

15,100

Data Entry Keyers

13,390

Computer Programmers

9,550

Information Security Analysts, Web Developers, and Computer Network Architects

9,010

Software Developers, Systems Software

9,000

Network and Computer Systems Administrators*

8,300

Computer and Information Systems Managers

7,720
Largest Occupations in Other Telecommunications, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

13,620

Customer Service Representatives

11,320

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

10,580

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

4,940

Computer Support Specialists

4,000

Retail Salespersons

3,810

Network and Computer Systems Administrators*

3,750

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

3,190

Information Security Analysts, Web Developers, and Computer Network Architects

3,160

General and Operations Managers

2,620
Largest Occupations in Satellite Telecommunications, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

3,510

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

2,130

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

1,110

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

540

Information Security Analysts, Web Developers, and Computer Network Architects

460

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

330

General and Operations Managers

330

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

320

Computer Support Specialists

270

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

260
Largest Occupations in Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

33,350

Retail Salespersons

21,590

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

20,920

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

7,060

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

6,730

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

6,060

Computer Support Specialists

5,950

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

4,270

First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers

3,510

Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs

2,960
Largest Occupations in Wired Telecommunications Carriers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

114,930

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

79,260

Customer Service Representatives

52,010

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

50,670

Information Security Analysts, Web Developers, and Computer Network Architects

17,000

Computer Support Specialists

16,340

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

15,890

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

15,570

Network and Computer Systems Administrators*

13,700

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

11,490
Largest Occupations in Cable and Other Subscription Programming, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

13,900

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

12,280

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

9,800

Producers and Directors

3,330

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

2,700

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

2,300

Broadcast Technicians

1,890

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

1,600

Advertising Sales Agents

1,480

Order Clerks

1,440
Largest Occupations in Radio and Television Broadcasting, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Radio and Television Announcers

29,560

Advertising Sales Agents

25,980

Broadcast Technicians

22,200

Producers and Directors

19,570

Reporters and Correspondents

10,480

General and Operations Managers

6,270

Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

6,140

Office Clerks, General

5,300

Photographers

4,730

Broadcast News Analysts

4,150
Largest Occupations in Sound Recording Industries, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sound Engineering Technicians

2,950

General and Operations Managers

1,060

Office Clerks, General

950

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

870

Producers and Directors

630

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

610

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

540

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

400

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

400

Public Relations Specialists

390
Largest Occupations in Motion Picture and Video Industries, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

36,020

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

35,400

Producers and Directors

31,640

Actors

25,310

Cashiers

19,030

Film and Video Editors

13,010

General and Operations Managers

9,190

Motion Picture Projectionists

8,270

Multimedia Artists and Animators

8,180

Media and Communication Workers, All Other

6,060
Largest Occupations in Software Publishers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Software Developers, Applications

44,790

Software Developers, Systems Software

25,250

Computer Support Specialists

22,060

Computer Programmers

15,770

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

12,650

Computer and Information Systems Managers

10,480

Computer Systems Analysts

8,220

Customer Service Representatives

6,430

General and Operations Managers

6,270

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*

6,140
Largest Occupations in Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Editors

57,310

Advertising Sales Agents

45,880

Reporters and Correspondents

30,200

Graphic Designers

24,190

Printing Press Operators

16,260

Customer Service Representatives

15,590

Office Clerks, General

15,400

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

11,450

General and Operations Managers

9,400

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

9,030
Largest Occupations in Warehousing and Storage, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

161,420

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

70,320

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

54,030

Packers and Packagers, Hand

42,130

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

32,480

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

31,270

First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

20,010

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

13,830

Customer Service Representatives

13,700

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

11,960
Largest Occupations in Local Messengers and Local Delivery, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

14,890

Couriers and Messengers

11,610

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

2,530

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,880

Customer Service Representatives

1,630

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

1,350

Office Clerks, General

1,250

General and Operations Managers

1,110

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

1,060

Driver/Sales Workers

730
Largest Occupations in Couriers and Express Delivery Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

140,430

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

118,540

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

43,580

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

25,990

Couriers and Messengers

10,710

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

10,460

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

9,640

Cargo and Freight Agents

7,270

Customer Service Representatives

6,590

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

4,960
Largest Occupations in Postal Service (federal government), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Postal Service Mail Carriers

315,320

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

139,680

Postal Service Clerks

64,710

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

24,410

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

14,980

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

14,130

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

9,850

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

7,520

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

6,040

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

5,270
Largest Occupations in Other Support Activities for Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Packers and Packagers, Hand

6,740

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

4,610

First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

900

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

900

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

760

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

700

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

700

Office Clerks, General

600

General and Operations Managers

570

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

480
Largest Occupations in Freight Transportation Arrangement, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Cargo and Freight Agents

39,770

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

13,030

Customer Service Representatives

10,430

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

9,180

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

8,790

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

7,970

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

7,620

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

7,430

General and Operations Managers

6,320

Office Clerks, General

6,200
Largest Occupations in Support Activities for Road Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

32,460

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

10,380

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

6,690

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

3,510

Office Clerks, General

2,980

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

2,320

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

2,030

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

1,640

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

1,630

General and Operations Managers

1,610
Largest Occupations in Support Activities for Water Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

18,390

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

7,910

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

7,490

Sailors and Marine Oilers

5,930

Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

4,130

Material Moving Workers, All Other

4,000

Crane and Tower Operators

3,790

Cargo and Freight Agents

2,540

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

2,450

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

2,020
Largest Occupations in Support Activities for Rail Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Rail Car Repairers

4,900

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

1,530

Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

1,210

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,050

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

990

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

810

Office Clerks, General

690

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

660

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

640

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

600
Largest Occupations in Support Activities for Air Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

33,110

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

13,260

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

9,510

Transportation Workers, All Other

7,750

Avionics Technicians

5,560

Customer Service Representatives

4,800

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4,680

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

3,970

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

3,820

Cargo and Freight Agents

3,490
Largest Occupations in Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Commercial Pilots

550

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

160

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

140

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

100

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

70

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

70

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

60

Office Clerks, General

60

Customer Service Representatives

60

General and Operations Managers

60
Largest Occupations in Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

2,610

Sailors and Marine Oilers

1,340

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

970

Tour Guides and Escorts

860

Waiters and Waitresses

780

Motorboat Operators

770

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

580

Bartenders

440

Cashiers

310

General and Operations Managers

310
Largest Occupations in Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Land, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

4,370

Tour Guides and Escorts

1,150

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

410

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

330

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

300

Office Clerks, General

300

Cashiers

280

General and Operations Managers

260

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

250

Transportation Workers, All Other

210
Largest Occupations in Other Pipeline Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

2,190

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

360

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

250

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

230

Civil Engineers

180

General and Operations Managers

180

Gas Plant Operators

150

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

150

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

140

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

140
Largest Occupations in Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Gas Plant Operators

3,150

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

2,650

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2,440

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

1,430

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

1,050

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

860

General and Operations Managers

710

Accountants and Auditors

670

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

550

Mechanical Engineers

530
Largest Occupations in Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

2,350

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

990

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

520

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

330

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

260

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other*

250

Civil Engineers

220

Office Clerks, General

210

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

180

General and Operations Managers

180
Largest Occupations in Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

22,760

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

18,710

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

14,630

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

3,560

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

2,600

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

2,110

Office Clerks, General

1,700

Customer Service Representatives

1,630

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

1,480

General and Operations Managers

1,060
Largest Occupations in Charter Bus Industry, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

17,560

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

2,460

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

1,220

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

1,220

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

1,080

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

620

Office Clerks, General

600

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

590

General and Operations Managers

520

Customer Service Representatives

460
Largest Occupations in School and Employee Bus Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

152,170

Childcare Workers

10,480

Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

6,730

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

5,590

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

4,140

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

3,570

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

2,760

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

2,130

Office Clerks, General

1,470

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

1,400
Largest Occupations in Taxi and Limousine Service, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

45,670

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

7,200

Customer Service Representatives

2,100

Office Clerks, General

1,650

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

1,470

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

1,360

General and Operations Managers

1,110

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

1,000

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

940

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

930
Largest Occupations in Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

9,670

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

1,660

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

980

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

970

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

460

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

420

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

290

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

270

Customer Service Representatives

260

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

180
Largest Occupations in Urban Transit Systems, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

25,290

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

2,510

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

1,780

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

1,190

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

1,140

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

1,020

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

910

Customer Service Representatives

550

General and Operations Managers

510

Office Clerks, General

450
Largest Occupations in Specialized Freight Trucking, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

209,890

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

36,090

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

17,750

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

13,180

Office Clerks, General

11,040

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

9,390

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

8,810

General and Operations Managers

6,950

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

6,230

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

6,070
Largest Occupations in General Freight Trucking, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

551,960

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

53,740

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

32,170

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

29,770

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

24,390

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

19,150

Office Clerks, General

18,770

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

18,540

Customer Service Representatives

10,860

General and Operations Managers

10,670
Largest Occupations in Inland Water Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sailors and Marine Oilers

7,610

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

7,150

Ship Engineers

1,540

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

660

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

650

General and Operations Managers

490

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

330

First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

290

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

270

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

260
Largest Occupations in Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sailors and Marine Oilers

7,980

Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels

5,500

Ship Engineers

3,920

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

1,500

Customer Service Representatives

1,430

General and Operations Managers

870

Cargo and Freight Agents

790

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

740

Accountants and Auditors

630

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

600
Largest Occupations in Rail Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

39,840

Locomotive Engineers

37,540

Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

22,100

Rail Car Repairers

12,140

Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

10,390

Machinists

6,760

Signal and Track Switch Repairers

6,550

Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment

5,260

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

4,370

Transportation Inspectors

4,300
Largest Occupations in Nonscheduled Air Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Commercial Pilots

11,410

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

4,490

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

4,010

Cargo and Freight Agents

1,580

Flight Attendants

1,480

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

1,300

Customer Service Representatives

1,190

Couriers and Messengers

1,070

General and Operations Managers

970

Office Clerks, General

820
Largest Occupations in Scheduled Air Transportation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Flight Attendants

85,190

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

83,050

Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers

58,630

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

30,580

Information and Record Clerks, All Other

13,040

Customer Service Representatives

12,810

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

11,900

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

10,860

Cargo and Freight Agents

9,750

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

5,460
Largest Occupations in Direct Selling Establishments, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Driver/Sales Workers

18,910

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

16,070

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

9,630

Customer Service Representatives

7,470

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

7,070

Office Clerks, General

7,000

Retail Salespersons

6,560

General and Operations Managers

4,310

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

3,870

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

2,860
Largest Occupations in Vending Machine Operators, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers

12,700

Driver/Sales Workers

6,760

Office Clerks, General

1,600

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

1,470

Food Preparation Workers

1,460

General and Operations Managers

900

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

750

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

740

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

720

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

660
Largest Occupations in Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

31,200

Order Clerks

29,800

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

17,810

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

12,470

Retail Salespersons

11,560

Packers and Packagers, Hand

11,300

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

9,720

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

6,350

General and Operations Managers

5,360

Office Clerks, General

5,140
Largest Occupations in Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

101,610

Cashiers

34,400

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

27,670

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

24,060

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

7,170

Office Clerks, General

6,500

General and Operations Managers

5,420

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

4,370

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

4,270

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other*

4,060
Largest Occupations in Used Merchandise Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

52,050

Cashiers

23,980

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

11,690

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

9,960

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

7,630

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

3,320

General and Operations Managers

1,870

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

1,790

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

1,670

Office Clerks, General

1,640
Largest Occupations in Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

130,620

Cashiers

56,180

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

27,330

Counter and Rental Clerks

14,720

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

13,610

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

7,340

General and Operations Managers

4,690

Customer Service Representatives

4,460

Office Machine Operators, Except Computer

4,060

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

4,000
Largest Occupations in Florists, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Floral Designers

31,370

Retail Salespersons

12,140

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

10,450

Cashiers

2,310

Office Clerks, General

1,530

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

1,510

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

1,490

Driver/Sales Workers

1,290

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

990

General and Operations Managers

880
Largest Occupations in Other General Merchandise Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

356,290

Cashiers

352,630

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

222,610

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

148,260

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

48,810

Customer Service Representatives

43,050

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

35,380

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

32,340

Pharmacy Technicians

24,730

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

16,020
Largest Occupations in Department Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

499,550

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

303,210

Cashiers

209,570

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

91,290

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

71,470

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

34,950

Customer Service Representatives

23,890

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

23,500

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

23,290

Security Guards

19,950
Largest Occupations in Book, Periodical, and Music Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

64,230

Cashiers

29,330

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

12,970

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

5,330

General and Operations Managers

1,960

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

1,830

Customer Service Representatives

1,790

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

1,630

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

1,590

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

1,290
Largest Occupations in Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

285,220

Cashiers

46,090

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

40,700

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

13,520

Bicycle Repairers

8,880

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

8,470

General and Operations Managers

7,970

Office Clerks, General

6,240

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

6,230

Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners

5,050
Largest Occupations in Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

89,640

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

12,730

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

10,250

Office Clerks, General

3,340

Cashiers

3,060

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

2,660

General and Operations Managers

2,270

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

1,220

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

1,030

Watch Repairers

930
Largest Occupations in Shoe Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

136,270

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

25,340

Cashiers

9,370

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

5,570

General and Operations Managers

1,660

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

1,280

Sales Managers

1,190

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

870

Office Clerks, General

470

Customer Service Representatives

430
Largest Occupations in Clothing Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

771,520

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

115,600

Cashiers

71,260

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

64,340

Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers

9,250

Customer Service Representatives

9,210

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

9,140

General and Operations Managers

8,860

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

6,900

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

4,820
Largest Occupations in Gasoline Stations, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Cashiers

537,760

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

81,140

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

31,690

Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants

22,780

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

19,630

Retail Salespersons

17,210

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

14,530

Food Preparation Workers

8,850

General and Operations Managers

7,320

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

7,000
Largest Occupations in Health and Personal Care Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Pharmacy Technicians

186,010

Cashiers

183,070

Retail Salespersons

135,550

Pharmacists

119,770

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

90,570

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

48,250

Pharmacy Aides

30,490

Opticians, Dispensing

20,500

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

16,120

Office Clerks, General

11,740
Largest Occupations in Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Cashiers

71,390

Retail Salespersons

24,630

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

14,380

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

10,910

General and Operations Managers

2,400

Office Clerks, General

1,610

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

1,530

Driver/Sales Workers

1,140

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

1,110

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

950
Largest Occupations in Specialty Food Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Cashiers

44,640

Retail Salespersons

36,660

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

17,680

Butchers and Meat Cutters

13,420

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

10,720

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

10,280

Food Preparation Workers

9,530

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

6,970

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

4,780

Driver/Sales Workers

4,590
Largest Occupations in Grocery Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Cashiers

834,870

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

415,460

Packers and Packagers, Hand

159,320

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

133,910

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

112,920

Food Preparation Workers

107,450

Butchers and Meat Cutters

94,060

Retail Salespersons

66,160

Customer Service Representatives

65,250

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

42,430
Largest Occupations in Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

36,890

Cashiers

11,970

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

10,900

Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics

9,530

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

8,230

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

7,380

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

6,760

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

3,910

Office Clerks, General

3,840

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

3,820
Largest Occupations in Building Material and Supplies Dealers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

387,600

Cashiers

123,860

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

92,240

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

52,430

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

40,160

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

39,380

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

28,140

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

24,860

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

18,260

General and Operations Managers

17,420
Largest Occupations in Electronics and Appliance Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

217,280

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

33,580

Customer Service Representatives

23,000

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

19,990

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

16,450

Cashiers

14,930

Home Appliance Repairers

11,540

Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers

10,840

Computer Support Specialists

9,470

Office Clerks, General

8,830
Largest Occupations in Home Furnishings Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

109,430

Cashiers

16,000

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

15,460

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

11,030

Carpet Installers

7,790

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

6,560

Office Clerks, General

6,400

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

5,390

General and Operations Managers

4,400

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

2,920
Largest Occupations in Furniture Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

86,090

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

19,230

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

18,150

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

12,940

Office Clerks, General

7,500

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

5,950

Customer Service Representatives

5,360

Cashiers

5,300

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

5,080

General and Operations Managers

4,180
Largest Occupations in Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

84,500

Parts Salespersons

76,540

Tire Repairers and Changers

71,220

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

59,510

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

39,080

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

33,760

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

13,400

Counter and Rental Clerks

12,850

Office Clerks, General

10,130

General and Operations Managers

9,340
Largest Occupations in Other Motor Vehicle Dealers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

29,570

Motorcycle Mechanics

12,820

Parts Salespersons

10,500

Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians

7,700

Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians

7,540

Office Clerks, General

5,430

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

5,400

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

4,370

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

3,690

General and Operations Managers

3,690
Largest Occupations in Automobile Dealers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

233,480

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

195,220

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

64,190

Parts Salespersons

50,270

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

39,480

Office Clerks, General

32,710

Counter and Rental Clerks

28,990

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

27,290

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

27,230

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

24,660
Largest Occupations in Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

237,700

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

63,060

Customer Service Representatives

32,840

Office Clerks, General

32,480

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

26,740

General and Operations Managers

22,840

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

21,470

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

18,030

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

16,100

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

14,630
Largest Occupations in Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

50,190

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

33,780

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

17,410

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

15,200

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

13,690

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

13,500

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

11,680

Office Clerks, General

11,040

General and Operations Managers

9,570

Customer Service Representatives

8,740
Largest Occupations in Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

44,420

Driver/Sales Workers

15,070

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

14,970

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

14,300

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

6,370

First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers

6,160

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

6,120

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

5,310

Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers

3,750

Sales Managers

3,370
Largest Occupations in Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

21,820

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

8,470

Cashiers

5,570

Office Clerks, General

4,050

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

3,890

General and Operations Managers

3,420

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

3,250

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

2,760

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,660

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2,140
Largest Occupations in Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

19,630

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

8,280

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

7,730

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

6,810

Customer Service Representatives

4,570

General and Operations Managers

4,560

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

3,750

Office Clerks, General

3,680

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

3,080

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

2,760
Largest Occupations in Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

11,320

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

6,770

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

6,030

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

4,810

Conveyor Operators and Tenders

4,640

Office Clerks, General

3,680

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

3,220

General and Operations Managers

2,350

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

2,000

Agricultural Equipment Operators

1,840
Largest Occupations in Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

90,020

Driver/Sales Workers

72,660

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

70,370

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

62,790

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

39,450

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

29,000

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

24,890

Packers and Packagers, Hand

24,240

Office Clerks, General

17,210

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

15,850
Largest Occupations in Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

21,050

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

12,900

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

8,860

Packers and Packagers, Hand

8,690

Fashion Designers

6,330

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

6,250

Customer Service Representatives

5,320

Office Clerks, General

4,530

Retail Salespersons

4,430

General and Operations Managers

4,350
Largest Occupations in Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

33,490

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

15,690

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

14,120

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

9,690

Customer Service Representatives

8,120

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

7,040

Packers and Packagers, Hand

5,320

Pharmacy Technicians

4,090

General and Operations Managers

3,860

Pharmacists

3,830
Largest Occupations in Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

25,540

Customer Service Representatives

8,440

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

7,900

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

6,810

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

5,150

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

4,890

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

4,870

Office Clerks, General

3,680

General and Operations Managers

3,540

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

3,300
Largest Occupations in Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

41,590

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

39,400

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

11,240

Office Clerks, General

10,810

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

10,540

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

9,600

General and Operations Managers

8,770

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

8,190

Customer Service Representatives

8,120

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

6,900
Largest Occupations in Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

104,390

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

27,380

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

23,020

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

22,780

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

21,980

Office Clerks, General

20,690

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

20,410

General and Operations Managers

20,230

Parts Salespersons

19,700

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

18,830
Largest Occupations in Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

47,160

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

13,630

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

10,510

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

9,640

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

9,540

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

7,690

Office Clerks, General

7,010

General and Operations Managers

7,010

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

6,600

Customer Service Representatives

6,380
Largest Occupations in Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

46,850

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

20,610

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

13,210

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

12,080

Customer Service Representatives

11,490

General and Operations Managers

9,860

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

8,620

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

8,380

Office Clerks, General

8,050

First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers

6,680
Largest Occupations in Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

17,420

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

11,850

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

5,750

Machinists

5,170

General and Operations Managers

4,020

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3,830

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

3,400

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3,350

Office Clerks, General

3,310

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

2,630
Largest Occupations in Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

58,390

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

57,430

Customer Service Representatives

31,570

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

30,390

Computer Support Specialists

29,380

General and Operations Managers

16,410

Office Clerks, General

15,870

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

15,780

Software Developers, Applications

15,610

Computer Systems Analysts

15,160
Largest Occupations in Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

35,380

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

19,490

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

17,100

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

8,240

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

7,160

General and Operations Managers

6,200

Office Clerks, General

5,490

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

4,990

Customer Service Representatives

4,260

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

3,980
Largest Occupations in Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

18,840

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

6,690

Customer Service Representatives

4,520

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

3,820

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

3,110

General and Operations Managers

3,090

Office Clerks, General

2,730

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

2,600

Order Clerks

2,250

Team Assemblers

2,190
Largest Occupations in Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

36,400

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

26,400

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

23,220

Parts Salespersons

19,170

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

17,080

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

12,820

Office Clerks, General

11,160

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

10,260

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

9,760

General and Operations Managers

7,390
Largest Occupations in Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

28,880

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

11,050

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

10,920

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

10,330

Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers

7,320

Graphic Designers

6,870

Customer Service Representatives

6,600

General and Operations Managers

6,540

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6,260

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

5,950
Largest Occupations in Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

32,410

Dental Laboratory Technicians

31,280

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

10,820

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

9,650

Medical Appliance Technicians

8,150

Customer Service Representatives

7,610

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

7,100

Machinists

7,050

Industrial Engineers

6,300

Office Clerks, General

5,640
Largest Occupations in Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

7,750

Sewing Machine Operators

3,250

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

2,020

Helpers--Production Workers

1,190

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

1,150

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

1,130

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,090

Customer Service Representatives

860

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

750

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

680
Largest Occupations in Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

13,190

Team Assemblers

9,000

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4,020

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

3,800

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3,350

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,930

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

2,730

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

2,300

Carpenters

2,280

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

1,950
Largest Occupations in Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

43,310

Team Assemblers

17,640

Upholsterers

11,340

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

10,370

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

9,190

Furniture Finishers

7,050

Sewing Machine Operators

6,980

Carpenters

6,340

Helpers--Production Workers

6,090

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

6,050
Largest Occupations in Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

6,180

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

1,810

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,240

Industrial Engineers

1,130

Machinists

1,080

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

1,030

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

1,000

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

870

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

740

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

680
Largest Occupations in Ship and Boat Building, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

12,010

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

5,910

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

5,710

Electricians

5,500

Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

5,070

Carpenters

4,090

Mechanical Drafters

3,780

Team Assemblers

3,700

Machinists

3,670

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

3,560
Largest Occupations in Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2,630

Painters, Transportation Equipment

860

Machinists

840

Team Assemblers

800

Mechanical Engineers

730

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

690

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

560

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

470

Rail Car Repairers

430

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

420
Largest Occupations in Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

33,020

Aerospace Engineers

28,340

Machinists

21,590

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

19,310

Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians

17,580

Industrial Engineers

16,830

Software Developers, Systems Software

13,860

Team Assemblers

13,590

Mechanical Engineers

11,800

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

10,500
Largest Occupations in Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

79,350

Machinists

19,950

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

16,050

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

15,360

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

14,410

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

12,800

Industrial Engineers

11,970

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

11,110

Tool and Die Makers

10,570

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

9,490
Largest Occupations in Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

24,260

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

13,550

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

7,850

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,050

Helpers--Production Workers

3,330

Painters, Transportation Equipment

3,170

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

2,910

Sheet Metal Workers

2,330

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

2,170

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,860
Largest Occupations in Motor Vehicle Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

48,160

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

23,910

Mechanical Engineers

6,440

Industrial Engineers

4,780

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,750

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

3,370

Electricians

2,990

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

2,580

Machinists

2,480

Painters, Transportation Equipment

2,140
Largest Occupations in Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

12,030

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

11,850

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6,450

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,160

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

4,010

Helpers--Production Workers

3,380

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2,650

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,630

Industrial Engineers

2,520

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

2,460
Largest Occupations in Electrical Equipment Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

20,350

Team Assemblers

10,710

Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

5,520

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

4,290

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,110

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

3,900

Electrical Engineers

3,820

Machinists

3,540

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

2,570

Industrial Engineers

2,550
Largest Occupations in Household Appliance Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

18,430

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3,550

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

2,030

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

1,720

Mechanical Engineers

1,570

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

1,520

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

1,440

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,140

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

950

Industrial Engineers

930
Largest Occupations in Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

6,670

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

3,740

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

1,490

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

1,320

Customer Service Representatives

1,300

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

1,180

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

930

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

910

General and Operations Managers

850

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

830
Largest Occupations in Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,470

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

1,400

Software Developers, Applications

950

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

810

Packers and Packagers, Hand

700

Team Assemblers

600

Computer Support Specialists

570

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

550

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

540

General and Operations Managers

510
Largest Occupations in Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

28,160

Team Assemblers

22,870

Software Developers, Systems Software

22,590

Electrical Engineers

14,480

Industrial Engineers

12,740

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

11,130

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

11,050

Mechanical Engineers

10,940

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

9,460

Architectural and Engineering Managers

8,770
Largest Occupations in Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

50,390

Semiconductor Processors

19,960

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

17,850

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

15,730

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

15,280

Team Assemblers

14,800

Electrical Engineers

11,640

Computer Hardware Engineers

11,610

Architectural and Engineering Managers

9,960

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

9,580
Largest Occupations in Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

2,550

Team Assemblers

1,600

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

590

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

510

Customer Service Representatives

450

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

420

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

420

General and Operations Managers

410

Software Developers, Applications

380

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

370
Largest Occupations in Communications Equipment Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

10,730

Software Developers, Systems Software

6,600

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

4,870

Electrical Engineers

4,860

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

4,420

Team Assemblers

3,860

Software Developers, Applications

3,060

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2,790

General and Operations Managers

2,730

Architectural and Engineering Managers

2,660
Largest Occupations in Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Software Developers, Systems Software

20,400

Software Developers, Applications

14,830

Computer Hardware Engineers

9,630

Computer Support Specialists

7,380

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

6,140

Architectural and Engineering Managers

5,870

Computer and Information Systems Managers

5,280

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

5,050

Computer Systems Analysts

4,170

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

3,900
Largest Occupations in Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

25,500

Machinists

15,060

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

13,700

Mechanical Engineers

8,930

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

7,800

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

6,780

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

4,960

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

4,890

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

4,370

General and Operations Managers

4,330
Largest Occupations in Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

10,540

Machinists

7,630

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

7,380

Mechanical Engineers

4,580

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2,910

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,590

Industrial Engineers

2,330

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,100

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

2,000

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

1,970
Largest Occupations in Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Machinists

21,750

Tool and Die Makers

17,190

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

10,180

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

6,720

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5,140

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5,070

Team Assemblers

4,690

Mechanical Engineers

4,130

General and Operations Managers

3,840

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

3,580
Largest Occupations in Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

26,590

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

6,800

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5,560

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,320

Production Workers, All Other*

4,100

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

3,840

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

3,050

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

2,880

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,690

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

2,470
Largest Occupations in Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

10,880

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,780

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2,750

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2,520

Mechanical Engineers

2,300

Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

2,260

General and Operations Managers

2,220

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

2,050

Machinists

1,880

Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers

1,830
Largest Occupations in Industrial Machinery Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Machinists

7,060

Team Assemblers

6,000

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

4,550

Mechanical Engineers

4,430

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

3,490

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

2,900

General and Operations Managers

2,780

Industrial Engineers

2,260

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

1,970

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers

1,850
Largest Occupations in Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

24,760

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

20,400

Machinists

11,760

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

7,160

Mechanical Engineers

5,560

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

5,470

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5,450

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

5,100

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

4,550

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

4,500
Largest Occupations in Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

26,100

Machinists

12,240

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

10,880

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

9,820

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

9,700

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

8,930

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7,610

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6,250

Mechanical Engineers

5,860

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

5,370
Largest Occupations in Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

17,020

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12,220

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

6,960

Helpers--Production Workers

6,270

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5,530

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

5,460

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

5,390

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

5,240

General and Operations Managers

3,690

Team Assemblers

3,600
Largest Occupations in Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Machinists

92,020

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

25,500

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

15,830

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

12,080

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

11,800

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

10,910

General and Operations Managers

9,030

Office Clerks, General

8,530

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

6,800

Helpers--Production Workers

6,570
Largest Occupations in Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4,000

Team Assemblers

2,600

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

1,710

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

1,700

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

1,490

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

1,440

Helpers--Production Workers

1,330

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

1,180

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

1,110

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

1,110
Largest Occupations in Hardware Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

2,790

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

1,480

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

1,460

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

980

Machinists

970

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

970

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

690

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

560

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

490

Customer Service Representatives

490
Largest Occupations in Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

12,080

Team Assemblers

4,560

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3,720

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

3,520

Helpers--Production Workers

2,790

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2,730

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

2,640

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2,610

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2,230

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

1,920
Largest Occupations in Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

38,850

Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters

25,700

Team Assemblers

18,210

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

17,190

Sheet Metal Workers

16,360

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

13,910

Helpers--Production Workers

11,490

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

9,200

General and Operations Managers

7,340

Office Clerks, General

6,500
Largest Occupations in Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

4,380

Machinists

2,580

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2,160

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

1,630

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

1,450

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

1,360

Tool and Die Makers

1,230

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

1,110

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

1,060

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

1,040
Largest Occupations in Forging and Stamping, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

11,860

Tool and Die Makers

4,830

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,310

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3,980

Machinists

3,760

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

3,610

Team Assemblers

3,250

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

2,860

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2,410

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2,340
Largest Occupations in Foundries, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10,060

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

9,100

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

7,020

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

5,870

Pourers and Casters, Metal

5,740

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

5,170

Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand

4,520

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4,260

Helpers--Production Workers

3,660

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

3,270
Largest Occupations in Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

4,840

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3,050

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,820

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2,200

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2,190

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,770

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

1,690

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

1,580

Helpers--Production Workers

1,490

Machinists

1,430
Largest Occupations in Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

3,390

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3,000

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,900

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2,750

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2,490

Helpers--Production Workers

2,280

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2,230

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

1,710

Production Workers, All Other*

1,640

Team Assemblers

1,600
Largest Occupations in Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3,990

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3,310

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2,960

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2,550

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,330

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2,070

Helpers--Production Workers

1,800

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

1,700

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

1,530

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

1,510
Largest Occupations in Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

10,240

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

7,460

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

5,340

Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

4,700

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

3,570

Helpers--Production Workers

3,300

Crane and Tower Operators

3,050

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,490

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2,240

Electricians

2,130
Largest Occupations in Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3,500

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

2,910

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,750

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2,490

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

2,310

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2,240

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,170

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

2,150

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2,040

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

2,030
Largest Occupations in Lime and Gypsum Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

1,170

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

850

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

720

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

710

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

590

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

480

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

430

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

360

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

330

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

320
Largest Occupations in Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

52,410

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

8,800

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

6,510

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5,380

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

5,300

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

4,670

Construction Laborers

4,590

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,400

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

4,260

General and Operations Managers

3,960
Largest Occupations in Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

5,000

Packers and Packagers, Hand

4,420

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4,250

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

4,190

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

3,080

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3,070

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

3,070

Production Workers, All Other*

2,920

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,840

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2,640
Largest Occupations in Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic

3,550

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3,190

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

1,660

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

1,600

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

1,400

Team Assemblers

1,400

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

1,390

Helpers--Production Workers

1,360

Packers and Packagers, Hand

1,120

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,080
Largest Occupations in Rubber Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Tire Builders

15,550

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12,910

Team Assemblers

10,710

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

5,460

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

5,200

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3,940

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3,250

Helpers--Production Workers

3,020

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2,990

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2,800
Largest Occupations in Plastics Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

49,930

Team Assemblers

31,140

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

29,890

Packers and Packagers, Hand

25,490

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

23,070

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

18,000

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

15,070

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

14,560

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

13,910

Helpers--Production Workers

12,710
Largest Occupations in Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

10,670

Team Assemblers

4,870

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

3,550

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

3,420

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3,280

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2,600

Production Workers, All Other*

2,190

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

2,190

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,080

General and Operations Managers

1,980
Largest Occupations in Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

11,920

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

8,550

Packers and Packagers, Hand

6,060

Team Assemblers

3,800

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

3,470

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3,190

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

2,850

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,840

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

2,810

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

2,670
Largest Occupations in Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

9,710

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

3,950

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,530

Chemical Technicians

2,380

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

2,060

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

2,050

Production Workers, All Other*

2,040

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

1,990

Chemists

1,710

Customer Service Representatives

1,470
Largest Occupations in Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

21,340

Chemists

13,960

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12,650

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

9,870

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

8,070

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

8,060

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

8,040

Biological Technicians

6,470

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

5,490

Team Assemblers

5,440
Largest Occupations in Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Chemical Plant and System Operators

5,000

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3,080

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

1,720

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

1,590

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

1,550

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

1,280

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

1,190

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

1,030

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

1,000

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

980
Largest Occupations in Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Chemical Plant and System Operators

8,470

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

6,270

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4,400

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,230

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3,290

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

3,260

Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

3,010

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

2,850

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2,730

Chemical Technicians

2,430
Largest Occupations in Basic Chemical Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Chemical Plant and System Operators

17,260

Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

14,280

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

6,440

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5,160

Chemical Technicians

5,090

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

4,970

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

4,910

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

4,010

Chemical Engineers

3,680

Chemists

3,600
Largest Occupations in Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

19,890

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,990

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3,880

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3,680

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

2,670

Chemical Plant and System Operators

2,370

Petroleum Engineers

2,300

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2,160

Helpers--Production Workers

1,970

Team Assemblers

1,920
Largest Occupations in Printing and Related Support Activities, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Printing Press Operators

103,080

Print Binding and Finishing Workers

44,610

Prepress Technicians and Workers

25,720

Customer Service Representatives

23,320

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

20,200

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

19,140

Helpers--Production Workers

17,130

Graphic Designers

16,500

General and Operations Managers

10,300

Office Clerks, General

9,430
Largest Occupations in Converted Paper Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

57,110

Printing Press Operators

14,480

Helpers--Production Workers

13,080

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12,140

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

10,810

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

10,280

Team Assemblers

8,590

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

8,220

Packers and Packagers, Hand

7,810

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

7,110
Largest Occupations in Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

21,290

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

5,640

Helpers--Production Workers

5,060

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

4,240

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

4,140

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,060

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

3,210

Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

2,850

Production Workers, All Other*

2,670

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2,480
Largest Occupations in Other Wood Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

24,480

Team Assemblers

23,380

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

10,330

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

9,090

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

8,800

Carpenters

8,330

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

7,580

Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other

6,820

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

6,060

Helpers--Production Workers

5,380
Largest Occupations in Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

7,460

Team Assemblers

5,370

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

3,380

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3,310

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3,200

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,820

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,750

Helpers--Production Workers

2,480

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

2,010

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

1,670
Largest Occupations in Sawmills and Wood Preservation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

13,420

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

9,710

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

5,890

Helpers--Production Workers

4,070

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

4,010

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

3,710

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

2,830

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,740

Logging Equipment Operators

2,110

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

1,950
Largest Occupations in Other Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sewing Machine Operators

3,060

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

1,210

Team Assemblers

1,130

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

490

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

430

General and Operations Managers

260

Helpers--Production Workers

250

Office Clerks, General

240

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

240

Production Workers, All Other*

220
Largest Occupations in Footwear Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders

3,390

Sewing Machine Operators

1,850

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

970

Team Assemblers

740

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

390

Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders

270

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

260

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

250

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

230

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

220
Largest Occupations in Leather and Hide Tanning and Finishing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

350

Production Workers, All Other*

290

Helpers--Production Workers

240

Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

210

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

200

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

190

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

180

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

170

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

110

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

110
Largest Occupations in Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sewing Machine Operators

4,110

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

620

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

510

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

420

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

300

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

290

Customer Service Representatives

280

Packers and Packagers, Hand

260

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

260

Team Assemblers

210
Largest Occupations in Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sewing Machine Operators

52,050

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4,540

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,210

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

3,550

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

3,460

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

3,440

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

3,370

Fashion Designers

3,270

Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

3,030

Packers and Packagers, Hand

2,650
Largest Occupations in Apparel Knitting Mills, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sewing Machine Operators

3,350

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2,490

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

900

Packers and Packagers, Hand

870

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

800

Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials

760

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

710

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

650

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

530

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

500
Largest Occupations in Other Textile Product Mills, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sewing Machine Operators

19,670

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,970

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

2,650

Team Assemblers

2,390

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2,020

General and Operations Managers

1,570

Office Clerks, General

1,510

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,470

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

1,350

Helpers--Production Workers

1,310
Largest Occupations in Textile Furnishings Mills, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sewing Machine Operators

9,580

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

4,960

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3,920

Helpers--Production Workers

2,570

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,300

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

2,190

Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

1,940

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,590

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

1,490

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

1,400
Largest Occupations in Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

7,340

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

1,730

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

1,670

Printing Press Operators

1,640

Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

1,090

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

1,050

Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other

1,000

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

980

Sewing Machine Operators

880

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

870
Largest Occupations in Fabric Mills, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12,020

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5,150

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

3,050

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,390

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

2,230

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

1,790

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

1,610

Helpers--Production Workers

1,550

Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

1,510

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,360
Largest Occupations in Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

12,590

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

1,420

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

1,120

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

1,100

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

1,060

Maintenance Workers, Machinery

1,010

Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

970

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

710

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

680

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

620
Largest Occupations in Tobacco Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

1,770

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

830

Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

790

Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

680

Helpers--Production Workers

630

Team Assemblers

490

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

460

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

460

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

410

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

390
Largest Occupations in Beverage Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

19,430

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

10,090

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

8,920

Driver/Sales Workers

7,940

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

6,620

Retail Salespersons

6,300

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

5,760

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

5,170

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

5,020

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,500
Largest Occupations in Other Food Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

19,230

Food Batchmakers

15,070

Packers and Packagers, Hand

11,710

Production Workers, All Other*

7,830

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

6,670

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

5,690

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

5,110

Team Assemblers

3,960

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3,870

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

3,600
Largest Occupations in Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Bakers

47,150

Food Batchmakers

22,030

Packers and Packagers, Hand

18,060

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

17,070

Helpers--Production Workers

14,070

Cashiers

12,610

Retail Salespersons

9,650

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

8,660

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

6,680

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

5,870
Largest Occupations in Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

12,450

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

1,990

Packers and Packagers, Hand

1,280

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,180

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

970

Food Batchmakers

750

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

660

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

650

Production Workers, All Other*

550

Team Assemblers

460
Largest Occupations in Animal Slaughtering and Processing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

117,740

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

75,800

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

24,400

Production Workers, All Other*

20,690

Packers and Packagers, Hand

18,720

Helpers--Production Workers

17,850

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

16,680

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

14,020

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

11,840

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

10,770
Largest Occupations in Dairy Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

16,370

Food Batchmakers

12,400

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

8,170

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5,450

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

5,380

Driver/Sales Workers

4,630

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

4,280

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

4,140

Helpers--Production Workers

3,750

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

3,520
Largest Occupations in Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

25,910

Food Batchmakers

10,960

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

10,520

Helpers--Production Workers

7,360

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

6,430

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

6,340

Team Assemblers

6,310

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

5,860

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

5,450

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

5,220
Largest Occupations in Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Food Batchmakers

8,620

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6,900

Packers and Packagers, Hand

4,430

Helpers--Production Workers

3,780

Retail Salespersons

2,880

Cashiers

2,200

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2,180

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,170

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

1,890

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

1,810
Largest Occupations in Grain and Oilseed Milling, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

6,650

Food Batchmakers

3,910

Helpers--Production Workers

2,770

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2,550

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,520

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,420

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2,330

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

2,120

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2,040

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

1,970
Largest Occupations in Animal Food Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

5,770

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4,620

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

3,450

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,950

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

2,210

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,120

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

1,750

Food Batchmakers

1,580

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

1,520

Packers and Packagers, Hand

1,370
Largest Occupations in Other Specialty Trade Contractors, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Construction Laborers

115,800

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

76,970

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

34,730

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

30,260

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

26,720

Fence Erectors

17,580

Office Clerks, General

17,160

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

15,690

Carpenters

11,810

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

11,620
Largest Occupations in Building Finishing Contractors, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

121,890

Carpenters

88,110

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

60,870

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

30,670

Construction Laborers

25,590

Tile and Marble Setters

21,140

Office Clerks, General

18,640

Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall

16,880

Cost Estimators

15,310

Carpet Installers

14,510
Largest Occupations in Building Equipment Contractors, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Electricians

357,340

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

240,120

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

157,570

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

62,260

Helpers--Electricians

59,440

Sheet Metal Workers

58,740

Office Clerks, General

54,840

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

39,060

Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

38,870

General and Operations Managers

38,200
Largest Occupations in Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Roofers

88,910

Construction Laborers

74,590

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

61,700

Carpenters

60,870

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

45,860

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

39,730

Glaziers

27,520

Structural Iron and Steel Workers

25,830

Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

19,410

Office Clerks, General

17,880
Largest Occupations in Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Construction Laborers

24,010

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

11,990

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

6,450

Carpenters

5,000

Construction Managers

4,120

Civil Engineers

3,680

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

2,250

General and Operations Managers

2,140

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

2,110

Office Clerks, General

1,870
Largest Occupations in Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Construction Laborers

73,490

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

42,220

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

23,390

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

22,240

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

16,360

Carpenters

14,010

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

11,580

Construction Managers

8,070

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

5,520

Cost Estimators

5,270
Largest Occupations in Land Subdivision, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

3,090

Construction Laborers

2,900

Real Estate Sales Agents

2,830

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

2,690

Office Clerks, General

2,670

General and Operations Managers

2,370

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2,160

Construction Managers

2,160

Accountants and Auditors

2,100

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

2,010
Largest Occupations in Utility System Construction, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Construction Laborers

80,070

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

40,060

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

26,900

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

26,110

Pipelayers

15,960

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

15,200

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

14,250

Construction Managers

9,690

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

9,150

Office Clerks, General

8,640
Largest Occupations in Nonresidential Building Construction, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Carpenters

109,170

Construction Laborers

99,750

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

71,770

Construction Managers

48,400

Cost Estimators

18,490

General and Operations Managers

17,690

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

17,520

Office Clerks, General

15,160

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

14,290

Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

13,970
Largest Occupations in Residential Building Construction, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Carpenters

174,790

Construction Laborers

86,070

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

47,670

Construction Managers

26,310

Office Clerks, General

25,240

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

18,920

Helpers--Carpenters

16,770

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

15,970

General and Operations Managers

13,060

Cost Estimators

11,930
Largest Occupations in Water, Sewage and Other Systems, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

12,450

Meter Readers, Utilities

2,470

Office Clerks, General

2,260

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

2,020

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

1,980

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

1,810

General and Operations Managers

1,700

Customer Service Representatives

1,660

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

1,580

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

1,550
Largest Occupations in Natural Gas Distribution, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

9,230

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

8,240

Meter Readers, Utilities

5,900

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

5,090

Gas Plant Operators

3,850

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

3,390

Office Clerks, General

2,830

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

2,620

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

2,210

General and Operations Managers

1,920
Largest Occupations in Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

52,490

Power Plant Operators

29,730

Customer Service Representatives

20,470

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

17,670

Electrical Engineers

15,310

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

13,840

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

9,900

Meter Readers, Utilities

9,380

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

8,780

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

7,520
Largest Occupations in Support Activities for Mining, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

39,070

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

38,570

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

17,010

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

16,540

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

16,370

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

15,670

Helpers--Extraction Workers

12,720

General and Operations Managers

7,660

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

7,180

Construction Laborers

6,600
Largest Occupations in Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

9,740

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

8,380

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

7,100

Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

3,630

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

2,830

Rock Splitters, Quarry

2,790

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

2,540

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

2,400

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

2,340

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

2,300
Largest Occupations in Metal Ore Mining, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

2,920

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

2,800

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

2,520

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

2,170

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

1,880

Electricians

1,230

Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators

1,150

Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

1,000

Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

970

Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

930
Largest Occupations in Coal Mining, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

10,690

Continuous Mining Machine Operators

7,350

Roof Bolters, Mining

5,740

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

4,680

Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators

3,800

Electricians

3,510

Helpers--Extraction Workers

3,090

Mine Shuttle Car Operators

2,950

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

2,890

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

2,690
Largest Occupations in Oil and Gas Extraction, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Petroleum Engineers

15,720

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

7,740

Wellhead Pumpers

7,510

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

7,310

Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers

6,260

Accountants and Auditors

6,050

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

5,630

General and Operations Managers

4,810

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

4,430

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

4,330
Largest Occupations in Support Activities for Animal Production, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

11,290

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

2,550

Animal Trainers

1,590

Animal Breeders

1,250

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

990

Office Clerks, General

840

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

720

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

580

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

570

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

450
Largest Occupations in Support Activities for Crop Production, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

182,730

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

16,930

Agricultural Equipment Operators

12,650

Packers and Packagers, Hand

11,300

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

7,000

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

6,170

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

4,770

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

4,690

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

3,730

Helpers--Production Workers

3,360
Largest Occupations in Logging, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Logging Equipment Operators

18,880

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

8,590

Fallers

4,230

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

2,260

Logging Workers, All Other

2,210

Office Clerks, General

1,690

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

1,180

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

800

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

750

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

740
Largest Occupations in Sector 99 - Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

617,680

Correctional Officers and Jailers

424,290

Firefighters

289,920

Office Clerks, General

282,140

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

266,670

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

179,030

Registered Nurses*

153,970

Highway Maintenance Workers

138,990

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

133,870

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

123,490
Largest Occupations in Sector 81 - Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

318,070

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

222,140

Office Clerks, General

130,090

Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment

117,600

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

104,600

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

104,390

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

93,100

Receptionists and Information Clerks

82,510

General and Operations Managers

80,800

Parking Lot Attendants

79,960
Largest Occupations in Sector 72 - Accommodation and Food Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

2,348,590

Waiters and Waitresses

2,125,000

Cooks, Restaurant

896,480

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

622,990

Cooks, Fast Food

481,420

Dishwashers

436,790

Food Preparation Workers

434,190

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

422,500

Bartenders

421,550

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

325,270
Largest Occupations in Sector 71 - Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

169,700

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

154,570

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

98,620

Waiters and Waitresses

85,360

Cashiers

57,890

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

45,930

Coaches and Scouts

40,490

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

39,820

Security Guards

39,460

Bartenders

34,770
Largest Occupations in Sector 62 - Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Registered Nurses*

2,362,520

Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants*

1,349,220

Home Health Aides

862,610

Personal Care Aides

751,690

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

619,000

Medical Assistants

507,040

Medical Secretaries

481,870

Receptionists and Information Clerks

419,560

Office Clerks, General

375,050

Childcare Workers

360,940
Largest Occupations in Sector 61 - Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools), May 2011
Occupation Employment

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

1,405,560

Teacher Assistants

1,038,400

Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

996,840

Teachers and Instructors, All Other*

727,530

Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education

639,670

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

436,910

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

375,010

Office Clerks, General

330,920

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

226,820

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

219,360
Largest Occupations in Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

813,860

Security Guards

635,360

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers

458,500

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

391,130

Customer Service Representatives

367,690

Office Clerks, General

268,340

Team Assemblers

157,940

Telemarketers

151,610

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

138,880

General and Operations Managers

130,070
Largest Occupations in Sector 55 - Management of Companies and Enterprises, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

81,090

Accountants and Auditors

78,040

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

76,910

General and Operations Managers

72,800

Business Operations Specialists, All Other*

58,280

Office Clerks, General

51,320

Financial Managers

51,120

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

44,700

Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants

43,190

Computer Systems Analysts

38,750
Largest Occupations in Sector 54 - Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Lawyers

381,190

Accountants and Auditors

366,350

Office Clerks, General

234,650

Software Developers, Applications

233,030

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

209,020

Management Analysts

208,560

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

205,760

Legal Secretaries

191,900

General and Operations Managers

188,470

Paralegals and Legal Assistants*

186,440
Largest Occupations in Sector 53 - Real Estate and Rental and Leasing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

250,650

Counter and Rental Clerks

192,680

Real Estate Sales Agents

131,360

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

111,020

Office Clerks, General

102,560

Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

81,860

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive

79,540

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

57,740

Customer Service Representatives

39,540

General and Operations Managers

39,510
Largest Occupations in Sector 52 - Finance and Insurance, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Tellers

533,650

Customer Service Representatives

475,830

Insurance Sales Agents

312,170

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

293,700

Loan Officers

256,950

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

237,270

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

199,130

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

190,790

Office Clerks, General

168,120

Loan Interviewers and Clerks

163,610
Largest Occupations in Sector 51 - Information, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Customer Service Representatives

165,970

Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers

147,860

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

108,220

Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

98,400

Software Developers, Applications

84,310

Advertising Sales Agents

81,260

Computer Support Specialists

75,510

Editors

71,040

Producers and Directors

58,210

General and Operations Managers

52,630
Largest Occupations in Sectors 48 and 49 - Transportation and Warehousing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

872,930

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

453,300

Postal Service Mail Carriers

315,320

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

232,880

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

175,650

Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

139,680

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

112,650

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

95,740

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

94,040

Flight Attendants

86,970
Largest Occupations in Sectors 44 and 45 - Retail Trade, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Retail Salespersons

3,982,590

Cashiers

2,712,630

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

1,251,370

First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers

1,083,340

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

317,920

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

283,400

Customer Service Representatives

266,950

Pharmacy Technicians

255,990

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

196,630

General and Operations Managers

196,210
Largest Occupations in Sector 42 - Wholesale Trade, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

921,740

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

365,550

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

223,920

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

195,500

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

182,510

Customer Service Representatives

175,740

Office Clerks, General

171,060

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

157,150

General and Operations Managers

152,900

Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers

152,300
Largest Occupations in Sectors 31, 32, and 33 - Manufacturing, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Team Assemblers

703,740

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

406,820

Machinists

294,620

Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

293,540

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

267,910

Helpers--Production Workers

254,520

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

243,320

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

213,710

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

206,250

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

196,390
Largest Occupations in Sector 23 - Construction, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Construction Laborers

611,330

Carpenters

476,300

Electricians

377,460

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

340,580

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

278,820

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

199,180

Office Clerks, General

166,980

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

159,020

Construction Managers

156,260

Painters, Construction and Maintenance

145,740
Largest Occupations in Sector 22 - Utilities, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

55,900

Customer Service Representatives

31,360

Power Plant Operators

30,570

Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

19,690

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

18,220

Meter Readers, Utilities

17,740

First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

17,160

Electrical Engineers

16,370

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

13,040

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

12,270
Largest Occupations in Sector 21 - Mining, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

46,840

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

44,330

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators

31,040

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

30,210

First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

28,950

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

20,980

Helpers--Extraction Workers

20,460

Petroleum Engineers

20,170

Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas

19,380

General and Operations Managers

16,010
Largest Occupations in Sector 11 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, May 2011
Occupation Employment

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

183,310

Logging Equipment Operators

18,880

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

17,050

Agricultural Equipment Operators

12,740

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

12,360

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

11,880

Packers and Packagers, Hand

11,300

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

9,420

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

7,890

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

5,490