Jobs With High Demand & High Earnings in Region 5

Occupation Title Region 5 Postings
(2013 - 2014)
Statewide Median Annual Earnings
Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver 7,533 $38,470
Sales Representative 7,242 $53,790
Customer Service Representative 4,890 $30,290
Office / Administrative Assistant 4,217 $31,270
Registered Nurse 3,521 $57,370
Retail Supervisor 3,213 $34,460
Computer Support Specialist 2,323 $40,490
Store Manager 2,024 $90,300
Bookkeeper / Accounting Clerk 1,956 $33,540
Account Manager / Representative 1,745 $53,790
Restaurant / Food Service Manager 1,577 $45,110
Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic 1,555 $36,586
Maintenance Technician 1,466 $36,020
Network / Systems Administrator 1,399 $63,290
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurse 1,084 $39,900
Recruiter 1,074 $47,750
Insurance Sales Agent 935 $47,200
Scheduler / Operations Assistant 916 $43,240
Operations Manager / Supervisor 875 $90,540
Repair Worker / Service Technician 854 $39,955
Quality Inspector / Technician 752 $32,460
Sales Supervisor 705 $65,020
Maintenance / Service Supervisor 696 $57,360
Satellite / Broadband Technician 691 $51,290
Nurse Case Manager 657 $57,370
Training and Development Specialist 655 $51,760
General Manager 653 $90,540
Logistician / Logistics Analyst 638 $66,950
Claims Specialist / Adjuster / Examiner 580 $58,000
Financial Services Sales Agent 576 $47,460
Loan Officer 571 $55,160
Registrar / Patient Service Representative 566 $30,290
Machinist 528 $38,310
Office Manager 512 $45,580
Forklift / Pallet Jack Operator 509 $32,210
Bill and Account Collector 498 $31,890
Event Specialist 481 $41,170
Personal Banker / Banking Sales Staff 428 $45,152
Diesel Mechanic 410 $39,170
Construction Manager 409 $76,660
Medical Laboratory Technician 380 $35,080
Chef 356 $34,230
Production Supervisor 355 $51,950
Construction Worker 355 $36,573
Executive Assistant 351 $41,690
HVAC Mechanic / Installer 331 $42,280
Human Resources Assistant 331 $34,260
Intensive / Critical Care Nurse 328 $57,370
Loss Prevention Specialist / Manager 327 $54,725
Safety Manager / Specialist 322 $55,400
Electrician 317 $60,310
Network / Systems Support Specialist 308 $53,350
Dental Assistant 303 $34,660
Banking Branch Manager 302 $94,390
Payroll Specialist 299 $36,700
Storage / Distribution Manager 292 $76,060
Billing Clerk / Specialist 273 $31,940
General / Electrical Engineering Technician 271 $58,681
Welder / Solderer 270 $34,160
Property Manager 262 $48,080
Manufacturing Machine Operator 260 $32,033
Postal Service / Mail Room Worker 255 $50,692
Legal Secretary 252 $35,320
Health Technician / Technologist (Other) 240 $42,690
Physical Therapy Assistant 238 $53,890
Carpenter 233 $36,943
Surgical Technician / Technologist 229 $40,170
Quality Control Analyst 228 $35,410
Estimator 221 $58,140
Customer Service Manager 220 $45,580
Aircraft / A & P Mechanic 219 $56,850
Plumber 216 $53,300
CNC Operator 209 $31,120
Advertising Sales Representative 203 $42,900
Salon / Spa Manager 202 $31,350
Dispatcher 198 $34,431
Warehouse Supervisor 197 $46,320
Painter 194 $34,880
Housekeeping / Environmental Services Supervisor 191 $33,820
Respiratory Therapist 190 $51,494
Manufacturing / Production Technician 187 $61,220
Construction Foreman 187 $59,540
Avionics Technician 186 $67,475
Art / Music / Self-Enrichment Education Teacher 182 $33,660
Mental Health / Behavioral Counselor 176 $41,380
Marketing Representative 172 $43,100
Loan Processor 166 $30,530
Purchasing Assistant 162 $34,990
Mechanical / Electrical Drafter 162 $48,350
Sheet Metal Fabricator / Mechanic 160 $53,320
Auto Body Technician 159 $40,580
Radiology Technician 155 $51,850
Occupational Therapy Assistant 153 $53,220
Document Control / Management Specialist 148 $72,410
Medical Biller 147 $31,560
Medical Coder 145 $31,560
Medical Records / Coding Supervisor 138 $31,560
Asset Protection / Security Manager 136 $38,010
Transportation Manager 136 $76,060
Insurance Claims / Policy Clerk 128 $36,350
Hotel Manager 126 $37,110
Roofer 121 $37,250
Electrical Tester / Technician 121 $50,665
Photographer 121 $31,400
Surveillance / Private Investigator 117 $47,730
Interpreter / Translator 116 $37,070
Printing Press Operator 114 $33,850
Chemical Technician 111 $36,140
Cable Technician / Installer 98 $39,240
Cardiovascular Technician / Technologist 98 $51,510
Landscaping / Grounds Supervisor 96 $38,770
Call Center Manager 96 $45,580
Community Manager 93 $48,080
Childcare / Preschool Director 91 $39,200
Dental Hygienist 90 $66,840
Alarm / Security System Technician 89 $43,850
Ultrasound Technologist / Sonographer 89 $63,380
Travel Agent 87 $30,430
Distribution Supervisor 85 $51,300
Cargo / Freight Coordinator 83 $35,850
Facilities Manager 79 $71,570
Dialysis Technician 75 $42,690
Financial Aid / Loan Counselor 74 $36,460
Home Appliance Repairer 74 $38,740
Construction / Building Inspector 71 $43,170
Tax Preparer 70 $32,280
Police Officer 70 $46,150
Transportation Supervisor 68 $51,300
Enrollment / Eligibility Specialist 68 $33,520
Utility Line Locator / Technician 67 $64,940
Operations and Maintenance Specialist 67 $69,803
CAD Designer / Drafter 65 $46,680
Audio / Visual Technician 64 $32,170
Medical Office / Practice Manager 63 $45,580
Heavy Equipment Mechanic 63 $44,120
Industrial Painter 62 $33,925
Merchandising Manager 60 $34,460
CNC Programmer 59 $41,270
Athletic Trainer 59 $40,450
Correctional Officer 57 $30,730
Arborist / Faller 57 $34,680
Career Counselor 55 $51,260
Operating Engineer / Heavy Equipment Operator 54 $47,688
Auto Damage Appraiser 52 $59,890
Title Clerk 52 $35,040
Tool and Die Maker 49 $47,770
Drywall Installer / Finisher 49 $36,650
Pipe Fitter 47 $53,300
Concrete Finisher 47 $38,260
Administrative Manager 47 $71,570
Ophthalmic Technician 47 $35,890
Fitness / Wellness Manager 47 $63,930
Accounts Payable / Receivable Manager 46 $45,580
Lawn Care / Pesticide Technician 42 $30,660
Cabinetmaker 42 $30,810
Tower Climber / Technician 40 $47,860
Surveyor 40 $53,780
Safety Coordinator 40 $44,510
Collections Manager 38 $45,580
Civil Engineering Technician 38 $51,140
Civil Designer / Drafter 38 $44,260
Materials Planner 37 $58,770
Grinder / Sharpener 36 $31,867
Music Director 35 $49,580
Millwright 35 $52,520
Mechanical Engineering Technician 35 $51,265
Appraiser / Assessor 34 $33,190
Flooring Installer 33 $31,740
Biomedical Equipment Technician 33 $42,070
Office Technician / Typist 33 $31,450
Plant Operator 32 $38,080
Credit Authorizer / Checker / Clerk 32 $31,180
MRI / CT Technician / Technologist 32 $63,930
Refrigeration Technician 31 $42,280
Tax Specialist 30 $61,950
Industrial Mechanic 30 $48,450
Blender / Mixer Operator 29 $34,170
Farm / Ranch Manager 29 $67,830
Controls / Valve Technician 29 $49,130
Firefighter 29 $46,130
Locksmith 28 $37,070
Health Information Technician 27 $31,560
Hazardous Materials Worker 27 $33,480
Brick / Stone Mason 27 $49,018
Railroad Service Worker 26 $60,829
Transportation Inspector 26 $53,870
Crane Operator 25 $54,960
Fire Inspector / Investigator 25 $47,250
Glazier 25 $40,070
Tile / Granite Worker 24 $41,610
Insulation Worker 24 $85,754
Histotechnologist / Histotechnician 23 $54,980
Chemical Operator 23 $45,868
Legal Support Specialist 23 $37,930
Reservation / Ticket Agent 23 $39,530
Stationary Engineer / Boiler Operator 22 $51,210
DJ / Announcer 22 $31,890
Medical Transcriptionist 21 $32,830
Telemetry Technician 21 $42,690
Electrical / Electronic Designer 19 $46,500
Railroad Conductor 19 $64,780
Apartment Manager 19 $48,080
Nuclear Medicine Technologist 18 $67,030
Title Examiner / Abstractor 18 $35,040
Non-Destructive Testing Specialist 18 $61,220
Dental Laboratory Technician 17 $35,760
Environmental Technician 17 $36,980
Community Health Worker 17 $32,530
Immigration / Customs Inspector 17 $56,630
Petroleum Supply Specialist 16 $57,780
Carpet Installer 16 $35,620
Recycling Coordinator 15 $46,320
Water Treatment Specialist / Waste Water Operator 15 $38,650
Surveying / Mapping Technician 15 $36,750
Heat Treating Technician 15 $37,040
Customs Broker 14 $58,770
Videographer 14 $34,970
Medical Records Clerk / Technician 14 $31,560
Leasing Manager 14 $48,080
Radiation Therapist 14 $72,130
Funeral Director / Embalmer 14 $47,847
Computer Operator 13 $41,060
Aviation / Aircraft Inspector 13 $53,870
Neurodiagnostic Technician / Technologist 13 $42,690
Sound Engineering Technician 12 $43,910
Flight Attendant 12 $46,160
Pre - Press Technician 12 $34,130
Jeweler 11 $45,830
Nursery / Greenhouse Manager 11 $67,830
Administrative Supervisor 11 $45,580
Pilot 11 $81,570
Industrial Engineering Technician 11 $47,890
Architectural Drafter 11 $44,260
EKG Technician 10 $51,510
Energy Analyst / Auditor 10 $58,770
Gaming Supervisor 10 $50,594
Electrical Substation / Relay Repairer 8 $70,570
Scanner 8 $34,130
Proofreader 8 $31,670
Engineering Technologist 8 $61,220
Bailiff 8 $32,060
Sheriff 8 $46,060
Driller / Drill Operator 8 $42,900
Miner / Mining Worker 8 $49,271
Medical Assembler 8 $32,350
Fire Chief / Marshal 7 $56,720
Probation Officer 7 $38,370
Track Laborer / Worker 6 $50,560
Transportation Maintenance Worker 6 $32,930
Criminal Investigator 6 $56,630
Emergency Room / Department Technician 6 $42,690
Park Ranger / Naturalist 6 $59,580
Forester 6 $45,970
Police Chief / Sergeant 5 $63,960
Animal Control Worker 5 $31,630
Test Technician 5 $61,220
Membership Sales Representative 5 $43,100
Iron / Steel Worker 4 $55,649
Anesthesia Technician 4 $40,170
Hearing Screener / Technician 4 $41,410
Lathe Operator / Programmer 4 $33,500
Food / Agricultural Technician 3 $35,970
Operations Technician 3 $32,790
Power Distributor / Plant Operator 3 $81,140
Materials Tester / Technician 3 $63,410
Forest / Conservation Technician 3 $37,310
Composer 3 $49,580
Meter Reader 3 $36,210
Criminalist / Crime Scene Technician 2 $57,366
Freight Forwarder 2 $35,850
Fish / Game Warden 2 $48,790
Plasterer / Stucco Mason 2 $47,660
Fraud Analyst 1 $61,950
Ship / Boat Captain 1 $82,200
Quarry Worker / Blaster 1 $36,140
Choreographer 1 $39,910
Surveillance Officer 1 $41,350
Extruder Operator 1 $32,613
Oilfield / Rig Worker 1 $32,337