Jobs With High Demand & High Earnings in Region 8

Occupation Title Region 8 Postings
(2013 - 2014)
Statewide Median Annual Earnings
Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver 1,716 $38,470
Office / Administrative Assistant 849 $31,270
Sales Representative 703 $53,790
Customer Service Representative 494 $30,290
Registered Nurse 492 $57,370
Retail Supervisor 412 $34,460
Computer Support Specialist 334 $40,490
Store Manager 323 $90,300
Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurse 258 $39,900
Restaurant / Food Service Manager 219 $45,110
Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic 195 $36,586
Logistician / Logistics Analyst 191 $66,950
Maintenance Technician 181 $36,020
Bookkeeper / Accounting Clerk 173 $33,540
Network / Systems Administrator 166 $63,290
Satellite / Broadband Technician 155 $51,290
Insurance Sales Agent 153 $47,200
Sales Supervisor 116 $65,020
Account Manager / Representative 107 $53,790
Quality Inspector / Technician 99 $32,460
Repair Worker / Service Technician 97 $39,955
Scheduler / Operations Assistant 95 $43,240
Registrar / Patient Service Representative 91 $30,290
Event Specialist 85 $41,170
Construction Foreman 83 $59,540
Medical Laboratory Technician 80 $35,080
Office Manager 79 $45,580
General / Electrical Engineering Technician 78 $58,681
Chef 78 $34,230
Machinist 76 $38,310
Maintenance / Service Supervisor 68 $57,360
Recruiter 66 $47,750
Nurse Case Manager 62 $57,370
Training and Development Specialist 60 $51,760
Physical Therapy Assistant 58 $53,890
Loss Prevention Specialist / Manager 57 $54,725
Operations Manager / Supervisor 56 $90,540
Production Supervisor 54 $51,950
Manufacturing Machine Operator 54 $32,033
General Manager 52 $90,540
Electrician 49 $60,310
Carpenter 47 $36,943
Bill and Account Collector 44 $31,890
Art / Music / Self-Enrichment Education Teacher 42 $33,660
Loan Officer 42 $55,160
Billing Clerk / Specialist 42 $31,940
Executive Assistant 42 $41,690
Surgical Technician / Technologist 40 $40,170
Human Resources Assistant 40 $34,260
Construction Worker 38 $36,573
Financial Services Sales Agent 38 $47,460
Personal Banker / Banking Sales Staff 37 $45,152
Diesel Mechanic 36 $39,170
Construction Manager 34 $76,660
Medical Coder 34 $31,560
Safety Manager / Specialist 34 $55,400
Health Technician / Technologist (Other) 33 $42,690
HVAC Mechanic / Installer 32 $42,280
Forklift / Pallet Jack Operator 31 $32,210
Property Manager 30 $48,080
Radiology Technician 30 $51,850
Intensive / Critical Care Nurse 30 $57,370
Marketing Representative 30 $43,100
Welder / Solderer 30 $34,160
CNC Operator 29 $31,120
Civil Engineering Technician 29 $51,140
Mechanical / Electrical Drafter 27 $48,350
Auto Body Technician 27 $40,580
Housekeeping / Environmental Services Supervisor 26 $33,820
Cable Technician / Installer 26 $39,240
Occupational Therapy Assistant 26 $53,220
Roofer 25 $37,250
Cardiovascular Technician / Technologist 25 $51,510
Dental Assistant 24 $34,660
Document Control / Management Specialist 24 $72,410
Banking Branch Manager 24 $94,390
Quality Control Analyst 24 $35,410
Payroll Specialist 24 $36,700
Network / Systems Support Specialist 23 $53,350
Hotel Manager 23 $37,110
Petroleum Supply Specialist 23 $57,780
Purchasing Assistant 22 $34,990
Claims Specialist / Adjuster / Examiner 22 $58,000
Advertising Sales Representative 21 $42,900
Mental Health / Behavioral Counselor 21 $41,380
Dispatcher 21 $34,431
Police Officer 20 $46,150
Plumber 20 $53,300
Community Manager 20 $48,080
CAD Designer / Drafter 19 $46,680
Photographer 19 $31,400
Manufacturing / Production Technician 19 $61,220
Water Treatment Specialist / Waste Water Operator 19 $38,650
Ultrasound Technologist / Sonographer 19 $63,380
Medical Records / Coding Supervisor 18 $31,560
Printing Press Operator 17 $33,850
Athletic Trainer 17 $40,450
Estimator 16 $58,140
Storage / Distribution Manager 16 $76,060
Medical Transcriptionist 15 $32,830
Biomedical Equipment Technician 15 $42,070
Heavy Equipment Mechanic 15 $44,120
Arborist / Faller 14 $34,680
Gaming Supervisor 14 $50,594
Respiratory Therapist 14 $51,494
Civil Designer / Drafter 14 $44,260
Mechanical Engineering Technician 13 $51,265
Painter 13 $34,880
Electrical Tester / Technician 13 $50,665
Career Counselor 12 $51,260
Salon / Spa Manager 12 $31,350
Plant Operator 12 $38,080
Interpreter / Translator 12 $37,070
Alarm / Security System Technician 12 $43,850
Warehouse Supervisor 12 $46,320
Utility Line Locator / Technician 12 $64,940
Lawn Care / Pesticide Technician 11 $30,660
Stationary Engineer / Boiler Operator 11 $51,210
Brick / Stone Mason 11 $49,018
Postal Service / Mail Room Worker 11 $50,692
Park Ranger / Naturalist 10 $59,580
Flooring Installer 10 $31,740
Landscaping / Grounds Supervisor 10 $38,770
Cargo / Freight Coordinator 10 $35,850
Customer Service Manager 10 $45,580
Oilfield / Rig Worker 9 $32,337
Merchandising Manager 9 $34,460
Facilities Manager 9 $71,570
Surveillance Officer 8 $41,350
Enrollment / Eligibility Specialist 8 $33,520
Home Appliance Repairer 8 $38,740
Medical Assembler 8 $32,350
Surveillance / Private Investigator 8 $47,730
Dental Laboratory Technician 7 $35,760
MRI / CT Technician / Technologist 7 $63,930
Operating Engineer / Heavy Equipment Operator 7 $47,688
Transportation Maintenance Worker 7 $32,930
Refrigeration Technician 7 $42,280
Industrial Engineering Technician 7 $47,890
Pilot 7 $81,570
Health Information Technician 7 $31,560
Electrical / Electronic Designer 7 $46,500
Dialysis Technician 7 $42,690
Travel Agent 7 $30,430
Legal Secretary 7 $35,320
Concrete Finisher 6 $38,260
Carpet Installer 6 $35,620
Recycling Coordinator 6 $46,320
Audio / Visual Technician 6 $32,170
Drywall Installer / Finisher 6 $36,650
Computer Operator 6 $41,060
Cabinetmaker 6 $30,810
Blender / Mixer Operator 6 $34,170
Construction / Building Inspector 6 $43,170
Telemetry Technician 6 $42,690
Farm / Ranch Manager 5 $67,830
Transportation Supervisor 5 $51,300
Loan Processor 5 $30,530
Transportation Manager 5 $76,060
Medical Records Clerk / Technician 5 $31,560
Surveying / Mapping Technician 5 $36,750
Tile / Granite Worker 5 $41,610
Aircraft / A & P Mechanic 5 $56,850
Ophthalmic Technician 5 $35,890
Surveyor 5 $53,780
Dental Hygienist 5 $66,840
Videographer 5 $34,970
Driller / Drill Operator 5 $42,900
Asset Protection / Security Manager 5 $38,010
Fitness / Wellness Manager 5 $63,930
Chemical Technician 5 $36,140
Medical Office / Practice Manager 4 $45,580
Environmental Technician 4 $36,980
Tower Climber / Technician 4 $47,860
CNC Programmer 4 $41,270
Engineering Technologist 4 $61,220
Administrative Supervisor 4 $45,580
Firefighter 4 $46,130
Tax Preparer 4 $32,280
Railroad Service Worker 4 $60,829
Financial Aid / Loan Counselor 4 $36,460
Sheet Metal Fabricator / Mechanic 4 $53,320
Transportation Inspector 4 $53,870
Safety Coordinator 4 $44,510
Pipe Fitter 4 $53,300
Tool and Die Maker 4 $47,770
Medical Biller 4 $31,560
Tax Specialist 4 $61,950
Nuclear Medicine Technologist 4 $67,030
Community Health Worker 3 $32,530
Insurance Claims / Policy Clerk 3 $36,350
Railroad Conductor 3 $64,780
Industrial Mechanic 3 $48,450
Immigration / Customs Inspector 3 $56,630
Meter Reader 3 $36,210
Crane Operator 3 $54,960
Emergency Room / Department Technician 3 $42,690
Proofreader 3 $31,670
Distribution Supervisor 3 $51,300
Accounts Payable / Receivable Manager 3 $45,580
Chemical Operator 3 $45,868
Insulation Worker 3 $85,754
Childcare / Preschool Director 3 $39,200
Legal Support Specialist 3 $37,930
Collections Manager 3 $45,580
Forester 3 $45,970
Industrial Painter 3 $33,925
Funeral Director / Embalmer 3 $47,847
Pre - Press Technician 2 $34,130
Apartment Manager 2 $48,080
Operations and Maintenance Specialist 2 $69,803
Administrative Manager 2 $71,570
Leasing Manager 2 $48,080
Nursery / Greenhouse Manager 2 $67,830
Lathe Operator / Programmer 2 $33,500
Auto Damage Appraiser 2 $59,890
Grinder / Sharpener 2 $31,867
Neurodiagnostic Technician / Technologist 2 $42,690
Millwright 2 $52,520
Radiation Therapist 2 $72,130
Reservation / Ticket Agent 2 $39,530
Non-Destructive Testing Specialist 2 $61,220
Hazardous Materials Worker 2 $33,480
Glazier 2 $40,070
Choreographer 1 $39,910
Music Director 1 $49,580
Composer 1 $49,580
DJ / Announcer 1 $31,890
Customs Broker 1 $58,770
Logging Worker / Supervisor 1 $35,805
Sound Engineering Technician 1 $43,910
Office Technician / Typist 1 $31,450
Hearing Screener / Technician 1 $41,410
Sheriff 1 $46,060
Pump Worker / Operator 1 $40,500
Membership Sales Representative 1 $43,100
Title Clerk 1 $35,040
Energy Analyst / Auditor 1 $58,770
Correctional Officer 1 $30,730
Locksmith 1 $37,070
Heat Treating Technician 1 $37,040
Fraud Analyst 1 $61,950
Forest / Conservation Technician 1 $37,310
Architectural Drafter 1 $44,260
Controls / Valve Technician 1 $49,130
Quarry Worker / Blaster 1 $36,140
Miner / Mining Worker 1 $49,271
Track Laborer / Worker 1 $50,560
Iron / Steel Worker 1 $55,649
Title Examiner / Abstractor 1 $35,040
Jeweler 1 $45,830