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Arizona Jobs and Career Information

RELATIVE POPULARITY

Top 100 Jobs Relatively More Common in Arizona Than Elsewhere

Whether you're looking for a career to pursue, or just want to get a feel for occupations in the state, the table below should be helpful. And we haven't seen anything like it from anyone else.

This table tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US state. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower numbers indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

RankJobMean Local Salary .Local Jobs .Local Popularity Index
1Aircraft structure, surfaces, rigging, and systems assemblers$32,93068021.9
2Gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators$26,44066010.9
3Umpires, referees, and other sports officials$27,0807409.6
4Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks$22,2807,6208.4
5Tapers$28,4764,4007.4
6Plasterers and stucco masons$26,8964,0906.2
7Earth drillers, except oil and gas$33,6204306.1
8Gaming managers$65,6802005.9
9Paperhangers$36,3502305.7
10Slot key persons$24,3909305.7
11Forensic science technicians$45,8556305.6
12Stonemasons$25,6606305.2
13Eligibility interviewers, government programs$30,2223,6604.8
14Real estate brokers$91,2902,0304.8
15Traffic technicians$39,7401804.7
16Agricultural equipment operators$15,3005904.5
17Audiologists$49,9003704.4
18Aerospace engineers$88,6302,5104.3
19Drywall and ceiling tile installers$26,3607,1903.4
20Avionics technicians$39,6266403.4
21First-line supervisors/managers of correctional officers$42,1459203.3
22Gaming and sports book writers and runners$15,9404503.2
23Aircraft cargo handling supervisors$39,4702003.1
24Coil winders, tapers, and finishers$21,3704603.1
25Podiatrists$87,0602403.1
26Tile and marble setters$36,5901,8103.0
27Molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic$19,5901,0003.0
28Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers$23,8501,1503.0
29Helpers--painters, paperhangers, plasterers, and stucco masons$19,0957303.0
30Anthropologists and archeologists$47,7731303.0
31Carpet installers$26,2101,1202.9
32Landscape architects$50,5257402.9
33Transportation workers$28,0801,4502.8
34Commercial pilots$52,2836202.8
35Farm equipment mechanics$27,4905302.8
36Appraisers and assessors of real estate$40,7801,9702.8
37Ophthalmic laboratory technicians$31,9107502.7
38Forest and conservation technicians$28,2254202.7
39Cement masons and concrete finishers$31,5089,0602.7
40Lodging managers$43,5441,0602.6
41Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks$20,4655,5602.6
42Paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators$32,8071,8402.6
43Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door$43,9358402.6
44Loan interviewers and clerks$28,9107,9002.5
45Gaming service workers$21,9754802.5
46Choreographers$45,6703102.5
47Gaming supervisors$37,3508102.5
48Title examiners, abstractors, and searchers$40,4901,9102.4
49Structural iron and steel workers$35,7402,2102.4
50Security and fire alarm systems installers$37,9901,5902.4
51Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse$14,9608,2302.4
52Foundry mold and coremakers$30,7002002.4
53Helpers--carpenters$22,2153,3202.3
54Roofers$30,0424,4702.3
55Environmental engineering technicians$37,0605002.3
56Health diagnosing and treating practitioners$113,5401,5602.2
57Helpers--roofers$18,7104502.2
58Internists, general$164,6101,1502.2
59Credit analysts$53,0602,3202.2
60Tour guides and escorts$21,0906402.2
61Telemarketers$20,45013,2102.2
62Dietetic technicians$19,6606502.1
63Skin care specialists$31,4855902.1
64Chiropractors$95,3156402.1
65Fiberglass laminators and fabricators$26,1004102.1
66Brickmasons and blockmasons$34,4373,7202.1
67Aircraft mechanics and service technicians$43,1652,7301.9
68Helpers, construction trades$22,6707101.9
69Carpenters$33,87430,7201.9
70Surveyors$47,6551,6701.9
71Insurance appraisers, auto damage$48,3602501.9
72Pest control workers$25,3402,0201.9
73Electrical and electronic engineering technicians$43,9405,3401.9
74Computer science teachers, postsecondary$53,1308601.9
75Physical therapist aides$22,5551,1501.9
76Operations research analysts$49,5051,5401.9
77Food batchmakers$19,5402,1801.9
78Pipelayers$27,7801,4701.9
79Psychologists$72,9151301.8
80Court, municipal, and license clerks$26,6272,1201.8
81First-line supervisors/managers of fire fighting and prevention workers$62,2009301.8
82Electronics engineers, except computer$68,8753,8301.8
83Correctional officers and jailers$31,5007,0201.8
84Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary$42,6157801.8
85Helpers--brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, and tile and marble setters$22,3551,5401.8
86Air traffic controllers$86,3402501.8
87Occupational health and safety technicians$72,2101301.8
88Museum technicians and conservators$31,5001901.8
89Materials engineers$64,5903901.8
90First-line supervisors/managers of police and detectives$63,2922,0301.8
91Furniture finishers$26,1554701.8
92Painting, coating, and decorating workers$27,2234601.7
93Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes$59,6702701.7
94Mechanical engineering technicians$43,8951,1101.7
95Interpreters and translators$34,3706801.7
96Business teachers, postsecondary$43,1031,4501.7
97Tool grinders, filers, and sharpeners$31,7652701.7
98Property, real estate, and community association managers$47,1024,5901.7
99Loan counselors$36,9305401.7
100Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors$33,1101,1001.6

ABSOLUTE POPULARITY

The Most Common Jobs in Arizona

Unlike the table above, which shows where jobs in Arizona are unusually common compared to other states, the table below lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.

RankJob Local Jobs .Mean Local Salary .Local Popularity Index
1Retail salespersons70,210$23,2140.9
2Cashiers59,210$18,4061.0
3Customer service representatives58,600$25,8901.6
4Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food43,110$14,5541.1
5Waiters and waitresses42,710$14,4421.1
6Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand41,290$20,2341.0
7Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners32,150$18,4880.9
8Elementary school teachers, except special education31,360$35,8031.4
9Carpenters30,720$33,8741.9
10Executive secretaries and administrative assistants29,010$30,9861.1
11Stock clerks and order fillers28,370$21,8661.0
12Registered nurses28,090$54,4800.7
13Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks27,930$28,2840.9
14General and operations managers26,290$77,8560.9
15First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers24,530$42,4861.0
16Landscaping and groundskeeping workers24,250$20,4541.6
17Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive24,080$23,8160.8
18Construction laborers23,170$24,9601.4
19Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products23,160$49,9820.9
20Maintenance and repair workers, general21,880$28,6001.0
21Food preparation workers21,050$19,1921.4
22Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer20,640$35,2570.8
23Accountants and auditors20,450$50,2721.0
24Receptionists and information clerks19,850$21,1141.0
25Security guards19,480$21,1381.0
26First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers19,090$35,6941.0
27Teacher assistants17,460$19,3200.9
28Team assemblers17,160$22,9520.9
29Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants16,630$21,9750.7
30Cooks, restaurant15,910$18,8761.2
31Truck drivers, light or delivery services15,770$26,8281.0
32Maids and housekeeping cleaners15,400$15,7921.1
33Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education15,300$36,7761.0
34First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers14,100$25,3261.1
35Telemarketers13,210$20,4502.2
36Packers and packagers, hand12,870$16,8060.9
37Cooks, fast food12,770$14,6361.2
38Automotive service technicians and mechanics12,730$34,8961.1
39Dishwashers12,180$14,0341.4
40Personal and home care aides11,860$18,8661.4
41Police and sheriff's patrol officers11,060$44,1781.3
42Computer support specialists10,960$37,5681.2
43Office clerks, general10,790$23,6500.2
44Electricians10,600$36,9041.0
45Helpers--production workers10,430$19,6901.3
46Bill and account collectors10,020$26,0101.3
47First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers9,880$51,0841.0
48Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products9,710$47,3821.5
49Management analysts9,670$60,0651.2
50Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop9,620$14,5901.1
51Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers9,250$13,2241.3
52Tellers9,180$22,4461.0
53Business operations specialists9,070$50,6360.5
54Cement masons and concrete finishers9,060$31,5082.7
55Financial managers8,830$72,0581.0
56Hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop8,770$14,5961.5
57Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators8,430$34,4261.5
58Home health aides8,270$18,7360.8
59Farmworkers and laborers, crop, nursery, and greenhouse8,230$14,9602.4
60Counter and rental clerks7,970$20,2941.0
61Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses7,960$36,9820.7
62Billing and posting clerks and machine operators7,950$27,0180.9
63Loan interviewers and clerks7,900$28,9102.5
64First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers7,900$42,8580.7
65Lawyers7,870$82,8440.8
66Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters7,630$37,7401.0
67Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks7,620$22,2808.4
68Sales managers7,620$71,6881.3
69Bartenders7,470$15,9160.9
70Chief executives7,450$115,3221.3
71Medical assistants7,400$26,6141.1
72Computer software engineers, applications7,230$68,0160.8
73Painters, construction and maintenance7,200$27,2671.6
74Drywall and ceiling tile installers7,190$26,3603.4
75Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers7,140$28,6320.9
76Correctional officers and jailers7,020$31,5001.8
77First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers6,650$51,5840.9
78Loan officers6,410$64,3801.1
79Insurance sales agents6,360$44,5581.3
80Cleaners of vehicles and equipment6,260$17,2981.1
81Computer systems analysts6,210$62,3120.7
82Data entry keyers6,160$23,9501.2
83Industrial truck and tractor operators6,150$27,6240.6
84First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers6,040$53,6501.1
85Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers5,910$35,9921.5
86Computer programmers5,850$59,7030.8
87Managers5,840$65,5141.0
88Child care workers5,840$16,5370.6
89Preschool teachers, except special education5,580$20,5381.0
90Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks5,560$20,4652.6
91Electrical and electronic engineering technicians5,340$43,9401.9
92Training and development specialists5,330$40,3441.4
93Driver/sales workers5,180$18,4900.8
94Pharmacy technicians5,160$26,4021.1
95Postal service mail carriers5,120$43,8180.9
96Computer software engineers, systems software5,030$77,8751.0
97Dental assistants4,960$30,6001.1
98Bus drivers, school4,950$21,5560.7
99Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education4,920$38,1930.5
100Payroll and timekeeping clerks4,900$28,8561.4

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