Most common jobs in Louisville

Published 1:00 pm Sunday, July 11, 2021

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Most common jobs in Louisville

The 10 largest occupations in America employ 30.5 million workers, representing 21% of all workers. Keeping America’s economy moving would be impossible without office workers, package handlers, food prep workers, and truck drivers. And what would the sick do without the millions of hospital workers, nurses, and home health aides?

Stacker compiled a list of the most common jobs in Louisville / Jefferson County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by total employment as of May 2020. While much has changed during the coronavirus pandemic, the jobs featured here give a holistic view at the most popular industries in your area and how many jobs are supported.

Keep reading to see which jobs in Louisville/Jefferson County are the most common.

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#50. Financial managers

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
– Employment: 2,190 (3.569 per 1,000 jobs)
– Annual mean salary: $121,930 (#199 highest pay among all metros)

National
– Employment: 653,080 (4.695 per 1,000 jobs)
– Annual mean salary: $151,510
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($214,670)
— Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($210,180)
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($192,310)
– Job description: Plan, direct, or coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment.

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#48 (tie). Computer systems analysts

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
– Employment: 2,230 (3.634 per 1,000 jobs)
– Annual mean salary: $85,460 (#166 highest pay among all metros)

National
– Employment: 574,450 (4.13 per 1,000 jobs)
– Annual mean salary: $99,020
– Entry level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
– Metros with highest average pay:
— San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($133,970)
— San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($125,350)
— Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($124,070)
– Job description: Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to develop and implement solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions, improve existing computer systems, and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and schedule limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

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#48 (tie). Cooks, institution and cafeteria

Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN
– Employment: 2,230 (3.634 per 1,000 jobs)
– Annual mean salary: $29,220 (#183 highest pay among all metros)