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Careers with Largest Employment
These are the occupations that employed the most people in 2018 (for states) or 2020 (nationally). You can view this list for any state by changing the location shown to the left.
We found 735 occupations in Ohio.
Rank Occupation
2018
 Employment
Earnings Typical Education
1
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
159,370
Median wage is less than $30,870 per yearNo formal educational credential
2
Retail Salespersons
156,000
Median wage is less than $30,870 per yearNo formal educational credential
3
Registered Nurses
127,430
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
4
Cashiers
121,960
Median wage is less than $30,870 per yearNo formal educational credential
5
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
119,580
Median wage is between $30,870 to $41,300 per yearNo formal educational credential
6
Office Clerks, General
111,110
Median wage is between $30,870 to $41,300 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
7
Customer Service Representatives
100,810
Median wage is between $30,870 to $41,300 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
8
Waiters and Waitresses
94,620
Median wage is less than $30,870 per yearNo formal educational credential
9
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
88,120
Median wage is less than $30,870 per yearNo formal educational credential
10
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
81,500
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent