A list of the most common jobs in America. These are the most popular careers within the United States. If you're looking for a job, this is where you will find the most peers. Note that this list does not in any way rank "job competition" as it does not take into account the number of jobs available. Nonetheless, it is interesting to see where the bulk of the American workforce lies, and which fields have the most employed workers. With unemployment always an issue for at least some of us in the country, it's useful to see what fields seem to be the most populated. Hopefully this list will be helpful for anyone who's on the job hunt.
What are the most common jobs in American? What are some typical professions in the US? These are some of the most popular jobs in the US, compiled in one list of jobs many Americans have.
On December 5th, 2016, Amazon revealed they will be launching a new grocery store called Amazon Go that will eliminate the need for cashiers. Given that cashiers are the second most common job in America, what does that mean for the future of that profession?
Retail salespersons # Employed: 4,155,190
Cashiers # Employed: 3,354,170
Office clerks # Employed: 2,789,590
Combined food preparation and serving workers # Employed: 2,692,170
Waiters and waitresses # Employed: 2,244,480
Customer service representatives # Employed: 2,146,120
Janitors and cleaners # Employed: 2,058,610
Freight, stock, and hand material mover laborers # Employed: 2,024,180
Secretaries and administrative assistants # Employed: 1,841,020
Stock clerks and order fillers # Employed: 1,795,970
General and operation managers # Employed: 1,708,080
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks # Employed: 1,675,250