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Portland Oregon Jobs Market – Who Is Hiring Now?

Searching for a job in the Portland area? If so, as the weather warms up, now is a great time to look for a job because many companies are hiring so grab your pen and some paper to take note of which companies are hiring in Portland Oregon.

About The Portland Oregon Jobs Market

The latest data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the 12-month period ending in May 2018, indicates that of the 25 top-paying professions, those providing health insights, skills and, of course, care occupy 14 of the top spots.

SLIDESHOW: Portland’s 25 highest-paying jobs

The Business Journal analyzed the data and determined the region’s 25 most-lucrative jobs, in terms of mean, or average, salary. The figures cover the Portland metropolitan statistical area, which includes Hillsboro and Vancouver, Wash.

The numbers indicate that psychiatrists earn the highest hourly salaries, among vocations for which data is available, at more than $128 an hour.

Among the 695 full- and part-time jobs analyzed by BLS, the average Portland-area worker makes $27 an hour, or $56,160. Both figures are up 1.5 percent over 2017’s figures.

BLS’s statistics include information from some 1.2 million area residents.

Portland Oregon Area Top Companies

Company Name



1 Intel Hillsboro Computer & Electronics
2 NIKE, Inc. Unincorporated WA County / Beaverton Athletic & Outdoor
3 Daimler Trucks North America LLC Portland Metals
4 Precision Castparts Corp. Portland Metals
5 Boeing Gresham Metals
6 Columbia Sportswear Company Unincorporated WA County / Portland / Lake Oswego Athletic & Outdoor
7 Northwest Pipe Company Vancouver Metals
8 Mentor Graphics Wilsonville Software & IT
9 Tektronix, Inc. Unincorporated WA County / Beaverton Computer & Electronics
10 Xerox Wilsonville Computer & Electronics
11 WaferTech, LLC (A TSMC Co) Camas Computer & Electronics
12 Consolidated Metco, Inc. Vancouver Metals
13 Greenbrier (inc. Gunderson) Lake Oswego / Portland Metals
14 Blount International, Inc. Milwaukie Metals
15 A-dec Newberg Medical Products
16 Warn Industries, Inc. Unincorporated Clackamas County Metals
17 Qorvo Hillsboro Computer & Electronics
18 ESCO Corporation Portland Metals
19 Schnitzer Steel Portland Metals
20 adidas America, Inc. Portland Athletic & Outdoor
21 SEH America Inc. Vancouver Computer & Electronics
22 Via Systems Forest Grove Computer & Electronics
23 Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated Portland Metals
24 Lam Research Corporation Tualatin Computer & Electronics
25 Collins Cos. Portland Wood Products
26 Reser’s Fine Food Beaverton / Hillsboro Food Processing
27 On Semiconductor Gresham Computer & Electronics
28 Evraz Inc. NA Portland Metals
29 IBM – Linus Technology Center Hillsboro Software & IT
30 Pacific Foods of Oregon, Inc. Tualatin Food Processing
31 SolarWorld Hillsboro Clean-Tech
32 Georgia Pacific LLC Camas Wood Products
33 Rockwell Collins Wilsonville Computer & Electronics
34 Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. Portland Athletic & Outdoor
35 Sysco Food Service Wilsonville Food Processing
36 Microchip Gresham Computer & Electronics
37 Huntair Inc. Tualatin Computer & Electronics
38 Precision Wire Components Tualatin Medical Products
39 nLIGHT Photonics Corporation Vancouver / Hillsboro Computer & Electronics
40 Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, Inc. McMinnville Metals
41 International Paper Beaverton / Hillsboro / Portland / Wilsonville Wood Products
42 FEI Hillsboro Computer & Electronics
43 Maxim Integrated Products Unincorporated WA County / Hillsboro Computer & Electronics
44 Columbia Machine, Inc. Vancouver Metals
45 TE Connectivity Wilsonville Computer & Electronics
46 Acumed Hillsboro Medical Products
47 Pella (Vinyl Northwest Inc.) Gresham Wood Products
48 Iberdrola Portland Clean-Tech
49 Applied Materials Hillsboro Computer & Electronics
50 Genentech Hillsboro Medical Products


Source – Portland Relo Guide

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