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2016 Green Card Report: Top NAICS Industry

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Category: All | Case Status | Country | Visa | Job Title | Occupation | Industry | Work City | Work State
RankNAICS IndustryGreen Card PetitionsAverage Salary
154Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing 36$79,884
155Automobile Dealers 35$72,251
156Footwear Manufacturing 34$105,478
156Dairy Product Manufacturing 34$93,259
156Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores 34$64,618
159Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing 33$90,055
159Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance 33$76,518
159Community Care Facilities for the Elderly 33$34,978
159Facilities Support Services 33$20,346
163Administration of Economic Program 32$90,557
163Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers 32$83,847
165Executive, Legislative, and Other General Government Support 31$85,828
166Direct Selling Establishments 30$89,473
166Support Activities for Crop Production 30$36,012
168Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers 29$106,612
168Support Activities for Water Transportation 29$76,876
168Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing 29$73,698
171Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel 28$98,515
171Other Support Services 28$93,288
171Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers 28$83,382
171Waste Collection 28$81,776
171Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing 28$62,099
176Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers 27$113,842
176Office Administrative Services 27$99,751
176Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills 27$74,203
179Spectator Sports 26$85,962
179Rubber Product Manufacturing 26$81,773
179Technical and Trade Schools 26$49,697
182Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction 25$81,531
182Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing 25$81,432
182Support Activities for Animal Production 25$33,298
185Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers 24$89,967
185Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores 24$86,109
185Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing 24$84,089
185Home Furnishings Stores 24$81,769
189Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing 23$75,985
189Constructio23$69,920
189Cattle Ranching and Farming 23$50,157
189Residential Mental Retardation, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities 23$44,058
193Shoe Stores 22$89,188
193Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores 22$83,717
193Civic and Social Organizations 22$76,196
193Converted Paper Product Manufacturing 22$72,857
193Vocational Rehabilitation Services 22$50,079
198Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers 21$107,744
198Satellite Telecommunications 21$93,390
198Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing 21$90,723
Note: To obtain employment based green card in United States, most foreign workers will have to go through 3 steps: 1). Permanent Labor Certification(ETA Form 9089), 2). Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker(Form I-140), 3). Adjust of Status to a permanent resident of the United States(Form I485).

The above report lists the top NAICS Industry who have filed the largest numbers of permanent labor certifications under PERM in fiscal year 2015. The Green Card Petitions on the report is the number of permanent labor certifications for Green Card filed under PERM. The number includes certified, withdrawn, denied and certified but withdrawn certifications. The Average Salary is the average proffered salary on ETA Form 9089.

A permanent labor certification issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) allows an employer to hire a foreign worker to work permanently in the United States. Once received (if required), the employer then files an Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker, Form I-140, with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for the appropriate employment-based preference category.

The Department of Labor must certify to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that 1). there are no qualified Americian workers(U.S. Citizens or permanent residents) able, willing, qualified and available to accept the job at the prevailing wage for that occupation in the area of intended employment, 2) employment of the alien will not adversely affect the wages and working conditions of similarly employed American workers, like U.S. citizents or permanent residents.

Sometimes the green card sponsors did not enter a specific salary on ETA Form 9089, but used a salary range with minimum and maximum salary. Our algorithm uses the middle point of the range to calculate the average salary. Please review the certification details to understand the salary range.

For example, the first three records on this report mean that in fiscal year 2015, 36 permanent labor certifications filed under PERM to National Processing Centers for Green Card were Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing 3159. The average salary of those 36 permanent labor certifications was $79,884. 35 permanent labor certifications filed under PERM to National Processing Centers for Green Card were Automobile Dealers 4411. The average salary of those 35 permanent labor certifications was $72,251. 34 permanent labor certifications filed under PERM to National Processing Centers for Green Card were Footwear Manufacturing 3162. The average salary of those 34 permanent labor certifications was $105,478.

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