Photo Credit: Alamy Stock Photo

  • Share of workers in physically demanding jobs: 10.6%
  • Average wage for physically demanding jobs: $43,373
  • Average wage for all occupations: $49,380
  • Total employment in protective services: 23,720
  • Total employment in construction & extraction: 40,040
  • Total employment in installation & repair: 39,380

Indianapolis is a major transportation and logistics center for the Midwest and boasts the second-largest FedEx air hub worldwide. This contributes to the city’s high concentration of physically demanding jobs. Workers in physically demanding jobs in Indianapolis earn about 12 percent less than the typical worker, which is on par with the national figures.

Download The Press of Atlantic City App

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: Soon we will no longer integrate with Facebook for story comments. The commenting option is not going away, however, readers will need to register for a FREE site account to continue sharing their thoughts and feedback on stories. If you already have an account (i.e. current subscribers, posting in obituary guestbooks, for submitting community events), you may use that login, otherwise, you will be prompted to create a new account.

Load comments