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Bright Outlook occupations are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years, will have large numbers of job openings, or are new and emerging occupations.

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These occupations are projected1 to grow much faster than average (employment increase of 14% or more) over the period 2014-2024.
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15-2011.00 Actuaries   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
29-1141.01 Acute Care Nurses Bright Outlook
29-1141.02 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses Bright Outlook
29-1069.01 Allergists and Immunologists Bright Outlook
53-3011.00 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
29-1071.01 Anesthesiologist Assistants Bright Outlook
29-1061.00 Anesthesiologists Bright Outlook
25-1062.00 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-9091.00 Athletic Trainers Bright Outlook
29-1181.00 Audiologists Bright Outlook
49-3091.00 Bicycle Repairers Bright Outlook
25-1042.00 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
17-2031.00 Biomedical Engineers Bright Outlook
15-2041.01 Biostatisticians Bright Outlook
47-2021.00 Brickmasons and Blockmasons Bright Outlook
29-2031.00 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
17-1021.00 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Bright Outlook
25-1052.00 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-1011.00 Chiropractors Bright Outlook
15-2041.02 Clinical Data Managers Bright Outlook
29-1141.04 Clinical Nurse Specialists Bright Outlook
19-3031.02 Clinical Psychologists Bright Outlook
19-3031.00 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Bright Outlook
49-9092.00 Commercial Divers Bright Outlook
21-1094.00 Community Health Workers Bright Outlook
11-3021.00 Computer and Information Systems Managers Bright Outlook
51-4012.00 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic Bright Outlook
15-1121.00 Computer Systems Analysts Bright Outlook
51-4011.00 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic Bright Outlook   Green Occupation Green
35-2014.00 Cooks, Restaurant Bright Outlook
19-3031.03 Counseling Psychologists Bright Outlook
13-2071.00 Credit Counselors Bright Outlook
25-1111.00 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-1141.03 Critical Care Nurses Bright Outlook
29-2011.01 Cytogenetic Technologists Bright Outlook
29-2011.02 Cytotechnologists Bright Outlook
31-9091.00 Dental Assistants Bright Outlook
29-2021.00 Dental Hygienists Bright Outlook
29-1021.00 Dentists, General Bright Outlook
29-1069.02 Dermatologists Bright Outlook
29-2032.00 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Bright Outlook
29-1031.00 Dietitians and Nutritionists Bright Outlook
47-5021.00 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
47-2111.00 Electricians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
29-2041.00 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics Bright Outlook
39-3099.00 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
27-4032.00 Film and Video Editors Bright Outlook
19-4092.00 Forensic Science Technicians Bright Outlook
29-9092.00 Genetic Counselors Bright Outlook
25-1071.00 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-2099.00 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other Bright Outlook
29-9099.00 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
21-1022.00 Healthcare Social Workers Bright Outlook
29-2092.00 Hearing Aid Specialists Bright Outlook
49-9021.01 Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
49-9021.00 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers Bright Outlook
47-3011.00 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Bright Outlook
47-3013.00 Helpers--Electricians Bright Outlook
47-3016.00 Helpers--Roofers Bright Outlook
29-2011.03 Histotechnologists and Histologic Technicians Bright Outlook
31-1011.00 Home Health Aides Bright Outlook
29-1069.03 Hospitalists Bright Outlook
49-9041.00 Industrial Machinery Mechanics Bright Outlook Green Occupation
19-3032.00 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Bright Outlook
15-1121.01 Informatics Nurse Specialists Bright Outlook
15-1122.00 Information Security Analysts Bright Outlook
47-2132.00 Insulation Workers, Mechanical Bright Outlook
27-3091.00 Interpreters and Translators Bright Outlook
25-1112.00 Law Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Bright Outlook
13-2071.01 Loan Counselors Bright Outlook
29-1122.01 Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists Bright Outlook
39-5091.00 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance Bright Outlook
13-1111.00 Management Analysts Bright Outlook
13-1161.00 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Bright Outlook
21-1013.00 Marriage and Family Therapists Bright Outlook
31-9011.00 Massage Therapists Bright Outlook
25-1022.00 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
15-2021.00 Mathematicians Bright Outlook
29-2012.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
29-2011.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Bright Outlook
11-9111.00 Medical and Health Services Managers Bright Outlook
31-9092.00 Medical Assistants Bright Outlook
31-9093.00 Medical Equipment Preparers Bright Outlook
29-2071.00 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians Bright Outlook
43-6013.00 Medical Secretaries Bright Outlook
21-1023.00 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers Bright Outlook
21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors Bright Outlook
29-9099.01 Midwives Bright Outlook
49-9044.00 Millwrights Bright Outlook Green Occupation
29-2099.01 Neurodiagnostic Technologists Bright Outlook
29-1069.04 Neurologists Bright Outlook
29-1069.05 Nuclear Medicine Physicians Bright Outlook
29-1151.00 Nurse Anesthetists Bright Outlook
29-1161.00 Nurse Midwives Bright Outlook
29-1171.00 Nurse Practitioners Bright Outlook
31-1014.00 Nursing Assistants Bright Outlook
25-1072.00 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-1064.00 Obstetricians and Gynecologists Bright Outlook
29-1122.00 Occupational Therapists Bright Outlook
31-2012.00 Occupational Therapy Aides Bright Outlook
31-2011.00 Occupational Therapy Assistants Bright Outlook
15-2031.00 Operations Research Analysts Bright Outlook
29-2057.00 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
29-2099.05 Ophthalmic Medical Technologists Bright Outlook
29-1069.06 Ophthalmologists Bright Outlook
29-2081.00 Opticians, Dispensing Bright Outlook
29-1041.00 Optometrists Bright Outlook
29-1022.00 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Bright Outlook
29-1023.00 Orthodontists Bright Outlook
29-2091.00 Orthotists and Prosthetists Bright Outlook
29-1069.07 Pathologists Bright Outlook
39-9021.00 Personal Care Aides Bright Outlook
13-2052.00 Personal Financial Advisors Bright Outlook Green Occupation
31-9097.00 Phlebotomists Bright Outlook
29-1069.08 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians Bright Outlook
31-2022.00 Physical Therapist Aides Bright Outlook
31-2021.00 Physical Therapist Assistants Bright Outlook
29-1123.00 Physical Therapists Bright Outlook
29-1071.00 Physician Assistants Bright Outlook
29-1069.00 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other Bright Outlook
25-1054.00 Physics Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
47-2072.00 Pile-Driver Operators Bright Outlook
29-1081.00 Podiatrists Bright Outlook
29-1069.09 Preventive Medicine Physicians Bright Outlook
29-1024.00 Prosthodontists Bright Outlook
29-1066.00 Psychiatrists Bright Outlook
25-1066.00 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-1124.00 Radiation Therapists Bright Outlook
29-2099.06 Radiologic Technicians Bright Outlook
29-1069.10 Radiologists Bright Outlook
49-9021.02 Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
29-1141.00 Registered Nurses Bright Outlook
47-2171.00 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers Bright Outlook
39-9041.00 Residential Advisors Bright Outlook
19-3031.01 School Psychologists Bright Outlook
25-3021.00 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers Bright Outlook
47-4071.00 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners Bright Outlook
25-1069.00 Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other Bright Outlook
25-1113.00 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
25-1067.00 Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
15-1132.00 Software Developers, Applications Bright Outlook
47-2231.00 Solar Photovoltaic Installers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
29-1127.00 Speech-Language Pathologists Bright Outlook
29-1069.11 Sports Medicine Physicians Bright Outlook
15-2041.00 Statisticians Bright Outlook
47-2022.00 Stonemasons Bright Outlook
21-1011.00 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors Bright Outlook
29-1067.00 Surgeons Bright Outlook
29-2099.07 Surgical Assistants Bright Outlook
29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists Bright Outlook
29-1129.00 Therapists, All Other Bright Outlook
29-1069.12 Urologists Bright Outlook
29-2056.00 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
15-1134.00 Web Developers Bright Outlook
49-9081.00 Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation



1 Growth and job openings source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2014-2024 employment projections. Projected growth represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). Projected job openings represent openings due to growth and replacement. (back)