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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 22% or more) over the period 2012-2022.
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15-2011.00 Actuaries   Bright Outlook 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
29-1181.00 Audiologists Bright Outlook
49-3091.00 Bicycle Repairers 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
47-2031.00 Carpenters Bright Outlook
47-2051.00 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers Bright Outlook   Green Occupation Green
27-2032.00 Choreographers Bright Outlook
15-2041.02 Clinical Data Managers Bright Outlook
49-9092.00 Commercial Divers Bright Outlook
21-1094.00 Community Health Workers Bright Outlook
51-4012.00 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic Bright Outlook
15-1121.00 Computer Systems Analysts Bright Outlook
39-6012.00 Concierges Bright Outlook
47-2031.01 Construction Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-2061.00 Construction Laborers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
13-1051.00 Cost Estimators Bright Outlook
31-9091.00 Dental Assistants Bright Outlook
29-2021.00 Dental Hygienists Bright Outlook
29-2032.00 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Bright Outlook
47-4021.00 Elevator Installers and Repairers Bright Outlook
29-2041.00 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics Bright Outlook
47-4031.00 Fence Erectors Bright Outlook
47-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers Bright Outlook
29-9092.00 Genetic Counselors Bright Outlook
19-3092.00 Geographers Bright Outlook
25-1071.00 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-2099.00 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other Bright Outlook
21-1022.00 Healthcare Social Workers Bright Outlook
29-2092.00 Hearing Aid Specialists Bright Outlook
47-3019.00 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other Bright Outlook
47-3011.00 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Bright Outlook
47-3012.00 Helpers--Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-3013.00 Helpers--Electricians Bright Outlook
47-3015.00 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Bright Outlook
31-1011.00 Home Health Aides Bright Outlook
19-3032.00 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Bright Outlook
15-1121.01 Informatics Nurse Specialists Bright Outlook
15-1122.00 Information Security Analysts Bright Outlook
47-2131.00 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-2132.00 Insulation Workers, Mechanical Bright Outlook
27-3091.00 Interpreters and Translators Bright Outlook
29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Bright Outlook
13-1081.00 Logisticians Bright Outlook
13-1081.02 Logistics Analysts Bright Outlook Green Occupation
13-1081.01 Logistics Engineers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
29-1122.01 Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists Bright Outlook
29-2035.00 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 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
15-2021.00 Mathematicians Bright Outlook
49-9011.00 Mechanical Door Repairers Bright Outlook
29-2012.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
11-9111.00 Medical and Health Services Managers Bright Outlook
31-9092.00 Medical Assistants Bright Outlook
49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairers Bright Outlook
29-2071.00 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians Bright Outlook
43-6013.00 Medical Secretaries Bright Outlook
13-1121.00 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Bright Outlook
21-1023.00 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers Bright Outlook
21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors Bright Outlook
29-2099.01 Neurodiagnostic Technologists Bright Outlook
29-1151.00 Nurse Anesthetists Bright Outlook
29-1161.00 Nurse Midwives Bright Outlook
29-1171.00 Nurse Practitioners Bright Outlook
25-1072.00 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 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
29-2081.00 Opticians, Dispensing Bright Outlook
29-1041.00 Optometrists Bright Outlook
29-2091.00 Orthotists and Prosthetists Bright Outlook
39-9021.00 Personal Care Aides Bright Outlook
13-2052.00 Personal Financial Advisors Bright Outlook Green Occupation
17-2171.00 Petroleum Engineers Bright Outlook
31-9097.00 Phlebotomists 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
47-2072.00 Pile-Driver Operators Bright Outlook
29-1081.00 Podiatrists Bright Outlook
29-1124.00 Radiation Therapists Bright Outlook
29-2099.06 Radiologic Technicians Bright Outlook
47-2171.00 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers Bright Outlook
49-9096.00 Riggers Bright Outlook
47-2031.02 Rough Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-4091.00 Segmental Pavers Bright Outlook
47-4071.00 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners Bright Outlook
39-5094.00 Skincare Specialists Bright Outlook
21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants Bright Outlook
15-1132.00 Software Developers, Applications Bright Outlook
47-1011.03 Solar Energy Installation Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-2231.00 Solar Photovoltaic Installers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
15-2041.00 Statisticians Bright Outlook
47-2022.00 Stonemasons Bright Outlook
47-2221.00 Structural Iron and Steel Workers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
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
29-2056.00 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 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 2012-2022 employment projections. Projected growth represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). Projected job openings represent openings due to growth and replacement. (back)