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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 have 100,000 or more job openings over the period 2012-2022.
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11-1021.00 General and Operations Managers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green
11-2022.00 Sales Managers Bright Outlook
11-3031.00 Financial Managers Bright Outlook
11-3031.01 Treasurers and Controllers Bright Outlook
11-3031.02 Financial Managers, Branch or Department Bright Outlook
11-9013.00 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers Bright Outlook
11-9013.01 Nursery and Greenhouse Managers Bright Outlook
11-9013.02 Farm and Ranch Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
11-9013.03 Aquacultural Managers Bright Outlook
11-9021.00 Construction Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
11-9111.00 Medical and Health Services Managers Bright Outlook
11-9141.00 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers Bright Outlook
11-9199.00 Managers, All Other Bright Outlook
11-9199.01 Regulatory Affairs Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
11-9199.02 Compliance Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
11-9199.03 Investment Fund Managers Bright Outlook
11-9199.04 Supply Chain Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
11-9199.07 Security Managers Bright Outlook
11-9199.08 Loss Prevention Managers Bright Outlook
11-9199.09 Wind Energy Operations Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
11-9199.10 Wind Energy Project Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
11-9199.11 Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
13-1051.00 Cost Estimators Bright Outlook
13-1071.00 Human Resources Specialists Bright Outlook
13-1074.00 Farm Labor Contractors Bright Outlook
13-1111.00 Management Analysts Bright Outlook
13-1161.00 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Bright Outlook
13-1199.00 Business Operations Specialists, All Other Bright Outlook
13-1199.01 Energy Auditors Bright Outlook Green Occupation
13-1199.02 Security Management Specialists Bright Outlook
13-1199.03 Customs Brokers Bright Outlook
13-1199.04 Business Continuity Planners Bright Outlook
13-1199.05 Sustainability Specialists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
13-1199.06 Online Merchants Bright Outlook
13-2011.00 Accountants and Auditors Bright Outlook
13-2011.01 Accountants Bright Outlook
13-2011.02 Auditors Bright Outlook
13-2051.00 Financial Analysts Bright Outlook Green Occupation
15-1121.00 Computer Systems Analysts Bright Outlook
15-1121.01 Informatics Nurse Specialists Bright Outlook
15-1131.00 Computer Programmers Bright Outlook
15-1132.00 Software Developers, Applications Bright Outlook
15-1133.00 Software Developers, Systems Software Bright Outlook Green Occupation
15-1142.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators Bright Outlook
15-1151.00 Computer User Support Specialists Bright Outlook
17-2051.00 Civil Engineers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
17-2051.01 Transportation Engineers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
21-1021.00 Child, Family, and School Social Workers Bright Outlook
21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants Bright Outlook
23-1011.00 Lawyers Bright Outlook
25-2011.00 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education Bright Outlook
25-2021.00 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education Bright Outlook
25-2022.00 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Bright Outlook
25-2031.00 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Bright Outlook
25-3099.00 Teachers and Instructors, All Other Bright Outlook
25-3099.02 Tutors Bright Outlook
25-9041.00 Teacher Assistants Bright Outlook
27-2022.00 Coaches and Scouts Bright Outlook
29-1051.00 Pharmacists Bright Outlook
29-1069.00 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other Bright Outlook
29-1069.01 Allergists and Immunologists Bright Outlook
29-1069.02 Dermatologists Bright Outlook
29-1069.03 Hospitalists Bright Outlook
29-1069.04 Neurologists Bright Outlook
29-1069.05 Nuclear Medicine Physicians Bright Outlook
29-1069.06 Ophthalmologists Bright Outlook
29-1069.07 Pathologists Bright Outlook
29-1069.08 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians Bright Outlook
29-1069.09 Preventive Medicine Physicians Bright Outlook
29-1069.10 Radiologists Bright Outlook
29-1069.11 Sports Medicine Physicians Bright Outlook
29-1069.12 Urologists Bright Outlook
29-1123.00 Physical Therapists Bright Outlook
29-1141.00 Registered Nurses Bright Outlook
29-1141.01 Acute Care Nurses Bright Outlook
29-1141.02 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses Bright Outlook
29-1141.03 Critical Care Nurses Bright Outlook
29-1141.04 Clinical Nurse Specialists Bright Outlook
29-2021.00 Dental Hygienists Bright Outlook
29-2041.00 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics Bright Outlook
29-2052.00 Pharmacy Technicians Bright Outlook
29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Bright Outlook
31-1011.00 Home Health Aides Bright Outlook
31-1014.00 Nursing Assistants Bright Outlook
31-9091.00 Dental Assistants Bright Outlook
31-9092.00 Medical Assistants Bright Outlook
33-2011.00 Firefighters Bright Outlook
33-2011.01 Municipal Firefighters Bright Outlook
33-2011.02 Forest Firefighters Bright Outlook
33-3012.00 Correctional Officers and Jailers Bright Outlook
33-3051.00 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers Bright Outlook
33-3051.01 Police Patrol Officers Bright Outlook
33-3051.03 Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Bright Outlook
33-9032.00 Security Guards Bright Outlook
33-9092.00 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers Bright Outlook
35-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers Bright Outlook
35-2011.00 Cooks, Fast Food Bright Outlook
35-2012.00 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria Bright Outlook
35-2014.00 Cooks, Restaurant Bright Outlook
35-2021.00 Food Preparation Workers Bright Outlook
35-3011.00 Bartenders Bright Outlook
35-3021.00 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food Bright Outlook
35-3022.00 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop Bright Outlook
35-3022.01 Baristas Bright Outlook
35-3031.00 Waiters and Waitresses Bright Outlook
35-3041.00 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant Bright Outlook
35-9011.00 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers Bright Outlook
35-9021.00 Dishwashers Bright Outlook
35-9031.00 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop Bright Outlook
37-2011.00 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook
37-2012.00 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook
37-3011.00 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers Bright Outlook
39-3091.00 Amusement and Recreation Attendants Bright Outlook
39-5012.00 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists Bright Outlook
39-9011.00 Childcare Workers Bright Outlook
39-9011.01 Nannies Bright Outlook
39-9021.00 Personal Care Aides Bright Outlook
41-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers Bright Outlook
41-2011.00 Cashiers Bright Outlook
41-2021.00 Counter and Rental Clerks Bright Outlook
41-2031.00 Retail Salespersons Bright Outlook
41-3021.00 Insurance Sales Agents Bright Outlook
41-3031.00 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents Bright Outlook
41-3031.01 Sales Agents, Securities and Commodities Bright Outlook
41-3031.02 Sales Agents, Financial Services Bright Outlook
41-3031.03 Securities and Commodities Traders Bright Outlook Green Occupation
41-3099.00 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other Bright Outlook
41-3099.01 Energy Brokers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
41-4011.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Bright Outlook Green Occupation
41-4011.07 Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors Bright Outlook Green Occupation
41-4012.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products Bright Outlook
43-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers Bright Outlook
43-3011.00 Bill and Account Collectors Bright Outlook
43-3021.00 Billing and Posting Clerks Bright Outlook
43-3021.01 Statement Clerks Bright Outlook
43-3021.02 Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks Bright Outlook
43-3031.00 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Bright Outlook
43-3071.00 Tellers Bright Outlook
43-4051.00 Customer Service Representatives Bright Outlook Green Occupation
43-4051.03 Patient Representatives Bright Outlook
43-4081.00 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks Bright Outlook
43-4171.00 Receptionists and Information Clerks Bright Outlook
43-5052.00 Postal Service Mail Carriers Bright Outlook
43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Bright Outlook Green Occupation
43-5081.00 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers Bright Outlook
43-5081.01 Stock Clerks, Sales Floor Bright Outlook
43-5081.02 Marking Clerks Bright Outlook
43-5081.03 Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard Bright Outlook
43-5081.04 Order Fillers, Wholesale and Retail Sales Bright Outlook
43-6011.00 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants Bright Outlook
43-6013.00 Medical Secretaries Bright Outlook
43-6014.00 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Bright Outlook
43-9061.00 Office Clerks, General Bright Outlook
45-2092.00 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse Bright Outlook
45-2092.01 Nursery Workers Bright Outlook
45-2092.02 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop Bright Outlook
47-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers Bright Outlook
47-1011.03 Solar Energy Installation Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-2031.00 Carpenters Bright Outlook
47-2031.01 Construction Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-2031.02 Rough Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-2061.00 Construction Laborers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-2073.00 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-2111.00 Electricians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-2141.00 Painters, Construction and Maintenance Bright Outlook
47-2152.00 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Bright Outlook
47-2152.01 Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-2152.02 Plumbers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
49-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
49-3023.00 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics Bright Outlook
49-3023.01 Automotive Master Mechanics Bright Outlook
49-3023.02 Automotive Specialty Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
49-9021.00 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers Bright Outlook
49-9021.01 Heating and Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
49-9021.02 Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
49-9041.00 Industrial Machinery Mechanics Bright Outlook Green Occupation
49-9071.00 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General Bright Outlook Green Occupation
51-2092.00 Team Assemblers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
51-4041.00 Machinists Bright Outlook Green Occupation
51-4121.00 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers Bright Outlook
51-4121.06 Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
51-4121.07 Solderers and Brazers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
51-9061.00 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
51-9198.00 Helpers--Production Workers Bright Outlook
53-3022.00 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client Bright Outlook
53-3031.00 Driver/Sales Workers Bright Outlook
53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
53-3033.00 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers Bright Outlook
53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Bright Outlook Green Occupation
53-7061.00 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment Bright Outlook
53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook Green Occupation
53-7064.00 Packers and Packagers, Hand Bright Outlook



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)