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(2012-2022)
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(2012-2022)
29% 39-9011.00 Childcare Workers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Average   Average 570,000
  39-9011.01 Nannies Bright Outlook    
24% 47-2061.00 Construction Laborers Bright Outlook   Green Occupation Green  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 489,100
12% 37-2012.00 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook  Average   Average 467,700
23% 37-3011.00 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 422,700
24% 41-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 419,800
36% 47-2031.00 Carpenters Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 329,200
  47-2031.01 Construction Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
  47-2031.02 Rough Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
59% 11-9199.00 Managers, All Other Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 249,100
  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    
21% 13-1111.00 Management Analysts Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 245,200
14% 49-3023.00 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics Bright Outlook  Average   Average 237,600
  49-3023.01 Automotive Master Mechanics Bright Outlook    
  49-3023.02 Automotive Specialty Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
10% 47-2111.00 Electricians Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 224,600
42% 39-5012.00 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists Bright Outlook  Average   Average 220,600
22% 23-1011.00 Lawyers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 196,500
16% 47-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 187,100
  47-1011.03 Solar Energy Installation Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
57% 11-9021.00 Construction Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 154,600
19% 41-3021.00 Insurance Sales Agents Bright Outlook  Average   Average 150,200
73% 11-9013.00 * Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers Bright Outlook  Decline   Decline 150,200
  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% 47-2152.00 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 130,500
  47-2152.01 Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
  47-2152.02 Plumbers Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
41% 47-2141.00 Painters, Construction and Maintenance Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 110,500
11% 27-2022.00 Coaches and Scouts Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 108,500
45% 11-9141.00 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 102,100
20% 25-3021.00 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers  Average   Average 97,900
20% 13-2052.00 Personal Financial Advisors Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 96,400
28% 37-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers  Average   Average 91,600
18% 11-1011.00 Chief Executives  Slower than average   Slower than average 87,800
  11-1011.03 Chief Sustainability Officers Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
24% 27-1024.00 Graphic Designers  Slower than average   Slower than average 86,000
42% 39-1021.00 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers  Average   Average 74,300
  39-1021.01 Spa Managers Bright Outlook    
52% 41-9022.00 Real Estate Sales Agents  Average   Average 70,200
26% 53-3041.00 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs  Faster than average   Faster than average 63,700
40% 11-9051.00 Food Service Managers  Little or no change   Little or no change 62,400
27% 19-3031.00 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists  Average   Average 55,900
  19-3031.01 School Psychologists    
  19-3031.02 Clinical Psychologists    
  19-3031.03 Counseling Psychologists    
36% 27-2042.00 Musicians and Singers  Slower than average   Slower than average 53,900
  27-2042.01 Singers    
  27-2042.02 Musicians, Instrumental    
17% 39-2021.00 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers  Faster than average   Faster than average 52,100
25% 29-1021.00 Dentists, General  Faster than average   Faster than average 51,200
23% 15-1134.00 Web Developers  Faster than average   Faster than average 50,700
37% 41-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers  Little or no change   Little or no change 50,300
11% 49-3021.00 Automotive Body and Related Repairers  Average   Average 50,100
51% 37-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers  Average   Average 49,900
10% 53-7081.00 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 49,300
10% 29-1062.00 Family and General Practitioners  Faster than average   Faster than average 49,200
16% 13-1121.00 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 44,200
46% 31-9011.00 Massage Therapists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 44,100
22% 17-1011.00 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 44,100
28% 47-2181.00 Roofers Green Occupation  Average   Average 42,900
17% 49-9099.00 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other  Average   Average 40,800
  49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
12% 13-1022.00 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 39,900
19% 27-3091.00 Interpreters and Translators Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 38,100
23% 39-9099.00 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other  Average   Average 37,900
15% 27-2012.00 Producers and Directors  Slower than average   Slower than average 37,900
  27-2012.01 Producers    
  27-2012.02 Directors- Stage, Motion Pictures, Television, and Radio    
  27-2012.03 Program Directors    
  27-2012.04 Talent Directors    
  27-2012.05 Technical Directors/Managers    
11% 47-4011.00 Construction and Building Inspectors Green Occupation  Average   Average 36,700
26% 27-1026.00 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers  Average   Average 36,100
20% 47-2021.00 Brickmasons and Blockmasons Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 32,800
14% 49-2011.00 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 32,800
64% 27-3043.00 Writers and Authors  Slower than average   Slower than average 31,800
  27-3043.04 Copy Writers    
  27-3043.05 Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers    
18% 29-1131.00 Veterinarians  Average   Average 31,000
12% 27-2011.00 Actors  Slower than average   Slower than average 28,900
10% 27-3041.00 Editors  Decline   Decline 28,000
27% 13-2082.00 Tax Preparers  Average   Average 26,500
14% 35-1011.00 Chefs and Head Cooks  Slower than average   Slower than average 24,700
15% 49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 24,600
63% 39-2011.00 Animal Trainers  Faster than average   Faster than average 24,500
23% 27-2041.00 Music Directors and Composers  Slower than average   Slower than average 24,400
  27-2041.01 Music Directors    
  27-2041.04 Music Composers and Arrangers    
19% 47-2081.00 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers  Faster than average   Faster than average 24,100
18% 39-7011.00 Tour Guides and Escorts  Average   Average 23,400
24% 37-3013.00 Tree Trimmers and Pruners  Faster than average   Faster than average 23,200
10% 29-1067.00 Surgeons Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 23,100
10% 31-9094.00 Medical Transcriptionists  Average   Average 22,400
11% 29-1031.00 Dietitians and Nutritionists  Faster than average   Faster than average 22,300
25% 27-1025.00 Interior Designers  Average   Average 21,500
12% 27-4011.00 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians  Average   Average 21,500
27% 39-5094.00 Skincare Specialists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 21,300
11% 53-5021.00 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels  Average   Average 21,300
  53-5021.01 Ship and Boat Captains    
  53-5021.02 Mates- Ship, Boat, and Barge    
  53-5021.03 Pilots, Ship    
27% 39-5092.00 Manicurists and Pedicurists  Faster than average   Faster than average 20,700
57% 27-1014.00 Multimedia Artists and Animators  Slower than average   Slower than average 20,600
60% 27-4021.00 Photographers  Slower than average   Slower than average 20,300
10% 29-1063.00 Internists, General  Average   Average 20,100
57% 27-1011.00 Art Directors  Slower than average   Slower than average 20,000
10% 25-3011.00 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors  Average   Average 19,900
76% 39-5011.00 Barbers  Average   Average 19,300
11% 29-1041.00 Optometrists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 17,700
13% 27-3022.00 Reporters and Correspondents Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 17,600
24% 23-2093.00 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers  Average   Average 17,300
11% 17-3031.00 Surveying and Mapping Technicians  Average   Average 17,000
  17-3031.01 Surveying Technicians    
  17-3031.02 Mapping Technicians    
27% 51-9195.00 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic  Average   Average 17,000
  51-9195.03 Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing    
  51-9195.04 Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers    
  51-9195.05 Potters, Manufacturing    
  51-9195.07 Molding and Casting Workers    
10% 29-1061.00 Anesthesiologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 16,700
26% 27-1023.00 Floral Designers  Decline   Decline 16,500
39% 11-9081.00 Lodging Managers  Little or no change   Little or no change 16,200
52% 41-9021.00 Real Estate Brokers  Average   Average 16,100
37% 29-1011.00 Chiropractors  Faster than average   Faster than average 15,200
10% 29-1065.00 Pediatricians, General  Faster than average   Faster than average 14,100
22% 49-9031.00 Home Appliance Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 13,900
32% 29-1199.00 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other  Average   Average 13,500
  29-1199.01 Acupuncturists Bright Outlook    
  29-1199.04 Naturopathic Physicians Bright Outlook    
  29-1199.05 Orthoptists Bright Outlook    
18% 11-2011.00 Advertising and Promotions Managers  Slower than average   Slower than average 13,400
  11-2011.01 Green Marketers Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
15% 47-4031.00 Fence Erectors Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 13,300
31% 47-2044.00 Tile and Marble Setters  Faster than average   Faster than average 12,900
19% 43-5021.00 Couriers and Messengers  Decline   Decline 12,600
56% 29-1129.00 Therapists, All Other Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 12,500
11% 53-7032.00 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators  Faster than average   Faster than average 12,300
27% 13-2021.00 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate  Slower than average   Slower than average 12,100
  13-2021.01 Assessors    
  13-2021.02 Appraisers, Real Estate    
25% 27-1021.00 Commercial and Industrial Designers Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 12,100
21% 33-9021.00 Private Detectives and Investigators  Average   Average 11,800
14% 47-4099.00 Construction and Related Workers, All Other  Average   Average 11,400
  47-4099.02 Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
  47-4099.03 Weatherization Installers and Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
14% 49-2097.00 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 11,400
32% 51-6093.00 Upholsterers  Little or no change   Little or no change 11,300
11% 23-2099.00 Legal Support Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 11,100
12% 41-3041.00 Travel Agents  Decline   Decline 11,100
35% 39-1011.00 Gaming Supervisors  Average   Average 11,000
24% 37-3012.00 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation  Average   Average 10,800
31% 47-2041.00 Carpet Installers  Average   Average 9,800
18% 45-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers  Decline   Decline 9,700
  45-1011.05 First-Line Supervisors of Logging Workers Green Occupation    
  45-1011.06 First-Line Supervisors of Aquacultural Workers    
  45-1011.07 First-Line Supervisors of Agricultural Crop and Horticultural Workers Green Occupation    
  45-1011.08 First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers    
10% 29-1064.00 Obstetricians and Gynecologists  Average   Average 9,300
92% 41-9091.00 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers  Decline   Decline 9,300
25% 49-9094.00 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 9,100
24% 27-3011.00 Radio and Television Announcers  Little or no change   Little or no change 8,600
16% 19-1012.00 Food Scientists and Technologists  Average   Average 8,500
10% 19-2099.00 Physical Scientists, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 8,300
  19-2099.01 Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
11% 49-3053.00 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics  Slower than average   Slower than average 8,100
57% 27-1013.00 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,900
13% 27-4012.00 Broadcast Technicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,800
12% 51-6031.00 Sewing Machine Operators  Decline   Decline 7,700
21% 17-1012.00 Landscape Architects Green Occupation  Average   Average 7,600
54% 27-2099.00 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,200
17% 49-3022.00 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers  Average   Average 6,900
16% 37-3019.00 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other  Average   Average 6,800
12% 19-1013.00 Soil and Plant Scientists Green Occupation  Average   Average 6,700
33% 51-9071.00 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers  Decline   Decline 6,700
  51-9071.01 Jewelers    
  51-9071.06 Gem and Diamond Workers    
  51-9071.07 Precious Metal Workers    
54% 51-7099.00 Woodworkers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,600
57% 45-3011.00 Fishers and Related Fishing Workers  Decline   Decline 6,300
25% 27-1022.00 Fashion Designers  Decline   Decline 5,900
33% 13-1011.00 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes  Average   Average 5,800
24% 27-3099.00 Media and Communication Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,700
20% 47-2022.00 Stonemasons Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 5,600
10% 23-2091.00 Court Reporters  Average   Average 5,500
11% 49-3051.00 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,500
28% 27-2032.00 Choreographers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 5,400
16% 27-2021.00 Athletes and Sports Competitors  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,400
29% 27-2031.00 Dancers  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,400
49% 51-6052.00 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers  Decline   Decline 5,300
20% 45-4022.00 Logging Equipment Operators  Little or no change   Little or no change 5,200
18% 19-3039.00 Psychologists, All Other  Average   Average 5,100
  19-3039.01 Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists Bright Outlook    
19% 47-2082.00 Tapers  Faster than average   Faster than average 4,700
14% 29-1081.00 Podiatrists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 4,600
11% 49-3052.00 Motorcycle Mechanics  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,600
31% 47-2042.00 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles  Average   Average 4,500
12% 49-9069.00 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,500
12% 49-9091.00 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers  Decline   Decline 4,100
23% 27-1027.00 Set and Exhibit Designers  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,700
21% 51-4199.00 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,600
25% 27-1029.00 Designers, All Other  Average   Average 3,500
25% 13-1021.00 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,500
14% 27-4014.00 Sound Engineering Technicians  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,200
26% 29-1023.00 Orthodontists  Faster than average   Faster than average 3,000
25% 27-3012.00 Public Address System and Other Announcers  Average   Average 3,000
58% 27-1012.00 Craft Artists  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,000
19% 39-7012.00 Travel Guides  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,000
22% 27-4031.00 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,800
27% 39-1012.00 Slot Supervisors  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,800
16% 49-9063.00 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,800
25% 29-1022.00 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,700
36% 27-1019.00 Artists and Related Workers, All Other  Decline   Decline 2,700
12% 19-3091.00 Anthropologists and Archeologists  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,600
  19-3091.01 Anthropologists    
  19-3091.02 Archeologists    
12% 43-9081.00 Proofreaders and Copy Markers  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,400
24% 27-4032.00 Film and Video Editors  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,300
11% 51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers  Decline   Decline 2,300
17% 23-1022.00 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators Green Occupation  Average   Average 2,200
31% 47-2043.00 Floor Sanders and Finishers  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,000
16% 29-1029.00 Dentists, All Other Specialists  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,000
13% 27-3021.00 Broadcast News Analysts  Decline   Decline 2,000
10% 53-5022.00 Motorboat Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,800
27% 39-5093.00 Shampooers  Decline   Decline 1,600
34% 51-6041.00 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers  Decline   Decline 1,400
36% 19-3032.00 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,300
14% 49-2096.00 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles  Decline   Decline 1,300
38% 49-9095.00 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers  Decline   Decline 1,300
11% 19-1011.00 Animal Scientists  Average   Average 1,200
49% 51-6051.00 Sewers, Hand  Decline   Decline 1,200
17% 47-4091.00 Segmental Pavers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,000
14% 49-9061.00 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,000
20% 45-4021.00 Fallers  Decline   Decline 1,000
14% 51-6099.00 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other  Decline   Decline 1,000
16% 49-9064.00 Watch Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 900
34% 15-2091.00 Mathematical Technicians  Average   Average 700
33% 15-2099.00 Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other  Average   Average 700
20% 45-4029.00 Logging Workers, All Other  Decline   Decline 600
20% 45-4023.00 Log Graders and Scalers  Decline   Decline 500
11% 53-7031.00 Dredge Operators  Average   Average 400
77% 45-2021.00 Animal Breeders  Decline   Decline 400
27% 39-5091.00 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance  Slower than average   Slower than average 300
11% 53-7033.00 Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining  Little or no change   Little or no change 300
26% 29-1024.00 Prosthodontists  Faster than average   Faster than average 200
20% 49-9093.00 Fabric Menders, Except Garment  Decline   Decline 200

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.