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(2014-2024)
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(2014-2024)
10% 37-2012.00 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Average   Average 459,400
27% 39-9011.00 Childcare Workers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 441,300
  39-9011.01 Nannies Bright Outlook    
22% 41-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 411,300
26% 47-2061.00 Construction Laborers Bright Outlook   Green Occupation Green  Faster than average   Faster than average 378,600
24% 37-3011.00 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 282,300
60% 11-9199.00 Managers, All Other Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 255,400
  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% 49-3023.00 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics Bright Outlook  Average   Average 237,200
  49-3023.01 Automotive Master Mechanics Bright Outlook    
  49-3023.02 Automotive Specialty Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
43% 39-5012.00 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 212,100
19% 13-1111.00 Management Analysts Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 208,500
34% 47-2031.00 Carpenters Bright Outlook  Average   Average 169,100
  47-2031.01 Construction Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
  47-2031.02 Rough Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
14% 41-3021.00 Insurance Sales Agents Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 165,800
71% 11-9013.00 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers Bright Outlook  Decline   Decline 158,400
  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    
21% 23-1011.00 Lawyers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 157,700
20% 13-2052.00 Personal Financial Advisors Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 136,400
22% 25-3021.00 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 119,200
11% 47-2152.00 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 105,200
  47-2152.01 Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
  47-2152.02 Plumbers Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
13% 47-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 103,600
  47-1011.03 Solar Energy Installation Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
41% 47-2141.00 Painters, Construction and Maintenance  Average   Average 83,900
44% 11-9141.00 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers  Average   Average 79,900
34% 11-9051.00 Food Service Managers  Average   Average 77,100
32% 39-1021.00 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers  Faster than average   Faster than average 76,400
  39-1021.01 Spa Managers Bright Outlook    
11% 39-9031.00 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors  Average   Average 74,900
21% 53-3041.00 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs  Faster than average   Faster than average 74,800
38% 11-9021.00 Construction Managers Green Occupation  Average   Average 70,100
41% 41-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers  Average   Average 69,900
22% 27-1024.00 Graphic Designers  Little or no change   Little or no change 65,800
31% 19-3031.00 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 63,800
  19-3031.01 School Psychologists Bright Outlook    
  19-3031.02 Clinical Psychologists Bright Outlook    
  19-3031.03 Counseling Psychologists Bright Outlook    
19% 39-2021.00 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers  Faster than average   Faster than average 63,800
14% 15-1134.00 Web Developers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 58,600
24% 11-1011.00 Chief Executives  Little or no change   Little or no change 58,400
  11-1011.03 Chief Sustainability Officers Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
39% 27-2042.00 Musicians and Singers  Slower than average   Slower than average 56,300
  27-2042.01 Singers    
  27-2042.02 Musicians, Instrumental    
28% 37-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers  Average   Average 54,000
21% 27-2012.00 Producers and Directors  Faster than average   Faster than average 50,500
  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    
23% 29-1021.00 Dentists, General Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 49,600
14% 13-1022.00 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Green Occupation  Average   Average 49,100
48% 31-9011.00 Massage Therapists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 49,000
14% 27-3041.00 Editors  Decline   Decline 42,500
10% 53-7081.00 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors Green Occupation  Average   Average 42,400
43% 37-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers  Average   Average 39,000
19% 47-2181.00 Roofers Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 34,700
61% 27-4021.00 Photographers  Slower than average   Slower than average 34,500
18% 27-2011.00 Actors  Faster than average   Faster than average 34,000
53% 41-9022.00 Real Estate Sales Agents  Slower than average   Slower than average 33,000
23% 27-1026.00 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers  Slower than average   Slower than average 32,100
14% 49-9099.00 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 32,000
  49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
16% 49-2011.00 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 28,600
17% 27-3091.00 Interpreters and Translators Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 27,200
30% 39-9099.00 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other  Average   Average 26,900
27% 27-2041.00 Music Directors and Composers  Slower than average   Slower than average 26,400
  27-2041.01 Music Directors    
  27-2041.04 Music Composers and Arrangers    
20% 17-1011.00 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval Green Occupation  Average   Average 26,300
66% 27-3043.00 Writers and Authors  Slower than average   Slower than average 26,100
  27-3043.04 Copy Writers    
  27-3043.05 Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers    
17% 29-1041.00 Optometrists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 25,500
12% 41-9099.00 Sales and Related Workers, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 25,400
19% 13-2082.00 Tax Preparers  Slower than average   Slower than average 24,100
10% 11-9031.00 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program  Average   Average 22,900
13% 13-1121.00 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners  Faster than average   Faster than average 21,800
10% 29-1067.00 Surgeons Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 21,500
25% 47-2021.00 Brickmasons and Blockmasons Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 21,000
30% 39-5092.00 Manicurists and Pedicurists  Faster than average   Faster than average 20,600
24% 13-2021.00 Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate  Average   Average 20,500
  13-2021.01 Assessors    
  13-2021.02 Appraisers, Real Estate    
10% 29-1063.00 Internists, General  Faster than average   Faster than average 19,700
14% 39-7011.00 Tour Guides and Escorts  Average   Average 19,300
16% 29-1131.00 Veterinarians  Faster than average   Faster than average 19,000
26% 29-1199.00 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 17,700
  29-1199.01 Acupuncturists Bright Outlook    
  29-1199.04 Naturopathic Physicians Bright Outlook    
  29-1199.05 Orthoptists Bright Outlook    
43% 39-2011.00 Animal Trainers  Faster than average   Faster than average 17,400
76% 39-5011.00 Barbers  Faster than average   Faster than average 17,000
20% 43-5021.00 Couriers and Messengers  Average   Average 16,500
23% 27-1025.00 Interior Designers  Slower than average   Slower than average 16,200
10% 29-1061.00 Anesthesiologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 16,100
34% 29-1011.00 Chiropractors Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 16,000
55% 27-1014.00 Multimedia Artists and Animators  Average   Average 15,900
15% 27-3022.00 Reporters and Correspondents Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 15,900
55% 27-1011.00 Art Directors  Slower than average   Slower than average 15,800
23% 23-2093.00 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers  Little or no change   Little or no change 15,600
12% 31-9094.00 Medical Transcriptionists  Decline   Decline 14,600
16% 51-9195.00 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic  Decline   Decline 14,200
  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    
23% 27-1023.00 Floral Designers  Decline   Decline 14,000
51% 51-6052.00 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers  Decline   Decline 13,500
33% 11-9081.00 Lodging Managers  Average   Average 13,000
10% 29-1065.00 Pediatricians, General  Faster than average   Faster than average 12,900
26% 37-3013.00 Tree Trimmers and Pruners  Average   Average 12,600
29% 49-9031.00 Home Appliance Repairers  Decline   Decline 12,500
27% 27-3011.00 Radio and Television Announcers  Decline   Decline 12,200
19% 47-2081.00 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers  Average   Average 12,000
10% 23-2099.00 Legal Support Workers, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 11,600
48% 27-2099.00 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other  Average   Average 11,500
14% 49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairers  Average   Average 11,500
12% 41-3041.00 Travel Agents  Decline   Decline 11,500
20% 45-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers  Decline   Decline 11,500
  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    
42% 47-2044.00 Tile and Marble Setters  Average   Average 11,300
23% 33-9021.00 Private Detectives and Investigators  Average   Average 11,000
30% 39-5094.00 Skincare Specialists  Faster than average   Faster than average 10,900
10% 29-1064.00 Obstetricians and Gynecologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 10,800
29% 51-6093.00 Upholsterers  Decline   Decline 10,800
16% 49-9094.00 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers  Decline   Decline 10,700
23% 27-1021.00 Commercial and Industrial Designers Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 9,900
12% 53-7032.00 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators  Average   Average 9,700
78% 35-2013.00 Cooks, Private Household  Little or no change   Little or no change 9,700
39% 39-1011.00 Gaming Supervisors  Little or no change   Little or no change 9,400
30% 27-4032.00 Film and Video Editors Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 8,900
19% 39-4031.00 Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors  Average   Average 8,900
23% 27-3099.00 Media and Communication Workers, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 8,800
23% 45-4022.00 Logging Equipment Operators  Little or no change   Little or no change 8,800
50% 29-1129.00 Therapists, All Other Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 8,300
21% 37-3012.00 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,900
10% 47-4099.00 Construction and Related Workers, All Other  Average   Average 7,800
  47-4099.02 Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
  47-4099.03 Weatherization Installers and Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
71% 11-9061.00 Funeral Service Managers  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,400
53% 41-9021.00 Real Estate Brokers  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,300
58% Fishing and Hunting Workers  Little or no change   Little or no change 7,000
  45-3011.00 Fishers and Related Fishing Workers    
  45-3021.00 Hunters and Trappers    
38% 13-1011.00 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,800
15% 47-4031.00 Fence Erectors  Average   Average 6,700
90% 41-9091.00 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers  Little or no change   Little or no change 6,600
42% 47-2041.00 Carpet Installers  Little or no change   Little or no change 6,300
23% 27-1022.00 Fashion Designers  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,200
42% 51-9071.00 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers  Decline   Decline 6,200
  51-9071.01 Jewelers    
  51-9071.06 Gem and Diamond Workers    
  51-9071.07 Precious Metal Workers    
20% 37-3019.00 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other  Average   Average 6,000
10% 49-2092.00 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,000
55% 27-1013.00 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,700
15% 49-9081.00 Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 5,500
12% 27-2021.00 Athletes and Sports Competitors  Average   Average 5,400
23% 19-3039.00 Psychologists, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 5,200
  19-3039.01 Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists Bright Outlook    
10% 49-3051.00 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,100
19% 17-1012.00 Landscape Architects Green Occupation  Average   Average 4,900
10% 49-2097.00 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,900
16% 27-2031.00 Dancers  Average   Average 4,800
16% 49-9091.00 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers  Decline   Decline 4,600
18% 51-6063.00 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders  Decline   Decline 4,600
42% 47-2042.00 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles  Faster than average   Faster than average 4,500
10% 49-3052.00 Motorcycle Mechanics  Average   Average 4,400
30% 39-5093.00 Shampooers  Faster than average   Faster than average 4,300
22% 27-1027.00 Set and Exhibit Designers  Average   Average 4,100
17% 49-3022.00 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers  Average   Average 4,100
51% 51-6051.00 Sewers, Hand  Decline   Decline 4,000
10% 45-4011.00 Forest and Conservation Workers Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,900
25% 47-2022.00 Stonemasons Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 3,400
14% 13-1021.00 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products Green Occupation  Average   Average 3,300
24% 29-1023.00 Orthodontists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 3,200
28% 27-3012.00 Public Address System and Other Announcers  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,200
21% 43-2021.00 Telephone Operators  Decline   Decline 3,200
22% 47-2161.00 Plasterers and Stucco Masons  Average   Average 3,100
52% 29-1128.00 Exercise Physiologists  Faster than average   Faster than average 3,000
46% 51-7099.00 Woodworkers, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,000
28% 27-4031.00 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,800
23% 27-1029.00 Designers, All Other  Average   Average 2,700
15% 27-2032.00 Choreographers  Average   Average 2,700
23% 29-1022.00 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,600
40% 27-1019.00 Artists and Related Workers, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,600
20% 43-9081.00 Proofreaders and Copy Markers  Decline   Decline 2,600
11% 49-9069.00 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,500
11% 51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers  Decline   Decline 2,500
19% 47-2082.00 Tapers  Average   Average 2,400
37% 39-1012.00 Slot Supervisors  Decline   Decline 2,400
12% 47-2231.00 Solar Photovoltaic Installers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,300
15% 49-9092.00 Commercial Divers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,300
17% 23-1022.00 * Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,000
56% 27-1012.00 Craft Artists  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,000
24% 45-4021.00 Fallers  Decline   Decline 2,000
15% 29-1029.00 Dentists, All Other Specialists  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,900
14% 49-9063.00 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,900
42% 47-2043.00 Floor Sanders and Finishers  Average   Average 1,600
14% 27-3021.00 Broadcast News Analysts  Decline   Decline 1,600
22% 51-6041.00 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers  Decline   Decline 1,600
15% 39-7012.00 Travel Guides  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,500
12% 49-9097.00 Signal and Track Switch Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,500
43% 47-2142.00 Paperhangers  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,200
20% 45-4029.00 Logging Workers, All Other  Decline   Decline 1,100
31% 39-5091.00 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,000
18% 49-9095.00 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers  Decline   Decline 1,000
24% 45-4023.00 Log Graders and Scalers  Decline   Decline 900
41% 19-3032.00 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 800
23% 43-2099.00 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other  Average   Average 800
13% 49-9061.00 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers  Average   Average 800
32% 11-9071.00 Gaming Managers  Little or no change   Little or no change 800
47% 51-7031.00 Model Makers, Wood  Little or no change   Little or no change 600
13% 53-7033.00 Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining  Little or no change   Little or no change 600
14% 49-9064.00 Watch Repairers  Decline   Decline 500
12% 53-7031.00 Dredge Operators  Faster than average   Faster than average 400
47% 51-7032.00 Patternmakers, Wood  Little or no change   Little or no change 400
24% 29-1024.00 Prosthodontists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 300
13% 47-4091.00 Segmental Pavers  Faster than average   Faster than average 300
15% 49-9093.00 Fabric Menders, Except Garment  Decline   Decline 100

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.