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(2012-2022)
Projected Job Openings
(2012-2022)
10% 11-2031.00 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers  Average   Average 21,300
14% 11-3011.00 Administrative Services Managers  Average   Average 79,900
10% 11-3121.00 Human Resources Managers  Average   Average 40,600
10% 11-3131.00 Training and Development Managers  Average   Average 10,700
58% 11-9031.00 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program  Faster than average   Faster than average 27,800
77% 11-9111.00 Medical and Health Services Managers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 149,900
51% 11-9151.00 Social and Community Service Managers  Faster than average   Faster than average 55,100
17% 11-9161.00 Emergency Management Directors  Average   Average 2,200
11% 13-1071.00 Human Resources Specialists Bright Outlook  Average   Average 109,500
14% 13-1131.00 Fundraisers  Faster than average   Faster than average 24,300
14% 13-1151.00 Training and Development Specialists   Green Occupation Green  Faster than average   Faster than average 77,200
18% 19-1041.00 Epidemiologists  Average   Average 1,600
22% 19-1042.00 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists  Average   Average 35,500
30% 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    
18% 19-3039.00 Psychologists, All Other  Average   Average 5,100
  19-3039.01 Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists Bright Outlook    
10% 19-4021.00 Biological Technicians  Average   Average 32,100
73% 21-1011.00 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 47,200
67% 21-1013.00 Marriage and Family Therapists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 19,600
78% 21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 64,000
68% 21-1015.00 Rehabilitation Counselors  Faster than average   Faster than average 48,400
40% 21-1019.00 Counselors, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 12,100
36% 21-1021.00 Child, Family, and School Social Workers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 103,600
81% 21-1022.00 Healthcare Social Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 70,200
79% 21-1023.00 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 50,200
29% 21-1029.00 Social Workers, All Other  Average   Average 18,800
51% 21-1091.00 Health Educators  Faster than average   Faster than average 26,600
65% 21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 178,700
57% 21-1094.00 Community Health Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 20,800
33% 21-1099.00 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 43,600
58% 25-2011.00 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 199,400
37% 25-2051.00 Special Education Teachers, Preschool  Faster than average   Faster than average 7,400
14% 25-2059.00 Special Education Teachers, All Other  Average   Average 10,800
  25-2059.01 Adapted Physical Education Specialists Bright Outlook    
11% 25-9041.00 Teacher Assistants Bright Outlook  Average   Average 382,600
13% 27-3091.00 Interpreters and Translators Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 38,100
63% 29-1011.00 Chiropractors  Faster than average   Faster than average 15,200
73% 29-1021.00 Dentists, General  Faster than average   Faster than average 51,200
73% 29-1022.00 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,700
74% 29-1023.00 Orthodontists  Faster than average   Faster than average 3,000
69% 29-1024.00 Prosthodontists  Faster than average   Faster than average 200
46% 29-1029.00 Dentists, All Other Specialists  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,000
59% 29-1031.00 Dietitians and Nutritionists  Faster than average   Faster than average 22,300
74% 29-1041.00 Optometrists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 17,700
27% 29-1051.00 Pharmacists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 109,800
87% 29-1061.00 Anesthesiologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 16,700
83% 29-1062.00 Family and General Practitioners  Faster than average   Faster than average 49,200
85% 29-1063.00 Internists, General  Average   Average 20,100
87% 29-1064.00 Obstetricians and Gynecologists  Average   Average 9,300
85% 29-1065.00 Pediatricians, General  Faster than average   Faster than average 14,100
73% 29-1066.00 Psychiatrists  Faster than average   Faster than average 11,200
86% 29-1067.00 Surgeons Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 23,100
74% 29-1069.00 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 152,600
  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    
89% 29-1071.00 Physician Assistants Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 48,900
  29-1071.01 Anesthesiologist Assistants Bright Outlook    
79% 29-1081.00 Podiatrists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 4,600
77% 29-1122.00 Occupational Therapists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 48,200
  29-1122.01 Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists Bright Outlook    
88% 29-1123.00 Physical Therapists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 123,700
91% 29-1124.00 Radiation Therapists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 8,400
77% 29-1125.00 Recreational Therapists  Average   Average 6,700
  29-1125.01 Art Therapists Bright Outlook    
  29-1125.02 Music Therapists Bright Outlook    
91% 29-1126.00 Respiratory Therapists  Faster than average   Faster than average 40,100
44% 29-1127.00 Speech-Language Pathologists  Faster than average   Faster than average 46,200
87% 29-1128.00 Exercise Physiologists  Average   Average 1,300
34% 29-1129.00 Therapists, All Other Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 12,500
86% 29-1141.00 Registered Nurses Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,052,600
  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    
93% 29-1151.00 Nurse Anesthetists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 15,600
85% 29-1161.00 Nurse Midwives Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,900
89% 29-1171.00 Nurse Practitioners Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 58,500
61% 29-1181.00 Audiologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 7,000
33% 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    
88% 29-2011.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists  Average   Average 65,800
  29-2011.01 Cytogenetic Technologists Bright Outlook    
  29-2011.02 Cytotechnologists Bright Outlook    
  29-2011.03 Histotechnologists and Histologic Technicians Bright Outlook    
85% 29-2012.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 90,200
97% 29-2021.00 Dental Hygienists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 113,500
96% 29-2031.00 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 23,000
96% 29-2032.00 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 35,300
96% 29-2033.00 Nuclear Medicine Technologists  Faster than average   Faster than average 7,200
93% 29-2034.00 Radiologic Technologists  Faster than average   Faster than average 69,600
96% 29-2035.00 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 11,300
66% 29-2041.00 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 120,600
84% 29-2051.00 Dietetic Technicians  Faster than average   Faster than average 7,000
20% 29-2052.00 Pharmacy Technicians Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 105,900
70% 29-2053.00 Psychiatric Technicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 9,800
92% 29-2054.00 * Respiratory Therapy Technicians  Faster than average   Faster than average 3,600
97% 29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 39,100
97% 29-2057.00 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 11,700
84% 29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 363,100
81% 29-2071.00 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 90,400
51% 29-2081.00 Opticians, Dispensing Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 35,300
29% 29-2091.00 Orthotists and Prosthetists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 3,800
35% 29-2092.00 Hearing Aid Specialists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,900
86% 29-2099.00 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 33,100
  29-2099.01 Neurodiagnostic Technologists Bright Outlook    
  29-2099.05 Ophthalmic Medical Technologists Bright Outlook    
  29-2099.06 Radiologic Technicians Bright Outlook    
  29-2099.07 Surgical Assistants Bright Outlook    
11% 29-9012.00 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians Green Occupation  Average   Average 4,800
38% 29-9091.00 Athletic Trainers  Faster than average   Faster than average 11,100
88% 29-9092.00 Genetic Counselors Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,500
63% 29-9099.00 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 22,800
  29-9099.01 Midwives Bright Outlook    
92% 31-1011.00 Home Health Aides Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 590,700
70% 31-1013.00 Psychiatric Aides  Slower than average   Slower than average 20,500
89% 31-1014.00 Nursing Assistants Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 593,600
93% 31-1015.00 Orderlies  Faster than average   Faster than average 19,400
90% 31-2011.00 Occupational Therapy Assistants Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 20,500
92% 31-2012.00 Occupational Therapy Aides Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 5,100
96% 31-2021.00 Physical Therapist Assistants Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 45,100
96% 31-2022.00 Physical Therapist Aides Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 31,200
19% 31-9011.00 Massage Therapists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 44,100
96% 31-9091.00 Dental Assistants Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 137,200
94% 31-9092.00 Medical Assistants Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 269,900
92% 31-9093.00 Medical Equipment Preparers  Faster than average   Faster than average 20,300
65% 31-9094.00 Medical Transcriptionists  Average   Average 22,400
96% 31-9097.00 Phlebotomists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 46,400
62% 31-9099.00 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 37,700
  31-9099.01 Speech-Language Pathology Assistants Bright Outlook    
  31-9099.02 Endoscopy Technicians Bright Outlook    
39% 35-2012.00 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria Bright Outlook  Average   Average 134,600
10% 35-2021.00 Food Preparation Workers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 260,500
58% 35-3041.00 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 119,100
13% 35-9099.00 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other  Average   Average 24,000
10% 37-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers  Average   Average 91,600
18% 37-2012.00 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook  Average   Average 467,700
20% 39-1021.00 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers  Average   Average 74,300
  39-1021.01 Spa Managers Bright Outlook    
11% 39-5094.00 Skincare Specialists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 21,300
29% 39-9011.00 Childcare Workers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 570,000
  39-9011.01 Nannies Bright Outlook    
77% 39-9021.00 Personal Care Aides Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 666,000
26% 39-9032.00 Recreation Workers  Average   Average 89,700
69% 39-9041.00 Residential Advisors  Faster than average   Faster than average 57,300
13% 39-9099.00 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other  Average   Average 37,900
15% 43-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 508,000
31% 43-2011.00 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service  Decline   Decline 24,100
20% 43-2021.00 Telephone Operators  Decline   Decline 2,900
11% 43-2099.00 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 900
16% 43-3011.00 Bill and Account Collectors Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 170,000
41% 43-3021.00 Billing and Posting Clerks Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 187,800
  43-3021.01 Statement Clerks Bright Outlook    
  43-3021.02 Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks Bright Outlook    
13% 43-3051.00 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks  Average   Average 61,900
10% 43-3061.00 Procurement Clerks  Little or no change   Little or no change 27,600
29% 43-4071.00 File Clerks  Decline   Decline 37,500
51% 43-4111.00 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan  Average   Average 59,900
13% 43-4161.00 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping  Little or no change   Little or no change 37,100
43% 43-4171.00 Receptionists and Information Clerks Bright Outlook  Average   Average 406,900
20% 43-5021.00 Couriers and Messengers  Decline   Decline 12,600
10% 43-6011.00 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants Bright Outlook  Little or no change   Little or no change 105,200
93% 43-6013.00 Medical Secretaries Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 252,500
11% 43-6014.00 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Bright Outlook  Average   Average 587,600
12% 43-9061.00 Office Clerks, General Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 810,900
21% 49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 24,600
22% 51-6011.00 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers  Average   Average 82,900
17% 51-8021.00 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 12,700
14% 51-9081.00 Dental Laboratory Technicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 14,200
12% 51-9082.00 Medical Appliance Technicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,200
21% 51-9083.00 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians  Average   Average 14,200
70% 53-3011.00 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 9,000
14% 53-3041.00 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs  Faster than average   Faster than average 63,700

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.