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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2012-2022)
Projected Job Openings
(2012-2022)
10% 15-1122.00 Information Security Analysts   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 39,200
11% 27-1011.00 Art Directors  Slower than average   Slower than average 20,000
11% 15-1141.00 Database Administrators  Faster than average   Faster than average 40,300
11% 11-3021.00 Computer and Information Systems Managers  Faster than average   Faster than average 97,100
11% 15-1142.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators Bright Outlook  Average   Average 100,500
11% 15-1131.00 Computer Programmers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 118,100
11% 15-1151.00 Computer User Support Specialists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 196,900
12% 27-2099.00 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,200
12% 27-1013.00 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,900
12% 15-1111.00 Computer and Information Research Scientists  Faster than average   Faster than average 8,300
12% 11-2011.00 Advertising and Promotions Managers  Slower than average   Slower than average 13,400
  11-2011.01 Green Marketers Bright Outlook   Green Occupation Green    
12% 27-3042.00 Technical Writers  Faster than average   Faster than average 22,600
12% 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    
13% 43-9011.00 Computer Operators  Decline   Decline 7,200
13% 41-9031.00 Sales Engineers  Average   Average 17,400
13% 27-1024.00 Graphic Designers  Slower than average   Slower than average 86,000
13% 15-1133.00 Software Developers, Systems Software Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 134,700
15% 15-1132.00 Software Developers, Applications Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 218,500
16% 15-1134.00 Web Developers  Faster than average   Faster than average 50,700
16% 41-3099.00 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 302,000
  41-3099.01 Energy Brokers Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
17% 51-5111.00 Prepress Technicians and Workers  Decline   Decline 10,900
17% 15-1152.00 Computer Network Support Specialists  Slower than average   Slower than average 39,600
18% 39-3092.00 Costume Attendants  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,200
19% 25-4011.00 Archivists  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,500
19% 27-4011.00 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians  Average   Average 21,500
19% 17-2072.00 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 35,300
  17-2072.01 Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists Bright Outlook    
19% 15-1143.00 Computer Network Architects  Faster than average   Faster than average 43,500
  15-1143.01 Telecommunications Engineering Specialists Bright Outlook    
21% 27-1027.00 Set and Exhibit Designers  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,700
22% 27-1014.00 Multimedia Artists and Animators  Slower than average   Slower than average 20,600
30% 27-4013.00 Radio Operators  Little or no change   Little or no change 300
32% 39-3031.00 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers  Little or no change   Little or no change 59,300
33% 43-9081.00 * Proofreaders and Copy Markers  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,400
33% 27-3099.00 Media and Communication Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,700
35% 43-9031.00 Desktop Publishers  Decline   Decline 3,000
36% 27-4099.00 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other  Decline   Decline 1,900
40% 49-2021.00 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,300
  49-2021.01 Radio Mechanics    
44% 27-2011.00 Actors  Slower than average   Slower than average 28,900
45% 39-5091.00 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance  Slower than average   Slower than average 300
46% 43-2021.00 Telephone Operators  Decline   Decline 2,900
51% 41-3011.00 Advertising Sales Agents  Little or no change   Little or no change 47,500
55% 27-4014.00 Sound Engineering Technicians  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,200
60% 27-4031.00 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,800
60% 27-3041.00 Editors  Decline   Decline 28,000
60% 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    
61% 27-4032.00 Film and Video Editors  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,300
64% 49-9052.00 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 41,200
71% 27-3011.00 Radio and Television Announcers  Little or no change   Little or no change 8,600
71% 49-2022.00 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers  Slower than average   Slower than average 38,200
74% 27-4012.00 Broadcast Technicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,800
84% 27-3021.00 Broadcast News Analysts  Decline   Decline 2,000
85% 27-3022.00 Reporters and Correspondents Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 17,600
94% 39-3021.00 Motion Picture Projectionists  Decline   Decline 3,100

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.