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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2012-2022)
Projected Job Openings
(2012-2022)
10% 49-2021.00 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,300
  49-2021.01 Radio Mechanics    
10% 17-3019.00 Drafters, All Other  Average   Average 4,100
10% 47-4071.00 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 11,900
10% 51-2041.00 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters   Green Occupation Green  Average   Average 38,200
10% 49-9099.00 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other  Average   Average 40,800
  49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
11% 49-9045.00 Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons  Little or no change   Little or no change 600
11% 47-5081.00 Helpers--Extraction Workers  Faster than average   Faster than average 11,400
11% 51-4121.00 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 108,500
  51-4121.06 Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
  51-4121.07 Solderers and Brazers Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
12% 47-5031.00 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,100
13% 49-2022.00 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers  Slower than average   Slower than average 38,200
14% 49-9095.00 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers  Decline   Decline 1,300
15% 49-9081.00 Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,300
15% 47-4061.00 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,500
16% 17-3012.00 Electrical and Electronics Drafters  Average   Average 6,800
  17-3012.01 Electronic Drafters    
  17-3012.02 Electrical Drafters    
18% 49-3042.00 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines  Average   Average 46,700
19% 49-9098.00 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Green Occupation  Average   Average 55,900
22% 17-2111.00 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors  Average   Average 9,700
  17-2111.01 Industrial Safety and Health Engineers Green Occupation    
  17-2111.02 Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers    
  17-2111.03 Product Safety Engineers    
23% 49-2097.00 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 11,400
26% 49-2098.00 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers  Faster than average   Faster than average 21,000
29% 53-7031.00 Dredge Operators  Average   Average 400
29% 49-9096.00 Riggers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 7,200
29% 49-9052.00 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 41,200
29% 49-9051.00 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers Green Occupation  Average   Average 49,900
34% 49-9092.00 Commercial Divers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,900
34% 11-9021.00 Construction Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 154,600
36% 53-7021.00 Crane and Tower Operators  Faster than average   Faster than average 22,400
39% 53-7032.00 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators  Faster than average   Faster than average 12,300
41% 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    
44% 47-2041.00 Carpet Installers  Average   Average 9,800
45% 47-5021.00 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas  Faster than average   Faster than average 9,000
46% 47-2141.00 Painters, Construction and Maintenance Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 110,500
49% 49-9044.00 Millwrights Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 13,400
50% 47-2042.00 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles  Average   Average 4,500
52% 47-2142.00 Paperhangers  Little or no change   Little or no change 600
53% 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    
58% 13-1051.00 Cost Estimators Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 118,000
58% 47-2073.00 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 144,400
59% 47-2211.00 Sheet Metal Workers Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 48,900
60% 47-2044.00 Tile and Marble Setters  Faster than average   Faster than average 12,900
60% 47-2061.00 Construction Laborers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 489,100
62% 47-2043.00 Floor Sanders and Finishers  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,000
62% 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    
63% 47-2022.00 Stonemasons Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 5,600
63% 47-2151.00 Pipelayers  Faster than average   Faster than average 16,100
64% 47-2011.00 Boilermakers Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 8,800
64% 49-9021.00 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 123,700
  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    
65% 47-3019.00 Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 8,600
67% 49-9011.00 Mechanical Door Repairers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 9,100
67% 47-2111.00 Electricians Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 224,600
68% 47-2071.00 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators  Faster than average   Faster than average 18,700
69% 47-2121.00 Glaziers  Faster than average   Faster than average 19,100
70% 47-2181.00 Roofers Green Occupation  Average   Average 42,900
71% 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    
72% 47-4091.00 Segmental Pavers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,000
74% 47-4031.00 Fence Erectors Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 13,300
76% 47-2021.00 Brickmasons and Blockmasons Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 32,800
80% 47-2082.00 * Tapers  Faster than average   Faster than average 4,700
80% 47-2081.00 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers  Faster than average   Faster than average 24,100
85% 47-2231.00 Solar Photovoltaic Installers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,000
87% 47-2161.00 Plasterers and Stucco Masons  Faster than average   Faster than average 4,500
88% 47-2221.00 Structural Iron and Steel Workers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 31,500
89% 47-2053.00 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,100
89% 47-4021.00 Elevator Installers and Repairers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 8,000
90% 47-3012.00 Helpers--Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 16,400
90% 47-2051.00 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 57,200
91% 47-2132.00 Insulation Workers, Mechanical Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 17,300
93% 47-2131.00 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 9,200
93% 47-3013.00 Helpers--Electricians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 32,000
94% 47-2072.00 Pile-Driver Operators Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,700
94% 47-3014.00 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons  Average   Average 2,900
94% 47-3015.00 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 20,700
96% 47-2171.00 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 6,200
97% 47-3011.00 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 14,300
99% 47-3016.00 Helpers--Roofers  Faster than average   Faster than average 3,900

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.