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Industries are broad groups of businesses or organizations with similar activities, products, or services. Occupations are considered part of an industry based on their employment.

Wholesale Trade   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2012-2022)
Projected Job Openings
(2012-2022)
17% 53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green  Average   Average 922,500
10% 43-5081.00 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers Bright Outlook  Little or no change   Little or no change 546,000
  43-5081.01 Stock Clerks, Sales Floor Bright Outlook    
  43-5081.02 Marking Clerks Bright Outlook    
  43-5081.03 Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard Bright Outlook    
  43-5081.04 Order Fillers, Wholesale and Retail Sales Bright Outlook    
12% 53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 464,700
65% 41-4012.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products Bright Outlook  Average   Average 420,700
13% 53-7064.00 Packers and Packagers, Hand Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 215,000
23% 43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 189,600
18% 53-3033.00 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 166,600
10% 49-9041.00 Industrial Machinery Mechanics Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 152,500
16% 53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 116,800
56% 41-4011.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 111,800
  41-4011.07 Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
20% 11-2022.00 Sales Managers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 106,900
29% 53-3031.00 Driver/Sales Workers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 105,900
15% 49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists Green Occupation  Average   Average 75,100
14% 53-1031.00 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators  Average   Average 72,600
24% 41-2022.00 Parts Salespersons  Slower than average   Slower than average 71,600
20% 53-1021.00 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand  Average   Average 61,900
  53-1021.01 Recycling Coordinators Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
32% 43-4151.00 Order Clerks  Decline   Decline 56,000
23% 41-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers  Little or no change   Little or no change 50,300
26% 49-3042.00 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines  Average   Average 46,700
11% 41-9099.00 Sales and Related Workers, All Other  Average   Average 45,000
13% 49-9099.00 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other  Average   Average 40,800
  49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
35% 13-1022.00 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 39,900
24% 27-1026.00 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers  Average   Average 36,100
18% 41-9011.00 Demonstrators and Product Promoters  Faster than average   Faster than average 34,600
27% 49-2011.00 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 32,800
16% 11-3071.00 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers  Slower than average   Slower than average 29,100
  11-3071.01 Transportation Managers Green Occupation    
  11-3071.02 Storage and Distribution Managers Green Occupation    
  11-3071.03 Logistics Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
10% 43-3061.00 Procurement Clerks  Little or no change   Little or no change 27,600
22% 53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other  Average   Average 25,300
10% 45-2093.00 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals  Little or no change   Little or no change 25,300
28% 49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 24,600
17% 43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping  Average   Average 23,300
11% 45-2091.00 Agricultural Equipment Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 20,200
36% 41-9031.00 Sales Engineers  Average   Average 17,400
11% 11-3061.00 Purchasing Managers  Little or no change   Little or no change 17,300
12% 49-2094.00 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 16,300
75% 49-3041.00 * Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians  Average   Average 13,800
10% 49-9012.00 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door  Little or no change   Little or no change 13,800
29% 53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders  Slower than average   Slower than average 12,400
11% 37-3012.00 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation  Average   Average 10,800
15% 45-2041.00 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products  Decline   Decline 8,700
10% 19-1013.00 Soil and Plant Scientists Green Occupation  Average   Average 6,700
11% 43-4041.00 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks  Decline   Decline 6,100
  43-4041.01 Credit Authorizers    
  43-4041.02 Credit Checkers    
10% 53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers  Average   Average 6,000
31% 27-1022.00 Fashion Designers  Decline   Decline 5,900
19% 49-9069.00 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,500
13% 49-9091.00 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers  Decline   Decline 4,100
13% 49-2093.00 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,600
26% 49-2092.00 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers  Decline   Decline 3,600
37% 13-1021.00 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,500
11% 49-9081.00 Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,300
17% 49-9061.00 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,000
13% 51-6092.00 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers  Decline   Decline 1,000
29% 49-9064.00 Watch Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 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.