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Wholesale Trade   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

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Projected Job Openings
10% 13-1161.00 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 151,400
10% 49-9041.00 Industrial Machinery Mechanics Bright Outlook   Green Occupation Green  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 145,900
15% 49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 76,900
23% 41-9011.00 Demonstrators and Product Promoters  Faster than average   Faster than average 35,800
11% 41-9099.00 Sales and Related Workers, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 25,400
15% 53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 24,300
16% 53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 851,700
11% 43-5081.00 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 689,000
  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    
11% 53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 404,500
67% 41-4012.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products Bright Outlook  Average   Average 392,300
20% 11-2022.00 Sales Managers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 108,000
28% 53-3031.00 Driver/Sales Workers  Average   Average 96,600
57% 41-4011.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Green Occupation  Average   Average 95,400
  41-4011.07 Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
20% 41-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers  Average   Average 69,900
23% 41-2022.00 Parts Salespersons  Average   Average 68,900
32% 13-1022.00 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Green Occupation  Average   Average 49,100
29% 49-3042.00 * Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines  Average   Average 36,000
35% 41-9031.00 Sales Engineers  Average   Average 23,000
12% 45-2091.00 Agricultural Equipment Operators  Average   Average 18,500
68% 49-3041.00 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians  Average   Average 12,400
28% 49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairers  Average   Average 11,500
14% 53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers  Average   Average 7,800
12% 19-1013.00 Soil and Plant Scientists Green Occupation  Average   Average 7,300
42% 13-1021.00 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products Green Occupation  Average   Average 3,300
22% 49-9061.00 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers  Average   Average 800
12% 53-7064.00 Packers and Packagers, Hand Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 196,400
18% 53-3033.00 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 177,800
16% 53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 144,700
15% 53-1031.00 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 69,900
22% 53-1021.00 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand  Slower than average   Slower than average 59,300
  53-1021.01 Recycling Coordinators Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
24% 27-1026.00 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers  Slower than average   Slower than average 32,100
13% 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    
25% 49-2011.00 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 28,600
16% 11-3071.00 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers  Slower than average   Slower than average 27,100
  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    
11% 37-3012.00 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,900
35% 27-1022.00 Fashion Designers  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,200
29% 49-2092.00 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,000
32% 43-4151.00 Order Clerks  Little or no change   Little or no change 53,100
17% 43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping  Little or no change   Little or no change 21,100
12% 11-3061.00 Purchasing Managers  Little or no change   Little or no change 17,900
10% 49-9012.00 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door  Little or no change   Little or no change 16,900
13% 49-2094.00 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 11,800
28% 53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders  Little or no change   Little or no change 11,500
23% 49-9069.00 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,500
24% 43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 145,500
10% 43-3061.00 Procurement Clerks  Decline   Decline 25,100
12% 45-2041.00 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products  Decline   Decline 8,500
10% 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    
10% 49-9091.00 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers  Decline   Decline 4,600
11% 43-4041.00 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks  Decline   Decline 3,800
  43-4041.01 Credit Authorizers    
  43-4041.02 Credit Checkers    
12% 45-2099.00 Agricultural Workers, All Other  Decline   Decline 2,800
12% 49-2096.00 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles  Decline   Decline 2,000
14% 51-6092.00 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers  Decline   Decline 600
12% 49-9064.00 Watch Repairers  Decline   Decline 500

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.