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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2012-2022)
Projected Job Openings
(2012-2022)
16% 53-3011.00 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 9,000
34% 53-3041.00 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs  Faster than average   Faster than average 63,700
93% 43-5011.00 Cargo and Freight Agents  Faster than average   Faster than average 33,000
  43-5011.01 Freight Forwarders Bright Outlook   Green Occupation Green    
11% 53-7021.00 Crane and Tower Operators  Faster than average   Faster than average 22,400
74% 53-5011.00 Sailors and Marine Oilers  Faster than average   Faster than average 19,300
22% 53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 922,500
54% 53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 464,700
37% 53-3022.00 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client Bright Outlook  Average   Average 129,900
41% 43-5032.00 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance Green Occupation  Average   Average 76,400
29% 49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists Green Occupation  Average   Average 75,100
35% 53-1031.00 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators  Average   Average 72,600
32% 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    
44% 53-3021.00 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity Green Occupation  Average   Average 48,100
10% 53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other  Average   Average 25,300
10% 43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping  Average   Average 23,300
67% 53-5021.00 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels  Average   Average 21,300
  53-5021.01 Ship and Boat Captains    
  53-5021.02 Mates- Ship, Boat, and Barge    
  53-5021.03 Pilots, Ship    
29% 39-6011.00 Baggage Porters and Bellhops  Average   Average 15,100
50% 53-2012.00 Commercial Pilots  Average   Average 14,400
37% 53-6051.00 Transportation Inspectors  Average   Average 11,700
  53-6051.01 Aviation Inspectors    
  53-6051.07 Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation Green Occupation    
  53-6051.08 Freight and Cargo Inspectors    
57% 53-6061.00 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants  Average   Average 6,400
74% 53-5031.00 Ship Engineers  Average   Average 5,700
12% 17-2121.00 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects  Average   Average 2,600
  17-2121.01 Marine Engineers    
  17-2121.02 Marine Architects    
29% 53-3033.00 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 166,600
34% 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    
70% 53-6099.00 Transportation Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 16,500
32% 53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders  Slower than average   Slower than average 12,400
41% 53-7199.00 Material Moving Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 9,400
82% 49-3043.00 Rail Car Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,600
66% 47-4061.00 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,500
41% 49-2091.00 Avionics Technicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,000
74% 53-7121.00 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,900
54% 53-2022.00 Airfield Operations Specialists  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,500
56% 53-5022.00 Motorboat Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,800
35% 33-3052.00 Transit and Railroad Police  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,400
20% 53-7041.00 Hoist and Winch Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,000
12% 43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 189,600
59% 49-3011.00 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians  Little or no change   Little or no change 35,600
15% 53-7063.00 Machine Feeders and Offbearers  Little or no change   Little or no change 23,200
44% 49-2093.00 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,600
81% 49-9097.00 * Signal and Track Switch Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,100
78% 53-1011.00 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,900
87% 53-4013.00 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,700
71% 53-4099.00 Rail Transportation Workers, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,000
23% 53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 116,800
93% 53-2011.00 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers  Decline   Decline 19,200
72% 43-4181.00 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks  Decline   Decline 18,500
18% 51-8093.00 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers  Decline   Decline 15,500
99% 53-2031.00 Flight Attendants  Decline   Decline 14,000
92% 53-4031.00 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 13,300
25% 43-5021.00 Couriers and Messengers  Decline   Decline 12,600
98% 53-4011.00 Locomotive Engineers Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 11,400
99% 53-4021.00 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators  Decline   Decline 7,600
29% 51-8092.00 Gas Plant Operators  Decline   Decline 4,700
32% 53-7071.00 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators  Decline   Decline 1,700
13% 53-6011.00 Bridge and Lock Tenders  Decline   Decline 1,400
98% 53-4012.00 Locomotive Firers  Decline   Decline 500

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.