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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2014-2024)
Projected Job Openings
(2014-2024)
14% 53-3011.00 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 9,800
29% 49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists   Green Occupation Green  Faster than average   Faster than average 76,900
35% 53-3041.00 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs  Faster than average   Faster than average 74,800
10% 53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other  Faster than average   Faster than average 24,300
68% 53-5021.00 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels  Faster than average   Faster than average 17,200
  53-5021.01 Ship and Boat Captains    
  53-5021.02 Mates- Ship, Boat, and Barge    
  53-5021.03 Pilots, Ship    
47% 53-2012.00 Commercial Pilots  Faster than average   Faster than average 15,100
74% 53-5011.00 Sailors and Marine Oilers  Faster than average   Faster than average 9,900
10% 49-9096.00 Riggers  Faster than average   Faster than average 7,200
59% 47-4061.00 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 5,300
12% 17-2121.00 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,900
  17-2121.01 Marine Engineers    
  17-2121.02 Marine Architects    
25% 53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 851,700
53% 53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 404,500
38% 53-3022.00 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client  Average   Average 93,000
44% 53-3021.00 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity Green Occupation  Average   Average 31,900
92% 43-5011.00 Cargo and Freight Agents  Average   Average 31,300
  43-5011.01 Freight Forwarders Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
18% 33-9099.00 Protective Service Workers, All Other  Average   Average 22,600
  33-9099.02 Retail Loss Prevention Specialists Bright Outlook    
14% 53-7021.00 Crane and Tower Operators  Average   Average 19,200
22% 43-5021.00 Couriers and Messengers  Average   Average 16,500
26% 39-6011.00 Baggage Porters and Bellhops  Average   Average 12,400
10% 53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers  Average   Average 7,800
68% 53-6061.00 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants  Average   Average 4,100
70% 53-5031.00 Ship Engineers  Average   Average 3,500
62% 53-5022.00 Motorboat Operators  Average   Average 2,100
28% 53-3033.00 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 177,800
26% 53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 144,700
38% 53-1031.00 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 69,900
32% 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    
44% 43-5032.00 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 58,600
36% 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    
71% 53-6099.00 Transportation Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 21,700
99% 53-2031.00 Flight Attendants  Slower than average   Slower than average 20,100
14% 51-8093.00 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers  Slower than average   Slower than average 17,000
28% 53-7199.00 Material Moving Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 8,500
84% 49-3043.00 Rail Car Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,700
68% 53-7121.00 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,600
42% 49-2093.00 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,200
40% 53-7071.00 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,800
50% 53-2022.00 Airfield Operations Specialists  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,500
94% 53-4013.00 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,600
22% 33-3052.00 Transit and Railroad Police  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,300
14% 53-7041.00 Hoist and Winch Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 900
58% 49-3011.00 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians  Little or no change   Little or no change 30,100
93% 53-2011.00 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers  Little or no change   Little or no change 19,300
71% 43-4181.00 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks  Little or no change   Little or no change 17,700
29% 53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders  Little or no change   Little or no change 11,500
35% 53-6051.00 Transportation Inspectors  Little or no change   Little or no change 7,100
  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    
39% 49-2091.00 Avionics Technicians  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,100
58% 53-1011.00 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,900
12% 53-6011.00 Bridge and Lock Tenders  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,800
71% 49-9097.00 Signal and Track Switch Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,500
68% 53-4099.00 Rail Transportation Workers, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,500
23% 53-7063.00 Machine Feeders and Offbearers  Decline   Decline 22,900
93% 53-4031.00 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 17,200
98% 53-4011.00 Locomotive Engineers Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 16,000
98% 53-4021.00 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators  Decline   Decline 8,400
26% 51-8092.00 Gas Plant Operators  Decline   Decline 6,300
99% 53-4012.00 Locomotive Firers  Decline   Decline 700

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.