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Browse by Industry
Industries are broad groups of businesses or organizations with similar activities, products, or services. Using the Browse by Industry option, you can select from several industries, or self-employed occupations. Occupations are considered part of an industry based on their employment. In the example that follows, "Health Care and Social Assistance" is selected from the pull-down menu.
The subsequent screen provides a list of occupations where at least 10% of workers are employed within the specified industry. The display also displays projected employment statistics from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics .
Health Care and Social Assistance
|Sort by: Employed by this Industry||Code||Occupation||Projected Growth
|Projected Job Openings
|97%||29-2032.00||Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Bright Outlook||Much faster than average||31,700|
|97%||29-2031.00||Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians||Much faster than average||22,100|
|96%||31-9091.00||Dental Assistants||Much faster than average||154,000|
In the table, Projected Growth represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2010-2020). Projected Growth categories are:
- Much faster than average (29% or higher)
- Faster than average (20% to 28%)
- Average (10% to 19%)
- Slower than average (3% to 9%)
- Little or no change (-2% to 2%)
- Decline slowly or moderately (-3% to -9%)
- Decline rapidly (-10% or lower)
Projected Job Openings represents the total estimated openings due to growth and net replacement, over the ten-year period 2010-2020.
Should you not identify your occupation of interest in the selected industry, you can immediately re-select another industry from the accompanying pull-down menu. You can also view O*NET-SOC occupations with significant employment in any of the industries, by choosing "All Industries" from the pull-down menu.