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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.

Example

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 external site.

Example

Health Care and Social Assistance

Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2012-2022)
Projected Job Openings
(2012-2022)
97% 29-2021.00 Dental Hygienists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 113,500
97% 29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 39,100
96% 31-9091.00 Dental Assistants Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 137,200
96% 31-2021.00 Physical Therapist Assistants Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 45,100

In the table, Projected Growth represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). Projected Growth categories are:

  • Much faster than average (22% or higher)
  • Faster than average (15% to 21%)
  • Average (8% to 14%)
  • Slower than average (3% to 7%)
  • Little or no change (-2% to 2%)
  • Decline (-3% or lower)

Projected Job Openings represents the total estimated openings due to growth and net replacement, over the ten-year period 2012-2022.

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.

For any occupation listed, select its title to see more information about the corresponding occupation. For more information on these options, see OnLine Help for Summary, Details, or Custom Report.


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