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Industries are broad groups of businesses or organizations with similar activities, products, or services. Occupations are included based on the percentage of workers employed in that industry.

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Employed by this IndustryCodeOccupationProjected Growth (2021-2031)Projected Job Openings (2021-2031)
81%51-8011.00Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
Decline
300
71%51-8013.00Power Plant Operators
Decline
2,100
65%51-8012.00Power Distributors and Dispatchers
Decline
800
64%49-2095.00Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
Decline
1,900
58%19-4051.00Nuclear Technicians
Decline
400
50%49-9012.00Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
Little or no change
3,600
49%49-9051.00Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
Slower than average
11,100
47%51-8092.00Gas Plant Operators
Decline
1,400
36%43-5041.00Meter Readers, Utilities
Decline
1,600
33%49-9081.00Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
Much faster than average
1,900
32%17-2161.00Nuclear Engineers
Decline
700
15%53-7071.00Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
Little or no change
400
12%51-8031.00Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
Decline
10,800
10%17-2071.00Electrical Engineers
Slower than average
12,300
10%17-3012.00Electrical and Electronics Drafters
Little or no change
2,000

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2021-2031 employment projections. “Projected Growth” represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period 2021-2031 for the US nationwide. “Projected Job Openings” represent openings due to growth and replacement.