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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 (2020-2030)Projected Job Openings (2020-2030)
83%51-8011.00Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
Decline
200
70%51-8013.00Power Plant Operators
Decline
2,500
68%51-8012.00Power Distributors and Dispatchers
Decline
800
66%49-2095.00Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
Decline
1,700
49%49-9051.00Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
Slower than average
10,200
49%19-4051.00Nuclear Technicians
Decline
700
42%49-9012.00Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
Slower than average
4,200
38%43-5041.00Meter Readers, Utilities
Decline
1,700
38%51-8092.00Gas Plant Operators
Decline
1,500
32%49-9081.00Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
Much faster than average
1,400
30%17-2161.00Nuclear Engineers
Decline
900
13%51-8031.00Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
Decline
10,500
11%17-2071.00Electrical Engineers
Average
13,700

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2020-2030 employment projections. “Projected Growth” represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period 2020-2030 for the US nationwide. “Projected Job Openings” represent openings due to growth and replacement.