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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2016-2026)
Projected Job Openings
(2016-2026)
28% 49-9061.00 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 400
10% 49-2096.00 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles  Decline   Decline 700
23% 49-9069.00 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,100
40% 13-1021.00 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products   Green Occupation Green  Decline   Decline 1,400
11% 53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Faster than average   Faster than average 1,700
36% 49-2092.00 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers  Average   Average 1,800
11% 45-2099.00 Agricultural Workers, All Other  Average   Average 1,800
11% 19-1013.00 Soil and Plant Scientists Green Occupation  Average   Average 2,200
35% 27-1022.00 Fashion Designers  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,300
14% 53-7199.00 Material Moving Workers, All Other  Average   Average 3,200
10% 49-9091.00 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers  Decline   Decline 3,300
10% 51-9071.00 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers  Decline   Decline 3,700
  51-9071.01 Jewelers    
  51-9071.06 Gem and Diamond Workers    
  51-9071.07 Precious Metal Workers    
13% 43-4041.00 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks  Decline   Decline 3,700
  43-4041.01 Credit Authorizers    
  43-4041.02 Credit Checkers    
32% 53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,700
10% 27-1021.00 Commercial and Industrial Designers Green Occupation  Average   Average 3,900
29% 49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairers  Average   Average 4,400
65% 49-3041.00 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians  Average   Average 4,500
12% 37-3012.00 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation  Average   Average 4,900
13% 45-2041.00 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products  Little or no change   Little or no change 5,700
13% 49-2094.00 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,100
12% 11-3061.00 Purchasing Managers  Average   Average 6,300
13% 43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,600
36% 41-9031.00 Sales Engineers  Average   Average 8,300
16% 11-3071.00 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers  Average   Average 9,700
  11-3071.01 Transportation Managers Green Occupation    
  11-3071.02 Storage and Distribution Managers Green Occupation    
  11-3071.03 Logistics Managers Green Occupation    
11% 45-2091.00 Agricultural Equipment Operators  Average   Average 10,200
16% 53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 10,700
27% 49-2011.00 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 11,400
31% 13-1022.00 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 13,400
28% 49-3042.00 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines  Average   Average 13,500
19% 27-1026.00 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers  Slower than average   Slower than average 13,700
10% 41-9099.00 Sales and Related Workers, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 13,900
15% 41-9011.00 Demonstrators and Product Promoters  Average   Average 17,200
13% 49-9099.00 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other  Average   Average 18,600
  49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians Green Occupation    
34% 43-4151.00 Order Clerks  Decline   Decline 19,500
21% 53-1021.00 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand  Average   Average 21,000
  53-1021.01 Recycling Coordinators Green Occupation    
14% 53-1031.00 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators  Average   Average 22,600
14% 49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 28,300
22% 41-2022.00 Parts Salespersons  Average   Average 32,900
11% 49-9041.00 Industrial Machinery Mechanics Green Occupation  Average   Average 33,000
20% 11-2022.00 * Sales Managers  Average   Average 36,200
55% 41-4011.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Green Occupation  Average   Average 37,200
  41-4011.07 Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors Green Occupation    
21% 41-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers  Average   Average 39,800
25% 53-3031.00 Driver/Sales Workers  Little or no change   Little or no change 48,400
15% 53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Green Occupation  Average   Average 65,900
24% 43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 67,200
11% 53-7064.00 Packers and Packagers, Hand Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 108,400
18% 53-3033.00 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 110,200
65% 41-4012.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products Bright Outlook  Average   Average 159,100
11% 53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 214,300
11% 43-5081.00 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 269,300
  43-5081.01 Stock Clerks, Sales Floor Bright Outlook    
  43-5081.02 Marking Clerks Bright Outlook    
  43-5081.03 Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard Bright Outlook    
  43-5081.04 Order Fillers, Wholesale and Retail Sales Bright Outlook    
15% 53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 388,600

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.