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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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Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Employed by this IndustryCodeOccupationProjected Growth (2020-2030)Projected Job Openings (2020-2030)
62%41-4012.00Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
Slower than average
137,800
55%49-3041.00Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook
Faster than average
5,400
51%41-4011.00Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
Average
31,700
35%41-9031.00Sales Engineers
Average
7,300
34%49-2092.00Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
Average
1,900
30%49-9062.00Medical Equipment Repairers
Average
6,300
29%49-3042.00Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines Bright Outlook
Faster than average
17,500
29%49-2011.00Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
Decline
10,500
29%43-4151.00Order Clerks
Decline
10,400
27%27-1022.00Fashion Designers
Little or no change
2,500
23%27-1026.00Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
Slower than average
13,200
23%53-7011.00Conveyor Operators and Tenders
Average
3,500
22%53-3031.00Driver/Sales Workers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
62,500
20%11-2022.00Sales Managers
Average
37,000
20%41-2022.00Parts Salespersons
Slower than average
32,600
19%49-9061.00Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
Average
400
18%43-5071.00Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks
Decline
64,000
18%41-1012.00First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
Decline
30,600
18%49-9069.00Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
Average
1,300
17%53-7071.00Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
Decline
400
16%53-3033.00Light Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
Average
128,300
16%37-3012.00Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
Average
3,900
15%53-7062.00Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook
Average
411,300
14% First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
Average
61,500
14% Buyers and Purchasing Agents
Decline
39,500
14%49-3031.00Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
Average
28,100
14%49-9099.00Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other
Average
19,200
14%11-3071.00Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Average
11,800
13%49-9041.00Industrial Machinery Mechanics Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
45,100
13%45-2091.00Agricultural Equipment Operators Bright Outlook
Faster than average
11,700
13%43-5111.00Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping Bright Outlook
Faster than average
6,500
13%45-2099.00Agricultural Workers, All Other
Slower than average
2,000
12%53-3032.00Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
Average
231,100
12%53-7051.00Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
Average
75,000
12%43-3061.00Procurement Clerks
Decline
5,200
12%53-7021.00Crane and Tower Operators
Average
5,000
12%45-2041.00Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
Decline
4,700
12%27-1021.00Commercial and Industrial Designers
Average
3,100
12%17-2031.00Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers
Average
1,400
11%53-7065.00Stockers and Order Fillers Bright Outlook
Slower than average
360,500
11%41-9011.00Demonstrators and Product Promoters
Average
14,600
11%11-3061.00Purchasing Managers
Average
6,300
11%49-9091.00Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
Average
3,600
11%19-1013.00Soil and Plant Scientists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
2,300
11%43-4041.00Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
Decline
2,300
10%53-3099.00Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other Bright Outlook
Faster than average
10,600
10%53-7121.00Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
Slower than average
1,600
10%53-7072.00Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
1,400

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.