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Employed by this IndustryCodeOccupationProjected Growth (2021-2031)Projected Job Openings (2021-2031)
92%29-2056.00Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
Much faster than average
15,500
91%31-9096.00Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
23,900
85%29-1131.00Veterinarians Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
4,800
82%43-6012.00Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
Decline
14,600
79%13-2082.00Tax Preparers
Average
13,000
75%23-2011.00Paralegals and Legal Assistants Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
45,800
73%17-1022.00Surveyors
Little or no change
3,800
72%17-1011.00Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
Slower than average
9,100
71%17-3011.00Architectural and Civil Drafters
Little or no change
11,800
66%17-3031.00Surveying and Mapping Technicians
Average
7,800
66%19-1021.00Biochemists and Biophysicists Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
4,000
60%19-3022.00Survey Researchers
Average
1,000
59%19-4043.00Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians
Average
1,000
58%17-1012.00Landscape Architects
Little or no change
1,500
56%19-3091.00Anthropologists and Archeologists
Average
800
54%17-2051.00Civil Engineers
Average
24,200
53%23-1011.00Lawyers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
48,700
52%19-4042.00Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
Average
4,000
52%17-2081.00Environmental Engineers
Average
3,400
48%19-2042.00Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers
Average
2,400
48%19-2012.00Physicists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
1,900
47%19-2032.00Materials Scientists
Average
600
46%17-3022.00Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Little or no change
6,500
44%11-9121.00Natural Sciences Managers
Average
6,900
44%17-2061.00Computer Hardware Engineers
Average
5,300
44%19-3041.00Sociologists
Average
300
44%19-2011.00Astronomers
Average
200
43%15-1251.00Computer Programmers
Decline
9,600
43%11-2011.00Advertising and Promotions Managers
Average
3,000
43%17-3025.00Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Average
1,600
42%15-1252.00Software Developers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
143,400
42%15-1212.00Information Security Analysts Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
19,500
42%15-1253.00Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
19,500
40%15-1243.00Database Architects Bright Outlook
Faster than average
4,300
40%15-1221.00Computer and Information Research Scientists Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
3,300
40%17-3021.00Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians
Average
1,200
40%17-2151.00Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
Slower than average
500
39%11-9041.00Architectural and Engineering Managers
Slower than average
14,000
39%41-3011.00Advertising Sales Agents
Decline
10,900
39%19-1042.00Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
10,000
39%27-1025.00Interior Designers
Little or no change
8,200
39%19-2041.00Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
Average
7,800
39%17-3012.00Electrical and Electronics Drafters
Little or no change
2,000
38%15-1241.00Computer Network Architects
Average
11,800
38%19-1022.00Microbiologists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
2,000
37%19-4021.00Biological Technicians Bright Outlook
Faster than average
12,200
37%17-3028.00Calibration Technologists and Technicians
Average
900
36%23-2093.00Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
Slower than average
6,000
36%27-3042.00Technical Writers
Average
5,400
36%19-1029.00Biological Scientists, All Other
Average
4,600
36%17-2031.00Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
1,200
36%17-1021.00Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
Slower than average
1,000
36%23-1022.00Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
Average
500
36%17-2121.00Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
Average
400
36%15-2099.00Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other
Average
300
35%47-4011.00Construction and Building Inspectors
Decline
14,800
35%17-3027.00Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Slower than average
4,200
35%19-1099.00Life Scientists, All Other
Average
500
34%11-3021.00Computer and Information Systems Managers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
48,500
34%15-1211.00Computer Systems Analysts Bright Outlook
Faster than average
44,500
34%15-2051.00Data Scientists Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
13,500
34%17-2071.00Electrical Engineers
Slower than average
12,300
34%15-1254.00Web Developers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
11,000
34%19-1013.00Soil and Plant Scientists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
2,100
34%19-3011.00Economists
Average
1,400
34%17-3019.00Drafters, All Other
Decline
1,300
34%19-2043.00Hydrologists
Little or no change
600
33%13-1111.00Management Analysts Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
101,900
33%15-2041.00Statisticians Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
3,900
33%51-4061.00Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
Decline
300
32%27-3091.00Interpreters and Translators Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
9,200
31%13-2011.00Accountants and Auditors Bright Outlook
Average
136,400
31%19-4012.00Agricultural Technicians Bright Outlook
Faster than average
2,600
30%17-2141.00Mechanical Engineers
Slower than average
17,900
30%19-4031.00Chemical Technicians
Average
7,800
30%19-2031.00Chemists
Average
7,600
30%23-2099.00Legal Support Workers, All Other
Little or no change
5,900
30%17-2011.00Aerospace Engineers
Average
3,800
30%19-2021.00Atmospheric and Space Scientists
Average
700
29%13-1082.00Project Management Specialists
Average
70,400
29%15-1232.00Computer User Support Specialists
Average
58,900
29%15-1299.00Computer Occupations, All Other Bright Outlook
Faster than average
34,700
29%17-3029.00Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
Slower than average
7,800
29%51-9151.00Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
Average
1,100
29%17-3024.00Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians
Decline
1,100
28%15-2031.00Operations Research Analysts Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
10,300
28%27-1021.00Commercial and Industrial Designers
Slower than average
2,700
27%13-1161.00Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
99,800
27%27-1024.00Graphic Designers
Slower than average
24,800
27%15-1244.00Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Slower than average
23,900
27%15-1255.00Web and Digital Interface Designers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
10,800
27%41-9031.00Sales Engineers
Average
6,900
27%19-4061.00Social Science Research Assistants Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
5,000
27%17-2041.00Chemical Engineers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
2,000
26%17-2199.00Engineers, All Other
Little or no change
10,800
26%17-2161.00Nuclear Engineers
Decline
700
26%47-2142.00Paperhangers
Slower than average
400
25%15-1231.00Computer Network Support Specialists
Average
16,100
25%17-3013.00Mechanical Drafters
Decline
3,900
25%19-3093.00Historians
Average
300
24%41-9011.00Demonstrators and Product Promoters
Slower than average
8,600
24%17-2111.00Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
Average
1,500
24%19-1011.00Animal Scientists Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
400
24%19-4051.00Nuclear Technicians
Decline
400
23%17-3023.00Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Little or no change
11,100
23%15-1242.00Database Administrators Bright Outlook
Faster than average
7,200
23%17-2131.00Materials Engineers
Average
1,700
23%17-2021.00Agricultural Engineers
Slower than average
100
22%41-3091.00Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel Bright Outlook
Average
125,300
22%11-2021.00Marketing Managers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
32,200
22%19-4099.00Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
Average
9,700
22%11-2032.00Public Relations Managers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
6,100
21%27-3031.00Public Relations Specialists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
27,400
21%17-2072.00Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
Average
7,800
21%19-5012.00Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
Average
2,500
17%27-1011.00Art Directors
Average
13,400
17%27-4021.00Photographers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
12,700
17%43-4071.00File Clerks
Decline
10,000
17%19-1012.00Food Scientists and Technologists
Average
1,500
16%13-1081.00Logisticians Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
24,800
16%11-3121.00Human Resources Managers
Average
16,300
16%43-9021.00Data Entry Keyers
Decline
13,100
16%19-3099.00Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other
Slower than average
3,700
16%19-3094.00Political Scientists
Average
600
15%11-3031.00Financial Managers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
71,300
15%13-2071.00Credit Counselors Bright Outlook
Faster than average
3,200
15%17-2171.00Petroleum Engineers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
1,700
15%11-3111.00Compensation and Benefits Managers
Slower than average
1,200
15%43-9111.00Statistical Assistants
Slower than average
900
14%43-3051.00Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Decline
13,800
14%19-5011.00Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
Average
12,000
14%11-3131.00Training and Development Managers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
3,700
13%43-3031.00Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Bright Outlook
Decline
197,600
13%13-1199.00Business Operations Specialists, All Other Bright Outlook
Average
114,200
13%13-1071.00Human Resources Specialists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
81,900
13%39-2021.00Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
70,400
13%43-3021.00Billing and Posting Clerks
Little or no change
51,500
13%11-2022.00Sales Managers
Average
41,900
13%11-1011.00Chief Executives
Decline
17,700
13%43-9051.00Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service
Decline
8,900
13%19-3051.00Urban and Regional Planners
Average
3,800
13%15-2011.00Actuaries Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
2,400
13%19-2099.00Physical Scientists, All Other
Little or no change
2,200
13%19-1023.00Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
Little or no change
1,500
13%43-4021.00Correspondence Clerks
Decline
900
13%43-9031.00Desktop Publishers
Decline
900
13%15-2021.00Mathematicians
Little or no change
100
12%11-1021.00General and Operations Managers Bright Outlook
Average
300,400
12%43-4171.00Receptionists and Information Clerks Bright Outlook
Little or no change
142,300
12%43-6011.00Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Decline
42,300
12%13-1151.00Training and Development Specialists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
36,500
12%41-4011.00Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
Average
30,400
12%13-2051.00Financial and Investment Analysts Bright Outlook
Faster than average
26,900
12%17-2112.00Industrial Engineers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
22,400
12%11-3012.00Administrative Services Managers
Average
22,000
12%43-4111.00Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
Decline
20,700
12%13-1141.00Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
Average
9,300
12%33-9021.00Private Detectives and Investigators
Average
3,700
12%43-9081.00Proofreaders and Copy Markers
Slower than average
1,500
11%27-3043.00Writers and Authors
Average
15,200
11%27-3041.00Editors
Decline
10,200
11%27-1014.00Special Effects Artists and Animators
Average
6,700
11%53-6041.00Traffic Technicians
Slower than average
1,000
10%27-1026.00Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
Average
20,100
10%27-4011.00Audio and Video Technicians Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
8,100
10%17-3026.00Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Slower than average
6,600
10%13-2054.00Financial Risk Specialists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
5,100
10%13-2031.00Budget Analysts
Slower than average
4,000
10%27-4031.00Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film Bright Outlook
Faster than average
3,700

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.