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(2020-2030)
Projected Job Openings
(2020-2030)
92% 29-2056.00 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Faster than average   Faster than average 10,400
89% 31-9096.00 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 19,800
82% 43-6012.00 Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants  Decline   Decline 12,000
81% 29-1131.00 Veterinarians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 4,400
76% 17-3011.00 Architectural and Civil Drafters  Little or no change   Little or no change 9,300
75% 23-2011.00 Paralegals and Legal Assistants Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 43,000
73% 17-1022.00 Surveyors  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,000
  17-1022.01 Geodetic Surveyors    
72% 17-1011.00 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval  Slower than average   Slower than average 9,400
71% 13-2082.00 Tax Preparers  Slower than average   Slower than average 9,800
66% 17-3031.00 Surveying and Mapping Technicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,000
61% 19-1021.00 Biochemists and Biophysicists  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,200
58% 19-3022.00 Survey Researchers  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,200
57% 17-1012.00 Landscape Architects  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,600
56% 19-3091.00 Anthropologists and Archeologists  Average   Average 800
55% 17-2051.00 Civil Engineers  Average   Average 25,000
  17-2051.01 Transportation Engineers    
  17-2051.02 Water/Wastewater Engineers    
55% 11-2011.00 Advertising and Promotions Managers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,500
51% 23-1011.00 Lawyers  Average   Average 46,000
50% 17-2081.00 Environmental Engineers  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,000
48% 17-3022.00 Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,500
48% 17-3025.00 Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians  Average   Average 1,800
47% 19-4042.00 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 4,700
47% 19-2042.00 Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers  Average   Average 3,100
46% 17-3021.00 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians  Average   Average 1,200
45% 15-1251.00 Computer Programmers  Decline   Decline 9,700
43% 41-3011.00 Advertising Sales Agents  Slower than average   Slower than average 14,800
43% 11-9121.00 Natural Sciences Managers  Average   Average 6,000
  11-9121.01 Clinical Research Coordinators    
  11-9121.02 Water Resource Specialists    
42% 19-2041.00 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health  Average   Average 9,400
  19-2041.01 Climate Change Policy Analysts    
  19-2041.02 Environmental Restoration Planners    
  19-2041.03 Industrial Ecologists    
42% 19-2021.00 Atmospheric and Space Scientists  Average   Average 1,000
42% 17-2151.00 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers  Slower than average   Slower than average 400
42% 19-3041.00 Sociologists  Slower than average   Slower than average 300
41% 19-1042.00 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 12,600
41% 27-1025.00 Interior Designers  Little or no change   Little or no change 7,800
41% Geological and Hydrologic Technicians  Average   Average 2,300
  19-4043.00 Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians    
  19-4044.00 Hydrologic Technicians    
40% 15-1212.00 Information Security Analysts Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 16,300
40% 23-2093.00 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,100
40% 19-1022.00 Microbiologists  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,000
39% 17-2061.00 Computer Hardware Engineers  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,500
39% 15-1221.00 Computer and Information Research Scientists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 3,200
39% 17-3012.00 Electrical and Electronics Drafters  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,300
38% 15-1241.00 Computer Network Architects  Average   Average 11,000
  15-1241.01 Telecommunications Engineering Specialists    
38% 19-4061.00 Social Science Research Assistants  Average   Average 5,400
38% 19-2012.00 Physicists  Average   Average 1,300
37% 11-9041.00 Architectural and Engineering Managers  Slower than average   Slower than average 14,700
  11-9041.01 Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers    
37% 19-4021.00 Biological Technicians  Average   Average 11,800
37% 27-3042.00 Technical Writers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 5,500
37% 17-2121.00 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects  Slower than average   Slower than average 500
36% Data Scientists and Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 7,100
  15-2051.00 Data Scientists Bright Outlook    
  15-2051.01 Business Intelligence Analysts Bright Outlook    
  15-2051.02 Clinical Data Managers Bright Outlook    
  15-2099.00 Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other Bright Outlook    
  15-2099.01 Bioinformatics Technicians Bright Outlook    
35% 15-1211.00 Computer Systems Analysts  Average   Average 47,500
  15-1211.01 Health Informatics Specialists    
35% 19-3011.00 Economists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,600
  19-3011.01 Environmental Economists Bright Outlook    
35% 17-3019.00 Drafters, All Other  Decline   Decline 1,200
35% 19-2011.00 Astronomers  Slower than average   Slower than average 200
34% Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 189,200
  15-1252.00 Software Developers Bright Outlook    
  15-1253.00 Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers Bright Outlook    
34% 47-4011.00 Construction and Building Inspectors  Decline   Decline 14,300
  47-4011.01 Energy Auditors    
34% 15-2041.00 Statisticians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 5,000
  15-2041.01 Biostatisticians Bright Outlook    
34% 19-2043.00 Hydrologists  Average   Average 700
34% 19-2032.00 Materials Scientists  Slower than average   Slower than average 700
33% 11-3021.00 Computer and Information Systems Managers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 42,400
33% 19-1029.00 Biological Scientists, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,200
  19-1029.01 Bioinformatics Scientists    
  19-1029.02 Molecular and Cellular Biologists    
  19-1029.03 Geneticists    
  19-1029.04 Biologists    
33% 17-1021.00 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists  Average   Average 1,200
32% 13-2011.00 Accountants and Auditors Bright Outlook  Average   Average 135,000
32% 17-2071.00 Electrical Engineers  Average   Average 13,700
31% 13-1111.00 Management Analysts Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 99,400
31% 47-2142.00 Paperhangers  Average   Average 400
30% 15-1232.00 Computer User Support Specialists  Average   Average 54,800
30% 17-2141.00 Mechanical Engineers  Average   Average 20,200
  17-2141.01 Fuel Cell Engineers    
  17-2141.02 Automotive Engineers    
30% 41-9011.00 Demonstrators and Product Promoters  Average   Average 14,600
30% 27-3091.00 Interpreters and Translators Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 10,400
30% 17-2011.00 Aerospace Engineers  Average   Average 4,000
30% 17-3027.00 Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians  Average   Average 4,000
  17-3027.01 Automotive Engineering Technicians    
29% Calibration Technologists and Technicians and Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 9,300
  17-3028.00 Calibration Technologists and Technicians    
  17-3029.00 Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other    
  17-3029.01 Non-Destructive Testing Specialists    
  17-3029.08 Photonics Technicians    
29% 19-4031.00 Chemical Technicians  Average   Average 7,500
28% 15-1244.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators  Average   Average 24,900
28% 19-2031.00 Chemists  Average   Average 8,400
28% 23-2099.00 Legal Support Workers, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 4,700
28% 19-1013.00 Soil and Plant Scientists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,300
27% 13-1161.00 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 96,000
  13-1161.01 Search Marketing Strategists Bright Outlook    
27% 15-1299.00 Computer Occupations, All Other  Average   Average 37,500
  15-1299.01 Web Administrators    
  15-1299.02 Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians    
  15-1299.03 Document Management Specialists    
  15-1299.04 Penetration Testers Bright Outlook    
  15-1299.05 Information Security Engineers Bright Outlook    
  15-1299.06 Digital Forensics Analysts Bright Outlook    
  15-1299.07 Blockchain Engineers Bright Outlook    
  15-1299.08 Computer Systems Engineers/Architects    
  15-1299.09 Information Technology Project Managers    
27% 27-1024.00 Graphic Designers  Slower than average   Slower than average 23,900
27% Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers  Faster than average   Faster than average 17,900
  15-1254.00 Web Developers Bright Outlook    
  15-1255.00 Web and Digital Interface Designers Bright Outlook    
  15-1255.01 Video Game Designers Bright Outlook    
27% 15-1231.00 Computer Network Support Specialists  Average   Average 15,500
27% 17-3013.00 * Mechanical Drafters  Decline   Decline 4,700
27% 43-2099.00 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 500
26% 17-2199.00 Engineers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 11,000
  17-2199.03 Energy Engineers, Except Wind and Solar    
  17-2199.05 Mechatronics Engineers    
  17-2199.06 Microsystems Engineers    
  17-2199.07 Photonics Engineers    
  17-2199.08 Robotics Engineers    
  17-2199.09 Nanosystems Engineers    
  17-2199.10 Wind Energy Engineers    
  17-2199.11 Solar Energy Systems Engineers    
26% 51-9151.00 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators  Decline   Decline 1,300
26% 15-2021.00 Mathematicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 200
26% 17-2021.00 Agricultural Engineers  Slower than average   Slower than average 100
25% 17-3024.00 Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians  Decline   Decline 1,200
  17-3024.01 Robotics Technicians    
24% 41-9031.00 Sales Engineers  Average   Average 7,300
24% 19-1099.00 Life Scientists, All Other  Average   Average 600
24% 51-4061.00 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic  Decline   Decline 300
23% 11-2021.00 Marketing Managers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 28,500
23% 17-3023.00 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 11,000
23% 17-2041.00 Chemical Engineers  Average   Average 1,800
23% 17-2031.00 Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers  Average   Average 1,400
23% 17-2161.00 Nuclear Engineers  Decline   Decline 900
22% Database Administrators and Architects  Average   Average 13,900
  15-1242.00 Database Administrators    
  15-1243.00 Database Architects    
  15-1243.01 Data Warehousing Specialists    
22% 27-1026.00 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers  Slower than average   Slower than average 13,200
22% 15-2031.00 Operations Research Analysts Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 10,200
22% 19-4099.00 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other  Average   Average 9,300
  19-4099.01 Quality Control Analysts    
  19-4099.03 Remote Sensing Technicians    
22% 27-1021.00 Commercial and Industrial Designers  Average   Average 3,100
22% 17-2131.00 Materials Engineers  Average   Average 1,800
22% 43-9111.00 Statistical Assistants  Average   Average 1,300
21% 19-3094.00 Political Scientists  Average   Average 700
21% 19-1011.00 Animal Scientists  Average   Average 400
20% 41-3091.00 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel Bright Outlook  Average   Average 126,500
20% 27-3031.00 Public Relations Specialists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 29,200
20% 27-4021.00 Photographers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 12,700
20% 17-2111.00 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors  Average   Average 1,700
  17-2111.02 Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers    
20% 23-1022.00 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators  Average   Average 400
19% 27-1011.00 Art Directors Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 11,500
19% 17-2072.00 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer  Average   Average 9,000
  17-2072.01 Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists    
19% 11-3111.00 Compensation and Benefits Managers  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,500
19% 43-9081.00 Proofreaders and Copy Markers  Average   Average 1,100
18% 43-4071.00 File Clerks  Decline   Decline 9,600
18% 13-1141.00 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists  Average   Average 9,400
18% 17-2171.00 Petroleum Engineers  Average   Average 2,100
18% 19-4051.00 Nuclear Technicians  Decline   Decline 700
  19-4051.02 Nuclear Monitoring Technicians    
17% 13-1081.00 Logisticians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 24,500
  13-1081.01 Logistics Engineers Bright Outlook    
  13-1081.02 Logistics Analysts Bright Outlook    
17% Agricultural and Food Science Technicians  Average   Average 3,700
  19-4012.00 Agricultural Technicians    
  19-4012.01 Precision Agriculture Technicians    
  19-4013.00 Food Science Technicians    
16% 43-4111.00 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan  Decline   Decline 20,100
16% 43-9021.00 Data Entry Keyers  Decline   Decline 11,600
16% Public Relations and Fundraising Managers  Faster than average   Faster than average 8,900
  11-2032.00 Public Relations Managers Bright Outlook    
  11-2033.00 Fundraising Managers Bright Outlook    
16% 19-3093.00 Historians  Average   Average 300
15% Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists, All Other  Average   Average 141,900
  13-1082.00 Project Management Specialists    
  13-1199.00 Business Operations Specialists, All Other    
  13-1199.04 Business Continuity Planners    
  13-1199.05 Sustainability Specialists    
  13-1199.06 Online Merchants    
  13-1199.07 Security Management Specialists    
15% 11-3031.00 Financial Managers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 64,200
  11-3031.01 Treasurers and Controllers Bright Outlook    
  11-3031.03 Investment Fund Managers Bright Outlook    
15% 11-3121.00 Human Resources Managers  Average   Average 14,800
15% 43-9051.00 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service  Decline   Decline 8,800
15% 19-3051.00 Urban and Regional Planners  Average   Average 3,700
15% 19-3099.00 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,700
  19-3099.01 Transportation Planners    
14% 13-1071.00 Human Resources Specialists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 73,400
14% 43-3051.00 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks  Decline   Decline 11,400
14% 11-3131.00 Training and Development Managers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 4,300
14% 19-1023.00 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists  Average   Average 1,700
13% 43-3031.00 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Bright Outlook  Decline   Decline 170,200
13% 39-2021.00 Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 56,400
13% 43-6011.00 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants  Decline   Decline 42,100
13% 11-2022.00 Sales Managers  Average   Average 37,000
13% 13-1151.00 Training and Development Specialists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 35,200
13% 41-4011.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products  Average   Average 31,700
  41-4011.07 Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors    
13% 19-5012.00 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians  Average   Average 1,800
13% 19-2099.00 Physical Scientists, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,800
  19-2099.01 Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists    
13% 43-9031.00 Desktop Publishers  Decline   Decline 800
12% 43-4171.00 Receptionists and Information Clerks Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 134,000
12% 43-3021.00 Billing and Posting Clerks  Slower than average   Slower than average 48,900
12% 17-2112.00 Industrial Engineers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 23,300
  17-2112.01 Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists Bright Outlook    
  17-2112.02 Validation Engineers Bright Outlook    
  17-2112.03 Manufacturing Engineers Bright Outlook    
12% 19-5011.00 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists  Average   Average 7,800
12% 33-9021.00 Private Detectives and Investigators Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 3,500
12% 19-1012.00 Food Scientists and Technologists  Average   Average 1,700
11% 11-1021.00 General and Operations Managers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 229,600
11% Financial and Investment Analysts, Financial Risk Specialists, and Financial Specialists, All Other  Average   Average 41,000
  13-2051.00 Financial and Investment Analysts    
  13-2054.00 Financial Risk Specialists    
  13-2099.00 Financial Specialists, All Other    
  13-2099.01 Financial Quantitative Analysts    
  13-2099.04 Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts    
11% 11-1011.00 Chief Executives  Decline   Decline 17,500
  11-1011.03 Chief Sustainability Officers    
11% 27-1014.00 Special Effects Artists and Animators Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 7,800
11% 13-2031.00 Budget Analysts  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,300
11% 15-2011.00 Actuaries Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,400
11% 53-6041.00 Traffic Technicians  Average   Average 1,100
10% Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; and Managers, All Other  Average   Average 47,100
  11-9072.00 Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling    
  11-9179.00 Personal Service Managers, All Other    
  11-9179.01 Fitness and Wellness Coordinators    
  11-9179.02 Spa Managers    
  11-9199.00 Managers, All Other    
  11-9199.01 Regulatory Affairs Managers    
  11-9199.02 Compliance Managers    
  11-9199.08 Loss Prevention Managers    
  11-9199.09 Wind Energy Operations Managers    
  11-9199.10 Wind Energy Development Managers    
  11-9199.11 Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers    
10% Administrative Services and Facilities Managers  Average   Average 29,200
  11-3012.00 Administrative Services Managers    
  11-3013.00 Facilities Managers    
  11-3013.01 Security Managers    
10% 27-3041.00 Editors  Average   Average 11,200
10% 17-3026.00 Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,300
  17-3026.01 Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists and Technicians    
10% 19-1041.00 Epidemiologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 900

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.