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Employed by this IndustryCodeOccupationProjected Growth (2020-2030)Projected Job Openings (2020-2030)
92%29-2056.00Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
Faster than average
10,400
89%31-9096.00Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
19,800
82%43-6012.00Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
Decline
12,000
81%29-1131.00Veterinarians Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
4,400
76%17-3011.00Architectural and Civil Drafters
Little or no change
9,300
75%23-2011.00Paralegals and Legal Assistants Bright Outlook
Faster than average
43,000
73%17-1022.00Surveyors
Slower than average
4,000
72%17-1011.00Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
Slower than average
9,400
71%13-2082.00Tax Preparers
Slower than average
9,800
66%17-3031.00Surveying and Mapping Technicians
Slower than average
7,000
61%19-1021.00Biochemists and Biophysicists
Slower than average
3,200
58%19-3022.00Survey Researchers
Slower than average
1,200
57%17-1012.00Landscape Architects
Little or no change
1,600
56%19-3091.00Anthropologists and Archeologists
Average
800
55%17-2051.00Civil Engineers
Average
25,000
55%11-2011.00Advertising and Promotions Managers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
2,500
51%23-1011.00Lawyers
Average
46,000
50%17-2081.00Environmental Engineers
Slower than average
4,000
48%17-3022.00Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Slower than average
6,500
48%17-3025.00Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Average
1,800
47%19-4042.00Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health Bright Outlook
Faster than average
4,700
47%19-2042.00Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers
Average
3,100
46%17-3021.00Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians
Average
1,200
45%15-1251.00Computer Programmers
Decline
9,700
43%41-3011.00Advertising Sales Agents
Slower than average
14,800
43%11-9121.00Natural Sciences Managers
Average
6,000
42%19-2041.00Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
Average
9,400
42%19-2021.00Atmospheric and Space Scientists
Average
1,000
42%17-2151.00Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
Slower than average
400
42%19-3041.00Sociologists
Slower than average
300
41%19-1042.00Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
12,600
41%27-1025.00Interior Designers
Little or no change
7,800
41% Geological and Hydrologic Technicians
Average
2,300
40%15-1212.00Information Security Analysts Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
16,300
40%23-2093.00Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
Slower than average
6,100
40%19-1022.00Microbiologists
Slower than average
2,000
39%17-2061.00Computer Hardware Engineers
Slower than average
4,500
39%15-1221.00Computer and Information Research Scientists Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
3,200
39%17-3012.00Electrical and Electronics Drafters
Slower than average
2,300
38%15-1241.00Computer Network Architects
Average
11,000
38%19-4061.00Social Science Research Assistants
Average
5,400
38%19-2012.00Physicists
Average
1,300
37%11-9041.00Architectural and Engineering Managers
Slower than average
14,700
37%19-4021.00Biological Technicians
Average
11,800
37%27-3042.00Technical Writers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
5,500
37%17-2121.00Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
Slower than average
500
36% Data Scientists and Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other
Much faster than average
7,100
35%15-1211.00Computer Systems Analysts
Average
47,500
35%19-3011.00Economists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
1,600
35%17-3019.00Drafters, All Other
Decline
1,200
35%19-2011.00Astronomers
Slower than average
200
34% Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
Much faster than average
189,200
34%47-4011.00Construction and Building Inspectors
Decline
14,300
34%15-2041.00Statisticians Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
5,000
34%19-2043.00Hydrologists
Average
700
34%19-2032.00Materials Scientists
Slower than average
700
33%11-3021.00Computer and Information Systems Managers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
42,400
33%19-1029.00Biological Scientists, All Other
Slower than average
4,200
33%17-1021.00Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
Average
1,200
32%13-2011.00Accountants and Auditors Bright Outlook
Average
135,000
32%17-2071.00Electrical Engineers
Average
13,700
31%13-1111.00Management Analysts Bright Outlook
Faster than average
99,400
31%47-2142.00Paperhangers
Average
400
30%15-1232.00Computer User Support Specialists
Average
54,800
30%17-2141.00Mechanical Engineers
Average
20,200
30%41-9011.00Demonstrators and Product Promoters
Average
14,600
30%27-3091.00Interpreters and Translators Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
10,400
30%17-2011.00Aerospace Engineers
Average
4,000
30%17-3027.00Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Average
4,000
29% Calibration Technologists and Technicians and Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other
Slower than average
9,300
29%19-4031.00Chemical Technicians
Average
7,500
28%15-1244.00Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Average
24,900
28%19-2031.00Chemists
Average
8,400
28%23-2099.00Legal Support Workers, All Other
Little or no change
4,700
28%19-1013.00Soil and Plant Scientists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
2,300
27%13-1161.00Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
96,000
27%15-1299.00Computer Occupations, All Other
Average
37,500
27%27-1024.00Graphic Designers
Slower than average
23,900
27% Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers
Faster than average
17,900
27%15-1231.00Computer Network Support Specialists
Average
15,500
27%17-3013.00Mechanical Drafters
Decline
4,700
27%43-2099.00Communications Equipment Operators, All Other Bright Outlook
Faster than average
500
26%17-2199.00Engineers, All Other
Slower than average
11,000
26%51-9151.00Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
Decline
1,300
26%15-2021.00Mathematicians
Slower than average
200
26%17-2021.00Agricultural Engineers
Slower than average
100
25%17-3024.00Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians
Decline
1,200
24%41-9031.00Sales Engineers
Average
7,300
24%19-1099.00Life Scientists, All Other
Average
600
24%51-4061.00Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
Decline
300
23%11-2021.00Marketing Managers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
28,500
23%17-3023.00Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Slower than average
11,000
23%17-2041.00Chemical Engineers
Average
1,800
23%17-2031.00Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers
Average
1,400
23%17-2161.00Nuclear Engineers
Decline
900
22% Database Administrators and Architects
Average
13,900
22%27-1026.00Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
Slower than average
13,200
22%15-2031.00Operations Research Analysts Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
10,200
22%19-4099.00Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
Average
9,300
22%27-1021.00Commercial and Industrial Designers
Average
3,100
22%17-2131.00Materials Engineers
Average
1,800
22%43-9111.00Statistical Assistants
Average
1,300
21%19-3094.00Political Scientists
Average
700
21%19-1011.00Animal Scientists
Average
400
20%41-3091.00Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel Bright Outlook
Average
126,500
20%27-3031.00Public Relations Specialists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
29,200
20%27-4021.00Photographers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
12,700
20%17-2111.00Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
Average
1,700
20%23-1022.00Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
Average
400
19%27-1011.00Art Directors Bright Outlook
Faster than average
11,500
19%17-2072.00Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
Average
9,000
19%11-3111.00Compensation and Benefits Managers
Slower than average
1,500
19%43-9081.00Proofreaders and Copy Markers
Average
1,100
18%43-4071.00File Clerks
Decline
9,600
18%13-1141.00Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
Average
9,400
18%17-2171.00Petroleum Engineers
Average
2,100
18%19-4051.00Nuclear Technicians
Decline
700
17%13-1081.00Logisticians Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
24,500
17% Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
Average
3,700
16%43-4111.00Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
Decline
20,100
16%43-9021.00Data Entry Keyers
Decline
11,600
16% Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
Faster than average
8,900
16%19-3093.00Historians
Average
300
15% Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists, All Other
Average
141,900
15%11-3031.00Financial Managers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
64,200
15%11-3121.00Human Resources Managers
Average
14,800
15%43-9051.00Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service
Decline
8,800
15%19-3051.00Urban and Regional Planners
Average
3,700
15%19-3099.00Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other
Slower than average
3,700
14%13-1071.00Human Resources Specialists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
73,400
14%43-3051.00Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
Decline
11,400
14%11-3131.00Training and Development Managers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
4,300
14%19-1023.00Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
Average
1,700
13%43-3031.00Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Bright Outlook
Decline
170,200
13%39-2021.00Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
56,400
13%43-6011.00Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Decline
42,100
13%11-2022.00Sales Managers
Average
37,000
13%13-1151.00Training and Development Specialists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
35,200
13%41-4011.00Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
Average
31,700
13%19-5012.00Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
Average
1,800
13%19-2099.00Physical Scientists, All Other
Slower than average
1,800
13%43-9031.00Desktop Publishers
Decline
800
12%43-4171.00Receptionists and Information Clerks Bright Outlook
Slower than average
134,000
12%43-3021.00Billing and Posting Clerks
Slower than average
48,900
12%17-2112.00Industrial Engineers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
23,300
12%19-5011.00Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
Average
7,800
12%33-9021.00Private Detectives and Investigators Bright Outlook
Faster than average
3,500
12%19-1012.00Food Scientists and Technologists
Average
1,700
11%11-1021.00General and Operations Managers Bright Outlook
Average
229,600
11% Financial and Investment Analysts, Financial Risk Specialists, and Financial Specialists, All Other
Average
41,000
11%11-1011.00Chief Executives
Decline
17,500
11%27-1014.00Special Effects Artists and Animators Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
7,800
11%13-2031.00Budget Analysts
Slower than average
4,300
11%15-2011.00Actuaries Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
2,400
11%53-6041.00Traffic Technicians
Average
1,100
10% Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; and Managers, All Other
Average
47,100
10% Administrative Services and Facilities Managers
Average
29,200
10%27-3041.00Editors
Average
11,200
10%17-3026.00Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Slower than average
6,300
10%19-1041.00Epidemiologists Bright Outlook
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.