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Employed by this IndustryCodeOccupationProjected Growth (2021-2031)Projected Job Openings (2021-2031)
97%53-2031.00Flight Attendants Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
Much faster than average
18,100
97%53-4011.00Locomotive Engineers
Average
2,600
95%53-2011.00Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
Average
11,800
95%53-1041.00Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
1,200
93%43-5011.00Cargo and Freight Agents Bright Outlook
Faster than average
11,200
92%53-4022.00Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers
Little or no change
1,300
86%53-4013.00Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
Slower than average
400
84%53-4031.00Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
Average
3,200
81%53-6061.00Passenger Attendants
Little or no change
4,000
81%53-6032.00Aircraft Service Attendants Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
2,200
77%43-4181.00Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
Average
14,300
76%49-3043.00Rail Car Repairers
Average
2,100
72%53-5021.00Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
Little or no change
4,100
67%53-5011.00Sailors and Marine Oilers
Little or no change
3,300
66%53-5031.00Ship Engineers
Little or no change
900
65%53-2022.00Airfield Operations Specialists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
1,500
61%49-3011.00Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
Average
11,500
61%53-4099.00Rail Transportation Workers, All Other
Little or no change
100
60%49-9097.00Signal and Track Switch Repairers
Average
700
53%53-3032.00Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
Average
259,900
51%47-4061.00Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
Average
1,400
49%53-7051.00Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
Average
95,300
49%53-2012.00Commercial Pilots
Average
6,300
47%53-7121.00Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
Decline
1,700
44%53-3033.00Light Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
147,600
44%43-5032.00Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
Little or no change
20,700
43%49-2091.00Avionics Technicians
Average
1,600
43%49-2093.00Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
Average
900
42%53-7011.00Conveyor Operators and Tenders
Average
5,000
40%53-6099.00Transportation Workers, All Other
Average
1,900
39%53-3053.00Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
29,000
36%53-3052.00Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity Bright Outlook
Faster than average
23,300
36%53-7071.00Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
Little or no change
400
34%33-9094.00School Bus Monitors
Average
11,600
32%53-7062.00Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook
Average
421,900
32%53-3051.00Bus Drivers, School
Average
59,500
31%11-3071.00Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
14,200
31%53-6051.00Transportation Inspectors
Slower than average
2,800
30% First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
Average
71,300
30%53-5022.00Motorboat Operators
Little or no change
300
29%49-3031.00Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
Average
28,500
29%53-7063.00Machine Feeders and Offbearers
Average
10,800
28%43-5111.00Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
Little or no change
6,400
26%51-8093.00Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
Slower than average
3,900
24%51-8092.00Gas Plant Operators
Decline
1,400
19%53-7041.00Hoist and Winch Operators
Little or no change
400
16%43-5071.00Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks
Decline
80,700
14%53-7065.00Stockers and Order Fillers Bright Outlook
Average
450,400
14%53-7064.00Packers and Packagers, Hand
Little or no change
92,400
14%39-6011.00Baggage Porters and Bellhops Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
4,100
13%43-5021.00Couriers and Messengers
Little or no change
19,100
13%53-7021.00Crane and Tower Operators
Little or no change
4,800
13%53-7199.00Material Moving Workers, All Other
Average
3,500
11%53-3011.00Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians
Little or no change
1,800
11%53-7072.00Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
1,500
10%13-1081.00Logisticians Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
24,800
10%43-4151.00Order Clerks
Decline
13,000

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.