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Wholesale Trade   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2018-2028)
Projected Job Openings
(2018-2028)
63% 41-4012.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Slower than average   Slower than average 151,100
57% 49-3041.00 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians  Average   Average 4,800
53% 41-4011.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products   Green Occupation Green  Average   Average 36,000
  41-4011.07 Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors Green Occupation    
38% 49-2092.00 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,900
33% 41-9031.00 Sales Engineers  Average   Average 7,900
31% 43-4151.00 Order Clerks  Little or no change   Little or no change 19,100
31% 49-2011.00 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers  Decline   Decline 11,900
31% 27-1022.00 Fashion Designers  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,600
30% 53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,700
28% 49-3042.00 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines  Average   Average 15,800
27% 49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairers  Average   Average 6,000
25% 49-9061.00 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 400
24% 53-3031.00 Driver/Sales Workers  Decline   Decline 48,800
22% 43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 64,800
21% 41-2022.00 Parts Salespersons  Little or no change   Little or no change 30,500
21% 49-9069.00 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,300
20% 11-2022.00 Sales Managers  Average   Average 39,000
19% 41-1012.00 * First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers  Decline   Decline 37,000
19% 27-1026.00 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers  Slower than average   Slower than average 17,300
18% 53-3033.00 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 120,700
15% 53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 434,700
15% Buyers and Purchasing Agents  Decline   Decline 40,200
  13-1021.00 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products Green Occupation    
  13-1022.00 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Green Occupation    
  13-1023.00 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products    
15% 11-3071.00 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers  Average   Average 11,400
  11-3071.01 Transportation Managers Green Occupation    
  11-3071.02 Storage and Distribution Managers Green Occupation    
  11-3071.03 Logistics Managers Green Occupation    
14% 53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Green Occupation  Average   Average 73,400
14% 49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists Green Occupation  Average   Average 28,400
14% 49-9099.00 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other  Average   Average 21,300
  49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians Green Occupation    
14% 45-2099.00 Agricultural Workers, All Other  Average   Average 2,100
14% 53-7121.00 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,200
14% 53-7071.00 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators  Decline   Decline 400
13% 41-9011.00 Demonstrators and Product Promoters  Average   Average 15,800
13% 53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 11,000
13% 43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping  Average   Average 8,100
13% 37-3012.00 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 5,000
12% 49-9041.00 Industrial Machinery Mechanics Green Occupation  Average   Average 37,800
12% 43-3061.00 Procurement Clerks  Decline   Decline 6,700
12% 11-3061.00 Purchasing Managers  Average   Average 6,400
12% 45-2041.00 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products  Decline   Decline 5,800
12% 49-9091.00 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 4,300
12% 53-7199.00 Material Moving Workers, All Other  Average   Average 3,700
12% 43-4041.00 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks  Decline   Decline 2,800
  43-4041.01 Credit Authorizers    
  43-4041.02 Credit Checkers    
12% 19-1013.00 Soil and Plant Scientists Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,200
11% 53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 238,400
11% 41-9099.00 Sales and Related Workers, All Other  Average   Average 14,900
11% 45-2091.00 Agricultural Equipment Operators Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 12,100
11% 47-5031.00 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters  Average   Average 800
11% 49-9064.00 Watch Repairers  Decline   Decline 200
10% 43-5081.00 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 279,500
  43-5081.01 Stock Clerks, Sales Floor Bright Outlook    
  43-5081.02 Marking Clerks Bright Outlook    
  43-5081.03 Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard Bright Outlook    
  43-5081.04 Order Fillers, Wholesale and Retail Sales Bright Outlook    
10% 53-7064.00 Packers and Packagers, Hand  Decline   Decline 93,000
10% 49-2094.00 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 5,400
10% 27-1021.00 Commercial and Industrial Designers Green Occupation  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,600

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2018-2028 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2018-2028). "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.