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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2016-2026)
Projected Job Openings
(2016-2026)
93% 49-3091.00 Bicycle Repairers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,100
90% 41-2031.00 Retail Salespersons Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 670,300
87% 51-3021.00 Butchers and Meat Cutters  Average   Average 17,700
85% 49-3093.00 Tire Repairers and Changers  Little or no change   Little or no change 13,800
83% 31-9095.00 Pharmacy Aides  Decline   Decline 4,700
81% 41-2011.00 Cashiers Bright Outlook  Little or no change   Little or no change 653,700
76% 49-3052.00 Motorcycle Mechanics  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,900
76% 49-3092.00 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,700
72% 29-2052.00 Pharmacy Technicians Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 37,500
72% 41-2022.00 Parts Salespersons  Average   Average 32,900
72% 27-1023.00 Floral Designers  Decline   Decline 4,500
70% 41-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 168,500
69% 43-5081.00 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 269,200
  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    
68% 49-9063.00 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners  Little or no change   Little or no change 700
64% 29-2092.00 Hearing Aid Specialists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 600
60% 29-1051.00 Pharmacists  Average   Average 15,300
56% 49-9064.00 Watch Repairers  Decline   Decline 100
54% 49-2096.00 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles  Decline   Decline 700
50% 53-6031.00 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 20,000
50% 41-9012.00 Models  Little or no change   Little or no change 800
46% 29-2081.00 Opticians, Dispensing Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 7,000
45% 51-9151.00 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators  Decline   Decline 3,300
44% 49-3023.00 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics  Average   Average 75,600
  49-3023.01 Automotive Master Mechanics    
  49-3023.02 Automotive Specialty Technicians   Green Occupation Green    
42% 49-3053.00 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 4,400
42% 49-9095.00 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers  Decline   Decline 300
39% 49-3051.00 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,400
38% 51-3011.00 Bakers  Average   Average 29,100
36% 27-1026.00 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers  Slower than average   Slower than average 13,600
35% 41-9099.00 Sales and Related Workers, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 14,100
34% 49-9091.00 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers  Decline   Decline 3,300
33% 49-9031.00 Home Appliance Repairers  Decline   Decline 4,000
31% 51-9071.00 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers  Decline   Decline 3,500
  51-9071.01 Jewelers    
  51-9071.06 Gem and Diamond Workers    
  51-9071.07 Precious Metal Workers    
30% 13-1022.00 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 13,300
29% 51-9083.00 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 3,700
28% 49-2097.00 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,300
27% 53-7064.00 Packers and Packagers, Hand Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 108,400
27% 53-7061.00 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 57,800
26% 43-4151.00 Order Clerks  Decline   Decline 19,400
24% 51-3099.00 Food Processing Workers, All Other  Average   Average 5,600
24% 49-9011.00 Mechanical Door Repairers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,800
23% 35-2021.00 Food Preparation Workers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 157,700
23% 49-2011.00 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers  Decline   Decline 11,200
23% 51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,300
22% 53-3033.00 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 109,800
22% 51-6052.00 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers  Decline   Decline 4,800
21% 43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 67,200
21% 49-3021.00 Automotive Body and Related Repairers  Average   Average 17,100
21% 53-7199.00 Material Moving Workers, All Other  Average   Average 3,200
20% 53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 10,700
19% 41-2021.00 Counter and Rental Clerks  Average   Average 61,800
18% 11-2022.00 Sales Managers  Average   Average 36,300
18% 47-2041.00 Carpet Installers  Average   Average 3,900
17% 29-2091.00 Orthotists and Prosthetists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 700
16% 27-1025.00 Interior Designers  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,500
14% 43-4051.00 Customer Service Representatives Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 373,500
  43-4051.03 Patient Representatives Bright Outlook    
14% 49-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers Green Occupation  Average   Average 43,400
14% 51-3022.00 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers  Little or no change   Little or no change 19,200
14% 49-9098.00 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 17,000
14% 29-1041.00 Optometrists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,000
13% 43-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 153,000
13% 39-2021.00 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 46,200
13% 49-9099.00 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other  Average   Average 18,700
  49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians Green Occupation    
13% 41-9011.00 Demonstrators and Product Promoters  Average   Average 17,100
13% 43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,600
13% 35-2019.00 Cooks, All Other  Average   Average 2,700
12% 11-1021.00 General and Operations Managers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 210,700
12% 53-3031.00 Driver/Sales Workers  Decline   Decline 48,200
12% 47-2121.00 Glaziers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 6,500
11% 53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 388,400
11% 41-3099.00 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 131,000
  41-3099.01 Energy Brokers Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
11% 35-2015.00 Cooks, Short Order  Decline   Decline 24,700
11% 43-4161.00 * Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping  Decline   Decline 15,100
11% 51-9031.00 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand  Decline   Decline 1,400
11% 51-6041.00 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers  Decline   Decline 800
10% 43-3031.00 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Bright Outlook  Decline   Decline 186,400
10% 35-3022.00 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop Bright Outlook  Average   Average 113,200
  35-3022.01 Baristas Bright Outlook    
10% 43-2011.00 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service  Decline   Decline 9,000
10% 33-1099.00 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other  Average   Average 7,700
10% 43-4041.00 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks  Decline   Decline 3,700
  43-4041.01 Credit Authorizers    
  43-4041.02 Credit Checkers    
10% 51-3091.00 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,200
10% 47-2042.00 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,600
10% 13-1021.00 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 1,400

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.