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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2020-2030)
Projected Job Openings
(2020-2030)
62% 41-4012.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Slower than average   Slower than average 137,800
55% 49-3041.00 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 5,400
51% 41-4011.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products  Average   Average 31,700
  41-4011.07 Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors    
35% 41-9031.00 Sales Engineers  Average   Average 7,300
34% 49-2092.00 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers  Average   Average 1,900
30% 49-9062.00 Medical Equipment Repairers  Average   Average 6,300
29% 49-3042.00 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 17,500
29% 49-2011.00 * Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers  Decline   Decline 10,500
29% 43-4151.00 Order Clerks  Decline   Decline 10,400
27% 27-1022.00 Fashion Designers  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,500
23% 27-1026.00 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers  Slower than average   Slower than average 13,200
23% 53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders  Average   Average 3,500
22% 53-3031.00 Driver/Sales Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 62,500
20% 11-2022.00 Sales Managers  Average   Average 37,000
20% 41-2022.00 Parts Salespersons  Slower than average   Slower than average 32,600
19% 49-9061.00 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers  Average   Average 400
18% 43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks  Decline   Decline 64,000
18% 41-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers  Decline   Decline 30,600
18% 49-9069.00 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other  Average   Average 1,300
17% 53-7071.00 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators  Decline   Decline 400
16% 53-3033.00 Light Truck Drivers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 128,300
16% 37-3012.00 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation  Average   Average 3,900
15% 53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook  Average   Average 411,300
  53-7062.04 Recycling and Reclamation Workers Bright Outlook    
14% First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors  Average   Average 61,500
  53-1042.00 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand    
  53-1042.01 Recycling Coordinators    
  53-1043.00 First-Line Supervisors of Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators    
  53-1044.00 First-Line Supervisors of Passenger Attendants    
  53-1049.00 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation Workers, All Other    
14% Buyers and Purchasing Agents  Decline   Decline 39,500
  13-1021.00 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products    
  13-1022.00 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products    
  13-1023.00 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products    
14% 49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists  Average   Average 28,100
14% 49-9099.00 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other  Average   Average 19,200
  49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians    
14% 11-3071.00 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers  Average   Average 11,800
  11-3071.04 Supply Chain Managers    
13% 49-9041.00 Industrial Machinery Mechanics Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 45,100
13% 45-2091.00 Agricultural Equipment Operators Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 11,700
13% 43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 6,500
13% 45-2099.00 Agricultural Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,000
12% 53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 231,100
12% 53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators  Average   Average 75,000
12% 43-3061.00 Procurement Clerks  Decline   Decline 5,200
12% 53-7021.00 Crane and Tower Operators  Average   Average 5,000
12% 45-2041.00 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products  Decline   Decline 4,700
12% 27-1021.00 Commercial and Industrial Designers  Average   Average 3,100
12% 17-2031.00 Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers  Average   Average 1,400
11% 53-7065.00 Stockers and Order Fillers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 360,500
11% 41-9011.00 Demonstrators and Product Promoters  Average   Average 14,600
11% 11-3061.00 Purchasing Managers  Average   Average 6,300
11% 49-9091.00 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers  Average   Average 3,600
11% 19-1013.00 Soil and Plant Scientists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,300
11% 43-4041.00 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks  Decline   Decline 2,300
10% 53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 10,600
10% 53-7121.00 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,600
10% 53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,400

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.