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(2018-2028)
Projected Job Openings
(2018-2028)
11% 39-2021.00 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 54,500
12% 47-2121.00 Glaziers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 7,000
29% 51-9083.00 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 4,100
11% 47-2042.00 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 2,500
18% 29-2091.00 Orthotists and Prosthetists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 900
12% 29-1181.00 Audiologists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 800
66% 29-2092.00 Hearing Aid Specialists Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 700
12% 11-1021.00 General and Operations Managers Bright Outlook   Green Occupation Green  Faster than average   Faster than average 230,000
25% 35-2021.00 Food Preparation Workers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 158,500
13% 41-3099.00 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 146,800
  41-3099.01 Energy Brokers Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
70% 29-2052.00 Pharmacy Technicians Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 38,300
12% 49-9098.00 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 15,100
19% 53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 11,000
42% 29-2081.00 Opticians, Dispensing Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 6,600
21% 49-9011.00 Mechanical Door Repairers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,300
76% 49-3092.00 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,000
81% 49-3052.00 Motorcycle Mechanics Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,900
13% 29-1041.00 Optometrists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,700
89% 49-3091.00 Bicycle Repairers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,500
10% 53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 434,700
22% 53-3033.00 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 120,700
26% 53-7061.00 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment  Average   Average 63,700
17% 41-2021.00 Counter and Rental Clerks  Average   Average 58,700
13% 49-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers Green Occupation  Average   Average 47,500
17% 11-2022.00 Sales Managers  Average   Average 39,000
27% 51-3011.00 Bakers  Average   Average 28,100
14% 49-9099.00 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other  Average   Average 21,300
  49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians Green Occupation    
53% 53-6031.00 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants  Average   Average 18,000
19% 49-3021.00 Automotive Body and Related Repairers  Average   Average 16,000
12% 41-9011.00 Demonstrators and Product Promoters  Average   Average 15,800
43% 41-9099.00 Sales and Related Workers, All Other  Average   Average 14,900
10% 43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping  Average   Average 8,100
13% 27-1025.00 Interior Designers  Average   Average 8,000
42% 49-3053.00 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics  Average   Average 3,800
25% 53-7199.00 Material Moving Workers, All Other  Average   Average 3,700
13% 35-2019.00 Cooks, All Other  Average   Average 3,500
41% 49-3051.00 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians  Average   Average 2,700
67% 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    
11% 51-3022.00 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers  Slower than average   Slower than average 20,800
85% 51-3021.00 Butchers and Meat Cutters  Slower than average   Slower than average 17,400
26% 27-1026.00 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers  Slower than average   Slower than average 17,300
13% 43-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers Bright Outlook  Little or no change   Little or no change 161,100
43% 49-3023.00 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics  Little or no change   Little or no change 74,000
  49-3023.01 * Automotive Master Mechanics    
  49-3023.02 Automotive Specialty Technicians Green Occupation    
18% 43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 64,800
72% 41-2022.00 Parts Salespersons  Little or no change   Little or no change 30,500
10% 53-6021.00 Parking Lot Attendants  Little or no change   Little or no change 23,000
11% 35-2015.00 Cooks, Short Order  Little or no change   Little or no change 22,200
30% 43-4151.00 Order Clerks  Little or no change   Little or no change 19,100
58% 29-1051.00 Pharmacists  Little or no change   Little or no change 14,100
30% 49-9091.00 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 4,300
12% 51-3091.00 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,900
21% 51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,300
82% 41-2011.00 Cashiers Bright Outlook  Decline   Decline 661,300
90% 41-2031.00 Retail Salespersons Bright Outlook  Decline   Decline 641,300
14% 43-4051.00 Customer Service Representatives Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 387,600
  43-4051.03 Patient Representatives Bright Outlook    
68% 41-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers Bright Outlook  Decline   Decline 165,500
26% 53-7064.00 Packers and Packagers, Hand  Decline   Decline 93,000
11% 43-4161.00 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping  Decline   Decline 13,800
24% 49-2011.00 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers  Decline   Decline 11,900
85% 49-3093.00 Tire Repairers and Changers  Decline   Decline 11,400
67% 27-1023.00 Floral Designers  Decline   Decline 4,400
33% 51-9071.00 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers  Decline   Decline 4,400
  51-9071.01 Jewelers    
  51-9071.06 Gem and Diamond Workers    
  51-9071.07 Precious Metal Workers    
32% 49-9031.00 Home Appliance Repairers  Decline   Decline 4,300
28% 51-6052.00 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers  Decline   Decline 4,200
82% 31-9095.00 Pharmacy Aides  Decline   Decline 4,000
22% 47-2041.00 Carpet Installers  Decline   Decline 3,500
28% 49-2097.00 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers  Decline   Decline 3,300
13% 43-4041.00 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks  Decline   Decline 2,800
  43-4041.01 Credit Authorizers    
  43-4041.02 Credit Checkers    
28% 51-9151.00 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators  Decline   Decline 2,000
14% 51-6041.00 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers  Decline   Decline 1,400
11% 51-6051.00 Sewers, Hand  Decline   Decline 1,000
59% 49-2096.00 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles  Decline   Decline 800
64% 49-9063.00 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners  Decline   Decline 800
46% 41-9012.00 Models  Decline   Decline 600
37% 49-9064.00 Watch Repairers  Decline   Decline 200
61% 49-9095.00 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers  Decline   Decline 200

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.