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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2019-2029)
Projected Job Openings
(2019-2029)
99% 53-2031.00 Flight Attendants   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 16,500
95% 53-4011.00 Locomotive Engineers  Decline   Decline 1,900
94% 53-2011.00 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers  Average   Average 8,300
91% 43-5011.00 Cargo and Freight Agents Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 9,100
  43-5011.01 Freight Forwarders Bright Outlook    
90% 53-4013.00 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers  Decline   Decline 300
87% 53-4031.00 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters  Decline   Decline 2,900
87% 53-1041.00 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,000
87% 53-4022.00 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers  Decline   Decline 700
81% 53-4099.00 Rail Transportation Workers, All Other  Decline   Decline 200
79% 49-3043.00 Rail Car Repairers  Decline   Decline 2,000
77% 53-6061.00 Passenger Attendants  Average   Average 3,700
71% 53-5011.00 Sailors and Marine Oilers  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,600
69% 43-4181.00 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks  Decline   Decline 12,500
69% Aircraft Service Attendants and Transportation Workers, All Other  Average   Average 3,500
  53-6032.00 Aircraft Service Attendants    
  53-6099.00 Transportation Workers, All Other    
67% 53-5021.00 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,300
64% 53-5031.00 Ship Engineers  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,000
62% 49-9097.00 Signal and Track Switch Repairers  Decline   Decline 600
60% 49-3011.00 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 11,200
58% 53-7121.00 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders  Decline   Decline 1,300
57% 53-2022.00 Airfield Operations Specialists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,000
56% 47-4061.00 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators  Average   Average 1,400
53% 53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 209,200
47% 53-2012.00 Commercial Pilots Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 4,400
44% 43-5032.00 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance  Decline   Decline 17,100
44% 53-7071.00 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators  Decline   Decline 400
42% 53-7041.00 Hoist and Winch Operators  Decline   Decline 500
39% 53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators  Average   Average 64,300
39% 53-3052.00 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 28,900
37% 51-8092.00 Gas Plant Operators  Decline   Decline 1,300
36% 49-2091.00 Avionics Technicians  Average   Average 1,700
35% First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors  Faster than average   Faster than average 45,300
  53-1042.00 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook    
  53-1042.01 Recycling Coordinators Bright Outlook    
  53-1043.00 First-Line Supervisors of Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators Bright Outlook    
  53-1044.00 First-Line Supervisors of Passenger Attendants Bright Outlook    
  53-1049.00 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation Workers, All Other Bright Outlook    
34% 53-6051.00 Transportation Inspectors  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,900
  53-6051.01 Aviation Inspectors    
  53-6051.07 Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation    
33% 49-2093.00 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment  Slower than average   Slower than average 700
32% 53-3033.00 Light Truck Drivers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 111,800
32% Passenger Vehicle Drivers, Except Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 104,000
  53-3051.00 Bus Drivers, School Bright Outlook    
  53-3053.00 Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs Bright Outlook    
  53-3054.00 Taxi Drivers Bright Outlook    
31% 49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists  Average   Average 24,500
31% 11-3071.00 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers  Average   Average 10,000
  11-3071.04 Supply Chain Managers    
30% 53-5022.00 Motorboat Operators  Little or no change   Little or no change 200
29% 53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook  Average   Average 380,600
  53-7062.04 Recycling and Reclamation Workers Bright Outlook    
27% 53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,700
24% 53-7199.00 Material Moving Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 3,300
24% 33-3052.00 Transit and Railroad Police  Average   Average 300
21% 43-5021.00 Couriers and Messengers  Decline   Decline 10,400
20% 43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 6,400
19% School Bus Monitors and Protective Service Workers, All Other  Average   Average 36,700
  33-9094.00 School Bus Monitors    
  33-9099.00 Protective Service Workers, All Other    
  33-9099.02 Retail Loss Prevention Specialists    
19% 39-6011.00 Baggage Porters and Bellhops Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 5,600
17% 53-7063.00 Machine Feeders and Offbearers  Little or no change   Little or no change 7,000
17% 51-8093.00 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers  Decline   Decline 3,800
17% 53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,200
16% 53-3011.00 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,700
14% 53-7021.00 Crane and Tower Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,500
13% 43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks  Decline   Decline 54,300
12% 53-7064.00 Packers and Packagers, Hand  Decline   Decline 75,800
11% 53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other  Average   Average 9,900
10% 53-6011.00 Bridge and Lock Tenders  Slower than average   Slower than average 300

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2019-2029 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period 2019-2029 for the US nationwide. "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.