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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2016-2026)
Projected Job Openings
(2016-2026)
99% 53-2031.00 Flight Attendants   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Faster than average   Faster than average 14,200
98% 53-4011.00 Locomotive Engineers   Green Occupation Green  Decline   Decline 3,000
98% 53-4012.00 Locomotive Firers  Decline   Decline
97% 53-4021.00 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators  Decline   Decline 1,700
94% 53-2011.00 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers  Slower than average   Slower than average 8,100
93% 53-4013.00 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers  Slower than average   Slower than average 400
91% 53-4031.00 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 3,700
90% 43-5011.00 Cargo and Freight Agents Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 8,600
  43-5011.01 Freight Forwarders Bright Outlook Green Occupation    
85% 53-1011.00 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors  Average   Average 800
78% 49-3043.00 Rail Car Repairers  Average   Average 2,300
77% 53-6061.00 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants  Average   Average 2,700
76% 53-7121.00 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders  Average   Average 1,400
75% 53-5021.00 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels  Average   Average 4,400
  53-5021.01 Ship and Boat Captains    
  53-5021.02 Mates- Ship, Boat, and Barge    
  53-5021.03 Pilots, Ship    
73% 53-6099.00 * Transportation Workers, All Other  Average   Average 4,800
71% 53-5011.00 Sailors and Marine Oilers  Average   Average 4,400
70% 43-4181.00 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks  Slower than average   Slower than average 16,300
67% 53-5031.00 Ship Engineers  Average   Average 1,300
67% 49-9097.00 Signal and Track Switch Repairers  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,000
60% 49-3011.00 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians  Average   Average 10,800
56% 47-4061.00 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators Green Occupation  Average   Average 1,500
56% 53-5022.00 Motorboat Operators  Average   Average 400
53% 53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 214,300
52% 53-4099.00 Rail Transportation Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 400
49% 53-2022.00 Airfield Operations Specialists  Average   Average 900
48% 53-2012.00 Commercial Pilots  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,000
46% 53-7071.00 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators  Slower than average   Slower than average 500
44% 43-5032.00 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 18,000
43% 53-3021.00 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity Green Occupation  Average   Average 23,900
41% 49-2093.00 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,300
40% 49-2091.00 Avionics Technicians  Average   Average 1,500
39% 53-1031.00 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators  Average   Average 22,600
38% 53-3022.00 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client  Average   Average 64,800
35% 53-1021.00 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand  Average   Average 21,000
  53-1021.01 Recycling Coordinators Green Occupation    
34% 11-3071.00 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers  Average   Average 9,700
  11-3071.01 Transportation Managers Green Occupation    
  11-3071.02 Storage and Distribution Managers Green Occupation    
  11-3071.03 Logistics Managers Green Occupation    
34% 53-6051.00 Transportation Inspectors  Average   Average 2,900
  53-6051.01 Aviation Inspectors    
  53-6051.07 Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation Green Occupation    
  53-6051.08 Freight and Cargo Inspectors    
32% 51-8092.00 Gas Plant Operators  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,700
29% 53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Green Occupation  Average   Average 65,900
29% 49-3031.00 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Faster than average   Faster than average 28,300
28% 53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook Green Occupation  Average   Average 388,600
28% 53-3033.00 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 110,200
27% 53-3041.00 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs  Average   Average 32,700
24% 39-6011.00 Baggage Porters and Bellhops  Average   Average 6,700
22% 53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,700
21% 43-5021.00 Couriers and Messengers  Average   Average 9,700
20% 53-7199.00 Material Moving Workers, All Other  Average   Average 3,200
19% 33-9099.00 Protective Service Workers, All Other  Average   Average 35,200
  33-9099.02 Retail Loss Prevention Specialists    
19% 53-7063.00 Machine Feeders and Offbearers  Slower than average   Slower than average 12,000
16% 51-8093.00 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,300
15% 53-7021.00 Crane and Tower Operators  Average   Average 5,300
14% 53-3011.00 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 3,100
14% 33-3052.00 Transit and Railroad Police  Average   Average 400
13% 49-9096.00 Riggers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,300
13% 53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 1,700
12% 53-7064.00 Packers and Packagers, Hand Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 108,400
11% 53-6011.00 Bridge and Lock Tenders  Average   Average 400
10% 43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 67,200

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.