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Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2019-2029)
Projected Job Openings
(2019-2029)
10% 43-4021.00 Correspondence Clerks  Decline   Decline 700
10% 43-4041.00 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks  Decline   Decline 2,200
10% 51-3099.00 Food Processing Workers, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 4,000
10% 43-3051.00 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks  Decline   Decline 13,700
10% 51-4081.00 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic  Slower than average   Slower than average 14,000
10% 13-1121.00 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Much faster than average   Much faster than average 15,200
10% 51-9061.00 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers  Decline   Decline 48,300
11% 19-1099.00 Life Scientists, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 600
11% 51-8099.00 Plant and System Operators, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,200
  51-8099.01 Biofuels Processing Technicians    
11% 43-4071.00 File Clerks  Decline   Decline 9,400
11% 43-4161.00 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping  Decline   Decline 11,500
12% Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers  Average   Average 4,000
  47-4091.00 Segmental Pavers    
  47-4099.00 Construction and Related Workers, All Other    
  47-4099.03 Weatherization Installers and Technicians    
12% 41-9011.00 Demonstrators and Product Promoters  Average   Average 15,300
12% 49-9099.00 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other  Average   Average 18,500
  49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians    
12% 53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators  Average   Average 64,300
13% 49-3053.00 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics  Average   Average 3,500
13% 19-4099.00 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 8,300
  19-4099.01 Quality Control Analysts Bright Outlook    
  19-4099.03 Remote Sensing Technicians Bright Outlook    
13% 53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other  Average   Average 9,900
14% 17-3025.00 Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,700
15% 43-9081.00 Proofreaders and Copy Markers  Decline   Decline 1,200
15% 51-9111.00 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders  Slower than average   Slower than average 40,600
15% 41-3091.00 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 123,800
16% 37-3019.00 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,200
17% 17-1012.00 Landscape Architects  Decline   Decline 1,500
17% Tour and Travel Guides  Faster than average   Faster than average 9,600
  39-7011.00 Tour Guides and Escorts Bright Outlook    
  39-7012.00 Travel Guides Bright Outlook    
17% Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators  Decline   Decline 113,200
  51-2092.00 Team Assemblers    
  51-2099.00 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other    
18% 43-9021.00 Data Entry Keyers  Decline   Decline 10,900
18% 43-4051.00 Customer Service Representatives Bright Outlook  Decline   Decline 350,200
19% 43-5041.00 Meter Readers, Utilities  Decline   Decline 2,200
19% 13-1071.00 Human Resources Specialists Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 64,500
21% 43-4181.00 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks  Decline   Decline 12,500
22% 43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 6,400
23% 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    
24% 53-7064.00 * Packers and Packagers, Hand  Decline   Decline 75,800
26% 43-9071.00 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer  Decline   Decline 3,800
26% 43-9051.00 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service  Decline   Decline 8,300
26% 37-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 26,800
26% 51-9198.00 Helpers--Production Workers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 44,100
27% 43-2011.00 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service  Decline   Decline 4,700
30% 27-3092.00 Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 1,400
32% 49-9092.00 Commercial Divers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 400
32% 51-4199.00 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other  Decline   Decline 1,900
32% 51-6099.00 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other  Decline   Decline 2,000
33% 37-3012.00 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 5,000
36% 33-9091.00 Crossing Guards and Flaggers Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 15,400
36% 43-3011.00 Bill and Account Collectors  Decline   Decline 22,900
36% 51-9199.00 Production Workers, All Other  Slower than average   Slower than average 24,700
37% 31-9094.00 Medical Transcriptionists  Decline   Decline 6,900
39% 37-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 18,900
41% 33-9021.00 Private Detectives and Investigators Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 3,300
41% 37-2011.00 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook  Average   Average 305,600
46% Miscellaneous First-Line Supervisors, Protective Service Workers  Slower than average   Slower than average 7,800
  33-1091.00 First-Line Supervisors of Security Workers    
  33-1099.00 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other    
47% 37-3011.00 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 158,900
59% 49-2098.00 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 8,800
59% 53-7081.00 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 18,200
60% 49-9094.00 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers  Decline   Decline 1,700
60% 41-9041.00 Telemarketers  Decline   Decline 15,500
61% 47-4071.00 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 3,500
62% 33-9032.00 Security Guards Bright Outlook  Average   Average 142,700
65% 37-3013.00 Tree Trimmers and Pruners Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 8,300
73% 41-3041.00 Travel Agents  Decline   Decline 5,700
75% 37-2019.00 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 2,500
82% 47-4041.00 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 5,600
88% 37-2021.00 Pest Control Workers Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 12,100

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.