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Employed by this IndustryCodeOccupationProjected Growth (2020-2030)Projected Job Openings (2020-2030)
99%53-2031.00Flight Attendants Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
Much faster than average
17,600
96%53-4011.00Locomotive Engineers
Average
2,500
93%53-2011.00Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
9,600
91%43-5011.00Cargo and Freight Agents
Average
10,700
90%53-4022.00Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers
Slower than average
1,000
88%53-4013.00Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
Little or no change
400
87%53-4031.00Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
Average
3,100
81%53-1041.00Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors Bright Outlook
Faster than average
1,400
77%53-6061.00Passenger Attendants Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
4,000
74%49-3043.00Rail Car Repairers
Average
2,200
70%53-5021.00Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels Bright Outlook
Faster than average
3,600
70%53-4099.00Rail Transportation Workers, All Other
Slower than average
200
69%43-4181.00Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks Bright Outlook
Faster than average
13,100
69%53-5011.00Sailors and Marine Oilers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
3,500
64% Aircraft Service Attendants and Transportation Workers, All Other
Faster than average
5,100
62%53-5031.00Ship Engineers
Average
1,000
59%49-3011.00Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook
Faster than average
12,700
59%53-7121.00Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
Slower than average
1,600
59%49-9097.00Signal and Track Switch Repairers
Average
700
56%53-2022.00Airfield Operations Specialists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
1,200
53%53-3032.00Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
Average
231,100
52%47-4061.00Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
Average
1,500
48%53-2012.00Commercial Pilots Bright Outlook
Faster than average
4,900
46%53-7071.00Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
Decline
400
42%53-3052.00Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
24,600
42%43-5032.00Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
Slower than average
18,700
42%53-5022.00Motorboat Operators Bright Outlook
Faster than average
300
41%53-7051.00Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
Average
75,000
41%49-2093.00Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
Average
800
40%53-7041.00Hoist and Winch Operators
Slower than average
600
38%49-2091.00Avionics Technicians
Average
1,700
37%53-3033.00Light Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
Average
128,300
36%51-8092.00Gas Plant Operators
Decline
1,500
32%53-7062.00Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook
Average
411,300
31% First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
Average
61,500
31%11-3071.00Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Average
11,800
29%49-3031.00Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
Average
28,100
29%53-6051.00Transportation Inspectors
Slower than average
3,300
28% Passenger Vehicle Drivers, Except Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity
Much faster than average
110,200
25%53-7011.00Conveyor Operators and Tenders
Average
3,500
24%43-5111.00Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping Bright Outlook
Faster than average
6,500
23%53-4041.00Subway and Streetcar Operators Bright Outlook
Faster than average
1,100
22%53-7063.00Machine Feeders and Offbearers
Average
8,800
22%53-7199.00Material Moving Workers, All Other
Average
3,600
19%39-6011.00Baggage Porters and Bellhops Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
4,800
19%51-8093.00Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
Average
4,400
19%33-3052.00Transit and Railroad Police
Average
300
17%43-5021.00Couriers and Messengers
Decline
11,800
16%53-7072.00Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
1,400
15%53-7064.00Packers and Packagers, Hand
Little or no change
82,900
15%43-5071.00Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks
Decline
64,000
15% School Bus Monitors and Protective Service Workers, All Other
Faster than average
38,800
13%53-3011.00Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
1,900
12%53-7065.00Stockers and Order Fillers Bright Outlook
Slower than average
360,500
12%53-7021.00Crane and Tower Operators
Average
5,000
11%53-3099.00Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other Bright Outlook
Faster than average
10,600

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.