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Job Zones group occupations into one of five categories based on levels of education, experience, and training necessary to perform the occupation.

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51-9191.00Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
45-2011.00Agricultural Inspectors
53-1041.00Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
53-6032.00Aircraft Service Attendants Bright Outlook
51-2011.00Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers
53-3011.00Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians
45-2021.00Animal Breeders
39-2021.00Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook
33-9011.00Animal Control Workers
39-2011.00Animal Trainers Bright Outlook
27-2021.00Athletes and Sports Competitors Bright Outlook
53-6031.00Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
49-3021.00Automotive Body and Related Repairers
49-3022.00Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
39-6011.00Baggage Porters and Bellhops Bright Outlook
51-3011.00Bakers Bright Outlook
35-3011.00Bartenders Bright Outlook
49-3091.00Bicycle Repairers
43-3011.00Bill and Account Collectors
51-8099.01Biofuels Processing Technicians
51-8013.03Biomass Plant Technicians
47-2021.00Brickmasons and Blockmasons
53-6011.00Bridge and Lock Tenders
53-3051.00Bus Drivers, School
53-3052.00Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity Bright Outlook
51-3021.00Butchers and Meat Cutters
51-7011.00Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
43-5011.00Cargo and Freight Agents Bright Outlook
47-2041.00Carpet Installers
41-2011.00Cashiers Bright Outlook
51-9011.00Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
51-8091.00Chemical Plant and System Operators
39-9011.00Childcare Workers Bright Outlook
53-7061.00Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
51-9192.00Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders
51-9124.00Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
51-2021.00Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
49-9091.00Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
51-9161.00Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
47-2061.00Construction Laborers Bright Outlook
47-5041.00Continuous Mining Machine Operators
35-2012.00Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
35-2014.00Cooks, Restaurant Bright Outlook
35-2015.00Cooks, Short Order
51-9193.00Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders Bright Outlook
33-3012.00Correctional Officers and Jailers
43-4021.00Correspondence Clerks
39-3092.00Costume Attendants Bright Outlook
41-2021.00Counter and Rental Clerks
43-5021.00Couriers and Messengers
43-4031.00Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
43-4041.00Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
39-4012.00Crematory Operators
33-9091.00Crossing Guards and Flaggers
51-9021.00Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
43-4051.00Customer Service Representatives Bright Outlook
51-9032.00Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
51-4031.00Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
43-9021.00Data Entry Keyers
41-9011.00Demonstrators and Product Promoters
51-9081.00Dental Laboratory Technicians
27-2091.00Disc Jockeys, Except Radio
43-5032.00Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
53-7031.00Dredge Operators
51-4032.00Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
53-3031.00Driver/Sales Workers Bright Outlook
47-2081.00Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
47-5023.00Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
51-2022.00Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers Bright Outlook
49-9051.00Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
51-2023.00Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers Bright Outlook
31-9099.02Endoscopy Technicians Bright Outlook
51-2031.00Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
51-9194.00Etchers and Engravers
47-5022.00Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining
47-5032.00Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
51-4021.00Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
51-6091.00Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
51-9041.00Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
13-1074.00Farm Labor Contractors Bright Outlook
45-2093.00Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
47-4031.00Fence Erectors
51-2051.00Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
43-4071.00File Clerks
39-1014.00First-Line Supervisors of Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services Bright Outlook
35-1012.00First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers Bright Outlook
39-1013.00First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers
53-1042.00First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook
37-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
41-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers Bright Outlook
33-1091.00First-Line Supervisors of Security Workers
53-2031.00Flight Attendants Bright Outlook
47-2042.00Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Bright Outlook
27-1023.00Floral Designers
51-3091.00Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
51-3092.00Food Batchmakers Bright Outlook
51-3093.00Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
35-3041.00Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
11-9051.00Food Service Managers
45-4011.00Forest and Conservation Workers
51-4022.00Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
51-4071.00Foundry Mold and Coremakers
43-5011.01Freight Forwarders Bright Outlook
39-4021.00Funeral Attendants
51-9051.00Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
51-7021.00Furniture Finishers
39-3012.00Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners
43-3041.00Gambling Cage Workers
41-2012.00Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers
39-3011.00Gambling Dealers
11-9071.00Gambling Managers
33-9031.00Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators
53-7071.00Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
51-8092.00Gas Plant Operators
49-9099.01Geothermal Technicians
51-9195.04Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers
51-9022.00Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
51-4033.00Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
51-4191.00Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
53-3032.00Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
47-3011.00Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters
47-5081.00Helpers--Extraction Workers
49-9098.00Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
47-3015.00Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
51-9198.00Helpers--Production Workers
47-4051.00Highway Maintenance Workers Bright Outlook
53-7041.00Hoist and Winch Operators
49-9031.00Home Appliance Repairers
31-1121.00Home Health Aides Bright Outlook
35-9031.00Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop Bright Outlook
43-4081.00Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
53-7051.00Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
51-9061.00Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
47-2131.00Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall
47-2132.00Insulation Workers, Mechanical
43-9041.00Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
53-7062.00Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook
51-4034.00Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
51-4192.00Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
43-4121.00Library Assistants, Clerical
33-9092.00Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers Bright Outlook
53-3033.00Light Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
47-5044.00Loading and Moving Machine Operators, Underground Mining
39-3093.00Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants Bright Outlook
49-9094.00Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
53-4011.00Locomotive Engineers
45-4023.00Log Graders and Scalers
53-7063.00Machine Feeders and Offbearers Bright Outlook
43-9051.00Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service
39-5092.00Manicurists and Pedicurists Bright Outlook
49-9095.00Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers
49-9011.00Mechanical Door Repairers Bright Outlook
31-9093.00Medical Equipment Preparers Bright Outlook
43-6013.00Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants Bright Outlook
51-4051.00Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
43-5041.00Meter Readers, Utilities
51-4035.00Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
51-9023.00Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
51-9195.00Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
51-4072.00Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
39-3021.00Motion Picture Projectionists
53-5022.00Motorboat Operators
51-4081.00Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
39-9011.01Nannies Bright Outlook
17-3029.01Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
43-9061.00Office Clerks, General Bright Outlook
43-9071.00Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
47-2073.00Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
51-9083.00Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
43-4151.00Order Clerks
49-3053.00Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
51-9111.00Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders Bright Outlook
53-7064.00Packers and Packagers, Hand
47-2141.00Painters, Construction and Maintenance
51-9196.00Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
53-6021.00Parking Attendants
33-3041.00Parking Enforcement Workers
41-2022.00Parts Salespersons
53-6061.00Passenger Attendants
47-2071.00Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
31-1122.00Personal Care Aides Bright Outlook
37-2021.00Pest Control Workers
37-3012.00Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
51-8093.00Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
31-9095.00Pharmacy Aides
51-9151.00Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
31-2022.00Physical Therapist Aides
47-2072.00Pile Driver Operators
51-4193.00Plating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
43-5051.00Postal Service Clerks
43-5052.00Postal Service Mail Carriers
43-5053.00Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
11-9131.00Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
51-4052.00Pourers and Casters, Metal
51-8013.00Power Plant Operators
51-5113.00Print Binding and Finishing Workers
51-5112.00Printing Press Operators
43-3061.00Procurement Clerks
43-5061.00Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
31-1133.00Psychiatric Aides Bright Outlook
43-5031.00Public Safety Telecommunicators
53-7072.00Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers
49-3043.00Rail Car Repairers
53-4013.00Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
47-4061.00Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
53-4022.00Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers
53-4031.00Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
43-4171.00Receptionists and Information Clerks Bright Outlook
49-3092.00Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians Bright Outlook
53-7062.04Recycling and Reclamation Workers Bright Outlook
53-1042.01Recycling Coordinators Bright Outlook
49-9045.00Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons
53-7081.00Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors
47-2171.00Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
43-4181.00Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
33-9099.02Retail Loss Prevention Specialists
41-2031.00Retail Salespersons Bright Outlook
51-4023.00Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
47-5043.00Roof Bolters, Mining
47-5012.00Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
53-5011.00Sailors and Marine Oilers
41-3091.00Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel Bright Outlook
51-7041.00Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
33-9094.00School Bus Monitors
43-6014.00Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Bright Outlook
33-9032.00Security Guards Bright Outlook
47-4091.00Segmental Pavers
51-9141.00Semiconductor Processing Technicians Bright Outlook
51-9012.00Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
47-5013.00Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas
51-6051.00Sewers, Hand
39-5093.00Shampooers Bright Outlook
47-2211.00Sheet Metal Workers
43-5071.00Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks
51-6041.00Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
51-6042.00Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
53-3053.00Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs Bright Outlook
51-3023.00Slaughterers and Meat Packers
47-2231.00Solar Photovoltaic Installers Bright Outlook
53-7065.00Stockers and Order Fillers Bright Outlook
51-9195.03Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing
47-2221.00Structural Iron and Steel Workers
53-4041.00Subway and Streetcar Operators
43-2011.00Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
51-6052.00Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
53-7121.00Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
53-3054.00Taxi Drivers Bright Outlook
51-2092.00Team Assemblers
49-9052.00Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers Bright Outlook
43-2021.00Telephone Operators
47-2053.00Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
51-6061.00Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
51-6062.00Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
51-6063.00Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
51-6064.00Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
47-2044.00Tile and Stone Setters Bright Outlook
51-2061.00Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters
51-9197.00Tire Builders
49-3093.00Tire Repairers and Changers
23-2093.00Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
51-4194.00Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
33-9093.00Transportation Security Screeners
53-6051.07Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation
39-7012.00Travel Guides Bright Outlook
37-3013.00Tree Trimmers and Pruners
27-2023.00Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials Bright Outlook
39-3031.00Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
31-9096.00Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook
35-3031.00Waiters and Waitresses Bright Outlook
47-4099.03Weatherization Installers and Technicians
43-5111.00Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
51-4121.00Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
51-4122.00Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
53-7073.00Wellhead Pumpers
51-7042.00Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
43-9022.00Word Processors and Typists