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43-9022.00 Word Processors and Typists
51-7042.00 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
53-7073.00 Wellhead Pumpers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
51-4122.00 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
47-4099.03 Weatherization Installers and Technicians Bright Outlook   Green Occupation Green
35-3031.00 Waiters and Waitresses Bright Outlook
39-3031.00 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
51-6093.00 Upholsterers
37-3013.00 Tree Trimmers and Pruners Bright Outlook
53-6051.07 Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation Green Occupation
33-9093.00 Transportation Security Screeners
53-6061.00 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants
51-4194.00 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
23-2093.00 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
49-3093.00 Tire Repairers and Changers
51-9197.00 Tire Builders
51-2093.00 Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters
47-2044.00 Tile and Marble Setters Bright Outlook
51-6064.00 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
51-6063.00 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
51-6062.00 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
51-6061.00 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
47-2053.00 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers Bright Outlook
43-3071.00 Tellers
43-2021.00 Telephone Operators
41-9041.00 Telemarketers
49-9052.00 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
51-2092.00 Team Assemblers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
53-3041.00 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
47-2082.00 Tapers
53-7121.00 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
43-2011.00 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service
53-4041.00 Subway and Streetcar Operators
47-2221.00 Structural Iron and Steel Workers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
51-9195.03 Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing
43-5081.03 Stock Clerks- Stockroom, Warehouse, or Storage Yard Bright Outlook
43-5081.01 Stock Clerks, Sales Floor Bright Outlook
43-3021.01 Statement Clerks Bright Outlook
51-4121.07 Solderers and Brazers Green Occupation
47-2231.00 Solar Photovoltaic Installers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
39-1012.00 Slot Supervisors
51-3023.00 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
51-6042.00 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
51-6041.00 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
43-5071.00 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks Green Occupation
47-2211.00 Sheet Metal Workers Green Occupation
39-5093.00 Shampooers Bright Outlook
51-6051.00 Sewers, Hand
47-5013.00 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining Bright Outlook Green Occupation
51-9012.00 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Green Occupation
51-9141.00 Semiconductor Processors
47-4091.00 Segmental Pavers Bright Outlook
33-9032.00 Security Guards Bright Outlook
43-6014.00 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Bright Outlook
51-7041.00 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
53-5011.00 Sailors and Marine Oilers
47-2031.02 Rough Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-5012.00 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
47-2181.00 Roofers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-5061.00 Roof Bolters, Mining
51-4023.00 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
49-9096.00 Riggers Bright Outlook
41-2031.00 Retail Salespersons Bright Outlook
33-9099.02 Retail Loss Prevention Specialists
43-4181.00 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
47-2171.00 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers Bright Outlook
53-7081.00 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors Bright Outlook Green Occupation
49-9045.00 Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons
53-1021.01 Recycling Coordinators Green Occupation
51-9199.01 Recycling and Reclamation Workers Green Occupation
49-3092.00 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians
43-4171.00 Receptionists and Information Clerks Bright Outlook
53-4031.00 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters Green Occupation
53-4021.00 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
47-4061.00 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators Green Occupation
53-4013.00 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
49-3043.00 Rail Car Repairers
53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook
27-3012.00 Public Address System and Other Announcers
31-1013.00 Psychiatric Aides
51-5113.00 Print Binding and Finishing Workers
51-8013.00 Power Plant Operators Green Occupation
51-4052.00 Pourers and Casters, Metal
11-9131.00 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
43-5053.00 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
43-5052.00 Postal Service Mail Carriers
43-5051.00 Postal Service Clerks
43-5031.00 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
51-4193.00 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
47-2151.00 Pipelayers Bright Outlook
47-2072.00 Pile-Driver Operators Bright Outlook
31-2022.00 Physical Therapist Aides Bright Outlook
51-9151.00 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
31-9095.00 Pharmacy Aides
51-8093.00 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
37-3012.00 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
37-2021.00 Pest Control Workers
39-9021.00 Personal Care Aides Bright Outlook
43-3051.00 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
47-2071.00 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators Bright Outlook
41-2022.00 Parts Salespersons
53-6021.00 Parking Lot Attendants
33-3041.00 Parking Enforcement Workers
47-2142.00 Paperhangers
51-9196.00 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
51-9122.00 Painters, Transportation Equipment
47-2141.00 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
53-7064.00 Packers and Packagers, Hand Bright Outlook
51-9111.00 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
49-3053.00 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics Bright Outlook
31-1015.00 Orderlies
43-5081.04 Order Fillers, Wholesale and Retail Sales Bright Outlook
43-4151.00 Order Clerks
51-9083.00 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
47-2073.00 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators Bright Outlook Green Occupation
43-9071.00 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
43-9061.00 Office Clerks, General Bright Outlook
31-1014.00 Nursing Assistants Bright Outlook
45-2092.01 Nursery Workers
39-2021.00 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook
17-3029.01 Non-Destructive Testing Specialists
43-4141.00 New Accounts Clerks
39-9011.01 Nannies Bright Outlook
51-4081.00 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
53-5022.00 Motorboat Operators
39-3021.00 Motion Picture Projectionists
51-4072.00 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
51-9195.07 Molding and Casting Workers
51-9023.00 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Green Occupation
53-7111.00 Mine Shuttle Car Operators
47-5042.00 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators
49-9044.00 Millwrights Bright Outlook Green Occupation
51-4035.00 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
43-5041.00 Meter Readers, Utilities
51-4051.00 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
31-9093.00 Medical Equipment Preparers Bright Outlook
49-9011.00 Mechanical Door Repairers Bright Outlook
53-5021.02 Mates- Ship, Boat, and Barge
43-5081.02 Marking Clerks Bright Outlook
49-9095.00 Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers
39-5092.00 Manicurists and Pedicurists Bright Outlook
43-9051.00 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service
37-2012.00 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook
53-7063.00 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
45-4023.00 Log Graders and Scalers
53-4012.00 Locomotive Firers
53-4011.00 Locomotive Engineers Green Occupation
49-9094.00 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
39-3093.00 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants
53-7033.00 Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining
53-3033.00 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers Bright Outlook
33-9092.00 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
43-4031.03 License Clerks
43-4121.00 Library Assistants, Clerical
51-4192.00 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
51-4034.00 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook Green Occupation
37-2011.00 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook
43-4111.00 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
43-9041.02 Insurance Policy Processing Clerks Bright Outlook
47-2132.00 Insulation Workers, Mechanical Bright Outlook
47-2131.00 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Green Occupation
51-9061.00 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers Green Occupation
53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators Green Occupation
43-4081.00 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
35-9031.00 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
31-1011.00 Home Health Aides Bright Outlook
49-9031.00 Home Appliance Repairers
53-7041.00 Hoist and Winch Operators
47-4051.00 Highway Maintenance Workers
47-3016.00 Helpers--Roofers Bright Outlook
51-9198.00 Helpers--Production Workers Bright Outlook
47-3015.00 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Bright Outlook
49-9098.00 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-5081.00 Helpers--Extraction Workers Bright Outlook
47-3013.00 Helpers--Electricians Bright Outlook
47-3012.00 Helpers--Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-3011.00 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters Bright Outlook
53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
51-4191.00 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
51-4033.00 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
47-2121.00 Glaziers Bright Outlook
51-9195.04 Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers
49-9099.01 Geothermal Technicians Green Occupation
53-7071.00 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
33-9031.00 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators
39-1011.00 Gaming Supervisors
39-3011.00 Gaming Dealers
41-2012.00 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers
43-3041.00 Gaming Cage Workers
39-3012.00 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners
51-7021.00 Furniture Finishers
51-9051.00 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
39-4021.00 Funeral Attendants
43-5011.01 Freight Forwarders Bright Outlook Green Occupation
51-4071.00 Foundry Mold and Coremakers
51-4022.00 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
33-2011.02 Forest Firefighters
11-9051.00 Food Service Managers
51-3093.00 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
51-3092.00 Food Batchmakers
51-3091.00 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
27-1023.00 Floral Designers
47-2043.00 Floor Sanders and Finishers Bright Outlook
47-2042.00 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Bright Outlook
53-1031.00 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
41-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers Bright Outlook
51-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers Green Occupation
45-1011.05 First-Line Supervisors of Logging Workers Green Occupation
37-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers Bright Outlook
53-1021.00 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand
35-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers Bright Outlook
43-4071.00 File Clerks
51-2091.00 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
47-4031.00 Fence Erectors Bright Outlook
45-2093.00 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
13-1074.00 Farm Labor Contractors
51-9041.00 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
51-6091.00 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
51-4021.00 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
47-5031.00 Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters
53-7032.00 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers
51-2031.00 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers Green Occupation
51-2023.00 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
51-2022.00 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers Green Occupation
47-5021.00 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
47-2081.00 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
53-3031.00 Driver/Sales Workers
51-4032.00 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Green Occupation
53-7031.00 Dredge Operators
43-5032.00 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance Green Occupation
29-2051.00 Dietetic Technicians
51-9081.00 Dental Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
41-9011.00 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
43-9021.00 Data Entry Keyers
51-4031.00 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Green Occupation
51-9032.00 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
43-4051.00 Customer Service Representatives Bright Outlook Green Occupation
51-9021.00 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
33-9091.00 Crossing Guards
43-4041.02 Credit Checkers
43-4031.01 Court Clerks
43-5021.00 Couriers and Messengers Bright Outlook
41-2021.00 Counter and Rental Clerks
39-3092.00 Costume Attendants Bright Outlook
43-4021.00 Correspondence Clerks
33-3012.00 Correctional Officers and Jailers
51-9193.00 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
35-2015.00 Cooks, Short Order
35-2014.00 Cooks, Restaurant Bright Outlook
35-2012.00 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
47-5041.00 Continuous Mining Machine Operators Green Occupation
47-2061.00 Construction Laborers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
47-2031.01 Construction Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
49-9091.00 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
51-2021.00 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
51-9121.00 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
51-9192.00 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders
53-7061.00 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment Bright Outlook
39-9011.00 Childcare Workers Bright Outlook
51-8091.00 Chemical Plant and System Operators Green Occupation
51-9011.00 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders Green Occupation
41-2011.00 Cashiers Bright Outlook
47-2041.00 Carpet Installers
43-5011.00 Cargo and Freight Agents Bright Outlook
51-7011.00 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
51-3021.00 Butchers and Meat Cutters
53-3021.00 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity Green Occupation
53-3022.00 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
47-2021.00 Brickmasons and Blockmasons Bright Outlook
51-8099.03 Biomass Plant Technicians Green Occupation
51-8099.01 Biofuels Processing Technicians Green Occupation
43-3021.02 Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks Bright Outlook
43-3011.00 Bill and Account Collectors
49-3091.00 Bicycle Repairers Bright Outlook
35-3011.00 Bartenders Bright Outlook
51-3011.00 Bakers
33-3011.00 Bailiffs
39-6011.00 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
49-3022.00 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
49-3021.00 Automotive Body and Related Repairers
53-6031.00 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants Bright Outlook
27-2021.00 Athletes and Sports Competitors
39-2011.00 Animal Trainers Bright Outlook
33-9011.00 Animal Control Workers
45-2021.00 Animal Breeders
53-3011.00 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
51-2011.00 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers Green Occupation
53-1011.00 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
45-2011.00 Agricultural Inspectors Green Occupation
51-9191.00 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
27-2011.00 Actors Bright Outlook