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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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29-1141.01Acute Care Nurses Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
11-3012.00Administrative Services Managers Bright Outlook
17-3021.00Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
19-4012.00Agricultural Technicians Bright Outlook
53-2021.00Air Traffic Controllers
49-3011.00Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
53-2022.00Airfield Operations Specialists Bright Outlook
17-3011.00Architectural and Civil Drafters
27-4011.00Audio and Video Technicians Bright Outlook
49-2097.00Audiovisual Equipment Installers and Repairers
17-3027.01Automotive Engineering Technicians
49-3023.00Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
53-6051.01Aviation Inspectors
49-2091.00Avionics Technicians
39-5011.00Barbers Bright Outlook
43-3021.00Billing and Posting Clerks
43-3031.00Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Bright Outlook
27-4012.00Broadcast Technicians
43-4011.00Brokerage Clerks
49-3031.00Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
17-3028.00Calibration Technologists and Technicians
49-9061.00Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers
27-4031.00Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film
53-5021.00Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels
29-2031.00Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
25-1194.00Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary
35-1011.00Chefs and Head Cooks Bright Outlook
19-4031.00Chemical Technicians
17-3022.00Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians
49-9092.00Commercial Divers Bright Outlook
53-2012.00Commercial Pilots
13-1041.00Compliance Officers Bright Outlook
51-9162.00Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers Bright Outlook
15-1211.00Computer Systems Analysts Bright Outlook
15-1232.00Computer User Support Specialists Bright Outlook
49-2011.00Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
39-6012.00Concierges Bright Outlook
47-4011.00Construction and Building Inspectors
49-9012.00Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
35-2013.00Cooks, Private Household
13-1041.06Coroners Bright Outlook
27-3092.00Court Reporters and Simultaneous Captioners
27-1012.00Craft Artists
53-7021.00Crane and Tower Operators
33-3051.04Customs and Border Protection Officers
13-1041.08Customs Brokers Bright Outlook
27-2031.00Dancers Bright Outlook
31-9091.00Dental Assistants Bright Outlook
29-1292.00Dental Hygienists Bright Outlook
43-9031.00Desktop Publishers
33-3021.00Detectives and Criminal Investigators
29-2032.00Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Bright Outlook
29-2051.00Dietetic Technicians
49-2092.00Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
17-3023.00Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
17-3012.00Electrical and Electronics Drafters
49-2093.00Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment Bright Outlook
49-2094.00Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
49-2095.00Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
47-2111.00Electricians Bright Outlook
17-3024.00Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians
49-2096.00Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
47-4021.00Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers
43-4061.00Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
29-2042.00Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
47-4011.01Energy Auditors
43-6011.00Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
39-9031.00Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors Bright Outlook
51-6092.00Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
11-3013.00Facilities Managers Bright Outlook
49-3041.00Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook
27-1022.00Fashion Designers
27-1013.00Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators Bright Outlook
33-2021.00Fire Inspectors and Investigators
47-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
33-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
45-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
33-1021.00First-Line Supervisors of Firefighting and Prevention Workers
37-1012.00First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers
53-1043.00First-Line Supervisors of Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators Bright Outlook
49-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
43-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers Bright Outlook
53-1044.00First-Line Supervisors of Passenger Attendants Bright Outlook
39-1022.00First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers Bright Outlook
33-1012.00First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
51-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
19-4013.00Food Science Technicians Bright Outlook
19-4092.00Forensic Science Technicians Bright Outlook
19-4071.00Forest and Conservation Technicians
33-2022.00Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Bright Outlook
11-9171.00Funeral Home Managers
51-9071.06Gem and Diamond Workers
11-3051.02Geothermal Production Managers
13-1041.04Government Property Inspectors and Investigators Bright Outlook
39-5012.00Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists Bright Outlook
47-4041.00Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
29-9021.00Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars Bright Outlook
29-2092.00Hearing Aid Specialists Bright Outlook
49-9021.00Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers Bright Outlook
29-2012.01Histology Technicians Bright Outlook
43-4161.00Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
51-8013.04Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
11-3051.06Hydroelectric Production Managers
19-4044.00Hydrologic Technicians
17-3026.00Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians
49-9041.00Industrial Machinery Mechanics Bright Outlook
13-1032.00Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
43-4111.00Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
37-2011.00Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook
51-9071.00Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
43-6012.00Legal Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
25-4031.00Library Technicians
29-2061.00Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Bright Outlook
27-4015.00Lighting Technicians
43-4131.00Loan Interviewers and Clerks
29-2035.00Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Bright Outlook
49-9071.00Maintenance and Repair Workers, General Bright Outlook
49-9043.00Maintenance Workers, Machinery Bright Outlook
39-5091.00Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance Bright Outlook
31-9011.00Massage Therapists Bright Outlook
17-3013.00Mechanical Drafters
17-3027.00Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
29-2012.00Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
51-9082.00Medical Appliance Technicians
31-9092.00Medical Assistants Bright Outlook
29-2036.00Medical Dosimetrists
49-9062.00Medical Equipment Repairers Bright Outlook
29-2072.00Medical Records Specialists Bright Outlook
31-9094.00Medical Transcriptionists
27-1026.00Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
49-3042.00Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines Bright Outlook
51-4061.00Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
51-7031.00Model Makers, Wood
39-4031.00Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers
49-3051.00Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook
49-3052.00Motorcycle Mechanics
49-9063.00Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
29-2099.01Neurodiagnostic Technologists Bright Outlook
43-4141.00New Accounts Clerks
29-2033.00Nuclear Medicine Technologists
19-4051.02Nuclear Monitoring Technicians
51-8011.00Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
19-4051.00Nuclear Technicians
31-1131.00Nursing Assistants Bright Outlook
19-5012.00Occupational Health and Safety Technicians Bright Outlook
31-2012.00Occupational Therapy Aides Bright Outlook
31-2011.00Occupational Therapy Assistants Bright Outlook
29-2057.00Ophthalmic Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
29-2099.05Ophthalmic Medical Technologists Bright Outlook
29-2081.00Opticians, Dispensing
23-2011.00Paralegals and Legal Assistants
29-2043.00Paramedics Bright Outlook
29-2099.08Patient Representatives Bright Outlook
51-4062.00Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic
51-7032.00Patternmakers, Wood
43-3051.00Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
29-2052.00Pharmacy Technicians Bright Outlook
31-9097.00Phlebotomists Bright Outlook
17-3029.08Photonics Technicians
31-2021.00Physical Therapist Assistants Bright Outlook
47-2152.00Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
33-3051.00Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
33-3021.02Police Identification and Records Officers
51-9195.05Potters, Manufacturing
51-8012.00Power Distributors and Dispatchers
19-4012.01Precision Agriculture Technicians Bright Outlook
51-5111.00Prepress Technicians and Workers
25-2011.00Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
33-9021.00Private Detectives and Investigators Bright Outlook
29-2053.00Psychiatric Technicians Bright Outlook
19-4099.01Quality Control Analysts
29-1124.00Radiation Therapists
49-2021.00Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers
29-2034.00Radiologic Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
41-9022.00Real Estate Sales Agents
39-9041.00Residential Advisors Bright Outlook
29-1126.00Respiratory Therapists Bright Outlook
17-3024.01Robotics Technicians
49-2098.00Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers
25-3021.00Self-Enrichment Teachers
53-5031.00Ship Engineers
49-9097.00Signal and Track Switch Repairers
39-5094.00Skincare Specialists Bright Outlook
47-1011.03Solar Energy Installation Managers
41-4011.07Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors
47-2152.04Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians
27-4014.00Sound Engineering Technicians
11-9179.02Spa Managers
31-9099.01Speech-Language Pathology Assistants Bright Outlook
51-8021.00Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
51-2041.00Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
29-9093.00Surgical Assistants Bright Outlook
29-2055.00Surgical Technologists Bright Outlook
17-3031.00Surveying and Mapping Technicians
13-2081.00Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
13-2082.00Tax Preparers
25-9042.00Teaching Assistants, Preschool, Elementary, Middle, and Secondary School, Except Special Education
25-9043.00Teaching Assistants, Special Education
15-1241.01Telecommunications Engineering Specialists
49-2022.00Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers Bright Outlook
51-4111.00Tool and Die Makers
39-7011.00Tour Guides and Escorts Bright Outlook
53-6041.00Traffic Technicians
33-3052.00Transit and Railroad Police
41-3041.00Travel Agents
29-2056.00Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
49-9064.00Watch and Clock Repairers
51-8031.00Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
15-1254.00Web Developers Bright Outlook
13-1022.00Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
11-9199.09Wind Energy Operations Managers
49-9081.00Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook