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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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CodeOccupation
29-1291.00Acupuncturists
25-2059.01Adapted Physical Education Specialists Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
23-1021.00Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
29-1141.02Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses Bright Outlook
25-1041.00Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
29-1229.01Allergists and Immunologists
29-1071.01Anesthesiologist Assistants Bright Outlook
29-1211.00Anesthesiologists
19-1011.00Animal Scientists
19-3091.00Anthropologists and Archeologists
25-1061.00Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary
23-1022.00Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
17-1011.00Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
11-9041.00Architectural and Engineering Managers
25-1031.00Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary
25-4011.00Archivists Bright Outlook
25-1062.00Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
29-1129.01Art Therapists Bright Outlook
25-1121.00Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
19-2011.00Astronomers
29-9091.00Athletic Trainers Bright Outlook
25-1051.00Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
29-1181.00Audiologists Bright Outlook
19-1021.00Biochemists and Biophysicists
19-1029.01Bioinformatics Scientists
25-1042.00Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
19-1029.04Biologists
15-2041.01Biostatisticians Bright Outlook
25-1011.00Business Teachers, Postsecondary
29-1212.00Cardiologists
25-1052.00Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary
11-1011.00Chief Executives
11-1011.03Chief Sustainability Officers
29-1011.00Chiropractors Bright Outlook
21-2011.00Clergy
19-2041.01Climate Change Policy Analysts
19-3033.00Clinical and Counseling Psychologists Bright Outlook
19-3039.03Clinical Neuropsychologists
29-1141.04Clinical Nurse Specialists Bright Outlook
25-1122.00Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
15-1221.00Computer and Information Research Scientists Bright Outlook
25-1021.00Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
25-1111.00Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
25-4012.00Curators Bright Outlook
29-2011.02Cytotechnologists Bright Outlook
29-1021.00Dentists, General
29-1213.00Dermatologists
29-1031.00Dietitians and Nutritionists Bright Outlook
25-1063.00Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
19-3011.00Economists Bright Outlook
11-9032.00Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary
11-9033.00Education Administrators, Postsecondary
25-1081.00Education Teachers, Postsecondary
21-1012.00Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors Bright Outlook
29-1214.00Emergency Medicine Physicians
25-1032.00Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
25-1123.00English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
19-3011.01Environmental Economists Bright Outlook
19-2041.02Environmental Restoration Planners
25-1053.00Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary
19-1041.00Epidemiologists Bright Outlook
25-1192.00Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
29-1215.00Family Medicine Physicians
25-9021.00Farm and Home Management Educators
13-2099.01Financial Quantitative Analysts
25-1124.00Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
25-1043.00Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary
17-2141.01Fuel Cell Engineers
29-1216.00General Internal Medicine Physicians
29-9092.00Genetic Counselors Bright Outlook
19-1029.03Geneticists
19-3092.00Geographers
25-1064.00Geography Teachers, Postsecondary
19-2042.00Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers
25-1071.00Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
21-1022.00Healthcare Social Workers Bright Outlook
19-3093.00Historians
25-1125.00History Teachers, Postsecondary
29-1229.02Hospitalists
17-2112.01Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists Bright Outlook
19-2043.00Hydrologists
19-2041.03Industrial Ecologists
19-3032.00Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
25-9031.00Instructional Coordinators
11-3031.03Investment Fund Managers Bright Outlook
23-1023.00Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
23-1012.00Judicial Law Clerks
25-1112.00Law Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
23-1011.00Lawyers
25-4022.00Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
25-1082.00Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary
29-1122.01Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists Bright Outlook
13-1111.00Management Analysts Bright Outlook
21-1013.00Marriage and Family Therapists Bright Outlook
19-2032.00Materials Scientists
25-1022.00Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary
15-2021.00Mathematicians
11-9111.00Medical and Health Services Managers Bright Outlook
19-1042.00Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists Bright Outlook
21-1023.00Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers Bright Outlook
21-1014.00Mental Health Counselors Bright Outlook
19-1022.00Microbiologists
17-2199.06Microsystems Engineers
29-9099.01Midwives Bright Outlook
19-1029.02Molecular and Cellular Biologists
17-2199.09Nanosystems Engineers
11-9121.00Natural Sciences Managers
29-1299.01Naturopathic Physicians
29-1217.00Neurologists
19-3039.02Neuropsychologists
29-1151.00Nurse Anesthetists Bright Outlook
29-1161.00Nurse Midwives Bright Outlook
29-1171.00Nurse Practitioners Bright Outlook
25-1072.00Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-1218.00Obstetricians and Gynecologists
29-1122.00Occupational Therapists Bright Outlook
15-2031.00Operations Research Analysts Bright Outlook
29-1241.00Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric
29-1041.00Optometrists
29-1022.00Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
29-1023.00Orthodontists
29-1242.00Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric
29-1299.02Orthoptists
29-2091.00Orthotists and Prosthetists Bright Outlook
29-1243.00Pediatric Surgeons
29-1221.00Pediatricians, General
29-1051.00Pharmacists
25-1126.00Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-1229.04Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians
29-1123.00Physical Therapists Bright Outlook
29-1071.00Physician Assistants Bright Outlook
29-1222.00Physicians, Pathologists
19-2012.00Physicists
25-1054.00Physics Teachers, Postsecondary
29-1081.00Podiatrists
25-1065.00Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
19-3094.00Political Scientists
29-1229.05Preventive Medicine Physicians
29-1024.00Prosthodontists
29-1223.00Psychiatrists Bright Outlook
25-1066.00Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-1224.00Radiologists
25-1193.00Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
19-2099.01Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists
19-3034.00School Psychologists Bright Outlook
27-1027.00Set and Exhibit Designers
25-1113.00Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary
19-3041.00Sociologists
25-1067.00Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary
19-1013.00Soil and Plant Scientists Bright Outlook
25-2051.00Special Education Teachers, Preschool Bright Outlook
29-1127.00Speech-Language Pathologists Bright Outlook
29-1229.06Sports Medicine Physicians
15-2041.00Statisticians Bright Outlook
21-1011.00Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors Bright Outlook
19-3022.00Survey Researchers
25-9044.00Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary
19-3051.00Urban and Regional Planners
29-1229.03Urologists
29-1131.00Veterinarians Bright Outlook
19-1023.00Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists