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Bright Outlook Occupations

Bright Outlook occupations are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years, will have large numbers of job openings, or are new and emerging occupations.

Every Bright Outlook occupation matches at least one of the following criteria:

  • Projected to grow faster than average (employment increase of 10% or more) over the period 2020-2030 for the US nationwide
  • Projected to have 100,000 or more job openings over the period 2020-2030 for the US nationwide
  • New & Emerging occupation

Growth and job openings 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). Projected job openings represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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13-2011.00 Accountants and Auditors   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
27-2011.00 Actors Bright Outlook
15-2011.00 Actuaries Bright Outlook
29-1141.01 Acute Care Nurses Bright Outlook
25-2059.01 Adapted Physical Education Specialists Bright Outlook
29-1141.02 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses Bright Outlook
11-2011.00 Advertising and Promotions Managers Bright Outlook
13-1011.00 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes Bright Outlook
45-2091.00 Agricultural Equipment Operators Bright Outlook
53-1041.00 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors Bright Outlook
49-3011.00 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook
53-6032.00 Aircraft Service Attendants Bright Outlook
53-2022.00 Airfield Operations Specialists Bright Outlook
53-2011.00 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers Bright Outlook
53-3011.00 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
39-3091.00 Amusement and Recreation Attendants Bright Outlook
29-1071.01 Anesthesiologist Assistants Bright Outlook
39-2021.00 Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook
33-9011.00 Animal Control Workers Bright Outlook
39-2011.00 Animal Trainers Bright Outlook
25-4011.00 Archivists Bright Outlook
27-1011.00 Art Directors Bright Outlook
29-1129.01 Art Therapists Bright Outlook
25-1121.00 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
27-2021.00 Athletes and Sports Competitors Bright Outlook
29-9091.00 Athletic Trainers Bright Outlook
27-4011.00 Audio and Video Technicians Bright Outlook
29-1181.00 Audiologists Bright Outlook
39-6011.00 Baggage Porters and Bellhops Bright Outlook
39-5011.00 Barbers Bright Outlook
35-3023.01 Baristas Bright Outlook
35-3011.00 Bartenders Bright Outlook
15-2099.01 Bioinformatics Technicians Bright Outlook
25-1042.00 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
15-2041.01 Biostatisticians Bright Outlook
15-1299.07 Blockchain Engineers Bright Outlook
43-3031.00 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Bright Outlook
27-3011.00 Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys Bright Outlook
27-4012.00 Broadcast Technicians Bright Outlook
53-3051.00 Bus Drivers, School Bright Outlook
53-3052.00 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity Bright Outlook
15-2051.01 Business Intelligence Analysts Bright Outlook
27-4031.00 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film Bright Outlook
53-5021.00 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels Bright Outlook
41-2011.00 Cashiers Bright Outlook
35-1011.00 Chefs and Head Cooks Bright Outlook
21-1021.00 Child, Family, and School Social Workers Bright Outlook
39-9011.00 Childcare Workers Bright Outlook
29-1011.00 Chiropractors Bright Outlook
27-2032.00 Choreographers Bright Outlook
19-3033.00 Clinical and Counseling Psychologists Bright Outlook
15-2051.02 Clinical Data Managers Bright Outlook
29-1141.04 Clinical Nurse Specialists Bright Outlook
27-2022.00 Coaches and Scouts Bright Outlook
49-9092.00 Commercial Divers Bright Outlook
53-2012.00 Commercial Pilots Bright Outlook
43-2099.00 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other Bright Outlook
21-1099.00 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other Bright Outlook
21-1094.00 Community Health Workers Bright Outlook
15-1221.00 Computer and Information Research Scientists Bright Outlook
11-3021.00 Computer and Information Systems Managers Bright Outlook
51-9162.00 Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers Bright Outlook
39-6012.00 Concierges Bright Outlook
47-2061.00 Construction Laborers Bright Outlook
11-9021.00 Construction Managers Bright Outlook
35-2019.00 Cooks, All Other Bright Outlook
35-2014.00 Cooks, Restaurant Bright Outlook
39-3092.00 Costume Attendants Bright Outlook
27-1012.00 Craft Artists Bright Outlook
39-4012.00 Crematory Operators Bright Outlook
25-1111.00 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-1141.03 Critical Care Nurses Bright Outlook
33-9091.00 Crossing Guards and Flaggers Bright Outlook
25-4012.00 Curators Bright Outlook
43-4051.00 Customer Service Representatives Bright Outlook
29-2011.01 Cytogenetic Technologists Bright Outlook
29-2011.02 Cytotechnologists Bright Outlook
27-2031.00 Dancers Bright Outlook
15-2051.00 Data Scientists Bright Outlook
31-9091.00 Dental Assistants Bright Outlook
29-1292.00 Dental Hygienists Bright Outlook
51-9081.00 Dental Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
47-5011.00 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
29-2032.00 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Bright Outlook
29-1031.00 Dietitians and Nutritionists Bright Outlook
15-1299.06 Digital Forensics Analysts Bright Outlook
35-9011.00 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers Bright Outlook
27-2091.00 Disc Jockeys, Except Radio Bright Outlook
35-9021.00 Dishwashers Bright Outlook
53-3031.00 Driver/Sales Workers Bright Outlook
19-3011.00 Economists Bright Outlook
11-9039.00 Education Administrators, All Other Bright Outlook
11-9031.00 Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare Bright Outlook
21-1012.00 Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors Bright Outlook
25-2021.00 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education Bright Outlook
29-2042.00 Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
31-9099.02 Endoscopy Technicians Bright Outlook
25-1032.00 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
27-2099.00 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
39-3099.00 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
19-3011.01 Environmental Economists Bright Outlook
19-4042.00 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health Bright Outlook
19-1041.00 Epidemiologists Bright Outlook
29-1128.00 Exercise Physiologists Bright Outlook
39-9031.00 Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors Bright Outlook
47-5099.00 Extraction Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
49-3041.00 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook
13-1074.00 Farm Labor Contractors Bright Outlook
35-3023.00 Fast Food and Counter Workers Bright Outlook
27-4032.00 Film and Video Editors Bright Outlook
13-2061.00 Financial Examiners Bright Outlook
11-3031.00 Financial Managers Bright Outlook
27-1013.00 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators Bright Outlook
39-1014.00 First-Line Supervisors of Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services Bright Outlook
35-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers Bright Outlook
39-1013.00 First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers Bright Outlook
43-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers Bright Outlook
39-1022.00 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers Bright Outlook
33-1099.00 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
41-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers Bright Outlook
33-1091.00 First-Line Supervisors of Security Workers Bright Outlook
45-3031.00 Fishing and Hunting Workers Bright Outlook
53-2031.00 Flight Attendants Bright Outlook
47-2042.00 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Bright Outlook
35-9099.00 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
35-2021.00 Food Preparation Workers Bright Outlook
35-3041.00 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant Bright Outlook
11-9051.00 Food Service Managers Bright Outlook
19-4092.00 Forensic Science Technicians Bright Outlook
33-2022.00 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists Bright Outlook
19-1032.00 Foresters Bright Outlook
13-1131.00 Fundraisers Bright Outlook
11-2033.00 Fundraising Managers Bright Outlook
39-3012.00 Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners Bright Outlook
43-3041.00 Gambling Cage Workers Bright Outlook
41-2012.00 Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers Bright Outlook
39-3011.00 Gambling Dealers Bright Outlook
11-9071.00 Gambling Managers Bright Outlook
39-3019.00 Gambling Service Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
33-9031.00 Gambling Surveillance Officers and Gambling Investigators Bright Outlook
11-1021.00 General and Operations Managers Bright Outlook
29-9092.00 Genetic Counselors Bright Outlook
51-9195.04 Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers Bright Outlook
39-5012.00 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists Bright Outlook
21-1091.00 Health Education Specialists Bright Outlook
29-9021.00 Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars Bright Outlook
25-1071.00 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-9099.00 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
21-1022.00 Healthcare Social Workers Bright Outlook
31-9099.00 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
29-2092.00 Hearing Aid Specialists Bright Outlook
53-3032.00 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
47-5081.00 Helpers--Extraction Workers Bright Outlook
29-2012.01 Histology Technicians Bright Outlook
29-2011.04 Histotechnologists Bright Outlook
31-1121.00 Home Health Aides Bright Outlook
35-9031.00 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop Bright Outlook
43-4081.00 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks Bright Outlook
17-2112.01 Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists Bright Outlook
13-1071.00 Human Resources Specialists Bright Outlook
17-2112.00 Industrial Engineers Bright Outlook
49-9041.00 Industrial Machinery Mechanics Bright Outlook
15-1212.00 Information Security Analysts Bright Outlook
15-1299.05 Information Security Engineers Bright Outlook
27-3091.00 Interpreters and Translators Bright Outlook
11-3031.03 Investment Fund Managers Bright Outlook
37-2011.00 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook
53-7062.00 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand Bright Outlook
37-3011.00 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers Bright Outlook
51-6011.00 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers Bright Outlook
25-1112.00 Law Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
33-9092.00 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers Bright Outlook
53-3033.00 Light Truck Drivers Bright Outlook
27-4015.00 Lighting Technicians Bright Outlook
39-3093.00 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants Bright Outlook
13-1081.00 Logisticians Bright Outlook
13-1081.02 Logistics Analysts Bright Outlook
13-1081.01 Logistics Engineers Bright Outlook
29-1122.01 Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists Bright Outlook
37-2012.00 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook
49-9071.00 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General Bright Outlook
49-9043.00 Maintenance Workers, Machinery Bright Outlook
39-5091.00 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance Bright Outlook
13-1111.00 Management Analysts Bright Outlook
39-5092.00 Manicurists and Pedicurists Bright Outlook
17-2112.03 Manufacturing Engineers Bright Outlook
13-1161.00 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists Bright Outlook
11-2021.00 Marketing Managers Bright Outlook
21-1013.00 Marriage and Family Therapists Bright Outlook
31-9011.00 Massage Therapists Bright Outlook
15-2099.00 Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other Bright Outlook
49-9011.00 Mechanical Door Repairers Bright Outlook
27-4099.00 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
27-3099.00 Media and Communication Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
27-2012.03 Media Programming Directors Bright Outlook
27-2012.05 Media Technical Directors/Managers Bright Outlook
29-2012.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
29-2011.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Bright Outlook
11-9111.00 Medical and Health Services Managers Bright Outlook
51-9082.00 Medical Appliance Technicians Bright Outlook
31-9092.00 Medical Assistants Bright Outlook
19-1042.00 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists Bright Outlook
43-6013.00 Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants Bright Outlook
13-1121.00 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Bright Outlook
21-1023.00 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers Bright Outlook
21-1014.00 Mental Health Counselors Bright Outlook
29-9099.01 Midwives Bright Outlook
49-9044.00 Millwrights Bright Outlook
49-3042.00 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines Bright Outlook
51-7031.00 Model Makers, Wood Bright Outlook
41-9012.00 Models Bright Outlook
51-9195.00 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic Bright Outlook
39-3021.00 Motion Picture Projectionists Bright Outlook
53-3099.00 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other Bright Outlook
49-3051.00 Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook
53-5022.00 Motorboat Operators Bright Outlook
25-4013.00 Museum Technicians and Conservators Bright Outlook
29-1129.02 Music Therapists Bright Outlook
27-2042.00 Musicians and Singers Bright Outlook
39-9011.01 Nannies Bright Outlook
29-1151.00 Nurse Anesthetists Bright Outlook
29-1161.00 Nurse Midwives Bright Outlook
29-1171.00 Nurse Practitioners Bright Outlook
31-1131.00 Nursing Assistants Bright Outlook
25-1072.00 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
29-1122.00 Occupational Therapists Bright Outlook
31-2012.00 Occupational Therapy Aides Bright Outlook
31-2011.00 Occupational Therapy Assistants Bright Outlook
43-9061.00 Office Clerks, General Bright Outlook
15-2031.00 Operations Research Analysts Bright Outlook
51-9083.00 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
29-2057.00 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
29-2091.00 Orthotists and Prosthetists Bright Outlook
23-2011.00 Paralegals and Legal Assistants Bright Outlook
29-2043.00 Paramedics Bright Outlook
53-6021.00 Parking Attendants Bright Outlook
53-6061.00 Passenger Attendants Bright Outlook
51-7032.00 Patternmakers, Wood Bright Outlook
15-1299.04 Penetration Testers Bright Outlook
31-1122.00 Personal Care Aides Bright Outlook
39-9099.00 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
25-1126.00 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
31-9097.00 Phlebotomists Bright Outlook
27-4021.00 Photographers Bright Outlook
31-2022.00 Physical Therapist Aides Bright Outlook
31-2021.00 Physical Therapist Assistants Bright Outlook
29-1123.00 Physical Therapists Bright Outlook
29-1071.00 Physician Assistants Bright Outlook
51-9195.05 Potters, Manufacturing Bright Outlook
25-2011.00 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education Bright Outlook
33-9021.00 Private Detectives and Investigators Bright Outlook
27-2012.00 Producers and Directors Bright Outlook
33-9099.00 Protective Service Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
29-2053.00 Psychiatric Technicians Bright Outlook
29-1223.00 Psychiatrists Bright Outlook
25-1066.00 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook
11-2032.00 Public Relations Managers Bright Outlook
27-3031.00 Public Relations Specialists Bright Outlook
53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers Bright Outlook
43-4171.00 Receptionists and Information Clerks Bright Outlook
39-9032.00 Recreation Workers Bright Outlook
29-1125.00 Recreational Therapists Bright Outlook
49-3092.00 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians Bright Outlook
53-7062.04 Recycling and Reclamation Workers Bright Outlook
53-7081.00 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors Bright Outlook
29-1141.00 Registered Nurses Bright Outlook
21-1015.00 Rehabilitation Counselors Bright Outlook
43-4181.00 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks Bright Outlook
39-9041.00 Residential Advisors Bright Outlook
29-1126.00 Respiratory Therapists Bright Outlook
33-9099.02 Retail Loss Prevention Specialists Bright Outlook
41-2031.00 Retail Salespersons Bright Outlook
49-9096.00 Riggers Bright Outlook
47-5012.00 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
47-5071.00 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
53-5011.00 Sailors and Marine Oilers Bright Outlook
41-3091.00 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel Bright Outlook
41-4012.00 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products Bright Outlook
33-9094.00 School Bus Monitors Bright Outlook
19-3034.00 School Psychologists Bright Outlook
13-1161.01 Search Marketing Strategists Bright Outlook
43-6014.00 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive Bright Outlook
49-2098.00 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers Bright Outlook
33-9032.00 Security Guards Bright Outlook
25-3021.00 Self-Enrichment Teachers Bright Outlook
47-4071.00 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners Bright Outlook
47-5013.00 Service Unit Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
39-5093.00 Shampooers Bright Outlook
53-3053.00 Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs Bright Outlook
39-5094.00 Skincare Specialists Bright Outlook
11-9151.00 Social and Community Service Managers Bright Outlook
21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants Bright Outlook
15-1252.00 Software Developers Bright Outlook
15-1253.00 Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers Bright Outlook
19-1013.00 Soil and Plant Scientists Bright Outlook
47-2231.00 Solar Photovoltaic Installers Bright Outlook
27-4014.00 Sound Engineering Technicians Bright Outlook
25-2059.00 Special Education Teachers, All Other Bright Outlook
25-2051.00 Special Education Teachers, Preschool Bright Outlook
27-1014.00 Special Effects Artists and Animators Bright Outlook
29-1127.00 Speech-Language Pathologists Bright Outlook
31-9099.01 Speech-Language Pathology Assistants Bright Outlook
15-2041.00 Statisticians Bright Outlook
53-7065.00 Stockers and Order Fillers Bright Outlook
51-9195.03 Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing Bright Outlook
21-1011.00 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors Bright Outlook
25-3031.00 Substitute Teachers, Short-Term Bright Outlook
53-4041.00 Subway and Streetcar Operators Bright Outlook
29-9093.00 Surgical Assistants Bright Outlook
27-2012.04 Talent Directors Bright Outlook
53-3054.00 Taxi Drivers Bright Outlook
25-3099.00 Teachers and Instructors, All Other Bright Outlook
27-3042.00 Technical Writers Bright Outlook
29-1129.00 Therapists, All Other Bright Outlook
47-2044.00 Tile and Stone Setters Bright Outlook
39-7011.00 Tour Guides and Escorts Bright Outlook
11-3131.00 Training and Development Managers Bright Outlook
13-1151.00 Training and Development Specialists Bright Outlook
53-6099.00 Transportation Workers, All Other Bright Outlook
39-7012.00 Travel Guides Bright Outlook
11-3031.01 Treasurers and Controllers Bright Outlook
25-3041.00 Tutors Bright Outlook
27-2023.00 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials Bright Outlook
47-5049.00 Underground Mining Machine Operators, All Other Bright Outlook
39-3031.00 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers Bright Outlook
17-2112.02 Validation Engineers Bright Outlook
29-1131.00 Veterinarians Bright Outlook
31-9096.00 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook
29-2056.00 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
15-1255.01 Video Game Designers Bright Outlook
35-3031.00 Waiters and Waitresses Bright Outlook
15-1255.00 Web and Digital Interface Designers Bright Outlook
15-1254.00 Web Developers Bright Outlook
43-5111.00 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping Bright Outlook
49-9081.00 Wind Turbine Service Technicians Bright Outlook
51-7099.00 Woodworkers, All Other Bright Outlook