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Browse Bright Outlook Occupations
Bright Outlook occupations are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years, or will have large numbers of job openings. The Bright Outlook browse feature allows you to explore occupations in each of these categories. In the example that follows, "Numerous Job Openings" is selected from the pull-down menu.
The subsequent screen provides a list of occupations that are projected to have large numbers of job openings in the next several years.
Numerous Job Openings
Each occupation designated as Bright Outlook matches at least one of the following criteria:
- Rapid Growth — These occupations are projected to grow faster than average (employment increase of 5% or more) over the period 2019-2029 for the US nationwide.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2019-2029 employment projections. Projected growth represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2019-2029).
- Numerous Job Openings — These occupations are projected to have 100,000 or more job openings over the period 2019-2029 for the US nationwide.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2019-2029 employment projections. Projected job openings represent openings due to growth and replacement.
The BLS 2019-29 projections do not include impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and response efforts. For more information, see the BLS summary .
Should you not identify your occupation of interest in the selected Bright Outlook category, you can immediately re-select another category from the accompanying pull-down menu. You can also view all Bright Outlook O*NET-SOC occupations by choosing "All Bright Outlook Occupations" from the pull-down menu.