O*NET OnLine Help Browse by Industry

Industries are broad groups of businesses or organizations with similar activities, products, or services. Using the Browse by Industry option, you can select from several industries, or self-employed occupations. Occupations are considered part of an industry based on their employment. In the example that follows, “Health Care and Social Assistance” is selected from the pull-down menu.

Example view in context

The subsequent screen provides a list of occupations where at least 10% of workers are employed within the specified industry. The display also displays projected employment statistics from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics external site.

Example view in context

Health Care and Social Assistance Save Table: XLSX CSV

Employed by this IndustryCodeOccupationProjected Growth (2020-2030)Projected Job Openings (2020-2030)
97%31-2021.00Physical Therapist Assistants Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
Much faster than average
16,400
97%29-1292.00Dental Hygienists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
15,600
97%29-2055.00Surgical Technologists
Average
9,000
97%29-2055.00Surgical Technologists
Average
9,000
  • Export the full list of occupations to Excel or CSV with the Save Table links.
  • Sort the occupation list by clicking any column header. Click the header a second time to reverse the sort order.

In the table, Projected Growth represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period 2020-2030 for the US nationwide. Projected Growth categories are:

  • Much faster than average (15% or higher)
  • Faster than average (10% to 15%)
  • Average (5% to 10%)
  • Slower than average (1% to 5%)
  • Little or no change
  • Decline (-1% or lower)

Projected Job Openings represents the total estimated openings due to growth and net replacement, over the ten-year period 2020-2030 for the US nationwide.

Should you not identify your occupation of interest in the selected industry, you can immediately re-select another industry from the accompanying pull-down menu. You can also view O*NET-SOC occupations with significant employment in any of the industries, by choosing “All Industries” from the pull-down menu.

For any occupation listed, select its title to see more information about the corresponding occupation. For more information on these options, see OnLine Help for Summary, Details, or Custom Report.