Alabama

2010-2020 State Occupational Projections 

Occupation 2010 2020 Change Percent Change Average Annual Openings
Biomedical Engineers 60 110 50 72.6 10
Personal Care Aides 4,200 7,190 2,990 71.3 330
Home Health Aides 11,370 19,230 7,860 69.2 930
Occupational Therapy Assistants 400 660 260 64.6 30
Physical Therapist Assistants 13,30 2,050 720 54.1 90
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 740 1120 380 50.4 50
Physical Therapist Aides 690 1040 350 50.2 50
Health Educators 450 670 220 49.1 30
Helpers–Carpenters 1,190 1,780 590 49.1 90
Marriage and Family Therapists 350 510 170 48 20
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 980 1,450 470 47.8 60
Physical Therapists 1,950 2,810 860 44 110
Medical Secretaries 3,710 5,340 1,630 44 210
Dental Hygienists 3,030 4,350 1,320 43.7 190
Healthcare Social Workers 2,390 3,420 1,030 42.9 160
Software Developers, Systems Software 4,410 6,250 1,840 41.8 230
Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 280 400 120 41.8 20
Occupational Therapists 1120 1580 460 41.4 70
Software Developers, Applications 3,050 4,300 1,250 40.9 160
Communications Equipment Operators, All Other 70 100 30 40.6 10
Helpers–Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 730 1,020 290 40.4 50
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 1,170 1,640 470 40 70
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,090 1,490 410 37.3 60
Helpers–Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 1,740 2,390 640 36.8 110
Physician Assistants 750 1,020 270 36.5 40
Dental Assistants 2,890 3,950 1,060 36.5 170
Mental Health Counselors 1,310 1,790 480 36.2 80
Rehabilitation Counselors 1,540 2,100 560 36 90
Medical Equipment Repairers 560 760 200 36 40
Social and Community Service Managers 1,220 1,660 440 35.7 70
Audiologists 290 400 110 35.7 10
Database Administrators 1,050 1,420 370 35.5 60
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 3,360 4,550 1190 35.4 190
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects 80 110 30 34.9 10
Medical Assistants 6,770 9,130 2,360 34.9 340
Orthotists and Prosthetists 140 190 50 33.8 10
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 2,150 2,860 720 33.3 110
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 520 690 170 33.1 30
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 3,580 4,750 1,180 32.9 180
Interpreters and Translators 250 330 80 32.7 10
Training and Development Specialists 2,180 2,880 700 32.1 110
Sailors and Marine Oilers 590 770 190 32.1 40
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 670 880 210 32 40
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 1,140 1,500 360 32 50
Environmental Engineering Technicians 390 510 120 31.9 20
Cost Estimators 2,150 2,820 670 31 110
Cargo and Freight Agents 710 930 220 30.7 40
Insulation Workers, Mechanical 540 710 160 30.2 40
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 630 820 190 30.2 30
Optometrists 550 720 160 29.7 40
Management Analysts 6,430 8,330 1,890 29.4 290
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other 440 570 130 29.4 30
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 4,280 5,530 1,260 29.4 200
Skincare Specialists 480 620 140 29.3 20
Social and Human Service Assistants 4,100 5,290 1,190 29.1 210
Social Workers, All Other 940 1,210 270 29 50
Residential Advisors 1,390 1,790 400 28.8 90
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 250 320 70 28.7 20
Pourers and Casters, Metal 600 770 170 28.7 30
Personal Financial Advisors 1,950 2,510 550 28.4 80
Surveyors 1,280 1,640 360 28.4 60
Registered Nurses 42,890 55,050 12,160 28.3 1,990
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 3,470 4,440 970 28.1 150
Receptionists and Information Clerks 13,080 16,710 3,640 27.8 760
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 2,490 3,180 690 27.8 120
Computer Systems Analysts 6,960 8,880 1,920 27.6 320
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 450 580 120 27.5 20
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants 1,100 1,400 300 27.5 70
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers 2,410 3,070 660 27.2 110
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 1,740 2,220 470 27.1 90
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 1370 1740 370 27 80
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 330 420 90 27 20
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 2,800 3,550 750 26.8 130
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 7,090 8,970 1,880 26.5 320
Coaches and Scouts 2,370 2,990 620 26.3 120
Public Relations Specialists 3,660 4,620 960 26.2 190
Speech-Language Pathologists 1,030 1,300 270 26.1 50
Medical Appliance Technicians 130 170 30 26 10
Physicans and Surgeons 8,800 11,080 2,270 25.8 400
Pharmacy Technicians 6,560 8,260 1,690 25.8 280
Respiratory Therapists 1,630 2,050 420 25.4 70
Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,210 2,780 560 25.3 90
Chiropractors 730 920 190 25.3 30
Veterinarians 1,180 1,470 300 25.3 50
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 3,800 4,750 950 25 190
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 220 280 60 25 10
Funeral Service Managers, Directors, Morticians, and Undertakers 670 840 170 24.9 30
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 2,500 3,120 620 24.9 100
Curators 150 190 40 24.8 10
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 1,950 2,440 480 24.8 80
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 1,580 1,970 390 24.7 70
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 2,980 3,710 730 24.6 130
Protective Service Workers, All Other 880 1,100 220 24.5 80
Radiation Therapists 220 270 50 24.1 10
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 15,830 19,650 3,820 24.1 800
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 950 1,170 230 23.9 50
Dietitians and Nutritionists 830 1,030 200 23.9 50
Biological Technicians 840 1,040 200 23.8 50
Choreographers 170 210 40 23.8 10
Orthodontists 110 130 30 23.6 10
Opticians, Dispensing 970 1,190 230 23.6 40
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 530 650 120 23.6 30
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 890 1,100 210 23.5 50
Helpers–Electricians 2,700 3,320 630 23.2 130
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 410 510 100 23.1 20
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 590 720 140 23 30
Team Assemblers 27,620 33,900 6,280 22.8 1,180
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 610 750 140 22.6 30
Medical and Health Services Managers 2,590 3,170 590 22.6 120
Therapists, All Other 930 1,140 210 22.6 40
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 1,450 1,770 330 22.6 50
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 1,420 1,740 320 22.4 60
Actuaries 110 140 30 22.3 10
Childcare Workers 15,820 19,330 3,510 22.2 850
Fence Erectors 320 390 70 22.2 20
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay 850 1040 190 22.2 40
Dentists, General 1,720 2,100 380 22.1 90
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 440 540 100 22.1 20
Recreation Workers 3,540 4,330 780 22.1 140
Tapers 120 140 30 22 10
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 610 740 130 22 30
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 330 410 70 21.9 10
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 910 1,100 200 21.9 40
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 1220 1,480 270 21.8 50
Credit Analysts 740 900 160 21.7 30
Private Detectives and Investigators 550 670 120 21.7 20
Technical Writers 520 630 110 21.5 20
Glaziers 280 330 60 21.5 20
Information Security Analysts, Web Developers, and Computer Network Architects 2,650 3,210 560 21.3 100
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 2,550 3,100 540 21.2 90
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,150 2,600 450 21.1 100
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 2,260 2,730 470 21 110
Dietetic Technicians 330 400 70 21 10
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 1,210 1,470 250 20.9 60
Podiatrists 200 240 40 20.9 10
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers 140 170 30 20.8 10
Pharmacists 4,500 5,430 930 20.8 210
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 460 550 100 20.8 50
Motorcycle Mechanics 270 330 60 20.7 10
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 590 720 120 20.6 20
Recreational Therapists 370 450 80 20.5 20
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 5,990 7,220 1,230 20.5 300
Logisticians 2,650 3,190 540 20.4 110
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 750 900 150 20.4 30
Mechanical Engineers 3,450 4,150 700 20.3 180
Clergy 6,960 8,350 1,390 20 260
Insurance Sales Agents 6,290 7,550 1,260 20 270
Boilermakers 230 280 50 20 10
Stonemasons 290 350 60 19.9 10
Mechanical Door Repairers 280 330 60 19.9 10
Construction and Building Inspectors 1,710 2,050 340 19.8 80
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 500 600 100 19.8 20
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 4,890 5,850 960 19.7 180
Pharmacy Aides 710 850 140 19.6 30
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 33,910 40,570 6,660 19.6 1,340
Bill and Account Collectors 5,700 6,810 1,110 19.5 220
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 8,190 9,790 1,600 19.5 380
Roof Bolters, Mining 350 420 70 19.3 10
Electricians 8640 10290 1650 19.2 400
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 180 220 40 19.2 10
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 22,760 27,110 4,350 19.1 730
Industrial Production Managers 2,040 2,430 390 19 90
Billing and Posting Clerks 7530 8960 1430 19 270
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 2,340 2,780 440 19 80
Computer Programmers 4,470 5,310 850 18.9 190
Commercial Pilots 980 1,170 190 18.9 60
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 7,400 8,780 1,380 18.6 310
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 2,860 3,390 530 18.5 130
Survey Researchers 160 190 30 18.4 10
Rail Car Repairers 320 370 60 18.4 10
Financial Analysts 940 1110 170 18.3 40
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 2,170 2,570 400 18.2 100
Loan Officers 4,040 4,780 740 18.2 180
Security Guards 13,260 15,670 2,410 18.2 450
Construction Laborers 12,590 14,880 2,290 18.2 330
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists 1,140 1,350 210 18.1 50
Helpers–Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons 210 240 40 18 10
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 3,470 4,090 620 17.9 140
Surgical Technologists 1,900 2,240 340 17.8 70
Pest Control Workers 1,390 1,640 250 17.8 90
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall 570 670 100 17.8 30
Marketing Managers 950 1,120 170 17.7 50
Postsecondary Teachers 1,7310 20,370 3,050 17.6 580
Tour Guides and Escorts 250 300 40 17.5 10
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 2,140 2,510 370 17.4 80
Transportation Inspectors 650 760 110 17.4 30
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 19,440 22,810 3,360 17.3 760
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 10,880 12,770 1,880 17.3 430
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 520 610 90 17.3 20
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 2,260 2,650 390 17.3 80
Office Clerks, General 36,900 43,290 6,400 17.3 1,290
Computer and Information Research Scientists 330 380 60 17.2 10
Instructional Coordinators 1,360 1,590 230 17.2 50
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 130 160 20 17.2 10
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 880 1030 150 17.1 40
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 5,030 5,880 850 17 200
Gaming Service Workers, All Other 150 170 30 17 10
Construction and Related Workers, All Other 950 1,110 160 16.8 50
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 2,890 3,380 480 16.7 110
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 370 430 60 16.7 10
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 3,270 3,820 550 16.7 100
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 12,860 15,010 2,150 16.7 510
Machinists 6,510 7,600 1,090 16.7 230
Medical Equipment Preparers 900 1050 150 16.6 30
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 21,380 24,920 3,550 16.6 860
Chemists 590 690 100 16.5 30
Retail Salespersons 56,240 65,530 9,300 16.5 2,580
Helpers–Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 3,420 3,980 560 16.5 210
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 370 430 60 16.4 10
Counselors, All Other 120 140 20 16.4 10
Foundry Mold and Coremakers 180 210 30 16.4 10
Gas Plant Operators 150 170 20 16.3 10
Training and Development Managers 200 230 30 16.2 10
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 37,800 43,910 6,110 16.2 1,670
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 24,420 28,340 3,930 16.1 1,050
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 260 300 40 16.1 10
Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 210 240 30 16.1 10
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 7,200 8,350 1,150 16 270
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 2,390 2,770 380 15.9 100
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 4,960 5,750 790 15.9 230
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 1,130 1,310 180 15.8 50
Physicists 230 270 40 15.7 10
Customer Service Representatives 22,050 25,510 3,460 15.7 970
Mechanical Drafters 870 1,010 140 15.6 30
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 1,450 1,680 230 15.5 50
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 2,120 2,440 330 15.5 70
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 13,220 15,270 2,050 15.5 440
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,900 2,200 300 15.5 60
Manicurists and Pedicurists 1,020 1,180 160 15.4 40
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 3,010 3,470 460 15.4 110
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 2,690 3,100 410 15.3 110
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 3,650 4,210 560 15.2 130
Carpenters 13,000 14,970 1,970 15.2 470
Human Resources Managers 690 790 100 15.1 30
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 3,930 4,520 600 15.1 140
Purchasing Managers 920 1,060 140 15 40
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 1,440 1,650 210 14.9 50
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 320 360 50 14.9 20
Accountants and Auditors 14,980 17,190 2,220 14.8 540
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 10,320 11,850 1,530 14.8 420
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 800 910 120 14.8 30
Advertising Sales Agents 1,890 2,170 280 14.7 90
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 29,960 34,360 4,390 14.7 770
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 1,360 1,560 200 14.7 50
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 3,390 3,890 500 14.6 190
Helpers–Production Workers 10,100 11,560 1,470 14.5 310
Court Reporters 240 270 30 14.4 10
Lawyers 7,350 8,390 1,040 14.2 240
Producers and Directors 810 920 120 14.2 40
Sales and Related Workers, All Other 830 950 120 14.2 30
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 5,040 5,750 720 14.2 180
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 34,160 39,010 4,850 14.2 1,580
Teacher Assistants 12,960 14,790 1,830 14.1 480
Cooks, Restaurant 12,210 13,930 1,720 14.1 430
Industrial Engineering Technicians 690 780 100 14 20
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 3,340 3,800 470 14 150
Interior Designers 710 800 100 13.9 30
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 3,550 4,040 490 13.9 170
Total, All Occupations 2,048,570 2,330,960 282,390 13.8 77,390
Forensic Science Technicians 200 230 30 13.8 10
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 2,670 3,040 370 13.8 80
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic 230 260 30 13.7 10
Advertising and Promotions Managers 470 530 60 13.6 20
Electrical Engineers 3,120 3,550 430 13.6 120
Sheet Metal Workers 2,620 2,970 360 13.6 80
Architectural and Engineering Managers 2,310 2,630 310 13.5 80
Judicial Law Clerks 230 260 30 13.5 10
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 450 510 60 13.5 20
Massage Therapists 760 860 100 13.5 20
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 3,820 4,340 520 13.5 130
Sales Managers 2,930 3,320 390 13.4 120
Administrative Services Managers 1,270 1,440 170 13.4 50
Compliance Officers 2,130 2,410 280 13.4 50
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 1,350 1,530 180 13.4 60
Computer Hardware Engineers 1,130 1,270 150 13.2 40
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers 230 260 30 13.2 10
Public Address System and Other Announcers 200 220 30 13.2 10
Legal Secretaries 3,960 4,480 520 13.1 110
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 4,430 5,000 570 13 150
Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators 330 380 40 12.9 10
Pipelayers 2,100 2,370 270 12.8 90
Farm and Home Management Advisors 410 460 50 12.7 10
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 1430 1610 180 12.7 50
Graphic Designers 2,310 2,600 290 12.7 100
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 8,290 9,340 1,060 12.7 220
Painters, Transportation Equipment 1,040 1,170 130 12.7 40
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 1,540 1,740 190 12.6 40
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 670 750 80 12.6 50
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 630 700 80 12.6 20
Tire Repairers and Changers 2,000 2,250 250 12.6 80
Industrial Engineers 2,220 2,490 280 12.5 80
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,360 1,520 170 12.5 40
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 1,390 1,560 170 12.4 40
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 770 860 90 12.3 30
Chemical Technicians 970 1,090 120 12.2 30
Power Distributors and Dispatchers 250 280 30 12.2 10
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 11,550 12,960 1,410 12.2 370
Construction Managers 7,050 7,900 850 12.1 130
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 28,960 32,480 3,510 12.1 900
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,930 2,160 230 12.1 60
Film and Video Editors 140 160 20 11.9 10
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 700 780 80 11.7 20
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 8,420 9,410 990 11.7 320
Proofreaders and Copy Markers 160 180 20 11.6 10
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 3,110 3,470 360 11.6 120
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders 1,150 1,290 130 11.6 30
Production Workers, All Other 3,130 3,490 360 11.6 120
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 10,150 11,330 1,180 11.6 410
Teachers and Instructors, All Other 13,230 14,750 1,520 11.5 350
Statisticians 270 300 30 11.4 20
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 150 170 20 11.4 10
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 13,620 15,180 1,560 11.4 550
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 2,410 2,680 270 11.4 90
Civil Engineers 4,250 4,730 480 11.3 130
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 20,150 22,430 2,280 11.3 570
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 2,700 3,010 310 11.3 190
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 2,710 3,010 310 11.3 110
Maintenance Workers, Machinery 730 810 80 11.3 20
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 1,260 1,400 140 11.2 50
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 2,210 2,460 250 11.2 90
Musicians and Singers 800 890 90 11.1 30
Operations Research Analysts 580 640 60 11 20
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 1,350 1,500 150 11 40
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 7,540 8,360 830 11 250
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,150 1,280 130 10.9 30
Transportation Workers, All Other 720 800 80 10.9 30
Art Directors 480 530 50 10.8 20
Power Plant Operators 850 940 90 10.8 40
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 710 790 80 10.7 40
Psychiatric Technicians 730 810 80 10.7 20
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 970 1,080 100 10.7 30
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 3,590 3,970 380 10.7 150
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,370 1,520 150 10.6 40
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other 580 640 60 10.6 30
Counter and Rental Clerks 8,240 9,110 870 10.6 280
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 2,670 2,950 280 10.6 100
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 100 110 10 10.5 10
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 1,360 1,500 140 10.5 50
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 980 1,090 100 10.4 30
Travel Agents 470 520 50 10.4 10
Couriers and Messengers 1,960 2,170 200 10.4 70
Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators 280 310 30 10.4 10
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators 1,760 1,940 180 10.4 60
Foresters 610 670 60 10.3 10
Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 330 360 30 10.3 10
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 290 320 30 10.3 10
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 2,780 3,070 280 10.2 80
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 16,660 18,360 1,700 10.2 480
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 2,130 2,350 220 10.1 80
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 2,320 2,550 230 10.1 80
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 1,490 1,640 150 10.1 30
Economists 140 150 10 10 10
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 830 910 80 9.9 60
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 1,550 1,700 150 9.9 60
Materials Engineers 440 480 40 9.8 20
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 13,990 15,360 1,370 9.8 430
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers 160 180 20 9.8 10
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 3,020 3,320 290 9.7 110
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,350 2,570 230 9.7 70
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 3,180 3,490 310 9.7 130
Insurance Underwriters 610 670 60 9.6 30
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 170 180 20 9.6 10
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 330 360 30 9.6 20
Broadcast Technicians 480 530 50 9.5 20
Waiters and Waitresses 27,830 30,480 2,650 9.5 1,650
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 740 820 70 9.5 30
Crane and Tower Operators 1,490 1,630 140 9.5 60
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 280 300 30 9.4 10
Real Estate Sales Agents 3,830 4,190 360 9.4 120
Tool and Die Makers 740 810 70 9.4 10
Budget Analysts 870 950 80 9.3 30
Photographers 1,780 1,950 170 9.3 30
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 2,050 2,240 190 9.3 60
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 2,490 2,720 230 9.2 70
Bartenders 2,890 3,160 2,70 9.2 130
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 650 710 60 9.2 20
Financial Managers 4,820 5,250 440 9.1 130
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 880 960 80 9.1 40
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 8,290 9,030 740 9 230
Mining Machine Operators, All Other 270 290 20 9 10
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 120 130 10 9 10
Editors 920 1,000 80 8.9 30
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other 400 440 40 8.7 20
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining 400 440 40 8.7 20
Computer Occupations, All Other 2,640 2,870 230 8.6 70
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 660 720 60 8.6 20
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 280 310 20 8.5 10
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 4,180 4,530 350 8.4 70
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 980 1,060 80 8.3 40
Telemarketers 5,740 6,220 480 8.3 170
Library Assistants, Clerical 1,140 1,240 90 8.2 60
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 7,720 8,340 620 8.1 210
Tax Preparers 910 980 70 8 30
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 700 760 60 8 20
Biological Scientists, All Other 190 210 20 7.9 10
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 440 480 40 7.9 10
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 580 620 50 7.8 20
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1,560 1,680 120 7.7 50
Civil Engineering Technicians 2,390 2,570 180 7.6 60
Radio and Television Announcers 780 840 60 7.6 30
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 2,230 2,390 170 7.6 60
Driver/Sales Workers 5,390 5,800 410 7.6 150
Mine Shuttle Car Operators 140 160 10 7.6 10
Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 390 420 30 7.5 10
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 4,940 5,310 370 7.4 170
Psychologists, All Other 120 130 10 7.4 10
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 14,550 15,620 1,070 7.4 510
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 1,330 1,430 100 7.4 50
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 42,880 46,030 3,160 7.4 890
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 13,180 14,150 970 7.4 270
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 3,730 4,010 280 7.4 90
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 3,420 3,670 250 7.2 270
Demonstrators and Product Promoters 820 880 60 7.2 30
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 390 420 30 7.2 20
Packers and Packagers, Hand 7,740 8,290 550 7.1 280
Dishwashers 5,270 5,640 370 7 280
Medical Transcriptionists 1,720 1,840 120 6.9 40
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 1,700 1,820 120 6.9 40
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 1,000 1,070 70 6.9 40
Library Technicians 1,310 1,400 90 6.8 70
Lodging Managers 810 860 50 6.7 30
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 710 750 50 6.7 20
Hoist and Winch Operators 100 110 10 6.7 10
Soil and Plant Scientists 110 110 10 6.6 10
Librarians 2,380 2,540 160 6.6 80
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 610 650 40 6.6 20
Meter Readers, Utilities 860 920 60 6.6 30
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 930 990 60 6.5 20
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 460 490 30 6.5 20
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 32,570 34,670 2,100 6.4 970
General and Operations Managers 31,650 33,570 1,920 6.1 780
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 7,910 8,390 480 6.1 220
Food Preparation Workers 11,000 11,660 660 6 460
Engineers, All Other 4,160 4,400 250 5.9 120
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates 540 580 30 5.9 10
Furniture Finishers 320 340 20 5.9 10
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,450 2,590 140 5.9 70
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 610 640 40 5.8 20
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 640 670 40 5.7 20
Compensation and Benefits Managers 210 230 10 5.6 10
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 10,810 11,410 610 5.6 380
Dental Laboratory Technicians 870 920 50 5.6 30
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 760 800 40 5.5 30
Emergency Management Directors 350 370 20 5.4 10
Building Cleaning Workers, All Other 330 350 20 5.4 10
Cashiers 64,980 68,460 3,480 5.4 3,300
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 1,800 1,900 100 5.4 60
Highway Maintenance Workers 2,920 3,070 160 5.4 90
Urban and Regional Planners 410 430 20 5.2 10
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 190 200 10 5.2 10
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 690 730 40 5.1 40
Bailiffs 280 290 10 5 10
Cooks, Short Order 2,400 2,520 120 5 60
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 2,210 2,320 110 5 50
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 520 550 30 5 10
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 3,960 4,150 190 4.9 300
Firefighters 5,020 5,260 240 4.8 160
Procurement Clerks 1,110 1,160 50 4.8 50
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 6,290 6,590 300 4.8 150
Animal Control Workers 300 310 10 4.7 10
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents 1,140 1,190 50 4.6 30
Forest and Conservation Technicians 330 340 20 4.6 20
Commercial and Industrial Designers 290 300 10 4.6 10
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 6,050 6,330 280 4.6 180
Chemical Plant and System Operators 1,310 1,370 60 4.6 50
Managers, All Other 9,830 10,260 430 4.4 260
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 1,300 1,360 60 4.4 30
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 2,620 2,740 120 4.4 110
Forest and Conservation Workers 370 380 20 4.4 10
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians 990 1,030 40 4.4 30
Chief Executives 4,810 5,020 210 4.3 150
Tellers 9,930 10,340 420 4.2 450
Roofers 1,450 1,510 60 4.1 40
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 2,510 2,620 100 4.1 80
Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage 280 290 10 4 10
Woodworkers, All Other 550 570 20 3.8 20
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 1,230 1,280 50 3.7 40
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 2,510 2,600 90 3.7 60
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 1,450 1,500 50 3.6 40
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 3,230 3,350 120 3.6 70
Order Clerks 2,390 2,470 80 3.3 80
Parking Lot Attendants 740 770 20 3.1 20
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 560 580 20 2.9 20
Fish and Game Wardens 290 290 10 2.8 10
Locomotive Engineers 780 800 20 2.6 30
Brokerage Clerks 730 750 20 2.5 20
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers 460 470 10 2.4 20
Butchers and Meat Cutters 2,000 2,050 50 2.3 60
Writers and Authors 1,230 1,260 30 2.1 40
Bakers 1,050 1,070 20 2.1 30
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 360 370 10 1.9 10
Real Estate Brokers 970 990 20 1.9 20
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 810 830 20 1.9 20
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 740 750 10 1.9 20
Aerospace Engineers 2,620 2,670 50 1.8 60
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 1,510 1,540 30 1.7 50
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 3,000 3,040 40 1.5 80
Correctional Officers and Jailers 6,280 6,370 90 1.4 120
Machine Feeders and Offbearers 3,020 3,060 40 1.4 50
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 620 630 10 1.3 10
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School 2,540 2,570 30 1.3 70
Financial Specialists, All Other 750 750 10 1.2 20
Home Appliance Repairers 500 510 10 1.2 10
Psychiatric Aides 11,90 1,210 10 1.1 20
Upholsterers 570 580 10 1.1 20
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 3,090 3,120 30 0.9 70
Architectural and Civil Drafters 1,480 1,490 10 0.9 30
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 1,130 1,140 10 0.6 40
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers 24,370 24,400 30 0.1 480
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 26,260 26,280 20 0.1 660
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 2,780 2,770 -10 -0.4 40
Chemical Engineers 590 590 -10 -0.8 20
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 7,890 7,820 -70 -0.9 200
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,490 2,460 -20 -0.9 70
File Clerks 2,360 2,330 -30 -1.1 60
Printing Press Operators 2,130 2,110 -30 -1.2 40
Legal Support Workers, All Other 410 400 -10 -1.5 10
Air Traffic Controllers 270 260 -10 -1.9 10
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 240 240 -10 -2.1 10
Legislators 1,260 1,220 -30 -2.7 30
Millwrights 770 750 -20 -2.7 20
Food Batchmakers 640 620 -20 -3.6 20
Information and Record Clerks, All Other 2,520 2,430 -100 -3.8 70
Fallers 1,140 1,090 -40 -3.8 30
Motion Picture Projectionists 120 120 -10 -4.2 10
Telephone Operators 270 260 -10 -4.4 10
Data Entry Keyers 2,490 2,380 -110 -4.4 40
Desktop Publishers 700 670 -30 -4.6 10
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators 400 380 -20 -4.6 10
Print Binding and Finishing Workers 410 390 -20 -4.7 10
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 300 290 -20 -5 10
Reporters and Correspondents 490 470 -30 -5.3 20
Food Service Managers 4,800 4,530 -270 -5.5 90
Helpers–Roofers 240 230 -10 -5.8 10
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 310 300 -20 -5.8 10
Computer Operators 1,270 1,190 -80 -6.4 10
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,930 1,770 -160 -8.4 20
Crossing Guards 760 690 -70 -9.3 20
Floral Designers 1,280 1,150 -130 -10.3 40
Shampooers 420 370 -40 -10.6 10
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers 290 250 -30 -11.2 10
Word Processors and Typists 1,620 1,430 -190 -11.6 10
Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 900 790 -110 -11.9 20
Postal Service Mail Carriers 4,830 4,160 -660 -13.8 160
Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 260 220 -40 -14.4 10
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators 810 700 -120 -14.6 20
Prepress Technicians and Workers 340 280 -60 -17 10
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 1,790 1,480 -310 -17.2 10
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers 740 600 -150 -19.8 10
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 2,680 2,100 -590 -21.8 50
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2,200 1,610 -590 -27 30
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 540 380 -160 -29.1 10
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 1,930 1,370 -560 -29.1 10
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 460 330 -140 -29.4 10
Sewing Machine Operators 4,740 3,240 -1500 -31.7 30
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders 550 380 -180 -32.1 10
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 1720 870 -850 -49.6 10
Postal Service Clerks 920 460 -460 -49.7 20

 

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