Alaska Occupations

OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Abstractors, Title $4,983growth low, openings low
Account Collectors $3,499growth low, openings moderate
Accountants and Auditors $6,748growth low, openings very high
Accounting Clerks $3,752growth low, openings very high
Actors n/agrowth low, openings low
Actuaries n/an/a
Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Adjudicators, Administrative Law $8,948growth low, openings low
Adjusters, Claims $6,056growth low, openings low
Adjusters, Timing Device n/an/a
Administrative Assistants $4,784growth low, openings very high
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers $8,948growth low, openings low
Administrative Services Managers $7,629growth low, openings high
Administrative Support Workers Supervisors/Managers $5,152growth low, openings very high
Administrative Support Workers, All Other $4,030growth low, openings very high
Administrators (Education), Elementary and Secondary School $9,091growth low, openings high
Administrators (Education), Postsecondary $9,607growth low, openings low
Administrators (Education), Preschool and Child Care Center/Program $4,922growth low, openings low
Administrators, Database $6,829growth low, openings low
Administrators, Education All Other $7,378growth low, openings low
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors $4,402growth low, openings low
Advertising and Promotions Managers $6,296growth low, openings low
Advertising Sales Agents $4,305growth low, openings low
Advisors, Farm Management n/an/a
Advisors, Home Management n/an/a
Advisors, Residential $3,390growth low, openings low
Advisors: Financial, Personal $8,867growth low, openings low
Aerobics Instructors $3,249growth moderate, openings high
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Aerospace Engineers $8,392growth moderate, openings low
Agents (Purchasing), Except Wholesale, Retail and Farm Products $6,138growth low, openings high
Agents (Purchasing), Farm Products n/an/a
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes n/an/a
Agents, Advertising Sales $4,305growth low, openings low
Agents, Cargo and Freight $3,052growth low, openings very high
Agents, Freight and Cargo $3,052growth low, openings very high
Agents, Insurance Sales $4,528growth low, openings moderate
Agents, Real Estate Sales $5,338growth low, openings low
Agents, Reservation $2,884growth low, openings high
Agents, Revenue $7,405growth low, openings low
Agents, Transportation Ticket $2,884growth low, openings high
Agents, Travel $3,047growth low, openings low
Agricultural Managers n/agrowth low, openings low
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians n/an/a
Agricultural Engineers n/an/a
Agricultural Equipment Operators n/an/a
Agricultural Inspectors n/an/a
Agricultural Products, Graders and Sorters n/agrowth low, openings low
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Agricultural Workers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Aides, Home Care $2,572growth strong, openings very high
Aides, Home Health $2,513growth moderate, openings very high
Aides, Nursing $3,108growth moderate, openings very high
Aides, Occupational Therapist n/an/a
Aides, Personal Care $2,572growth strong, openings very high
Aides, Pharmacy $3,391growth strong, openings low
Aides, Physical Therapist $3,064growth strong, openings low
Aides, Psychiatric $3,458growth low, openings low
Aides, Teacher $3,319growth low, openings very high
Air Conditioning Mechanics and Installers $5,297growth low, openings low
Air Traffic Controllers $8,803growth low, openings high
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors $4,746growth moderate, openings low
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians $5,233growth moderate, openings very high
Aircraft Service Technicians $5,233growth moderate, openings very high
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers n/an/a
Airfield Operations Specialists $5,878growth low, openings low
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers $10,589growth moderate, openings very high
Ambulance Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) n/an/a
Ambulance Dispatchers $4,225growth low, openings moderate
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians n/an/a
Amusement and Recreation Attendants $2,323growth low, openings high
Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers n/agrowth low, openings low
Analysts, Broadcast News n/an/a
Analysts, Budget $6,909growth low, openings moderate
Analysts, Computer System $6,803growth low, openings moderate
Analysts, Credit n/an/a
Analysts, Data Communications $6,850growth low, openings moderate
Analysts, Financial $8,585growth low, openings low
Analysts, Management $7,625growth low, openings moderate
Analysts, Network System and Data Communications $6,850growth low, openings moderate
Analysts, Operations Research $7,189growth low, openings low
Anesthesiologists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Animal Breeders n/an/a
Animal Caretakers, Laboratory and Veterinary $2,421growth moderate, openings moderate
Animal Caretakers, Nonfarm $2,129growth strong, openings moderate
Animal Control Workers $3,798growth low, openings low
Animal Scientists n/an/a
Animal Trainers n/agrowth low, openings low
Animators, Multi-Media n/an/a
Announcers, Public Address System and Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Announcers, Radio $3,871growth low, openings low
Announcers, Television $3,871growth low, openings low
Answering Service Operators $2,655growth low, openings low
Anthropologists and Archeologists $6,449growth strong, openings low
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Apparel Patternmakers n/an/a
Apparel Workers, All Other n/an/a
Appliance Technicians, Medical n/an/a
Application Software Computer Engineer n/agrowth low, openings low
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate $6,172growth low, openings low
Appraisers: Insurance, Auto Damage n/agrowth low, openings low
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators n/an/a
Archeologists $6,449growth strong, openings low
Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $7,088growth low, openings low
Architects, Landscape n/agrowth low, openings low
Architects, Naval n/an/a
Architectural and Civil Drafters $5,117growth low, openings low
Architectural and Engineering Managers $13,404growth low, openings moderate
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Archivists n/agrowth low, openings low
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Art Directors n/agrowth low, openings low
Art Restorer (see Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators) n/an/a
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary $6,535growth low, openings low
Artists and Related Workers, All Other $3,789growth low, openings low
Artists, Craft n/agrowth low, openings low
Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators n/an/a
Artists, Multi-Media n/an/a
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other $3,130growth low, openings low
Assemblers, Electro-Mechanical Equipment n/an/a
Assemblers, Engine and Other Machine n/an/a
Assemblers, Team $2,624growth low, openings low
Assemblers, Timing Device n/an/a
Assemblers: Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems n/an/a
Assemblers: Electrical and Electronic Equipment n/an/a
Assessors of Real Estate $6,172growth low, openings low
Assistants, Administrative $4,784growth low, openings very high
Assistants, Dental $3,713growth strong, openings very high
Assistants, Graduate Teaching n/an/a
Assistants, Human and Social Service $2,968growth strong, openings very high
Assistants, Legal $5,539growth low, openings moderate
Assistants, Medical $3,233growth strong, openings very high
Assistants, Occupational Therapist n/an/a
Assistants, Physical Therapist $5,310growth strong, openings low
Assistants, Physician $9,217growth strong, openings high
Assistants, Social Science Research $4,355growth low, openings low
Assistants, Social Service $2,968growth strong, openings very high
Assistants, Statistical n/agrowth low, openings low
Assistants, Teacher $3,319growth low, openings very high
Assistants, Veterinary $2,421growth moderate, openings moderate
Assistants: Human Resources, Except Payroll and Timekeeping $3,858growth low, openings moderate
Assistants: Library, Clerical $3,250growth low, openings high
Astronomers n/an/a
Athletes and Sports Competitors n/agrowth low, openings low
Athletic Coaches $4,035growth low, openings high
Athletic Scouts $4,035growth low, openings high
Athletic Trainers n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Atmospheric and Space Scientists $7,198growth low, openings low
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Attendants (Counter): Cafeteria, Food Concession and Coffee Shop $1,930growth moderate, openings very high
Attendants (Counter): Coffee Shop $1,930growth moderate, openings very high
Attendants (Counter): Food Concession $1,930growth moderate, openings very high
Attendants, Amusement and Recreation $2,323growth low, openings high
Attendants, Cafeteria $2,058growth moderate, openings very high
Attendants, Coatroom $2,408growth low, openings low
Attendants, Costume n/an/a
Attendants, Dining Room and Cafeteria $2,058growth moderate, openings very high
Attendants, Dressing Room $2,408growth low, openings low
Attendants, Flight $3,120growth low, openings moderate
Attendants, Funeral n/an/a
Attendants, Lobby $1,716growth low, openings high
Attendants, Locker Room $2,408growth low, openings low
Attendants, Nursing $3,108growth moderate, openings very high
Attendants, Parking Lot $1,975growth moderate, openings moderate
Attendants, Recreation $2,323growth low, openings high
Attendants, Service Station $2,344growth low, openings moderate
Attendants: Ambulance, Except Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) n/an/a
Attendants: Entertainment and Related Workers, All Other $2,290growth low, openings moderate
Attendants: Transportation, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters $2,962growth low, openings high
Attorney $10,159growth low, openings high
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians $4,164growth low, openings low
Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists n/an/a
Audiologists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Auditing Clerks $3,752growth low, openings very high
Auditors $6,748growth low, openings very high
Authors and Writers n/agrowth low, openings low
Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers n/agrowth low, openings low
Automated Teller Repairers $3,733growth moderate, openings low
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants $2,344growth low, openings moderate
Automotive Body and Related Repairers $4,514growth low, openings moderate
Automotive Electricians n/an/a
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers $2,762growth low, openings low
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics $4,384growth low, openings very high
Avionics Technicians $5,903growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Baader Machine Operators, Setters and Tenders n/agrowth low, openings low
Baggage Porters and Bellhops $1,680growth low, openings moderate
Bailiffs n/agrowth low, openings low
Bakers $2,839growth moderate, openings high
Baking Machine Operators and Tenders $2,678n/a
Bank Examiner (see Financial Examiners) $4,959growth low, openings low
Bar Managers $4,321growth moderate, openings high
Barbacks $2,058growth moderate, openings very high
Barbers n/an/a
Barristas $1,954growth moderate, openings very high
Bartender Helpers $2,058growth moderate, openings very high
Bartenders $2,591growth low, openings very high
Beauticians (see Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists) $2,933growth low, openings high
Behavioral Disorder Counselors $4,178growth strong, openings high
Bellhops $1,680growth low, openings moderate
Bench Carpenters $3,334growth strong, openings low
Benefits and Compensation Managers n/agrowth low, openings low
Benefits Specialists $5,703growth low, openings low
Beverage Servers $2,438growth moderate, openings very high
Bicycle Repairers n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Bill and Account Collectors $3,499growth low, openings moderate
Billing and Posting Clerks $3,540growth moderate, openings very high
Bingo Managers (see Gaming Managers) n/agrowth low, openings low
Biochemists and Biophysicists n/an/a
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Biological Scientists, All Other $6,449growth low, openings high
Biological Technicians $3,489growth low, openings high
Biologists, Wildlife $6,222growth low, openings very high
Biomedical Engineers n/an/a
Biophysicists n/an/a
Blasters $5,898growth low, openings low
Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, Textile n/an/a
Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $4,488growth low, openings low
Blockmasonry Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Blockmasons n/agrowth low, openings low
Boiler Operators $6,173growth low, openings low
Boilermakers $6,717growth low, openings low
Bookbinders $3,861growth low, openings low
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks $3,752growth low, openings very high
Bookmobile Driver (see Library Technicians) $3,378growth low, openings low
Booth Cashiers, Gaming $2,006growth low, openings low
Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Brake Operators, Railroad n/agrowth low, openings low
Brazers $5,799growth low, openings high
Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/agrowth low, openings low
Breeders, Animal n/an/a
Brickmasonry, Blockmasonry, Stonemasonry, Tile and Marble Setter Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Brickmasons and Blockmasons n/agrowth low, openings low
Bridge and Lock Tenders n/an/a
Broadcast News Analysts n/an/a
Broadcast Technicians $3,163growth low, openings low
Brokerage Clerks $3,944n/a
Brokers, Real Estate $7,440growth low, openings low
Buckers $4,615growth low, openings low
Budget Analysts $6,909growth low, openings moderate
Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Building Cleaning Workers, All Other $2,448growth low, openings high
Building Custodians (see Janitors, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners) $2,650growth low, openings very high
Building Inspectors $6,876growth low, openings moderate
Building Maintenance Workers, General $4,143growth low, openings very high
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists $5,158growth low, openings high
Bus Drivers, School or Special Client $3,117growth low, openings high
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity $3,933growth low, openings high
Business Managers of Artists, Performers and Athletes n/an/a
Business Operations Specialists, All Other $6,579growth low, openings very high
Business Teachers, Postsecondary $7,798growth low, openings low
Buspersons and Barbacks $2,058growth moderate, openings very high
Busser (see Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers) $2,058growth moderate, openings very high
Butchers and Meat Cutters $3,572growth low, openings low
Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products n/an/a
Buyers, Farm Products n/an/a
Buyers, Wholesale and Retail, Except Farm Products $4,494growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters $3,334growth strong, openings low
Cable Television Installers (see Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers) $5,919growth low, openings moderate
Cafeteria Attendants $2,058growth moderate, openings very high
Cafeteria Cooks $3,244growth low, openings high
Cafeteria Counter Attendants $1,930growth moderate, openings very high
Calibrators, Timing Device n/an/a
Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers n/an/a
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture n/agrowth low, openings low
Cannery Workers, Except Surimi and Fish Roe $2,433growth low, openings low
Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels $5,901growth low, openings high
Car Rental Clerks (see Counter and Rental Clerks) $2,455growth low, openings high
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians $6,546growth moderate, openings low
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School $6,693n/a
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School $6,215growth low, openings low
Caretakers: Animal, Nonfarm $2,129growth strong, openings moderate
Cargo and Freight Agents $3,052growth low, openings very high
Cargo Handling (Aircraft) Supervisors $4,746growth moderate, openings low
Carpenter Helpers $3,148growth low, openings low
Carpenters $5,666growth low, openings very high
Carpenters, Bench $3,334growth strong, openings low
Carpet Installers $3,997growth low, openings low
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists $5,981growth low, openings low
Cartoonist (see Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators) n/an/a
Carver (see Craft Artists) n/agrowth low, openings low
Cashiers $2,121growth low, openings very high
Cashiers, Gaming Booth $2,006growth low, openings low
Casters, Except Metal and Plastic $3,650n/a
Casters, Metal n/an/a
Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Ceiling Tile Installers $6,148growth low, openings low
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers $5,049growth low, openings low
Certified Nursing Assistant (see Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants) $3,108growth moderate, openings very high
Certified Public Accountant (see Accountants and Auditors) $6,748growth low, openings very high
Channeling Machine Operators $4,441growth low, openings low
Chauffeurs $2,453growth low, openings low
Chefs and Head Cooks $3,498growth low, openings moderate
Chemical Engineers $9,381growth low, openings low
Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Chemical Plant and System Operators n/an/a
Chemical Technicians $5,136growth low, openings low
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Chemists $7,163growth moderate, openings low
Chief Executives $14,283growth low, openings very high
Chief of Police (see First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Police and Detectives) $8,576growth low, openings moderate
Child Car Center/Program Administrators $4,922growth low, openings low
Child, Family, and School Social Workers $4,260growth low, openings high
Childcare Workers $2,137growth low, openings very high
Chiropractors $11,558growth strong, openings low
Choker Setters and Chasers (see Logging Workers, All Other) n/agrowth low, openings low
Choreographers n/an/a
City Planner (see Urban and Regional Planners) $6,761growth low, openings low
Civil Drafters $5,117growth low, openings low
Civil Engineering Technicians $5,833growth low, openings high
Civil Engineers $9,171growth low, openings very high
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators $6,056growth low, openings low
Claims Examiners $6,056growth low, openings low
Claims Investigators $6,056growth low, openings low
Clarifying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $3,815n/a
Cleaners and Janitors, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners $2,650growth low, openings very high
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment $2,331growth low, openings high
Cleaners, Maids and Housekeeping $2,199growth low, openings very high
Cleaners, Sewer Pipe $3,672growth moderate, openings low
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Clergy $4,002n/a
Clerks, Accounting $3,752growth low, openings very high
Clerks, Auditing $3,752growth low, openings very high
Clerks, Billing and Posting $3,540growth moderate, openings very high
Clerks, Bookkeeping $3,752growth low, openings very high
Clerks, Brokerage $3,944n/a
Clerks, Correspondence n/agrowth low, openings low
Clerks, Counter and Rental $2,455growth low, openings high
Clerks, Credit Authorizers and Checkers $3,126growth low, openings low
Clerks, Expediting $4,506growth low, openings moderate
Clerks, File $2,672growth low, openings moderate
Clerks, General Office $3,808growth low, openings very high
Clerks, Information $2,722growth moderate, openings very high
Clerks, Insurance Claims and Policy Processing $3,738growth low, openings low
Clerks, Law n/agrowth low, openings low
Clerks, License $3,995growth low, openings low
Clerks, Loan $3,226growth low, openings low
Clerks, Motel Desk $2,187growth low, openings very high
Clerks, Municipal $3,995growth low, openings low
Clerks, New Accounts $3,022growth low, openings low
Clerks, Order $3,545growth low, openings moderate
Clerks, Payroll and Timekeeping $4,028growth low, openings high
Clerks, Planning $4,506growth low, openings moderate
Clerks, Procurement $3,973growth low, openings moderate
Clerks, Receiving $3,268growth low, openings high
Clerks, Rental $2,455growth low, openings high
Clerks, Resort Desk $2,187growth low, openings very high
Clerks, Retail Sales $2,328growth low, openings very high
Clerks, Stock $2,640growth low, openings very high
Clerks, Timekeeping $4,028growth low, openings high
Clerks, Traffic $3,268growth low, openings high
Clerks, Travel $2,884growth low, openings high
Clerks: Court, Municipal and License $3,995growth low, openings low
Clerks: Hotel, Motel and Resort Desk $2,187growth low, openings very high
Clerks: Mail, Except Postal Service $2,973growth low, openings low
Clerks: Production, Planning and Expediting $4,506growth low, openings moderate
Clerks: Shipping, Receiving and Traffic $3,268growth low, openings high
Clinical Laboratory Technicians $4,051growth strong, openings high
Clinical Laboratory Technologists $5,803growth moderate, openings moderate
Clinical Psychologists $6,164growth low, openings low
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists $6,164growth low, openings low
CNA (Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants) $3,108growth moderate, openings very high
Coaches and Scouts $4,035growth low, openings high
Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/agrowth low, openings low
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Coatroom Attendants $2,408growth low, openings low
Cobbler (see Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers) n/an/a
Cocktail Waiter and Waitress $2,438growth moderate, openings very high
Coffee Roaster (see Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders) $2,678n/a
Coffee Shop Counter Attendants $1,930growth moderate, openings very high
Coffee Shop Hosts and Hostesses $1,883growth low, openings very high
Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers n/an/a
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers n/agrowth low, openings low
Collectors, Account $3,499growth low, openings moderate
Collectors, Bills and Account $3,499growth low, openings moderate
Collectors, Recyclable Material $3,187growth low, openings moderate
Collectors, Refuse $3,187growth low, openings moderate
Collectors, Tax $7,405growth low, openings low
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food $1,954growth moderate, openings very high
Commercial and Industrial Designers n/agrowth low, openings low
Commercial Divers n/agrowth low, openings low
Commercial Equipment Repairers, Electrical and Electronic $6,633growth low, openings low
Commercial Pilots $6,514growth moderate, openings high
Commodities Sales Agents, Financial Services $7,089growth low, openings low
Communication Equipment Workers, All Other $5,928growth low, openings low
Communication Workers, All Other $5,382growth low, openings low
Communications Equipment Operators, All Other $3,534growth low, openings low
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary $6,309growth low, openings low
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other $3,974growth moderate, openings high
Community Association Managers $5,807growth low, openings moderate
Community Health Aides $6,751growth strong, openings low
Community Health Practitioners $6,751growth strong, openings low
Community Health Workers $3,630growth strong, openings low
Community Service Managers $6,554growth moderate, openings high
Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Compensation and Benefits Managers n/agrowth low, openings low
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists $5,703growth low, openings low
Compliance Officers $6,133growth low, openings moderate
Composers n/agrowth low, openings low
Comptroller (see Financial Managers) $9,593growth low, openings very high
Computer and Information Research Scientists n/agrowth low, openings low
Computer and Information Scientists, Research n/agrowth low, openings low
Computer and Information Systems Managers $9,962growth low, openings high
Computer Graphics Illustrator (see Multi-Media Artists and Animators) n/an/a
Computer Hardware Engineers $8,873growth low, openings low
Computer Network Architects $9,653growth low, openings low
Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Computer Occupations, All Other $7,122growth low, openings low
Computer Operators $4,487growth low, openings low
Computer Programmers $7,969growth low, openings high
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary $8,047growth low, openings low
Computer Systems Analysts $6,803growth low, openings moderate
Computer User Support Specialists $4,808growth low, openings high
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers $3,733growth moderate, openings low
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Concession (Food) Counter Attendants $1,930growth moderate, openings very high
Concierges $2,636growth low, openings low
Conciliators n/an/a
Concrete Finishers $5,049growth low, openings low
Conductors, Railroad n/agrowth low, openings low
Conservation Science Teacher, Postsecondary n/an/a
Conservation Scientists $7,518growth low, openings moderate
Conservation Technicians $3,750growth low, openings high
Conservation Workers n/agrowth low, openings low
Conservators $3,845growth low, openings low
Construction and Building Inspectors $6,876growth low, openings moderate
Construction and Related Workers, All Other $5,233growth low, openings high
Construction Equipment Operators, All Other $5,605growth low, openings very high
Construction Laborers $3,897growth low, openings very high
Construction Managers $10,188growth low, openings high
Construction Trades Helpers, All Other $2,922growth low, openings moderate
Construction Trades Supervisors/Managers $8,018growth low, openings low
Continuous Mining Machine Operators $4,947n/a
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door $4,872growth low, openings low
Controller (see Financial Managers) $9,593growth low, openings very high
Convention Planners $4,588growth low, openings low
Conveyor Operators and Tenders $3,647growth low, openings low
Cooks, All Other $3,053growth low, openings high
Cooks, Cafeteria $3,244growth low, openings high
Cooks, Chefs and Head Cooks $3,498growth low, openings moderate
Cooks, Fast Food $1,991growth moderate, openings moderate
Cooks, Head $3,498growth low, openings moderate
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria $3,244growth low, openings high
Cooks, Private Household n/an/a
Cooks, Restaurant $2,433growth moderate, openings very high
Cooks, Short Order $2,268growth moderate, openings high
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Coordinators, Instructional $6,163growth low, openings low
Copilots, Airline $10,589growth moderate, openings very high
Copy Markers and Proofreaders n/an/a
Copy Writer (see Writers and Authors) n/agrowth low, openings low
Coremaking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Corporate Executive and Directors (see Chief Executive) $14,283growth low, openings very high
Correctional Officer Supervisors/Managers $7,208growth low, openings low
Correctional Officers and Jailers $4,925growth low, openings very high
Correctional Treatment Specialists $5,361growth low, openings moderate
Correspondence Clerks n/agrowth low, openings low
Cosmetologists $2,933growth low, openings high
Cost Estimators $7,365growth low, openings low
Costume Attendants n/an/a
Council Members (see Legislators) n/an/a
Counseling Psychologists $6,164growth low, openings low
Counselors, All Other $4,438growth moderate, openings moderate
Counselors, Behavioral Disorder $4,178growth strong, openings high
Counselors, Loan n/an/a
Counselors, Mental Health $5,016growth moderate, openings high
Counselors, Rehabilitation $4,573growth low, openings low
Counselors, School $5,931growth low, openings high
Counselors, Substance Abuse $4,178growth strong, openings high
Counselors, Vocational $5,931growth low, openings high
Counselors: Educational, Vocational and School $5,931growth low, openings high
Counter and Rental Clerks $2,455growth low, openings high
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop $1,930growth moderate, openings very high
Counter Attendants, Coffee Shop $1,930growth moderate, openings very high
Counter Attendants, Food Concession $1,930growth moderate, openings very high
Couriers and Messengers $2,400growth low, openings low
Court Reporters n/an/a
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks $3,995growth low, openings low
CPA (see Accountants and Auditors) $6,748growth low, openings very high
Craft Artists n/agrowth low, openings low
Crane and Tower Operators $5,698growth low, openings low
Credit Analysts n/an/a
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks $3,126growth low, openings low
Credit Counselors n/an/a
Criminal Investigators $9,333growth low, openings low
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary $5,808n/a
Crop Laborers $2,148growth strong, openings moderate
Crossing Guards $2,543growth low, openings low
Cruise Director (see Travel Guides) n/agrowth low, openings low
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $4,728growth low, openings low
Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Curators $4,585growth low, openings low
Custodian, Building (see Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners) $2,650growth low, openings very high
Customer Service Representatives $2,988growth low, openings very high
Cutters $5,799growth low, openings high
Cutters and Trimmers, Hand n/an/a
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/agrowth low, openings low
Cutting Machine Operators, Setters and Tenders, Textile n/an/a
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic $2,833growth robust, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Dancers n/agrowth low, openings low
Data Communications Analysts $6,850growth low, openings moderate
Data Entry Keyers $2,914growth low, openings low
Database Administrators $6,829growth low, openings low
Deaf Interpreters $4,333growth low, openings low
Dealers, Gaming $2,245growth low, openings low
Decorator (see Interior Designers) $3,972growth moderate, openings low
Delivery Services Truck Drivers $3,569growth low, openings very high
Demonstrators and Product Promoters $2,202growth low, openings moderate
Dental Assistants $3,713growth strong, openings very high
Dental Hygienists $7,036growth robust, openings high
Dental Laboratory Technicians $3,992growth moderate, openings low
Dentists, All Other Specialists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Dentists, General $18,093growth strong, openings moderate
Dentists, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Dentists, Orthodontist n/an/a
Dentists, Prosthodontists n/an/a
Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas $5,673growth low, openings low
Designers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Designers, Commercial n/agrowth low, openings low
Designers, Exhibit n/an/a
Designers, Fashion n/an/a
Designers, Floral $2,747growth low, openings low
Designers, Graphic $4,250growth low, openings low
Designers, Industrial n/agrowth low, openings low
Designers, Interior $3,972growth moderate, openings low
Designers, Set and Exhibit n/an/a
Desk Clerks, Motel $2,187growth low, openings very high
Desk Clerks, Resort $2,187growth low, openings very high
Desk Clerks: Hotel, Motel and Resort $2,187growth low, openings very high
Desktop Publishers n/agrowth low, openings low
Detectives and Criminal Investigators $9,333growth low, openings low
Detectives and Investigators, Private n/an/a
Development Specialists n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers $6,570growth moderate, openings low
Diesel Engine Specialists $5,158growth low, openings high
Dietetic Technicians n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Dietitians and Nutritionists $5,647growth low, openings low
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers $2,058growth moderate, openings very high
Dinkey Operators, Rail Yard n/an/a
Direct Selling $3,109growth low, openings low
Directors and Producers $4,890growth low, openings low
Directors, Art n/agrowth low, openings low
Directors, Corporate (see Chief Executive) $14,283growth low, openings very high
Directors, Funeral n/agrowth low, openings low
Directors, Music n/agrowth low, openings low
Directors, Religious Activities and Education $4,463growth low, openings low
Directors: Education, Religious $4,463growth low, openings low
Dishwashers $1,785growth moderate, openings very high
Disk Jockey (see Radio and Television Announcers) $3,871growth low, openings low
Dispatchers, Ambulance $4,225growth low, openings moderate
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance $4,037growth low, openings high
Dispatchers, Fire $4,225growth low, openings moderate
Dispatchers, Power n/agrowth low, openings low
Dispatchers: Police, Fire and Ambulance $4,225growth low, openings moderate
Dispensing Opticians $3,653growth strong, openings low
Displayers, Merchandise $3,004growth low, openings high
Distribution Managers $7,631growth low, openings moderate
Distributors, Power n/agrowth low, openings low
District Rangers (see Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists) n/an/a
District Sales Manager (see First-Line Supervisors/Managers: Non-Retail Sales Workers) $5,785growth low, openings low
Divers, Commercial n/agrowth low, openings low
Dog Groomer (see Nonfarm Animal Caretakers) $2,129growth strong, openings moderate
Dog Trainer (see Animal Trainers) n/agrowth low, openings low
Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers $3,109growth low, openings low
Drafters, All Other $5,066growth low, openings low
Drafters, Architectural $5,117growth low, openings low
Drafters, Civil $5,117growth low, openings low
Drafters, Electrical and Electronics $5,493growth low, openings low
Drafters, Mechanical n/agrowth low, openings low
Dragline Operators $4,772growth low, openings low
Drama Teachers, Postsecondary $6,535growth low, openings low
Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Dredge Operators n/an/a
Dressing Room Attendants $2,408growth low, openings low
Dressmakers $2,753n/a
Drier Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Drill Operators: Rotary, Oil and Gas $6,429growth low, openings moderate
Drillers: Earth, Except Oil and Gas $4,647growth low, openings low
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Driver/Sales Workers $2,499growth low, openings high
Drivers, Bus, Transit and Intercity $3,933growth low, openings high
Drivers: Ambulance, Except Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) n/an/a
Drivers: Bus, School $3,117growth low, openings high
Drivers: Delivery Services, Truck $3,569growth low, openings very high
Drivers: Truck, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer $4,392growth low, openings very high
Drivers: Truck, Light or Delivery Services $3,569growth low, openings very high
Drug Counselor (see Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors) $4,178growth strong, openings high
Dry-Cleaning Workers $2,286growth low, openings moderate
Drying Machine Operators and Tenders $2,678n/a
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers $6,148growth low, openings low
Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders, Textile n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas $4,647growth low, openings low
Earth Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Economists $6,823growth low, openings low
Editors $4,741growth low, openings low
Editors, Film and Video $3,373growth low, openings low
Editors, Video $3,373growth low, openings low
Education Administrators, All Other $7,378growth low, openings low
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $9,091growth low, openings high
Education Administrators, Postsecondary $9,607growth low, openings low
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program $4,922growth low, openings low
Education Directors, Religious $4,463growth low, openings low
Education Teachers, Postsecondary $6,786growth low, openings low
Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other $2,780growth low, openings moderate
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors $5,931growth low, openings high
Educators, Health $5,008growth low, openings moderate
EKG Technician (see Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians) $6,546growth moderate, openings low
Elected Officials: Federal, State or Local (see Legislators) n/an/a
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers n/an/a
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians $7,038growth low, openings low
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers n/an/a
Electrical and Electronics Drafters $5,493growth low, openings low
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment $5,538growth low, openings low
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $6,633growth low, openings low
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay $6,686growth low, openings low
Electrical Engineers $9,651growth low, openings moderate
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers $7,270growth low, openings high
Electrician Helpers $3,323growth low, openings low
Electricians $6,618growth low, openings very high
Electro-Mechanical Equipment Assemblers n/an/a
Electro-Mechanical Technicians n/agrowth low, openings low
Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers n/an/a
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles n/an/a
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers $4,638growth low, openings low
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer $8,232growth low, openings low
Elementary School Administrators $9,091growth low, openings high
Elementary School Teacher, Special Education $6,160growth low, openings moderate
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $6,102growth low, openings very high
Elevator Installers and Repairers n/an/a
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs $4,263growth low, openings low
Embalmers n/an/a
Emergency Management Directors $6,459growth low, openings low
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics $4,500growth moderate, openings moderate
EMT (Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics) $4,500growth moderate, openings moderate
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers n/an/a
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Engineering Technicians, Aerospace n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Engineering Technicians, Civil $5,833growth low, openings high
Engineering Technicians, Electrical and Electronic $7,038growth low, openings low
Engineering Technicians, Environmental $5,029growth low, openings low
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other $6,439growth low, openings high
Engineering Technicians, Industrial $7,427growth low, openings low
Engineering Technicians, Mechanical $5,744growth low, openings low
Engineering Technicians, Sound n/an/a
Engineers, Aerospace $8,392growth moderate, openings low
Engineers, Agricultural n/an/a
Engineers, Airline $10,589growth moderate, openings very high
Engineers, All Other $10,111growth low, openings high
Engineers, Biomedical n/an/a
Engineers, Chemical $9,381growth low, openings low
Engineers, Civil $9,171growth low, openings very high
Engineers, Computer Hardware $8,873growth low, openings low
Engineers, Computer Software Applications n/agrowth low, openings low
Engineers, Computer Systems Software n/agrowth low, openings low
Engineers, Electrical $9,651growth low, openings moderate
Engineers, Environmental $9,842growth low, openings moderate
Engineers, Geological $9,718growth low, openings low
Engineers, Industrial $9,830growth low, openings low
Engineers, Locomotive n/agrowth low, openings low
Engineers, Marine n/an/a
Engineers, Materials n/agrowth low, openings low
Engineers, Mechanical $10,868growth low, openings moderate
Engineers, Mining and Mining Safety $9,718growth low, openings low
Engineers, Nuclear n/an/a
Engineers, Petroleum $12,221growth low, openings moderate
Engineers, Rail Yard n/an/a
Engineers, Sales $8,958growth low, openings low
Engineers, Ship $5,274growth low, openings moderate
Engineers, Stationary $6,173growth low, openings low
Engineers: Electronics, Except Computer $8,232growth low, openings low
Engineers: Health and Safety, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $10,289growth low, openings low
Engineers: Safety, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $10,289growth low, openings low
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary $7,562growth low, openings low
Engravers n/an/a
Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other $2,290growth low, openings moderate
Environmental Engineering Technicians $5,029growth low, openings low
Environmental Engineers $9,842growth low, openings moderate
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health $4,402growth low, openings moderate
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $7,173growth low, openings high
Epidemiologists n/an/a
Equipment Assemblers, Electrical and Electronic n/an/a
Equipment Assemblers, Electromechanical n/an/a
Equipment Cleaners, Vehicles $2,331growth low, openings high
Equipment Installers, Electronic Home Entertainment $4,638growth low, openings low
Equipment Installers: Motor Vehicle, Electronic n/an/a
Equipment Mechanics, Farm n/an/a
Equipment Mechanics, Mobile Heavy, Except Engines $5,310growth low, openings high
Equipment Mechanics, Outdoor Power $4,106growth low, openings low
Equipment Operators, Agricultural n/an/a
Equipment Operators, Chemical n/an/a
Equipment Operators, Cleaning n/an/a
Equipment Operators, Cooling n/an/a
Equipment Operators, Freezing n/an/a
Equipment Operators, Logging n/agrowth low, openings low
Equipment Operators, Metal Pickling n/an/a
Equipment Operators, Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping $5,643growth low, openings low
Equipment Operators, Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance n/agrowth low, openings low
Equipment Operators, Surfacing $5,643growth low, openings low
Equipment Operators, Tamping $5,643growth low, openings low
Equipment Operators, Washing n/an/a
Equipment Operators: Construction , All Other $5,605growth low, openings very high
Equipment Operators: Heat Treating, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Equipment Repairers and Installers, Telecommunications, Except Line Installers $5,751growth low, openings high
Equipment Repairers and Installers: Electrical and Electronic, Transportation $5,538growth low, openings low
Equipment Repairers, Electronic Home Entertainment $4,638growth low, openings low
Equipment Repairers, Medical $5,498growth low, openings low
Equipment Repairers, Powerhouse Electrical and Electronic $6,686growth low, openings low
Equipment Repairers, Relay Electrical and Electronic $6,686growth low, openings low
Equipment Repairers, Substation Electrical and Electronic $6,686growth low, openings low
Equipment Repairers: Electrical and Electronic, Commercial and Industrial $6,633growth low, openings low
Equipment Repairers: Motor Vehicles, Electronic n/an/a
Equipment Workers: Media and Communication, All Other $5,928growth low, openings low
Escorts, Tour $2,657growth moderate, openings very high
Estimators, Cost $7,365growth low, openings low
Etchers and Engravers n/an/a
Ethnic Studies Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Examiners, Claims $6,056growth low, openings low
Examiners, Financial $4,959growth low, openings low
Examiners, Title $4,983growth low, openings low
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators $4,772growth low, openings low
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants $4,784growth low, openings very high
Executives, Chief $14,283growth low, openings very high
Exercise Physiologists n/an/a
Exhibit Designers n/an/a
Expediting Clerks $4,506growth low, openings moderate
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters $5,898growth low, openings low
Extraction Worker Helpers $4,408growth low, openings low
Extraction Workers Supervisors/Managers $8,018growth low, openings low
Extraction Workers, All Other $5,369growth low, openings moderate
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers n/an/a
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Eye Glass Maker (see Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians) n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers n/an/a
Fabric Menders, Except Garment n/an/a
Fabricators and Fitters, Structural Metal $3,600growth low, openings low
Fabricators, All Other $3,130growth low, openings low
Fabricators, Fiberglass $4,138growth low, openings low
Fallers $4,615growth low, openings low
Family and General Practitioners $19,633growth strong, openings high
Family Social Workers $4,260growth low, openings high
Family Therapists $5,097n/a
Farm and Home Management Advisors n/an/a
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians n/an/a
Farm Labor Contractors n/an/a
Farm Products Purchasing Agents and Buyers n/an/a
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers n/agrowth low, openings low
Farming Workers Supervisors/Managers $4,610growth low, openings low
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse $2,148growth strong, openings moderate
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals n/agrowth low, openings low
Fashion Designers n/an/a
Fast Food Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers $1,954growth moderate, openings very high
Fast Food Cooks $1,991growth moderate, openings moderate
Feeders, Machine $1,707growth low, openings low
Fence Erectors n/agrowth low, openings low
Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators $4,138growth low, openings low
File Clerks $2,672growth low, openings moderate
Filers, Tools n/an/a
Filling Machine Operators and Tenders $2,433growth low, openings low
Film and Video Editors $3,373growth low, openings low
Film Processor (see Photographic Processing Machine Operators) $3,435growth low, openings low
Filtering Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $3,815n/a
Financial Advisors, Personal $8,867growth low, openings low
Financial Analysts $8,585growth low, openings low
Financial Clerks, All Other $3,747growth low, openings high
Financial Examiners $4,959growth low, openings low
Financial Managers $9,593growth low, openings very high
Financial Specialists, All Other $6,305growth low, openings low
Fine Artists, Illustrators n/an/a
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators n/an/a
Fine Artists, Painters n/an/a
Fine Artists, Sculptors n/an/a
Finishers, Concrete $5,049growth low, openings low
Finishers, Floor n/an/a
Finishers, Furniture n/an/a
Finishers, Terrazzo n/an/a
Fire Chief (see First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers) $6,752growth low, openings low
Fire Dispatchers $4,225growth low, openings moderate
Fire Fighting and Prevention Worker Supervisors/Managers $6,752growth low, openings low
Fire Inspectors and Investigators n/agrowth low, openings low
Fire Investigators n/agrowth low, openings low
Firefighters $4,787growth low, openings very high
First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers $7,208growth low, openings low
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers $4,610growth low, openings low
First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $6,752growth low, openings low
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers $3,140growth moderate, openings very high
First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand $4,712growth low, openings moderate
First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers $3,433growth low, openings moderate
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers $3,893growth low, openings low
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $6,883growth low, openings high
First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $5,785growth low, openings low
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers $5,152growth low, openings very high
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers $3,372growth low, openings low
First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives $8,576growth low, openings moderate
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $5,948growth low, openings moderate
First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other $5,211growth moderate, openings low
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers $3,626growth low, openings very high
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $6,066growth low, openings moderate
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Groundskeeping Workers $3,893growth low, openings low
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Laborers, Hand $4,712growth low, openings moderate
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Material Movers, Hand $4,712growth low, openings moderate
First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Janitorial Workers $3,433growth low, openings moderate
First-Line Supervisors/Managers: Lawn Service $3,893growth low, openings low
Fish and Game Wardens n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Fish Cutters and Trimmers $1,779growth low, openings very high
Fish Roe Technicians (see Food Batchmakers) $1,964growth low, openings low
Fishers and Related Fishing Workers $2,787growth low, openings high
Fishing or Hunting Guide (see Tour Guides and Escorts) $2,657growth moderate, openings very high
Fishing Workers Supervisors/Managers $4,610growth low, openings low
Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors $3,249growth moderate, openings high
Flagger (see Crossing Guards) $2,543growth low, openings low
Flight Attendants $3,120growth low, openings moderate
Flight Engineers, Airline $10,589growth moderate, openings very high
Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles n/an/a
Floor Sanders and Finishers n/an/a
Floral Designers $2,747growth low, openings low
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders $2,678n/a
Food Batchmakers $1,964growth low, openings low
Food Concession Counter Attendants $1,930growth moderate, openings very high
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders $2,530growth low, openings low
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other $2,263growth moderate, openings very high
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors/Managers $3,140growth moderate, openings very high
Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Combined, Including Fast Food $1,954growth moderate, openings very high
Food Preparation Workers $2,295growth moderate, openings very high
Food Processing Workers, All Other n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Food Science Technicians n/an/a
Food Scientists and Technologists n/an/a
Food Servers $2,438growth moderate, openings very high
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant $1,998growth moderate, openings high
Food Service Managers $4,321growth moderate, openings high
Food Serving Related Workers, All Other $2,263growth moderate, openings very high
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Forensic Science Technicians n/an/a
Forest and Conservation Technicians $3,750growth low, openings high
Forest and Conservation Workers n/agrowth low, openings low
Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists n/an/a
Foresters $5,778growth low, openings low
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Forestry Workers Supervisors/Managers $4,610growth low, openings low
Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers n/an/a
Foundry Mold and Coremakers n/an/a
Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Freight Agents $3,052growth low, openings very high
Freight Movers, Hand $3,040growth low, openings very high
Fundraisers $4,115growth moderate, openings low
Funeral Attendants n/an/a
Funeral Service Managers n/agrowth low, openings low
Furnace Operators: Metal-Refining n/an/a
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Furnishings Workers, All Other n/an/a
Furniture Finishers n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Game Wardens n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners $2,306growth low, openings high
Gaming Cage Workers n/agrowth low, openings low
Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers $2,006growth low, openings low
Gaming Dealers $2,245growth low, openings low
Gaming Investigators n/an/a
Gaming Managers n/agrowth low, openings low
Gaming Service Workers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Gaming Supervisors $3,382growth low, openings low
Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators n/an/a
Gaming workers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Gaming, Slot Key Persons n/an/a
Garbage Collector (see Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors) $3,187growth low, openings moderate
Garment Pressers n/agrowth low, openings low
Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators n/agrowth low, openings low
Gas Plant Operators $5,526growth low, openings low
Gas Pumping Station Operators n/agrowth low, openings low
Gas Roustabouts $4,194growth low, openings high
Gas Service Unit Operators $5,921growth low, openings very high
Gaugers $6,257growth low, openings high
GED Teachers and Instructors $4,402growth low, openings low
General and Operations Managers $8,678growth low, openings very high
General Internists $17,923growth strong, openings low
General Maintenance and Repair Workers $4,143growth low, openings very high
General Office Clerks $3,808growth low, openings very high
General Practitioners, Physicians $19,633growth strong, openings high
Genetic Counselors n/an/a
Geographers n/an/a
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Geological and Petroleum Technicians $5,914growth low, openings high
Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $9,718growth low, openings low
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers $9,304growth low, openings high
Glass Installers, Automotive $2,762growth low, openings low
Glass Repairers, Automotive $2,762growth low, openings low
Glaziers $5,107growth low, openings low
Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Goldsmith (see Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers) n/an/a
Government Programs Eligibility Interviewers $4,263growth low, openings low
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products n/agrowth low, openings low
Graduate Teaching Assistants n/an/a
Graphic Designers $4,250growth low, openings low
Greenhouse Laborers $2,148growth strong, openings moderate
Grinders, Tools n/an/a
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand n/an/a
Grinding Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $4,728growth low, openings low
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Ground Crew Supervisor, Aircraft (see Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors) $4,746growth moderate, openings low
Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other $2,782growth low, openings high
Groundskeeping Worker Supervisors/Managers $3,893growth low, openings low
Groundskeeping Workers $2,702growth low, openings high
Guards, Crossing $2,543growth low, openings low
Guards, Security $3,141growth low, openings very high
Guidance Counselors (Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors) $5,931growth low, openings high
Guides, Tour $2,657growth moderate, openings very high
Guides, Travel n/agrowth low, openings low
Gynecologists $18,457growth strong, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists $2,933growth low, openings high
Hairstylists $2,933growth low, openings high
Hand Packers and Packagers $2,442growth low, openings high
Hand Sewers n/an/a
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers $4,363growth low, openings moderate
Head Cooks $3,498growth low, openings moderate
Head Start Teachers, Except Special Education (see Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education) $3,273growth low, openings high
Health Aides, Community $6,751growth strong, openings low
Health Aides, Home $2,513growth moderate, openings very high
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $10,289growth low, openings low
Health Club Manager (see First-Line Supervisors/Managers: Personal Service Workers) $3,372growth low, openings low
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other $6,751growth strong, openings low
Health Educators $5,008growth low, openings moderate
Health Information Technicians $4,337growth moderate, openings high
Health Practitioners, Community $6,751growth strong, openings low
Health Services Managers $9,956growth moderate, openings very high
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $6,203growth low, openings low
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other $4,423growth moderate, openings low
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other $4,996growth strong, openings moderate
Healthcare Social Workers $4,741growth moderate, openings moderate
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other $3,567growth strong, openings very high
Healthcare Technical Workers, All Other $4,996growth strong, openings moderate
Hearing Aid Specialists n/an/a
Hearing Officers, Administrative Law $8,948growth low, openings low
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers $5,297growth low, openings low
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers $4,392growth low, openings very high
Helicopter Pilot $6,514growth moderate, openings high
Help Desk Technician (see Computer Support Specialists) $4,808growth low, openings high
Helpers, Bartender $2,058growth moderate, openings very high
Helpers, Blockmasonry n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other $2,922growth low, openings moderate
Helpers, Maintenance Workers $2,771growth low, openings high
Helpers, Marble Setter n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers, Paperhangers n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers, Pipefitters n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers, Plasterers n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers, Plumbers n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers, Repair Workers $2,771growth low, openings high
Helpers, Steamfitters n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers, Stonemason n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers, Stucco Masons n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers, Tile Setter n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers--Carpenters $3,148growth low, openings low
Helpers--Electricians $3,323growth low, openings low
Helpers--Extraction Workers $4,408growth low, openings low
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers $2,771growth low, openings high
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters n/agrowth low, openings low
Helpers--Production Workers $2,722growth low, openings low
Helpers--Roofers n/agrowth low, openings low
Highway Maintenance Workers $4,456growth low, openings low
Historians n/agrowth low, openings low
History Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Hoist and Winch Operators n/an/a
Home Appliance Repairers $3,943growth low, openings low
Home Care Aides $2,572growth strong, openings very high
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Home Electronic Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers $4,638growth low, openings low
Home Health Aides $2,513growth moderate, openings very high
Home Management Advisors n/an/a
Hostlers, Rail Yard n/an/a
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop $1,883growth low, openings very high
Hotel Managers $4,988growth low, openings low
Hotel Reservations (see Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks) $2,884growth low, openings high
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks $2,187growth low, openings very high
House Painter $4,504growth low, openings moderate
Housekeeping and Janitorial Worker Supervisors/Managers $3,433growth low, openings moderate
Housekeeping Cleaners $2,199growth low, openings very high
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping $3,858growth low, openings moderate
Human Resources Managers $9,337growth low, openings high
Human Resources Specialists $5,507growth low, openings high
Human Service Assistants $2,968growth strong, openings very high
Hunters and Trappers n/an/a
Hunting or Fishing Guide (see Tour Guides and Escorts) $2,657growth moderate, openings very high
Hydrologists $7,873growth low, openings low
Hygienists, Dental $7,036growth robust, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Illustrator (see Multi-Media Artists and Animators) n/an/a
Illustrators, Fine Arts n/an/a
Industrial Designers n/agrowth low, openings low
Industrial Engineering Technicians $7,427growth low, openings low
Industrial Engineers $9,830growth low, openings low
Industrial Equipment Repairers, Electrical and Electronic $6,633growth low, openings low
Industrial Machinery Mechanics $5,658growth low, openings moderate
Industrial Production Managers $9,218growth low, openings low
Industrial Tractor Operators $4,386growth low, openings moderate
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators $4,386growth low, openings moderate
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists n/an/a
Information and Record Clerks, All Other $3,531growth low, openings very high
Information Clerks $2,722growth moderate, openings very high
Information Scientists, Research n/agrowth low, openings low
Information Security Analysts $7,365growth moderate, openings low
Information Systems Manager $9,962growth low, openings high
Inspectors, Agricultural n/an/a
Inspectors, Building $6,876growth low, openings moderate
Inspectors, Construction and Building $6,876growth low, openings moderate
Inspectors, Fire n/agrowth low, openings low
Inspectors, Forest Fire n/an/a
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers $5,388growth moderate, openings high
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers, nonagricultural $5,388growth moderate, openings high
Inspectors, Transportation $7,910growth low, openings low
Installation Worker Helpers $2,771growth low, openings high
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other $6,036growth low, openings high
Installers Supervisors/Managers $6,883growth low, openings high
Installers, Air Conditioning $5,297growth low, openings low
Installers, Automotive Glass $2,762growth low, openings low
Installers, Carpet $3,997growth low, openings low
Installers, Ceiling Tile $6,148growth low, openings low
Installers, Drywall $6,148growth low, openings low
Installers, Electrical Power-Line $7,270growth low, openings high
Installers, Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment $4,638growth low, openings low
Installers, Elevator n/an/a
Installers, Fire Alarm Systems $4,978growth low, openings low
Installers, Heating $5,297growth low, openings low
Installers, Manufactured Buildings n/an/a
Installers, Mobile Home n/an/a
Installers, Refrigeration $5,297growth low, openings low
Installers, Security and Fire Alarm Systems $4,978growth low, openings low
Installers, Telecommunication Line $5,919growth low, openings moderate
Installers: Control and Valve, Except Mechanical Door $4,872growth low, openings low
Installers: Electrical and Electronic, Transportation Equipment $5,538growth low, openings low
Installers: Electronic Equipment, Motor Vehicles n/an/a
Installers: Telecommunications Equipment, Except Line Installers $5,751growth low, openings high
Institution Cooks $3,244growth low, openings high
Instructional Aide (see Teacher Assistants) $3,319growth low, openings very high
Instructional Coordinators $6,163growth low, openings low
Instructors, Adult Literacy $4,402growth low, openings low
Instructors, Aerobics $3,249growth moderate, openings high
Instructors, Except Postsecondary, All Other n/agrowth low, openings very high
Instructors, GED $4,402growth low, openings low
Instructors, Remedial Education $4,402growth low, openings low
Instructors: Literacy, Adult $4,402growth low, openings low
Instructors: Nursing, Postsecondary $6,799growth low, openings low
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall $4,813growth low, openings low
Insulation Workers, Mechanical $5,403growth low, openings low
Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage n/agrowth low, openings low
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks $3,738growth low, openings low
Insurance Sales Agents $4,528growth low, openings moderate
Insurance Underwriters n/agrowth low, openings low
Interior Designers $3,972growth moderate, openings low
Internet Developer (see Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts) $6,850growth low, openings moderate
Internists, General $17,923growth strong, openings low
Interpreters and Translators $4,333growth low, openings low
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan $3,199growth low, openings low
Interviewers: Eligibility, Government Programs $4,263growth low, openings low
Investigators, Claims $6,056growth low, openings low
Investigators, Criminal $9,333growth low, openings low
Investigators, Detectives and Criminal $9,333growth low, openings low
Investigators, Fire n/agrowth low, openings low
Investigators, Gaming n/an/a
Investigators, Private n/an/a
Investment Banker (see Commodities Sales Agents, Financial Services) $7,089growth low, openings low
Ironworker, Construction (see Structural Iron and Steel Workers) $5,225growth low, openings low
IT Technician (see Computer Support Specialists) $4,808growth low, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Jailers $4,925growth low, openings very high
Janitorial Worker Supervisors/Managers $3,433growth low, openings moderate
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners $2,650growth low, openings very high
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers n/an/a
Job Analysis Specialists $5,703growth low, openings low
Judges, Administrative Law $8,948growth low, openings low
Judges, Civil or Criminal $13,490n/a
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates $13,490n/a
Judicial Law Clerks n/agrowth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Kennel Worker (see Nonfarm Animal Caretakers) $2,129growth strong, openings moderate
Kettle Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Keyers, Data Entry $2,914growth low, openings low
Kiln Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education $5,959growth low, openings moderate
Kindergarten Teachers, Special Education Teachers $6,160growth low, openings moderate
Knitting and Weaving Machine Operators, Setters and Tenders, Textile n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Labor Relations Specialists $7,868growth moderate, openings low
Laboratory Animal Caretakers $2,421growth moderate, openings moderate
Laboratory Technicians, Clinical $4,051growth strong, openings high
Laboratory Technicians, Dental $3,992growth moderate, openings low
Laboratory Technicians, Medical and Clinical $4,051growth strong, openings high
Laboratory Technicians, Ophthalmic n/an/a
Laboratory Technologists, Clinical $5,803growth moderate, openings moderate
Laboratory Technologists, Medical and Clinical $5,803growth moderate, openings moderate
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand $3,040growth low, openings very high
Laborers, Construction $3,897growth low, openings very high
Laborers, Crop $2,148growth strong, openings moderate
Laborers, Farm, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse $2,148growth strong, openings moderate
Laborers, Greenhouse $2,148growth strong, openings moderate
Laborers, Hand $3,040growth low, openings very high
Laborers, Nursery $2,148growth strong, openings moderate
Laminators, Fiberglass $4,138growth low, openings low
Landscape Architects n/agrowth low, openings low
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers $2,702growth low, openings high
Landscaping Worker Supervisors/Managers $3,893growth low, openings low
Language (English) Teachers, Postsecondary $7,562growth low, openings low
Language (Foreign), Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Lapping Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers $2,286growth low, openings moderate
Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary $5,808n/a
Law Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Lawn Service Worker Supervisors/Managers $3,893growth low, openings low
Lawyers $10,159growth low, openings high
Layout Artist (see Graphic Designers) $4,250growth low, openings low
Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Legal Assistants $5,539growth low, openings moderate
Legal Clerks (see Law Clerks) n/agrowth low, openings low
Legal Secretaries $4,064growth low, openings low
Legal Support Workers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Legislators n/an/a
Librarians $5,660growth low, openings low
Library Assistants, Clerical $3,250growth low, openings high
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Library Technicians $3,378growth low, openings low
Library Workers, All Other $2,780growth low, openings moderate
License Clerks $3,995growth low, openings low
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses $4,533growth moderate, openings high
Licensed Vocational Nurses $4,533growth moderate, openings high
Life Scientists, All Other $5,180growth low, openings low
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other $4,583growth low, openings high
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service $2,662growth low, openings moderate
Light or Delivery Services Truck Drivers $3,569growth low, openings very high
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers $3,569growth low, openings very high
Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators $4,916growth low, openings high
Literature (English) Teachers, Postsecondary $7,562growth low, openings low
Literature (Foreign), Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Loaders, Ship n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Loaders, Tank Car n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Loaders, Truck n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Loading Machine Operators $4,772growth low, openings low
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining n/an/a
Loan Interviewers and Clerks $3,226growth low, openings low
Loan Officers $6,378growth low, openings moderate
Lobby Attendants $1,716growth low, openings high
Lobbyists (see Public Relations Specialists) $5,438growth low, openings low
Lock Tenders n/an/a
Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants $2,408growth low, openings low
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers n/agrowth low, openings low
Locomotive Engineers n/agrowth low, openings low
Locomotive Firers n/an/a
Lodging Managers $4,988growth low, openings low
Log Graders and Scalers n/an/a
Logging Equipment Operators n/agrowth low, openings low
Logging Workers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Logisticians $7,273growth low, openings low
Lot Attendants, Parking $1,975growth moderate, openings moderate
Lounge Hosts and Hostesses $1,883growth low, openings very high
LPN (Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses) $4,533growth moderate, openings high
LPN- Licensed Practical Nurses $4,533growth moderate, openings high
Lumberjack (see Fallers) $4,615growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Machine Feeders and Offbearers $1,707growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Baader n/agrowth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Blending $4,488growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Brazing n/agrowth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Cementing n/an/a
Machine Operators, Channeling $4,441growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Clarifying $3,815n/a
Machine Operators, Coating n/an/a
Machine Operators, Compacting n/an/a
Machine Operators, Continuous Mining $4,947n/a
Machine Operators, Crushing $4,728growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Cutting n/agrowth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Dragline $4,772growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Excavating $4,772growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Extruding n/an/a
Machine Operators, Filling $2,433growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Filtering $3,815n/a
Machine Operators, Food Cooking $2,530growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Forming n/an/a
Machine Operators, Gluing n/an/a
Machine Operators, Grinding $4,728growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Loading $4,772growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Mine Cutting $4,441growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Mixing $4,488growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Office, Except Computer $2,990growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Packaging $2,433growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Painting n/an/a
Machine Operators, Paper Goods n/an/a
Machine Operators, Photographic Processing $3,435growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Polishing $4,728growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Postal Service Processing $4,049n/a
Machine Operators, Precipitating $3,815n/a
Machine Operators, Pressing n/an/a
Machine Operators, Printing $3,557growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Separating $3,815n/a
Machine Operators, Sewing $3,251growth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Shoe n/an/a
Machine Operators, Slicing n/agrowth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Soldering n/agrowth low, openings low
Machine Operators, Spraying n/an/a
Machine Operators, Still $3,815n/a
Machine Operators, Textile Bleaching n/an/a
Machine Operators, Textile Cutting n/an/a
Machine Operators, Textile Dyeing n/an/a
Machine Operators, Welding n/agrowth low, openings low
Machine Operators: Boring, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Buffing, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Casting, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Coating, Metal and Plastic n/agrowth low, openings low
Machine Operators: Computer-Controlled Tool, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Coremaking, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Cutting, Metal and Plastic $2,833growth robust, openings low
Machine Operators: Drawing Out, Textiles n/an/a
Machine Operators: Drawing, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Drilling, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Extruding, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Extruding, Synthetic and Glass Fibers n/an/a
Machine Operators: Forging, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Forming, Synthetic and Glass Fibers n/an/a
Machine Operators: Grinding, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Knitting, Textile n/an/a
Machine Operators: Lapping, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Lathe, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Loading, Underground Mining n/an/a
Machine Operators: Mail , Except Postal Service $2,973growth low, openings low
Machine Operators: Milling, Metal and Plastic n/agrowth low, openings low
Machine Operators: Molding, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Multiple, Metal and Plastic $3,943n/a
Machine Operators: Planing, Metal and Plastic n/agrowth low, openings low
Machine Operators: Plating, Metal and Plastic n/agrowth low, openings low
Machine Operators: Polishing, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Press, Metal and Plastic $2,833growth robust, openings low
Machine Operators: Punching, Metal and Plastic $2,833growth robust, openings low
Machine Operators: Rolling, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Sawing, Wood $3,937growth low, openings low
Machine Operators: Turning, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Machine Operators: Twisting, Textile n/an/a
Machine Operators: Weaving, Textile n/an/a
Machine Operators: Winding, Textile n/an/a
Machine Operators: Woodworking, Except Sawing n/an/a
Machinery Maintenance Workers $4,745growth low, openings low
Machinery Mechanics, Industrial $5,658growth low, openings moderate
Machinists $4,283growth moderate, openings moderate
Magistrate Judges $13,490n/a
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists $6,274growth moderate, openings low
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners $2,199growth low, openings very high
Mail Carriers, Postal Service $4,287n/a
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service $2,973growth low, openings low
Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service $2,973growth low, openings low
Mail Superintendents $4,038n/a
Maintenance and Installation Workers, All Other $6,036growth low, openings high
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General $4,143growth low, openings very high
Maintenance Equipment Operators, Rail-Track n/agrowth low, openings low
Maintenance Worker Helpers $2,771growth low, openings high
Maintenance Workers, Grounds, All Other $2,782growth low, openings high
Maintenance Workers, Highway $4,456growth low, openings low
Maintenance Workers, Machinery $4,745growth low, openings low
Maitre D (see Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop) $1,883growth low, openings very high
Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance n/an/a
Management Analysts $7,625growth low, openings moderate
Managers of Artists, Performers and Athletes n/an/a
Managers, Administrative Services $7,629growth low, openings high
Managers, Advertising and Promotions $6,296growth low, openings low
Managers, Agricultural, Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Managers, All Other $8,806growth low, openings very high
Managers, Bar $4,321growth moderate, openings high
Managers, Benefits and Compensation n/agrowth low, openings low
Managers, Community Association $5,807growth low, openings moderate
Managers, Community Service $6,554growth moderate, openings high
Managers, Compensation and Benefits n/agrowth low, openings low
Managers, Computer and Information Systems $9,962growth low, openings high
Managers, Construction $10,188growth low, openings high
Managers, Distribution $7,631growth low, openings moderate
Managers, Engineering $13,404growth low, openings moderate
Managers, Farm, Ranch and Other Agricultural n/agrowth low, openings low
Managers, Financial $9,593growth low, openings very high
Managers, Food Service $4,321growth moderate, openings high
Managers, Gaming n/agrowth low, openings low
Managers, General and Operations $8,678growth low, openings very high
Managers, Health Services $9,956growth moderate, openings very high
Managers, Hotels $4,988growth low, openings low
Managers, Human Resources $9,337growth low, openings high
Managers, Industrial Production $9,218growth low, openings low
Managers, Information Systems $9,962growth low, openings high
Managers, Lodging $4,988growth low, openings low
Managers, Marketing $8,690growth low, openings moderate
Managers, Medical Services $9,956growth moderate, openings very high
Managers, Motel $4,988growth low, openings low
Managers, Natural Sciences $8,668growth low, openings low
Managers, Operations $8,678growth low, openings very high
Managers, Property $5,807growth low, openings moderate
Managers, Public Relations $9,378growth moderate, openings moderate
Managers, Purchasing $9,467growth low, openings low
Managers, Real Estate $5,807growth low, openings moderate
Managers, Restaurant $4,321growth moderate, openings high
Managers, Sales $8,658growth low, openings high
Managers, Social Service $6,554growth moderate, openings high
Managers, Storage $7,631growth low, openings moderate
Managers, Training and Development $7,870growth moderate, openings low
Manicurists and Pedicurists $2,393growth moderate, openings low
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers n/an/a
Manufacturing Sales Representatives, Except Technical and Scientific Products $5,182growth low, openings high
Manufacturing Sales Representatives, Technical and Scientific Products $6,383growth low, openings low
Mapper (see Cartographers and Photogrammetrists) $5,981growth low, openings low
Mapping Technicians $4,890growth low, openings low
Marble Setter Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Marble Setters n/agrowth low, openings low
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects n/an/a
Marine Mechanic (see Motorboat Mechanics) $3,627growth low, openings low
Marine Oilers $3,844growth low, openings high
Marine Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $5,543growth low, openings low
Marketing Managers $8,690growth low, openings moderate
Marriage and Family Therapists $5,097n/a
Masons, Cement $5,049growth low, openings low
Massage Therapists $7,013growth strong, openings moderate
Material Movers, Hand $3,040growth low, openings very high
Material Moving Workers, All Other $4,073growth low, openings very high
Material-Moving Machine Operators Supervisors/Managers $6,066growth low, openings moderate
Materials Engineers n/agrowth low, openings low
Materials Scientists n/an/a
Mates, Water Vessels $5,901growth low, openings high
Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary $7,155growth low, openings low
Mathematical Technicians n/an/a
Mathematicians n/an/a
Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Meat Cutters $3,572growth low, openings low
Meat Packers n/an/a
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers $1,779growth low, openings very high
Mechanic, Marine (see Motorboat Mechanics) $3,627growth low, openings low
Mechanical Door Repairers n/an/a
Mechanical Drafters n/agrowth low, openings low
Mechanical Engineering Technicians $5,744growth low, openings low
Mechanical Engineers $10,868growth low, openings moderate
Mechanics Supervisors/Managers $6,883growth low, openings high
Mechanics, Air Conditioning $5,297growth low, openings low
Mechanics, Aircraft $5,233growth moderate, openings very high
Mechanics, Automotive Service $4,384growth low, openings very high
Mechanics, Bus $5,158growth low, openings high
Mechanics, Diesel Engine $5,158growth low, openings high
Mechanics, Farm Equipment n/an/a
Mechanics, Heating $5,297growth low, openings low
Mechanics, Industrial Machinery $5,658growth low, openings moderate
Mechanics, Mobile Heavy Equipment, Except Engines $5,310growth low, openings high
Mechanics, Motorboat $3,627growth low, openings low
Mechanics, Motorcycle $3,979growth low, openings low
Mechanics, Outdoor Power Equipment $4,106growth low, openings low
Mechanics, Radio $5,746growth low, openings low
Mechanics, Refrigeration $5,297growth low, openings low
Mechanics, Truck $5,158growth low, openings high
Mechanics: Small Engine, Other $4,106growth low, openings low
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other $5,928growth low, openings low
Media and Communication Workers, All Other $5,382growth low, openings low
Mediators n/an/a
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians $4,051growth strong, openings high
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists $5,803growth moderate, openings moderate
Medical and Health Services Managers $9,956growth moderate, openings very high
Medical Appliance Technicians n/an/a
Medical Assistants $3,233growth strong, openings very high
Medical Equipment Preparers $3,543growth moderate, openings low
Medical Equipment Repairers $5,498growth low, openings low
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians $4,337growth moderate, openings high
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Medical Secretaries $3,128growth moderate, openings high
Medical Stenographer (see Medical Transcriptionists) $3,049growth low, openings low
Medical Technicians, Appliance n/an/a
Medical Transcriptionists $3,049growth low, openings low
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners $4,588growth low, openings low
Menders: Fabric, Except Garment n/an/a
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $3,773growth strong, openings high
Mental Health Counselors $5,016growth moderate, openings high
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers $3,004growth low, openings high
Messengers $2,400growth low, openings low
Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Meter Readers, Utilities $5,268growth low, openings low
Meterorologist (see Atmospheric and Space Scientists) $7,198growth low, openings low
Microbiologists $6,264growth low, openings low
Middle School Teachers, Special Education $5,955growth low, openings low
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $6,647growth low, openings high
Middle School Teachers, Vocational Education $6,693n/a
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/agrowth low, openings low
Millwrights $5,488growth low, openings low
Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators $4,441growth low, openings low
Mine Shuttle Car Operators n/an/a
Miners, Except Drillers and Machine Operators $5,369growth low, openings moderate
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers $9,718growth low, openings low
Mining Machine Operators, All Other $4,385growth low, openings high
Mining Machine Operators, Continuous $4,947n/a
Mining Roof Bolters n/an/a
Mining Service Unit Operators $5,921growth low, openings very high
Mining, Loading Machine Operators, Underground n/an/a
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $4,488growth low, openings low
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines $5,310growth low, openings high
Mobile Home Installers n/an/a
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Model Makers, Wood n/an/a
Models n/an/a
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic $3,650n/a
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors $4,123n/a
Motel Desk Clerks $2,187growth low, openings very high
Motel Managers $4,988growth low, openings low
Motion Picture Camera Operators n/agrowth low, openings low
Motion Picture Projectionists n/an/a
Motor Vehicle Electronic Equipment Repairers and Installers n/an/a
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other $4,796growth low, openings high
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians $3,627growth low, openings low
Motorboat Operators $5,588n/a
Motorcycle Mechanics $3,979growth low, openings low
Multimedia Artists and Animators n/an/a
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic $3,943n/a
Municipal Clerks $3,995growth low, openings low
Museum Technicians and Conservators $3,845growth low, openings low
Music Directors and Composers n/agrowth low, openings low
Music Teachers, Postsecondary $6,535growth low, openings low
Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners n/an/a
Musicians and Singers n/agrowth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Natural Sciences Managers $8,668growth low, openings low
Naval Architects n/an/a
Network and Computer Systems Administrators $6,850growth low, openings moderate
Network Support Specialists, Computer $5,688growth low, openings low
New Accounts Clerks $3,022growth low, openings low
News Analysts, Broadcast n/an/a
News Anchor/Commentator (see Broadcast News Analysts) n/an/a
News and Street Vendors $3,109growth low, openings low
Non-Retail Sales Workers Supervisors/Managers $5,785growth low, openings low
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers $2,129growth strong, openings moderate
Nuclear Engineers n/an/a
Nuclear Medicine Technologists $6,745growth strong, openings low
Nuclear Power Reactor Operators n/an/a
Nuclear Technicians n/an/a
Nurse Anesthetists $12,561growth moderate, openings low
Nurse Midwives $8,422growth robust, openings low
Nurse Practitioners $9,757growth strong, openings moderate
Nursery Laborers $2,148growth strong, openings moderate
Nursery School Teachers, Except Special Education (see Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education) $3,273growth low, openings high
Nurses, Licensed Practical $4,533growth moderate, openings high
Nurses, Licensed Vocational $4,533growth moderate, openings high
Nurses, LPN $4,533growth moderate, openings high
Nurses, Practical, Licensed $4,533growth moderate, openings high
Nurses, Registered $7,376growth moderate, openings very high
Nurses, RN $7,376growth moderate, openings very high
Nurses, Vocational, Licensed $4,533growth moderate, openings high
Nursing Assistants $3,108growth moderate, openings very high
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary $6,799growth low, openings low
Nursing Supervisor $7,376growth moderate, openings very high
Nursing, Attendants $3,108growth moderate, openings very high
Nursing, Orderlies $2,736growth moderate, openings low
Nutritionists and Dietitians $5,647growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
OB/GYN (see Obstetricians and Gynecologists) $18,457growth strong, openings low
Obstetricians and Gynecologists $18,457growth strong, openings low
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $7,208growth low, openings moderate
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians $5,515growth low, openings low
Occupational Therapists $6,764growth moderate, openings low
Occupational Therapy Aides n/an/a
Occupational Therapy Assistants n/an/a
Offbearers, Machine $1,707growth low, openings low
Office and Administrative Support Workers Supervisors/Managers $5,152growth low, openings very high
Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other $4,030growth low, openings very high
Office Clerks, General $3,808growth low, openings very high
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer $2,990growth low, openings low
Office Machine Repairers $3,733growth moderate, openings low
Office Manager (see Administrative Services Managers) $7,629growth low, openings high
Officers, Corporate (see Chief Executive) $14,283growth low, openings very high
Officers, Correctional $4,925growth low, openings very high
Officers, Gaming Surveillance n/an/a
Officers, Loan $6,378growth low, openings moderate
Officers, Police and Sheriffs Patrol $6,436growth low, openings very high
Officers, Probation $5,361growth low, openings moderate
Officers, Surveillance, Gaming n/an/a
Officers: Compliance, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation $6,133growth low, openings moderate
Officers: Hearing, Administrative Law $8,948growth low, openings low
Officials: Sports, Other $3,738growth strong, openings high
Oil and Gas Derrick Operators $5,673growth low, openings low
Oil and Gas Rotary Drill Operators $6,429growth low, openings moderate
Oil and Gas Roustabouts $4,194growth low, openings high
Oil Service Unit Operators $5,921growth low, openings very high
Ombudsman (see Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators) n/an/a
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators $5,605growth low, openings very high
Operating Workers Supervisors/Managers $5,948growth low, openings moderate
Operations Manager $8,678growth low, openings very high
Operations Research Analysts $7,189growth low, openings low
Operators and Tenders, Metal Refining Furnace n/an/a
Operators, Agricultural Equipment n/an/a
Operators, Answering Service $2,655growth low, openings low
Operators, Baader Machine n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators, Baking Machine $2,678n/a
Operators, Billing and Posting Machine $3,540growth moderate, openings very high
Operators, Blending Machine $4,488growth low, openings low
Operators, Boiler $6,173growth low, openings low
Operators, Brazing Machine n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators, Cementing Machine n/an/a
Operators, Channeling Machine $4,441growth low, openings low
Operators, Chemical Equipment n/an/a
Operators, Chemical Plant and System n/an/a
Operators, Clarifying Machine $3,815n/a
Operators, Cleaning Equipment n/an/a
Operators, Coating Machine n/an/a
Operators, Compacting Machine n/an/a
Operators, Computer $4,487growth low, openings low
Operators, Construction Equipment, All Other $5,605growth low, openings very high
Operators, Continuous Mining Machine $4,947n/a
Operators, Conveyor $3,647growth low, openings low
Operators, Cooling Equipment n/an/a
Operators, Crane $5,698growth low, openings low
Operators, Crushing Machine $4,728growth low, openings low
Operators, Cutting Machine n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators, Derrick, Oil and Gas $5,673growth low, openings low
Operators, Dragline Machine $4,772growth low, openings low
Operators, Dredge n/an/a
Operators, Drier n/an/a
Operators, Drying Machine $2,678n/a
Operators, Excavating Machine $4,772growth low, openings low
Operators, Extruding Machine n/an/a
Operators, Filling Machine $2,433growth low, openings low
Operators, Filtering Machine $3,815n/a
Operators, Food Cooking Machine $2,530growth low, openings low
Operators, Forming Machine n/an/a
Operators, Freezing Equipment n/an/a
Operators, Furnace n/an/a
Operators, Gas Compressor n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators, Gas Plant $5,526growth low, openings low
Operators, Gas Pumping Station n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators, Gas Service Unit $5,921growth low, openings very high
Operators, Gluing Machine n/an/a
Operators, Grinding Machine $4,728growth low, openings low
Operators, Hoist and Winch n/an/a
Operators, Industrial Truck $4,386growth low, openings moderate
Operators, Kettle n/an/a
Operators, Kiln n/an/a
Operators, Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System $4,916growth low, openings high
Operators, Loading Machine $4,772growth low, openings low
Operators, Logging Equipment n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators, Metal Pickling Equipment n/an/a
Operators, Mine Cutting $4,441growth low, openings low
Operators, Mining Machine, All Other $4,385growth low, openings high
Operators, Mining Service Unit $5,921growth low, openings very high
Operators, Mixing Machine $4,488growth low, openings low
Operators, Motorboat $5,588n/a
Operators, Nuclear Power Reactor n/an/a
Operators, Oil and Gas Derrick $5,673growth low, openings low
Operators, Oil Service Unit $5,921growth low, openings very high
Operators, Oven n/an/a
Operators, Packaging Machine $2,433growth low, openings low
Operators, Painting Machine n/an/a
Operators, Paper Goods Machine n/an/a
Operators, Paving, Surfacing and Tamping Equipment $5,643growth low, openings low
Operators, Petroleum Pump System $6,257growth low, openings high
Operators, Photographic Processing Machine $3,435growth low, openings low
Operators, Pile-Driver $4,824growth low, openings low
Operators, Polishing Machine $4,728growth low, openings low
Operators, Power Plant $5,553growth low, openings high
Operators, Precipitating Machine $3,815n/a
Operators, Pressing Machine n/an/a
Operators, Printing Machine $3,557growth low, openings low
Operators, Radio n/an/a
Operators, Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators, Refinery $6,257growth low, openings high
Operators, Separating Machine $3,815n/a
Operators, Sewing Machine $3,251growth low, openings low
Operators, Shoe Machine n/an/a
Operators, Shuttle Car n/an/a
Operators, Slicing Machine n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators, Soldering Machine n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators, Spraying Machine n/an/a
Operators, Still Machine $3,815n/a
Operators, Streetcar n/an/a
Operators, Subway and Streetcar n/an/a
Operators, Surfacing Equipment $5,643growth low, openings low
Operators, Switchboard $2,655growth low, openings low
Operators, Tamping Equipment $5,643growth low, openings low
Operators, Telephone n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators, Textile Bleaching Dyeing n/an/a
Operators, Textile Bleaching Machine n/an/a
Operators, Textile Cutting Machine n/an/a
Operators, Tower $5,698growth low, openings low
Operators, Tractors $4,386growth low, openings moderate
Operators, Video Camera n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators, Washing Equipment n/an/a
Operators, Water Waste Treatment Plant and System $4,916growth low, openings high
Operators, Welding Machine n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators, Winch n/an/a
Operators: Boring Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Buffing Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Camera for Television, Video and Motion Picture n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators: Casting Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Coating Machine, Metal and Plastic n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators: Communications Equipment, All Other $3,534growth low, openings low
Operators: Computer-Controlled Machine Tool, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Coremaking Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Cutting Machine, Metal and Plastic $2,833growth robust, openings low
Operators: Dinkey, Rail Yard n/an/a
Operators: Drawing Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Drawing Out Machine, Textile n/an/a
Operators: Drilling Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Extruding Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Extruding Machine, Synthetic and Glass Fibers n/an/a
Operators: Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking and Drying Machine $2,678n/a
Operators: Forging Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Forming Machine, Synthetic and Glass Fibers n/an/a
Operators: Grinding Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Heat Treating Equipment, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Knitting Machine, Textile n/an/a
Operators: Lapping Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Lathe Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Loading Machine, Underground Mining n/an/a
Operators: Mail Machine, Except Postal Service $2,973growth low, openings low
Operators: Milling Machine, Metal and Plastic n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators: Molding Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Motor Vehicle, All Other $4,796growth low, openings high
Operators: Multiple Machine, Metal and Plastic $3,943n/a
Operators: Office Machine, Except Computer $2,990growth low, openings low
Operators: Planing Machine, Metal and Plastic n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators: Plant, All Other $6,076growth low, openings moderate
Operators: Plating Machine, Metal and Plastic n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators: Polishing Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Press Machine, Metal and Plastic $2,833growth robust, openings low
Operators: Pump, Except Wellhead Pumpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators: Punching Machine, Metal and Plastic $2,833growth robust, openings low
Operators: Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators: Rolling Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Rotary Drill, Oil and Gas $6,429growth low, openings moderate
Operators: Sawing Machine, Wood $3,937growth low, openings low
Operators: Signal, Railroad n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators: Switch, Railroad n/agrowth low, openings low
Operators: Turning Machine, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Operators: Twisting Machine, Textile n/an/a
Operators: Weaving Machine, Textile n/an/a
Operators: Winding Machine, Textile n/an/a
Operators: Woodworking Machine, Except Sawing n/an/a
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians n/an/a
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians $3,372growth strong, openings low
Opticians, Dispensing $3,653growth strong, openings low
Optometrists $15,068growth robust, openings low
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons n/an/a
Oral Hygienists (see Dental Hygienists) $7,036growth robust, openings high
Orchestra Director (see Music Directors and Composers) n/agrowth low, openings low
Order Clerks $3,545growth low, openings moderate
Order Fillers $2,640growth low, openings very high
Orderlies $2,736growth moderate, openings low
Orderlies, Nursing $2,736growth moderate, openings low
Ordnance Handling Experts $5,898growth low, openings low
Organizational Psychologists, Industrial n/an/a
Orthodontists n/an/a
Orthotists and Prosthetists n/an/a
Outboard Motor Mechanic (see Motorboat Mechanics) $3,627growth low, openings low
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics $4,106growth low, openings low
Oven Operators and Tenders n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders $2,433growth low, openings low
Packers and Packagers, Hand $2,442growth low, openings high
Painter, Paperhanger, Plasterer, and Stucco Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Painters, Construction and Maintenance $4,504growth low, openings moderate
Painters, Fine Arts n/an/a
Painters, Transportation Equipment n/agrowth low, openings low
Painting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers n/an/a
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Paperhangers n/an/a
Paperhangers Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Paralegals and Legal Assistants $5,539growth low, openings moderate
Paramedics $4,500growth moderate, openings moderate
Parking Enforcement Workers n/an/a
Parking Lot Attendants $1,975growth moderate, openings moderate
Parts Salespersons $3,130growth low, openings high
Pathologists, Speech-Language $7,358growth low, openings moderate
Patrol Officers, Police and Sheriff $6,436growth low, openings very high
Patternmakers, Apparel n/an/a
Patternmakers, Fabric and Apparel n/an/a
Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Patternmakers, Wood n/an/a
Pavers, Segmental n/an/a
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators $5,643growth low, openings low
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks $4,028growth low, openings high
Peddler (see Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers) $3,109growth low, openings low
Pediatricians, General $15,688growth strong, openings low
Pedicurists $2,393growth moderate, openings low
Performance Makeup Artists n/an/a
Performers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Personal Care Aides $2,572growth strong, openings very high
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other $2,362growth moderate, openings high
Personal Financial Advisors $8,867growth low, openings low
Personal Service Worker Supervisors/Managers $3,372growth low, openings low
Personal Trainer (see Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors) $3,249growth moderate, openings high
Pest Control Workers n/agrowth strong, openings low
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation n/an/a
Petroleum Engineers $12,221growth low, openings moderate
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers $6,257growth low, openings high
Petroleum Technicians $5,914growth low, openings high
Pharmacists $11,576growth moderate, openings high
Pharmacy Aides $3,391growth strong, openings low
Pharmacy Technicians $3,290growth moderate, openings high
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Phlebotomists $3,145growth moderate, openings low
Photogrammetrists $5,981growth low, openings low
Photographers $3,500growth low, openings low
Photographic Equipment Repairers n/an/a
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators $3,435growth low, openings low
Physical Science Technicians, All Other $4,583growth low, openings high
Physical Scientists, All Other $7,371growth low, openings low
Physical Therapist Aides $3,064growth strong, openings low
Physical Therapist Assistants $5,310growth strong, openings low
Physical Therapists $8,380growth strong, openings high
Physician Assistants $9,217growth strong, openings high
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $14,706growth strong, openings high
Physicians, Family and General Practitioners $19,633growth strong, openings high
Physicians, General Practitioners $19,633growth strong, openings high
Physicians, Gynecology $18,457growth strong, openings low
Physicians, Obstetrics and Gynecology $18,457growth strong, openings low
Physicians, Optometry $15,068growth robust, openings low
Physicians, Psychiatrists $19,511growth moderate, openings low
Physicians: Internists, General $17,923growth strong, openings low
Physicians: Pediatricians, General $15,688growth strong, openings low
Physicists n/an/a
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Pile-Driver Operators $4,824growth low, openings low
Pilot, Helicopter $6,514growth moderate, openings high
Pilots, Airline $10,589growth moderate, openings very high
Pilots, Commercial Air Transportation $6,514growth moderate, openings high
Pilots, Water Vessels $5,901growth low, openings high
Pipefitters $5,808growth low, openings high
Pipefitters Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Pipelayer, Plumber, Pipefitter, and Steamfitter Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Pipelayers $4,639growth low, openings low
Placement Specialists $5,507growth low, openings high
Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/agrowth low, openings low
Planners, Convention and Meeting $4,588growth low, openings low
Planners, Meeting and Convention $4,588growth low, openings low
Planners, Regional $6,761growth low, openings low
Planners, Urban and Regional $6,761growth low, openings low
Planning Clerks $4,506growth low, openings moderate
Plant and System Operators, All Other $6,076growth low, openings moderate
Plant Manager (see Industrial Production Managers) $9,218growth low, openings low
Plant Operators, Chemical n/an/a
Plant Operators, Gas $5,526growth low, openings low
Plant Operators, Liquid Waste Treatment System $4,916growth low, openings high
Plant Operators, Water and Liquid Waste Treatment System $4,916growth low, openings high
Plant Scientists $5,972growth low, openings low
Plasterers and Stucco Masons n/an/a
Plasterers Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/agrowth low, openings low
Plumbers Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters $5,808growth low, openings high
Podiatrists n/an/a
Police and Detective Supervisors/Managers $8,576growth low, openings moderate
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers $6,436growth low, openings very high
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers $4,225growth low, openings moderate
Police, Railroad n/an/a
Police, Transit and Railroad n/an/a
Policy Processing Clerks, Insurance $3,738growth low, openings low
Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $4,728growth low, openings low
Polishing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Polishing Workers, Hand n/an/a
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Political Scientists n/an/a
Pollsters (see Survey Researchers) n/agrowth low, openings low
Porters, Baggage $1,680growth low, openings moderate
Postal Service Clerks $3,408n/a
Postal Service Mail Carriers $4,287n/a
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators $4,049n/a
Posting Clerks $3,540growth moderate, openings very high
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents $4,038n/a
Postsecondary Education Administrators $9,607growth low, openings low
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other $5,827growth low, openings high
Poultry Cutters and Trimmers $1,779growth low, openings very high
Pourers and Casters, Metal n/an/a
Power Dispatchers n/agrowth low, openings low
Power Distributors and Dispatchers n/agrowth low, openings low
Power Plant Operators $5,553growth low, openings high
Power Tool and Related Repairers n/an/a
Power-Line, Electrical, Installers and Repairers $7,270growth low, openings high
Powerhouse Equipment Repairers, Electrical and Electronic $6,686growth low, openings low
Precious Stone Workers n/an/a
Precipitating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $3,815n/a
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other $5,877growth low, openings low
Preparer, Tax $4,542growth low, openings low
Preparers, Medical Equipment $3,543growth moderate, openings low
Prepress Technician and Workers n/agrowth low, openings low
Preschool Administrators $4,922growth low, openings low
Preschool Teacher, Special Education $5,823growth low, openings low
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education $3,273growth low, openings high
Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic $2,833growth robust, openings low
Press Secretary (see Public Relations Specialists) $5,438growth low, openings low
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials n/agrowth low, openings low
Pressing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Prevention Specialists, Forest Fire n/an/a
Printing Press Operators $3,557growth low, openings low
Prison Guard (see Correctional Officers and Jailers) $4,925growth low, openings very high
Prison Guard Supervisors/Managers (see First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Correctional Officers) $7,208growth low, openings low
Private Detectives and Investigators n/an/a
Private Investigators n/an/a
Private Tutor n/agrowth low, openings very high
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists $5,361growth low, openings moderate
Process Control Programmers n/an/a
Processing Machine Operators, Postal Service $4,049n/a
Procurement Clerks $3,973growth low, openings moderate
Producers and Directors $4,890growth low, openings low
Product Promoters $2,202growth low, openings moderate
Production Worker Helpers $2,722growth low, openings low
Production Workers Supervisors/Managers $5,948growth low, openings moderate
Production Workers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings high
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks $4,506growth low, openings moderate
Programmers, Computer $7,969growth low, openings high
Programmers, Numerical Tool and Process Control n/an/a
Programmers, Process Control n/an/a
Projectionists, Motion Picture n/an/a
Promoters, Product $2,202growth low, openings moderate
Promotions and Advertising Managers $6,296growth low, openings low
Proofreaders and Copy Markers n/an/a
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers $5,807growth low, openings moderate
Prosthetists and Orthotists n/an/a
Prosthodontists n/an/a
Protection Technicians, Including Health $4,402growth low, openings moderate
Protective Service Worker, All Other, Supervisors/Managers $5,211growth moderate, openings low
Protective Service Workers, All Other $3,288growth low, openings low
Pruners, Tree $4,145growth low, openings low
Psychiatric Aides $3,458growth low, openings low
Psychiatric Technicians $3,132growth moderate, openings moderate
Psychiatrists $19,511growth moderate, openings low
Psychologists, All Other $7,474growth low, openings low
Psychologists, Clinical and Counseling $6,164growth low, openings low
Psychologists, Industrial Organizational n/an/a
Psychologists, School $6,164growth low, openings low
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Public Address System and Other Announcers n/agrowth low, openings low
Public Health Nurse (see Registered Nurses) $7,376growth moderate, openings very high
Public Health Social Workers $4,741growth moderate, openings moderate
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers $9,378growth moderate, openings moderate
Public Relations Specialists $5,438growth low, openings low
Publicist (see Public Relations Specialists) $5,438growth low, openings low
Publishers, Desktop n/agrowth low, openings low
Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Pump Operators, Petroleum $6,257growth low, openings high
Pumpers, Wellhead n/an/a
Punching Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic $2,833growth robust, openings low
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products $6,138growth low, openings high
Purchasing Clerk (see Procurement Clerks) $3,973growth low, openings moderate
Purchasing Managers $9,467growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Quarry Rock Splitters n/an/a
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Radiation Therapists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Radio and Television Announcers $3,871growth low, openings low
Radio Operators n/an/a
Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers $5,746growth low, openings low
Radiologic Technologists $5,823growth moderate, openings high
Rail Car Repairers n/agrowth low, openings low
Rail Transportation Workers, All Other n/an/a
Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers n/an/a
Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators n/agrowth low, openings low
Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators n/agrowth low, openings low
Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters n/agrowth low, openings low
Railroad Police n/an/a
Ramp Boss, Aircraft (see Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors) $4,746growth moderate, openings low
Ranch Managers n/agrowth low, openings low
Ranchers n/agrowth low, openings low
Real Estate Appraisers $6,172growth low, openings low
Real Estate Assessors $6,172growth low, openings low
Real Estate Brokers $7,440growth low, openings low
Real Estate Managers $5,807growth low, openings moderate
Real Estate Sales Agents $5,338growth low, openings low
Rebar Workers n/an/a
Receiving Clerks $3,268growth low, openings high
Receptionists and Information Clerks $2,722growth moderate, openings very high
Recording Engineer (see Sound Engineering Technicians) n/an/a
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Recreation Attendants $2,323growth low, openings high
Recreation Workers $3,674growth low, openings high
Recreational Protective Service Workers, All Other $2,662growth low, openings moderate
Recreational Therapists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians n/agrowth low, openings low
Recruitment Specialists $5,507growth low, openings high
Recyclable Material Collectors $3,187growth low, openings moderate
Referees $3,738growth strong, openings high
Refinery Operators, Petroleum $6,257growth low, openings high
Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons n/an/a
Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers $5,297growth low, openings low
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors $3,187growth low, openings moderate
Regional Planners $6,761growth low, openings low
Registered Nurses $7,376growth moderate, openings very high
Rehabilitation Counselors $4,573growth low, openings low
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers n/an/a
Relay Equipment Repairers, Electrical and Electronic $6,686growth low, openings low
Religion Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Religious Activities and Education Directors $4,463growth low, openings low
Religious Workers, All Other $2,347growth low, openings low
Remedial Education Teachers and Instructors $4,402growth low, openings low
Rental Clerks $2,455growth low, openings high
Repair and Installation Workers, All Other $6,036growth low, openings high
Repair and Maintenance Workers, General $4,143growth low, openings very high
Repair Worker Helpers $2,771growth low, openings high
Repairers and Installers, Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment $4,638growth low, openings low
Repairers Supervisors/Managers $6,883growth low, openings high
Repairers, Amusement Machines n/agrowth low, openings low
Repairers, Automated Teller $3,733growth moderate, openings low
Repairers, Automotive Body and Related $4,514growth low, openings moderate
Repairers, Automotive Glass $2,762growth low, openings low
Repairers, Bicycle n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Repairers, Camera Equipment n/an/a
Repairers, Coin Machines n/agrowth low, openings low
Repairers, Electric Motor and Related n/an/a
Repairers, Electrical and Electronics, Commercial and Industrial Equipment $6,633growth low, openings low
Repairers, Electrical and Electronics, Transportation Equipment $5,538growth low, openings low
Repairers, Electrical Power-Line $7,270growth low, openings high
Repairers, Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment $4,638growth low, openings low
Repairers, Elevator n/an/a
Repairers, Home Appliance $3,943growth low, openings low
Repairers, Leather n/an/a
Repairers, Locks n/agrowth low, openings low
Repairers, Mechanical Door n/an/a
Repairers, Medical Equipment $5,498growth low, openings low
Repairers, Musical Instrument n/an/a
Repairers, Office Machine $3,733growth moderate, openings low
Repairers, Photographic Equipment n/an/a
Repairers, Power Tool, and Related n/an/a
Repairers, Powerhouse Electrical and Electronics Equipment $6,686growth low, openings low
Repairers, Rail Car n/agrowth low, openings low
Repairers, Relay Electrical and Electronics Equipment $6,686growth low, openings low
Repairers, Safe n/agrowth low, openings low
Repairers, Shoe n/an/a
Repairers, Signal Switch n/an/a
Repairers, Substation Electrical and Electronics Equipment $6,686growth low, openings low
Repairers, Telecommunication Line $5,919growth low, openings moderate
Repairers, Track Switch n/an/a
Repairers, Vending Machines n/agrowth low, openings low
Repairers, Watch n/an/a
Repairers: Computer, Automated Teller and Office Machine $3,733growth moderate, openings low
Repairers: Control and Valve, Except Mechanical Door $4,872growth low, openings low
Repairers: Electronic Equipment, Motor Vehicles n/an/a
Repairers: Precision Instrument and Equipment, All Other $5,877growth low, openings low
Repairers: Refractory Material, Except Brickmasons n/an/a
Repairers: Telecommunications Equipment, Except Line Installers $5,751growth low, openings high
Reporters and Correspondents $4,506growth low, openings low
Reporters, Court n/an/a
Research Assistants, Social Science $4,355growth low, openings low
Researchers, Survey n/agrowth low, openings low
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks $2,884growth low, openings high
Residential Advisors $3,390growth low, openings low
Resort Desk Clerks $2,187growth low, openings very high
Respiratory Therapists $5,913growth low, openings low
Respiratory Therapy Technicians n/an/a
Restaurant Cooks $2,433growth moderate, openings very high
Restaurant Hosts and Hostesses $1,883growth low, openings very high
Restaurant Managers $4,321growth moderate, openings high
Retail and Wholesale Buyers, Except Farm Products $4,494growth low, openings low
Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $4,494growth low, openings low
Retail Sales Workers Supervisors/Managers $3,626growth low, openings very high
Retail Salespersons $2,328growth low, openings very high
Revenue Agents $7,405growth low, openings low
Riggers $3,720growth low, openings low
RN (Registered Nurse) $7,376growth moderate, openings very high
Rock Splitters, Quarry n/an/a
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Roof Bolters, Mining n/an/a
Roofer Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Roofers $4,777growth low, openings low
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas $6,429growth low, openings moderate
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas $4,194growth low, openings high
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Service Technicians n/agrowth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Safe Repairers n/agrowth low, openings low
Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $10,289growth low, openings low
Safety Engineers, Mining $9,718growth low, openings low
Safety Specialists, Occupational $7,208growth low, openings moderate
Safety Technicians, Occupational $5,515growth low, openings low
Sailors and Marine Oilers $3,844growth low, openings high
Sales Agents, Advertising $4,305growth low, openings low
Sales Agents, Commodities $7,089growth low, openings low
Sales Agents, Financial Services $7,089growth low, openings low
Sales Agents, Insurance $4,528growth low, openings moderate
Sales Agents, Real Estate $5,338growth low, openings low
Sales Agents, Securities $7,089growth low, openings low
Sales and Related Workers, All Other $4,014growth low, openings high
Sales Engineers $8,958growth low, openings low
Sales Managers $8,658growth low, openings high
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other $4,288growth low, openings very high
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $5,182growth low, openings high
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products $6,383growth low, openings low
Sales: Door-To-Door, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers $3,109growth low, openings low
Sales: News and Street Vendors $3,109growth low, openings low
Sales: Street Vendors $3,109growth low, openings low
Salespersons, Parts $3,130growth low, openings high
Salespersons, Retail $2,328growth low, openings very high
Salmon Roe Technicians (see Food Batchmakers) $1,964growth low, openings low
Samplers, nonagricultural $5,388growth moderate, openings high
Sanders, Floor n/an/a
Satellite Dish Installer (see Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers) $4,638growth low, openings low
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood $3,937growth low, openings low
Scalers, Lumber n/an/a
School Bus Drivers $3,117growth low, openings high
School Counselors $5,931growth low, openings high
School Psychologists $6,164growth low, openings low
School Social Workers $4,260growth low, openings high
Scientists, Animal n/an/a
Scientists, Atmospheric and Space $7,198growth low, openings low
Scientists, Computer and Information Research n/agrowth low, openings low
Scientists, Conservation $7,518growth low, openings moderate
Scientists, Food n/an/a
Scientists, Information Research n/agrowth low, openings low
Scientists, Materials n/an/a
Scientists, Plant $5,972growth low, openings low
Scientists, Political n/an/a
Scientists, Soil and Plant $5,972growth low, openings low
Scientists, Space $7,198growth low, openings low
Scientists: Biological, All Other $6,449growth low, openings high
Scientists: Environmental, Including Health $7,173growth low, openings high
Scientists: Life, All Other $5,180growth low, openings low
Scientists: Mathematical, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Scientists: Medical, Except Epidemiologists n/agrowth strong, openings low
Scientists: Physical, All Other $7,371growth low, openings low
Scientists: Social and Related Workers, All Other $6,221growth low, openings low
Scouts, Athletic $4,035growth low, openings high
Sculptors, Fine Arts n/an/a
Seafood Processing Workers Supervisors/Managers $5,948growth low, openings moderate
Seafood Processing Workers, Except Surimi and Fish Roe $1,779growth low, openings very high
Searchers, Title $4,983growth low, openings low
Secondary School Administrators $9,091growth low, openings high
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $6,713growth low, openings very high
Secondary School Teachers, Special Education $6,414growth low, openings low
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive $3,108growth low, openings very high
Secretaries, Executive $4,784growth low, openings very high
Secretaries, Legal $4,064growth low, openings low
Secretaries, Medical $3,128growth moderate, openings high
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents $7,089growth low, openings low
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers $4,978growth low, openings low
Security Guards $3,141growth low, openings very high
Segmental Pavers n/an/a
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers $3,998growth low, openings low
Semiconductor Processors n/an/a
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $3,815n/a
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners $3,672growth moderate, openings low
Servers, Food and Beverage $2,438growth moderate, openings very high
Service Representatives, Customer $2,988growth low, openings very high
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining $5,921growth low, openings very high
Service Workers (Personal), All Other $2,362growth moderate, openings high
Servicers, Amusement Machine n/agrowth low, openings low
Servicers, Coin Machine n/agrowth low, openings low
Servicers, Septic Tank $3,672growth moderate, openings low
Servicers, Vending Machine n/agrowth low, openings low
Services Sales Representatives, All Other $4,288growth low, openings very high
Serving and Food Preparation Workers, Combined, Including Fast Food $1,954growth moderate, openings very high
Set and Exhibit Designers n/an/a
Sewer Pipe Cleaners $3,672growth moderate, openings low
Sewers, Custom $2,753n/a
Sewers, Hand n/an/a
Sewing Machine Operators $3,251growth low, openings low
Shampooers n/an/a
Shapers, Except Metal and Plastic $3,650n/a
Sharpener, Tools n/an/a
Sheet Metal Workers $5,994growth low, openings moderate
Sheriff $6,436growth low, openings very high
Ship Engineers $5,274growth low, openings moderate
Ship Loaders n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks $3,268growth low, openings high
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers n/an/a
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Short Order Cooks $2,268growth moderate, openings high
Signal and Track Switch Repairers n/an/a
Signal Operators, Railroad n/agrowth low, openings low
Singers n/agrowth low, openings low
Ski Patrol $2,662growth low, openings moderate
Skincare Specialists $2,728growth moderate, openings low
Skycaps (see Baggage Porters and Bellhops) $1,680growth low, openings moderate
Slaughterers and Meat Packers n/an/a
Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/agrowth low, openings low
Slot Supervisors n/an/a
Small Engine Mechanics, Other $4,106growth low, openings low
Social and Community Service Managers $6,554growth moderate, openings high
Social and Human Service Assistants $2,968growth strong, openings very high
Social Science Research Assistants $4,355growth low, openings low
Social Science Technicians, All Other $4,583growth low, openings high
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other $6,221growth low, openings low
Social Service Specialists, All Other $3,974growth moderate, openings high
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Social Workers, All Other $4,990growth moderate, openings high
Social Workers, Family $4,260growth low, openings high
Social Workers, Medical and Public Health $4,741growth moderate, openings moderate
Social Workers, Mental Health and Substance Abuse $3,773growth strong, openings high
Social Workers, Public Health $4,741growth moderate, openings moderate
Social Workers, School $4,260growth low, openings high
Social Workers, Substance Abuse $3,773growth strong, openings high
Social Workers: Child, Family and School $4,260growth low, openings high
Sociologists n/an/a
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary n/an/a
Software Developers, Applications n/agrowth low, openings low
Software Developers, Systems Software n/agrowth low, openings low
Soil and Plant Scientists $5,972growth low, openings low
Solar Photovoltaic Installers n/an/a
Solderers $5,799growth low, openings high
Soldering Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/agrowth low, openings low
Sonographers, Diagnostic Medical $6,570growth moderate, openings low
Sorters, nonagricultural $5,388growth moderate, openings high
Sound Engineering Technicians n/an/a
Space Science Teachers, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Space Scientists $7,198growth low, openings low
Special Education Teachers, All Other $4,367growth low, openings low
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School $6,160growth low, openings moderate
Special Education Teachers, Middle School $5,955growth low, openings low
Special Education Teachers, Preschool $5,823growth low, openings low
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $6,414growth low, openings low
Specialists, Airfield Operations $5,878growth low, openings low
Specialists, Audio-Visual Collections n/an/a
Specialists, Benefits $5,703growth low, openings low
Specialists, Community and Social Service, All Other $3,974growth moderate, openings high
Specialists, Computer Support $4,808growth low, openings high
Specialists, Correctional Treatment $5,361growth low, openings moderate
Specialists, Development and Training n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Specialists, Diesel Engine $5,158growth low, openings high
Specialists, Forest Fire Prevention n/an/a
Specialists, Job Analysis $5,703growth low, openings low
Specialists, Occupational Health and Safety $7,208growth low, openings moderate
Specialists, Placement $5,507growth low, openings high
Specialists, Public Relations $5,438growth low, openings low
Specialists, Recruitment $5,507growth low, openings high
Specialists, Skin Care $2,728growth moderate, openings low
Specialists, Social Service, All Other $3,974growth moderate, openings high
Specialists, Training and Development n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Specialists: Business Operations, All Other $6,579growth low, openings very high
Specialists: Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis $5,703growth low, openings low
Specialists: Employment, Recruitment and Placement $5,507growth low, openings high
Specialists: Environmental, Including Health $7,173growth low, openings high
Specialists: Financial, All Other $6,305growth low, openings low
Specialists: Safety, Occupational $7,208growth low, openings moderate
Speech Therapists (see Speech-Language Pathologists) $7,358growth low, openings moderate
Speech-Language Pathologists $7,358growth low, openings moderate
Sports and Related Workers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Sports Competitors n/agrowth low, openings low
Sports Officials, Other $3,738growth strong, openings high
Sprayers, Pesticide n/an/a
Sprayers, Vegetation n/an/a
Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators $6,173growth low, openings low
Statistical Assistants n/agrowth low, openings low
Statisticians n/agrowth low, openings low
Steamfitters $5,808growth low, openings high
Steamfitters Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Steel Workers $5,225growth low, openings low
Stenographer, Court (see Court Reporters) n/an/a
Stenographer, Medical (see Medical Transcriptionists) $3,049growth low, openings low
Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $3,815n/a
Stock Broker (see Commodities Sales Agents, Financial Services) $7,089growth low, openings low
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers $2,640growth low, openings very high
Stock Movers, Hand $3,040growth low, openings very high
Stonemason Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Stonemasons n/an/a
Storage Managers $7,631growth low, openings moderate
Street Vendors $3,109growth low, openings low
Streetcar Operators n/an/a
Structural Iron and Steel Workers $5,225growth low, openings low
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters $3,600growth low, openings low
Stucco Masons n/an/a
Stucco Masons Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors $4,178growth strong, openings high
Substance Abuse Social Workers $3,773growth strong, openings high
Substation Equipment Repairers, Electrical and Electronic $6,686growth low, openings low
Subway and Streetcar Operators n/an/a
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers $8,018growth low, openings low
Supervisors, Aircraft Cargo Handling $4,746growth moderate, openings low
Supervisors, Gaming $3,382growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers, Correctional Officers $7,208growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers, Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers $6,752growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers, Food Preparation and Serving Workers $3,140growth moderate, openings very high
Supervisors/Managers, Police and Detectives $8,576growth low, openings moderate
Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other $5,211growth moderate, openings low
Supervisors/Managers, Repairers $6,883growth low, openings high
Supervisors/Managers: Administrative Support Workers $5,152growth low, openings very high
Supervisors/Managers: Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $8,018growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Extraction Workers $8,018growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Farming Workers $4,610growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Fishing Workers $4,610growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Forestry Workers $4,610growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Groundskeeping Workers $3,893growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Hand Laborers $4,712growth low, openings moderate
Supervisors/Managers: Helpers, Hand Laborers and Material Movers $4,712growth low, openings moderate
Supervisors/Managers: Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers $3,433growth low, openings moderate
Supervisors/Managers: Installers $6,883growth low, openings high
Supervisors/Managers: Janitorial Workers $3,433growth low, openings moderate
Supervisors/Managers: Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers $3,893growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Lawn Service Workers $3,893growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Material Movers, Hand $4,712growth low, openings moderate
Supervisors/Managers: Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $6,883growth low, openings high
Supervisors/Managers: Non-Retail Sales Workers $5,785growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Office and Administrative Support Workers $5,152growth low, openings very high
Supervisors/Managers: Operating Workers $5,948growth low, openings moderate
Supervisors/Managers: Personal Service Workers $3,372growth low, openings low
Supervisors/Managers: Production Workers $5,948growth low, openings moderate
Supervisors/Managers: Retail Sales Workers $3,626growth low, openings very high
Supervisors/Managers: Seafood Processing Workers $5,948growth low, openings moderate
Supervisors/Managers: Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators $6,066growth low, openings moderate
Surfacing Equipment Operators $5,643growth low, openings low
Surgeons n/an/a
Surgeons, Maxillofacial n/an/a
Surgeons, Oral and Maxillofacial n/an/a
Surgical Technologists $4,411growth moderate, openings low
Surimi Technicians (see Food Batchmakers) $1,964growth low, openings low
Surveillance Officers, Gaming n/an/a
Survey Researchers n/agrowth low, openings low
Surveying and Mapping Technicians $4,890growth low, openings low
Surveyors $6,958growth low, openings high
Switch Operators, Railroad n/agrowth low, openings low
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service $2,655growth low, openings low
System Operators, All Other $6,076growth low, openings moderate
System Operators, Liquid Waste Treatment Plant $4,916growth low, openings high
System Operators, Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant $4,916growth low, openings high
System Operators: Chemical, Plant n/an/a
Systems Analysts, Computer $6,803growth low, openings moderate
Systems Programmer (see Computer Programmers) $7,969growth low, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers $2,753n/a
Tamping Equipment Operators $5,643growth low, openings low
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Tapers $4,950growth low, openings low
Tax Accountant (see Accountants and Auditors) $6,748growth low, openings very high
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents $7,405growth low, openings low
Tax Preparers $4,542growth low, openings low
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs $2,453growth low, openings low
Taxidermist (see Craft Artists) n/agrowth low, openings low
Teacher Assistants $3,319growth low, openings very high
Teacher Assistants, Special Education $3,319growth low, openings very high
Teachers Aide (see Teacher Assistants) $3,319growth low, openings very high
Teachers and Instructors, All Other n/agrowth low, openings very high
Teachers and Instructors, Except Postsecondary, All Other n/agrowth low, openings very high
Teachers, Adult Literacy $4,402growth low, openings low
Teachers, Except Postsecondary, All Other n/agrowth low, openings very high
Teachers, GED $4,402growth low, openings low
Teachers, Remedial Education $4,402growth low, openings low
Teachers, Self-Enrichment Education $3,998growth low, openings low
Teachers: Agricultural Sciences, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Anthropology, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Archeology, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Architecture, Postsecondary n/an/a
Teachers: Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Art, Postsecondary $6,535growth low, openings low
Teachers: Atmospheric Science, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Biological Science, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Business, Postsecondary $7,798growth low, openings low
Teachers: Chemistry, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Communications, Postsecondary $6,309growth low, openings low
Teachers: Computer Science, Postsecondary $8,047growth low, openings low
Teachers: Conservation Science, Postsecondary n/an/a
Teachers: Criminal Justice, Postsecondary $5,808n/a
Teachers: Cultural Studies, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Drama, Postsecondary $6,535growth low, openings low
Teachers: Earth Science, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Economics, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Education, Postsecondary $6,786growth low, openings low
Teachers: Elementary School, Except Special Education, $6,102growth low, openings very high
Teachers: Elementary, Special Education $6,160growth low, openings moderate
Teachers: Engineering, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: English Language and Literature, Postsecondary $7,562growth low, openings low
Teachers: Environmental Science, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Ethnic Studies, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Fitness Studies, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Foreign Language, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Foreign Literature, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Forestry, Postsecondary n/an/a
Teachers: Geography, Postsecondary n/an/a
Teachers: Head Start, Except Special Education $3,273growth low, openings high
Teachers: Health Specialties, Postsecondary $6,203growth low, openings low
Teachers: History, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Home Economics, Postsecondary n/an/a
Teachers: Kindergarten, Except Special Education $5,959growth low, openings moderate
Teachers: Kindergarten, Special Education $6,160growth low, openings moderate
Teachers: Language (English), Postsecondary $7,562growth low, openings low
Teachers: Language (Foreign), Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Law Enforcement, Postsecondary $5,808n/a
Teachers: Law, Postsecondary n/an/a
Teachers: Library Science, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Literacy, Adult $4,402growth low, openings low
Teachers: Literature (English), Postsecondary $7,562growth low, openings low
Teachers: Literature (Foreign), Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Marine Science, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Mathematical Science, Postsecondary $7,155growth low, openings low
Teachers: Middle School, Except Special and Vocational Education $6,647growth low, openings high
Teachers: Middle School, Special Education $5,955growth low, openings low
Teachers: Music, Postsecondary $6,535growth low, openings low
Teachers: Nursing, Postsecondary $6,799growth low, openings low
Teachers: Philosophy, Postsecondary n/an/a
Teachers: Physics, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Political Science, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Postsecondary, All Other $5,827growth low, openings high
Teachers: Preschool, Except Special Education $3,273growth low, openings high
Teachers: Preschool, Special Education $5,823growth low, openings low
Teachers: Psychology, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Recreation and Fitness Studies, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Religion, Postsecondary n/an/a
Teachers: Secondary School, Except Special and Vocational Education $6,713growth low, openings very high
Teachers: Secondary School, Special Education $6,414growth low, openings low
Teachers: Social Sciences, Postsecondary, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Social Work, Postsecondary n/an/a
Teachers: Sociology, Postsecondary n/an/a
Teachers: Space Science, Postsecondary n/agrowth low, openings low
Teachers: Special Education, Middle School $5,955growth low, openings low
Teachers: Special Education, Secondary School $6,414growth low, openings low
Teachers: Vocational Education, Middle School $6,693n/a
Teachers: Vocational Education, Postsecondary $5,853growth low, openings low
Teachers: Vocational Education, Secondary School $6,215growth low, openings low
Teaching Assistants, Graduate n/an/a
Team Assemblers $2,624growth low, openings low
Technical Workers: Healthcare , All Other $4,996growth strong, openings moderate
Technical Writers $5,217growth strong, openings low
Technicians, Aerospace Engineering and Operations n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Technicians, Agricultural and Food Science n/an/a
Technicians, Aircraft Service $5,233growth moderate, openings very high
Technicians, Audio Equipment $4,164growth low, openings low
Technicians, Automotive Service $4,384growth low, openings very high
Technicians, Avionics $5,903growth low, openings low
Technicians, Biological $3,489growth low, openings high
Technicians, Broadcast $3,163growth low, openings low
Technicians, Cardiovascular $6,546growth moderate, openings low
Technicians, Chemical $5,136growth low, openings low
Technicians, Civil Engineering $5,833growth low, openings high
Technicians, Clinical Laboratory $4,051growth strong, openings high
Technicians, Conservation $3,750growth low, openings high
Technicians, Dental Laboratory $3,992growth moderate, openings low
Technicians, Dietetic n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Technicians, Electrical and Electronic Engineering $7,038growth low, openings low
Technicians, Electro-Mechanical n/agrowth low, openings low
Technicians, Emergency Medical $4,500growth moderate, openings moderate
Technicians, Environmental Engineering $5,029growth low, openings low
Technicians, Fish Roe (see Food Batchmakers) $1,964growth low, openings low
Technicians, Food Science n/an/a
Technicians, Forensic Science n/an/a
Technicians, Forest $3,750growth low, openings high
Technicians, Geological $5,914growth low, openings high
Technicians, Health Information $4,337growth moderate, openings high
Technicians, Industrial Engineering $7,427growth low, openings low
Technicians, Library $3,378growth low, openings low
Technicians, Mapping $4,890growth low, openings low
Technicians, Mathematical n/an/a
Technicians, Mechanical Engineering $5,744growth low, openings low
Technicians, Medical and Clinical Laboratory $4,051growth strong, openings high
Technicians, Medical Appliance n/an/a
Technicians, Medical Records $4,337growth moderate, openings high
Technicians, Museum $3,845growth low, openings low
Technicians, Nuclear n/an/a
Technicians, Occupational Health and Safety $5,515growth low, openings low
Technicians, Ophthalmic Laboratory n/an/a
Technicians, Petroleum $5,914growth low, openings high
Technicians, Pharmacy $3,290growth moderate, openings high
Technicians, Prepress n/agrowth low, openings low
Technicians, Psychiatric $3,132growth moderate, openings moderate
Technicians, Radiologic $5,823growth moderate, openings high
Technicians, Records, Medical $4,337growth moderate, openings high
Technicians, Recreational Vehicle Service n/agrowth low, openings low
Technicians, Respiratory Therapy n/an/a
Technicians, Sound Engineering n/an/a
Technicians, Surimi (see Food Batchmakers) $1,964growth low, openings low
Technicians, Surveying and Mapping $4,890growth low, openings low
Technicians, Traffic n/an/a
Technicians, Veterinary $3,508growth moderate, openings low
Technicians, Video Equipment $4,164growth low, openings low
Technicians: Engineering, Except Drafters, All Other $6,439growth low, openings high
Technicians: Environmental Science and Protection, Including Health $4,402growth low, openings moderate
Technicians: Health, All Other $4,423growth moderate, openings low
Technicians: Life Science, All Other $4,583growth low, openings high
Technicians: Physical Science, All Other $4,583growth low, openings high
Technicians: Protection, Including Health $4,402growth low, openings moderate
Technicians: Safety, Occupational $5,515growth low, openings low
Technicians: Social Science, All Other $4,583growth low, openings high
Technologists, Cardiovascular $6,546growth moderate, openings low
Technologists, Clinical Laboratory $5,803growth moderate, openings moderate
Technologists, Food n/an/a
Technologists, Medical and Clinical Laboratory $5,803growth moderate, openings moderate
Technologists, Nuclear Medicine $6,745growth strong, openings low
Technologists, Radiologic $5,823growth moderate, openings high
Technologists, Surgical $4,411growth moderate, openings low
Technologists, Veterinary $3,508growth moderate, openings low
Technologists: Health, All Other $4,423growth moderate, openings low
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers $5,751growth low, openings high
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers $5,919growth low, openings moderate
Telemarketers $2,456growth low, openings low
Telephone Operators n/agrowth low, openings low
Television Announcers $3,871growth low, openings low
Television Camera Operators n/agrowth low, openings low
Tellers $2,602growth low, openings very high
Terrazzo Workers and Finishers n/an/a
Testers, nonagricultural $5,388growth moderate, openings high
Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Textile Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Textile Pressers n/agrowth low, openings low
Textile Twisting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/an/a
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other n/an/a
Theatrical and Performance Makeup Artists n/an/a
Therapist Aides, Occupational n/an/a
Therapist Aides, Physical $3,064growth strong, openings low
Therapist Assistants, Occupational n/an/a
Therapist Assistants, Physical $5,310growth strong, openings low
Therapists, All Other $9,223growth strong, openings low
Therapists, Family $5,097n/a
Therapists, Marriage and Family $5,097n/a
Therapists, Massage $7,013growth strong, openings moderate
Therapists, Occupational $6,764growth moderate, openings low
Therapists, Physical $8,380growth strong, openings high
Therapists, Radiation n/agrowth strong, openings low
Therapists, Recreational n/agrowth strong, openings low
Therapists, Respiratory $5,913growth low, openings low
Therapy Technicians, Respiratory n/an/a
Ticket Agents, Transportation $2,884growth low, openings high
Ticket Takers and Ushers $1,716growth low, openings high
Tile and Marble Setters n/agrowth low, openings low
Tile Setter Helpers n/agrowth low, openings low
Timekeeping Clerks $4,028growth low, openings high
Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters n/an/a
Tire Builders n/an/a
Tire Changers $2,509growth low, openings moderate
Tire Repairers and Changers $2,509growth low, openings moderate
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers $4,983growth low, openings low
Tool and Die Makers n/an/a
Tool Filers n/an/a
Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners n/an/a
Tool Sharpeners n/an/a
Topographer Mapper (see Cartographers and Photogrammetrists) $5,981growth low, openings low
Tour Guides and Escorts $2,657growth moderate, openings very high
Tower Operators $5,698growth low, openings low
Track Switch Repairers n/an/a
Tractor Operators, Industrial $4,386growth low, openings moderate
Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers $4,392growth low, openings very high
Traffic Clerks $3,268growth low, openings high
Traffic Line Painter $4,504growth low, openings moderate
Traffic Technicians n/an/a
Trainers, Animal n/agrowth low, openings low
Trainers, Athletic n/agrowth moderate, openings low
Trainers, Fitness $3,249growth moderate, openings high
Training and Development Managers $7,870growth moderate, openings low
Training and Development Specialists n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Training Workers, All Other $2,780growth low, openings moderate
Transcriptionists, Medical $3,049growth low, openings low
Transit and Railroad Police n/an/a
Translators and Interpreters , Language $4,333growth low, openings low
Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants $2,962growth low, openings high
Transportation Equipment Painters n/agrowth low, openings low
Transportation Equipment Repairers and Installers, Electrical and Electronic $5,538growth low, openings low
Transportation Inspectors $7,910growth low, openings low
Transportation Operators Supervisors/Managers $6,066growth low, openings moderate
Transportation Security Screeners n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Transportation Ticket Agents $2,884growth low, openings high
Transportation Workers, All Other $3,284growth moderate, openings very high
Transportation Workers, Rail, All Other n/an/a
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers $7,631growth low, openings moderate
Travel Agents $3,047growth low, openings low
Travel Clerks $2,884growth low, openings high
Travel Guides n/agrowth low, openings low
Tree Trimmers and Pruners $4,145growth low, openings low
Trimmers, Hand n/an/a
Trimmers, Tree $4,145growth low, openings low
Truck and Tractor Operators, Industrial $4,386growth low, openings moderate
Truck Loaders n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists $5,158growth low, openings high
Tuners, Musical Instrument n/an/a
Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic n/an/a
Tutor n/agrowth low, openings very high
Typists $3,165growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Ultrasound Technologists (see Diagnostic Medical Sonographers) $6,570growth moderate, openings low
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials $3,738growth strong, openings high
Underwriters, Insurance n/agrowth low, openings low
Upholsterers n/agrowth low, openings low
Urban and Regional Planners $6,761growth low, openings low
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers $1,716growth low, openings high
Utility Meter Readers $5,268growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door $4,872growth low, openings low
Vehicle Operators Supervisors/Managers $6,066growth low, openings moderate
Vending Machine Servicers and Repairers n/agrowth low, openings low
Vendors, Street $3,109growth low, openings low
Veterinarians $7,838growth moderate, openings low
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers $2,421growth moderate, openings moderate
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians $3,508growth moderate, openings low
Video Camera Operators n/agrowth low, openings low
Video Editors $3,373growth low, openings low
Video Equipment Technicians $4,164growth low, openings low
Video Rental Clerks (see Counter and Rental Clerks) $2,455growth low, openings high
Vocational Counselors $5,931growth low, openings high
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary $5,853growth low, openings low
Vocational Nurses, Licensed $4,533growth moderate, openings high
Vocational Psychologists (see Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists) $6,164growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Waiters and Waitresses $2,438growth moderate, openings very high
Waitresses $2,438growth moderate, openings very high
Wardens, Fish and Game n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Wardens, Game n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Washing Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders n/an/a
Watch Repairers n/an/a
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators $4,916growth low, openings high
Water Vessel Captains, Mates and Pilots $5,901growth low, openings high
Water Vessel Mates $5,901growth low, openings high
Water Vessel Pilots $5,901growth low, openings high
Weather Forecaster (see Atmospheric and Space Scientists) $7,198growth low, openings low
Weaving Machine Operators, Setters and Tenders, Textile n/an/a
Web Developers $4,868growth low, openings low
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping $3,582growth low, openings low
Weighers, nonagricultural $5,388growth moderate, openings high
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers $5,799growth low, openings high
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders n/agrowth low, openings low
Wellhead Pumpers n/an/a
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products $4,494growth low, openings low
Wholesale Sales Representatives: Except Technical and Scientific Products $5,182growth low, openings high
Wholesale Sales Representatives: Technical and Scientific Products $6,383growth low, openings low
Wildlife Biologists $6,222growth low, openings very high
Wildlife Managers (see Natural Sciences Managers) n/agrowth low, openings low
Wildlife Officer (see Fish and Game Wardens) n/agrowth low, openings moderate
Wildlife Technician (see Biological Technicians) $3,489growth low, openings high
Winch Operators n/an/a
Wind Turbine Service Technicians n/agrowth low, openings low
Window Trimmers $3,004growth low, openings high
Window Washer (see Janitors, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners) $2,650growth low, openings very high
Windshield Installer (see Automotive Glass Installers and Repairer) $2,762growth low, openings low
Wood Model Makers n/an/a
Wood Patternmakers n/an/a
Wood Sawing Machine Operators, Setters and Tenders $3,937growth low, openings low
Woodworkers, All Other n/agrowth low, openings low
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing n/an/a
Word Processors and Typists $3,165growth low, openings low
Writers and Authors n/agrowth low, openings low
Writers, Technical $5,217growth strong, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
X-Ray Technician (see Radiologic Technologists and Technicians) $5,823growth moderate, openings high
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Yardmasters, Railroad n/agrowth low, openings low
Youth Director (see Directors, Religious Activities and Education) $4,463growth low, openings low
OccupationAverage monthly wageEmployment outlook
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists $6,222growth low, openings very high