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SOC Code Occupation Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for Entry 2019 Average Annual OES Wage
2018 2028 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
412031 Retail Salespersons 104,079 104,707 628 0.60 % 6,000 9,249 63 15,312 No formal educational credential $31,690
412011 Cashiers 82,642 78,946 -3,696 -4.47 % 7,211 8,030 -370 14,871 No formal educational credential $28,040
353031 Waiters and Waitresses 74,140 75,096 956 1.28 % 5,178 9,144 96 14,418 No formal educational credential $32,970
399021 Personal Care Aides 63,776 76,212 12,436 19.49 % 5,172 4,584 1,244 11,000 No formal educational credential ***
353021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fas 50,336 55,802 5,466 10.85 % 4,231 5,219 547 9,997 No formal educational credential ***
434051 Customer Service Representatives 69,370 65,797 -3,573 -5.15 % 3,245 5,762 -357 8,650 High school diploma or equivalent $44,730
372011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaner 59,695 61,860 2,165 3.62 % 3,716 4,287 216 8,219 No formal educational credential $36,890
111021 General and Operations Managers 86,635 91,473 4,838 5.58 % 1,868 5,866 484 8,218 Bachelor's degree $137,870
439061 Office Clerks, General 59,552 55,701 -3,851 -6.46 % 3,221 3,676 -385 6,512 High school diploma or equivalent $41,230
537062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 43,545 44,463 918 2.10 % 1,987 4,124 92 6,203 No formal educational credential $36,300
291141 Registered Nurses 89,589 96,937 7,348 8.20 % 2,588 2,392 735 5,715 Bachelor's degree $93,160
352014 Cooks, Restaurant 33,230 38,407 5,177 15.57 % 1,901 3,166 518 5,585 No formal educational credential $34,100
433031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 48,871 45,793 -3,078 -6.29 % 2,880 2,635 -308 5,207 Some college, no degree $49,040
435081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 32,361 33,298 937 2.89 % 1,662 2,708 94 4,464 No formal educational credential ***
353011 Bartenders 23,347 24,184 837 3.58 % 1,111 3,069 84 4,264 No formal educational credential $31,690
431011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support 42,799 40,954 -1,845 -4.31 % 1,570 2,817 -184 4,203 High school diploma or equivalent $67,330
411011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 37,805 37,813 8 0.02 % 1,307 2,850 1 4,158 High school diploma or equivalent $49,590
436014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Med 43,819 38,687 -5,132 -11.71 % 2,114 2,503 -513 4,104 High school diploma or equivalent $47,870
373011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 27,636 29,345 1,709 6.18 % 1,167 2,522 171 3,860 No formal educational credential $39,720
132011 Accountants and Auditors 39,033 40,493 1,460 3.74 % 1,122 2,584 146 3,852 Bachelor's degree $83,800
131111 Management Analysts 32,894 36,473 3,579 10.88 % 1,076 2,191 358 3,625 Bachelor's degree $110,390
533032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 30,550 31,483 933 3.05 % 1,277 2,250 93 3,620 Postsecondary non-degree award $52,230
372012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,864 26,504 640 2.47 % 1,853 1,673 64 3,590 No formal educational credential $33,320
351012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Worke 21,818 22,947 1,129 5.17 % 975 2,442 113 3,530 High school diploma or equivalent $44,510
311014 Nursing Assistants 29,422 30,627 1,205 4.09 % 1,614 1,751 120 3,485 Postsecondary non-degree award ***
113031 Financial Managers 35,962 40,657 4,695 13.05 % 829 2,125 470 3,424 Bachelor's degree $153,650
353022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee S 15,729 15,639 -90 -0.57 % 1,766 1,638 -9 3,395 No formal educational credential ***
399011 Childcare Workers 23,125 22,791 -334 -1.44 % 1,698 1,728 -33 3,393 High school diploma or equivalent $31,280
436013 Medical Secretaries 28,077 29,416 1,339 4.76 % 1,473 1,744 134 3,351 High school diploma or equivalent $44,180
352021 Food Preparation Workers 17,978 18,866 888 4.93 % 1,350 1,836 89 3,275 No formal educational credential $31,440
472061 Construction Laborers 27,399 28,324 925 3.37 % 932 2,167 92 3,191 No formal educational credential $55,540
399031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 16,000 18,568 2,568 16.05 % 1,031 1,840 257 3,128 High school diploma or equivalent $54,260
434171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 22,944 22,711 -233 -1.01 % 1,329 1,738 -23 3,044 High school diploma or equivalent $34,200
131161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 23,215 27,510 4,295 18.50 % 597 1,995 430 3,022 Bachelor's degree $73,310
533033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 24,404 25,004 600 2.45 % 1,017 1,792 60 2,869 High school diploma or equivalent $41,680
339032 Security Guards 22,092 22,214 122 0.55 % 1,130 1,721 12 2,863 High school diploma or equivalent $36,950
499071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 26,883 28,242 1,359 5.05 % 966 1,705 136 2,807 High school diploma or equivalent $49,110
537064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 21,125 19,620 -1,505 -7.12 % 1,219 1,716 -150 2,785 No formal educational credential $29,230
259041 Teacher Assistants 25,933 25,914 -19 -0.07 % 1,376 1,356 -2 2,730 Some college, no degree ***
359031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 11,123 11,675 552 4.96 % 1,273 1,338 55 2,666 No formal educational credential $29,790
311011 Home Health Aides 18,509 22,230 3,721 20.10 % 1,095 1,188 372 2,655 No formal educational credential ***
414012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except T 24,855 25,100 245 0.98 % 760 1,860 24 2,644 High school diploma or equivalent $82,220
472031 Carpenters 24,347 24,703 356 1.46 % 767 1,771 36 2,574 High school diploma or equivalent $61,880
359021 Dishwashers 16,448 16,205 -243 -1.47 % 1,215 1,376 -24 2,567 No formal educational credential $29,670
395012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 19,004 20,088 1,084 5.70 % 1,186 1,249 108 2,543 Postsecondary non-degree award $43,920
252021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 31,770 32,109 339 1.06 % 994 1,362 34 2,390 Bachelor's degree $82,450
211018 Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Coun 19,789 22,043 2,254 11.39 % 678 1,463 225 2,366 No formal educational credential $47,530
211093 Social and Human Service Assistants 17,587 18,179 592 3.36 % 715 1,411 59 2,185 High school diploma or equivalent $36,270
413099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 16,268 16,890 622 3.82 % 489 1,610 62 2,161 High school diploma or equivalent ***
472111 Electricians 17,219 18,142 923 5.36 % 543 1,506 92 2,141 High school diploma or equivalent $71,110
131071 Human Resources Specialists 20,220 20,954 734 3.63 % 550 1,515 73 2,138 Bachelor's degree $75,900
533041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 15,769 18,033 2,264 14.35 % 908 924 226 2,058 No formal educational credential ***
151132 Software Developers, Applications 20,056 24,760 4,704 23.45 % 311 1,267 470 2,048 Bachelor's degree ***
319092 Medical Assistants 16,612 18,013 1,401 8.43 % 676 1,231 140 2,047 Postsecondary non-degree award $41,780
359011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 11,077 11,652 575 5.19 % 936 1,005 58 1,999 No formal educational credential $30,880
252031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technic 27,399 27,758 359 1.31 % 766 1,166 36 1,968 Bachelor's degree $81,070
414011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technica 16,974 18,022 1,048 6.17 % 532 1,303 105 1,940 Bachelor's degree $98,590
436011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistant 24,714 19,394 -5,320 -21.52 % 1,130 1,338 -532 1,936 High school diploma or equivalent $63,800
113021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 21,208 23,198 1,990 9.38 % 381 1,351 199 1,931 Bachelor's degree $159,180
399032 Recreation Workers 10,982 11,562 580 5.28 % 672 1,200 58 1,930 High school diploma or equivalent $31,620
112022 Sales Managers 19,307 20,268 961 4.97 % 402 1,353 96 1,851 Bachelor's degree $149,320
112021 Marketing Managers 18,502 19,762 1,260 6.81 % 389 1,308 126 1,823 Bachelor's degree $144,000
252011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 19,434 18,209 -1,225 -6.30 % 746 1,144 -122 1,768 Associate's degree $40,640
472152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 14,072 15,245 1,173 8.33 % 429 1,197 117 1,743 High school diploma or equivalent $73,970
191042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 18,029 18,978 949 5.26 % 258 1,389 95 1,742 Doctoral or professional degree $106,610
119111 Medical and Health Services Managers 18,206 19,941 1,735 9.52 % 468 1,044 174 1,686 Bachelor's degree $132,960
471011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction 14,971 15,595 624 4.16 % 455 1,133 62 1,650 High school diploma or equivalent $87,950
131199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 15,678 16,570 892 5.68 % 438 1,110 89 1,637 Bachelor's degree ***
119199 Managers, All Other 19,515 20,538 1,023 5.24 % 507 1,011 102 1,620 Bachelor's degree ***
493023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 16,957 16,585 -372 -2.19 % 455 1,178 -37 1,596 Postsecondary non-degree award $47,030
253021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 11,870 13,208 1,338 11.27 % 724 705 134 1,563 High school diploma or equivalent $56,400
533022 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 11,169 11,843 674 6.03 % 893 559 67 1,519 High school diploma or equivalent ***
119051 Food Service Managers 12,333 12,976 643 5.21 % 385 1,064 64 1,513 High school diploma or equivalent $69,200
353041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 9,049 9,539 490 5.41 % 684 768 49 1,501 No formal educational credential $30,740
151133 Software Developers, Systems Software 17,647 19,465 1,818 10.30 % 258 1,049 182 1,489 Bachelor's degree ***
292061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 18,253 18,666 413 2.26 % 626 780 41 1,447 Postsecondary non-degree award $60,340
435071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 14,958 14,595 -363 -2.42 % 494 973 -36 1,431 High school diploma or equivalent $41,160
132051 Financial Analysts 15,975 16,493 518 3.24 % 312 1,066 52 1,430 Bachelor's degree ***
393091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 5,318 6,102 784 14.74 % 607 708 78 1,393 No formal educational credential $29,310
151151 Computer User Support Specialists 14,396 15,693 1,297 9.00 % 276 957 130 1,363 Some college, no degree ***
333051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 17,509 18,248 739 4.22 % 430 825 74 1,329 High school diploma or equivalent $72,400
231011 Lawyers 24,851 25,938 1,087 4.37 % 545 672 109 1,326 Doctoral or professional degree $164,800
352012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 8,724 9,047 323 3.70 % 472 785 32 1,289 No formal educational credential $38,900
211022 Healthcare Social Workers 11,839 12,718 879 7.42 % 362 836 88 1,286 Master's degree $61,650
392021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 6,750 7,690 940 13.92 % 502 668 94 1,264 High school diploma or equivalent $31,740
511011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 12,204 12,219 15 0.12 % 388 860 2 1,250 High school diploma or equivalent $69,130
512028 Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Ex 10,941 10,866 -75 -0.68 % 468 771 -8 1,231 No formal educational credential $42,390
272022 Coaches and Scouts 7,401 8,206 805 10.87 % 441 698 80 1,219 Bachelor's degree $54,000
252022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical 16,082 16,280 198 1.23 % 503 690 20 1,213 Bachelor's degree $80,520
211021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 12,073 12,259 186 1.54 % 359 828 19 1,206 Bachelor's degree $50,770
413031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 12,272 12,187 -85 -0.69 % 316 842 -8 1,150 Bachelor's degree $112,720
433021 Billing and Posting Clerks 9,869 10,120 251 2.54 % 411 674 25 1,110 High school diploma or equivalent $45,480
433071 Tellers 10,938 9,490 -1,448 -13.23 % 501 730 -145 1,086 High school diploma or equivalent $34,340
491011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repaire 11,099 11,535 436 3.92 % 354 684 44 1,082 High school diploma or equivalent $77,830
131151 Training and Development Specialists 9,211 9,799 588 6.38 % 283 736 59 1,078 Bachelor's degree $77,040
512098 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemb 11,554 9,770 -1,784 -15.44 % 437 805 -178 1,064 No formal educational credential ***
399041 Residential Advisors 6,399 6,781 382 5.96 % 362 639 38 1,039 High school diploma or equivalent $35,780
339092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Se 4,008 4,250 242 6.03 % 543 454 24 1,021 No formal educational credential $29,140
519061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 10,875 8,879 -1,996 -18.35 % 392 825 -200 1,017 High school diploma or equivalent $48,790
119033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 12,095 12,666 571 4.72 % 319 641 57 1,017 Master's degree $109,330

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