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SOC Code Occupation Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for Entry 2021 Average Annual OES Wage
2018 2028 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
152041 Statisticians 798 1,067 269 33.70 % 17 55 27 99 Master's degree $112,661
151132 Software Developers, Applications 5,179 6,815 1,636 31.58 % 83 339 164 586 Bachelor's degree ***
151122 Information Security Analysts 532 691 159 29.88 % 9 35 16 60 Bachelor's degree ***
152031 Operations Research Analysts 918 1,172 254 27.66 % 24 44 25 93 Bachelor's degree $95,526
131161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 6,652 8,411 1,759 26.44 % 177 592 176 945 Bachelor's degree $80,665
251071 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 1,826 2,256 430 23.54 % 75 94 43 212 Doctoral or professional degree $167,321
419031 Sales Engineers 673 823 150 22.28 % 18 65 15 98 Bachelor's degree $114,093
151133 Software Developers, Systems Software 2,764 3,370 606 21.92 % 43 173 61 277 Bachelor's degree ***
299092 Genetic Counselors 118 143 25 21.18 % 3 4 2 9 Master's degree $93,753
131081 Logisticians 388 468 80 20.61 % 10 31 8 49 Bachelor's degree $80,856
299091 Athletic Trainers 119 143 24 20.16 % 3 4 2 9 Bachelor's degree $79,129
399021 Personal Care Aides 6,334 7,559 1,225 19.34 % 513 455 122 1,090 No formal educational credential ***
291071 Physician Assistants 1,710 2,037 327 19.12 % 29 78 33 140 Master's degree $128,293
152011 Actuaries 599 713 114 19.03 % 7 32 11 50 Bachelor's degree $144,804
393091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 232 274 42 18.10 % 27 31 4 62 No formal educational credential ***
291171 Nurse Practitioners 1,687 1,985 298 17.66 % 36 62 30 128 Master's degree $138,656
291126 Respiratory Therapists 608 711 103 16.94 % 18 17 10 45 Associate's degree $86,839
151134 Web Developers 1,197 1,398 201 16.79 % 22 76 20 118 Associate's degree ***
352014 Cooks, Restaurant 6,495 7,583 1,088 16.75 % 374 622 109 1,105 No formal educational credential $37,271
291127 Speech-Language Pathologists 706 818 112 15.86 % 15 26 11 52 Master's degree $94,016
172112 Industrial Engineers 700 811 111 15.85 % 15 36 11 62 Bachelor's degree $113,017
251011 Business Teachers, Postsecondary 1,794 2,073 279 15.55 % 71 89 28 188 Doctoral or professional degree $109,221
231022 Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators 110 127 17 15.45 % 2 3 2 7 Bachelor's degree ***
151151 Computer User Support Specialists 3,165 3,640 475 15.00 % 62 216 48 326 Some college, no degree ***
131111 Management Analysts 10,174 11,687 1,513 14.87 % 339 690 151 1,180 Bachelor's degree $120,802
517011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 271 311 40 14.76 % 12 18 4 34 High school diploma or equivalent ***
151199 Computer Occupations, All Other 1,366 1,565 199 14.56 % 24 83 20 127 Bachelor's degree ***
274011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 584 668 84 14.38 % 21 46 8 75 Postsecondary non-degree award $68,795
113031 Financial Managers 11,560 13,223 1,663 14.38 % 268 687 166 1,121 Bachelor's degree $185,492
119041 Architectural and Engineering Managers 1,338 1,523 185 13.82 % 25 78 18 121 Bachelor's degree $169,332
393031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 762 866 104 13.64 % 106 92 10 208 No formal educational credential $36,402
399031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 2,370 2,692 322 13.58 % 151 270 32 453 High school diploma or equivalent $62,714
113021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 5,842 6,634 792 13.55 % 107 380 79 566 Bachelor's degree $176,137
232011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 2,575 2,916 341 13.24 % 92 199 34 325 Associate's degree $74,516
359099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 152 172 20 13.15 % 13 14 2 29 No formal educational credential ***
112021 Marketing Managers 4,906 5,545 639 13.02 % 106 357 64 527 Bachelor's degree $161,674
151143 Computer Network Architects 880 994 114 12.95 % 12 53 11 76 Bachelor's degree ***
251066 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 172 194 22 12.79 % 7 8 2 17 Doctoral or professional degree $110,839
272022 Coaches and Scouts 873 982 109 12.48 % 52 83 11 146 Bachelor's degree $70,571
414011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technica 2,173 2,444 271 12.47 % 70 172 27 269 Bachelor's degree $125,117
193011 Economists 393 442 49 12.46 % 6 25 5 36 Master's degree $134,443
251032 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary 211 237 26 12.32 % 8 10 3 21 Doctoral or professional degree $121,966
413099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 3,097 3,475 378 12.20 % 97 319 38 454 High school diploma or equivalent ***
172071 Electrical Engineers 489 548 59 12.06 % 10 24 6 40 Bachelor's degree $118,846
251042 Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 598 670 72 12.04 % 23 29 7 59 Doctoral or professional degree $108,223
253021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 1,711 1,914 203 11.86 % 105 102 20 227 High school diploma or equivalent $60,383
272011 Actors 212 237 25 11.79 % 8 18 2 28 Some college, no degree ***
353021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fas 4,046 4,521 475 11.74 % 342 421 48 811 No formal educational credential ***
533041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 2,052 2,291 239 11.64 % 117 119 24 260 No formal educational credential ***
259099 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other 112 125 13 11.60 % 5 6 1 12 Bachelor's degree $60,475
172061 Computer Hardware Engineers 208 232 24 11.53 % 4 12 2 18 Bachelor's degree $114,683
273042 Technical Writers 441 491 50 11.33 % 15 31 5 51 Bachelor's degree $98,271
519071 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 124 138 14 11.29 % 8 9 1 18 High school diploma or equivalent ***
396011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 562 625 63 11.21 % 31 54 6 91 High school diploma or equivalent $34,909
251126 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 107 119 12 11.21 % 4 5 1 10 Doctoral or professional degree $119,836
171011 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 2,656 2,947 291 10.95 % 67 148 29 244 Bachelor's degree $102,891
419099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 532 590 58 10.90 % 24 49 6 79 High school diploma or equivalent $65,170
194099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 387 429 42 10.85 % 11 37 4 52 Associate's degree $59,254
251112 Law Teachers, Postsecondary 314 348 34 10.82 % 12 15 3 30 Doctoral or professional degree $113,441
274021 Photographers 979 1,083 104 10.62 % 40 63 10 113 High school diploma or equivalent $62,907
131151 Training and Development Specialists 1,856 2,053 197 10.61 % 58 151 20 229 Bachelor's degree $82,988
312011 Occupational Therapy Assistants 183 202 19 10.38 % 8 12 2 22 Associate's degree $64,756
191029 Biological Scientists, All Other 429 473 44 10.25 % 7 34 4 45 Bachelor's degree $101,613
292032 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 480 528 48 10.00 % 12 15 5 32 Associate's degree $94,459
192041 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 518 569 51 9.84 % 10 49 5 64 Bachelor's degree $107,799
172111 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers 183 201 18 9.83 % 4 9 2 15 Bachelor's degree $126,350
172199 Engineers, All Other 206 226 20 9.70 % 4 10 2 16 Bachelor's degree $126,938
112022 Sales Managers 4,162 4,565 403 9.68 % 89 298 40 427 Bachelor's degree $166,129
319092 Medical Assistants 3,345 3,664 319 9.53 % 137 249 32 418 Postsecondary non-degree award $45,433
119121 Natural Sciences Managers 789 863 74 9.37 % 18 56 7 81 Bachelor's degree $208,441
119111 Medical and Health Services Managers 4,981 5,434 453 9.09 % 128 285 45 458 Bachelor's degree $148,105
172141 Mechanical Engineers 727 793 66 9.07 % 14 37 7 58 Bachelor's degree $115,642
191021 Biochemists and Biophysicists 452 493 41 9.07 % 7 36 4 47 Doctoral or professional degree $139,629
393093 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 112 122 10 8.92 % 12 14 1 27 High school diploma or equivalent $39,550
271025 Interior Designers 618 673 55 8.89 % 21 43 6 70 Bachelor's degree $80,910
151121 Computer Systems Analysts 2,821 3,072 251 8.89 % 56 157 25 238 Bachelor's degree ***
273031 Public Relations Specialists 2,570 2,797 227 8.83 % 79 200 23 302 Bachelor's degree $82,308
319096 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 286 311 25 8.74 % 16 32 2 50 High school diploma or equivalent $48,848
251121 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 3,137 3,410 273 8.70 % 120 150 27 297 Master's degree $76,561
251124 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 675 733 58 8.59 % 26 32 6 64 Doctoral or professional degree $86,185
113121 Human Resources Managers 1,601 1,737 136 8.49 % 38 103 14 155 Bachelor's degree $171,745
251081 Education Teachers, Postsecondary 260 282 22 8.46 % 10 12 2 24 Doctoral or professional degree $78,286
131121 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 1,253 1,358 105 8.37 % 42 107 10 159 Bachelor's degree $67,796
254012 Curators 157 170 13 8.28 % 7 10 1 18 Master's degree $72,618
271024 Graphic Designers 2,478 2,683 205 8.27 % 84 174 20 278 Bachelor's degree $75,893
151152 Computer Network Support Specialists 426 461 35 8.21 % 8 28 4 40 Associate's degree ***
173029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 146 158 12 8.21 % 5 10 1 16 Associate's degree $64,241
151141 Database Administrators 597 646 49 8.20 % 12 32 5 49 Bachelor's degree ***
111021 General and Operations Managers 17,471 18,902 1,431 8.19 % 381 1,198 143 1,722 Bachelor's degree $163,376
253097 Teachers and Instructors, All Other, Except Substitute Teach 1,467 1,587 120 8.18 % 88 86 12 186 No formal educational credential ***
291041 Optometrists 184 199 15 8.15 % 4 2 2 8 Doctoral or professional degree $128,850
113131 Training and Development Managers 529 572 43 8.12 % 13 35 4 52 Bachelor's degree $151,854
251065 Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 164 177 13 7.92 % 6 8 1 15 Doctoral or professional degree $101,617
532031 Flight Attendants 2,617 2,824 207 7.90 % 143 164 21 328 High school diploma or equivalent $67,255
339092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Se 433 467 34 7.85 % 59 49 3 111 No formal educational credential $33,639
291199 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 268 289 21 7.83 % 8 5 2 15 Master's degree ***
119033 Education Administrators, Postsecondary 2,927 3,156 229 7.82 % 78 158 23 259 Master's degree $114,368
312021 Physical Therapist Assistants 154 166 12 7.79 % 7 13 1 21 Associate's degree $65,980
254013 Museum Technicians and Conservators 103 111 8 7.76 % 5 7 1 13 Bachelor's degree $55,927
211018 Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Coun 2,583 2,782 199 7.70 % 87 188 20 295 No formal educational credential $57,346
131131 Fundraisers 1,104 1,189 85 7.69 % 38 82 8 128 Bachelor's degree $76,049
291123 Physical Therapists 1,131 1,217 86 7.60 % 22 28 9 59 Doctoral or professional degree $90,591
131071 Human Resources Specialists 5,060 5,442 382 7.54 % 140 386 38 564 Bachelor's degree $81,802
396012 Concierges 1,261 1,356 95 7.53 % 68 119 10 197 High school diploma or equivalent $43,464
173023 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 252 271 19 7.53 % 9 17 2 28 Associate's degree $69,214
231011 Lawyers 11,959 12,860 901 7.53 % 266 328 90 684 Doctoral or professional degree $177,426
211091 Health Educators 587 631 44 7.49 % 23 46 4 73 Bachelor's degree $69,479
112031 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 1,098 1,180 82 7.46 % 25 72 8 105 Bachelor's degree ***
271011 Art Directors 1,179 1,267 88 7.46 % 62 70 9 141 Bachelor's degree $121,416
172031 Biomedical Engineers 337 362 25 7.41 % 7 18 2 27 Bachelor's degree $119,459
274032 Film and Video Editors 257 276 19 7.39 % 7 19 2 28 Bachelor's degree $67,583
272042 Musicians and Singers 1,404 1,506 102 7.26 % 83 90 10 183 No formal educational credential ***
359011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 2,207 2,366 159 7.20 % 188 202 16 406 No formal educational credential $35,426
413021 Insurance Sales Agents 2,056 2,203 147 7.14 % 78 128 15 221 High school diploma or equivalent $95,869
251052 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 154 165 11 7.14 % 6 7 1 14 Doctoral or professional degree $105,827
113011 Administrative Services Managers 2,214 2,371 157 7.09 % 63 128 16 207 Bachelor's degree ***
211099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 298 319 21 7.04 % 12 23 2 37 Master's degree $49,460
439111 Statistical Assistants 213 228 15 7.04 % 9 18 2 29 Bachelor's degree $70,516
435061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 1,417 1,516 99 6.98 % 49 104 10 163 High school diploma or equivalent $53,968
254011 Archivists 101 108 7 6.93 % 5 7 1 13 Master's degree $70,089
351011 Chefs and Head Cooks 926 990 64 6.91 % 29 96 6 131 High school diploma or equivalent $71,682
113061 Purchasing Managers 367 392 25 6.81 % 9 22 2 33 Bachelor's degree $154,670
211012 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 1,125 1,201 76 6.75 % 38 81 8 127 Master's degree $69,005
193051 Urban and Regional Planners 260 277 17 6.53 % 4 20 2 26 Master's degree $83,620
131141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 627 668 41 6.53 % 21 40 4 65 Bachelor's degree $92,086
439199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 509 542 33 6.48 % 22 39 3 64 High school diploma or equivalent $43,099
251125 History Teachers, Postsecondary 109 116 7 6.42 % 4 5 1 10 Doctoral or professional degree $115,865
251191 Graduate Teaching Assistants 1,124 1,196 72 6.40 % 43 53 7 103 Bachelor's degree ***
351012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Worke 3,680 3,912 232 6.30 % 165 414 23 602 High school diploma or equivalent $50,331
173026 Industrial Engineering Technicians 159 169 10 6.28 % 5 11 1 17 Associate's degree $65,848
259031 Instructional Coordinators 1,360 1,445 85 6.25 % 58 72 8 138 Master's degree $76,633
273091 Interpreters and Translators 976 1,037 61 6.25 % 45 56 6 107 Bachelor's degree $74,572
172051 Civil Engineers 2,290 2,432 142 6.20 % 48 136 14 198 Bachelor's degree $99,192
172081 Environmental Engineers 955 1,014 59 6.17 % 27 48 6 81 Bachelor's degree $109,186
536099 Transportation Workers, All Other 247 262 15 6.07 % 9 18 2 29 High school diploma or equivalent $59,255
132011 Accountants and Auditors 11,948 12,664 716 5.99 % 347 800 72 1,219 Bachelor's degree $95,660
119051 Food Service Managers 2,398 2,541 143 5.96 % 75 208 14 297 High school diploma or equivalent $73,484
291151 Nurse Anesthetists 202 214 12 5.94 % 3 7 1 11 Master's degree $223,477
272012 Producers and Directors 1,542 1,633 91 5.90 % 34 121 9 164 Bachelor's degree $96,886
173022 Civil Engineering Technicians 220 233 13 5.90 % 8 15 1 24 Associate's degree $63,715
131041 Compliance Officers 2,784 2,948 164 5.89 % 80 171 16 267 Bachelor's degree $91,219
119199 Managers, All Other 6,034 6,386 352 5.83 % 157 313 35 505 Bachelor's degree $150,884
359031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 2,713 2,869 156 5.75 % 312 328 16 656 No formal educational credential $32,446
132082 Tax Preparers 382 404 22 5.75 % 19 25 2 46 High school diploma or equivalent $71,242
113051 Industrial Production Managers 522 552 30 5.74 % 12 28 3 43 Bachelor's degree $153,011
397010 Tour and Travel Guides 962 1,017 55 5.71 % 76 97 6 179 No formal educational credential $36,105
291122 Occupational Therapists 584 617 33 5.65 % 13 20 3 36 Master's degree $93,425
319097 Phlebotomists 585 618 33 5.64 % 22 41 3 66 Postsecondary non-degree award $47,816
434199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 586 619 33 5.63 % 29 40 3 72 High school diploma or equivalent $55,617
254021 Librarians 463 489 26 5.61 % 26 22 3 51 Master's degree ***
132099 Financial Specialists, All Other 1,270 1,340 70 5.51 % 36 76 7 119 Bachelor's degree $83,851
299099 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other 145 153 8 5.51 % 3 5 1 9 Postsecondary non-degree award $69,312
519198 Helpers--Production Workers 273 288 15 5.49 % 15 26 2 43 No formal educational credential $38,161
399032 Recreation Workers 1,207 1,273 66 5.46 % 74 132 7 213 High school diploma or equivalent $37,302
371011 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Worker 1,696 1,788 92 5.42 % 73 124 9 206 High school diploma or equivalent $60,162
291141 Registered Nurses 25,171 26,516 1,345 5.34 % 717 663 134 1,514 Bachelor's degree $110,102
191042 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 8,757 9,225 468 5.34 % 125 675 47 847 Doctoral or professional degree $100,127
492022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Excep 243 256 13 5.34 % 7 20 1 28 Postsecondary non-degree award $86,838
112011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 431 454 23 5.33 % 9 33 2 44 Bachelor's degree $133,301
194021 Biological Technicians 2,674 2,815 141 5.27 % 41 247 14 302 Bachelor's degree $60,617
131199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 5,197 5,469 272 5.23 % 145 367 27 539 Bachelor's degree $92,596
434181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Cler 1,586 1,668 82 5.17 % 68 117 8 193 High school diploma or equivalent $45,743
211094 Community Health Workers 793 834 41 5.17 % 30 62 4 96 High school diploma or equivalent $51,508
151142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 1,393 1,465 72 5.16 % 24 76 7 107 Bachelor's degree ***
291066 Psychiatrists 197 207 10 5.07 % 3 3 1 7 Doctoral or professional degree ***
292071 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 1,023 1,073 50 4.88 % 31 36 5 72 Postsecondary non-degree award ***
119032 Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 677 710 33 4.87 % 18 36 3 57 Master's degree $121,955
535011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 146 153 7 4.79 % 4 14 1 19 No formal educational credential $43,768
251199 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 4,815 5,045 230 4.77 % 181 226 23 430 Doctoral or professional degree $153,828
251123 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 443 464 21 4.74 % 17 21 2 40 Doctoral or professional degree $87,010
132031 Budget Analysts 340 356 16 4.70 % 9 18 2 29 Bachelor's degree $92,380
251021 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 151 158 7 4.63 % 6 7 1 14 Doctoral or professional degree $107,997
211022 Healthcare Social Workers 3,388 3,544 156 4.60 % 102 236 16 354 Master's degree $71,715
299011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 220 230 10 4.54 % 5 8 1 14 Bachelor's degree ***
252012 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 135 141 6 4.44 % 6 8 1 15 Bachelor's degree $76,777
436013 Medical Secretaries 7,953 8,304 351 4.41 % 417 493 35 945 High school diploma or equivalent $47,027
353011 Bartenders 4,019 4,196 177 4.40 % 192 530 18 740 No formal educational credential $41,064
291031 Dietitians and Nutritionists 616 643 27 4.38 % 20 19 3 42 Bachelor's degree $67,733
311011 Home Health Aides 412 430 18 4.36 % 23 24 2 49 No formal educational credential ***
252031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technic 1,723 1,798 75 4.35 % 49 74 8 131 Bachelor's degree $91,627
252022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical 568 592 24 4.22 % 18 25 2 45 Bachelor's degree $87,080
352021 Food Preparation Workers 3,168 3,302 134 4.22 % 237 322 13 572 No formal educational credential $34,677
373011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 1,112 1,158 46 4.13 % 46 100 5 151 No formal educational credential $44,926
252021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 3,253 3,386 133 4.08 % 103 142 13 258 Bachelor's degree $96,553
000000 Total, All Occupations 696,999 725,362 28,363 4.06 % 27,229 46,643 2,836 76,708 No formal educational credential $88,980
395094 Skincare Specialists 396 412 16 4.04 % 22 24 2 48 Postsecondary non-degree award ***
193099 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 126 131 5 3.96 % 4 11 0 15 Bachelor's degree $94,652
172072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 230 239 9 3.91 % 5 11 1 17 Bachelor's degree $117,228
273043 Writers and Authors 1,303 1,353 50 3.83 % 57 82 5 144 Bachelor's degree $86,559
271014 Multimedia Artists and Animators 342 355 13 3.80 % 18 20 1 39 Bachelor's degree $75,579
419022 Real Estate Sales Agents 1,627 1,688 61 3.74 % 75 83 6 164 High school diploma or equivalent $85,813
518021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 190 197 7 3.68 % 6 14 1 21 High school diploma or equivalent $89,794
499071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 5,075 5,262 187 3.68 % 181 320 19 520 High school diploma or equivalent $54,677
513011 Bakers 472 489 17 3.60 % 28 38 2 68 No formal educational credential $37,675
132051 Financial Analysts 8,479 8,781 302 3.56 % 166 566 30 762 Bachelor's degree $111,714
435011 Cargo and Freight Agents 682 706 24 3.51 % 25 41 2 68 High school diploma or equivalent $52,476
251022 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 143 148 5 3.49 % 5 7 0 12 Doctoral or professional degree $112,870
499051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 436 451 15 3.44 % 11 26 2 39 High school diploma or equivalent $98,339
232099 Legal Support Workers, All Other 147 152 5 3.40 % 5 8 0 13 High school diploma or equivalent $58,691
193031 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 296 306 10 3.37 % 7 14 1 22 Doctoral or professional degree ***
273041 Editors 1,407 1,453 46 3.26 % 43 113 5 161 Bachelor's degree $84,805
499099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 340 351 11 3.23 % 14 24 1 39 High school diploma or equivalent $52,052
339099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 155 160 5 3.22 % 21 17 0 38 High school diploma or equivalent $64,512
435081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2,843 2,933 90 3.16 % 146 238 9 393 No formal educational credential ***
291181 Audiologists 159 164 5 3.14 % 3 3 0 6 Doctoral or professional degree $92,720
435071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 1,306 1,347 41 3.13 % 44 87 4 135 High school diploma or equivalent $43,919
292057 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians 642 662 20 3.11 % 19 34 2 55 Postsecondary non-degree award $54,967
433021 Billing and Posting Clerks 1,704 1,757 53 3.11 % 71 117 5 193 High school diploma or equivalent $53,395
395012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 1,411 1,454 43 3.04 % 87 92 4 183 Postsecondary non-degree award $44,691
333021 Detectives and Criminal Investigators 693 714 21 3.03 % 15 30 2 47 High school diploma or equivalent $122,143
372011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaner 10,381 10,694 313 3.01 % 644 743 31 1,418 No formal educational credential $42,627
192031 Chemists 101 104 3 2.97 % 2 8 0 10 Bachelor's degree $119,023
113111 Compensation and Benefits Managers 271 279 8 2.95 % 7 16 1 24 Bachelor's degree $163,353
519199 Production Workers, All Other 169 174 5 2.95 % 6 13 0 19 High school diploma or equivalent $45,921
113071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 545 561 16 2.93 % 12 32 2 46 High school diploma or equivalent $102,266
211023 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 1,632 1,679 47 2.87 % 49 113 5 167 Bachelor's degree $51,764
119151 Social and Community Service Managers 1,678 1,726 48 2.86 % 51 97 5 153 Bachelor's degree $79,717
492098 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 324 333 9 2.77 % 9 30 1 40 High school diploma or equivalent $64,668
531048 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving 1,208 1,241 33 2.73 % 39 92 3 134 No formal educational credential ***
533021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 220 226 6 2.72 % 17 11 1 29 High school diploma or equivalent ***
193022 Survey Researchers 116 119 3 2.58 % 4 10 0 14 Master's degree $77,689
132061 Financial Examiners 587 602 15 2.55 % 12 32 2 46 Bachelor's degree $110,371
537061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 1,022 1,048 26 2.54 % 52 99 3 154 No formal educational credential $33,124
352012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 1,421 1,457 36 2.53 % 76 127 4 207 No formal educational credential $45,315
499041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 237 243 6 2.53 % 8 14 1 23 High school diploma or equivalent $69,982
292052 Pharmacy Technicians 1,937 1,986 49 2.52 % 57 102 5 164 High school diploma or equivalent $45,397
371012 First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Gro 250 256 6 2.40 % 9 19 1 29 High school diploma or equivalent $71,009
292099 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 834 854 20 2.39 % 23 34 2 59 High school diploma or equivalent $58,344
511011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 668 684 16 2.39 % 22 48 2 72 High school diploma or equivalent $76,420
433099 Financial Clerks, All Other 127 130 3 2.36 % 4 10 0 14 High school diploma or equivalent $68,604
419021 Real Estate Brokers 1,230 1,259 29 2.35 % 56 62 3 121 High school diploma or equivalent $91,362
132072 Loan Officers 1,194 1,222 28 2.34 % 29 72 3 104 Bachelor's degree $99,670
513021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 220 225 5 2.27 % 9 18 0 27 No formal educational credential $49,394
434131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks 264 270 6 2.27 % 10 17 1 28 High school diploma or equivalent $52,815
513022 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 142 145 3 2.11 % 6 12 0 18 No formal educational credential $36,225
173011 Architectural and Civil Drafters 571 583 12 2.10 % 19 40 1 60 Associate's degree $66,890
131051 Cost Estimators 480 490 10 2.08 % 12 36 1 49 Bachelor's degree $112,691
132052 Personal Financial Advisors 5,389 5,494 105 1.94 % 123 288 10 421 Bachelor's degree $145,101
533022 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 1,320 1,344 24 1.81 % 103 65 2 170 High school diploma or equivalent ***
439041 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 881 897 16 1.81 % 33 56 2 91 High school diploma or equivalent $55,342
493042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 447 455 8 1.78 % 14 31 1 46 High school diploma or equivalent $69,802
353031 Waiters and Waitresses 15,990 16,270 280 1.75 % 1,119 1,977 28 3,124 No formal educational credential $37,424
519012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still 115 117 2 1.73 % 3 10 0 13 High school diploma or equivalent ***
414012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except T 2,439 2,480 41 1.68 % 75 183 4 262 High school diploma or equivalent $91,516
319093 Medical Equipment Preparers 539 548 9 1.66 % 27 35 1 63 High school diploma or equivalent $52,900
119141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 2,625 2,668 43 1.63 % 98 105 4 207 High school diploma or equivalent $94,782
514121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 124 126 2 1.61 % 3 10 0 13 High school diploma or equivalent $55,004
399041 Residential Advisors 529 537 8 1.51 % 29 52 1 82 High school diploma or equivalent $41,658
372012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 6,201 6,292 91 1.46 % 442 399 9 850 No formal educational credential $40,126
291124 Radiation Therapists 216 219 3 1.38 % 3 7 0 10 Associate's degree $99,603
211093 Social and Human Service Assistants 3,247 3,292 45 1.38 % 131 258 4 393 High school diploma or equivalent $35,738
212011 Clergy 147 149 2 1.36 % 6 10 0 16 Bachelor's degree $66,787
292055 Surgical Technologists 960 973 13 1.35 % 28 50 1 79 Postsecondary non-degree award $63,858
491011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repaire 1,499 1,519 20 1.33 % 47 91 2 140 High school diploma or equivalent $87,801
292034 Radiologic Technologists 1,564 1,584 20 1.27 % 39 48 2 89 Associate's degree $85,923
434081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 638 646 8 1.25 % 35 74 1 110 High school diploma or equivalent $39,616
411012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 1,875 1,898 23 1.22 % 61 119 2 182 High school diploma or equivalent $107,878
119021 Construction Managers 2,124 2,147 23 1.08 % 45 109 2 156 Bachelor's degree $134,781
292035 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 522 527 5 0.95 % 13 16 0 29 Associate's degree $95,874
291128 Exercise Physiologists 105 106 1 0.95 % 2 3 0 5 Bachelor's degree $66,663
292051 Dietetic Technicians 223 225 2 0.89 % 6 12 0 18 Associate's degree $40,443
211021 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 2,084 2,102 18 0.86 % 62 142 2 206 Bachelor's degree $54,200
537051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 591 596 5 0.84 % 18 49 0 67 No formal educational credential $45,123
533033 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 1,903 1,918 15 0.78 % 79 139 2 220 High school diploma or equivalent $47,382
292010 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 4,010 4,041 31 0.77 % 111 143 3 257 No formal educational credential $59,841
499021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and I 899 906 7 0.77 % 25 64 1 90 Postsecondary non-degree award $71,639
537062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 5,518 5,560 42 0.76 % 250 519 4 773 No formal educational credential $41,424
311014 Nursing Assistants 4,475 4,504 29 0.64 % 241 262 3 506 Postsecondary non-degree award ***
399011 Childcare Workers 2,035 2,048 13 0.63 % 151 154 1 306 High school diploma or equivalent $35,494
471011 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction 1,950 1,962 12 0.61 % 58 145 1 204 High school diploma or equivalent $107,063
292031 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 516 519 3 0.58 % 13 16 0 29 Associate's degree $88,758
353022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee S 1,904 1,915 11 0.57 % 215 199 1 415 No formal educational credential ***
519111 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 573 576 3 0.52 % 25 41 0 66 High school diploma or equivalent $35,353
411011 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 3,545 3,562 17 0.47 % 123 268 2 393 High school diploma or equivalent $51,428
472152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 955 959 4 0.41 % 28 78 0 106 High school diploma or equivalent $87,689
319099 Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 282 283 1 0.35 % 14 18 0 32 High school diploma or equivalent $51,136
474061 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 332 333 1 0.30 % 12 23 0 35 High school diploma or equivalent ***
339032 Security Guards 6,717 6,735 18 0.26 % 343 523 2 868 High school diploma or equivalent $40,247
311015 Orderlies 761 763 2 0.26 % 41 44 0 85 High school diploma or equivalent ***
292033 Nuclear Medicine Technologists 128 128 0 0.00 % 3 4 0 7 Associate's degree $88,357
353041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 1,287 1,287 0 0.00 % 95 106 0 201 No formal educational credential $39,046
271013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrator 127 127 0 0.00 % 6 7 0 13 Bachelor's degree $68,260
493031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 723 723 0 0.00 % 20 47 0 67 High school diploma or equivalent $66,691
474011 Construction and Building Inspectors 648 647 -1 -0.15 % 36 45 0 81 High school diploma or equivalent $69,104
434011 Brokerage Clerks 1,178 1,176 -2 -0.16 % 56 66 0 122 High school diploma or equivalent $64,916
132071 Credit Counselors 467 466 -1 -0.21 % 11 28 0 39 Bachelor's degree $62,884
132041 Credit Analysts 747 745 -2 -0.26 % 16 51 0 67 Bachelor's degree $103,907
259041 Teacher Assistants 669 667 -2 -0.29 % 36 35 0 71 Some college, no degree ***
493011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 739 736 -3 -0.40 % 20 41 0 61 Postsecondary non-degree award $78,703
333051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 3,539 3,524 -15 -0.42 % 85 163 -2 246 High school diploma or equivalent $80,299
435021 Couriers and Messengers 463 461 -2 -0.43 % 18 26 0 44 High school diploma or equivalent $41,197
271026 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 227 226 -1 -0.44 % 7 15 0 22 High school diploma or equivalent $42,965
412021 Counter and Rental Clerks 641 638 -3 -0.46 % 32 50 0 82 No formal educational credential $41,734
173013 Mechanical Drafters 212 211 -1 -0.47 % 7 15 0 22 Associate's degree $62,524
537081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 178 177 -1 -0.56 % 10 15 0 25 No formal educational credential $47,530
413031 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 6,764 6,725 -39 -0.57 % 174 465 -4 635 Bachelor's degree $113,701
472111 Electricians 2,523 2,506 -17 -0.67 % 77 214 -2 289 High school diploma or equivalent $82,446
331012 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives 1,272 1,263 -9 -0.70 % 31 48 -1 78 High school diploma or equivalent $119,745
412031 Retail Salespersons 10,633 10,555 -78 -0.73 % 609 939 -8 1,540 No formal educational credential $35,166
291069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 7,582 7,520 -62 -0.81 % 124 97 -6 215 Doctoral or professional degree ***
319091 Dental Assistants 1,086 1,077 -9 -0.82 % 50 71 -1 120 Postsecondary non-degree award $52,570
331099 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Ot 713 707 -6 -0.84 % 26 42 -1 67 High school diploma or equivalent $72,782
512028 Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Ex 233 231 -2 -0.85 % 10 16 0 26 No formal educational credential ***
434111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 924 913 -11 -1.19 % 47 66 -1 112 High school diploma or equivalent $56,587
514041 Machinists 250 247 -3 -1.20 % 8 17 0 25 High school diploma or equivalent $58,422
434171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 3,064 3,024 -40 -1.30 % 177 232 -4 405 High school diploma or equivalent $38,345
359021 Dishwashers 3,783 3,730 -53 -1.40 % 280 317 -5 592 No formal educational credential $34,542
413011 Advertising Sales Agents 987 972 -15 -1.51 % 31 102 -2 131 High school diploma or equivalent $75,507
131020 Buyers and Purchasing Agents 1,451 1,428 -23 -1.58 % 45 105 -2 148 No formal educational credential $82,260
291051 Pharmacists 2,097 2,061 -36 -1.71 % 49 44 -4 89 Doctoral or professional degree $121,865
211015 Rehabilitation Counselors 1,091 1,072 -19 -1.74 % 35 76 -2 109 Master's degree $49,160
472061 Construction Laborers 3,089 3,034 -55 -1.78 % 102 238 -6 334 No formal educational credential $64,540
434161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 392 385 -7 -1.78 % 14 30 -1 43 Associate's degree $54,909
435031 Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 334 328 -6 -1.79 % 12 20 -1 31 High school diploma or equivalent $57,998
291062 Family and General Practitioners 543 533 -10 -1.84 % 9 7 -1 15 Doctoral or professional degree ***
513092 Food Batchmakers 210 206 -4 -1.90 % 13 18 0 31 High school diploma or equivalent $39,230
535021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 261 256 -5 -1.91 % 7 18 0 25 Postsecondary non-degree award $67,025
472031 Carpenters 2,078 2,037 -41 -1.97 % 64 149 -4 209 High school diploma or equivalent $73,548
292021 Dental Hygienists 341 334 -7 -2.05 % 14 8 -1 21 Associate's degree ***
472073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operato 677 663 -14 -2.06 % 23 54 -1 76 High school diploma or equivalent $86,764
434051 Customer Service Representatives 14,617 14,232 -385 -2.63 % 693 1,230 -38 1,885 High school diploma or equivalent $48,654
412011 Cashiers 9,223 8,969 -254 -2.75 % 812 904 -25 1,691 No formal educational credential $31,754
472141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 1,067 1,037 -30 -2.81 % 36 70 -3 103 No formal educational credential $57,061
516011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 599 582 -17 -2.83 % 37 42 -2 77 No formal educational credential $32,385
274012 Broadcast Technicians 282 274 -8 -2.83 % 9 20 -1 28 Associate's degree $73,336
434151 Order Clerks 279 271 -8 -2.86 % 12 20 -1 31 High school diploma or equivalent $44,301
292061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 2,047 1,986 -61 -2.98 % 68 85 -6 147 Postsecondary non-degree award $63,924
431011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support 7,686 7,426 -260 -3.38 % 283 508 -26 765 High school diploma or equivalent $74,520
292041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 1,478 1,426 -52 -3.51 % 26 71 -5 92 Postsecondary non-degree award ***
291064 Obstetricians and Gynecologists 170 163 -7 -4.11 % 3 2 -1 4 Doctoral or professional degree ***
131075 Labor Relations Specialists 1,039 996 -43 -4.13 % 27 75 -4 98 Bachelor's degree $96,299
131031 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 2,024 1,939 -85 -4.19 % 48 120 -8 160 High school diploma or equivalent $78,193
433011 Bill and Account Collectors 707 676 -31 -4.38 % 27 56 -3 80 High school diploma or equivalent $53,902
537064 Packers and Packagers, Hand 1,699 1,623 -76 -4.47 % 99 140 -8 231 No formal educational credential $32,689
493023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 1,286 1,228 -58 -4.51 % 34 88 -6 116 Postsecondary non-degree award $56,403
119031 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Pro 343 327 -16 -4.66 % 9 17 -2 24 Bachelor's degree $69,017
533032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 1,550 1,474 -76 -4.90 % 62 110 -8 164 Postsecondary non-degree award $55,389
433051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 460 437 -23 -5.00 % 21 28 -2 47 High school diploma or equivalent $57,419
251194 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 744 705 -39 -5.24 % 27 33 -4 56 Bachelor's degree $78,548
252011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 2,938 2,779 -159 -5.41 % 113 174 -16 271 Associate's degree $42,745
291021 Dentists, General 417 394 -23 -5.51 % 9 4 -2 11 Doctoral or professional degree $164,323
435032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 544 513 -31 -5.69 % 19 31 -3 47 High school diploma or equivalent $54,829
254031 Library Technicians 262 247 -15 -5.72 % 23 16 -2 37 Postsecondary non-degree award $58,554
433031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 7,853 7,398 -455 -5.79 % 464 424 -46 842 Some college, no degree $56,341
439081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 188 177 -11 -5.85 % 12 13 -1 24 Bachelor's degree $53,075
413041 Travel Agents 883 826 -57 -6.45 % 50 64 -6 108 High school diploma or equivalent $54,833
439061 Office Clerks, General 8,643 8,076 -567 -6.56 % 467 533 -57 943 High school diploma or equivalent $47,508
132053 Insurance Underwriters 694 647 -47 -6.77 % 16 40 -5 51 Bachelor's degree $99,052
151131 Computer Programmers 655 609 -46 -7.02 % 10 34 -5 39 Bachelor's degree ***
291061 Anesthesiologists 437 406 -31 -7.09 % 7 5 -3 9 Doctoral or professional degree ***
291063 Internists, General 539 500 -39 -7.23 % 8 7 -4 11 Doctoral or professional degree ***
434121 Library Assistants, Clerical 219 203 -16 -7.30 % 17 15 -2 30 High school diploma or equivalent $42,904
352015 Cooks, Short Order 1,108 1,027 -81 -7.31 % 57 94 -8 143 No formal educational credential $35,140
291067 Surgeons 1,080 991 -89 -8.24 % 17 13 -9 21 Doctoral or professional degree ***
273022 Reporters and Correspondents 481 440 -41 -8.52 % 16 41 -4 53 Bachelor's degree ***
536021 Parking Lot Attendants 2,017 1,836 -181 -8.97 % 99 195 -18 276 No formal educational credential $33,799
273011 Radio and Television Announcers 222 202 -20 -9.00 % 9 16 -2 23 Bachelor's degree $76,246
412022 Parts Salespersons 251 228 -23 -9.16 % 10 19 -2 27 No formal educational credential $47,335
291065 Pediatricians, General 704 635 -69 -9.80 % 11 9 -7 13 Doctoral or professional degree ***
436014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Med 7,843 7,006 -837 -10.67 % 380 450 -84 746 High school diploma or equivalent $51,428
492011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 307 273 -34 -11.07 % 8 23 -3 28 Some college, no degree $51,427
253011 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers an 530 471 -59 -11.13 % 29 28 -6 51 Bachelor's degree $51,518
512098 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemb 1,616 1,426 -190 -11.75 % 62 115 -19 158 No formal educational credential ***
499094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 239 208 -31 -12.97 % 11 13 -3 21 High school diploma or equivalent $65,594
439071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 206 176 -30 -14.56 % 12 13 -3 22 High school diploma or equivalent $46,733
515112 Printing Press Operators 432 368 -64 -14.81 % 15 28 -6 37 High school diploma or equivalent $43,888
434071 File Clerks 326 274 -52 -15.95 % 17 20 -5 32 High school diploma or equivalent $50,406
435052 Postal Service Mail Carriers 861 723 -138 -16.02 % 29 30 -14 45 High school diploma or equivalent $56,164
435051 Postal Service Clerks 268 225 -43 -16.04 % 10 9 -4 15 High school diploma or equivalent $52,639
439051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Servic 575 477 -98 -17.04 % 25 33 -10 48 High school diploma or equivalent $42,259
515113 Print Binding and Finishing Workers 143 117 -26 -18.18 % 9 10 -3 16 High school diploma or equivalent $43,039
436012 Legal Secretaries 2,088 1,694 -394 -18.86 % 97 115 -39 173 High school diploma or equivalent $67,631
435053 Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Mach 1,048 836 -212 -20.22 % 43 35 -21 57 High school diploma or equivalent $53,010
436011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistant 6,011 4,742 -1,269 -21.11 % 276 326 -127 475 High school diploma or equivalent $73,761
519061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 368 288 -80 -21.73 % 13 27 -8 32 High school diploma or equivalent $55,014
439021 Data Entry Keyers 672 501 -171 -25.44 % 26 41 -17 50 High school diploma or equivalent $40,093
515111 Prepress Technicians and Workers 141 105 -36 -25.53 % 4 10 -4 10 Postsecondary non-degree award $55,471
432011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 237 165 -72 -30.37 % 12 13 -7 18 High school diploma or equivalent $40,590
439022 Word Processors and Typists 218 141 -77 -35.32 % 11 11 -8 14 High school diploma or equivalent $54,037
333041 Parking Enforcement Workers 192 114 -78 -40.62 % 4 7 -8 3 High school diploma or equivalent $62,936

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