Employment Projections

Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2012 and projected 2022

Other available formats: (XLS)

Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2012 and projected 2022
(Numbers in thousands)

Education, work experience, and on-the-job training

Employment

Change

Total job openings due to growth and replacement needs, 2012—22

Median annual wage, 2012 (1)

Number

Percent distribution

2012—22

2012

2022

2012

2022

Number

Percent

Number

Percent distribution

Typical entry-level education

Total, all occupations

145,355.8

160,983.7

100.0

100.0

15,628.0

10.8

50,557.3

100.0

$34,750

Doctoral or professional degree

4,002.4

4,640.8

2.8

2.9

638.4

16.0

1,426.8

2.8

$96,420

Master's degree

2,432.2

2,880.7

1.7

1.8

448.5

18.4

950.8

1.9

$63,400

Bachelor's degree

26,033.0

29,176.7

17.9

18.1

3,143.6

12.1

8,618.7

17.0

$67,140

Associate's degree

5,954.9

7,000.9

4.1

4.3

1,046.0

17.6

2,269.5

4.5

$57,590

Postsecondary non-degree award

8,554.2

9,891.2

5.9

6.1

1,337.1

15.6

3,067.2

6.1

$34,760

Some college, no degree

1,987.2

2,212.2

1.4

1.4

225.0

11.3

642.6

1.3

$28,730

High school diploma or equivalent

58,264.4

62,895.2

40.1

39.1

4,630.8

7.9

17,667.4

34.9

$35,170

Less than high school

38,127.6

42,286.0

26.2

26.3

4,158.4

10.9

15,914.3

31.5

$20,110

Previous work experience in a related occupation

Total, all occupations

145,355.8

160,983.7

100.0

100.0

15,628.0

10.8

50,557.3

100.0

$34,750

5 years or more

4,831.9

5,091.8

3.3

3.2

259.9

5.4

1,330.9

2.6

$90,760

Less than 5 years

16,167.7

17,663.5

11.1

11.0

1,495.9

9.3

4,863.4

9.6

$52,270

None

124,356.2

138,228.4

85.6

85.9

13,872.2

11.2

44,363.0

87.7

$32,260

Typical on-the-job training needed to attain competency

Total, all occupations

145,355.8

160,983.7

100.0

100.0

15,628.0

10.8

50,557.3

100.0

$34,750

Internship/residency

5,989.1

6,658.9

4.1

4.1

669.8

11.2

1,997.8

4.0

$53,570

Apprenticeship

2,336.9

2,855.2

1.6

1.8

518.3

22.2

879.8

1.7

$45,440

Long-term on-the-job training

6,876.5

7,448.7

4.7

4.6

572.2

8.3

2,163.7

4.3

$41,810

Moderate-term on-the-job training

23,057.8

24,968.5

15.9

15.5

1,910.8

8.3

6,841.0

13.5

$36,950

Short-term on-the-job training

58,928.4

64,673.7

40.5

40.2

5,745.3

9.7

22,273.7

44.1

$22,960

None

48,167.2

54,378.8

33.1

33.8

6,211.6

12.9

16,401.3

32.4

$56,970

Footnotes:
1 Data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics program, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: Employment Projections program, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics