Employment Projections

Top Occupations, 201424

Click the image for an overview of the top occupations from the 2014–24 projections. The data is also available in a table and PDF (1.5 MB).

The Employment Projections (EP) program develops information about the labor market for the Nation as a whole for 10 years in the future.

NOTICE 2014–24 experimental data (XLSX) based on EP's new occupational separations methodology is now available. Please visit http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_separations.htm for additional information.

NOTICE Wages provided in our tables have been updated with 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics data

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Occupational Projections Data

2014 and projected 2024 employment, job openings, education, training, and wages

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National Employment Matrix - Occupation

Detailed industries where each occupation is employed

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National Employment Matrix - Industry

Detailed occupations employed in each industry

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2014–24 Projections Analysis

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These files give a quick overview of the data and analyses available from the Employment Projections program and can be used as handouts:

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Does BLS project future labor shortages or surpluses?
  2. How often are the projections updated and where are they published?
  3. What is the time horizon for BLS projections?
  4. Does BLS prepare short-term projections?
  5. What are the fastest growing jobs?

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