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Occupation Employment
(in thousands)
Employment change,
2014-2024
Job
openings
due to
growth
and
replacement
needs,
2014-2024
(in thousands)
2016 median annual wage Education, work experience, and training
Title SOC Code 2014 2024 Number (in
thousands)
Percent Typical entry-level education Education Code Work experience in a related occupation Workex Code Typical on-the-job training trCode
                       
Total, all occupations 00-0000 150,539.9 160,328.8 9,788.9 6.5 46,506.9 $37,040 - - -
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians
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* A&p Mechanic
* Aircraft Engine Mechanic
* Aircraft Engine Specialist
* Airframe Mechanic
* Airframe And Power Plant Mechanic
* Airplane Rigger
* Faa Certified Powerplant Mechanic
* Flight Test Mechanic
* Helicopter Mechanic
* Jet Engine Mechanic
* Propeller-driven Airplane Mechanic

49-3011 119.9 121.5 1.6 1.3 30.1 60,170 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Audio and video equipment technicians
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* Audio-visual Production Specialist
* Event Av Operator
* Event Crew Technician
* Multimedia Production Assistant
* Video Control Operator
* Video Equipment Technician
* Video Production Assistant

27-4011 70.9 79.4 8.4 11.9 21.9 42,230 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Short-term on-the-job training 5
Automotive service technicians and mechanics
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* Auto Clutch Rebuilder
* Auto Clutch Specialist
* Auto Radiator Specialist
* Auto Suspension And Steering Mechanic
* Auto Transmission Specialist
* Automotive Alignment Specialist
* Automotive Brake Adjuster
* Automotive Brake Specialist
* Automotive Brake Technician
* Automotive Fuel Injection Servicer
* Automotive Fuel Systems Converter
* Automotive Specialty Technician
* Hybrid Car Mechanic
* Motor Tune-up Specialist

49-3023 739.9 779.0 39.1 5.3 237.2 38,470 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Short-term on-the-job training 5
Barbers
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* Barber
* Barber Apprentice
* Master Barber

39-5011 59.2 65.1 6.0 10.1 17.0 25,760 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks
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* Accounts Receivable Assistant
* Accounts Receivable Clerk
* Auditing Clerk
* Bookkeeper
* Fixed Capital Clerk
* Foreign Exchange Position Clerk
* Mortgage Accounting Clerk

43-3031 1,760.3 1,611.5 -148.7 -8.4 172.6 38,390 Some college, no degree 6 None 4 Moderate-term on-the-job training 4
Captains, mates, and pilots of water vessels
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* Barge Captain
* Barge Master
* Boat Pilot
* Car Ferry Captain
* Car Ferry Master
* Coastal Tug Mate
* Deck Officer
* Docking Pilot
* Ferry Boat Captain
* Ferry Captain
* Ferryboat Captain
* First Mate
* Harbor Boat Pilot
* Harbor Pilot
* Harbor Tug Captain
* Port Captain
* River Boat Captain
* River Pilot
* Sailboat Captain
* Ship Harbor Pilot
* Tow Boat Captain
* Towboat Pilot
* Tug Boat Captain
* Tugboat Captain
* Tugboat Mate
* Tugboat Operator
* Tugboat Pilot

53-5021 35.1 38.7 3.6 10.2 17.2 72,680 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 Less than 5 years 2 None 6
Commercial divers
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* Commercial Diver
* Marine Diver
* Non Destructive Testing Underwater Welder
* Salvage Diver
* Scuba Diver
* Submarine Diver
* Underwater Welder

49-9092 4.4 6.0 1.6 36.9 2.3 49,090 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Moderate-term on-the-job training 4
Computer user support specialists
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* Computer Customer Support Specialist
* Computer Help Desk Representative
* Computer Help Desk Specialist
* Desktop Support Specialist
* End-user Support Specialist
* Help Desk Analyst
* Help Desk Technician
* Pc Support Specialist

15-1151 585.9 661.0 75.1 12.8 150.5 49,390 Some college, no degree 6 None 4 None 6
Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers
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* Atm Servicer
* Cash Register Servicer
* Computer Repair Technician
* Computer Repairer
* Computer Service Technician
* Copier Technician
* Copying Machine Repairer
* Data Processing Equipment Repairer
* Photocopying Equipment Repairer
* Printer Repair Technician

49-2011 131.6 134.8 3.2 2.4 28.6 37,100 Some college, no degree 6 None 4 Short-term on-the-job training 5
Cooks, private household
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* Certified Personal Chef
* Personal Chef
* Private Chef

35-2013 35.9 36.2 0.2 0.6 9.7 32,060 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 Less than 5 years 2 None 6
Court reporters
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* Court Recording Monitor
* Court Stenographer
* Court Transcriber
* Deposition Reporter
* Stenocaptioner
* Voice Writing Reporter

23-2091 20.8 21.1 0.3 1.5 4.9 51,320 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Short-term on-the-job training 5
Dental assistants
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* Certified Dental Assistant
* Dental Aide
* Dental Assistant
* Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
* Orthodontic Assistant
* Orthodontist Assistant
* Registered Dental Assistant
* Surgical Dental Assistant

31-9091 318.8 377.4 58.6 18.4 137.5 36,940 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Electric motor, power tool, and related repairers
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* Ac/dc Rewinder
* Armature Rewinder
* Battery Repairer
* Dynamo Repairer
* Electric Motor Fitter
* Electric Motor Rewinder
* Electrical Parts Reconditioner

49-2092 19.3 20.0 0.7 3.6 6.0 41,570 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Long-term on-the-job training 3
Electrical and electronics installers and repairers, transportation equipment
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* Locomotive Electrician
* Marine Electronics Repairer
* Marine Electronics Technician

49-2093 14.8 15.4 0.7 4.4 3.2 59,280 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Long-term on-the-job training 3
Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment
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* Industrial Aerial Installer
* Industrial Robotics Mechanic
* Missile Pad Mechanic
* Public Address System Mechanic

49-2094 67.8 67.8 0.1 0.1 11.8 56,250 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Long-term on-the-job training 3
Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay
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* Generating Station Mechanic
* Power Transformer Repairer
* Powerhouse Electrician
* Protective Relay Technician
* Relay Technician
* Substation Electrician
* Substation Mechanic

49-2095 22.7 21.7 -1.0 -4.5 3.9 75,670 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Long-term on-the-job training 3
Electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles
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* Auto Electrician
* Auto Phone Installer
* Auto Radio Mechanic
* Automotive Electrician
* Car Alarm Installer
* Car Stereo Installer
* Gps Car Navigation Installer
* Mobile Electronics Installation Specialist

49-2096 11.5 5.8 -5.8 -50.0 2.0 32,220 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Short-term on-the-job training 5
Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers
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* Cable Installation Technician
* Electric Organ Checker
* Electronic Musical Instrument Repairer
* Home Stereo Equipment Installer
* Home Theater Installer
* Satellite Dish Installer
* Stereo Equipment Installer
* Television Installer
* Television Repairer
* Wireless Internet Installer

49-2097 29.6 30.3 0.7 2.4 4.9 37,410 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Short-term on-the-job training 5
Embalmers
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* Anatomical Embalmer
* Arterial Embalmer
* Embalmer Apprentice
* Licensed Embalmer
* Restorative Art Embalmer

39-4011 3.8 3.6 -0.2 -6.1 0.8 40,150 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Short-term on-the-job training 5
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics
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* Ambulance Driver-paramedic
* Emt
* Emt-b
* Emt-i/85
* Emt-i/99
* Emt-p
* Flight Paramedic
* Paramedic

29-2041 241.2 299.6 58.5 24.2 98.0 32,670 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Fire inspectors and investigators
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* Arson Investigator
* Cfei
* Certified Fire Investigator
* Certified Fire And Explosion Investigator
* Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator
* Fire Hazard Inspector
* Fire Investigator
* Fire Prevention Inspector
* Fire Safety Inspector

33-2021 12.4 13.1 0.7 5.5 4.3 58,440 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 5 years or more 1 Moderate-term on-the-job training 4
Firefighters
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* Fire Engine Pump Operator
* Fire Equipment Operator
* Fire Fighter
* Forest Firefighter
* Marine Firefighter
* Municipal Firefighter
* Smoke Jumper
* Wildland Firefighter

33-2011 327.3 344.7 17.4 5.3 112.3 48,030 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Long-term on-the-job training 3
First-line supervisors of fire fighting and prevention workers
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* Fire Lieutenant
* Municipal Fire Fighting And Prevention Supervisor
* Supervising Fire Marshal

33-1021 63.5 66.8 3.3 5.2 33.4 74,540 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 Less than 5 years 2 Moderate-term on-the-job training 4
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists
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* Beautician
* Cosmetologist
* Funeral Home Makeup Artist
* Hair Colorist
* Hair Stylist
* Hair And Makeup Designer
* Hairdresser
* Hairpiece Stylist
* Wedding Makeup Artist
* Wig Stylist

39-5012 597.2 655.6 58.4 9.8 212.1 24,260 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other
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* Podiatric Technician
* Traditional Chinese Herbalist

29-9099 44.2 50.3 6.1 13.8 14.9 48,820 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers
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* Air Conditioning Service Technician
* Bulk Cooler Installer
* Evaporative Cooler Installer
* Furnace Converter
* Furnace Fitter
* Gas Furnace Installer
* Heating, Ventilation, And Air Conditioning (hvac) Mechanic
* Oil Burner Repairer
* Oil Furnace Installer
* Refrigeration Systems Installer
* Stoker Installer

49-9021 292.0 331.6 39.6 13.6 84.2 45,910 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Long-term on-the-job training 3
Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers
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* Auto Carrier Driver
* Cement Truck Driver
* Concrete Mixer Driver
* Concrete Mixer Truck Driver
* Fuel Truck Driver
* Garbage Truck Driver
* Line Haul Driver
* Logging Truck Driver
* Moving Van Driver
* Over-the-road Driver
* Semi-truck Driver
* Tanker Driver
* Tow Truck Operator

53-3032 1,797.7 1,896.4 98.8 5.5 404.5 41,340 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Short-term on-the-job training 5
Insurance appraisers, auto damage
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* Auto Damage Appraiser
* Auto Damage Insurance Appraiser
* Automobile Damage Appraiser
* Vehicle Damage Appraiser

13-1032 15.5 15.4 -0.2 -1.2 3.8 63,510 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Moderate-term on-the-job training 4
Library technicians
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* Cataloging Library Technical Assistant
* Library Acquisitions Technician
* Library Cataloging Technician
* Library Circulation Technician
* Library Technical Assistant
* Serials Or Bindery Library Technical Assistant

25-4031 101.8 107.1 5.3 5.2 53.9 32,890 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses
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* Lp Nurse
* Lpn
* Lvn
* Licensed Practical Nurse
* Licensed Vocational Nurse
* Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse
* Triage Licensed Practical Nurse

29-2061 719.9 837.2 117.3 16.3 322.2 44,090 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Makeup artists, theatrical and performance
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* Special Effects Makeup Artist

39-5091 3.6 4.3 0.7 19.2 1.0 60,970 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Manicurists and pedicurists
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* Fingernail Sculptor
* Nail Technician
* Pedicurist

39-5092 113.6 125.3 11.7 10.3 20.6 22,150 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Massage therapists
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* Deep Tissue Massage Therapist
* Licensed Massage Practitioner
* Licensed Massage Therapist
* Massage Therapist
* Masseur
* Masseuse
* Massotherapist
* Rolfer
* Swedish Masseuse

31-9011 168.8 205.2 36.5 21.6 49.0 39,860 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Medical assistants
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* Autopsy Assistant
* Certified Medical Assistant
* Chiropractic Assistant
* Clinical Medical Assistant
* Morgue Attendant
* Ocular Care Aide
* Optometric Aide
* Optometrist Assistant
* Optometry Assistant
* Orthopedic Cast Specialist
* Podiatric Aide

31-9092 591.3 730.2 138.9 23.5 262.1 31,540 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Medical records and health information technicians
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* Cancer Registrar
* Health Information Coder
* Health Information Specialist
* Health Information Systems Technician
* Health Records Technician
* Medical Records Specialist

29-2071 188.6 217.6 29.0 15.4 71.2 38,040 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Medical transcriptionists
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* Certified Medical Transcriptionist
* Medical Record Transcriber
* Medical Stenographer
* Medical Transcriber
* Medical Transcriptionist
* Pathology Transcriptionist
* Radiology Transcriptionist
* Registered Medical Transcriptionist

31-9094 70.0 67.8 -2.2 -3.1 14.6 35,720 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Motorboat operators
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* Launch Operator
* Motorboat Operator
* Outboard Motorboat Operator
* Speedboat Driver
* Speedboat Operator
* Water Taxi Ferry Operator
* Water Taxi Operator

53-5022 4.7 5.0 0.3 6.3 2.1 40,210 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 Less than 5 years 2 None 6
Motorcycle mechanics
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* Atv Technician
* All Terrain Vehicle Technician
* Motor Scooter Mechanic
* Motorcycle Mechanic
* Motorcycle Repairer
* Motorcycle Service Technician
* Motorcycle Technician
* Scooter Mechanic

49-3052 17.0 18.0 1.0 6.0 4.4 34,720 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Short-term on-the-job training 5
Nursing assistants
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* C.n.a.
* Certified Nurse Aide
* Certified Nursing Assistant
* Hospital Aide
* Hospital Attendant
* Nursing Aide
* Nursing Attendant
* Nursing Care Attendant

31-1014 1,492.1 1,754.1 262.0 17.6 599.0 26,590 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Ophthalmic medical technicians
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* Ocular Care Technologist
* Ophthalmic Technologist

29-2057 37.0 46.1 9.1 24.7 12.8 35,530 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Phlebotomists
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* Certified Phlebotomy Technician
* Phlebotomist
* Phlebotomy Technician
* Venipuncturist

31-9097 112.7 140.8 28.1 24.9 51.6 32,710 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Prepress technicians and workers
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* Digital Proofing And Platemaker
* Electronic Pre-press Technician
* Photoengraver
* Plate Mounter
* Pre-press Proofer
* Prepress Stripper
* Type Setter

51-5111 36.5 27.5 -9.0 -24.6 5.7 38,930 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Psychiatric technicians
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* Behavioral Health Technician
* Mental Health Technician
* Psychiatric Technician

29-2053 67.9 71.4 3.5 5.2 10.2 30,970 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 Less than 5 years 2 Short-term on-the-job training 5
Ship engineers
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* Barge Engineer
* Ferry Engineer
* Towboat Engineer
* Tug Boat Engineer
* Tugboat Engineer

53-5031 10.3 11.1 0.8 7.5 3.5 70,570 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 Less than 5 years 2 None 6
Skincare specialists
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* Electrolysis Needle Operator
* Electrolysis Operator
* Electrolysist
* Esthetician
* Facialist
* Licensed Esthetician
* Medical Esthetician
* Skin Care Technician

39-5094 55.0 61.6 6.6 12.1 10.9 30,270 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Sound engineering technicians
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* Audio Recording Engineer
* Disc Recordist
* Dub Room Engineer
* Film Sound Engineer
* Play Back Operator
* Public Address Technician
* Recording Engineer
* Sound Assistant
* Sound Cutter
* Sound Designer
* Sound Editor
* Sound Effects Technician
* Sound Engineering Technician

27-4014 16.1 17.4 1.2 7.6 4.3 53,680 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Short-term on-the-job training 5
Surgical technologists
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* Certified Surgical Technologist
* Or Tech
* Operating Room Technician
* Surgical First Assistant
* Surgical Scrub Technologist
* Surgical Technologist

29-2055 99.8 114.5 14.7 14.8 24.6 45,160 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 None 6
Teacher assistants
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* Basic Skills Improvement Program Instructional Aide
* Classroom Aide
* Educational Assistant Teacher
* Gifted And Talented Student Education Aide
* Instructional Aide
* Instructional Assistant
* Learning Support Aide
* Paraeducator
* Public Health Training Assistant
* Reading Aide
* Special Education Aide
* Special Education Classroom Aide
* Special Education Instructional Assistant
* Special Education Paraeducator
* Special Education Paraprofessional
* Special Education Teaching Assistant
* Teacher Aide

25-9041 1,234.1 1,312.8 78.6 6.4 374.5 25,410 Some college, no degree 6 None 4 None 6
Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers, except line installers
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* Communications Equipment Installer
* Fiber Optic Central Office Installer
* Headend Technician
* Private Branch Exchange (pbx ) Installer And Repairer
* Switchboard Wirer
* Telecommunications Switch Technician

49-2022 218.6 210.8 -7.8 -3.6 19.7 53,640 Postsecondary nondegree award 5 None 4 Moderate-term on-the-job training 4
Wind turbine service technicians
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* Wind Energy Mechanic
* Wind Energy Technician
* Wind Turbine Mechanic
* Wind Turbine Technician

49-9081 4.4 9.2 4.8 108.0 5.5 52,260 Some college, no degree 6 None 4 Long-term on-the-job training 3