Projected SOC Occupational Employment in Central Region


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Occupation Employment Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Total of all occupations 278,870 309,050 30,180 10.82 9,746 NA
Management Occupations 15,240 17,070 1,830 12.01 466 NA
Chief Executives 1,210 1,390 180 14.88 56 Great
General and Operations Managers 4,570 5,060 490 10.72 126 Great
Advertising and Promotions Managers 110 140 30 27.27 5 Good
Marketing Managers 210 250 40 19.05 8 Good
Sales Managers 370 450 80 21.62 13 Great
Public Relations Managers 150 190 40 26.67 6 Good
Administrative Services Managers 510 570 60 11.76 14 Great
Computer and Information Systems Managers 310 430 120 38.71 16 Great
Financial Managers 730 850 120 16.44 23 Great
Human Resources Managers 260 270 10 3.85 6 Good
Industrial Production Managers 430 400 -30 -6.98 7 Fair
Purchasing Managers 170 160 -10 -5.88 6 Fair
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 230 260 30 13.04 7 Good
Construction Managers 490 560 70 14.29 14 Great
Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program 100 130 30 30.00 6 Good
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 490 540 50 10.20 19 Great
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 460 510 50 10.87 17 Great
Engineering Managers 220 210 -10 -4.55 4 Fair
Food Service Managers 770 880 110 14.29 20 Great
Funeral Directors 130 150 20 15.38 4 Good
Lodging Managers 240 240 0 0.00 3 Fair
Medical and Health Services Managers 760 900 140 18.42 28 Great
Natural Sciences Managers 200 190 -10 -5.00 4 Fair
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 130 130 0 0.00 2 Caution
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 450 530 80 17.78 15 Great
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 7,240 8,110 870 12.02 227 NA
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 160 150 -10 -6.25 5 Fair
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 340 340 0 0.00 8 Good
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 450 560 110 24.44 15 Great
Cost Estimators 300 340 40 13.33 11 Good
Emergency Management Specialists 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 170 190 20 11.76 5 Good
Management Analysts 310 360 50 16.13 8 Good
Meeting and Convention Planners 50 60 10 20.00 2 Caution
Accountants and Auditors 1,320 1,470 150 11.36 35 Great
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 120 150 30 25.00 7 Good
Budget Analysts 140 160 20 14.29 5 Good
Credit Analysts 60 70 10 16.67 2 Caution
Financial Analysts 70 100 30 42.86 4 Good
Personal Financial Advisors 130 180 50 38.46 8 Good
Loan Counselors 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Loan Officers 560 670 110 19.64 22 Great
Tax Preparers 120 130 10 8.33 3 Good
Financial Specialists, All Other 50 70 20 40.00 3 Good
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 2,450 3,520 1,070 43.67 129 NA
Computer and Information Scientists, Research 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 60 100 40 66.67 4 Good
Computer Support Specialists 920 1,560 640 69.57 69 Outstanding
Computer Systems Analysts 360 470 110 30.56 14 Great
Database Administrators 70 120 50 71.43 4 Good
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 170 270 100 58.82 11 Good
Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 60 90 30 50.00 3 Good
Computer Specialists, All Other 110 140 30 27.27 5 Good
Operations Research Analysts 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 2,780 2,770 -10 -0.36 61 NA
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 190 200 10 5.26 3 Good
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists 80 70 -10 -12.50 2 Caution
Surveyors 70 70 0 0.00 2 Caution
Electrical Engineers 110 100 -10 -9.09 2 Caution
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 40 50 10 25.00 2 Caution
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Industrial Engineers 170 150 -20 -11.76 3 Fair
Materials Engineers 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Mechanical Engineers 220 220 0 0.00 7 Fair
Architectural and Civil Drafters 300 300 0 0.00 9 Fair
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Mechanical Drafters 80 70 -10 -12.50 2 Caution
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 130 130 0 0.00 3 Good
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Industrial Engineering Technicians 90 90 0 0.00 2 Caution
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 260 260 0 0.00 9 Good
All other drafters, engineering, and mapping techn 130 130 0 0.00 4 Good
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 2,010 2,190 180 8.96 78 NA
Agricultural and Food Scientists 70 70 0 0.00 2 Caution
Life Scientists, All Other 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Chemists 100 110 10 10.00 4 Good
Hydrologists 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Physical Scientists, All Other 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Market Research Analysts 60 60 0 0.00 2 Caution
Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Biological Technicians 90 90 0 0.00 2 Caution
Forest and Conservation Technicians 50 50 0 0.00 2 Caution
Community and Social Services Occupations 6,490 7,700 1,210 18.64 227 NA
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 150 200 50 33.33 8 Good
Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 570 700 130 22.81 26 Great
Medical and Public Health Social Workers 330 400 70 21.21 12 Good
Social and Human Service Assistants 360 520 160 44.44 21 Outstanding
Clergy 370 430 60 16.22 16 Great
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 240 290 50 20.83 9 Good
Legal Occupations 2,110 2,390 280 13.27 50 NA
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 90 100 10 11.11 2 Caution
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 18,430 21,820 3,390 18.39 763 NA
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 420 510 90 21.43 20 Great
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 170 210 40 23.53 9 Good
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 210 260 50 23.81 11 Good
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 270 330 60 22.22 13 Good
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary 120 150 30 25.00 6 Good
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 60 80 20 33.33 4 Good
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary 170 210 40 23.53 9 Good
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 50 60 10 20.00 2 Good
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 220 260 40 18.18 11 Good
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 210 260 50 23.81 11 Good
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary 40 50 10 25.00 2 Caution
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 290 360 70 24.14 15 Great
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 100 130 30 30.00 5 Good
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 260 320 60 23.08 13 Good
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 100 120 20 20.00 5 Good
History Teachers, Postsecondary 110 140 30 27.27 5 Good
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary 80 100 20 25.00 4 Good
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 90 110 20 22.22 5 Good
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 370 430 60 16.22 16 Great
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 1,000 1,160 160 16.00 28 Great
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 430 490 60 13.95 11 Good
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 3,020 3,420 400 13.25 109 Great
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 1,200 1,310 110 9.17 39 Great
Vocational Education Teachers, Middle School 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 2,160 2,560 400 18.52 106 Great
Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 440 490 50 11.36 19 Great
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 520 710 190 36.54 26 Outstanding
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 260 320 60 23.08 9 Good
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 340 420 80 23.53 12 Good
Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors 110 130 20 18.18 3 Good
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 270 330 60 22.22 9 Good
All other teachers, primary, secondary, and adult 680 800 120 17.65 19 Great
Librarians 430 450 20 4.65 11 Great
Library Technicians 200 240 40 20.00 13 Great
Instructional Coordinators 110 130 20 18.18 5 Good
Teacher Assistants 1,650 2,030 380 23.03 72 Great
Library, museum, training, and other education wor 20 30 10 50.00 0 Caution
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 3,770 4,110 340 9.02 106 NA
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Multi-Media Artists and Animators 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Commercial and Industrial Designers 70 80 10 14.29 2 Caution
Floral Designers 240 270 30 12.50 6 Good
Graphic Designers 220 240 20 9.09 5 Good
Interior Designers 50 60 10 20.00 1 Caution
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 80 80 0 0.00 2 Caution
All other art and design workers 90 100 10 11.11 3 Good
Producers and Directors 50 60 10 20.00 2 Caution
Coaches and Scouts 630 700 70 11.11 20 Great
Choreographers 40 60 20 50.00 2 Caution
Announcers 280 230 -50 -17.86 4 Fair
News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents 180 180 0 0.00 6 Fair
Public Relations Specialists 280 350 70 25.00 12 Good
Editors 150 170 20 13.33 7 Good
Technical Writers 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Writers and Authors 190 190 0 0.00 4 Good
Media and Communication Workers, All Other 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Broadcast Technicians 60 60 0 0.00 2 Caution
Photographers 230 250 20 8.70 7 Good
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 40 50 10 25.00 1 Caution
Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 40 50 10 25.00 3 Caution
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 16,130 19,210 3,080 19.09 666 NA
Dentists 280 300 20 7.14 9 Good
Dietitians and Nutritionists 120 120 0 0.00 4 Good
Optometrists 50 70 20 40.00 2 Caution
Pharmacists 450 580 130 28.89 27 Great
Family and General Practitioners 410 490 80 19.51 14 Great
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 60 60 0 0.00 2 Caution
Physician Assistants 60 80 20 33.33 4 Good
Registered Nurses 4,880 5,800 920 18.85 191 Great
Occupational Therapists 140 190 50 35.71 8 Great
Physical Therapists 240 320 80 33.33 14 Good
Radiation Therapists 30 40 10 33.33 2 Caution
Respiratory Therapists 130 180 50 38.46 7 Good
Speech-Language Pathologists 200 270 70 35.00 13 Great
Veterinarians 120 150 30 25.00 5 Good
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 320 360 40 12.50 12 Great
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 470 520 50 10.64 16 Great
Dental Hygienists 150 210 60 40.00 8 Good
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 40 50 10 25.00 2 Caution
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 60 70 10 16.67 2 Caution
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 30 40 10 33.33 2 Caution
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 400 480 80 20.00 17 Great
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 620 820 200 32.26 36 Great
Dietetic Technicians 60 70 10 16.67 3 Good
Pharmacy Technicians 570 780 210 36.84 36 Outstanding
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 60 80 20 33.33 4 Good
Surgical Technologists 120 170 50 41.67 8 Great
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 90 120 30 33.33 5 Good
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 2,140 2,370 230 10.75 78 Great
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 420 560 140 33.33 23 Outstanding
Opticians, Dispensing 240 300 60 25.00 11 Good
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 150 170 20 13.33 6 Good
Athletic Trainers 30 40 10 33.33 2 Caution
Healthcare Support Occupations 8,010 9,610 1,600 19.98 283 NA
Home Health Aides 940 1,170 230 24.47 36 Great
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 4,120 4,780 660 16.02 119 Great
Occupational Therapist Assistants 30 50 20 66.67 3 Good
Physical Therapist Assistants 80 120 40 50.00 7 Good
Physical Therapist Aides 70 90 20 28.57 5 Good
Massage Therapists 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Dental Assistants 450 620 170 37.78 24 Outstanding
Medical Assistants 450 680 230 51.11 36 Outstanding
Medical Equipment Preparers 60 70 10 16.67 3 Good
Medical Transcriptionists 210 270 60 28.57 12 Good
Pharmacy Aides 40 50 10 25.00 2 Caution
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 150 200 50 33.33 9 Good
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 150 190 40 26.67 7 Good
Protective Service Occupations 5,910 7,020 1,110 18.78 268 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 130 150 20 15.38 6 Good
First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 70 80 10 14.29 3 Good
Fire Fighters 430 500 70 16.28 18 Great
Bailiffs 20 30 10 50.00 2 Caution
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 240 280 40 16.67 9 Good
Security Guards 940 1,080 140 14.89 41 Great
Crossing Guards 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Protective Service Workers, All Other 220 290 70 31.82 23 Great
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 22,230 26,350 4,120 18.53 1,401 NA
Chefs and Head Cooks 400 480 80 20.00 21 Great
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 1,560 1,800 240 15.38 64 Great
Cooks, Fast Food 2,050 2,160 110 5.37 69 Great
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 1,710 1,820 110 6.43 59 Great
Cooks, Restaurant 1,090 1,340 250 22.94 57 Great
Cooks, Short Order 490 550 60 12.24 20 Great
Food Preparation Workers 1,340 1,560 220 16.42 74 Great
Bartenders 650 760 110 16.92 37 Great
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 4,780 6,570 1,790 37.45 472 Outstanding
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 870 1,040 170 19.54 85 Great
Waiters and Waitresses 4,200 5,210 1,010 24.05 337 Great
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 360 420 60 16.67 21 Great
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 710 660 -50 -7.04 24 Fair
Dishwashers 1,320 1,230 -90 -6.82 50 Fair
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 560 640 80 14.29 25 Great
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 130 120 -10 -7.69 5 Fair
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 9,340 10,860 1,520 16.27 344 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 520 580 60 11.54 20 Great
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 240 250 10 4.17 2 Good
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 4,260 4,830 570 13.38 134 Great
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 2,610 3,070 460 17.62 103 Great
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 1,340 1,680 340 25.37 69 Great
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 50 50 0 0.00 2 Caution
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 150 170 20 13.33 6 Good
All other building and grounds cleaning and mainte 100 110 10 10.00 3 Good
Personal Care and Service Occupations 6,980 8,370 1,390 19.91 321 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 170 200 30 17.65 8 Good
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 370 440 70 18.92 14 Great
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 110 110 0 0.00 9 Good
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 370 500 130 35.14 25 Outstanding
Embalmers 60 60 0 0.00 1 Caution
Funeral Attendants 60 80 20 33.33 3 Good
Barbers 220 220 0 0.00 6 Good
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 1,360 1,400 40 2.94 37 Great
Child Care Workers 1,580 1,840 260 16.46 80 Great
Personal and Home Care Aides 1,130 1,550 420 37.17 59 Outstanding
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 320 450 130 40.63 20 Great
Residential Advisors 110 120 10 9.09 4 Good
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 350 400 50 14.29 12 Great
Sales and Related Occupations 28,960 32,740 3,780 13.05 1,307 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 5,820 6,410 590 10.14 143 Great
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 370 400 30 8.11 8 Good
Cashiers 7,920 9,210 1,290 16.29 488 Great
Counter and Rental Clerks 630 730 100 15.87 38 Great
Parts Salespersons 590 590 0 0.00 18 Fair
Retail Salespersons 7,900 8,970 1,070 13.54 407 Great
Advertising Sales Agents 340 400 60 17.65 13 Great
Insurance Sales Agents 1,000 1,110 110 11.00 36 Great
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 180 250 70 38.89 9 Good
Travel Agents 120 120 0 0.00 4 Good
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 280 280 0 0.00 9 Good
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 1,420 1,440 20 1.41 41 Great
Demonstrators and Product Promoters 140 170 30 21.43 7 Good
Real Estate Brokers 70 80 10 14.29 2 Caution
Real Estate Sales Agents 340 370 30 8.82 9 Good
Telemarketers 660 810 150 22.73 28 Great
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 250 260 10 4.00 7 Good
Sales and Related Workers, All Other 800 990 190 23.75 37 Great
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 46,280 48,330 2,050 4.43 1,214 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 3,000 3,260 260 8.67 84 Great
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 370 280 -90 -24.32 11 Fair
Bill and Account Collectors 530 680 150 28.30 28 Great
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 1,240 1,310 70 5.65 38 Great
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 3,720 3,820 100 2.69 82 Great
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 350 340 -10 -2.86 10 Fair
Procurement Clerks 250 210 -40 -16.00 6 Fair
Tellers 1,590 1,760 170 10.69 93 Great
Brokerage Clerks 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Correspondence Clerks 30 40 10 33.33 1 Caution
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 110 120 10 9.09 2 Caution
Customer Service Representatives 2,290 2,690 400 17.47 59 Great
File Clerks 380 400 20 5.26 14 Great
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 570 680 110 19.30 36 Great
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 280 360 80 28.57 13 Good
Library Assistants, Clerical 120 150 30 25.00 9 Good
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 280 240 -40 -14.29 2 Caution
New Accounts Clerks 210 270 60 28.57 10 Good
Order Clerks 760 610 -150 -19.74 16 Fair
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 420 440 20 4.76 12 Great
Receptionists and Information Clerks 1,600 1,900 300 18.75 66 Great
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 80 100 20 25.00 3 Good
All other financial, information, and record clerk 250 270 20 8.00 5 Good
Couriers and Messengers 190 170 -20 -10.53 5 Fair
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 200 250 50 25.00 8 Good
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 270 300 30 11.11 8 Good
Meter Readers, Utilities 150 110 -40 -26.67 4 Fair
Postal Service Clerks 100 100 0 0.00 2 Caution
Postal Service Mail Carriers 700 700 0 0.00 22 Great
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 250 230 -20 -8.00 5 Fair
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 380 400 20 5.26 9 Good
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 1,360 1,410 50 3.68 32 Great
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3,160 3,360 200 6.33 133 Great
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 80 80 0 0.00 2 Caution
Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 1,920 2,050 130 6.77 45 Great
Medical Secretaries 510 570 60 11.76 15 Great
Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 3,830 3,720 -110 -2.87 65 Fair
Computer Operators 220 170 -50 -22.73 4 Fair
Data Entry Keyers 770 730 -40 -5.19 12 Fair
Desktop Publishers 110 160 50 45.45 7 Good
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 740 620 -120 -16.22 13 Fair
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 280 270 -10 -3.57 8 Fair
Office Clerks, General 7,350 8,310 960 13.06 238 Great
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 150 140 -10 -6.67 5 Fair
Proofreaders and Copy Markers 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Statistical Assistants 30 30 0 0.00 0 Caution
All other secretaries, administrative assistants, 860 760 -100 -11.63 14 Fair
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 700 770 70 10.00 24 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 100 120 20 20.00 2 Caution
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 110 110 0 0.00 2 Good
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 100 120 20 20.00 5 Good
Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals 100 110 10 10.00 4 Good
Construction and Extraction Occupations 16,420 18,380 1,960 11.94 500 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 1,890 2,080 190 10.05 62 Great
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 500 460 -40 -8.00 9 Fair
Carpenters 3,330 3,580 250 7.51 81 Great
Carpet Installers 430 460 30 6.98 10 Good
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 470 500 30 6.38 7 Good
Construction Laborers 1,450 1,740 290 20.00 42 Great
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 160 200 40 25.00 7 Good
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 920 1,050 130 14.13 33 Great
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 330 390 60 18.18 9 Good
Tapers 100 120 20 20.00 3 Good
Electricians 940 1,260 320 34.04 50 Outstanding
Glaziers 50 60 10 20.00 2 Caution
Insulation Workers 100 100 0 0.00 4 Good
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 700 790 90 12.86 21 Great
Paperhangers 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Pipelayers 160 190 30 18.75 6 Good
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 940 1,020 80 8.51 24 Great
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 70 80 10 14.29 2 Caution
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 60 80 20 33.33 2 Caution
Roofers 300 350 50 16.67 12 Good
Sheet Metal Workers 400 510 110 27.50 18 Great
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 210 250 40 19.05 7 Good
Helpers--Carpenters 340 350 10 2.94 19 Great
Helpers--Electricians 70 100 30 42.86 7 Good
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 50 60 10 20.00 4 Good
Fence Erectors 30 40 10 33.33 2 Caution
Highway Maintenance Workers 1,470 1,550 80 5.44 30 Great
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 50 50 0 0.00 2 Caution
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 11,430 12,260 830 7.26 334 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 1,150 1,310 160 13.91 46 Great
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 200 230 30 15.00 4 Good
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 310 270 -40 -12.90 6 Fair
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 80 80 0 0.00 2 Caution
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 150 160 10 6.67 3 Good
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 80 60 -20 -25.00 1 Caution
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 60 60 0 0.00 1 Caution
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 430 500 70 16.28 18 Great
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 1,920 2,220 300 15.63 75 Great
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 470 550 80 17.02 20 Great
Farm Equipment Mechanics 140 140 0 0.00 4 Good
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 310 340 30 9.68 10 Good
Motorboat Mechanics 220 240 20 9.09 8 Good
Motorcycle Mechanics 40 50 10 25.00 1 Caution
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 70 70 0 0.00 2 Caution
Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 40 50 10 25.00 3 Caution
Tire Repairers and Changers 250 280 30 12.00 13 Great
All other vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 470 560 90 19.15 14 Great
Home Appliance Repairers 80 100 20 25.00 4 Good
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 300 280 -20 -6.67 8 Fair
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 2,650 2,670 20 0.75 36 Great
Maintenance Workers, Machinery 210 210 0 0.00 6 Fair
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 510 520 10 1.96 18 Great
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 190 180 -10 -5.26 4 Fair
Medical Equipment Repairers 70 80 10 14.29 3 Good
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 130 140 10 7.69 4 Good
Fabric Menders, Except Garment 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 110 100 -10 -9.09 2 Caution
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 180 200 20 11.11 12 Great
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 130 140 10 7.69 4 Good
Production Occupations 28,880 26,530 -2,350 -8.14 647 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 1,720 1,550 -170 -9.88 45 Fair
Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers 550 560 10 1.82 14 Great
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 890 760 -130 -14.61 23 Fair
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers 190 160 -30 -15.79 4 Fair
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 330 360 30 9.09 8 Good
Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators 90 80 -10 -11.11 2 Caution
Team Assemblers 5,720 5,420 -300 -5.24 100 Fair
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 310 300 -10 -3.23 5 Fair
Bakers 200 230 30 15.00 6 Good
Butchers and Meat Cutters 380 370 -10 -2.63 9 Fair
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 90 90 0 0.00 2 Caution
Food Batchmakers 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 100 100 0 0.00 4 Good
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 40 50 10 25.00 2 Caution
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 350 300 -50 -14.29 8 Fair
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 800 700 -100 -12.50 16 Fair
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 100 90 -10 -10.00 2 Caution
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 280 210 -70 -25.00 11 Fair
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 160 130 -30 -18.75 5 Fair
Machinists 1,160 1,080 -80 -6.90 24 Fair
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Pourers and Casters, Metal 40 40 0 0.00 2 Caution
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 430 420 -10 -2.33 9 Fair
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 50 60 10 20.00 2 Caution
Tool and Die Makers 260 230 -30 -11.54 7 Fair
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 1,190 1,290 100 8.40 44 Great
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 220 230 10 4.55 6 Good
Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Bindery Workers 540 540 0 0.00 14 Great
Job Printers 140 150 10 7.14 5 Good
Prepress Technicians and Workers 260 220 -40 -15.38 7 Fair
Printing Machine Operators 640 650 10 1.56 17 Great
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 700 760 60 8.57 25 Great
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 120 120 0 0.00 2 Caution
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers 110 70 -40 -36.36 4 Fair
Sewers, Hand 50 40 -10 -20.00 1 Caution
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 180 150 -30 -16.67 4 Fair
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 50 30 -20 -40.00 1 Caution
Upholsterers 60 60 0 0.00 2 Caution
Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 340 390 50 14.71 16 Great
Furniture Finishers 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 210 250 40 19.05 12 Great
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 280 290 10 3.57 12 Good
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 230 280 50 21.74 12 Good
Chemical Plant and System Operators 50 50 0 0.00 2 Caution
Plant and System Operators, All Other 40 40 0 0.00 2 Caution
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 90 90 0 0.00 3 Caution
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 390 390 0 0.00 9 Fair
Cutters and Trimmers, Hand 80 80 0 0.00 2 Caution
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 110 90 -20 -18.18 2 Caution
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 180 80 -100 -55.56 4 Fair
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 110 50 -60 -54.55 3 Caution
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 700 540 -160 -22.86 15 Fair
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Dental Laboratory Technicians 90 110 20 22.22 4 Good
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 120 140 20 16.67 6 Good
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 650 630 -20 -3.08 14 Fair
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 340 330 -10 -2.94 8 Fair
Painters, Transportation Equipment 150 160 10 6.67 4 Good
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Photographic Process Workers 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 140 160 20 14.29 5 Good
Etchers and Engravers 60 70 10 16.67 2 Caution
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 80 80 0 0.00 2 Caution
Helpers--Production Workers 990 840 -150 -15.15 25 Fair
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 17,060 18,920 1,860 10.90 568 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 400 460 60 15.00 15 Great
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 230 270 40 17.39 9 Good
Bus Drivers, School 1,130 1,210 80 7.08 36 Great
Driver/Sales Workers 810 880 70 8.64 19 Great
Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 4,220 4,980 760 18.01 135 Great
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 1,740 1,960 220 12.64 46 Great
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 300 330 30 10.00 6 Good
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 240 250 10 4.17 6 Good
Service Station Attendants 370 370 0 0.00 20 Great
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 170 180 10 5.88 6 Good
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 170 200 30 17.65 7 Good
Hoist and Winch Operators 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 1,220 1,350 130 10.66 30 Great
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 600 700 100 16.67 33 Great
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 3,150 3,370 220 6.98 127 Great
Machine Feeders and Offbearers 260 240 -20 -7.69 9 Fair
Packers and Packagers, Hand 1,270 1,350 80 6.30 40 Great
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 150 150 0 0.00 7 Fair
Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution