Projected SOC Occupational Employment in Northwest 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 103,020 109,960 6,940 6.74 2,505 NA
Management Occupations 5,630 6,070 440 7.82 103 NA
General and Operations Managers 1,780 1,890 110 6.18 30 Great
Advertising and Promotions Managers 40 50 10 25.00 1 Caution
Marketing Managers 70 80 10 14.29 1 Good
Sales Managers 130 160 30 23.08 2 Good
Public Relations Managers 40 50 10 25.00 1 Caution
Administrative Services Managers 170 190 20 11.76 3 Good
Computer and Information Systems Managers 90 140 50 55.56 2 Good
Financial Managers 270 300 30 11.11 4 Great
Human Resources Managers 100 100 0 0.00 2 Caution
Industrial Production Managers 180 180 0 0.00 3 Fair
Purchasing Managers 80 70 -10 -12.50 2 Fair
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 80 90 10 12.50 1 Good
Construction Managers 180 200 20 11.11 3 Good
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 240 260 20 8.33 6 Great
Engineering Managers 70 60 -10 -14.29 1 Caution
Food Service Managers 330 360 30 9.09 4 Great
Medical and Health Services Managers 190 220 30 15.79 3 Great
Natural Sciences Managers 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 110 100 -10 -9.09 2 Caution
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 200 220 20 10.00 3 Great
Social and Community Service Managers 130 150 20 15.38 2 Good
Managers, All Other 330 340 10 3.03 6 Great
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2,150 2,300 150 6.98 40 NA
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 80 90 10 12.50 2 Good
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 110 110 0 0.00 2 Fair
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 150 180 30 20.00 2 Good
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 50 60 10 20.00 1 Caution
Cost Estimators 110 130 20 18.18 2 Good
Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 110 110 0 0.00 2 Fair
Training and Development Specialists 120 120 0 0.00 2 Good
Management Analysts 60 70 10 16.67 1 Caution
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 190 190 0 0.00 5 Great
Accountants and Auditors 420 460 40 9.52 6 Great
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 50 60 10 20.00 2 Good
Budget Analysts 30 40 10 33.33 1 Caution
Personal Financial Advisors 50 60 10 20.00 1 Caution
Loan Officers 220 220 0 0.00 4 Good
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 70 70 0 0.00 2 Good
Financial Specialists, All Other 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 730 980 250 34.25 6 NA
Computer Programmers 150 130 -20 -13.33 3 Fair
Computer Support Specialists 300 470 170 56.67 1 Outstanding
Computer Systems Analysts 80 100 20 25.00 1 Good
Database Administrators 20 30 10 50.00 0 Caution
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 50 70 20 40.00 0 Good
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 710 670 -40 -5.63 15 NA
Civil Engineers 60 60 0 0.00 1 Caution
Electrical Engineers 40 30 -10 -25.00 1 Caution
Industrial Engineers 50 40 -10 -20.00 1 Caution
Mechanical Engineers 90 80 -10 -11.11 3 Fair
Architectural and Civil Drafters 60 60 0 0.00 2 Fair
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 60 70 10 16.67 1 Good
Industrial Engineering Technicians 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
All other drafters, engineering, and mapping techn 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 560 610 50 8.93 17 NA
Agricultural and Food Scientists 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Conservation Scientists 60 70 10 16.67 2 Good
Chemists 60 80 20 33.33 2 Good
Market Research Analysts 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 70 80 10 14.29 2 Good
Chemical Technicians 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Forest and Conservation Technicians 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Community and Social Services Occupations 2,020 2,350 330 16.34 34 NA
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 70 80 10 14.29 1 Good
Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 260 320 60 23.08 5 Great
Mental Health Counselors 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 360 390 30 8.33 4 Great
Medical and Public Health Social Workers 110 140 30 27.27 1 Good
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 90 110 20 22.22 1 Good
Social and Human Service Assistants 160 240 80 50.00 2 Good
Legal Occupations 550 580 30 5.45 5 NA
Lawyers 250 270 20 8.00 2 Good
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 70 80 10 14.29 0 Caution
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 40 40 0 0.00 0 Caution
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 6,270 7,210 940 14.99 141 NA
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 300 350 50 16.67 4 Great
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 220 240 20 9.09 3 Good
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,790 1,980 190 10.61 41 Great
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 1,010 1,160 150 14.85 31 Great
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 270 350 80 29.63 3 Outstanding
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 150 180 30 20.00 2 Great
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 80 100 20 25.00 1 Good
All other teachers, primary, secondary, and adult 200 230 30 15.00 2 Great
Library Technicians 60 60 0 0.00 2 Good
Instructional Coordinators 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Teacher Assistants 720 880 160 22.22 15 Great
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1,650 1,740 90 5.45 34 NA
Floral Designers 120 120 0 0.00 1 Caution
Graphic Designers 120 130 10 8.33 1 Caution
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 40 40 0 0.00 0 Caution
Coaches and Scouts 230 250 20 8.70 5 Great
Announcers 80 70 -10 -12.50 1 Caution
News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents 90 90 0 0.00 3 Fair
Public Relations Specialists 70 80 10 14.29 1 Caution
Photographers 100 110 10 10.00 2 Good
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 5,520 6,280 760 13.77 125 NA
Dietitians and Nutritionists 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Pharmacists 180 220 40 22.22 5 Great
Family and General Practitioners 110 120 10 9.09 2 Good
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Psychiatrists 30 30 0 0.00 0 Caution
Surgeons 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Registered Nurses 1,640 1,920 280 17.07 33 Great
Physical Therapists 100 130 30 30.00 3 Good
Recreational Therapists 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Veterinarians 60 70 10 16.67 1 Caution
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 80 80 0 0.00 2 Good
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 130 140 10 7.69 3 Good
Pharmacy Technicians 240 320 80 33.33 6 Outstanding
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1,010 1,050 40 3.96 26 Great
Opticians, Dispensing 100 120 20 20.00 2 Good
Healthcare Support Occupations 3,460 4,020 560 16.18 52 NA
Home Health Aides 440 550 110 25.00 6 Outstanding
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 2,220 2,500 280 12.61 28 Great
Physical Therapist Assistants 50 70 20 40.00 2 Good
Dental Assistants 150 180 30 20.00 3 Great
Medical Assistants 200 260 60 30.00 5 Outstanding
Medical Transcriptionists 70 80 10 14.29 2 Good
Pharmacy Aides 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 30 40 10 33.33 1 Caution
Protective Service Occupations 1,860 2,110 250 13.44 49 NA
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 440 510 70 15.91 9 Great
Security Guards 320 340 20 6.25 9 Great
Protective Service Workers, All Other 60 70 10 16.67 5 Great
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 8,790 9,640 850 9.67 390 NA
Chefs and Head Cooks 150 170 20 13.33 5 Great
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 600 640 40 6.67 15 Great
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 820 840 20 2.44 23 Great
Cooks, Restaurant 390 460 70 17.95 11 Great
Cooks, Short Order 190 200 10 5.26 5 Great
Food Preparation Workers 520 580 60 11.54 20 Great
Bartenders 270 300 30 11.11 11 Great
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 2,020 2,470 450 22.28 123 Great
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 320 340 20 6.25 24 Great
Waiters and Waitresses 1,570 1,810 240 15.29 88 Great
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 160 180 20 12.50 7 Great
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 230 200 -30 -13.04 8 Fair
Dishwashers 510 440 -70 -13.73 19 Fair
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 200 220 20 10.00 6 Great
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 3,110 3,440 330 10.61 63 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 170 180 10 5.88 5 Great
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 70 80 10 14.29 0 Caution
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1,500 1,630 130 8.67 27 Great
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 830 930 100 12.05 18 Great
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
All other building and grounds cleaning and mainte 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Personal Care and Service Occupations 2,940 3,390 450 15.31 78 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 80 90 10 12.50 2 Good
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 200 210 10 5.00 4 Great
Funeral Attendants 40 50 10 25.00 1 Caution
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 540 520 -20 -3.70 13 Fair
Child Care Workers 670 760 90 13.43 23 Great
Personal and Home Care Aides 510 780 270 52.94 8 Outstanding
Recreation Workers 190 210 20 10.53 4 Great
Residential Advisors 50 60 10 20.00 1 Caution
Sales and Related Occupations 11,320 12,200 880 7.77 359 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 2,200 2,310 110 5.00 32 Great
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 160 160 0 0.00 2 Good
Cashiers 3,160 3,360 200 6.33 142 Great
Counter and Rental Clerks 300 320 20 6.67 13 Great
Parts Salespersons 220 200 -20 -9.09 6 Fair
Retail Salespersons 2,820 3,190 370 13.12 106 Great
Advertising Sales Agents 120 140 20 16.67 2 Good
Insurance Sales Agents 370 380 10 2.70 9 Great
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 80 90 10 12.50 1 Caution
Travel Agents 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 160 150 -10 -6.25 4 Fair
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 630 680 50 7.94 17 Great
Real Estate Sales Agents 150 160 10 6.67 3 Good
Telemarketers 480 530 50 10.42 10 Great
Sales and Related Workers, All Other 260 290 30 11.54 6 Great
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 15,750 15,840 90 0.57 345 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,080 1,130 50 4.63 21 Great
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 120 90 -30 -25.00 4 Fair
Bill and Account Collectors 310 450 140 45.16 8 Outstanding
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 310 300 -10 -3.23 8 Fair
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,370 1,350 -20 -1.46 26 Fair
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 130 120 -10 -7.69 4 Fair
Procurement Clerks 60 50 -10 -16.67 1 Caution
Tellers 660 620 -40 -6.06 32 Fair
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 40 50 10 25.00 0 Caution
Customer Service Representatives 760 850 90 11.84 6 Great
File Clerks 150 140 -10 -6.67 5 Fair
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 80 100 20 25.00 4 Good
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 110 80 -30 -27.27 1 Caution
New Accounts Clerks 80 90 10 12.50 2 Good
Order Clerks 220 160 -60 -27.27 5 Fair
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 110 110 0 0.00 3 Good
Receptionists and Information Clerks 600 650 50 8.33 13 Great
All other financial, information, and record clerk 60 70 10 16.67 1 Caution
Couriers and Messengers 60 50 -10 -16.67 2 Caution
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 100 100 0 0.00 2 Good
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 100 100 0 0.00 2 Good
Meter Readers, Utilities 90 60 -30 -33.33 2 Fair
Postal Service Clerks 70 70 0 0.00 2 Caution
Postal Service Mail Carriers 450 440 -10 -2.22 14 Fair
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 110 100 -10 -9.09 2 Fair
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 170 170 0 0.00 3 Fair
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 580 600 20 3.45 12 Great
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1,120 1,170 50 4.46 39 Great
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 630 630 0 0.00 11 Great
Medical Secretaries 120 120 0 0.00 2 Good
Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,240 1,170 -70 -5.65 21 Fair
Computer Operators 110 80 -30 -27.27 2 Caution
Data Entry Keyers 190 180 -10 -5.26 3 Fair
Word Processors and Typists 390 280 -110 -28.21 8 Fair
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 90 90 0 0.00 3 Good
Office Clerks, General 2,500 2,720 220 8.80 48 Great
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 40 30 -10 -25.00 2 Caution
All other secretaries, administrative assistants, 140 120 -20 -14.29 2 Fair
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 320 340 20 6.25 8 NA
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers, All Other 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Construction and Extraction Occupations 5,920 6,480 560 9.46 108 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 690 750 60 8.70 16 Great
Boilermakers 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Carpenters 1,140 1,250 110 9.65 19 Great
Construction Laborers 540 600 60 11.11 5 Great
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 410 420 10 2.44 9 Great
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 110 120 10 9.09 1 Good
Electricians 480 530 50 10.42 9 Great
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 310 350 40 12.90 6 Great
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 300 330 30 10.00 5 Great
Roofers 150 190 40 26.67 3 Good
Sheet Metal Workers 140 180 40 28.57 3 Good
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Helpers--Carpenters 90 100 10 11.11 5 Great
Construction and Building Inspectors 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 4,510 4,620 110 2.44 94 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 400 440 40 10.00 10 Great
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 40 30 -10 -25.00 0 Caution
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 140 110 -30 -21.43 3 Fair
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 40 30 -10 -25.00 1 Caution
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 40 30 -10 -25.00 1 Caution
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 720 810 90 12.50 17 Great
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 190 190 0 0.00 5 Fair
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 160 150 -10 -6.25 4 Fair
Tire Repairers and Changers 90 90 0 0.00 3 Good
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 140 170 30 21.43 1 Good
Home Appliance Repairers 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 100 90 -10 -10.00 3 Fair
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1,350 1,370 20 1.48 18 Great
Maintenance Workers, Machinery 60 70 10 16.67 2 Good
Millwrights 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 170 150 -20 -11.76 5 Fair
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 90 80 -10 -11.11 2 Caution
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 50 60 10 20.00 3 Good
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 60 60 0 0.00 1 Caution
Production Occupations 11,470 11,130 -340 -2.96 262 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 730 690 -40 -5.48 19 Fair
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 70 80 10 14.29 1 Caution
Team Assemblers 1,460 1,340 -120 -8.22 25 Fair
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 90 100 10 11.11 2 Good
Butchers and Meat Cutters 110 90 -20 -18.18 3 Fair
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 60 80 20 33.33 1 Good
Food Batchmakers 210 190 -20 -9.52 5 Fair
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 70 70 0 0.00 2 Good
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 250 260 10 4.00 6 Great
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 400 330 -70 -17.50 8 Fair
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 50 40 -10 -20.00 1 Caution
Tool and Die Makers 120 110 -10 -8.33 3 Fair
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 630 590 -40 -6.35 17 Fair
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Prepress Technicians and Workers 230 180 -50 -21.74 6 Fair
Printing Machine Operators 280 290 10 3.57 7 Great
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 250 270 20 8.00 7 Great
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 40 30 -10 -25.00 1 Caution
Sewing Machine Operators 320 260 -60 -18.75 3 Fair
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 90 100 10 11.11 3 Good
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 50 60 10 20.00 2 Good
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 70 70 0 0.00 2 Fair
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 40 30 -10 -25.00 1 Caution
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 100 110 10 10.00 2 Good
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 320 280 -40 -12.50 7 Fair
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 410 390 -20 -4.88 9 Fair
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Cementing and Gluing Machine Operators and Tenders 60 60 0 0.00 2 Caution
Helpers--Production Workers 490 420 -70 -14.29 12 Fair
Production Workers, All Other 80 80 0 0.00 1 Good
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 7,760 7,940 180 2.32 178 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 140 150 10 7.14 3 Good
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 130 140 10 7.69 3 Good
Bus Drivers, School 300 300 0 0.00 8 Great
Driver/Sales Workers 200 220 20 10.00 3 Good
Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 1,900 1,950 50 2.63 26 Great
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 670 740 70 10.45 9 Great
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 100 100 0 0.00 1 Caution
Service Station Attendants 120 120 0 0.00 6 Fair
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 710 700 -10 -1.41 10 Fair
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 230 250 20 8.70 8 Great
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1,630 1,690 60 3.68 54 Great
Packers and Packagers, Hand 560 580 20 3.57 14 Great