Projected SOC Occupational Employment in Southwest 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 123,240 132,170 8,930 7.25 3,871 NA
Management Occupations 5,980 6,490 510 8.53 161 NA
Chief Executives 480 530 50 10.42 20 Outstanding
General and Operations Managers 1,910 2,010 100 5.24 43 Great
Legislators 40 40 0 0.00 2 Good
Advertising and Promotions Managers 40 50 10 25.00 2 Good
Marketing Managers 80 90 10 12.50 2 Good
Sales Managers 180 220 40 22.22 7 Outstanding
Public Relations Managers 30 40 10 33.33 2 Caution
Administrative Services Managers 140 160 20 14.29 5 Good
Computer and Information Systems Managers 120 170 50 41.67 7 Outstanding
Financial Managers 310 350 40 12.90 9 Outstanding
Human Resources Managers 110 120 10 9.09 3 Good
Industrial Production Managers 290 280 -10 -3.45 5 Fair
Purchasing Managers 90 80 -10 -11.11 3 Fair
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 220 240 20 9.09 6 Great
Farm, Ranch, and Other Agricultural Managers 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Construction Managers 200 220 20 10.00 5 Outstanding
Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program 30 40 10 33.33 2 Good
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 220 240 20 9.09 8 Outstanding
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Engineering Managers 140 120 -20 -14.29 2 Fair
Food Service Managers 350 380 30 8.57 7 Great
Funeral Directors 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Lodging Managers 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Medical and Health Services Managers 150 190 40 26.67 7 Outstanding
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 60 60 0 0.00 1 Caution
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 160 170 10 6.25 5 Good
Managers, All Other 370 390 20 5.41 9 Great
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2,020 2,210 190 9.41 60 NA
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 70 60 -10 -14.29 2 Fair
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 140 140 0 0.00 3 Fair
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 30 40 10 33.33 1 Caution
Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 140 160 20 14.29 5 Outstanding
Cost Estimators 150 170 20 13.33 5 Outstanding
Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 140 150 10 7.14 3 Good
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 50 60 10 20.00 1 Good
Training and Development Specialists 110 120 10 9.09 3 Good
Management Analysts 70 100 30 42.86 4 Good
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 160 170 10 6.25 5 Great
Accountants and Auditors 410 420 10 2.44 8 Great
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate 40 40 0 0.00 2 Good
Budget Analysts 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Credit Analysts 20 30 10 50.00 2 Caution
Financial Analysts 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Personal Financial Advisors 50 60 10 20.00 2 Caution
Financial Examiners 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Loan Officers 220 260 40 18.18 8 Outstanding
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 40 50 10 25.00 1 Good
Tax Preparers 50 60 10 20.00 1 Good
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 790 1,220 430 54.43 52 NA
Computer Programmers 200 210 10 5.00 5 Great
Computer Software Engineers, Applications 80 150 70 87.50 8 Outstanding
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 40 80 40 100.00 4 Good
Computer Support Specialists 250 450 200 80.00 21 Outstanding
Computer Systems Analysts 80 120 40 50.00 5 Good
Database Administrators 20 40 20 100.00 1 Good
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 80 120 40 50.00 4 Good
Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Computer Specialists, All Other 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1,370 1,280 -90 -6.57 29 NA
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 80 90 10 12.50 1 Caution
Surveyors 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Civil Engineers 60 70 10 16.67 1 Caution
Electrical Engineers 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 30 30 0 0.00 2 Caution
Industrial Engineers 180 150 -30 -16.67 3 Fair
Mechanical Engineers 100 80 -20 -20.00 3 Fair
Architectural and Civil Drafters 90 90 0 0.00 3 Fair
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Mechanical Drafters 60 60 0 0.00 2 Fair
Civil Engineering Technicians 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 340 290 -50 -14.71 7 Fair
Industrial Engineering Technicians 70 70 0 0.00 1 Good
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 20 10 -10 -50.00 0 Caution
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
All other drafters, engineering, and mapping techn 60 60 0 0.00 2 Good
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 320 350 30 9.38 11 NA
Agricultural and Food Scientists 30 40 10 33.33 1 Caution
Conservation Scientists 30 40 10 33.33 1 Caution
Chemists 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 50 60 10 20.00 1 Good
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 40 40 0 0.00 2 Caution
Chemical Technicians 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 20 30 10 50.00 2 Good
Community and Social Services Occupations 1,320 1,570 250 18.94 49 NA
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 50 60 10 20.00 2 Good
Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 190 240 50 26.32 9 Outstanding
Mental Health Counselors 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Medical and Public Health Social Workers 80 100 20 25.00 3 Good
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 50 60 10 20.00 2 Good
Health Educators 30 40 10 33.33 2 Caution
Social and Human Service Assistants 120 170 50 41.67 7 Outstanding
Clergy 170 200 30 17.65 8 Outstanding
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 110 130 20 18.18 4 Good
Legal Occupations 420 470 50 11.90 9 NA
Lawyers 220 250 30 13.64 4 Outstanding
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 60 80 20 33.33 1 Good
Law Clerks 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 5,790 6,710 920 15.89 217 NA
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 360 400 40 11.11 8 Outstanding
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 190 210 20 10.53 4 Outstanding
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,340 1,500 160 11.94 46 Outstanding
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 530 580 50 9.43 17 Great
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 920 1,070 150 16.30 44 Outstanding
Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School 190 210 20 10.53 8 Outstanding
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 230 310 80 34.78 11 Outstanding
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 120 140 20 16.67 5 Good
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 140 170 30 21.43 5 Outstanding
Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 80 90 10 12.50 2 Good
All other teachers, primary, secondary, and adult 300 350 50 16.67 8 Outstanding
Librarians 140 150 10 7.14 3 Good
Library Technicians 40 40 0 0.00 3 Good
Instructional Coordinators 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Teacher Assistants 670 810 140 20.90 29 Outstanding
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1,400 1,500 100 7.14 36 NA
Art Directors 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Multi-Media Artists and Animators 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Commercial and Industrial Designers 60 60 0 0.00 1 Caution
Floral Designers 140 150 10 7.14 2 Good
Graphic Designers 90 110 20 22.22 3 Good
Interior Designers 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers 40 40 0 0.00 0 Caution
All other art and design workers 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Actors 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Coaches and Scouts 210 220 10 4.76 6 Great
Music Directors and Composers 40 50 10 25.00 2 Caution
Musicians and Singers 110 120 10 9.09 3 Good
Announcers 110 100 -10 -9.09 2 Fair
News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents 70 70 0 0.00 2 Fair
Public Relations Specialists 60 80 20 33.33 3 Good
Editors 50 60 10 20.00 3 Good
Writers and Authors 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Broadcast Technicians 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Photographers 110 110 0 0.00 2 Good
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 5,900 7,340 1,440 24.41 275 NA
Chiropractors 50 60 10 20.00 1 Caution
Dentists 120 130 10 8.33 4 Good
Dietitians and Nutritionists 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Optometrists 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Pharmacists 200 270 70 35.00 12 Outstanding
Family and General Practitioners 280 340 60 21.43 10 Outstanding
Internists, General 40 50 10 25.00 2 Caution
Obstetricians and Gynecologists 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Surgeons 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Registered Nurses 2,030 2,590 560 27.59 97 Outstanding
Occupational Therapists 50 70 20 40.00 2 Good
Physical Therapists 140 180 40 28.57 8 Outstanding
Recreational Therapists 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Respiratory Therapists 90 140 50 55.56 7 Outstanding
Speech-Language Pathologists 70 100 30 42.86 5 Good
Veterinarians 50 60 10 20.00 2 Good
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 120 140 20 16.67 5 Good
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 100 110 10 10.00 3 Good
Dental Hygienists 60 80 20 33.33 3 Good
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 40 60 20 50.00 3 Good
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 30 40 10 33.33 2 Good
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 200 240 40 20.00 8 Outstanding
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 180 240 60 33.33 11 Outstanding
Dietetic Technicians 40 60 20 50.00 3 Good
Pharmacy Technicians 270 390 120 44.44 19 Outstanding
Respiratory Therapy Technicians 30 50 20 66.67 3 Good
Surgical Technologists 100 140 40 40.00 7 Outstanding
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 30 40 10 33.33 2 Good
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 810 900 90 11.11 30 Outstanding
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 140 200 60 42.86 9 Outstanding
Opticians, Dispensing 120 150 30 25.00 4 Good
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Healthcare Support Occupations 2,870 3,540 670 23.34 111 NA
Home Health Aides 450 530 80 17.78 14 Outstanding
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,720 2,060 340 19.77 56 Outstanding
Psychiatric Aides 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Physical Therapist Assistants 60 80 20 33.33 4 Good
Physical Therapist Aides 20 30 10 50.00 2 Good
Dental Assistants 170 240 70 41.18 9 Outstanding
Medical Assistants 190 260 70 36.84 13 Outstanding
Medical Equipment Preparers 30 30 0 0.00 2 Good
Medical Transcriptionists 80 100 20 25.00 4 Good
Pharmacy Aides 20 30 10 50.00 2 Caution
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers 50 60 10 20.00 2 Good
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 40 50 10 25.00 2 Good
Protective Service Occupations 1,380 1,570 190 13.77 57 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives 40 40 0 0.00 2 Good
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 50 50 0 0.00 2 Good
First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Fire Fighters 140 160 20 14.29 5 Outstanding
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 60 60 0 0.00 2 Good
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 340 420 80 23.53 16 Outstanding
Private Detectives and Investigators 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Security Guards 510 550 40 7.84 18 Great
Protective Service Workers, All Other 60 70 10 16.67 6 Outstanding
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 8,820 9,830 1,010 11.45 496 NA
Chefs and Head Cooks 160 180 20 12.50 7 Outstanding
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 610 660 50 8.20 21 Great
Cooks, Fast Food 890 860 -30 -3.37 25 Fair
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 630 660 30 4.76 21 Great
Cooks, Restaurant 420 500 80 19.05 20 Outstanding
Cooks, Short Order 200 210 10 5.00 6 Great
Food Preparation Workers 450 510 60 13.33 24 Outstanding
Bartenders 260 280 20 7.69 12 Great
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1,980 2,520 540 27.27 175 Outstanding
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 330 350 20 6.06 28 Great
Waiters and Waitresses 1,690 1,970 280 16.57 123 Outstanding
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 160 180 20 12.50 9 Outstanding
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 230 200 -30 -13.04 8 Fair
Dishwashers 520 460 -60 -11.54 20 Fair
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 220 240 20 9.09 9 Outstanding
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 60 50 -10 -16.67 2 Fair
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 3,300 3,660 360 10.91 103 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 160 180 20 12.50 6 Great
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 50 60 10 20.00 0 Caution
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1,670 1,820 150 8.98 45 Great
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 890 1,010 120 13.48 32 Outstanding
Pest Control Workers 30 40 10 33.33 2 Caution
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 380 440 60 15.79 15 Outstanding
Tree Trimmers and Pruners 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
All other building and grounds cleaning and mainte 70 80 10 14.29 2 Good
Personal Care and Service Occupations 2,460 2,800 340 13.82 97 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 60 60 0 0.00 2 Good
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 120 150 30 25.00 5 Outstanding
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 30 30 0 0.00 3 Fair
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 110 120 10 9.09 5 Outstanding
Embalmers 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Funeral Attendants 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Barbers 20 10 -10 -50.00 0 Caution
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 430 440 10 2.33 12 Great
Tour Guides and Escorts 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Child Care Workers 610 670 60 9.84 27 Outstanding
Personal and Home Care Aides 600 780 180 30.00 26 Outstanding
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 80 100 20 25.00 4 Good
Recreation Workers 140 170 30 21.43 6 Outstanding
Residential Advisors 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 70 80 10 14.29 3 Good
Sales and Related Occupations 13,100 14,210 1,110 8.47 523 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 2,620 2,780 160 6.11 54 Great
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 240 250 10 4.17 5 Good
Cashiers 3,190 3,500 310 9.72 176 Outstanding
Counter and Rental Clerks 300 340 40 13.33 17 Outstanding
Parts Salespersons 310 300 -10 -3.23 9 Fair
Retail Salespersons 3,700 4,190 490 13.24 189 Outstanding
Advertising Sales Agents 140 160 20 14.29 5 Outstanding
Insurance Sales Agents 290 320 30 10.34 10 Outstanding
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 80 90 10 12.50 3 Good
Travel Agents 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 170 160 -10 -5.88 5 Fair
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 670 660 -10 -1.49 18 Fair
Demonstrators and Product Promoters 70 80 10 14.29 3 Good
Real Estate Brokers 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Real Estate Sales Agents 120 120 0 0.00 2 Good
Sales Engineers 30 40 10 33.33 1 Caution
Telemarketers 480 470 -10 -2.08 10 Fair
Door-To-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 120 120 0 0.00 3 Fair
Sales and Related Workers, All Other 500 560 60 12.00 17 Outstanding
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 16,700 17,150 450 2.69 407 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,120 1,180 60 5.36 28 Great
Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 140 100 -40 -28.57 4 Fair
Bill and Account Collectors 170 190 20 11.76 7 Outstanding
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 470 450 -20 -4.26 12 Fair
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,510 1,500 -10 -0.66 29 Fair
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 180 170 -10 -5.56 5 Fair
Procurement Clerks 70 70 0 0.00 2 Fair
Tellers 560 590 30 5.36 31 Great
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 50 50 0 0.00 0 Caution
Customer Service Representatives 940 1,070 130 13.83 21 Outstanding
File Clerks 150 150 0 0.00 5 Fair
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 110 120 10 9.09 7 Outstanding
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 130 180 50 38.46 8 Outstanding
Library Assistants, Clerical 30 40 10 33.33 2 Good
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 150 120 -30 -20.00 1 Caution
New Accounts Clerks 60 80 20 33.33 2 Good
Order Clerks 360 270 -90 -25.00 8 Fair
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 140 150 10 7.14 4 Good
Receptionists and Information Clerks 730 820 90 12.33 25 Outstanding
All other financial, information, and record clerk 120 140 20 16.67 4 Good
Cargo and Freight Agents 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Couriers and Messengers 100 90 -10 -10.00 3 Fair
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers 70 80 10 14.29 2 Good
Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 330 340 10 3.03 6 Great
Meter Readers, Utilities 60 40 -20 -33.33 2 Fair
Postal Service Clerks 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Postal Service Mail Carriers 350 350 0 0.00 11 Fair
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 50 40 -10 -20.00 1 Caution
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 220 230 10 4.55 5 Great
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 770 770 0 0.00 17 Great
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1,180 1,230 50 4.24 47 Great
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 100 100 0 0.00 3 Good
Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 630 660 30 4.76 14 Great
Legal Secretaries 70 80 10 14.29 2 Good
Medical Secretaries 210 230 20 9.52 6 Outstanding
Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,180 1,120 -60 -5.08 20 Fair
Computer Operators 110 90 -20 -18.18 2 Fair
Data Entry Keyers 270 250 -20 -7.41 4 Fair
Desktop Publishers 40 70 30 75.00 4 Good
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks 170 130 -40 -23.53 3 Fair
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 100 90 -10 -10.00 3 Fair
Office Clerks, General 2,820 3,100 280 9.93 82 Outstanding
Office Machine Operators, Except Computer 100 80 -20 -20.00 4 Fair
All other secretaries, administrative assistants, 120 120 0 0.00 2 Good
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 740 850 110 14.86 31 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 70 70 0 0.00 2 Caution
Agricultural Inspectors 40 50 10 25.00 1 Good
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 110 120 10 9.09 3 Good
Agricultural Equipment Operators 120 160 40 33.33 8 Outstanding
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals 290 330 40 13.79 14 Outstanding
Construction and Extraction Occupations 5,520 6,230 710 12.86 173 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 640 680 40 6.25 20 Great
Boilermakers 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 100 120 20 20.00 3 Good
Carpenters 1,120 1,200 80 7.14 26 Great
Carpet Installers 150 140 -10 -6.67 2 Fair
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 160 180 20 12.50 3 Good
Construction Laborers 500 610 110 22.00 16 Outstanding
Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators 50 60 10 20.00 2 Good
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 360 390 30 8.33 11 Great
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 100 120 20 20.00 2 Good
Tapers 30 30 0 0.00 0 Caution
Electricians 470 620 150 31.91 25 Outstanding
Glaziers 30 30 0 0.00 2 Caution
Insulation Workers 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Painters, Construction and Maintenance 270 280 10 3.70 7 Great
Paperhangers 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Pipelayers 80 80 0 0.00 2 Good
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 270 310 40 14.81 9 Outstanding
Plasterers and Stucco Masons 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers 30 40 10 33.33 1 Caution
Roofers 120 130 10 8.33 4 Good
Sheet Metal Workers 190 240 50 26.32 9 Outstanding
Structural Iron and Steel Workers 110 140 30 27.27 4 Good
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 20 30 10 50.00 2 Good
Helpers--Carpenters 90 90 0 0.00 5 Outstanding
Helpers--Electricians 60 70 10 16.67 5 Good
Construction and Building Inspectors 50 50 0 0.00 1 Good
Fence Erectors 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Highway Maintenance Workers 250 250 0 0.00 4 Good
All other construction trades and related workers 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters 20 30 10 50.00 2 Caution
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5,410 5,690 280 5.18 148 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 480 530 50 10.42 18 Outstanding
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 80 70 -10 -12.50 1 Caution
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 120 100 -20 -16.67 2 Fair
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 70 70 0 0.00 1 Caution
Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 30 20 -10 -33.33 1 Caution
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 60 50 -10 -16.67 1 Caution
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 220 240 20 9.09 7 Great
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 880 980 100 11.36 32 Outstanding
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 460 470 10 2.17 13 Great
Farm Equipment Mechanics 90 100 10 11.11 3 Good
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 80 100 20 25.00 4 Good
Motorcycle Mechanics 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Tire Repairers and Changers 110 120 10 9.09 4 Good
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door 40 30 -10 -25.00 1 Caution
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 150 180 30 20.00 5 Good
Home Appliance Repairers 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 230 250 20 8.70 7 Great
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1,330 1,320 -10 -0.75 17 Fair
Maintenance Workers, Machinery 110 110 0 0.00 3 Good
Millwrights 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 160 180 20 12.50 7 Outstanding
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 60 60 0 0.00 1 Caution
Medical Equipment Repairers 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 110 120 10 9.09 7 Outstanding
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 40 50 10 25.00 2 Good
Production Occupations 23,420 22,870 -550 -2.35 565 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 1,510 1,450 -60 -3.97 39 Fair
Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters 150 160 10 6.67 4 Good
Team Assemblers 2,560 2,370 -190 -7.42 45 Fair
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 290 290 0 0.00 5 Fair
Bakers 130 150 20 15.38 3 Good
Butchers and Meat Cutters 160 160 0 0.00 4 Fair
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 1,680 1,780 100 5.95 50 Great
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 1,460 1,450 -10 -0.68 35 Fair
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Food Batchmakers 340 380 40 11.76 11 Outstanding
All other food processing workers 230 210 -20 -8.70 6 Fair
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 180 190 10 5.56 6 Great
Numerical Tool and Process Control Programmers 90 90 0 0.00 4 Good
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 130 130 0 0.00 4 Good
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 770 650 -120 -15.58 15 Fair
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 100 90 -10 -10.00 4 Fair
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 120 120 0 0.00 3 Good
Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 160 140 -20 -12.50 7 Fair
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Machinists 700 640 -60 -8.57 14 Fair
Model Makers, Metal and Plastic 40 30 -10 -25.00 1 Caution
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 190 200 10 5.26 5 Great
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 210 220 10 4.76 4 Good
Tool and Die Makers 160 150 -10 -6.25 4 Fair
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 790 900 110 13.92 33 Outstanding
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 240 240 0 0.00 7 Great
Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 50 40 -10 -20.00 1 Caution
Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners 90 80 -10 -11.11 2 Fair
Bindery Workers 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Job Printers 50 60 10 20.00 2 Good
Prepress Technicians and Workers 90 80 -10 -11.11 2 Fair
Printing Machine Operators 130 140 10 7.69 4 Good
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 220 240 20 9.09 8 Outstanding
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Sewing Machine Operators 670 630 -40 -5.97 7 Fair
Sewers, Hand 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 190 190 0 0.00 4 Fair
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 100 90 -10 -10.00 2 Fair
Upholsterers 680 680 0 0.00 22 Fair
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 250 270 20 8.00 10 Outstanding
Furniture Finishers 110 120 10 9.09 5 Outstanding
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 340 370 30 8.82 17 Outstanding
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 1,010 950 -60 -5.94 41 Fair
Woodworkers, All Other 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Power Plant Operators 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators 100 110 10 10.00 4 Good
Chemical Plant and System Operators 50 50 0 0.00 2 Fair
Plant and System Operators, All Other 50 60 10 20.00 3 Good
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 220 250 30 13.64 8 Outstanding
Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 340 340 0 0.00 7 Fair
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 190 200 10 5.26 4 Good
Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 100 110 10 10.00 3 Good
Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders 50 60 10 20.00 1 Good
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 730 640 -90 -12.33 16 Fair
Dental Laboratory Technicians 30 30 0 0.00 1 Caution
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 50 50 0 0.00 2 Good
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 640 730 90 14.06 22 Outstanding
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 270 280 10 3.70 7 Great
Painters, Transportation Equipment 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Photographic Process Workers 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders 50 50 0 0.00 1 Caution
Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic 40 40 0 0.00 1 Caution
Helpers--Production Workers 670 640 -30 -4.48 17 Fair
Production Workers, All Other 550 570 20 3.64 12 Great
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 14,200 14,610 410 2.89 330 NA
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 210 230 20 9.52 6 Great
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 170 180 10 5.88 5 Good
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 40 50 10 25.00 2 Good
Bus Drivers, School 460 480 20 4.35 14 Great
Driver/Sales Workers 330 340 10 3.03 6 Great
Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 6,160 6,250 90 1.46 93 Great
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 990 1,040 50 5.05 19 Great
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 100 120 20 20.00 2 Good
Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 60 80 20 33.33 3 Good
Service Station Attendants 140 140 0 0.00 7 Fair
Transportation Workers, All Other 20 20 0 0.00 1 Caution
Conveyor Operators and Tenders 50 60 10 20.00 2 Good
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators 80 90 10 12.50 3 Good
Hoist and Winch Operators 20 20 0 0.00 0 Caution
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 1,070 1,080 10 0.93 15 Great
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 390 440 50 12.82 20 Outstanding
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 2,060 2,150 90 4.37 77 Great
Machine Feeders and Offbearers 340 290 -50 -14.71 12 Fair
Packers and Packagers, Hand 1,160 1,230 70 6.03 36 Great
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 90 80 -10 -11.11 4 Fair
Material Moving Workers, All Other 70 80 10 14.29 3 Good