Occupations with the Largest Job Growth, 2004–2014

Predictions about careers that will be popular in the near future.
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(by number of new jobs; numbers in thousands of jobs)


 EmploymentChange
Occupation200420141NumberPercent
Retail salespersons4,2564,99273617.3
Registered nurses2,3943,09670329.4
Postsecondary teachers1,6282,15352432.2
Customer service representatives2,0632,53447122.8
Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners2,3742,81344018.5
Waiters and waitresses2,2522,62737616.7
Combined food preparation and service workers, including fast food2,1502,51636717.1
Home health aides62497435056.0
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants1,4551,78132522.3
General and operations managers1,8072,11530817.0
1. Projected.


Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Monthly Labor Review, Nov. 2005. Web: www.bls.gov .
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