Table 6. Employment by major occupational group, 2012 and projected 2022

Table 6. Employment by major occupational group, 2012 and projected 2022

(Employment in thousands)


2012 National Employment Matrix title and code
                                                                                 Employment                  Change, 2012-22

                                                                           2012            2022           Number       Percent

Total, all occupations.....................................  00-0000    145,355.8       160,983.7       15,628.0         10.8

Management occupations.....................................  11-0000      8,861.5         9,498.0          636.6          7.2
Business and financial operations occupations..............  13-0000      7,167.6         8,065.7          898.1         12.5
Computer and mathematical occupations......................  15-0000      3,814.7         4,500.5          685.8         18.0
Architecture and engineering occupations...................  17-0000      2,474.5         2,654.0          179.6          7.3
Life, physical, and social science occupations.............  19-0000      1,249.1         1,374.8          125.7         10.1
Community and social service occupations...................  21-0000      2,374.7         2,783.4          408.8         17.2
Legal occupations..........................................  23-0000      1,247.0         1,379.9          132.9         10.7
Education, training, and library occupations...............  25-0000      9,115.9        10,131.7        1,015.8         11.1
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations.  27-0000      2,570.9         2,751.6          180.6          7.0
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations.........  29-0000      8,049.7         9,782.6        1,732.9         21.5
Healthcare support occupations.............................  31-0000      4,110.2         5,266.0        1,155.8         28.1
Protective service occupations.............................  33-0000      3,325.3         3,588.3          263.0          7.9
Food preparation and serving related occupations...........  35-0000     11,780.1        12,882.0        1,101.8          9.4
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations..  37-0000      5,522.3         6,213.3          691.0         12.5
Personal care and service occupations......................  39-0000      5,375.6         6,498.5        1,122.9         20.9
Sales and related occupations..............................  41-0000     15,105.0        16,200.5        1,095.5          7.3
Office and administrative support occupations..............  43-0000     22,470.1        24,004.1        1,534.0          6.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.................  45-0000        947.2           915.0          -32.2         -3.4
Construction and extraction occupations....................  47-0000      6,092.2         7,394.1        1,301.9         21.4
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations..........  49-0000      5,514.8         6,046.0          531.2          9.6
Production occupations.....................................  51-0000      8,941.9         9,017.5           75.6          0.8
Transportation and material moving occupations.............  53-0000      9,245.7        10,036.4          790.6          8.6



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