Most new jobs: 20 occupations with the highest projected numeric change in employment.

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OCCUPATION NUMBER OF NEW JOBS (PROJECTED), 2014-24 2014 MEDIAN PAY

Personal care aides

458,100 New Jobs (Projected)458,100

$20,440 per year

Registered nurses

439,300 New Jobs (Projected)439,300

$66,640 per year

Home health aides

348,400 New Jobs (Projected)348,400

$21,380 per year

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

343,500 New Jobs (Projected)343,500

$18,410 per year

Retail salespersons

314,200 New Jobs (Projected)314,200

$21,390 per year

Nursing assistants

262,000 New Jobs (Projected)262,000

$25,100 per year

Customer service representatives

252,900 New Jobs (Projected)252,900

$31,200 per year

Cooks, restaurant

158,900 New Jobs (Projected)158,900

$22,490 per year

General and operations managers

151,100 New Jobs (Projected)151,100

$97,270 per year

Construction laborers

147,400 New Jobs (Projected)147,400

$31,090 per year

Accountants and auditors

142,400 New Jobs (Projected)142,400

$65,940 per year

Medical assistants

138,900 New Jobs (Projected)138,900

$29,960 per year

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

136,300 New Jobs (Projected)136,300

$22,840 per year

Software developers, applications

135,300 New Jobs (Projected)135,300

$95,510 per year

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

125,100 New Jobs (Projected)125,100

$24,430 per year

First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers

121,200 New Jobs (Projected)121,200

$50,780 per year

Computer systems analysts

118,600 New Jobs (Projected)118,600

$82,710 per year

Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

117,300 New Jobs (Projected)117,300

$42,490 per year

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

111,700 New Jobs (Projected)111,700

$20,120 per year

Medical secretaries

108,200 New Jobs (Projected)108,200

$32,240 per year

Publish Date: Thursday, December 17, 2015