Most New Jobs

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

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OCCUPATION NUMBER OF NEW JOBS (PROJECTED), 2012-22 2012 MEDIAN PAY

Personal care aides

580,800 New Jobs (Projected)580,800

$19,910 per year

Registered nurses

526,800 New Jobs (Projected)526,800

$65,470 per year

Retail salespersons

434,700 New Jobs (Projected)434,700

$21,110 per year

Home health aides

424,200 New Jobs (Projected)424,200

$20,820 per year

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

421,900 New Jobs (Projected)421,900

$18,260 per year

Nursing assistants

312,200 New Jobs (Projected)312,200

$24,420 per year

Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive

307,800 New Jobs (Projected)307,800

$32,410 per year

Customer service representatives

298,700 New Jobs (Projected)298,700

$30,580 per year

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

280,000 New Jobs (Projected)280,000

$22,320 per year

Construction laborers

259,800 New Jobs (Projected)259,800

$29,990 per year

General and operations managers

244,100 New Jobs (Projected)244,100

$95,440 per year

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

241,900 New Jobs (Projected)241,900

$23,890 per year

Carpenters

218,200 New Jobs (Projected)218,200

$39,940 per year

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

204,600 New Jobs (Projected)204,600

$35,170 per year

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

192,600 New Jobs (Projected)192,600

$38,200 per year

Medical secretaries

189,200 New Jobs (Projected)189,200

$31,350 per year

Office clerks, general

184,100 New Jobs (Projected)184,100

$27,470 per year

Childcare workers

184,100 New Jobs (Projected)184,100

$19,510 per year

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

183,400 New Jobs (Projected)183,400

$19,570 per year

Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

182,900 New Jobs (Projected)182,900

$41,540 per year

Publish Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2014