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November 1993, Vol. 116,
The American Workforce, 1992 to 2005
Occupational employment: wide
variations in growth
George T. Silvestri
Economist, Office of Employment
Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics
The economy is expected to continue generating
jobs for workers at all levels of education and training; service
workers are projected to be the largest group, while professional
specialty is expected to be the most rapidly growing group. This
article discusses projected changes in the structure of
occupational employment over the 1992-2005 period. It includes
analyses of the impact of various factors on occupational
employment, particularly industry employment trends and expected
changes in the occupational structure of industries.
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