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Winter 2009-10 Vol. 53, Number 4

Occupational employment


 

Most new jobs
Numeric growth in employment, projected 200818, in thousands
Occupation Thousands of jobs Median annual wages, May 2008

Registered nurses

582 62,450

Home health aides

461 20,460

Customer service representatives

400 29,860

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

394 16,430

Personal and home care aides

376 19,180

Retail salespersons

375 20,510

Office clerks, general

359 25,320

Accountants and auditors

279 59,430

Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants

276 23,850

Postsecondary teachers

257 58,830

Construction laborers

256 28,520

Elementary school teachers, except special education

244 49,330

Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer

233 37,270

Landscaping and groundskeeping workers

217 23,150

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

212 32,510

Executive secretaries and administrative assistants

204 40,030

Management analysts

178 73,570

Computer software engineers, applications

175 85,430

Receptionists and information clerks

173 24,550

Carpenters

165 38,940

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