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Winter 2009-10 Vol. 53, Number 4

Occupational employment


 

Work experience or long-term on-the-job training
Occupations that have the most job openings and that usually require work experience or long-term on-the-job training, projected 200818
Occupation From growth From replacement needs Total Median annual wages, May 2008

First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers

160 329 489 45,790

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products

101 357 458 51,330

First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers

88 362 450 35,310

Executive secretaries and administrative assistants

204 215 419 40,030

Carpenters

165 160 325 38,940

Cooks, restaurant

70 234 304 21,990

Electricians

83 168 251 46,420

First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers

107 135 242 58,140

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

57 171 228 51,410

Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

76 100 176 45,640

Fire fighters

58 95 153 44,260

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products

42 100 142 70,200

First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers

19 118 137 57,300

First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers

55 79 134 28,970

First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers

24 105 130 68,100

Self-enrichment education teachers

81 39 120 35,720

Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, and farm products

41 78 119 53,940

Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation

81 28 109 48,890

Coaches and scouts

56 43 99 28,340

Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

21 75 96 55,760

Note: Components may not sum to totals due to rounding

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