January 21, 2011

Top searches on the BLS website

Most-used search terms on BLS website, 2010
Search term Number of searches

Teacher

93,617

Lawyer

75,002

Nurse

74,207

Nursing

57,176

Doctor

55,759

Chef

48,343

Accountant

47,897

Physical therapist

47,680

Registered nurse

42,759

Social worker

42,465

Pharmacist

42,136

Police officer

39,545

Pediatrician

38,570

Psychologist

37,419

Architect

36,352

Engineer

34,624

Dentist

33,995

Accounting

33,214

Medical assistant

32,789

Veterinarian

30,416

Photographer

30,048

Marketing

27,410

Paralegal

26,393

Psychology

25,451

Vet

23,507

Police

21,745

Physical therapy

20,658

Criminal justice

20,173

Graphic designer

19,672

Surgeon

19,503

Pilot

19,165

Fashion designer

19,036

Artist

18,881

These data featured in the TED article, Top searches on the BLS website.

 

Projected change in employment, 200818, selected occupations
Occupation Change in employment, 20082018
Number Percent

Teachers

468,600 13

Lawyers

98,500 13

Physicians and surgeons

144,100 22

Chefs and head cooks

200 0

Accountants and auditors

279,400 22

Physical therapists

56,200 30

Registered nurses

581,500 22

Social workers

103,400 16

Pharmacists

45,900 17

Police officers

57,500 9

These data featured in the TED article, Top searches on the BLS website.

 

 

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