The Employment Projections (EP) program develops information about the labor market for the Nation as a whole for 10 years in the future.
Check out the highlights of the 2020–30 projections, including the fastest growing occupations overall, the occupations expected to have the most new jobs, the fastest growing occupations that require a bachelor's degree or more, and the fastest growing occupations that require some postsecondary education.
Click the graphic to enlarge chart: Projected Annual Rate of Change in Industry Employment, 2020-30.
Click the graphic to enlarge chart: Labor Force Share, by Age Group, 2000, 2010, 2020, and Projected 2030.
Click the graphic to enlarge chart: Projected Percent Change, by Selected Occupational Groups, 2020-30.
Employment is projected to grow from 153.5 million to 165.4 million jobs from 2020 to 2030. Pandemic
recovery and growth in healthcare-related occupations are expected to account for a large share of
projected job growth. The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) reflects the 2020-30 projections.
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