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Employment Projections

Employment Projections Home Page

The Employment Projections (EP) program develops information about the labor market for the Nation as a whole for 10 years in the future.


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BLS Occupational Employment Projections, 2022–32

Check out the highlights of the 2022–32 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. (This video has background music but no spoken words.)

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Top 10 fastest growing occupations

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Unemployment rates and earnings by educational attainment, 2021

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Top 10 fastest growing occupations

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Projected annual rate of change in industry employment, 2022–32

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Labor force share, by age group, 2002, 2012, 2022, and projected 2032

Click the graphic to enlarge chart: Labor Force Share, by Age Group, 2002, 2012, 2022, and Projected 2032.

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News Release

Total employment is projected to increase almost 4.7 million from 2022 to 2032


Total employment is projected to grow by almost 4.7 million from 2022 to 2032. This growth is driven primarily by growth in the health care and social assistance sector. The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) now features the 2022-32 projections.


The Economics Daily

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More than half of new jobs in math occupations expected to be for data scientists

You don’t have to be a mathematician to work in a math occupation. In fact, of the roughly 102,000 new jobs projected in math occupations from 2022 to 2032, most are in occupations other than mathematicians. In celebration of Pi Day, let's take a look at some BLS data on these occupations. read more »

Beyond the Numbers

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Projected employment growth for community and social service occupations, 2022–32

As Americans confront health and social problems, community and social service occupations are there to help. Jobs in the community and social service occupational group, which include therapy, counseling, social work, and community outreach, are also expected to see strong employment demand because of these health-related trends. This Beyond the Numbers article explores the various trends supporting growth for community and social service occupations. read more »

Monthly Labor Review

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Industry and occupational employment projections overview and highlights, 2022–32

The total economy is projected to add about 4.7 million jobs during the 2022–32 decade, with employment reaching a level of 169.1 million in 2032. read more »

Spotlight on Statistics

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A Look at Projected Employment in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, 2021‒31

This Spotlight on Statistics examines employment in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector and the projected employment growth for the 2021–31 decade for some of its detailed industries and top-employing occupations. read more »