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Employment Projections

Industries with the largest wage and salary employment growth

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Table 2.5 Industries with the largest wage and salary employment growth
(Employment in thousands of jobs)

Industry Description

Sector

2017 NAICS

Wage and Salary employment, 2020

Wage and Salary employment, 2030

Wage and Salary employment change, 2020–30

Compound annual rate of change, 2020–30

Food services and drinking places

Leisure and hospitality

722

10022.1

12157.4

2135.3

2.0

Individual and family services

Health care and social assistance

6241

2602.1

3616.2

1014.1

3.3

Computer systems design and related services

Professional and business services

5415

2188.0

2706.0

518.0

2.1

Hospitals

Health care and social assistance

622

5143.2

5622.4

479.2

0.9

Local government educational services compensation

State and local government

NA

7574.1

8016.8

442.7

0.6

Home health care services

Health care and social assistance

6216

1492.4

1861.9

369.5

2.2

Accommodation

Leisure and hospitality

721

1522.1

1887.8

365.7

2.2

Other amusement and recreation industries

Leisure and hospitality

7139

1063.5

1415.6

352.1

2.9

Employment services

Professional and business services

5613

3062.6

3399.4

336.8

1.0

Management, scientific, and technical consulting services

Professional and business services

5416

1527.0

1856.7

329.7

2.0

Nursing and residential care facilities

Health care and social assistance

623

3209.6

3533.0

323.4

1.0

Construction

Construction

23

7269.4

7584.4

315.0

0.4

Offices of physicians

Health care and social assistance

6211

2620.2

2886.1

265.9

1.0

Local government, other compensation

State and local government

NA

4135.3

4392.8

257.5

0.6

Offices of other health practitioners

Health care and social assistance

6213

917.7

1170.0

252.3

2.5

Other educational services

Educational services

6114-7

723.6

935.6

212.0

2.6

Outpatient care centers

Health care and social assistance

6214

973.3

1183.4

210.1

2.0

Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools

Educational services

6112, 6113

1700.7

1896.0

195.3

1.1

Personal care services

Other services

8121

590.3

785.2

194.9

2.9

Investigation and security services

Professional and business services

5616

904.2

1083.6

179.4

1.8

Source: Employment Projections program, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Last Modified Date: September 8, 2021