Bureau of Labor Statistics

Most New Jobs

Most new jobs: 20 occupations with the highest projected numeric change in employment.

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OCCUPATION NUMBER OF NEW JOBS (PROJECTED), 2020-30 2020 MEDIAN PAY

Home health and personal care aides

1,129,900 New Jobs (Projected)1,129,900

$27,080 per year

Cooks, restaurant

563,500 New Jobs (Projected)563,500

$28,800 per year

Fast food and counter workers

517,500 New Jobs (Projected)517,500

$23,860 per year

Software developers and software quality assurance analysts and testers

409,500 New Jobs (Projected)409,500

$110,140 per year

Waiters and waitresses

407,600 New Jobs (Projected)407,600

$23,740 per year

Registered nurses

276,800 New Jobs (Projected)276,800

$75,330 per year

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

255,800 New Jobs (Projected)255,800

$31,120 per year

General and operations managers

226,300 New Jobs (Projected)226,300

$103,650 per year

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

190,800 New Jobs (Projected)190,800

$34,570 per year

Passenger vehicle drivers, except bus drivers, transit and intercity

180,600 New Jobs (Projected)180,600

$32,320 per year

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

163,600 New Jobs (Projected)163,600

$65,810 per year

Bartenders

159,900 New Jobs (Projected)159,900

$24,960 per year

Security guards

154,200 New Jobs (Projected)154,200

$31,050 per year

Medical and health services managers

139,600 New Jobs (Projected)139,600

$104,280 per year

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

137,500 New Jobs (Projected)137,500

$26,220 per year

Medical assistants

132,600 New Jobs (Projected)132,600

$35,850 per year

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

127,200 New Jobs (Projected)127,200

$29,080 per year

Management analysts

124,400 New Jobs (Projected)124,400

$87,660 per year

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

122,100 New Jobs (Projected)122,100

$47,130 per year

Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors

121,700 New Jobs (Projected)121,700

$40,510 per year
Suggested citation:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Most New Jobs,
at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/most-new-jobs.htm (visited October 05, 2021).

Last Modified Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

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