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

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OCCUPATION NUMBER OF NEW JOBS (PROJECTED), 2016-26 2016 MEDIAN PAY

Personal care aides

754,000 New Jobs (Projected)754,000

$21,920 per year

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

579,900 New Jobs (Projected)579,900

$19,440 per year

Registered nurses

437,000 New Jobs (Projected)437,000

$68,450 per year

Home health aides

425,600 New Jobs (Projected)425,600

$22,600 per year

Software developers, applications

253,400 New Jobs (Projected)253,400

$100,080 per year

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

233,000 New Jobs (Projected)233,000

$24,190 per year

General and operations managers

205,900 New Jobs (Projected)205,900

$99,310 per year

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

200,800 New Jobs (Projected)200,800

$25,980 per year

Medical assistants

184,600 New Jobs (Projected)184,600

$31,540 per year

Waiters and waitresses

182,500 New Jobs (Projected)182,500

$19,990 per year

Nursing assistants

164,000 New Jobs (Projected)164,000

$26,590 per year

Construction laborers

153,300 New Jobs (Projected)153,300

$33,430 per year

Cooks, restaurant

145,300 New Jobs (Projected)145,300

$24,140 per year

Accountants and auditors

140,300 New Jobs (Projected)140,300

$68,150 per year

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

136,000 New Jobs (Projected)136,000

$62,560 per year

Customer service representatives

136,000 New Jobs (Projected)136,000

$32,300 per year

Medical secretaries

129,100 New Jobs (Projected)129,100

$33,730 per year

Landscaping and groundskeeping workers

123,300 New Jobs (Projected)123,300

$26,320 per year

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

113,800 New Jobs (Projected)113,800

$41,340 per year

Maintenance and repair workers, general

112,700 New Jobs (Projected)112,700

$36,940 per year

Last Modified Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017