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

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OCCUPATION NUMBER OF NEW JOBS (PROJECTED), 2018-28 2018 MEDIAN PAY

Personal care aides

881,000 New Jobs (Projected)881,000

$24,020 per year

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

640,100 New Jobs (Projected)640,100

$21,250 per year

Registered nurses

371,500 New Jobs (Projected)371,500

$71,730 per year

Home health aides

304,800 New Jobs (Projected)304,800

$24,200 per year

Cooks, restaurant

299,000 New Jobs (Projected)299,000

$26,530 per year

Software developers, applications

241,500 New Jobs (Projected)241,500

$103,620 per year

Waiters and waitresses

170,200 New Jobs (Projected)170,200

$21,780 per year

General and operations managers

165,000 New Jobs (Projected)165,000

$100,930 per year

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

159,800 New Jobs (Projected)159,800

$26,110 per year

Medical assistants

154,900 New Jobs (Projected)154,900

$33,610 per year

Construction laborers

148,100 New Jobs (Projected)148,100

$35,800 per year

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

144,000 New Jobs (Projected)144,000

$28,260 per year

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

139,200 New Jobs (Projected)139,200

$63,120 per year

Nursing assistants

135,400 New Jobs (Projected)135,400

$28,540 per year

Management analysts

118,300 New Jobs (Projected)118,300

$83,610 per year

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

107,200 New Jobs (Projected)107,200

$32,450 per year

Landscaping and groundskeeping workers

106,400 New Jobs (Projected)106,400

$29,000 per year

Financial managers

104,700 New Jobs (Projected)104,700

$127,990 per year

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

99,700 New Jobs (Projected)99,700

$43,680 per year

Medical secretaries

96,400 New Jobs (Projected)96,400

$35,760 per year

Last Modified Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2019