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November 1993

Occupational employment: wide variations in growth

George T. Silvestri

The economy is expected to continue generating jobs for workers at all levels of education and training; service workers are projected to be the largest group, while professional specialty is expected to be the most rapidly growing group. This article discusses projected changes in the structure of occupational employment over the 1992-2005 period. It includes analyses of the impact of various factors on occupational employment, particularly industry employment trends and expected changes in the occupational structure of industries.

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