Click the image for an overview of the top occupations from the 2014–24 projections. The data is also available in a
table and PDF (1.0 MB).
Employment Projections (EP) program develops information about the labor market for the Nation as a whole for 10 years in the future.
NOTICE A new set of projections for 2016-26 will be posted on October 24 th, 2017.
Most Requested EP Tables
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Occupational Projections Data
2014 and projected 2024 employment, job openings, education, training, and wages
National Employment Matrix - Occupation
Detailed industries where each occupation is employed
National Employment Matrix - Industry
Detailed occupations employed in each industry
2014–24 Projections Analysis
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These files give a quick overview of the data and analyses available from the Employment Projections program and can be used as handouts:
Employment projections, 2014–24 (
PDF) The OOH and occupational employment projections, 2014–24 (
PDF) Career Outlook (
PDF) Earnings and unemployment rates by educational attainment, 2016 (
PDF) Growth rates and wages by typical education needed for entry (
PDF) Fastest Growing Occupations, 2014–24 (
PDF) Fastest Growing Occupations, Bachelor's Degree or Higher Required, 2014–24 (
PDF) Fastest Growing Occupations, Some Postsecondary Education Required, 2014–24 (
PDF) Occupations With Most New Jobs, 2014–24 (
Other BLS Information
Other Useful Links
CareerOneStop — comprehensive source of employment and career resources.
Bureau of Economic Analysis—source of GDP and National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA) information.
Projections Central — State occupational projections developed by the labor market information section of State Employment Security Agencies. Employment projections are available for each State and the District of Columbia.
Occupational Information System (O*NET TM)—The O*NET program which is developed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration, is a leading source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation.
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)—NAICS is used by government agencies to classify business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
For additional information concerning the Employment Projections (EP) program, contact an EP staff member at:
Telephone number: 202-691-5700
Fax number: 202-691-5745
Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections
PSB Suite 2135
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington DC 20212-0001
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