The Employment Projections (EP) program develops information about the labor market for the Nation as a whole for 10 years in the future.
Check out the highlights of the 2019–29 projections, including the fastest growing occupations overall, the occupations expected to have the most new jobs, the fastest growing occupations that require a bachelor's degree or more, and the fastest growing occupations that require some postsecondary education.
Click the graphic to enlarge chart: Projected Annual Rate of Change in Industry Employment, 2019-29.
Click the graphic to enlarge chart: Labor Force Share, by Age Group, 1999, 2009, 2019, and Projected 2029.
Employment is projected to grow from 162.8 million to 168.8 million jobs from 2019 to 2029. Healthcare-related
occupations are expected to account for a large share of new jobs projected through 2029. The Occupational
Outlook Handbook (OOH) reflects the 2019-29 projections.
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