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

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OCCUPATION NUMBER OF NEW JOBS (PROJECTED), 2019-29 2020 MEDIAN PAY

Home health and personal care aides

1,159,500 New Jobs (Projected)1,159,500

$27,080 per year

Fast food and counter workers

460,900 New Jobs (Projected)460,900

$23,860 per year

Cooks, restaurant

327,300 New Jobs (Projected)327,300

$28,800 per year

Software developers and software quality assurance analysts and testers

316,000 New Jobs (Projected)316,000

$110,140 per year

Registered nurses

221,900 New Jobs (Projected)221,900

$75,330 per year

General and operations managers

143,800 New Jobs (Projected)143,800

$103,650 per year

Medical assistants

139,200 New Jobs (Projected)139,200

$35,850 per year

Medical and health services managers

133,200 New Jobs (Projected)133,200

$104,280 per year

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

130,300 New Jobs (Projected)130,300

$65,810 per year

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

125,700 New Jobs (Projected)125,700

$31,120 per year

Landscaping and groundskeeping workers

119,900 New Jobs (Projected)119,900

$31,730 per year

Nursing assistants

116,900 New Jobs (Projected)116,900

$30,850 per year

Nurse practitioners

110,700 New Jobs (Projected)110,700

$111,680 per year

Financial managers

108,100 New Jobs (Projected)108,100

$134,180 per year

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

105,600 New Jobs (Projected)105,600

$29,080 per year

Waiters and waitresses

97,600 New Jobs (Projected)97,600

$23,740 per year

Passenger vehicle drivers, except bus drivers, transit and intercity

94,400 New Jobs (Projected)94,400

$32,320 per year

Management analysts

93,800 New Jobs (Projected)93,800

$87,660 per year

Project management specialists and business operations specialists, all other

79,800 New Jobs (Projected)79,800

$77,420 per year

Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors

79,000 New Jobs (Projected)79,000

$47,660 per year

Last Modified Date: Friday, April 9, 2021