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

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OCCUPATION NUMBER OF NEW JOBS (PROJECTED), 2016-26 2017 MEDIAN PAY

Personal care aides

777,600 New Jobs (Projected)777,600

$23,100 per year

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

579,900 New Jobs (Projected)579,900

$20,180 per year

Registered nurses

438,100 New Jobs (Projected)438,100

$70,000 per year

Home health aides

431,200 New Jobs (Projected)431,200

$23,210 per year

Software developers, applications

255,400 New Jobs (Projected)255,400

$101,790 per year

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

236,500 New Jobs (Projected)236,500

$24,990 per year

General and operations managers

205,200 New Jobs (Projected)205,200

$100,410 per year

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

199,700 New Jobs (Projected)199,700

$27,040 per year

Medical assistants

183,900 New Jobs (Projected)183,900

$32,480 per year

Waiters and waitresses

182,500 New Jobs (Projected)182,500

$20,820 per year

Nursing assistants

173,400 New Jobs (Projected)173,400

$27,520 per year

Construction laborers

150,400 New Jobs (Projected)150,400

$34,530 per year

Cooks, restaurant

145,300 New Jobs (Projected)145,300

$25,180 per year

Accountants and auditors

139,900 New Jobs (Projected)139,900

$69,350 per year

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

138,300 New Jobs (Projected)138,300

$63,230 per year

Customer service representatives

136,300 New Jobs (Projected)136,300

$32,890 per year

Landscaping and groundskeeping workers

135,200 New Jobs (Projected)135,200

$27,670 per year

Medical secretaries

129,000 New Jobs (Projected)129,000

$34,610 per year

Management analysts

115,200 New Jobs (Projected)115,200

$82,450 per year

Maintenance and repair workers, general

112,500 New Jobs (Projected)112,500

$37,670 per year

Last Modified Date: Friday, April 13, 2018