Chart 16. Projected change in employment levels, by selected occupational groups, 2020–30
Occupational group Employment change excluding pandemic recovery Employment change due to expected pandemic recovery

Food preparation and serving related occupations

59.6 2,208.0

Healthcare support occupations

1,404.6 175.5

Transportation and material moving occupations

658.5 461.5

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

852.2 122.4

Educational instruction and library occupations

310.5 609.9

Note: Pandemic recovery is defined as a reversal of declines in employment between 2019 and 2020 for occupational groups that experienced declines during that period.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.