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Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage
2020 2025 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual
1,135 972 -163 -14.35% -33 116 84 $32.13 $66,829
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NAICS Occupation SOC 2020 2025 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Education and Training Level
4821 Accountants and Auditors 13-2011 5 5 -1 0 % 0 1 0 $38.35 $79,769 Bachelor's degree
4821 Administrative Services and Facilities Managers 11-3011 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $47.20 $98,184 Bachelor's degree
4821 Aircraft Service Attendants and Transportation Workers, All Other 53-6098 4 4 -1 0 % 0 1 1 $19.31 $40,174 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Architectural and Engineering Managers 11-9041 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $77.61 $161,424 Bachelor's degree
4821 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 43-3031 3 3 -1 0 % 0 0 0 $22.35 $46,490 Some college
4821 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 49-3031 9 8 -1 -11.11 % 0 1 1 $25.13 $52,263 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Buyers and Purchasing Agents 13-1028 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $29.41 $61,166 Bachelor's degree
4821 Cargo and Freight Agents 43-5011 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $22.60 $47,016 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Carpenters 47-2031 5 4 -1 -20 % 0 0 0 $24.20 $50,333 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Chefs and Head Cooks 35-1011 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $21.75 $45,234 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Civil Engineers 17-2051 3 2 0 -33.33 % 0 0 0 $58.08 $120,799 Bachelor's degree
4821 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 53-7061 7 6 -1 -14.29 % 0 1 1 $14.46 $30,080 No formal educational credential
4821 Compliance Officers 13-1041 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $37.75 $78,517 Bachelor's degree
4821 Computer and Information Systems Managers 11-3021 4 3 -1 -25 % 0 0 0 $65.51 $136,257 Bachelor's degree
4821 Computer Systems Analysts 15-1211 3 3 -1 0 % 0 0 0 $49.75 $103,474 Bachelor's degree
4821 Construction and Building Inspectors 47-4011 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $32.73 $68,083 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Construction Laborers 47-2061 2 1 0 -50 % 0 0 0 $19.77 $41,131 No formal educational credential
4821 Construction Managers 11-9021 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $35.35 $73,522 Bachelor's degree
4821 Crane and Tower Operators 53-7021 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $54.11 $112,558 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Customer Service Representatives 43-4051 17 14 -3 -17.65 % -1 2 2 $18.55 $38,577 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 43-5032 11 10 -2 -9.09 % 0 1 1 $21.07 $43,827 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 49-2093 26 23 -4 -11.54 % -1 2 2 $38.23 $79,513 Postsecondary nondegree award
4821 Electrical Engineers 17-2071 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $51.35 $106,802 Bachelor's degree
4821 Electricians 47-2111 9 8 -1 -11.11 % 0 1 1 $27.38 $56,943 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 43-6011 3 2 0 -33.33 % 0 0 0 $30.61 $63,670 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Fast Food and Counter Workers 35-3023 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 1 1 $13.38 $27,827 No formal educational credential
4821 Financial and Investment Analysts, Financial Risk Specialists, and Financial Specialists, All Other 13-2098 2 1 0 -50 % 0 0 0 $37.41 $77,815 Bachelor's degree
4821 Financial Managers 11-3031 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $53.48 $111,243 Bachelor's degree
4821 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011 26 21 -4 -19.23 % -1 3 2 $34.89 $72,569 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 49-1011 24 20 -4 -16.67 % -1 2 2 $36.19 $75,269 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 43-1011 4 3 -1 -25 % 0 0 0 $29.39 $61,140 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 51-1011 2 1 0 -50 % 0 0 0 $30.20 $62,808 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 53-1047 32 28 -4 -12.5 % -1 4 3 $28.02 $58,288 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Food Preparation Workers 35-2021 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $14.03 $29,181 No formal educational credential
4821 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35-3041 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $14.28 $29,712 No formal educational credential
4821 General and Operations Managers 11-1021 13 11 -2 -15.38 % 0 1 1 $48.74 $101,389 Bachelor's degree
4821 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 53-3032 8 7 -1 -12.5 % 0 1 1 $24.90 $51,801 Postsecondary nondegree award
4821 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 49-9098 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $15.38 $31,989 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Human Resources Managers 11-3121 2 1 0 -50 % 0 0 0 $53.48 $111,241 Bachelor's degree
4821 Human Resources Specialists 13-1071 3 3 -1 0 % 0 0 0 $32.88 $68,381 Bachelor's degree
4821 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 49-9041 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $28.91 $60,136 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 53-7051 3 3 -1 0 % 0 0 0 $18.57 $38,624 No formal educational credential
4821 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 37-2011 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $16.65 $34,631 No formal educational credential
4821 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 53-7062 10 8 -1 -20 % 0 1 1 $16.67 $34,681 No formal educational credential
4821 Lawyers 23-1011 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $64.23 $133,601 Doctoral or professional degree
4821 Locomotive Engineers 53-4011 197 169 -28 -14.21 % -6 19 13 $40.05 $83,314 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Logisticians 13-1081 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $41.59 $86,510 Bachelor's degree
4821 Machinists 51-4041 32 27 -5 -15.63 % -1 4 3 $20.65 $42,948 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 49-9071 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 1 0 $21.44 $44,605 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Management Analysts 13-1111 7 6 -1 -14.29 % 0 1 0 $37.56 $78,122 Bachelor's degree
4821 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 13-1161 4 3 -1 -25 % 0 0 0 $31.51 $65,539 Bachelor's degree
4821 Marketing Managers 11-2021 2 1 0 -50 % 0 0 0 $53.10 $110,443 Bachelor's degree
4821 Mechanical Engineers 17-2141 2 1 0 -50 % 0 0 0 $47.07 $97,909 Bachelor's degree
4821 Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 51-2098 5 4 -1 -20 % 0 1 0 $16.43 $34,169 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 49-3042 5 4 -1 -20 % 0 1 0 $29.23 $60,794 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 15-1244 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $43.74 $90,981 Bachelor's degree
4821 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 19-5011 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $43.29 $90,041 Bachelor's degree
4821 Office Clerks, General 43-9061 9 7 -2 -22.22 % 0 1 1 $19.06 $39,641 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 10 8 -1 -20 % 0 1 1 $32.04 $66,654 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Operations Research Analysts 15-2031 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $41.72 $86,772 Bachelor's degree
4821 Passenger Attendants 53-6061 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 1 1 $15.70 $32,647 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; and Managers, All Other 11-9198 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $31.32 $65,148 Bachelor's degree
4821 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $26.52 $55,158 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 43-5061 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $24.28 $50,493 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists, All Other 13-1198 5 4 -1 -20 % 0 0 0 $36.29 $75,493 Bachelor's degree
4821 Rail Car Repairers 49-3043 56 48 -8 -14.29 % -2 6 4 $33.70 $70,097 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 53-4013 10 9 -2 -10 % 0 1 1 $21.21 $44,126 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 47-4061 61 53 -8 -13.11 % -2 6 4 $29.01 $60,343 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers 53-4022 70 59 -11 -15.71 % -2 7 4 $29.41 $61,165 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 53-4031 222 190 -32 -14.41 % -6 21 15 $25.96 $53,999 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 43-4181 15 13 -2 -13.33 % 0 2 1 $18.13 $37,708 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel 41-3091 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $26.83 $55,804 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 43-6014 3 2 -1 -33.33 % 0 0 0 $19.71 $40,991 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Security Guards 33-9032 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $15.31 $31,846 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 5 4 -1 -20 % 0 1 0 $28.59 $59,457 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Signal and Track Switch Repairers 49-9097 27 23 -4 -14.81 % -1 3 2 $37.28 $77,552 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers 15-1256 10 9 -1 -10 % 0 1 1 $55.67 $115,785 Bachelor's degree
4821 Stockers and Order Fillers 53-7065 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $14.71 $30,597 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Subway and Streetcar Operators 53-4041 10 8 -1 -20 % 0 1 1 $27.24 $56,668 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Training and Development Specialists 13-1151 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $31.63 $65,790 Bachelor's degree
4821 Transit and Railroad Police 33-3052 4 3 0 -25 % 0 0 0 $33.94 $70,599 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Transportation Inspectors 53-6051 17 15 -2 -11.76 % 0 2 2 $40.41 $84,062 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 11-3071 14 12 -2 -14.29 % 0 1 1 $41.13 $85,556 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 51-4121 22 19 -3 -13.64 % -1 3 2 $22.10 $45,970 High school diploma or equivalent