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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
1,282 1,251 -31 -2.39% -6 109 102 $32.07 $66,710
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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 6 6 0 0 % 0 0 0 $35.53 $73,910 Bachelor's degree
4821 Administrative Services and Facilities Managers 11-3011 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $46.92 $97,590 Bachelor's degree
4821 Aircraft Service Attendants and Transportation Workers, All Other 53-6098 5 5 0 0 % 0 0 0 $19.31 $40,162 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Architectural and Engineering Managers 11-9041 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $77.67 $161,543 Bachelor's degree
4821 Boilermakers 47-2011 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $50.98 $106,046 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 43-3031 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $21.06 $43,802 Some college
4821 Bridge and Lock Tenders 53-6011 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $26.29 $54,687 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 49-3031 10 10 0 0 % 0 1 1 $25.35 $52,720 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Buyers and Purchasing Agents 13-1028 3 2 0 -33.33 % 0 0 0 $28.64 $59,572 Bachelor's degree
4821 Cargo and Freight Agents 43-5011 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $22.58 $46,972 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Carpenters 47-2031 5 5 0 0 % 0 0 0 $23.88 $49,673 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Chefs and Head Cooks 35-1011 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $21.34 $44,393 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Chief Executives 11-1011 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $55.18 $114,771 Bachelor's degree
4821 Civil Engineers 17-2051 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $58.22 $121,092 Bachelor's degree
4821 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 53-7061 8 8 0 0 % 0 1 1 $14.46 $30,081 No formal educational credential
4821 Compliance Officers 13-1041 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $37.87 $78,775 Bachelor's degree
4821 Computer and Information Systems Managers 11-3021 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $65.02 $135,238 Bachelor's degree
4821 Computer Systems Analysts 15-1211 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $49.11 $102,158 Bachelor's degree
4821 Computer User Support Specialists 15-1232 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $42.38 $88,143 Some college
4821 Construction and Building Inspectors 47-4011 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $32.92 $68,480 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Construction Laborers 47-2061 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $19.48 $40,516 No formal educational credential
4821 Construction Managers 11-9021 5 5 0 0 % 0 0 0 $35.60 $74,047 Bachelor's degree
4821 Crane and Tower Operators 53-7021 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $54.12 $112,561 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Customer Service Representatives 43-4051 19 18 -1 -5.26 % 0 2 2 $18.51 $38,503 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 43-5032 13 12 -1 -7.69 % 0 1 1 $21.09 $43,874 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment 49-2093 29 29 0 0 % 0 2 2 $38.00 $79,038 Postsecondary nondegree award
4821 Electrical Engineers 17-2071 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $51.30 $106,713 Bachelor's degree
4821 Electricians 47-2111 10 10 0 0 % 0 1 1 $27.45 $57,089 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 43-6011 3 2 0 -33.33 % 0 0 0 $30.62 $63,681 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Fast Food and Counter Workers 35-3023 7 7 0 0 % 0 1 1 $13.38 $27,831 No formal educational credential
4821 Financial and Investment Analysts, Financial Risk Specialists, and Financial Specialists, All Other 13-2098 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $35.75 $74,354 Bachelor's degree
4821 Financial Managers 11-3031 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $51.82 $107,775 Bachelor's degree
4821 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011 29 28 -1 -3.45 % 0 3 2 $35.04 $72,883 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 49-1011 27 27 -1 0 % 0 2 2 $36.13 $75,150 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 43-1011 5 5 0 0 % 0 0 0 $29.41 $61,166 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 51-1011 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $29.96 $62,312 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors 53-1047 36 35 -1 -2.78 % 0 3 3 $28.02 $58,284 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Food Preparation Workers 35-2021 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $13.97 $29,062 No formal educational credential
4821 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35-3041 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $14.29 $29,713 No formal educational credential
4821 General and Operations Managers 11-1021 15 14 0 -6.67 % 0 1 1 $48.62 $101,135 Bachelor's degree
4821 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 53-3032 9 8 0 -11.11 % 0 1 1 $23.99 $49,908 Postsecondary nondegree award
4821 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 49-9098 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $14.91 $31,019 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Human Resources Managers 11-3121 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $51.18 $106,455 Bachelor's degree
4821 Human Resources Specialists 13-1071 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $32.93 $68,487 Bachelor's degree
4821 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 49-9041 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $29.58 $61,528 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 53-7051 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $18.64 $38,780 No formal educational credential
4821 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 37-2011 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $16.78 $34,892 No formal educational credential
4821 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 53-7062 11 11 0 0 % 0 1 1 $16.68 $34,696 No formal educational credential
4821 Lawyers 23-1011 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $62.70 $130,410 Doctoral or professional degree
4821 Locomotive Engineers 53-4011 221 216 -5 -2.26 % -1 17 16 $24.42 $50,791 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Logisticians 13-1081 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $41.50 $86,313 Bachelor's degree
4821 Machinists 51-4041 36 35 -1 -2.78 % 0 3 3 $20.98 $43,637 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 49-9071 7 7 0 0 % 0 1 1 $21.45 $44,609 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Management Analysts 13-1111 8 7 -1 -12.5 % 0 1 1 $37.27 $77,519 Bachelor's degree
4821 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 13-1161 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $31.48 $65,479 Bachelor's degree
4821 Marketing Managers 11-2021 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $52.09 $108,353 Bachelor's degree
4821 Mechanical Engineers 17-2141 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $47.21 $98,191 Bachelor's degree
4821 Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 51-2098 5 5 0 0 % 0 0 0 $16.46 $34,229 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 49-3042 5 5 0 0 % 0 0 0 $29.01 $60,351 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 15-1244 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $43.55 $90,588 Bachelor's degree
4821 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 19-5011 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $44.11 $91,741 Bachelor's degree
4821 Office Clerks, General 43-9061 10 10 0 0 % 0 1 1 $19.03 $39,576 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 11 11 0 0 % 0 1 1 $31.95 $66,459 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Operations Research Analysts 15-2031 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $40.41 $84,047 Bachelor's degree
4821 Passenger Attendants 53-6061 6 6 0 0 % 0 1 1 $15.60 $32,455 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 $30.48 $63,390 Bachelor's degree
4821 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 47-2152 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $26.41 $54,936 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Private Detectives and Investigators 33-9021 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $24.13 $50,197 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 43-5061 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $24.05 $50,014 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists, All Other 13-1198 5 5 0 0 % 0 0 0 $36.29 $75,487 Bachelor's degree
4821 Rail Car Repairers 49-3043 63 61 -2 -3.17 % 0 5 5 $33.64 $69,964 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers 53-4013 12 12 0 0 % 0 1 1 $26.98 $56,125 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 47-4061 69 67 -1 -2.9 % 0 6 6 $28.99 $60,305 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers 53-4022 79 76 -3 -3.8 % -1 6 6 $29.42 $61,194 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters 53-4031 249 243 -6 -2.41 % -1 21 19 $20.39 $42,408 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 43-4181 16 16 0 0 % 0 2 2 $17.84 $37,114 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel 41-3091 4 5 1 25 % 0 0 1 $26.59 $55,313 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 43-6014 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $19.70 $40,966 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Security Guards 33-9032 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $15.38 $31,995 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Sheet Metal Workers 47-2211 5 5 0 0 % 0 0 0 $28.54 $59,370 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Signal and Track Switch Repairers 49-9097 31 30 -1 -3.23 % 0 3 3 $37.17 $77,320 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers 15-1256 12 12 0 0 % 0 1 1 $55.35 $115,124 Bachelor's degree
4821 Stockers and Order Fillers 53-7065 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $14.71 $30,598 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Subway and Streetcar Operators 53-4041 11 10 -1 -9.09 % 0 1 1 $18.28 $38,020 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Training and Development Specialists 13-1151 5 5 0 0 % 0 0 0 $31.55 $65,628 Bachelor's degree
4821 Transit and Railroad Police 33-3052 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $34.02 $70,756 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Transportation Inspectors 53-6051 19 18 -1 -5.26 % 0 2 2 $40.10 $83,401 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 11-3071 16 15 0 -6.25 % 0 1 1 $41.16 $85,606 High school diploma or equivalent
4821 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 51-4121 25 24 -1 -4 % 0 2 2 $22.09 $45,952 High school diploma or equivalent