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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
3,292 2,847 -445 -13.52% -89 358 269 $33.18 $69,004
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NAICS Occupation SOC 2020 2025 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Education and Training Level
5173 Accountants and Auditors 13-2011 33 28 -6 -15.15 % -1 3 2 $38.35 $79,769 Bachelor's degree
5173 Actors 27-2011 2 3 0 50 % 0 0 0 $21.91 $45,567 Some college
5173 Administrative Services and Facilities Managers 11-3011 5 4 -1 -20 % 0 0 0 $47.20 $98,184 Bachelor's degree
5173 Advertising Sales Agents 41-3011 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 1 1 $26.13 $54,354 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Architectural and Engineering Managers 11-9041 8 6 -2 -25 % 0 1 0 $77.61 $161,424 Bachelor's degree
5173 Audio and Video Technicians 27-4011 5 4 -1 -20 % 0 1 0 $23.35 $48,578 Postsecondary nondegree award
5173 Audiovisual Equipment Installers and Repairers 49-2097 44 40 -4 -9.09 % -1 5 4 $19.98 $41,552 Postsecondary nondegree award
5173 Bill and Account Collectors 43-3011 8 7 -1 -12.5 % 0 1 1 $20.78 $43,213 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Billing and Posting Clerks 43-3021 18 15 -3 -16.67 % -1 2 1 $21.58 $44,889 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 43-3031 14 12 -2 -14.29 % 0 2 1 $22.35 $46,490 Some college
5173 Broadcast Technicians 27-4012 3 1 -2 -66.67 % 0 0 0 $20.34 $42,309 Associate's degree
5173 Budget Analysts 13-2031 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $38.72 $80,547 Bachelor's degree
5173 Buyers and Purchasing Agents 13-1028 9 8 -1 -11.11 % 0 1 1 $29.41 $61,166 Bachelor's degree
5173 Calibration Technologists and Technicians and Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 17-3098 9 8 -1 -11.11 % 0 1 1 $34.19 $71,111 Associate's degree
5173 Chief Executives 11-1011 15 12 -3 -20 % -1 1 1 $57.05 $118,659 Bachelor's degree
5173 Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians 17-3022 1 1 -1 0 % 0 0 0 $33.39 $69,443 Associate's degree
5173 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 13-1141 5 4 -1 -20 % 0 0 0 $36.19 $75,269 Bachelor's degree
5173 Compliance Officers 13-1041 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $37.75 $78,517 Bachelor's degree
5173 Computer and Information Research Scientists 15-1221 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $68.71 $142,920 Master's degree
5173 Computer and Information Systems Managers 11-3021 27 23 -5 -14.81 % -1 2 1 $65.51 $136,257 Bachelor's degree
5173 Computer Hardware Engineers 17-2061 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 0 0 $64.36 $133,859 Bachelor's degree
5173 Computer Network Architects 15-1241 40 35 -5 -12.5 % -1 3 2 $55.06 $114,517 Bachelor's degree
5173 Computer Network Support Specialists 15-1231 52 48 -5 -7.69 % -1 4 3 $34.51 $71,787 Associate's degree
5173 Computer Occupations, All Other 15-1299 37 31 -7 -16.22 % -1 3 2 $38.29 $79,635 Bachelor's degree
5173 Computer Programmers 15-1251 8 7 -1 -12.5 % 0 1 0 $34.95 $72,686 Bachelor's degree
5173 Computer Systems Analysts 15-1211 17 15 -2 -11.76 % 0 1 1 $49.75 $103,474 Bachelor's degree
5173 Computer User Support Specialists 15-1232 137 106 -30 -22.63 % -6 10 4 $42.35 $88,092 Some college
5173 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 49-2011 2 1 -1 -50 % 0 0 0 $19.62 $40,807 Some college
5173 Construction Laborers 47-2061 5 4 -1 -20 % 0 1 0 $19.77 $41,131 No formal educational credential
5173 Construction Managers 11-9021 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $35.35 $73,522 Bachelor's degree
5173 Cost Estimators 13-1051 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $35.55 $73,950 Bachelor's degree
5173 Customer Service Representatives 43-4051 163 144 -19 -11.66 % -4 23 19 $18.55 $38,577 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Data Entry Keyers 43-9021 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $17.41 $36,208 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Data Scientists and Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other 15-2098 8 7 -1 -12.5 % 0 1 1 $38.95 $81,010 Bachelor's degree
5173 Database Administrators and Architects 15-1245 8 7 -1 -12.5 % 0 1 0 $53.05 $110,347 Bachelor's degree
5173 Designers, All Other 27-1029 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $22.96 $47,759 Bachelor's degree
5173 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 43-5032 18 15 -3 -16.67 % -1 2 1 $21.07 $43,827 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers 41-9091 51 40 -11 -21.57 % -2 7 5 $12.08 $25,122 No formal educational credential
5173 Editors 27-3041 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $24.60 $51,174 Bachelor's degree
5173 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians 17-3023 9 7 -1 -22.22 % 0 1 1 $34.02 $70,769 Associate's degree
5173 Electrical and Electronics Drafters 17-3012 4 3 -1 -25 % 0 0 0 $27.59 $57,394 Associate's degree
5173 Electrical Engineers 17-2071 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 0 0 $51.35 $106,802 Bachelor's degree
5173 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 49-9051 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $53.95 $112,214 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 17-2072 88 83 -6 -5.68 % -1 7 5 $57.54 $119,693 Bachelor's degree
5173 Engineers, All Other 17-2199 9 9 -1 0 % 0 1 0 $51.72 $107,570 Bachelor's degree
5173 Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians 17-3025 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $28.38 $59,025 Associate's degree
5173 Environmental Engineers 17-2081 2 1 0 -50 % 0 0 0 $55.20 $114,806 Bachelor's degree
5173 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 43-6011 5 4 -1 -20 % 0 1 0 $30.61 $63,670 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 File Clerks 43-4071 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $18.50 $38,480 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Financial and Investment Analysts, Financial Risk Specialists, and Financial Specialists, All Other 13-2098 11 9 -1 -18.18 % 0 1 1 $37.41 $77,815 Bachelor's degree
5173 Financial Managers 11-3031 10 9 -1 -10 % 0 1 1 $53.48 $111,243 Bachelor's degree
5173 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 47-1011 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $34.89 $72,569 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 49-1011 38 33 -4 -13.16 % -1 4 3 $36.19 $75,269 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 41-1012 61 50 -11 -18.03 % -2 6 4 $23.90 $49,715 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 43-1011 33 27 -5 -18.18 % -1 3 2 $29.39 $61,140 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 41-1011 8 7 -1 -12.5 % 0 1 1 $18.80 $39,104 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 General and Operations Managers 11-1021 31 27 -4 -12.9 % -1 3 2 $48.74 $101,389 Bachelor's degree
5173 Graphic Designers 27-1024 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $24.08 $50,086 Bachelor's degree
5173 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 43-4161 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $22.03 $45,816 Associate's degree
5173 Human Resources Managers 11-3121 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 1 0 $53.48 $111,241 Bachelor's degree
5173 Human Resources Specialists 13-1071 13 11 -2 -15.38 % 0 1 1 $32.88 $68,381 Bachelor's degree
5173 Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians 17-3026 3 2 0 -33.33 % 0 0 0 $29.77 $61,930 Associate's degree
5173 Industrial Engineers 17-2112 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $44.89 $93,366 Bachelor's degree
5173 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 43-4199 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $22.68 $47,165 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Information Security Analysts 15-1212 10 9 0 -10 % 0 1 1 $55.24 $114,900 Bachelor's degree
5173 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 51-9061 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $20.30 $42,216 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 49-9099 2 1 0 -50 % 0 0 0 $20.20 $42,025 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Interpreters and Translators 27-3091 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $29.69 $61,759 Bachelor's degree
5173 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 43-4111 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $24.05 $50,019 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 37-2011 3 2 -1 -33.33 % 0 0 0 $16.65 $34,631 No formal educational credential
5173 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 53-7062 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 1 1 $16.67 $34,681 No formal educational credential
5173 Lawyers 23-1011 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $64.23 $133,601 Doctoral or professional degree
5173 Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 27-4098 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $24.23 $50,393 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Logisticians 13-1081 4 4 0 0 % 0 0 0 $41.59 $86,510 Bachelor's degree
5173 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 49-9071 5 4 -1 -20 % 0 1 0 $21.44 $44,605 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Management Analysts 13-1111 61 48 -12 -21.31 % -2 6 3 $37.56 $78,122 Bachelor's degree
5173 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 13-1161 42 37 -4 -11.9 % -1 5 4 $31.51 $65,539 Bachelor's degree
5173 Marketing Managers 11-2021 13 12 -2 -7.69 % 0 1 1 $53.10 $110,443 Bachelor's degree
5173 Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians 17-3027 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $40.61 $84,458 Associate's degree
5173 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 27-3099 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 1 0 $27.47 $57,134 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 15-1244 42 37 -4 -11.9 % -1 3 2 $43.74 $90,981 Bachelor's degree
5173 News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists 27-3023 3 2 0 -33.33 % 0 0 0 $19.99 $41,582 Bachelor's degree
5173 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 19-5011 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $43.29 $90,041 Bachelor's degree
5173 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 43-9199 8 7 -1 -12.5 % 0 1 1 $15.34 $31,907 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Office Clerks, General 43-9061 22 18 -4 -18.18 % -1 3 2 $19.06 $39,641 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47-2073 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $32.04 $66,654 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Operations Research Analysts 15-2031 4 3 -1 -25 % 0 0 0 $41.72 $86,772 Bachelor's degree
5173 Order Clerks 43-4151 14 11 -4 -21.43 % -1 2 1 $19.74 $41,065 Some college
5173 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 43-3051 5 3 -1 -40 % 0 0 0 $24.93 $51,850 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; and Managers, All Other 11-9198 66 60 -6 -9.09 % -1 5 4 $31.32 $65,148 Bachelor's degree
5173 Private Detectives and Investigators 33-9021 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $22.34 $46,471 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Producers and Directors 27-2012 3 3 0 0 % 0 0 0 $27.48 $57,155 Bachelor's degree
5173 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 43-5061 14 12 -2 -14.29 % 0 2 1 $24.28 $50,493 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists, All Other 13-1198 92 82 -10 -10.87 % -2 7 5 $36.29 $75,493 Bachelor's degree
5173 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 11-9141 2 1 0 -50 % 0 0 0 $26.31 $54,730 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 11-2031 4 3 0 -25 % 0 0 0 $48.33 $100,525 Bachelor's degree
5173 Public Relations Specialists 27-3031 5 5 -1 0 % 0 1 0 $39.11 $81,354 Bachelor's degree
5173 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairers 49-2021 3 4 1 33.33 % 0 0 1 $28.05 $58,340 Associate's degree
5173 Receptionists and Information Clerks 43-4171 4 4 -1 0 % 0 1 0 $16.15 $33,583 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Retail Salespersons 41-2031 27 24 -3 -11.11 % -1 4 4 $14.50 $30,163 No formal educational credential
5173 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 41-9099 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 1 1 $18.40 $38,265 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Sales Engineers 41-9031 13 11 -2 -15.38 % 0 1 1 $49.73 $103,446 Bachelor's degree
5173 Sales Managers 11-2022 29 24 -5 -17.24 % -1 3 2 $53.93 $112,167 Bachelor's degree
5173 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel 41-3091 233 201 -33 -13.73 % -7 29 23 $26.83 $55,804 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 41-4012 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 1 1 $30.32 $63,073 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 41-4011 4 3 -1 -25 % 0 0 0 $43.87 $91,250 Bachelor's degree
5173 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 43-6014 14 12 -2 -14.29 % 0 2 1 $19.71 $40,991 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 49-2098 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $24.94 $51,879 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Security Guards 33-9032 2 1 0 -50 % 0 0 0 $15.31 $31,846 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Shipping, Receiving, and Inventory Clerks 43-5071 6 5 -1 -16.67 % 0 1 0 $17.10 $35,558 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers 15-1256 85 76 -9 -10.59 % -2 7 5 $55.67 $115,785 Bachelor's degree
5173 Stockers and Order Fillers 53-7065 11 9 -2 -18.18 % 0 2 1 $14.71 $30,597 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 43-2011 3 2 -1 -33.33 % 0 0 0 $19.27 $40,075 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Technical Writers 27-3042 2 2 0 0 % 0 0 0 $37.65 $78,322 Bachelor's degree
5173 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 49-2022 782 682 -100 -12.79 % -20 96 76 $30.03 $62,473 Postsecondary nondegree award
5173 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 49-9052 381 331 -51 -13.12 % -10 45 35 $27.67 $57,552 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Telemarketers 41-9041 23 17 -5 -26.09 % -1 3 2 $15.37 $31,977 No formal educational credential
5173 Telephone Operators 43-2021 2 1 0 -50 % 0 0 0 $31.46 $65,444 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Training and Development Specialists 13-1151 14 12 -2 -14.29 % 0 1 1 $31.63 $65,790 Bachelor's degree
5173 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 11-3071 1 1 0 0 % 0 0 0 $41.13 $85,556 High school diploma or equivalent
5173 Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers 15-1257 34 32 -1 -5.88 % 0 3 3 $25.60 $53,241 Bachelor's degree
5173 Writers and Authors 27-3043 17 16 -1 -5.88 % 0 2 2 $18.32 $38,115 Bachelor's degree