Top 20 industries in the U.S. with largest projected wage and salary employment growth from 2014 to 2024 (in 1,000)

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IndustryEmployment change in thousands
Construction790.4
Home health care services760.4
Nursing and residential care facilities735.7
Food services and drinking places658
Offices of physicans522.7
Llocal government educational services compensation426.4
Employment services434.8
Computer systems design and related services408.9
Hospitals; private394.9
Offices of other health practitioners352.3
Outpatient care centers348.1
Management, scientific and technical consulting services329.3
Wholesale trade325.4
Individual and family services286.3
General merchandise stores263.2
Retail (excl. motor vehicle and parts dealers, food and beverage, and general merchandise)251
Junior colleges, colleges, universities, and professional schools; private220
Securities, commodity contracts, and other financial investments and related activities196.6
Offices of dentists159.8
Motor vehicle dealerships155.9
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This statistic shows the top 20 industries in the U.S. with largest projected wage and salary employment growth from 2014 to 2024. By the year 2024 the number of employees working in construction will have increased by around 790,400.

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