Projected employment change in the U.S. by major occupational groups from 2014 to 2024

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Major occupational groupEmployment change in percent
Healthcare support occupations23%
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations 16.4%
Personal care and service occupations 13.2%
Computer and mathematical occupations 13.1%
Community and social service occupations 10.5%
Construction and extraction occupations10.1%
Business and financial operations occupations 8.4%
Education, training and library occupations 7.6%
Life, physical and social science occupations 7.4%
Food preparation and serving related occupations 6.5%
Installation, maintenance and repair occupations 6.4%
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations 6.2%
Management occupations 5.5%
Legal occupations 5.1%
Sales and related occupations 5%
Transportation and material moving occupations 4.8%
Protective service occupations4.5%
Arts, design, entertainment, sports and media occupations 4.1%
Architecture and engineering occupations 2.7%
Office and administrative support occupations 2%
Production occupations-3.1%
Farming, fishing and forestry occupations-5.9%
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This statistic shows the projected employment change from 2014 to 2024 in the U.S. by major occupational groups. By the year 2024 the number of employees working in healthcare support occupations will have increased by 23 percent.

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