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Top 50 RI Occupations with Largest Growth 2008 - 2018

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SOC
Code
Occupational Title 2008
Estimated
Employment
2018
Estimated
Employment
Total
Growth
Growth
Rate
29-1111 Registered Nurses 12,446 14,772 2,326 18.7%
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 15,566 17,625 2,059 13.2%
31-1011 Home Health Aides 5,582 7,304 1,722 30.8%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 8,410 10,066 1,656 19.7%
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation & Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 8,475 9,805 1,330 15.7%
39-9011 Child Care Workers 6,530 7,675 1,145 17.5%
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, & Attendants 8,123 9,129 1,006 12.4%
21-1093 Social & Human Service Assistants 2,739 3,573 834 30.4%
35-3031 Waiters & Waitresses 10,174 10,930 756 7.4%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 8,922 9,674 752 8.4%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks 7,638 8,363 725 9.5%
13-2011 Accountants & Auditors 4,576 5,298 722 15.8%
37-2011 Janitors & Cleaners, Except Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 7,788 8,462 674 8.7%
13-1111 Management Analysts 2,508 3,147 639 25.5%
43-4171 Receptionists & Information Clerks 5,177 5,777 600 11.6%
37-3011 Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers 4,562 5,146 584 12.8%
39-9021 Personal & Home Care Aides 1,343 1,915 572 42.6%
37-2012 Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 4,081 4,629 548 13.4%
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 3,980 4,526 546 13.7%
25-2021 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 4,017 4,542 525 13.1%
47-2031 Carpenters 4,706 5,194 488 10.4%
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 1,356 1,825 469 34.6%
31-9092 Medical Assistants 1,700 2,148 448 26.4%
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 1,032 1,469 437 42.3%
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 1,613 2,046 433 26.8%
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, & Coffee Shop 5,298 5,698 400 7.6%
25-9041 Teacher Assistants 4,670 5,070 400 8.6%
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 1,250 1,613 363 29.0%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries & Administrative Assistants 3,338 3,680 342 10.2%
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer 3,739 4,044 305 8.2%
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 2,994 3,299 305 10.2%
33-9032 Security Guards 3,078 3,372 294 9.6%
15-1081 Network Systems & Data Communications Analysts 712 1,002 290 40.7%
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 4,397 4,681 284 6.5%
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 3,399 3,672 273 8.0%
23-1011 Lawyers 2,711 2,979 268 9.9%
29-1051 Pharmacists 1,125 1,392 267 23.7%
47-2061 Construction Laborers 2,432 2,695 263 10.8%
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation & Serving Workers 2,815 3,067 252 9.0%
11-3031 Financial Managers 2,346 2,598 252 10.7%
43-3071 Tellers 1,857 2,107 250 13.5%
25-2022 Middle School Teachers, Except Special & Vocational Education 2,324 2,574 250 10.8%
49-9042 Maintenance & Repair Workers, General 3,978 4,225 247 6.2%
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Except Technical & Scientific Products 5,109 5,353 244 4.8%
21-1023 Mental Health & Substance Abuse Social Workers 1,516 1,760 244 16.1%
15-1071 Network & Computer Systems Administrators 984 1,210 226 23.0%
25-2031 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special & Vocational Education 4,052 4,277 225 5.6%
13-2051 Financial Analysts 926 1,149 223 24.1%
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 2,043 2,265 222 10.9%
23-2011 Paralegals & Legal Assistants 983 1,201 218 22.2%

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