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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Arizona

What professions added the most jobs in Arizona? In this article we look into this issue from two angles. First we show the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014 (Table 1). Secondly we show the top 50 jobs that had the highest growth rate from year 2010 to 2014 (Table 2). The employment and salary information in Arizona is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Arizona

Table 1 shows the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014, the total employment in Arizona increased from 2,367,120 to 2,526,990 with a net gain of 159,870. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of personal care aides with 21,300 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food with 21,300 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
2,367,120
2,526,990 159,870 6.75% $33,040
2 Personal Care Aides
11,460
32,760 21,300 185.86% $20,900
3 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
44,740
64,550 19,810 44.28% $17,550
4 Customer Service Representatives
62,940
79,080 16,140 25.64% $30,690
5 Retail Salespersons
78,090
91,670 13,580 17.39% $21,040
6 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
6,490
19,490 13,000 200.31% $46,060
7 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
28,840
37,120 8,280 28.71% $46,230
8 Medical Secretaries
9,110
17,370 8,260 90.67% $29,800
9 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
33,290
41,200 7,910 23.76% $30,490
10 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
7,770
14,290 6,520 83.91% $59,180
11 Software Developers, Applications
6,580
13,040 6,460 98.18% $86,520
12 Waiters and Waitresses
46,860
52,940 6,080 12.97% $18,070
13 Cooks, Restaurant
18,650
24,410 5,760 30.88% $21,800
14 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
14,660
20,210 5,550 37.86% $31,590
15 Computer Systems Analysts
8,890
13,540 4,650 52.31% $72,750
16 Electricians
8,460
13,070 4,610 54.49% $41,660
17 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
5,360
9,570 4,210 78.54% $59,930
18 Medical Assistants
13,050
16,380 3,330 25.52% $30,670
19 Massage Therapists
1,490
4,700 3,210 215.44% $41,420
20 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
3,310
6,330 3,020 91.24% $34,920
21 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
1,940
4,930 2,990 154.12% $25,210
22 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
21,090
24,070 2,980 14.13% $39,010
23 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
32,870
35,830 2,960 9.01% $23,270
24 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
4,380
7,270 2,890 65.98% $41,630
25 Office Clerks, General
48,830
51,630 2,800 5.73% $26,920
26 Bartenders
8,330
10,990 2,660 31.93% $18,470
27 Computer and Information Systems Managers
4,140
6,570 2,430 58.70% $101,130
28 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
20,390
22,780 2,390 11.72% $40,080
29 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
4,840
7,190 2,350 48.55% $44,430
30 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
3,530
5,840 2,310 65.44% $24,620
31 Sales Managers
7,350
9,650 2,300 31.29% $79,090
32 Cashiers
56,920
59,210 2,290 4.02% $19,110
33 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
33,440
35,690 2,250 6.73% $21,100
34 Loan Officers
7,440
9,660 2,220 29.84% $56,580
35 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
6,440
8,570 2,130 33.07% $22,800
36 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
2,580
4,670 2,090 81.01% $34,920
37 Managers, All Other
4,580
6,640 2,060 44.98% $84,440
38 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
3,720
5,710 1,990 53.49% $59,090
39 Billing and Posting Clerks
8,740
10,710 1,970 22.54% $34,490
40 Operations Research Analysts
1,060
3,020 1,960 184.91% $60,490
41 Parts Salespersons
2,620
4,480 1,860 70.99% $32,410
42 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
3,300
5,160 1,860 56.36% $34,670
43 Financial Managers
7,490
9,320 1,830 24.43% $89,550
44 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
25,500
27,300 1,800 7.06% $36,190
45 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
4,560
6,340 1,780 39.04% $43,380
46 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
5,950
7,720 1,770 29.75% $34,430
47 Civil Engineers
3,740
5,470 1,730 46.26% $79,870
48 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
8,000
9,730 1,730 21.62% $39,380
49 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
3,640
5,330 1,690 46.43% $30,630
50 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
1,510
3,180 1,670 110.60% $25,810

Table 2. 50 Jobs with Fastest Growth Rate

Table 2 shows the top 50 jobs that had the fastest growth rate from 2010 to 2014. We note that the profession that grew the fastest is the profession of food preparation and serving related workers, all other with a growth rate of 600.00%. It is followed by the profession of outdoor power equipment and other small engine mechanics which grew by 372.22% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
110
770 660 600.00% $21,480
2 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
180
850 670 372.22% $31,560
3 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
140
560 420 300.00% $41,080
4 Plant and System Operators, All Other
150
520 370 246.67% $53,880
5 Electro-Mechanical Technicians
230
780 550 239.13% $44,540
6 Marriage and Family Therapists
240
800 560 233.33% $40,220
7 Massage Therapists
1,490
4,700 3,210 215.44% $41,420
8 Respiratory Therapy Technicians
130
400 270 207.69% $44,640
9 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
6,490
19,490 13,000 200.31% $46,060
10 Counselors, All Other
100
300 200 200.00% $42,870
11 Personal Care Aides
11,460
32,760 21,300 185.86% $20,900
12 Occupational Therapy Assistants
200
570 370 185.00% $51,770
13 Operations Research Analysts
1,060
3,020 1,960 184.91% $60,490
14 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
830
2,310 1,480 178.31% $28,120
15 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
120
330 210 175.00% $37,720
16 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
240
660 420 175.00% $37,290
17 Social Workers, All Other
510
1,380 870 170.59% $61,230
18 Biomedical Engineers
290
780 490 168.97% $96,000
19 Medical Appliance Technicians
160
430 270 168.75% $31,500
20 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other
490
1,260 770 157.14% $36,650
21 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary
160
410 250 156.25% $67,210
22 New Accounts Clerks
640
1,640 1,000 156.25% $34,060
23 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
250
640 390 156.00% $40,970
24 Statisticians
200
510 310 155.00% $57,740
25 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
1,940
4,930 2,990 154.12% $25,210
26 Crane and Tower Operators
170
430 260 152.94% $39,890
27 Manicurists and Pedicurists
680
1,710 1,030 151.47% $21,520
28 Pharmacy Aides
180
450 270 150.00% $21,570
29 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
190
470 280 147.37% $56,220
30 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
660
1,630 970 146.97% $53,530
31 Athletic Trainers
240
570 330 137.50% $39,410
32 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
1,020
2,340 1,320 129.41% $42,370
33 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
150
330 180 120.00% $64,380
34 Skincare Specialists
570
1,250 680 119.30% $36,420
35 Psychiatrists
280
610 330 117.86% $159,570
36 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
1,510
3,180 1,670 110.60% $25,810
37 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
310
650 340 109.68% $
38 Transportation Inspectors
320
670 350 109.38% $64,090
39 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
1,130
2,320 1,190 105.31% $45,010
40 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other
760
1,560 800 105.26% $37,010
41 Fence Erectors
280
570 290 103.57% $24,250
42 Family and General Practitioners
1,480
2,990 1,510 102.03% $163,160
43 Continuous Mining Machine Operators
130
260 130 100.00% $40,960
44 Bicycle Repairers
140
280 140 100.00% $20,220
45 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
450
900 450 100.00% $31,500
46 Print Binding and Finishing Workers
540
1,080 540 100.00% $29,430
47 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
100
200 100 100.00% $18,910
48 Software Developers, Applications
6,580
13,040 6,460 98.18% $86,520
49 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
240
470 230 95.83% $24,750
50 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
990
1,930 940 94.95% $37,260

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