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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Delaware

What professions added the most jobs in Delaware? 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 Delaware is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Delaware

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 Delaware increased from 397,730 to 424,330 with a net gain of 26,600. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food with 2,320 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of retail salespersons with 2,320 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
397,730
424,330 26,600 6.69% $35,900
2 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
9,330
11,650 2,320 24.87% $17,400
3 Retail Salespersons
15,800
17,990 2,190 13.86% $20,560
4 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
5,450
7,330 1,880 34.50% $23,390
5 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
5,410
7,150 1,740 32.16% $34,270
6 Chemists
1,910
3,380 1,470 76.96% $81,080
7 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
4,580
5,970 1,390 30.35% $20,730
8 Teacher Assistants
2,170
3,100 930 42.86% $25,080
9 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
980
1,890 910 92.86% $45,150
10 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
3,690
4,540 850 23.04% $53,050
11 Financial Analysts
1,890
2,730 840 44.44% $80,260
12 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
2,060
2,820 760 36.89% $19,100
13 Home Health Aides
2,000
2,720 720 36.00% $23,590
14 Personal Care Aides
470
1,140 670 142.55% $20,430
15 Software Developers, Applications
1,840
2,500 660 35.87% $85,370
16 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
5,630
6,240 610 10.83% $34,360
17 Waiters and Waitresses
7,000
7,570 570 8.14% $20,110
18 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
2,530
3,090 560 22.13% $52,250
19 Medical Assistants
1,350
1,900 550 40.74% $29,120
20 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
2,670
3,190 520 19.48% $23,380
21 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
2,220
2,730 510 22.97% $28,210
22 Electricians
1,580
2,080 500 31.65% $46,630
23 Food Preparation Workers
1,600
2,090 490 30.62% $19,570
24 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
430
920 490 113.95% $19,360
25 Cost Estimators
720
1,190 470 65.28% $58,690
26 Security Guards
3,280
3,730 450 13.72% $24,800
27 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
1,290
1,710 420 32.56% $17,740
28 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
920
1,310 390 42.39% $35,250
29 Mental Health Counselors
180
550 370 205.56% $36,660
30 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
1,790
2,150 360 20.11% $27,230
31 Operations Research Analysts
210
550 340 161.90% $66,200
32 Instructional Coordinators
410
750 340 82.93% $60,810
33 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
1,410
1,750 340 24.11% $26,500
34 Tellers
1,860
2,200 340 18.28% $24,240
35 Loan Officers
720
1,050 330 45.83% $55,900
36 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
4,610
4,930 320 6.94% $49,940
37 Computer Systems Analysts
2,850
3,160 310 10.88% $80,680
38 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
650
960 310 47.69% $17,970
39 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
1,320
1,630 310 23.48% $
40 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
510
820 310 60.78% $55,210
41 Chemical Technicians
620
920 300 48.39% $54,870
42 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
3,100
3,390 290 9.35% $54,780
43 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
1,650
1,940 290 17.58% $28,690
44 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
3,160
3,450 290 9.18% $34,160
45 Driver/Sales Workers
1,230
1,520 290 23.58% $24,530
46 Managers, All Other
640
920 280 43.75% $116,910
47 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
840
1,120 280 33.33% $38,850
48 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
7,660
7,940 280 3.66% $22,450
49 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
1,150
1,430 280 24.35% $63,590
50 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
1,070
1,340 270 25.23% $

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 mental health counselors with a growth rate of 205.56%. It is followed by the profession of cooks, short order which grew by 183.33% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Mental Health Counselors
180
550 370 205.56% $36,660
2 Cooks, Short Order
120
340 220 183.33% $23,650
3 Transportation Inspectors
100
270 170 170.00% $34,000
4 Operations Research Analysts
210
550 340 161.90% $66,200
5 Physical Therapist Aides
160
410 250 156.25% $25,140
6 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity
160
410 250 156.25% $26,270
7 Personal Care Aides
470
1,140 670 142.55% $20,430
8 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
120
270 150 125.00% $35,390
9 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
430
920 490 113.95% $19,360
10 Legal Support Workers, All Other
160
330 170 106.25% $45,600
11 Butchers and Meat Cutters
190
370 180 94.74% $33,120
12 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
980
1,890 910 92.86% $45,150
13 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
230
440 210 91.30% $30,380
14 Biochemists and Biophysicists
110
210 100 90.91% $88,340
15 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
220
420 200 90.91% $63,940
16 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
100
190 90 90.00% $33,670
17 Brokerage Clerks
150
280 130 86.67% $41,890
18 Instructional Coordinators
410
750 340 82.93% $60,810
19 Bakers
280
510 230 82.14% $24,530
20 Chemists
1,910
3,380 1,470 76.96% $81,080
21 Helpers--Carpenters
160
280 120 75.00% $28,070
22 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
260
450 190 73.08% $58,110
23 Cost Estimators
720
1,190 470 65.28% $58,690
24 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
310
510 200 64.52% $25,800
25 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
270
440 170 62.96% $26,570
26 Helpers--Electricians
130
210 80 61.54% $29,140
27 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
510
820 310 60.78% $55,210
28 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
430
690 260 60.47% $51,630
29 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
100
160 60 60.00% $83,400
30 Microbiologists
100
160 60 60.00% $53,920
31 Library Assistants, Clerical
290
460 170 58.62% $18,810
32 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
230
360 130 56.52% $50,310
33 Chefs and Head Cooks
150
230 80 53.33% $44,850
34 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
230
350 120 52.17% $30,470
35 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
160
240 80 50.00% $24,920
36 Advertising Sales Agents
220
330 110 50.00% $40,670
37 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
370
550 180 48.65% $24,970
38 Chemical Technicians
620
920 300 48.39% $54,870
39 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers
440
650 210 47.73% $33,440
40 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
650
960 310 47.69% $17,970
41 Loan Officers
720
1,050 330 45.83% $55,900
42 Chemical Plant and System Operators
110
160 50 45.45% $58,300
43 Financial Analysts
1,890
2,730 840 44.44% $80,260
44 Managers, All Other
640
920 280 43.75% $116,910
45 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
230
330 100 43.48% $40,700
46 Teacher Assistants
2,170
3,100 930 42.86% $25,080
47 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
920
1,310 390 42.39% $35,250
48 Opticians, Dispensing
270
380 110 40.74% $33,260
49 Medical Assistants
1,350
1,900 550 40.74% $29,120
50 Printing Press Operators
270
380 110 40.74% $41,610

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