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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in District of Columbia

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in District of Columbia

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 District of Columbia increased from 639,390 to 674,650 with a net gain of 35,260. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of management analysts with 6,310 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive with 6,310 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
639,390
674,650 35,260 5.51% $59,720
2 Management Analysts
15,760
22,070 6,310 40.04% $89,040
3 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
9,000
13,740 4,740 52.67% $47,820
4 Public Relations Specialists
8,070
12,520 4,450 55.14% $74,490
5 Lawyers
28,390
31,420 3,030 10.67% $153,640
6 Managers, All Other
15,020
17,870 2,850 18.97% $126,240
7 Cashiers
5,690
8,360 2,670 46.92% $21,890
8 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
3,970
6,570 2,600 65.49% $72,020
9 Personal Care Aides
1,020
3,410 2,390 234.31% $26,060
10 Economists
4,100
6,260 2,160 52.68% $112,230
11 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
6,420
8,430 2,010 31.31% $19,570
12 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
12,480
14,450 1,970 15.79% $24,160
13 Waiters and Waitresses
8,150
10,110 1,960 24.05% $22,040
14 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
110
1,800 1,690 1536.36% $61,940
15 Compliance Officers
2,570
4,210 1,640 63.81% $79,590
16 Financial Analysts
2,460
4,040 1,580 64.23% $85,390
17 Food Preparation Workers
2,810
4,200 1,390 49.47% $25,450
18 Dishwashers
2,870
4,250 1,380 48.08% $20,150
19 Social Science Research Assistants
1,520
2,790 1,270 83.55% $41,890
20 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
1,460
2,670 1,210 82.88% $53,230
21 Mental Health Counselors
360
1,470 1,110 308.33% $43,300
22 Construction Laborers
1,790
2,880 1,090 60.89% $34,600
23 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
2,410
3,400 990 41.08% $64,500
24 Carpenters
970
1,950 980 101.03% $51,200
25 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
2,370
3,340 970 40.93% $37,910
26 Bartenders
2,400
3,330 930 38.75% $21,620
27 Software Developers, Systems Software
1,470
2,390 920 62.59% $88,960
28 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
1,170
2,060 890 76.07% $64,290
29 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
250
1,110 860 344.00% $30,010
30 Internists, General
160
1,000 840 525.00% $
31 Cooks, Restaurant
4,620
5,410 790 17.10% $28,220
32 Social and Human Service Assistants
1,410
2,190 780 55.32% $36,170
33 Software Developers, Applications
2,530
3,280 750 29.64% $88,940
34 Education Administrators, Postsecondary
1,290
1,990 700 54.26% $69,340
35 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
630
1,290 660 104.76% $53,100
36 Accountants and Auditors
9,910
10,540 630 6.36% $78,880
37 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
4,820
5,420 600 12.45% $60,940
38 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
340
930 590 173.53% $58,530
39 Political Scientists
2,670
3,250 580 21.72% $119,240
40 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
310
840 530 170.97% $103,910
41 Family and General Practitioners
410
940 530 129.27% $137,680
42 Concierges
470
980 510 108.51% $32,450
43 Home Health Aides
3,520
4,020 500 14.20% $22,140
44 Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
1,560
2,050 490 31.41% $79,380
45 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other
490
980 490 100.00% $48,790
46 Childcare Workers
990
1,480 490 49.49% $20,870
47 Personal Financial Advisors
420
890 470 111.90% $58,950
48 Occupational Therapists
140
610 470 335.71% $82,990
49 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
190
660 470 247.37% $52,170
50 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
790
1,240 450 56.96% $90,090

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 protective service workers, all other * with a growth rate of 1536.36%. It is followed by the profession of internists, general which grew by 525.00% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
110
1,800 1,690 1536.36% $61,940
2 Internists, General
160
1,000 840 525.00% $
3 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
250
1,110 860 344.00% $30,010
4 Occupational Therapists
140
610 470 335.71% $82,990
5 Mental Health Counselors
360
1,470 1,110 308.33% $43,300
6 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
190
660 470 247.37% $52,170
7 Personal Care Aides
1,020
3,410 2,390 234.31% $26,060
8 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
340
930 590 173.53% $58,530
9 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
310
840 530 170.97% $103,910
10 Cost Estimators
200
520 320 160.00% $71,950
11 Musicians and Singers
100
250 150 150.00% $
12 Family and General Practitioners
410
940 530 129.27% $137,680
13 Biological Technicians
130
290 160 123.08% $37,880
14 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors
180
400 220 122.22% $33,080
15 Personal Financial Advisors
420
890 470 111.90% $58,950
16 Physical Therapists
360
760 400 111.11% $79,020
17 Concierges
470
980 510 108.51% $32,450
18 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
630
1,290 660 104.76% $53,100
19 Carpenters
970
1,950 980 101.03% $51,200
20 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other
490
980 490 100.00% $48,790
21 Computer and Information Research Scientists
280
550 270 96.43% $115,730
22 Surgeons
280
540 260 92.86% $
23 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
490
940 450 91.84% $33,460
24 Social Science Research Assistants
1,520
2,790 1,270 83.55% $41,890
25 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
1,460
2,670 1,210 82.88% $53,230
26 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
260
470 210 80.77% $53,550
27 Sound Engineering Technicians
100
180 80 80.00% $72,360
28 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
1,170
2,060 890 76.07% $64,290
29 Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
210
360 150 71.43% $49,310
30 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
150
250 100 66.67% $55,240
31 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
3,970
6,570 2,600 65.49% $72,020
32 Financial Analysts
2,460
4,040 1,580 64.23% $85,390
33 Compliance Officers
2,570
4,210 1,640 63.81% $79,590
34 Software Developers, Systems Software
1,470
2,390 920 62.59% $88,960
35 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
130
210 80 61.54% $45,910
36 Construction Laborers
1,790
2,880 1,090 60.89% $34,600
37 Insurance Sales Agents
280
450 170 60.71% $52,790
38 Recreational Therapists
100
160 60 60.00% $60,650
39 Butchers and Meat Cutters
150
240 90 60.00% $39,420
40 Media and Communication Workers, All Other
170
270 100 58.82% $63,540
41 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
210
330 120 57.14% $70,790
42 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
790
1,240 450 56.96% $90,090
43 Social and Human Service Assistants
1,410
2,190 780 55.32% $36,170
44 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
380
590 210 55.26% $61,970
45 Public Relations Specialists
8,070
12,520 4,450 55.14% $74,490
46 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
780
1,210 430 55.13% $69,860
47 Education Administrators, Postsecondary
1,290
1,990 700 54.26% $69,340
48 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
260
400 140 53.85% $35,040
49 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
280
430 150 53.57% $59,000
50 Economists
4,100
6,260 2,160 52.68% $112,230

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