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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Florida

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Florida

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 Florida increased from 7,103,950 to 7,665,280 with a net gain of 561,330. 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 70,960 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of retail salespersons with 70,960 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
7,103,950
7,665,280 561,330 7.90% $30,600
2 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
152,280
223,240 70,960 46.60% $17,540
3 Retail Salespersons
263,010
331,060 68,050 25.87% $21,830
4 Customer Service Representatives
156,960
215,860 58,900 37.53% $28,280
5 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
78,220
128,830 50,610 64.70% $22,290
6 Waiters and Waitresses
172,860
203,060 30,200 17.47% $18,270
7 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
144,450
164,680 20,230 14.00% $28,890
8 Cooks, Restaurant
74,110
91,740 17,630 23.79% $22,770
9 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
43,010
57,900 14,890 34.62% $31,850
10 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
72,620
86,850 14,230 19.60% $37,950
11 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
78,200
91,180 12,980 16.60% $48,640
12 Cashiers
205,720
217,060 11,340 5.51% $18,220
13 Team Assemblers
28,180
39,430 11,250 39.92% $24,710
14 Billing and Posting Clerks
21,150
31,860 10,710 50.64% $30,280
15 General and Operations Managers
61,830
72,390 10,560 17.08% $87,770
16 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
8,210
18,470 10,260 124.97% $54,590
17 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
67,140
76,100 8,960 13.35% $18,630
18 Construction Laborers
37,970
45,900 7,930 20.88% $24,970
19 Bartenders
29,940
37,540 7,600 25.38% $18,190
20 Packers and Packagers, Hand
31,870
39,280 7,410 23.25% $19,180
21 Management Analysts
33,580
40,890 7,310 21.77% $63,590
22 Software Developers, Applications
20,340
27,630 7,290 35.84% $76,330
23 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
35,150
42,040 6,890 19.60% $35,840
24 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
12,180
18,880 6,700 55.01% $51,320
25 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
63,670
70,320 6,650 10.44% $34,460
26 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
21,100
27,340 6,240 29.57% $18,000
27 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
78,200
84,360 6,160 7.88% $44,490
28 Family and General Practitioners
4,860
10,890 6,030 124.07% $153,360
29 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
16,330
22,210 5,880 36.01% $19,200
30 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
17,890
23,660 5,770 32.25% $37,650
31 Office Clerks, General
139,950
145,470 5,520 3.94% $24,000
32 Counter and Rental Clerks
24,430
29,720 5,290 21.65% $22,260
33 Parking Lot Attendants
11,720
16,990 5,270 44.97% $17,930
34 Pharmacy Technicians
20,060
25,310 5,250 26.17% $27,480
35 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
4,400
9,360 4,960 112.73% $18,120
36 Carpenters
30,330
35,220 4,890 16.12% $34,250
37 Security Guards
76,670
81,260 4,590 5.99% $21,910
38 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
18,930
23,370 4,440 23.45% $52,730
39 Tellers
29,760
34,080 4,320 14.52% $24,960
40 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
13,230
17,540 4,310 32.58% $49,140
41 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
8,960
13,250 4,290 47.88% $33,990
42 Receptionists and Information Clerks
72,920
77,050 4,130 5.66% $24,720
43 Medical Assistants
36,660
40,770 4,110 11.21% $28,350
44 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
12,050
16,140 4,090 33.94% $33,520
45 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
14,660
18,600 3,940 26.88% $31,310
46 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
22,970
26,850 3,880 16.89% $57,660
47 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
71,330
75,190 3,860 5.41% $30,500
48 Bakers
7,890
11,740 3,850 48.80% $22,950
49 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
108,950
112,740 3,790 3.48% $19,520
50 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
16,860
20,600 3,740 22.18% $53,400

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 gaming service workers, all other with a growth rate of 411.11%. It is followed by the profession of boilermakers which grew by 270.00% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Gaming Service Workers, All Other
180
920 740 411.11% $25,520
2 Boilermakers
100
370 270 270.00% $45,140
3 Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
190
620 430 226.32% $72,590
4 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
430
1,360 930 216.28% $
5 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
130
410 280 215.38% $28,080
6 Motorboat Operators
520
1,600 1,080 207.69% $29,100
7 Biochemists and Biophysicists
310
930 620 200.00% $55,740
8 Gaming Supervisors
140
400 260 185.71% $41,570
9 Orthodontists
140
390 250 178.57% $
10 Financial Examiners
490
1,360 870 177.55% $83,970
11 Tour Guides and Escorts
1,300
3,480 2,180 167.69% $27,530
12 Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
410
1,090 680 165.85% $37,580
13 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
1,690
4,050 2,360 139.64% $22,220
14 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
8,210
18,470 10,260 124.97% $54,590
15 Family and General Practitioners
4,860
10,890 6,030 124.07% $153,360
16 Materials Scientists
100
220 120 120.00% $80,740
17 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
4,400
9,360 4,960 112.73% $18,120
18 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs
320
680 360 112.50% $46,610
19 Physicists
300
600 300 100.00% $118,050
20 Dredge Operators
110
210 100 90.91% $35,370
21 Artists and Related Workers, All Other
140
260 120 85.71% $75,250
22 Medical Equipment Repairers
2,310
4,290 1,980 85.71% $35,190
23 Concierges
1,950
3,600 1,650 84.62% $23,890
24 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
2,490
4,530 2,040 81.93% $25,610
25 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
210
380 170 80.95% $
26 Surgeons
1,280
2,250 970 75.78% $
27 Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
400
700 300 75.00% $62,560
28 Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
180
310 130 72.22% $80,690
29 Internists, General
1,950
3,340 1,390 71.28% $
30 Commercial Divers
200
340 140 70.00% $40,240
31 Athletic Trainers
560
950 390 69.64% $41,190
32 Psychologists, All Other
1,000
1,690 690 69.00% $90,060
33 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
190
320 130 68.42% $35,460
34 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors
190
320 130 68.42% $44,190
35 Human Resources Managers
2,290
3,840 1,550 67.69% $89,560
36 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other
630
1,050 420 66.67% $25,630
37 Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, and Gaugers
150
250 100 66.67% $48,100
38 Interpreters and Translators
1,460
2,420 960 65.75% $36,030
39 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
1,200
1,980 780 65.00% $31,140
40 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
78,220
128,830 50,610 64.70% $22,290
41 Nuclear Engineers
140
230 90 64.29% $99,820
42 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
580
950 370 63.79% $53,640
43 Dentists, All Other Specialists
110
180 70 63.64% $155,700
44 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
280
450 170 60.71% $25,550
45 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
270
430 160 59.26% $53,080
46 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
1,890
2,990 1,100 58.20% $26,080
47 Optometrists
1,160
1,830 670 57.76% $111,600
48 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
3,000
4,700 1,700 56.67% $
49 Avionics Technicians
1,050
1,630 580 55.24% $49,330
50 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
12,180
18,880 6,700 55.01% $51,320

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