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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Indiana

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Indiana

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 Indiana increased from 2,724,850 to 2,905,170 with a net gain of 180,320. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of team assemblers with 25,000 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of personal care aides with 25,000 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
2,724,850
2,905,170 180,320 6.62% $30,880
2 Team Assemblers
54,680
79,680 25,000 45.72% $28,910
3 Personal Care Aides
12,070
23,880 11,810 97.85% $19,540
4 General and Operations Managers
22,480
33,650 11,170 49.69% $95,840
5 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
29,900
36,550 6,650 22.24% $29,780
6 Customer Service Representatives
36,400
42,840 6,440 17.69% $29,370
7 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
77,770
83,930 6,160 7.92% $17,200
8 Retail Salespersons
86,710
92,100 5,390 6.22% $19,160
9 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
3,440
7,930 4,490 130.52% $49,980
10 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
8,810
13,240 4,430 50.28% $33,490
11 Food Preparation Workers
15,320
19,490 4,170 27.22% $19,240
12 Electricians
12,040
15,980 3,940 32.72% $53,360
13 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
14,020
17,620 3,600 25.68% $18,350
14 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
10,050
13,640 3,590 35.72% $45,030
15 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
37,790
41,190 3,400 9.00% $20,820
16 Mechanical Engineers
6,980
10,360 3,380 48.42% $69,420
17 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
5,140
8,440 3,300 64.20% $
18 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
20,860
23,920 3,060 14.67% $30,040
19 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
8,180
11,120 2,940 35.94% $28,210
20 Cooks, Restaurant
20,130
22,970 2,840 14.11% $19,530
21 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
16,960
19,750 2,790 16.45% $32,170
22 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
4,320
7,050 2,730 63.19% $22,940
23 Driver/Sales Workers
7,810
10,500 2,690 34.44% $19,710
24 Software Developers, Applications
5,870
8,250 2,380 40.55% $67,700
25 Accountants and Auditors
17,970
20,320 2,350 13.08% $57,670
26 Medical Assistants
11,180
13,390 2,210 19.77% $27,600
27 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
3,130
5,260 2,130 68.05% $29,770
28 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
6,050
8,100 2,050 33.88% $19,310
29 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
18,340
20,340 2,000 10.91% $29,150
30 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
6,600
8,540 1,940 29.39% $33,350
31 Financial Managers
6,800
8,680 1,880 27.65% $94,070
32 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
10,910
12,760 1,850 16.96% $45,060
33 Medical Secretaries
9,810
11,660 1,850 18.86% $29,140
34 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
15,860
17,570 1,710 10.78% $28,590
35 Business Operations Specialists, All Other*
8,950
10,640 1,690 18.88% $57,370
36 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
12,320
13,980 1,660 13.47% $31,600
37 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
4,170
5,800 1,630 39.09% $35,440
38 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
20,790
22,360 1,570 7.55% $52,050
39 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
15,560
17,100 1,540 9.90% $22,370
40 Healthcare Social Workers
2,320
3,830 1,510 65.09% $42,680
41 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
900
2,410 1,510 167.78% $23,230
42 Sales Managers
5,560
7,050 1,490 26.80% $77,000
43 Bartenders
10,910
12,360 1,450 13.29% $18,460
44 Helpers--Production Workers
14,490
15,910 1,420 9.80% $21,910
45 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
11,090
12,500 1,410 12.71% $34,520
46 Personal Financial Advisors
1,940
3,330 1,390 71.65% $64,710
47 Telemarketers
3,080
4,430 1,350 43.83% $22,100
48 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
270
1,620 1,350 500.00% $25,010
49 Security Guards
17,210
18,500 1,290 7.50% $22,670
50 Dental Hygienists
3,660
4,930 1,270 34.70% $64,670

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 extruding and forming machine setters, operators, and tenders, synthetic and glass fibers with a growth rate of 500.00%. It is followed by the profession of electronic equipment installers and repairers, motor vehicles which grew by 333.33% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
270
1,620 1,350 500.00% $25,010
2 Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
210
910 700 333.33% $29,480
3 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other
170
580 410 241.18% $30,270
4 Biological Scientists, All Other
150
460 310 206.67% $63,150
5 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
110
320 210 190.91% $32,270
6 Computer Hardware Engineers
170
490 320 188.24% $68,510
7 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
900
2,410 1,510 167.78% $23,230
8 Food Scientists and Technologists
130
330 200 153.85% $49,310
9 Insulation Workers, Mechanical
510
1,280 770 150.98% $47,780
10 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary
220
540 320 145.45% $61,480
11 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs
180
430 250 138.89% $34,540
12 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
300
700 400 133.33% $31,500
13 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
150
350 200 133.33% $23,840
14 Elevator Installers and Repairers
180
420 240 133.33% $81,590
15 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
3,440
7,930 4,490 130.52% $49,980
16 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
280
600 320 114.29% $39,030
17 Chefs and Head Cooks
910
1,950 1,040 114.29% $38,910
18 Law Teachers, Postsecondary
190
400 210 110.53% $116,110
19 Biochemists and Biophysicists
370
770 400 108.11% $60,760
20 Helpers--Extraction Workers
260
530 270 103.85% $39,860
21 Personal Care Aides
12,070
23,880 11,810 97.85% $19,540
22 Gas Plant Operators
180
350 170 94.44% $49,810
23 Media and Communication Workers, All Other
130
250 120 92.31% $31,270
24 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
120
230 110 91.67% $25,520
25 Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
240
460 220 91.67% $46,260
26 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners*
590
1,130 540 91.53% $38,120
27 Psychiatric Aides
1,040
1,990 950 91.35% $21,910
28 Crossing Guards
940
1,760 820 87.23% $19,830
29 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic
620
1,150 530 85.48% $41,230
30 Tax Preparers
820
1,500 680 82.93% $29,260
31 Mental Health Counselors
930
1,690 760 81.72% $40,960
32 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture
140
250 110 78.57% $29,940
33 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
790
1,410 620 78.48% $39,400
34 Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
120
210 90 75.00% $43,850
35 Orthotists and Prosthetists
160
280 120 75.00% $55,420
36 Personal Financial Advisors
1,940
3,330 1,390 71.65% $64,710
37 Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders
630
1,080 450 71.43% $26,490
38 Materials Engineers
720
1,230 510 70.83% $66,780
39 Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other
270
460 190 70.37% $54,520
40 Tile and Marble Setters
290
490 200 68.97% $35,170
41 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
3,130
5,260 2,130 68.05% $29,770
42 Woodworkers, All Other
250
420 170 68.00% $18,750
43 Legal Support Workers, All Other
550
920 370 67.27% $39,800
44 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
180
300 120 66.67% $44,300
45 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
430
710 280 65.12% $21,100
46 Healthcare Social Workers
2,320
3,830 1,510 65.09% $42,680
47 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other
1,810
2,980 1,170 64.64% $18,080
48 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
1,260
2,070 810 64.29% $31,190
49 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
5,140
8,440 3,300 64.20% $
50 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
110
180 70 63.64% $32,530

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