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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Maine

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Maine

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 Maine increased from 577,410 to 586,390 with a net gain of 8,980. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of personal care aides with 5,410 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop with 5,410 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
577,410
586,390 8,980 1.56% $31,780
2 Personal Care Aides
5,520
10,930 5,410 98.01% $20,420
3 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
2,170
4,290 2,120 97.70% $17,910
4 Retail Salespersons
18,130
19,920 1,790 9.87% $21,920
5 Food Preparation Workers
5,320
6,600 1,280 24.06% $20,660
6 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
9,090
10,290 1,200 13.20% $25,490
7 General and Operations Managers
9,960
11,120 1,160 11.65% $73,740
8 Accountants and Auditors
3,290
4,340 1,050 31.91% $53,990
9 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
9,580
10,570 990 10.33% $30,500
10 Medical Assistants
2,310
3,180 870 37.66% $29,320
11 Cooks, Restaurant
4,600
5,470 870 18.91% $23,130
12 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
8,070
8,730 660 8.18% $21,690
13 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
1,600
2,190 590 36.88% $19,970
14 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
1,470
2,030 560 38.10% $47,650
15 Customer Service Representatives
8,480
9,030 550 6.49% $29,280
16 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
510
1,050 540 105.88% $48,390
17 Billing and Posting Clerks
2,250
2,740 490 21.78% $31,220
18 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
3,310
3,770 460 13.90% $25,210
19 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
310
760 450 145.16% $55,540
20 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
1,770
2,200 430 24.29% $
21 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
490
920 430 87.76% $18,770
22 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
370
800 430 116.22% $25,940
23 Network and Computer Systems Administrators*
940
1,350 410 43.62% $56,600
24 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
540
940 400 74.07% $37,870
25 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
470
870 400 85.11% $25,620
26 Cooks, Short Order
1,390
1,760 370 26.62% $21,270
27 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
420
790 370 88.10% $18,290
28 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
640
1,000 360 56.25% $25,760
29 Chefs and Head Cooks
320
660 340 106.25% $40,850
30 Bakers
520
860 340 65.38% $22,940
31 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
730
1,050 320 43.84% $30,520
32 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
430
750 320 74.42% $35,390
33 Software Developers, Applications
1,110
1,420 310 27.93% $69,130
34 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
130
440 310 238.46% $33,750
35 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
590
900 310 52.54% $30,100
36 Legal Secretaries
810
1,120 310 38.27% $37,970
37 Administrative Services Managers
1,160
1,460 300 25.86% $62,410
38 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
590
880 290 49.15% $53,430
39 Social and Human Service Assistants
3,350
3,630 280 8.36% $27,190
40 Waiters and Waitresses
10,660
10,930 270 2.53% $17,910
41 Recreation Workers
1,060
1,330 270 25.47% $24,270
42 Counter and Rental Clerks
1,580
1,840 260 16.46% $22,430
43 Highway Maintenance Workers
1,630
1,890 260 15.95% $31,210
44 Helpers--Production Workers
1,820
2,080 260 14.29% $25,360
45 Medical and Health Services Managers
1,550
1,800 250 16.13% $72,120
46 Civil Engineers
780
1,030 250 32.05% $67,970
47 Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
770
1,020 250 32.47% $45,060
48 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
410
660 250 60.98% $27,780
49 Dental Assistants
890
1,140 250 28.09% $35,500
50 Cooks, Fast Food
900
1,150 250 27.78% $17,670

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 tree trimmers and pruners with a growth rate of 238.46%. It is followed by the profession of motor vehicle operators, all other which grew by 166.67% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
130
440 310 238.46% $33,750
2 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other
120
320 200 166.67% $32,770
3 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
120
310 190 158.33% $34,000
4 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall
150
370 220 146.67% $26,980
5 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
310
760 450 145.16% $55,540
6 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
180
410 230 127.78% $
7 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
120
270 150 125.00% $31,780
8 Machine Feeders and Offbearers
370
800 430 116.22% $25,940
9 Psychiatrists
110
230 120 109.09% $
10 Chefs and Head Cooks
320
660 340 106.25% $40,850
11 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment
510
1,050 540 105.88% $48,390
12 Personal Care Aides
5,520
10,930 5,410 98.01% $20,420
13 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
2,170
4,290 2,120 97.70% $17,910
14 Personal Financial Advisors
210
410 200 95.24% $54,500
15 Operations Research Analysts
130
250 120 92.31% $62,670
16 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
420
790 370 88.10% $18,290
17 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
490
920 430 87.76% $18,770
18 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
470
870 400 85.11% $25,620
19 Tax Preparers
210
370 160 76.19% $28,120
20 Meter Readers, Utilities
120
210 90 75.00% $37,190
21 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
430
750 320 74.42% $35,390
22 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
540
940 400 74.07% $37,870
23 Parking Lot Attendants
110
190 80 72.73% $18,900
24 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
340
580 240 70.59% $41,020
25 Baggage Porters and Bellhops
100
170 70 70.00% $19,230
26 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
280
470 190 67.86% $33,010
27 Bakers
520
860 340 65.38% $22,940
28 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
410
660 250 60.98% $27,780
29 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
150
240 90 60.00% $55,100
30 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
100
160 60 60.00% $96,500
31 Insurance Underwriters
390
620 230 58.97% $65,640
32 Pipelayers
120
190 70 58.33% $32,800
33 Medical Equipment Preparers
230
360 130 56.52% $30,540
34 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
640
1,000 360 56.25% $25,760
35 Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary
180
280 100 55.56% $63,840
36 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
110
170 60 54.55% $31,040
37 Tire Repairers and Changers
260
400 140 53.85% $25,400
38 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
150
230 80 53.33% $82,930
39 Helpers--Electricians
320
490 170 53.12% $30,440
40 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
590
900 310 52.54% $30,100
41 Opticians, Dispensing
280
420 140 50.00% $32,550
42 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
590
880 290 49.15% $53,430
43 Logisticians
210
310 100 47.62% $63,140
44 Human Resources Managers
340
500 160 47.06% $79,800
45 Pest Control Workers
130
190 60 46.15% $40,110
46 Instructional Coordinators
370
540 170 45.95% $52,400
47 Editors
330
480 150 45.45% $39,530
48 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
730
1,050 320 43.84% $30,520
49 Network and Computer Systems Administrators*
940
1,350 410 43.62% $56,600
50 Funeral Attendants
140
200 60 42.86% $24,540

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