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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Maryland

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Maryland

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 Maryland increased from 2,462,470 to 2,557,510 with a net gain of 95,040. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive with 23,880 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of sales representatives, services, all other with 23,880 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
2,462,470
2,557,510 95,040 3.86% $39,740
2 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
37,790
61,670 23,880 63.19% $36,460
3 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
9,240
20,430 11,190 121.10% $58,730
4 Personal Care Aides
5,480
15,120 9,640 175.91% $21,580
5 Cashiers
69,550
78,110 8,560 12.31% $18,870
6 Customer Service Representatives
35,870
44,070 8,200 22.86% $33,720
7 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
25,920
33,210 7,290 28.12% $49,940
8 Security Guards
25,010
29,630 4,620 18.47% $27,140
9 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
32,940
36,670 3,730 11.32% $21,780
10 Accountants and Auditors
22,240
25,900 3,660 16.46% $68,030
11 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
33,410
37,050 3,640 10.89% $25,360
12 Cooks, Restaurant
11,720
15,210 3,490 29.78% $24,620
13 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
7,200
10,560 3,360 46.67% $32,290
14 Network and Computer Systems Administrators*
8,820
12,080 3,260 36.96% $77,810
15 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
42,810
46,060 3,250 7.59% $17,880
16 Graduate Teaching Assistants
2,190
5,140 2,950 134.70% $25,120
17 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
5,700
8,450 2,750 48.25% $59,840
18 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
2,950
5,700 2,750 93.22% $42,010
19 Childcare Workers
7,220
9,950 2,730 37.81% $21,480
20 Medical Secretaries
10,670
13,330 2,660 24.93% $33,600
21 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
23,710
26,350 2,640 11.13% $38,800
22 Food Preparation Workers
13,870
16,380 2,510 18.10% $21,150
23 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
3,040
5,210 2,170 71.38% $97,250
24 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
3,610
5,780 2,170 60.11% $19,040
25 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
13,980
16,130 2,150 15.38% $34,530
26 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
8,940
11,060 2,120 23.71% $155,210
27 Residential Advisors
3,230
5,340 2,110 65.33% $28,310
28 Training and Development Specialists
4,700
6,800 2,100 44.68% $56,980
29 Cooks, Fast Food
7,690
9,600 1,910 24.84% $19,970
30 Medical Assistants
8,510
10,410 1,900 22.33% $30,690
31 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other
100
1,880 1,780 1780.00% $23,560
32 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
410
2,170 1,760 429.27% $70,060
33 Software Developers, Systems Software
12,820
14,540 1,720 13.42% $96,220
34 Education Administrators, All Other
900
2,550 1,650 183.33% $90,890
35 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
15,560
17,210 1,650 10.60% $25,090
36 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
1,480
3,050 1,570 106.08% $19,540
37 Instructional Coordinators
3,300
4,830 1,530 46.36% $64,710
38 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
12,680
14,190 1,510 11.91% $20,360
39 Compliance Officers
5,300
6,780 1,480 27.92% $63,510
40 Medical and Health Services Managers
8,340
9,780 1,440 17.27% $92,000
41 Computer Hardware Engineers
2,980
4,390 1,410 47.32% $100,020
42 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
9,760
11,170 1,410 14.45% $50,560
43 Personal Financial Advisors
3,030
4,400 1,370 45.21% $71,590
44 Dishwashers
9,200
10,560 1,360 14.78% $18,550
45 Firefighters
2,790
4,140 1,350 48.39% $53,870
46 Managers, All Other
9,060
10,380 1,320 14.57% $115,730
47 Driver/Sales Workers
7,660
8,920 1,260 16.45% $20,110
48 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
5,690
6,940 1,250 21.97% $18,570
49 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
2,530
3,720 1,190 47.04% $37,330
50 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
910
2,080 1,170 128.57% $23,850

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 building cleaning workers, all other with a growth rate of 1780.00%. It is followed by the profession of first-line supervisors of correctional officers which grew by 429.27% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other
100
1,880 1,780 1780.00% $23,560
2 First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers
410
2,170 1,760 429.27% $70,060
3 Correspondence Clerks
120
430 310 258.33% $
4 Medical Equipment Preparers
420
1,300 880 209.52% $30,940
5 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other
130
400 270 207.69% $33,760
6 Education Administrators, All Other
900
2,550 1,650 183.33% $90,890
7 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers
140
390 250 178.57% $28,230
8 Personal Care Aides
5,480
15,120 9,640 175.91% $21,580
9 Graduate Teaching Assistants
2,190
5,140 2,950 134.70% $25,120
10 Counselors, All Other
390
910 520 133.33% $41,760
11 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
910
2,080 1,170 128.57% $23,850
12 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
150
340 190 126.67% $
13 Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
300
680 380 126.67% $34,820
14 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
9,240
20,430 11,190 121.10% $58,730
15 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
950
2,090 1,140 120.00% $34,080
16 Riggers
130
280 150 115.38% $54,560
17 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
150
320 170 113.33% $38,140
18 Psychiatric Technicians
180
380 200 111.11% $35,360
19 Rail Car Repairers
310
650 340 109.68% $32,360
20 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
310
650 340 109.68% $34,940
21 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
120
250 130 108.33% $34,320
22 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
480
1,000 520 108.33% $43,000
23 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
450
930 480 106.67% $109,820
24 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
1,480
3,050 1,570 106.08% $19,540
25 Medical Appliance Technicians
170
340 170 100.00% $40,910
26 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
2,950
5,700 2,750 93.22% $42,010
27 Animal Trainers
140
270 130 92.86% $24,640
28 Drafters, All Other
120
230 110 91.67% $47,690
29 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary
360
690 330 91.67% $93,710
30 Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
210
400 190 90.48% $97,330
31 Biochemists and Biophysicists
1,020
1,900 880 86.27% $60,470
32 Internists, General
620
1,150 530 85.48% $
33 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
560
1,030 470 83.93% $35,520
34 Epidemiologists
170
310 140 82.35% $62,120
35 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers
170
310 140 82.35% $42,180
36 Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door
760
1,380 620 81.58% $41,830
37 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
270
480 210 77.78% $36,610
38 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
480
850 370 77.08% $64,270
39 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
170
300 130 76.47% $42,820
40 Radiation Therapists
120
210 90 75.00% $70,610
41 Funeral Attendants
390
670 280 71.79% $24,100
42 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
210
360 150 71.43% $28,260
43 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
3,040
5,210 2,170 71.38% $97,250
44 Parking Enforcement Workers
170
290 120 70.59% $32,970
45 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
760
1,270 510 67.11% $43,730
46 Clergy
300
500 200 66.67% $41,830
47 Residential Advisors
3,230
5,340 2,110 65.33% $28,310
48 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
37,790
61,670 23,880 63.19% $36,460
49 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
3,610
5,780 2,170 60.11% $19,040
50 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
440
700 260 59.09% $31,930

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