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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Mississippi

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Mississippi

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 Mississippi increased from 1,070,820 to 1,094,070 with a net gain of 23,250. 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 5,350 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of retail salespersons with 5,350 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
1,070,820
1,094,070 23,250 2.17% $26,680
2 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
9,390
14,740 5,350 56.98% $17,080
3 Retail Salespersons
35,050
39,600 4,550 12.98% $19,690
4 General and Operations Managers
15,460
19,570 4,110 26.58% $73,890
5 Team Assemblers
14,290
18,150 3,860 27.01% $27,440
6 Office Clerks, General
13,200
16,500 3,300 25.00% $20,870
7 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
21,480
24,540 3,060 14.25% $20,800
8 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
11,570
14,420 2,850 24.63% $40,520
9 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
510
3,340 2,830 554.90% $42,180
10 Waiters and Waitresses
16,130
18,660 2,530 15.69% $16,710
11 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
20,170
22,250 2,080 10.31% $33,880
12 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
15,200
17,270 2,070 13.62% $18,510
13 Correctional Officers and Jailers
5,620
7,620 2,000 35.59% $24,250
14 Childcare Workers
5,040
6,420 1,380 27.38% $17,460
15 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
570
1,760 1,190 208.77% $
16 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
5,040
6,200 1,160 23.02% $20,730
17 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
4,450
5,560 1,110 24.94% $27,360
18 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
6,070
7,140 1,070 17.63% $18,060
19 Cooks, Restaurant
7,010
8,080 1,070 15.26% $19,460
20 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
440
1,470 1,030 234.09% $29,940
21 Electricians
5,080
6,100 1,020 20.08% $40,310
22 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
220
1,220 1,000 454.55% $29,710
23 Administrative Services Managers
2,020
2,940 920 45.54% $47,990
24 Medical Secretaries
850
1,680 830 97.65% $25,340
25 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
8,300
9,080 780 9.40% $25,200
26 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
2,250
3,000 750 33.33% $21,470
27 Human Resources Managers
120
820 700 583.33% $71,510
28 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
1,300
1,960 660 50.77% $22,570
29 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
8,180
8,840 660 8.07% $20,770
30 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
1,220
1,850 630 51.64% $53,720
31 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
220
840 620 281.82% $30,360
32 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
6,290
6,890 600 9.54% $44,120
33 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
2,020
2,610 590 29.21% $24,760
34 Sheet Metal Workers
1,310
1,900 590 45.04% $31,110
35 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
310
890 580 187.10% $31,450
36 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
2,710
3,280 570 21.03% $41,390
37 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
500
1,060 560 112.00% $47,840
38 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
850
1,390 540 63.53% $54,680
39 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
540
1,080 540 100.00% $22,190
40 Logging Equipment Operators
1,320
1,850 530 40.15% $31,720
41 Management Analysts
930
1,440 510 54.84% $57,780
42 Computer Systems Analysts
1,010
1,510 500 49.50% $55,160
43 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
1,150
1,640 490 42.61% $54,430
44 Machinists
1,620
2,090 470 29.01% $34,520
45 Accountants and Auditors
4,710
5,170 460 9.77% $49,630
46 Telemarketers
720
1,180 460 63.89% $24,540
47 Compliance Officers
1,370
1,820 450 32.85% $40,350
48 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
1,820
2,250 430 23.63% $37,910
49 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
370
790 420 113.51% $27,610
50 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
12,670
13,080 410 3.24% $27,790

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 human resources managers with a growth rate of 583.33%. It is followed by the profession of sales representatives, services, all other which grew by 554.90% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Human Resources Managers
120
820 700 583.33% $71,510
2 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
510
3,340 2,830 554.90% $42,180
3 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
220
1,220 1,000 454.55% $29,710
4 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
220
840 620 281.82% $30,360
5 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
100
340 240 240.00% $46,060
6 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
440
1,470 1,030 234.09% $29,940
7 Social Workers, All Other
150
500 350 233.33% $61,230
8 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
570
1,760 1,190 208.77% $
9 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
310
890 580 187.10% $31,450
10 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
120
340 220 183.33% $20,740
11 Petroleum Engineers
220
610 390 177.27% $65,410
12 Software Developers, Systems Software
240
580 340 141.67% $75,680
13 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining
290
640 350 120.69% $37,920
14 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
240
520 280 116.67% $25,970
15 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
370
790 420 113.51% $27,610
16 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
500
1,060 560 112.00% $47,840
17 Logisticians
280
580 300 107.14% $60,000
18 Operations Research Analysts
110
220 110 100.00% $53,750
19 Athletic Trainers
120
240 120 100.00% $39,450
20 Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other
540
1,080 540 100.00% $22,190
21 Medical Secretaries
850
1,680 830 97.65% $25,340
22 Financial Specialists, All Other
190
370 180 94.74% $61,230
23 Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
140
270 130 92.86% $25,650
24 Pharmacy Aides
230
440 210 91.30% $18,680
25 Commercial Pilots
220
420 200 90.91% $77,190
26 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
130
240 110 84.62% $21,460
27 Financial Analysts
320
590 270 84.38% $63,400
28 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
110
190 80 72.73% $93,340
29 Food Batchmakers
220
370 150 68.18% $23,460
30 Chemical Engineers
120
200 80 66.67% $78,470
31 Bakers
550
910 360 65.45% $21,230
32 Telemarketers
720
1,180 460 63.89% $24,540
33 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
850
1,390 540 63.53% $54,680
34 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
380
620 240 63.16% $52,400
35 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners*
160
260 100 62.50% $34,060
36 Interior Designers
160
260 100 62.50% $25,230
37 Chefs and Head Cooks
550
890 340 61.82% $35,750
38 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
310
500 190 61.29% $26,950
39 Credit Analysts
190
300 110 57.89% $46,800
40 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
190
300 110 57.89% $23,490
41 Residential Advisors
540
850 310 57.41% $22,830
42 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
210
330 120 57.14% $22,550
43 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
9,390
14,740 5,350 56.98% $17,080
44 Management Analysts
930
1,440 510 54.84% $57,780
45 Power Plant Operators
310
480 170 54.84% $65,180
46 Occupational Therapy Assistants
220
340 120 54.55% $47,760
47 Real Estate Brokers
110
170 60 54.55% $37,960
48 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
1,220
1,850 630 51.64% $53,720
49 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
1,300
1,960 660 50.77% $22,570
50 Dentists, General
440
660 220 50.00% $132,950

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