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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Montana

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Montana

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 Montana increased from 424,300 to 443,330 with a net gain of 19,030. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of office clerks, general with 3,200 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of personal care aides with 3,200 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
424,300
443,330 19,030 4.49% $29,030
2 Office Clerks, General
5,320
8,520 3,200 60.15% $23,330
3 Personal Care Aides
2,480
4,840 2,360 95.16% $20,080
4 Cashiers
13,260
15,390 2,130 16.06% $18,500
5 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
9,350
11,080 1,730 18.50% $17,800
6 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
2,270
3,510 1,240 54.63% $27,790
7 Teacher Assistants
3,290
4,260 970 29.48% $21,330
8 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
4,320
5,270 950 21.99% $32,370
9 Construction Laborers
2,910
3,860 950 32.65% $33,160
10 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
610
1,500 890 145.90% $41,130
11 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
4,270
5,140 870 20.37% $24,640
12 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
2,090
2,950 860 41.15% $50,720
13 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
2,530
3,390 860 33.99% $41,220
14 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
1,640
2,470 830 50.61% $42,870
15 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
1,300
2,060 760 58.46% $53,200
16 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
940
1,690 750 79.79% $48,220
17 Cooks, Restaurant
3,860
4,540 680 17.62% $19,460
18 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
3,840
4,520 680 17.71% $40,140
19 Mental Health Counselors
530
1,180 650 122.64% $26,130
20 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas
110
620 510 463.64% $34,240
21 Pharmacy Technicians
810
1,310 500 61.73% $29,710
22 Bartenders
4,320
4,810 490 11.34% $17,770
23 Psychiatric Technicians
140
580 440 314.29% $24,120
24 Electricians
1,950
2,380 430 22.05% $52,130
25 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
6,000
6,430 430 7.17% $36,460
26 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
1,400
1,780 380 27.14% $55,920
27 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
470
850 380 80.85% $20,490
28 Psychiatric Aides
600
970 370 61.67% $24,390
29 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
960
1,320 360 37.50% $36,040
30 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
7,670
8,020 350 4.56% $21,780
31 Team Assemblers
1,030
1,380 350 33.98% $26,560
32 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
310
650 340 109.68% $26,940
33 Managers, All Other
770
1,100 330 42.86% $64,920
34 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
890
1,220 330 37.08% $17,250
35 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
340
660 320 94.12% $42,310
36 Medical and Health Services Managers
830
1,140 310 37.35% $69,640
37 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
280
590 310 110.71% $35,700
38 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
450
740 290 64.44% $30,570
39 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
4,960
5,250 290 5.85% $18,240
40 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
840
1,120 280 33.33% $23,270
41 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
530
810 280 52.83% $43,340
42 Driver/Sales Workers
1,790
2,070 280 15.64% $21,390
43 Software Developers, Systems Software
290
560 270 93.10% $68,810
44 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners*
200
460 260 130.00% $31,730
45 Pharmacists
980
1,240 260 26.53% $101,030
46 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
410
670 260 63.41% $33,280
47 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
870
1,120 250 28.74% $
48 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
760
1,000 240 31.58% $46,270
49 Insurance Sales Agents
1,290
1,520 230 17.83% $39,690
50 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
850
1,070 220 25.88% $29,130

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 roustabouts, oil and gas with a growth rate of 463.64%. It is followed by the profession of psychiatric technicians which grew by 314.29% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas
110
620 510 463.64% $34,240
2 Psychiatric Technicians
140
580 440 314.29% $24,120
3 Education, Training, and Library Workers, All Other
100
260 160 160.00% $33,400
4 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
120
300 180 150.00% $49,190
5 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
610
1,500 890 145.90% $41,130
6 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners*
200
460 260 130.00% $31,730
7 Mental Health Counselors
530
1,180 650 122.64% $26,130
8 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other
170
370 200 117.65% $21,430
9 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
280
590 310 110.71% $35,700
10 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
310
650 340 109.68% $26,940
11 Food Service Managers
190
390 200 105.26% $45,400
12 Plant and System Operators, All Other
110
220 110 100.00% $53,810
13 Personal Care Aides
2,480
4,840 2,360 95.16% $20,080
14 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
190
370 180 94.74% $40,860
15 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
340
660 320 94.12% $42,310
16 Software Developers, Systems Software
290
560 270 93.10% $68,810
17 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
230
420 190 82.61% $22,830
18 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
270
490 220 81.48% $55,350
19 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
470
850 380 80.85% $20,490
20 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
940
1,690 750 79.79% $48,220
21 Musicians and Singers
180
320 140 77.78% $
22 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
120
210 90 75.00% $36,930
23 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
150
260 110 73.33% $23,220
24 Special Education Teachers, Middle School
170
290 120 70.59% $38,880
25 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
100
170 70 70.00% $21,210
26 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
130
220 90 69.23% $24,470
27 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
270
450 180 66.67% $28,900
28 Postal Service Clerks
240
400 160 66.67% $53,090
29 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
450
740 290 64.44% $30,570
30 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
410
670 260 63.41% $33,280
31 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
270
440 170 62.96% $43,560
32 Pharmacy Technicians
810
1,310 500 61.73% $29,710
33 Psychiatric Aides
600
970 370 61.67% $24,390
34 First-Line Supervisors of Protective Service Workers, All Other
130
210 80 61.54% $45,730
35 Office Clerks, General
5,320
8,520 3,200 60.15% $23,330
36 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
1,300
2,060 760 58.46% $53,200
37 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
2,270
3,510 1,240 54.63% $27,790
38 Helpers--Extraction Workers
110
170 60 54.55% $32,100
39 Floral Designers
170
260 90 52.94% $20,690
40 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
530
810 280 52.83% $43,340
41 Occupational Therapists
230
350 120 52.17% $63,270
42 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
1,640
2,470 830 50.61% $42,870
43 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
200
300 100 50.00% $38,130
44 Transportation Workers, All Other
100
150 50 50.00% $23,690
45 Library Technicians
290
430 140 48.28% $23,190
46 Sewing Machine Operators
250
370 120 48.00% $23,600
47 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
230
340 110 47.83% $43,160
48 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
300
440 140 46.67% $33,810
49 Tax Preparers
130
190 60 46.15% $28,490
50 Computer Operators
130
190 60 46.15% $28,470

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