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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in New York

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in New York

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 New York increased from 8,344,020 to 8,810,950 with a net gain of 466,930. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of general and operations managers with 48,410 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of retail salespersons with 48,410 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
8,344,020
8,810,950 466,930 5.60% $38,880
2 General and Operations Managers
97,640
146,050 48,410 49.58% $115,620
3 Retail Salespersons
268,830
310,540 41,710 15.52% $21,770
4 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
116,100
157,570 41,470 35.72% $17,750
5 Personal Care Aides
101,530
142,220 40,690 40.08% $21,410
6 Waiters and Waitresses
125,820
151,270 25,450 20.23% $20,570
7 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
30,370
52,260 21,890 72.08% $64,550
8 Cooks, Restaurant
44,910
62,930 18,020 40.12% $25,980
9 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
176,200
193,460 17,260 9.80% $33,680
10 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
39,930
56,830 16,900 42.32% $113,390
11 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
26,700
43,550 16,850 63.11% $66,180
12 Software Developers, Applications
27,600
44,050 16,450 59.60% $91,180
13 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
83,260
98,770 15,510 18.63% $24,340
14 Office Clerks, General
192,530
207,560 15,030 7.81% $27,100
15 Customer Service Representatives
135,130
150,070 14,940 11.06% $33,360
16 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
180,350
194,820 14,470 8.02% $26,900
17 Bartenders
30,090
41,760 11,670 38.78% $18,940
18 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
102,880
114,490 11,610 11.28% $54,790
19 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
2,010
13,290 11,280 561.19% $29,060
20 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
22,490
33,550 11,060 49.18% $18,040
21 Security Guards
95,860
105,290 9,430 9.84% $26,830
22 Manicurists and Pedicurists
6,680
15,710 9,030 135.18% $19,710
23 Home Health Aides
137,830
146,550 8,720 6.33% $21,560
24 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
21,200
29,840 8,640 40.75% $40,020
25 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
53,580
61,830 8,250 15.40% $40,420
26 Construction Laborers
46,430
53,450 7,020 15.12% $42,170
27 Chefs and Head Cooks
4,830
11,140 6,310 130.64% $
28 Lawyers
65,070
71,150 6,080 9.34% $131,080
29 Counter and Rental Clerks
13,150
19,230 6,080 46.24% $24,950
30 Accountants and Auditors
91,630
97,620 5,990 6.54% $75,240
31 Driver/Sales Workers
14,950
20,920 5,970 39.93% $24,120
32 Management Analysts
35,380
41,140 5,760 16.28% $84,960
33 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
117,020
122,360 5,340 4.56% $19,940
34 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
42,920
47,990 5,070 11.81% $31,280
35 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
17,950
22,810 4,860 27.08% $93,260
36 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
91,050
95,800 4,750 5.22% $39,310
37 Insurance Sales Agents
18,260
22,940 4,680 25.63% $57,210
38 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
6,720
11,130 4,410 65.62% $84,220
39 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
9,690
14,010 4,320 44.58% $41,500
40 Producers and Directors
15,670
19,980 4,310 27.50% $98,500
41 Cooks, Fast Food
17,220
21,310 4,090 23.75% $18,590
42 Team Assemblers
30,580
34,630 4,050 13.24% $25,260
43 Network and Computer Systems Administrators*
19,170
23,180 4,010 20.92% $75,960
44 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
8,200
12,200 4,000 48.78% $31,610
45 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
14,440
18,420 3,980 27.56% $22,470
46 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
50,320
54,190 3,870 7.69% $41,080
47 Business Teachers, Postsecondary
5,030
8,880 3,850 76.54% $89,150
48 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
49,110
52,910 3,800 7.74% $26,100
49 Amusement and Recreation Attendants
10,130
13,740 3,610 35.64% $19,460
50 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
15,180
18,700 3,520 23.19% $23,610

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 protective service workers, all other * with a growth rate of 561.19%. It is followed by the profession of semiconductor processors which grew by 400.00% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Protective Service Workers, All Other *
2,010
13,290 11,280 561.19% $29,060
2 Semiconductor Processors
110
550 440 400.00% $33,940
3 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
450
1,600 1,150 255.56% $
4 Gaming Supervisors
140
460 320 228.57% $40,940
5 Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials
410
1,230 820 200.00% $23,580
6 Geography Teachers, Postsecondary
110
310 200 181.82% $65,680
7 Set and Exhibit Designers
740
1,900 1,160 156.76% $59,550
8 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
1,570
3,930 2,360 150.32% $20,060
9 Rail Car Repairers
650
1,530 880 135.38% $58,180
10 Manicurists and Pedicurists
6,680
15,710 9,030 135.18% $19,710
11 Chefs and Head Cooks
4,830
11,140 6,310 130.64% $
12 Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other
930
2,040 1,110 119.35% $87,160
13 Physicists
520
1,140 620 119.23% $111,700
14 Nuclear Engineers
320
680 360 112.50% $104,510
15 Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
1,440
3,060 1,620 112.50% $74,140
16 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
1,310
2,780 1,470 112.21% $28,490
17 Massage Therapists
1,970
4,180 2,210 112.18% $43,560
18 Law Teachers, Postsecondary
1,090
2,280 1,190 109.17% $82,230
19 Obstetricians and Gynecologists
1,160
2,400 1,240 106.90% $
20 Religious Workers, All Other
420
860 440 104.76% $24,260
21 Atmospheric and Space Scientists
240
490 250 104.17% $78,790
22 Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers
270
550 280 103.70% $
23 Concierges
2,570
5,220 2,650 103.11% $41,620
24 Woodworkers, All Other
110
220 110 100.00% $27,970
25 Commercial Pilots
440
850 410 93.18% $78,120
26 Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
1,850
3,530 1,680 90.81% $79,600
27 Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
830
1,580 750 90.36% $60,820
28 Insulation Workers, Mechanical
640
1,210 570 89.06% $52,310
29 Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary
1,490
2,740 1,250 83.89% $87,080
30 Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary
490
900 410 83.67% $91,350
31 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons
360
660 300 83.33% $23,720
32 Microbiologists
960
1,740 780 81.25% $59,620
33 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
3,180
5,760 2,580 81.13% $31,420
34 Locomotive Engineers
790
1,430 640 81.01% $46,950
35 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
1,770
3,170 1,400 79.10% $84,550
36 Business Teachers, Postsecondary
5,030
8,880 3,850 76.54% $89,150
37 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
1,930
3,400 1,470 76.17% $70,730
38 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
960
1,680 720 75.00% $39,710
39 Helpers--Electricians
3,260
5,660 2,400 73.62% $30,680
40 Home Appliance Repairers
1,930
3,340 1,410 73.06% $35,850
41 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other
2,270
3,920 1,650 72.69% $38,010
42 Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
900
1,550 650 72.22% $59,110
43 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
30,370
52,260 21,890 72.08% $64,550
44 Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
1,550
2,660 1,110 71.61% $73,910
45 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
420
720 300 71.43% $34,940
46 Residential Advisors
3,360
5,750 2,390 71.13% $26,300
47 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand
570
970 400 70.18% $32,450
48 Materials Engineers
920
1,560 640 69.57% $83,020
49 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs
230
390 160 69.57% $52,280
50 Environmental Engineering Technicians
760
1,280 520 68.42% $41,300

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