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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Oklahoma

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Oklahoma

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 Oklahoma increased from 1,483,760 to 1,577,330 with a net gain of 93,570. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of cooks, fast food with 6,580 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of personal care aides with 6,580 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
1,483,760
1,577,330 93,570 6.31% $28,890
2 Cooks, Fast Food
9,570
16,150 6,580 68.76% $16,720
3 Personal Care Aides
7,870
12,710 4,840 61.50% $17,720
4 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
2,190
6,790 4,600 210.05% $44,450
5 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
23,910
27,660 3,750 15.68% $21,600
6 Customer Service Representatives
25,870
29,380 3,510 13.57% $26,650
7 Cashiers
38,860
41,770 2,910 7.49% $17,600
8 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
8,380
11,250 2,870 34.25% $17,640
9 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
21,480
24,340 2,860 13.31% $34,180
10 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
9,250
12,040 2,790 30.16% $25,890
11 Medical Secretaries
4,340
7,100 2,760 63.59% $26,470
12 Construction Laborers
9,610
12,360 2,750 28.62% $25,990
13 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
28,480
31,050 2,570 9.02% $17,030
14 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
1,410
3,890 2,480 175.89% $18,390
15 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
4,870
7,250 2,380 48.87% $16,390
16 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
16,240
18,510 2,270 13.98% $39,310
17 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
1,550
3,690 2,140 138.06% $32,990
18 Construction Managers
1,970
3,800 1,830 92.89% $63,260
19 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
4,480
6,300 1,820 40.62% $33,040
20 Food Preparation Workers
7,080
8,870 1,790 25.28% $17,490
21 Helpers--Production Workers
5,650
7,390 1,740 30.80% $21,200
22 Gaming Dealers
1,170
2,900 1,730 147.86% $18,180
23 Compliance Officers
2,310
3,940 1,630 70.56% $43,420
24 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
2,700
4,290 1,590 58.89% $42,210
25 Administrative Services Managers
3,760
5,320 1,560 41.49% $54,430
26 Software Developers, Applications
2,470
4,030 1,560 63.16% $64,410
27 Family and General Practitioners
1,950
3,460 1,510 77.44% $151,560
28 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
1,260
2,770 1,510 119.84% $34,240
29 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
20,600
22,090 1,490 7.23% $18,900
30 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
4,770
6,220 1,450 30.40% $27,720
31 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
1,950
3,360 1,410 72.31% $25,540
32 Machinists
5,440
6,830 1,390 25.55% $35,900
33 Medical Assistants
6,410
7,730 1,320 20.59% $24,940
34 Sales Managers
2,830
4,130 1,300 45.94% $78,990
35 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
770
2,070 1,300 168.83% $19,750
36 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
900
2,200 1,300 144.44% $43,570
37 Bartenders
3,490
4,750 1,260 36.10% $17,570
38 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
6,890
8,150 1,260 18.29% $48,270
39 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining
2,990
4,220 1,230 41.14% $40,420
40 Pharmacy Technicians
4,430
5,600 1,170 26.41% $23,540
41 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
1,700
2,870 1,170 68.82% $27,770
42 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
4,550
5,710 1,160 25.49% $34,630
43 Management Analysts
3,670
4,820 1,150 31.34% $66,010
44 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
830
1,940 1,110 133.73% $28,390
45 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
6,950
8,060 1,110 15.97% $25,210
46 Security Guards
9,860
10,940 1,080 10.95% $24,350
47 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas
950
2,030 1,080 113.68% $40,960
48 Industrial Production Managers
1,970
3,020 1,050 53.30% $73,290
49 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
2,750
3,790 1,040 37.82% $36,740
50 Financial Managers
4,810
5,840 1,030 21.41% $75,740

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 riggers with a growth rate of 363.64%. It is followed by the profession of life, physical, and social science technicians, all other which grew by 296.43% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Riggers
110
510 400 363.64% $44,450
2 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
280
1,110 830 296.43% $64,820
3 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
260
910 650 250.00% $29,350
4 Brokerage Clerks
100
330 230 230.00% $30,640
5 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators
340
1,110 770 226.47% $23,990
6 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
2,190
6,790 4,600 210.05% $44,450
7 Agricultural Inspectors
130
370 240 184.62% $41,380
8 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
1,410
3,890 2,480 175.89% $18,390
9 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
770
2,070 1,300 168.83% $19,750
10 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
300
800 500 166.67% $32,380
11 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
650
1,620 970 149.23% $25,650
12 Gaming Dealers
1,170
2,900 1,730 147.86% $18,180
13 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners*
320
790 470 146.88% $39,660
14 Extruding, Forming, Pressing, and Compacting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
900
2,200 1,300 144.44% $43,570
15 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
1,550
3,690 2,140 138.06% $32,990
16 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
830
1,940 1,110 133.73% $28,390
17 Gaming Supervisors
410
950 540 131.71% $36,970
18 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
640
1,480 840 131.25% $23,100
19 Musicians and Singers
130
300 170 130.77% $
20 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
380
860 480 126.32% $43,110
21 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
280
630 350 125.00% $36,100
22 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
1,260
2,770 1,510 119.84% $34,240
23 Surveying and Mapping Technicians
680
1,480 800 117.65% $30,750
24 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas
950
2,030 1,080 113.68% $40,960
25 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
390
830 440 112.82% $59,110
26 Personal Financial Advisors
580
1,210 630 108.62% $62,430
27 Legal Support Workers, All Other
180
370 190 105.56% $39,550
28 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
450
920 470 104.44% $103,510
29 Geological and Petroleum Technicians
840
1,710 870 103.57% $47,760
30 Gaming Managers
160
320 160 100.00% $43,770
31 Forensic Science Technicians
130
260 130 100.00% $59,190
32 Tire Repairers and Changers
990
1,950 960 96.97% $21,780
33 Biological Technicians
730
1,410 680 93.15% $31,440
34 Construction Managers
1,970
3,800 1,830 92.89% $63,260
35 Anesthesiologists
130
250 120 92.31% $
36 Operations Research Analysts
420
790 370 88.10% $65,880
37 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
290
540 250 86.21% $24,280
38 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products
140
260 120 85.71% $34,790
39 Residential Advisors
570
1,050 480 84.21% $21,330
40 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
250
460 210 84.00% $22,280
41 Chefs and Head Cooks
810
1,480 670 82.72% $29,530
42 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
680
1,220 540 79.41% $17,020
43 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
340
610 270 79.41% $36,710
44 Power Plant Operators
290
520 230 79.31% $59,870
45 Surveyors
560
1,000 440 78.57% $46,600
46 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
920
1,640 720 78.26% $33,390
47 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
320
570 250 78.12% $31,920
48 Family and General Practitioners
1,950
3,460 1,510 77.44% $151,560
49 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
260
460 200 76.92% $25,080
50 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
250
440 190 76.00% $38,820

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