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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Oregon

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Oregon

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 Oregon increased from 1,569,700 to 1,683,470 with a net gain of 113,770. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of cooks, restaurant with 8,280 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of personal care aides with 8,280 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
1,569,700
1,683,470 113,770 7.25% $34,480
2 Cooks, Restaurant
13,640
21,920 8,280 60.70% $23,710
3 Personal Care Aides
9,590
17,560 7,970 83.11% $21,870
4 General and Operations Managers
19,560
27,020 7,460 38.14% $87,420
5 Retail Salespersons
57,130
62,300 5,170 9.05% $21,960
6 Food Preparation Workers
9,420
13,740 4,320 45.86% $21,300
7 Customer Service Representatives
21,890
26,120 4,230 19.32% $30,410
8 Cashiers
34,820
37,760 2,940 8.44% $20,060
9 Waiters and Waitresses
25,410
28,180 2,770 10.90% $22,940
10 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
14,250
16,930 2,680 18.81% $24,040
11 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
1,880
4,510 2,630 139.89% $63,560
12 Order Clerks
2,810
5,350 2,540 90.39% $30,490
13 Software Developers, Systems Software
2,310
4,690 2,380 103.03% $99,810
14 Electricians
5,580
7,940 2,360 42.29% $65,120
15 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
3,660
5,830 2,170 59.29% $19,110
16 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
6,010
8,090 2,080 34.61% $19,200
17 Medical Assistants
7,340
9,380 2,040 27.79% $32,480
18 Construction Managers
2,270
4,300 2,030 89.43% $80,000
19 Sales Managers
3,760
5,560 1,800 47.87% $91,560
20 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
5,340
7,080 1,740 32.58% $46,750
21 Financial Managers
4,540
6,130 1,590 35.02% $96,340
22 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
2,940
4,480 1,540 52.38% $34,290
23 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
560
2,090 1,530 273.21% $34,340
24 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
9,230
10,740 1,510 16.36% $30,350
25 Food Service Managers
2,240
3,640 1,400 62.50% $50,330
26 Industrial Engineers
2,150
3,500 1,350 62.79% $83,610
27 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
1,600
2,880 1,280 80.00% $19,210
28 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other
980
2,230 1,250 127.55% $24,990
29 Manicurists and Pedicurists
100
1,320 1,220 1220.00% $23,980
30 Marketing Managers
2,770
3,970 1,200 43.32% $96,450
31 Managers, All Other
5,790
6,990 1,200 20.73% $81,900
32 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
4,490
5,680 1,190 26.50% $25,540
33 Management Analysts
3,830
5,000 1,170 30.55% $66,360
34 Office Clerks, General
30,740
31,910 1,170 3.81% $28,970
35 Lawyers
5,330
6,490 1,160 21.76% $88,750
36 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
10,620
11,750 1,130 10.64% $19,890
37 Food Batchmakers
1,200
2,310 1,110 92.50% $22,650
38 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
5,820
6,920 1,100 18.90% $28,260
39 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
5,760
6,840 1,080 18.75% $38,450
40 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
820
1,890 1,070 130.49% $58,870
41 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
5,650
6,720 1,070 18.94% $29,530
42 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
1,230
2,270 1,040 84.55% $32,860
43 Administrative Services Managers
2,140
3,150 1,010 47.20% $70,010
44 Dental Hygienists
2,920
3,930 1,010 34.59% $77,210
45 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
3,950
4,870 920 23.29% $58,090
46 Human Resources Managers
1,030
1,940 910 88.35% $96,180
47 Chief Executives
1,750
2,650 900 51.43% $
48 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
23,230
24,130 900 3.87% $31,660
49 Carpenters
9,840
10,700 860 8.74% $39,820
50 Psychiatric Aides
720
1,530 810 112.50% $28,840

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 manicurists and pedicurists with a growth rate of 1220.00%. It is followed by the profession of metal workers and plastic workers, all other which grew by 273.21% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Manicurists and Pedicurists
100
1,320 1,220 1220.00% $23,980
2 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers, All Other
560
2,090 1,530 273.21% $34,340
3 Helpers--Electricians
130
410 280 215.38% $34,340
4 Skincare Specialists
290
830 540 186.21% $36,680
5 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
130
340 210 161.54% $40,130
6 Operations Research Analysts
310
800 490 158.06% $69,290
7 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
100
240 140 140.00% $47,080
8 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
1,880
4,510 2,630 139.89% $63,560
9 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
120
280 160 133.33% $62,570
10 Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
820
1,890 1,070 130.49% $58,870
11 Psychiatrists
180
410 230 127.78% $
12 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other
980
2,230 1,250 127.55% $24,990
13 Multimedia Artists and Animators
380
830 450 118.42% $61,200
14 Interior Designers
390
850 460 117.95% $45,750
15 Education Administrators, All Other
290
630 340 117.24% $65,420
16 Actors
210
450 240 114.29% $
17 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
220
470 250 113.64% $37,410
18 Psychiatric Aides
720
1,530 810 112.50% $28,840
19 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
200
420 220 110.00% $46,350
20 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
110
230 120 109.09% $43,140
21 Agricultural Equipment Operators
390
810 420 107.69% $25,180
22 Anthropologists and Archeologists
190
390 200 105.26% $59,650
23 Software Developers, Systems Software
2,310
4,690 2,380 103.03% $99,810
24 Log Graders and Scalers
180
360 180 100.00% $43,510
25 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
320
630 310 96.88% $30,310
26 Food Batchmakers
1,200
2,310 1,110 92.50% $22,650
27 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
230
440 210 91.30% $31,360
28 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles
110
210 100 90.91% $40,180
29 Order Clerks
2,810
5,350 2,540 90.39% $30,490
30 Construction Managers
2,270
4,300 2,030 89.43% $80,000
31 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
180
340 160 88.89% $47,550
32 Human Resources Managers
1,030
1,940 910 88.35% $96,180
33 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
1,230
2,270 1,040 84.55% $32,860
34 Funeral Attendants
120
220 100 83.33% $25,200
35 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall
240
440 200 83.33% $32,710
36 Personal Care Aides
9,590
17,560 7,970 83.11% $21,870
37 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
1,600
2,880 1,280 80.00% $19,210
38 Tour Guides and Escorts
260
460 200 76.92% $23,140
39 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other
210
370 160 76.19% $30,720
40 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
360
630 270 75.00% $20,840
41 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics
380
660 280 73.68% $30,070
42 Drafters, All Other
250
430 180 72.00% $43,420
43 Tax Preparers
670
1,150 480 71.64% $40,230
44 Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other
130
220 90 69.23% $72,690
45 Rehabilitation Counselors
930
1,570 640 68.82% $39,910
46 Pediatricians, General
320
540 220 68.75% $
47 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
610
1,020 410 67.21% $35,400
48 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
330
550 220 66.67% $28,740
49 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other
410
680 270 65.85% $59,090
50 Family and General Practitioners
870
1,440 570 65.52% $149,010

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