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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Tennessee

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Tennessee

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 Tennessee increased from 2,569,420 to 2,749,480 with a net gain of 180,060. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of team assemblers with 24,910 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand with 24,910 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
2,569,420
2,749,480 180,060 7.01% $29,920
2 Team Assemblers
37,280
62,190 24,910 66.82% $28,880
3 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
65,370
88,800 23,430 35.84% $23,080
4 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
35,870
48,890 13,020 36.30% $27,450
5 Waiters and Waitresses
43,950
52,130 8,180 18.61% $17,500
6 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
16,960
25,010 8,050 47.46% $26,950
7 Cooks, Restaurant
16,130
23,240 7,110 44.08% $21,750
8 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
42,360
49,460 7,100 16.76% $21,090
9 Retail Salespersons
81,320
88,130 6,810 8.37% $19,810
10 General and Operations Managers
36,190
42,400 6,210 17.16% $77,370
11 Personal Care Aides
10,610
16,530 5,920 55.80% $17,980
12 Cashiers
68,650
73,950 5,300 7.72% $17,400
13 Packers and Packagers, Hand
15,680
20,940 5,260 33.55% $18,840
14 Customer Service Representatives
49,690
54,770 5,080 10.22% $28,460
15 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
2,930
6,530 3,600 122.87% $45,880
16 Medical Assistants
10,970
14,480 3,510 32.00% $26,460
17 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
34,910
38,410 3,500 10.03% $19,460
18 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
27,240
30,570 3,330 12.22% $30,330
19 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
1,610
4,920 3,310 205.59% $27,480
20 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
2,200
5,180 2,980 135.45% $18,540
21 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
3,960
6,880 2,920 73.74% $37,120
22 Accountants and Auditors
15,970
18,680 2,710 16.97% $53,190
23 Industrial Engineers
5,170
7,770 2,600 50.29% $69,760
24 Cooks, Fast Food
11,950
14,530 2,580 21.59% $16,860
25 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
12,810
15,310 2,500 19.52% $22,540
26 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
760
3,200 2,440 321.05% $31,400
27 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
1,220
3,620 2,400 196.72% $38,790
28 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
6,030
8,380 2,350 38.97% $38,280
29 Civil Engineers
2,970
5,240 2,270 76.43% $74,990
30 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
9,610
11,800 2,190 22.79% $43,710
31 Food Preparation Workers
16,270
18,440 2,170 13.34% $18,330
32 Food Batchmakers
1,320
3,390 2,070 156.82% $30,180
33 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
60,560
62,620 2,060 3.40% $17,100
34 Computer Systems Analysts
6,980
9,020 2,040 29.23% $66,280
35 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
18,580
20,610 2,030 10.93% $18,080
36 Industrial Production Managers
2,940
4,950 2,010 68.37% $72,720
37 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand
4,790
6,760 1,970 41.13% $41,010
38 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
3,310
5,250 1,940 58.61% $28,760
39 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
1,470
3,410 1,940 131.97% $55,500
40 Pharmacy Technicians
10,130
12,030 1,900 18.76% $26,960
41 Food Service Managers
7,040
8,920 1,880 26.70% $39,090
42 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
260
2,110 1,850 711.54% $20,830
43 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
4,120
5,930 1,810 43.93% $
44 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
2,890
4,690 1,800 62.28% $35,670
45 Sales Managers
6,750
8,480 1,730 25.63% $76,700
46 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
11,130
12,840 1,710 15.36% $29,830
47 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
9,560
11,260 1,700 17.78% $26,820
48 Pharmacists
6,570
8,230 1,660 25.27% $116,040
49 Medical and Health Services Managers
6,070
7,710 1,640 27.02% $71,370
50 Human Resources Managers
1,030
2,600 1,570 152.43% $82,310

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 slaughterers and meat packers with a growth rate of 711.54%. It is followed by the profession of engine and other machine assemblers which grew by 425.00% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
260
2,110 1,850 711.54% $20,830
2 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
280
1,470 1,190 425.00% $33,210
3 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other
290
1,470 1,180 406.90% $19,340
4 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
760
3,200 2,440 321.05% $31,400
5 Woodworkers, All Other
100
390 290 290.00% $27,560
6 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs
130
500 370 284.62% $40,970
7 Avionics Technicians
150
540 390 260.00% $43,470
8 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other
120
420 300 250.00% $33,090
9 Medical Appliance Technicians
200
670 470 235.00% $31,260
10 Actors
240
800 560 233.33% $
11 Farm and Home Management Advisors
100
320 220 220.00% $33,400
12 Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
340
1,060 720 211.76% $57,450
13 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
1,610
4,920 3,310 205.59% $27,480
14 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
1,220
3,620 2,400 196.72% $38,790
15 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
850
2,280 1,430 168.24% $20,140
16 Food Batchmakers
1,320
3,390 2,070 156.82% $30,180
17 Human Resources Managers
1,030
2,600 1,570 152.43% $82,310
18 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
100
250 150 150.00% $39,480
19 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall
230
560 330 143.48% $32,810
20 Skincare Specialists
320
770 450 140.62% $22,220
21 Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
210
500 290 138.10% $49,290
22 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
2,200
5,180 2,980 135.45% $18,540
23 First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives
1,470
3,410 1,940 131.97% $55,500
24 Landscape Architects
100
230 130 130.00% $71,740
25 Mechanical Engineering Technicians
550
1,260 710 129.09% $47,710
26 Mechanical Door Repairers
250
560 310 124.00% $29,660
27 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
2,930
6,530 3,600 122.87% $45,880
28 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
310
690 380 122.58% $34,140
29 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
390
850 460 117.95% $43,350
30 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
1,130
2,450 1,320 116.81% $45,670
31 Computer Hardware Engineers
280
600 320 114.29% $76,990
32 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
340
720 380 111.76% $34,990
33 Materials Engineers
260
550 290 111.54% $91,980
34 Opticians, Dispensing
550
1,150 600 109.09% $32,490
35 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
230
480 250 108.70% $33,680
36 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
670
1,370 700 104.48% $33,620
37 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
950
1,910 960 101.05% $63,220
38 Legal Support Workers, All Other
220
440 220 100.00% $43,960
39 Logging Equipment Operators
300
600 300 100.00% $27,990
40 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
1,330
2,640 1,310 98.50% $29,320
41 Personal Financial Advisors
1,030
1,970 940 91.26% $75,790
42 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
730
1,390 660 90.41% $34,590
43 Tour Guides and Escorts
770
1,460 690 89.61% $18,420
44 Agricultural Equipment Operators
170
320 150 88.24% $24,510
45 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
350
650 300 85.71% $23,270
46 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
1,550
2,850 1,300 83.87% $46,730
47 Radiation Therapists
260
470 210 80.77% $64,480
48 Natural Sciences Managers
360
650 290 80.56% $87,300
49 Set and Exhibit Designers
150
270 120 80.00% $
50 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
1,120
2,010 890 79.46% $27,570

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