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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Utah

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Utah

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 Utah increased from 1,148,520 to 1,280,660 with a net gain of 132,140. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of customer service representatives with 12,010 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of sales representatives, services, all other with 12,010 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
1,148,520
1,280,660 132,140 11.51% $31,290
2 Customer Service Representatives
28,460
40,470 12,010 42.20% $26,710
3 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
4,590
12,750 8,160 177.78% $53,450
4 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
26,850
34,310 7,460 27.78% $17,590
5 Team Assemblers
7,660
12,100 4,440 57.96% $27,200
6 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
16,060
20,420 4,360 27.15% $39,760
7 Software Developers, Applications
4,100
7,750 3,650 89.02% $79,030
8 General and Operations Managers
23,010
26,450 3,440 14.95% $72,500
9 Retail Salespersons
39,770
43,140 3,370 8.47% $21,290
10 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
1,950
5,250 3,300 169.23% $47,400
11 Personal Care Aides
1,770
4,980 3,210 181.36% $18,790
12 Food Preparation Workers
4,440
7,470 3,030 68.24% $18,040
13 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
12,700
14,930 2,230 17.56% $42,560
14 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
23,200
25,390 2,190 9.44% $28,450
15 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
350
2,470 2,120 605.71% $62,860
16 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
7,970
9,900 1,930 24.22% $24,140
17 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
5,560
7,450 1,890 33.99% $27,540
18 Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
13,900
15,660 1,760 12.66% $45,260
19 Medical Assistants
5,690
7,410 1,720 30.23% $26,600
20 Management Analysts
3,560
5,270 1,710 48.03% $67,400
21 Billing and Posting Clerks
2,610
4,130 1,520 58.24% $30,860
22 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
5,380
6,830 1,450 26.95% $38,900
23 Electricians
5,230
6,610 1,380 26.39% $41,280
24 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
3,380
4,760 1,380 40.83% $36,240
25 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
5,870
7,190 1,320 22.49% $53,980
26 Carpenters
7,420
8,730 1,310 17.65% $36,980
27 Food Batchmakers
1,580
2,860 1,280 81.01% $23,310
28 Training and Development Specialists
2,340
3,610 1,270 54.27% $45,470
29 Childcare Workers
4,450
5,640 1,190 26.74% $18,690
30 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
1,850
3,000 1,150 62.16% $30,290
31 Network and Computer Systems Administrators*
2,370
3,430 1,060 44.73% $65,010
32 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
1,120
2,160 1,040 92.86% $53,520
33 Office Clerks, General
25,350
26,380 1,030 4.06% $23,670
34 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
4,010
5,010 1,000 24.94% $34,410
35 Receptionists and Information Clerks
10,010
11,000 990 9.89% $22,090
36 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
5,210
6,200 990 19.00% $49,530
37 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
14,340
15,310 970 6.76% $21,250
38 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
1,910
2,860 950 49.74% $22,950
39 Construction Laborers
10,820
11,770 950 8.78% $27,430
40 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
1,070
2,000 930 86.92% $17,540
41 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
17,820
18,740 920 5.16% $19,520
42 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining
300
1,210 910 303.33% $53,360
43 Computer and Information Systems Managers
1,960
2,850 890 45.41% $100,490
44 Dishwashers
3,410
4,300 890 26.10% $17,570
45 Industrial Production Managers
880
1,760 880 100.00% $82,900
46 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
9,150
9,990 840 9.18% $33,070
47 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
870
1,690 820 94.25% $39,330
48 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
1,370
2,170 800 58.39% $56,810
49 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
7,820
8,610 790 10.10% $18,550
50 Crossing Guards
940
1,720 780 82.98% $19,040

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 health specialties teachers, postsecondary with a growth rate of 605.71%. It is followed by the profession of audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists 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 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
350
2,470 2,120 605.71% $62,860
2 Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists
120
600 480 400.00% $32,970
3 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining
300
1,210 910 303.33% $53,360
4 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
100
400 300 300.00% $63,530
5 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
250
1,000 750 300.00% $34,830
6 Telephone Operators
260
950 690 265.38% $24,460
7 Mechanical Door Repairers
140
440 300 214.29% $38,870
8 Personal Care Aides
1,770
4,980 3,210 181.36% $18,790
9 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
4,590
12,750 8,160 177.78% $53,450
10 Tax Preparers
250
680 430 172.00% $33,870
11 Tour Guides and Escorts
250
680 430 172.00% $27,820
12 Environmental Engineering Technicians
100
270 170 170.00% $40,970
13 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
1,950
5,250 3,300 169.23% $47,400
14 Computer and Information Research Scientists
270
680 410 151.85% $80,540
15 Chemical Engineers
130
310 180 138.46% $92,160
16 Dietetic Technicians
200
470 270 135.00% $24,250
17 Word Processors and Typists
270
630 360 133.33% $27,150
18 Human Resources Managers
370
860 490 132.43% $85,670
19 Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
380
860 480 126.32% $37,270
20 Structural Iron and Steel Workers
540
1,210 670 124.07% $36,290
21 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
160
350 190 118.75% $22,830
22 Credit Counselors
270
590 320 118.52% $38,000
23 Credit Analysts
390
850 460 117.95% $57,410
24 Carpet Installers
200
430 230 115.00% $27,650
25 Elevator Installers and Repairers
150
310 160 106.67% $65,630
26 Materials Engineers
230
470 240 104.35% $77,700
27 Sales Engineers
240
490 250 104.17% $119,610
28 Industrial Production Managers
880
1,760 880 100.00% $82,900
29 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
100
200 100 100.00% $72,030
30 Medical Equipment Preparers
160
320 160 100.00% $27,600
31 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
430
860 430 100.00% $18,280
32 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
410
810 400 97.56% $32,140
33 Occupational Therapists
370
730 360 97.30% $68,730
34 Dietitians and Nutritionists
350
690 340 97.14% $48,000
35 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
580
1,130 550 94.83% $55,940
36 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
870
1,690 820 94.25% $39,330
37 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
1,120
2,160 1,040 92.86% $53,520
38 Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers
280
540 260 92.86% $22,850
39 Massage Therapists
640
1,230 590 92.19% $30,700
40 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
640
1,220 580 90.62% $40,500
41 Software Developers, Applications
4,100
7,750 3,650 89.02% $79,030
42 Writers and Authors
260
490 230 88.46% $38,660
43 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
1,070
2,000 930 86.92% $17,540
44 Art Directors
130
240 110 84.62% $70,320
45 Brokerage Clerks
300
550 250 83.33% $43,550
46 Crossing Guards
940
1,720 780 82.98% $19,040
47 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
410
750 340 82.93% $42,240
48 Wellhead Pumpers
110
200 90 81.82% $
49 Insurance Underwriters
160
290 130 81.25% $68,880
50 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand
160
290 130 81.25% $19,930

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