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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Wisconsin

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

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Wisconsin

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 Wisconsin increased from 2,608,740 to 2,727,860 with a net gain of 119,120. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of personal care aides with 31,620 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of office clerks, general with 31,620 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
2,608,740
2,727,860 119,120 4.57% $32,810
2 Personal Care Aides
19,630
51,250 31,620 161.08% $20,000
3 Office Clerks, General
63,060
80,800 17,740 28.13% $27,860
4 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
42,750
53,130 10,380 24.28% $25,370
5 Customer Service Representatives
46,300
56,310 10,010 21.62% $31,190
6 Retail Salespersons
76,180
85,160 8,980 11.79% $19,710
7 General and Operations Managers
25,700
33,030 7,330 28.52% $92,070
8 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
4,380
9,850 5,470 124.89% $56,170
9 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
20,750
25,680 4,930 23.76% $44,850
10 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
33,400
38,040 4,640 13.89% $55,040
11 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
6,080
10,280 4,200 69.08% $35,440
12 Social and Human Service Assistants
6,140
9,600 3,460 56.35% $30,260
13 Industrial Engineers
5,280
8,370 3,090 58.52% $67,580
14 Team Assemblers
32,910
35,940 3,030 9.21% $28,760
15 Machinists
13,100
16,130 3,030 23.13% $39,680
16 Cooks, Restaurant
15,540
18,550 3,010 19.37% $20,920
17 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
10,360
13,320 2,960 28.57% $48,090
18 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
1,620
4,550 2,930 180.86% $38,880
19 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
24,240
27,120 2,880 11.88% $37,090
20 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
10,670
13,550 2,880 26.99% $37,810
21 Managers, All Other
5,160
7,840 2,680 51.94% $82,130
22 Mechanical Engineers
5,850
8,330 2,480 42.39% $68,080
23 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
43,660
46,080 2,420 5.54% $37,530
24 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
16,470
18,780 2,310 14.03% $27,710
25 Computer Systems Analysts
9,980
12,260 2,280 22.85% $71,610
26 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
17,670
19,940 2,270 12.85% $53,090
27 Construction Laborers
10,830
13,070 2,240 20.68% $37,870
28 Waiters and Waitresses
43,720
45,950 2,230 5.10% $17,710
29 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
1,720
3,930 2,210 128.49% $25,350
30 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
5,780
7,810 2,030 35.12% $34,860
31 Residential Advisors
1,140
3,020 1,880 164.91% $25,590
32 Cooks, Fast Food
5,690
7,550 1,860 32.69% $17,760
33 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
5,230
7,070 1,840 35.18% $64,660
34 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
2,270
3,950 1,680 74.01% $37,970
35 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
22,420
24,030 1,610 7.18% $32,250
36 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
6,170
7,780 1,610 26.09% $31,270
37 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
3,290
4,890 1,600 48.63% $27,630
38 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
7,480
9,050 1,570 20.99% $24,890
39 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
2,630
4,130 1,500 57.03% $32,190
40 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
18,770
20,260 1,490 7.94% $50,880
41 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
4,180
5,670 1,490 35.65% $64,730
42 Food Batchmakers
4,700
6,110 1,410 30.00% $29,480
43 Social and Community Service Managers
1,720
3,000 1,280 74.42% $56,000
44 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
4,290
5,570 1,280 29.84% $80,590
45 First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
2,540
3,810 1,270 50.00% $35,660
46 Financial Analysts
2,960
4,180 1,220 41.22% $68,220
47 Medical and Health Services Managers
5,140
6,350 1,210 23.54% $83,570
48 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
3,670
4,880 1,210 32.97% $21,220
49 Counter and Rental Clerks
7,790
8,990 1,200 15.40% $19,460
50 Electricians
9,610
10,740 1,130 11.76% $52,660

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 social science research assistants with a growth rate of 480.00%. It is followed by the profession of cooks, all other which grew by 275.00% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Social Science Research Assistants
100
580 480 480.00% $41,680
2 Cooks, All Other
120
450 330 275.00% $23,220
3 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
520
1,650 1,130 217.31% $31,540
4 Economists
100
310 210 210.00% $59,390
5 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
1,620
4,550 2,930 180.86% $38,880
6 Biochemists and Biophysicists
180
480 300 166.67% $57,310
7 Residential Advisors
1,140
3,020 1,880 164.91% $25,590
8 Personal Care Aides
19,630
51,250 31,620 161.08% $20,000
9 Operations Research Analysts
610
1,540 930 152.46% $69,080
10 Broadcast Technicians
400
1,000 600 150.00% $34,310
11 Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
270
640 370 137.04% $35,160
12 Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
200
460 260 130.00% $67,090
13 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
1,720
3,930 2,210 128.49% $25,350
14 Gaming Cage Workers
290
660 370 127.59% $26,740
15 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
4,380
9,850 5,470 124.89% $56,170
16 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators
140
310 170 121.43% $31,750
17 Real Estate Brokers
240
520 280 116.67% $55,920
18 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
180
390 210 116.67% $44,480
19 Materials Engineers
300
640 340 113.33% $59,410
20 English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
710
1,500 790 111.27% $51,380
21 Animal Control Workers
100
210 110 110.00% $24,330
22 Logging Equipment Operators
280
580 300 107.14% $29,080
23 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
310
640 330 106.45% $33,550
24 Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
150
300 150 100.00% $49,180
25 Medical Appliance Technicians
230
460 230 100.00% $38,130
26 Actors
220
430 210 95.45% $
27 Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
190
370 180 94.74% $69,210
28 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
100
190 90 90.00% $36,260
29 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
540
1,020 480 88.89% $43,390
30 Gaming Dealers
1,010
1,900 890 88.12% $18,290
31 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
250
470 220 88.00% $29,610
32 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
520
970 450 86.54% $32,270
33 Computer Hardware Engineers
500
930 430 86.00% $86,960
34 Environmental Engineering Technicians
130
240 110 84.62% $43,150
35 Athletes and Sports Competitors
130
240 110 84.62% $45,830
36 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
390
720 330 84.62% $18,300
37 Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
120
220 100 83.33% $49,530
38 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
1,290
2,350 1,060 82.17% $30,160
39 Glaziers
420
750 330 78.57% $37,990
40 Tour Guides and Escorts
410
730 320 78.05% $21,200
41 Sound Engineering Technicians
130
230 100 76.92% $42,470
42 Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs
210
370 160 76.19% $37,650
43 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
410
720 310 75.61% $38,030
44 Social and Community Service Managers
1,720
3,000 1,280 74.42% $56,000
45 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
2,270
3,950 1,680 74.01% $37,970
46 Social Workers, All Other
510
880 370 72.55% $55,680
47 Technical Writers
760
1,300 540 71.05% $51,880
48 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
390
660 270 69.23% $39,760
49 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
6,080
10,280 4,200 69.08% $35,440
50 Instructional Coordinators
1,060
1,760 700 66.04% $60,490

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