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Top Jobs: Top Ten Largest Growth Occupations

Occupations That Need the Most Workers


There are not all the most prestigious jobs, but, they are the ones with the highest number of projected new workers.

There isn't any one category that will contain the most growth, rather the list is a cross-section of industries, including education, hospitality, and health. Retail leads the list with an increase of 736,000 new jobs by 2014. 703,000 registered nurses will be needed, along with 524,000 post-secondary teachers.

The 10 Occupations with the Largest Job Growth: 2004 - 2014

  • Retail salespersons
  • Registered nurses
  • Postsecondary teachers
  • Customer service representatives
  • Janitors and cleaners
  • Waiters and waitresses
  • Combined food preparation and serving workers
  • Home health aides
  • Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants
  • General and operations managers
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