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Table 3

Occupations with the largest job Growth, 2000- 2010 (numbers in thousands of jobs)

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food: Employment in 2000 = 2,206; Employment in 2010 = 2,879; Numerical Change = 673; Percent Change = 30

Customer service representatives: Employment in 2000 = 1,946 Employment in 2010 = 2,577; Numerical Change = 631; Percent Change = 32

Registered nurses: Employment in 2000 = 2,194; Employment in 2010 = 2,755; Numerical Change = 561; Percent Change = 26

Retail salespersons: Employment in 2000 = 4,109; Employment in 2010 = 4,619; Numerical Change = 510; Percent Change = 12

Computer support specialists: Employment in 2000 = 506; Employment in 2010 = 996; Numerical Change = 490; Percent Change = 97

Cashiers, except gaming: Employment in 2000 = 3,325; Employment in 2010 = 3,799; Numerical Change = 474; Percent Change = 14

Office clerks, general: Employment in 2000 = 2,705; Employment in 2010 = 3,135; Numerical Change = 430; Percent Change = 16

Security guards: Employment in 2000 = 1,106; Employment in 2010 = 1,497; Numerical Change = 391; Percent Change = 35

Computer software engineers, applications: Employment in 2000 = 380; Employment in 2010 = 760; Numerical Change = 380; Percent Change = 100

Waiters and waitresses: Employment in 2000 = 1,983; Employment in 2010 = 2,347; Numerical Change = 364; Percent Change = 18

General and operations managers : Employment in 2000 = 2,398; Employment in 2010 = 2,761; Numerical Change = 363; Percent Change = 15

Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer: Employment in 2000 = 1,749; Employment in 2010 = 2,095; Numerical Change = 346; Percent Change = 20Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants : Employment in 2000 = 1,373; Employment in 2010 = 1,697; Numerical Change = 323; Percent Change = 24

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners Employment in 2000 = 2,348; Employment in 2010 = 2,665; Numerical Change = 317; Percent Change = 13

Postsecondary teachers: Employment in 2000 = 1,344; Employment in 2010 = 1,659; Numerical Change = 315; Percent Change = 23

Teacher assistants: Employment in 2000 = 1,262; Employment in 2010 = 1,562; Numerical Change = 301; Percent Change = 24

Home health aides: Employment in 2000 = 615; Employment in 2010 = 907; Numerical Change = 291; Percent Change = 47

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand: Employment in 2000 = 2,084; Employment in 2010 = 2,373; Numerical Change = 289; Percent Change = 14

Computer software engineers, systems software: Employment in 2000 = 317; Employment in 2010 = 601; Numerical Change = 284; Percent Change = 90Landscaping and groundskeeping workers: Employment in 2000 = 894; Employment in 2010 = 1,154; Numerical Change = 260; Percent Change = 29

Personal and home care aides: Employment in 2000 = 414; Employment in 2010 = 672; Numerical Change = 258; Percent Change = 62

Computer systems analysts: Employment in 2000 = 431; Employment in 2010 = 689; Numerical Change = 258; Percent Change = 60

Receptionists and information clerks: Employment in 2000 = 1,078; Employment in 2010 = 1,334; Numerical Change = 256; Percent Change = 24

Truck drivers, light or delivery services: Employment in 2000 = 1,117; Employment in 2010 = 1,331; Numerical Change = 215; Percent Change = 19

Packers and packagers, hand: Employment in 2000 = 1,091; Employment in 2010 = 1,300; Numerical Change = 210; Percent Change = 19

Elementary school teachers, except special education: Employment in 2000 = 1,532; Employment in 2010 = 1,734; Numerical Change = 202; Percent Change = 13

Medical assistants : Employment in 2000 = 329; Employment in 2010 = 516; Numerical Change = 187; Percent Change = 57

Network and computer systems administrators: Employment in 2000 = 229; Employment in 2010 = 416; Numerical Change = 187; Percent Change = 82

Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education: Employment in 2000 = 1,004; Employment in 2010 = 1,190; Numerical Change = 187; Percent Change = 19

Accountants and auditors: Employment in 2000 = 976; Employment in 2010 = 1,157; Numerical Change = 181; Percent Change = 19

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Monthly Labor Review, November 2001.