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Table 2

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

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

Computer support specialists: Employment in 2000 = 506; Employment in 2010 = 996; Numerical Change = 490; Percent Change = 100

Computer software engineers, systems software: Employment in 2000 = 317; Employment in 2010 = 601; Numerical Change = 284; Percent Change = 90

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

Network systems and data communications analysts: Employment in 2000 = 119; Employment in 2010 = 211; Numerical Change = 92; Percent Change = 77

Desktop publishers: Employment in 2000 = 38; Employment in 2010 = 63; Numerical Change = 25; Percent Change = 67

Database administrators: Employment in 2000 = 106; Employment in 2010 = 176; Numerical Change = 70; Percent Change = 66

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

Computer and information systems managers: Employment in 2000 = 313; Employment in 2010 = 463; Numerical Change = 150; Percent Change = 48

Computer and information scientists, research: Employment in 2000 = 28; Employment in 2010 = 39; Numerical Change = 11; Percent Change = 40

Health-related occupations

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

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

Physician assistants: Employment in 2000 = 58; Employment in 2010 = 89; Numerical Change = 31; Percent Change = 53 Medical records and health information technicians: Employment in 2000 = 136; Employment in 2010 = 202; Numerical Change = 66; Percent Change = 49

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

Physical therapist aides: Employment in 2000 = 36; Employment in 2010 = 53; Numerical Change = 17; Percent Change = 46

Audiologists: Employment in 2000 = 13; Employment in 2010 = 19; Numerical Change = 6; Percent Change = 45

Occupational therapist aides: Employment in 2000 = 9; Employment in 2010 = 12; Numerical Change = 4; Percent Change = 45

Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers: Employment in 2000 = 55; Employment in 2010 = 77; Numerical Change = 22; Percent Change = 40

Veterinary technologists and technicians: Employment in 2000 = 49; Employment in 2010 = 69; Numerical Change = 19; Percent Change = 39

Speech-language pathologists: Employment in 2000 = 88; Employment in 2010 = 122; Numerical Change = 34; Percent Change = 39

Mental health and substance abuse social workers: Employment in 2000 = 83; Employment in 2010 = 116; Numerical Change = 33; Percent Change = 39

Dental assistants: Employment in 2000 = 247; Employment in 2010 = 339; Numerical Change = 92; Percent Change = 37

Dental hygienists: Employment in 2000 = 147; Employment in 2010 = 201; Numerical Change = 54; Percent Change = 37

Pharmacy technicians: Employment in 2000 = 190; Employment in 2010 = 259; Numerical Change = 69; Percent Change = 36

Other occupations

Social and human service assistants: Employment in 2000 = 271; Employment in 2010 = 418; Numerical Change = 147; Percent Change = 54

Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors: Employment in 2000 = 158; Employment in 2010 = 222; Numerical Change = 64; Percent Change = 40

Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school: Employment in 2000 = 234; Employment in 2010 = 320; Numerical Change = 86; Percent Change = 37

Employment in 2000 = 145,594; Employment in 2010 = 167,754; Numerical Change = 22,160; Percent Change

Employment in 2000 = 145,594; Employment in 2010 = 167,754; Numerical Change = 22,160; Percent Change

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