The US will add 6 million jobs in the next decade. Here are the 10 industries projected to grow the most.

  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its projections for the 10 industries projected to grow the most in the next decade. 
  • Industries like healthcare, law, and food services will have significantly more jobs in 2029 than today, BLS found. 
  • The country as a whole will add 6 million in the next decade, representing an annual growth rate of 0.4%, BLS reported on September 1. The growth rate between 2009 to 2019 was at 1.3% due to recovery after the Great Recession. 
  • The healthcare support industry, for instance, will have 22.6% more jobs in 2029. The legal industry will have 5.1% more jobs. 
  • Per the BLS data, job openings for nurse practicioners, statisticians, and mental health counselors will grow in the long term. 
  • Here are the 10 industries that will add the most new jobs in the coming decade.
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10. The management industry will have 4.7% more jobs in 2029.

Occupations include: 

  • Financial managers
  • Property managers 
  • Sales managers
  • Top executives 
  • Training and development managers
  • Human resources managers

 

 

9. The building and grounds cleaning and maintenance industry will have 4.9% more jobs in 2029.

Occupations include: 

  • Grounds keeping workers
  • Janitors and cleaners
  • Pest control workers 
  • Tree trimmers 

 

 

 

 

8. The legal industry will have 5.1% more jobs in 2029.

Occupations include: 

  • Lawyers
  • Judicial law clerks
  • Judges
  • Paralegals
  • Legal support workers
  • Title examiners
  • Court reporters

 

7. The business and financial operations industry will have 5.3% more jobs in 2029.

Occupations include: 

  • Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes
  • Insurance appraisers
  • Logisticians
  • Event planners
  • Personal finance advisors
  • Loan officers
  • Accountants and auditors

 

6. The food preparation and serving related industry will have 7.3% more jobs in 2029.

Occupations include: 

  • Bartenders
  • Chefs
  • Cooks
  • Food preparation workers 
  • Waiters and waitresses 

 

5. The personal care and service industry will have 7.7% more jobs in 2029.

Occupations include: 

  • Barbers and hairstylists 
  • Childcare workers
  • Fitness trainers
  • Recreation workers
  • Funeral service workers

4. The healthcare practitioners and technical industry will have 9.1% more jobs in 2029.

Occupations include: 

  • Dentists
  • Dietitians
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical assistants 
  • Nurses 
  • Physicians
  • Surgical technicians
  • Athletic trainers 

3. The computer and mathematical industry will have 12.1% more jobs in 2029.

Occupations include: 

  • Information security analysts
  • Computer network architects
  • Computer programmers
  • Web developers 
  • Mathematicians
  • Research analysts
  • Statisticians

2. The social service industry will have 12.5% more jobs in 2029.

Occupations include: 

  • Health educators and community health workers
  • Probation officers 
  • School and career counselors
  • Social and human service assistants
  • Social workers
  • Mental health counselors

1. The healthcare support industry will have 22.6% more jobs in 2029.

Occupations include: 

  • Home health and personal care aides 
  • Nursing assistants 
  • Psychiatric aides 
  • Occupational therapy assistants
  • Massage therapists 
  • Dental assistants
  • Pharmacy aides 

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