Raising the Minimum Wage for Working Men and Women in California and the Rest of America

Occupational Outlook Handbook: Most New Jobs

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OCCUPATION NUMBER OF NEW JOBS (PROJECTED), 2012-22 2012 MEDIAN PAY

Personal care aides

580,800 New Jobs (Projected)580,800 $19,910 per year

Registered nurses

526,800 New Jobs (Projected)526,800 $65,470 per year

Retail salespersons

434,700 New Jobs (Projected)434,700 $21,110 per year

Home health aides

424,200 New Jobs (Projected)424,200 $20,820 per year

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

421,900 New Jobs (Projected)421,900 $18,260 per year

Nursing assistants

312,200 New Jobs (Projected)312,200 $24,420 per year

Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive

307,800 New Jobs (Projected)307,800 $32,410 per year

Customer service representatives

298,700 New Jobs (Projected)298,700 $30,580 per year

Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

280,000 New Jobs (Projected)280,000 $22,320 per year

Construction laborers

259,800 New Jobs (Projected)259,800 $29,990 per year

General and operations managers

244,100 New Jobs (Projected)244,100 $95,440 per year

Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand

241,900 New Jobs (Projected)241,900 $23,890 per year

Carpenters

218,200 New Jobs (Projected)218,200 $39,940 per year

Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

204,600 New Jobs (Projected)204,600 $35,170 per year

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

192,600 New Jobs (Projected)192,600 $38,200 per year

Medical secretaries

189,200 New Jobs (Projected)189,200 $31,350 per year

Office clerks, general

184,100 New Jobs (Projected)184,100 $27,470 per year

Childcare workers

184,100 New Jobs (Projected)184,100 $19,510 per year

Maids and housekeeping cleaners

183,400 New Jobs (Projected)183,400 $19,570 per year

Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses

182,900 New Jobs (Projected)182,900 $41,540 per year



(Reprinted from US Department of Labor by permission of author or representative)

• Category: National • Tags: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Full