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Table 3b. Fastest growing occupations, 2000-10

Table 3b.  Fastest growing occupations, 2000-10
[Numbers in thousands of jobs]
 
                                                                 Employment            Change
               Occupation                                                                                    
                                                               2000     2010      Number   Percent
          
Computer software engineers, applications                       380      760        380     100
Computer support specialists                                    506      996        490      97
Computer software engineers, systems software                   317      601        284      90
Network and computer systems administrators                     229      416        187      82
Network systems and data communications analysts                119      211         92      77
Desktop publishers                                               38       63         25      67
Database administrators                                         106      176         70      66
Personal and home care aides                                    414      672        258      62
Computer systems analysts                                       431      689        258      60
Medical assistants                                              329      516        187      57

 

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