Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018-2019

Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018-2019

by Bureau of Labor Statistics (Editor)

Paperback(2018-2019 ed.)

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The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) is the premier, nationally recognized source for career information. Especially designed to provide valuable up-to-date information, the Handbook is great for all individuals making decisions about their future including students about to graduate from high school or college, recent graduates, individuals returning to the workforce after an absence, or anyone looking for a career change. It has been used by millions since the 1940s.

The 2018–2019 OOH reflects employment projections for the 2016–2026 decade. It includes information on the fastest-growing occupations, number of new jobs, and a summary of the highest-paying occupations.

This Handbook contains numerous occupations profiles and includes information on:
·Duties required by the occupation
·Work Environment
·Education and training needed
·Median pay
·Important qualities for the job
·Licenses, certification, and registrations needed
·Contact information to learn more about the occupation
·Job outlook

Special features include:
·Assumptions and methods used in preparing employment projections
·A comprehensive appendix summarizing the occupations
·Data for occupations not covered in detail
·Employment projections
·Glossary of terms used throughout the book
·Occupational information network coverage; and a detailed index

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598889765
Publisher: Bernan Press
Publication date: 01/12/2018
Series: Occupational Outlook Handbook (Paper-Bernan)
Edition description: 2018-2019 ed.
Pages: 1216
Sales rank: 49,824
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents


Special Features
Projections Data
Fastest Growing Occupations
Largest Number of Jobs
Highest Paying Occupations
Occupational Information Included in the Handbook
Data for Occupations Not Covered in Detail
Appendix. Summary of Occupations
Projections methodology

Occupational Coverage

Architecture and Engineering
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
Aerospace Engineers
Agricultural Engineers
Biomedical Engineers
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
Chemical Engineers
Civil Engineering Technicians
Civil Engineers
Computer Hardware Engineers
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Electro-mechanical Technicians
Environmental Engineering Technicians
Environmental Engineers
Health and Safety Engineers
Industrial Engineering Technicians
Industrial Engineers
Landscape Architects
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
Materials Engineers
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
Mechanical Engineers
Mining and Geological Engineers
Nuclear Engineers
Petroleum Engineers
Surveying and Mapping Technicians

Arts and Design
Art Directors
Craft and Fine Artists
Fashion Designers
Floral Designers
Graphic Designers
Industrial Designers
Interior Designers
Multimedia Artists and Animators

Building and Grounds Cleaning
Grounds Maintenance Workers
Janitors and Building Cleaners
Pest Control Workers

Business and Financial
Accountants and Auditors
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
Budget Analysts
Buyers and Purchasing Agents
Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
Cost Estimators
Financial Analysts
Financial Examiners
Human Resources Specialists
Insurance Underwriters
Labor Relations Specialist
Loan Officers
Management Analysts
Market Research Analysts
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
Personal Financial Advisors
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
Training and Development Specialists

Community and Social Service
Health Educators and Community Health Workers
Mental Health Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
Rehabilitation Counselors
School and Career Counselors
Social and Human Service Assistants
Social Workers
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

Computer and Informational Technology
Computer and Information Research Scientists
Computer Network Architects
Computer Programmers
Computer Support Specialists
Computer Systems Analysts
Database Administrators
Information Security Analysts
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Software Developers
Web Developers

Construction and Extraction
Cement Masons and Terrazzo Workers
Construction and Building Inspectors
Construction Equipment Operators
Construction Laborers and Helpers
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers
Elevator Installers and Repairers
Flooring Installers and Tile Marble Setters
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
Insulation Workers
Iron Workers
Masonry Workers
Painters, Construction and Maintenance
Plasterers and Stucco Masons
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
Sheet Metal Workers
Solar Photovoltaic Installers
Structural Iron and Steel Workers
Tile and Marble Setters

Education Training and Library
Adult Literacy and High School Equivalency Diploma Teachers
Career and Technical Education Teachers
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Workers
High School Teachers
Instructional Coordinators
Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers
Library Technicians and Assistants
Middle School Teachers
Postsecondary Teachers
Preschool Teachers
Special Education Teachers
Teacher Assistants

Entertainment and Sports
Athletes and Sports Competitors
Coaches and Scouts
Dancers and Choreographers
Music Directors and Composers
Musicians and Singers
Producers and Directors
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
Agricultural Workers
Fishing and Hunting Workers
Forest and Conservation Workers
Logging Workers

Food Preparation and Serving
Chefs and Head Cooks
Food and Beverage Serving and Related Workers
Food Preparation Workers
Waiters and Waitresses

Athletic Trainers
Dental Assistants
Dental Hygienists
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians and Vascular Technologists
Dietitians and Nutritionists
EMTs and Paramedics
Exercise Physiologists
Genetic Counselors
Home Health Aides
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
Massage Therapists
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
Medical Assistants
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Medical Transcriptionists
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practictioners
Nursing Assistants and Orderlies
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
Occupational Therapists
Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides
Opticians, Dispensing
Orthotists and Prosthetists
Pharmacy Technicians
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides
Physical Therapists
Physician Assistants
Physicians and Surgeons
Psychiatric Technicians and Aides
Radiation Therapists
Radiologic and MRI Technologists
Recreational Therapists
Registered Nurses
Respiratory Therapists
Speech-Language Pathologists
Surgical Technologists
Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
Aircraft and Avionics Equipment Mechanics and Technicians
Automotive Body and Glass Repairers
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers
General Maintenance and Repair Workers
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians
Industrial Machinery Mechanics and Maintenance Workers and Millrights
Line Installers and Repairers
Medical Equipment Repairers
Small Engine Mechanics
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
Wind Turbine Technicians

Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
Court Reporters
Judges and Hearing Officers
Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Life, Physical, and Social Science
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
Agricultural and Food Scientists
Anthropologists and Archeologists
Atmospheric Scientists, Including Meteorologists
Biochemists and Biophysicists
Biological Technicians
Chemical Technicians
Chemists and Materials Scientists
Conservation Scientists and Foresters
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians
Environmental Scientists and Specialists
Forensic Science Technicians
Geological and Petroleum Technicians
Medical Scientists
Nuclear Technicians
Physicists and Astronomers
Political Scientists
Survey Researchers
Urban and Regional Planners
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Administrative Services Managers
Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers
Architectural and Engineering Managers
Compensation and Benefits Managers
Computer and Information Systems Managers
Construction Managers
Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals
Emergency Management Directors
Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
Financial Managers
Food Service Managers
Human Resources Managers
Industrial Production Managers
Lodging Managers
Medical and Health Services Managers
Natural Sciences Managers
Postsecondary Education Administrators
Preschool and Childcare Center Directors
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
Public Relations Managers and Fundraising Managers
Purchasing Managers
Sales Managers
Social and Community Service Managers
Top Executives
Training and Development Managers

Operations Research Analysts

Media and Communication
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians
Film and Video Editors and Camera Operators
Interpreters and Translators
Public Relations Specialists
Reporters, Correspondents, and Broadcast News Analysts
Technical Writers
Writers and Authors


Office and Administrative Support
Bill and Account Collectors
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Customer Service Representatives
Desktop Publishers
Financial Clerks
General Office Clerks
Information Clerks
Material Recording Clerks
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
Postal Service Workers
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

Personal Care and Service
Animal Care and Service Workers
Barbers, Hairdressers, and Cosmetologists
Childcare Workers
Fitness Trainers and Instructors
Funeral Directors
Gaming Services Occupations
Manicurists and Pedicurists
Recreation Workers
Skincare Specialists

Assemblers and Fabricators
Butchers and Meat Cutters
Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians and Medical Appliance Technicians
Food and Tobacco Processing Workers
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
Machinists and Tool and Die Makers
Metal and Plastic Machine Workers
Painting and Coating Workers
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers
Quality Control Inspectors
Semiconductor Processors
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Protective Service
Correctional Officers and Bailiffs
Fire Inspectors
Police and Detectives
Private Detectives and Investigators
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers

Advertising Sales Agents
Insurance Sales Agents
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents
Retail Sales Workers
Sales Engineers
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
Travel Agents
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives

Transportation and Material Moving
Airline and Commercial Pilots
Air Traffic Controllers
Bus Drivers
Delivery Truck Drivers and Driver/Sales Workers
Flight Attendants
Hand Laborers and Material Movers
Heavy and Tractor-trailer Truck Drivers
Material Moving Machine Operators
Railroad Workers
Subway and Streetcar Operators
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
Water Transportation Occupations

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