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Careers with Most Openings

These are the occupations expected to have the most job openings from 2014 to 2024. You can view this list for any state by changing the location shown to the left.
We found 812 occupations with openings in United States.
Rank Occupation
2014
Employment
Projected Annual Job Openings Earnings Typical Education
1
Retail Salespersons
4,624,900
191,720
Median wage is less than $22,330 per yearNo formal educational credential
2
Cashiers
3,424,200
152,380
Median wage is less than $22,330 per yearNo formal educational credential
3
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
3,159,700
136,460
Median wage is less than $22,330 per yearNo formal educational credential
4
Waiters and Waitresses
2,465,100
125,500
Median wage is less than $22,330 per yearNo formal educational credential
5
Registered Nurses
2,751,000
108,840
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearBachelor's degree
6
Customer Service Representatives
2,581,800
88,870
Median wage is between $22,610 and $34,720 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
7
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
2,441,300
85,170
Median wage is between $22,610 and $34,720 per yearNo formal educational credential
8
Office Clerks, General
3,062,500
75,620
Median wage is between $22,610 and $34,720 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
9
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
1,878,100
68,900
Median wage is between $22,610 and $34,720 per yearNo formal educational credential
10
General and Operations Managers
2,124,100
68,880
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearBachelor's degree