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Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas

Demand Occupations

This is a list of occupations that are projected to have a growing number of job openings or a large number of positions and is provided as general labor market information to those interested in exploring career options in the 12-county Deep East Texas Workforce Development Area. Pay and job entry requirements vary by company.

2021 Demand Occupations
Occ Code Occupational Title Annual Avg Employment 2016 Annual Avg Employment Projected 2026 %Change Mean Wage Educational Requirement
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 553 628 13.56% $30.30 Bachelor's Degree
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 60,441 65,328 8.09% $19.66 Postsecondary Certificate
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 143,878 152,300 5.85% $16.62 Some college, no degree
49-3031 Bus & Truck Mechanics &Diesel Engine Specialists 30,108 34,328 14.02% $20.51 Postsecondary Certificate
39-9011 Childcare Workers 639 653 2.19% $9.44 High school diploma or equivalent
17-3022 Civil Engineering Technicians 297 339 14.14% $18.14 Associate's Degree
15-1211 Computer Systems Analysts 54,102 62,744 15.97% $30.23 Bachelor's Degree
15-1232 Computer User Support Specialist 218 230 5.5% $21.27 Some college, no degree
33-3012 Correctional Officers and Jailers 2,256 2,341 3.77% $18.82 High school diploma or equivalent
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 284,520 307,264 7.99% $13.4 High school diploma or equivalent
31-9091 Dental Assistants 234 289 23.5% $15.26 Postsecondary Certificate
17-3000 Drafters, Engineering Technicians, and Mapping Technicians 618 676 21% $22.24-$31.05 Postsecondary Certificate
51-2028 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 432 432 0% $19.75-$29.83 Postsecondary Certificate
49-9051 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 209 210 .48% $27.03 Postsecondary Certificate
51-2028 Electrical, etc., assemblers, except coil winders, tapers, and finishers 1 1 6% $17.66 Information not available
47-2111 Electricians 290 322 11.03% $21.48 Postsecondary Certificate
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 357 395 10.64% $14.66 Postsecondary Certificate
33-2011 Firefighters 300 312 4% $20.00 Postsecondary Certificate
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 1,660 1,748 5.3% $42.37 Bachelor's Degree
29-2000 Health Technologists and Technicians 3,045 3,096 1.67% N/A Postsecondary Certificate or College Degree
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 279 307 10.04% $19.04 Postsecondary Certificate
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 2,383 2,648 11.12% $21.67 Postsecondary Certificate
31-1120 Home Health and Personal Care Aides 3,796 4,499 18.52% $9.27 High school diploma or equivalent
17-2112 Industrial Engineers 103 191 85.44% $40.82 Bachelor's Degree
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 253 281 11.07% $25.80 High school diploma or equivalent
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 68,822 77,678 12.9% N/A Information not available
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurses 1,301 1,324 1.77% $21.74 Postsecondary Certificate
51-4041 Machinists 26,757 29,613 10.67% $21.28 Postsecondary Certificate
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1,291 1,319 2.17% $15.69 High school diploma or equivalent
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 4 4 4% $22.79 Long-term on-the-job training
31-9092 Medical Assistants 527 558 5.88% $13.82 Postsecondary Certificate
29-2098 Medical Dosimetrists, Medical Records Specialists, and Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 121 122 0.83% $18.04 Postsecondary Certificate
43-6013 Medical Secretaries 733 784 6.96% $14.02 High school diploma or equivalent
51-2090 Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 114 119 4.39% $14.09 Information not available
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 247 285 15.38% $26.47 High school diploma
15-1244 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 34,970 39,689 13.49% $30.44 Bachelor's Degree
31-1131 Nursing Assistants 1,784 1,864 4.48% $11.89 Postsecondary Certificate
47-2073 Operating Engineers/Other Constr. Equip. Oprs 367 394 7.36% $20.70 Postsecondary Certificate
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 105 110 .49% $21.45 Associate's Degree
29-2052 Pharmacy Technicians 37,240 44,252 18.83% $16.47 Associate's Degree
31-2021 Physical Therapist Assistants 7,812 10,091 29.17% $32.19 Associate's Degree
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 229 275 20.09% $26.17 High school diploma or equivalent
33-3051 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 692 735 6.21% $24.04 Postsecondary Certificate
25-2011 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 270 279 3.33% $18.83 Associate's Degree
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 191 227 18.85% $19.43 High school diploma or equivalent
29-1141 Registered Nurses 2,183 2,198 .69% $32.37 Associate's Degree
25-2031 Secondary Teachers, Ex.Special/Career/Tech Ed 109,180 121,135 10.95% $57,999 annual Bachelor's Degree
43-6000 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 337,362 348,511 3.3% N/A Information not available
29-2055 Surgical Technologists 10,520 12,005 14.12% $20.35 Postsecondary Certificate
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 462 510 10.39% $22.39 Postsecondary Certificate

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