Employment Outlook

Short-Term Occupation Projections
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SOC CodeOccupationEstimated Employment Q1 2019Projected Employment Q1 2020Percent Change Q1 2019 - Q1 2020Numeric Change Q1 2019 - Q1 20202019 - 2020 Labor Market Exit Openings*2019 - 2020 Occupational Transfer Openings*Q1 2019 - Q1 2020 Total Openings**
291141Registered Nurses63,42864,1251.1%6971,8261,3873,910
* Labor Market Exit Openings are the projected number of workers leaving an occupation and exiting the labor market entirely (most labor force exits are related to workers retiring). Occupational transfers are the projected number of workers permanently leaving an occupation and transferring to a different occupation.
** Total Openings represent the sum of job openings from employment growth, labor force exits, and occupational transfers.