Employment Outlook

Short-Term Occupation Projections
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SOC CodeOccupationEstimated Employment Q4 2022Projected Employment Q4 2023Percent Change Q4 2022 - Q4 2023Numeric Change Q4 2022 - Q4 20232022 - 2023 Labor Market Exit Openings*2022 - 2023 Occupational Transfer Openings*Q4 2022 - Q4 2023 Total Openings**
291141Registered Nurses72,14172,6680.7%5271,9391,8294,295
* 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.