Where Will the Jobs Be?
The Montana Department of Labor and Industry develops occupational job projections that predict which jobs are likely to be in demand in the future. The report includes information on current job levels, projected job levels, projected annual openings, median wages, and educational requirements.
Look up median wages and employment numbers for hundreds of Montana occupations. Statewide and regional numbers are included when possible.
For hundreds of different types of jobs the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and working conditions. In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market in each State, and more.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics fastest growing occupations: 20 occupations with the highest percent change of employment between 2014-24.
||% Employment Change
|Wind turbine service technicians||108|
|Occupational therapy assistants||43|
|Physical therapist assistants||41|
|Physical therapist aides||38|
|Home health aides||38|
|Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians||33|
|Occupational therapy aides||31|
|Operations research analysts||30|
|Personal financial advisors||30|
|Cartographers and photogrammetrists||29|
|Interpreters and translators||29|
|Hearing aid specialists||27|
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Most new jobs: 20 occupations with the highest projected numeric change in employment.
||# of new jobs
|Personal care aides||458,100|
|Home health aides||348,400|
|Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food||343,500|
|Customer service representatives||252,900|
|General and operations managers||151,100|
|Accountants and auditors||142,400|
|Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners||136,300|
|Software developers, applications||135,300|
|Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand||125,100|
|First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers||121,200|
|Computer systems analysts||118,600|
|Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses||117,300|
|Maids and housekeeping cleaners||111,700|