U.S. BLS Announces Fastest Growing Industries for Employment
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its employment projections report for 2004-2014 and concludes that the employment services industry is expected to add 1.6 million jobs over the ten year study period, more than any other industry.
The BLS has further predicted an annual growth rate of 3.8% for the employment services industry, good for sixth on the list of fastest growing industries. The top five fastest growing industries ahead of the employment services industry are home health care services, software publishers, management and consulting services, residential care facilities and facilities support services, respectively.
Another BLS report noted the fastest growing occupations for the same 10 year period, with seven of the top 10 fastest growing occupations belonging to the healthcare industry. The other three in the top 10 were IT-related.