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Bright Outlook Occupation:
35-2021.00 - Food Preparation Workers

Bright Outlook occupations are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years, will have large numbers of job openings, or are new and emerging occupations.

Every Bright Outlook occupation matches at least one of the following criteria:

  • Projected to grow much faster than average (employment increase of 22% or more) over the period 2016-2026
  • Projected to have 100,000 or more job openings over the period 2016-2026
  • New & Emerging occupation in a high growth industry

Growth and job openings source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2016-2026 employment projections. Projected growth represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). Projected job openings represent openings due to growth and replacement.

This occupation, Food Preparation Workers, is projected to have large numbers of job openings.