TABLE A-1 Civilian Employment in Occupations with 25,000 Workers or More, Actual 1988 and Projected to 2000, Under Low, Medium, and High Scenarios for Economic Growth (Numbers in Thousands)

 

Total employment

1988–2000 employment change

Occupation

1988

2000

Number

Percent

   

Low

Moderate

High

Low

Moderate

High

Low

Moderate

High

Total, all occupations

118,104

127,118

136,211

144,146

9,015

18,107

26,043

8

15

22

Professional specialty occupations

14,628

17,083

18,137

19,072

2,455

3,509

4,444

17

24

30

Engineers

1,411

1,625

1,762

1,933

214

351

522

15

25

37

Aeronautical and astronautical engineers

78

80

88

101

3

10

23

3

13

29

Chemical engineers

49

52

57

62

3

8

13

7

16

27

Civil engineers, including traffic engineers

186

206

219

236

20

32

49

10

17

26

Electrical and electronics engineers

439

565

615

676

126

176

237

29

40

54

Industrial engineers, except safety engineers

132

142

155

171

10

24

40

8

18

30

Mechanical engineers

225

247

269

294

23

44

69

10

20

31

Architects and surveyors

205

227

244

265

22

39

60

11

19

29

Architects, except landscape and marine

86

99

107

117

14

21

31

16

25

36

Surveyors

100

105

112

121

5

12

22

5

12

22

Teachers, librarians, and counselors

5,379

5,937

6,228

6,499

558

849

1,121

10

16

21

Teachers, special education

275

304

317

332

29

43

57

11

16

21

Teachers, preschool

238

290

309

316

53

72

79

22

30

33

Teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

1,359

1,499

1,567

1,638

140

208

279

10

15

21

Teachers, secondary school

1,164

1,328

1,388

1,451

164

224

287

14

19

25

College and university faculty

846

831

869

908

−14

23

63

−2

3

7

Other teachers and instructors

490

514

545

571

24

55

81

5

11

17

Adult and vocational education teachers

467

493

523

548

27

56

81

6

12

17

Instructors, adult (nonvocational) education

227

250

268

282

22

41

54

10

18

24

Teachers and instructors, vocational education and training

239

243

255

266

4

16

27

2

7

11

Librarians, archivists, curators, and related workers

159

168

176

184

9

17

25

6

11

16

Librarians, professional

143

150

157

165

7

14

22

5

10

15

Counselors

124

150

157

164

26

33

41

21

27

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