Forecast for jobs: Long Island, NYC and Hudson Valley

Health care jobs lead the list for growth on Long Island by 2020. Here are occupational projections for the Long Island, New York City and Hudson Valley regions. The New York State Department of Labor develops these occupational projections by collecting and analyzing data from 57,000 New York employers. Learn more about the fastest growing jobs on Long Island.

The charts below show Long Island's expected growth or loss of jobs in 22 major categories, both in terms of a percent change and a raw number. Click on the bars to get any one category's data. The categories appear in the table, followed by specific jobs within each category. You can click on those job titles to see a description and some national data.

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Occupation LI 2010 Employment LI 2020 Employment LI Net Change LI Percent Change NYC 2010 Employment NYC 2020 Employment NYC Net Change NYC Percent Change Hudson Valley 2010 Employment Hudson Valley 2020 Employment Hudson Valley Net Change Hudson Valley Percent Change
Total, All Occupations 1,342,630 1,462,720 120,090 8.9% 4,055,280 4,478,350 423,070 10.4% 974,380 1,057,520 83,140 8.5%
Management Occupations 55,460 56,760 1,300 2.3% 228,250 239,400 11,150 4.9% 45,550 46,340 790 1.7%
Top Executives 19,040 18,800 -240 -1.3% 61,560 62,020 460 0.7% 14,750 14,590 -160 -1.1%
Chief Executives 2,890 2,880 -10 -0.3% 9,340 9,510 170 1.8% 2,430 2,450 20 0.8%
General and Operations Managers 15,800 15,560 -240 -1.5% 52,050 52,340 290 0.6% 11,520 11,320 -200 -1.7%
Legislators 360 360 0 0% N/A 810 810 0 0%
Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers 3,520 3,700 180 5.1% 26,060 28,460 2,400 9.2% 2,950 3,140 190 6.4%
Advertising and Promotions Managers 340 340 0 0% 4,540 4,820 280 6.2% 200 220 20 10%
Marketing Managers 770 810 40 5.2% 8,000 8,940 940 11.8% 860 900 40 4.7%
Sales Managers 2,110 2,220 110 5.2% 9,350 10,070 720 7.7% 1,550 1,640 90 5.8%
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 300 340 40 13.3% 4,180 4,630 450 10.8% 330 370 40 12.1%
Operations Specialties Managers 11,590 12,170 580 5% 63,250 68,320 5,070 8% 8,930 9,240 310 3.5%
Administrative Services Managers 2,170 2,310 140 6.5% 9,670 10,510 840 8.7% 1,600 1,710 110 6.9%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 2,330 2,720 390 16.7% 15,180 17,420 2,240 14.8% 2,040 2,140 100 4.9%
Financial Managers 4,340 4,290 -50 -1.2% 26,340 27,750 1,410 5.4% 3,290 3,320 30 0.9%
Industrial Production Managers 740 770 30 4.1% 1,190 1,150 -40 -3.4% 480 480 0 0%
Purchasing Managers 450 470 20 4.4% 1,590 1,690 100 6.3% 280 290 10 3.6%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 630 630 0 0% 1,480 1,500 20 1.4% 380 390 10 2.6%
Compensation and Benefits Managers 160 160 0 0% 1,460 1,480 20 1.4% 140 140 0 0%
Human Resources Managers 520 560 40 7.7% 4,970 5,300 330 6.6% 540 580 40 7.4%
Training and Development Managers 250 260 10 4% 1,390 1,550 160 11.5% 170 180 10 5.9%
Other Management Occupations 21,300 22,090 790 3.7% 77,380 80,590 3,210 4.1% 18,930 19,380 450 2.4%
Construction Managers 2,910 3,270 360 12.4% 8,820 9,690 870 9.9% 1,840 2,040 200 10.9%
Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program 590 680 90 15.3% 2,560 2,790 230 9% 540 600 60 11.1%
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 2,360 2,350 -10 -0.4% N/A 2,290 2,280 -10 -0.4%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 810 910 100 12.3% 4,170 4,760 590 14.1% 980 1,100 120 12.2%
Education Administrators, All Other 240 270 30 12.5% 1,020 1,160 140 13.7% 240 260 20 8.3%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 750 750 0 0% 2,200 2,450 250 11.4% 1,340 1,360 20 1.5%
Food Service Managers 1,890 1,840 -50 -2.6% 6,090 5,840 -250 -4.1% 1,430 1,390 -40 -2.8%
Lodging Managers N/A 770 840 70 9.1% N/A
Medical and Health Services Managers 4,110 4,480 370 9% 13,500 14,490 990 7.3% 3,020 3,330 310 10.3%
Natural Sciences Managers 210 220 10 4.8% 600 630 30 5% 300 300 0 0%
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents 140 110 -30 -21.4% N/A 270 190 -80 -29.6%
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 1,040 1,060 20 1.9% 5,150 5,280 130 2.5% N/A
Social and Community Service Managers 1,120 1,300 180 16.1% 5,340 6,160 820 15.4% 1,220 1,380 160 13.1%
Emergency Management Directors N/A N/A 110 110 0 0%
Managers, All Other 1,550 1,580 30 1.9% 10,490 10,880 390 3.7% 1,460 1,480 20 1.4%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 56,560 62,280 5,720 10.1% 272,100 315,340 43,240 15.9% 37,130 41,440 4,310 11.6%
Business Operations Specialists 29,640 32,740 3,100 10.5% 137,870 159,240 21,370 15.5% 19,790 22,150 2,360 11.9%
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 430 460 30 7% 2,960 3,580 620 20.9% 230 240 10 4.3%
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 1,740 1,860 120 6.9% 4,430 4,630 200 4.5% 690 720 30 4.3%
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 2,000 2,000 0 0% 5,830 5,950 120 2.1% 1,140 1,140 0 0%
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators 4,120 3,760 -360 -8.7% 8,380 7,650 -730 -8.7% 1,430 1,310 -120 -8.4%
Compliance Officers 1,310 1,470 160 12.2% 7,760 8,490 730 9.4% 1,160 1,280 120 10.3%
Cost Estimators 2,060 2,470 410 19.9% 3,280 3,900 620 18.9% 1,340 1,610 270 20.1%
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 3,090 3,660 570 18.4% 18,130 21,310 3,180 17.5% 2,000 2,290 290 14.5%
Logisticians 250 310 60 24% 890 1,150 260 29.2% 270 330 60 22.2%
Management Analysts 5,260 5,930 670 12.7% 29,100 32,620 3,520 12.1% 3,560 3,940 380 10.7%
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 550 710 160 29.1% 5,310 7,750 2,440 46% 770 1,080 310 40.3%
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 880 870 -10 -1.1% 7,730 7,570 -160 -2.1% 820 800 -20 -2.4%
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