Copyright 2006 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 12

 

Table 2: Projected Growth of Primary Occupation Skill for Occupations in Industries With the Greatest Forecasted Short-Term Employment Growth, 2003 - 2005
O*Net Skill Number of Occupations Employment
2003 2005
Job Growth
2003 - 2005
     
Operation and Control 48 9,441 10,012 571
Service Orientation 26 13,884 14,369 484
Equipment Selection 16 5,857 6,316 459
Installation 17 4,397 4,749 352
Instructing 36 12,208 12,537 329
Mathematics 21 5,050 5,378 329
Coordination 20 5,104 5,384 281
Repairing 22 3,416 3,678 262
Management of Personnel Resources 10 2,961 3,155 194
Reading Comprehension 16 2,949 3,127 178
Equipment Maintenance 7 4,238 4,414 176
Speaking 27 2,701 2,864 163
Product Inspection 22 2,719 2,868 148
Information Gathering 19 1,598 1,708 110
Problem Identification 14 1,518 1,615 97
Persuasion 6 1,397 1,489 91
Operation Monitoring 1 977 1,062 84
Time Management 5 2,258 2,324 66
Information Organization 10 1,249 1,314 64
Judgment and Decision Making 10 929 992 64
Science 15 795 851 56
Active Listening 7 641 675 34
Troubleshooting 7 523 550 26
Management of Financial Resources 2 397 421 24
Critical Thinking 4 277 298 20
Social Perceptiveness 7 467 484 17
Programming 3 275 289 15
Idea Generation 6 157 166 9
Writing 3 152 161 9
Testing 3 124 133 9
Operations Analysis 5 113 121 8
Implementation Planning 3 92 99 6
Learning Strategies 1 99 101 3
Active Learning 2 29 32 2
Identification of Key Causes 1 23 25 1
Negotiation 1 18 19 1
Visioning 1 6 7 0
Management of Material Resources 1 6 6 0
Monitoring 1 2 2 0
Systems Evaluation 1 2 2 0
Note: Skills reflect only the primary skill required for the occupation.

 

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