Numbers of jobs in Virginia

All Occupations

Year Number
2001 3,399,920
2002 3,387,520
2003 3,396,270
2004 3,451,890
2005 3,535,500
2006 3,608,430
2007 3,645,330
2008 3,670,980
2009 3,589,520
2010 3,527,350
2011 3,553,360
2012 3,597,100
2013 3,631,440
2014 3,648,490
2015 3,682,450
2016 3,760,550
2017 3,789,910
2018 3,832,840

Management Occupations

Year Number
2001 180,270
2002 173,450
2003 162,740
2004 146,970
2005 125,210
2006 118,720
2007 124,880
2009 155,320
2010 167,060
2011 172,450
2012 175,750
2013 169,480
2014 168,100
2015 166,610
2016 170,770
2017 168,390
2018 173,960

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Year Number
2001 166,740
2002 158,200
2003 170,740
2004 184,170
2005 189,440
2006 202,700
2007 210,050
2008 217,780
2009 225,160
2010 231,390
2011 233,400
2012 238,470
2013 249,100
2014 249,320
2015 251,780
2016 261,530
2017 265,210
2018 274,770

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Year Number
2001 143,470
2002 139,860
2003 145,540
2004 157,510
2005 166,640
2006 176,240
2007 178,180
2008 178,720
2009 181,120
2010 181,260
2011 190,030
2012 199,040
2013 198,700
2014 195,470
2015 195,140
2016 198,560
2017 201,680
2018 206,750

Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Year Number
2001 74,920
2002 73,170
2003 71,920
2004 75,070
2005 78,710
2006 80,070
2007 81,880
2008 84,230
2009 83,120
2010 79,060
2011 78,970
2012 77,420
2013 76,050
2014 75,000
2015 73,790
2016 74,350
2017 74,990
2018 77,210

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2001 32,410
2002 31,440
2003 32,620
2004 33,620
2005 36,870
2006 38,900
2007 37,100
2008 35,290
2009 35,130
2010 27,210
2011 27,380
2012 28,060
2013 29,680
2014 30,890
2015 31,160
2016 32,350
2017 33,020
2018 32,480

Community and Social Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 37,460
2002 35,730
2003 36,620
2004 38,090
2005 39,040
2006 42,660
2007 45,000
2008 48,440
2009 49,850
2010 52,090
2011 52,320
2012 50,380
2013 50,420
2014 50,440
2015 50,870
2016 54,300
2017 54,960
2018 58,510

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2001 26,630
2002 29,170
2003 30,420
2004 28,440
2005 28,960
2006 31,200
2007 32,710
2008 32,530
2009 32,130
2010 32,410
2011 35,120
2012 35,490
2013 36,170
2014 36,550
2015 36,050
2016 36,160
2017 34,900
2018 35,600

Education, Training, and Library Occupations

Year Number
2001 205,030
2002 207,210
2003 208,150
2004 208,840
2005 213,690
2006 216,950
2007 224,090
2008 229,740
2009 234,740
2010 232,450
2011 232,440
2012 235,450
2013 236,930
2014 237,710
2015 237,250
2016 240,180
2017 242,610
2018 245,270

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Year Number
2001 39,450
2002 40,780
2003 41,770
2004 40,840
2005 44,700
2006 48,250
2007 47,940
2008 47,860
2009 46,370
2010 50,580
2011 49,990
2012 50,770
2013 45,810
2014 47,510
2015 48,510
2016 49,550
2017 49,100
2018 48,600

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2001 137,150
2002 146,650
2003 146,780
2004 150,890
2005 156,330
2006 159,520
2007 165,910
2008 171,880
2009 176,570
2010 180,980
2011 183,890
2012 187,410
2013 190,370
2014 195,590
2015 198,840
2016 204,190
2017 208,090
2018 210,960

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 67,360
2002 67,470
2003 68,180
2004 69,250
2005 68,400
2006 70,630
2007 75,590
2008 81,520
2009 86,080
2010 86,560
2011 86,590
2012 86,390
2013 87,490
2014 85,170
2015 85,840
2016 90,320
2017 93,910
2018 95,490

Protective Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 81,490
2002 86,410
2003 81,130
2004 81,890
2005 83,500
2006 84,450
2007 86,200
2008 89,750
2009 92,200
2010 94,260
2011 94,470
2012 99,710
2013 100,900
2014 101,420
2015 99,650
2016 102,940
2017 102,330
2018 103,270

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 247,370
2002 252,030
2003 256,360
2004 264,380
2005 272,620
2006 280,540
2007 288,640
2008 296,120
2009 297,650
2010 294,720
2011 299,810
2012 304,880
2013 312,580
2014 315,100
2015 318,730
2016 330,490
2017 331,100
2018 335,430

Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations

Year Number
2001 122,100
2002 121,260
2003 121,480
2004 124,290
2005 130,040
2006 129,290
2007 129,300
2008 127,620
2009 123,430
2010 119,840
2011 120,200
2012 121,890
2013 122,100
2014 122,900
2015 124,970
2016 126,880
2017 127,030
2018 126,180

Personal Care and Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 70,700
2002 68,090
2003 72,100
2004 74,530
2005 81,740
2006 86,170
2007 84,760
2008 89,350
2009 89,360
2010 92,140
2011 99,280
2012 109,640
2013 114,410
2014 118,110
2015 119,900
2016 126,580
2017 128,280
2018 126,720

Sales and Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 359,430
2002 365,640
2003 375,460
2004 388,910
2005 403,350
2006 415,380
2007 414,690
2008 402,660
2009 376,500
2010 363,200
2011 368,730
2012 367,050
2013 376,190
2014 385,860
2015 392,330
2016 397,110
2017 392,540
2018 397,690

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 574,930
2002 571,270
2003 565,730
2004 568,720
2005 588,770
2006 591,390
2007 594,020
2008 594,310
2009 569,170
2010 548,370
2011 536,390
2012 534,920
2013 540,590
2014 541,360
2015 549,560
2016 547,230
2017 548,320
2018 541,670

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

Year Number
2001 5,750
2002 5,300
2003 6,020
2004 5,810
2005 5,520
2006 5,880
2007 5,750
2008 6,110
2009 5,410
2010 5,340
2011 5,290
2012 5,670
2013 5,370
2014 5,580
2015 6,380
2016 6,950
2017 6,230
2018 5,830

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2001 189,560
2002 186,060
2003 186,600
2004 195,310
2005 205,370
2006 216,400
2007 211,380
2008 198,680
2009 175,570
2010 159,960
2011 156,900
2012 152,440
2013 151,380
2014 152,710
2015 156,160
2016 157,280
2017 156,390
2018 158,230

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

Year Number
2001 153,270
2002 151,060
2003 152,420
2004 154,750
2005 157,170
2006 156,630
2007 157,860
2008 155,430
2009 147,490
2010 139,930
2011 141,650
2012 142,500
2013 143,330
2014 142,930
2015 144,650
2016 148,610
2017 156,160
2018 159,140

Production Occupations

Year Number
2001 241,700
2002 237,770
2003 228,900
2004 216,000
2005 214,170
2006 210,810
2007 208,010
2008 205,750
2009 188,560
2010 173,520
2011 170,720
2012 175,300
2013 178,080
2014 174,680
2015 171,550
2016 174,630
2017 177,960
2018 181,300

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

Year Number
2001 242,710
2002 239,490
2003 234,590
2004 243,620
2005 245,240
2006 245,660
2007 241,380
2008 235,120
2009 218,580
2010 215,030
2011 217,330
2012 218,490
2013 216,320
2014 216,120
2015 222,750
2016 229,590
2017 236,710
2018 237,820

Metro Areas in Virginia