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Older American workers have been disproportionately affected not only by the health effects of COVID-19, but also by the accompanying economic shock that has severely affected their ability to budget and save for their retirement.

In fact, workers 65 and older have seen some of the highest unemployment rates in recent times. An analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation with data from the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics (BLS) from April 2020 shows that the unemployment rate is highest among employees in the youngest age cohort (16 to 24 years) at 27.4% and among employees in the second highest age group, the highest was the oldest age cohort (65 years and older) – with 15.6%.

The BLS has not yet released data on how senior employment in certain occupations has changed during COVID-19. Therefore, this study examined the employment trends among seniors through 2020.

In particular, we looked at the fastest growing jobs for seniors.

The data for this report comes from the current BLS population survey. We filtered out every occupation in which fewer than 15,000 seniors were employed in 2015, and every occupation with “other” or “other” in the title due to a lack of occupational specificity. We examined the four-year percentage change in senior citizens employed in each occupation from 2015 to 2019 and ranked the occupations from highest to lowest change.

It was followed by the fastest growing senior jobs between 2015 and 2019.

1. Site manager

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Seniors employed in 2015: 34,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 77,000

Four year change: 126%

2. Application and system software developers

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Seniors employed in 2015: 25,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 56,000

Four year change: 124%

3. Manual packers and packagers

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Seniors employed in 2015: 18,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 34,000

Four year change: 89%

4. Psychologists

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Seniors employed in 2015: 22,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 41,000

Four year change: 86%

5. Taxi drivers and chauffeurs

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Seniors employed in 2015: 57,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 102,000

Four year change: 79%

6. Adviser

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Seniors employed in 2015: 47,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 78,000

Four year change: 66%

7. General and operations manager

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Seniors employed in 2015: 28,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 46,000

Four year change: 64%

8. Computer programmer

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Seniors employed in 2015: 15,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 24,000

Four year change: 60%

9. Construction workers

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Seniors employed in 2015: 41,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 65,000

Four year change: 59%

10. Human resource workers

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Seniors employed in 2015: 23,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 35,000

Four year change: 52%

11. Marketing and Sales Manager

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Seniors employed in 2015: 30,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 45,000

Four year change: 50%

12. Licensed Practical and Licensed Professional Nurses (tie)

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Seniors employed in 2015: 29,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 43,000

Four year change: 48%

12.Artists and related workers (tie)

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Seniors employed in 2015: 23,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 34,000

Four year change: 48%

12.Electrician (tie)

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Seniors employed in 2015: 23,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 34,000

Four year change: 48%

15. Workers in the preparation of food

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Seniors employed in 2015: 30,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 44,000

Four year change: 47%

16. Musicians, singers and allied workers

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Seniors employed in 2015: 28,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 41,000

Four year change: 46%

17. Leisure and fitness workers (tie)

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Seniors employed in 2015: 22,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 32,000

Four year change: 45%

17. Dispatch, reception and traffic officers (tie)

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Seniors employed in 2015: 22,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 32,000

Four year change: 45%

19. Librarians

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Seniors employed in 2015: 18,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 26,000

Four year change: 44%

20 nursing, mental health and home health aids

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Seniors employed in 2015: 93,000

Seniors employed in 2019: 132,000

Four year change: 42%

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