Bureau of Labor Statistics: A summary of Tomorrow’s jobs
Making informed career decisions requires reliable information about opportunities in the future. Opportunities result from the relationships between the population, labor force, and the demand for goods and services. ~ US Bureau of Labor Statistics
The unemployment rate in USA is almost 10% – the worst in decades. A large number of well qualified individuals are desperately looking for jobs. Finding a job that you really like, and getting it, can be a challenging process.
This article provides a long term view of the jobs and occupation that are, and going to be, in high demand in USA. The information and data is based on the study from U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. A wide variety of occupations are forecast to be in high demand. Among all occupations, health-care is forecast to make up 7 of the 20 fastest growing occupations.
The first chart displays the jobs and occupations that are supposed to enjoy the highest rate of increase. The Top jobs with highest percent change in employment over the period of 2006-16, as shown in the chart, include:
- Network systems and data communications analysts
- Personal and home care aides
- Home health aides
- Computer software engineers, applications
- Veterinary technologists and technicians
- Personal financial advisers
- Makeup artists, theatrical and performance
- Medical assistants
- Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors
- Skin care specialists
- Financial analysts
- and so on…..For more details, you may refer to the chart on the right.
According to this detailed study, 7 top health-care occupations are exhibiting high growth rates. Overall, the high growth rates comes from health care, social assistance, engineering, services and technical occupations. Continue reading