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Hottest Careers for College Graduates

Joseph Coupal - Monday, May 13, 2013

Are you moving into or living in our apartments in Blacksburg, VA while you get your college degree? Are you thinking of switching your major? Maybe you haven't yet decided on a major. Well, experts have predicted where the jobs will be between now and 2018.

Government economists estimate which occupations will have the most job openings through 2018. Openings occur because new jobs are created and because workers retire or leave the field for other reasons.

Check out these top 10 lists of occupations, sorted by the level of education typically required:

Occupations with the Most Job Openings: Graduate Degree

Postsecondary teachers 553,000 jobs
Doctors and surgeons 261,000 jobs
Lawyers 240,000 jobs
Clergy (Imams, Nuns and Monks, Priests, Protestant Ministers, Rabbis) 218,000 jobs
Pharmacists 106,000 jobs
Educational, vocational, and school counselors 94,000 jobs
Physical therapists 79,000 jobs
Medical scientists, except epidemiologists 66,000 jobs
Mental health and substance abuse social workers 61,000 jobs
Instructional coordinators 61,000 jobs
 
Occupations with the Most Job Openings: Bachelor's Degree

Elementary school teachers, except special education 597,000jobs
Accountants and auditors 498,000 jobs
Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 412,000 jobs
Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 251,000 jobs
Computer systems analysts 223,000 jobs
Computer software engineers, applications 218,000 jobs
Network systems and data communications analysts 208,000 jobs
Computer software engineers, systems software 153,000 jobs
Construction managers 138,000 jobs
Market research analysts 137,000 jobs
 
Occupations with the Most Jobs Openings: Associate's Degree or Postsecondary Vocational Award

Registered nurses 1,039,000 jobs
Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 422,000 jobs
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 391,000 jobs
Computer support specialists 235,000 jobs
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 220,000 jobs
Automotive service technicians and mechanics 182,000 jobs
Preschool teachers, except special education 178,000 jobs
Insurance sales agents 153,000 jobs
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration technicians 136,000 jobs
Real estate sales agents 128,000 jobs

Big Future


Foxridge Collegiate Apartment Homes

750 Hethwood Blvd. 100G, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Call: (888) 532-1809 (540) 951-9302
Email Usinfo@foxridgeliving.com
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Opens: Monday-Friday: 9A-5:30P | Saturday: 10A-1P & 2P-5P | Sunday: 1P-5P

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