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Winter 2013–14 Vol. 57, Number 4

Occupational employment


 

Occupations that have high growth and that typically require a bachelor's degree to enter the occupation, projected 2012-22, in thousands of jobs

Occupation

Employment, projected 2012-22 (in thousands)

Median annual wage, May 2012

Experience¹

Training²

General and operations managers

244

$95,440

Less than 5 years

None

Elementary school teachers, except special education

168

53,400

None

Internship/residency

Accountants and auditors

167

63,550

None

None

Software developers, applications

140

90,060

None

None

Management analysts

134

78,600

Less than 5 years

None

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

131

60,300

None

None

Computer systems analysts

128

79,680

None

None

Software developers, systems software

83

99,000

None

None

Construction managers

78

82,790

None

Moderate-term on-the-job training

Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

76

53,430

None

Internship/residency

Medical and health services managers

73

88,580

None

None

Personal financial advisors

60

67,520

None

None

Civil engineers

54

79,340

None

None

Cost estimators

53

58,860

None

None

Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

53

55,050

None

Internship/residency

Computer and information systems managers

51

120,950

5 years or more

None

Recreation workers

49

22,240

None

None

Financial managers

47

109,740

5 years or more

None

Child, family, and school social workers

43

41,530

None

None

Network and computer systems administrators

43

72,560

None

None

¹ Indicates whether work experience in a related occupation is also typically needed for entry into the occupation. Assignments are more than 5 years (5+), less than 5 years (<5), or none (N).

² Indicates whether on-the-job training is typically needed to attain competency in the occupation. Assignments are internship/residency (I/R), apprenticeship (A), long-term (L), moderate-term (M), short-term (S), or none (N).

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