Sherflock.com, the Education information hub, has released an infographic: “Your Education and Best jobs of the future”, detailing facts and statistics on job predictions based on a report recently published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: The Occupational Outlook Handbook 2014-2024.
It focuses on fastest growing occupations in the period 2014-24 and indicates the level of education that is required. It’s easy to locate the desired information, and a clear breakdown by numbers makes “Best jobs of the future” a quick way to get the facts.
The infographic includes valuable facts, such as the following:
Demand for Wind turbine service technicians will grow 108%. Wind turbine service technicians earn 40.800 (Median annual wage 2014). To become a Wind turbine service technician, you need an Associate’s degree.
5 of the top-12 fastest growing jobs are in the medical field. The major sector of healthcare and social assistance is expected to become the largest employing sector during the projections decade, overtaking the major sectors of state and local government, and professional and business services. Healthcare and social assistance is projected to increase its employment share from 12.0 percent in 2014 to 13.6 percent in 2024.
For 11 of the 15 fastest growing occupations, some level of postsecondary education is typically required for entry-level positions.
The report shows the importance of education by illustrating that those with a master’s degree and higher earn about $30,000 per year more than those who did not complete high school.
Using this infographic, students and graduates alike can analyze the outlook for their future career paths. The tool exemplifies the kind of information available on Sherflock.com, a resource for those planning futures. The website provides suggestions on choosing a university major, the types of degrees available, career planning and more.
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