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Winter 2009-10 Vol. 53, Number 4

Occupational employment


 

Bachelorís degree
Occupations that have the most job openings and that usually require a masterís, doctoral, or first-professional degree, projected 2008Ė18, in thousands
Occupation From growth From replacement needs Total Median annual wages, May 2008

Elementary school teachers, except special education

244 352 597 49,330

Accountants and auditors

279 218 498 59,430

Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education

96 316 412 51,180

Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education

101 150 251 49,700

Computer systems analysts

108 115 223 75,500

Computer software engineers, applications

175 43 218 85,430

Network systems and data communications analysts

156 53 208 71,100

Computer software engineers, systems software

120 33 153 92,430

Construction managers

95 43 138 79,860

Market research analysts

70 67 137 61,070

Network and computer systems administrators

79 57 136 66,310

Public relations specialists

66 65 131 51,280

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

30 97 127 68,680

Graphic designers

37 88 125 42,400

Civil engineers

68 47 115 74,600

Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists

58 54 112 45,470

Child, family, and school social workers

36 74 110 39,530

Training and development specialists

51 57 107 51,450

Cost estimators

55 48 104 56,510

Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school

44 59 103 50,020

Note: Components may not sum to totals due to rounding

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