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Winter 2013–14 Vol. 57, Number 4

Occupational employment


 

Occupations that have many job openings and that typically require a bachelor's degree to enter the occupation, projected 2012-22, in thousands of openings

Occupation

Job openings, projected 2012-22 (in thousands)

Median annual wage, May 2012

Experience¹

Training²

From growth

From replacement needs

Total openings

General and operations managers

244

369

613

$95,440

Less than 5 years

None

Accountants and auditors

167

378

544

63,550

None

None

Elementary school teachers, except special education

168

300

467

53,400

None

Internship/residency

Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

53

260

313

55,050

None

Internship/residency

Management analysts

134

111

245

78,600

Less than 5 years

None

Software developers, applications

140

79

219

90,060

None

None

Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

76

135

211

53,430

None

Internship/residency

Computer systems analysts

128

82

210

79,680

None

None

Market research analysts and marketing specialists

132

57

189

60,300

None

None

Construction managers

78

76

155

82,790

None

Moderate-term on-the-job training

Medical and health services managers

73

77

150

88,580

None

None

Financial managers

47

100

147

109,740

5 years or more

None

Software developers, systems software

83

52

135

99,000

None

None

Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

40

83

123

71,720

None

Moderate-term on-the-job training

Civil engineers

54

66

120

79,340

None

None

Computer programmers

28

90

118

74,280

None

None

Cost estimators

53

65

118

58,860

None

None

Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products

37

75

112

74,970

None

Moderate-term on-the-job training

Human resources specialists

33

76

110

55,800

None

None

Coaches and scouts

36

72

109

28,360

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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