The National In-Demand Occupations Outside
the High Growth and Emerging Industries
There are a number of other possible jobs that do not fall into one of the existing high growth or emerging industries identified here on Career Voyages. These are the education occupations, the administrative professionals, lawyers, CEOs and more.
The "Top 50" In-Demand Occupations
These occupations were selected by:
- For each occupation, multiplying the Projected Need for Employees times
the Median Hourly Wage to obtain a "Top 50 Rating",
- Using the Top 50 Rating, sorting the occupations from highest to lowest, and
- Eliminating the occupations with a Median Wage of less than $20/hour.
Note: These occupations are found within high growth and emerging industries. To learn more about how these industries and occupations were selected, click here.
For each state, learn about the top 25 occupations. These lists include occupations in the high growth and emerging industries as well as individual in-demand occupations.
Click the links below to download the By State data in Excel and PDF formats.