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BLS Says Only 18 of 30 Fastest Growing Jobs Require Some Post-Secondary Training

According to a new report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment is expected to increase by 11.5 million over the decade of 2016-2026. A few interesting highlights from the report include:

  • All occupational groups are expected to add jobs over the decade except for the production, farming, fishing, and forestry groups
  • Of the 30 fastest growing detailed occupations, only 18 typically require some level of post-secondary education for entry
  • Healthcare support occupations, healthcare practitioners, and technical occupations are projected to be among the fastest growing occupation groups

Check out the full report to compare the growth and decline of different variables compared to different decades! Knowing where the work is going is a great way to take charge of your career. Companies like PursuitWise exist to help you identify your interests and align you with a successful career path, but staying informed will always put you ahead of the game!

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