Ten Fast Growing Jobs in Alabama| Projections

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Ten Fast Growing Jobs in Alabama| Long-term Projections through 2018*

1.  Childcare Workers

In Alabama, there was a 2008 base of 15,820 in this field, with a projected increase of 3,510 to a high of 19,330 (increase of 22.2%).  The average annual number of job openings is reported at 850. 

2.  Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Ten Fast Growing Jobs in Alabama| Projections

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In Alabama, there was a 2008 base of 2,410 in this field, with a projected increase of 660 to a high of 3,070 (increase of 27.2%). The average annual number of job openings is 110. 

 3.  Computer Systems Analysts

 In Alabama, there was a 2008 base of 6,960 in this field, with a projected 27.6% increase to 8,880 (increase of 1,920).  The average annual number of job openings is 320.

 4.  Physicians and Surgeons

 In Alabama, there was a 2008 base of 8,800 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 11,080 (up 2,270 or 25.8%).  The average annual number of job openings was reported to be 400.

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 5. Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

 In Alabama, there was a 2008 base of 29,960 in this field, with a projected increase of 4,390 to a high of 34,360 (increase of 14.7%).  The average annual number of job openings is reported at 770.

 6.  Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

 In Alabama, there was a 2008 base of 37,800 in this field, with a projected increase of 6,110 to a high of 43,910 (increase of 16.2%). The average annual number of job openings is 1,670. 

 7.  Home Health Aides

 In Alabama, there was a 2008 base of 11,370 in this field, with a projected 69.2 % increase to 19,230 (increase of 7,860).  The average annual number of job openings is 930.

 8.  Electricians

 In Alabama, there was a 2008 base of 8,640 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 10,290 (up 1,650 or 19.2%).  The average annual number of job openings was reported to be 400.

 9.  Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

 In Alabama, there was a 2008 base of 19,440 in this field, with a projected increase of 3,360 to a high of 22,810 (increase of 17.3%).  The average annual number of job openings is reported at 760.

 10.  Medical Assistants

 In Alabama, there was a 2008 base of 6,770 in this field, with a projected increase of 2,360 to a high of 9,130 (increase of 34.9%). The average annual number of job openings is 340. 

 If you have additional questions, or need more information about Alabama Employment opportunities, contact the Alabama Department of Labor HERE:  http://dir.alabama.gov/

 *Source: http://www.projectionscentral.com/Projections/LongTerm  

The projections are from 2008-2018.

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