Ten Fast Growing Jobs in District of Columbia

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Ten Fast Growing Jobs in District of Columbia | Long-term Projections through 2018*

 1. Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

In District of Columbia, there was a 2008 base of 13,580 in this field, with a projected increase of 2,120 to a high of 15,710 (increase of 15.6%).  The average annual number of job openings is reported at 390.

 

2. Management Analysts

Fast Growing Jobs in District of ColumbiaIn District of Columbia, there was a 2008 base of 23,610 in this field, with a projected increase of 2,360 to a high of 25,970 (increase of 10%). The average annual number of job openings is 620. 

 

3. Registered Nurses

In District of Columbia, there was a 2008 base of 10,080 in this field, with a projected 20.5% increase to 12,150 (increase of 2,070).  The average annual number of job openings is 390.

 

4. Janitors and Cleaning, except specifically Maids/Housekeepers (see #7)

In District of Columbia, there was a 2008 base of 13,520 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 15,750 (up 2,230 or 16.5%).  The average annual number of job openings was reported to be 480.

 

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5. Computer Systems Analysts

In District of Columbia, there was a 2008 base of 3,310 in this field, with a projected increase of 1,140 to a high of 4,450 (increase of 34.4%).  The average annual number of job openings is reported at 180.

 

6. Administrative Services Managers

In District of Columbia, there was a 2008 base of 3,750 in this field, with a projected increase of 500 to a high of 4,250 (increase of 13.3%). The average annual number of job openings is 140.

7. Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

In District of Columbia, there was a 2008 base of 9,870 in this field, with a projected 13.7% increase to 11,210 (increase of 1,350).  The average annual number of job openings is 300.

 

8. Public Relations Specialists

In District of Columbia, there was a 2008 base of 9,300 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 11,290 (up 1,990 or 21.4%).  The average annual number of job openings was reported to be 450.

 

9. General Office Clerks

In District of Columbia, there was a 2008 base of 11,910 in this field, with a projected increase of 2,110 to a high of 14,020 (increase of 17.7%).  The average annual number of job openings is reported at 420.

 

10. Medical Assistants

In District of Columbia, there was a 2008 base of 1,550 in this field, with a projected increase of 440 to a high of 2,000 (increase of 28.4%). The average annual number of job openings is 70. 

 

If you have additional questions, or need more information about District of Columbia Employment opportunities, contact the DC Department of Employment Services HERE:  http://does.ci.washington.dc.us/does/site/default.asp

 

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