Ten Fast Growing Jobs in New Jersey

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

1.  Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers

In New Jersey, there was a 2008 base of 9,860 in this field, with a projected increase of 2,640 to a high of 12,500 (increase of 26.8%).  The average annual number of job openings is reported at 440.

Ten Fast Growing Jobs in New Jersey2.  Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers

In New Jersey, there was a 2008 base of 2,750 in this field, with a projected increase of 760 to a high of 3,500 (increase of 27.6%). The average annual number of job openings is 120.

3.  Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

In New Jersey, there was a 2008 base of 7,540 in this field, with a projected 24.8% increase to 9,420 (increase of 1,870).  The average annual number of job openings is 340.

4.  Biochemists and Biophysicists

In New Jersey, there was a 2008 base of 3,470 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 4,480 (up 1,010 or 29.1%).  The average annual number of job openings was reported to be 180.

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5.  Cost Estimators

In New Jersey, there was a 2008 base of 4,190 in this field, with a projected increase of 1,150 to a high of 5,340 (increase of 27.5%).  The average annual number of job openings is reported at 200.

6.  Financial Analysts

In New Jersey, there was a 2008 base of 9,710 in this field, with a projected increase of 1,900 to a high of 11,610 (increase of 19.5%). The average annual number of job openings is 400.

7.  Home Health Aides

In New Jersey, there was a 2008 base of 31,310 in this field, with a projected 42.7% increase to 44,680 (increase of 13,370).  The average annual number of job openings is 1,740.

8.  Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

In New Jersey, there was a 2008 base of 4,190 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 5,470 (up 1,290 or 30.8%).  The average annual number of job openings was reported to be 160.

9.  Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

In New Jersey, there was a 2008 base of 31,450 in this field, with a projected increase of 4,970 to a high of 36,420 (increase of 15.8%).  The average annual number of job openings is reported at 1,100.

10.   Software Developers, Applications

In New Jersey, there was a 2008 base of 4,250 in this field, with a projected increase of 1,140 to a high of 5,390 (increase of 26.9%). The average annual number of job openings is 160.

If you have additional questions, or need more information about New Jersey Employment opportunities, contact the New Jersey Department of Employment and Workforce Development HERE:  http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us/

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

The projections are from 2008-2018.

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