Ten Fast Growing Jobs in New York State

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

1. Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators

In New York State, there was a 2008 base of 113,400 in this field, with a projected increase of 22,500 to a high of 135,900 (increase of 19%). Ten Fast Growing Jobs in New York StateThe average annual number of job openings is reported at 4,690.

2. Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts

In New York State, there was a 2008 base of 24,230 in this field, with a projected increase of 9,690 to a high of 33,910 (increase of 40%). The average annual number of job openings is 1,400.

3. Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

In New York State, there was a 2008 base of 45,510 in this field, with a projected 14% increase to 52,210 (increase of 6,700). The average annual number of job openings is 2,090.

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

In New York State, there was a 2008 base of 94,580 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 108,050 (up 13,470 or 14%). The average annual number of job openings is 3,350.

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5. Accountants and Auditors

In New York State, there was a 2008 base of 111,260 in this field, with a projected increase of 11,210 to a high of 122,470 (increase of 10%). The average annual number of job openings is reported at 3,000.

6. Medical Assistants

In New York State, there was a 2008 base of 19,370 in this field, with a projected increase of 4,490 to a high of 23,850 (increase of 23%). The average annual number of job openings is 670.

7. Dental Assistants

In New York State, there was a 2008 base of 16,100 in this field, with a projected 23% increase to 19,920 (increase of 3,820). The average annual number of job openings is 680.

8. Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

In New York State, there was a 2008 base of 101,720 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 111,910 (up 10,190 or 10%). The average annual number of job openings is 3,330.

9. Physician Assistants

In New York State, there was a 2008 base of 74,800 in this field, with a projected increase of 29,200 to a high of 103,900 (increase of 39%). The average annual number of job openings is reported at 4,280.

10. Personal and Home Care Aides

In New York State, there was a 2008 base of 117,540 in this field, with a projected 44% increase to 169,890 (increase of 52,340). The average annual number of job openings is 6,700.

If you have additional questions, or need more information about New York State Employment opportunities, contact the NY Department of Labor, One-Stop Career Centers HERE: http://labor.ny.gov/workforcenypartners/osview.asp

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*Source: http://www.projectionscentral.com/Projections/LongTerm  The projections are from 2008-2018.

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