Ten Fast Growing Jobs in Virginia

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Long-term Projections for Virginia through 2018*

Ten Fast Growing Jobs: Virginia

1. Office Clerks, General
In Virginia, there is a 2008 base of 117,750 in this field, with a projected increase of 19,520 to a high of 137,260 (increase of 16%). The average annual number of job openings is 3,560.

2.   Management Analysts
In Virginia, there is a 2008 base of 57,940 in this field, with a projected 32% increase to 76,600 (increase of 18,660).  The average annual number of job openings is 2,860.

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3.  Elementary School Teachers
In Virginia, there is a 2008 base of 39,280 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 48,320 (up 9,050 or 23%). The average annual number of job openings is 1800.

 4.  Retail Salespersons
In Virginia, there is a 2008 base of 127,460 in this field, with a projected increase of 11,300 to a high of 138,770 (increase of 8%). The average annual number of job openings is 4,690.

5.  Financial Analysts
In Virginia, there is a 2008 base of 8,050 in this field, with a projected 32% increase to 10,660 (increase of 2,620).  The average annual number of job openings is 410.

 

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6.   Home Health Aides
In Virginia, there is a 2008 base of 16,430 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 29,540 (up 13,110 or 79%).  The average annual number of job openings is 1,480.

7.  Computer Software Engineers – Applications
In Virginia, there is a 2008 base of 32,330 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 45,910 (up 13,580 or 42%).  The average annual number of job openings is 1,630.

8.  Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants
In Virginia, there is a 2008 base of 33,630 in this field, with a projected increase of 11,430 to a high of 45,060 (increase of 34%). The average annual number of job openings is 1,480.

9.  Fire Fighters
In Virginia, there is a 2008 base of 8,150 in this field, with a projected 26% increase to 10,310 (increase of 2,160). The average annual number of job openings is 470.

10.  Pharmacy Technicians
In Virginia, there is a 2008 base of 7,720 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 10,110 (up 2,380 or 30%).  The average annual number of job openings is 430.

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