Saturday, January 2, 2016

Top 3 New Jobs in 2016 Are in Healthcare


As the new year rolls in, hopes for a better economy, a brighter future, are rekindled, and one of the many expectations are more job opportunties. 2016 promises to be a better year in terms of employment.

The U.S. economy added 211,000 new jobs in November, while the unemployment rate held steady at 5%. Wages were up an average 2.3%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a report by Investor's Business Daily said. Read more at:

According to this post published by DiversityWorking.com last year, healthcare jobs were among the top occupations for 2015.

This year, the top 3 new jobs are still in healthcare, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these healthcare jobs are among the 20 occupations with the highest projected numeric change in employment for the period 2014-2024:

Personal Care Aides Jobs:
Number of New Jobs Projected: 458,100
2014 Median Pay: $20,440 per year/$9.83 per hour
Typical Entry-level Education: No formal educational credential
On-the-job Training: Short-term on-the-job training
Job Outlook, 2014-24: 26% (Much faster than average)

Registered Nurses Jobs
Number of New Jobs Projected: 439,300
2014 Median Pay: $66,640 per year/$32.04 per hour
Typical Entry-level Education: Bachelor's degree
On-the-job Training: None
Job Outlook, 2014-24: 16% (Much faster than average)

Home Health Aides Jobs
Number of New Jobs Projected: 348,400
2014 Median Pay: $21,380 per year/$10.28 per hour
Typical Entry-level Education: No formal educational credential
On-the-job Training: Short-term on-the-job training
Job Outlook, 2014-24: 38% (Much faster than average) 

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