In-Demand Occupations Report


Complete In-Demand Occupations Report

In-Demand Regional Analysis

   

    21st Century In-Demand Skills

    ENTRY LEVEL
    • Communication Skills (Oral and Written)
    • Ability to Take Direction
    • Work Ethic
    • Customer Service
    • Drug Free
    • Clean Driving History
    • Problem Solving
    • Attention to Quality, Safety and Precision*
    • Basic Computer Aptitude
    • Punctuality and Reliability
    • Integrity
    • Relevant credentials
    • Comprehension
    • Teamwork
    • Troubleshooting*
    • Understanding of Basic Functions of Equipment or Tools*
    • Adaptability
    • Planned Coordination and Project Management*
    • Math Skills*
    • Professionalism
    • Operating Machine Controls*

      MID-LEVEL/TECHNICIAN
      • Relevant work experience
      • Certifications
      • Culture Fit


       
      • Leadership Skills
      • Advanced Technical Skills*
      • Independent/Self-Starter
      • Supervisory Skills

       
      • Advanced Communication Skills
      • Professionalism/Customer Service
      • Project Management*
       
      • Troubleshooting*
      • Research*
      • Capabilities
      • Decision Making Skills and Courage
       

        MANAGEMENT/ADVANCED LEVEL
        • Advanced Experience
        • Advanced Certifications
        • Long-Term Vision/Planning
        • Negotiation Skills

         
        • Project Management and Mastery of the Process (Proposal, Development, Execution, Completion, Evaluation / Feedback)
         
        • Advanced Problem Solving
        • Collaboration/Teamwork
        • Ability to Work With Diverse Workforce
        • Business/Financial Acumen
         
        • Customer Service
        • Commitment to Culture
        • Self-Development
        • Failure Analysis

         

        *Indicates Industry Specific Skills

          2018 In-Demand Occupations Typical Entry Level Education

          2018 Top Ten Occupations and Labor Market Overview (Listed in Order)

          2018 Top Occupations and Labor Market Overview
          SOC Description  2017 Jobs Jobs Above or Below National Average  Avg. Hourly Earnings Typical Entry Level Education
           15-1132 Software Developers, Applications 2,825 (4,697) $48.38 Bachelor's degree
           15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts 2,148 (3,255) $38.23 Bachelor's degree
           17-2141 Mechanical Engineers 791 (1,808) $43.72 Bachelor's degree
           29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 2,812 (3,779) $25.51 Postsecondary nondegree award
          41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific 1,404 (1,688) $39.18 Bachelor's degree
           15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 1,604 (1,892) $38.07 Bachelor's degree
           29-1069 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 1,944 (1,411) $103.02 Doctoral or professional degree
           49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 1,608 (1,530) $28.28 High school diploma or equivalent
          15-1133 Software Developers, Systems Software 1,130 (2,708) $43.00 Bachelor's degree
           51-4041 Machinists 837 (2,718) $19.72 High school diploma or equivalent