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In-Demand Occupations

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

2017 In-demand occupations typical entry level education

 

Top occupations and labor market overview

Top occupations and labor market overview

SOC Occupational title 2017 Wages 2017 Employment Jobs Above or Below National Average Typical Entry Level Education
15-1134 Web Developers $26.88 1,150 397 Associate's degree
43-6013 Medical Secretaries $17.76 2,979 2,291 High school diploma or equivalent
29-1123 Physical Therapists $57.22 1,716 376 Doctoral or professional degree
29-1122 Occupational Therapists $48.28 752 384 Master's degree
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers $24.51 2,384 864 High school diploma or equivalent
47-2061 Construction Laborers $17.66 11,904 145 No formal educational credential
13-1041 Compliance Officers $31.30 2,145 428 Bachelor's degree
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks $22.17 1,900 1,133 High school diploma or equivalent
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators $17.98 2,605 2,452 No formal educational credential
51-1951 Industrial Production Managers $47.33 869 689 Bachelor's degree

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