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High Growth Occupations in New York State

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Community and Social Services

Job Title
(SOC Code)
Education/ Training† (Degree) Annual Average Openings † Salary ($) † Employment Sector (%) ^ Employment Status (%)^ Work from Home
(%) ^
Unemployment Rate
(%)^
Entry Median Experienced Self- employed Gov’t non-profit for profit Full-time Part-time
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
(21-1023)
Master’s degree 380 33,500 43,000 52,000 2 40 41 17 90 10 1 2
Health Educators
(21-1091)
Master’s degree 140 32,500 43,000 54,000 0 48 39 13 89 11 3 5
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
(21-1011)
Master’s degree 380 29,000 41,500 49,000 3 37 39 21 80 20 2 5
Mental Health Counselors
(21-1014)
Master’s degree 280 23,000 32,000 45,000 3 37 39 21 80 20 2 5
Medical and Public Health Social Workers
(21-1022)
Bachelor’s degree 440 35,000 39,500 60,500 2 40 41 17 90 10 1 2
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
(21-1021)
Bachelor’s degree 790 33,500 46,000 58,000 2 40 41 17 90 10 1 2
Social and Human Service Assistants
(21-1093)
Moderate-term on-the-job training 1,050 20,000 28,000 35,000 0 48 39 13 89 11 3 5

Notes: † Indicates data obtained from the New York State Department of Labor, employment projections are for 2006-2016; ^ Indicates data obtained from the 2005-2007 American Community Survey (New York State data); Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding.
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Business and Financial Operations

Job Title
(SOC Code)
Education/ Training† (Degree) Annual Average Openings † Salary ($) † Employment Sector (%) ^ Employment Status (%)^ Work from Home
(%) ^
Unemployment Rate
(%)^
Entry Median Experienced Self- employed Gov’t non-profit for profit Full-time Part-time
Personal Financial Advisors
(13-2052)
Bachelor’s
degree
650 57,000 125,500   18 2 3 77 94 6 6 2
Financial Analysts
(13-2051)
Bachelor’s degree 780 56,500 87,000 127,500 15 2 1 82 94 6 6 2
Accountants and Auditors
(13-2011)
Bachelor’s degree 3,230 50,000 70,000 92,500 8 10 8 74 91 9 3 3
Management Analysts
(13-1111)
Bachelor’s or higher degree,
plus work expe-
rience
1,180 49,000 78,000 111,000 36 4 4 57 85 15 20 4
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
(13-1072)
Bachelor’s degree 390 44,500 62,000 71,500 3 19 22 56 92 8 3 3
Cost Estimators
(13-1051)
Work experience in a related occupation 390 39,000 61,000 79,000 9 1 2 88 93 7 6 3
Training and Development Specialists
(13-1073)
Bachelor’s degree 430 39,000 56,000 71,500 3 19 22 56 92 8 3 5

Notes: † Indicates data obtained from the New York State Department of Labor, employment projections are for 2006-2016; ^ Indicates data obtained from the 2005-2007 American Community Survey (New York State data); Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding.
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Computers

Job Title
(SOC Code)
Education/ Training† (Degree) Annual Average Openings † Salary ($) † Employment Sector (%) ^ Employment Status (%)^ Work from Home
(%) ^
Unemployment Rate
(%)^
Entry Median Experienced Self- employed Gov’t non-profit for profit Full-time Part-time
Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists
(13-1071)
Bachelor’s
degree
530 37,000 51,000 82,500 3 19 22 56 92 8 3 3
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software
(15-1032)
Bachelor’s degree 620 67,000 97,500 116,000 6 5 4 85 95 5 6 3
Computer Software Engineers, Applications
(15-1031)
Bachelor’s degree 1,690 63,000 89,500 107,000 6 5 4 85 95 5 6 3
Computer Systems Analysts
(15-1051)
Bachelor’s degree,
1,480 55,500 83,000 103,000 8 12 7 74 93 8 7 3
Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts
(15-1081)
Bachelor’s degree 1,070 53,000 77,000 94,500 14 8 8 70 90 10 14 4
Database Administrators
(15-1061)
Bachelor’s degree 260 52,500 77,000 98,500 3 15 14 68 91 9 10 9
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
(15-1071)
Bachelor’s degree 790 52,000 77,000 94,000 2 15 11 71 94 6 3 5

Notes: † Indicates data obtained from the New York State Department of Labor, employment projections are for 2006-2016; ^ Indicates data obtained from the 2005-2007 American Community Survey (New York State data); Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding.
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Education and Special Education

Job Title
(SOC Code)
Education/ Training† (Degree) Annual Average Openings † Salary ($) † Employment Sector (%) ^ Employment Status (%)^ Work from Home
(%) ^
Unemployment Rate
(%)^
Entry Median Experienced Self- employed Gov’t non-profit for profit Full-time Part-time
Computer Programmers
(15-1021)
Bachelor’s
degree
760 48,000 71,000 90,000 8 13 7 72 96 4 5 6
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
(25-2021)
Bachelor’s degree 3,160 42,000 62,000 76,000 0 78 13 9 84 16 1 2
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School
(25-2041)
Bachelor’s degree 810 42,000 63,000 77,000 1 72 15 11 79 21 1 1
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
(25-2012)
Bachelor’s degree,
440 41,000 62,500 76,500 3 21 28 48 73 27 1 4
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers
(25-3021)
Work experience in a related occupation 680 21,000 34,000 55,500 22 16 25 37 51 49 9 5

Notes: † Indicates data obtained from the New York State Department of Labor, employment projections are for 2006-2016; ^ Indicates data obtained from the 2005-2007 American Community Survey (New York State data); Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding.
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Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians

Job Title
(SOC Code)
Education/ Training† (Degree) Annual Average Openings † Salary ($) † Employment Sector (%) ^ Employment Status (%)^ Work from Home
(%) ^
Unemployment Rate
(%)^
Entry Median Experienced Self- employed Gov’t non-profit for profit Full-time Part-time
Pharmacists
(29-1051)
First professional degree 430 75,500 100,500 113,000 7 7 11 75 81 19 0 0
Physician Assistants
(29-1071)
Bachelor’s degree 190 70,000 87,000 94,000 4 9 16 71 85 15 3 2
Veterinarians
(29-1131)
First professional degree 110 60,000 91,500 132,500 39 5 6 49 87 13 5 0
Physical Therapists
(29-1123)
Master’s degree 420 55,000 68,500 83,000 16 9 25 50 77 23 2 1
Registered Nurses
(29-1111)
Associate degree 5,210 50,500 70,000 83,000 1 18 28 52 82 18 1 1
Dental Hygienists
(29-2021)
Associate degree 420 49,000 63,000 72,000 2 2 4 90 43 57 0 1
Occupational Therapists
(29-1122)
Master’s degree 249 47,000 62,000 74,000 22 27 27 25 76 24 5 1
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
(29-2031)
Associate degree 110 36,000 52,000 61,500 1 10 23 66 86 14 1 1
Surgical Technologists
(29-2055)
Postsecondary vocational training 230 32,000 40,000 46,500 0 9 10 81 71 29 0 1
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
(29-2061)
Postsecondary vocational training 1,860 32,000 40,500 46,500 0 35 16 64 84 16 1 4
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
(29-2041)
Postsecondary vocational training 320 25,500 37,500 45,500 0 35 16 49 91 9 0 4
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
(29-2056)
Associate degree 170 25,500 33,000 37,500 0 9 10 81 71 29 0 3
Pharmacy Technicians
(29-2052)
Moderate-term on-the-job training 540 21,000 28,000 34,000 0 9 10 81 71 29 0 3

Notes: † Indicates data obtained from the New York State Department of Labor, employment projections are for 2006-2016; ^ Indicates data obtained from the 2005-2007 American Community Survey (New York State data); Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding.
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Healthcare Support

Job Title
(SOC Code)
Education/ Training† (Degree) Annual Average Openings † Salary ($) † Employment Sector (%) ^ Employment Status (%)^ Work from Home
(%) ^
Unemployment Rate
(%)^
Entry Median Experienced Self- employed Gov’t non-profit for profit Full-time Part-time
Dental Assistants
(31-9091)
Moderate-term on-the-job training 740 26,000 33,000 37,000 0 3 3 93 62 38 0  
Medical Assistants
(31-9092)
Moderate-term on-the-job training 770 24,000 30,000 35,000 2 11 14 73 69 31 5 5
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants
(31-1012)
Postsecondary vocational training 2,140 22,500 31,000 34,500 1 16 15 68 78 22 1 5
Home Health Aides
(31-1011)
Short-term on-the-job training 6,470 17,500 21,500 25,000 1 16 15 68 78 22 1 5

Notes: † Indicates data obtained from the New York State Department of Labor, employment projections are for 2006-2016; ^ Indicates data obtained from the 2005-2007 American Community Survey (New York State data); Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding.
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Food Preparation or Serving

Job Title
(SOC Code)
Education/ Training† (Degree) Annual Average Openings † Salary ($) † Employment Sector (%) ^ Employment Status (%)^ Work from Home
(%) ^
Unemployment Rate
(%)^
Entry Median Experienced Self- employed Gov’t non-profit for profit Full-time Part-time
Food Preparation Workers
(35-2021)
Short-term on-the-job training 4,100 16,500 20,000 25,000 1 9 6 85 57 44 1 13
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
(35-9011)
Short-term on-the-job training 1,010 16,000 18,000 23,000 1 18 4 77 58 42 0 9
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
(35-3021)
Short-term on-the-job training 2,200 16,000 16,500 19,000 1 1 1 96 52 48 2 11

Notes: † Indicates data obtained from the New York State Department of Labor, employment projections are for 2006-2016; ^ Indicates data obtained from the 2005-2007 American Community Survey (New York State data); Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding.
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Personal Care or Service

Job Title
(SOC Code)
Education/ Training† (Degree) Annual Average Openings † Salary ($) † Employment Sector (%) ^ Employment Status (%)^ Work from Home
(%) ^
Unemployment Rate
(%)^
Entry Median Experienced Self- employed Gov’t non-profit for profit Full-time Part-time
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
(39-9031)
Postsecondary vocational training 660 20,000 38,500 55,000 13 11 21 55 55 45 4 12
Personal and Home Care Aides
(39-9021)
Short-term on-the-job training 3,880 19,000 22,500 24,000 7 18 23 53 71 29 4 7
Child Care Workers
(39-9011)
Short-term on-the-job training 4,630 17,000 23,000 27,000 37 12 9 41 65 35 27 9
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
(39-3031)
Short-term on-the-job training 750 17,000 21,500 28,000 0 13 14 73 39 61 2 19
Amusement and Recreation Attendants
(39-3091)
Short-term on-the-job training 530 16,000 18,000 22,500 1 19 11 69 52 48 1 21

Notes: † Indicates data obtained from the New York State Department of Labor, employment projections are for 2006-2016; ^ Indicates data obtained from the 2005-2007 American Community Survey (New York State data); Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding.
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Sales or Related Positions

Job Title
(SOC Code)
Education/ Training† (Degree) Annual Average Openings † Salary ($) † Employment Sector (%) ^ Employment Status (%)^ Work from Home
(%) ^
Unemployment Rate
(%)^
Entry Median Experienced Self- employed Gov’t non-profit for profit Full-time Part-time
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
(41-3031)
Bachelor’s degree 1,590 48,500 98,500 151,000 10 1 1 88 94 6 4 3
Advertising Sales Agents
(41-3011)
Moderate-term on-the-job training 940 33,500 55,000 77,000 9 0 2 88 92 8 5 4
Demonstrators and Product Promoters
(41-9011)
Moderate-term on-the-job training 220 18,000 26,000 37,000 36 0 9 56 44 56 7 6
Retail Salespersons
(41-2031)
Short-term on-the-job training 11,460 17,000 21,500 31,500 8 0 2 90 64 36 3 9
Counter and Rental Clerks
(41-2021)
Short-term on-the-job training 980 16,500 23,000 31,500 9 2 2 86 66 35 1 8

Notes: † Indicates data obtained from the New York State Department of Labor, employment projections are for 2006-2016; ^ Indicates data obtained from the 2005-2007 American Community Survey (New York State data); Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding.
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Construction and Extraction

Job Title
(SOC Code)
Education/ Training† (Degree) Annual Average Openings † Salary ($) † Employment Sector (%) ^ Employment Status (%)^ Work from Home
(%) ^
Unemployment Rate
(%)^
Entry Median Experienced Self- employed Gov’t non-profit for profit Full-time Part-time
First-Line Supervisors/ Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
(47-1011)
Work experience in a related occupation 900 47,500 71,000 88,500 34 12 1 53 97 3 4 5
Electricians
(29-1071)
Long-term on-the-job training 1,580 37,500 61,000 79,000 7 9 3 81 96 4 1 7
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
(47-2152)
Long-term on-the-job training 1,070 35,500 57,000 72,500 13 9 3 75 95 5 3 7
Brickmasons and Blockmasons
(47-2021)
Long-term on-the-job training 290 33,000 55,000 69,500 16 4 1 79 94 6 2 7
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
(47-2051)
Moderate-term on-the-job training 290 31,500 50,500 65,500 0 2 8 90 100 0 0 26
Tile and Marble Setters
(47-2044)
Long-term on-the-job training 120 31,000 55,000 67,000 38 1 1 60 89 11 9 9
Sheet Metal Workers
(47-2211)
Long-term on-the-job training 240 31,000 57,500 72,000 6 2 1 90 98 2 1 7
Carpenters
(47-2031)
Long-term on-the-job training 2,000 30,000 47,500 63,500 29 4 2 65 91 9 4 9
Roofers
(47-2181)
Moderate-term on-the-job training 210 17,500 38,000 53,000 22 1 2 75 90 10 0 22
Painters, Construction and Maintenance
(47-2141)
Moderate-term on-the-job training 590 27,000 41,500 55,000 33 3 3 61 85 15 3 9
Construction Laborers
(47-2061)
Moderate-term on-the-job training 1,190 26,000 43,000 56,000 15 4 2 79 89 11 2 11
Helpers-Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
(47-3015)
Short-term on-the-job training 150 21,000 29,500 37,000 2 9 3 85 84 16 0 24
Helpers—Carpenters
(47-3012)
Short-term on-the-job training 380 19,00 24,500 30,500 2 9 3 85 84 16 0 24

Notes: † Indicates data obtained from the New York State Department of Labor, employment projections are for 2006-2016; ^ Indicates data obtained from the 2005-2007 American Community Survey (New York State data); Numbers may not add to 100 due to rounding.
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