Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Top 10 Occupations Looking for Employees

Among the data published by the Conference Board is the top 10 occupations in September with online advertised vacancies. There is a significant difference in the number of unemployed seeking positions in different occupations. Some jobs even have more openings than job seekers by a factor of 3 to 1.

Here are the top 10 with most help wanted ads:

- Healthcare Practitioners and technical
- Management
- Computer and Mathematical Science.
- Sales
- Office and admin
- Business and financial operations
- Architecture and engineering
- Healthcare support
- Arts, design, entertainment, sports, media
- Installation, maintenance, repair

In Sales and Related Occupations, there were 4.1 people seeking jobs in this field for every online advertised vacancy and there were 4.8 unemployed looking for work in Office and Administrative Support positions for every advertised opening. Accordingly, the top hourly wage was for management ($48), and computers and Math sciences, $35.82.

On the other hand, there were 3 times more jobs offers than people looking for jobs in Healtcare, and nearly 2:1 in computer and mathematical sciences. Table:

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