It's not our grandparents' working world anymore. Gone are the days when one skill set meant a stable, lifelong career at the same company. Today's workers need to be nimble, cross-trained and ready to take on new challenges in the workplace.
For those considering a new career, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has listed its biennial projections for job growth across hundreds of occupations between 2014 and 2024 and according to their findings, registered nurses are in greatest demand.
With approximately 439,300 new positions opening up in this field by 2024, nurses earned around $66,640 in 2014.
Moving on, there is a great need of general and operations managers, and with nearly 151,100 positions opening up by 2024, people working in this field earned around $97,270 in 2014.
But if you’re not qualified in these particular areas, there’s no need to worry as according to the findings, software application developers, computer systems analysts, health care professionals including physicians and surgeons, and accountants and auditors are in great demand.
So, if you’re not sure about your postgraduate degree, consider the above areas of study to ensure you have an education that is most likely to land you a good job with a decent pay.
Check out the above video to learn more about the jobs and positions expected to be most popular by 2024.