Top 10 jobs by projected demand in 2020

Good bets for stable employment.

 

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Job Median annual salary Projected # of job seekers in 2020 Projected job openings in 2020 Projected job openings for every person looking in 2020
Mining, oil & gas supervisor $74,880 567 1,302 2.3
Pilot $69,846 832 1,298 1.56
College instructor $66,560 3,552 5,146 1.45
Railway & transportation supervisor $60,320 1,159 1,531 1.32
Power systems operator $70,720 834 1,075 1.29
Health-care managers $86,674 5,313 6,545 1.23
Education administrator (all levels) $90,002 5,313 6,545 1.23
Head nurse $74,880 13,325 16,388 1.23
Railway conductor & brakemen/women $61,214 339 416 1.23
Dental hygienist $69,992 1,021 1,224 1.2


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