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At Opportunity Inc. we have access to the latest labor market information to help you identify careers that pay well and are expected to grow in number. The table below shows "Hot Jobs" - those with above average incomes fast growth. Updated November 2013.

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Three "Hot Jobs" are further detailed, below.

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Registered Nurses (29-1141)

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Does not include Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives or Nurse Practioners, which require a graduate degree and more experience.
Total Employment (2013):    

12,989

Estimated Annual Openings:

479

Average Annual Wage:

$59,500

Education Requirements:

ED RN

 

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Dental Hygienists (29-2021)

Clean teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. May educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x-rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.

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Total Employment (2013):    

1,135

Estimated Annual Openings:

54

Average Annual Wage:

$74,200

Education Requirements:

Must:

Possess a degree from an accredited dental school or college, or dental department of a university or college;

Pass Part I and Part II of the examination given by the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations; and,

Successfully complete a clinical examination

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Computer Systems Analysts (15-1051)

Analyze science, engineering, business, and all other data processing problems for application to electronic data processing systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software. May supervise computer programmers.
Total Employment (2013):  
2,442

 

Estimated Annual Openings:

93

Average Annual Wage: $78,200
Education Requirements:

ED SA

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Industrial Machinery Mechanics (49-9041)

Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems.

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Total Employment (2013):    

1,301

Estimated Annual Openings:

51

Average Annual Wage:

$45,800

Education Requirements:

Must:

Possess a degree from an accredited dental school or college, or dental department of a university or college;

Pass Part I and Part II of the examination given by the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations; and,

Successfully complete a clinical examination

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