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Technical and Vocational Career Outlook:

In order to help provide students with more information on the outlook of the vocational or technical professions and industries we have provided a number of useful links and information below:

U.S. Dept. of Labor's Career Guide to Industries & Earnings Outlook:
Detailed information from the number one authority on labor statistics. The U.S. Department of Commerce reports that bachelor degree holders on average make 96% more in salary than those with only a high school education. Also visit The Advantages of Obtaining a College Degree to see how higher education can help improve your life.

Career Outlook for Culinary Arts
Independent site from a knowledgeable culinary arts educator. Information on courses of study, employment statistics, job growth, and more. (view Culinary Arts Schools)

Career Outlook for Designers
Occupational outlook handbook with statistics and detailed career related information for fashion designers, graphic designers, interior designers, and commercial/industrial designers., employment statistics, job growth, and more. (view Creative Design Schools)

Occupational Outlook Handbook for Registered Nurses
Official employment statistics, job growth, and detailed career related information for nursing and healthcare careers. (view Nursing Schools)

JobStar Central- Guide for Specific Careers
Public library sponsored guide to information for the career planning. Contains breakdowns by career type (culinary arts, business, computers, health, etc.), career guides, and useful information on salaries, requirements, and more.

Technical Job Growth (from U.S. Dept. of Labor)

Fastest Growing Occupations, 2000 - 2010
(numbers in thousands of jobs)

Occupation Employment Change
2000 2010 Number Percent
Network and computer systems administrators

229

416

187

82

Network systems and data communications analysts

119

211

92

77

Desktop publishers

38

63

25

67

Computer software engineers, applications

380

760

380

100

Computer support specialists

506

996

490

97

Computer software engineers, systems software

317

601

284

90

Database administrators

106

176

70

66

Personal and home care aides

414

672

258

62

Computer systems analysts

431

689

258

60

Medical assistants

329

516

187

57


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