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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 good average incomes and fast growth. Updated June 2015.

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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 (2015): 

12,974

Estimated Annual Openings:

439

Median  Annual Wage (2014):

$59,909

Typical Entry Level Education:

Associates Degree

Work Experience Required: None
Typical On-The-Job Training: None
 

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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 (2015): 

1,087

Estimated Annual Openings:

71

Median  Annual Wage (2014):

$72,645

Typical Entry Level Education Associates Degree
Work Experience Required: None
Typical On-The-Job Training: None
   

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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 (2015 ):
3,198
Estimated Annual Openings:

129

Median  Annual Wage (2014): $80,369
Typical Entry Level Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Work Experience Required:

None

Typical On-The-Job Training: None
   

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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 (2015):

1,724

Estimated Annual Openings:

75

Median Annual Wage (2014):

$45,642

Typical Entry Level Education: High School or Equivalent
Work Experience Required: None
Typical On-The-Job Training: Long-term on-the-job training
   

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