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West Virginia’s 10 Fastest Growing Jobs, 2004-14

December 26th, 2006 by localoid

Work Force West Virginia recently made projections on future job growth by industry and occupation and on the likely composition of the workforce pursuing those jobs available on its website. The 10-year projections-cover the 2004-14 decade-of economic growth, employment by industry and occupation, and labor force.

Let’s explore the occupations expected to experience the highest growth during this period.

The 10 faster growing occupations

Based on projections, the top-10 occupations with the greatest percentage growth in West Virginia during the period of 2004 through 2014 will be as follows:

  1. Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts
  2. Computer Software Engineers, Applications
  3. Home Health Aides
  4. Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
  5. Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software
  6. Medical Assistants
  7. Gaming Managers
  8. Physician Assistants
  9. Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  10. Database Administrators

We’ve linked these occupations to the information about each job available in the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) which provides information on nature of work; working conditions; employment; training, advancement, and other qualifications; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; and sources of additional information for over 250 different occupations covering 7 out of 8 jobs in the economy.

The West Virginia occupations projections data may be viewed or downloaded at Workforce West Virginia website.

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