Hot Jobs for 2015

It’s almost Valentine’s Day already–can you believe it? Where did January go? While you’re digging out from the gargantuan snowbanks in the Northeast, or swimming through the floods of the West Coast, now’s a good time to consider what the rest of this new year can bring.

If you’re looking for a new job, CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International recently released an interesting article outlining the 18 Hottest Jobs for 2015, based solely on supply vs. demand. Here’s a look at what they came up with for the most in-demand jobs for candidates with college degrees.  Check out the full article to see all of the jobs and to take a quiz to see if you’re ready for a career change.

 

Occupations that require a college education and have the largest gap between job openings and hires

Occupation Average monthly unique job postings Average monthly hires Gap between postings and hires Job growth 2010 – 2014 Total 2014

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Median hourly earnings
Marketing executive 34,613 11,617 22,996 10% 191,872 $57.42
Software developer, applications 52,700 31,616 21,084 15% 684,614 $44.66
Registered nurse 122,922 103,804 19,118 5% 2,729,647 $32.51
Industrial engineer 26,031 7,880 18,151 9% 235,817 $38.96
Network and computer system administrator 35,788 18,734 17,054 7% 378,638 $35.84
Web developer 30,108 14,616 15,492 17% 151,081 $28.02
Medical and health services manager 27,696 12,626 15,070 6% 317,314 $43.61
Physical therapist 24,425 10,880 13,545 10% 211,296 $38.63
Speech-language pathologist 15,113 7,112 8,001 5% 133,383 $34.00
Sales manager 28,589 22,280 6,309 8% 376,238 $51.98
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