Careers: Life after School...
College seniors are closing in on their four-year journey. Most have begun preparing for their next move(s) requires putting a plan in motion. If you need help in getting started, building a track record, and career planning, CPAP has the tools to assist you to make the process!
Experts came up with a list of the top 15 in-demand jobs in 2021 and it will surprise you what job demands are at the top.
Bachelor's Degree: Where are the Best Jobs Opportunities?
Hiring growth: 73% year-over-year.
Over 400,000 jobs are available.
Top Job Titles: Driver, Supply Chain Associate, Package Handler, Personal Shopper
Skills: Time Management, Customer Service, Leadership
Education: 75% of hires have a bachelor’s degree or higher
Hiring growth: nearly 59% from 2019
Top job titles: Underwriter, Mortgage Loan Officer, Escrow Officer, Loan Closer
Skills: Risk Management, Customer Service, Credit Analysis
Education: 86% of hires have a bachelor’s degree or higher
Hiring growth: 34% since 2019
Top job titles: Health Care Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assistant, Home Health Aide
Skills: Patient Education, Data Entry, Physician Relations
Education: 83% of hires have a bachelor’s degree or higher
Hiring growth: 45% between 2020 and 2019.
Top job titles: Sales Consultant, Sales Operations Assistant, Inbound Sales Specialist, Strategic Advisor
Skills: Customer Retention, Sales Process, Team Building
Education: 92% of hires have a bachelor’s degree or higher
Hiring growth: more than 90% since 2019
Top job titles: Diversity Manager, Diversity Officer, Head of Diversity, Diversity Coordinator
Skills: Community Outreach, Teaching, Organizational Development
Education: 99% of hires have a bachelor’s degree or higher
Hiring growth: nearly 33% year-over-year
Top job titles: Digital Marketing Specialist, Social Media Manager, Marketing Representative, Search Engine Optimization Specialist
Skills: Product Marketing, Digital Strategy, Brand Management.
Education: 94% of hires have a bachelor’s degree or higher
Hiring growth: nearly 30% year-over-year in 2020
Top job titles: Registered Nurse, Certified Nursing Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Intensive Care Nurse
Skills: Patient Advocacy, Clinical Research, Time Management
Education: 89% of hires have a bachelor’s degree or higher
High Earnings with Associate Degrees
For those who balance work and study and sometimes family, associate degrees have been a blessing as well as profitable. Two-year community colleges offer degrees and certifications that are in high demand in the workforce.
Job Outlook: 3%
Number of Jobs: 24,900
Job Outlook: -8%
Number of Jobs: 294,900
Job Outlook: 13%
Number of Jobs: 19,100
Job Outlook: 1%
Number of Jobs: 6,900
Job Outlook: 10%
Number of Jobs: 20,100
Job Outlook: 20%
Number of Jobs: 207,900
Job Outlook: 15%
Number of Jobs: 2,955,200
Highest-Paying Trade Careers
If you like working with your hands (and brains!) you can enjoy the benefits of making a great salary doing something you love. Most jobs in these fields require vocational schooling or training. CPAP can help you choose a career that best fits you.
National average salary: $25.18 per hour
National average salary: $23.25 per hour
National average salary: $52,066 per year
National average salary: $24.58 per hour
National average salary: $24.83 per hour
National average salary: $54,862
National average salary: $27.18 per hour
National average salary: $35.13 per hour
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