Career Trends: Top 5 Growing Career Fields of 2022

Career Trends: Top 5 Growing Career Fields of 2022

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1. Healthcare

– The COVID-19 pandemic had an outsised impact on healthcare workers. Some caught the virus, many became ill or even lost their lives. – After enduring a months-long onslaught of patients, studies suggest over one-third are thinking about leaving the profession. Although there has been a shortage of skilled nurses for 

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years, the pandemic made it even worse. That’s one reason healthcare is a top field of the future. There will be a need for at least 500,000 more Registered Nurses by 2027. – If you love travel, becoming a travel nurse can mean earning a six-figure income along with signing bonuses. – In fact, there’s a range of healthcare jobs that offer travel opportunities.

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2. Information Technology

– There has been an increased focus on remote work, and smartphone development has increased the demand for software and app developers. – Although this field has traditionally required a bachelor’s of science degree, companies are now recruiting people who learned to code online.

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So if you’re thinking about a career change and are tech orientated, you may want to consider taking some coding classes.

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3. Supply Chain Management

– You probably aren’t surprised to find that this is a growth field. – The panic buying that began before last year’s lockdowns upended the just-in-time delivery methods that so  many retailers had long relied on. – Jobs in this field include Purchasing Agent, Logistics Analyst, and Distribution Manager.

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– Although many start out with a bachelor’s degree, top earners have graduate degrees as well. – Industrial engineers are also plentiful in this supply chain management. – If you are skilled with math, statistics, and engineering principles and love making systems work more efficiently, this could be the right field for you.

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4. Financial Management

– Careers in this field are expected to grow by 15% over the next decade. – Financial managers are hired to examine a company’s spending and income while looking for ways to maximise profitability. – Fortune 500 companies often seek candidates with an MBA–– although smaller organisations hire financial 

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managers with bachelor’s degrees too. – Management consultants enjoy similar high rates of growth and high median incomes.

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5. Actuarial Science, Data Science and Statistics

– Actuaries will enjoy an almost 20% growth rate by the end of the decade and a median income of six figures at least. If you enjoy data and statistics, this could be the perfect high-growth field. – Most work for insurance companies, deciding whether or not to insure a potential customer. Being able to evaluate risk is an in-demand skill.

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5. Actuarial Science, Data Science and Statistics

– Actuaries often have a degree in actuarial science and have passed a series of licensing exams. – Statisticians fulfil a similar role for companies by analysing data and projecting future sales, profits, and obstacles to growth. – Data Scientists, who help companies better utilise information, enjoy a projected 30% growth in employment by 2030.

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