Research Resources- Careers


From the US Department of Labor and Statistics
Possible Careers- Considerations

When thinking about careers, consider the following:

  • Nature of the work: What do people in this career do?
  • Working conditions: How, where and when do they work?
  • Training, qualificaqtions, advancement: What training is required to enter this career?
  • Job outlook: How quickly is the career growing, and how hard is it to land a job?
  • Earnings: What is the mean annual wage? What is the mean hourly wage?
  • Employment concentration: Which five states have the highest concentrations of people in this job?
  • Top states: What are the five highest-paying states for this job?