Best Jobs Of 2017

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Geography: United States

—Research Source: CareerBuilder

—Date: December 2016

—Findings: 

CHICAGO and ATLANTA – December 2, 2016 – In the market for a new job in the New Year? CareerBuilder and Emsi compiled a list of the hottest jobs for 2017 based on three factors: 1) occupations that pay, on average, around $20 or more per hour 2) have grown faster than the overall labor market from 2012 to 2016 and 3) have a critical mass of jobs. The study highlights five key career categories where there is persistent demand and a large number of job postings each month.

“Our research shows that employers are very invested in expanding headcount in areas such as analytics and data science, product development and sales as they strive to stay competitive in B2B and B2C markets,” said Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder and co-author of The Talent Equation. “Skilled laborers will also see high employment demand in the year ahead as will workers in clinical roles.”