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Document Number: 6118

Job Outlook by Education: Measuring Demand for High School and College Graduates - According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projections, millions of job openings will be available between 2002 and 2012 for people who don’t have a bachelor’s degree, and many of these jobs will be in high-paying occupations. This brief identifies the occupations projected to have the most openings for people who do not have a bachelor’s degree along with career fields – including construction, healthcare, education and computer work – that are expected to provide good opportunities for new workers. Tables identify projected openings and 2002 earnings for occupations in each of these career fields. (Roger Moncarz and Olivia Crosby, Occupational Outlook Quarterly, U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, Winter 2004)...


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