2004-2014 : Employment Forecast in the US

E. Jardin

Every two years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics at the U.S. Department of Labor prepares 10-year employment projections.

Which promising occupations will see their growth rate above 20% in the next 10 years in the US? Unsurprisingly, computer scientists will lead the race, especially those with a specialization in networks and telecommunications: their number is expected to rise by 55%. The increase is of 21% in life science. What about social sciences and humanities? Not so bad! Their workforce should progress by 18%.

STEM Employment Forecasts and Distributions Among Employment Sectors, STEM Workforce Data Project: Report No. 7.