Many of the state's fastest growing occupations are related to IT and health care, including network systems and data communications analysts, computer software engineers, and home health care aides which top the list. Their growth reflects increased demand for medicine and other health care services by a rapidly expanding elderly population and increased business demand for faster and more powerful computer systems.
For more highlights and information on the state's projected job outlook go to the Massachusetts Employment Projections page. You can also request a list of current in-demand occupations and requirements from your local One-Stop Career Center.
|Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts||43%|
|Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software||39%|
|Computer Software Engineers, Applications||39%|
|Home Health Aides||38%|
|Biochemists and Biophysicists||32%|
|Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists||32%|
|Hazardous Materials Removal Workers||30%|
|Veterinary Technologists and Technicians||30%|
|Atmospheric and Space Scientists||30%|
|Personal and Home Care Aides||30%|
|Network and Computer Systems Administrators||29%|
|Physical Therapist Assistants||26%|
|Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||25%|
|Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education||25%|
|Paralegals and Legal Assistants||23%|
|Amusement and Recreation Attendants||23%|
|Computer Systems Analysts||22%|
|Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists||22%|
|Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians||21%|
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