Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs Data (November 2006)

  Career Cluster Job Title 2004 2014 Growth % Avg. Wage Education Skills (top 3)
1 People Registered Nurses 51,900 67,300 15,400 29.7% $49,067 Associate degree Instructing, Time Management, Service Orientation
2 People Postsecondary Teachers 30,490 39,550 9,150 30.0% $45,890 Doctoral degree Instructing, Time Management, Social Perceptiveness
3 People Teachers, Elementary and Kindergarten 32,040 37,450 5,420 16.9% $44,544 Bachelor's degree Instructing, Time Management, Social Perceptiveness
4 People Surgeons 2,450 3,000 540 22.2% $191,580 First professional degree Complex Problem Solving, Judgment and Decision Making, Time Management
5 Information and Concepts Computer Software Engineers, Applications 3,920 5,670 1,750 44.7% $65,549 Bachelor's degree Programming, Complex Problem Solving, Troubleshooting
6 People Dentists 3,570 4,540 970 27.1% $135,686 First professional degree Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, Instructing
7 Information and Concepts Computer Systems Analysts 7,410 9,660 2,250 30.3% $59,976 Bachelor's degree Complex Problem Solving, Troubleshooting, Service Orientation
8 People Dental Hygienists 4,030 5,690 1,660 41.2% $59,055 Associate degree Time Management, Social Perceptiveness, Coordination
9 Information and Concepts Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 1,980 3,070 1,090 54.8% $56,212 Bachelor's degree Equipment Selection, Troubleshooting, Complex Problem Solving
10 Systems First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 15,520 18,180 2,660 17.1% $51,047 Work experience in a related occupation Coordination, Management of Personnel Resources, Time Management
11 Information and Concepts Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 2,620 3,800 1,180 45.1% $64,356 Bachelor's degree Complex Problem Solving, Technology Design, Troubleshooting
12 People Family and General Practitioners 3,080 3,670 590 19.1% $140,881 First professional degree Complex Problem Solving, Instructing, Judgment and Decision Making
13 Systems Management Analysts 6,720 8,460 1,750 26.0% $56,394 Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience Judgment and Decision Making, Coordination, Time Management
14 Information and Concepts Network and Computer Systems Administrators 4,400 5,890 1,490 33.9% $50,170 Bachelor's degree Troubleshooting, Complex Problem Solving, Service Orientation
15 Systems Medical and Health Services Managers 6,270 7,840 1,580 25.1% $62,163 Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience Time Management, Judgment and Decision Making, Service Orientation
16 Systems Computer and Information Systems Managers 4,560 5,730 1,170 25.6% $73,068 Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience Judgment and Decision Making, Negotiation, Management of Financial Resources
17 People Social Workers 9,910 11,980 2,090 21.1% $32,625 Bachelor's degree Social Perceptiveness, Service Orientation, Time Management
18 Systems Construction Managers 7,660 9,040 1,380 18.0% $68,532 Bachelor's degree Coordination, Instructing, Judgment and Decision Making
19 Systems Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 5,330 6,780 1,450 27.2% $43,786 Bachelor's degree Time Management, Coordination, Social Perceptiveness
20 People Physical Therapists 3,440 4,390 960 27.8% $61,339 Master's degree Instructing, Time Management, Service Orientation
21 People Lawyers 7,800 9,050 1,260 16.1% $64,571 First professional degree Judgment and Decision Making, Persuasion, Time Management
22 Things Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 6,290 7,770 1,480 23.5% $35,547 Long-term on-the-job training Troubleshooting, Repairing, Equipment Maintenance
23 Systems Database Administrators 1,600 2,200 600 37.4% $50,345 Bachelor's degree Troubleshooting, Coordination, Complex Problem Solving
24 People Occupational Therapists 2,050 2,720 670 32.7% $56,080 Bachelor's degree Service Orientation, Instructing, Social Perceptiveness
25 People Industrial Engineers 5,980 7,050 1,070 17.8% $61,530 Bachelor's degree Time Management, Complex Problem Solving, Judgment and Decision Making
26 People Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 3,420 4,470 1,050 30.7% $35,994 Bachelor's degree Service Orientation, Persuasion, Management of Personnel Resources
27 People Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 4,280 5,370 1,090 25.5% $43,197 Associate degree Time Management, Instructing, Coordination
28 People Paralegals and Legal Assistants 2,940 3,870 930 31.7% $35,160 Associate degree Time Management, Coordination, Judgment and Decision Making
29 People Fire Fighters 6,780 8,140 1,360 20.1% $37,175 Long-term on-the-job training Coordination, Equipment Selection, Equipment Maintenance
30 Things Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists 3,440 4,320 880 25.7% $45,355 Bachelor's degree Quality Control Analysis, Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting
31 People Computer Support Specialists 7,800 9,180 1,380 17.6% $34,267 Associate degree Troubleshooting, Instructing, Complex Problem Solving
32 People Physical Therapist Assistants 1,480 1,980 500 34.1% $42,452 Associate degree Time Management, Instructing, Social Perceptiveness
33 Information and Concepts Surgical Technologists 2,230 2,940 710 32.0% $35,483 Postsecondary vocational training Equipment Selection, Coordination, Instructing
34 Systems Cost Estimators 4,900 5,810 910 18.5% $50,799 Bachelor's degree Time Management, Management of Personnel Resources, Equipment Selection
35 People Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 3,740 4,670 930 24.8% $31,311 Associate degree Equipment Maintenance, Time Management, Instructing
36 Systems Marketing Managers 2,370 2,800 430 18.1% $69,111 Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience Coordination, Judgment and Decision Making, Time Management
37 People Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 1,570 1,990 420 26.5% $52,634 Master's degree Social Perceptiveness, Time Management, Negotiation
38 Things Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 7,070 8,240 1,160 16.4% $35,523 Postsecondary vocational training Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Repairing
39 People Respiratory Therapists 3,290 4,030 740 22.5% $42,850 Associate degree Instructing, Time Management, Operation Monitoring
40 People Civil Engineers 3,080 3,590 500 16.3% $57,152 Bachelor's degree Complex Problem Solving, Judgment and Decision Making, Negotiation
41 People Social and Community Service Managers 2,110 2,610 500 23.8% $40,944 Bachelor's degree Social Perceptiveness, Time Management, Instructing
42 People Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 3,780 4,450 670 17.6% $42,025 Master's degree Social Perceptiveness, Service Orientation, Time Management
43 Systems First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 3,490 4,190 690 19.8% $34,556 Work experience in a related occupation Management of Personnel Resources, Time Management, Coordination
44 People Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 4,860 5,690 830 17.1% $33,088 Long-term on-the-job training Coordination, Complex Problem Solving, Equipment Selection
45 People Legal Secretaries 4,330 5,140 820 18.8% $29,941 Postsecondary vocational training Time Management, Judgment and Decision Making, Coordination
46 People Public Relations Specialists 3,570 4,210 640 18.0% $37,116 Bachelor's degree Judgment and Decision Making, Time Management, Persuasion
47 People Training and Development Specialists 3,510 4,120 610 17.3% $37,961 Bachelor's degree Time Management, Instructing, Service Orientation
48 People Market Research Analysts 2,450 2,860 410 16.6% $44,463 Bachelor's degree Time Management, Coordination, Judgment and Decision Making
49 People Dietitians and Nutritionists 1,600 1,910 320 19.8% $41,536 Bachelor's degree Instructing, Time Management, Judgment and Decision Making
50 Things Structural Iron and Steel Workers 1,990 2,300 310 15.7% $48,434 Long-term on-the-job training Installation, Equipment Selection, Operation and Control