Projected Job Growth Through 2018: PART I

What industries are projected to have TREMENDOUS growth? Well, that’s what the RMA team has been researching over the past week. As stated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Healthcare holds the highest ranking for job growth. You may wonder why? The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides comprehensive information explaining this trend. Could it be because of the aging population, tougher immigration rules, or the growing population? It’s all of the above. Here are a few facts:

  • 26% of all new jobs created in the U.S. economy will be in the healthcare and social assistance industry.
  • Healthcare will generate 3.2 MILLION new wage and salary jobs between 2008 and 2018, more than ANY other industry.

Only one other industry is competing with healthcare for the top spot…