Bright Outlook occupations are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years, will have large numbers of job openings, or are new and emerging occupations.
Every Bright Outlook occupation matches at least one of the following criteria:
- Projected to grow faster than average (employment increase of 8% or more) over the period 2021-2031 for the US nationwide
- Projected to have 100,000 or more job openings over the period 2021-2031 for the US nationwide
- New & Emerging occupation
Growth and job openings source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
external site 2021-2031 employment projections.
Projected growth represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2021-2031). Projected job openings represent openings due to growth and replacement.
This occupation, Critical Care Nurses, is projected to have large numbers of job openings.
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