Top ten jobs for the future

These jobs may differ in many respects, some are more prestigious, some are less. What jobs will be trending in future? Which occupations are going to increase in demand and are worth your time and money investment in education? A good question for teen about to make choice concerning subjects to take up or college courses.

1. Software application developers

Training needed: Bachelor’s degree; practical experience for entry-level.

Job outlook: Software surrounds us every minute of our lives, and people who create it are never going to be out of job and will always get high salaries. Today we have software applications for everything: losing weight, driving, detecting metals. And this tendency isn’t going to stop. Join now and build the world of future.

2. Organisational psychologists

Training needed: Master’s degree in psychology.

Job outlook: Organisational psychologists test and select employees, prescribe cognitive enhancers that will increase their performance, and apply psychological principles to business. The demand for specialists in this sphere is projected to increase by 26 percent in the next 10 years, and it is probably not the limit. Psychology is the thing right now – as we learn more about the way human brain works, people skilled in this sphere are going to become more and more necessary.

3. Personal financial advisers

Training needed: Bachelor’s degree.

Job outlook: This is one of the fastest-growing occupations right now. It is expected to grow almost 30 percent in the next 10 years, thanks to numerous wealthy people retiring during this time-frame.

Practice shows that the majority of people are not very eager to get into the details of how money works and where to invest their funds – which means that experts who can alleviate this burden are going to be in ever-growing demand.

4. Survey researchers

Training needed: Master’s degree.

Job outlook: Business is getting more and more scientific in its approaches to forming strategy, and increasingly relies on data from surveys and research.

As a result, the demand for people working in this field is going to increase as well, just as their salary. The job is expected to grow 18 percent by the year 2022, which is higher than average. If statistics, sociology and business research fascinate you, it is the time to grasp your luck.

5. Web designers

Training needed: Bachelor’s degree; practical experience is enough for entry-level.

Job outlook: According to Magicdust, a full-service Internet marketing company, employment in this field is going to grow more than 20 percent in the next 10 years, and web designers, especially highly-professional ones, will enjoy steady growth in demand for their services and their salaries. After all, even today web design is much more than what it was 10 years ago.

In addition to site design it incorporates seemingly unrelated areas, like e-mail marketing – so who can say how it will expand in the next decade?

6. Environmental engineers

Training needed: Bachelor’s degree

Job outlook: The world is steadily getting more concerned with environmental problems. “Green’ this and “green” that is a gimmick that is seen everywhere and very unlikely to go out of fashion anytime soon. This means that working out new solutions in this field is going to be a burgeoning field for decades. Right now the job is expected to grow 15 percent in the next decade, but the ever-growing attention to environment-oriented technologies means that this figure is likely to be even higher.

7. Medical workers

Training needed: various

Job outlook: All medicine-related professions are undergoing quick growth at the moment, although not everyone will be a glamorous doctor. Being a nurse aide may be a less glamorous vocation than some, but you are never going to be out of job for long.

8. Athletic trainers

Training needed: Bachelor’s degree

Job outlook: Older people concerned with their health are going to become the major growth factor, as well as the growing health-awareness among the population in general. The job is expected to increase almost 30 percent in the next five years.

This is certainly a viable job choice for those interested in sport but unwilling or incapable of pursuing a career as a professional athlete.

9. Personal and home care aides

Training needed:

Job outlook: Cultural shifts and increased instances of lifestyle related illness or non-communicable diseases mean that there are many people needing personal care.

10. Biomedical engineers

Training needed: Bachelor’s degree.

Job outlook: Biomedical engineers are the research elite of the medical profession. They develop new solutions in medical care, enjoy great respect and high salaries.

Humankind today is more concerned with preserving and improving general health of people than ever, and high-tech improvements in this field are going to become more important in the years to come.

Demand for biomedical engineers is expected to increase by 27 percent in the next 10 years.

These jobs may differ in many respects, some are more prestigious, some are less. Yet they have one thing in common.

They are going to be in high demand in the years to come and are a very good choice to make right now if you are going to school or looking for a career change.—lifehack.org

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