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  State of Connecticut Occupational Projections: 2016-2026 Ranked by Growth Last Updated: August 29, 2018
Occupational Group / Group Title / Job Description / Job Title Employment Projections 2016 - 2026 Annual 1Q2018 Wages Occupation
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Statisticians job descriptionStatisticians54073719736.5%14332067$49.18$102,288Masters
Available training programs for StatisticiansSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Home Health Aides job descriptionHome Health Aides7,78610,4372,65134.0%5544602651,279$13.06$27,176High School
Short OJT
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Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic job descriptionComputer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic7561,00925333.5%246225111$31.57$65,671Postsecondary
Mod. OJT
Available training programs for Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and PlasticSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Operations Research Analysts job descriptionOperations Research Analysts1,4741,91043629.6%356444143$41.56$86,447Bachelors
Available training programs for Operations Research AnalystsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Software Developers, Applications job descriptionSoftware Developers, Applications9,49212,2752,78329.3%149534278961$48.72$101,334Bachelors
Available training programs for Software Developers, ApplicationsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Mechanical Drafters job descriptionMechanical Drafters1,9772,54857128.9%6712257246$29.10$60,522Associates
Available training programs for Mechanical DraftersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Nurse Practitioners job descriptionNurse Practitioners2,5043,21971528.5%568272210$55.23$114,880Masters
Available training programs for Nurse PractitionersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Physician Assistants job descriptionPhysician Assistants2,0222,59657428.4%408257179$56.91$118,353Masters
Available training programs for Physician AssistantsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas job descriptionEarth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas53681528.3%2529$22.47$46,740High School
Mod. OJT
Available training programs for Earth Drillers, Except Oil and GasSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Boilermakers job descriptionBoilermakers1912425126.7%714526$31.77$66,089High School
Apprenticeship
Available training programs for BoilermakersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Personal Care Aides job descriptionPersonal Care Aides31,02938,8047,77525.1%2,7872,0997785,664$12.97$26,970High School
Short OJT
Available training programs for Personal Care AidesSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Mechanical Engineering Technicians job descriptionMechanical Engineering Technicians9821,21823624.0%355824117$35.79$74,434Associates
Available training programs for Mechanical Engineering TechniciansSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Mechanical Engineers job descriptionMechanical Engineers6,2067,6841,47823.8%141289148578$41.01$85,299Bachelors
Available training programs for Mechanical EngineersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Massage Therapists job descriptionMassage Therapists2,6593,28062123.4%19410662362$18.13$37,719Postsecondary
Available training programs for Massage TherapistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Physical Therapist Assistants job descriptionPhysical Therapist Assistants74490916522.2%366116113$31.38$65,286Associates
Available training programs for Physical Therapist AssistantsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists job descriptionMarket Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists7,8599,5801,72121.9%2315981721,001$31.74$66,023Bachelors
Available training programs for Market Research Analysts and Marketing SpecialistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers job descriptionNonfarm Animal Caretakers3,4734,20773421.1%26231073645$12.22$25,417High School
Short OJT
Available training programs for Nonfarm Animal CaretakersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Medical Assistants job descriptionMedical Assistants7,7939,4121,61920.8%3785281621,068$17.52$36,423Postsecondary
Available training programs for Medical AssistantsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Painters, Transportation Equipment job descriptionPainters, Transportation Equipment59271512320.8%19491280$28.53$59,325High School
Mod. OJT
Available training programs for Painters, Transportation EquipmentSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners job descriptionTool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners1461763020.5%515323$20.19$42,017High School
Mod. OJT
Available training programs for Tool Grinders, Filers, and SharpenersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Aerospace Engineers job descriptionAerospace Engineers1,7992,16136220.1%457136152$55.17$114,758Bachelors
Available training programs for Aerospace EngineersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Riggers job descriptionRiggers2262714519.9%817429$24.01$49,934High School
Mod. OJT
Available training programs for RiggersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Social Workers, All Other job descriptionSocial Workers, All Other81397416119.8%325716105$28.97$60,268Bachelors
Available training programs for Social Workers, All OtherSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Actuaries job descriptionActuaries9751,16619119.6%14501983$51.75$107,629Bachelors
Long OJT
Available training programs for ActuariesSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Industrial Engineers job descriptionIndustrial Engineers4,5825,47889619.5%11520590410$42.94$89,321Bachelors
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Materials Engineers job descriptionMaterials Engineers70283913719.5%24301468$52.41$109,010Bachelors
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Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary job descriptionHealth Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary3,8094,55274319.5%15315974386$$144,034Doctoral Professional
<5 years
Available training programs for Health Specialties Teachers, PostsecondarySearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Physical Therapist Aides job descriptionPhysical Therapist Aides54965510619.3%26441181$15.39$32,011High School
Short OJT
Available training programs for Physical Therapist AidesSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other job descriptionEngineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other57067910919.1%20331164$30.28$62,989Associates
Available training programs for Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All OtherSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Respiratory Therapists job descriptionRespiratory Therapists1,2651,50524019.0%33312488$33.48$69,631Associates
Available training programs for Respiratory TherapistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs job descriptionRadio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs1752083318.9%614323$30.77$63,999Associates
Mod. OJT
Available training programs for Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and RepairsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Medical Appliance Technicians job descriptionMedical Appliance Technicians2783305218.7%1320538$19.67$40,921High School
Mod. OJT
Available training programs for Medical Appliance TechniciansSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Dental Laboratory Technicians job descriptionDental Laboratory Technicians57568210718.6%27421180$21.38$44,463High School
Mod. OJT
Available training programs for Dental Laboratory TechniciansSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Mental Health Counselors job descriptionMental Health Counselors2,6683,16049218.4%10719149347$23.27$48,418Masters
Internship/
Residency
Available training programs for Mental Health CounselorsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Environmental Engineering Technicians job descriptionEnvironmental Engineering Technicians1541822818.2%59317$26.24$54,581Associates
Available training programs for Environmental Engineering TechniciansSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Physical Therapists job descriptionPhysical Therapists4,1334,87774418.0%879474255$45.23$94,063Doctoral Professional
Available training programs for Physical TherapistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Nuclear Technicians job descriptionNuclear Technicians1341582417.9%611219$36.24$75,378Associates
Mod. OJT
Available training programs for Nuclear TechniciansSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Financial Managers job descriptionFinancial Managers15,14617,8132,66717.6%3798162671,462$67.42$140,242Bachelors
+5 years
Available training programs for Financial ManagersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Dental Hygienists job descriptionDental Hygienists3,8254,49767217.6%1509367310$42.04$87,442Associates
Available training programs for Dental HygienistsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons job descriptionOral and Maxillofacial Surgeons76891317.1%2114$100.00$208,000Doctoral Professional
Internship/
Residency
Available training programs for Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeonsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Occupational Therapy Aides job descriptionOccupational Therapy Aides76891317.1%46111$14.48$30,118High School
Short OJT
Available training programs for Occupational Therapy AidesSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Dentists, General job descriptionDentists, General2,4212,83441317.1%492041110$98.42$204,708Doctoral Professional
Available training programs for Dentists, GeneralSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Dental Assistants job descriptionDental Assistants3,9294,59766817.0%21824467529$21.84$45,424Postsecondary
Available training programs for Dental AssistantsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Rehabilitation Counselors job descriptionRehabilitation Counselors2,8063,28347717.0%11219948359$18.90$39,309Masters
Available training programs for Rehabilitation CounselorsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Medical Secretaries job descriptionMedical Secretaries4,0924,77067816.6%23923268539$20.25$42,121High School
Mod. OJT
Available training programs for Medical SecretariesSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Electrical and Electronics Drafters job descriptionElectrical and Electronics Drafters4505237316.2%1426747$26.78$55,698Associates
Available training programs for Electrical and Electronics DraftersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other job descriptionHealth Technologists and Technicians, All Other1,0191,18416516.2%30361682$24.15$50,215Postsecondary
Available training programs for Health Technologists and Technicians, All OtherSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians job descriptionVeterinary Technologists and Technicians1,7041,97827416.1%608227169$19.51$40,568Associates
Available training programs for Veterinary Technologists and TechniciansSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Counselors, All Other job descriptionCounselors, All Other69380411116.0%28491188$23.21$48,286Masters
Available training programs for Counselors, All OtherSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers job descriptionHazardous Materials Removal Workers72383811515.9%316112104$19.87$41,315High School
Mod. OJT
Available training programs for Hazardous Materials Removal WorkersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary job descriptionNursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary1,1901,37918915.9%474919115$$88,468Doctoral Professional
<5 years
Available training programs for Nursing Instructors and Teachers, PostsecondarySearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Management Analysts job descriptionManagement Analysts11,80113,6401,83915.6%4096571841,250$45.70$95,060Bachelors
<5 years
Available training programs for Management AnalystsSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Architectural and Engineering Managers job descriptionArchitectural and Engineering Managers3,4033,93353015.6%7417653303$71.28$148,254Bachelors
+5 years
Available training programs for Architectural and Engineering ManagersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers job descriptionGeoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers1351562115.6%310215$34.07$70,849Bachelors
Available training programs for Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and GeographersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Nurse Midwives job descriptionNurse Midwives981131515.3%2327$50.61$105,263Masters
Available training programs for Nurse MidwivesSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Community Health Workers job descriptionCommunity Health Workers6167109415.3%3049988$21.26$44,213High School
Short OJT
Available training programs for Community Health WorkersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Medical and Health Services Managers job descriptionMedical and Health Services Managers5,7516,62787615.2%16830288558$54.67$113,727Bachelors
<5 years
Available training programs for Medical and Health Services ManagersSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Software Developers, Systems Software job descriptionSoftware Developers, Systems Software5,2376,03379615.2%7727780434$50.13$104,278Bachelors
Available training programs for Software Developers, Systems SoftwareSearch for employers using InfoGroupSearch for jobs using CareerOneStop
Web Developers job descriptionWeb Developers1,8702,15328315.1%3810228168$35.18$73,164Associates
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Note: This list represents expected growth for each occupation based on employment levels recorded in 2016. Base information is gathered in those years when survey funding is made available. N/A = Not Available.
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