The Most In Demand Jobs of 2014

by Derek Lennon

in Finding a Job, Tips for Career Success

The economy is slowly healing. Unemployment is dropping. It’s getting easier to find work. If you’re in the middle of the job hunt, we know you’re keen to get hired. Why not apply for one of the most in demand jobs of 2014?

2014 is a new year. It’s a chance for you to start fresh. Now is the time for you to plan for your future. Find an in demand job that appeals to you and pursue it. You may need to seek out specific training, learn skills, network, build your resume, or get your foot in the door with the right company. Do whatever it takes to follow your dreams. When you land an in demand job, you’ll be setting yourself up for a successful career.

Are you curious what jobs are most in demand for 2014? Here are a handful of in demand jobs that need people like you. These jobs top the BLS charts for the most in demand jobs 2012-2022.

  • Registered Nurse – Median Income: $65,470; Projected Job Openings between 2012–22: 1,052,600
  • Secretaries & Administrative Assistants – Median Income: $32,410; Projected Job Openings between 2012–22: 587,600
  • Customer Service Representatives – Median Income: $30,580; Projected Job Openings between 2012–22: 941,600
  • Construction Laborers – Median Income: $29,990; Projected Job Openings between 2012–22: 489,100
  • Nursing Assistants – Median Income: $24,420; Projected Job Openings between 2012–22: 593,600
  • Retail Salesperson – Median Income: $21,110; Projected Job Openings between 2012–22: 1,995,700
  • Home Health Aides – Median Income: $20,820; Projected Job Openings between 2012–22: 590,700
  • Personal Care Aides – Median Income: $19,910; Projected Job Openings between 2012–22: 666,000
  • Servers and Restaurant Staff – Median Income: $19,640; Projected Job Openings between 2012–22: 119,100
  • Maids and Housekeepers - Median Income: $19,570; Projected Job Openings between 2012–22: 467,700

Thanks to EmploymentGuide.com for the list! Find out the demand for lots of different jobs on the BLS. This is a great resource to help you fine tune your job search.

Some of these jobs sound pretty awesome, right? It’s up to you to decide which of these careers is right for you. If none of these appeal to you, be sure to do some cool job research on JobMonkey’s Industry Guides. If you’re ready to start applying for in demand jobs, then head over to the job board to tweak your resume and apply!

Make 2014 a year to remember. Hopefully this is the year where you’ll land an in demand job. If you need any job search advice, JobMonkey is here to help.

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