Industries with Highest Job Growth

Industries with Highest Job Growth

Recently MSN money posted an article from “The Street” detailing the latest news for the American job market. Our economy has been bouncing back in a big way in the past year, but, unlike previous months, the month of September specifically showed growth in middle-wages jobs – a section that has been particularly hurting despite overall job growth.

The article details the results of a report that, out of 18 industries , 15 of them have seen sequential gains month-to-month. With job availability on the rise for particular industries, one might wonder the best way to enter the fields with the largest growth and demand. The article highlights the top 10. Thankfully, out of the 10 industries highlighted, LA ORT has programs to prepare job seekers for 7 of these growing industries, as listed below:
Media: Expanding channels of mass communication through TV, Radio, and Internet, such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+, has created demand for professionals with skills in Digital Media. A degree in Digital Media from LA ORT prepares students with cross-platform training in online publishing, video editing, and web design with animation. Students leave prepared to enter the growing industry of Digital Media.
Healthcare: The passage of national health insurance has created many employment opportunities in healthcare. LA ORT has a variety of programs to prepare students to enter the growing healthcare industry.  Programs include those to prepare students who wish to become a Medical & Clinical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Certified Phlebotomy Technician, or prepare them for a career in Medical Billing or Medical Office Management.
Real Estate: A recent 3.44% rise of jobs in the Real Estate industry has created opportunities for individuals with the knowledge of Business Management. Additionally, the expansion of Real Estate Offices means additional job opportunities for Administrative Assistants.

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Manufacturing: Revival of manufacturing in USA means revival of demand for individuals with knowledge of Computer Aided Drafting & Design. LA ORT’s CADD program, covers the use leading industry software like AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and Revit. These solid skills qualify students for crucial jobs in the manufacturing industry.
Non-Profit: The Non-profit sector saw a 6.98% growth of job availability. Expansion of the Non-Profit industry means additional jobs for trained Accounting professionals and Administrative Assistants.
Travel: The travel industry saw the second-highest growth of job availability, with a 9.96% increase. LA ORT is proud to have close partnership with Los Angeles World Airports. These partnerships have provided many opportunities for graduates of our Administrative Assistant and Business Management programs to take advantage of available positions at the prominent Los Angeles International Airport and other airports in the Los Angeles area.
Construction:  In September, the industry of construction saw the largest gain of all of the industries. LA ORT’s comprehensive Computer Aided Drafting and Design program prepares individuals for drafting and design careers that are integral part of construction industry. In addition to gaining knowledge of crucial softwares to the construction industry such as AutoCAD, Revit and SolidWorks, students also learn important applicable skills like Construction Print Reading and Industrial Print Reading.

LA ORT continues to provide advancement opportunities for in-demand industries with growing job availability. LA ORT’s graduate success in the employment market is a testimony to the knowledge and skills our programs provide. Speak to an LA ORT advisor today about how you can also begin your journey to securing a better career and a better future.

LA ORT is a group of nonprofit junior colleges in Los Angeles and Van Nuys provide career training in short term courses.