I have a nephew in his 20s who suddenly realized that he didn’t want to work at the sandwich shop his whole life. He enrolls in junior college and picks (out of a hat, I think) Environmental Studies. “Helping companies conserve water and energy, and managing waste,” as he describes it. We were all pleased at the news. I mean, it sounds like the kind of thing companies need, right?
Little did we know that it will be one of the Top 10 Jobs of 2022! There will be 103,000 jobs in that field, with an average salary of $63,570 (today’s money). That’s a lot of sub sandwiches, kid!
So let’s take a look at that list, as compiled by DailyInfographic.com:
- Market Research Analysts
- Counselors and Therapists
- Scientific Researchers
- Computer Systems Analysts
- Environmental Scientists and Specialists
- Accountants and Auditors
- Registered Nurses
- General and Operations Managers
Check out the list, including number of jobs, salaries and descriptions at the original piece.
So, if you’ve got a kid searching for direction, or maybe you are searching yourself, this might be a good start. If you could pick one, what would it be? Let us know over at the MindField Online Facebook page!