N.Y. Job Trends

Want to know what job trends are in New York State?  Here are some statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor:

Demographic Information:  
2012 Population 19,570,300  
2013 Labor Force 9,636,000  
2013 Unemployment Rate 7.7% which ranks 25th in the country  
2012 Median Household Income $47,700  
2012 Per Capita Income $53,200

Unemployment rates in our area:

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY MSA 6.4%
Glens Falls, NY MSA 7.3%

What are the top 25 fastest growing occupations in New York?

 

 1

 

Gaming Cage Workers

2012

550

2022

950

Change

74%

2 Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 3,570 5,430 52%
3 Gaming Supervisors 340 500 47%
4 Home Health Aides 129,500 188,130 45%
5 Insulation Workers, Mechanical 670 960 44%
6 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners 8,630 12,230 42%
7 Interpreters and Translators 4,390 6,170 41%
8 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 4,100 5,750 40%
9 Skincare Specialists 3,360 4,660 39%
10 Food Scientists and Technologists 460 640 38%
11 Personal Care Aides 142,480 194,990 37%
12 Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 13,500 18,310 36%
13 Statisticians 1,370 1,840 35%
14 Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary 3,620 4,880 35%
15 Helpers-Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 1,670 2,250 34%
16 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 1,090 1,470 34%
17 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 38,380 51,480 34%
18 Medical Secretaries 11,790 15,720 33%
19 Physical Therapist Aides 3,180 4,240 33%
20 Cooks, Restaurant 56,520 74,300 31%
21 Physical Therapist Assistants 3,620 4,730 31%
22 Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians 1,790 2,340 30%
23 Audiologists 710 920 30%
24 Computer and Information Research Scientists 1,020 1,320 30%
25 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic 1,120 1,450 29%

And lastly, who are the largest employers in our area?

  • Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
  • Health New York Dept., Albany, NY

Now that you are armed with this information, get going on your career plans!

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