The labor market is one of the key indicators of the economy's health. Having reviewed the most and least popular jobs, we can conclude any profession in the United States are considered to be promising, and which on the contrary, are on the verge of extinction.
In this article we will try to answer the question:? < What is the most popular profession in the United States The largest number of jobs in the United States represented in the food sector. Throughout the United States is concentrated huge amount of restaurants, cafes, fast-food and other items on the meal, so the work in the field of nutrition is the most common.
As a rule, representatives of the most popular professions receive lower wages. Cashiers, janitors, waiters and storekeepers top the list of the most common jobs in the United States. Their average salary is typically less than $ 25,000 per year. For comparison, the average American factory worker or factory earns more than $ 46,000 per year.
The most common American jobs require a minimum of education. For example, the food industry employees do not need a high school diploma, and the work itself requires no special training. Janitors, cashiers and retailers also do not need a diploma of education and the presence of a lot of experience.
In contrast, companies located in the territory of post-Soviet countries, in the US you will be offered several options for the development of career opportunities. In America, there are many instances when an ordinary salesman or cashier becomes the manager sales network.
Below is a list of the most popular in the United States trades with indication of the number of jobs, the average annual wage, and the relevance of the profession forecast for the next 7 years. These data were published in the popular American magazine Wall Street 24/7 (24/7 Wall St.).
< Wiper blades and workers in the field of clearing
- The number of jobs: 2, 1 million
- An increase in the number of jobs from 2015 to 2022: 8, 4%
- Average annual income: $ 25140
Over the next 7 years, the need for wipers and clearing of workers will increase by 8, 4%. The advantage of this profession is the lack of any education, and also in great demand in the market staff. The disadvantage is the minimum wage, and the prestige of this unpromising specialty. The average annual salary of a janitor in the US in 2013 was $ 25,140, well below the average wage in the US, which is 46440 $.
< Secretaries and administrative staff
- The number of jobs: 2, 2 million
- An increase in the number of jobs from 2015 to 2022: 9, 1%
- Average annual income: $ 34,000
This sector is one of the most common in the United States. According to the forecast of Wall Street 24/7, the relevance of the profession personnel office complex will increase. However, work in this area is rarely paid. Secretaries and Administrators in 2013 earned an average of about $ 34,000, which is $ 12,500 less than the average wage in the US.
- The number of jobs: 2, 3 million
- An increase in the number of jobs from 2015 to 2022: 7, 7%
- Average annual income: $ 26690
Storekeepers work mainly in factories and supermarkets. Their duties include conducting an inventory of the goods and their packaging. The requirements for this job are based not so much on the level of education, but on the physical abilities of a potential employee. Salary storekeeper in 2013 averaged $ 13 per hour, or $ 27,000 per year. Employees of call centers
- The number of jobs: 2, 4 million
- An increase in the number of jobs from 2015 to 2022: 12, 6%
- Average annual income: $ 33370
Work employees call center is to receive complaints and exhaustive answers to the questions of customers, especially by telephone. This profession is considered to be in demand, but nevysokooplachivaemoy. The average salary of an employee call center in 2013 was $ 33,370, which is 27% less than the average wage in the US.
- The number of jobs: 2, 4 million
- An increase in the number of jobs from 2015 to 2022: 3, 9%
- Average annual income: $ 20880
The average annual salary of waiters in the US in 2013 was $ 20,880, this figure is one of the lowest in the Americas. However, this work has a number of privileges. First, the waiters can get a tip, the amount of which often exceed the official salary. Secondly, many restaurants provide their employees with free meals. The third - a flexible schedule, which is very suitable for students and people who are mean to various reasons need to work part-time. It is expected that the need for waiters will grow by almost 4% in the period from 2015 to 2022.
- The number of jobs: 2, 7 million
- An increase in the number of jobs from 2015 to 2022: 13, 3%
- Average annual income: $ 68910
Nursing is today one of the most popular professions in the United States. According to the forecast for the next 7 years, the number of nurses will continue to grow. One reason for the prospects of this profession, is the aging of the American population. To become a nurse or a nurse in the United States, it is necessary to pass a training program to an associate's or bachelor's degree. The presence of appropriate education, licensing and inflexible work schedules, can be attributed to the disadvantages of this profession. Nevertheless, the work of nurses, are generally well paid. The average annual salary of nurses in 2013 was $ 69,000, well above the average wage in the US.
< Office workers
- The number of jobs: 2, 8 million
- An increase in the number of jobs from 2015 to 2022: 4, 3%
- Average annual income: $ 29,990
The duties of the office workers (clerks) includes receiving and sending mail, edit documents, work on copiers, etc. The average office worker in the United States in 2013. He earned almost $ 30,000, which is quite a low rate in the United States. Only 10% of workers in this profession earn the amount of close to $ 46,000 per year, which equals the average wage in the US. This profession does not require higher education.
< fast-food workers
- The number of jobs: 3 million
- An increase in the number of jobs from 2015 to 2022: 9, 9%
- Average annual income: $ 18880
Working in fast food does not require a diploma of high school and long-term training. However, the working conditions are considered to be quite complex. Hot furnace, wet floors, the smell of fried food and low wages affect a large flow of personnel at fast food restaurants. Salary fast-food workers in 2013 amounted to an average of 9, 08 $ per hour, which is half the average hourly wage in the United States. Many of the larger employers in the field of fast food have been criticized for such low wages. With employers words, the reason for low wages is the lack of full-time employee.
- The number of jobs: 3, 3 million
- An increase in the number of jobs from 2015 to 2022: 1, 8%
- Average annual income: $ 20420
The average salary of a cashier in the US in 2013 was $ 20,420, this figure is one of the lowest in the Americas. The need for this profession is only 1, 8% by 2022. This shows the futility of the cashier profession. The fact that currently online sales are becoming more common. The popularity of online shopping and self-service cashiers forced to look for a new job. According to 24/7 Wall Street about a quarter of cashiers in the US work in supermarkets, and 17% - at the gas station
- The number of jobs: 4, 5 million
- An increase in the number of jobs from 2015 to 2022: 6, 8%
- Average annual income: $ 25370
Seller retailers - the most common profession in the United States. 4, 5 million workers in this specialty has been registered in 2013. Sellers cover a wide range of goods from food to cars to food. Average hourly Seller is 12, $ 20 per hour. In 2013, about one-third of all retail sellers used as a part-time job. Despite the growth in popularity of online stores, the demand for retail vendors will increase by 6, 8% over the next 7 years.