The job arena is constantly changing; we are constantly evolving from agrarian societies to industrial societies to service and information based societies. There are different reasons for different jobs to grow at certain times, and there are certain sectors and industries that are predicted to see larger job growth and higher pay than others. So which are the top 3 sectors to work in currently?
This is a digital age with new technological innovations and new software, mobile and gadgets constantly being developed. Social networks are on the rise and Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Apple are just a few of the biggest names in the world today. So it’s no surprise that this is one of the best industries in 2014. Jobs are plentiful and on the rise if you have the necessary skills, talent and education. Plus, these jobs are fun, fulfilling, well paid, and full of possibilities that will not be exhausted anytime soon. Best jobs in this industry are programming and software engineering.
Oil and Gas
This is another great sector to work in. Oil and gas will be valuable as long as energy is needed, and energy needs are nothing but rising with more and more countries and developing rapidly. Moreover, this is a sector with jobs that require special skills, and if you have those skills, you can become extremely valuable and can demand top-notch salaries. Oil and Gas jobs are on the rise, and Forbes has named Petroleum Engineering as one of the top jobs of 2014. This job has the highest salary among the jobs on this list, a median hourly $63 which would come out to a yearly $181,440.
Medical and Healthcare
The medical and healthcare professions, especially job’s to do with biotechnology, medical assistance and nursing, are on the rise as well. Most of these professions are thought to see a huge growth in the coming future. The medical sector is ever growing, as we will always need to cure diseases, and this need rises with a growing population. There are higher numbers of senior citizens and our life spans improve. This is why Forbes also mentions Physical Therapy as one of the best jobs of 2014. Other jobs, such as nurse practitioners, phlebotomists and pharmacists are also fast growing jobs that pay well and have low unemployment rates.