In-Demand Occupations

​​Get the lifestyle you want with only two-years or less at DMACC. Earn a good living with job security and good pay.

Over the next decade, most new jobs will require education beyond high school, but not necessarily a four-year degree. In fact jobs requiring a two-year degree are growing TWICE as fast as those with no college.​

​​Occupation
​2016 Jobs​2025 Jobs​Annual Openings​2016–2025 % Growth​Average Hourly Earnings
Web Developers​618​866​36​42%​$25.69
Registered Nurses​8684​9937​368​17%​$27.13
General and Operations Managers​8498​9543​351​15%​$50.39
​Software Developers, Applications​3189​3899​128​24%​$41.23
​Computer Systems Analysts​3130​3819​117​23%​$38.97
Financial Managers​3499​4093​161​20%​$58.49
Accountants and Auditors​4030​4547​173​14%​$32.19
Management Analysts​2310​2761​86​22%​$38.38
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists​1976​2392​73​24%​$31.84
Business Operations Specialists, All Other​4726​5173​105​10%​$31.86
Computer and Information Systems Managers​1093​1382​46​29%​$57.48
Managers, All Other​2011​2289​78​15%​$32.75
Financial Analysts​1280​1498​56​22%​$40.59
Software Developers, Systems Software​999​1251​43​26%​$43.05
Medical and Health Services Managers​1603​1809​67​15%​$39.73
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers​3988​4856​171​27%​$24.78
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers​3745​3970​126​6%​$18.11
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks​2091​2415​99​21%​$18.86
Medical Secretaries​1754​2077​59​23%​$15.93
Billing and Posting Clerks​1259​1476​54​20%​$18.38
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General​4310​4749​174​13%​$18.60
Carpenters​3841​4345​130​22%​$19.14
​Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters​1459​1726​67​35%​$24.58
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers​9083​9803​265​9%​$20.96
​Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics​2609​2821​106​10%​$19.70
Construction Laborers​4801​5711​230​28%​$17.18
Secretaries and Administrative Assistances, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive​6411​7098​158​13%​$17.14
Computer User Support Specialists​1560​1887​57​22%​$22.17
Medical Assistants​1471​1822​78​30%​$17.94
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses​1527​1857​86​25%​$19.83
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers​945​1109​40​31%​$18.15
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers​441​577​26​62%​$15.61
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers​1812​2095​76​28%​$24.19
Industrial Machinery Mechanics​1476​1817​80​24%​$23.10
Electricians​2450​2886​102​27%​$25.86


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