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New Hampshire Career Guide & Top Growing Career Opportunities

Wondering whether or not New Hampshire can provide you with the types of job opportunities you're looking for? The fact that, in 2012, New Hampshire had the second highest median household income in the nation should indicate that the state holds some decent employment possibilities. Read on for an overview of the fastest growing New Hampshire career opportunities.

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Where Can I Look for Employment?

New Hampshire has a website dedicated to finding employment and relocating (www.nhes.nh.gov). The online career guide has a Career Resources tab that will assist you in your job search. The career guide also provides you with occupational and industry profiles and apprenticeship information.

What Are The Fastest Growing Jobs in New Hampshire?

According to CareerInfoNet (www.careerinfonet.org), it is projected that 10 of the 25 fastest growing jobs in New Hampshire from 2012-2022 will be in the healthcare field. The following healthcare-related jobs are expected to increase by 31% - 48% by 2022:

  • Home Health Aides
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • Audiologists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physical Therapy Assistants
  • Orthotists and Prosthetists
  • Postsecondary Nursing Instructors and Teachers
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Medical Secretaries
  • Physical Therapists

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  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business
  • Communications and Journalism
  • Computer Sciences
  • Culinary Arts and Personal Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Medical and Health Professions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Other Good Career Possibilities

The following are also expected to be in the top 25 fastest-growing careers in New Hampshire from 2012-2022:

  • Interpreters and Translators
  • Skincare Specialists
  • Personal Care Aides
  • Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
  • Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic
  • Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
  • Arbiters, Mediators and Conciliators
  • Meeting, Convention and Events Planners
  • Personal Finance Advisors
  • Statisticians
  • Bill and Account Collectors
  • Electrician Helpers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  • Information Security Analysts

What Are Occupations with Declining Employment?

According to CareerInfoNet, the following jobs are expected to decline by the indicated percentages between 2012 and 2022:

  • Fallers (Lumberjacks) -41%
  • Postal Service Clerks -29%
  • Log Graders and Scalers -29%
  • Semiconductor Processors -27%
  • Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors and Processing Machine Operators -27%
  • Postal Service Mail Carriers -24%
  • Word Processors and Typists -22%
  • Postmasters and Mail Superintendents -21%
  • Data Entry Keyers -21%
  • Telephone Operators -21%
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