Maine Career Guide: Top Growing Career Opportunities in Maine (ME)

Maine boasts a large number of jobs that are expected to increase in the coming years. Occupations with the highest positive percentage of change in employment in the next ten years in Maine (ME) include professions in the health care, interpretation/translating and event planning sectors.

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What Are the Careers in Maine with the Best Job Outlook?

Other than the narrow area of interpreting and translating which has a projected percentage increase of 42%, occupations in Maine that are expected to be in greatest demand from 2012-2022 are in the field of health care. According to America's Career InfoNet, diagnostic medical sonographer is the health care job with the highest job growth potential, with an expected increase of 35% through 2022. Other jobs with a positive employment outlook in Maine include meeting and convention and events planners. The demand for this occupation is expected to increase 25% by 2022.

Other Hot ME Careers in the Medical and Healthcare Sector Include:

  • Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
  • Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
  • Skincare Specialists
  • Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Employment for these occupations is expected to increase by at least 28% from 2012-2022.

More Maine Careers with a Favorable Occupational Outlook

Other occupations that are expected to have a boom in employment in Maine are:

  • Information Security Analysts (23%)
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists (23%)
  • Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic (21%)
  • Concierges (21%)
  • Veterinary Technologists and Technicians (19%)
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