Monday, June 24, 2013

Jobs for College Graduates

The 10 most popular occupations for young adults who graduated from college in 2011...

1. Elementary or middle school teacher
2. Accountant and auditor
3. Registered nurse
4. Postsecondary teacher
5. Miscellaneous manager
6. Computer software engineer
7. Retail salesperson
8. Customer service representative
9. Supervisor of retail sales workers
10. Secretary or administrative assistant

How has this list changed since 2005? According to an analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, three occupations have dropped off the list: secondary school teacher, social worker, and lawyer. New to the list are retail salesperson, supervisor of retail workers, and secretary.

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Underemployment, College Graduates, and the Recession

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