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TOP 20 ASSOCIATE DEGREE OCCUPATIONS

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Fastest Growing Occupations

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Occupations with Largest Employment

1. Veterinary technologists 2. Physical therapist assistants 3. Dental hygienists* 4. Gaming dealers 5. Surgical technologists* 6. Preschool teachers, except special education* 7. Registered nurses* 8. Fitness trainers* 9. Skin care specialists 10. Cardiovascular technologists and technicians 11. Radiation therapists 12. Emergency medical technicians* 13. Respiratory therapists 14. Make up artists 15. Paralegals* 16. Medical equipment repairers 17. Nursing aides* 18. Medical records and health information technicians* 19. Nuclear medicine technologists 20. Diagnostic medical sonographers

Occupations with Most Openings

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1. Registered nurses* 2. Nursing aides* 3. Automotive service technicians* 4. Licensed practical nurses 5. Computer support specialists* 6. Preschool teachers, except special education* 7. Insurance sales agents 8. Fitness trainers* 9. Library technicians* 10. Hairdressers 11. Legal secretaries 12. Emergency medical technicians* 13. Medical records and health information technicians* 14. Welders* 15. Bus and truck mechanics 16. Dental hygienists* 17. Paralegals* 18. Real estate sales 19. Heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics* 20. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians*

*CLC offers a career preparation program in this field. Data compiled from acinet.org. Based on data from the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Occupational outlook information is constantly changing. For up-to-date information, visit acinet.org or http://stats.bls.gov.

1. Registered nurses* 2. Nursing aides* 3. Automotive service technicians* 4. Licensed practical nurses 5. Hairdressers 6. Computer support specialists* 7. Insurance sales agents 8. Preschool teachers, except special education* 9. Welders* 10. Legal secretaries 11. Fitness trainers* 12. Emergency medical technicians* 13. Real estate sales agents 14. Bus and truck mechanics 15. Heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics* 16. Library technicians* 17. Medical records and health information technicians* 18. Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers 19. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians * 20. Paralegals*

Highest Paying Occupations 1. Nuclear technicians - $82,000 2. Computer specialists, all other * - $74,900 3. Radiation therapists - $72,900 4. Nuclear medicine technologists - $70,100 5. Diagnostic medical sonographers - $70,100 6. Dental hygienists* - $65,700 7. Funeral directors - $63,100 8. Registered nurses* - *62,400 9. Electrical and electronics drafters - $61,500 10. Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation and relay - $60,800 11. Telecommunications equipment installers and repairers - $59,00 12. Engineering technicians, except drafters* - $57,700 13. Geological and petroleum technicians - $57,100 14. Aircraft mechanics and service technicians - $56,200 15. Radiologic technologists and technicians* - $56,200 16. Occupational therapist assistants - $54,900 17. Electrical and electronic engineering technicians* - $54,800 18. Electrical and electronics repairers, commercial and industrial equipment - $52,700 19. Respiratory therapists - $52,600 20. Paralegals* - $51,100

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CLC Career Brochure  

Great careers begin at the College of Lake County!

CLC Career Brochure  

Great careers begin at the College of Lake County!