Jobs in Demand: Achieving Success with an Associate's Degree

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It’s never too late to go back-to-school and change your career. But before you take the plunge, know how and where to get that dream job.
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JOBS IN DEMAND Achieving success with an Associate�۪s degree It�۪s never too late to go back to schooL and change your career. But before you take the plunge, know how and where to get that dream job. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts an average job growth rate of 14.3% for all, jobs from 2010 to 2020. NerdWallet has aggregated aU. jobs with high growth���25% growth rate or higher���and found jobs requiring an Associate�۪s Degree have the highest growth rate. STATS, FACTS, AND FIGURES Projected growth of jobs from 2010-2020 by degree High School or Equivalent - 1037100 Associate�۪s - 1143600 Bachelor's -- 1014100 Master's - 156200 Doctoral or Professional - 244200 35% Projected Growth Rate Associate�۪s Degree { Salary) Associate�۪s degree holders make $14,631 more annually. Associate�۪s degree - $49,132 High School or Equivalent - $34,501 TOP JOB PROFILES growth 52% annual salary $29,718 Vet Technician Assesses and preps animals and run labs to diagnose and treat them. 121,900 JOBS PROJECTED IN 2020 { Highest Job Growth) growth 44% annual salary $64,300 Medical Sonographer Performs Ultrasounds to generate images for patient diagnosis. 77,100 JOBS PROJECTED IN 2020 growth 38% annual salary $68,250 Dental Hygienist Shines and polishes teeth, examines gums, takes x-rays and tracks patients. 250,300 JOBS PROJECTED IN 2020 {Highest Median Pay) growth 28% annual salary $54,340 Radiologic Technologist Performs X-rays to generate images for patient diagnosis. 280,900 JOBS PROJECTED IN 2020 growth 26% annual salary $64,698 Registered Nurse Assesses, monitors and records patient health, care, and medication. 3,449,300 JOBS PROJECTED IN 2020 growth 25% annual salary $25,700 Preschool. Teacher Guides young children to deveLop basic learning skills. 570,400 JOBS PROJECTED IN 2020 STEPS TO GETTING STARTED Education can open the right doors to great career opportunities, but not without a well. researched plan. Here are some basic steps to mapping out a successful future! 1 Research potential. careers in depth. 2 Identify educational. institutions that match your career goals. 3 Speak to advisors at educational institutes. 4 CaLcuLate the costs and find out Financial Aid possibilities. nerd wallet