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Opportunity Occupations, April-June 2017

Opportunity Occupations, April-June 2017

Publish Date: July 17, 2017

Opportunity occupations are jobs that pay at least $15 an hour and are generally accessible to job seekers without a four-year degree.

In the second quarter of 2017, opportunity occupations represented 41 percentĀ of all jobs posted online for the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area. These jobs included truck drivers, registered nurses, sales representatives, and first-line supervisors of retail sales workers.

Find out the jobs that round out the list of top 25 opportunity occupations, the top in-demand skills, median salary, and certifications for these jobs. Additionally, explore the future of opportunity occupations in our region with the 2017-2026 projected growth.