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ResearchOpportunity Occupations

Opportunity Occupations, Jan-March 2017

Opportunity Occupations, Jan-March 2017

Publish Date: May 1, 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 first three months of 2017, opportunity occupations represented 42% of all jobs posted online for the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area. These jobs included truck drivers, registered nurses, supervisors in retail stores, bookkeeping and accounting clerks, and maintenance 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.