Apprentices earn increasingly higher wages while learning a lifelong skill, leading to a good salary and good benefits. Opportunities are vast with apprenticeship. Promotions, supervisory positions, and even training is recognized and transferable state to state, other countries, and territories. Career options will explode through an apprenticeship program. Learn more about becoming an apprentice in New Hampshire.
Top Career Prospects
These 25 occupations are expected to have "very favorable" employment prospects in New Hampshire through 2020. To qualify as very favorable, the occupations must be projected to grow (increase employment) by 20 percent or more over ten years (from 2010 to 2020), and average 40 or more job openings annually. Throughout the ten-year period, a substantial number of employment opportunities for workers in these careers are expected.
Career Planning Guide
The guide describes over 550 occupations, along with employment, job outlook, average wage, skills, and education needed. This information can help you plan career goals, choose a training path, or search for a new career.
These posters offer a colorful, quick, and easy look at information for 15 of the career cluster areas (as determined by the U.S. DOE) and many New Hampshire occupations. Each presents occupations available within a career cluster area/industry area, level of education or training required, number of average annual openings, and the average hourly wage that can be expected.
Career Exploration Web Sites
Career exploration web sites are online tools that help users search for careers and career information. Users can search careers by keyword or search by area of interest and learn about skills and educational requirement needed. Through some of these sites, the user can connect directly to job openings posted online.
Employment Projections, Job Outlook and Locator
Based on a long-term look at New Hampshire's economy, more than 650 occupations are included, each with a corresponding Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code and description, 2011 average hourly or annual wage, estimated 2010 employment, projected 2020 employment, projected growth rate for 2010-2020, estimated annual job openings, education and training requirements, and the employing industries.
A career planning tabloid that provides information on exploring, setting, and achieving career goals. The tabloid has articles on new and future occupations; average wages, growth rates, and training requirements for over 200 occupations in NH; job search techniques; exploring personal skills and interest areas; options for training and education beyond high school; career resources on the Internet; and much more.
Licensed, Certified, and Registered Occupations
Provides information about occupational licenses, certifications, or registrations issued by state boards, commissions, and departments. This handbook is the only compilation of information on occupational licensing in New Hampshire, but was not designed to replace detailed information available from regulatory authorities.
Occupational Employment & Wages (OES)
New Hampshire Occupational Employment and Wages contains wage and employment estimates for roughly 600 occupations in New Hampshire. Data tables include job title, SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code, estimated employment, entry level wage, mean (average) wage, median wage, and experienced wage.
New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)
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