Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

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U.S. Department of Labor
Skyhorse Publishing Inc., Dec 1, 2008 - Business & Economics - 890 pages
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When making a decision about your career path, you need to consider every aspect of every job. With statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Outlook Handbook is the best place to seek help with your job-related research, whether you are looking for your first job or contemplating a career change. From able seaman to zoologist, you will learn vital information about more than 250 occupations. The Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2009 features helpful descriptions of nearly 90 percent of the jobs available in the U.S. economy. Packed with practical, current information, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone doing career research, making career decisions, writing resumes, or preparing for interviews.

This edition also includes a Personality-Career Quiz, which helps readers match themselves to their dream jobs. The quiz is based on the six personality types and will help readers make informed and intelligent decisions about their careers.

  

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Contents

Tomorrows Jobs
1
Sources of Career Information
10
Sources of Education Training and Financial Aid
15
Finding and Applying for Jobs and Evaluating Offers
18
Occupational Information Included in the Handbook
23
Management Business and Financial Occupations
27
Advertising Marketing Promotions Public Relations and Sales Managers
30
Computer and Information Systems Managers
33
Pharmacy Aides
446
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides
448
Protective Service Occupations
450
Fire Fighting Occupations
453
Police and Detectives
456
Private Detectives and Investigators
460
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers
464
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
467

Construction Managers
36
Education Administrators
39
Engineering and Natural Sciences Managers
43
Farmers Ranchers and Agricultural Managers
46
Financial Managers
50
Food Service Managers
53
Funeral Directors
56
Human Resources Training and Labor Relations Managers and Specialists
59
Industrial Production Managers
65
Lodging Managers
67
Medical and Health Services Managers
70
Property Real Estate and Community Association Managers
73
Purchasing Managers Buyers and Purchasing Agents
76
Top Executives
80
Business and Financial Operations Occupations
83
Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate
88
Budget Analysts
92
Claims Adjusters Appraisers Examiners and Investigators
95
Cost Estimators
99
Financial Analysts and Personal Financial Advisors
102
Insurance Underwriters
106
Loan Officers
109
Management Analysts
111
Meeting and Convention Planners
114
Tax Examiners Collectors and Revenue Agents
118
Professional and Related Occupations
123
Computer Programmers
126
Computer Scientists and Database Administrators
129
Computer Software Engineers
133
Computer Support Specialists and Systems Administrators
136
Computer Systems Analysts
140
Mathematicians
142
Operations Research Analysts
145
Statisticians
147
Architects Surveyors and Cartographers
150
Landscape Architects
153
Surveyors Cartographers Photogrammetrists and Surveying and Mapping Technicians
156
Engineers
160
Drafters and Engineering Technicians
170
Engineering Technicians
173
Life Scientists
177
Biological Scientists
181
Conservation Scientists and Foresters
185
Medical Scientists
189
Physical Scientists
193
Chemists and Materials Scientists
196
Environmental Scientists and Hydrologists
199
Geoscientists
203
Physicists and Astronomers
206
Social Scientists and Related Occupations
210
Market and Survey Researchers
213
Psychologists
215
Urban and Regional Planners
219
Social Scientists Other
222
Science Technicians
226
Community and Social Services Occupations
231
Health Educators
235
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
238
Social and Human Service Assistants
240
Social Workers
243
Legal Occupations
246
Judges Magistrates and Other Judicial Workers
250
Lawyers
253
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
257
Education Training Library and Museum Occupations
261
Instructional Coordinators
264
Librarians
266
Library Technicians
269
Teacher Assistants
272
TeachersAdult Literacy and Remedial Education
274
TeachersPostsecondary
277
TeachersPreschool Kindergarten Elementary Middle and Secondary
282
TeachersSelfEnrichment Education
287
TeachersSpecial Education
289
Art and Design Occupations
292
Commercial and Industrial Designers
296
Fashion Designers
298
Floral Designers
301
Graphic Designers
303
Interior Designers
306
Entertainers and Performers Sports and Related Occupations
309
Athletes Coaches Umpires and Related Workers
313
Dancers and Choreographers
317
Musicians Singers and Related Workers
319
Media and CommunicationRelated Occupations
322
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators
324
Interpreters and Translators
327
News Analysts Reporters and Correspondents
332
Photographers
335
Public Relations Specialists
338
Television Video and Motion Picture Camera Operators and Editors
341
Writers and Editors
343
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
347
Chiropractors
349
Dentists
351
Dietitians and Nutritionists
354
Occupational Therapists
357
Optometrists
359
Pharmacists
361
Physical Therapists
364
Physician Assistants
366
Physicians and Surgeons
369
Podiatrists
372
Radiation Therapists
375
Recreational Therapists
377
Registered Nurses
379
Respiratory Therapists
385
SpeechLanguage Pathologists
387
Veterinarians
390
Health Technologists and Technicians
393
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
396
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
399
Dental Hygienists
402
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
404
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
406
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
409
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
411
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
413
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians
416
Opticians Dispensing
419
Pharmacy Technicians
421
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
424
Surgical Technologists
426
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
428
Service Occupations
431
Massage Therapists
433
Medical Assistants
436
Medical Transcriptionists
438
Nursing Psychiatric and Home Health Aides
441
Occupational Therapist Assistants and Aides
444
Food and Beverage Serving and Related Workers
472
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
476
Grounds Maintenance Workers
479
Pest Control Workers
482
Personal Care and Service Occupations
485
Barbers Cosmetologists and Other Personal Appearance Workers
489
Child Care Workers
491
Fitness Workers
494
Flight Attendants
498
Gaming Services Occupations
501
Personal and Home Care Aides
504
Recreation Workers
506
Sales and Related Occupations
509
Cashiers
512
Counter and Rental Clerks
514
Demonstrators Product Promoters and Models
516
Insurance Sales Agents
520
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents
523
Retail Salespersons
527
Sales Engineers
529
Sales Representatives Wholesale and Manufacturing
532
Sales Worker Supervisors
535
Securities Commodities and Financial Services Sales Agents
538
Travel Agents
543
Occupations
546
Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
548
Bookkeeping Accounting and Auditing Clerks
550
Gaming Cage Workers
552
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
553
Procurement Clerks
556
Tellers
557
Information and Record Clerks
560
Credit Authorizers Checkers and Clerks
561
Customer Service Representatives
563
File Clerks
566
Hotel Motel and Resort Desk Clerks
568
Human Resources Assistants Except Payroll and Timekeeping
570
Interviewers
572
Library Assistants Clerical
574
Order Clerks
576
Receptionists and Information Clerks
578
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
579
Material Recording Scheduling Dispatching and Distributing Occupations
582
Couriers and Messengers
583
Dispatchers
585
Meter Readers Utilities
587
Postal Service Workers
589
Production Planning and Expediting Clerks
592
Shipping Receiving and Traffic Clerks
593
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
595
Weighers Measurers Checkers and Samplers Recordkeeping
597
Other Office and Administrative Support Occupations
598
Computer Operators
601
Data Entry and Information Processing Workers
603
Desktop Publishers
605
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors and Managers
608
Office Clerks General
610
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
612
Farming Fishing and Forestry Occupations
616
Fishers and Fishing Vessel Operators
619
Forest Conservation and Logging Workers
622
Construction Trades and Related Workers
627
Brickmasons Blockmasons and Stonemasons
629
Carpenters
632
Carpet Floor and Tile Installers and Finishers
635
Cement Masons Concrete Finishers Segmental Pavers and Terrazzo Workers
639
Construction and Building Inspectors
642
Construction Equipment Operators
646
Construction Laborers
649
Drywall Installers Ceiling Tile Installers and Tapers
651
Electricians
654
Elevator Installers and Repairers
657
Glaziers
660
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
662
Insulation Workers
666
Painters and Paperhangers
668
Pipelayers Plumbers Pipefitters and Steamfitters
671
Plasterers and Stucco Masons
675
Roofers
677
Sheet Metal Workers
679
Structural and Reinforcing Iron and Metal Workers
682
Installation Maintenance and Repair Occupations
686
Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers
688
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers
692
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
693
Repairers
697
Automotive Body and Related Repairers
701
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
704
Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics
707
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics
710
Small Engine Mechanics
714
Other Installation Maintenance and Repair Occupations
716
Heating AirConditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
718
Home Appliance Repairers
722
Industrial Machinery Mechanics and Maintenance Workers
725
Line Installers and Repairers
728
Maintenance and Repair Workers General
731
Millwrights
733
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers
735
Production Occupations
740
Food Processing Occupations
744
Metal Workers and Plastic Workers
748
Machinists
751
Machine Setters Operators and TendersMetal and Plastic
754
Tool and Die Makers
758
Welding Soldering and Brazing Workers
760
Printing Occupations
763
Prepress Technicians and Workers
765
Printing Machine Operators
768
Textile Apparel and Furnishings Occupations
771
Woodworkers
775
Plant and System Operators
778
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
780
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant and System Operators
783
Other Production Occupations
786
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
789
Medical Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
792
Painting and Coating Workers Except Construction and Maintenance
796
Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators
799
Semiconductor Processors
801
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations
804
Air Traffic Controllers
807
Motor Vehicle Operators
811
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
815
Truck Drivers and DriverSales Workers
818
Rail Transportation Occupations
822
Water Transportation Occupations
826
Material Moving Occupations
830
Job Opportunities in the Armed Forces
834
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