2006-2016 Region 10's Hot Jobs

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                 IOWA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT REGIONAL OFFICES                                                         2006-2016
REGION 1 (Dubuque)
590 Iowa St.
                                   REGION 7 (Waterloo)
                                   3420 University Ave., Ste G
                                                                        REGION 12 (Sioux City)
                                                                        2508 Fourth St.                     Iowa Workforce Development’s
Dubuque, IA 52004-4835             Waterloo, IA 50703-3925              Sioux City, IA 51101-2298
563.556.5800, Fax: 563.556.0154
Region1.Web@iwd.iowa.gov
                                   319.235.2123, Fax: 319.235.1068
                                   Region7.Web@iwd.iowa.gov
                                                                        712.233.9030, Fax: 712.277.8438
                                                                        Region12.Web@iwd.iowa.gov
                                                                                                                REGION 10 HOT JOBS
REGION 2 (Mason City)              REGION 8 (Carroll)                   REGION 13 (Council Bluffs)
600 S. Pierce                      619 N. Carroll St.                   300 W. Broadway, Ste. 13
Mason City, IA 50401-4836          Carroll, Iowa 51401-2332             Council Bluffs, IA 51503-9030
641.422.1524, Fax: 641.422.1543    712.792.2685, Fax: 712.792.6605      712.242.2100, Fax: 712.242.2155
Region2.Web@iwd.iowa.gov           Region8.Web@iwd.iowa.gov             Region13.Web@iwd.iowa.gov

REGIONS 3 & 4 (Spencer)            REGION 9 (Davenport)                 REGION 14 (Creston)
217 W. Fifth St., P.O. Box 1087    902 W. Kimberly Rd., Ste. 51         215 N. Elm St.
Spencer, IA 51301-1087             Davenport, IA 52806-5783             Creston, IA 50801-0348
712.262.1971, Fax: 712.262.1963    563.445.3200, Fax: 563.445.3240      641.782.2119, Fax: 641.782.7060
Region3&4.Web@iwd.iowa.gov         Region9.Web@iwd.iowa.gov             Region14.Web@iwd.iowa.gov

REGION 5 (Fort Dodge)              REGION 10 (Cedar Rapids)             REGION 15 (Ottumwa)
Three Triton Circle                800 7th St. S.E.                     310 W. Main
Fort Dodge, IA 50501-5729          Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-0729          Ottumwa, IA 52501-0717
515.576.3131, Fax: 515.955.1420    319.365.9474, Fax: 319.365.9270      641.684.5401, Fax: 641.684.4351
Region5.Web@iwd.iowa.gov           Region10.Web@iwd.iowa.gov            Region15.Web@iwd.iowa.gov

REGION 6 (Marshalltown)            REGION 11 (Des Moines)               REGION 16 (Burlington)
3405 S. Center St.                 430 E. Grand Ave.                    1000 N. Roosevelt
Marshalltown, IA 50158-0497        Des Moines, IA 50309-1920            Burlington, IA 52601-0609
641.754.1400, Fax: 641.754.1443    515.281.9619, Fax: 515.281.9640      319.753.1671, Fax: 319.753.5881
Region6.Web@iwd.iowa.gov           Region11.Web@iwd.iowa.gov            Region15.Web@iwd.iowa.gov




                                                                                                          HIGH DEMAND and HIGH WAGE OCCUPATIONS

                                                                                                                 Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson,
                                                                         Publication Source:                  Jones, Linn, and Washington Counties
                                                                     Iowa Workforce Development
                                                                     Labor Market and Workforce
                                                                       Information Division
                                                                     1000 East Grand Avenue
                                                                     Des Moines, IA 50319-0209
                                                                     515.281.3439
                                                                                                             August 2008
                                                                     http://iwin.iowaworkforce.org
                                                                                  2006-2016 REGION 10 HOT JOBS
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                                 Occupational Title                                                                                                                                      Top Skills
Financial Managers                                                               805     945   1.7   $97,824   2   Management of Financial Resources, Mathematics, Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Time Management    projections and the median annual
Pharmacists                                                                      475     600   2.6    89,603   1   Active Listening, Speaking, Reading Comprehension, Mathematics, Science                                                        salary from the 2007 Iowa Wage
Computer and Information Systems Managers                                        560     665   1.9    89,281   2   Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Judgment and Decision Making, Active Learning                      Survey. To be considered a high
Computer Software Engineers, Applications                                      1,175   1,600   3.7    83,567   2   Programming, Critical Thinking, Complex Problem Solving, Active Learning, Troubleshooting
Management Analysts                                                              660     800   2.1    73,732   2   Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, Active Listening, Coordination, Time Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  wage, high demand occupation
Civil Engineers                                                                  275     325   1.8    72,935   2   Mathematics, Critical Thinking, Science, Active Listening, Reading Comprehension                                               required that occupations equal or
Medical and Health Services Managers                                             725     845   1.7    70,934   2   Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Speaking, Monitoring                                               achieve a higher annual growth
Veterinarians                                                                    145     195   3.4    69,712   2   Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Complex Problem Solving, Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  rate than Region 10’s 1.5% average
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents                     285     375   3.2    69,419   2   Active Listening, Speaking, Reading Comprehension, Time Management, Service Orientation
Computer Systems Analysts                                                        640     815   2.7    67,199   2   Active Learning, Reading Comprehension, Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Active Listening                           and also have a wage equal to or
Industrial Engineers                                                             430     540   2.6    65,766   2   Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Time Management, Reading Comprehension, Complex Problem Solving                           higher than the regional median of
Dental Hygienists                                                                235     305   2.8    63,788   3   Active Listening, Speaking, Active Learning, Reading Comprehension, Time Management                                            $35,382. From this process, the top
Physical Therapists                                                              310     395   2.7    62,856   1   Active Listening, Instructing, Time Management, Speaking, Critical Thinking
Financial Analysts                                                               545     670   2.3    61,952   2   Reading Comprehension, Time Management, Active Listening, Judgment and Decision Making, Complex Problem Solving, Mathematics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  occupations became the Hot Jobs.
Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts                                 800   1,180   4.8    61,287   2   Equipment Selection, Troubleshooting , Complex Problem Solving, Active Listening, Active Learning
Network and Computer Systems Administrators                                      475     595   2.5    59,983   2   Reading Comprehension, Troubleshooting, Active Listening, Active Learning, Complex Problem Solving, Critical Thinking          Top Skills were derived from the
Occupational Therapists                                                          225     285   2.7    58,432   1   Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Service Orientation, Writing, Instructing, Speaking
Social and Community Service Managers                                            265     345   3.0    55,305   2   Active Listening, Speaking, Social Perceptiveness, Instructing, Time Management
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Accountants and Auditors                                                       1,980   2,375   2.0    55,139   2   Mathematics, Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Judgment and Decision Making                                     (O*NET) and comprise a ranking of
Loan Officers                                                                    585     700   2.0    53,152   2   Active Listening, Time Management, Reading Comprehension, Persuasion, Speaking                                                 the leading required skills for an
Cost Estimators                                                                  345     425   2.2    53,072   2   Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Mathematics, Time Management, Writing                                                 occupation in order of importance.
Registered Nurses                                                              5,925   7,385   2.5    50,801   3   Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Instructing, Speaking
Market Research Analysts                                                         545     685   2.6    49,212   2   Reading Comprehension, Time Management, Writing, Active Listening, Coordination                                                The Education/Training Level
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators                                   360     475   3.2    48,804   3   Reading Comprehension, Judgment and Decision Making, Active Listening, Time Management, Writing                                comes from the Bureau of Labor
First-Line Supvs/Mgrs of Trans/Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators     455     540   1.9    47,323   3   Active Listening, Speaking, Time Management, Management of Personnel Resources, Coordination                                   Statistics (BLS) and provides a
Training and Development Specialists                                             470     560   1.9    46,942   2   Active Listening, Speaking, Time Management, Reading Comprehension, Writing
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters                                        1,080   1,285   1.9    46,466   3   Installation, Critical Thinking, Instructing, Active Learning, Equipment Selection, Judgment and Decision Making
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  general indication of the education
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers                                             625     730   1.8    45,236   3   Judgment and Decision Making, Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Writing, Speaking                                           and/or training required for an
Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists                               285     335   1.9    44,561   2   Reading Comprehension, Service Orientation, Speaking, Active Listening, Persuasion, Writing                                    occupation. A modified model
Sheet Metal Workers                                                              540     620   1.5    44,512   3   Mathematics, Active Listening, Equipment Selection, Installation, Coordination, Instructing, Writing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  features these levels:
Insurance Sales Agents                                                           560     765   3.7    43,165   2   Active Listening, Speaking, Time Management, Reading Comprehension, Persuasion
Correctional Officers and Jailers                                                565     650   1.5    42,773   4   Active Listening, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Monitoring, Writing                                                         1 = Master’s degree or higher;
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians                                         480     555   1.6    41,214   3   Active Listening, Speaking, Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Time Management                                          2 = Bachelor’s degree;
Brickmasons and Blockmasons                                                      340     395   1.6    40,800   3   Active Listening, Coordination, Mathematics, Time Management, Equipment Selection                                              3 = Postsecondary education/
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers                                               460     550   2.1    40,738   3   Instructing, Speaking, Active Listening, Learning Strategies, Social Perceptiveness
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors                               170     220   2.9    40,167   2   Active Listening, Social Perceptiveness, Service Orientation, Speaking, Time Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  training; 4 = High school education
Special Education Teachers, Middle School                                        195     235   2.1    39,169   2   Instructing, Learning Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, Speaking                                            or G.E.D.; and 5 = Less than high
Medical and Public Health Social Workers                                         380     500   3.3    39,162   2   Active Listening, Writing, Reading Comprehension, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking                                              school education or G.E.D.
Advertising Sales Agents                                                         230     290   2.4    39,090   4   Active Listening, Time Management, Speaking, Mathematics, Negotiation
Paralegals and Legal Assistants                                                  265     320   2.1    38,590   3   Reading Comprehension, Time Management, Active Listening, Writing, Speaking
Child, Family, and School Social Workers                                         580     715   2.3    37,653   2   Speaking, Active Listening, Monitoring, Social Perceptiveness, Service Orientation                                             Data Source:
Fire Fighters                                                                    205     245   2.0    37,614   3   Active Listening, Coordination, Equipment Selection, Critical Thinking, Equipment Maintenance, Reading Comprehension           Education/Training: BLS;
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers            390     455   1.7    37,510   3   Troubleshooting, Repairing, Active Listening, Equipment Maintenance, Critical Thinking, Installation, Social Perceptiveness    Employment and Wages: 2006-2016
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists                             230     295   3.0    37,353   2   Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Writing, Judgment and Decision Making
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education                           3,905   4,535   1.6    36,268   2   Instructing, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Learning Strategies, Active Listening                                            Occupational Projections and 2007
Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants                            2,455   2,860   1.6    36,249   3   Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Time Management, Speaking, Writing                                                    Iowa Wage Survey, Iowa Workforce
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders          185     225   1.9    36,094   3   Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Active Learning, Equipment Maintenance, Instructing                                   Development;
Dental Assistants                                                                455     580   2.9    36,086   3   Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Coordination, Social Perceptiveness
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education                                  330     390   1.8    36,000   2   Instructing, Reading Comprehension, Monitoring, Speaking, Learning Strategies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Skills: O*NET.
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers                                 185     260   3.8    35,382   1   Active Listening, Social Perceptiveness, Critical Thinking, Speaking, Reading Comprehension, Writing