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Employment Projections

Employment Prospects

Employment prospects are available for all published occupations in New York State and each of ten labor market regions. Each occupation is assigned one of four descriptors that describes the future employment prospects for that occupation. They will help individuals make informed education and career decisions. Statewide data and Regional data for ten labor market regions cover the 2010-2020 period. Statewide data covering the 2012-2022 time period will be available in July 2014. These data represent a streamlined version of the occupational projections described below and are updated every two years. For additional information concerning Employment Prospects, see Technical Notes (Statewide) and Technical Notes (Regional).

 

Long-Term Occupational Employment Projections

Find the expected employment growth and annual openings for all published occupations in New York State and its ten labor market regions. These 10-year forecasts, which are updated every other year, are intended to help individuals make informed education and career decisions and assist educators and training providers in planning for future needs. New York Statewide projections cover the 2012-2022 time period. Regional projections for the ten labor market regions currently cover the 2010-2020 period and include the fastest growing occupations and occupations with the most openings. For additional information concerning Long-Term Occupational Projections, see Technical Notes.

Also available are more extensive Regional long-term occupational employment projections which currently cover the 2010-2020 period and include additional information on:

  • annual wages (mean, median, entry and experienced)
  • measures of education and training
  • employment prospects
  • New York State and national occupational growth rates

Short-Term Occupational Employment Projections

Short-term occupational projections are used for career counseling, economic development and other state and regional planning.
Data are currently available for all published occupations in New York State and each of ten labor market regions. Statewide and Regional projections cover the 2013-2015 period and offer additional information on annual wages (mean, median, entry and experienced), and measures of education. For additional information concerning Short-Term Occupational Projections, see Technical Notes.

 

Long-Term Industry Employment Projections

Long-term industry employment projections represent a valuable data source for those interested in future employment trends. Data are currently available for approximately 90 detailed industries (at the 3-digit NAICS industry level). Statewide projections cover the 2012-2022 period and Regional projections currently cover the 2010-2020 period. For additional information concerning Long-Term Industry Projections, see Technical Notes.

 

Short-Term Industry Employment Projections

Short-term industry employment projections represent near term estimates of industry employment and are currently available for approximately 90 detailed industries. Statewide and Regional projections cover the 2013-2015 period. For additional information concerning Short-Term Industry Projections, see Technical Notes.

 

Jobs in Demand Today

This is a real-time list of occupations in demand now. Please select a region from the down box above to view data for that region.  The regional lists show occupations in which hiring is occurring now. Occupations on the statewide list represent those job titles which appear on at least one regional list. These lists, which are subject to update at any time, do not satisfy training eligibility requirements under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act.

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