According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following occupations will have the most job openings between 2008 and 2018. These job openings occur due to the creation of new jobs or because workers retire, leave their positions or other reasons.
Listed are the top 10 occupations that experts agree are the jobs will be are sorted according to the level of typical educational requirements of a graduate degree.
Total Job Openings predicted for 2008-2018 of Occupations Requiring Graduate Degree
553,000 jobs for Postsecondary Teachers
251,000 jobs for Doctors and Surgeons
240,000 jobs for Lawyers
218,000 jobs for Clergy
106,000 jobs for Pharmicists
94,000 jobs for Educational school counselors
79,000 jobs for Physical therapists
66,000 jobs for Medical scientists
61,000 jobs for Mental health & substance abuse
61,000 jobs for Instructional coordinators
Marie Coppola March 2011
Next: Part 2: Occupations with the most job openings requiring Bachelor's Degree
Ref: CollegeBoard & Bureau of Labor Statistics