As we continue our series of Market Metrix
, we have identified another industry experiencing positive growth: Clerical and Administrative. Although job security is always a concern, career professionals in this industry can rest assured they will continue to be highly valued as their activities help support the day-to-day operations of most organizations. An outlook report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects future job growth to continue at a faster-than-average pace in office and administrative support occupations through 2016. To further support these projections, Beyond.com has aggregated career related data that will highlight the strength of the clerical and administrative industry.
Where is the clerical and administrative job market?
Beyond.com’s Industry Trends Report reveals that Florida, Texas, Georgia, California, North Carolina,
and New York
are a safe bet if you are looking to land a clerical and administrative gig. These favorable states account for more then 52%
of all clerical and administrative job postings in 2008. As reported in our healthcare industry post, this should come as no surprise as these states represent more than 38%
of the total U.S population.
At a closer glance, Beyond.com’s report indicates that New York, Houston, Los Angeles, San Diego,
and St. Louis
were the top cities for clerical and administrated jobs over the past year. A driving force behind these stable local job markets are sites like AdministrativeJobs.com, BeyondLosAngeles.com, BeyondSanDiego.com, and StLouisGigs.com, where job seekers and employers alike are finding value in connecting through relevant niche sites.
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