Top Hot Jobs in North America and Where to Find Them
Number One Job Listing in America: Physical Therapist
Phsycial Therapists are in high demand across the United States at all levels of employment, including Full-Time, Part-Time, Contractor, and Temporary assignments. Among US States, Texas includes three large cities whose employers are posting large numbers of job openings for physical therapists. These are Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio.
In 2008 and 2009, physical therapists also became high demand professionals in the Travel Healthcare Industry. One largely the realm of travel nurses, the Travel Healthcare has developed to include many opportunities for physical terapists, occupational therapists, and doctors, as well as some allied health professionals.
For city reviews and and emploment trends for the three cities mentions above, please see:
Number One Job in Number of Openings and % Increase
Top Cities for Physical Therapist Jobs
- TEXAS: Houston, Dallas, San Antonio
- Jacksonville FL
- St. Louis
- Louisville KY
- Colorado Springs
- Lexington KY
- North Fort Myers FL
All About Physical Therapy Jobs
- The American Physical Therapy Association
US National Professional Organization. Current research, physical therapy news, consumer information, career advice and access to back issues of Physical ...
- Professional Journal "Physical Therapy"
Peer-reviewed PT journal and the official publication of the American Physical Therapy Association (below). Trends, treatment methods, news, networking, other.
- Guide to PT Schools and Degrees - Where to find the best program for you.
Which physical therapy program is right for you?
Number of Job Listings
On June 17, 2009 Indeed.com, one of the largest job search engines in America, listed a total of 2,657, 563 job openings (an increase of over 100,000+ jobs listings in 2 days). Many additional jobs were open but not listed online.
Over 46,000 listings were for Physical Therapist Assistants and over 119,000 were for Physical Therapists.
<If you are unemployed or underemployed, check with your County jobs services or jobs and family services or WIA office and ask about Training Dollars afforded by the 2009 Stilumus Package to train workers for new jobs, including the line of physical therapy.>
A variety of offices are aviable to help people attempt to find employment and training and one place to start is here: County One Stop Centers in the USA.
Job Locations, listed from Most Jobs to Least
- New York City
- Houston TX
- Washington, DC
- Los Angeles
- Atlanta, GA
- San Diego
- San Francisco
- Las Vegas
- Seattle, WA
Top Jobs Online, Combined Internet Sources
- Physical Therapists
- Assistant Managers
- Avon and Other Independent Beauty Consultants
- Occupational Therapists
- Sales Managers & Salespersons - also on Canadian Top 10 (see below)
- Registered Nurses (RNs) - also on Canadian Top 10
- Store Managers
- Administrative Assistants - also on Canadian Top 10
- Customer Service Reps - also on Canadian Top 10
Number of US Online Job Listings - Percentage Growth
Job Forecasts through 2016, 2020, and 2100
US President Barack Obama planned to save or to create 3,500,000 across the nation form 2009 - 2012.
Federal, state, and local job trends and forecasts of high-growth and high-demand jobs in this country are available through 2016, with Healthcare occupations remaining in high demand through at least 2020. In addition, Healthcare job openings are expected to reamin overly abundant through the very end of the 21st Century.
A recesion marred commercial progess in American in the 3rd and 4th QTRs of 2008 and entended through 2009. President George W. Bush spurred stimulus or "bailout" funding during this time. Under new President Barack Obama, a Stimulus Package, an Omnibus Package and other Federal Aid was distributed to big businesses such as banks, insurance companies and the auto industry. Meanwhile, large and small businesses closed their doors and workers were laid off - some having lost their retirement accounts in the economic downturn.
During 1st and 2nd Qtrs of 2009, the number of job listings on the Internet began to increase, shown by the rising curve of the graph below, based on gathering data from thousands of job listing websites across the nation. Many other open jobs are never listed on the Internet, but online postings are a good starting point.
How do actual job listings compare to nation, state, and local predictions?
Positive Job Listing Trends in forecast "Top 10"
Top 10 Fastest-Growing Jobs Forecast by DOL through 2016
The US Department of Labor forecast the following 10 occupations to grow most quickly from 2006 to 2016. Only the 4 job titles in bold print showed an overall increase (growth) from 2006 - 2009.
- Network Systems And Data Communications Analysts - IT
- Personal & Home Care Aides – Healthcare
- Home Health Aides (HHAs) - Healthcare
- Computer Software Applications Engineers - IT
- Veterinary Technologists & Technicians - Healthcare
- Personal Financial Advisors – Financial
- Makeup Artists – Theatrical, performance (entertainment/show business)
- Medical Assistants (MAs) - Healthcare
- Veterinarians - Healthcare
- Substance Abuse & Behavioral Disorder Counselors – Healthcare
Most of these jobs are in Healthcare (human and animal), followed by Information Technology (IT), Finance, and Entertainment.
A comparison of forecast top jobs with the 1) Top Job Listings in America and the 2) Job Listings Trends 2005-2009 (above) shows a clear discrepancy through 1st or 2nd QTR 2009. Most of the forecast top jobs fluctuated widely and declined overall from 2005 - 2009. The 4 exceptions were: Personal & Home Care Aides, Home Health Aides, Medical Assistants, and Substance Abuse Counselors & Behavioral Disorder Counselors. One category that increased and then dropped off was the Computer Software Engineers group.
Registered Nurse is one other Faster-Increasing Job Listing
COMPARISONS -- WOWJOBS CANADA
WOWJOBS - "One Click All Jobs"
WOWJOBS seems to be the largest listing job search engine in Canada. on June 17, online jobs reached to over 144,000 jobs nationwide in Canada, far fewer than in USA.
The graph above shows the amazing increase in open positions in the Number One Online-Listed Job in Canada: Live-In Caregiver.
Thus, the Number One high demand job in North American Nations:
- Canada -- Live-In Caregiver
- US -- Physical Therapist
Both these positions are involved in Healthcare and Personal Services.
<Note: Indeed and SimplyHired also operate job search engines in Canada, but without trends accessibility.>
Top-Listed Canadian Jobs
- Live-In Caregivers
- Sales Associates/Salespersons
- Administrative Assistants
- Registered Nurses (RNs)
- Customer Service Representatives
- Food Counter Attendants
- Project Managers
- Sales Representatives
Top 10 Canadian Cities Posting the Most Jobs
- Toronto, 2. Calgary, 3. Vancouver, 4. Edmonton, 5. Montreal 6., Ottawa, 7. Winnipeg, 8.Mississauga, 9. Quebec, 10.London
Jobs in the Canadian MIcro-City for the Future: Victoria BC
Click here for a link to Micro-Cities for the Future)
- General Help
- Live-In Caregiver
- Hotel/Restaurant Jobs
- Managers - includes Restaurant Managers
- Office Clerks
- Sales Representatives
- Dental Assistants and Receptionists
- Corporate Recruiters
- Hairstylists and Beauticians