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Careers with Most Openings
These are the occupations that were expected to have the most annual job openings for the 10-year period of 2018 to 2028 (for states) or 2020 to 2030 (for the United States overall). Please note that these projections do not account for the impacts of the current pandemic. Many occupations are likely to have very different numbers of job openings due to the rapidly changing economy. When revised data are available, they will be published here.
We found 44 occupations with openings in Alabama.
Results Filtered by:
Typical Education – Associate's degree.
Rank Occupation
2018
Employment
Projected Annual Job Openings Earnings Typical Education
97
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
5,000
550
Median wage is between $30,870 to $41,300 per yearAssociate's degree
130
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
3,130
390
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
168
Physical Therapist Assistants
1,920
320
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
192
Dental Hygienists
3,250
260
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
193
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
2,380
260
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
208
Radiologic Technologists
3,810
240
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
236
Respiratory Therapists
2,630
200
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
251
Civil Engineering Technicians
1,550
160
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
273
Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
1,050
140
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
278
Architectural and Civil Drafters
1,180
130
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree