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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 37 occupations with openings in Connecticut.
Results Filtered by:
Typical Education – Associate's degree.
Rank Occupation
2018
Employment
Projected Annual Job Openings Earnings Typical Education
61
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
8,030
880
Median wage is between $30,870 to $41,300 per yearAssociate's degree
80
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
5,520
690
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
161
Dental Hygienists
3,120
260
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
215
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
1,580
170
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
227
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
1,600
160
Median wage is between $30,870 to $41,300 per yearAssociate's degree
234
Radiologic Technologists
2,510
150
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
248
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
1,130
130
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
251
Occupational Therapy Assistants
890
130
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
255
Industrial Engineering Technicians
1,080
120
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree
260
Respiratory Therapists
1,530
120
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearAssociate's degree