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    Get Ready Get Going Get A Job Presentation (Update)   07 10 08 Get Ready Get Going Get A Job Presentation (Update) 07 10 08 Presentation Transcript

    • GET READY, GET GOING, GET A JOB EVENT Jobs in Demand An Outlook on Local Employment Needs July 10, 2008 from 8:30 am—3:00 pm Holiday Inn Arena 2-8 Hawley Street, Binghamton
    • CURRENT LABOR MARKET DATA Binghamton MSA - MAY 2008
      • Unemployment Rate stood at 5.1%
        • Up from 4.8% in April 2008 and up from 4.1% from a year earlier
        • Sandwiched between the State (4.9%) and Nation (5.2%)
      • Private Sector Job Count – 90,600
        • Up 100 jobs over-the-year (0.1%)
        • Growth slowed from 1.4% and 1.0% experienced in 2006 and 2007.
      • Beneficiary Counts (those collecting unemployment insurance) down slightly from year ago levels
      • Nearly 1,900 job openings listed with the Dept of Labor (July)
    • http://www.labor.state.ny.us/
    •  
    • Occupational Projections, 2004 - 2014 Southern Tier Region
      • A total of 18,870 jobs (+5.5%) are expected to be created over the period.
      • The top three broad occupational categories by rate of growth are Healthcare Support (+17.9%), Computer and Mathematical (+15.8%) and Community and Social Services (+13.6%)
      • The third highest average wage level is also found in the Computer and Mathematical Occupational Cluster ($76,760)
      • The only two broad occupational categories that are anticipated to decline are Production (-2.7%) and Office, Clerical and Secretarial (-0.7%)
    • Fastest Growing Occupations 2004-2014 Medical and computer-related occupations dominate the list of projected fastest-growing jobs. AVG WAGE (2006) GROWTH RATE OCCUPATION $29,080 +26.9 Dental Assistants $54,800 +26.9 Network and Computer Systems Administrators $83,240 +27.8 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software $49,010 +28.1 Dental Hygienists $30,070 +31.6 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians $24,260 +31.6 Home Health Aides $29,240 +33.3 Painters, Transportation Equipment $31,480 +33.3 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health $25,280 +37.0 Medical Assistants $56,320 +39.3 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts
    • Occupations with the Most Openings 2004-2014 Dominated by occupations with high replacement need – mainly due to high turnover or aging workforce AVG WAGE (2006) NET GROWTH OCCUPATION Not Available +310 Bill and Account Collectors $23,890 +330 Retail Salespersons $31,600 +350 Social and Human Service Assistants $23,490 +380 Receptionists and Information Clerks $29,830 +420 Customer Service Representatives $21,660 +460 Teacher Assistants $20,420 +580 Personal and Home Care Aides $22,170 +750 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners $50,980 +840 Registered Nurses $24,260 +1,100 Home Health Aides
    • High Wage Occupations Experiencing Growth 2004-2014 Professional and managerial-related occupations dominate the list of projected fastest-growing jobs. AVG WAGE (2006) GROWTH RATE OCCUPATION $103,340 +2.4 Pharmacists $105,410 +7.1 Marketing Managers $110,830 +6.7 Training and Development Managers $113,230 +3.6 Sales Managers $116,890 +5.2 Chief Executives $119,030 +20.0 Pediatricians, General $127,690 +10.7 Engineering Managers $163,040 +9.8 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other $166,360 +6.9 Dentists, General >$166,400 +12.5 Internists, General
    • Occupations Experiencing Declines 2004-2014 Dominated by occupations being replaced by technology or production positions being outsourced to lower cost countries AVG WAGE (2006) NET DECLINE OCCUPATION $16,900 -90 Cashiers $22,250 -100 File Clerks $23,650 -110 Office Clerks, General $28,390 -120 Parts Salespersons $20,180 -130 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers $30,580 -140 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers Not Available -150 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service $27,480 -260 Word Processors and Typists $21,280 -560 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers $27,810 -560 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
    • Occupations with the Largest Replacement Need 2004-2014 Replacement Need – mainly due to high turnover or aging workforce AVG WAGE (2006) ANNUAL NET REPLACEMENT OCCUPATION $21,660 +130 Teacher Assistants $21,830 +130 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand $23,650 +130 Office Clerks, General $18,520 +140 Food Preparation Workers $22,170 +140 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners $50,430 +140 Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education $17,120 +160 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food Not Available +280 Waiters and Waitresses $23,890 +320 Retail Salespersons $16,900 +450 Cashiers
    • Occupations with Growth Rates Above that of the State and Nation 2004-2014 4 of 10 are Engineering Related AVG WAGE (2006) NET GROWTH OCCUPATION $67,480 +60 Electrical Engineers $40,480 +60 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians $96,600 +60 Computer Hardware Engineers Not Available +90 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other $49,950 +120 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers $68,550 +130 Mechanical Engineers $37,590 +140 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other $22,740 +190 Tellers $28,430 +230 Team Assemblers Not Available +310 Bill and Account Collectors
    • Growing Occupations Requiring Less than Associates Degree 2004-2014 All occupations within this category have Average Wages below that for All occupations ($37,300) AVG WAGE (2006) NET GROWTH OCCUPATION $19,220 +260 Child Care Workers Not Available +310 Bill and Account Collectors $23,890 +330 Retail Salespersons $31,600 +350 Social and Human Service Assistants $23,490 +380 Receptionists and Information Clerks $29,830 +420 Customer Service Representatives $21,660 +460 Teacher Assistants $20,420 +580 Personal and Home Care Aides $22,170 +750 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners $24,260 +1,100 Home Health Aides
    • DOES EDUCATION REALLY PAY?
    • Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
    • NOT enough new workers are entering the labor force to replace retiring baby boomers, especially in:
      • Health Care
      • Teaching
      • STEM Occupations (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
      • STEM Occupations are Growing
      S CIENCE (chemist, astronomer, physicist) T ECHNOLOGY (computer programmer/analyst) E NGINEERING (civil, agricultural, biomedical) M ATHEMATICS (actuary, statistician)
      • STEM Occupations
      • Require the ability to think logically.
      • STEM workers earned about 70% more than the national average in 2005.
      • Starting salaries are higher for STEM workers than for workers in many other disciplines.
      • Demand for STEM workers is increasing.
    • http://www.labor.state.ny.us/workforceindustrydata/sou/souec.shtm
    • http://www.labor.state.ny.us/workforceindustrydata/bdirector.shtm
    •  
      • Christian D. Harris
      • Senior Economist
      • New York State Department of Labor
      • Division of Research and Statistics
      • 2001 Perimeter Road East, Suite 3
      • Endicott, NY 13760
      • Phone: (607)741-4485/Fax:(607)741-4527
      • E-mail: [email_address]
      CONTACT INFO RESEARCH AND STATISTICS