In Demand Occupations, Career Watch Arkansas 2017

 

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Human Services In Demand Occupations

These are occupations that are found in an industry cluster that are projected to add a significant number of new jobs to our state’s economy, are existing or emerging occupations being transformed by technology and innovation, or are vital to the overall health of our economy. 

 

Occupation Title

Education

Wage

Hourly/Annual

Social and Community Service Managers

B

$26.11/$54,300

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

D

$31.00/$64,480

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

B

$17.51/$36,430

Mental Health Counselors

M

$24.98/$51,960

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

B

$17.14/$35,640

Healthcare Social Workers

M

$20.86/$43,390

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

B

$19.46/$40,480

Social and Human Service Assistants

HS

$13.67/$28,400

Clergy

B

$20.97/$43,620

First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers

HS

$15.26/$31,730

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

PS

$12.60/$26,210

Childcare Workers

HS

$9.47/$19,700

Personal Care Aides

NFE

$9.48/$19,720

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

HS

$15.26/$31,730

Residential Advisors

HS

$12.48/$25,960

Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers

NFE

$9.75/20,270

Doctoral or professional degree (D) – Requires at least three years of full-time academic study beyond a bachelor’s degree.

Master’s degree (M) – Requires one or two years of full-time academic study beyond a bachelor’s degree.

Bachelor’s degree (B) – Requires four or five years of full-time academic study.

Associate degree (A) – Requires at least two years of full-time academic study.

Postsecondary non-degree award (PS) – Programs last a few weeks to more than a year; leads to a certificate or other award.

Some college, no degree (SC) – Requires the completion of a high school diploma or equivalent plus the completion of one or more postsecondary courses that did not result in a degree or award.

High School diploma or equivalent (HS) – Requires the completion of high school or an equivalent program resulting in the award of a high school diploma or an equivalent, such as a GED.

No Formal Education (NFE) – Signifies that a formal credential issued by an educational institution, such as a high school diploma or postsecondary certificate, is not typically needed for entry into the occupation.