Careers are Growing in Massachusetts
It's hard to predict the future, but there are ways to increase your chances for success when contemplating careers growing in Massachusetts. Choosing a job that can't be taken on by computers or exported overseas, for example, is one good ticket to a rewarding and promising future.
Everyone wants to work in an industry with opportunities and room for growth. That's why Lincoln Tech is going around the country and analyzing which career fields are growing. Today, we look at increasing opportunities in Massachusetts. Pay attention to the data below, and use this information to guide you toward a fulfilling career. All career-growth projections and salary information can be found at careeronestop.org for the years 2014–2024, unless otherwise noted.
Computer and Network Support Technician: Help companies and organizations develop a secure network as a Computer and Network Support Technician. Almost 1,500 positions are projected to open across the state by 2024. You can explore training options in Brockton, Lowell and Somerville to kick-start your career.
Dental Assisting: Join the medical industry as a dental assistant. 1,900 positions are predicted to open in the next eight years, meaning you'll have plenty of opportunities to begin a career. Lincoln Tech offers training in both Lowell and Somerville.
HVAC: The heating and cooling industry is growing, and about 1,300 positions should be available by 2024. Learn the HVAC trade by training at Lincoln Tech's Brockton campus.
Massage Therapy: Become a professional masseuse by training at Lincoln Tech's Brockton campus. After you've completed the training, you should find a number of opportunities - more than 2,800 massage therapists are expected to be employed around the state by 2024.
Medical Assisting: Are you passionate about helping people? Turn that passion into a career as a medical assistant. The healthcare industry is in dire need of trained medical assistants — about 3,700 positions are projected to open by 2024. Find training programs at Lincoln Tech's Brockton, Lowell and Somerville campuses.
Medical Office Assisting: Be the “go-to” person when it comes to managing the day-to-day functions of medical and healthcare environments. This job will offer the most opportunities for newly trained adults, with more than 3,000 positions projected to be available by 2024. Enroll in Lincoln Tech's Somerville training program to begin your career.
Pharmacy Technician: Work with pharmacists to deliver quality care to customers. About 880 positions are projected to be available by 2024 in Massachusetts. Begin training at Lincoln Tech's Lowell campus.
We never know what the future holds, but we can make decisions that lead to a brighter tomorrow. Keep the above jobs in mind when choosing your career path to increase your chances of a promising future.