Total new jobs (2008-2018):
70,100 Pct. increase:
+28.1 percent Median income:
$60,570 States with most jobs per capita:
District of Columbia, Delaware, Massachusetts
Market analysts work with large companies to provide insight into demographics and target audiences. Over the next decade, these individuals are expected to be in hot demand. According to the BLS, “Market research analysts, the larger specialty, will experience much faster than average job growth because competition between companies seeking to expand their market and sales of their products will generate a growing need for marketing professionals.” By 2018, there will be more than 70,000 new such positions. The job has a median income of more than $60,000 and only requires a bachelor’s degree, although a master’s or PhD. is helpful.
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