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Unemployment Remains the Same in Decmeber

Published February 7th, 2018 by Samantha

Unemployment Remains the Same in December*
 

Unemployment [4.1%]
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the unemployment rate has remained the same at 4.1% in the months of October, November and December.

 

Job Openings: [5.8 million]

Jobs openings have decreased by almost 100,000 in December from 5.9 million in November displaying a decline in job openings.

 

Hire Rate [3.7%] & Quit Rate [2.2%]
The hire rate (3.8%) has slightly increased from 3.6% in October and the quit rate has slightly increased to (2.2%).

* All Data is from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor online at www.bls.gov

Top 10 Careers in Technology for 2018

Published January 26th, 2018 by Brittany

Top 10 Careers in Technology 2018 

U.S. News released a new list for the projected ‘10 Best Jobs in Technology of 2018’. Seeing as jobs are ranked annually based on the projected number of job openings, opportunity to advance and pay scale, we wanted to compare the top careers in IT, side-by-side, to see any major differences or up and coming jobs for 2018. We also took it a step further and created a chart to show the increase in the median salary for the top careers in technology that made both the 2017 and 2018 lists.

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#1- Software Developer: Up one spot from the previous year.
· Projected jobs: 253,400
· Median Salary: $100,080
· Unemployment rate: 1.6%

#2- Information Security Analyst: Up five spots from the previous year!
· Projected jobs: 28,4000
· Median salary: $92,600
· Unemployment rate: 3.2%

#3- IT Manager: Remains #3 on the list for the best jobs in technology.
· Projected jobs: 43,800
· Median salary: $135,800
· Unemployment rate: 2.7%

#4- Computer Systems Analyst: Down three spots from the previous year.
· Projected jobs: 53,000
· Median salary: $87,220
· Unemployment rate: 2.6%

#5- Computer Network Architect: Remains #5 on the list for the best jobs in technology.
· Projected jobs: 10,400
· Median salary: $101,210
· Unemployment rate: 1.1%

 

Adapted from http://money.usnews.com/careers/slideshows/explore-the-9-best-technology-jobs-of-2016 & http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/rankings/best-technology-jobs.

#6- Computer Systems Administrator: Up three spots from the previous year.
· Projected jobs: 23,900
· Median salary: $79,700
· Unemployment rate: 1.4%

#7- Database Administrator: Down one spot from the previous year.
· Projected jobs: 13,700
· Median Salary: $84,950
· Unemployment rate: 3.1%

#8- Web Developer: Down four spots from the previous year.
· Projected jobs: 21,300
· Median salary: $66,130
· Unemployment rate: 5.2%

#9- Computer Support Specialist: Down one spot from the previous year.
· Projected jobs: 87,100
· Median Salary: $52,160
· Unemployment rate: 3.3%

#10- Computer Programmer: Remains #10 on the list for the best jobs in technology.
· Projected jobs: (-22,600)
· Median salary: $79,840
· Unemployment rate: 3.4%

Unemployment Rate Changes for Top Careers in Technology 2018
The national unemployment rate is the lowest it's been for the past decade; we looked at the top 10 jobs in technology and their projected unemployment rates in 2018 to see how they compared to what was projected in 2017.This is what we found:

 

Adapted from http://money.usnews.com/careers/slideshows/explore-the-9-best-technology-jobs-of-2016 & http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/rankings/best-technology-jobs.

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Unemployment Continues to Steadily Decrease Throughout the End of 2017

Published January 9th, 2018 by Samantha

Unemployment Continues to Steadily Decrease Throughout the End of 2017*
 

Unemployment [4.1%]
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the unemployment rate has continued to drop from 4.2% to 4.1% in the months of October, November and December.

 

Job Openings: [5.9 million]

Jobs openings continue to increase to almost 6 million in October from 5.27 million in September displaying growth in the U.S.

 

Hire Rate [3.8%] & Quit Rate [2.2%]
 The hire rate (3.8%) has slightly increased from 3.6% in October and the quit rate has slightly increased to (2.2%).

* All Data is from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor online at www.bls.gov

Unemployment Continues to Decrease in September 2017

Published November 22nd, 2017 by Samantha

Unemployment Continues to Decrease In September 2017*
 

Unemployment [4.2%]
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the unemployment rate has dropped to 4.2% in September.

Job Openings: [5.3 Million]

Jobs openings decrease to 5,270,000 in September from 5,420,000 in August displaying a job decline in the U.S.


Hire Rate [3.6%] & Quit Rate [2.2%]
The hire rate (3.6%) has slightly decreased from 3.7% in August and the quit rate has slightly increased to (2.2%) in September.

* All Data is from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor online at www.bls.gov

Unemployment Remains the Same In July 2017*

Published September 13th, 2017 by Samantha

Unemployment Decreases In July 2017*
 

Unemployment [4.3%]
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the unemployment rate has dropped to 4.3% in July.

Job Openings: [6.1 Million]

Jobs openings continue to increase to 6,170,000 in July from 6,116,000 in June displaying job growth in the U.S.

Hire Rate [3.8%] & Quit Rate [2.2%]
 The hire rate (3.8%) has slightly increased from 3.7% in June and the quit rate has slightly increased to (2.2%) in July.

* All Data is from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor online at www.bls.gov