Care for, Educate, or Entertain people
Are you a "people person"? Do you like caring for the sick and elderly, educating the next generation, or entertaining audiences? Healthcare, education and the tourism and the hospitality industry have one thing in common - many jobs require a lot of personal interaction with lots of people.
The demand for instructors in career and technical training, also called vocational, will see the greatest demand. The demand for high quality teachers in public education - both K12 and college - remains consistent. The demand for instructors in career and technical training, also called vocational, will see the greatest demand.
Healthcare jobs are expected to have the fastest employment growth during the next ten years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In fact, Florida will have more than 50,000 job openings for nurses and nursing assistants in the next seven years. Other hot jobs include medical assistants, medical secretaries and health services managers.
Jobs in personal care and service are projected to grow 19% from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations, which will result in about 1.2 million new jobs.
Tourism and Hospitality
Florida’s warm weather, beautiful beaches and world-renowned theme parks attract nearly 90 million visitors every year, making tourism one of the state’s major economic engines and job generators. From restaurants to hotels to tourist attractions, the hospitality industry offers a wide array of service jobs and lots of opportunity for career advancement.