EmploymentCrossing Data Shows Thousands of Job Openings for Every Category Listed Under the New BLS System

Share Article

EmploymentCrossing.com has found thousands of jobs in fields covered by BLS’s revised Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system.


IT job openings

EmploymentCrossing.com has 235,762 IT job openings and 152,118 nursing jobs listed as of April 2.

Job search website EmploymentCrossing.com has been able to track down thousands of job openings for all the occupations covered under the recently revised Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) system.

The new system was announced in 2010 but data regarding how many people are employed in all these occupations was released only on March 29, 2013. The BLS data shows that the single largest occupation was “computer network support specialists”, which employed 167,980 individuals as of May 2012. The IT sector in fact dominates the rankings, with another three IT job titles. The other three IT job titles making the cut are information security analysts with 89,290 employees, web developers with 66,100 employees and computer network architects with 94,000 employees.

The nursing profession also did well in the survey, which showed that there were 105,780 nurse practitioners. Nurse anesthetists and nurse midwives also did well with the former accounting for 34,180 positions and the later accounting for 5,710 positions.

Special education teachers (including both preschool and all others) accounted for a combined 61,030 jobs. The rest of the list consists mostly of a mix of blue-collar jobs and healthcare industry related jobs.

EmploymentCrossing.com has 235,762 IT job openings and 152,118 nursing jobs listed as of April 2. There are also 92,650 special education job openings. The category of blue-collar jobs holds 261,630 openings, which includes titles as varied as forklift operator to CNC Machinists.

For more details on the job openings according to the industry on the site:

About EmploymentCrossing

EmploymentCrossing is part of the Employment Research Institute, which is one of the most powerful and comprehensive organizations dedicated to helping professionals find jobs that will enhance their careers. Employment Research Institute consists of 120+ of industry-specific and 120+ location-specific job boards which consolidates every job opening it can find in one convenient location. The website also offers a seventy two-hour free trial to new members.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Andrew Ostler
Follow us on
Visit website