An Interactive Infographic about Jobs and Demand

Check out this interactive infographic if you are interested in learning about trends in the job market over time.

Here’s a taste of the type of information you can glean from this resource:

“Registered nurses and other specialty occupations accounted for the largest share of growth in the middle-class wage range. In 1980, 19 of every 1,000 middle-class jobs were held by registered nurses. Today, the rate is 39 per 1,000.”

You also might be interested in the following data:

Jobs per 1,000 middle-class jobs
Top 20 occupations that gained share 1980 2012 Change
Registered nurses 19 39 +20
Mathematical and computer scientists 6 25 +19
Supervisors and proprietors of sales jobs 18 34 +16
Adjusters and investigators 6 22 +15
Managers and administrators 70 84 +14
Health technologists and technicians 8 21 +13
Other teachers and counselors 7 19 +12
Elementary school teachers 41 51 +9
Health therapists 3 11 +8
Accountants and auditors 15 23 +8
Health assistants 4 11 +7
Writers, artists, entertainers and athletes 11 18 +7
Legal assistants and aides 1 6 +6
Personal service occupations 3 8 +5
Police and detectives 14 18 +4
Management analysts 1 6 +4
Financial managers 6 10 +4
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