this Career Guide
It identifies occupations
in the Bay Area with above average hiring demand, special
skill requirements, good wages and high growth potential
over the next three to five years.
also identifies occupations in the Bay Area that require
Information Technology (IT) skills. There is currently
a shortage of workers in IT occupations, and there are
a number of different types of occupations that can
appeal to individuals with very different skill sets
and interest areas. Some of these occupations are in
extremely high demand and pay excellent wages.
require a four year college degree.
Other introductory pages
of this Career Guide include:
These "emerging occupations"
are organized in nine "clusters" shown below.
Within each cluster there are multiple emerging occupationsthis
Career Guide describes one or two, as ideal entry points
for those seeking a promising new career. Others exist,
and will continue to emerge over time, which are not