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In Ohio, Jobs and Buckeye Trees Continue to Grow

For the year leading up to March 2010, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 2.9 percent job loss for Ohio, state-wide. However, 15 Ohio counties grew jobs during the same period:

  • Fairfield County hired 1,496 workers, measuring 5% job growth
  • Hancock County created jobs for 793 employees, a 2.3% employment increase
  • Delaware County employed 1,244 job-seekers, a 2.1% job expansion
  • Mercer County gained 296 jobs, for a 2.2 % increase in employment

What's Hot on the Ohio Job Market

According to the BLS' most recent 2008-2018 job projections, the decade should see tremendous growth in the following occupations:

  • Network systems and data communications analysts: 53% growth, $71,100 median salary
  • Home health aides: 50% growth, $20,460 median salary
  • Registered Nurses: 22% growth, $62,450 median salary
  • Nursing aides, orderlies, attendants: 19% growth, $23,850 median salary
  • Elementary school teachers: 16% growth, $49,330 median salary

Ohio Careers and Level of Education

Whether you choose the third largest public university in the country, Ohio State, or you opt for an online degree that allows you to build a course schedule around work and family, many careers may get a benefit from higher education. Among those described above, a bachelor's degree may helps you get your foot in the door for the higher salaries.