Region 2 – Twenty Jobs in High Demand and Fast Growing Occupations

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Personal Care Aides
  • Home Health Aides
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Nursing Instructors and Teachers
  • Interpreters and Translators
  • Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators (Metal and Plastic)
  • Medical Secretaries
  • Physical Therapists
  • Welding, Soldering and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Funeral Service Managers
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  • Crane and Tower Operators
  • Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
  • Machine Technician
  • Construction Managers
  • Team Assemblers

*Listed in no particular order

**Information supplied by University of Alabama Center for Business and Economic Research; Culverhouse College of Commerce and University of Alabama Center for Economic Development Institute for Social Science Research