Recovery: Job Growth and Education Requirements Through 2020

This report provides an overview of the job market and a projection of the jobs expected to be available through 2020 as well as the educational demands for those jobs. Key kindings include: 1) following the recession, jobs will be restored at a slow and steady pace, with healthcare and STEM being two of the fastest growing industries; 2) the highest job growth has been for those who have attained a bachelor's degree or higher; 3) by 2020, 65% of all jobs will require postsecondary education and training. Finally, the report compares the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are most valued in today's economy to those needed in the occupations with the highest wages, growth, and demand. 

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Georgetown University
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