Occupational Outlook Handbook, 1996-1997

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DIANE Publishing, 1996 - 507 pages
A nationally recognized, best-selling reference work. An easy-to-use, comprehensive encyclopedia” of today's occupations & tomorrow's hiring trends. Describes in detail some 250 occupations -- covering about 104 million jobs, or 85% of all jobs in the U.S. Each description discuses the nature of the work; working conditions; employment; training, other qualifications, & advancement; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; & sources of additional information. Revised every 2 years.
 

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Contents

Construction Managers
30
Cost Estimators
32
Education Administrators
34
Employment Interviewers
37
Engineering Science and Data Processing Managers
39
Financial Managers
41
Funeral Directors
43
General Managers and Top Executives
44
Government Chief Executives and Legislators
46
Health Services Managers
48
Hotel Managers and Assistants
50
Industrial Production Managers
52
Inspectors and Compliance Officers Except Construction
53
Loan Officers and Counselors
57
Management Analysts and Consultants
58
and Public Relations Managers
60
Personnel Training and Labor Relations Specialists and Managers
63
Property and Real Estate Managers
66
Purchasers and Buyers
69
Restaurant and Food Service Managers
72
Underwriters
74
Engineers
76
Aerospace Engineers
79
Chemical Engineers
80
Electrical and Electronics Engineers
81
Mechanical Engineers
82
Mining Engineers
83
Nuclear Engineers
84
Architects
85
Landscape Architects
87
Surveyors
89
Actuaries
91
Computer Scientists and Systems Analysts
93
Mathematicians
96
Operations Research Analysts
97
Statisticians
99
Agricultural Scientists
101
Biological and Medical Scientists
103
Foresters and Conservation Scientists
105
Chemists
107
Geologists and Geophysicists
109
Meteorologists
111
Physicists and Astronomers
113
Lawyers and Judges
115
Social Scientists
119
Economists and Marketing Research Analysts
121
Psychologists
124
Urban and Regional Planners
126
Human Services Workers
128
Recreation Workers
130
Social Workers
132
Clergy
134
Protestant Ministers
135
Rabbis
136
Roman Catholic Priests
137
Adult Education Teachers
138
Archivists and Curators
140
College and University Faculty
143
Counselors
145
Librarians
148
School TeachersKindergarten Elementary and Secondary
150
Special Education Teachers
153
Chiropractors
156
Dentists
157
Optometrists
158
Physicians
160
Podiatrists
162
Veterinarians
163
Dietitians and Nutritionists
165
Occupational Therapists
166
Pharmacists
168
Physical Therapists
169
Physician Assistants
171
Recreational Therapists
172
Registered Nurses
174
Respiratory Therapists
176
SpeechLanguage Pathologists and Audiologists
177
Public Relations Specialists
179
Radio and Television Announcers and Newscasters
181
Reporters and Correspondents
182
Writers and Editors
184
Designers
186
Photographers and Camera Operators
189
Visual Artists
191
Actors Directors and Producers
193
Dancers and Choreographers
195
Musicians
197
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
199
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
200
Dental Hygienists
202
Dispensing Opticians
203
Electroneurodiagnostic Technologists
205
Emergency Medical Technicians
206
Licensed Practical Nurses
208
Medical Record Technicians
209
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
210
Radiologic Technologists
212
Surgical Technologists
214
Aircraft Pilots
215
Air Traffic Controllers
218
Broadcast Technicians
220
Computer Programmers
222
Drafters
224
Engineering Technicians
226
Library Technicians
227
Paralegals
229
Science Technicians
231
Cashiers
234
Counter and Rental Clerks
235
Insurance Agents and Brokers
236
Manufacturers and Wholesale Sales Representatives
238
Real Estate Agents Brokers and Appraisers
240
Retail Sales Worker Supervisors and Managers
243
Retail Sales Workers
245
Securities and Financial Services Sales Representatives
247
Services Sales Representatives
249
Travel Agents
251
Interviewing and New Accounts Clerks
268
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks
269
Mail Clerks and Messengers
270
Material Recording Scheduling Dispatching and Distributing Occupations
272
Dispatchers
273
Stock Clerks
275
Traffic Shipping and Receiving Clerks
276
Postal Clerks and Mail Carriers
277
Record Clerks
278
Billing Clerks and Billing Machine Operators
279
Bookkeeping Accounting and Auditing Clerks
280
File Clerks
281
Library Assistants and Bookmobile Drivers
282
Order Clerks
283
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
284
Personnel Clerks
285
Stenographers Court Reporters and Medical Transcriptionists
287
Teacher Aides
289
Telephone Operators
291
Typists Word Processors and Data Entry Keyers
292
Correctional Officers
295
Firefighting Occupations
297
Guards
299
Police Detectives and Special Agents
301
Private Detectives and Investigators
304
Chefs Cooks and Other Kitchen Workers
306
Food and Beverage Service Workers
309
Dental Assistants
311
Medical Assistants
312
Nursing Aides and Psychiatric Aides
314
Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides
315
Physical Therapy Assistants and Aides
316
Barbers and Cosmetologists
318
Preschool Teachers and ChildCare Workers
319
Flight Attendants
322
HomemakerHome Health Aides
323
Janitors and Cleaners and Cleaning Supervisors
325
Private Household Workers
326
Animal Caretakers Except Farm
328
Farm Operators and Managers
329
Fishers Hunters and Trappers
332
Forestry and Logging Occupations
335
Gardeners and Groundskeepers
337
Aircraft Mechanics Including Engine Specialists
340
Automotive Body Repairers
342
Automotive Mechanics
343
Diesel Mechanics
346
Electronic Equipment Repairers
348
Commercial and Industrial Electronic Equipment Repairers
350
Computer and Office Machine Repairers
351
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Repairers
352
Elevator Installers and Repairers
353
Farm Equipment Mechanics
355
General Maintenance Mechanics
356
Heating AirConditioning and Refrigeration Technicians
358
Home Appliance and Power Tool Repairers
360
Industrial Machinery Repairers
362
Line Installers and Cable Splicers
363
Millwrights
365
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
366
Motorcycle Boat and SmallEngine Mechanics
368
Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
370
Vending Machine Servicers and Repairers
371
Bricklayers and Stonemasons
374
Carpenters
375
Carpet Installers
377
Concrete Masons and Terrazzo Workers
378
Drywall Workers and Lathers
380
Electricians
381
Glaziers
383
Insulation Workers
385
Painters and Paperhangers
387
Plasterers
388
Plumbers and Pipefitters
390
Roofers
392
Sheetmetal Workers
393
Structural and Reinforcing Ironworkers
395
Tilesetters
396
Precision Assemblers
399
BlueCollar Worker Supervisors
400
Food Processing Occupations
402
Inspectors Testers and Graders
404
Metalworking and PlasticsWorking Occupations
405
Jewelers
406
Machinists and Tool Programmers
408
Metalworking and PlasticsWorking Machine Operators
410
Tool and Die Makers
413
Welders Cutters and Welding Machine Operators
415
Plant and Systems Operators
416
Stationary Engineers
418
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators
419
Printing Occupations
421
Prepress Workers
423
Printing Press Operators
426
Textile Apparel and Furnishings Occupations
427
Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
430
Textile Machinery Operators
431
Upholsterers
433
Woodworking Occupations
434
Dental Laboratory Technicians
437
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians
438
Painting and Coating Machine Operators
439
Photographic Process Workers
442
Busdrivers
444
Material Moving Equipment Operators
446
Nature of the Work
448
Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
451
Truckdrivers
453
Water Transportation Occupations
456
Handlers Equipment Cleaners Helpers and Laborers
458
Job Opportunities in the Armed Forces
461
Data for Occupations Not Studied in Detail
467
Employment Projections
475
Dictionary of Occupational Titles Coverage
476
Reprints
492
Index
495

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Page 352 - Employment of computer and office machine repairers is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2005.
Page 25 - Employment of industrial engineers is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations through the year 2005, making for favorable opportunities.
Page 352 - Employment of those who repair computers is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations.
Page 345 - Overall engineering employment is expected to increase about as fast as the average for all occupations, while the number of engineering degrees granted has remained fairly constant over the past several years.
Page 261 - Employment of clerical supervisors and managers is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations through the year 2006.
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Page 386 - For information about training programs or other work opportunities in this trade, contact a local insulation contractor; a local of the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers...
Page 367 - Employment of police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers is expected to grow more slowly than the average for all occupations.
Page 364 - Companies and represented by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers earned between $469 and $1,063 a week in 1994.

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