10 Hottest Jobs with Great Potential, from 2010 – 2020. US Market (as well as Malaysia Market)
7. Sales Representatives (Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific)
Nevertheless, sales representatives will still be in great demand in the coming years, especially with the increasing popularity of so many electronic gadgets and products in the current market. Else, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives sell goods from manufacturers to business entities, government agencies or corporations. They meet customers, explain product features, answer questions from customers and negotiate prices.
Opportunity : from 2010 – 2012, 17,405 jobs added, a growth of 4%
288,900 jobs outlook by 2020, a growth of 16%
Yearly salary : approx RM 170,000 (varies)
Qualification : A bachelor’s degree (scientific or technical products)
School certificate (general products)
8. Information Security Analysts, Web Developers and Computer Network Architects
Computer system networks, company websites are all valuable assets to an organization. They need people to manage and develop it to a higher level for a company’s maximum performance. This is where information Security Analysts, Web Developers and Computer Network Architects will come in.
Security analysts make sure company and client data stays safe from cyber attacks. Web developers create quality website/s and publicise it to reach as large crowd as possible. Computer network architects create and maintain the internal networks for everybody to use.
Opportunity : from 2010 – 2012, 15,715 jobs added, a growth of 5%
65,700 jobs outlook by 2020, a growth of 22%
Yearly salary : approx RM 227,120
Qualification : A bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field, knowledge of web programming languages.
9. Mechanical Engineers
Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines, and nowadays with the cut cost exercise, companies tends to opt for automation in the area where large labour force are needed and hence they need mechanical engineers to handle and maintain the machines. Mechanical engineers test mechanical devices, tools, engines and also design, develop and build machines.
Opportunity : from 2010 – 2012, 13,847 jobs added, a growth of 6%
21,300 jobs outlook by 2020, a growth of 9%
Yearly salary : approx RM 234,610
Qualification : A bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering, or a degree in related specific fields.
reference : http://www.bls.gov