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The Occupation Outlook Handbook is a respected and nationally recognized source of detailed career information. The collegestart.org simplified career comparison tool provides this information in a simplified format to allow users to analyze the information by comparing and sorting the information to build their own customized reports.[wpdatatable id=22]Source: Occupation Outlook Handbook
What information to get from this tool
- For each career, get to know the entry level, the degree required for entry-level positions, Job opportunities in 2014, new jobs to 2024 and expected percentage Job growth.
- You can look up for careers that require an entry-level degree qualification similar to yours e.g if you are studying for a bachelor’s degree in accounting or you have just graduated, you can select Bachelor in the entry-level field and accounting in the degree name field. You will get a list of careers that required that combination. You can sort this list by, median pay, Jobs 2014, new jobs to 2024, percentage growth or by comment.
- Check out the possible occupations you can pursue with your degree. For example, if you want to know what occupations you can pursue with an engineering degree, enter engineering in the degree name field. You will get a list of occupations that required an engineering degree. You can process this further by selecting any entry level and sorting the results by growth rate, median salary, and number of Jobs.
- Highest earning careers with your degree
- Career with the highest number of jobs, the highest number of new jobs and the highest growth rate
How to Make decision about your career.
- Use the simplified career and degree comparison tool, and visit the “what I can do with my degree” page.
- Check Occupation Outlook Handbook and learnhowtobecome.org for detailed information about each occupation.
- Visit onetonline.org
- Visit careerinfonet.org