4 Occupations Making a Post-Recession Comeback

by Christopher Freeburn | October 31, 2012 1:29 pm

electrical worker 4 Occupations Making a Post Recession Comeback[1]While the job market remains sluggish, some professions are recovering from the economic downturn[2] despite losing a significant amount of jobs when the economy went sour.

CareerBuilder partnered with Economic Modeling Specialists (EMSI) to review U.S. employment trends and determine which occupations are seeing job growth after suffering during the downturn.

The following four occupations — hit hard by the recession — are showing significant job growth[3], according to CareerBuilder and EMSI:

  1. Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders – 16% growth since 2010, after a 16% decline in jobs between 2007 and 2009
  2. Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic – 13% growth since 2010, after a 23% decline in jobs between 2007 and 2009
  3. Pourers and Casters, Metal – 14% growth since 2010, after a 16% decline in jobs between 2007 and 2009
  4. Engine and Other Machine Assemblers – 13% growth since 2010, after a 23% decline in jobs between 2007 and 2009

You can find more detail on the occupations that are recovering from the recession[4] at CareerBuilder.com.

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/electrical-worker.jpg
  2. recovering from the economic downturn: http://www.careerbuilder.com/share/aboutus/pressreleasesdetail.aspx?sd=10%2f24%2f2012&sc_cmp1=cb_pr721_&siteid=cbpr&id=pr721&ed=10%2f24%2f2099
  3. showing significant job growth: http://www.careerbuilder.com/share/aboutus/pressreleasesdetail.aspx?sd=10%2f24%2f2012&sc_cmp1=cb_pr721_&siteid=cbpr&id=pr721&ed=10%2f24%2f2099
  4. occupations that are recovering from the recession: http://www.careerbuilder.com/share/aboutus/pressreleasesdetail.aspx?sd=10%2f24%2f2012&sc_cmp1=cb_pr721_&siteid=cbpr&id=pr721&ed=10%2f24%2f2099

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