Careers that will shape 2023
Here are the jobs that you can expect to see more of in 2023.
Given the concern over the impact of climate change, environmental scientists will continue to be in demand. According to the BLS
(Bureau of Labor Statistics), the employment growth rate in this sector is 5 percent over the next ten years.
Environmental scientists work to find solutions to environmental problems, such as pollution, climate change, and habitat destruction. They may work in government, industry, or academia, conducting research, developing policy, or teaching. The estimated pay range for environmental scientists and environmental engineering service providers is $103,530 and $77,450 respectively.
There is no doubt that data scientists are in high demand across a variety of industries. According to BLS, the job growth over the next ten years is pegged at 36 percent, much higher than most other jobs.
Data scientists typically work with large sets of data to find trends and insights and their median pay is $100,910 per year. They use their findings to help businesses make better decisions, create new products or services, and optimize existing ones.
Health services manager
Medical and health services managers plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. They may manage an entire facility, a specific clinical area or department, or a medical practice for a group of physicians.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment of medical and health services managers will grow 28 percent from 2021 to 2031—much faster than the average for most occupations.
Machine learning engineer
The demand for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning experts continues to grow as more and more businesses strive to gain a competitive edge by harnessing these cutting-edge technologies.
As a machine learning engineer, you will design and develop algorithms that enable machines to learn from data.
This sector is expected to see a 22 percent growth in job openings between 2021 to 2030 with the median pay being $$131,490 per year.
Cybersecurity/information security analyst
In response to growing cyber threats, businesses are placing a greater emphasis on cybersecurity. As a result, jobs in this field will grow at a rate of 35 percent according to BLS. The median pay for information security analysts is $102,600 per year.
To be successful in a cybersecurity role, you need to have strong technical skills and be up-to-date on the latest security threats. You also need to be able to think like a hacker and anticipate their next move.