Summary of “Why Nerds and Nurses Are Taking Over the U.S. Economy”

Remarkably, that’s 10 percent of the total 11.5 million jobs that the BLS expects the economy to add.
Manufacturing is the only major industry projected to decline in the next decade, and steelworkers are projected to add just 9,000 jobs in the next 10 years.
Aging explains, for example, why jobs are projected to grow 50 percent slower in the next decade than they did between 1996 and 2006.
The economy has already shed 120,000 of those jobs in just the last two years.
Even though these jobs have been a bright spot in the last few years, the BLS projects that warehousing employment won’t grow much faster than the rest of the labor market in the next decade.
Jobs for people with bachelor’s degrees are projected to grow twice as fast as jobs for people with just high school degrees.
In their projections, heavy truck-driving will add 114,000 new jobs in the next decade, growing at nearly the same rate as the economy.
This article originally misstated that registered nurses were among the fastest growing jobs.

The orginal article.