Most In-Demand Careers with an Associate's Degree

Associate's degree holders may be wondering about the most in-demand careers they can pursue. Registered Nurses rank as the most sought-after career, with 67,538 job openings annually, followed by Retail Salespersons with 64,771 openings and Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food with 56,984 openings. Learn more about these potential careers and others, below!

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O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

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