Top 5 Career Fields in 2022

Did you know that as a military spouse you may be entitled to a government grant of up to $4,000 for career training through MyCAA? Military Spouse Career Education (MilCareerEd) and Ed4Career help military spouses to get into the career program of their choice! Thinking about going back to school? Choose a career that is in a growing field.

According to Forbes, the top 5 career fields in 2022 are:

  1. Healthcare
  2. Information Technology
  3. Supply Chain Management
  4. Financial Management
  5. Actuarial and Statistician

With MyCAA there are a multitude of training opportunities and job certifications in Healthcare and Information Technology, the top two growing career fields!

Below are some of the offered Healthcare certifications, median salary and job outlook (2020-2030) according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook:

  • Pharmacy Technician - median salary 28,000-44,000 with expected job growth of 4%
  • Medical Billing & Coding – median salary $45,240 with 9% expected job growth
  • Administrative Medical Office Professional – median salary $37,350
  • Dental Office Assistant – median salary $41,180 per year with 11% expected job growth
  • Mental Health Technician – median salary $33,140 per year with 11% expected job growth

Some of the offered Information Technology certifications & the average salary:

  • Computer Technician – median salary $55,510 per year with expected job growth of 9%
  • Network Administrator – median salary $84,810 per year with 5% expected job growth

When selecting a career training program, take the time to research details about each occupation – what are the typical roles and responsibilities? Is your career choice a more “portable” one? Will it be easy for you to find employment when you PCS? The Bureau of Labor Statistics is a great resource to find more information on these career choices.

Taking advantage of your MyCAA benefits can be one of the most beneficial decisions you make for you and your family’s future. Contact Military Career Education and learn how you can get started in your new career today!