Top Careers of 2011 - KTUL.com - Tulsa, Oklahoma - News, Weather & Sports

Top Careers of 2011

Posted: Updated:

Are you looking for a job change?  Maybe you're even thinking of changing careers entirely.  A lot of people are fed-up, bored, or just plain unhappy with their job, and they want a change. There's a lot that goes into making such a big decision. Here are a few of the best careers of 2011.  

  • Healthcare is always near the top of the list of fastest-growing careers.   Dental hygienists and physician assistants are among those in high demand in Oklahoma.
  • Gallup recently called Oklahoma one of the top ten best job markets, primarily because we're an energy state. Higher energy prices have opened a number of opportunities for engineers, technicians and laborers that are educated in drilling and refining.
  • Not every hot career means years of higher education.  Some of Oklahoma's fastest growing occupations that only require work experience or on-the-job training, include veterinary assistants, pharmacy technicians, pipelayers and plumbers.

Of course, with the recession officially over and the job market slowly improving, your best career decision could be to stay put with the one you already have.

"The 50 Best Careers of 2011"

"10 Career Change Mistakes to Avoid"

"Top 50 Fastest-Growing Occupations (Oklahoma)"

  • NewsMore>>

  • Motorcyclist Injured After Striking Police Unit

    Motorcyclist Injured After Striking Police Unit

    A motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital after colliding with a police officer's patrol unit in west Tulsa.The accident took place near 1700 W. Edison Street.Police say the officer involved in the accident had turned on to Edison while the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on the street. The injured motorcyclist collided with the police unit. Police say he was conscious when transported, but in significant pain.More >>
    A motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital after colliding with a police officer's patrol unit in west Tulsa.The accident took place near 1700 W. Edison Street.Police say the officer involved in the accident had turned on to Edison while the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on the street. The injured motorcyclist collided with the police unit. Police say he was conscious when transported, but in significant pain.More >>
  • The Weleetka Murders - Long Road To Justice

    The Weleetka Murders - Long Road To Justice

    He walked into the stairwell a guilty man. Kevin Sweat, moments after entering a plea owning up to three murders."It was pretty emotional to hear his plea," said Faye Taylor.Faye and Michael's daughter, Ashley Taylor, was Sweat's girlfriend and the third murder victim."Of course it was devastating to find out that my daughter's boyfriend was the one that murdered them," said Michael Taylor.20 miles away at Outlaws Grocery and Restaurant in Weleetka…"It blew this town away," said Tracee Willia...More >>
    He walked into the stairwell a guilty man. Kevin Sweat, moments after entering a plea owning up to three murders."It was pretty emotional to hear his plea," said Faye Taylor.Faye and Michael's daughter, Ashley Taylor, was Sweat's girlfriend and the third murder victim."Of course it was devastating to find out that my daughter's boyfriend was the one that murdered them," said Michael Taylor.20 miles away at Outlaws Grocery and Restaurant in Weleetka…"It blew this town away," said Tracee Willia...More >>
  • Man Accused of Murdering Weleetka Girls, Fiancee Pleads Guilty

    Man Accused of Murdering Weleetka Girls, Fiancee Pleads Guilty

    The man accused of killing two Weleetka girls in 2008 and his fiancee in 2011 plead guilty today.More >>
    The man accused of killing two Weleetka girls in 2008 and his fiancee in 2011 plead guilty today.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

P.O. Box 8 Tulsa, OK 74101-0008

Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTUL. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.