ERIC Number: ED382242
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Employment, Salary and Placement Information for Johnson County Community College Career Programs.
Conklin, Karen A.
Drawing from local, state, and national data sources, this report from Johnson County Community College (JCCC) in Kansas summarizes the employment outlook in occupations corresponding to the college's career programs. The first section of the report offers 1992-2005 national employment projections, focusing on the fastest growing occupations, fastest growing occupations requiring some postsecondary or extensive employer training, and occupations with the largest numerical increases. This section indicates that: (1) employment will grow faster than the labor force; (2) industry employment will continue to shift from the goods-producing to the service-producing sector; and (3) the bulk of employment growth will be in health services, retail trade, and business services. The remainder of the report focuses on the employment outlook in the following fields: accounting; administration of justice/law enforcement; automotive body repair technology; automotive technology; aviation maintenance technology; business entrepreneurship; carpentry technology; chef apprentice; civil engineering technology; commercial art; construction management; data processing; dental hygiene; drafting technology; electronics engineering technology; emergency medical science; fashion merchandising; fire science; grounds and turf management; health information technology; hospitality management; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning technology; industrial programmable controls; interior merchandising; interpreter training; marketing and management; metal fabrication; nursing; occupational therapy assistant; office systems technology; paralegal; physical therapy assistant; printing technology; radiologic technology; railroading operations; respiratory therapy; sales and customer relations; veterinary technology; and welding technology. For each field, the report presents employment and salary information for the greater Kansas City area, for the state, and for the nation. For most fields, information on the average wages of JCCC career program completers and JCCC placement information is also provided. (KP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Johnson County Community Coll., Overland Park, KS. Office of Institutional Research.