Jobs Of The Future


Given these uncertain economic times, it is important to know what jobs are in high demand.

Check out the latest trends of the jobs of the future that you might not have expected in the infographic below:

Jobs Of The Future

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Workers between ages 18 and 24 now change jobs 5.7 times on average - compared to just 2-3 job changes among older generations


Work Is Changing

  • Many workers aren’t satisfied with their current jobs
    • 32% of knowledge workers have quit their jobs because they weren’t allowed to work remotely
      • 61% would switch jobs for the opportunity to work from home - That jumps to 100% for workers between 18 and 24
    • 91% of people are happier at work when they have flexible hours and the option to work remotely
      • Remote work can increase happiness outside of work
        • Improved savings: 61%
        • Time for family: 66%
        • Overall morale: 62%


Jobs and workplaces will change to adjust to the changing needs of employees


What Will The Future Of Work Look Like?

  • Places To Work: Flexible workspaces will offer a variety of options so employees can choose where to work
  • Smaller Organizations: Smaller corporations will flourish and collaborate, without the cost of bigger businesses
  • Less Hierarchy: Work will be based in teams and collaboration, where everyone can be a leader
  • Emphasis On Wellness: Workspaces will be designed for comfort, with perks like nap rooms and bringing pet to work
  • Chief Of Work: Changing workplaces will demand a new executive role, working to maintain company culture
  • Digital Assistants: Workers at all levels will use smart assistants, like Siri or Alexa, to sort and prioritize tasks
  • Smarter Brainstorming: Workers across different groups and locations will share ideas and brainstorm
  • Water Cooler: Informal get-togethers between employees will take place online, even using VR and AR headsets


As artificial intelligence and technology take over more aspects of work, creativity and human relationships will become key to successful careers


Top Skills For Jobs Of The Future

  • Visualizing data
  • Creativity & innovation
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Complex problem solving
  • Cognitive Flexibility
  • People management
  • Negotiation


Jobs in technology and entertainment are among the fastest growing fields


Fastest Growing Occupations

  • Home health aides
    • 924,000 new jobs by 2031
    • Median annual salary: $29,430
  • Restaurant cooks
    • 459,900 new jobs by 2031
    • Median annual salary: $30,010
  • Software developers
    • 370,600 new jobs by 2031
    • Median annual salary: $120,730
  • Fast food workers
    • 243,200 new jobs by 2031
    • Median annual salary: $25,100
  • General and operations managers
    • 209,800 new jobs by 2031
    • Median annual salary: $97,970
  • Waiters and waitresses
    • 197,000 new jobs by 2031
    • Median annual salary: $26,000
  • Registered nurses
    • 195,400 new jobs by 2031
    • Median annual salary: $77,600
  • Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers
    • 168,400 new jobs by 2031
    • Median annual salary: $31,230
  • Stockers and order fillers
    • 157,900 new jobs by 2031
    • Median annual salary: $30,110
  • Market research analysts and marketing specialists
    • 150,300 new jobs by 2031
    • Median annual salary: $63,920


Are you prepared for the jobs of the future?