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Occupation title2007-2012* Growth in % of Posted Jobs Advertising for a B.A.2007 % Requiring B.A. 2012* % Requiring B.A. 2007 Total Job Postings 2012* Total Job Postings 2007-2012* Change in Total Job Postings# of B.A.+ Jobs 2007# of B.A.+ Jobs 2012*Difference

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Dental Laboratory Technicians175%12%33%760129570.39%91427336

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Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders83%6%11%14101367-3.05%8515066

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Medical Equipment Preparers55%11%17%4425646246.03%4871099612

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Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products43%54%77%1025123720.68%554952399

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Electronics Engineering Technicians38%21%29%1681213418-20.19%35313891361

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Dental Hygienists38%40%55%3717468125.93%148725751088

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Architectural Drafters37%41%56%23231387-40.29%952777-176

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Cargo and Freight Agents36%33%45%2055339265.06%6781526848

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Photographers36%25%34%104478769-16.06%26122981370

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Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators35%48%65%118949316-21.67%57096055346

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Medical Records and Health Information Technicians35%17%23%386824505616.48%6576103633787

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Criminal Investigators and Special Agents32%53%70%18501843-0.38%9811290310

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Information and Record Clerks, All Other32%25%33%23332050-12.13%58367793

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Purchasing Managers29%65%84%67646669-1.4%439756021205

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Radiologic Technicians29%31%40%1981914873-24.96%61445949-195

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Directors, Religious Activities and Education28%50%64%28201533-45.64%1410981-429

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Computer Operators27%22%28%79414452-43.94%17471247-500

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Neurodiagnostic Technologists24%21%26%2232246210.3%469640171

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Respiratory Therapists24%42%52%2103413235-37.08%88346882-1952

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Occupational Therapists22%73%89%599997808030.14%437996949125692

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Occupational Therapy Assistants20%25%30%167761924914.74%419457751581

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Radiologic Technologists19%31%37%2106713709-34.93%65315072-1458

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Loan Officers19%43%51%6535949006-25.02%2810424993-3111

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Fashion Designers18%71%84%44224310-2.53%31403620481

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Desktop Publishers16%51%59%22841028-54.99%1165607-558

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Web Administrators15%75%86%68475817-15.04%51355003-133

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Command and Control Center Specialists14%44%50%42233519-16.67%18581760-99

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Legal Support Workers, All Other13%60%68%30682560-16.56%18411741-100

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Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment13%45%51%6464784321.33%290940001091

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Athletic Trainers13%62%70%2492291416.93%15452040495

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Registered Nurses12%66%74%492032475443-3.37%32474135182827087

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Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers12%50%56%25952270194.11%12976151312155

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Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School12%66%74%2387720174-15.51%1575914929-830

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Fraud Examiners, Investigators and Analysts12%60%67%1062140832.58%637943306

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Computer Network Architects11%62%69%10354106642.99%64197358939

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Human Resources Managers10%82%90%4198434303-18.3%3442730873-3554

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Technical Directors/Managers9%64%70%93257418-20.45%59685193-775

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Occupational Health and Safety Specialists9%70%76%120721570030.05%8450119323482

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Security Managers8%71%77%1906234823.19%13531808455

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Sound Engineering Technicians8%60%65%20661716-16.94%12401115-124

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*2012 Data is from November 1, 2011 - Oct 31, 2012