Top 100 NJ Jobs

Top 100 NJ Jobs

Top 100 Jobs in New Jersey by 2024

NJCU's Division of Professional Education and Lifelong Learning (PELL) provides classes, workshops, and certificate programs designed to prepare people for some of the fastest growing jobs in New Jersey. The complete list of the Top Jobs in New Jersey by 2024 is below and ranked by number of jobs projected. Visit the PELL home page or our Middle-Skills and Workforce Development section to learn more about our classes, workshops and certificate programs.

Top Jobs in New Jersey by 2024 - Ranked by Number of Jobs Projected
Rank Job Title Growth % Average Wage Jobs in 2024
1 Material Handler 113.70% $28,980 95,350
2 Registered Nurse 113.20% $80,580 92,130
3 Crew Member 116.30% $21,990 67,860
4 Certified Nursing Assistant 115.20% $28,980 62,840
5 Receptionist 111.60% $31,440 58,100
6 Home Health Aid 145.00% $23,230 51,000
7 Software Developer 117.90% $101,450 44,880
8 Accountant 110.90% $88,940 43,980
9 Packer 110.30% $23,200 33,280
10 Food Preparer 112.20% $22,900 31,170
11 Delivery Driver 111.60% $37,100 30,280
12 Stylist 111.40% $36,960 29,460
13 Carpenter 110.60% $60,380 25,630
14 Barista 111.50% $20,460 25,340
15 Assistant Manager 115.50% $41,770 23,870
16 Billing Specialist 111.80% $41,510 23,170
17 Volunteer 111.20% $36,960 22,250
18 Computer Programmer 115.10% $85,100 19,860
19 Management Consultant 110.80% $98,630 19,130
20 Medical Assistant 117.40% $35,250 18,510
21 Licensed Practical Nurse 114.60% $53,740 18,510
22 Bartender 114.90% $28,710 18,450
23 Business Analyst 117.00% $102,310 18,170
24 Marketing Internship 117.10% $76,400 17,710
25 Forklift Operator 112.00% $35,430 17,680
26 Instructor 113.50% $58,020 16,630
27 Computer Technician 112.70% $59,150 16,390
28 Electrician 118.50% $71,310 16,120
29 Fitness Trainer 116.60% $52,920 16,070
30 Medical Receptionist 112.30% $41,180 15,660
31 Recreation Leader 112.80% $27,900 15,070
32 Food Runner 118.10% $24,010 14,000
33 Hvac Technician 117.50% $58,420 12,720
34 Personal Care Assistant 120.20% $28,670 12,140
35 Medical Director 113.70% $119,410 11,380
36 Software Engineer 110.50% $115,650 10,860
37 Nail Technician 111.60% $26,320 10,700
38 Plumber 114.60% $69,360 10,620
39 Dental Assistant 111.50% $41,460 10,430
40 Physical Therapist 129.40% $96,890 9,760
41 Emergency Medical Technician 119.50% $37,460 9,560
42 Driver 111.60% $32,490 9,360
43 Ride Operator 116.70% $21,210 9,290
44 Detailer 110.30% $24,480 9,220
45 Massage Therapist 121.80% $46,580 8,710
46 Painter 110.60% $45,540 8,260
47 Mechanic 114.10% $54,500 8,150
48 Cook 118.90% $31,410 8,120
49 Industrial Mechanic 116.70% $56,450 7,700
50 Dental Hygienist 111.40% $84,180 7,340
51 Animal Care Technician 112.30% $25,700 6,470
52 Clinical Psychology Internship 112.40% $94,650 6,250
53 Speech-Language Pathology Internship 114.10% $84,890 6,210
54 Phlebotomist 120.70% $37,430 5,890
55 Mental Health Counselor 117.50% $53,410 5,710
56 Baker 112.10% $29,390 5,570
57 Medical Technologist 112.80% $69,160 5,470
58 Program Manager 111.50% $86,100 4,940
59 Physical Therapy Aide 131.20% $27,540 4,880
60 Occupational Therapist 122.90% $91,660 4,620
61 Executive Chef 113.40% $61,970 4,490
62 Nurse Practitioner 128.20% $115,230 4,230
63 Scientist 111.60% $117,930 4,130
64 Substance Abuse Counselor 117.20% $53,490 3,810
65 Shampoo Assistant 111.60% $21,090 3,760
66 Respiratory Therapist 111.10% $71,940 3,700
67 X-Ray Technician 121.80% $51,040 3,570
68 Web Developer 120.30% $73,610 3,440
69 Medical Laboratory Technician 115.30% $50,780 3,250
70 Veterinary Technician 115.30% $36,540 3,170
71 Security Technician 118.80% $50,200 3,040
72 Travel Agent 110.60% $43,500 3,020
73 Operations Analyst 136.30% $95,200 2,930
74 Mental Health Worker 114.70% $71,600 2,730
75 Roofer 117.50% $59,260 2,680
76 Meeting Planner 110.90% $61,830 2,640
77 Health Claims Examiner 117.80% $89,630 2,580
78 Surgical Technician 113.50% $50,000 2,530
79 Dietitian 113.10% $66,540 2,510
80 Cement Mason 116.90% $57,890 2,490
81 Diagnostic Medical Sonographer 122.20% $73,850 2,480
82 Cargo Agent 114.90% $44,560 2,470
83 Physician Assistant 126.10% $110,950 2,320
84 Sterile Processing Technician 111.00% $37,550 2,320
85 Miner 120.60% $63,250 2,280
86 Education Director 111.90% $64,610 2,260
87 Environmental Engineer 114.30% $94,150 2,080
88 Helper/driver 112.60% $53,310 1,880
89 Physical Therapist Assistant 135.90% $64,230 1,740
90 Optician 121.70% $53,770 1,740
91 Tile Installer 111.20% $54,770 1,690
92 Dock Loader 114.10% $54,520 1,540
93 Hair Stylist 111.50% $23,430 1,450
94 Actuarial Internship 113.30% $114,290 1,360
95 Plastic Technician 112.70% $46,240 1,240
96 Optometrist 122.20% $111,860 1,210
97 Helper 113.20% $31,220 1,200
98 Cardiovascular Technician 121.70% $73,870 1,120
99 Community Health Representative 112.00% $45,850 1,120
100 Drywall Sander 111.10% $60,200 1,100

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