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Engineering jobs in Connecticut are coveted

Posted on May 5, 2013

Engineering jobs in Connecticut are highly coveted, according to recent statistics from job board CareerBuilder.

New research from CareerBuilder and CareerRookie shows where the jobs are and what employers are willing to negotiate in job offers for America’s next generation of workers, college grads.

In a nationwide online survey of more than 2,000 employers, CareerBuilder and Harris Interactive© asked companies which college majors were most in demand at their firms. Similar to last year, business and technical majors are the most sought after:

1) Business – 31 percent

2) Computer and Information Sciences – 24 percent

3) Engineering – 17 percent

4) Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences – 10 percent

5) Engineering Technologies – 9 percent

6) Math and Statistics – 9 percent

7) Communications Technologies – 7 percent

8) Education – 7 percent

9) Science Technologies – 6 percent

10) Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 6 percent

Industries with the largest year-over-year growth for entry-level jobs (with at least 1,000 active jobs in March) include:

1) Advertising – 55 percent

2) Computer Software – 37 percent

3) Accounting and Finance – 36 percent

4) Hospitality – 36 percent

5) Automotive – Motor Vehicles – 25 percent

6) Sales and Marketing – 21 percent

7) Training – 21 percent

8) Not for Profit – Charitable – 17 percent

9) Retail – 16 percent

10) Healthcare – Health Services – 16 percent

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