21 st Century Workforce Changes. Why Student Planning is So Important!. Developed by: The N Region Career Resource Coordinator Program. Workforce Terms. Changing (USA) Surplus Outsourcing Insourcing Mobile Informing/Wireless. Changing Labor Force (USA). Aging
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Why Student Planning is So Important!
The N Region Career Resource Coordinator Program
“Because technology makes simple tasks easier, it places a burden on higher level skills”
enGauge 21st Century Skills
“The illiterate of the 21 burden on higher level skills”st Century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.”
Alvin Toffler, Futurist & Author
** Educational attainment (years of schooling) does not necessarily equate with skills that workers need.**
Employers & industries that are technologically creative frontiers. (Like IPod)
These industries need the best-educated, most creative workers.
Students need to know it’s important to consider picking a career that will be in high demand in the future and will afford them the lifestyle they want without creating credit or debt problems.
Business & Professional Services
(Manufacturing is actually growing in ND.)
The workers at the highest risk are those at all skill levels who do routine work!
Assist students in figuring out what is important to them:
Interest and ability surveys are on pages 4,5,17 and 21.
Guidance Central of education after high school.
Match interests and strengths (their passions)
…to Career Clusters
16 Career Clusters of education after high school.
A of education after high school.Plan of Study provides:
Next! of education after high school.(or at the same time)
Match chosen Career Clusters…
…to jobs that are in demand and pay a good wage.
Pro - $45,911 typical
Unskilled – $19,501 typical
Skilled - $31,221 typical
Job Service North Dakota Employment Projections 2004-2014
Unskilled (36%) Annual Salary
Food Service $12,600 – $15,200
Receptionist $15,300 – $23,700
Truck Driver $17,900 – $31,600
Construction Laborer $19,500 – $27,200
Retail Clerk $12,900 – $27,200
Nurse Assistant $ 17,600 - $23,200
Skilled (48%) Annual Salary
Electric/Electronic Tech. $33,300 – $54,200
Dental Hygienist $46,100 – $57,200
Carpenter $22,600 – $34,100
Plumber $47,100 – $95,000
Nurse $33,400 – $54,200
Welder $23,200 – $39,100
Medical Sonographer $29,100 - $60,848
Professional (16%) Annual Salary
Social Worker $29,500 – $43,500
Engineer $40,000 – $84,000
Teacher $26,000 – $39,300
Pharmacist $56,200 – $85,600
Architect $30,600 – $64,000
Business Manager $39,300 – $70,700
Pharmacist 157,000 by 2020
$80,000 to $100,000
Nurse Anesthetist 13,000 by 2011
$80,000 to $95,000
Funeral Director 34,000 needed now
up to $130,000
Industrial Electrician 200,000 by 2011
Up to $70,000
Commercial Plumber/ 107,000 by 2011
Pipefitter $56,000 to $95,000+
HVAC Cannot find enough
up to $80,000
21st Century Workforce needs:
How to help students prepare: