Architectural/Construction/Engineering Career Worksheet

Name _______                   Career choice_________

 

To search the specifics for your career go to the web site bls.gov/oco. Scroll down to the “Ways to use the “Occupational outlook handbook” to use the A-Z index.

Search the A-Z Index for the job of interest and answer the questions below.

 

1.-2.) Name two specific points about the job.___________________________________

2._______________________________________________________________

3.) Read and briefly describe the nature of the work. _____________________________

 

4.) What are the working conditions? _________________________________________

5.) What is the training, qualification and advancement for this job. _________________

6.) What are the employment statistics for this career. ____________________________

7.) What is the job outlook through 2014? _____________________________________

8.) What type of earning can you expect in the top 10% ___________________________

9.) What type of earning can you expect in the bottom 10% ________________________

10.) Name three other related occupations.    ___________________________________

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Now go to acinet.org, look for the occupational information and scroll down to fastest growing occupations on the left side of the web site. Click overall and search.

11.)What is the # 1 fastest growing job?        ______________

12.)What is the # 13 fastest growing job?      ______________

13.)What is the # 23 fastest growing job?      ______________

On the menu to the left check highest paying. Click overall and search.

14.)What is the # 1 highest paying job?         ______________

15.)What is the # 15 highest paying job?       ______________

16.)What is the # 25 highest paying job?       ______________

On the menu to the left check declining employment. Click overall and search.

17.)What is the # 1 declining job?       ______________

18.)What is the # 8 declining job?       ______________

19.)What is the # 22 declining job?     ______________

 

Next go to compare local wages and choose Mississippi for the state to be searched and hit continue. Scroll down to menu search and choose Education, Training and Library and click search. Scroll all the way to the bottom and choose Vocational education teachers, secondary school. Choose the area of Gulfport-Biloxi.

20.)What is the starting salary average for a Mississippi teacher? _______________

21.)What is the starting salary average for a United States teacher? _______________

22.)What is the starting salary average for a Biloxi teacher? _______________

Go back to compare local wages and choose Connecticut Vocational teachers.

23.)What is the maximum salary average for a Connecticut teacher? _______________

24.)What is the maximum salary average for a United States teacher? _______________

25.)What is the maximum salary average for a New Haven teacher? _______________

Go to compare employment trends and choose California, then choose architectural & engineering and scroll to marine engineers.

26.) How many were employed in 2008? ___________________________

27.) What was the change in CT.? _________________________________

Click on the “Most openings tab” on the left margin and name the top three jobs for a Bachelor’s Degree.

28.) ___________________________

29.) ___________________________

30.) ___________________________