The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes the Occupational Outlook Handbook every two years. Consulting this resource to evaluate a potential career path can tell you: What they do...Work environment...How to become one...Pay...Job outlook...Similar jobs...More Info, which includes links to professional resources, i.e. industry associations. Every page has a "suggested citation" at the bottom.
Use the dropdown menu under "2012-2020 Projections Statewide or by Workforce Region" and select “Workforce region 15 - Hillsborough County.”
Click the links under "Projections Information" to view the files.
These websites can help you find local job projections for your chosen profession.
1) Hover your mouse pointer over the "Choose Area" option in the menu on the left and select “Workforce Region.” You will be redirected to a map of the regions.
2) Select the region by clicking in that area on the map.
3) Hover your mouse pointer over the “Job Seekers” option in the menu on the left, then over “All Jobs” and select “What are all the jobs that are growing in my area?” Repeat and select “What are all the jobs that are declining in my area?”