High Priority Occupations
To compete in today's global economy, businesses need a skilled workforce and our citizens need increasingly advanced training and knowledge. In the past, many workforce education and training programs were not aligned with skill needs and job openings in our economy. Pennsylvania's new workforce development strategy seeks to change that by targeting education and training dollars to High Priority Occupations: job categories that are in demand by employers, have higher skill needs and are most likely to provide family-sustaining wages.
Organized by Industry Cluster, these tables provide the source data that was used in the creation of the statewide High Priority Occupations list. For additional research on specific occupations, visit PA Work Stats
for up-to-date labor market information. ( PDF Version
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