Nursing, education listed as top jobs in Hoosier Hot 50 list

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development has identified nursing and education as two of the top growth job fields over the next two years.

The department released its Hoosier Hot 50 job list Monday and announced registered nursing as the top projected growth field and teaching as number two. Truck driving was third.

The Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs is a listing of the 50 fastest growing, high-wage jobs of the future. According to the department’s web site, the list’s ranking for Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs is based on expected demand and wages in 2022 for the state of Indiana.

The 2014-2016 Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs are based on an index of seven weighted occupational measures of growth by 2022 and opportunity for Hoosier workers. The 2014-2016 Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs were selected based on Indiana’s Occupational Projections and wage data from the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey, both produced by Indiana’s Department of Workforce Development. To see the Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs data please click here. For more information on employment and wage statistics check out