10 Fastest Growing Jobs in Marketing

What are the fastest growing careers in Marketing?

Marketing careers include jobs in promoting, advertising, and selling products or services to customers.

Here is a list of 10 fastest growing careers in the Marketing career cluster with substantial job demand.

  1. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists: Projected Job Growth: 12.50%
    Research conditions in local, regional, national, or online markets. Gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service, or plan a marketing or advertising campaign. May gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing and distribution. May employ search marketing tactics, analyze web metrics, and develop recommendations to increase search engine ranking and visibility to target markets.
  2. Driver/Sales Workers: Projected Job Growth: 8.42%
    Drive truck or other vehicle over established routes or within an established territory and sell or deliver goods, such as food products, including restaurant take-out items, or pick up or deliver items such as commercial laundry. May also take orders, collect payment, or stock merchandise at point of delivery.
  3. Real Estate Sales Agents: Projected Job Growth: 7.36%
    Rent, buy, or sell property for clients. Perform duties such as study property listings, interview prospective clients, accompany clients to property site, discuss conditions of sale, and draw up real estate contracts. Includes agents who represent buyer.
  4. Marketing Managers: Projected Job Growth: 6.79%
    Plan, direct, or coordinate marketing policies and programs, such as determining the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors, and identify potential customers. Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing the firm's profits or share of the market while ensuring the firm's customers are satisfied. Oversee product development or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services.
  5. Public Relations Specialists: Projected Job Growth: 6.00%
    Promote or create an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May write or select material for release to various communications media. May specialize in using social media.
  6. Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel: Projected Job Growth: 4.92%
    Sell services to individuals or businesses. May describe options or resolve client problems.
  7. Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products: Projected Job Growth: 4.65%
    Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers where technical or scientific knowledge is required in such areas as biology, engineering, chemistry, and electronics, normally obtained from at least 2 years of postsecondary education.
  8. Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors: Projected Job Growth: 4.65%
    Contact new or existing customers to determine their solar equipment needs, suggest systems or equipment, or estimate costs.
  9. Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers: Projected Job Growth: 3.95%
    Plan, direct, or coordinate the selling, buying, leasing, or governance activities of commercial, industrial, or residential real estate properties. Includes managers of homeowner and condominium associations, rented or leased housing units, buildings, or land (including rights-of-way).
  10. Sales Managers: Projected Job Growth: 3.53%
    Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.

This list was developed to provide meaningful information, so only occupations with a minimum number of available jobs were included.

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