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A Look at the Delaware Job Market

Delaware is an excellent place for retirees, but young professionals seeking employment can also thrive here. With an excellent job market spanning several industries and robust educational opportunities, Delaware is a good place to start or continue your career.

Delaware’s Most Prominent Industries

Food, agriculture, education, healthcare, business, technology, science, manufacturing, and financial services are just a few of Delaware’s booming industries. If any of these fields interest you, you have a good chance of securing a job as long as you have the proper education.

Opportunities for Seasonal Work

Whether you’re looking for a side job or hoping to find a summer gig for your teenager, Delaware offers ample opportunities for seasonal work in the retail and food service industries. Stores and restaurants on the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk are always looking for seasonal employees during the summer.

Best Jobs to Have in Delaware

In Delaware, you have so many rapidly growing job and career options to pick from. Registered nurses in Delaware earn an average of $70,820, electricians earn $56,300, and software developers earn $100,290. Plumbers, carpenters, and HVAC technicians earn between $46,240 and $57,220. These are just a few of the fastest growing jobs you can do in Delaware.

Growing Number of Jobs

According to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Delaware is slated to have 40,900 more jobs in 2022 than in 2012, with most of the jobs in the healthcare industry. That’s a 0.90% increase and a lot of opportunity for young, working professionals to establish themselves in Delaware.

This article was written in collaboration between Delaware Beaches Online and Aurora Homes.