According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the most recent unemployment figures in the United States as of last November are 3.7%, representing an unemployed population of 6 million people.
If cognizance is taken, the situation can become even more serious. That an economic downturn is expected for 2023 may prompt many industries to lay off employees or take measures to tighten their belts.
This has already begun to be seen in sectors such as technology, banking, media and retailers, leading to job losses in other industries in that country starting in the year ahead.
Amidst this scenario and the uncertainty looming over the labor market, More recently, a study was released that looked at the jobs that are protected from a potential recession in some way.
In fact, magazine fortune published that there were 10.3 million job vacancies in the United States at the end of October, Which means it still has an important place in the labor market.
Keeping in mind the panorama that moves between the difficulties of the economy and the labor supply, salary data platforms pay scale published a list of jobs that could cope with the situation and also had rapidly increasing wages.
According to the analysis, these jobs for which there is a significant demand Their wages have increased by an average of more than 17% over the previous year.
Positions such as waiter/waitress, personal banker and media director that have seen significant increases in income appear on the list.
Waiter/Waitress $19,900 (30% increase), Personal Banker $93,000 (25%), Media Director $108,000 (23%), Police, fire and ambulance dispatchers $44,500 (19%), sales consultants $56,800 (18%) as well as microbiologists $59,900 and marketing and business development directors $119,000 (16%).
in the same wayDock Worker $41,100 EKG Technician $40,400 Installation Technician $46,800 Assembly Line Machine Operator $37,200 Bookkeeping, accounting or auditing assistants $47,300, tanker drivers $58,100 and journalists $46,500 (15%).
graphic design manager $69,700, pastry chef $43,400, personnel manager $97,100), education coordinator $51,800, environmental services director $73,800, and auto damage assessor $60,300 (14%).
Although the unemployment figures stabilized, it was reported that 263,000 new jobs were created in November, 2,000 more than in October Essentially attributed the hike in interest rate to control inflation.
In this sense, inflation in the United States fell again in October for the fourth month in a row, and kept its year-on-year rate at 7.7%, five tenths lower than in September.
due to this reason The Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates six times in a row to control prices between 3.75% and 4%Such a level has not been seen since 2007.
This is likely to have an impact on the labor market and will continue till at least the end of the year.
Since March, the BLS recalls, the unemployment rate has been in a similar range between 3.5 and 3.7%. The increase of 263,000 jobs in November is also related to the average increase during the previous 3 months (282,000).
However, on an annualized basis, jobs increased during 2022 with the creation of 392,000 jobs, Much less than the 562,000 monthly jobs registered on average in 2021.
By sectors, employment in leisure and hospitality, health care and public administration, especially local ones, increased significantly in November. Meanwhile, in contrast, employment declined in retail trade and transportation.