Steel mill worker shares a success story
Researchers at the Federal Reserve Banks of Cleveland and Philadelphia estimate that almost 22 percent of jobs nationally qualify as opportunity employment. Some of the top jobs include registered nurses; heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers; bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks; maintenance and repair workers; and carpenters. (Learn about cities in the Tenth District, the specific opportunity occupations they offer and the make-up of their local economies in this article.)
Informing today’s workers, students and job training organizations about these opportunity occupations could provide more options and greater economic mobility for all.