Discussion Paper

Opportunity Occupations in the Southeast


Abstract: Opportunity occupations—or opportunity employment—are jobs that do not require a bachelor’s degree and pay above a regionally adjusted median wage. This article takes a look at trends in the Southeast. For a deeper look at trends in opportunity occupations, see also "Opportunity Occupations Revisited: Exploring Employment for Sub-Baccalaureate Workers Across Metro Areas and Over Time."

Keywords: opportunity occupations;

JEL Classification: J21;

https://doi.org/10.29338/wc2019-04

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Part of Series: Workforce Currents

Publication Date: 2019-09-04

Number: 2019-04

Pages: 1

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