4. Job sector: Transportation and utilities
Whether moving by rail, in the air or sending electricity through the wires, this sector is really going places. Transportation and utilities find a place in the top-five sectors in the survey again this quarter. About 18 percent of employers in this sector see the coming months in a positive light.
Jobs in this sector include:
Delivery truck driver: median salary, $27,530.
Flight attendants: median salary, $37,240.
Source: ManpowerGroup, Bureau of Labor Statistics