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REVEALED: The most sought-after jobs in Connecticut

New research has discovered the most sought-after careers in Connecticut, with phlebotomist taking the top spot.

The experts at online courses aggregator Class Central analyzed the average number of monthly Google searches for over 100 different job roles, including terms such as 'how to become a [job role]' and '[job role] salary', to determine the most wanted careers in Connecticut.


RankJob RoleAverage Monthly Search Volume





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#1. Phlebotomist

The phlebotomy profession has an average monthly search volume of 3,272 in the state. People in this job role are responsible for drawing blood from patients or donors, earning just under $40,000 per year on average. Becoming a phlebotomist requires gaining a high school diploma, followed by a qualification from an accredited phlebotomy program, and then a national certification.

#2. Flight Attendant

Terms related to a flight attendant career have an average monthly search volume of 2,531 . With an average salary of around $64,000 in the US, this job involves ensuring the safety, security and comfort of passengers on an aeroplane. It is possible to become a flight attendant with just a high school diploma, however, some airlines may have additional requirements, such as a college degree or fluency in another language for international flights.

#3. Nurse

There are 1,923 average monthly Google searches for terms related to a career in nursing. Anybody wanting to become a nurse in the US must gain a nursing degree, pass the National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses, and obtain a state licence. The average salary for this profession in the US is over $80,000.

#4. Welder

The welder job role has 1,523 monthly Google searches. The average salary for welders in the US is around $47,000. Typically, the qualifications required for this career are a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as technical and on-the-job training. The job involves working with metal, assembling pieces together and repairing damage using heavy machinery.

#5. Paralegal

The paralegal career has a search volume of 1,416 . Most people in this profession hold an associate’s or bachelor's degree from an ABA approved program. The job involves assisting lawyers with case planning, legal research, client interviews, and much more, with an average salary of around $50,000.

Dhawal Shah, founder of Class Central has commented:

"It is fascinating to see such a diverse array of jobs in the ranking, reflecting the different skills, passions and ambitions of people in the state.

"This research highlights the boundless possibilities that exist in the professional landscape, and it will hopefully inspire people to pursue the best career for them."

This information was provided by Class Central, a search engine for online courses.

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