Job Descriptions for 2017's Most In Demand Jobs [INFOGRAPHIC]

Curious about job forecasts for 2017? We’ve got everything you need here. Find and compare the fastest growing jobs in the U.S. for 2017 across multiple industries.

We’ve included median national salary, as well as salaries for large, medium and small cities, popular states, job outlook, 12-month trend, and monthly demand.

But first, we've put together an infographic showing the most in demand jobs for 2017, along with info on some interesting trends in the current job market.

After the infographic, we've got additional info on more top jobs, and a tool for helping you create perfect job descriptions for them, with info on job duties, job responsibilities, sample job descriptions and more.

The Most in Demand Jobs for 2017: Monthly Demand, Salary and Growth Trends

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Accounting

6.9K
Monthly
Demand
- 1.6%
Growth
Outlook
$78K
Median
Salary
4.1k
Monthly
Demand
FL, CA, GA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
11%
Job
Outlook
$67.1k
US National
Median
$50k
Big City
Median
$67.2k
Medium City
Median
$50k
Small Town
Median
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1.4K
Monthly
Demand
FL, CA, TX
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
-8%
Job
Outlook
$44.6K
US National
Median
$50.2K
Big City
Median
$44K
Medium City
Median
$40.2K
Small Town
Median
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1.4K
Monthly
Demand
FL, NY, CA
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
-8%
Job
Outlook
$37.2K
US National
Median
$37K
Big City
Median
$31.1K
Medium City
Median
$32.9K
Small Town
Median
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Administrative

23.1K
Monthly
Demand
+ 5.8%
Growth
Outlook
$35.7K
Median
Salary
2.6K
Monthly
Demand
MD, FL, NJ
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
3%
Job
Outlook
$36.5
US National
Median
$40.7K
Big City
Median
$32.6
Medium City
Median
$36.7
Small Town
Median
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3.4K
Monthly
Demand
FL, NY, CA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
6%
Job
Outlook
$30.5K
US National
Median
$40.9K
Big City
Median
$56.8K
Medium City
Median
$30.1K
Small Town
Median
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683
Monthly
Demand
NJ, NY, CA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
3%
Job
Outlook
$55.4K
US National
Median
$60.7K
Big City
Median
$50K
Medium City
Median
$47.2K
Small Town
Median
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6.3K
Monthly
Demand
NY, CA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
3%
Job
Outlook
$36.5K
US National
Median
$26.4K
Big City
Median
$30.2K
Medium City
Median
$27.7K
Small Town
Median
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6.3K
Monthly
Demand
FL, GA, VA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
8%
Job
Outlook
$52K
US National
Median
$56.4K
Big City
Median
$38.6K
Medium City
Median
$42.7K
Small Town
Median
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689
Monthly
Demand
FL, NY, GA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
8%
Job
Outlook
$48.8K
US National
Median
$44.7K
Big City
Median
$48.9K
Medium City
Median
$46K
Small Town
Median
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3.1K
Monthly
Demand
FL, NY, GA
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
10%
Job
Outlook
$27.3K
US National
Median
$28.5K
Big City
Median
$25.6K
Medium City
Median
$27.4K
Small Town
Median
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Business and Financial

12.7K
Monthly
Demand
+ 9.9%
Growth
Outlook
$75.1K
Median
Salary
1.7K
Monthly
Demand
NJ, VA, GA
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
14%
Job
Outlook
$81.3K
US National
Median
66.2K
Big City
Median
$65K
Medium City
Median
$60.7K
Small Town
Median
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487
Monthly
Demand
FL, CA, NY
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
6%
Job
Outlook
$102.7K
US National
Median
$196K
Big City
Median
$181.8K
Medium City
Median
$148K
Small Town
Median
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1.4K
Monthly
Demand
IL, CA, FL
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
7%
Job
Outlook
$118K
US National
Median
$100K
Big City
Median
$81.7K
Medium City
Median
$86.4K
Small Town
Median
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1.1K
Monthly
Demand
CA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
30%
Job
Outlook
$89.2K
US National
Median
$54.3K
Big City
Median
$32.9K
Medium City
Median
$53.7K
Small Town
Median
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745
Monthly
Demand
CA, NY, TX
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
12%
Job
Outlook
$80.3K
US National
Median
$68.4K
Big City
Median
$60.6K
Medium City
Median
$59.4K
Small Town
Median
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5.7K
Monthly
Demand
CA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
-4%
Job
Outlook
$86.1K
US National
Median
$78.3K
Big City
Median
$50.8K
Medium City
Median
$65.1K
Small Town
Median
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535
Monthly
Demand
CA, NY, TX
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
9%
Job
Outlook
$124.8K
US National
Median
$108.6K
Big City
Median
$100.1K
Medium City
Median
$88.5K
Small Town
Median
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420
Monthly
Demand
CA, NY
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
8%
Job
Outlook
$86.1K
US National
Median
$93.8K
Big City
Median
$98.9K
Medium City
Median
$79.2K
Small Town
Median
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314
Monthly
Demand
CA, NY, TX
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
2%
Job
Outlook
$74.3K
US National
Median
$50K
Big City
Median
$40K
Medium City
Median
$47.6K
Small Town
Median
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314
Monthly
Demand
MD, VA, DE
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
15%
Job
Outlook
$131.6K
US National
Median
$86.2K
Big City
Median
$69.1K
Medium City
Median
$63K
Small Town
Median
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Design

1K
Monthly
Demand
+ 14%
Growth
Outlook
$60.9K
Median
Salary
548
Monthly
Demand
FL, CA, NY
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
1%
Job
Outlook
$46.9K
US National
Median
$61.2K
Big City
Median
$51.8K
Medium City
Median
$45.1K
Small Town
Median
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488
Monthly
Demand
VA, MD, UT
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
27%
Job
Outlook
$65K
US National
Median
$60.7K
Big City
Median
$48.9K
Medium City
Median
$55.6K
Small Town
Median
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Engineering

286
Monthly
Demand
+ 2.5%
Growth
Outlook
$89.35K
Median
Salary
143
Monthly
Demand
HI, AL, AR
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
0%
Job
Outlook
$95.2K
US National
Median
$83.8K
Big City
Median
$96.4K
Medium City
Median
$75.5K
Small Town
Median
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143
Monthly
Demand
CA
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
5%
Job
Outlook
$83.5K
US National
Median
$82.5K
Big City
Median
$83.4K
Medium City
Median
$71.4K
Small Town
Median
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Health Care

19.1K
Monthly
Demand
+ 15.5%
Growth
Outlook
$57.2K
Median
Salary
4.9K
Monthly
Demand
FL, IL, GA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
17%
Job
Outlook
$25.7K
US National
Median
$26.2K
Big City
Median
$27.6K
Medium City
Median
$25.1K
Small Town
Median
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1.1K
Monthly
Demand
TX, CA
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
18%
Job
Outlook
$36K
US National
Median
$29.5K
Big City
Median
$35.4K
Medium City
Median
$32.3K
Small Town
Median
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586
Monthly
Demand
OR, NY
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
19%
Job
Outlook
$72.3K
US National
Median
$87.8K
Big City
Median
$80.9K
Medium City
Median
$73.8K
Small Town
Median
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2.1K
Monthly
Demand
FL, VA, NY
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
23%
Job
Outlook
$30.6K
US National
Median
$31.4K
Big City
Median
$30K
Medium City
Median
$30.5K
Small Town
Median
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438
Monthly
Demand
ND, ME, AR
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
27%
Job
Outlook
$80.2K
US National
Median
$69.1K
Big City
Median
$70.9K
Medium City
Median
$68.8K
Small Town
Median
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597
Monthly
Demand
NE, TX, CA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
9%
Job
Outlook
$30.4K
US National
Median
$21.2K
Big City
Median
$25K
Medium City
Median
$28.2K
Small Town
Median
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9.1K
Monthly
Demand
CA, TX, FL
Popular
States
Increasing
12-Month
Trend
16%
Job
Outlook
$67.4K
US National
Median
$75.2K
Big City
Median
$61.1K
Medium City
Median
$62.8K
Small Town
Median
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361
Monthly
Demand
CA
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
12%
Job
Outlook
$57.8K
US National
Median
$69.8K
Big City
Median
$58.4K
Medium City
Median
$53.3K
Small Town
Median
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Service/Hospitality

32.7K
Monthly
Demand
+ 3.75%
Growth
Outlook
$22.6K
Median
Salary
12.6K
Monthly
Demand
MD, FL, VA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
2%
Job
Outlook
$19.3K
US National
Median
$18K
Big City
Median
$18.6K
Medium City
Median
$16.8K
Small Town
Median
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7.4K
Monthly
Demand
FL, GA, TX
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
10%
Job
Outlook
$31.7K
US National
Median
$34.8K
Big City
Median
$34.8K
Medium City
Median
$34.8K
Small Town
Median
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2.3K
Monthly
Demand
FL, TX, NY
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
10%
Job
Outlook
$20.5K
US National
Median
$22.2K
Big City
Median
$18.3K
Medium City
Median
$21.5K
Small Town
Median
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10.4K
Monthly
Demand
FL, GA, CA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
3%
Job
Outlook
$19.2K
US National
Median
$22.4K
Big City
Median
$24K
Medium City
Median
$22.8K
Small Town
Median
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Human Resources

776
Monthly
Demand
+ 7%
Growth
Outlook
$81.4K
Median
Salary
388
Monthly
Demand
MS, AL, VA
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
5%
Job
Outlook
$58.4K
US National
Median
$71K
Big City
Median
$52.9K
Medium City
Median
$59K
Small Town
Median
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388
Monthly
Demand
FL, NY, CA
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
9%
Job
Outlook
$104.4K
US National
Median
$87.5K
Big City
Median
$65K
Medium City
Median
$67.3K
Small Town
Median
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Information Technology (IT)

4.3K
Monthly
Demand
+ 18%
Growth
Outlook
$60.4K
Median
Salary
366
Monthly
Demand
CA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
21%
Job
Outlook
$85.8K
US National
Median
$62.1K
Big City
Median
$56.9K
Medium City
Median
$57.7K
Small Town
Median
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662
Monthly
Demand
VA, GA, CA
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
8%
Job
Outlook
$77.8K
US National
Median
$72K
Big City
Median
$71.5K
Medium City
Median
$70.7K
Small Town
Median
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1.9K
Monthly
Demand
WA, VA, MD
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
17%
Job
Outlook
$100.7K
US National
Median
$90K
Big City
Median
$83.1K
Medium City
Median
$57.4K
Small Town
Median
View job details →
899
Monthly
Demand
CA, TX, NY
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
17%
Job
Outlook
$100.7K
US National
Median
$96.9K
Big City
Median
$82.5K
Medium City
Median
$66.2K
Small Town
Median
View job details →
488
Monthly
Demand
OH, IN
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
27%
Job
Outlook
$65K
US National
Median
$71.2K
Big City
Median
$64.6K
Medium City
Median
$50K
Small Town
Median
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Marketing

2.3K
Monthly
Demand
+ 5.6%
Growth
Outlook
$79.6K
Median
Salary
535
Monthly
Demand
CA, NY
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
5%
Job
Outlook
$95.9K
US National
Median
$84.2K
Big City
Median
$82K
Medium City
Median
$69.1K
Small Town
Median
View job details →
535
Monthly
Demand
FL, CA, GA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
9%
Job
Outlook
$124.8K
US National
Median
$84.2K
Big City
Median
$82K
Medium City
Median
$69.1K
Small Town
Median
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535
Monthly
Demand
CA
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
5%
Job
Outlook
$95.9K
US National
Median
$120.2K
Big City
Median
$113.2K
Medium City
Median
$96.6K
Small Town
Median
View job details →
535
Monthly
Demand
CA
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
3%
Job
Outlook
$36.5K
US National
Median
$36.1K
Big City
Median
$41.3K
Medium City
Median
$38.9K
Small Town
Median
View job details →
226
Monthly
Demand
TX, CA
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
6%
Job
Outlook
$56.8K
US National
Median
$44K
Big City
Median
$53.3K
Medium City
Median
$50.4K
Small Town
Median
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Sales

4.4K
Monthly
Demand
+ 6%
Growth
Outlook
$88.1K
Median
Salary
900
Monthly
Demand
FL, CA, NY
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
5%
Job
Outlook
$113.9K
US National
Median
$85K
Big City
Median
$57.2K
Medium City
Median
$55.1K
Small Town
Median
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535
Monthly
Demand
CA
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
7%
Job
Outlook
$102.6K
US National
Median
$105.2K
Big City
Median
$74.6K
Medium City
Median
$70.2K
Small Town
Median
View job details →
2.1K
Monthly
Demand
VA, MD, FL
Popular
States
Positive
12-Month
Trend
7%
Job
Outlook
$22K
US National
Median
$42.2K
Big City
Median
$34.7K
Medium City
Median
$24K
Small Town
Median
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900
Monthly
Demand
CA, TX
Popular
States
Negative
12-Month
Trend
5%
Job
Outlook
$113.9K
US National
Median
$80.2K
Big City
Median
$54.2K
Medium City
Median
$62.7K
Small Town
Median
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