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Gen Z: Here Are the 10 Fastest-Growing Entry-Level Jobs in 2022

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If you're about to enter the workforce or are looking to make a career change, it can be overwhelming to figure out what kind of career you should pursue. According to LinkedIn data, almost one-third of Gen Z said they don't know where to start with their job search, and one-quarter said they feel overwhelmed when they think about switching careers.

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A good place to start is to consider jobs that are in high demand. LinkedIn identified the 10 entry-level jobs that had the highest year-over-year growth from 2020 to 2021. Here's a look at what they are, as well as how much they typically pay and the skills needed for each position.

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1. Sales Development Representative

  • Year-over-year growth: 191.7%

  • Top skills: Cold calling, lead generation, sales prospecting

  • Salary range: $35,000-$65,000

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2. Business Development Representative

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3. Talent Acquisition Specialist

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Weekend Images Inc. / Getty Images

4. Marketing Coordinator

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5. Data Analyst

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6. Financial Analyst

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7. Legal Assistant

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8. Inside Sales Representative

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9. Operational Specialist

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Adene Sanchez / iStock.com

10. Barista

This article originally appeared on GOBankingRates.com: Gen Z: Here Are the 10 Fastest-Growing Entry-Level Jobs in 2022