Medical professions dominate the searches for “Top Occupations.”  

In our first annual survey of top jobs people are searching for online, medical professionals occupy all of the top 9 minus the first search with is ambiguous.  Most likely, the top occupation search relates more with the millions of times people are searching to translate languages from one into another.

Top 10 Occupations Searched on Google

Top Occupations searched Online

Our first “non-medical occupation” enters the second set of top occupation searches.  At #11 or potentially even at #10 are the other professions many parents would love their children to become.  The legal profession, another position which traditionally earns a significant income, ends up being the only one in the second 10+ top searches alongside more medical professions.

2nd Top 10 Occupations Searched on Google – 11th through 20th Searches

Nos 11-20th Top Occupations Searched Online

Our next 10 top searches include three (3) professions that don’t require biology on the way to obtaining the professional credentials to work in the positions legally.  Two (2) of the positions are in the financial industry and the third relate to our #1 search at the top.

3rd Top 10 Occupations Searched on Google – 21st through 30th Searches

No 21 through 30th top occupation searches

An occupation not even possible 23+ years ago now is among the top 40 searches on the planet for work.  At #9 occupies a position helping with our feet, but another term many people are now using to find the same profession (chiropodist) ties for the common phrase for the same occupation (foot doctor) #34.

4th set of Top 10 Occupations Searched on Google – 31st through 40th Searches

Top 40 Occupations - 31st through 40th Searches

With our last set within the top 50 occupation searches do we finally have at least 50% of the terms reside outside the medical professions.

Top 41st through 50th Occupation Searches on Google

Nos 41-50th Top Occupation Searches Online

The next set isn’t limited to just 10 occupations, but 16 different positions tie into the in 50th, 54th and 57th searches for future occupations after college.  Only 5 or a little less than 1/3 of the positions are again outside the medical professions.

Top 65 down to 50th Occupation Searches on Google

Top 50th through 65th Occupation Searches on Google

Numbers drop again to just 2 out of the next 10 most sought after jobs searched online.

Top 66th though 75th Occupation Searches on Google and the Internet

Nos 66 through 75th Searches for Jobs Online

Medical professions or jobs reliant on the sciences continue to dominate the Top 100 jobs people are looking for online.

#’s 76 through 88 Jobs Sought via Searches on Google or on the Internet

2nd to Last Top Batch of Top 100 Jobs Searched Online

Only 3 of the last 13 occupations are non-medical professions.  As a result, our Top 100+ occupations searched online basically equate to mainly all Medical Professions. Approximately 80%+ of all Occupation Searches Online are for Medical Professions.

Last Batch of Top 100 Jobs Searched Online via Google (or on the Internet)

Last set of Top Occupation Searches Online

Top 10 Occupation Search Trends

“chiropractor” search trends

Regional interest top countries: 1) United States 2) Australia 3) Canada

chiropractor - Ssearch trends

 

“doctor” search trends

Regional interest top countries: 1) Australia 2) United States 3) United Kingdom

doctor - search trends

“dentist” search trends

Regional interest top countries: 1) United Kingdom 2) Ireland 3) Australia

dentist - search trends

“psychiatrist” search trends

Regional interest top countries: 1) Australia 2) United States 3) South Africa

psychiatrist - Search trends

“gynecologist” search trends

Regional interest top countries: 1) South Africa 2) Trinidad & Tobago 3) Jamaica

*Signifcant growth in searches since the year 2008/2009

gynecologist - search trends

“veterinarian” search trends

Regional interest top countries: 1) United States 2) Canada 3) South Africa

*Roller coaster up and down with a slight upturn since 2015

veterinarian - search trends

“optometrist” search trends

Regional interest top countries: 1) South Africa 2) Australia 3) Canada

optometrist - search trends

“podiatrist” search trends

Regional interest top countries: 1) Australia 2) United States 3) New Zealand

*Strong and steady growth since 2005

podiatrist - Search trends

“pediatrician” search trends

Regional interest top countries: 1) United States 2) South Africa 3) Canada

peidatrician - search trends

“lawyer” search trends

Regional interest top countries: 1) Canada 2) New Zealand 3) United States

lawyer - search trends

 

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