TITLE

Insurance

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Career Guide to Industries;2006/2007, p174
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the role of the insurance industry in the economic activity in the U.S. The insurance industry employs about 2.3 million wage and salary workers. About 44 percent of insurance workers are in office and administrative support jobs found in every industry. Wage and salary employment in the insurance industry is projected to grow by 10 percent between 2004 and 2014.
ACCESSION #
23274865

 

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