BTHS District 201

College &
Career Readiness

Illinois Data

Making decisions based upon what careers are projected to be in demand is an important piece of the puzzle. Here are some resources to help:
Projections for the State of Illinois (2018-2028)
Current Job Ads for the Southwestern Region (April 2023)
Top Jobs and Salaries for our region (2020)
Hard to Fill Jobs in Our Region (2023)

Bureau of Labor Statistics

When you visit different sites like O*Net and the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, you will find that they make guesses on how many jobs will be available for people in the future. This video explains some of the terms and how the guesses are made.

Hot Jobs

Supply Chain Management

Common Supply Chain Job Groups:


  • Materials Management
  • Supply Planning
  • Demand Planning


  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Buyer/Planner


  • Production Planner
  • Master Scheduler


  • Logistics
  • Transportation
  • Warehouse Operations

Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is an appropriate name to describe the technologies that build 3D objects by adding layer-upon-layer of material, whether the material is plastic, metal, concrete or one day…..human tissue.

Common to AM technologies is the use of a computer, 3D modeling software (Computer Aided Design or CAD), machine equipment and layering material. Once a CAD sketch is produced, the AM equipment reads in data from the CAD file and lays downs or adds successive layers of liquid, powder, sheet material or other, in a layer-upon-layer fashion to fabricate a 3D object.

Information Technology