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The Real Deal: Get help stretching your income during times of economic uncertainty

What job sectors are hot right now in New York state?

News 12 Staff

Aug 12, 2022, 11:39 AM

Updated 704 days ago


Need some help stretching your income during these times of economic uncertainty?
What works - and what doesn't? News 12's Kristie Reeter has The Real Deal on maximizing your money.
So what job sectors are hot right now in New York state?
"We have seen really strong job gains especially in the entertainment and recreation areas, when you look at the performing arts and sports jobs, those stadium jobs, in and around the team and the concert halls, up 61.3% from a year ago. Accommodations, that's both hotels and other leisure services, that's up 37% and then traveling and accommodations that's the full transportation and hotel industry job gains there of 36.2%," says Caleb Silver, of Investopedia.
No matter what job you land, or if you already have one, money expert Jamila Souffrant recommends doing a financial checkup on your salary.
She says you can do that by just having a conversation with colleagues, or those in your industry.
Also check sites like Glassdoor.
Looking for a side hustle? "Literally you can do anything on the side," says Souffrant.
Like dog walking or tutoring.
Some pet sitters charge around $55 a night to board a dog.
Souffrant had a side passion turn into her full time job after she started the podcast Journey to Launch, and is writing a book.

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