Future job prospects of the occupation in EU in 2016-2030

In 2016, associate professionals accounted for 16.02% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 36,024,520.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as associate professionals in EU changed by 8.26%.

In 2016, associate professionals were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Health & social care (6,916,468)
  • Manufacturing (5,363,004)
  • Public sector & defence (4,226,027) 
  • Professional services (3,615,942)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (3,580,000)

Countries with highest employment share of associate professionals in 2016:

  • Germany (22.29%)
  • France (20.44%)
  • Austria (19.13%)
  • Finland (18.75%)
  • Sweden (18.20%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for associate professionals in EU is projected to change by 15.10%

Future job prospects of associate professionals across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of associate professionals in EU in 2016

Usual range of monthly gross income in the occupation in EU in 2016 (EUR, in Purchasing power parity)

Employment of associate professionals in EU in 2016 by economy sectors

Employment of associate professionals in EU in 2016 by field of study

Future job openings of associate professionals in EU in 2016-2030 by education level