The pandemic-fueled trend of the “Great Resignation” has prompted a lot of people to leave their current jobs in search of new roles. For many people, that very well may be real estate, according to research findings from Google.
Google revealed the search trends of the jobs attracting the most attention on its search engine. The list identifies the top jobs people searched for in the U.S.
The industry has seen a rising number drawn to a real estate career since the pandemic began. The National Association of REALTORS® has seen its membership climb from about 1.4 million in 2019 to about 1.52 million in January 2022, according to the latest member data.
The top 10 jobs that are the most searched-for online in the U.S. (ranked in order), according to the Google study, are:
- Real estate agent
- Flight attendant
- Personal trainer
- Physical therapist
The 15 states where searches for real estate careers dominated were California, Washington, Wyoming, North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Vermont.
Source: Realtor Magazine