Although the job market is on the upswing, for many of the roughly 75 million Americans in the millennial generation -- those ages 18 to 34 -- finding work remains tough.
Unemployment among recent college graduates remains above 7 percent, compared with 5.5 percent for all workers, according to the Economic Policy Institute, a Washington think tank. For millennals with only a high school education, the jobless rate tops 19 percent.
"They've had a tough time in the job market," Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen noted in testimony before Congress earlier this year.
But according to a new report by job-search firm CareerCast.com based on an analysis of federal labor data, some fields offer richer employment opportunities to younger people.