Fastest Growing Occupations

Fastest growing occupations: 20 occupations with the highest percent change of employment between 2014-24.

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OCCUPATION GROWTH RATE, 2014-24 2014 MEDIAN PAY

Wind turbine service technicians

    108% Growth Rate 108%

$48,800 per year

Occupational therapy assistants

    43% Growth Rate 43%

$56,950 per year

Physical therapist assistants

    41% Growth Rate 41%

$54,410 per year

Physical therapist aides

    39% Growth Rate 39%

$24,650 per year

Home health aides

    38% Growth Rate 38%

$21,380 per year

Commercial divers

    37% Growth Rate 37%

$45,890 per year

Nurse practitioners

    35% Growth Rate 35%

$95,350 per year

Physical therapists

    34% Growth Rate 34%

$82,390 per year

Statisticians

    34% Growth Rate 34%

$79,990 per year

Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians

    33% Growth Rate 33%

$24,080 per year

Occupational therapy aides

    31% Growth Rate 31%

$26,550 per year

Physician assistants

    30% Growth Rate 30%

$95,820 per year

Operations research analysts

    30% Growth Rate 30%

$76,660 per year

Personal financial advisors

    30% Growth Rate 30%

$81,060 per year

Cartographers and photogrammetrists

    29% Growth Rate 29%

$60,930 per year

Genetic counselors

    29% Growth Rate 29%

$67,500 per year

Interpreters and translators

    29% Growth Rate 29%

$43,590 per year

Audiologists

    29% Growth Rate 29%

$73,060 per year

Hearing aid specialists

    27% Growth Rate 27%

$43,010 per year

Optometrists

    27% Growth Rate 27%

$101,410 per year

Publish Date: Thursday, December 17, 2015