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Winter 2009-10 Vol. 53, Number 4

Occupational employment


 

Graduate degree
Occupations that have the most growth and that usually require a master’s, doctoral, or first-professional degree, projected 2008–18, in thousands
Occupation Thousands of jobs Median annual wages, May 2008

Postsecondary teachers

257 58,830

Physicians and surgeons

144 ≥ 166,400

Lawyers

99 110,590

Clergy

85 41,730

Physical therapists

56 72,790

Pharmacists

46 106,410

Medical scientists, except epidemiologists

44 72,590

Educational, vocational, and school counselors

39 51,050

Instructional coordinators

31 56,880

Physician assistants

29 81,230

Mental health counselors

27 36,810

Mental health and substance abuse social workers

27 37,210

Occupational therapists

27 66,780

Rehabilitation counselors

25 30,930

Environmental scientists and specialists, including health

24 59,750

Speech-language pathologists

22 62,930

Veterinarians

20 79,050

Dentists, general

18 142,870

Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists

17 64,140

Operations research analysts

14 69,000

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