Fastest growing occupations: 20 occupations with the highest percent change of employment between 2016-26.

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OCCUPATION GROWTH RATE, 2016-26 2018 MEDIAN PAY

Solar photovoltaic installers

    105% Growth Rate 105%

$42,680 per year

Wind turbine service technicians

    96% Growth Rate 96%

$54,370 per year

Home health aides

    47% Growth Rate 47%

$24,200 per year

Personal care aides

    39% Growth Rate 39%

$24,020 per year

Physician assistants

    37% Growth Rate 37%

$108,610 per year

Nurse practitioners

    36% Growth Rate 36%

$107,030 per year

Statisticians

    34% Growth Rate 34%

$87,780 per year

Physical therapist assistants

    31% Growth Rate 31%

$58,040 per year

Software developers, applications

    31% Growth Rate 31%

$103,620 per year

Mathematicians

    30% Growth Rate 30%

$101,900 per year

Physical therapist aides

    29% Growth Rate 29%

$26,240 per year

Bicycle repairers

    29% Growth Rate 29%

$28,960 per year

Medical assistants

    29% Growth Rate 29%

$33,610 per year

Genetic counselors

    29% Growth Rate 29%

$80,370 per year

Occupational therapy assistants

    29% Growth Rate 29%

$60,220 per year

Information security analysts

    28% Growth Rate 28%

$98,350 per year

Physical therapists

    28% Growth Rate 28%

$87,930 per year

Operations research analysts

    27% Growth Rate 27%

$83,390 per year

Forest fire inspectors and prevention specialists

    27% Growth Rate 27%

$39,600 per year

Massage therapists

    26% Growth Rate 26%

$41,420 per year

Last Modified Date: Friday, April 12, 2019