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Fastest growing occupations: 20 occupations with the highest projected percent change of employment between 2020-30.

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OCCUPATION GROWTH RATE, 2020-30 2021 MEDIAN PAY

Motion picture projectionists

    70% Growth Rate 70%

$29,350 per year

Wind turbine service technicians

    68% Growth Rate 68%

$56,260 per year

Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers

    62% Growth Rate 62%

$24,440 per year

Nurse practitioners

    52% Growth Rate 52%

$120,680 per year

Solar photovoltaic installers

    52% Growth Rate 52%

$47,670 per year

Cooks, restaurant

    49% Growth Rate 49%

$30,010 per year

Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes

    46% Growth Rate 46%

$78,410 per year

Costume attendants

    44% Growth Rate 44%

$47,850 per year

Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors

    39% Growth Rate 39%

$40,700 per year

Model makers, wood

    39% Growth Rate 39%

$60,780 per year

Athletes and sports competitors

    38% Growth Rate 38%

$77,300 per year

Makeup artists, theatrical and performance

    37% Growth Rate 37%

$134,750 per year

Occupational therapy assistants

    36% Growth Rate 36%

$61,730 per year

Statisticians

    35% Growth Rate 35%

$95,570 per year

Entertainment attendants and related workers, all other

    35% Growth Rate 35%

$24,170 per year

Physical therapist assistants

    35% Growth Rate 35%

$61,180 per year

Animal caretakers

    34% Growth Rate 34%

$28,600 per year

Miscellaneous entertainers and performers, sports and related workers

    34% Growth Rate 34%

$999,999 per year

Information security analysts

    33% Growth Rate 33%

$102,600 per year

Film and video editors

    33% Growth Rate 33%

$62,680 per year

Last Modified Date: Monday, April 18, 2022