Bureau of Labor Statistics

Fastest Growing Occupations

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

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OCCUPATION GROWTH RATE, 2020-30 2020 MEDIAN PAY

Motion picture projectionists

    70% Growth Rate 70%

$27,490 per year

Wind turbine service technicians

    68% Growth Rate 68%

$56,230 per year

Ushers, lobby attendants, and ticket takers

    62% Growth Rate 62%

$25,110 per year

Nurse practitioners

    52% Growth Rate 52%

$111,680 per year

Solar photovoltaic installers

    52% Growth Rate 52%

$46,470 per year

Cooks, restaurant

    49% Growth Rate 49%

$28,800 per year

Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes

    46% Growth Rate 46%

$75,420 per year

Costume attendants

    44% Growth Rate 44%

$42,910 per year

Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors

    39% Growth Rate 39%

$40,510 per year

Model makers, wood

    39% Growth Rate 39%

$64,050 per year

Athletes and sports competitors

    38% Growth Rate 38%

$50,850 per year

Makeup artists, theatrical and performance

    37% Growth Rate 37%

$106,920 per year

Occupational therapy assistants

    36% Growth Rate 36%

$62,940 per year

Statisticians

    35% Growth Rate 35%

$92,270 per year

Entertainment attendants and related workers, all other

    35% Growth Rate 35%

$27,230 per year

Physical therapist assistants

    35% Growth Rate 35%

$59,770 per year

Animal caretakers

    34% Growth Rate 34%

$26,080 per year

Miscellaneous entertainers and performers, sports and related workers

    34% Growth Rate 34%

$15.70 per hour

Information security analysts

    33% Growth Rate 33%

$103,590 per year

Film and video editors

    33% Growth Rate 33%

$67,250 per year
Suggested citation:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Fastest Growing Occupations,
at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/fastest-growing.htm (visited December 25, 2021).

Last Modified Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

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