Fastest growing occupations through 2012
February 12, 2004
Four of the half-dozen fastest growing occupations, as measured by percent change in employment through 2012, will be in health-related fields.
Among the 30 fastest growing occupations, a total of 15 will be in the health field, seven will be computer-related, three will be environment-related and three will be in teaching.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Fastest growing occupations through 2012 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2004/feb/wk2/art04.htm (visited March 23, 2017).
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