The 30 Fastest-Growing Jobs in America

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30. Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

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29. Helpers, construction trades

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28. Marriage and family therapists

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27. Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians

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26. Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors

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25. Market research analysts and marketing specialists

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24. Meeting, convention, and event planners

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23. Dental hygienists

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22. Audiologists

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21. Nurse practitioners

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20. Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons

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19. Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

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18. Orthotists and prosthetists

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17. Medical secretaries

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16. Physical therapists

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15. Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

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14. Information security analysts

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13. Helpers of electricians

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12. Insulation workers

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11. Segmental pavers

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10. Physician assistants

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9. Skincare specialists

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8. Occupational therapy and physical therapist assistants and aides

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7. Genetic counselors

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6. Helpers of brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, and tile and marble setters

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5. Diagnostic medical sonographers

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4. Interpreters and translators

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3. Home health aides

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2. Personal care aides

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Health care and technology industries are booming in the United States, but which specific jobs are expected to grow over the next decade?

Using projections from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on job growth from 2012 to 2022, we've identified the fastest-growing jobs in America.

There's something for everyone, with at least 10 jobs that don't require any education beyond high school, several that require only an associate's degree, as well as jobs for those with master's and doctoral degrees.

We ranked the jobs on projected percentage growth from 2012 to 2022. We also included the number of jobs expected to be added during that period, typical education needed, and the average salary.

Percent growth: 30.4%

Jobs added through 2022: 15,700

Median salary: $52,070

Typical education needed: Associate's degree

 

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Percent growth: 30.6%

Jobs added through 2022: 65,300

Median salary: $26,570

Typical education needed: Not indicated

Percent growth: 30.6%

Jobs added through 2022: 11,600

Median salary: $46,670

Typical education needed: Master's degree

Percent growth: 31.1%

Jobs added through 2022: 5,900

Median salary: $23,440

Typical education needed: High school diploma or equivalent

Percent growth: 31.4%

Jobs added through 2022: 28,200

Median salary: $38,520

Typical education needed: High school diploma or equivalent

Percent growth: 31.6%

Jobs added through 2022: 131,500

Median salary: $60,300

Typical education needed: Bachelor's degree

 

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Percent growth: 33.2%

Jobs added through 2022: 31,300

Median salary: $45,810

Typical education needed: Bachelor's degree

Percent growth: 33.3%

Jobs added through 2022: 64,200

Median salary: $70,210

Typical education needed: Associate's degree

Percent growth: 33.6%

Jobs added through 2022: 4,300

Median salary: $69,720

Typical education needed: Doctoral or professional degree

Percent growth: 33.7%

Jobs added through 2022: 37,100

Median salary: $89,960

Typical education needed: Master's degree

Percent growth: 34.5%

Jobs added through 2022: 29,300

Median salary: $44,950

Typical education needed: High school diploma or equivalent

Percent growth: 35.4%

Jobs added through 2022: 24,000

Median salary: $64,850

Typical education needed: Master's degree

Percent growth: 35.5%

Jobs added through 2022: 3,000

Median salary: $62,670

Typical education needed: Master's degree

Percent growth: 36.0%

Jobs added through 2022: 189,200

Median salary: $31,350

Typical education needed: High school diploma or equivalent

Percent growth: 36.0%

Jobs added through 2022: 73,500

Median salary: $79,860

Typical education needed: Doctoral or professional degree

Percent growth: 36.1%

Jobs added through 2022: 68,600

Median salary: $81,140

Typical education needed: Doctoral or professional degree

Percent growth: 36.5%

Jobs added through 2022: 27,400

Median salary: $86,170

Typical education needed:Bachelor's degree

Percent growth: 36.9%

Jobs added through 2022: 22,400

Median salary: $27,670

Typical education needed: High school diploma or equivalent

Percent growth: 37.6%

Jobs added through 2022: 19,600

Median salary: $35,940

Typical education needed: High school diploma or equivalent

Percent growth: 38.1%

Jobs added through 2022: 700

Median salary: $33,720

Typical education needed: High school diploma or equivalent

Percent growth: 38.4%

Jobs added through 2022: 33,300

Median salary: $90,930

Typical education needed: Master's degree

 

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Percent growth: 39.8%

Jobs added through 2022: 17,700

Median salary: $28,640

Typical education needed: Postsecondary non-degree award

Percent growth: 40.8%

Jobs added through 2022: 65,300

Median salary: $42,120

Typical education needed: Associate's degree

Percent growth: 41.2%

Jobs added through 2022: 900

Median salary: $56,800

Typical education needed: Master's degree

Percent growth: 43.0%

Jobs added through 2022: 10,500?

Median salary: $28,220

Typical education needed: Less than high school

Percent growth: 46.0%

Jobs added through 2022: 27,000

Median salary: $65,860

Typical education needed: Associate's degree

Percent growth: 46.1%

Jobs added through 2022: 29,300

Median salary: $45,430

Typical education needed: Bachelor's degree

Percent growth: 48.5%

Jobs added through 2022: 424,200

Median salary: $20,820

Typical education needed: Less than high school

Percent growth: 48.8%

Jobs added through 2022: 580,800

Median salary: $19,910

Typical education needed: Less than high school

Percent growth: 53.4%

Jobs added through 2022: 2,500

Median salary: $83,580

Typical education needed: Master's degree

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