Fastest Growing Occupations

Fastest growing occupations: 20 occupations with the highest percent change of employment between 2012-22.

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OCCUPATION GROWTH RATE, 2012-22 2012 MEDIAN PAY

Industrial-organizational psychologists

    53% Growth Rate 53%

$83,580 per year

Personal care aides

    49% Growth Rate 49%

$19,910 per year

Home health aides

    48% Growth Rate 48%

$20,820 per year

Insulation workers, mechanical

    47% Growth Rate 47%

$39,170 per year

Interpreters and translators

    46% Growth Rate 46%

$45,430 per year

Diagnostic medical sonographers

    46% Growth Rate 46%

$65,860 per year

Helpers--brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, and tile and marble setters

    43% Growth Rate 43%

$28,220 per year

Occupational therapy assistants

    43% Growth Rate 43%

$53,240 per year

Genetic counselors

    41% Growth Rate 41%

$56,800 per year

Physical therapist assistants

    41% Growth Rate 41%

$52,160 per year

Physical therapist aides

    40% Growth Rate 40%

$23,880 per year

Skincare specialists

    40% Growth Rate 40%

$28,640 per year

Physician assistants

    38% Growth Rate 38%

$90,930 per year

Segmental pavers

    38% Growth Rate 38%

$33,720 per year

Helpers--electricians

    37% Growth Rate 37%

$27,670 per year

Information security analysts

    37% Growth Rate 37%

$86,170 per year

Occupational therapy aides

    36% Growth Rate 36%

$26,850 per year

Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

    36% Growth Rate 36%

$81,140 per year

Medical secretaries

    36% Growth Rate 36%

$31,350 per year

Physical therapists

    36% Growth Rate 36%

$79,860 per year

Publish Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2014