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.

Fastest growing occupations, 2002-12
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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.

These data are produced by the Employment Projections program. For more information, see "Occupational employment projections to 2012," in the February issue of Monthly Labor Review.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Fastest growing occupations through 2012 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2004/feb/wk2/art04.htm (visited October 26, 2014).

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