Fastest Growing Occupations

by Jan 16, 2018Career Development

Fastest growing occupations: 20 occupations with the highest percent change of employment between 2014-24.

 

Wind turbine service technicians – 108% – $51,050 per year

Occupational therapy assistants – 43% – $57,870 per year

Physical therapist assistants – 41% – $55,170 per year

Physical therapist aides – 39% – $25,120 per year

Home health aides – 38% – $21,920 per year

Commercial divers – 37% – $50,470 per year

Nurse practitioners – 35% – $98,190 per year

Physical therapists – 34% – $84,020 per year

Statisticians – 34% – $80,110 per year

Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians – 33% – $23,740 per year

Occupational therapy aides – 31% – $27,800 per year

Physician assistants – 30% – $98,180 per year

Operations research analysts – 30% – $78,630 per year

Personal financial advisors – 30% – $89,160 per year

Cartographers and photogrammetrists – 29% – $61,880 per year

Genetic counselors – 29% – $72,090 per year

Interpreters and translators – 29% – $44,190 per year

Audiologists – 29% – $74,890 per year

Hearing aid specialists – 27% – $49,600 per year<

Optometrists – 27% – $103,900 per year