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Fastest-Growing Careers
These are the occupations expected to have the largest rate of growth from 2016 to 2026. This does not mean these are the occupations with the most openings. You can view this list for any state by changing the location shown to the left.
We found 633 growing occupations in United States.
Rank Occupation Employment Percent Change Earnings Typical Education
2016 2026
1
Solar Photovoltaic Installers
11,300
23,100
105%
Median wage is between $34,760 to $56,120 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
2
Wind Turbine Service Technicians
5,800
11,300
96%
Median wage is between $34,760 to $56,120 per yearPostsecondary non-degree award
3
Home Health Aides
911,500
1,342,700
47%
N/AHigh school diploma or equivalent
4
Personal Care Aides
2,016,100
2,793,800
39%
Median wage is less than $22,330 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
5
Physician Assistants
106,200
145,900
37%
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearMaster's degree
6
Nurse Practitioners
155,500
211,600
36%
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearMaster's degree
7
Statisticians
37,200
49,800
34%
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearMaster's degree
8
Physical Therapist Assistants
88,300
115,800
31%
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearAssociate's degree
9
Software Developers, Applications
831,300
1,086,600
31%
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearBachelor's degree
10
Mathematicians
3,100
4,000
30%
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearMaster's degree