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Fastest-Growing Careers
These are the occupations that were expected to have the largest rate of growth from 2018 to 2028 (for states) or 2020to 2030 (for the United States overall). Please note that these projections do not account for the impacts of the current pandemic. Many occupations are likely to have very different projections due to the rapidly changing economy. When revised data are available, they will be published here.
We found 163 growing occupations in Maine.
Rank Occupation Employment Percent Change Earnings Typical Education
2018 2028
1
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
20
30
50%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
2
Biomedical Engineers
20
30
50%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
3
Solar Photovoltaic Installers
100
150
50%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
4
Counselors, All Other
30
40
33%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearMaster's degree
5
Operations Research Analysts
350
430
23%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
6
Physician Assistants
750
920
23%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearMaster's degree
7
Information Security Analysts
240
290
21%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree
8
Nurse Practitioners
1,310
1,580
21%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearMaster's degree
9
Financial Clerks, All Other
50
60
20%
Median wage is between $41,300 to $62,900 per yearHigh school diploma or equivalent
10
Soil and Plant Scientists
50
60
20%
Median wage is greater than $62,900 per yearBachelor's degree