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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 41 growing occupations in Colorado.
Results Filtered by:
Typical Education – Associate's degree.
Rank Occupation Employment Percent Change Earnings Typical Education
2016 2026
8
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
570
840
47%
Median wage is between $34,760 to $56,120 per yearAssociate's degree
10
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
910
1,330
46%
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearAssociate's degree
17
Physical Therapist Assistants
1,200
1,720
43%
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearAssociate's degree
19
Web Developers
3,330
4,720
42%
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearAssociate's degree
37
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
3,860
5,270
37%
Median wage is between $22,610 and $34,720 per yearAssociate's degree
43
Occupational Therapy Assistants
560
760
36%
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearAssociate's degree
50
Radiation Therapists
260
350
35%
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearAssociate's degree
61
Respiratory Therapists
1,870
2,510
34%
Median wage is greater than $56,230 per yearAssociate's degree
71
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
8,680
11,580
33%
Median wage is between $22,610 and $34,720 per yearAssociate's degree
76
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
2,060
2,720
32%
Median wage is between $34,760 to $56,120 per yearAssociate's degree