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Occupations With the Most Growth

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The fastest growing occupations for projected growth between now and 2014 are concentrated in the health and technology sectors.

Home health aides lead the list, with a 56% increase. Next on the list is network systems analyst at 55%, followed by medical assistants with a 52% projected increase. Physician assistants can expect a 50% increase in job openings, while physical therapy assistant jobs are at 44%. Dental hygienists, computer software engineers, and dental assistant jobs are all projected to increase by 43%. Last on the list of the top ten fastest growing occupations are personal and home care aides at 41%.

Top 10 Fastest Growing Occupations: 2004 - 2014

  • Home health aides
  • Network systems and data communications analysts
  • Medical assistants
  • Physician assistants
  • Computer software engineers
  • Physical therapist assistants
  • Dental hygienists
  • Computer software engineers
  • Dental assistants
  • Personal and home care aides
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