10 Fastest Growing Jobs in US

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by Seth Fiegerman


Personal Care Aides 69.4% growth

2nd Fastest-Growing Job: Home Health Aides 69.4% 

3rd Fastest-Growing Job: Biomedical Engineers 61.7%

4th Fastest-Growing Job: Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, Tile & Marble Setters 60.1%

5th Fastest-Growing Job: Carpenters 60.1%

6th Fastest-Growing Job: Veterinary Technologists & Technicians 52%

7th Fastest-Growing Job: Reinforcing Iron & Rebar Workers 48.6%

8th Fastest-Growing Job: Physical Therapist Assistants 45.7%

9th Fastest-Growing Job: Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters & Steamfitters 45.4%

10th Fastest-Growing Job: Meeting, Convention & Event Planners 43.7%

Some of this tells me that construction is picking up, which is always a good thing. With Meeting, Convention & Event planners it tells me that companies are looking to spend some marketing dollars in an effort to sell their products, which is also a good thing. I’d be interested to see the next list of ‘Fastest Growing Jobs in the US’ to see how it compares to this…and who would be right?

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