11 Fastest Growing Healthcare Jobs Over Next Decade — No. 1 is Nurse Practitioners

11 Fastest Growing Healthcare Jobs Over Next Decade — No. 1 is Nurse Practitioners

Posted Oct 17, 2021 from

The demand for healthcare professionals is booming, projected to grow 16 percent in the next decade, CNBC reported Oct. 15.

The data is based on information published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and projects job growth from 2020-30.

Below are the fastest-growing healthcare jobs and their projected growth rates:

  1. Nurse practitioners — 52.2 percent
    Median pay: $111,680
     
  2. Occupational therapy assistants — 36.1 percent
    Median pay: $62,940
     
  3. Physical therapy assistants — 35.4 percent
    Median pay: $59,770
     
  4. Home health and personal care aids — 32.6 percent
    Median pay: $27,080


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