February 4, 2015

The Fastest Growing Jobs

Do yourself a favor and set yourself up for success. If you truly want to find a job, choose one that is growing rapidly.

The fastest growing jobs have a major demand for workers. Why not develop your skill set so you can fill those job listings. You’ll have a much better chance of getting hired.

We found a cool list of the fastest growing jobs on CNNMoney. The list highlights the expected growth rate of these jobs in the next 10 years and their median salary. It’s kind of like our popular list of the most in demand jobs, but with updated info.

Here are the fastest growing jobs:

  • Info Assurance Analyst
    • 10-Year Job Growth: 37%
    • Median Pay: $96,000
    • Description: Determine who can access your stored information
  • IT Security Consultant
    • 10-Year Job Growth: 37%
    • Median Pay: $110,000
    • Description: Focus on information and system security and protection
  • Hand Therapist
    • 10-Year Job Growth: 36%
    • Median Pay: $83,000
    • Description: Do rehabilitative therapy on hands and upper limbs
  • Lead Physical Therapist
    • 10-Year Job Growth: 36%
    • Median Pay: $84,700
    • Description: Treat injuries for range of motion, strength, and pain
  • Product Analyst
    • 10-Year Job Growth: 32%
    • Median Pay: $67,800
    • Description: Test and develop new products
  • Product Marketing Specialist
    • 10-Year Job Growth: 32%
    • Median Pay: $67,600
    • Description: Market specific products to new audiences
  • Research Analyst
    • 10-Year Job Growth: 32%
    • Median Pay: $64,400
    • Description: Help businesses focus on consumer demographics and sales trends
  • Marketing Consultant
    • 10-Year Job Growth: 32%
    • Median Pay: $90,700
    • Description: Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • Content Strategist
    • 10-Year Job Growth: 32%
    • Median Pay: $80,000
    • Description: Achieve business goals through content strategy and production
  • Laboratory Supervisor
    • 10-Year Job Growth: 30%
    • Median Pay: $66,900
    • Description: Supervises laboratory staff and daily activities

While this list is directly from CNNMoney, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has a different list of the fastest growing occupations between 2012 and 2022 that is worth checking out. Whatever you do, build your resume and focus your job search on jobs that need people.

Pursuing one of the fastest growing jobs is one of the best ways to get your foot in the door of a quickly growing economy. Start your job search on the JobMonkey Job Board today.

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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