Top 10 Fastest Growing Industries in the United States, 2008-2015

Industries with the fastest wage and salary employment growth


Sectors in black are tracked by EngineerSalary

Industry
Thousands of jobs Change,
2005-12
Avg Annual
% of change,
2005-12
2005 2012

Software publishers

256.0 429.7 173.7
5.3

Management, Scientific, Engineering and Technical Consulting Services

731.8 1,137.4 405.6
4.5

Community Care (facilities for the elderly)

695.3 1,077.6 382.3
4.5

Computer systems design (and related engineering services)

1,173.7 1,897.7 635.0
4.8

Employment services

3,248.8 5,012.3 1,763.5
4.4

Family, community, and vocational rehabilitation services

1,269.3 1,866.6 597.3
3.9

Ambulatory health care services

1,443.6 2,113.4 669.8
3.9

Water, sewage, and other systems

48.5 71.0 22.5
3.9

Internet services, data processing, and related information services

528.8 773.1 244.3
3.9

Child day care services

734.2 1,050.3 316.1
3.6

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