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

Sectors in black are tracked by EngineerSalary

2005 2012 % Change
Network systems and data communications analysts 186 292 57
Physician assistants 63 94 49
Medical records and health information technicians 147 216 47
Computer software engineers (applications) 394 573 46
Computer software engineers (embedded & systems software) 281 409 45
Physical therapists 50 73 46
Fitness trainers and instructors 183 264 45
Database administrators 110 159 44
Veterinary technologists and technicians 53 76 44
Dental hygienists 148 212 43

With the continual integration of new technologies like digital forensics in crime prevention and capture, engineering jobs in government related fields are increasing dramatically.

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