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The 10 Jobs With The Best Outlook For The Next 10 Years

Bureau of Labor Statistics’ projects job growth over the next decade in over 750 categories. The Atlantic identified the jobs expected to add the largest number of new positions to the workforce. They then found best-paying jobs (those with a median annual income above $60,000) with the highest demand for new workers in the future.

1. PERSONAL FINANCIAL ADVISORS
Total new jobs (2008-2018): 62,800
Pct increase: 30.1%
Median income: $64,750
States with most jobs per capita: New York, Connecticut, Delaware

2. DENTAL HYGIENISTS
Total new jobs (2008-2018): 62,900
Pct increase: 36.1%
Median income: $68,250
States with most jobs per capita: Michigan, Idaho, Utah

3. CIVIL ENGINEERS
Total new jobs (2008-2018): 67,600
Pct increase: +24.1%
Median income: $77,650
States with most jobs per capita: Alaska, Washington, Colorado

4. MARKET RESEARCH ANALYSTS
Total new jobs (2008-2018): 70,100
Pct increase: +28.1%
Median income: $60,570
States with most jobs per capita: District of Columbia, Delaware, Massachusetts

5. COMPUTER SYSTEMS ANALYSTS
Total new jobs (2008-2018): 108,100
Pct increase: +20.3%
Median income: $77,740
States with most jobs per capita: Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey

6. PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS
Total new jobs (2008-2018): 144,100
Pct increase: 21.8%
Median income: $94,000-$153,000
States with most jobs per capita: New Mexico, West Virginia, Wyoming

7. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS SOFTWARE ENGINEERS
Total new jobs (2008-2018): 175,100
Pct increase: 34%
Median income: $94,180
States with most jobs per capita: Washington, Colorado, Virginia

8. MANAGEMENT ANALYSTS
Total new jobs (2008-2018): 178,300
Pct increase: 23.9%
Median income: $78,160
States with most jobs per capita: Massachusetts, New York, Georgia

9. ACCOUNTANTS AND AUDITORS
Total new jobs (2008-2018): 279,400
Pct increase: 21.6%
Median income: $61,690
States with most jobs per capita: District of Columbia, Colorado, Delaware

10. REGISTERED NURSES
Total new jobs (2008-2018): 581,500
Pct increase: 22.2%
Median income: $64,690
States with most jobs per capita: Rhode Island, South Dakota, Massachusetts

SOURCE: The Atlantic

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