The 11 Jobs Expected To Grow The Most

Warehouse workersAmerica is officially on the rebound, adding 243,000 jobs in January, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over 20 million new jobs are expected to materialize between 2010 and 2020, but some fields are expanding far more than others, the BLS reported recently.

Anything health-care related is soaring, thanks to aging baby boomers. And while experts tell us again and again that Americans need to be highly skilled to succeed in the new economy, many of these jobs need just a high school diploma, if that.

Here are the top 11 occupations that will be adding the most jobs in the coming decade:






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Claire Gordon

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Claire Gordon has contributed to Slate's DoubleX, the Huffington Post, and the book Prisons: Current Controversies. While an undergraduate at Yale University and a research fellow at Yale graduate school, she spoke on panels at Yale and Cornell, and reported from Cairo, Tokyo, and Berlin.

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Mary Elizabeth

Unemployment still remains high and people's unemployment benefits won't last. In a distressed town
where most of the factories have been closed and torn down there is no employment. Families are suffering and nothing changes.

February 19 2012 at 5:41 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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