Healthcare and Construction Jobs Projected to Grow

Occupational Outlook Handbook for 2013-2014Healthcare has long been a fast-growing, stable field in which to pursue a career, and construction seems to be making a comeback after the recession. The recently released Occupational Outlook Handbook 2013-2014lists the top occupations with the fastest growth projected through 2020, and healthcare and construction positions dominate the list.

Here are the top eight occupations with the fastest projected growth:

1. Personal Care Aides

2. Home Health Aides

3. Biomedical Engineers

4. Helpers—Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

5. Helpers—Carpenters

6. Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

7. Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers

8. Physical Therapist Assistants

Source: JIST Publishing