Here are 4 of the fastest growing jobs right now in the U.S.A. These positions can be found using staffing agencies, recruiting agencies and executive search firms.
Wind Turbine Service Technicians
The demand for wind turbine service technicians is expected to grow rapidly during the next decade. This is fueled by the increased use of renewable energy to lower energy costs as well as become more environmentally friendly. Most of these jobs are located in the Midwest where the flatlands allow for wind to build up and bring consistent airflow through the wind turbines. There are also opportunities for this job offshore where winds are consistent too. The current median wage for this position is $50,000 and job growth is expected to double according to reports from staffing agencies.
Occupational Therapy Assistants
Occupational therapy assistants help anybody with developmental disabilities, from children to the elderly. They help them perform day-to-day tasks. These include all types of tasks such as school work, eating and socializing. This position requires excellent personal skills and patience. The growth for this position is expected to increase by 35-45% in the next 10 years. The average pay is $50,000-$60,000.
Physical therapist assistant
Physical therapist assistants help physical therapists in their job. They help patients recover from injuries. As the population ages, it’s creating a significant increase in the number of physical therapist assistants needed. Also, there are many new advances in medical technology every year which is creating more need for physical therapist assistants to run these devices. Many analysts expect this generation will stay active as they get older. This will cause more injuries which require the help of physical therapist assistants to recover. The average salary is $40,000. Physical therapist assistant positions are typically filled by staffing agencies and recruiting agencies.
Home Health Aides
Home health aides help the elderly, as well as those chronically ill and disabled. They help with daily living and are an attractive option because they are less expensive than nursing homes or hospitals. There is an expected 40% increase in home health aides in the next decade. There will be steady demand for this position as the population ages. Because of the less technical skillset required, the average wage is only $20,000 for this position.
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