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Top 10 Fastest-Growing Careers
About to enter the workforce or contemplating a career switch? Here are the top 10 fastest-growing professions, according 100 Fastest-Growing Careers by Michal Farr.

1. Home Health Aides and Personal and Home Care Aides

Growth through 2018: 48%
Annual job openings: 103,050

2. Computer Network, Systems, and Database Administrators

Growth through 2018: 30%
Annual job openings: 46,080

3. Registered Nurses

Growth through 2018: 22%
Annual job openings: 103,900

4. Medical Assistants

Growth through 2018: 34%
Annual job openings: 21,780

5. Accountants and Auditors

Growth through 2018: 22%
Annual job openings: 49,750

6. Dental Assistants

Growth through 2018: 36%
Annual job openings: 16,100

7. Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Managers and Specialists

Growth through 2018: 22%
Annual job openings: 42,730

8. Management Analysts

Growth through 2018: 24%
Annual job openings: 30,650

9. Computer Software Engineers and Computer Programmers

Growth through 2018: 21%
Annual job openings: 45,210

10. Pharmacy Technicians and Aides

Growth through 2018: 25%
Annual job openings: 18,810

Top 10 Fastest-Growing Careers

About to enter the workforce or contemplating a career switch? Here are the top 10 fastest-growing professions, according 100 Fastest-Growing Careers by Michal Farr.

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