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Reference: http://www.economicmodeling.com/2017/05/04/best-jobs-workers-25/

 No. Job Position                                 Growth Rate       Median Pay
19 Optometrist                                    27%                    $101,410
19 Hearing Aid Specialist                     27%                    $43,010
15 Audiologist                                     29%                    $73,060
15 Interpreter & Translator                  29%                    $43,590
15 Genetic Counselor                          29%                    $67,500
15 Cartographer & Photogrammetrist   29%                   $60,930
12 Personal Financial Advisor               30%                   $81,060
12 Operations Research Analyst           30%                   $76,660
12 Physician Assistant                          30%                   $95,820
11 Occupational Therapy Aide             31%                   $26,550
10 Ambulance Driver & Attendant        33%                  $24,080
8 Statistician                                      34%                   $79,990
8 Physical Therapist                            34%                   $82,390
7 Nurse Practicioner                            35%                  $95,350
6 Commercial Diver                             37%                  $45,890
5 Home Health Aide                            38%                  $21,380
4 Physical Therapist Aide                     39%                 $24,650
3 Physcal Therapist Assistant               41%                  $54,410
2 Occupational Therapy Assistant        43%                  $56,950
1 Wind Turbine Technician                  108%                 $48,800

​Source: Forbes.com

The 20 Fastest Growing Jobs in America

According to Emsi, a company that studies the student-to-employment journey, young students looking for prosperous careers after high school should consider looking for careers in three areas: Arts, skilled trades, and Sciences. Recently, there have been several articles written and research performed analyzing the various pathways available for prosperous careers, some may not necessarily require a Bachelor's degree. In an article written by Gwen Burrow on May 4, 2017, she states that "No college education doesn't mean no talent." It is important to note that while statistics do show that those with a Bachelor's degree or higher tend to report higher wages, there are some fruitful career opportunities in certain fields that require mainly a skill with some education, rather than a Bachelor's degree. The results from this Emsi article regarding the most popular jobs in Arts, skills trades, and Sciences are listed below: