What are the top five fastest growing job fields in the U.S.?

What are the top five fastest growing job fields in the U.S.?

February 7th, 2012 in Business Around the Region

Nurse Jozie Kovar, checks the heartbeat of one of eight babies at Jamestown, N.D. Hospital.

Photo by Associated Press/Times Free Press.

From 2010 to 2020, the fastest growing jobs in America will be:

1 Registered nurses, adding 711,900 more jobs, or a 26 percent growth rate.

2 Retail salesperson, adding 706,800 more jobs, or a 16.6 percent growth rate.

3 Home health aides, adding 706,300 more jobs, or a 69.3 percent growth rate.

4 Personal care aides, adding 607,000 more jobs, or a 70.5 percent growth rate.

5 Office clerks, adding 489,500 more jobs, or a 16.6 percent growth rate.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupations with the largest projected employment growth.