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Data: What Jobs Will Grow the Fastest?

September 26, 2017 1 min read
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Determining what skills students need to succeed in the workplace of the future depends on the occupations that will be available to them.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the demand and projected wages for dozens of occupations into 2024.

The agency’s crystal ball shows that wind turbine service technicians, though small in overall number, will be the fastest-growing career over the next few years, followed by occupational therapy assistants.

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A version of this article appeared in the September 27, 2017 edition of Education Week as Looking Ahead: Fastest-Growing Occupations

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