Top jobs in demand right now

Check out the most in-demand jobs hiring on Monster —you’ll never guess which occupation is in the top spot!

Top jobs in demand right now

What are all the cool kids doing these days? They’re becoming wind turbine service technicians, that’s what.

OK, maybe not, but they should be. Because in case you didn’t know (and it’s totally fine if you didn’t—that’s what we’re here for), that particular job is on the rise, projected to grow by 108% over the next several years. That’s a good-looking figure, and it’s not the only one.

Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we found the 20 fastest-growing occupations with the highest percent change of employment between 2014 and 2024 hiring on Monster.

Check out the list of jobs below to see if one of them would be a good fit for you.

1. Wind turbine service technicians

Growth rate: 108%

Median pay: $52,260 per year

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2. Occupational therapy assistants

Growth rate: 43%

Median pay: $59,010 per year

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3. Physical therapist assistants

Growth rate: 41%

Median pay: $56,610 per year

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4. Physical therapist aides

Growth rate: 39%

Median pay: $25,680 per year

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5. Home health aides

Growth rate: 38%

Median pay: $22,600 per year

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6. Commercial drivers

Growth rate: 37%

Median pay: $49,090 per year

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7. Nurse practitioners

Growth rate: 35%

Median pay: $100,910

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8. Physical therapists

Growth rate: 34%

Median pay: $85,400 per year

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9. Statisticians

Growth rate: 34%

Median pay: $80,500 per year

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10. Ambulance drivers and attendants

Growth rate: $33%

Median pay: $23,850 per year

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11. Occupational therapy aides

Growth rate: 31%

Median pay: $28,330 per year

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12. Physician assistants

Growth rate: 30%

Median pay: $101,480 per year

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13. Operations research analysts

Growth rate: 30%

Median pay: $79,200 per year

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14. Personal finance advisors

Growth rate: 30%

Median pay: $90,530 per year

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15. Cartographers and photogrammetrists

Growth rate: 29%

Median pay: $62,750 per year

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16. Genetic counselors

Growth rate: 29%

Median pay: $74,120 per year

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17. Interpreters and translators

Growth rate: $29%

Median pay: $46,120 per year

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18. Audiologists

Growth rate: 29%

Median pay: $75,980 per year

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19. Hearing aid specialists

Growth rate: 27%

Median pay: $50,250 per year

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20. Optometrists

Growth rate: 27%

Median pay: $106,140 per year

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