9  fastest-growing careers to watch out for in the next decade

Increasing at a rate 15 times that of other occupations, wind turbine service technicians or windtechs, are projected to be the fastest growing job in the next decade.

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

Another profession that is expanding quickly is nursing, with a 52 percent growth rate above average.

Nurse Practitioners

Solar energy is another rapidly expanding source of employment and energy, alongside wind power. Installers of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are in charge of putting together and maintaining all kinds of solar energy systems.

Solar Photovoltaic Installers

Occupational therapy assistants are expected to grow at a pace of 35 percent, which helps meet the demand from patients who want assistance in recovering and retaining the abilities needed to go about their everyday lives.

Occupational Therapy Assistants

Since statisticians can analyse data and use statistical methods to solve problems, they are in high demand in a variety of industries, including business, healthcare, government, and engineering.


The need for home health care services is high due to ageing trends and the fast growth in the population of persons 65 and older.

Home Health Aides

PTAs, or physical therapy assistants, assist patients in regaining their range of motion and in managing any discomfort they may have while recovering from an illness or injury.

Physical Therapy Assistants

Physician assistants (PAs) are required to perform medical examinations, diagnoses, and treatments in conjunction with physicians and surgeons.

Physician Assistants

The mining, oil and gas, and construction sectors are seeing rapid growth in the number of vacancies for route supervisors.