Ten Fast Growing Jobs in Washington State

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Long-term Projections for Washington through 2018*

This page was last updated on 24th of April 2016

Ten Fast Growing Jobs in Washington State 

1. Dental Hygienists

Long-term Projections for WashingtonIn Washington, there was a 2008 base of 4,840 in this field, with a projected increase of 1,460 to a high of 6,300 (increase of 30%). The average annual number of job openings is 260.

2. Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

In Washington, there was a 2008 base of 4,050 in this field, with a projected increase of 610 to a high of 4,660 (increase of 14%). The average annual number of job openings is 180.

3. Teacher Assistants

In Washington, there was a 2008 base of 33,030 in this field, with a projected 12% increase to 37,090 (increase of 4,060). The average annual number of job openings is 1,140.

4. Registered Nurses

In Washington, there was a 2008 base of 54,560 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 71,220 (up 16,660 or 30%). The average annual number of job openings is 2,760.

5. Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

In Washington, there was a 2008 base of 4,050 in this field, with a projected increase of 610 to a high of 4,660 (increase of 14%). The average annual number of job openings is 180.

 

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6. File Clerks

In Washington, there was a 2008 base of 4,030 in this field, with a projected increase of 440 to a high of 4,470 (increase of 11%). The average annual number of job openings is 150.

7. Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

In Washington, there was a 2008 base of 28,480 in this field, with a projected 12% increase to 31,930 (increase of 3,450). The average annual number of job openings is 1,030.

8. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

In Washington, there was a 2008 base of 1,220 in this field, with a projected increase to a high of 1,520 (up 310 or 25%). The average annual number of job openings is 50.

9. Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

In Washington, there was a 2008 base of 2,950 in this field, with a projected increase of 660 to a high of 3,610 (increase of 22%). The average annual number of job openings is 130.

10. Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

In Washington, there was a 2008 base of 7,720 in this field, with a projected increase of 1,650 to a high of 9,370 (increase of 21%). The average annual number of job openings is 320.

If you have additional questions, or need more information about Washington Employment opportunities, contact the Washington Work Source HERE: https://fortress.wa.gov/esd/worksource/Employment.aspx

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*Source: http://www.projectionscentral.com/Projections/LongTerm The projections are from 2008-2018.

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