32 Fastest Growing Jobs Dominated by Women

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32. Dental assistants
> 2011-2017 growth: +12.6%
> 2017 employment: 215,000
> Six-year employment change: +5,000 men; +19,000 women
> Share of women: 94.4%

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31. Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists
> 2011-2017 growth: +14.9%
> 2017 employment: 324,000
> Six-year employment change: -1,000 men; +43,000 women
> Share of women: 93.2%

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30. Travel agents
> 2011-2017 growth: +16.3%
> 2017 employment: 57,000
> Six-year employment change: -1,000 men; +9,000 women
> Share of women: 82.5%

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29. Graders and sorters, agricultural products
> 2011-2017 growth: +16.5%
> 2017 employment: 99,000
> Six-year employment change: +00 men; +14,000 women
> Share of women: 67.7%

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28. Meeting, convention, and event planners
> 2011-2017 growth: +17.2%
> 2017 employment: 102,000
> Six-year employment change: -2,000 men; +18,000 women
> Share of women: 87.3%