32 Fastest Growing Jobs Dominated by Women

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22. Speech-language pathologists
> 2011-2017 growth: +21.8%
> 2017 employment: 106,000
> Six-year employment change: +1,000 men; +18,000 women
> Share of women: 96.2%

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21. Childcare workers
> 2011-2017 growth: +22.1%
> 2017 employment: 448,000
> Six-year employment change: +9,000 men; +71,000 women
> Share of women: 92.2%

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20. Library technicians
> 2011-2017 growth: +23.1%
> 2017 employment: 16,000
> Six-year employment change: -1,000 men; +4,000 women
> Share of women: 87.5%

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19. Opticians, dispensing
> 2011-2017 growth: +26.5%
> 2017 employment: 43,000
> Six-year employment change: +5,000 men; +4,000 women
> Share of women: 69.8%

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18. Dietitians and nutritionists
> 2011-2017 growth: +27.5%
> 2017 employment: 88,000
> Six-year employment change: +2,000 men; +16,000 women
> Share of women: 90.9%