Special Report

These 32 Rapidly Growing Jobs Are Held Mostly by Women

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32. Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 1.2%
> Total employment, 2020: 331,000
> Pct. of Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians who are female: 70.4%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $49,192 ($53,456 for all workers)

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31. Personal care aides
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 2.5%
> Total employment, 2020: 1,282,000
> Pct. of Personal care aides who are female: 81.5%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $27,924 ($28,236 for all workers)

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30. Physical therapists
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 2.6%
> Total employment, 2020: 281,000
> Pct. of Physical therapists who are female: 67.2%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $75,452 ($76,336 for all workers)

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29. Paralegals and legal assistants
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 4.0%
> Total employment, 2020: 416,000
> Pct. of Paralegals and legal assistants who are female: 85.8%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $47,736 ($48,984 for all workers)

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28. Payroll and timekeeping clerks
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 5.8%
> Total employment, 2020: 146,000
> Pct. of Payroll and timekeeping clerks who are female: 86.9%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $47,892 ($49,140 for all workers)