Special Report

These 32 Rapidly Growing Jobs Are Held Mostly by Women

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27. Librarians
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 6.0%
> Total employment, 2020: 176,000
> Pct. of Librarians who are female: 83.2%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $58,604 ($55,796 for all workers)

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26. Occupational therapists
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 6.9%
> Total employment, 2020: 124,000
> Pct. of Occupational therapists who are female: 86.3%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $70,564 ($71,396 for all workers)

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25. Elementary and middle school teachers
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 6.9%
> Total employment, 2020: 3,371,000
> Pct. of Elementary and middle school teachers who are female: 79.6%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $56,420 ($58,136 for all workers)

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24. Court, municipal, and license clerks
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 7.0%
> Total employment, 2020: 76,000
> Pct. of Court, municipal, and license clerks who are female: 85.1%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $39,728 ($40,404 for all workers)

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23. Medical assistants
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 7.1%
> Total employment, 2020: 561,000
> Pct. of Medical assistants who are female: 90.2%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $34,580 ($35,100 for all workers)