Special Report

These 32 Rapidly Growing Jobs Are Held Mostly by Women

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22. Dental hygienists
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 7.3%
> Total employment, 2020: 190,000
> Pct. of Dental hygienists who are female: 93.9%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $56,316 ($58,500 for all workers)

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21. Nonfarm animal caretakers
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 7.9%
> Total employment, 2020: 272,000
> Pct. of Nonfarm animal caretakers who are female: 76.5%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $30,732 ($32,552 for all workers)

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20. Loan interviewers and clerks
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 8.6%
> Total employment, 2020: 151,000
> Pct. of Loan interviewers and clerks who are female: 76.1%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $45,448 ($47,372 for all workers)

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19. Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 8.8%
> Total employment, 2020: 74,000
> Pct. of Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists who are female: 76.0%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $54,132 ($59,436 for all workers)

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18. Health practitioner support technologists and technicians
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 8.9%
> Total employment, 2020: 682,000
> Pct. of Health practitioner support technologists and technicians who are female: 78.1%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $23,755 ($34,589 for all workers)