Special Report

These 32 Rapidly Growing Jobs Are Held Mostly by Women

Source: iBrave / iStock via Getty Images

17. Other education, training, and library workers
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 9.3%
> Total employment, 2020: 176,000
> Pct. of Other education, training, and library workers who are female: 73.4%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $57,616 ($59,540 for all workers)

Source: izusek / E+ via Getty Images

16. Social workers
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 9.4%
> Total employment, 2020: 837,000
> Pct. of Social workers who are female: 83.4%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $49,703 ($50,355 for all workers)

Source: gpointstudio / iStock via Getty Images

15. Registered nurses
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 9.5%
> Total employment, 2020: 3,256,000
> Pct. of Registered nurses who are female: 87.4%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $64,480 ($65,624 for all workers)

Source: FG Trade / E+ via Getty Images

14. Eligibility interviewers, government programs
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 10.8%
> Total employment, 2020: 82,000
> Pct. of Eligibility interviewers, government programs who are female: 81.8%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $42,848 ($46,696 for all workers)

Source: Ivan-balvan / Getty Images

13. Medical and health services managers
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 11.8%
> Total employment, 2020: 711,000
> Pct. of Medical and health services managers who are female: 70.3%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $76,128 ($80,860 for all workers)