Special Report

These 32 Rapidly Growing Jobs Are Held Mostly by Women

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12. Social and community service managers
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 12.2%
> Total employment, 2020: 424,000
> Pct. of Social and community service managers who are female: 72.5%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $60,476 ($64,168 for all workers)

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11. Counselors
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 12.7%
> Total employment, 2020: 904,000
> Pct. of Counselors who are female: 69.3%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $49,864 ($49,819 for all workers)

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10. Respiratory therapists
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 13.0%
> Total employment, 2020: 122,000
> Pct. of Respiratory therapists who are female: 72.4%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $56,836 ($60,424 for all workers)

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9. Physical therapist assistants and aides
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 14.7%
> Total employment, 2020: 78,000
> Pct. of Physical therapist assistants and aides who are female: 71.7%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: N/A ($50,128 for all workers)

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8. Social and human service assistants
> Pct. change in total employment, 2015-2020: 18.6%
> Total employment, 2020: 230,000
> Pct. of Social and human service assistants who are female: 79.6%
> Median yearly earnings for full-time female workers, 2020: $41,756 ($43,732 for all workers)