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25 Jobs With the Fastest-Rising Wages

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20. Gambling dealers
> Wage increase, 2020 to 2021: +10.9%
> Average annual wage, 2021: $28,960
> Employment change, 2020 to 2021: -3.9%
> Total employment, 2021: 64,700

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19. Wellhead pumpers
> Wage increase, 2020 to 2021: +11.0%
> Average annual wage, 2021: $67,170
> Employment change, 2020 to 2021: +33.1%
> Total employment, 2021: 16,040

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18. Order clerks
> Wage increase, 2020 to 2021: +11.0%
> Average annual wage, 2021: $41,820
> Employment change, 2020 to 2021: +11.9%
> Total employment, 2021: 133,850

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17. Orthodontists
> Wage increase, 2020 to 2021: +12.3%
> Average annual wage, 2021: $267,280
> Employment change, 2020 to 2021: +2.0%
> Total employment, 2021: 5,140

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16. Railroad brake, signal, and switch operators and locomotive firers
> Wage increase, 2020 to 2021: +12.8%
> Average annual wage, 2021: $63,050
> Employment change, 2020 to 2021: +10.7%
> Total employment, 2021: 16,200

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