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25 Jobs With the Fastest-Rising Wages

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10. Occupational therapy aides
> Wage increase, 2020 to 2021: +14.8%
> Average annual wage, 2021: $39,230
> Employment change, 2020 to 2021: -40.1%
> Total employment, 2021: 3,370

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9. Psychiatrists
> Wage increase, 2020 to 2021: +15.0%
> Average annual wage, 2021: $249,760
> Employment change, 2020 to 2021: -0.1%
> Total employment, 2021: 25,520

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8. Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes
> Wage increase, 2020 to 2021: +18.7%
> Average annual wage, 2021: $116,410
> Employment change, 2020 to 2021: -23.2%
> Total employment, 2021: 12,480

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7. Ship engineers
> Wage increase, 2020 to 2021: +19.5%
> Average annual wage, 2021: $96,910
> Employment change, 2020 to 2021: +2.3%
> Total employment, 2021: 7,650

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6. Anesthesiologists
> Wage increase, 2020 to 2021: +22.0%
> Average annual wage, 2021: $331,190
> Employment change, 2020 to 2021: +8.9%
> Total employment, 2021: 31,130

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