The job market has changed. Many industries aren’t paying as well as they used to or are disappearing all together. There are some job fields, however, that are growing fast. Here are 5 careers with a strong outlook for the next 20 to 30 years:
#1 Registered Nurse: With over 700,000 new job openings over the next ten years, a career in nursing is a smart move if you want to help people without compromising good pay and job security. All you need to get started is an associate’s degree in nursing. They earn between $50K and $80K per year.
#2 Software Developer: The world as we know it wouldn’t exist without software developers. All you need is a bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science or programming to get started. They earn between $78K and $110K per year.
#3 Marketing Specialist: With a job growth rate of over 40% in the next ten years, this field has many opportunities. You can break into this field with a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. They earn about $60K to $80K per year.
#4 Physical Therapist Assistant: There is a growing demand for physical therapist’s assistants. They earn between $40K and $60K per year and usually only need a two-year associate’s degree.
#5 Dental Hygienist: Growth in this filed is really high over the next couple of decades. It’s simple to become one and the average annual salary is $57K to $83K per year.