10. Speech-language pathologists
Projected job growth rate for 2018-2028: 27.3%
Median annual wage as of 2018: $77,510
The number of speech-language pathologist jobs is projected to grow at a much faster rate than average.
As the large generation of baby boomers grows older, the BLS expects strokes and dementia to cause speech or language impairments among many older people that will require the help of these professionals.