10. Speech-language pathologists
Projected job growth rate for 2018-2028: 27.3%
Median annual wage as of 2018: $77,510
The BLS expects speech-language pathologist jobs to grow 27% between 2018 and 2028, a much faster rate than average.
This career is part of the larger health care category, which the BLS expects to be a fast-growing career field.
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.