The 20 Fastest-Growing Jobs in America

According to new government data, these are the 20 jobs that will see the greatest growth in coming years.

20. Derrick operators, oil and gas

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Projected job growth: 25.7 percent
Median pay (2016): $48,130
Education required: None

Renewable energy might be the talk of the town, but don’t count fossil fuels out yet. We’ll be using oil and gas for years to come, and derrick operators who run equipment for extraction are expected to be in demand. While not the most glamorous work, the pay is decent, and no special degree or advanced education is required either.

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