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Table 1: The Ten Occupations with the Fastest Employment Growth, 1996-2006

(Numbers in Thousands of Jobs)


Occupation Employment Change, 1996-2006
1996 2006 Number Percent
Database administrators, computer support specialists, and all other computer scientists 212 461 249 118
Computer engineers 216 451 235 109
Systems analysts 506 1,025 520 103
Personal and home care aides 202 374 171 85
Physical and corrective therapy assistants and aides 84 151 66 79
Home health aides 495 873 378 76
Medical assistants 225 391 166 74
Desktop publishing specialists 30 53 22 74
Physical therapists 115 196 81 71
Occupational therapy assistants and aides 16 26 11 69


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) News Release, December 3, 1997

 
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