Fastest growing occupations for 2010

Are you looking for a new job? Are you thinking of changing careers?

The U.S. Department of Labor has released as list of the fastest growing occupations for 2010. What is interesting is that most of them are in either the health or computer field.

Here is the list:

  • Computer software engineers, applications
  • Computer support specialists
  • Computer software engineers, systems software
  • Network and computer systems administrators
  • Network systems and data communications analysts
  • Desktop publishers
  • Database administrators
  • Personal and home care aides
  • Computer systems analysts
  • Medical assistants
  • Social and human service assistants
  • Physician assistants
  • Medical records and health information technicians
  • Computer and information systems managers
  • Home health aides
  • Physical therapist aides
  • Occupational therapist aides
  • Physical therapist assistants
  • Audiologists
  • Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors
  • Computer and information scientists, research
  • Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers
  • Occupational therapist assistants
  • Veterinary technologists and technicians
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Mental health and substance abuse social workers
  • Dental assistants
  • Dental hygienists
  • Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school
  • Pharmacy technicians

Now if you could find these jobs working at one of the top 100 employers (see below) you would likely be quite happy in your work.