Fastest-Growing Careers with a Doctorate or Professional Degree

Looking for the fastest-growing careers for Doctorate or Professional Degree holders? The following jobs are predicted to grow quite a bit in the coming years: Physician Assistants (31.1%), Statisticians (30.6%), Nurse Practitioners (28.2%). As of 2018, 18,176 people work as Physician Assistants. Check out those careers and others, below!


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