Job hunting in America: Here’s the best paid, most in demand job in every state – Market Watch
CareerBuilder crunched data on the lucrative professions that are growing at a faster rate than the national average
Software developers, physical therapists and physician assistants crop up frequently among the highest-paid and fastest-growing jobs in every U.S. state, according to a new analysis by CareerBuilder. The site analyzed government data to project the careers most likely to be lucrative and in demand. Most of these jobs require some level of college education.
Physical therapists usually have an associate’s degree, and need skills including occupational therapy, rehabilitation, nursing, geriatrics, acute care and clinical works. They had a median pay of $87,930 per year or $42.27 per hour last year, the BLS said, and also have a higher than average outlook for job growth (a projected 28% increase nationwide between 2016 and 2026).