The Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks the expected fastest growing occupations by 2018, about half of which are related to health care.
20: Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation Peter Robinson, Lane County Animal Control compliance officer, fills out a door hanger card on March 16, 2011, after finding no one at home at a residence with an allegedly unlicensed dog during his rounds in Eugene, Ore. Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation, are expected to be the 20th fastest growing occupation percentage-wise by 2018, adding 80,800 new jobs. The mean annual wage in May 2010 was $62,140, and the position requires long-term on-the-job training. Chris Pietsch/AP Buy Photo