11 of the Fastest-Growing Jobs in America

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5. Ultrasound Technician

Expected increase in jobs: 43.5%
Median annual salary: $65,903 

Capturing internal body images via high frequency sound waves could earn you a national average salary well over the $60,000/year mark, depending on your location.

This field requires excellent communication skills, independent thinking and collaboration with other medical professionals. Interacting with concerned and/or critically ill patients requires both compassion and heightened social skills. More than 23,000 additional sonographer positions are predicted by 2020, and an entry level position can be attained with an associate’s degree.

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