Many occupations are projected to see significant growth in the next decade but most of the fastest-growing U.S. jobs will not pay a living wage.
Most of the fastest-growing jobs in the U.S. pay less than a living wage, with seven of them earning an average of $34,000 a year, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Employment is expected to grow at a rate of 0.5 percent with about 8.4 million new jobs created between 2018 and 2028. That is slower than the 0.8 percent annual payroll growth in the previous decade.
Here are 6 of the 10 fastest-growing jobs in America:
• Personal care aide—$24,020
• Food preparer—$21,250
• Home health aide—$24,200
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