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The Top 100: The Fastest-Growing Careers for the 21st Century, Fifth Edition
  • Format
  • Authored by: James Chambers, General Editor
  • Trim Size: 8-1/2 x 11
  • ISBN-10: 0816083673
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-8367-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $75.00
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 06/01/2011
  • Dewey Number: 331.7
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 400


Praise for the previous edition:

"...should be a mandatory purchase...especially during the current economic downturn..."—Booklist

The Top 100: The Fastest-Growing Careers for the 21st Century, Fifth Edition gives readers the inside scoop on jobs projected to experience the fastest growth, the greatest opportunity, and the best earnings through 2018, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor. This informative resource examines a wide range of industries, including computers, education, engineering, finance, food, health care, and more, as well as job opportunities at various levels of skill and education. Each job article describes the job duties; required education, training, and skills; expected earnings; and much more. An introduction explains how the jobs were selected and includes overviews of the most popular career fields.

Jobs covered include:

  • Athletic trainers
  • Biomedical engineers
  • Computer software engineers 
  • Environmental engineers
  • Financial examiners
  • Home health aides
  • Occupational therapist aides
  • Personal financial advisors
  • Physician assistants
  • Veterinarians
  • and more.



Reviews and Awards

"...recommended for high school and public library career collections."

American Reference Books Annual

"...a valuable addition to any collection. Recommended."


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