The fastest-growing jobs for women in the US this year include construction, delivery

If you’re a woman looking for a new job, you might want to consider looking into delivery jobs, according to a recent report.

Earlier this week, SmartAsset listed the fastest-growing jobs for women in the U.S. this year, with couriers and messengers at the top of the list.

For its findings, the personal finance technology company used Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data from 2015 and 2019 — which is the most recent year that data is available.

Occupations were not included in the study if there were fewer than 25,000 women employed in those occupations in 2015 or if the occupation title included “other” or “miscellaneous” because of “lack of occupational specificity,” according to the report.


Of the remaining jobs, SmartAsset found the percentage change of women employed

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15 of the Fastest-Growing Jobs Today

The coronavirus pandemic has eliminated tens of millions of jobs. If you are now looking for work — or are simply considering a new direction — 15 careers are especially in-demand now, according to job site Indeed.

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Indeed says the careers on the list are expected to have the largest growth rates over the next five years.

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According to Indeed:

“Careers that qualify as in-demand are options that offer long-term growth and contain a large amount of open positions. Industries with in-demand careers seek to fill positions with qualified candidates who possess a specific set of skills and abilities and many of these in-demand jobs are willing to offer certain benefits to encourage longevity.”

The top 15 career fields — ranked by average national salary — are:

  • Software developer:
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