11. Skin care specialists
Projected increase in 2016: 34.3 percent
Number employed in 2006: 38,000
Median pay in 2006: $29,550
Education/training: Training programs for skin care specialists can be found in both high schools and post-secondary vocational schools.
Job outlook: Estheticians are the skin care specialists who will likely see the most job growth, but all parts of the industry are expected to expand as more skin treatments become available in spas and medical facilities.
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• Job openings in New England for estheticians
(Globe Staff Photo/Michele McDonald)