Top 30 fastest-growing jobs by 2020
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Projected increase in 2020: 55.7 percent
Number employed in 2010: 46,500
Median pay in 2010: $25,760
Education/training: High school or less training required. On-the-job training is typical.
Job outlook: Carpenters with specialized or all-around skills will have better opportunities for steady work than carpenters who can perform only a few relatively simple, routine tasks.