Top 30 fastest-growing jobs by 2020
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7. Reinforcing iron and rebar workersProjected increase in 2020: 48.6 percent
Number employed in 2010: 19,100
Median pay in 2010: $38,430
Education/training: Employer apprenticeships, on-the-job training.
Job outlook: Many job openings will stem from the need to replace experienced ironworkers who leave the occupation or retire. The number of job openings can fluctuate depending on economic conditions and the level of construction activity.