Health care and social assistance are currently the fastest growing sectors and will create one-quarter of new jobs by 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
The DOL's Employment Outlook
found that one-third of occupations projected to be among the fastest growing were related to health care "reflecting increases in demand as the population ages and the health care and social assistance grows."
Registered nurses, personal care aides and home health aides were among the careers expected to see the highest demand, the DOL said.
In addition, two-thirds of the new job opening will require a high school diploma or less and will require minimal on-the-job training.
By 2020, baby boomers are still expected to account for one-quarter of all workers, the report