Growth Rate: 37%
Average Annual Pay: $21,380
Today, there is a move towards getting patients out of the hospital, as soon as possible in order to cut costs. This has resulted in a growing demand for professionals such as Home Health Aides who assist patients and the elderly with anything from basic "healthcare needs" to housework.
Although this work is often paid by the hour (and on an “as and when needed basis” only), the advantage is that you don’t even need a high school diploma for the job!