21. Marriage and family therapists
Projected increase in 2016: 29.8 percent
Number employed in 2006: 25,000
Median pay in 2006: $44,700
Education/training: Although education requirements may vary, as with other counselors, a master’s degree is typically necessary.
Job outlook: Although more and more marriages may end in divorce, this occupation is growing as it becomes more common for people to seek help in the form of therapy.