- Personal Care Aide (up 295 percent)
- Genetic Counselor (up 222 percent)
- Transportation Supervisor (up 204 percent)
- Fashion Designer (up 148 percent)
- Video Game Designer (up 102 percent)
Video Game Designer: Fastest-Growing Tech Job in America?
“Video game designer” was one of the fastest-growing jobs over the past year, according to a new report from IT services firm Cognizant. Cognizant’s Center for the Future of Work collaborated with ESI ThoughtLab (an “economic research firm”) on the Cognizant Jobs of the Future Index, used to determine which jobs are on the upswing across the country. In order to determine its rankings, Cognizant took total U.S. job openings from the current quarter and divided that number by total U.S. job openings in the third quarter of 2016. “Video game designer” was the only tech-related job to make Cognizant’s top five; the others, in descending order, were: