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SHOW DATE: OCTOBER 9, 2013

Two quickly-growing, high-income career fields are currently hot on the market:

Radiation therapist: This is the tech who actually takes the X-rays and MRIs. The pay is excellent: 70k – 80k with relatively little training. This field is growing fast. Just remember, you’ll need to be decent at interpersonal communication, since you’ll be talking with a lot of nervous people. If you’re not into the whole people skills thing, there’s always…

Dental hygienist: Okay, fine, the people who clean your teeth usually never shut up. But hey, the guy in the chair can’t talk back. This field is one of the fastest growing in America, expected to expand 38% by 2020. The median pay as of 2010 is just under 70k.

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