With a high unemployment rate and a struggling economy, many Americans are struggling to find work. Here's a list of the 10 fastest growing industries in the U.S. Americans might want to take a look at, according to IBISWorld.
This industry has been hot since 2002. It has had an average annual revenue growth rate of 9.3 percent, with a projected 4.5 percent in 2012.
This industry did go through a slow period during the recession, but it's expected to have an average annual revenue growth rate of 4.1 percent.
This industry includes bronzing lotions, sprays, and other forms of self-tanning.
This industry is expected see an 18.1 percent sales increase in 2012. IBISWorld expects self-tanning to become a billion dollar industry within five years.
This industry has had an annual average growth rate of 22.7 percent each year since 2002.
This industry has had sustainable growth over the last 10 years, with an average annual revenue growth of 9.6 percent during that time.
The projected revenue growth for 2012 is 8.1 and the projected revenue growth for the next five years is 6.3 percent.
From 2002 to 2012, this industry saw a revenue growth rate of 32.3 percent and is expected to have a growth rate of 9.4 percent in 2012.
IBISWorld predicts the industry will grow at an annual rate of 8.2 percent a year.
For-profit universities are expected to have a revenue growth rate of 5 percent in 2012 and an estimated average annual growth rate of 3.6 percent over the next five years.
During the "Great Recession," this industry didn't see negative growth, it just slowed.
The industry is expected to grow by 5.1 percent in 2012, and grew by 12.1 percent per year from 2002 to 2012.
This industry is expected to see annual growth of 4.8 percent a year up to 2017.
Continual advances in technologies and declining costs have attributed to this industry having an average annual revenue growth rate of 8.8 percent since 2002.
For 2012, the revenue growth rate is expected to be a 20.3 percent.
The industry isn't expected to slow down, as the projected average annual revenue growth rate for the next five years is projected to be 14 percent.
Games on social networking platforms are expected to grow by 20 percent in 2012.
This industry had an average annual growth rate of 128 percent from 2002 to 2012, and has a projected growth rate of 22 percent over the next five years.
This industry has done the opposite of the regular construction industry as of late, it has grown.
This industry has had an average annual growth rate of 28.9 percent since 2002. Not too shabby.
IBISWorld projects a rate of 18.3 percent for this industry in 2012, and 22.8 percent for the next five years.
In the last 10 years, this industry has had an average annual revenue growth rate of 28.2 percent.
The growth rate for 2012 is expected to be about 11.9 percent and 8.8 percent for each of the next five years.