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Demand for personal financial advisors is projected to grow a whopping 41% between 2006 and 2016. Which other careers on Money and PayScale.com's list of America's best jobs will see big opportunities?

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9. Physician Assistant
Physician Assistant
Robert Wooten is a physician assistant at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Best Jobs rank: 2
10-year growth: 27%
Current total employment: 82,000
A shortage of general physicians is spurring the need for physician assistants, who function much like regular doctors and work in a wide range of medical areas, from ER and surgery to dermatology and pediatrics. The drive to cut health-care expenses is also boosting demand, along with the need to treat an aging population and fight costly chronic conditions such as obesity and diabetes.

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Last updated October 12 2009: 5:03 PM ET
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