If you are trying to decide on a career in the Garden State, there is one high wage job that is the fastest growing one in the state.

The fastest-growing best paying job in New Jersey according to Go Banking Rates is physical therapy assistant. Here are some statistics that are provided for you to back up that fact.

Career Builders listed at the time of research 80 job openings for physical therapy assistants.

The annual mean wage for this job is $68,000 in New Jersey, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

It is anticipated that this profession will increase 28% by 2023, representing over 400 new jobs in the state.

Physical therapy assistants are not physical therapists, but their work is in high demand in New Jersey and that demand is anticipated to get higher over the next few years.

For the record, here's a list of the top 5 highest paying jobs in New Jersey for 2019, according to zippia.com.

(1) Surgeons

(2) Orthodontist

(3) Internist

(4) Psychiatrist

(5) Chief executives

Eight of the top ten highest paying jobs for 2019 in the Garden State are in the medical field. The two that don't are Chief Executive (#5) and Marketing Manager (#10).

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