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Taking care of rich people is America's hot new gig. Here are the states benefiting from the job boom.

Taking care of rich people is America's hot new gig. Here are the states benefiting from the job boom.




"Wealth jobs," or personal-care gigs that typically cater to wealthy clientele, are growing fast.




A new report from the Brookings Institution found that jobs like manicurists have doubled since 2010, and positions for fitness trainers opened twice as fast as the national average. The Atlantic first reported on this data.




The rise in "wealth work" comes when the richest Americans hoard a bigger share of the country's wealth.




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America's wealthy need pampering — and they're hiring.
"Wealth jobs," or personal care jobs like childcare workers, private chefs, housekeepers, and massage therapists, have seen higher-than-average growth since 2010, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution.
In fact, between 2010 and 2017, "the number of manicurists and pedicurists doubled, while the number of fitness trainers and skincare specialists grew at least twice as fast as the overall labor force," the Atlantic's Derek Thompson reported, citing the Brookings data.
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