People love to speculate about what the future will look like, including the kinds of skills and knowledge we will need to find well-paid work. That’s a big question in the field of education right now, as many states shift to a new set of standards meant to highlight skills over content.

A team of “foresight experts” at Idea Couture came up with a list of 10 jobs they think could start showing up in the next 15 years or so. The site catalogs some of these jobs which include things like “Simplicity Expert” and “Healthcare Navigator.” It’s fascinating to try to imagine what the rapid change of recent years will produce down the road.

These Are The Surprising Jobs You’ll Be Doing By The 2030s

As our technological and sociological realities change, so too do our jobs. But just what, exactly, will we be doing 15 years from now? Here are some completely unexpected jobs you’ve almost certainly never heard of-but likely will soon. Indeed, the landscape of careers is changing.

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