Wednesday, January 14, 2015

20 Best Jobs in 2015


2015 teems with a positive outlook for employment in several industries, and based on US News Best Jobs rankings, health care jobs are among the top among these. Local job search should be no problem with this list of the year's in-demand jobs as guide.

According to a report by Yahoo Finance, the basis for the US News Best Jobs rankings methodology is the understanding that the best job for you holds your interest and pays for your lifestyle. And it's an occupation for which you could get hired to do. The occupations selected are those the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts will grow the most between 2012 and 2022. Those top 100 jobs, from the industries of business, creative, construction, health care, social services and technology, are then ranked based on projected openings, rate of growth, job prospects, unemployment rates, salary and job satisfaction.

Here are the 20 Best Jobs in 2015, based on the rankings by industry, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics job outlook for the decade 2012-2022:

Best Health Care Jobs
#1 – Dentist: $105K - $146K; 16% (Faster than average)
#2 – Nurse Practitioner: $80K - $110K; 31% (Much faster than average)
#3 - Physician: $137K - $186K; 18% (Faster than average)
#4 – Dental Hygienist: $59K - $85K; 33% (Much faster than average)
#5 – Physical Therapist: $67K - $93K; 36% (Much faster than average)

Best Technology Jobs
#1 – Software Developer: $72K - $116K; 22% (Much faster than average)
#2 – Computer Systems Analyst: $63K - $102K; 25% (Much faster than average)
#3 – Information Security Analyst: $67K - $113K; 37% (Much faster than average)
#4 – Web Developer: $44K -$85K; 20% (Faster than average)
#5 – Mechanica Engineer: $65K - $102K; 5% (Slower than average)

Best Business Jobs
#1 – Market Research Analyst: $44K - $85K; 32% (Much faster than average)
#2 - Marketing Manager: $88K - $166K; 12% (As fast as average)
#3 - Accountant: $50K - $86K; 13% (As fast as average)
#4 - Operations Research Analyst: $55K - $99K; 27% (Much faster than average)
#5 - Financial Advisor: $49K - $124K; 27% (Much faster than average)

Best Social Services Jobs
#1 – School Psychologist: $50K - $88K; 12% (As fast as average)
#2 - Speech-Language Pathologist: $55K - $89K; 19% (Faster than average)
#3 - Elementary School Teacher: $43K - $67K; 12% (As fast as average)
#4 – High School Teacher: $44K - $69K; 6% (Slower than average)
#5 – Middle School Teacher: $43K - $67; 12% (As fast as average)

Best Construction Jobs
#1 – Cost Estimator: $44K - $78K; 26% (Much faster than average)
#2 - Construction Manager: $64 - $111K; 16% (Faster than average)
#3 - Plumber: $37K - $67K; 21% (Faster than average)
#4 – Sheet Metal Worker: $32K - $58K; 15% (Faster than average

Best Creative Jobs
#1 – Public Relations Specialist: $40K - $75K; 12% (As fast as average)

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