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Top 20 Best Jobs of the Future

By   |  Dated: 03-16-2016

Summary: The next decade holds a lot of promise for these twenty careers. All have salaries above the median annual wage and a strong projection of new positions to be added.

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Here are the top 20 jobs to explore

Based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projections for job growth from 2014 to 2024 and median annual earnings using the geometric mean for two numbers, a ranking of the best jobs for the next decade is now available. The list is restricted to careers that have salaries higher than the 2014 median annual wage of $35,540.




Here are the top 20 jobs to explore:
  1. Registered nurses – expected to add 439,300 new jobs by 2024
  2. General and operations managers – expected 151,100 jobs by 2024
  3. Software applications developers – expected to add 135,300 jobs
  4. Computer systems analysts – expected to add 118,600 jobs
  5. Physicians and surgeons – expected to add 51,700 jobs
  6. Accountants and auditors – expected to add 142,400 jobs
  7. Management analysts – expected to add 103,400 jobs
  8. Computer and information systems managers – expected to add 53,700 jobs
  9. First-line supervisors of office and administrative support workers – expected to add 121,200 jobs by 2024
  10. Personal financial advisors – expected to add 73,900 jobs
  11. Physical therapists – expected to add 71,800 jobs by 2024
  12. Market research analysts and marketing specialists – expected to add 92,300 jobs
  13. Software systems developers – expected to add 51,300 jobs
  14. Medical and health services managers – expected to add 56,300 jobs
  15. Wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives  - expected to add 93,400 jobs
  16. Lawyers – expected to add 43,800 jobs
  17. Licensed practical and vocational nurses – expected to add 117,300 jobs
  18. Electricians – expected to add 85,900 jobs
  19. Financial managers – expected to add 37,700 jobs
  20. Nurse practitioners – expected to add 44,700 jobs by 2024
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