The 100 Best Jobs in America List Will Make You Rethink Your Life

CNN released the list of 100 best jobs in America.

Now, the word “best” is a tricky one, so here’s how they decided on the list. They took into account pay, satisfaction, and room for growth. Makes sense to me, but after looking at this list, I think a lot of us fucked up with that major…

I don’t see country website owner on the list…YET.

1. Mobile Applications Developer
Median pay: 97,100
10-year job growth: 19%

2. Risk Management Director
Median pay: 131,000
10-year job growth: 7%

3. Landman
Median pay: 93,600
10-year job growth: 7%

4. Product Analyst
Median pay: 74,900
10-year job growth: 19%

5. Information Assurance Analyst
Median pay: 98,900
10-year job growth: 18%

6. Quality Assurance Coordinator (RN)
Median pay: 69,000
10-year job growth: 16%

7. Clinical Applications Specialist
Median pay: 77,000
10-year job growth: 21%

8. Hospital Administrator
Median pay: 120,000
10-year job growth: 17%

9. Database Analyst
Median pay: 70,100
10-year job growth: 11%

10. Finance & Administration Director
Median pay: 97,300
10-year job growth: 7%

11. Auditing Director
Median pay: 141,000
10-year job growth: 11%

12. Portfolio Manager
Median pay: 118,000
10-year job growth: 30%

13. Information Technology Director
Median pay: 128,000
10-year job growth: 15%

14. Webmaster
Median pay: 61,200
10-year job growth: 27%

15. Real Estate Development Manager
Median pay: 111,000
10-year job growth: 8%

16. Quality Management Director
Median pay: 109,000
10-year job growth: 17%

17. Management Analyst
Median pay: 71,400
10-year job growth: 14%

18. Marketing and Sales Director
Median pay: 114,000
10-year job growth: 7%

19. Employee Relations Specialist
Median pay: 62,300
10-year job growth: 7%

20. Actuary
Median pay: 132,000
10-year job growth: 18%

21. Government Affairs Director
Median pay: 108,000
10-year job growth: 7%

22. Information Technology Operations Manager
Median pay: 97,200
10-year job growth: 15%

23. Project Control Specialist
Median pay: 89,600
10-year job growth: 14%

24. Operations Project Manager
Median pay: 87,100
10-year job growth: 7%

25. Customer Success Manager
Median pay: 98,100
10-year job growth: 10%

26. Community Relations Manager
Median pay: 63,600
10-year job growth: 10%

27. Certified Financial Planner
Median pay: 91,600
10-year job growth: 30%

28. Continuous Improvement Manager
Median pay: 94,700
10-year job growth: 7%

29. E-Learning Specialist
Median pay: 64,900
10-year job growth: 8%

30. Brand Manager
Median pay: 89,800
10-year job growth: 9%

31. Dean of Students
Median pay: 87,700
10-year job growth: 9%

32. Business Development Manager
Median pay: 96,000
10-year job growth: 9%

33. Video Game Designer
Median pay: 81,600
10-year job growth: 13%

34. Technical Services Manager
Median pay: 96,700
10-year job growth: 15%

35. IT Training Specialist
Median pay: 67,400
10-year job growth: 8%

36. Supply Chain Management Director
Median pay: 134,000
10-year job growth: 7%

37. Transportation Engineer
Median pay: 80,400
10-year job growth: 8%

38. IT Business Analyst
Median pay: 83,000
10-year job growth: 21%

39. User Experience Researcher
Median pay: 106,000
10-year job growth: 19%

40. Internal Auditor
Median pay: 66,200
10-year job growth: 11%

41. Analytics Manager
Median pay: 108,000
10-year job growth: 30%

42. Social Media Manager
Median pay: 57,400
10-year job growth: 9%

43. Operations Director
Median pay: 108,000
10-year job growth: 7%

44. Dentist
Median pay: 151,000
10-year job growth: 18%

45. Radiologist
Median pay: 316,000
10-year job growth: 15%

46. Career Counselor
Median pay: 46,900
10-year job growth: 8%

47. Front End Developer/Engineer
Median pay: 81,000
10-year job growth: 27%

48. Biostatistician
Median pay: 91,800
10-year job growth: 34%

49. Accounting & Financial Reporting Director
Median pay: 126,000
10-year job growth: 7%

50. IT Security Director
Median pay: 147,000
10-year job growth: 15%

51. Certified Public Accountant
Median pay: 81,400
10-year job growth: 11%

52. Database Administrator
Median pay: 93,800
10-year job growth: 11%

53. Financial Analysis Manager
Median pay: 106,000
10-year job growth: 12%

54. Music Teacher
Median pay: 52,100
10-year job growth: 8%

55. Instructor, Postsecondary/Higher Education
Median pay: 50,900
10-year job growth: 12%

56. Videographer
Median pay: 49,600
10-year job growth: 12%

57. User Interface Designer
Median pay: 73,800
10-year job growth: 27%

58. Associate Director, Non-Profit Organization
Median pay: 68,100
10-year job growth: 7%

59. Product Owner
Median pay: 103,000
10-year job growth: 15%

60. Corporate Paralegal
Median pay: 71,500
10-year job growth: 8%

61. Tutor
Median pay: 51,200
10-year job growth: 7%

62. Marine Engineer or Naval Architect
Median pay: 115,000
10-year job growth: 9%

63. Technical Support Engineer
Median pay: 70,600
10-year job growth: 13%

64. Programmer Analyst
Median pay: 82,300
10-year job growth: 21%

65. Patient/Health Educator
Median pay: 50,600
10-year job growth: 12%

66. Proposal Manager
Median pay: 87,600
10-year job growth: 7%

67. Education Program Manager
Median pay: 58,700
10-year job growth: 7%

68. Content Strategist
Median pay: 84,400
10-year job growth: 19%

69. Marketing Communications Director
Median pay: 92,500
10-year job growth: 7%

70. Applications Engineer
Median pay: 81,900
10-year job growth: 19%

71. Training & Development Specialist
Median pay: 62,500
10-year job growth: 8%

72. Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator
Median pay: 66,500
10-year job growth: 11%

73. General Practice Physician
Median pay: 179,000
10-year job growth: 10%

74. Nursing Instructor
Median pay: 64,700
10-year job growth: 19%

75. Forester
Median pay: 61,800
10-year job growth: 8%

76. Sales Account Manager
Median pay: 80,800
10-year job growth: 7%

77. Area Operations Manager
Median pay: 89,500
10-year job growth: 7%

78. Customer Service Director
Median pay: 106,000
10-year job growth: 7%

79. Financial Services Product Manager
Median pay: 113,000
10-year job growth: 9%

80. Software Developer
Median pay: 96,600
10-year job growth: 13%

81. Petroleum Engineer
Median pay: 152,000
10-year job growth: 10%

82. Division General Manager
Median pay: 135,000
10-year job growth: 7%

83. Revenue Manager
Median pay: 74,000
10-year job growth: 7%

84. Clinical Research Associate
Median pay: 76,000
10-year job growth: 8%

85. Implementation Manager
Median pay: 87,600
10-year job growth: 15%

86. Nursing Home Director
Median pay: 95,100
10-year job growth: 17%

87. Statistician
Median pay: 95,100
10-year job growth: 34%

88. Administrative Director
Median pay: 82,600
10-year job growth: 8%

89. Pharmacy Director
Median pay: 144,000
10-year job growth: 17%

90. Asset Manager
Median pay: 95,600
10-year job growth: 12%

91. Clinical Services Director
Median pay: 80,400
10-year job growth: 17%

92. Environmental Specialist
Median pay: 69,400
10-year job growth: 11%

93. Nursing Manager
Median pay: 84,900
10-year job growth: 17%

94. Accounting Analyst
Median pay: 58,500
10-year job growth: 10%

95. Environmental Engineer
Median pay: 81,500
10-year job growth: 12%

96. Engagement Manager
Median pay: 115,000
10-year job growth: 7%

97. Civil Engineer
Median pay: 81,200
10-year job growth: 8%

98. Occupational Therapist
Median pay: 79,800
10-year job growth: 27%

99. User Experience Designer
Median pay: 85,900
10-year job growth: 13%

100. Anesthesiologist
Median pay: 335,000
10-year job growth: 21%

Welp, there’s that.

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