Experts say these are the top 2016 jobs


Experts say these are the top 2016 jobs

Are you looking for a new job in 2016?

Perhaps you, or a friend or loved one, are graduating from high school or college soon and are wondering where to look for meaningful work.

Experts say you should consider careers that are highly sought, pay well and are in growing industries, while keeping stress low and work-life balance high.

Does that sound too good to be true?

The pros at U.S. News and Glassdoor say they know what careers can offer just what you’re looking for in 2016.

U.S. News has a list you should check out, based on top factors and many others. The 2016 Best Jobs report ranks the 100 best U.S. jobs, and it’s heavy on the medical profession at the top. With a high number of projected job openings in the coming decade, low unemployment and a strong median salary, these jobs sound good to us.

Here are the top 25 jobs. Find more information about them, and Nos. 26-100 on the U.S. News website:

  1. Orthodontist
  2. Dentist
  3. Computer Systems Analyst
  4. Nurse Anesthetist
  5. Physician Assistant
  6. Nurse Practitioner
  7. Psychiatrist
  8. Pediatrician
  9. Anesthesiologist
  10. OBGYN
  11. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
  12. Optometrist
  13. Software Developer
  14. Physical Therapist
  15. Podiatrist
  16. Surgeon
  17. Statistician
  18. Operations Research Analyst
  19. Physician
  20. Web Developer
  21. Cartographer
  22. Registered Nurse
  23. Occupational Therapist
  24. Accountant
  25. Occupational Therapy Assistant

If none of these careers sound like a good fit, consider this list of top 2016 jobs from Glassdoor (find the full list on the Glassdoor website):

  1. Data Scientist
  2. Tax Manager
  3. Solutions Architect
  4. Engagement Manager
  5. Mobile Developer
  6. HR Manager
  7. Physician Assistant
  8. Product Manager
  9. Software Engineer
  10. Audit Manager

If one of these top 2016 careers don’t seem like a good fit for you, then consider how you can battle stress in your current job, consider whether a telework or flexwork arrangement might be a good fit, or how you can convince your boss to help you develop professionally.

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