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100 Best Jobs in America


What makes a job great? Is it the salary you earn, the sense of meaning you feel from the work you do, or is it something else? PayScale teamed up with CNNMoney to create a list of the 100 best jobs in America. Read on to find out which jobs came out on top and why.

100 Best Jobs in America

In this collaborative list, PayScale and CNNMoney sorted through 9,000 job titles. They looked at pay and growth opportunities to whittle the list to the top 100 jobs in the country. Biomedical engineers have reason to celebrate, as their job came in at number one on the list. Other jobs in the top 10 include physical therapist and software developer. Did your career make the cut? Scan the list and see.

Want to Know More?

Do You Know What You're Worth?

If you’re curious about the jobs that pay the most, or the jobs with the fastest growth rate, CNNMoney and PayScale have broken out those categories into separate lists. Be sure to check out them out. If you’ve been thinking of switching careers, this list could help give you fresh inspiration. 

Know Your Worth

If your job made the list but your salary doesn’t match the data, it might be time to ask for a raise. Know your worth — head to PayScale to get started on a salary survey. See how your salary compares to others in your field. 

Tell Us What You Think

Like the list? Let us know with a comment or by tweeting to PayScale and CNNMoney using the hashtag #bestjobs.

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