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250 Best-Paying Jobs

250 Best-Paying Jobs
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Key Features and Benefits • Helps job seekers, students, and others discover their best-paying job options in just two steps: 1. Browse the lists for jobs that interest them, fit their education level, or suit them in some other way. 2. Look up job descriptions for details on salary, job tasks and skills, related education/training, percent self-employed and part-time, and much more. • Provides more than 50 “best-paying jobs” lists in the most interesting part of the book. The lists give readers an easy way to review and compare jobs. The lists cover the best-paying jobs that are growing quickly; have many openings; fit 11 different education and training levels; match 16 interest areas; suit 5 personality types; and have the highest percentages of part-time work, self-employment, men, women, younger workers, and mature workers. • Includes a special group of eye-popping lists: Jobs and industries with average earnings of more than $100,000; jobs and metropolitan areas with average earnings of more than $100,000; jobs in which women’s earnings are not greatly lower than men’s; 43 jobs in which almost everyone is well-paid; and 30 jobs with a few “star” earners. • Gives 250 job descriptions filled with useful information. Each job description includes facts on wages, growth, annual job openings, job tasks, skills required, education/training needed, related courses and knowledge, personality type, percent self-employed and part-time, and much more. • Provides two unique tables in each job description for high-paying metro areas and industries. For each job, the tables show industries with the highest income and metropolitan areas with the highest income. The number of people employed in the job in each industry and metro area is also listed. • Shows the highest-paying skills in an appendix. • Provides a wealth of current information for good career decision-making in a useful, interesting format. The information is based on research and the latest O*NET and other data from the U.S. Department of Labor, the most up-to-date, reliable career information source. • Covers a wide range of fields and industries. • Features handy printed tabs in Part II. Readers can quickly find alphabetized job descriptions. • Appealing look throughout matches the “Best Jobs” books design. • Index makes job titles easy to find in the best-paying jobs lists. Working Table of Contents Introduction Part I: The Best Jobs Lists The Best-Paying Jobs The 250 Best-Paying Jobs The 100 Best-Paying Jobs with the Fastest Growth The 100 Best-Paying Jobs with the Most Openings 30 Jobs with a Few “Star” Earners 43 Jobs in Which Almost Everyone is Well-Paid Jobs and Industries in Which Earnings Average More than $100,000 Jobs and Metropolitan Areas Where Earnings Average More than $100,000 Jobs in Which Women’s Average Earnings Are Not Greatly Lower Than Men’s Best-Paying Jobs with a High Percentage of Workers Age 16–24 Best-Paying Jobs for Workers Age 16–24 Best-Paying Jobs with the Fastest Growth for Workers Age 16–24 Best-Paying Jobs with the Most Openings for Workers Age 16–24 Best-Paying Jobs with a High Percentage of Workers Age 55 and Over Best-Paying Jobs for Workers Age 55 and Over Best-Paying Jobs with the Fastest Growth for Workers Age 55 and Over Best-Paying Jobs with the Most Openings for Workers Age 55 and Over Best-Paying Jobs with a High Percentage of Part-Time Workers Best-Paying Jobs for Part-Time Workers Best-Paying Jobs with the Fastest Growth for Part-Time Workers Best-Paying Jobs with the Most Openings for Part-Time Workers Best-Paying Jobs with a High Percentage of Self-Employed Workers Best-Paying Jobs for Self-Employed Workers Best-Paying Jobs with the Fastest Growth for Self-Employed Workers Best-Paying Jobs with the Most Openings for Self-Employed Workers Best-Paying Jobs with a High Percentage of Women Best-Paying Jobs for Women Best-Paying Jobs with the Fastest Growth for Women Best-Paying Jobs with the Most Openings for Women Best High-Paying Jobs with a High Percentage of Men Best-Paying Jobs for Men Best-Paying Jobs with the Fastest Growth for Men Best-Paying Jobs with the Most Openings for Men Best-Paying Jobs Lists Based on Levels of Education, Training, and Experience Best-Paying Jobs Requiring Short-Term On-the-Job Training Best-Paying Jobs Requiring Moderate-Term On-the-Job Training Best-Paying Jobs Requiring Long-Term On-the-Job Training Best-Paying Jobs Requiring Work Experience in a Related Occupation Best-Paying Jobs Requiring Postsecondary Vocational Training Best-Paying Jobs Requiring a Bachelor’s Degree Best-Paying Jobs Requiring Work Experience Plus Degree Best-Paying Jobs Requiring a Master’s Degree Best-Paying Jobs Requiring a Doctoral Degree Best-Paying Jobs Requiring a First Professional Degree Best-Paying Jobs Lists Based on Interests Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Agriculture and Natural Resources Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Architecture and Construction Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Arts and Communication Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Business and Administration Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Education and Training Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Finance and Insurance Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Government and Public Administration Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Health Science Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Hospitality, Tourism, and Recreation Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Human Service Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Law and Public Safety Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Manufacturing Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Retail and Wholesale Sales and Service Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Scientific Research, Engineering, and Mathematics Best-Paying Jobs for People Interested in Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Best-Paying Jobs Lists Based on Personality Types Best-Paying Jobs for Realistic Personality Types Best-Paying Jobs for Investigative Personality Types Best-Paying Jobs for Artistic Personality Types Best-Paying Jobs for Social Personality Types Best-Paying Jobs for Enterprising Personality Types Best-Paying Jobs for Conventional Personality Types Part II: Descriptions of the Best-Paying Jobs Appendix A: Skills Referenced in This Book Appendix B: The Skill-Income Connection: Skills Linked to High Occupational Earnings Index
JIST Publishing; September 2006
481 pages; ISBN 9781593574055
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1593574053
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