If you are an application engineer, you have the very best job on the planet. A minimum of that’s what many people think. High pay. Low stress. Little physical effort.
Yes, it’s time again for that “Best Jobs” rankings—those glitzy slideshows ranking jobs when it comes to job prospects, pay, stress, job satisfaction, and dealing conditions–and making the very best jobs all seem just perfect.
In Careercast’s “Best Jobs of 2012” list, software engineer gained no. 1 ranking for that second year running—followed by actuary, human assets manager, dental hygienist, and financial planner. By having an overall score of 176 and annual earnings of $88, 142, software engineers cope with low stress and therefore are in relatively popular.
Software developer has additionally capped US News &lifier World Report’s Best Jobs list for many consecutive years. However this year it had been pushed off its pedestal through the rn job category. The primary reason? Employing for rn's is anticipated to achieve fever pitch because the population age range 711, 900 new registered nursing positions are required to become produced in america between now and 2020, in comparison with 143, 800 positions for software designers throughout that very same period.
For rn's and software designers in america News &lifier World Report ratings, job satisfaction was judged to become “medium.” However the unemployment rate for rn's is lower—5.five percent, in comparison to 7.9 % for software designers. But software designers make substantially more: $87, 790, in comparison to some median earnings of $64, 690 for rn's.
Other technology jobs rated in US News &lifier World Report’s Top Ten. Database administrator arrived at No. 5, having a 7.9 % unemployment rate, employing projection of 33, 800, and median earnings of $73, 490. Webmaster was sixth, having a 7.9 % unemployment rate, employing projection of 65, 700, and median earnings of $75, 660, then personal computers analyst, having a 7.9 % unemployment rate, employing projection of 120, 400, and median earnings of $77, 740. In ninth place was computer programmer, having a 7.9 % unemployment rate, employing projection of 43, 700, and median earnings of $71, 380.
But jobs within the health care industry are getting upset at tech jobs’ heels. Medical assistant rated greater than database administrator, Webmaster, personal computers analyst, and computer programmer within the “Best Jobs of 2012” list. And pharmacist, work counselor, and physical counselor were and in the very best 10.
Individuals individuals employed in we've got the technology area know that you’ve first got it made, relatively speaking. Sure, it may be demanding when you are finishing a task on deadline or attempting to solve issues that sometimes appear unsolvable. However the pay and dealing the weather is a lot better than say, a lumberjack, which rated among Careercast’s “Worst Jobs of 2012” because of its low pay, insufficient job prospects, and harmful working conditions.
And you may heave a collective sigh of relief that does not just one technology job category came out on Career Bliss’s “Unhappiest Jobs of 2012.” No, individuals were restricted to product manager, program manager, marketing manager, and director of sales (just just in case any one of you consider making the leap into sales or marketing).
And just in case any one of you're resenting the software developer occupation was knocked from the pedestal by rn, realize that rn seemed to be the 3rd-most-unhappy job of 2012. Keep in mind that the next time you’re within the hospital.