9781563708558

200 Best Jobs for College Graduates

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  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Jist Works
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Summary

A great resource that is fun to read! Features more than 50 "best jobs" lists and 200 information-packed job descriptions. Targeted at new two- and four-year college graduates, graduates who are changing jobs, Plus people planning and researching majors and education options.

Author Biography

Mike Farr has written more than 20 books on career and job search topics LaVerne Ludden has been a college professor and has written or cowritten more than a dozen books on career, education, and business topics Laurence Shatkin is a consultant with more than 20 years of experience in the career information field

Table of Contents

Introduction. A short overview to help you better understand and use the book 1(12)
Part I---The Best Jobs Lists: Jobs That Require a Two- or Four-Year College Degree or More 13(122)
Best Jobs Overall: Lists of Jobs for College Graduates with the Highest Pay, Fastest Growth, and Most Openings
16(23)
The 200 Best Jobs for College Graduates
18(9)
The 100 Best-Paying Jobs for College Graduates
27(4)
The 100 Fastest-Growing Jobs for College Graduates
31(4)
The 100 Jobs with the Most Openings for College Graduates
35(4)
Best Jobs Lists with High Percentages of Workers Age 20--29, Workers Age 55 and Over, Part-Time Workers, Self-Employed Workers, Women, and Men
39(1)
The 100 Jobs with the Highest Percentage of College Graduates Age 20-29
40(8)
Best Jobs Overall for College Graduates Age 20-29
44(1)
Best-Paying Jobs for College Graduates Age 20-29
45(1)
Fastest-Growing Jobs for College Graduates Age 20-29
46(1)
Jobs with the Most Openings for College Graduates Age 20-29
47(1)
The 100 Jobs with the Highest Percentage of College Graduates Age 55 and Over
48(9)
Best Jobs Overall for College Graduates Age 55 and Over
53(1)
Best-Paying Jobs for College Graduates Age 55 and Over
54(1)
Fastest-Growing Jobs for College Graduates Age 55 and Over
55(1)
Jobs with the Most Openings for College Graduates Age 55 and Over
56(1)
The 100 Jobs for College Graduates with the Highest Percentage of Part-Time Workers
57(9)
Best Overall Part-Time Jobs for College Graduates
62(1)
Best-Paying Part-Time Jobs for College Graduates
63(1)
Fastest-Growing Part-Time Jobs for College Graduates
64(1)
Part-Time Jobs with the Most Openings for College Graduates
65(1)
The 100 Jobs with the Highest Percentage of Self-Employed College Graduates
66(8)
Best Jobs Overall for Self-Employed College Graduates
70(1)
Best-Paying Jobs for Self-Employed College Graduates
71(1)
Fastest-Growing Jobs for Self-Employed College Graduates
72(1)
Jobs with the Most Openings for Self-Employed College Graduates
73(1)
The 100 Jobs with the Highest Percentage of Women College Graduates
74(9)
Best Jobs Overall with High Percentages of Women College Graduates
79(1)
Best-Paying Jobs with High Percentages of Women College Graduates
80(1)
Fastest-Growing Jobs with High Percentages of Women College Graduates
81(1)
Jobs with the Most Openings Employing High Percentages of Women College Graduates
82(1)
The 100 Jobs with the Highest Percentage of Men College Graduates
83(8)
Best Jobs Overall with High Percentages of Men College Graduates
87(1)
Best-Paying Jobs with High Percentages of Men College Graduates
88(1)
Fastest-Growing Jobs with High Percentages of Men College Graduates
89(1)
Jobs with the Most Openings Employing High Percentages of Men College Graduates
90(1)
Best Jobs Lists Based on Levels of Education and Experience
91(14)
Best Jobs Requiring an Associate's Degree
94(2)
Best Jobs Requiring a Bachelor's Degree
96(5)
Best Jobs Requiring Work Experience, Plus Degree
101(1)
Best Jobs Requiring a Master's Degree
102(1)
Best Jobs Requiring a Doctoral Degree
103(1)
Best Jobs Requiring a First Professional Degree
104(1)
Best Jobs Lists for College Graduates Based on Interests
105(17)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Arts, Entertainment, and Media
109(1)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Science, Math, and Engineering
110(4)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Plants and Animals
114(1)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Law, Law Enforcement, and Public Safety
114(1)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Being Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
115(1)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Construction, Mining, and Drilling
115(1)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Transportation
115(1)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Industrial Production
115(1)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Business Detail
116(1)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Sales and Marketing
116(1)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Recreation, Travel, and Other Personal Services
116(1)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Education and Social Service
117(2)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in General Management and Support
119(2)
Best Jobs for College Graduates Interested in Medical and Health Services
121(1)
Best Jobs Lists for College Graduates Based on Personality Types
122(13)
Best Jobs for College Graduates with a Realistic Personality Type
123(2)
Best Jobs for College Graduates with an Investigative Personality Type
125(3)
Best Jobs for College Graduates with an Artistic Personality Type
128(1)
Best Jobs for College Graduates with a Social Personality Type
129(2)
Best Jobs for College Graduates with an Enterprising Personality Type
131(2)
Best Jobs for College Graduates with a Conventional Personality Type
133(2)
Part II---The Job Descriptions 135(314)
Accountants
137(1)
Accountants and Auditors
138(1)
Actuaries
139(1)
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
140(1)
Administrative Services Managers
141(1)
Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors
142(1)
Advertising and Promotions Managers
143(1)
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians
144(1)
Aerospace Engineers
145(2)
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
147(1)
Agricultural Engineers
148(1)
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
149(1)
Agricultural Technicians
150(1)
Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
151(1)
Anthropologists
152(1)
Anthropologists and Archeologists
153(1)
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary
154(1)
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
155(1)
Archeologists
156(1)
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
157(1)
Architectural Drafters
158(1)
Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary
159(1)
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
160(1)
Art Directors
161(1)
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
162(1)
Astronomers
163(1)
Athletic Trainers
164(1)
Atmospheric and Space Scientists
165(1)
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
166(1)
Audiologists
167(1)
Auditors
168(1)
Biochemists
169(1)
Biochemists and Biophysicists
170(1)
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
171(1)
Biological Technicians
172(1)
Biologists
173(1)
Biomedical Engineers
174(1)
Biophysicists
175(1)
Broadcast News Analysts
176(1)
Budget Analysts
177(1)
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
178(1)
Calibration and Instrumentation Technicians
179(1)
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
180(1)
Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
181(1)
Chemical Engineers
182(1)
Chemical Technicians
183(1)
Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary
184(2)
Chemists
186(1)
Chief Executives
187(1)
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
187(2)
Civil Engineering Technicians
189(1)
Civil Engineers
190(1)
Clergy
191(1)
Clinical Psychologists
192(2)
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
194(1)
Commercial and Industrial Designers
194(1)
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
195(1)
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
196(1)
Composers
197(1)
Computer and Information Scientists, Research
198(1)
Computer and Information Systems Managers
199(1)
Computer Hardware Engineers
200(1)
Computer Programmers
201(1)
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
202(1)
Computer Security Specialists
203(1)
Computer Software Engineers, Applications
204(1)
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software
205(2)
Computer Support Specialists
207(1)
Computer Systems Analysts
208(1)
Conservation Scientists
209(1)
Construction Managers
210(1)
Copy Writers
211(1)
Cost Estimators
212(1)
Counseling Psychologists
213(1)
Creative Writers
214(1)
Credit Analysts
215(1)
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
216(1)
Database Administrators
217(1)
Dental Hygienists
218(1)
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
219(1)
Dietitians and Nutritionists
219(1)
Directors---Stage, Motion Pictures, Television, and Radio
220(2)
Directors, Religious Activities and Education
222(1)
Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
223(1)
Economists
224(1)
Editors
225(1)
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School
226(2)
Education Administrators, Postsecondary
228(1)
Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Centre/Program
229(1)
Education Teachers, Postsecondary
230(1)
Educational Psychologists
231(1)
Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors
232(2)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
234(1)
Electrical and Electronics Drafters
234(1)
Electrical Drafters
235(1)
Electrical Engineering Technicians
236(1)
Electrical Engineers
237(1)
Electro-Mechanical Technicians
238(2)
Electronics Engineering Technicians
240(1)
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
241(1)
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
242(1)
Employment Interviewers, Private or Public Employment Service
243(2)
Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists
245(1)
Engineering Managers
245(1)
Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary
246(2)
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
248(1)
Environmental Engineering Technicians
249(1)
Environmental Engineers
250(1)
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
250(2)
Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary
252(1)
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
252(1)
Epidemiologists
253(2)
Exhibit Designers
255(1)
Family and General Practitioners
256(1)
Farm and Home Management Advisors
257(1)
Fashion Designers
258(1)
Film and Video Editors
259(1)
Financial Analysts
260(1)
Financial Examiners
261(1)
Financial Managers
262(1)
Financial Managers, Branch or Department
263(1)
Fire Investigators
264(1)
Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers
265(1)
Food Science Technicians
266(1)
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
267(2)
Forensic Science Technicians
269(1)
Forest and Conservation Technicians
270(1)
Foresters
270(2)
Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary
272(1)
Funeral Directors
273(1)
Gaming Managers
274(1)
General and Operations Managers
275(1)
Geographers
276(1)
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary
277(1)
Geological and Petroleum Technicians
278(1)
Geological Data Technicians
278(2)
Geological Sample Test Technicians
280(1)
Geologists
281(1)
Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers
282(1)
Government Service Executives
282(2)
Graduate Teaching Assistants
284(1)
Graphic Designers
285(1)
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
286(1)
Health Educators
287(1)
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
288(1)
Historians
289(1)
History Teachers, Postsecondary
290(1)
Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
291(1)
Human Resources Managers
292(2)
Hydrologists
294(1)
Industrial Engineering Technicians
295(1)
Industrial Engineers
296(2)
Industrial Production Managers
298(1)
Industrial Safety and Health Engineers
299(1)
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
300(1)
Instructional Coordinators
301(1)
Insurance Sales Agents
302(1)
Insurance Underwriters
303(1)
Interior Designers
304(1)
Internists, General
305(2)
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
307(1)
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
308(1)
Landscape Architects
309(1)
Law Clerks
310(1)
Law Teachers, Postsecondary
311(1)
Lawyers
312(1)
Librarians
313(1)
Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary
314(1)
Loan Counselors
315(1)
Loan Officers
316(1)
Management Analysts
317(1)
Marine Architects
318(2)
Marine Engineers
320(1)
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects
321(1)
Market Research Analysts
321(2)
Marketing Managers
323(1)
Marriage and Family Therapists
324(1)
Materials Engineers
324(1)
Materials Scientists
325(1)
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary
326(1)
Mathematicians
327(2)
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
329(1)
Mechanical Engineers
330(1)
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
331(1)
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
332(1)
Medical and Health Services Managers
333(2)
Medical and Public Health Social Workers
335(1)
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
336(1)
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
337(1)
Medical Transcriptionists
338(1)
Meeting and Convention Planners
339(1)
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
340(1)
Mental Health Counselors
341(1)
Microbiologists
342(1)
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education
343(1)
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
344(2)
Multi-Media Artists and Animators
346(1)
Music Arrangers and Orchestrators
346(1)
Music Directors
347(1)
Music Directors and Composers
348(1)
Natural Sciences Managers
349(1)
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
350(1)
Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts
351(1)
Nuclear Engineers
352(1)
Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians
353(1)
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
354(1)
Nuclear Monitoring Technicians
355(2)
Nuclear Technicians
357(1)
Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
357(1)
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
358(2)
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians
360(1)
Occupational Therapist Assistants
360(1)
Occupational Therapists
361(1)
Operations Research Analysts
362(2)
Optometrists
364(1)
Orthotists and Prosthetists
365(1)
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
366(1)
Park Naturalists
367(1)
Pediatricians, General
368(1)
Personal Financial Advisors
369(1)
Personal Recruiters
370(2)
Petroleum Engineers
372(1)
Pharmacists
373(1)
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
374(1)
Physical Therapist Aides
375(1)
Physical Therapist Assistants
376(1)
Physical Therapists
377(1)
Physician Assistants
378(1)
Physicists
379(1)
Physics Teachers, Postsecondary
380(2)
Pilots, Ship
382(1)
Podiatrists
383(1)
Poets and Lyricists
384(1)
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
384(2)
Political Scientists
386(1)
Postsecondary Teachers
387(1)
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
388(1)
Private Sector Executives
389(1)
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
390(1)
Producers
391(1)
Producers and Directors
392(1)
Product Safety Engineers
393(1)
Program Directors
394(1)
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
395(1)
Psychiatrists
396(1)
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
397(2)
Public Relations Managers
399(1)
Public Relations Specialists
399(1)
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
400(1)
Purchasing Managers
401(1)
Radiation Therapists
402(1)
Radiologic Technicians
403(1)
Radiologic Technologists
404(2)
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
406(1)
Range Managers
406(1)
Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
407(1)
Recreation Workers
408(1)
Recreational Therapists
409(1)
Registered Nurses
410(2)
Rehabilitation Counselors
412(1)
Respiratory Therapists
412(1)
Sales Agents, Financial Services
413(1)
Sales Agents, Securities and Commodities
414(2)
Sales Engineers
416(1)
Sales Managers
417(1)
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education
418(1)
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
419(1)
Semiconductor Processors
420(1)
Set and Exhibit Designers
421(1)
Set Designers
422(1)
Social and Community Service Managers
423(1)
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary
424(1)
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary
425(1)
Soil Conservationists
426(1)
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
427(2)
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School
429(1)
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
430(2)
Speech-Language Pathologists
432(1)
Statisticians
433(1)
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
434(1)
Survey Researchers
435(1)
Surveyors
436(1)
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents
437(1)
Technical Writers
438(1)
Training and Development Specialists
439(2)
Treasurers, Controllers, and Chief Financial Officers
441(1)
Urban and Regional Planners
442(1)
Veterinarians
443(1)
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
444(1)
Vocational Education Teachers, Middle School
445(1)
Vocational Education Teachers, Secondary School
446(1)
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
447(1)
Writers and Authors
448(1)
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
449

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