9781563708794

America's Top 300 Jobs: A Complete Career Handbook

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    9781563708794

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    1563708795

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-06-01
  • Publisher: Jist Works

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This new edition is packed with thorough, up-to-date information on all major jobs. More than just job information, the book includes a bonus section with solid job search advice.

Table of Contents

Management and business and financial operations occupations
Accountants and auditors
21(3)
Administrative services managers
24(2)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers
26(3)
Budget analysts
29(3)
Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators
32(3)
Computer and information systems managers
35(2)
Construction managers
37(3)
Cost estimators
40(2)
Education administrators
42(3)
Engineering and natural sciences managers
45(2)
Farmers, ranchers, and agricultural managers
47(3)
Financial analysts and personal financial advisors
50(2)
Financial managers
52(3)
Food service managers
55(3)
Funeral directors
58(2)
Human resources, training, and labor relations managers and specialists
60(4)
Industrial production managers
64(2)
Insurance under Writers
66(2)
Loan counselors and officers
68(2)
Lodging managers
70(2)
Management analysts
72(2)
Medical and health services managers
74(3)
Property, real estate, and community association managers
77(3)
Purchasing managers, buyers, and purchasing agents
80(3)
Tax examiner, collectors, and revenue agents
83(3)
Top executives
86(4)
Professional and related occupations
Architects, surveyor, and cartographers
Architects, except landscape and naval
90(2)
Landscape architects
92(3)
Surveyor, cartographer, photogrammetrists, and surveying technicians
95(3)
Drafters and engineering technicians
Drafters
98(2)
Engineering technicians
100(3)
Engineers
103(133)
Aerospace engineers
106(1)
Agricultural engineers
107(1)
Biomedical engineers
107(1)
Chemical engineers
108(1)
Civil engineers
109(1)
Electrical and electronic engineers, except computer
110(1)
Environmental engineers
111(1)
Industrial engineers, including health and safety
112(1)
Materials engineers
113(1)
Mechanical engineers
114(1)
Mining and geological engineers, including mining safety engineers
115(1)
Nuclear engineers
116(1)
Petroleum engineers
117(1)
Art and design occupations
Artists and related workers
118(2)
Designers
120(4)
Entertainers and performers, sports and related occupations
Actors, producers and directors
124(2)
Athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers
126(3)
Dancers and choreographers
129(2)
Musicians, singers, and related workers
131(2)
Media and communication - related occupations
Announcers
133(2)
Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators
135(2)
News analysts, reporters, and correspondents
137(2)
Photographers
139(2)
Public relations specialists
141(3)
Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors
144(1)
Writers and editors
145(3)
Community and social services occupations
Clergy
148(4)
Protestant ministers
149(1)
Rabbis
150(1)
Roman Catholic priests
151(1)
Counselors
152(4)
Probational officers and correctional treatment specialists
156(2)
Social and human service assistants
158(2)
Social workers
160(3)
Computer and mathematical occupations
Actuaries
163(3)
Computer programmers
166(3)
Computer software engineers
169(2)
Computer support specialists and systems administrators
171(3)
Mathematicians
174(2)
Operations research analysts
176(2)
Statisticians
178(2)
Systems analysts, computer scientists, and database administrators
180(4)
Education, training, library, and museum occupations
Archivists, curators, and museum technicians
184(3)
Instructional coordinators
187(1)
Librarians
188(2)
Library technicians
190(2)
Teacher assistants
192(2)
Teachers-adult literary and remedial and self-enrichment education
194(3)
Teachers-postsecondary
197(3)
Teachers-preschool, kindergarten, elementary, middle, and secondary
200(3)
Teachers-special education
203(3)
Legal occupations
Court reporters
206(2)
Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers
208(2)
Lawyers
210(3)
Paralegals and legal assistants
213(3)
Life scientists
Agricultural and food scientists
216(3)
Biological and medical scientists
219(3)
Conservation scientists and foresters
222(3)
Physical scientists
Atmospheric scientists
225(2)
Chemists and materials scientists
227(3)
Environmental scientists and geoscientists
230(3)
Physicists and astronomers
233(3)
Science technicians
236(278)
Social scientists and related occupations
Economists and market and survey researchers
239(2)
Psychologists
241(3)
Urban and regional planners
244(2)
Social scientists, other
246(2)
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners
Chiropractors
248(2)
Dentists
250(2)
Dietitians and nutritionists
252(1)
Occupational therapists
253(2)
Optometrists
255(2)
Pharmacists
257(2)
Physical therapists
259(1)
Physicians assistants
260(2)
Physicians and surgeons
262(2)
Podiatrists
264(2)
Recreational therapists
266(2)
Registered nurses
268(2)
Respiratory therapists
270(2)
Speech-language pathologists and audiologists
272(2)
Veterinarians
274(3)
Health technologists and technicians
Cardiovascular technologists and technicians
277(2)
Clinical laboratory technologists and technicians
279(2)
Dental hygienists
281(1)
Diagnostic medical sonographers
282(2)
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics
284(3)
Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses
287(1)
Medical records and health information technicians
288(1)
Nuclear medicine technologists
289(2)
Occupational health and safety specialists and technicians
291(2)
Opticians, dispensing
293(2)
Pharmacy technicians
295(1)
Radiologic technologists and technicians
296(2)
Surgical technologists
298(2)
Service occupations
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations
Building cleaning workers
300(2)
Grounds maintenance workers
302(2)
Pest control workers
304(2)
Food preparation and serving related occupations
Chefs, cooks, and food preparation workers
306(3)
Food and beverage serving and related workers
309(3)
Healthcare support occupations
Dental assistants
312(2)
Medical assistants
314(1)
Medical transcriptionists
315(2)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides
317(3)
Occupational therapist assistants and aides
320(1)
Pharmacy aides
321(1)
Physical therapist assistants and aides
322(2)
Personal care and service occupations
Animal care and service workers
324(2)
Barbers, cosmetologists, and other personal appearance workers
326(2)
Childcare workers
328(3)
Flight attendant
331(2)
Gaming services occupations
333(2)
Personal and home care aides
335(1)
Recreation and fitness workers
336(3)
Protective service occupations
Correctional officers
339(2)
Firefighting occupations
341(3)
Police and detectives
344(4)
Private detectives and investigators
348(2)
Security guards and gaming surveillance officers
350(3)
Sales and related occupations
Cashiers
353(1)
Counter and rental clerks
354(2)
Demonstrators, product promoters, and models
356(3)
Insurance sales agents
359(3)
Real estate brokers and sales agents
362(2)
Retail salespersons
364(2)
Sales engineers
366(2)
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing
368(3)
Sales worker supervisors
371(2)
Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents
373(3)
Travel agents
376(3)
Office and administrative support occupations
Communications equipment operators
379(2)
Computer operators
381(2)
Data entry and information processing workers
383(1)
Desktop publishers
384(2)
Financial clerks
386(2)
Bill and account collectors
388(1)
Billing and posting clerks and machine operators
389(1)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks
390(1)
Gaming cage workers
391(1)
Payroll and timekeeping clerks
392(1)
Procurement clerks
393(1)
Tellers
393(1)
Information and record clerks
394(3)
Brokerage clerks
397(1)
Credit authorizers, checkers, and clerks
398(1)
Customer service representatives
399(1)
File clerks
400(1)
Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks
401(1)
Human resources assistants, except payroll and timekeeping
401(1)
Interviewers
402(2)
Library assistants, clerical
404(1)
Order clerks
405(1)
Receptionists and information clerks
406(1)
Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks
406(1)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing occupations, except postal workers
407(3)
Cargo and freight agents
410(7)
Couriers and messengers
411(1)
Dispatchers
412(1)
Meter readers, utilities
413(1)
Production, planning, and expediting clerks
413(1)
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks
414(1)
Stock clerks and order fillers
415(1)
Weighers, measurers, checkers, and samplers, recordkeeping
416(1)
Office and administrative support worker supervisors and managers
417(2)
Office clerks, general
419(1)
Postal Service workers
420(2)
Secretaries and administrative assistants
422(4)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations
Agricultural workers
426(2)
Fishers and fishing vessel operators
428(2)
Forest, conservation, and logging workers
430(4)
Construction trades and related workers
Boilermakers
434(1)
Brickmasons, blockmasons, and stonemasons
435(2)
Carpenters
437(2)
Carpet, floor, and tile installers and finishers
439(3)
Cement masons, concrete finishers, segmental pavers, and terrazzo workers
442(2)
Construction and building inspectors
444(3)
Construction equipment operators
447(1)
Construction laborers
448(3)
Drywall installers, ceiling tile installers, and tapers
451(1)
Electricians
452(3)
Elevator installers and repairers
455(2)
Glaziers
457(1)
Hazardous materials removal workers
458(3)
Insulation workers
461(1)
Painters and paperhangers
462(2)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters
464(3)
Plasterers and stucco masons
467(2)
Roofers
469(1)
Sheet metal workers
470(2)
Structural and reinforcing iron and metal workers
472(3)
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
Electrical and electronic equipment mechanics installers, and repairers
Computer, automated teller, and office machine repairers
475(2)
Electrical and electronics installers and repairers
477(2)
Electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers
479(2)
Radio and telecommunications equipment installers and repairers
481(2)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, Installers, and repairers
Aircraft and avionics equipment mechanics and service technicians
483(2)
Automotive body and related repairers
485(2)
Automotive service technicians and mechanics
487(4)
Diesel service technicians and mechanics
491(2)
Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics
493(3)
Small engine mechanics
496(3)
Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
Coin, Vending, and amusement machine servicers and repairers
499(2)
Heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers
501(3)
Home appliance repairers
504(2)
Industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers
506(2)
Line installers and repairers
508(3)
Precision instrument and equipment repairers
511(3)
Production occupations
Assemblers and fabricators
514(2)
Food processing occupations
516(26)
Metal workers and plastic workers
Computer-control programmers and operators
519(2)
Machinists
521(2)
Machine setters, operators, and tenders-metal and plastic
523(3)
Tool and die makes
526(2)
Welding, soldering, and brazing workers
528(2)
Plant and system operators
Power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers
530(1)
Stationary engineers and boiler operators
531(2)
Water and liquid waste treatment plant and system operators
533(2)
Printing occupations
Bookbinders and bindery workers
535(2)
Prepress technicians and workers
537(3)
Printing machine operators
540(2)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings occupations
542(4)
Woodworkers
546(22)
Other production occupations
Dental laboratory technicians
548(2)
Inspectars, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers
550(2)
Jewelers and precious stone and metal workers
552(2)
Ophthalmic laboratory technicians
554(2)
Painting and coating workers, except construction and maintenance
556(2)
Photographic process workers and processing machine operators
558(2)
Semiconductor processors
560(2)
Transportation and material moving occupations
Air transportation occupations
Aircraft pilots and flight engineers
562(3)
Air traffic controllers
565(3)
Material moving occupations
568(11)
Motor vehicle operators
Busdrivers
570(3)
Taxi Drivers and chauffeurs
573(3)
Truckdrivers and driver/sales workers
576(3)
Rail transportation occupations
579(3)
Water transportation occupations
582(4)
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