250 Best-Paying Jobs

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-03-01
  • Publisher: Jist Works

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Discover the jobs in which almost everyone is well-paid; metropolitan areas and industries that pay more than $100,000 for certain jobs; and jobs in which there is little or no pay gap between men and women. Other lists include the best-paying jobs with the fastest growth and most openings; best-paying jobs organized by education and training level, career cluster, and personality type; and best-paying jobs for younger workers, workers over 55, part-time workers, self-employed workers, men, and women. Unique tables in the job descriptions show which metropolitan areas and which industries pay the most for each job. The 250 job descriptions appear in alphabetical order and are packed with current labor market information on growth, number of openings, tasks and responsibilities, skills needed, and education and courses required. New information in this edition includes the following useful facts for each job: completely updated data, career cluster and career pathway listing, an eye-opening "Other Considerations for Income" section, a "Metropolitan Areas Where Income Premium Is Greatest" section, beginning wage, earnings growth potential, and work environment.

Author Biography

\Michael Farr is America's foremost career author and has written more than 20 books on career and job search topics. Laurence Shatkin has 30 years in the career information field, presents and blogs on jobs, and is the author of many career books. As a leading occupational expert, Dr. Shatkin appears regularly on national news programs in major print publications to share his knowledge and insights.

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