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Which Jobs Pay The Most?

February 4, 2013 by Geneva Reid
Posted in: Special Report, Uncategorized


If you can work at something you love, great. If not … check out the top 10 fields of study for a lucrative career. Here is a list of the top careers, followed by median salary and projected job growth through 2020, according to kiplinger.com:

  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology: $105,000 and 25%
  • Nursing: $60,000 and 26%
  • Transportation Sciences and Technology: $68,000 and 5%
  • Treatment Therapy Professions: $62,000 and 33%
  • Chemical Engineering: $86,000 and 6%
  • Electrical Engineering: $86,000 and 6%
  • Medical Technologies: $58,000 and 13%
  • Construction Services: $65,000 and 17%
  • Management Information Systems: $71,000 and 18%
  • Medical Assisting Services: $51,000 and 14%

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