U.S. News: Best Jobs in 2016

beltman8Whether you’re looking for a new job or a career change, it’s always a good idea to do your research. There are quite a few reports that are released each year that cover best salaries, jobs highest in demand and trends. But, the U.S. News release of the “Best Jobs” list tries to combine a number of factors to come up with the ultimate list of jobs. They rank jobs based on a number of factors including:

  • Salary
  • Stress
  • Skills and talent matches
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Work life/balance
  • Satisfaction

This year’s list includes quite a few healthcare related occupations and only one computer science career.

  1. Orthodontist
  2. Dentist
  3. Computer Systems Analyst
  4. Nurse Anesthetist
  5. Physician Assistant
  6. Nurse Practitioner
  7. Psychiatrist
  8. Pediatrician
  9. Anesthesiologist
  10. Obstetrician and Gynecologist

View the full list here:

On the flip-side, FORBES “Toughest jobs to fill for 2016” includes at the top of its lists jobs like, Data Scientist, Electrical Engineer and General Operations Manager as jobs in high-demand. There are a few healthcare jobs listed, but they do not require an advanced degree.

  1. Data Scientist
  2. Electrical Engineer
  3. General and Operations Manager
  4. Home Health Aide
  5. Information Security Analyst
  6. Marketing Manager
  7. Medical Service Manager

Check out the full FORBES article: