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Money and ranked the top 50 careers with great pay and growth prospects. Plus, get data on another 50 great jobs.
RankJob titleJob growth
(10-year forecast)
N.A.3-D Artist26%
34Account Executive10%
40Applications Systems Analyst29%
45Associate - Investment Banking34%
N.A.Biotechnology Research Scientist16%
17Business Analyst, IT29%
N.A.Business Development Analyst22%
N.A.Business Development Manager14%
N.A.Business Management Software Consultant28%
N.A.Business Process/Management Consultant22%
6Certified Public Accountant18%
N.A.Civil Engineer18%
N.A.Client Relationship Manager17%
N.A.Clinical Laboratory Scientist20%
23Clinical Psychologist16%
3College Professor23%
42Commercial Property Manager15%
N.A.Computer and Information Scientist22%
39Computer Software Program Manager28%
8Computer/Network Security Consultant27%
N.A.Construction Project Manager16%
36Corporate Paralegal22%
N.A.Cost Estimator19%
43Creative Director26%
N.A.Credit Manager13%
31Director of Communications17%
N.A.Director of Nursing23%
N.A.Director of Security Services11%
35Education/Training Consultant22%
N.A.Emergency Room Physician14%
N.A.Environmental Project Manager11%
29Finance Director13%
N.A.Financial Analysis Manager13%
N.A.Financial Controller11%
49Financial Research Analyst34%
N.A.General Surgeon14%
N.A.Healthcare Consultant22%
N.A.Help Desk Manager, IT13%
N.A.Hospital Administrator16%
32Hotel General Manager12%
20Human Resources Manager13%
5Information Technology Project Manager16%
N.A.Insurance Broker13%
9Intelligence Analyst15%
38Manufacturing Engineer20%
26Marketing Manager14%
15Nurse Anesthetist23%
N.A.Nurse Educator23%
4Nurse Practitioner23%
N.A.Nursing Home Director16%
14Occupational Therapist23%
N.A.Online Marketing Manager14%
50Outside Sales Representative12%
N.A.Personal Financial Advisor41%
44Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative12%
7Physical Therapist27%
2Physician Assistant27%
19Physician/General Practice14%
N.A.Producer-Director, TV/Cable Broadcast11%
N.A.Product Management Director14%
47Product Marketing Manager14%
48Quality Assurance Manager16%
37Quality Control Engineer20%
N.A.Real Estate Asset Manager15%
N.A.Regulatory Affairs Specialist25%
N.A.Rehabilitation Services Director23%
N.A.Research Analyst, Operations11%
N.A.Risk Management Analyst22%
N.A.Safety Manager10%
10Sales Director10%
33Securities Trader25%
21Senior Financial Analyst34%
N.A.Senior Geologist22%
41Senior Internal Auditor18%
N.A.Senior Software Test Engineer28%
N.A.Senior Tax Accountant18%
N.A.Senior Web Designer15%
N.A.Software Architect28%
12Software Developer28%
N.A.Software Development Director28%
16Software Product Manager28%
27Speech-Language Pathologist11%
N.A.Supply Chain Planner11%
1Systems Engineer45%
28Technical Writer20%
30Telecommunications Network Engineer53%
N.A.Territory Sales Manager10%
46Training & Development Manager16%
N.A.Urban and Regional Planner15%
From the November 2009 issue
Sources:, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Conference Board Help Wanted Online Data Series, and MONEY research
* Job growth is estimated for 2006-2016 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
* Job growth is estimated for 2006-2016 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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