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200 Best Jobs for College Graduates, 4th Edition

Book Description

Discover the 200 jobs with the best pay, fastest growth, and most openings for people with associate’s, bachelor’s, and higher degrees

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. This Is a Big Book, But It Is Very Easy to Use
    1. Some Things You Can Do with This Book
  5. Credits and Acknowledgments
  6. Table of Contents
  7. Introduction
    1. Where the Information Comes From
    2. How We Selected the 200 Best Jobs for College Graduates
    3. Understand the Limits of the Data in This Book
    4. Data Complexities
      1. Education or Training Required
      2. Earnings
      3. Projected Growth and Number of Job Openings
      4. Other Job Characteristics
      5. Information in the Job Descriptions
    5. Part I—The Best Jobs Lists: Jobs That Require a Two- or Four-Year College Degree or More
    6. Best Jobs Overall: Lists of Jobs for College Graduates with the Highest Pay, Fastest Growth, and Most Openings
      1. Best Jobs Lists by Demographic
    7. Best Jobs Lists Based on Levels of Education and Experience
      1. Best Jobs Lists for College Graduates Based on Interests
      2. Best Jobs Lists for College Graduates Based on Personality Types
      3. Bonus Lists
    8. Part II—The Job Descriptions
      1. Sources of Additional Information
        1. Print References
        2. Internet Resources
      2. Thanks
  8. PART I: The Best Jobs Lists: Jobs That Require a Two- or Four-Year College Degree or More
    1. Understand the Limitations of the Information
    2. Some Details on the Lists
    3. Best Jobs Overall: Lists of Jobs for College Graduates with the Highest Pay, Fastest Growth, and Most Openings
      1. The 200 Best Jobs Overall for College Graduates—Jobs with the Best Combination of Pay, Growth, and Openings
      2. The 100 Best-Paying Jobs for College Graduates
      3. The 100 Fastest-Growing Jobs for College Graduates
      4. The 100 Jobs with the Most Openings for College Graduates
    4. Best Jobs Lists by Demographic
      1. Best Jobs with a High Percentage of College Graduates Age 20–24
      2. Best Jobs with a High Percentage of College Graduates Age 55 and Over
      3. Best Jobs for College Graduates with a High Percentage of Part-Time Workers
      4. Best Jobs for College Graduates with a High Percentage of Self-Employed Workers
      5. Best Jobs for College Graduates Employing a High Percentage of Women
      6. Best Jobs for College Graduates Employing a High Percentage of Men
    5. Best Jobs Lists Based on Levels of Education and Experience
      1. The Education Levels
      2. Another Warning About the Data
    6. Best Jobs Lists for College Graduates Based on Interests
      1. Descriptions for the 16 Interest Areas
    7. Best Jobs Lists for College Graduates Based on Personality Types
      1. Descriptions of the Six Personality Types
    8. Bonus Lists: Jobs with the Greatest Changes in Outlook Since the Previous Edition
  9. PART II: The Job Descriptions
    1. Accountants
    2. Actuaries
    3. Administrative Services Managers
    4. Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors
    5. Advertising and Promotions Managers
    6. Aerospace Engineers
    7. Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
    8. Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
    9. Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
    10. Anesthesiologists
    11. Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary
    12. Appraisers, Real Estate
    13. Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
    14. Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary
    15. Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
    16. Art Directors
    17. Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
    18. Assessors
    19. Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
    20. Auditors
    21. Biochemists and Biophysicists
    22. Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
    23. Biological Technicians
    24. Biologists
    25. Biomedical Engineers
    26. Business Teachers, Postsecondary
    27. Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
    28. Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
    29. Chemical Engineers
    30. Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary
    31. Chemists
    32. Chief Executives
    33. Child, Family, and School Social Workers
    34. Chiropractors
    35. Civil Engineers
    36. Clergy
    37. Clinical Psychologists
    38. Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
    39. Compensation and Benefits Managers
    40. Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
    41. Computer and Information Scientists, Research
    42. Computer and Information Systems Managers
    43. Computer Hardware Engineers
    44. Computer Programmers
    45. Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
    46. Computer Security Specialists
    47. Computer Software Engineers, Applications
    48. Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software
    49. Computer Support Specialists
    50. Computer Systems Analysts
    51. Computer Systems Engineers/Architects
    52. Construction Managers
    53. Copy Writers
    54. Cost Estimators
    55. Counseling Psychologists
    56. Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary
    57. Curators
    58. Database Administrators
    59. Dental Hygienists
    60. Dentists, General
    61. Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
    62. Directors, Religious Activities and Education
    63. Directors—Stage, Motion Pictures, Television, and Radio
    64. Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    65. Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School
    66. Education Administrators, Postsecondary
    67. Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program
    68. Education Teachers, Postsecondary
    69. Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors
    70. Electrical Engineers
    71. Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
    72. Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
    73. Employment Interviewers
    74. Engineering Managers
    75. Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary
    76. English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
    77. Environmental Engineering Technicians
    78. Environmental Engineers
    79. Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
    80. Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary
    81. Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
    82. Family and General Practitioners
    83. Financial Analysts
    84. Financial Examiners
    85. Financial Managers, Branch or Department
    86. Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary
    87. Forensic Science Technicians
    88. Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary
    89. General and Operations Managers
    90. Geography Teachers, Postsecondary
    91. Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers
    92. Graduate Teaching Assistants
    93. Graphic Designers
    94. Health Educators
    95. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
    96. History Teachers, Postsecondary
    97. Home Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
    98. Human Resources Managers
    99. Hydrologists
    100. Industrial Engineers
    101. Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
    102. Instructional Coordinators
    103. Insurance Sales Agents
    104. Interior Designers
    105. Internists, General
    106. Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
    107. Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education
    108. Landscape Architects
    109. Law Teachers, Postsecondary
    110. Lawyers
    111. Legal Secretaries
    112. Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary
    113. Loan Officers
    114. Logisticians
    115. Management Analysts
    116. Market Research Analysts
    117. Marketing Managers
    118. Marriage and Family Therapists
    119. Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary
    120. Mechanical Engineers
    121. Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
    122. Medical and Health Services Managers
    123. Medical and Public Health Social Workers
    124. Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
    125. Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
    126. Meeting and Convention Planners
    127. Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
    128. Mental Health Counselors
    129. Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education
    130. Multi-Media Artists and Animators
    131. Natural Sciences Managers
    132. Network and Computer Systems Administrators
    133. Network Designers
    134. Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts
    135. Nuclear Medicine Technologists
    136. Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
    137. Obstetricians and Gynecologists
    138. Occupational Therapist Assistants
    139. Occupational Therapists
    140. Operations Research Analysts
    141. Optometrists
    142. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    143. Orthodontists
    144. Paralegals and Legal Assistants
    145. Pediatricians, General
    146. Personal Financial Advisors
    147. Personnel Recruiters
    148. Pharmacists
    149. Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary
    150. Physical Therapist Assistants
    151. Physical Therapists
    152. Physician Assistants
    153. Physicists
    154. Physics Teachers, Postsecondary
    155. Podiatrists
    156. Poets, Lyricists, and Creative Writers
    157. Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary
    158. Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
    159. Producers
    160. Program Directors
    161. Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
    162. Prosthodontists
    163. Psychiatrists
    164. Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
    165. Public Relations Managers
    166. Public Relations Specialists
    167. Purchasing Managers
    168. Radiation Therapists
    169. Radiologic Technicians
    170. Radiologic Technologists
    171. Recreation and Fitness Studies Teachers, Postsecondary
    172. Recreation Workers
    173. Registered Nurses
    174. Rehabilitation Counselors
    175. Respiratory Therapists
    176. Sales Agents, Financial Services
    177. Sales Agents, Securities and Commodities
    178. Sales Engineers
    179. Sales Managers
    180. School Psychologists
    181. Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education
    182. Social and Community Service Managers
    183. Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary
    184. Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary
    185. Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers
    186. Special Education Teachers, Middle School
    187. Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School
    188. Speech-Language Pathologists
    189. Statisticians
    190. Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
    191. Surgeons
    192. Surveyors
    193. Technical Writers
    194. Training and Development Managers
    195. Training and Development Specialists
    196. Treasurers and Controllers
    197. Veterinarians
    198. Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
    199. Web Administrators
    200. Web Developers
  10. Index