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Cover of: 250 best-paying jobs | J. Michael Farr
About the Book

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 levels; best-paying jobs based on your interests 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, as well as tables of high-paying industries and metropolitan areas for each job. With the country’s median salary at $29,430, this book shows only jobs that pay an average of $46,300 or more. Just 25 percent of workers make this higher amount, and everyone wants to learn how to be part of that group.Audiences• Job seekers, students, career changers, laid-off workers, and others who are researching and looking for better-paying jobs.• People who feel they are underpaid or are not making the salary they desire.• People who are underemployed for their experience or education level.• New graduates looking for the best opportunities.• People who want to relocate to better-paying metropolitan areas.• People of all ages who are planning their education and training or want to go back to school.•Key Features and Benefits• Helps job seekers, students, and others discover their best-paying job options in just two steps: 1. Browse the lists for jobs that interest them, fit their education level, or suit them in some other way. 2. Look up job descriptions for details on salary, job tasks and skills, related education/training, percent self-employed and part-time, and much more. • Provides more than 50 “best-paying jobs” lists in the most interesting part of the book. The lists give readers an easy way to review and compare jobs. The lists cover the best-paying jobs that are growing quickly; have many openings; fit 11 different education and training levels; match 16 interest areas; suit 5 personality types; and have the highest percentages of part-time work, self-employment, men, women, younger workers, and mature workers.• Includes a special group of eye-popping lists: Jobs and industries with average earnings of more than $100,000; jobs and metropolitan areas with average earnings of more than $100,000; jobs in which women’s earnings are not greatly lower than men’s; 43 jobs in which almost everyone is well-paid; and 30 jobs with a few “star” earners.• Gives 250 job descriptions filled with useful information. Each job description includes facts on wages, growth, annual job openings, job tasks, skills required, education/training needed, related courses and knowledge, personality type, percent self-employed and part-time, and much more.• Provides two unique tables in each job description for high-paying metro areas and industries. For each job, the tables show industries with the highest income and metropolitan areas with the highest income. The number of people employed in the job in each industry and metro area is also listed.• Shows the highest-paying skills in an appendix.


2 editions First published in 2006

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Cover of: 250 best-paying jobs
2010, JIST Works
250 best-paying jobs
in English - 2nd ed.
Cover of: 250 Best-Paying Jobs
2006, JIST Publishing
250 Best-Paying Jobs
E-book in English

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