Study: Two of the 10 Best U.S. Jobs are in Tech
According to a new report, software engineers and computer IT analysts have two of the best jobs in the country.A study released April 12 ranked software engineers as having the best jobs in the United States, citing their use in "virtually every part of the economy." With an average pay of $80,500 and strong potential for creativity, 46 percent annual growth rate, and 44,800 annual job openings, the position received extra marks for the ability to telecommute. Its stress and flexibility levels were considered almost ideal, while its lowest marks were in ease of entry.
Number seven in the top 10 was another technology sector job: computer IT analyst. The position had an average salary of $83,500, a 10-year growth rate of 36 percent and 67,300 annual job openings on average.