There are good jobs and there are bad jobs. In today’s economy it is hard to for those who do are unemployed to find a decent job that pay well and is satisfactory. As this year comes to an end we’ve compiled a list with the most popular jobs in 2012. If you’re looking for a job or just curious, read on and find out more on the subject.
1. Registered Nurse
The number one is no surprise: registered nurses have been the rock stars of 2012 in the employment department. With a median salary of around $65,000, registered nurses have it good. If you are interested in becoming a nurse, there are various ways you can obtain a nursing degree, you could even apply for an online program, so if you are interested in patient go ahead and do it!
2. Software Developer
Statistics predict that this field will see a 30% expansion in the next seven years. We believe it’s never too late to start learning the job. All you need to be is a bit tech-oriented and hungry for information. The median salary is around $88,000 a year and there are plenty of growth opportunities in the field of software development.
3. Web Developer
Being a web developer will make you around $75,000 a year, not too bad, we think. The great think about this job is that you never get bored. You work on projects coordinated or not by a superior and you get to see the fruits of your labor. It’s a certainty that this job will continue to be in demand as long as the Internet exists, so if you’re interested, start learning HTML and you’re good to go!
4. Physical Therapist
As a physical therapist you are helping people and improving the quality of their lives. If you’re not the type to sit around in an office warming up the chair, then this could be right for you. Physical therapists earn a median salary of $76,300 a year and need to perform on the job internships – the perfect way to make connections and prepare the ground for your future.
Although the best paid of the five, with a median salary of $112,000, it is also the one requiring the most schooling. Experts advise that is best to start the job hunt while still in college and apply to internships. If you’re in it to make money, they you should focus on getting a position in a rehabilitation facility, they offer the best salaries.