For parents returning to work - top 20 jobs

Research by Money Magazine and Salary.com: You traded working lunches for PTA meetings and PB&Js. Now you want a challenging job that can bend to make room for family life.

Office Manager
Office Manager
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Median Pay: $53,400
  Salary Total compensation
(includes bonus)
Most people make:
90% in this job make more than:
$36,600 $38,300
Top earners:
10% in this job make more than:
$70,900 $77,300
10-year Job Growth: 17% 
Growth in Jobs 45,302
Total openings 97,484
Career Description
Supervises office activities to achieve maximum expense control and productivity. Develops procedures and policies for office activities, such as filing, dictating, records maintenance, typing, word processing, faxing and mail distribution. May also be responsible for the maintenance of office equipment and supplies. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Typically reports to a senior manager.
Education/Experience
Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with at least 7 years of experience in the field.
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