Meet 10 people lucky enough to have the top careers on Money and PayScale.com's list, and see why they love their jobs.
The job: Chief Systems Engineer
Best Jobs rank: 1
Works at: NYC Transit Authority
Why she loves her job: "I feel like I have a positive impact on people's lives because I'm helping them get where they need to go. It's exciting, hands-on work."
NEXT: Robert Wooten, 58, Winston-Salem, NC