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Best Jobs in America

CNNMoney/PayScale's top 100 careers with big growth, great pay and satisfying work.

34.  Technical Services Mgr.

2016 best jobs
  • Median Pay: $96,700
  • Top Pay: $141,000
  • 10-year job growth: 15%

Oops! Your work phone dropped and the screen shattered. It's the technical services manager's job, among other things, to make sure systems are in place to get it repaired quickly. They also oversee the purchase, installation and distribution of the company's telecom and computer hardware and work with the IT team to make sure it's properly maintained and updated.

Quality of life ratings:
Personal satisfaction: B | Benefit to society: B | Telecommuting: A | Low stress: B

Notes: All pay data from Median pay is for an experienced worker (at least five or seven years in the field). Top pay represents the 90th percentile. Job growth is estimated for 2014-24, and based on people working in broader 'job family' from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For more details, see How We Picked the Best Jobs. Sources:, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and CNNMoney research
  @CNNMoney - Last updated May 09 2017 02:13 PM ET

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