Best Jobs in America: Second Acts

Second annual editionMoney Magazine and Salary.com sought out the best jobs for anyone ready for a new challenge.
By Jennifer Merritt, Carolyn Bigda and Donna Rosato
MONEY Magazine and Salary.com
Young and restless: Get your dream job  now
Top 20 jobs for people who want more pay, more upside and more control over where they're going. (more)
Parents returning to the work force
Top 20 jobs if you want a challenging job that can bend to make room for family life. (more)
From the military to the private sector
Top 20 jobs if you'd like an easy transition, a lot of stability and a job that makes use of what you know. (more)
Over 50: Do what you always wanted
Top 20 jobs if you're ready to retire from the rat race and want work you can feel passionate about. (more)
Sharing salary information with colleagues is dangerous, difficult and, if you play it right, pretty darned useful. (more)
Squeeze some career cred out of a bad situation. (more)
Hanging out your own shingle in a field you're expert in can be a great second career. Here's how to make it a long one. (more)
Before plucking up the nerve to go in and ask for a raise, know what your assets and vulnerabilities are. (more)
Get a free salary report from Salary.com. (more)
From Fortune Magazine: See the full list of America's top 100 employers, including detailed company profiles and contact information. (more)
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Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2018 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2018. All rights reserved. Chicago Mercantile Association: Certain market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. Dow Jones: The Dow Jones branded indices are proprietary to and are calculated, distributed and marketed by DJI Opco, a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and have been licensed for use to S&P Opco, LLC and CNN. Standard & Poor's and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC and Dow Jones is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC. All content of the Dow Jones branded indices © S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC 2018 and/or its affiliates.