Job security
Rank Job title Best Jobs rank % who say their job is secure*
1 Actuary 11 80.0
2 Information Technology Training Specialist 79 80.0
3 Information Systems Security Engineer 17 78.6
4 Practice Administrator 53 71.4
5 Category Manager 81 70.0
6 Tax Manager 62 69.6
7 Research & Development Manager 39 66.7
8 Compensation Analyst 83 63.6
9 Human Resources Consultant 43 63.6
10 Transportation Engineer 51 62.5
From the November 2010 issue
* Respondents said they expect a large raise with strong opportunities for advancement or a better than average raise in the next 12 months.
Source: survey of more than 40,000 workers
Do you love your job?
  • Yes, it's interesting and pays well.
  • Not really, but I'm glad I've got a job.
  • No, I'd switch careers in a second.
  • I wish I did. I'm unemployed.
MONEY and compensation experts used Bureau of Labor Statistics growth forecasts for 7,000 jobs, and identified industries with the biggest increases in jobs requiring bachelorís degrees. Ranked them by 2008-18 growth and pay. More

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