Top Jobs of 2014

Jonny Wesseldine

Top 10 Jobs

10. Interpreters and Translators

9. Meeting, Convention and Event Planners

8. Database Administrators

7. Logisticians

6. Web Developers

5. Physical Therapists

4. Financial Analysts

3. Training and Development Specialists

2. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

1. Software Developers (Applications and Systems Software)

Interpreters and Translators

Interpreters work with spoken language, as well as sign language, while translators' purview is the written word. To convert information from one language (the source) to another (the target), these professionals must use their knowledge of the languages, cultures and subject matter.

Software Developers

The Percent growth from 2010-2013 is up 11%.

Salary:$45.06 hourly

These professionals typically design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance.

Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

The Percent growth from 2010-2013 is up 14%.

Salary:$29.10 hourly

“More of these positions are being created to help companies develop the talent they need in the midst of growing skills gap,” Ferguson says.

Training and Development Specialists

The Percent growth from 2010-2013 is up 8%.

Salary:$27.14 hourly

“In addition to higher pay levels and solid growth rates, what many of these jobs have in common is a talent shortage,” Ferguson says.