Top Jobs In 2014

By: Austyn Milburn

Top 10 Jobs 2014

Software Developers (Applications and Systems Software)-convert information from one language into another language. Interpreters work in spoken or sign language; translators work in written language.)-are the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or other device. Others develop the underlying systems that run the devices or control networks.

$93,350 per year
$44.88 per hour



2) Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists-study market conditions to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price.

$60,300 per year
$28.99 per hour


3) Training and Development Specialists-help plan, conduct, and administer programs that train employees and improve their skills and knowledge.

$55,930 per year
$26.89 per hour


4) Financial Analysts-provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.

$76,950 per year
$37.00 per hour



5) Physical Therapists- sometimes called PTs, help injured or ill people improve their movement and manage their pain. These therapists are often an important part of rehabilitation and treatment of patients with chronic conditions or injuries.

$79,860 per year
$38.39 per hour

Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 14,011 (up 7%)


6)Financial Analysts-design and create websites. They are responsible for the look of the site. They are also responsible for the site’s technical aspects, such as performance and capacity, which are measures of a website’s speed and how much traffic the site can handle. They also may create content for the site.

$76,950 per year
$37.00 per hour

Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 17,060 (up 7%)


7) Logisticians-analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain—the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer. They manage the entire life cycle of a product, which includes how a product is acquired, distributed, allocated, and delivered.

$72,780 per year
$34.99 per hour

Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 11,897 (up 10%)


8) Database Administrators- (DBAs) use specialized software to store and organize data, such as financial information and customer shipping records. They make sure that data are available to users and are secure from unauthorized access.

$77,080 per year
$37.06 per hour

Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 11,241 (up 10%)


9) event Meeting, Convention and Event Planners-coordinate all aspects of professional meetings and events. They choose meeting locations, arrange transportation, and coordinate other details.

$45,810 per year
$22.02 per hour

Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 10,867 (up 14%)


10) Interpreters and Translators-convert information from one language into another language. Interpreters work in spoken or sign language; translators work in written language.

$45,430 per year
$21.84 per hour

Jobs added between 2010 and 2013: 8,377 (up 14%)