A Career in Health Care

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Looking for a Future

Today our focus on preventing disease, illness and injury is just as important in the quest for good health as the necessity to diagnose, fight and treat illness. And our Best Health Care Jobs of 2015 reflect the malleable shape of the sector: There are the health care practitioners, support staff and even those in personal care like massage therapists. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the most employment growth by 2022 will be among health care support jobs, such as diagnostic medical sonographers and physical therapist assistants

The 100 Best Jobs from U.S. News & World Report

The U.S. workforce has myriad talents, desires and lifestyles, so there is no one best job that suits each one of us. But if we were to define a good job generally, there are some unequivocal factors. The best jobs pay well. They challenge you without stressing you out too much. There’s room to grow and advance. Maybe most importantly, the best jobs are ones that are hiring. From dentist, to accountant, to middle school teacher and civil engineer, the occupations on U.S. News’ list of 100 Best Jobs of 2015 are ranked according to their ability to offer this elusive mix. Read more about how we rank the best jobs, and check out our complete list.

Best Paying Jobs - U.S. News & World Report

Whether we’re making it, spending it, saving it or in lack of it, we think about money a lot. As a result, money spurs why we work and often the professions we choose. Still, money isn’t the be-all and end-all of a profession, nor is it the exclusive factor that determines your satisfaction with the work you do. That’s what makes these 20 professions special. They’re the highest-paying occupations from our Best Jobs list, and each have average and median salaries that crest $80,000. But they’re also jobs expected to hire abundantly this decade. We’ve ranked them below by average salary, but also read more on how we rank occupations overall.