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Top Paying Jobs : Top Jobs For Salary, Demand and Future

Updated on June 3, 2018

1. Software Developer

When it comes to top paying and in demand job markets, you can always think of IT and Medical fields. Yes, IT developer is in first place in my list of top jobs. It is the best option currently for getting the job quickly, staying in demand and also getting paid decent salary with good flexibility. Software developers work for IT projects. They got involved in all phases of software development lifecycle such as researching, blueprinting, software development, testing, and training. These developers are behind all the technological software and phone applications. For example, operating systems (SAP, Oracle, JAVA and many more), iOS apps, Android apps and back-end applications. Software developers are trained in various technological tools and have a background in computer science or management. Software developer's salary depends on their level of experience. The average salary for software developers is around $100000-$120000 per year.

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Top Jobs: Top 10 Career Options

Here are top 10 career options for getting top jobs.

  1. Software Developer
  2. IT Analyst
  3. Dentist
  4. Physician
  5. Nurse
  6. Pharmacist
  7. Mechanical Engineers
  8. Civil Engineers
  9. Database Analyst
  10. Dietitian and Nutritionist

2. IT System Analyst

We have IT System Analyst as second top jobs on the list. An IT system analyst works directly with end users and they research issues, provides solutions and recommend software solutions. They coordinate with both business as well developers to track developments and work as a liaison. IT system analyst does not need to have deep depth knowledge in a particular area but they need to have the ability to see the process map and improve it. System analyst understands the software integration and network and suggests improvement. IT system analyst salary is around $90000.

3. Dentist

A dentist is in high demand. The dentist knew as the Dental surgeon. A dentist is medical practitioners who diagnose our teeth and help us remove teeth ache, oral cavity and improve dental hygiene. The Dentist also suggests how we can keep oral hygiene. A dentist has the high salary and they have flexible time hours. Dentist demand is expected to grow in future. Around 80% of dentists are a general dentist. They have a degree in dentistry such as B.D.S or D.D.S or D.M.D. About 90% of dentists are practicing as a dentist and remaining 10% teach in research institutes and medical schools.

4. Physician

Physicians are also on the top in healthcare industry just as Dentists. The Physician is also known as a surgeon or physical practitioner. They are primary healthcare provider for patients. Physician diagnosis and treat patients with diseases, various injuries, surgeries, therapies and much other physical impairment. The most important job of the physician is to coordinate with the patient, their symptoms and come up with the best possible diagnosis. They also suggest how one can stay healthy with a healthy lifestyle and healthy diet. The Physician can be an expert in an area or general physician. An average salary of a physician is around $150,000.

5. Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse also known as R.N is most important links between doctors and patients. Nurses have an important job to treat patients with physicians as well communicating patients, their relatives and keeping them relaxed. Nurses are not a direct healthcare provider but they give care to patients as per physician's diagnosis.

6. Pharmacist

Once again we have a position in the healthcare industry that is Pharmacist. The Pharmacist also knew as druggist or chemist. The Pharmacist gives prescribed medicines to patients. It is an important position that helps to treat patients. The Pharmacist is a healthcare professional who provides safe and effective medication use for patients. as registered nurses, the pharmacist is direct providers of service for patients. Earlier pharmacist role is known as just give prescribed medicines to patients but it has been drastically changed over the time. Now pharmacist undergoes medical training to understand the mechanism and structure of drugs, their benefits, side effects and how it works.

7. Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical engineers practice engineering concepts as well as physics and material science concepts. Mechanical engineers design machines and machinery parts and maintain mechanical structures. Mechanical engineers are important to make and run any machinery in production plants. They provide effective use of mechanical theories to run machinery tools and plant operations. Mechanical engineers work on personal assignments in private companies as well on government and public projects.

8. Civil Engineer

Civil engineers work on infrastructure projects to build building bridges, building, and structures. Civil engineers use civil engineering concepts and design, construct, maintain and operate structures for public and governments. It is in little low demand but it will always stay in demand. Civil engineers mostly have graduate or undergraduate degree and they have maths, physical science, and structural science background. Civil engineers largely work on government and large public sector projects.

9. Database Analyst

Database analyst will be in high demand in the future as we are surrounded by data. Database analyst researches and analyzes data. This research helps marketers and management to help us and provide better service to their customers. A data analyst is a kind of IT professional who works in the database field to maintain data, secure data, administrating data and monitor data. They work actively in designing database strategies, monitoring system integration and flow of data.

10.Dietitian and Nutrition

Dietitian and Nutrition are in high demand among celebrities. They advise us on healthy diets, how to have a good meal plan, how to make a good exercise plan and live a healthy lifestyle. Dietitians are experts in neutrinos analysis. Their work is to advise people on how to lead a healthy lifestyle with healthy eating and diet plan.

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      3 years ago from USA

      I used to hire engineers when I was in HR and for the amount of education (4 years) relative to the job security and pay levels, it sure is a fantastic investment.

    • ktnptl profile imageAUTHOR


      4 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Thanks lovedoctor for your comment. Yes MsDora gives some nice comments. I read her comments on other posts too. Reader's comments are encouraging and motivates us to keep up good writing.

    • ktnptl profile imageAUTHOR


      4 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Thanks MsDora for your useful comments. Yes these areas are in high demand and it will stay in demand in future too.

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      4 years ago

      Useful information, I agree with MsDora. thanks for sharing.

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      Dora Weithers 

      4 years ago from The Caribbean

      All these career paths are great to pursue. All in demand and all high-paying. It just depends on which on the aptitude of the job seeker fits best. Thanks for this presentation.


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