January 18, 2017

What Are The Best Jobs Of 2017?

Do you strive to have the best job in the world? Of course you do. So what are the best jobs of 2017? These are the jobs where you need to focus your job search.

Luckily, we stumbled upon the US News Best Jobs Rankings for 2017. This is interesting information for any job seeker or professional. US News rank all sorts of jobs in a variety of industries and categories.

Map of the United States with state outlines

The jobs featured in the Best Jobs exist in every state across the United States. Find the right job for you and then focus your job search in the best places to find a job. With the right job search strategies in place you’ll set yourself up for long term success.

Below you’ll discover the 3 best jobs in 15 different categories and industries. For the full ranking lists, you’ll need to visit the US News site:

The 100 Best Jobs

  1. Dentist
  2. Nurse Practitioner
  3. Physician Assistant

Best Paying Jobs

  1. Anesthesiologist
  2. Surgeon
  3. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Best STEM Jobs

  1. Statistician
  2. Computer Systems Analyst
  3. Software Developer

Best Health Care Jobs

  1. Dentist
  2. Nurse Practitioner
  3. Physician Assistant

Best Technology Jobs

  1. Computer Systems Analyst
  2. Software Developer
  3. IT Manager

Best Business Jobs

  1. Statistician
  2. Mathematician
  3. Financial Advisor

Best Social Services Jobs

  1. School Psychologist
  2. Marriage and Family Therapist
  3. Lawyer

Best Construction Jobs

  1. Construction Manager
  2. Electrician
  3. Plumber

Best Creative And Media Jobs

  1. Interpreter and Translator
  2. Public Relations Specialist
  3. Technical Writer

Best Education Jobs

  1. High School Teacher
  2. Elementary School Teacher
  3. Middle School teacher

Best Engineering Jobs

  1. Environmental Engineer
  2. Mechanical Engineer
  3. Cartographer

Best Health Care Support Jobs

  1. Occupational Therapy Assistant
  2. Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  3. Dental Hygienist

Best Maintenance And Repair Jobs

  1. Wind Turbine Technician
  2. Maintenance and Repair Worker
  3. Medical Equipment Repairer

Best Sales and Marketing Jobs

  1. Marketing Manager
  2. Insurance Sales Agent
  3. Sales Manager

Best Science Jobs

  1. Psychologist
  2. Industrial Psychologist
  3. Epidemiologist/Medical Scientist

US News ranked all of the jobs on their list based on a variety of factors including median salary, employment rate, 10-year growth volume, 10-year growth percentage, future job prospects, stress levels, and work life balance. These are all things you need to think about when choosing the right job for you. Stop by US News to learn more about their ranking methodology.

Use this information to your advantage so that you can kickstart your job search this year. Visit JobMonkey.com to research the best jobs of 2017 or head to the JobMonkey JobCenter to start your job search.

See Also: Discover The Best Jobs Of 2016

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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