Great Jobs For 2015

Glassdoor unveils the 25 Best Jobs in America 2015

Glassdoor Best jobsEveryday jobseekers turn to Glassdoor to learn about potential employers. Hoping to get a peek behind the curtain they browse the site reading company reviews and investigating salaries. This year Glassdoor is providing a new way to gage whether that job that sounds so good is really a good bet after all.

Glassdoor has just unveiled their first report on the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2015.

While salary is always a big consideration for jobseekers there’s a lot more to being considered a “best” job than money. The Glassdoor Job Score used three key factors to evaluate jobs: earning potential, based on average salary, career opportunities, and number of job openings. The jobs that made the list are those that ranked highly in all three categories. Here is a look at the Top Ten with their Glassdoor Job Scores.

Top Ten of the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2015

Physician Assistant – 4.8

  • Number of Job Openings: 45,484
  • Average Base Salary: $111,376
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

Software Engineer – 4.6

  • Number of Job Openings: 104,828
  • Average Base Salary: $98,074
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

Business Development Manager – 4.6

  • Number of Job Openings: 11,616
  • Average Base Salary: $94,907
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

Human Resources Manager – 4.6

  • Number of Job Openings: 8,073
  • Average Base Salary: $96,443
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.6

Finance Manager- 4.6

  • Number of Job Openings: 9,728
  • Average Base Salary: $122,865
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

Marketing Manager- 4.6

  • Number of Job Openings: 14,647
  • Average Base Salary: $100,130
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

Database Administrator- 4.5

  • Number of Job Openings: 9,790
  • Average Base Salary: $97,835
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

Product Manager – 4.5

  • Number of Job Openings: 10,294
  • Average Base Salary: $113,363
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

Data Scientist – 4.4

  • Number of Job Openings: 3,449
  • Average Base Salary: $104,476
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.8

Sales Manager -4.4

  • Number of Job Openings: 26,193
  • Average Base Salary: $76,556
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

 

While these jobs sound good by the numbers there are many things beyond salary and career opportunities that make a job one you’ll enjoy. Always be sure to do your due diligence when it comes to learning about your new boss and the overall company culture.

Visit Glassdoor to read a complete list of the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2015.

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