Top 10 Technical Careers
Technical careers are currently climbing with a solid forecast for the future. Stepping into a 6-figure or near 6-figure a year profession with just a Bachelor’s degree and hot job prospects is definitely a possibility in this field.
Computer and IT managers claim the #1 spot on the list of top technical jobs and #2 on the list of top 100 careers overall. Like most careers on the list of technical jobs, the typical education required is a Bachelor’s degree. In addition, the median pay is over $131K a year and the salary span is over $107K. Job prospects are good with a job outlook of 15% and an estimated 53,700 new jobs projected to be added between 2014 and 2024.
Software developers take the #2 spot with 186,600 new jobs projected to be added through 2024 and a 6-figure median salary. Computer system analysts round out the #3 spot with a job outlook of 21% and a salary of $85K a year.