Jobs Rated Report 2016: Ranking 200 Jobs

Jobs Rated Report 2016: Ranking 200 Jobs

Physicist
21
Overall Rating:
21/199
208
Median Salary:$109,336

Studies the ways in which various forms of matter and energy interact.

Work Environment
Very Good
23/199
44.70
Stress
Low
66/199
18.360
Projected Growth
Fair
98/199
6.51
Chiropractor
22
Overall Rating:
22/199
209
Median Salary:$67,465

Treats patients with health problems of the neuromusculoskeletal system, which includes nerves, bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons.

Work Environment
Fair
91/199
51.70
Stress
Very Low
34/199
14.650
Projected Growth
Very Good
17/199
21.21
Medical Records Technician
23
Overall Rating:
23/199
211
Median Salary:$36,257

Organizes and manages health information data; ensures that the information maintains its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper files and electronic systems.

Work Environment
Very Good
12/199
43.30
Stress
Very Low
7/199
8.570
Projected Growth
Very Good
33/199
15.67
Economist
24
Overall Rating:
24/199
216
Median Salary:$96,342

Studies the production and distribution of resources, goods, and services by collecting and analyzing data, researching trends, and evaluating economic issues.

Work Environment
Very Good
27/199
44.90
Stress
Low
67/199
18.420
Projected Growth
Fair
92/199
7.53
Compliance Officer
25
Overall Rating:
25/199
217
Median Salary:$65,273

Analyzes many types of work environments and work procedures.

Work Environment
Very Good
18/199
43.80
Stress
Very Low
2/199
5.730
Projected Growth
Poor
124/199
4.63
Web Developer
26
Overall Rating:
26/199
221
Median Salary:$63,332

Designs and creates websites; responsible for the look of the site.

Work Environment
Very Good
18/199
43.80
Stress
Medium
113/199
24.320
Projected Growth
Very Good
10/199
27.62
Financial Analyst
27
Overall Rating:
27/199
229
Median Salary:$81,519

Provides guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions.

Work Environment
Good
52/199
47.60
Stress
Medium
95/199
22.190
Projected Growth
Very Good
35/199
15.54
Medical Technologist
28
Overall Rating:
28/199
238
Median Salary:$59,200

Collects samples and perform tests to analyze body fluids, tissue, and other substances.

Work Environment
Good
50/199
47.20
Stress
Low
56/199
17.000
Projected Growth
Good
43/199
13.95
Pharmacist
29
Overall Rating:
29/199
244
Median Salary:$121,170

Dispenses prescription medications to patients and offers expertise in the safe use of prescriptions; also may conduct health and wellness screenings, provide immunizations, oversee the medications given to patients, and provide advice on healthy lifestyles.

Work Environment
Good
56/199
48.20
Stress
Very Low
35/199
14.700
Projected Growth
Poor
138/199
3.60
Interpreter/Translator
30
Overall Rating:
30/199
246
Median Salary:$44,368

Converts information from one language into another language. Interpreters work in spoken or sign language; translators work in written language.

Work Environment
Very Good
6/199
42.10
Stress
Medium
106/199
23.680
Projected Growth
Very Good
7/199
28.98
Technical Writer
31
Overall Rating:
31/199
249
Median Salary:$69,263

Prepares instruction manuals, how-to guides, journal articles, and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily.

Work Environment
Very Good
20/199
44.00
Stress
Low
78/199
19.630
Projected Growth
Fair
85/199
8.06
Dental Laboratory Technician
32
Overall Rating:
32/199
252
Median Salary:$37,277

Constructs, fit, or repair appliances and devices, including dentures, eyeglasses, and prosthetics.

Work Environment
Very Good
29/199
45.10
Stress
Very Low
15/199
12.770
Projected Growth
Good
58/199
11.40
Accountant
33
Overall Rating:
33/199
255
Median Salary:$66,283

Prepares and examines financial records; ensures that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time.

Work Environment
Good
44/199
46.50
Stress
Medium
85/199
20.830
Projected Growth
Good
53/199
11.85
Medical Laboratory Technician
34
Overall Rating:
34/199
258
Median Salary:$38,231

Organizes and manages health information data; ensures that the information maintains its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper files and electronic systems.

Work Environment
Good
64/199
49.20
Stress
Very Low
10/199
10.310
Projected Growth
Very Good
39/199
14.93
Loan Officer
35
Overall Rating:
35/199
260
Median Salary:$63,388

Evaluates, authorizes, or recommends approval of loan applications for people and businesses.

Work Environment
Good
66/199
49.40
Stress
Low
47/199
15.880
Projected Growth
Good
69/199
9.45
Paralegal
36
Overall Rating:
36/199
264
Median Salary:$49,280

Completes a variety of tasks to support lawyers, including maintaining and organizing files, conducting legal research, and drafting documents.

Work Environment
Very Good
12/199
43.30
Stress
Low
62/199
17.800
Projected Growth
Good
75/199
8.60
Environmental Engineer
37
Overall Rating:
37/199
268
Median Salary:$83,250

Uses the principles of engineering, soil science, biology, and chemistry to develop solutions to environmental problems.

Work Environment
Fair
80/199
50.80
Stress
Medium
104/199
23.500
Projected Growth
Good
42/199
14.08
Biologist
38
Overall Rating:
38/199
269
Median Salary:$75,274

Studies animals and other wildlife and how they interact with their ecosystems.

Work Environment
Very Good
39/199
45.60
Stress
Low
46/199
15.740
Projected Growth
Poor
130/199
4.20
Civil Engineer
38
Overall Rating:
38/199
269
Median Salary:$82,242

Designs, builds, supervises, operates, and maintains construction projects and systems in the public and private sector, including roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and systems for water supply and sewage treatment.

Work Environment
Good
54/199
47.90
Stress
Medium
103/199
23.420
Projected Growth
Good
67/199
9.51
University Professor
38
Overall Rating:
38/199
269
Median Salary:$71,417

Instructs students in a wide variety of academic and career and technical subjects beyond the high school level; conducts research and publish scholarly papers and books.

Work Environment
Very Good
2/199
36.10
Stress
Very Low
6/199
8.170
Projected Growth
Very Poor
198/199
-22.89