Embarking on a job search? Take a look at the best jobs in America for this coming year, which CNN Money compiled based on big growth, great pay and satisfying work.
18. Personal financial advisors: 5,212 jobs added, 3 percent growth
17. Cost estimators: 6,781 jobs added, 3 percent growth
16. Meeting, convention and event planners: 7,072 jobs added, 10 percent growth
15. Database administrators: 7,468 jobs added, 7 percent growth
14. Logisticians: 8,522 jobs added, 8 percent growth
13. Public relations specialists: 8,541 jobs added, 4 percent growth
12. Financial analysts: 10,016 jobs added, 4 percent growth
11. Computer programmers: 11,540 jobs added, 3 percent growth
10. Industrial engineers: 12,269 jobs added, 6 percent growth
9. Mechanical engineers: 13,847 jobs added, 6 percent growth
8. Information security analysts, web developers and computer network architects: 15,715 jobs added, 5 percent growth
7. Sales representatives for wholesale and manufacturing or technical and scientific fields: 17,405 jobs added, 4 percent growth
6. Network and computer systems administrators — 18,626 jobs added, 5 percent growth
5. Human resources, training and labor relations specialists: 22,773 jobs added, 5 percent growth
4. Computer systems analysts: 26,937 jobs added, 5 percent growth
3. Market research analysts and marketing specialists: 31,335 jobs added, 10 percent growth
2. Accountants and auditors: 37,123 jobs added, 3 percent growth
1. Software developers for applications and systems software: 70,872 jobs added, 7 percent growth
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