There are lots of surveys each year professing to identify which careers pay the most money or which jobs will make you happiest or most joyful. Job site Indeed (with more than 250 million unique visitors each month from over 60 different countries) just released its own assessment of the best jobs in the United States for 2019, and the results are somewhat surprising.

Why? Because, says Paul Wolfe, Indeed's SVP of HR,

"Last year our list of Best Jobs was dominated by the tech and construction sectors, so it's interesting to see a much more diverse mix of industries this year. Litigation Attorney, for example, was completely absent last year and debuted on the list in the top five alongside Full Stack Developer and Machine Learning Engineer."

Here is Indeed's list of the Best Jobs of 2019, along with the average base salary for each position.

1. Machine Learning Engineer $146,085

2. Insurance Broker $86,498

3. Full Stack Developer $114,316

4. Insurance Advisor $81,479

5. Litigation Attorney $101,289

6. Litigation Associate $98,982

7. Dental Hygienist $78,110

8. Associate Attorney $75,515

9. Realtor $96,820

10. Salesforce Developer $112,031

11. Robotics Engineer $99,007

12. Senior Product Designer $123,759

13. Computer Vision Engineer $158,303

14. Psychotherapist $99,765

15. Product Owner $105,322

16. Licensed Clinical Social Worker $83,665

17. Senior Supply Chain Specialist $114,633

18. Agile Coach $161,377

19. Construction Estimator $84,963

20. Veterinarian $91,488

21. Construction Superintendent $90,818

22. Data Scientist $131,389

23. Certified Public Accountant $87,141

24. Project Architect $82,877

25. Senior Financial Consultant $115,000

Published on: Mar 14, 2019
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