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For all you college-graduates and career-changers out there, I feel your pain. You mostly likely have finished your four-year education enlightened and in a world of debt, thinking that your prospects for employment in your field are highly unlikely. You might be thinking that it’s too late for you and that you’re too under-/overqualified to switch careers and start anew. It may take you longer than anticipated to find your dream job, but that does not mean that your chances to find an entry-level job are weak.
There are entry-level jobs to get your professional life started and to gain priceless experience, while you plan for future. Some of those popular jobs include being a pharmaceutical sales representative and working in software development. You may think that because you don’t have experience in these areas, that you are doomed. Well, think again! You’re about to discover a list of 10 fabulous entry-level jobs that pay well and require very little experience to start.
The rate that women are earning degrees in higher education is up, but Forbes reports that women are still earning 82 cents for every dollar earned by men. The gap continues to grow smaller, but if you want to get a head start on which jobs offer women the highest pay rate, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has a few suggestions.
Pharmacist comes in at number one on the list. Women earn an average of $1,898 per week, about $99,000 a year. And women make up 56 percent of all pharmacists and earn almost the same as men in the field.
“Pharmacy is known for paying very well straight out of school and all the way through your career,” Katie Bardaro, lead economist at compensation research firm PayScale said to Forbes. “It’s a very good return on investment in terms of money and time spent on education.”
There are over 10,000 job openings in this field each year, and it’s expected to grow 25 percent by 2020. To land a job as a pharmacist, you must receive a four-year degree and pass licensing exams.
(CNN) – Attending school in California and becoming an engineering major can really pay off for college graduates — by thousands of dollars a year. According to a report released Thursday from salary-tracker PayScale.com, petroleum engineering majors and graduates of Harvey Mudd College are taking home the biggest paychecks.