Physician’s Assistant Tops Glassdoor’s Top Careers List

January 28, 2015  |  

If you are a recent graduate or looking to switch careers, the best industries for employment are in the tech, professional services and healthcare fields according to Glassdoor, which just released its list of 25 top jobs. Glassdoor reports physician assistant earned the number one spot for its high pay, consistent job openings and career opportunities. Currently, there are 45,484 physician assistant job openings posted on Glassdoor and the average income is $111,376.

The other careers that earned top placement on Glassdoor’s list were software engineer and business development manager. Glassdoor identified the top 25 of 2015 through their site’s job score where people vote about how they feel about their careers. For a job title to be considered in the study, there had to be 75 salary reports and 75 career opportunities ratings from employees based in the United States from January 10, 2014 to January 5,2015.

The highest paying job on the list was finance manager, which draws in $122,865 on average per year and the lowest paying wage job on the list was physical therapist which pays an annual base salary of $64,806. Other notable jobs on the list were: nurse practitioner, mobile developer and supply chain manager. For more insight on the top 25 jobs for 2015, check out Glassdoor.

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