Top Ten Careers With The Highest Job Satisfaction Ratings - DOC by hnj68713

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Top Ten Careers With The Highest Job Satisfaction Ratings

 1.     Singers                                                  91.7
 2.     Municipal Fire Fighters                                  90.0
 3.     Aircraft Assemblers - Structure, Surfaces, Rigging       83.3
        & Systems
 4.     Pediatricians - General                                  80.0
 5.     College Professors - Communications                      79.2
 6.     Educational, Vocational & School Counselors              78.8
 7.     Managers/Supervisors of Animal Husbandry &               78.6
        Animal Care Workers
 8.     Criminal Investigators & Special Agents                  77.5
 9.     College Instructors - Other                              77.3
 10 . Therapists, Other                                          77.1



 Top Ten Careers With The Lowest Job Satisfaction Ratings

   1.     Mail Clerks & Mail Machine Operators (except          25.0
          postal service)
   2.     Program Directors                                     30.0
   3.     Municipal Clerks                                      30.0
   4.     Food Preparation & Serving Workers, Other             31.6
   5.     Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners                         31.7
   6.     Insurance Policy Processing Clerks                    33.3
   7.     Hotel, Motel & Resort Desk Clerks                     34.4
   8.     Food Preparation & Serving Workers (including fast    34.4
          food)
   9.     Telemarketers                                         34.4
   10 . Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors                     35.0
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Top Ten Highest Paying Jobs in America

     1.    Anesthesiologists                                                $192,780
     2.    Surgeons                                                         $191,410
     3.    Orthodontists                                                    $185,340
     4.    Obstetricians & Gynecologists                                    $183,600
     5.    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons                                    $178,440
     6.    Prosthodontists                                                  $169,360
     7.    Internists - General                                             $167,270
     8.    Physicians & Surgeons, Other                                     $155,150
     9.    Family & General Practitioners                                   $153,640
     10. Chief Executives                                                   $151,370


 Top Ten Lowest Paying Jobs in America

     1.    Food Preparation & Serving Workers (including fast $ 16,700
           food)
     2.    Cooks - Fast Food                                                 $ 16,860
     3.    Dishwashers                                                       $ 17,060
     4.    Dining Room & Cafeteria Attendants & Bartender                    $ 17,380
           Helpers
     5.    Shampooers                                                        $ 17,490
     6.    Hosts & Hostesses - Restaurant, Lounge & Coffee                   $ 17,770
           Shop
     7.    Counter Attendants - Cafeteria & Coffee Shop                      $ 17,820
     8.    Ushers, Lobby Attendants & Ticket Takers                          $ 17,880
     9.    Gaming Dealers                                                    $ 18,120
     10 . Amusement & Recreation Attendants                                  $ 18,220




Source: MyPlan.com, LLC. 2007; Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor 2006
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Highest Paying Jobs Without College

     1.    Railroad Conductors & Yardmasters                                  $61,480
     2.    Real Estate Sales Agents                                           $55,090
     3.    Railroad Brake, Signal & Switch Operators                          $54,530
     4.    Pile-Driver Operators                                              $51,580
     5.    Commercial Divers                                                  $51,510
     6.    Chemical Plant & System Operators                                  $50,950
     7.    Subway & Streetcar Operators                                       $47,740
     8.    Brickmasons & Blockmasons                                          $45,800
     9.    Rotary Drill Operators - Oil & Gas                                 $45,560
     10. Rail Car Repairers                                                   $45,120

 Top Ten Careers by Employment Size

     1.    Retail Salespersons                                              4,429,060
     2.    Cashiers                                                         3,545,330
     3.    Office Clerks - General                                          2,980,350
     4.    Food Preparation & Serving Workers (including fast 2,602,950
           food)
     5.    Registered Nurses                                                2,468,340
     6.    Freight, Stock & Material Movers and                             2,363,440
           Longshoremen
     7.    Waiters & Waitresses                                             2,357,040
     8.    Customer Service Representatives                                 2,193,430
     9.    Janitors & Cleaners                                              2,112,870
     10 . Bookkeeping, Accounting & Auditing Clerks                         1,858,500




Source: MyPlan.com, LLC. 2007; Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor 2006
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Top Ten U.S. Cities by Average Income

    1.     San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA                          $57,994
           Metropolitan Di
    2.     San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont                                     $56,764
    3.     San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara                                    $56,287
    4.     Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Divi                     $55,425
    5.     Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Divi                            $54,745
    6.     New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ                                $54,399
           Metropolitan Divi
    7.     New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-N                    $54,178
    8.     Framingham, MA NECTA Divi                                         $54,056
    9.     Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV                      $54,013
           Metropolita
    10. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-M                             $53,854


 Top Ten States by Average Income

    1.     District of Columbia                                             $ 56,838
    2.     Massachusetts                                                    $ 52,693
    3.     California                                                       $ 52,380
    4.     New Jersey                                                       $ 52,186
    5.     New York                                                         $ 51,155
    6.     Connecticut                                                      $ 50,739
    7.     Maryland                                                         $ 50,167
    8.     Washington                                                       $ 50,035
    9.     Alaska                                                           $ 49,808
    10 . Delaware                                                           $ 48,349




Source: MyPlan.com, LLC. 2007; Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor 2006
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 Top Ten Lists / U.S. States & Territories by Average Income

  All U.S. States & Territories by Average Income

    1.   District of Columbia                             $56,838
    2.   Massachusetts                                    $52,693
    3.   California                                       $52,380
    4.   New Jersey                                       $52,186
    5.   New York                                         $51,155
    6.   Connecticut                                      $50,739
    7.   Maryland                                         $50,167
    8.   Washington                                       $50,035
    9.   Alaska                                           $49,808
    10. Delaware                                          $48,349
    11. Virginia                                          $48,268
    12. Illinois                                          $48,123
    13. Minnesota                                         $48,057
    14. Hawaii                                            $47,837
    15. Colorado                                          $47,659
    16. Rhode Island                                      $47,307
    17. Michigan                                          $47,074
    18. Nevada                                            $46,371
    19. Oregon                                            $46,369
    20. Pennsylvania                                      $45,733
    21. Ohio                                              $45,339
    22. Missouri                                          $45,009
    23. Texas                                             $44,651
    24. New Hampshire                                     $44,487
    25. Georgia                                           $44,351
    26. Florida                                           $44,128
    27. Vermont                                           $43,896
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       28. Wisconsin                                                       $43,670
       29. North Carolina                                                  $43,557
       30. Arizona                                                         $43,382
       31. Indiana                                                         $43,375
       32. Utah                                                            $43,262
       33. Kansas                                                          $43,041
       34. New Mexico                                                      $42,930
       35. Tennessee                                                       $42,688
       36. Iowa                                                            $42,432
       37. Maine                                                           $42,143
       38. Nebraska                                                        $41,955
       39. South Carolina                                                  $41,656
       40. Alabama                                                         $41,472
       41. Kentucky                                                        $41,359
       42. Louisiana                                                       $40,944
       43. Wyoming                                                         $40,707
       44. North Dakota                                                    $40,334
       45. West Virginia                                                   $40,015
       46. Mississippi                                                     $39,996
       47. Oklahoma                                                        $39,656
       48. Arkansas                                                        $39,289
       49. South Dakota                                                    $39,288
       50. Idaho                                                           $39,286
       51. Montana                                                         $38,293
       52. Virgin Islands                                                  $35,547
       53. Guam                                                            $30,735
       54. Puerto Rico                                                     $30,167


   Source: MyPlan.com, LLC, 2007; Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 2006
http://www.myplan.com/careers/career_top_ten.php

								
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