Best Careers of 2014
Choosing a career is no easy task – not even for those who are very good in school and who already possess a lot of skills many employers from many industries would love to take on board. Unless you have been dreaming of a very specific thing ever since you were a kid, it is quite likely that you will be faced with making this huge decision at least once in your lifetime (especially since some people may want – or have to – change their career path during the course of their life).
So, which are the best careers of 2014? Which ones will earn you the most and which ones will offer you with security in the future? Read on and find out more.
It may be surprising for you, but if you like Math you don’t have to be stuck in the Academic world to actually make a living. As a matter of fact, more and more companies out there realize that hiring someone with a degree in Math can be extremely helpful for their businesses. Aside from education and business, many industries out there require mathematicians as well. And if you are willing to do this, you should also know that the median salary for a mathematician is of about $101,000. Is this a secure job? Most certainly yes. People have always needed and they will always need professionals with a mathematics background!
This is a job where you have to be good with numbers as well, but in a different way than mathematicians. Basically, what statisticians do is gathering, analyzing and interpreting the data in a company. Therefore, most of the large companies out there will need such professionals (and sometimes, more than one/company). The hiring outlooks are not excellent, but if you are very good and you do manage to get hired in such a position, you can earn a median salary of about $75,000.
If you don’t want to work in an office, if you are good with people and if you want to work in the medical industry, then you may want to consider a dental hygienist career. The job growth in this field is projected to be at 33% between 2012 and 2022, so it is quite likely that you find a job in this field. How much can you earn? Studies show that the median salary for a dental hygienist is of somewhere around $70,000.
It is perfectly fine for you if you are not attracted by numbers or “exact” sciences as well. Occupational therapists land a well-deserved 9th place in the top of the best jobs for this year. If you want to make a difference, if you want to help impaired people and if you are a person who can empathize, then this job is for you. Occupational therapists earn somewhere around $70,000 as well. The projected job growth for the 2012-2022 time span is of 19%, so this job will remain quite safe for the following years as well.