The Best Jobs In America In 2018

January 16, 2018

The U.S. News and World Report has released its annual list of the best jobs in America, and it’s never been a better time to be a lover of technology.

The list compares jobs based on pay, demand, growth potential and overall work/life balance, and Software Developer comes out as America’s top job in 2018. Dentist, the top job in 2017, comes in second. And as usual, the top ten is dominated by healthcare jobs:

1. Software Developer (Median Salary: $100,080)
2. Dentist (Median Salary: $153,900)
3. Physician Assistant (Median Salary: $101,480)
4. Nurse Practitioner (Median Salary: $100,910)
5. Orthodontist (Median Salary: $208,000)
6. Statistician (Median Salary: $80,500)
7. Pediatrician (Median Salary: $168,990)
8. Obstetrician and Gynecologist (Median Salary: $208,000)
9. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (Median Salary: $208,000)
10. Physician (Median Salary: $196,380)