What Are the Top 10 Jobs for 2015?


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The top 10 jobs of 2015 are marketing executive, software developer of applications, registered nurse, industrial engineer, network and computer system administrator, web developer, medical and health services manager, physical therapist, speech-language pathologist and sales manager. The list was compiled by CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.

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Economic Modeling Specialists Intl., or EMSI, used the labor market database to profile the frequency of hire as compared to the amount of job postings, median annual salaries and more. The list accounts for employment opportunities between January 2013 to August 2014, and acknowledges the predicted growth of the highlighted jobs.

For example, marketing executive positions have grown more than 10 percent between 2010 and 2014. The ESMI estimates that 22,996 posted jobs went unhired, making it an opportunistic trajectory for those interested in the field, especially considering the expected salary is nearly $120,000 per year, as stated on Business Insider. Additionally, increased growth is seen with jobs in Web development as the field ranks in at more than 17 percent growth from 2010 to 2014. As with the marketing executive, the number of job postings that were left unfilled is quite high at 15,492; the average annual salary is about $58,000.

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