Top 20 In-Demand Jobs with Salary Range

The current economy in the U.S. is not looking good.

The U.S. stock market is getting is so volatile and the impact of the U.S. economy can be felt all over the world.

Even though there are massive lay offs in many American companies, here’s a list of top 20 in demand jobs with salary range as reported by Business Week magazine.

  1. Sales representative/business developer ($65,000-$75,000)
  2. Software designer/developer ($85,000-$95,000)
  3. Nurse ($35,000-$45,000)
  4. Accounting & finance executive ($65,000-$75,000)
  5. Accounting staff ($45,000-$55,000)
  6. Networking/systems administrator ($65,000-$75,000)
  7. Administrative assistant ($35,000-$45,000)
  8. Business analyst (software implementation) ($85,000-$95,000)
  9. Business analyst (research) ($65,000-$75,000)
  10. Finance staff ($65,000-$75,000)
  11. Project manager ($85,000-$95,000)
  12. Testing/quality assurance ($65,000-$75,000)
  13. Product manager ($85,000-$95,000)
  14. Database administrator ($75,000-$85,000)
  15. Account/customer support ($35,000-$45,000)
  16. Technology executive ($115,000-$125,000)
  17. Electrical engineer ($65,000-$75,000)
  18. Sales executive ($85,000-$95,000)
  19. Mechanical engineer ($65,000-$75,000)
  20. Government contracts administrator ($55,000-$65,000)

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  1. Lyssa Riedel on November 8, 2012 at 8:00 PM

    no replies to any of these questions, Mr. reghu?
    Wanting to know about civil engineering also. please

  2. 28_blitz on June 13, 2012 at 10:59 PM

    Most of those jobs require a 4 year degree. The more money you make, better the education. That’s if you can land a job in one of those fields. A lot of companies will not hire you without prior experience. It goes for white color jobs and blue color jobs also.

  3. samit jaiswal on March 5, 2011 at 10:17 PM

    I want to know which university is perfect for Aerospace engineering in us, what is the salary given to them according to degree also, and this has scope in the world. Do Indians are allowed to work in NASA and Boeing.

    Please tell me i want to know this is important to me.

  4. vaibhav on March 21, 2010 at 2:04 AM

    y dont u ever put thing related to civil engineering lyk job opportunities,salary range,top colleges for it?!! :/

    plzz giv all d civil students surfing ur site some information particularly!

    thanks for taking tym n reading my comment!! 🙂

  5. ikbal on March 17, 2010 at 11:53 AM

    Could you please tell me about the demand of Nutrition in USA after PhD degree in USA

    • anna on October 25, 2010 at 7:41 PM

      me also want to know

  6. k.sravana gowri on December 2, 2008 at 10:05 PM

    can u please tell me something on demand about pharmacy in u.s

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