Indeed’s yearly measure of “The Best Jobs in the United States” ranks various employment positions based on two factors: average base salary (at least $75,000) and abundance of opportunity, calculated based on the growth of new job postings in a given field on Indeed since 2014.
The role of commercial project manager rose from #19 on last year’s list to #1 this year, with an average base salary of $81,023 and 227% growth in new job postings from 2014 to 2017. The role of full stack developer came in second, with a base salary of $111,640 and a 198% increase in job postings from 2014 to 2017.
Indeed notes that while tech-related jobs dominated the best job results last year, 2018’s list contains a strong number of construction and healthcare-related jobs. Sixteen jobs appeared on the list that were not present last year, including three construction positions: pre-construction manager (#5), construction estimator (#12), and construction manager (#19).Read More