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10 Best Jobs in US

Data scientist takes the top spot
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 24, 2018 1:35 PM CST
10 Best Jobs in US
An occupational therapist silently wonders why he didn't become a DevOps engineer while simultaneously feeling an intense wave of relief that he didn't settle for a career as a product manager.   (Getty Images/kali9)

(Newser) – You might think official taste-tester and animal snuggler at Beyoncé's Kitten Cafe and Cupcakery is the best job in America, but according to Glassdoor's new rankings you'd be wrong. The job review site ranked the 50 top jobs in the country based on its own Glassdoor Job Score, which is calculated using salary, job satisfaction, and number of openings. With data scientist leading the pack, here are the top 10 jobs in America, along with their job satisfaction score (out of five), median base salary, and positions open:

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  1. Data Scientist: 4.2; $110,000; 4,524
  2. DevOps Engineer: 4; $105,000; 3,369
  3. Marketing Manager: 4; $85,000; 6,439
  4. Occupational Therapist: 4; $74,000; 11,903
  5. HR Manager: 3.9; $85,000; 4,458
  6. Electrical Engineer: 3.9; $76,000; 5,839
  7. Strategy Manager: 4.2; $135,000; 1,195
  8. Mobile Developer: 4.1; $90,000; 1,809
  9. Product Manager: 3.7; $113,000; 7,531
  10. Manufacturing Engineer: 4; $72,000; 4,241
Click here for the full rankings. (Read more jobs stories.)

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