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Here are the Best Job Opportunities for 2017

best jobs of 2017Wondering what the best jobs for 2017 are? Findings released last month by CareerBuilder and Emsi, a labor market data provider, break down the top 5 job categories for this year based on the following – occupations that pay an average of $20 or more an hour; have grown faster than the overall job market for the past four years; and have a critical mass of jobs. Various national and state employment sources, as well as online job postings, were used to compile the data. The average hourly earnings shared below will vary based on market/location, and some of the positions listed can pay significantly higher.

Business & Financial Operations
Growth since 2012 – 8%
Average Hourly Rate – $35.09
Job titles – Operations Manager, Business Process Analysis, Product Development Specialist, Financial Analyst, Office Manager

Information Tech
Growth since 2012 – 12%
Average Hourly Rate – $40.82
Job titles – Data Scientist, User Interface/Front End Developer, Product Manager, Mobile Software Engineer, Information Security Manager

Health Care
Growth since 2012 – 8%
Average Hourly Rate – $37.77
Job titles – Family Practitioner, Medical Director, ICU Nurse, Cardiologist, Physical Therapist, Rehabilitation Nurse

Growth since 2012 – 6%
Average Hourly Rate – $19.06
Job titles – Account Executive, Account Manager, Business Development Manager, Client Services Coordinator

Skilled Trades
Growth since 2012 – 8%
Average Hourly Rate – $21.38
Job titles – Electrician, Plumber, HVAC Technician

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(Source: CareerBuilder and Emsi Release Best Jobs for 2017)