US-based job portal Glassdoor.com prides itself on providing and honest and transparent information about the company’s users apply to work for. Their employer review allows former workers to review what their workplace, co-workers, etc were like and give the company a job score.
This report highlights the 50 best jobs based on each job's overall Glassdoor Job. The Glassdoor Job Score is determined using three key factors: earning potential based on median annual base salary, job satisfaction rating and number of job openings. The jobs that made this list stand out across all three categories.
The top five Best Jobs in America for 2017 are:
"This report reinforces that the best jobs are highly-skilled and are staying ahead of the growing trend toward workplace automation. Nearly half the list is comprised of jobs within the fast growing technology, healthcare, and finance industries," said Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, Glassdoor Chief Economist in a press release.
"In particular for tech jobs, companies across all industries are hiring workers for these needed positions, including employers in healthcare, finance, manufacturing, retail and more. Any organization today with a mobile app, web presence or digitized data are struggling to fill jobs like data scientists, software engineers and mobile developers."