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  • 1. Top Ten Paying Jobs of 2012 - 2013As more college students graduate from college and the country recovers from a recession, more andmore people are entering the job market searching for a great career. For those who have not decidedyet on what career you would like to pursue, I have listed some of the top paying jobs of 2012 - 2013.The careers listed below have a high projected job growth rate within the next few years and havesalaries above $75,000.1. Biomedical Engineers. Job Growth rate: 29%+ - Median Salary. $80,000 +In order to become biomedical engineer, you will need a bachelor degree in biomedical engineering or agraduate degree in biomedical engineering. The median salary for this job is $81,500 as of 2010. Theemployment growth rate for this particular career field is expected to grow by 62% from 2012 to 2020.2. Biochemists and Biophysicists. Job Growth Rate: 29%+ - Median Salary. $79,000 +A Ph.D. is required to become an independent biochemists or biophysicists. Entry level positions areavailable for bachelor and master degree holders. The median salary for a biochemists or biophysicists is$79,390 as of May 2010. The employment rate for this particular career field is expected to grow by 31%from 2012 to 2020.3. Actuaries. Job Growth rate: 20% to 29% - Median Salary. $87,650A bachelor degree and a strong history in mathematics are required in order to work in this career field.The median salary for actuaries is $87,650 as of May 2010. The employment rate for this particularcareer field is expected to grow by 27% from 2012 to 2020.4. Computer Systems Analysts. Job Growth rate: 20% to 28% - Median Salary. $75,000 +A bachelor degree in computer science is preferred, but not a requirement. The median salary forComputer Systems Analysts is $77,740 as of May 2010. The employment rate for this particular careerfield is expected to grow by 22% or more from 2012 to 2020. The job growth rate for this career field isthe fastest of all occupations.5. General Dentist. Job Growth rate: 20% to 28% - Median Salary. $146,920 +All dentists are required in to be licensed in the state they practice in. You must graduate from anaccredited dental school in order to obtain a license. The median salary for a General Dentist is $146,920as of May 2010. The employment rate for this particular career field is expected to grow by 21% from2012 to 2020.6. Construction Managers. Job Growth rate: 10% to 19% - Median Salary. $80,000 +There are no real requirements to become a construction manager, though a strong background inconstruction or certification is preferred. The median salary for a Construction Manager is $83,860 as of
  • 2. May 2010. The employment rate for this particular career field is expected to grow by 17% from 2012 to2020.7. Computer and Information Systems Managers. Job Growth rate: 10% to 19% - Median Salary.$115,000 +Requirements to become a computer and information system manager are a bachelor degree incomputer science and related work experience. The median salary for a Computer and InformationSystems Managers is $115,780 as of May 2010. The employment rate for this particular career field isexpected to grow by 18% from 2012 to 2020.8. Computer and Information Research Scientists. Job Growth rate: 10% to 19% - Median Salary.$100,000 +A Ph.D. in computer science or related field is required to become a Computer and InformationResearch Scientists. The median salary for a Computer and Information Research Scientists is $100,660as of May 2010. The employment rate for this particular career field is expected to grow by 19% from2012 to 2020.9. Atmospheric and Space Scientists. Job Growth rate: 10% to 19% - Median Salary. $87,000 +A bachelor degree in atmospheric science is needed to enter this career field. The median salary for anAtmospheric and Space Scientists is $87,780 as of May 2010. The employment rate for this particularcareer field is expected to grow by 11% from 2012 to 2020.10. Advertising and Promotions Managers. Job Growth rate: 10% to 19% - Median Salary. $100,000 +Usually a bachelor degree in marketing is required for most advertising and promotion managerpositions. The median salary for an Advertising and Promotions Manager is $108,260 as of May 2010.The employment rate for this particular career field is expected to grow by 14% from 2012 to 2020.Resourceshttp://www.careeraptitudetesting.org www.careeraptitudetesting.org