Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Great Jobs for The Class of 2008

In about a week, the class of 2012 will be deciding which college to attend. As to thinking about a future major, they may want to read Top 10 Jobs for the Class of 2008, at MSN Careers by Nathan Lippe. The top job categories, group by career area, were:

  • Financial - Financial Analyst (1), Accountant (4), and Financial Manager (7)

  • IT - System Analyst (2) and System Software Engineer (3)

  • Engineering - Civil (5), Chemical (8), Electrical (9), and Mechanical (10)

  • Marketing - Marketing Manager (6)

  • The median salary ranges were between $55,600 and $98,700 and growth for these jobs was in the 4 to 34 percent range. When considering an area of study, it's probably worth reviewing the majors cited in the article that can help one be considered for these jobs.

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    1 comment:

    Anonymous said...

    Great post! I had a tough time deciding on a major, but when you narrow it down to employability, it gets much easier.