Network Engineer cracks Best Jobs in America for 2015 list

Data scientist, software engineer, database administrator among other top jobs, according to Glassdoor report

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If you're reading this blog post on Network World, there's a good chance you're in a hot job market.

Glassdoor, the jobs and career marketplace that recently scored $70M in venture funding, has released its list of the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2015 and tech-related jobs fared well. The job rankings are determined by earning potential based on average annual base salary, career opportunities rating and number of job openings.

Among those cracking the list:

  1. Software Engineer - Glassdoor Job Score: 4.6 
  • Number of Job Openings: 104,828
  • Average Base Salary: $98,074
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3
  1. Database Administrator- Glassdoor Job Score: 4.5
  • Number of Job Openings: 9,790
  • Average Base Salary: $97,835
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4
  1. Data Scientist - Glassdoor Job Score: 4.4
  • Number of Job Openings: 3,449
  • Average Base Salary: $104,476
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.8
  1. Network Engineer - Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3 (out of 5)
  • Number of Job Openings: 14,092
  • Average Base Salary: $87,518
  • Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2

Check out the full list here on the Glassdoor blog.

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