Top 10 jobs of the future (infographic)

4 Jan 2015

A good few of the top 10 jobs of the future lie in science and technology, an infographic reveals, and all of them pull in solid median salaries.

The infographic published by on charts the job titles, the number of predicted jobs in 2022, their current median salaries, and a brief career analysis of each job that explains why the job will be in demand in a mere seven years’ time.

The science and tech jobs on the infographic include market research analysts, scientific researchers, computer systems analysts, veterinarians, environmental scientists and specialists, and registered nurses.

Also among the top 10 jobs of the future on the infographic are counselors and therapists, accountants and auditors, entrepreneurs, and general and operations managers.

The job with the highest median salary? General and operations managers, at US$95,440. The infographic also indicates that entrepreneurs hold unlimited earning potential.

Looking ahead image via Shutterstock

Tina Costanza
By Tina Costanza

Tina Costanza was a journalist and sub-editor at Silicon Republic. She came to Ireland from Canada, where she had held senior editorial positions at daily newspapers in Ottawa and Toronto. When she wasn’t saving dangling participles, she was training for 10K races or satisfying a craving for scones.

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