18 Top Jobs That Require Bachelor’s Degrees in 2013

by The Burns and McDonnell Careers Team on December 20, 2012

18 top jobs in 2013It’s hard to believe that 2013 is just around the corner. With the new year comes a slew of predictions, outlooks and forecasts, and the job market is certainly no exception. If you’re in the market for a new job and have a bachelor’s degree, you might want to consider the top jobs identified by research from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists.

The two organizations looked at the occupations with the most jobs added since 2010 to generate this latest list. The good news? A wide variety of industries are represented, which means you’re likely to find a good fit. And even better? Engineering made the list not once, but twice. Here’s a complete look at the most promising careers:

  • Software developer (applications and systems software)
  • Accountant and auditor
  • Market research analyst and marketing specialist
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Human resources, training and labor relations specialist
  • Network and computer systems administrator
  • Sales representative (wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific)
  • Information security analyst, web developer and computer network architect
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Industrial engineer
  • Computer programmer
  • Financial analyst
  • Public relations specialist
  • Logistician
  • Database administrator
  • Meeting, convention and event planner
  • Cost estimator
  • Personal financial adviser

The new year is a great time to re-examine your career path. If you’ve created a career development plan, are you on track to meet your goals? It may be worthwhile to explore one of these promising careers — or you can always enhance your existing profession by learning new skills and pursuing professional development opportunities like speaking engagements.

If you’re in the market for an engineering career, we have a number of opportunities available! Feel free to check out our Careers page for the latest job openings, and you can also connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. We’d love to hear from you!

  • Heather Johnson

    My name is Heather Johnson and I am looking for a challenging career! I have a Masters of Business Administration and a Masters of Science in Finance. I have over 6000 hours of experience in the accounting field. I can be reached at hjohn375@gmail.com

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