Best Jobs in America 2015 Employees' Choice

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Discover Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in 2015

Discover Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in 2015

Using Glassdoor’s unique data on jobs, salaries, and companies, we compiled a list of the 25 Best Jobs in America 2015 to help people find jobs they’ll love. Each job stands out for its earning potential (median salary), job satisfaction, and job openings. Are you considering a new position? Check out this comprehensive list to see what jobs made the list this year, and view open jobs at companies across the country.
Job Title
Median Base Salary
Job Satisfaction
Job Openings
#2
$98,074
Median Base Salary
3.3/5
Job Satisfaction
104,828
Job Openings
#3
$94,907
Median Base Salary
3.5/5
Job Satisfaction
11,616
Job Openings
#4
$96,443
Median Base Salary
3.6/5
Job Satisfaction
8,073
Job Openings
#5
$122,865
Median Base Salary
3.4/5
Job Satisfaction
9,728
Job Openings
#6
$100,130
Median Base Salary
3.4/5
Job Satisfaction
14,647
Job Openings
#7
$97,835
Median Base Salary
3.4/5
Job Satisfaction
9,790
Job Openings
#8
$113,363
Median Base Salary
3.3/5
Job Satisfaction
10,294
Job Openings
#9
$104,476
Median Base Salary
3.8/5
Job Satisfaction
3,449
Job Openings
#10
$121,657
Median Base Salary
3.4/5
Job Satisfaction
3,982
Job Openings
#11
$121,657
Median Base Salary
3.4/5
Job Satisfaction
3,982
Job Openings
#12
$73,015
Median Base Salary
3.3/5
Job Satisfaction
16,065
Job Openings
#13
$77,499
Median Base Salary
3.2/5
Job Satisfaction
26,383
Job Openings
#14
$74,638
Median Base Salary
3.2/5
Job Satisfaction
21,337
Job Openings
#15
$76,803
Median Base Salary
3.3/5
Job Satisfaction
10,435
Job Openings
#16
$87,518
Median Base Salary
3.2/5
Job Satisfaction
14,092
Job Openings
#17
$73,383
Median Base Salary
3.5/5
Job Satisfaction
6,120
Job Openings
#18
$69,271
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
4,585
Job Openings
#19
$64,806
Median Base Salary
3.2/5
Job Satisfaction
27,579
Job Openings
#20
$103,710
Median Base Salary
3.2/5
Job Satisfaction
5,700
Job Openings
#21
$103,736
Median Base Salary
3.7/5
Job Satisfaction
2,377
Job Openings
#22
$83,795
Median Base Salary
3.4/5
Job Satisfaction
3,754
Job Openings
#23
$79,810
Median Base Salary
3.3/5
Job Satisfaction
4,651
Job Openings
#24
$95,171
Median Base Salary
3.1/5
Job Satisfaction
15,341
Job Openings
#25
$91,318
Median Base Salary
3.2/5
Job Satisfaction
6,007
Job Openings

How are the Best Jobs in America determined?

The Best Jobs in America list is based on three factors that are top of mind for job seekers:

Salary

The median base salary reported on Glassdoor over the past year

Job Openings

The number of U.S. job openings on Glassdoor when the list is pulled

Job Satisfaction

The overall job satisfaction rating on Glassdoor reported by employees working in these roles last year
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These are the Best Jobs in 2015 in America, according to Glassdoor.

Want to see what other jobs made the list? Check out our Best Jobs list for the top 50 jobs in the U.S. and the top 25 jobs in the UK.

Are you searching for job openings for one of the top jobs? Glassdoor helps you find a new position you'll love. Browse our Best Jobs 2022 list to find a role you're interested in, and click "View Jobs" to see open positions. Do you need a little extra help jumpstarting your next career move? Check out candid employee reviews from top companies, compare salary ranges, and prepare for your next interview all with help from Glassdoor.

The Best Jobs in America list is based on three equally-weighted factors that are top of mind for job seekers:

  1. Salary: The median base salary reported on Glassdoor over the past year

  2. Job Openings: The number of U.S. job openings on Glassdoor when the list is pulled

  3. Job Satisfaction: The overall job satisfaction rating (on a scale of 1.0= bad job to 5.0= best job) on Glassdoor reported by actual employees working in these roles over the past year