50 Best Jobs in America for 2022

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Discover Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in 2022

Discover Glassdoor’s Best Jobs in 2022

Using Glassdoor’s unique data on jobs, salaries, and companies, we compiled a list of the 50 Best Jobs in America 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
$101,794
Median Base Salary
4.3/5
Job Satisfaction
11,252
Job Openings
#3
$120,000
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
10,071
Job Openings
#4
$120,095
Median Base Salary
4.2/5
Job Satisfaction
8,548
Job Openings
#5
$140,000
Median Base Salary
4.2/5
Job Satisfaction
6,977
Job Openings
#6
$130,489
Median Base Salary
4.3/5
Job Satisfaction
6,801
Job Openings
#7
$113,960
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
11,821
Job Openings
#8
$116,638
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
64,155
Job Openings
#9
$107,099
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
10,201
Job Openings
#10
$125,317
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
17,725
Job Openings
#11
$112,384
Median Base Salary
4.2/5
Job Satisfaction
6,221
Job Openings
#12
$118,999
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
10,689
Job Openings
#13
$91,502
Median Base Salary
4.3/5
Job Satisfaction
7,276
Job Openings
#14
$89,496
Median Base Salary
4.2/5
Job Satisfaction
9,263
Job Openings
#15
$116,919
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
7,264
Job Openings
#16
$155,400
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
15,376
Job Openings
#17
$77,700
Median Base Salary
4.4/5
Job Satisfaction
8,724
Job Openings
#18
$98,972
Median Base Salary
4.2/5
Job Satisfaction
5,250
Job Openings
#19
$90,748
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
7,596
Job Openings
#20
$90,748
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
17,728
Job Openings
#21
$86,832
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
6,717
Job Openings
#22
$252,385
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
5,693
Job Openings
#23
$79,962
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
24,267
Job Openings
#24
$97,047
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
7,070
Job Openings
#25
$114,414
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
13,237
Job Openings
#26
$125,639
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
4,773
Job Openings
#27
$100,831
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
6,814
Job Openings
#28
$157,307
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
9,944
Job Openings
#29
$137,252
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
3,516
Job Openings
#30
$100,831
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
15,248
Job Openings
#31
$86,545
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
10,489
Job Openings
#32
$109,284
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
2,979
Job Openings
#33
$125,015
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
2,396
Job Openings
#34
$95,199
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
10,072
Job Openings
#35
$74,224
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
13,657
Job Openings
#36
$81,556
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
15,238
Job Openings
#37
$87,626
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
4,481
Job Openings
#38
$81,136
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
10,044
Job Openings
#39
$95,431
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
4,108
Job Openings
#40
$86,000
Median Base Salary
3.8/5
Job Satisfaction
42,554
Job Openings
#41
$80,000
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
12,053
Job Openings
#42
$81,335
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
26,881
Job Openings
#43
$102,647
Median Base Salary
3.9/5
Job Satisfaction
8,791
Job Openings
#44
$95,809
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
4,029
Job Openings
#45
$100,915
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
2,365
Job Openings
#46
$110,858
Median Base Salary
4.1/5
Job Satisfaction
2,276
Job Openings
#47
$140,000
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
3,046
Job Openings
#48
$54,090
Median Base Salary
4.4/5
Job Satisfaction
12,298
Job Openings
#49
$88,071
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
4,481
Job Openings
#50
$73,702
Median Base Salary
4.0/5
Job Satisfaction
6,193
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 2022 in America, according to Glassdoor.

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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