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The Best Jobs of 2013 - Actuary #1

The job “actuary” has been rated as 2013’s best job in the United States by Careercast.com. Careercast.com ranked actuary as No. 1, biomedical engineer at No. 2, and software engineer, the top job of 2012, at No.3.

Careercast.com ranks careers based on dozens of factors, such as the degree of hazards personally faced, physical demands (crawling, stooping bending, etc.), income growth potential, employment outlook, competitiveness, travel and contact with the public. The firm used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and other government agencies to determine the rankings. As in prior years, the 200 jobs were selected for their relevance in the current labor market as well as the availability of reliable data.

The Ten Best Jobs:

  1. Actuary
  2. Biomedical Engineer
  3. Software Engineer
  4. Audiologist
  5. Financial Planner
  6. Dental Hygienist
  7. Occupational Therapist
  8. Optometrist
  9. Physical Therapist
  10. Computer Systems Analyst

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