Glassdoor Picks the 25 Top Jobs for 2015

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Looking for a new job this year? Unsure where to start? Take a pinch of inspiration from this new list from Glassdoor, released Tuesday, which uses salary data, hiring outlook, and number of job openings to determine the 25 best jobs of 2015. Click through below to see the year's top career prospects, all of which ranked highly in those three categories--and if you're feeling productive, why not go ahead and apply?


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Glassdoor's 25 Best Jobs for 2015
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Glassdoor Picks the 25 Top Jobs for 2015

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.8
Number of Job Openings: 45,484
Average Base Salary: $111,376
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

> Find a job as a physician assistant

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.6
Number of Job Openings: 104,828
Average Base Salary: $98,074
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

> Find a job as a software engineer

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.6
Number of Job Openings: 11,616
Average Base Salary: $94,907
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

> Find a job as a business development manager

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.6
Number of Job Openings: 8,073
Average Base Salary: $96,443
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.6

> Find a job as a human resources manager

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.6
Number of Job Openings: 9,728
Average Base Salary: $122,865
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

> Find a job as a finance manager

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.6
Number of Job Openings: 14,647
Average Base Salary: $100,130
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

> Find a job as a marketing manager

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.5
Number of Job Openings: 9,790
Average Base Salary: $97,835
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

> Find a job as a database administrator

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.5
Number of Job Openings: 10,294
Average Base Salary: $113,363
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

> Find a job as a product manager

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.4
Number of Job Openings: 3,449
Average Base Salary: $104,476
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.8

> Find a job as a data scientist

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.4
Number of Job Openings: 26,193
Average Base Salary: $76,556
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

> Find a job as a sales manager

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.4
Number of Job Openings: 3,982
Average Base Salary: $121,657
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

> Find a job as a solutions architect

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.4
Number of Job Openings: 16,065
Average Base Salary: $73,015
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

> Find a job as a mechanical engineer

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
Number of Job Openings: 26,383
Average Base Salary: $77,499
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2

> Find a job as a QA engineer

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
Number of Job Openings: 21,337
Average Base Salary: $74,638
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2

> Find a job as a business analyst

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
Number of Job Openings: 10,435
Average Base Salary: $76,803
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

> Find a job as an electrical engineer

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
Number of Job Openings: 14,092
Average Base Salary: $87,518
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2

> Find a job as a network engineer

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
Number of Job Openings: 6,120
Average Base Salary: $73,383
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.5

> Find a job as a civil engineer

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
Number of Job Openings: 4,585
Average Base Salary: $69,271
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.9

> Find a job as an audit manager

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
Number of Job Openings: 27,579
Average Base Salary: $64,806
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2

> Find a job as a physical therapist

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.3
Number of Job Openings: 5,700
Average Base Salary: $103,710
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2

> Find a job as an IT project manager

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.2
Number of Job Openings: 2,377
Average Base Salary: $103,736
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.7

> Find a job as a client services manager

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.2
Number of Job Openings: 3,754
Average Base Salary: $83,795
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.4

> Find a job as a supply chain manager

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.2
Number of Job Openings: 4,651
Average Base Salary: $79,810
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.3

> Find a job as a mobile developer

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.2
Number of Job Openings: 15,341
Average Base Salary: $95,171
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.1

> Find a job as a nurse practitioner

Glassdoor Job Score: 4.2
Number of Job Openings: 6,007
Average Base Salary: $91,318
Career Opportunities Rating: 3.2

> Find a job as a sales engineer

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Looking for more career opportunities? US News released a similar list last week, with their own picks for the best jobs of 2015. Check it out here.
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