24 Jobs With Rising Salaries

The economy is acting strange, to put it lightly, and the only certainty anyone has regarding the job market is that things will fluctuate. If you're searching for a job during these finicky times, all you want is a little guidance. Although having a job is good, having a job that pays well is even better.

Regardless of the economy's state, people want to work in a job where they grow and will be compensated accordingly. The past is a good indicator of where the future might take certain industries and salaries.

In an effort to help you find a job with a salary that could continue to increase, here's a list of industries that have seen continuous wage increases over the last three years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Under each industry are jobs that constitute a substantial portion of that field's workforce, accompanied by their mean annual salaries.

Wireless telecommunications services

1. Computer support specialists

Salary: $45,300*

2. Computer systems analysts

Salary: $75,890

3. Network systems and data communications analysts

Salary: $70,760

4. Electronics engineers, except computer

Salary: $85,550

5. First-line supervisors / managers of retail sales workers

Salary: $39,210

Amusement parks and arcades

6. Security guards

Salary: $24,880

7. Restaurant cooks<

Salary: $24,220

8. Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners

Salary: $20,110

9. Amusement and recreation attendants

Salary: $17,070

10. General maintenance and repair workers

Salary: $31,830

Audio and video equipment manufacturing

11. Engineering managers

Salary: $117,670

12. Electrical and electronic engineering technicians

Salary: $45,890

13. Electrical and electronic equipment assemblers

Salary: $27,020

14. Laborers and freight, stock and material movers

Salary: $24,790

Computer and software stores

15. Computer, automated teller and office machine repairers

Salary: $34,330

16. Customer service representatives

Salary: $28,930

Natural gas production and distribution

17. Electrical power-line installers and repairer

Salary: $66,270

18. Control and valve installers and repairers, except mechanical door

Salary: $51,870

19. Meter readers, utilities

Salary: $37,970

20. Home appliance repairers

Salary: $52,270

Finance and insurance

21. Financial analysts

Salary: $90,010

22. Personal financial advisors

Salary: $90,970

23. Securities, commodities and financial services sales agents

Salary: $90,570

24. Tellers

Salary: $23,570

*Salaries based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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