22. Web Developer
What They Do: Web developers build and modify websites. They’re responsible for how the website looks, how it performs, how user-friendly it is, and how much traffic it can handle.
Hot Job Titles:
- Web Designer
Median Annual Salary: $66,130*
Why It’s Hot: The BLS projects 27% (!) growth between 2014 through 2024.
What You’ll Need: You can teach yourself to code, or you can go to a code school. You can also earn an associate or bachelor’s degree in web programming or a related field. You’ll need to know both programming and design.