What They Do: It may not be the sexiest career, but these financial experts play a critical role in any organization. Anyone see the movie “Midnight Run”? These pros track the flow of money, analyze financial records, pay taxes and bills accurately and on time, and prepare financial statements.
Hot Jobs Titles:
- Staff Accountant
- Accounting Supervisor
- Accounting Manager
- Business Analyst
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Auditor, Budget Analyst
- Financial Analyst
Median Annual Salary: $68,150*
Why It’s Hot: The BLS projects 10-14% job growth through 2026, faster than the average.
What You’ll Need: You’ll need a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field. Becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a great career move.