Best jobs in America

Published On: Nov 13 2013 04:04:55 PM EST

Millions of Americans wonder what they're going to do when they grow up?

You might want to direct them to this list of the best jobs in America.

CNNMoney and PayScale came up with 100 careers that feature great pay, satisfying work, and the potential for big growth.

Here's a look at the Top Five from the list:

1. Biomedical Engineer

Median pay: $87,000
Top pay: $134,000
10-year job growth: 61.7%
Total jobs*: 15,700

2. Clinical Nurse Specialist

Median pay: $86,500
Top pay: $126,000
10-year job growth: 26%
Total jobs*: 3,449,300

3. Software Architect

Median pay: $121,000
Top pay: $161,000
10-year job growth: 27.6%
Total jobs*: 520,800

4. General Surgeon

Median pay: $288,000
Top pay: $396,000
10-year job growth: 24.4%
Total jobs*: 859,300

5. Management Consultant

Median pay: $110,000
Top pay: $199,000
10-year job growth: 21.9%
Total jobs*: 718,800

To read more about the jobs above and the rest of the top 100, follow this link.


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