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The most in demand jobs in 2018 with biggest pay hikes include cashier, truck driver
Here are the jobs where new graduates are in demand, getting salary hikes
Forget Fulfillment, Young People Want Financial Stability
11 of the Worst Jobs for a Relationship
15 Worst College Majors for Today’s Job Market America's Top 50 Jobs
America's Most Dangerous Jobs
High Paying Jobs in Male-Dominated Fields
High Paying Jobs in Female-Dominated Fields
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15 Words You Should Replace on Your Resume
Many reasons to believe the good ol' U.S. of A. is back on track in 2015
College Majors With Highest (and Lowest) Unemployment

The most in demand jobs in 2018 with biggest pay hikes include cashier, truck driver

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Quick — What are the hottest jobs offering the biggest pay hikes? Web developer? Network engineer?

Yes, but don’t forget cashier, delivery driver and bank teller.

Glassdoor’s ranking of jobs showing the fastest wage gains over the past year includes high-skill positions as well as lower-skill, lower-paying fields where workers are in high demand. Paychecks for some of those jobs have been so low for so long they’re due for catch-up, says Andrew Chamberlain, chief economist of the job-posting site.

“Today’s strong labor market may be starting to improve pay across the income spectrum,” Chamberlain says.

Here are the 10 jobs with the largest annual pay increases in April:

Financial advisor

Median base pay: $55,296

Annual increase: 6.4%

With about 10,000 Baby Boomers a day retiring, financial advisors are a hot commodity.

Bank teller

Median base pay: $30,066

Annual increase: 5.5%

Banks have been closing branches and laying off tellers as banking shifts online and to ATMs. But tellers who remain are due for a raise.


Median base pay: $101,817

Annual increase: 4.7%

A strong economy typically is good news for attorneys who play key roles in myriad business transactions.

Truck driver

Median base pay: $53,878

Annual increase: 4.5%

A severe nationwide shortage of drivers has driven up wages and led trucking companies to offer sign-on bonuses. Job site Indeed lists truck driver as the occupation with the most postings.

Delivery driver

Median base pay: $38,955

Annual increase: 4.5%

Amazon’s exponential growth has fueled demand for delivery drivers, which are No. 9 on Indeed’s list of jobs with the most openings.

Web developer

Median base pay: $65,414

Annual increase: 3.9%

An explosion of Web-based applications and services has increased the need for Web developers.

Network engineer

Median base pay: $71,433

Annual increase: 3.6%

The spread of cloud computing and data storage has stoked demand for network engineers.


Median base pay: $27,923

Annual increase: 3.4%

Sure, self-serve checkout and the massive shift to online shopping have curtailed the hiring of cashiers. But the population is still growing and new stores are still opening.

Web designer

Median base pay: $51,875

Annual increase: 3.4%

Websites have become the public faces of businesses, and demand for skillful designers shows no sign of ebbing.

Security officer

Median base pay: $35,321

Annual increase: 3.3%

Many businesses are open 24 hours a day, creating the need for round-the-clock security.

Here are the jobs where new graduates are in demand, getting salary hikes

Just starting to work? Average pay for new entrants to the job market was up 5.2% in March from what their predecessors received a year ago. That's a bigger wage increase than the raises netted by existing workers.

Workers with special skills in information technology, manufacturing and construction or those in industries grappling with labor shortages, like trucking and construction, are seeing the biggest jumps in starting pay.

Here's a breakdown of fields notching the largest gains:

Information (including computer-related): +7.6% from year ago.

Construction: +6.8%

Trade, transportation and utilities (including trucking): +6.6%

Manufacturing: +6.5%

Professional and business services: +4.8%

The starting wage ranged from $9.41 in leisure and hospitality to $16.79 in information.

More: Salaries for graduates seeking first jobs rose 5.2% from last year

Forget Fulfillment, Young People Want Financial Stability

After the Great Recession, most 18 to 24 year olds say security beats passion.

The survey of 1,001 Millennial and Gen-Z (born after 1995) students and recent graduates found that the ability to find a job was the single biggest concern for 32 percent of all respondents, even though 79 percent thought that they would have a job within five months of graduation. Forty-two percent thought that they'd have a job in less than three months.

The top aspiration for students was, at 31 percent, to become financially stable in the next ten years. Financial stability was a top-three pick for 69 percent of the respondents. Following that was the desire to land a dream job, which was the top interest for 28 percent of respondents overall, with 32 percent of Gen-Z'ers and 24 percent of Millennials expressing that interest.

In getting a first job, 36 percent put career growth as their top priority, compared to fulfilling work and stability, at 19 percent each. Only 6 percent though getting the highest salary was most important, even though 73 percent expected to make up to $55,000 a year on a first job.

"A trend we're seeing emerge is that students --particularly the older ones-- who felt or witnessed the impact of the recession are more likely to prioritize career growth and stability in their job search," said Joyce Russell, president, Adecco Staffing, USA, in a press release.

Getting those jobs may be tough, however, as 42 percent will spend 5 hours or more on social media during spring break and 64 percent expect to spend the same amount of time streaming video. Only 16 percent plan to put 5 hours or more into a job search during that time. Thirty-one percent rely on online job boards while 29 percent depend on the school's career center.

The Millennial and Gen-Z respondents differed when it came to the cost of school. Twenty-one percent of Gen-Z students ranked the cost of college as their greatest worry. Only 13 percent of Millennials felt the same.

There were some interesting differences between the genders. Women, at 38 percent, had travel as a top-three aspiration, compared to 26 percent of men. And 28 percent of men said that starting a family was a top priority, while only 20 percent of women said the same. However, 36 percent of all respondents had getting married as a top-three aspiration.

11 of the Worst Jobs for a Relationship

1. Casino worker (and other gaming service worker)

Many casinos are open 24/7/365. Workers at these types of establishments often work irregular hours, and they may even have to work on holidays. In addition to working during odd hours, casino workers may work around alcohol, gambling, and a party-like environment — this can place added strain on a relationship, too.

A 2010 study of Census data published by the Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology found that gaming services workers had one of the highest divorce rates relative to other occupations. With a divorce rate of 31.4% (34.7% for gaming cage workers), this is exceptionally high when compared to the roughly 16% of Americans across all occupations who had been divorced or separated at the time of the data collection. And, to top it all off, gaming services workers are only paid a median salary of around $27,000 per year, per BLS estimates.

2. Massage therapist

We all know what it’s like to have that green-eyed monster emerge. In an publication, Helen Fisher describes jealousy as a “sickening combination of possessiveness, suspicion, rage, and humiliation.” It’s not unique to men or women, and even other species (like chimps and bluebirds) are faced with jealousy.

Given that the job of a massage therapist involves physical interaction, we probably don’t even need to explain why this occupation could place a burden on a relationship. “What type of clients did you have today?” and “What exactly did you do all day?” are some routine questions a message therapist may hear from a jealous significant other.

Massage therapists are paid a moderate salary — roughly $40,000 per year — to perform their services. According to the Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology study, the divorce rate across this occupation is exceptionally high, at 38.2%.

3. Waiter or bartender

Bartenders are consistently around people who are consuming alcohol. They are assigned the task of being in the center of it all, as a big part of their job is to improve the customer experience. It requires a certain degree of people skills to bartend, and some people are really great at it.

When you’re in a relationship, however, this job can be a source of problems. Bartenders may not know exactly what time they’ll be home from work — they often have to wait until all of the customers leave the establishment so they can perform their side-work before leaving for the night. The Journal study found that bartenders have the second-highest divorce rates, at 38.4%.

Waiters may face similar challenges to bartenders when it comes to maintaining a relationship. Odd hours, coupled with a unique work environment, can cause strain on any couple. Plus, waiters and bartenders may face financial issues, as they generally work for tips, which is a notoriously inconsistent form of income.

4. Athlete, entertainer, or dancer

Famous marriages, separations, divorces, and remarriages are often in the public eye. And with a 28.5% divorce rate among athletes, performers, entertainers, and related workers, there’s no shortage of juicy gossip in this arena. Maybe it’s the nature of the industry that places a strain on relationships: A large amount of travel, attention, and stress can place a burden on any couple.

Dancers and choreographers are in a similar boat. Rated No. 1 for the occupation that’s most likely to get divorced, dancers and choreographers have a 43.1% divorce rate.

5. Police and firefighters

Police officers and firefighters have some of the most dangerous jobs in modern America. Every day they leave the house, there’s a distinct chance that they can be injured or killed on duty. There are also other things that can stem from the everyday stress these public servants are subjected to, like mental health issues. For those in a relationship with someone holding one of these jobs? It can make it tough.

6. Politics

You’d have to imagine that it’s not easy being in Melania Trump’s shoes. Or Michelle Obama’s. Or anyone who’s married or in a relationship with any politician, really. Just look at what happened to Anthony Weiner. Or, if you really want your stomach to turn, watch the first episode of the show Black Mirror.

7. Military jobs

Being in a relationship with someone in the military, depending on the specifics, can be rough. Deployments can last for months or years. There’s a real chance that your loved one can come home severely injured or disabled — or be killed in action. The stress of the job can cause disorders like PTSD to develop as well, which can make a relationship even more difficult to handle.

8. Pilots and flight attendants

People who work in the airline industry can make it tough on their partners. They’re gone a lot. Traveling to different and exotic locales can put a strain on any relationship, especially if there’s jealousy or other underlying issues. Not only that, but the job is incredibly stressful. Pilots have hundreds of people’s lives in their hands, for example. And attendants? They put up with all kinds of abuse from passengers.That can make people difficult to deal with when they do arrive home.

9. Corporate executives

When you’re at or near the top of an organization, it’s a whole different ball game. You’re suddenly responsible for everything and everyone — and what they do, say, or screw up. There’s a reason these people tend to make so much money, after all. Power can also go to people’s heads. You might be the boss at work, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re the boss at home. Or in the relationship.

10. Media

Whether you’re a reporter or political pundit, working in the media can take its toll. Newspaper reporters, for example, have notoriously bad pay and work long hours. That’s not going to be pleasing to most spouses. And if you’re a notable, famous, or even semi-famous figure? That can attract all kinds of attention that can be hard to deal with, both negative and positive.

11. Teachers

You hear the horror stories, but nothing really replaces the actual experience of being an elementary school teacher. You have roughly 25 kids that you are responsible for each day, all with varying backgrounds, abilities, and mental states. You have an administration that always wants more from you, constant changes in curriculum, and at least one parent every year that thinks you’re the reason why their little “angel” isn’t excelling. Adding insult to injury, the pay is low and lunch breaks are short. Don’t forget to buy some classroom supplies with your own money because of budget cuts. By the time you head home, you’re exhausted and running on empty for your own kids and family. Sure, you get some summertime off, but that’s just enough time to crawl your way back from insanity only to have to face a fresh batch of chaos.

15 Worst College Majors for Today’s Job Market

The value of a college education continues to be reexamined in the real world. In addition to being saddled with student loans, graduates and even experienced workers face a lackluster labor market. While a degree is still considered an advantage, the right major can make all the difference between happily employed and woefully underemployed in today’s job market.

Some majors are clearly failing. Millions of Americans are underemployed, according to a new report from PayScale. The information firm finds 46% of workers across all age groups believe they are underemployed. The feeling is shared among both male (43%) and female (49%) workers.

The meaning of underemployment can vary by person. PayScale defines underemployed as having part-time work but wanting to work full-time, or holding a job that doesn’t require or utilize your education, experience, or training.

Not using their education and training is the primary reason why respondents consider themselves underemployed. In the survey, 79% of men and 72% of women say they are underemployed because of their education and training going to waste. The report elaborates:

People who can’t find full time work in the field they studied often end up taking part time work, or working in jobs unrelated to their field of study. The danger of underemployment is that if you’re not using the skills you learned and want to develop, those skills will atrophy, leaving you less able to compete for the jobs you actually want.

Additionally, underemployed workers begin to disengage from their jobs, resulting in sub-par performance, further damaging future job prospects.

In general, you’re more likely to feel underemployed if you’ve achieved a lower level of education — no higher than an associate’s degree, GE, or high school diploma. However, that doesn’t mean a bachelor’s degree is your ticket to employment bliss. Let’s look at the 15 worst college majors for today’s job market, based on underemployed findings from PayScale.

15. Paralegal

  • Underemployed level: 50.9%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 86.7%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 13.3%

14. Health Sciences

  • Underemployed level: 50.9%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 77.1%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 22.9%

13. Exercise Science

  • Underemployed level: 51%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 65.6%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 34.4%

12. Animal Science

  • Underemployed level: 51.1%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 83.7%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 16.3%

11. Creative Writing

  • Underemployed level: 51.1%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 76.2%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 23.8%Source:

10. Human Development & Family Studies

  • Underemployed level: 51.5%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 75%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 25%

9. Education

  • Underemployed level: 51.8%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 77.7%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 22.3%

8. Health Care Administration

  • Underemployed level: 51.8%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 83.3%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 16.7%

7. Studio Art

  • Underemployed level: 52%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 69%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 32.2%

6. Radio/Television & Film Production

  • Underemployed level: 52.6%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 68.4%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 31.6%

5. Project Management

  • Underemployed level: 52.8%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 91.5%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 8.5%

4. Criminal Justice

  • Underemployed level: 53%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 87.4%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 12.8%

3. Illustration

  • Underemployed level: 54.7%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 74.5%
    Underemployed due to part-time work: 32.2%

6. Radio/Television & Film Production

  • Underemployed level: 52.6%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 68.4%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 31.6%

5. Project Management

  • Underemployed level: 52.8%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 91.5%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 8.5%

4. Criminal Justice

  • Underemployed level: 53%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 87.4%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 12.8%

3. Illustration

  • Underemployed level: 54.7%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 74.5%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 25.5%

2. Human Services (HS)

  • Underemployed level: 55.6%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 82.2%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 17.8%

1. Physical Education Teaching

  • Underemployed level: 56.4%
  • Underemployed for education reasons: 79.1%
  • Underemployed due to part-time work: 20.9%


America's Top 50 Jobs

Though we'd all like to be earning a hefty paycheck, the reality is we're not all investment bankers, Oscar-worthy actors or CEOs. The truth is, we're all just regular people trying to make a living at the highest salary our skills, training and interests will allow.

We looked at high-wage, high-growth occupations as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2006-2017 Occupational Outlook Handbook. Here are the top 50 jobs that are both growing faster than the average for total employment (13.0 percent) and have annual earnings above median of $28,770.

1. Registered nurses: $52,330
2. Postsecondary teachers: $51,800
3. General and operations managers: $77,420
4. Elementary school teachers, except special education: $43,160
5. Accountants and auditors: $50,770
6. Business operation specialists, all other: $53,460
7. Computer software engineers, applications: $74,980
8. Maintenance and repair workers, general: $30,710
9. Carpenters: $34,900
10. Computer systems analysts: $66,460
11. Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education: $45,650
12. Computer software engineers, systems software: $79,740
13. Physicians and surgeons: $145,600
14. Network systems and data communications analysts: $60,600
15. Automotive service technicians and mechanics: $32,450
16. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses: $33,970
17. Management analysts: $63,450
18. Computer support specialists: $40,430
19. Lawyers: $94,930
20. Network and computer systems administrators: $58,190
21. Police and sheriff's patrol officers: $45,210
22. Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education: $43,670
23. Plumbers, pipe fitters and steamfitters: $41,290
24. Financial managers: $81,880
25. Computer and information systems managers: $92,570
26. Sales representatives, services, all other: $47,000
27. Firefighters: $38,330
28. Dental hygienists: $58,350
29. Paralegals and legal assistants: $39,130
30. Sales managers: $84,220
31. Chief executives: $140,350
32. Self-enrichment education teachers: $30,880
33. Physical therapists: $60,180
34. Pharmacists: $84,900
35. Medical and health services managers: $67,430
36. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products: $58,580
37. Employment, recruitment and placement specialists: $41,190
38. Property, real estate and community association managers: $39,980
39. Child, family and school social workers: $34,820
40. Heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics and installers: $36,260
41. Real estate sales agents: $35,670
42. Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten and elementary school: $43,570
43. Legal secretaries: $36,720
44. Training and development specialists: $44,57
45. First-line supervisors/managers of housekeeping and janitorial workers: $29,510
46. Administrative services managers: $60,290
47. Public relations specialists: $43,830
48. Radiologic technologists and technicians: $43,350
49. Sales and related workers, all other: $31,380
50. Personal financial advisors: $62,700
Source: Kate Lorenz is the article and advice editor for She's an expert in job search strategy, career management, hiring trends and workplace issues.

America's Most Dangerous Jobs

The following list of the ten most dangerous jobs in the United States is based on the 2005 workplace fatality statistics compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupations are ranked on a per capita basis, in order of most deaths per 100,000 workers.

America's Most Dangerous Jobs

Job Title


Fishers and related workers




Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers


Structural Iron and Steel


Refuse and Recyclable Collectors


Farmers and Ranchers


Electrical Power Line Repairers & Installers


Truck Drivers







High Paying Jobs in Male-Dominated Fields

Average Salary

Job Title

% Female

Information Technology Consultant


Electrical Engineer


Software Developer


Database Manager


Construction Project Manager



High Paying Jobs in Female-Dominated Fields

Average Salary

Job Title

% Female

Registered Nurse


Human Resources Manager


Executive Assistant







15 Words You Should Replace on Your Resume

The list of personal attributes that job seekers place on their resume to convey their value proposition is endless. Almost every resume I read is full of words that suggest the person is someone worthy of a spot on the team, yet few of them explain what they have actually done in their place of work to prove that they really possess these attributes. Some of the biggest "offenders" I see repeated over and over again on resumes include:

1. reliable
2. loyal
3. trustworthy
4. great sense of humor
5. conscientious
6. helpful
7. innovative
8. seasoned
9. results-oriented
10. dependable
11. detail oriented
12. highly motivated
13. versatile
14. independent
15. self-starter

Can you imagine buying a car from a salesman who claims the vehicle is dependable without first doing some research on the car's handling, performance, and gas consumption? Would you hire an accountant just because he claims he is trustworthy or would you want more specific details about how she prepares taxes? Would you choose the house renovation contractor who says he is reliable without asking him questions about his time frames for getting the job done? Would you hire someone to take care of your children because she says she is conscientious or would you want to know exactly what type of activities she has done with children?

Hiring managers don't hire people who say they are reliable and trustworthy. They hire people who can prove time and time again, without a shadow of a doubt that they have experienced successes in the past that make them strong candidates for similar continued success in their organization. Before you include a list of personal attributes on your resume, ask yourself, "Will these words really persuade a hiring manager to interview me or are they just words?" Then do the hard work of actually creating a resume that includes the strong proof of success that gets candidates in the front door.

Many reasons to believe the good ol' U.S. of A. is back on track in 2015

And they deserve to be celebrated.

1. 11 years ago, only one state — Massachusetts — had full marriage equality. Now, all 50 do.

2. Since the main provisions of the Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare") took effect in 2013, the number of Americans without health insurance has plummeted more than 30%.

3. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, greater use of birth control among sexually active teenagers has contributed to the lowest teen pregnancy rate since 1991.

4. Since 1965, the smoking rate in America has been cut by more than half.

5. Unemployment in the U.S. is down 47% since its peak in 2009.

6. The three highest-rated network TV dramas with viewers age 18-49 in the 2014-2017 season are produced by and starring people of color.

7. Solar power installations are 17 times more common in the U.S. than it was just seven years ago.

8. Because of the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, 1.4 million undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children no longer have to fear deportation.

9. The number of unsheltered homeless people in the United States has declined more than 30% since 2007.

10. Three American cities — Los Angeles, Seattle, and San Francisco, will all have a $15 minimum wage within six years.

11. Babies born in 2012 are expected to live longer — on average — than any Americans in history.

College Majors With Highest (and Lowest) Unemployment
People who have graduated from college are historically more likely to be employed than those who have not. The unemployment rate for those with a four-year bachelor’s degree is 2.7% – lower than the national unemployment rate of 4.9% for all workers. In comparison, the rate for those with a regular high school diploma is 5.2%.

Even among college graduates, however, the unemployment rate varies greatly depending on major. While the unemployment rate for those who majored in certain subjects such as public policy and social psychology is higher than the national jobless rate, it is less than 0.1% for others such as nuclear technology and actuarial science.

24/7 Wall St. has determined the college majors that currently have the highest and lowest rates of unemployment using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2015 American Community Survey.

Click here to see the majors with the highest unemployment.

Click here to see the majors with the lowest unemployment.



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