Best Jobs for Women in 2014

CareerCast.com recently examined 200 professions across North America and ranked the 12 best jobs for women in 2014. Using data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, they ranked the positions based on the occupational work environment (working conditions, competitiveness, and physical demands), average salary, stress level, and projected hiring outlook (through 2022). The top 12 jobs are listed below, along with salary and employment data provided by the BLS:

Actuary
BLS Annual Average Salary: $93,680
Projected Growth Outlook (though 2022): 26 percent

Advertising and Promotions Manager
BLS Annual Average Salary: $115,750
Projected Growth Outlook: 12 percent

Computer Systems Analyst
BLS Annual Average Salary: $79,680
Projected Growth Outlook: 25 percent

Dental Hygienist
BLS Annual Average Salary: $70,210
Projected Growth Outlook: 33 percent

Education Administrator
BLS Annual Average Salary: $86,490
Projected Growth Outlook: 15 percent

Event Planner
BLS Annual Average Salary: $45,810
Projected Growth Outlook: 33 percent

Human Resources Manager
BLS Annual Average Salary: $99,720
Projected Growth Outlook: 13 percent

Market Research Analyst
BLS Annual Average Salary: $60,300
Projected Growth Outlook: 32 percent

Occupational Therapist
BLS Annual Average Salary: $55,870
Projected Growth Outlook: 19 percent

Physical Therapist
BLS Annual Average Salary: $79,860
Projected Growth Outlook: 36 percent

PR Manager
BLS Annual Average Salary: $95,450
Projected Growth Outlook: 13 percent

Speech Pathologist
BLS Annual Average Salary: $69,870
Projected Growth Outlook: 19 percent

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