The Best (And Worst) Entry Level Jobs

Another class of college seniors will be graduating in just a couple of weeks and entering the workforce, with many likely taking entry level jobs in order to work their way up to their dream gig. But the truth is, not all entry-level jobs are equal. While some have great starting salaries, others pay you next to nothing, and while others will give you plenty of responsibility, some may just have you pushing papers.

So, what are the best entry-level jobs?

  •  Well, WalletHub set out to discover just that, comparing 108 entry-level positions based on 12 key metrics in three general areas – Immediate Opportunity, Growth Potential ands Job Hazards.
  • Factors include average starting salary, projected job growth by 2030, median tenure with employer and more.


Top 10 Best Entry Level Jobs

  1. Software Engineer
  2. Electronics Engineer
  3. Engineer
  4. Systems Engineer
  5. Industrial Engineer
  6. Electrical Engineer
  7. Operations Research Analyst
  8. Hardware Engineer
  9. Web Applications Developer
  10. Environmental Health and Safety Engineer 

Ten Worst Entry-Level Jobs

  1. Boilermaker
  2. Floor Assembler
  3. Emergency Dispatcher
  4. Building Inspector
  5. Aircraft Painter
  6. Welder
  7. Claims Processing Clerk
  8. Mechanical Drafter
  9. Consumer Credit Analyst
  10. Architectural Drafter

Click here to see the complete list.

Source: WalletHub

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