'Accountant' Makes Jobs Rated Almanac's Top 10 List
The top 10 jobs for 2002 are:
- Financial planner
- Computer-systems analyst
- Software engineer
- Paralegal assistant
Biologist has risen to the top of the list due, in part, to anthrax and other chemical weapon fears as well as developments such as the recent completion of the human genetic map and genetically altered agriculture.
The book provides detailed descriptions and analyses of all ranked jobs.
At the end of the spectrum, the bottom ranked jobs include:
- Taxi driver
- Construction worker
The list is compiled from information obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. Census Bureau, trade association studies, industry groups, and telephone interviews.