2022’s Most In-Demand Business Careers that Pay Well

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The last two years have shaken up the job market tremendously, leaving many unsure of what jobs are viable currently.

However, you don’t have to choose between good hiring prospects and a good salary. According to the site This Nation, quite a few jobs still offer you both, with this being a sampling of some of the highlights.

Web Developer

Even the lowest paying job on this list still typically pays over $65,000. You only need your bachelor’s to be a web developer, and job growth is expected to increase by 27% over the next decade.

Market Research Analyst

Another career that will usually earn over $65,000, the market research analyst examines data from trends and purchases to help inform decisions about a company’s product.


In 2022 you can now earn over $80,000 as a statistician. This approach utilizes mathematics to decipher data points, and is expected to see an expansion of 18% by 2032.

Network Systems & Data Communications Analyst

For around $82,000 you can put your skills to use creating computer networks for a variety of companies.

Computer System Analyst

If you are interested in being a computer systems analyst, your job prospects will likely increase by 22% in the next decade. Salaries are around the neighborhood of $85,000.

Database Administrator

As the name suggests, this role oversees a business’s database. The expected pay is about $87,000.


Actuaries will see some of the best job growth among these roles, with projections for an increase by 37% over ten years. And your work in the insurance industry will give you a salary in the vicinity of $97,000.

Computer and Information Research Scientists

This is the best paying role of the bunch, with the median salary being over $101,000. People who develop computer technology are routinely highly sought out for a variety of different job fields.

All of these jobs not only offer good salaries and chances for being hired but also offer more than a little career stability. With expectations for these careers to remain solid for years to come, you can know you are investing in a reliable future.

To learn more about the qualifications for any of these positions, read the post from This Nation here.


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