Whether you’re looking to increase your disposable income to finance that brunch life or you have a truly horrible boss, making the decision to switch up careers is always a bold move. Even if you hate your job, you’re considering leaving a steady source of income and at least some on-the-job knowledge for the great unknown. Will that decision be worth it? Will your new career even be around in a few years? What can you even do with Native American History degree anyway?
Thankfully, Forbes has your back. They just released yet another career list, but this one is geared specifically toward this brunch-loving demographic. Below, you’ll find Forbes’ list of the top 25 most promising jobs for Millennials, sorted by growth in number of positions, median income, and the percentage of these positions that are filled by Millennials.
24. Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists
23. Agricultural and food scientists
22. Medical scientists
21. Dietitians and nutritionists
20. Geological and petroleum technicians
19. Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes
18. Credit analysts
17. Public relations specialists
16. Public relations and fundraising managers
14. Software developers and programmers
13. Financial analysts and advisors
11. Dental hygienists
9. Petroleum engineers
8. Elevator installers and repairers
7. Nuclear engineers
6. Market research analysts and marketing specialists
5. Computer and information research scientists
4. Biomedical engineers
1. Physician assistants
The great news about this list? You can actually apply for most of these jobs with your run-of-the-mill English Bachelor’s degree from a liberal arts college. While some of them do require advanced training, you can pick up a certificate or take just a couple additional courses at your local community college to get you geared up for a salary boost without ever having to learn what a calculus derivative is. Start polishing up your resume, because it looks like you’re about to get a raise. .
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