Glassdoor’s list of the 50 Best Jobs in America is dominated by tech in 2020, with seven of the top 10 spots and nearly half of the complete list going to tech roles. The job search site based the list on three factors: median base salary, number of U.S. job openings, and overall job satisfaction reported on Glassdoor by actual employees in these roles.
- Front end engineer is the so-called “best job” in America, replacing data scientist at No. 1, a job that held the top spot since 2016 and fell this year to No. 3.
- Other tech jobs in the top 10 include java developer, product manager, devops engineer, data engineer and software engineer.
- While the median base salary for front end engineer is $105,240, the top paying tech job on the list is product manager at No. 4, with a median base pay of $117,713. Corporate recruiter scored the highest when it came to job satisfaction, at 4.4 out of 5.