These Are The Best-Paying Jobs That Actually Make People Happy

These Are The Best-Paying Jobs That Actually Make People Happy

Believe it or not, there are some people out there that hit the jackpot. They love what they do — AND they get paid well for it. Finding a job that you love may feel tough, especially when you try to find one that helps you make a good living, but jobs site posted a list of five jobs that pay well, offer a great work-life balance, and rank high in employee satisfaction. Curious?  Here is the list:


1.  Human resource managers.  They’re in high demand in almost every industry.  And it depends on where you live, but the average salary nationwide is $115,000.

2.  Engineers.  According to a few studies, engineers are among the happiest people in the world.  The average salary of $90,000 doesn’t hurt either.

3.  Physical therapists.  It’s another job that’s in high demand.  They make around $90,000 a year.  And doing something that helps heal people is very rewarding.

4.  Construction managers.  They rank high in overall happiness, so maybe spending all that time outside helps.  They make an average of $95,000 a year.

5.  Finance managers.  It’s a stressful job, but they still report high levels of positivity.  And they have the highest salary on the list, $130,000 a year.

They also did a list of entry-level jobs that make people happy.  They include teaching assistants, marketing specialists, athletic trainers, and nurses.


When it comes to the ones where you mostly work from home, here are the results: 

Realtor. Real estate brokers and sales agents lead happy lives, thanks to an extremely flexible work schedule that allows for the ability to work from home or in a real estate office.

IT Consultant. Computer and information technology occupations are in high demand, and they come with lots of employee perks.

Personal Virtual Assistant. The gig requires job-seekers to perform routine administrative duties and have high-level interpersonal and computer skills.

Writer. If you have a knack for the written word, pursuing a career as a writer might be right up your alley.

Web Developer. A job as a web developer allows you to work from virtually anywhere, as it can usually be done entirely online.


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