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Posted: January 20, 2016

What's the best job in the U.S. in 2016?

By Kristina Webb

Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

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The best job in the United States in 2016 is data scientist, according to’s annual list of the 25 best jobs in America.

The company ranks jobs based on its Glassdoor Job Score, which factors in the number of job openings, career opportunities rating and salary.

If you’re a data scientist — or want to be one — chances are you’re making a six-figure salary. According to Glassdoor, the average data scientist is bringing in about $116,840 a year.

A definite trend on the list: Many of the jobs involve technology.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

• Tax manager

• Solutions architect

• Engagement manager

• Mobile developer

• HR manager

• Physician assistant

• Product manager

• Software engineer

• Audit manager

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