It's Official: This Is the Best Job in America in 2018

Updated 11/28/18
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If your 2018 mantra is "new year, new job," then Glassdoor's list of the best jobs in America will prove useful. Evaluated by the Glassdoor job score, which ranks jobs based on earning potential, job satisfaction rating, and the number of job openings, the 50 featured positions stand out in all three categories.

"Half of the jobs on this year's list are those within the fast-growing technology and health care industries, reinforcing that highly skilled jobs are in-demand, well compensated and those in which employees are satisfied," Glassdoor chief economist Andrew Chamberlain said in a press release.

"Workers with certain technical and soft skills, such as creativity, flexibility and good judgement, are at an advantage across industries, from health care to finance to HR, to leverage advances in artificial intelligence and automation. That's because AI is increasingly complementing these jobs, while not replacing the people needed to do them." Find the top five best jobs in America below, starting with number one:

1. Data Scientist

Job Score: 4.8/5.0
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.2/5.0
Number of Job Openings: 4524
Median Base Salary: $110,000

Job Score: 4.8/5.0
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.2/5.0
Number of Job Openings: 4524
Median Base Salary: $110,000

Job Score: 4.6/5.0
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.0/5.0
Number of Job Openings: 3369
Median Base Salary: $105,000

2. DevOps Engineer

Job Score: 4.6/5.0
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.0/5.0
Number of Job Openings: 3369
Median Base Salary: $105,000

3. Marketing Manager

Job Score: 4.6/5.0
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.0/5.0
Number of Job Openings: 6439
Median Base Salary: $85,000

4. Occupational Therapist

Job Score: 4.5/5.0
Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.0/5.0
Number of Job Openings: 11,903
Median Base Salary: $74,000

5. HR Manager

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