13 jobs with the biggest pay raises

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13 jobs with the biggest pay raises
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If you want to earn more money, it may be time to look for a new career in a field where jobs are plentiful and salaries are on the rise.  

Read more: 6 ways to get paid what you’re worth

Need a raise? Consider one of these 13 jobs! 

According to a list compiled by Glassdoor, base pay for the following 13 jobs increased 5% to 11% over the past year. Meanwhile, the national average for salary increase is only 2.5%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported. Are any of these jobs the right match for you? 

1. Certified nursing assistant

  • 2016 median base pay: $50,000
  • 2015 median base pay: $45,000
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 11%

2. Sales manager

  • 2016 median base pay: $73,000
  • 2015 median base pay: $66,040
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 11%

3. Implementation consultant

  • 2016 median base pay: $75,000
  • 2015 median base pay: $70,000
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 7%

4. Recruiter

  • 2016 median base pay: $45,000
  • 2015 median base pay: $42,000
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 7%

5. Registered nurse

  • 2016 median base pay: $68,000
  • 2015 median base pay: $63,500
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 7%

6.Media planner

  • 2016 median base pay: $45,000
  • 2015 median base pay: $42,164
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 7%

7. Data analyst

  • 2016 median base pay: $65,000
  • 2015 median base pay: $60,960
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 7%

8. Admissions representative

  • 2016 median base pay: $44,745
  • 2015 median base pay: $42,000
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 7%

9. Claims adjuster

  • 2016 median base pay: $47,500
  • 2015 median base pay: $45,000
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 6%

10. Marketing coordinator

  • 2016 median base pay: $45,000
  • 2015 median base pay: $42,672
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 6%

11. Case manager

  • 2016 median base pay: $45,000
  • 2015 median base pay: $42,672
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 6%

12. Underwriter

  • 2016 median base pay: $60,000
  • 2015 median base pay: $57,000
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 5%

13. Communications manager

  • 2016 median base pay: $84,000
  • 2015 median base pay: $80,000
  • Increase from 2015 to 2016: 5%

Are you being underpaid? Find out here! 

Do you think you’re not being paid enough at your current job? We recently told you about Glassdoor’s new “Know Your Worth” tool that will help you estimate your own job market value. Using information such as your title, employer, salary, location and years of work experience, the tool will spit out a median base salary, letting you know whether you’re being overpaid or underpaid.

Click here to read more about the feature and check out more Clark.com jobs resources below: 

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