These 15 jobs offer the best career advancement opportunities

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It’s a fact of life that even some of the most-sought-after jobs may not have career advancement opportunities that align with your goals. But there are high-paying jobs out there that offer the best of both worlds.

Glassdoor recently released a list of jobs with the best career advancement opportunities in the United States. The list was compiled from information taken from millions of employee reviews on the site.

These 15 jobs offer great pay, career advancement & are in demand

If you’re looking for a job, you can use this list as a great resource to help you identify promising positions based on ratings from real employees in the workplace. The best jobs have three key criteria:

  • Best career opportunity ratings
  • Salaries above the U.S. median pay
  • Large number of job openings

Jobs with strong career advancement opportunities don’t have to be low-paying. In fact, many of these positions pay six figures! Check the list out below:

Rank Job Title Career Opportunities Rating Median Base Salary Job Openings on Glassdoor
1 Tax Manager 4.1 $112,021 4,803
2 Salesforce Developer 4.1 $81,721 3,193
3 Product Designer 4.1 $102,054 2,045
4 Strategy Manager 4.0 $142,328 3,131
5 HR Manager 4.0 $84,700 4,351
6 Audit Manager 4.0 $102,521 3,050
7 Data Scientist 3.9 $110,160 6,789
8 Business Development Manager 3.9 $80,341 6,982
9 Java Developer 3.9 $82,087 9,367
10 Marketing Manager 3.9 $83,513 8,194
11 Product Marketing Manager 3.9 $121,780 2,319
12 Mobile Developer 3.8 $94,555 2,097
13 Devops Engineer 3.8 $107,619 5,505
14 Communications Manager 3.8 $80,188 2,434
15 Accounting Manager 3.8 $86,562 3,784

See Glassdoor for the full list

While tech industry roles make up a good portion of the roles listed above, other industries like healthcare, finance and marketing are well represented. But how’s your resume?

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