The 10 best U.S. jobs of 2022, according to Glassdoor

The 10 best U.S. jobs of 2022, according to Glassdoor

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1. Enterprise architect

Job description: An enterprise architect is responsible for the entire infrastructure of the company’s IT platform. A few of the main duties of an enterprise architect are designing processes, documenting essential IT procedures, tracking project progress and maintaining a security focus. Median salary: $144,997 Active job openings on Glassdoor: 14,021

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2. Full stack engineer

Job description: Full stack engineers design user interactions on websites, develop servers and databases for website functionality and write code for mobile platforms.  They work alongside graphic designers to create web design features and oversee projects from conception to finish. Median salary: $101,794

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2. Full stack engineer

Active job openings on Glassdoor: 11,252

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3. Data scientist

Job description: Data scientists utilize their analytical, statistical and programming skills to collect, analyze and interpret large data sets.  They then use this information to develop data-driven solutions to difficult business challenges. Median salary: $120,000 Active job openings on Glassdoor: 10,071

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4. DevOps engineer

Job description: A DevOps engineer combines an understanding of both engineering and coding, working with various departments to create and develop systems within a company.  From creating and implementing systems software to analyzing data to improve existing technology, a 

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4. DevOps engineer

DevOps engineer increases productivity in the workplace. Median salary: $120,095 Active job openings on Glassdoor: 8,548

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5. Strategy manager

Job description: Strategy managers review an organization to determine strengths, weaknesses, operational effectiveness and opportunities for improvement, recommend initiatives that minimize risks and formulate plans to achieve long-term goals. Median salary: $140,000 Active job openings on Glassdoor: 6,977

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6. Machine learning engineer

Job description: Machine learning engineers are the designers of self-running software that brings machines the ability to automate predictive models.  These engineers work with data scientists to take information and feed curated data into the models that they’ve uncovered or discovered.

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6. Machine learning engineer

Median salary: $130,489 Active job openings on Glassdoor: 6,801

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7. Data engineer

Job description: Data engineers are mainly tasked with transforming data into a format that can be easily analyzed. They do this by developing, maintaining and testing infrastructures for data generation. Median salary: $113,960 Active job openings on Glassdoor: 11,821

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8. Software engineer

Job description: Software engineers write, debug, maintain and test software that instructs a computer to accomplish certain tasks, such as saving information, performing calculations, etc.  A software engineer will convert what needs to happen into one of many programming languages, the most common of which being Java, C++

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8. Software engineer

and Python. Median salary: $116,638 Active job openings on Glassdoor: 64,155

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9. Java developer

Job description: Java developers tend to work at startups and focus on the creation of a variety of apps to go to market and fill existing customer orders.  They are part of a software development team and are responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining Java applications.

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9. Java developer

Median salary: $107,099 Active job openings on Glassdoor: 10,201

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10. Product manager

Job description: Product managers are responsible for the strategy and blueprint of a product or product line.  They lead the product team and all aspects from the conception of the product to its launch. Median salary: $125,317 Active job openings on Glassdoor: 17,725

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