3. Accountant/Auditor

Median Annual Salary
$70,491*

What They Do: You'll manage day-to-day financials for your company or clients. This includes preparing tax documents, bookkeeping, examining financial statements, and recommending improvements to processes and management, including finding cost savings and ensuring compliance with laws.

Why It's Hot: The BLS projects 6% job growth through 2028.
What You'll Need: You will most likely need a bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, as well considerable experience with accounting practices and systems.