In case anyone is wondering how marketing fares as a career track compared with other professions, let’s look at the most recent report from CNN Money/ “And the winners are… It’s still a tough market, but America’s best jobs offer big growth opportunities, great pay, and work that’s satisfying. Our top 100 offer outstanding prospects in the years ahead.” Click here to see the top 100.

Here are the top 10 careers. TWO are in marketing:

  1. Biomedical Engineer
  2. Marketing Consultant
  3. Software Architect
  4. Clinical Research Associate
  5. Database Administrator
  6. Financial Adviser
  7. Market Research Analyst
  8. Physical Therapist
  9. Software Developer
  10. Occupational Therapist


7 Replies to “Marketing as a Career: A CNN Money Double Top Ten!”

  1. It is a good feeling to see a potential career goal in the top ten. I would like to see more information on how their grading system works because I feel its highly opinionated.

  2. I think this is great to hear. Being a student in marketing, to see that two career paths are in the top ten. I think that this shows how important marketing has always been in business and it seems that it’s a field that will continue to grow, which is great news!

  3. As a marketing major it excites me to see that there are jobs in the field. I knew when picking my major I was hoping that would be the case. It seems like the field is only growing with two jobs falling under the top 10. It is also nice to see that their ratings for being a stressful job were not too low with both having a “C.”

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