Based on an extensive study conducted by CareerBliss.com, here are 5 of the happiest career in the U.S.
Teacher. People who become teachers are excellent communicators, organized, patient, able to inspire, and adept at dealing with different personality types. Teachers are actively involved in the educational and social development of children and youth. To become an elementary school, high school, orspecial education teacher, a bachelor’s degree is a must. In 2008, elementary school, middle school and high school teachers earned between $47,100 to $51,180 annually on average.
Administrative assistant. These individuals are responsible for making sure an office runs smoothly and often play a role in managing the office, clerical tasks, planning office events, and other important office work. Since an administrative assistant is the liaison between the general public and the upper management, excellent communication and writing skills are a must. The average administrative assistant salary in 2008 was approximately $50,000.
Buyer. When you walk through your favorite clothing store, everything that is on the floor was purchased by a buyer. These individuals often travel the country to see fashion shows and pick from the latest trends what they think their market would buy into. A buyers responsibilities often overlaps with fashion merchandising professionals. According to BLS.gov, purchasing managers earned $89,160 on average in 2008.
How important is it for you to be happy at work?