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Six Jobs that Have the Most Security
The weak economy has many workers losing sleep over fear of getting laid off, but here are the most secure occupations and fields that have employees sleeping easy. 

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Author Laurence Shatkin, in his new book 150 Best Jobs for a Secure Future, breaks down which fields boost the best job security.

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2. Computer Network, Systems, and Database Administrators

Computer Systems Design

Software Developers, Systems Software

  • Annual earnings: $92,130
  • Percent growth: 57.4
  • Annual openings: 6,120

 

Health Care

Health Care

Physicians and Surgeons

  • Annual earnings: $153,970
  • Percent growth: 26
  • Annual openings: 29,480

 

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Educational Services

Administrative Services Managers

  • Annual earnings: $74,970
  • Percent growth: 19.3
  • Annual openings: 3,430
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Government

Social Scientists and Related Workers

  • Annual earnings: $76,120
  • Percent growth: 19.3
  • Annual openings: 860

 

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Repair and Maintenance

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

  • Annual earnings: $40,140
  • Percent growth: 19.1
  • Annual openings: 650

Electrician

Utilities

Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

  • Annual earnings: $66,270
  • Percent growth: 10.3
  • Annual openings: 410

Six Jobs that Have the Most Security

The weak economy has many workers losing sleep over fear of getting laid off, but here are the most secure occupations and fields that have employees sleeping easy. 

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