15 In Demand jobs that pay over $100,000

Jobs in demand that pays well
Jobs in demand that pays well

Using the Occupational Information Network, an online jobs database compiled by the U.S. Department of Labor, CNBC Make It has rounded up 15 jobs that have a “bright outlook,” meaning that they have a projected employment increase of 10 percent or more between 2016 and 2026, or generate more than 100,000 expected job openings within that period.

And they tend to pay more than $100,000 a year. If you’re deciding on your next career move, check out these 15 high-paying jobs for which prospects are good:

 

15.Actuary

Median annual salary: $101,560
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 2,100

 

14.Nurse practitioner

Median annual salary: $103,880
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 14,400

 

13.Anesthesiologist assistant

Median annual salary: $104,860
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 10,600

 

12.Physician assistant

Median annual salary: $104,860
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 10,600

 

11.Software developer, systems software

Median annual salary: $107,600
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 32,900

 

10.Optometrist

Median annual salary: $110,300
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 2,000

 

9. Computer and information systems manager

Median annual salary: $139,220
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 32,500

 

8. Dentist

Median annual salary: $151,440
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 6,400

 

7. Nurse anesthetist

Median annual salary: $165,120
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 2,800

 

6. Psychiatrist

Median annual salary: $208,000
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 1,100

 

5. Ophthalmologists

Median annual salary: $208,000
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 14,300

 

4. Sports medicine physician

Median annual salary: $208,000
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 14,300

 

3. Dermatologist

Median annual salary: $208,000
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 14,300

 

2.Surgeon

Median annual salary: $208,000
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 1,900

 

1. Obstetrician and gynecologist

Median annual salary: $208,000
Projected number of job openings, 2016 to 2026: 900