Best Jobs in America for 2019

Updated on May 10, 2019

The world as we know it is fast changing – the transition from what “was” to what it “will be” is not going to be easy, especially for people who are following a specific educational path that will lead to predetermined careers.

Knowing where the USA is heading in terms of work opportunities is essential.



Job “types” are fast changing, giving way to newer positions that were either not considered viable only a few years ago, or were not considered at all.

Let’s see what America is expected to see in the year 2019, where the best jobs of the year are concerned:



Best Jobs in America for 2019

Personal and Home Care Aides

The eruption of many rehabilitation and care homes of late, and the constant need for looking after the elderly has placed this profession at a point where its projected growth is expected to be at a staggering 46% in the year 2019.

That is maybe a great long-term career for you if you find it fulfilling to help people who cannot help themselves too well.

Computer Software Engineers

As long as there is technology, computer software engineers will never go out of fashion.

To meet the growing technology needs of organizations and individuals, including Internet applications and system safety, these people have a great future, with a projected increase of 30% in the coming year.

Skin Care Specialists

We don’t need to go into why skin care specialists are everybody’s heroes nowadays!

With a projected increase of 37% in this career line, enrolling in a training program, whether at the high school level or in post-secondary vocational school, is bound to give your career a boost!

Marketing Managers

Marketing will never go out of fashion. Where there is a product or a service, the need to market it is high.

It is expected that more and more companies (whether small or large) will hire the services of marketing managers in 2019, to help them formulate and carry out marketing plans, ranging from strategic efforts to engage customers, to handling social media platforms.

Solutions Architects

We bet that not many people know what solutions architects do. Since technology is at an all-time high at this point, solutions architects are needed to develop technology solutions and map business requirements to system requirements of the company.

For sure, people trained in this area will be quite a hot favorite of employers in the coming year.

Strategy Managers

Another designation that has come to the top is that of a strategy manager, who works with companies to resolve strategic issues and ensure that business growth is generated.

It is expected that the job growth in these areas will rise significantly in the next year.

Database Administrators

This role is something that has been in demand for decades and is expected to stay in demand for many to come.

More and more companies are hiring database managers to help them build database systems of high availability, and quality, and design and implement databases per end users’ needs.


There will probably be never a drop in demand for competent physicians.

These individuals are required by healthcare facilities on the double, with such immense growth in diseases and disorders of different types.

Research and Development Managers

The need for all organizations to have a good R&D manager represent them is at an all-time high at this time. The reason is simple – the better the research, the more money a company makes.

There is no doubt about the fact that research and development managers will be popularly in demand in 2019.

Physical Therapists

We as a generation are not the healthiest there has been. It is no wonder that physical therapists are all the rage nowadays.

With a projected growth of 34% and 71,000 new jobs by the year 2024, it is expected that this job will be quite a thing in 2019!

Emergency Medical Technicians

With a projected growth of 24% and over 58,000 jobs projects by 2024, emergency medical technicians are expected to be much in demand in the coming year.

Nurse Practitioners

The demand for nurses never goes down – that is a constant. The projected growth of 31% says that nurses will be in high order in the year 2019!

Physician Assistant

With physicians being so much in demand, it is evident that physician assistants will also be in need in the coming years. The projected growth of 30%, and 28,000 jobs expected to open by 2024, this is what you should be training for!

Self-enrichment Teachers

With more and more people diversifying their careers in hopes of learning new things, the work of self-enrichment teachers is expected to be more challenging than ever in 2019.

If you are the type who likes to develop students in arts, music, foreign languages, and crafts, or want to focus on their life skills such as cooking, personal finance or time management, you may think along the career of a self-enrichment teacher – a projected increase of 32% is expected in this career in 2019!

Environmental Engineering Technicians

With weather patterns changing drastically and the effects that global warming is expected to have on us and the generations that follow, many people are now taking environmental engineering seriously.

Since many companies are also looking into following green practices as part of their corporate social responsibility, the work of environmental engineering technicians is expected to be colossal. With a projected increase of 30% in 2019, training as an environmental engineering technician may be a good idea right about now!

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Sam Mogul, MBA (ITM & HR), is a passionate career expert with 15 years of experience in writing and reviewing resumes, cover letters, and career-related content. He founded CoverLettersAndResume in 2011 intending to help job seekers in their job search journey. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to Contact Us. Or visit our About Us page.

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