Health care still reigns supreme when it comes to the best jobs in the U.S., but a technology job snagged the top spot in the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings.
Information security analysts came in No. 1, thanks to a strong 10-year outlook, according to U.S. News' 100 Best Jobs of 2022 list. It also assessed salary and work-life balance, among other criteria. Nearly 4 in 10 occupations in the best 100 jobs rankings are health care or health-care support roles.
There's no better time to try to aim high when it comes to your next job.
"The 'Great Resignation' paired with widespread economic growth over the past year has led to an inflection point where there are many more job openings than applicants," said Antonio Barbera, U.S. News consumer advice senior editor.
To be sure, there were 10.5 million job openings in November.
"This is a boon for job seekers, who can be more selective with what they want in their next job: a higher salary, flexible hours or the ability to work remotely, for example."
Here's what you need to know about the top three jobs and how to go about landing one.