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Highest paying entry level jobs for 2017

As soon as the college is over, a flood of young talent prepares to enter the job market. It becomes difficult to choose a lucrative option for these graduates. They are very well aware of the fact that their first job might not be their job forever but it definitely can form the basis for their future salary. For this reason, the talented individuals remain in search of the positions that can set them up for new opportunities, salary growth, and long-term success.

Following is the list of jobs that have been highlighted to offer the highest pay on LinkedIn when it comes to entry level jobs. They are US based numbers.

Investment Banking analyst:

Median entry-level compensation: $105,000

Number of job openings: 600+

This job requires quantitative analysis of the financial information along with monitoring of investment portfolios for institutions as well as individuals.

Data Scientist:

Median compensation: $93,500

Number of job openings: 2,000+

This involves collection, analyzing, and understanding of data.

Hardware engineer:

Median compensation: $90,000

Number of job openings: 700+

This job requires designing and building of computer systems. It also involves searching for new uses for computer hardware.

Software engineer:

Median compensation: $80,000

Number of job openings: 33,000+

These are the engineers responsible for developing and maintaining the software systems.

Equity research analyst:

Median compensation: $79,500

Number of job openings: 30+

This involves studying of financial trends for organizations.

Tech Analyst:

Median compensation: $76,000

Number of job openings: 190+

This involves working on a company’s IT system.

Consulting Analyst:

Median compensation: $75,000

Number of job openings: 4,000+

Advising companies and making recommendations on improving organizations falls under the responsibilities of a consulting analyst.

Operations engineer:

Median compensation: $75,000

Number of job openings: 800+

These are the people who solve operation issues in an organization with the help of scientific techniques.

Pharmaceutical sales representative:

Median compensation: $75,000

Number of job openings: 700+

This job requires connecting with physicians in order to influence them for prescribing specific drugs to the patients.

Management consultant:

Median compensation:  $74,300

Number of job openings: 150+

This job requires the individual to improve efficiency, management as well as work performance.

Security engineer:

Median compensation: $74,200

Number of job openings: 2,000+

Security programs are developed by a security engineer.

Via: Business Insider

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