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We already know what fields are hiring grads like crazy.

But what roles are recent grads flocking to after college?

Job site Glassdoor recently released a list of the most common job titles that college grads hold in the first five years of their professional lives. The results are all based on Glassdoor’s research from April 2017.

The median base pay for each title is based on anonymous salary reports on the site from the last two years by US-based employees with five or fewer years of work experience.

Here are the roles that grads are gravitating toward:

20. Tutor

Tutors give private lessons to students covering various academic disciplines.

Top majors: English, Spanish, and physics

Median base pay: $36,000

19. Customer service representative

Customer service representatives provide assistance to customers and handle complaints.

Top majors: Criminal justice, sociology, and history

Median base pay: $35,000

18. Substitute teacher

Substitute teachers teach classes on a temporary basis, usually filling in for teachers on leave.

Top majors: Education, Liberal Arts, Music

Median base pay: $25,000

 

17. Pharmacy technician

Pharmacy technicians work directly with pharmacists, often performing both administrative and pharmaceutical duties.

Top majors: Biology, anthropology, and health sciences

Median base pay: $32,000

16. Lab technician

Lab technicians perform tests and help researchers in medical and scientific laboratories.

Top majors: Biology, chemistry, and biochemistry

Median base pay: $39,000

15. Operations manager

Operations managers oversee the production of goods and services.

Top majors: Business, sports management, and hospitality management

Median base pay: $59,000

14. Financial analyst

Financial analysts assess and provide insight on financial conditions for clients or organizations.

Top majors: Finance, economics, and accounting

Median base pay: $64,453

13. Web developer

Web developers design and launch websites.

Top majors: Computer science and engineering, information technology, and philosophy

Median base pay: $60,960

12. Marketing coordinator

Marketing coordinators organize and oversee various aspects of marketing campaigns.

Top majors: Marketing, communications, and public relations

Median base pay: $43,000

11. Engineer

Engineers design, build, and maintain structures and systems.

Top majors: Mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and civil engineering

Median base pay: $70,500

10. Data analyst

Data analysts scrutinize and interpret data for businesses. 

Top majors: Mathematics, information technology, and economics

Median base pay: $60,000 

9. Case manager

Case managers typically work in healthcare, law, and social work, and organize and coordinate services on behalf of an individual case.

Top majors: Psychology, nursing, and criminal justice

Median base pay: $37,000

8. Software engineer

Software engineers program and test computer software.

Top majors: Computer science and engineering, electrical engineering, and information technology

Median base pay: $90,000

7. Social media manager

Social media managers monitor their company’s social media feed and run social media marketing campaigns.

Top majors: Communications, English, and public relations

Median base pay: $44,000

6. Account manager

Account managers are assigned to work with certain clients or customers on behalf of their company.

Top majors: Business, marketing, and communications 

Median base pay: $50,000

5. Administrative assistant

Administrative assistants provide administrative support to individuals and businesses.

Top majors: Business, psychology, and communications

Median base pay: $40,000

4. Intern

Interns receive training and temporary employment in various white collar roles.

Top majors: Psychology, finance, and economics

Median base pay: $30,000

3. Teaching assistant

Teaching assistants help teachers in the classroom in elementary schools, high schools, or higher education.

Top majors: Computer science and engineering, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering

Median base pay: $20,000

2. Research assistant

Research assistants help out with academic research, usually on a temporary basis.

Top majors: Electrical engineering, computer science and engineering, and mechanical engineering

Median base pay: $28,855

1. Sales associate

Sales associates primarily help sell a company or organization’s products or services.

Top majors: Business, English, and political science

Median base pay: $38,000

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